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Forum: RV-14 09-17-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Does Dynon Skyview integrate a Yaw servo in the...

Does Dynon Skyview integrate a Yaw servo in the mix with roll and pitch?

In my 7A build I do not think they did, but years later they might.
I had not planned on using the Yaw servo, but rethinking.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-16-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
WTB Dynon 7 inch

Desire to purchase Dynon 7 inch screen.

Thanks
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-16-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Dynon 7"

WTB Dynon 7" classic or ?

Thanks
Forum: RV-14 09-15-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
AP install in the 14

I have ordered the QB wing kit and I wanted to install the brackets that hold the servos in the Tail cone and later in the wing.

I ordered the AP servo install from Van's and I was disappointed to...
Forum: RV-14 09-09-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Sorry about the munger 541-330-0828

Sorry about the munger 541-330-0828
Forum: RV-14 09-09-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Call Tony Partain, he is located near Van's and...

Call Tony Partain, he is located near Van's and does a good job of transport. He is used by Van's.Number is 54 -330-0828

He will bring my QB to Indiana when it is ready.
Dave
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,367
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
I used one of these on my 7A. I ran a ground wire...

I used one of these on my 7A. I ran a ground wire from every electrical point of use back to this type of grounding block. I did not trust that the airframe was the ground. It worked fine for me. Yes...
Forum: RV-14 08-16-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 753
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Good thought, do you think that you could take...

Good thought, do you think that you could take the parts off the 10 and use them on the 14?

I have not even seen the 10, but just thinking out loud.
Forum: RV-14 08-10-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,846
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Because of the comments about the Sly Tech...

Because of the comments about the Sly Tech starters, I just ordered the IO390 engine from van's. I specifically ask if I could have a B&C starter installed instead of the SkyTech. The answer was yes....
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-09-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 575
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Where would be the best place to buy the covers...

Where would be the best place to buy the covers and the switch holding brackets?
Thanks
Forum: RV-14 07-28-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,494
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
I ordered the uv protection bubble. the only...

I ordered the uv protection bubble. the only option that was night legal. If I ordered the darker then it was not night legal.
I order gal, did not even give me any another options of any sort, only...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-15-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,733
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
I am not understand you I guess. I put the...

I am not understand you I guess.

I put the Vertical Power Breaker replacement system in my 7A and I used Dynon SVs'. So I do not know the answer to your question about Vertical power only for...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-14-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
You need something to screw in to. I would use...

You need something to screw in to. I would use nutplates.
Forum: RV-14 07-01-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 711
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Rudder cables on RV-14

I've got to ask a stupid question.
The instructions says to attach the rudder cables on the right side of the rudder and cross over and run the cable on the left side. The drawings show it attaching...
Forum: RV-14 06-30-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Ok, I built both elevators myself with no help,...

Ok, I built both elevators myself with no help, so I am not sure exactly what you are referring. Sorry if I spoke out of turn.
Forum: RV-14 06-30-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Are you aware that there is a special bucking bar...

Are you aware that there is a special bucking bar that is to be used in your building of the empennage? Look for it at Cleveland tools marked as a tool for the RV -10. You need it for your build...
Forum: RV-14 06-28-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
I did just this afternoon check with the Mother...

I did just this afternoon check with the Mother ship and was told that I could use CS-4 pulled rivets. I do think Cherry rivets would be stronger.

On my 7A I used the internal stop and was pleased...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,545
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
I want to use vinyl as accents, ie... strips etc....

I want to use vinyl as accents, ie... strips etc. How does one go about doing that install?
Do you buy the vinyl in sheets, cut it yourself and stick it on? Or do some measuring and order the right...
Forum: RV-14 06-28-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
I also bought the flyboys internal stop and it...

I also bought the flyboys internal stop and it does not allow the travel sufficiently. Did you modify it any?
Forum: RV-14 06-28-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Rudder stop attachment

I desire to attach the rudder stops with "pulled rivets" rather than solid rivets. I can do it, but prefer not to. I do not see this as structural.

I do not know what type to use, has anyone else...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,713
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
It happens to the best of us. Build on

It happens to the best of us. Build on
Forum: RV-14 06-25-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,165
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Thanks for the post about the cracks. I did not...

Thanks for the post about the cracks. I did not understand how I could attach them. But my fix to add stiffeners will be put on hold, maybe as some suggested to Pro Seal them on, may be the way to go.
Forum: RV-14 06-25-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,165
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Mel, I do not understand your post about...

Mel,
I do not understand your post about attaching the stiffener to the bulkhead. On the 14 the stiffeners are not attached to the bulkhead as per plans. They run through the bulkheads.
Please...
Forum: RV-14 06-24-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,165
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Yes, You hit the spot," Reflex" and also in...

Yes, You hit the spot," Reflex" and also in behind the next bulkhead back. Both are not real bad, I think that I will live with it. Though, as I look down across the outside of the metal I can see a...
Forum: RV-14 06-23-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,165
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Oil Canning

I have oil canning between the first and the second of the right side of the tail cone.
I thought about purchasing some stiffness and installing them in the middle of the part that oil cans.
When i...
Forum: RV-14 06-19-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,068
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Nice job! Keep up the pace and it will be...

Nice job!
Keep up the pace and it will be finished before you know it.

I am not quite there yet, half way through the tail cone. All others pieces except fiberglass done.
Dave
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,172
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Vern, I like what you did, had I not already...

Vern,
I like what you did, had I not already built mine and had seen your earlier I might have done something like yours.

I can tell it would be extra work.
Dave
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,172
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Thanks for your reply on the subject. It seems...

Thanks for your reply on the subject. It seems that there are many ways to do this, but expanding foam may not be the way.
Dave
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,172
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
End cap fill

i am contemplating filling the ends caps of the HS and interior end cap of the elevator with household insulation, the type that comes in a can. It will expand to fit the form, no fiberglass only...
Forum: RV-14 06-13-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,476
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
I have built the empennage of the 10; and built a...

I have built the empennage of the 10; and built a 7A and now working on the 14.

The 10 and the 14 I find similar in build instructions, but the 7 was much more intense in building. Obviously not...
Forum: RV-14 06-06-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 960
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Thanks soooo much for your help. Dave

Thanks soooo much for your help.
Dave
Forum: RV-14 06-05-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 960
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Thanks guys for your help, but I did not explain...

Thanks guys for your help, but I did not explain myself fully.
Here is the height I need:
From the ground to the bottom of the fuselage adjacent to the gear leg. Not the nose wheel.
Thanks again, I...
Forum: RV-14 06-05-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 960
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Height of fuselage

I am building a 14, I wish to build a variable height platform to sit the fuselage on.
My question is how high from the ground does the airplane sit when on the gear?
Thanks
Dave
Forum: RV-14 06-02-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,172
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Smile I'll share why no taxi tests. I was advised that...

I'll share why no taxi tests. I was advised that during a hight speed taxi test, you could find yourself flying before you are ready. In that case you may not be prepared for flight and may end up...
Forum: RV-14 05-30-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Thanks for your help. I was suspicion that a # 6...

Thanks for your help. I was suspicion that a # 6 screw was correct, but I did not want to make another mistake.
Dave
Forum: RV-14 05-30-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
#27 screw size

Can someone please tell me what is the dimple die size of a #27 hole.
The instructions indicate using a flush screw in the #27 hole.
I want to know what dimple size is that?
I have a #6 dimple set...
Forum: RV-14 05-22-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
I am an experienced builder, 7A; but the Rv-14...

I am an experienced builder, 7A; but the Rv-14 is fast build kit. I am on the empennage and I have 104 hours, I have the VS, HS, Rudder and about 1/2 of the Elevators complete as of today. I...
Forum: RV-14 05-17-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,532
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Smile I would be interested in what others had to say....

I would be interested in what others had to say.

I remember building my seven, I lined my flaps up with the neutral position of my ailerons. I do not think I used any other means.
But it is...
Forum: RV-14 05-17-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,499
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
They shipped my 14 Empennage ABF company....

They shipped my 14 Empennage ABF company. Excellent delivery, no damage, They emailed me 3-4 days ahead of time. I called them, they gave me expected delivery, and costs. very reasonable. about...
Forum: RV-14 05-06-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 81,497
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Received Empennage on April 11, 2018 Serial #...

Received Empennage on April 11, 2018 Serial # 140479

I have completed the VS and almost done with the Rudder.

I have built a RV7A in 2012. Great kit.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,949
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
You could buy an enclosed trailer. Use it for...

You could buy an enclosed trailer. Use it for parts and then use it for fun. Or sell it.
Dave
Forum: RV-14 04-16-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,834
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
I just received my kit last week. I am now...

I just received my kit last week. I am now working on the rudder and I found that there is indeed nut plates supplied as indicated.
I hope they do not come loose.
Dave
Forum: RV-14 04-14-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 749
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Thanks for the information. I understand it now....

Thanks for the information. I understand it now.
Dave
Forum: RV-14 04-14-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 749
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Help with interpretation

I am working on the 14 Empennage, VS.
On page 06-04 Figure 2 the VS410PP, which is the pivot point for the Rudder and it is made of steel, it calls for An426AD4-7 flush Rivet.

i think it should be...
Forum: RV-14 04-08-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Thanks for the quick replies. Blessings Dave

Thanks for the quick replies.
Blessings
Dave
Forum: RV-14 04-08-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
degrees swing of the rudder Rv-14

Would some one please tell me the degree swing of the RV-14 Rudder.

I want to install a rudder stop as I build the Vertical Stabilizer. I want to be sure it is correct before installation....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,823
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
I just saw a you tube video on the proper way to...

I just saw a you tube video on the proper way to counter sink for flush rivets, however I cannot tell you the site address. My recommendation would be to search for "the proper way to counter sinking...
Forum: Primers 03-31-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Prime parts?

I have a question that is not intended to be controversial:
I ordered an RV-14 empennage. I have the opportunity to prime the interior of those items.
However, I will order also the Quick build kit,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 245
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
WTB Rivet gun

Does anyone have a good working 2X Rivet gun that they would sell.
Thanks
Dave
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,622
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Thanks for all the responses. They give me much...

Thanks for all the responses. They give me much to think about. I was thinking about using fiberglass for the panels, but maybe aluminum would be better if I do them.
Dave
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,622
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Instrument access in fuselage

I am considering making three entry access points on the top of the forward fuselage, in order to gain an easier way to install wiring and instruments.

I need to know exactly how to do this and also...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
I put them on my 7A and saw very little...

I put them on my 7A and saw very little difference in stall speed. I would not do it again.
They were not a negative, only money spent that was a waste.
Dave
Forum: RV-10 03-17-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,640
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Hutch, pages not found on my end?

Hutch,
pages not found on my end?
Forum: RV-10 03-17-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,449
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Larry, Congratulations on a job well done. I knew...

Larry,
Congratulations on a job well done. I knew you were close to the final event when I saw you last. I remember when you started; It does not seem like 4 years. You have done a great job...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-05-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,774
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Ralph, My information say there was a 0320...

Ralph,
My information say there was a 0320 D2G
160 HP 91/96 octane. Compression 8:5:1
7/16 inch flange prop bolts with Slick Mags.

I am not smart, when you need information about any Lycoming...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-09-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,591
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Dave, What is the rocket vent mod? Thanks Dave

Dave,
What is the rocket vent mod?
Thanks
Dave
Forum: Nosewheel vs. Tailwheel 02-03-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,225
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
I do not have pictures with me at the moment as I...

I do not have pictures with me at the moment as I am in sunny Florida. I would be glad to share them later.
I believe if the gear had curled up further, but the Antisplat would not allow it to curl...
Forum: Nosewheel vs. Tailwheel 02-03-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,225
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
I have had a nose over with the antisplat nose...

I have had a nose over with the antisplat nose job. I really believe in my case if I had not had the Nose Job I might not had went upside down. Will I ever know, no never, but my rational is the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,066
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Stu, What RV are you building I live East of...

Stu,
What RV are you building I live East of Greenfield, not too far from you. I built a 7A and sold it and now planning the 14. Be glad to look some time if you wish.
Dave
Forum: RV-14 02-02-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,554
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
Thanks for the post. Do you have a web site for...

Thanks for the post. Do you have a web site for following the project?
Dave
Forum: RV-14 01-31-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,570
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
I installed a Sport model in my RV7A not a RV 14...

I installed a Sport model in my RV7A not a RV 14 only because it was cheaper than the Pro and I did not need the extra circuits that the Pro provided. I think the Pro model also did some extras that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,337
Posted By Davoakes@att.net
I can appreciate your desires. Have you...

I can appreciate your desires. Have you experienced any other aircraft to make a comparison ? There is a lot to say about sound deadening in a home built; maybe the builder did not build much into...
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