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Forum: Northwest 02-13-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,683
Posted By kbehrent
TeenFlight Puyallup @ 2020 NW Aviation Conference & Trade Show (Feb 22-23,2020)

TeenFlight Puyallup will be making their 8th annual appearance at the 2020 NW Aviation Conference & Trade Show in Puyallup, WA.

We will have one of our recently completed (with new nose gear!) and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,463
Posted By kbehrent
Seattle Avionics Map Update

My Seattle Avionics download utility is still showing that the current data available expires tomorrow, 7/20/16. Why do they wait so late? Foreflight already released their update.

Trying to get...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-08-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,748
Posted By kbehrent
As a user of this system, I would take exception...

As a user of this system, I would take exception here about the lack of capability to make adjustments inflight. We are able to make inflight adjustments to fuel through a lean pot that allows us to...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-07-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,748
Posted By kbehrent
Eagle EMS

The Eagle EMS is easy to install. You use the same wiring for ignition as you would for mags. The throttle body is the same as the SilverHawk, just sensors in it so no change to airbox. All the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-07-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,897
Posted By kbehrent
Thumbs up TeenFlight Puyallup congratulates student for first solo

TeenFlight Puyallup student, Bryan Newman, completed his first solo in our teen built RV-12. Bryan is graduating HS this year and is pursuing his goal of becoming a commercial pilot. He has...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-07-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,335
Posted By kbehrent
Unhappy We use SA for the SkyView in one of our...

We use SA for the SkyView in one of our TeenFlight airplanes and the only problem we have is the download utility.

We rotate 2 usb sticks and always have one in the computer to receive the updates....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-07-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,669
Posted By kbehrent
Question Looking for a FAA Registration Service

Our TeenFlight program is finishing up another RV-12 and it's time to start the registration process. Our last one took several months due to them loosing parts of our paperwork and having to educate...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,232
Posted By kbehrent
Your program can be just as successful outside of...

Your program can be just as successful outside of a classroom setting as within. In our case, we are FAR more successful outside the school than within. We are able to provide far more training,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-07-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,141
Posted By kbehrent
Thumbs up TeenFlight Puyallup celebrates 1st Flight

TeenFlight Puyallup celebrated the first flight of it's first student built RV-12 on December 10th, piloted by Marv Scott.

This is the first of three RV-12s currently under construction and we are...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-23-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,579
Posted By kbehrent
Their web store doesn't list all of the parts...

Their web store doesn't list all of the parts that are available. Just enter the part # in the store search window and it will likely appear for you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,122
Posted By kbehrent
I've hesitated in switching due to couple of...

I've hesitated in switching due to couple of factors, with the main one being that I didn't want to build a custom box to replace the PC680. I want the ability to quickly drop in a PC680 in the field...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,197
Posted By kbehrent
I have a 9A slider and installed a canopy tilt...

I have a 9A slider and installed a canopy tilt mechanism that easily allows easy access to baggage compartment. This is a great option for slider canopies because we don't have the rollbar that the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-13-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,971
Posted By kbehrent
It's been a fews years since I had to get my data...

It's been a fews years since I had to get my data plate engraved for my 9A done so I'll have to head to the trophy shop again to see what the cost will be.

Thanks for all the replies. Now that the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-12-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,971
Posted By kbehrent
So I take it that majority are leaving EMPTY WT,...

So I take it that majority are leaving EMPTY WT, MFG DATE, GROSS WT, ENGINE AND H.P. all blank?

I guess I don't see the harm in putting the Mfg Date, Gross WT, Engine and H.P. on because they will...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-12-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,971
Posted By kbehrent
Empty weight on data plate?

We just weighed our TeenFlight TF1 plane and it came in at 770 lbs. The plane is painted, deluxe interior and a single Skyview touch will all the bells and whistles.

I noticed that the ELSA data...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-11-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,981
Posted By kbehrent
A couple years ago we took our TeenFlight kids...

A couple years ago we took our TeenFlight kids down to Van's to pickup one of our kits and to meet Van. I remember the topic of supporting the fuel injection engine came up and I recall that Van had...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,163
Posted By kbehrent
Thumbs up TeenFlight Puyallup celebrates first engine start

TeenFlight Puyallup celebrated the first engine start on our first RV-12 (TF1) project.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWgEKeyLM4Y

TeenFlight Puyallup is a Washington State non-profit and...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 08-14-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,789
Posted By kbehrent
I will really miss having John around. He was a...

I will really miss having John around. He was a great pilot, builder, mentor and friend. You could always count on John for interesting facts. I swear he spent most of his day researching things on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 108,523
Posted By kbehrent
I looked on the Shorai website and looked at the...

I looked on the Shorai website and looked at the different batts to find one with the highest Max Charge Rate(A). The highest I could find was 18A. Many are way below that. Not all of their batts had...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,326
Posted By kbehrent
I would suggest using the Poll option. That way...

I would suggest using the Poll option. That way it would be easier to get a count of how many were inspected and their results.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 108,523
Posted By kbehrent
I've been following this discussion for some time...

I've been following this discussion for some time and have seriously considered installing one. I feel comfortable that these are stable batteries under normal operating conditions, however I'm...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-11-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,686
Posted By kbehrent
I agree with the others that a comparison matrix...

I agree with the others that a comparison matrix is pretty much impossible to piece together, especially since so many of the features are software driven and be added/updated fairly quickly. ...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-28-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,645
Posted By kbehrent
My first sensor lasted nearly 100 hrs. Because...

My first sensor lasted nearly 100 hrs. Because the EagleEMS is automatically leaning, the sensor is lasting much longer than I expected and worth the cost to replace it when the times comes.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-27-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,645
Posted By kbehrent
Thumbs up I've been flying with the EagleEMS system in my...

I've been flying with the EagleEMS system in my RV-9A since Nov 2011 and I really like it. Startup is a snap whether hot or cold. I have a O2 sensor and monitor just to keep tabs on it and it always...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-26-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,792
Posted By kbehrent
I still have the same issue with my NavWorx's box...

I still have the same issue with my NavWorx's box intermittently turning on/off the UAT light. I finally got so tired of it I disconnected it. As far as I know, there have been no updates since the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 16,468
Posted By kbehrent
Unhappy I certainly have mixed feelings regarding the...

I certainly have mixed feelings regarding the buyout. I have to admit my first reaction wasn't good. It seemed more like a act of desperation rather than a sound business strategy. I am certainly...
Forum: ADS-B 06-18-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,507
Posted By kbehrent
Navworx ADS600B transceiver ouputed to dual AFS...

Navworx ADS600B transceiver ouputed to dual AFS 4500s.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-04-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,007
Posted By kbehrent
John, I have a full Garmin stack that includes a...

John,

I have a full Garmin stack that includes a GNS530W and I have not had any heating issues here in Washington or while traveling to AirVenture2012 where I landed and heat soaked my RV-9A in 100+...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-04-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,517
Posted By kbehrent
Congratulations EN3! EN4 is finishing riveting...

Congratulations EN3!

EN4 is finishing riveting the top wings skins and will start on fuselage in a couple of weeks when the kit arrives. The kids are motivated to work through the summer and get EN4...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,198
Posted By kbehrent
Do you have a 320 lower cowl or 360? There were...

Do you have a 320 lower cowl or 360? There were issues with clearance for IO-320 when using the 320 lower cowl so Van's recommended the 360 lower cowl for me and I have no clearance issue.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-28-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,992
Posted By kbehrent
Please email me the pdf for Skyview post 8/25....

Please email me the pdf for Skyview post 8/25. Thanks!

kbehrent(at)gmail(dot)com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,711
Posted By kbehrent
Congrats to Ernie and Bob from EN4!!

Congrats to Ernie and Bob from EN4!!
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-15-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,731
Posted By kbehrent
90-100kts was what I was expecting. Coming in...

90-100kts was what I was expecting. Coming in hot for me is not really an issue for me, I'm able to slow done quickly over the threshold and have practiced dumping flaps on really short finals. My...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-14-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,792
Posted By kbehrent
Update

Bill finally returned my call and confirmed that he has received a few other complaints regarding the latest firmware update. He understands there is a problem since so many are experiencing it, but...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-13-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,731
Posted By kbehrent
Thanks for the info, I'll give it a try.

Thanks for the info, I'll give it a try.
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-13-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,731
Posted By kbehrent
IFR Approach speeds and power settings

For those who have flown or practiced ILS approaches in their C/S RV-9A's, what airspeed do you find works best for you and what MP/RPM settings do you use to achieve this?

BTW, I don't what this...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-13-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,792
Posted By kbehrent
Question Navworx ADS600-B problem?

I have the ADS600-B transceiver that it has functioned really well connected to one of my AFS 4500 screens. I just updated the firmware on the ADS600B to 3.12.5 in order to display the N numbers for...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-07-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,869
Posted By kbehrent
Thanks for visiting us. We are having a BBQ at...

Thanks for visiting us. We are having a BBQ at my hangar for all the parents and siblings following the build session this coming Saturday. Feel free to drop by and eat a burger.
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-30-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,679
Posted By kbehrent
Peter, Congrats on your first flight! Glad to...

Peter,

Congrats on your first flight! Glad to see another Precision EagleEMS equipped plane flying. I'm sure you will like it as much as I do mine.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-25-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 53,513
Posted By kbehrent
I had a STC'd light strip similar to Marc's that...

I had a STC'd light strip similar to Marc's that I installed in my Sundowner. It came with a dimmer, 3-way switch, and a 9v battery connector. I could select the power to come from the aircraft buss...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-07-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,373
Posted By kbehrent
Tony, John Thanks for the explanation. I was...

Tony, John

Thanks for the explanation. I was mistaking the riveting callouts in Section 1302 as the callout for all the ribs to the spar. Got the magnify glass out and saw the dots for the other...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-07-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,373
Posted By kbehrent
Eagles Nest #4 Question on wings

A couple of us mentors helping on Eagles Nest #4 are a little confused on some steps in the wing plans that could use some enlightenment.:)

In Section 13-03 Step 3, the plans call for riveting the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,804
Posted By kbehrent
For me, it was not just about the plumbing, but...

For me, it was not just about the plumbing, but the fuel system as a whole. I wanted a simple system that was easily adaptable to future fuels while allowing me to get the optimum performance and...
Forum: RV-10 08-23-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,921
Posted By kbehrent
I ordered mine directly with Crow and they were...

I ordered mine directly with Crow and they were very helpful in determining what I needed. I just gave them the type of RV I had, they made suggestions and the end product were belts that fit great,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,003
Posted By kbehrent
I didn't install a lock and I don't plan too. My...

I didn't install a lock and I don't plan too. My defense against theft is a canopy cover on those really rare over-night trips and good full-coverage insurance.

I'm realistic, if they want my...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-20-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,444
Posted By kbehrent
If you not in a hurry, use the $5,000 on your...

If you not in a hurry, use the $5,000 on your Finishing kit. Given the usual lead times on getting it, you will need to order not long after starting you fuse.

Getting the fuselage to QB stage can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,895
Posted By kbehrent
This is not accurate either! These are friends of...

This is not accurate either! These are friends of mine and it was the RV4 driver that was critically hurt.

I was dreading when this thread would appear and I hope that it will stop at this. The...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 08-11-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,619
Posted By kbehrent
I used one of these for the first time at...

I used one of these for the first time at AirVenture this year. Great little stove! Used it to make coffee and breakfast a few mornings.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,249
Posted By kbehrent
Thumbs up I had mine hooked up for first flight and had no...

I had mine hooked up for first flight and had no issue. The auto trim works great.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,914
Posted By kbehrent
Highly recommend Milspec! Good quality product....

Highly recommend Milspec! Good quality product. Easy to install and adjust.
Forum: Reviews 08-01-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 972
Posted By kbehrent
Unfortunately, It's too soon to say. The issue...

Unfortunately, It's too soon to say. The issue is still unresolved, but I didn't want to yank the box out while in HBC and give it to Bill. I wanted to fly home and check the wiring one more time...
Forum: Reviews 08-01-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 972
Posted By kbehrent
Thumbs up AFS & NavWorx

Just wanted to say thanks to both Rob Hickman and his son from AFS and Bill Moffitt of Navworx in taking time at airventure to come out to my plane in HBC multiple times to trouble shoot my issue...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 26,503
Posted By kbehrent
Unhappy I have to admit I was a bit disappointed in the...

I have to admit I was a bit disappointed in the announcement of the RV-14.

Given the financial crisis going on, I personally believe announcing another kit that is slightly larger than an existing...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-01-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 423
Views: 106,368
Posted By kbehrent
I would appreciate a copy as well....

I would appreciate a copy as well.
kbehrent@gmail.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,365
Posted By kbehrent
This was my first time flying to Airventure...

This was my first time flying to Airventure although I have attended several times either staying in hotels or our motorhome. It was awesome flying in with the airplane I built and camping next to it...
Forum: Safety 07-31-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,635
Posted By kbehrent
Thumbs up While returning back to HBC, I just happened to...

While returning back to HBC, I just happened to walk by a group of people standing in the field with Paul leading a discussion. When I see Paul leading a discussion, I gotta listen in and was I...
Forum: GPS 07-17-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,505
Posted By kbehrent
My subscription for my GNS530W expired in June...

My subscription for my GNS530W expired in June and when I called Jep to renew, I was told I would be better off to purchase a month subscription and than renew for a year at Oshkosh since they will...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,235
Posted By kbehrent
Very happy with Milspec. Easy to install &...

Very happy with Milspec. Easy to install & adjust. Great quality. Bought mine from a group buy here on VAF @ 3 years ago.
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-10-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,972
Posted By kbehrent
I would like attend, but arriving sat/sun and...

I would like attend, but arriving sat/sun and leaving Thurs morning for the long flight home.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-10-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,420
Posted By kbehrent
If you have concerns regarding making this...

If you have concerns regarding making this connection, talk to Bill Moffitt at NavWorx. I did and decided to make the connection as was recommended
Forum: GPS 07-08-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,832
Posted By kbehrent
Bob, Thanks for the response, although that was...

Bob,

Thanks for the response, although that was definitely not what I wanted to hear. :(

I'm running against a tight deadline and I don't have time to reorder from Stein unless I overnight them...
Forum: GPS 07-08-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,832
Posted By kbehrent
Question BNC connector for RG400

I'm installing a GA 56 GPS antenna and a UAT antenna that both use a BNC type connector. I'm using RG400 coax.

I happend to have a couple of Amphenol 31-320-RFX and was planning on using them....
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