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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By TS Flightlines
Well, PTFE or Permantex #2 has always served us...

Well, PTFE or Permantex #2 has always served us well. Looking at the pics, unless my eyes are really getting bad, it seems that there is alot of NPT thread sticking out. UH, these fittings are TIGHT,...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 05-17-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By TS Flightlines
There are several others that keep their planes...

There are several others that keep their planes stateside. 1 was building an 8 on Maui.

Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-10-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,201
Posted By TS Flightlines
Hey Justin---there is a 1/8 NPT plug on the pump....

Hey Justin---there is a 1/8 NPT plug on the pump. In your case, before you rotate the pump, put this plug "up" remove it and prime the pump with alittle fuel. Once the pump has primed, you can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By TS Flightlines
Otis---try VA141 flanges that Vans uses on the...

Otis---try VA141 flanges that Vans uses on the RV14 tanks. NPT threaded, and riveted on. No need to remove the outer rib and use a bulkhead fitting.
Getting to it with the wings on the plane will be...
Forum: Reviews 05-06-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By TS Flightlines
give credit where credit is due--

Greatly appreciate the kind words, but actually the hoses were done by our joint venture with Aircraft Specialty----AS Flightlines. Yes, we did have a phone call involved, but our joint production...
Forum: RV-10 05-05-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 944
Posted By TS Flightlines
Congrats Ethan!! Tom

Congrats Ethan!!
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By TS Flightlines
George---have them email you some pics that you...

George---have them email you some pics that you could post here. It MIGHT help someone else.
Tom
Forum: RV-14 04-19-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By TS Flightlines
Way to go James!!! Proud of you! Tom

Way to go James!!! Proud of you!
Tom
Forum: RV-14 04-17-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,840
Posted By TS Flightlines
Proud of you Turner! Hope to see it soon. Tom

Proud of you Turner! Hope to see it soon.
Tom
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-13-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,197
Posted By TS Flightlines
This is going to be fun! Tom

This is going to be fun!
Tom
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-12-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By TS Flightlines
Even though we do ours alittle differently, if...

Even though we do ours alittle differently, if you make the tubes correct they wont hit, or contact the structure. McMaster Carr has a good selection of grommets as well as Spruce.

Tom
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-10-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By TS Flightlines
Dan---the Beringer mockup caliper I have is dual...

Dan---the Beringer mockup caliper I have is dual piston, and 1.250 bore sizes each.
Tom
Forum: RV-14 04-10-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,058
Posted By TS Flightlines
Follow up---

Just a followup to Steve's post. WE started this project several years ago for a well known 14 builder. We didnt think is would become as popular as it has.
But, MANY 14 builders are getting duplex...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-09-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By TS Flightlines
Beringer does spec for 5606. NOW---if you can...

Beringer does spec for 5606. NOW---if you can find Matco Masters with a 1/2" bore, I'd be alittle more comfortable. Beringer and others work out all the pressure/braking energy math guru stuff when...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-09-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By TS Flightlines
The Matco master cylinder bore is .625, and the...

The Matco master cylinder bore is .625, and the Beringer is .500.
its NOT generally a good idea to mix components that werent engineered together. Using a Matco master and the Beringer mains would...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 04-05-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,181
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ross likes it FWF Tom

Ross likes it FWF

Tom
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 04-04-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,181
Posted By TS Flightlines
Most of the ones we have plumbed have used one of...

Most of the ones we have plumbed have used one of the manifold ports, to a hose to the VA168 mounted on the firewall. Pressure sender mounted on the VA168. The manifold is reading constant pressure....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,127
Posted By TS Flightlines
Bill---you may have some 'extra' blowby that...

Bill---you may have some 'extra' blowby that might require and oil separator. Some do, some dont.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By TS Flightlines
I agree with Scott----I'd certainly check with...

I agree with Scott----I'd certainly check with the manufacturer of the system and see what their recommendations are for fuel pressure. The SDS and EFII systems have regulators in the return...
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-25-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 928
Posted By TS Flightlines
Keep it up Denis!! Tom

Keep it up Denis!!
Tom
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-25-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,321
Posted By TS Flightlines
Nope----those arent EFII filters--- Tom

Nope----those arent EFII filters---

Tom
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-21-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,522
Posted By TS Flightlines
Frank----they are teflon with stainless hose...

Frank----they are teflon with stainless hose ends. Send me an email and I'll quote you.
Tom
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-19-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,522
Posted By TS Flightlines
you could up grade to teflon and save some weight...

you could up grade to teflon and save some weight over the H8794 black hoses
Tom
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-06-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By TS Flightlines
Pretty easy. Change the reservoir/crossover hoses...

Pretty easy. Change the reservoir/crossover hoses to the co-pilots side for reservoir only, 2 crossovers. Bake for 2 hours, turn over, marinate with the proper brake fluid, bleed and test.

Oh thats...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-05-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,275
Posted By TS Flightlines
Mani---you CAN make your own with reusable hose...

Mani---you CAN make your own with reusable hose ends. Getting the parts is the big thing AND dont mix fittings and hose from different manufacturers. Even though the ID of the hose may be the same,...
Forum: RV-10 03-04-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By TS Flightlines
Kyle, the plans I have show a AN823-8D 45*...

Kyle, the plans I have show a AN823-8D 45* fitting. You probably have an updated set of plans, but we know the 45* fitting works well. You can also get a 45* hose end on the hose to do the same...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,544
Posted By TS Flightlines
Congrats Smokey!! Tom

Congrats Smokey!!
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 365
Posted By TS Flightlines
PIC request

ALL---with a Barrett IO540 with their cold sump----
Any pics of the install would be greatly appreciated. WE have a non-RV client with Allens engine, and we need to do some 'Custom" creations for...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-28-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 101,062
Posted By TS Flightlines
Does take quite a bit of thought to get all of...

Does take quite a bit of thought to get all of that stuff under the stock covers, ESPECIALLY with the NPT ports. Our way might not be the least expensive, but certainly the least headaches. BUNCHES...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By TS Flightlines
Bob---from your description it sounds ok---pics...

Bob---from your description it sounds ok---pics are worth seeing.
Tom
Forum: RV-10 02-15-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,656
Posted By TS Flightlines
Great job Justin! Enjoy it! Tom

Great job Justin! Enjoy it!
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By TS Flightlines
Tim---you might rethink having the sender in the...

Tim---you might rethink having the sender in the cabin. In the unlikely event that the sender starts leaking, it would spray hot oil on any passengers in the cabin, including the one flying the...
Forum: RV-14 02-10-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,688
Posted By TS Flightlines
The wing tubes to the fuselage-- Tom

The wing tubes to the fuselage--

Tom
Forum: RV-14 02-10-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 911
Posted By TS Flightlines
no, but thought about making some tracks to put...

no, but thought about making some tracks to put the RV10 seats in my 7---if or when I can get back to it. Would help the short legs along with a bent control stick.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,214
Posted By TS Flightlines
Plug for Blake Frazier at Flyboys Accesories--

Just wanted to give a plug for Blake Frazier at Flyboys Accessories. Blake is the US distributor for the Aerolabs Gascolator that is fairly new to the market. We've had several inquiries from clients...
Forum: RV-14 02-10-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,688
Posted By TS Flightlines
Jon, if you want to call me, I;ll give you a...

Jon, if you want to call me, I;ll give you a short--well maybe not so short- lesson on hoses---then you can decide what best for you.

Tom
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-30-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,026
Posted By TS Flightlines
AFPs service is outstanding.. When you call you...

AFPs service is outstanding.. When you call you get the 'man' or the other 'man'
(no offense Colleen!) You'll talk to the guys that designed it and built it.
Doesnt get any better than that.

Tom
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-25-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 893
Posted By TS Flightlines
David, it would have to be a custom bent stick....

David, it would have to be a custom bent stick.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,818
Posted By TS Flightlines
Just a note on this---TEFLON hose does not work...

Just a note on this---TEFLON hose does not work well as it has a memory and doesnt flop. We get asked about this alot. Kahuna and I played with it about 5 years ago and no real joy. A REAL swivel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,392
Posted By TS Flightlines
Awesome Jerry!!! keep it up! Tom

Awesome Jerry!!! keep it up!

Tom
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 01-18-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By TS Flightlines
Bob---90*s are ok as long as they have sufficient...

Bob---90*s are ok as long as they have sufficient ID to flow the amount of fuel you need.
Pics of your install would be great.
Tom
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-15-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 886
Posted By TS Flightlines
The Rotax installation manual. Oil Systems

The Rotax installation manual.
Oil Systems
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-14-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 886
Posted By TS Flightlines
Rotax engine manual, section 79-000, pages 11-32....

Rotax engine manual, section 79-000, pages 11-32. These are for the Rotax fittings.

Tom
Forum: Tools 01-14-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 967
Posted By TS Flightlines
Look at GAHCO, and the RFT37. GREAT TOOL, and...

Look at GAHCO, and the RFT37. GREAT TOOL, and with the narrow flare bar, you can flare closer to the bend on the tube.

Tom
Forum: Tools 01-14-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 967
Posted By TS Flightlines
Double flares do work, but if the tube is going...

Double flares do work, but if the tube is going to break, its behind the flare. If you dont 'over flare' or over tighten the flare cone, it wont thin the tube at the flare and potentially crack...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,597
Posted By TS Flightlines
correction

OOPs it was a V9 valve! Still was impressed by the changes from what I saw back in Osh a few years ago.
NOT going to bash a vendor, but the more common duplex valve used by most of us, is an 8 week...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,597
Posted By TS Flightlines
Just wanted to throw this in. I had an...

Just wanted to throw this in.
I had an opportunity to see and play with a Newton V4 valve on Friday. This was 1000% better than the one I saw at Osh a few years ago. MUCH smoother, MUCH better port...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By TS Flightlines
WP to 50 psi, so thats not a problem. Tom

WP to 50 psi, so thats not a problem.
Tom
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 01-09-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By TS Flightlines
Vans #F7115A

is the pump mount. See OP21 for the optional plans for the boost pump. Even though its drawn for the old version pump, it still works for the newer version pump too.
Tom
Forum: RV-10 01-06-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By TS Flightlines
Check with Gil Alexander----RV6A and building a...

Check with Gil Alexander----RV6A and building a RV10. A&P.

Tom
Forum: Canada 01-05-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,658
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ross----were they RV12's or 12IS aircraft? Tom

Ross----were they RV12's or 12IS aircraft?
Tom
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-04-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 962
Posted By TS Flightlines
Robert and Ivan---if you'll email me, I'll send...

Robert and Ivan---if you'll email me, I'll send pics and whatever data you want.
tsflightlines@gmail.com

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,541
Posted By TS Flightlines
ok--soo----

whats the highest altitude of an RV?

Just asking--
Tom
Forum: Canada 01-03-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,658
Posted By TS Flightlines
Philippe, BEFORE I'd make any changes in this...

Philippe, BEFORE I'd make any changes in this system, I'd contact Gus or Rian at Vans Aircraft. Their team designed the system. I still feel that certainly they built the system to comply with the...
Forum: Canada 01-03-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,658
Posted By TS Flightlines
RV12IS and gascolator 'requirement' in Canada,...

RV12IS and gascolator 'requirement' in Canada, Australia, and some European countries. I followed this thread with interest because in some case it affects what we do. The RV14 project caught may...
Forum: RV-14 01-01-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,058
Posted By TS Flightlines
Morning all. Sorry but I've got chair lag--not...

Morning all. Sorry but I've got chair lag--not jet lag---from sitting with Suzanne all day yesterday getting a transfusion. Think I;ll just keep a big pillow in the car---just in case!

EFI...
Forum: Safety 12-30-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By TS Flightlines
Excellent thought Walt--- Tom

Excellent thought Walt---
Tom
Forum: Safety 12-30-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By TS Flightlines
We talked with a NTSB investigator that dealt...

We talked with a NTSB investigator that dealt with a a post crash fire where the firewall was damaged from the nose gear/engine mount being destroyed. The plane had an aluminum rigid tube from the...
Forum: RV-14 12-30-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,017
Posted By TS Flightlines
One quick note here: In the Beringer install...

One quick note here:
In the Beringer install manual, they put the parking brake valve on the left pedal bar mount. That was different than we originally did our package, as some of you know. In most...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,724
Posted By TS Flightlines
Bob---small miracles do change peoples lives....

Bob---small miracles do change peoples lives. Divorces are not easy, been there before too, but you are a survivor. Enjoy yourself---you earned it.
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,085
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ryan, putting the return fittings in the tanks is...

Ryan, putting the return fittings in the tanks is the easy part, especially if you havent built them yet. Even if you have, Vans was nice enough to make VA141 flanges with NPT threads for fittings....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-24-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,794
Posted By TS Flightlines
Randy, with literally 1000's of them flying, I...

Randy, with literally 1000's of them flying, I would suspect that there is something in your system that the little electron thingys dont like. Doubt that its a mounting issue because they are...
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