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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-18-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By thompsonbr87
Awesome, thank you guys for the insight! Headed...

Awesome, thank you guys for the insight! Headed out tomorrow with a friend who knows RVs well. We'll get to work on these suggestions. I'll update this thread with whatever progress we make.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-17-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 831
Posted By thompsonbr87
High oil temp

Recently purchased RV-6A, and my first task is getting oil temperatures under control. Cruising probably 85 deg at 3500, the engine needed to be managed diligently to avoid redlining oil temp. I'll...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-09-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,606
Posted By thompsonbr87
I'm looking at a similar upgrade. What more would...

I'm looking at a similar upgrade. What more would be needed to pull out the complete vacuum system?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 36,426
Posted By thompsonbr87
Limit scheduling of mass arrivals to typically...

Limit scheduling of mass arrivals to typically slower times? Sunday evening seems like it was a poor choice.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,021
Posted By thompsonbr87
Walked around with two of these these chairs from...

Walked around with two of these these chairs from REI (https://www.rei.com/product/114354/rei-co-op-flexlite-macro-chair) in a small backpack all day (which also for under any airline seat). They are...
Forum: Virtual Hangar 07-13-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By thompsonbr87
RV-6A - N278JG - Barrett Thompson

I'm a long-time lurker, someday hopeful builder, and now, proudly, and RV owner! I finally took the plunge and picked up an RV-6A.

I'm in the process of moving from Seattle, WA to Nashville, TN....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,227
Posted By thompsonbr87
Appreciate the input! Insurance is going to...

Appreciate the input! Insurance is going to require what I figured was more than enough time before flying it solo (15 hrs).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,227
Posted By thompsonbr87
Learning tailwheel in an RV-6

I'm considering buying an RV-6, but I don't have any tailwheel experience. I've heard the RVs are fairly tame as far as tailwheel aircraft are concerned, but would learning tailwheel while...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-02-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,645
Posted By thompsonbr87
I'm shopping for a 6/6a right now. I'm low time...

I'm shopping for a 6/6a right now. I'm low time with only about 200 hrs total and no tailwheel time. The difference in annual premiums (through Gallagher) between the two was only $177. Significantly...
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