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Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs Today, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Bremerton Run

Saturday 10/12/19 was a day that turned out better than forecast. There was supposed to be increasing rain later in the day and otherwise cloudy, but the clouds were at least 8,000' in most places. ...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-14-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Richland Run

Friday 10/11/19 was a really nice day in the Northwet. We were between rain systems, the air was smooth, calm, and clear. The winds aloft were forecast to be light making it a perfect day to head...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I have used many Drift cameras going all the way...

I have used many Drift cameras going all the way back to the HD170. I currently have the 4k as well as a GoPro Hero 7 Black.

I like the form factor and streamlined design of the Ghost and the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I have one I created for my RV-8 (it's not that...

I have one I created for my RV-8 (it's not that difficult, just time consuming, I just modified an existing template). I can email it to you and you can import it to ForeFlight if you want.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-25-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Test Video

I finally got a chance to test out the camera power supply that I installed a couple of weeks ago. The installation is described in some detail here:...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-18-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Sure: https://steverush.smugmug.com/My-New-RV-8

Sure:

https://steverush.smugmug.com/My-New-RV-8
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-17-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,078
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Arlington Fly In 2019 Highlights

In case anyone was wondering, the Arlington Fly In does continue, but it does seem to get smaller every year. They changed things up this year by moving it from July, just before Oshkosh, to the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-17-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I Did Mine a Little Differenter

The openings in the fuselage on mine were such that I couldn't move the rod far enough to get the bottom bolt out, the rod hit the fuselage opening. I ended up pulling the bolt at the top of the rod...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-06-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,274
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I saw that, but it took me a while to figure it...

I saw that, but it took me a while to figure it out. I think I get it now.:)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-06-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,274
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Blakeslees Bar and Grill. It is just past the...

Blakeslees Bar and Grill. It is just past the east end of the runway, an easy walk from the ramp. The Logging Museum is just across the street from the ramp and is also an interesting stop.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-05-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,274
Posted By ArlingtonRV
The camera on the wing is a GoPro Hero 7 Black...

The camera on the wing is a GoPro Hero 7 Black and the camera inside is a Drift 4K.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-05-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,274
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Mt. Olympus Turn

Saturday 8/3/19 was much clearer than the past several weekends. While we went back to Forks again, the trip was different this time. There were very few clouds over the Olympics and everything was...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-23-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,067
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Thanks. I like that museum since there are many...

Thanks. I like that museum since there are many airplanes there that have meaning for me. My Dad owned several similar items when I was a kid.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-21-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,067
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the WAAAM

Saturday 7/20/19 was one of the first cloudless days we have had in weeks. It was nice to have the clouds gone, but we paid the price via higher temperatures (though nothing like what the eastern...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,859
Posted By ArlingtonRV
One point not mentioned so far that isnít a big...

One point not mentioned so far that isnít a big deal for most, but could be to some, is that an EAB aircraft cannot be used for compensation or hire.
Forum: GPS 06-30-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,569
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I did it on my -8. I used the F-01201R-1 shelf...

I did it on my -8. I used the F-01201R-1 shelf for the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-29-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Tatoosh Turn

Today was both better than expected, and not quite as nice as hoped for. There were still a lot of clouds around, particularly over the mountains. We were, however, able to make it out to...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-09-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 775
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the 6/8 Lunch

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

With all the rain we got yesterday I was skeptical that it would clear up enough to fly today, but it turned out to be pretty not bad. I don't think it...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-14-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By ArlingtonRV
They did a good job of filling the floor space so...

They did a good job of filling the floor space so the missing airplanes aren't too noticeable. The PBY used to be outside and there was also an F-105 that used to be outside.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-14-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Comments appreciated.

Comments appreciated.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-13-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Spruce Goose

Friday was hotter than usual in the Pacific Northwest, but severe clear. We took a trip down to McMinnville, OR to visit the Spruce Goose and the rest of the collection at the Evergreen Air and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By ArlingtonRV
What is "Hydro Dipping" and where would one get...

What is "Hydro Dipping" and where would one get it done?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I always use a tow bar in and out of the hangar. ...

I always use a tow bar in and out of the hangar. I push it out (slight incline) and pull it in with the tow bar. I use the deluxe Cessna tow bar from Aircraft Spruce. I donít, however, take the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-06-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,646
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I corrected the link in the original post. Sorry...

I corrected the link in the original post. Sorry about that.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-06-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,646
Posted By ArlingtonRV
That's the second such report I have heard. I...

That's the second such report I have heard. I will try to redo the link when I get home.

Thanks
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-06-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,646
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I don't know of any biking trails in the...

I don't know of any biking trails in the immediate vicinity of the airport. There may be some, I'm just not aware of them. I know that bikes are strictly prohibited from the bird trail.

Probably a...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-05-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,646
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Hoquiam Bird Walk

Saturday 3/2/19 was a rare clear day here the PNW. The snow and ice was on the run and we could finally see the ground again.

https://youtu.be/XBymyGdpu4A

Hoquiam is a nice little spot way out on...
Forum: ADS-B 02-12-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 24,962
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I installed the switch even though I leave it in...

I installed the switch even though I leave it in anonymous mode almost all the time. In order to qualify for the rebate I had to do the verification flight with anonymous mode off, otherwise I might...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,343
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Someone did. ...

Someone did. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yakovlev_Yak-18T

There was even one used around here in air shows along with a YAK 55, a father son team. Bud and Ross Granley.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-26-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,977
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Sorry, I can't really provide any wisdom on the...

Sorry, I can't really provide any wisdom on the vortex generators. They were on the airplane when I bought it and the way I fly I don't think they do anything for me, except maybe cost a couple of...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-25-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,977
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Endless Cloud

1/14/19 was a really nice day, at least in my corner of the world. Unfortunately, virtually everywhere I wanted to go was under a solid blanket of clouds. Anyway, it looked a lot like...
Forum: ADS-B 01-25-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,308
Posted By ArlingtonRV
DanR, because you asked, I was referring to...

DanR, because you asked, I was referring to this...
Forum: ADS-B 01-22-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,308
Posted By ArlingtonRV
That is correct. This is what it looks like with...

That is correct. This is what it looks like with the cowling on.

https://photos.smugmug.com/GDL-82-Install/i-bbxcvxL/0/85790e67/L/IMG_2025-L.jpg
Forum: ADS-B 01-17-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,195
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Actually, the most difficult part of the...

Actually, the most difficult part of the programming, for me, was finding the stupid install tool. I couldn't find it on Garmin's web site so I just Googled it. It can be found here:...
Forum: ADS-B 01-13-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,308
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Installing GDL-82 In Completed RV-8

I just completed the installation of a GDL-82 in my 2001 RV-8 (I'm not the builder). The good news, I just completed the validation flight and have all green and got the Incentive Code to apply for...
Forum: RV-3 01-09-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,368
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Not to hijcak the thread, but...

Would you provide some further information on these clips? Where, and indeed can, they be acquired?

Thanks - and now back to your regularly scheduled programming.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,406
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I had a similar problem, except that I did get...

I had a similar problem, except that I did get the "GDL-82 Present", I just couldn't connect from there. My problem turned out to be the USB cable I was connecting to my laptop. Garmin support told...
Forum: ADS-B 01-09-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,195
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I'm no expert and don't really know what I am...

I'm no expert and don't really know what I am talking about, I am merely regurgitating what I have been told. The GDL-82 installation manual page 6-7, Table 6-3 states the minimum and maximum...
Forum: ADS-B 01-09-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,195
Posted By ArlingtonRV
This is the install manual I...

This is the install manual I used.

https://m.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/pdf/gdl82install.pdf

I ordered my unit from Stein Air since I knew I would have a lot of questions and they were very good...
Forum: ADS-B 01-09-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,697
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Good to know, I was obviously misinformed.

Good to know, I was obviously misinformed.
Forum: ADS-B 01-08-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,697
Posted By ArlingtonRV
You might want to check with an avionics shop or...

You might want to check with an avionics shop or Garmin. I just installed a GTX-327 that is at least that old, maybe older. I asked the local avionics shop if it needed a software update, he asked...
Forum: ADS-B 01-07-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,919
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Success!

Thanks to all of you who provided input. I would have been one to suggest checking the pin locations as well, but I was super careful in putting the connector together and double and triple checked...
Forum: ADS-B 01-06-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,919
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Steve, That certainly makes sense, I will check...

Steve,

That certainly makes sense, I will check it out.

Thanks
Forum: ADS-B 01-06-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,919
Posted By ArlingtonRV
No, I didn't touch anything. After the first...

No, I didn't touch anything. After the first time I crawled back inside to make sure none of the wires came loose and tried it again. I did it a total of 7 or 8 times and the result was always the...
Forum: ADS-B 01-06-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,919
Posted By ArlingtonRV
GDL-82 Configuration Problem

So, I got the GDL-82 installed, but am having difficulty with the configuration. When I turn on the power on and launch the GDL 8X Install Tool on my laptop I get the check mark in the present block...
Forum: Oregon 11-21-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,332
Posted By ArlingtonRV
There's a guy named Steve something, I can't...

There's a guy named Steve something, I can't remember it now, that is used by Glasair for the TWTT program. I think he is out of Camano Island. You might try contacting Glasair and see if they can...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-19-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,391
Posted By ArlingtonRV
The consumption is about he same on W100+ or...

The consumption is about he same on W100+ or 15W50. I used 15W50 all summer as each time I went to the local oil store they were out of W100+.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-17-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,391
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Major Milestone

On a lunch run today, the Tach. ticked over 2,000 hrs.

https://photos.smugmug.com/VAF-Posts/i-Mp785J8/0/47442337/L/2000%21.sm-L.jpg

This may not seem like that big a deal, but the engine in the...
Forum: ADS-B 11-03-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,697
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Danny, I will soon be mounting a GDL-82 in an...

Danny, I will soon be mounting a GDL-82 in an RV-8. Where did you mount the box itself and where did you mount the GPS antenna?

Thanks
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-22-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,255
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Mount of Olympus

Sunday 10/21/18 was a pretty fine day, at least in my neck of the woods. The fog cleared a little earlier than Saturday and the air was calm and smooth, though pretty hazy. Clear, smooth days are...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-08-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,613
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Forks Lunch

Saturday 10/6/18 was a truly nice day in the Pacific Northwet. It stopped raining (briefly), the fog lifted (eventually) and the air was clear and calm. We decided to go out to Forks for lunch. ...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-01-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,944
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I did mine. I had kit number 18. At the time I...

I did mine. I had kit number 18. At the time I was ready, there was no RV-12 transition training available.

My previous 400+ hours had been in a C-150. I spent a few hours in an Evektor...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-30-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,178
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Under Wing Camera

Kelly,

Nice video. What camera and mount are you using on the underside of the wing? I only have a camera on the top of the wing right now. I almost have it dialed in as shown below. I would be...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-20-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,970
Posted By ArlingtonRV
That is very true.

That is very true.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-19-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,970
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Day Off Work

The past couple of weeks have been a little dreary with rain and clouds on the weekend only clearing up during the week. Since it had been 2 weeks since I had flown I decided to take Monday off to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,970
Posted By ArlingtonRV
There is at least one RV-12 in China. Shortly...

There is at least one RV-12 in China. Shortly after the Chinese bought Glasair, before S-LSA RV-12's were available, they (the new Chinese owners)thought they wanted to assemble RV-12's and ship...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-04-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,690
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I can provide a single data point. I recently...

I can provide a single data point. I recently purchased an RV-8 that has an IO-360 (really an O-360 A1A modified by Lycon before installation) that has, among other things, 10:1 pistons.

The...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-23-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,443
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Thanks for bringing this up. This has always...

Thanks for bringing this up. This has always bugged me also. I looked at the product listed in post 4 and found...
Forum: RV-4 08-19-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,994
Posted By ArlingtonRV
It comes with the mount which can be secured in a...

It comes with the mount which can be secured in a number of ways. The one I got, from Amazon, is the ďLifehammer Brand Safety HammerĒ.
Forum: RV-4 08-18-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,994
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I mounted mine, one of those automotive hammer...

I mounted mine, one of those automotive hammer dealies, to the side wall below the roll bar. It is accessible from both...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 08-13-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 129,775
Posted By ArlingtonRV
The big problem with the Sportsman is that...

The big problem with the Sportsman is that Glasair has already stated that once the Sportsman is certified they will stop producing kits.
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 08-05-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 129,775
Posted By ArlingtonRV
The biggest drawback to the Vashon is that it is...

The biggest drawback to the Vashon is that it is an LSA. I donít want an LSA. I want a reasonable (big) useful load. A reasonable (biggish) engine. And a lot of interior room. I do like some of...
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