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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,980
Posted By logansc
Try Aerodynamics For Naval Aviators, a few years...

Try Aerodynamics For Naval Aviators, a few years old now but the aerodynamics are still good---it's something of a classic in aerodynamics circles.

"Corner speed" is the lowest indicated/calibrated...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-10-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,776
Posted By logansc
Holy cow! I never heard of this! You learn...

Holy cow! I never heard of this! You learn something new on VAF every day it seems like.

Thanks guys!


Lee...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 144,523
Posted By logansc
Looking forward to the testing then! A minor...

Looking forward to the testing then! A minor recommendation, how about considering a new, separate thread for reporting the results? Might keep the confusion down a bit. Also, be sure to nail down...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 144,523
Posted By logansc
Steve: Your aerodynamic upgrades are beginning to...

Steve: Your aerodynamic upgrades are beginning to take root all over your airplane! Any comprehensive airspeed testing with all of them installed at the same time yet?
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-08-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,025
Posted By logansc
Awesome! Pay no attention to all the nay-sayers...

Awesome! Pay no attention to all the nay-sayers who will soon chime in! You only go-round once! The water around here never "solidifies", so we have no opportunity to do things like that. We...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-07-2017, 03:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,133
Posted By logansc
Anyone who has attended a South Carolina...

Anyone who has attended a South Carolina Breakfast Club could not fail to have met Gerald. A great support of the Breakfast Club and its heart and soul for many years. Sad news...


Lee...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2017, 01:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,649
Posted By logansc
Couldn't agree more. Best supported kit plane...

Couldn't agree more. Best supported kit plane [by its builders] available anywhere. Congratulations, Doug!

Van owes you a Christmas Card at the very least!


Lee...
Forum: Rocket 11-22-2017, 12:18 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,527
Posted By logansc
Vince: I'm with you; I don't get this at all. I...

Vince: I'm with you; I don't get this at all. I really don't know what they are looking for.
Forum: Rocket 11-16-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,527
Posted By logansc
Mark and the rest of you smart Rocket guys: ...

Mark and the rest of you smart Rocket guys: Finally got around to trying to configure the W&B kernel in my ForeFlight software. It asks for two things I don't understand:

1. The "unique" weight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 144,523
Posted By logansc
This is really impressive work, Steve. My new...

This is really impressive work, Steve. My new printer is on the way. This could be fun!

Got any recommendations on a hand-held 3D scanner? What is it that the AirCorps guys use, any idea? It's...
Forum: Southeast 11-11-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,174
Posted By logansc
The winds were a little tough on a couple of the...

The winds were a little tough on a couple of the events but we got everything in nevertheless. Beautiful sunny day otherwise and some great flying. Thanks to every one who made it.

You can't beat...
Forum: Southeast 11-05-2017, 06:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,174
Posted By logansc
Jesse: Maybes or not, you're certainly welcome...

Jesse: Maybes or not, you're certainly welcome and encouraged to come. If you get a minute, send me your make, model, and engine horsepower please. Everyone races against their manufacturer's...
Forum: Rocket 11-04-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,403
Posted By logansc
Robert: I try to keep track of the ownership and...

Robert: I try to keep track of the ownership and building activity in the F1 community. Can you share with me the serial number and details of the F1 you are building? You can PM me off-line if...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 551
Posted By logansc
I pay a $307/yr Personal Property Tax in Jasper...

I pay a $307/yr Personal Property Tax in Jasper County, SC on an F1 Rocket. They do not show an appraised value for the airplane on the tax bill I just received, so I don't know the basis for that...
Forum: Southeast 11-03-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,174
Posted By logansc
Great to hear from you Pierre! There have been...

Great to hear from you Pierre! There have been some changes since you were last in our area; the new airport is well under construction.

Pierre has won trophies a couple of times at the R2R [if...
Forum: Southeast 11-02-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,174
Posted By logansc
Gonna be the best ever, I think!

Gonna be the best ever, I think!
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-01-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,345
Posted By logansc
Guys: I am one of those like Tim2542 who...

Guys: I am one of those like Tim2542 who initially wired my CPI such that I don't have a tach signal on my remaining magneto when I switch the CPI off during "mag" checks. Did I miss the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-30-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,100
Posted By logansc
Very cool, can't wait to see it in action. I...

Very cool, can't wait to see it in action. I have a hangar mate who has basically a well equipped, VFR RV-8. He flies with a MGL EFIS and routinely uploads "planned the night before" flight plans...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-30-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,100
Posted By logansc
Rob: Just got my iPad/Foreflight and 5600 linked...

Rob: Just got my iPad/Foreflight and 5600 linked up. I had older Foreflight system software in the iPad and it wouldn't wifi link with the 5600. Just successfully uploaded a complex flight plan to...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-26-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 23,699
Posted By logansc
Great stuff Ross; terrific to see the innovation...

Great stuff Ross; terrific to see the innovation and market savvy going on with you guys.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-26-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 23,699
Posted By logansc
Ross: I'm a happy customer of your six cylinder...

Ross: I'm a happy customer of your six cylinder CPI system. Are you going for the Allison and Merlin market here?


Lee...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-24-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,426
Posted By logansc
Thanks, Rob. Already copied and on the way to...

Thanks, Rob. Already copied and on the way to Kinko's with it tomorrow.

Edit: Just spent some time going over the new manual. It's a significant upgrade to the previous one. Congratulations Rob...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-20-2017, 05:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,100
Posted By logansc
Rob: Again, thank you very much. I see that the...

Rob: Again, thank you very much. I see that the above pages came from V.15 of the Pilot's Guide---I assume that is the new one you recently referenced. Unless, I am mistaken, we currently only have...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-19-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,100
Posted By logansc
Thanks for the quick answer, Rob. I hope I'm...

Thanks for the quick answer, Rob. I hope I'm asking questions that have troubled other users, since the responses I'm getting are really helpful---I'm hoping others are benefitting too. Two [small]...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-17-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,100
Posted By logansc
Weather and Nexrad operational, but Lightning and...

Weather and Nexrad operational, but Lightning and Winds Aloft don't light up and won't select. Are they not available? The Pilot Guide says they are, at the bottom of page 78 and on page 81.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-16-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,100
Posted By logansc
Rob: Again, thanks for the info. I am really...

Rob: Again, thanks for the info. I am really enjoying the new functionality I'm seeing now. Launched into some "broken" weather today and saw ADSB weather for the first time. In order to get...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-15-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,100
Posted By logansc
Okay! Thanks to you guys, I am getting my system...

Okay! Thanks to you guys, I am getting my system operational pretty fast now. Raymo found the problem (wiring connection) with the 470 and also the VOR on the 530 (ground connection). Had ADSB-out...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-14-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,100
Posted By logansc
Rob: That is exciting news...any hints at what if...

Rob: That is exciting news...any hints at what if any, the new features will be?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-12-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,100
Posted By logansc
Rob: Turns out I had the OS1 software in my...

Rob: Turns out I had the OS1 software in my system after all. You were onto it from the first but I'm surprised because ordered the Pre-loaded USB Memory stick---I thought that covered me for this...
Forum: Southeast 10-11-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,174
Posted By logansc
Race To Ridgeland [R2R]

This year we've moved the date of our annual fly-in to Saturday, the 11th of November [Veterans Day]. You won't be watching Pro Football that weekend---due to the NFL Veteran's Day boycott [!],...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-10-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,100
Posted By logansc
Rob: Wilco. I'll get a couple of shots tomorrow.

Rob: Wilco. I'll get a couple of shots tomorrow.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-10-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,100
Posted By logansc
Everyone: Very useful information and a very...

Everyone: Very useful information and a very helpful discussion. Thanks to Rob for the very graphic layout of what to expect with various situations.

I think by this point we are mostly talking...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-10-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,100
Posted By logansc
Thanks to everyone who's chimed in on this...

Thanks to everyone who's chimed in on this subject. Speaking just for myself, I have a much better understanding of what is going on now than I had just four days ago. I'm really enjoying (and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-09-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,100
Posted By logansc
Rob: Thanks for checking in on this. I figured...

Rob: Thanks for checking in on this. I figured our AFS system "speculations" would generate an expert response pretty quick. I'm just a bit confused about the "recent software" you mentioned. I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-09-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,100
Posted By logansc
grubbat: The 430/530/650 etc series have all the...

grubbat: The 430/530/650 etc series have all the navigational data you need to navigate legally: Departures, in route, arrivals, approaches, everything. The AFS 5000 series [and similar...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-08-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,100
Posted By logansc
For sure let me know if that works on your...

For sure let me know if that works on your setup/configuration. Appears to be the "missing link" on mine.


Lee...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-08-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,100
Posted By logansc
Ron: Your system sounds sweet! And, thanks for...

Ron: Your system sounds sweet! And, thanks for helping me feel a little better about my lack of knowledge and success so far! Be sure to include selecting [CRS] as noted on page 30 of the AF 5000...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-08-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,100
Posted By logansc
Okay: Hope this doesn't bore anyone who already...

Okay: Hope this doesn't bore anyone who already understands all this, but for those like me who don't, Raymo and I finally got out on a good navigation test flight yesterday.

The point of sharing...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-06-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,100
Posted By logansc
Way cool, Rob. I'm quite certain most if not all...

Way cool, Rob. I'm quite certain most if not all of the confusion here is of my own doing, so I really appreciate the help.

I'll get back with you...


Lee...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-06-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,100
Posted By logansc
Bob: Again, thanks for the helpful information. ...

Bob: Again, thanks for the helpful information. I'll get my schematic to you as soon as I can get it back from another who is checking on it. I think you may be right. My avionics buddy and I are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,043
Posted By logansc
Company Name:POLYFIX INTERNATIONAL/REDAM CORP...

Company Name:POLYFIX INTERNATIONAL/REDAM CORP Address:912 ROSS AVENUE
Box:13240
City:HAMILTON
State:OH
ZIP:45013
Country:US
Info Phone Num:800-234-4583 Emergency Phone Num:513-891-3388 Preparer's...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-05-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,100
Posted By logansc
Bob: Thanks so much for checking in---I greatly...

Bob: Thanks so much for checking in---I greatly appreciate your input. I just came back from a quick test flight wherein I queued up a flight, including an approach, to a nearby airfield. I did not...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-05-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,100
Posted By logansc
Maybe I don't understand how this is supposed to...

Maybe I don't understand how this is supposed to work at all, so pardon me if this question proves it!

1. I can generate a flight plan including an approach procedure on my 530W and xfer it to my...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-05-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,437
Posted By logansc
Just fabulous!

Just fabulous!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,477
Posted By logansc
Talking All these attaboys for Tom are fine and dandy but...

All these attaboys for Tom are fine and dandy but have a thought for the rest of us at Ridgeland Airport and all the new questions we're going to have to answer now that Tom is back on track with his...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 06-21-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 48,251
Posted By logansc
Mark: For what it's worth, I'm flying my AF...

Mark: For what it's worth, I'm flying my AF Performance injected, Lycoming 540 on a Romec vane pump that's been "tuned down" to around 28 gph for takeoff. Seems to work well and yes, I run the...
Forum: Rocket 06-21-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,046
Posted By logansc
No problem, Michael. I have the autopilot...

No problem, Michael. I have the autopilot working better now...got the proper settings from somewhere (don't remember where---I've been traveling for several weeks and haven't had a chance to fly). ...
Forum: Rocket 06-21-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 35,145
Posted By logansc
Randy: We would all LOVE to see you start an F4...

Randy: We would all LOVE to see you start an F4 project! No one documents their work or explains it better than you!


Lee...
Forum: Rocket 05-03-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 68,584
Posted By logansc
Mark: Your Rocket is so cool looking---you've...

Mark: Your Rocket is so cool looking---you've done a beautiful job on it.

My camera is a "Weatherproof Camera". There is no model number or name on the one piece of documentation I have on it. It...
Forum: Rocket 05-01-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 68,584
Posted By logansc
Mark: In the leading edge of the fiberglas...

Mark: In the leading edge of the fiberglas wingtip. I did't want view to be through the prop arc in order to avoid the shuttering effects.

Works pretty well, even though it is offset.


Lee...
Forum: Rocket 05-01-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 68,584
Posted By logansc
New Panel in #160

Not done with this install yet, but it is now operational even if not fully sorted out. Here are some shots from yesterday returning from Columbus, GA.

2250 and 20.6" (WOT) at 11,500' and truing...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-28-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By logansc
Fernando! Another wonderful airshow by you and...

Fernando! Another wonderful airshow by you and your Chilean friends! You guys get better every time I see a video of you flying. Congratulations on your continued success!

Warm regards mi...
Forum: Rocket 04-14-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,046
Posted By logansc
Thanks guys; I'm confident it's now reading low...

Thanks guys; I'm confident it's now reading low on slower speeds and maybe even a bit low on the upper too. I think I'll crank it back up a few knots and see how that goes until the IFR calibration...
Forum: Rocket 04-13-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,046
Posted By logansc
Revamping my Rocket: Questions

Rocket guys: I have a considerable difference between my old ASI and the "tape" airspeed in my new AF5600. I've flown several NTPS TAS multi-heading tests using GPS and have established (I think)...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-06-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,692
Posted By logansc
Snoper: The leaker was one of the push in kind...

Snoper: The leaker was one of the push in kind and so was it's replacement. I have several of them in my full system including the usual 2 or 3 behind the instrument panel. I like them and have...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-05-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,692
Posted By logansc
Success!

Thanks to the diligent efforts of Tom Swearengen, we tracked down the problem with my pitot system. As just about everyone guessed, it was a leak in the system about where we suspected. We spent a...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-05-2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,692
Posted By logansc
Mark: I have ordered some of the materials...

Mark: I have ordered some of the materials already for a manometer as you suggested. I can source the rest locally...still (maybe foolishly) hoping the "investigation" won't have to go that...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-04-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,692
Posted By logansc
Well, rats! It turns out that the pitot and AoA...

Well, rats! It turns out that the pitot and AoA hoses are in fact installed correctly at the pitot tube after all. So much for the potential easy solution suggested by a couple of you. Now working...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-03-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,692
Posted By logansc
Well, for sure thanks to everyone for their...

Well, for sure thanks to everyone for their ideas. I especially like the suggestion that I may have connected the AoA and pitot tubes backwards...that would certainly explain everything and will be...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-03-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,692
Posted By logansc
Gil: Thanks for checking in. The problem is---I...

Gil: Thanks for checking in. The problem is---I have two systems: The original one up front just behind the cowling for my original/classic pitot-static instruments and a new one on the rear...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-03-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,692
Posted By logansc
Mystery Airspeeds

Iím having trouble working this one out.

My Rocket has been flying fine for years, but I have just installed an AFS/Dynon ADHR supporting a single AF5600 display and the other equipment necessary...
Forum: Florida (Central) 04-01-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,853
Posted By logansc
My friends and I often fly in to Zephyrhills. ...

My friends and I often fly in to Zephyrhills. Good airport, plenty of parking, rental cars available (call in advance), many hotels and good restaurants. We usually stay at the Microtel. No charge...
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