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Forum: ADS-B Today, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 216
Posted By Robertc
Iíve got the same ADSB arrangement in my RV7. My...

Iíve got the same ADSB arrangement in my RV7. My iFly seems to use the baro setting from the nearest tower. I had a friend in the plane with Foreflight linked to my ADSB. His iPad was reporting the...
Forum: RV-12 10-12-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,562
Posted By Robertc
As always, the devil is in the details. Thanks,...

As always, the devil is in the details. Thanks, Bob
Forum: RV-12 10-12-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,562
Posted By Robertc
Perhaps Iím reading it wrong, but it looks to me...

Perhaps Iím reading it wrong, but it looks to me that the recreational licence hasnít required a physical since January 2017. The way I read the rule my RV7 with a 180hp engine and constant speed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 950
Posted By Robertc
I used #40 every where because the rivet expands...

I used #40 every where because the rivet expands to fill the hole. You might need to adjust length of rivet, but here you go....
Forum: RV-14 08-14-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,344
Posted By Robertc
I can confirm that the exaggeration is only off...

I can confirm that the exaggeration is only off by about 7 orders based on experience with my RV7.
Forum: Tools 08-01-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By Robertc
Iíve bought several cheap borescopes to do what...

Iíve bought several cheap borescopes to do what youíre doing with no real luck. I bought one of these,

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/topages/vividia12-04891.php?clickkey=4060


This one...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-30-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,402
Posted By Robertc
Do you have the surge protection diodes on the...

Do you have the surge protection diodes on the solenoid? Vanís has them.

Surge protection diode for Master Switch
Part Number = ES DIODE MASTER
Price = $11.00

Bob
Forum: RV-14 01-16-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,583
Posted By Robertc
This confuses me a little. Before the upgrade I...

This confuses me a little. Before the upgrade I would get an occasional kickback when timed with the jumper at TDC or even a half tooth retarded. Once I realized I needed 4 deg. retard at start I...
Forum: RV-14 01-16-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,583
Posted By Robertc
As info I have a TMX360 8.5 comp. ratio....

As info I have a TMX360 8.5 comp. ratio. Originally 113 eMag/pMag on my RV7. An early issue with the pMag resulted in a circuit board change. Last annual I sent them in for maintenance & upgraded the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-08-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 657
Posted By Robertc
Are these yours? 11-28V ?....

Are these yours? 11-28V ?. YMMV.

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/pdf/skysportsfuelinstall.pdf
Forum: RV-10 12-20-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,571
Posted By Robertc
Try this. Pg C133 or 545 of the...

Try this. Pg C133 or 545 of the document.

https://www.faa.gov/documentLibrary/media/Order/2017-10-16_Order_7360.1C_Aircraft_Type_Designators.pdf

Bob
Forum: ADS-B 12-15-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,261
Posted By Robertc
I'm not sure where you are with this, but my...

I'm not sure where you are with this, but my GTX327 came with the tray and included the connector. I just crimped the pins on the wire and inserted them in the connector. You need the special crimper...
Forum: ADS-B 12-15-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,261
Posted By Robertc
I did this. The Garmin shell arrangement appears...

I did this. The Garmin shell arrangement appears proprietary, but the crimp pins are the same. They insert into the connector the same as any other sub D. Mine is working fine. YMMV
Bob
Forum: ADS-B 12-12-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,558
Posted By Robertc
I mounted mine on the center brace that's under...

I mounted mine on the center brace that's under the rear window connected to the roll bar behind the seats on my RV7. The GPS module is in front of the inst. panel with the GPS antenna on the glare...
Forum: ADS-B 08-27-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,367
Posted By Robertc
It seems to work with Foreflight. They don't...

It seems to work with Foreflight. They don't advertise it, but I have the iFly in my panel that provides GPS nav & autopilot signal. I also got the EchoUAT & ADSB GPS receiver from iFly. I have a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-08-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 20,076
Posted By Robertc
As a data point, I have a Mattituck 360 in my...

As a data point, I have a Mattituck 360 in my RV7. The AEL19600 Vernatherm worked great till recently. I was concerned about my engine as the oil temp seemed to be running away except at low power...
Forum: RV-12 08-06-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,690
Posted By Robertc
Make sure the Dynavibe cables are well removed...

Make sure the Dynavibe cables are well removed from any ignition wires. It's very susceptible to interference creating what you describe. We had this issue and the reading appeared random from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,775
Posted By Robertc
Look on Van's website. They're E-Mags. Looks like...

Look on Van's website. They're E-Mags. Looks like a great step in the right direction. Bob
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 04-03-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,935
Posted By Robertc
It's also interesting to note that at each...

It's also interesting to note that at each altitude, the LOP specific range increased by about the same percentage as the TAS with increasing advance. (~5%) The ROP didn't have the same results. Bob
Forum: ADS-B 03-21-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 703
Views: 206,669
Posted By Robertc
Try...

Try this.

https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/10/20/2016-25255/airworthiness-directives-navworx-inc-automatic-dependent-surveillance-broadcast-universal-access
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,394
Posted By Robertc
There is another player in this space now. Don't...

There is another player in this space now. Don't know a lot about them, but it looks like they will meet 2020 for experimental.


http://www.uavionix.com
Forum: RV-10 11-28-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,503
Posted By Robertc
As info, without any RV10 experience, I had to...

As info, without any RV10 experience, I had to reduce the lateral activity on my Vizion to "0" on my RV7. It didn'get rid of it completely, but it's only noticeable in very smooth air. It's easy to...
Forum: ADS-B 11-22-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,167
Posted By Robertc
Yes, that's why I was looking for it. PR's are...

Yes, that's why I was looking for it. PR's are generally political in nature. The actual order could have additional tech type info.
Forum: ADS-B 11-22-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,167
Posted By Robertc
Thumbs down That's the point. The link is to the press...

That's the point. The link is to the press release, but the actual order to NavWorx isn't available.
Forum: ADS-B 11-22-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,167
Posted By Robertc
What's interesting at this point is that the FAA...

What's interesting at this point is that the FAA could publish a news release immediately, but the actual order is nowhere to be found on their web site. Now it looks like a PR battle. Little ol...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-15-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,743
Posted By Robertc
This is an old thread, but I think I need the...

This is an old thread, but I think I need the spacer shown in the photos of RudyGrayling's post #39. Does any one know if this is a composite spacer & is it commercially available? I've been having...
Forum: Propellers 08-17-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 30,330
Posted By Robertc
Now I have a silly question. Is the gov....

Now I have a silly question. Is the gov. Operating RPM different at the forward location compared to the rear mount? Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,710
Posted By Robertc
If you measure the x-section diameter you will...

If you measure the x-section diameter you will find the AQP is smaller than AE701 by about 15% of the x-section area. This may or may not be an issue for you. Bob
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-28-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,204
Posted By Robertc
Are the caps on the exhaust valve under the...

Are the caps on the exhaust valve under the rocker arm?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,308
Posted By Robertc
Summer 1971

It's been a while now but in summer 1971 I got down to an EAA flyin at Hermiston, OR from Ft. Lewis where I was working on OV-1's after my Vietnam tour working on about every thing in the inventory....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,724
Posted By Robertc
Smile He built my RV7 tanks about 8 years ago and...

He built my RV7 tanks about 8 years ago and they've been great. Bob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2016, 06:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,710
Posted By Robertc
I've used some of these fittings. Be careful...

I've used some of these fittings. Be careful using them on fuel suction lines. If you measure the hose fitting ID, I found them to be smaller than the aircraft parts. I've had some issues with my AFP...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-23-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,126
Posted By Robertc
l I had a problem with my -7. The tail kit was a...

l

I had a problem with my -7. The tail kit was a 2003, but had the high tail. It didn't fly until 2011. I had to cut a pretty big hole on each side of the faring to get it to go in. I just made a...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-23-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,126
Posted By Robertc
Red face I had Aeroflash with power supply in the tail of...

I had Aeroflash with power supply in the tail of my -7 & went with the Aero LED to get rid of the power supply. I didn't have shielded wire & got hash on my radio. I switched to the Whelen Orion 500....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,105
Posted By Robertc
When I built my RV7 wings, I mounted the aileron...

When I built my RV7 wings, I mounted the aileron with the wing on a table to work the mechanism. (Pushrods & all just to watch it work, everyone does that don't they?) Anyway I was amazed when I...
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-27-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,623
Posted By Robertc
Yes, the bolt through the spherical bearing needs...

Yes, the bolt through the spherical bearing needs to be tight so the rotation is all in the bearing. I don't know your situation, but when I built my pushrods, I didn't let the primer inside the...
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