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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-13-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,261
Posted By rolick22
I'm sure it's good, just wish it was as stable as...

I'm sure it's good, just wish it was as stable as the stabilator.


Thank's everyone for there input.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-13-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,261
Posted By rolick22
If you watch the Video you will see the camera is...

If you watch the Video you will see the camera is as smooth as butter. Please look at the area in the video denoted by the red arrow, you will see it is not oil canning but the AST is actually...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-12-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,261
Posted By rolick22
Buffet of AST in Flight

Your Right but look how much discussion I have created by accident.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-11-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,261
Posted By rolick22
Good to know, will sleep and fly better at night.

Good to know, will sleep and fly better at night.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-11-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,261
Posted By rolick22
I think all of our 12's AST vibrant in flight....

I think all of our 12's AST vibrant in flight. Thats just how it is.

If anyone else can install a camera looking back at the AST that would confirm my theory that all 12's AST vibrant in flight. ...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-09-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,261
Posted By rolick22
Less than a 1/16 if a inch.

Less than a 1/16 if a inch.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-08-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,261
Posted By rolick22
Vibration

Thank you all for your opinion, my main concern is safety of fight. This vibration could lead to wear of the AST components down the road. As Scott has said he thinks this is not unusual so I'm good...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-08-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,261
Posted By rolick22
Flutter of AST in Flight

I have been documenting my test flights extensively using a 360 camera mounted on the tail tie down. I have noticed that the the AST tends to flutter in flight. This it not notable whatsoever in the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-05-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 396
Posted By rolick22
Garmin (Electronic Stability and Protection) In Action

Please enjoy a look at my VAN'S RV-12iS with Garmin G3X touch avionics doing some ESP (Electronic Stability and Protection) testing.


https://youtu.be/S9EzhMrcYtY
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-21-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,130
Posted By rolick22
Cross country flight

Those that are using 100% synthetic, how do you deal with a 1,000 mile cross county flight. It's not like mogas is available at most airports? Not judging your ways but if there is a secret I want to...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-13-2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By rolick22
That’s a good point. I will adjust accordingly.

That’s a good point. I will adjust accordingly.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-11-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By rolick22
Final Test Flight a real winner!!

Here is the last test flight YouTube video that I have produced, my hope is that these videos where informative to anyone building a RV-12iS or RV-12 Classic.

Happy flying VAN'S...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-11-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 880
Posted By rolick22
G5?

This caught my eye. How do I add a G5? and where would one add one?


http://halie.com/oCq.png
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-10-2020, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,051
Posted By rolick22
Almost have the heavy wing gone!

Making good progress, almost have the heavy wing completely eliminated. A little more tweaking the light wing. For me this has been squeezing the trailing edge of the wing. I little bit more and I'm...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-06-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,051
Posted By rolick22
Been working the same exact issue right Heavy...

Been working the same exact issue right Heavy Wing, except when full flaps are applied both sides are equal. Iím still working the issue. On my fourth test Flight.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-06-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,516
Posted By rolick22
Not a Kavlico Pressure Sensor?

Looks like mine is not a Kavlico Pressure Sensor. I'm not clear what brand it is I have tried to do some research and can't seam to find any manufacture info. Anyone recognize this brand. The last...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-06-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,516
Posted By rolick22
Garmin Service Bulletin 2069 Rev A

Anyone find Garmin Service Bulletin 2069 Rev A, No joy for me.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-30-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 892
Posted By rolick22
It sure is, got you thinking!

It sure is, got you thinking!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-29-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 892
Posted By rolick22
All done in post, there are no mechanical motors...

All done in post, there are no mechanical motors on the GoPro fusion.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-29-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 892
Posted By rolick22
Manned Drone???

Can a RV-12iS be a Manned Drone???
https://youtu.be/rszEuwot2Ho
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-25-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 474
Posted By rolick22
Capture Video From Garmin G3X Touch

Anyone have any experience capturing video directly from a GDU460?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-21-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,458
Posted By rolick22
Just 3 cameras, 2 GoPro Hero 5 black's...

Just 3 cameras,
2 GoPro Hero 5 black's (cockpit)
1 GoPro Fusion 360 (tail)

Working on Scotts 3 suggestions:

-Trailing edge shape

-Shape of wing skin trailing edge
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-20-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,458
Posted By rolick22
Second Test Flight Some Bumps In The Road

My second test flight was another success, Yes there were some issues again with the ADAHRS, and my right wing heavy got heavier. But I did got the trim indication dialed in. It's Phase I there are...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-01-2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 283,584
Posted By rolick22
First Flight N112DR RV-12iS

First Flight on March 14th. Slightly heavy right wing, Trim indication needs a re-cal, ADAHRS showing in a right bank when straight and level.

Here is the YouTube link of the first flight....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-23-2020, 04:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,841
Posted By rolick22
The RV-12iS has a vent system and does not have a...

The RV-12iS has a vent system and does not have a cap vent hole.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-21-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,771
Posted By rolick22
Thanks and yes, I will do all the above.

Thanks and yes, I will do all the above.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-21-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,771
Posted By rolick22
New Air to Air Version

https://youtu.be/biOoW5AbhZw

Integrating the two planes Air to Air.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-17-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By rolick22
You have my blessing :D

You have my blessing :D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-17-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,549
Posted By rolick22
Can't see any photos!

Can't see any photos!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-17-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,771
Posted By rolick22
Yes did everything per the G3X/G3X Touch...

Yes did everything per the G3X/G3X Touch Installation Manual, and yes that's a GoPro tail wheel.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-17-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,771
Posted By rolick22
Ya not sure if it's getting stuck or its a...

Ya not sure if it's getting stuck or its a software function. Looking into, As far a the artificial goes I'm leaning towards maybe the Magnetometer not being calibrated correctly. But I really don't...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-16-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,683
Posted By rolick22
Go duel if you can!!

Having flown in a chase plane yesterday while I watched my aircraft do its first flight, I can say without a doubt that the wig wag function on my RV-12iS is out standing, so bright and easy to see.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-16-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,771
Posted By rolick22
N112DR First Flight

The first flight of N112DR on March 14, 2020.

The aircraft was slightly right wing heavy and the AHRS was not keeping a level attitude, also I need to adjust the AST trim indication. Anyone know if...
Forum: Job Board 02-20-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,743
Posted By rolick22
Test Pilot in the OHIO area

Looking for a qualified test pilot to perform first test flight on my E-LSA RV-12iS. Please PM me if you are a qualified test pilot and are interested in performing the flight.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-17-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,691
Posted By rolick22
Not as much as me

I would be checking before first flight of the day. But that's just how I role. Another reason why I'm not doing wheel pants.:D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-11-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,871
Posted By rolick22
gear version?

What version MLG do you have, the old style, or the new Gun Drilled MLG?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-08-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 356,226
Posted By rolick22
CO detector

Just installed a new Aithre Shield EX 2.0 Behind-the-Panel Carbon Monoxide Detector. Works great and looks great easy install. Integrates into the G3X touch via the GEA-24 50 or 37 Sub-D...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-08-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,823
Posted By rolick22
25 kts easy

Have these on my plane, adds 25 kts easy, plus they look cool.

http://www.aircraftspecialty.com/Stainless%20Tie%20Downs.html

http://halie.com/oHo.png
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-05-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 31,344
Posted By rolick22
Did you call Vanís to order the Leg and then they...

Did you call Vanís to order the Leg and then they gave the info over the phone. I ordered from the web store on Jan 31. There was no estimated time of shipment.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-30-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 937
Posted By rolick22
Trailer

I rented a trailer from Cat rental it was 81 inchs wide. worked great.


http://halie.com/opH.jpg
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-28-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 31,344
Posted By rolick22
NDI

There surely must be a NDI inspection available like Eddy current inspection, or Fluorescent Penetrant inspection.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-26-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By rolick22
Way to Much

I got a ton of peel ply like 3 yards, way to much.


As far as the shield goes, I think it came with my original finishing kit for the RV-12 or the engine kit. Don't remember, but its' a large...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-17-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,041
Posted By rolick22
YES

Yes for the Nav and strobe lights. It's a little different set up because of the new wiring harness.
http://halie.com/opQ.png
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-15-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,489
Posted By rolick22
Wonder if it can be leather wrapped? I'm...

Wonder if it can be leather wrapped?

I'm guessing its made of plastic.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-13-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,193
Posted By rolick22
revision needed

"Take clear, in focus, well lighted, pictures of the 3 locations noted in Figure 3 on the AV- 60000 and the location in Figure 7 on the AV-60009."


Note: there is no figure 7

There is however a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-13-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,499
Posted By rolick22
center console

The carpet comes out in 10 min

The center console tunnel cover is riveted in place (throttle). You would just need to remove the tunnel FWD and AFT side covers, Flap cover, Seat ramp cover, small...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-12-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,499
Posted By rolick22
Interior Photos

Hope this is helpful have the full interior.

http://halie.com/opO.jpg


http://halie.com/op3.jpg
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-07-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,340
Posted By rolick22
Talking IFR ticket

Man, I better get my IFR ticket if I ever want to see FL 200 and a re-breather style o2 mask. LOL.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-24-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,501
Posted By rolick22
Remember that if you doing training IFR...

Remember that if you doing training IFR (RV-12iST) and your building ELSA then Garmin is the only choice. Building EAB, the world is your oyster.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-24-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,501
Posted By rolick22
There is only one wiring harness at least for the...

There is only one wiring harness at least for the Garmin harness. I had order a single panel PFD (GDU460) and later on added the MFD (GDU460). Itís plug and play. The only thing you will need will...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-23-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,501
Posted By rolick22
Garmin Superior Customer sevice.

The question was asked to choose between Garmin or Dynon. I'm saying Garmin as I said before. Not because I have two GDU460 (G3X touch) but because of the level of service I just experienced. Not...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-21-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,501
Posted By rolick22
Problem

Okay but when I was at OSH this summer. The guys in the Garmin Booth made me pay for two separate $50.00 charges for the PFD and the MFD. Anyway to get my 50 back or a credit of some type?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-21-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,501
Posted By rolick22
Just to confirm if you have a PFD and a MFD you...

Just to confirm if you have a PFD and a MFD you would need to spend $100.00
for two basic $50.00 VFR packages?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-20-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 770
Posted By rolick22
912iS Engine FADEC Hacked???

I was talking with a FAA inspector from our Local FISDO. He told me that he had heard of a Rotax 912iS engine being infected with a Virus that caused the engine to quiet in flight. I have looked long...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-20-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,003
Posted By rolick22
Thanks Bob very helpful.

Thanks Bob very helpful.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-20-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,501
Posted By rolick22
Which is Better?

Which truck is better Ford or Chevy? I say Ford
Which soda Coke or Pepsi? I say Coke
Which Primer or not to prime? I say prime
Which Avionic package Garmin or Dynon? I say Garmin




:rolleyes:
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-19-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,003
Posted By rolick22
PROGRAM LETTER for the RV-12

Did I miss something? I don't seam to have a Program letter, is that something that I need to make or does Vans supply one? Is there a template? I have found a EAB on the EAA site but not for ELSA.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-14-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,032
Posted By rolick22
Sorry I call it a turtle back or Vans calls it a...

Sorry I call it a turtle back or Vans calls it a turtle deck. (F-01277-L-1 and F-01277-R-1)
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-14-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,032
Posted By rolick22
This is just my experience, but the very last...

This is just my experience, but the very last thing I did was to install the turtle back and aft window. I believed there is enough strength for static loads with the tail cone on without the turtle...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-08-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,686
Posted By rolick22
Yes static RPM, I did not see anything published...

Yes static RPM, I did not see anything published in PAP or POH , thanks
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-07-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,686
Posted By rolick22
pulling 5100

If I'm pulling 5100 at max power. Is that OKAY or should I repitch to get the extra 100RPM?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-03-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,381
Posted By rolick22
Don't use 5 gal cans use two 10.5 gal Flo-Fast...

Don't use 5 gal cans use two 10.5 gal Flo-Fast with a hand pump works great.
Here is the link.



https://flofast.com/product/flo-fast-professional-21-gallon-system/

Also use the Mr. Funnel AF15CB...
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