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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,092
Posted By cbennet1
Enjoy

"3) I've seen concentrated courses offered, for high sums. Are they worth the money, and do they teach you how to fly IFR, or just how to pass the written and flight exam?"

Lots of good responses,...
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-01-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,046
Posted By cbennet1
Take a scroll through the "Show us your panel"...

Take a scroll through the "Show us your panel" Sticky thread. A picture tells you how much space you'll use and what else will fit where better then someone's description.

BTW, I'll be facing the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,262
Posted By cbennet1
"Go West Young Man!"

If you his were happening a bit west of GA I'd be in!

HAVE FUN ALL,

Craig
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-14-2016, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,859
Posted By cbennet1
Hi Dave, The method described works fine on my...

Hi Dave,

The method described works fine on my LSE installation.

Craig
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2016, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By cbennet1
Andair

Hi,

London is +8 hours for me and I'm very busy in the morning so calling is a difficult proposition. I've met and talked to both gentlemen at Osh and they are good people and their products are of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By cbennet1
Andair OS850 help

If you own one would you PM me please. Unable to get an answer from Andair.

Thanks,
Craig
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-23-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,796
Posted By cbennet1
Broken antenna

ACK's instructions state that on a metallic airframe the antenna must be mounted on the outside and on the top of the airframe.

They also state that the antenna can withstand airspeeds of 260 kts. ...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-23-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,796
Posted By cbennet1
ELT Anrenna

Belly of the airplane, just after of the baggage wall.

Craig
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-22-2016, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,796
Posted By cbennet1
Broken ELT Antenna

My ELT antenna broke near the base. Standard antenna that comes with the ACK E-04 transponder. Anyone experience this? Any ideas how this might happen?

Over...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-28-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,460
Posted By cbennet1
Looks suspicious!

That looks like the beast! Thanks that should led simplify the call to Vans. :D

Craig
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-27-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,460
Posted By cbennet1
Part number?

I read that Van's offers a cross member that bridges the gap in the baffling recess for the oil cooler. Anyone know the part number? I can't find any reference to it in the parts...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-18-2016, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,279
Posted By cbennet1
Share a ride to Oshkosh???

Been bouncing back and forth on flying my RV6 again this year or going the lazy way and grabbing a commercial flight but since it is the 30 year anniversary for the 6, that's the way I'm...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-27-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,916
Posted By cbennet1
O-Ring purchase

I'm going to order some of the vitrol o-rings in brown referenced in the link. They have a $15 minimum so I'll have 8-10 extra sets. PM if you want some for $2.50 a set.

Regards,
Craig
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-27-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,916
Posted By cbennet1
Great info

There's some great info on that page. Thanks Gary.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 936
Posted By cbennet1
Bueller?!?!?

So has anyone requested and RECEIVED any OSH Forum MP3's? I've sent two unanswered email requests the first of which was sent 2 weeks ago.

:confused:
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-06-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,677
Posted By cbennet1
Plasma

Hi,

The procedure you are referencing in the Plasma manual is to verify that the controller is responding to manifold pressure changes.

The range in normal operation with manifold pressure...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 936
Posted By cbennet1
Thank you Gary. Another solution via VAF in...

Thank you Gary.

Another solution via VAF in 1h:14m. :-)

Craig
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 936
Posted By cbennet1
Email address for OSH Forum MP3's

Anyone copy the email address for requesting MP3 copies of the OSH forums?

Thanks in advance.

Craig
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-22-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 18,628
Posted By cbennet1
Review anyone?

Would love to see some unbiased critiques of the book-particularly if it covers new ground.

And I agree with all of the eBook votes. I have nearly reference I use for the airplane on my iPad.

Craig
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-09-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,162
Posted By cbennet1
Worried for nothing

My schedule has been crazy but I finally bit the bullet and drilled/tapped the mini sensor mounting bracket holes.

My flange has lightening holes so access was excellent. Used a centering drill for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 821
Posted By cbennet1
Fitting size on Fuel pressure hose

Vans VA-102 - is it a -3 connector?

Craig
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-13-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,162
Posted By cbennet1
Lightspeed Mini Sensor Installation

Preparing to install Plasma III with the mini sensor. My O-360 A1A does not have drilled case bosses so I would have to drill to use that sensor. From what I can tell there are probably many...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-20-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 723
Posted By cbennet1
Displaying timing advance and MAP on Skyview

Installing a LSE Plasma III and would like to use a spare input on the EMS to display timing advance.

In addition, rather than splitting the MAP line between the Skyview sensor and the LSE ECU, I...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-20-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,757
Posted By cbennet1
Left or right mag?

To those that installed a single EI, did you replace the left or right mag?

What was your reasoning and did it work out as planned?

My understanding is that with the EI working, you'll still start...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,576
Posted By cbennet1
Casper Labs vs B&C oil filter adapter

I have the Casper Labs 90 degree adapter and 1.5" spacer and have clearance issues with the oil cooler return line. Does the B&C set the filter at the same approx 11 o'clock position as the Casper...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By cbennet1
Need prop bolts

Hi All,

Looking for a source for head drilled 6.5 x .5" prop bolts OTHER than Saber. They are OoS at the moment and I'd like to have my airplane flying by next weekend!

Thanks,
Craig
Forum: Autopilots 07-24-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,227
Posted By cbennet1
Gary, Are you getting flex WITH the...

Gary,

Are you getting flex WITH the doubler?

Craig
Forum: Autopilots 07-23-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,227
Posted By cbennet1
I agree that the skin with doubler installation...

I agree that the skin with doubler installation looks sturdy. A rib install does NOT look like it will be rigid.
Forum: Autopilots 07-23-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,227
Posted By cbennet1
RV-6 Roll Servo installation

Hi,

Anyone do an under seat installation and attach to a rib vs through the skin? It seems like it might not be sufficiebtly stable. If so, thoughts and even pics would be appreciated.

Craig
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-04-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By cbennet1
Did they leak?

Did they leak?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-04-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By cbennet1
Tube identification

I bought some new Aero Classic Type III TR-67 tubes second hand and I'm trying to confirm if they are "Leak-Guard" tubes. Hard to tell from the Spruce site.

Thanks in advance for any...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,203
Posted By cbennet1
Leak solved?

Great news! I have yet to install the unused caps I bought second hand. Any way to identify visually if I have good or bad ones?

Craig
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,203
Posted By cbennet1
Alignment question

Really dumb question for those that installed the retrofit caps. Wondering if you installed them with the key slot aligned with the airflow or perpendicular to it. Looking for any possible...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,250
Posted By cbennet1
Buckle not ratchet

Sorry guys. I'm referring to the buckle style.

Kam-loc for Crow vs. Rotary latch for Hooker. The Kam-loc looks a lot thicker than the Rotary latch on the Hooker.

That's the Crux of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-19-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,250
Posted By cbennet1
Harness Question

Hi,

I'm interested in upgrading from the stock Vans harnesses and am considering the Crow and Hooker 5 point with ratchet.

The pictures make the ratchet in the Hookers look thinner. Anyone know if...
Forum: Reviews 12-21-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,574
Posted By cbennet1
Up North Aviation

+ 1 from me. Bill cut a panel for my RV6 that went through countless iterations as I constantly revised my layout and tweaked measurements. Bill responded instantly to each adjustment and I...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-05-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 58,946
Posted By cbennet1
Crew car in Salina KS

I think we win the biggest P.O.S. crew car contest.

Stayed overnight in Salina on the way back from OSH, it was 105+ degrees, 90% humidity that day. No A/C, front windows wouldn't go down. We were...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-21-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,346
Posted By cbennet1
Skyview OAT placement on RV-6

I've read several threads here and of course the Skyview manual and I'm still undecided on placement of the ADAHRS OAT probe. I currently have a probe under the wing root fairing and it seems fairly...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-10-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,011
Posted By cbennet1
VERY nice diagram. If I'm reading it correctly...

VERY nice diagram. If I'm reading it correctly (possible I am not), are you applying 12V to the main power lines (red) on the LED's in Wig Wag mode? Isn't that redundant as applying 12V to the w/w...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-10-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,011
Posted By cbennet1
Bam!

Looks like they have an OFF-ON-ON as well. Perfect, thanks!
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-10-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,011
Posted By cbennet1
Switch

Hi All,

I neglected to mention that I am using AeroLED lights that only require a 12v signal to go in to wig wag so a relay is unnecessary.

The ON - ON - ON switch is a good option that I...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-10-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,011
Posted By cbennet1
Toggle switch question

I'm sure the answer must be staring me in the face, but....

I'm interested in using a three position switch for my landing light. My preference would be to have it wired for: OFF (down), Landing...
Forum: California 05-09-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,824
Posted By cbennet1
HMB

Did you end up going? I flew my RV6 up there and saw a couple of other RV's where I was parked. I was there helping out at the Commemorative Air Force booth selling T-6 and P-51 rides. We had a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,082
Posted By cbennet1
Air vent placement

Hi All,

As part of a panel upgrade I'm cosndiering moving my air vents from the "standard" location to higher up on the panel. I've seen a couple installations done this way but far more in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,223
Posted By cbennet1
Another vote for Instrument

Not to diminish the value of recovering from unusual attitudes - which acro training will provide - but an instrument rating can help keep you out of them in the first place.

There are plenty of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,740
Posted By cbennet1
What about Experimental?

91.205(d) specifically pertains to standard category airplanes. I've used it as guidance for what I need for IFR but since it doesn't address experimental, is there really any LEGAL requirement to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-24-2011, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,465
Posted By cbennet1
Looks like 4 votes to None! :-) Thanks for all...

Looks like 4 votes to None! :-)

Thanks for all the great feedback guys. I agree with prioritizing maintaining orientation in IMC so a TC and altimeter are included as backups in case the screen...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-24-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,465
Posted By cbennet1
Dump the CDI?!?!

Hi All,

Going to be installing a SV-D700 Skyview soon and want to be able to shoot VOR/ILS approaches using the built-in HSI. The question is to keep a seperate CDI or not? Obviously, redundancy...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,591
Posted By cbennet1
Thanks Roger. That is considerable better than...

Thanks Roger. That is considerable better than what I currently have but not quite what I'm seeking. Found a pic of it on another VAF'er's panel pic. Sent him a PM to see where he fouind his.
...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,591
Posted By cbennet1
Handle

Great! Do you have a pic so I can see what it looks like? I've seen a few different ones so I don't know which is the standard. I do currently have a jettison "handle" so all the mechanisim is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,591
Posted By cbennet1
It was finished in 1994, started in '89 I...

It was finished in 1994, started in '89 I believe. Is the handle part of finishing kit?

In any event, it's not in the airplane, the builder doesn't have it. Can I have yours? :-)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,591
Posted By cbennet1
Not in mine!

Apparently it wasn't when the builder of my airplane built mine, or he lost it. LOL :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,591
Posted By cbennet1
Source for Canopy Jettison Handle

Hi,

I've seen panel pics with some very nice looking red handles for canopy jettison. Would appreciate some leads on where to obtain these.

Thanks!
Craig
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,773
Posted By cbennet1
Pat, This is similar to what I was thinking...

Pat,

This is similar to what I was thinking except that I was planning on mounting it more in the middle of the seat vertically and putting the valve towards the center. Does te pilot have access...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,773
Posted By cbennet1
I like this location. I would have to move the...

I like this location. I would have to move the ELT that currently resides there.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,773
Posted By cbennet1
Oxygen cylinder placement

Hi All,

Trying to decide where to put my MD oxygen cylinder in my RV6. The "logicial" (to me) placement would be attached behind the vertical post between the seats but that would take a big chunk...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By cbennet1
Klixon breaker question

Anyone using the Klixon 7277 breakers? If so, are you using the -1 (short) or -2 (long) ones? The -1 breakers look long enough to my eye for standard panel installation.

Craig
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-14-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,658
Posted By cbennet1
Retro fitting Dynon AOA/Pitot mast

Hi,

I'm planning on replacing the stock Vans pitot mast with a Dynon AOA/heated pitot mast. Anyone have experience doing this and did you use the Gretz or SafeAir1 mounting bracket? Wondering if...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-19-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,173
Posted By cbennet1
Dynon D10A Installation Question

Hi All,

I'm going to be retro fitting a D10A EFIS (and later D10 EMS) in to my panel.

It seems like I have a couple of options regarding power switching since the only direction I see in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 928
Posted By cbennet1
Need new glare shield edge material

Hi,

I ordered the GSE54 from Cleaveland and it is considerably bigger and a diferent look than the one the builder installed on the airplane. I'd prefer something closer to what was on there but a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,033
Posted By cbennet1
Flight planning

The flight planner on AOPA is great for trying different routes and is point and click.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 763
Posted By cbennet1
Vans cockpit light

Hi All,

Anyone happen to know the diameter of the post for the cockpit light in the Van's catalog? Looks to be 3/4 or 1". 1" would fit nicely in the recently vacated vacuum gauge hole in my...
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