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Forum: RV-12 08-06-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,437
Posted By rsipp
John, do you have any information on what changes...

John, do you have any information on what changes you had to make to the conversion or other wiring harnesses to get the control panels to work?
Dick Sipp
Forum: RV-12 08-05-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,437
Posted By rsipp
Mark, I know the thread is dated now, but I too...

Mark,
I know the thread is dated now, but I too would like to see your wiring changes to accommodate the autopilot and bugs knobs with the conversion harness.
The link in your email did not work,...
Forum: RV-12 02-28-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,708
Posted By rsipp
Ian, I'm certainly no expert but those marks all...

Ian, I'm certainly no expert but those marks all appear to be tooling or chip marks from a counter sink.
Forum: RV-12 12-24-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,649
Posted By rsipp
See Scott's post #5 under "Rotax Torque Specs"...

See Scott's post #5 under "Rotax Torque Specs" thread in this forum.
Forum: RV-12 11-23-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,503
Posted By rsipp
Paul, What a great job! I was particularly...

Paul,

What a great job! I was particularly impressed with the balance you demonstrated in characterising the various building phases; not sugar coating the difficult steps or minimizing the...
Forum: RV-12 09-10-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,669
Posted By rsipp
Thanks guys appreciate the advice.

Thanks guys appreciate the advice.
Forum: RV-12 09-08-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,669
Posted By rsipp
Main gear leg & intersection fairings

For those of you that used RV Bits main gear intersection fairings from Cleveland, along with the main gear fairings which gear leg fairing did you use? The instructions specify "main gear rod";
I...
Forum: RV-12 09-19-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
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Views: 3,946
Posted By rsipp
Rotax restriction

Probably a minor detail but Rotax in their documentation restricts the engine to VFR flight conditions only.
Dick Sipp
RV4 sold
RV10 sold
RV12
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,538
Posted By rsipp
The all important pre-buy inspection

I recently sold my RV-10 aircraft. As we all know an important aspect of any aircraft ownership change is the pre-buy inspection.

In my case the pre-buy inspection was done on behalf of the buyer...
Forum: RV-10 09-22-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 60,787
Posted By rsipp
Serial #65 540 Hours no cracks, less than 5...

Serial #65 540 Hours no cracks, less than 5 landings on grass.
No wear on any pivot points.

Installed one pre load spacer at initial assemble and one additional at about 100 hours.

Dick Sipp
RV-4...
Forum: RV-10 07-16-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,314
Posted By rsipp
Congratulations

Congratulations Dave,

My wife and I had very similar experiences several years ago when our 10 was completed. She would ride in 4 if she really wanted to go someplace but that was not often. Now...
Forum: RV-12 07-02-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,096
Posted By rsipp
Talking "Frogman is in"

Great thread, particularly the emphasis on good training and proper attitude.
All of the developing parameters: performance envelope, position indicators are coming together nicely. I would think...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-25-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 62,741
Posted By rsipp
Congratulations Steve, a great...

Congratulations Steve, a great announcement.

Would a Freeflight 1201 WAAS sensor be compatible with the G3X Touch and would the display advise which GPS approach is valid?

Thanks
Dick Sipp
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 02-26-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,557
Posted By rsipp
Dog lost in transit.

One of my concerns in tranporting dogs for PNP is losing control of the K9 passengers at transfer or delivery destinations. Often, particularly with young shelter rescues, they are not leash...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 02-10-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,250
Posted By rsipp
Thanks very much Don and Bob for taking time to...

Thanks very much Don and Bob for taking time to post the link. It was quite a group of "puppies" they had'nt missed any meals.

On the trip up and back we went right over Seymour Johnson AFB, NC...
Forum: RV-10 12-23-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,810
Posted By rsipp
Ditos to David's comments. I too have 400 hours...

Ditos to David's comments. I too have 400 hours of trouble free service with the standard supplied servo set ups.

Dick Sipp
Forum: RV-12 12-07-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,125
Posted By rsipp
We had the same issue. We had .125 machined off...

We had the same issue. We had .125 machined off of the spinner backing plate, good clearance now. That was the factory suggestion. We have had to do that on a 4 as well years ago.

Dick Sipp
Forum: RV-12 10-16-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,541
Posted By rsipp
I certainly agree that if Van is going to the...

I certainly agree that if Van is going to the trouble of publishing a change, it is no more work to add the item changed note in sheet data block.

"Back in the day" when the plans were hand drawn by...
Forum: RV-12 10-06-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,458
Posted By rsipp
We have looked at the lower cowl scrib line at...

We have looked at the lower cowl scrib line at the forward inboard edge and cannot figure out why it is there. We have completed fitting the cowl halves to the airplane and each other and have yet...
Forum: RV-12 08-10-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,155
Posted By rsipp
Brake Lines Questions

I have found when installing these aluminum to aluminum fittings or aluminum into steel they tend to start galling and tightening before they have reached a properly tightened state. It seems to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-25-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,048
Posted By rsipp
Exclamation Failed overvoltage module mounting Plane Power Alternator

I believe this issue may have been reported before.

I have an early model PlanePower 60A internally regulated alternator on my RV-10. The last time the cowl was removed for an oil change I noticed...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 02-04-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,756
Posted By rsipp
How to reduce your flight costs

Fly dogs for Pilots and Paws. We just totaled up last years flights for PNP.
We did a total of 11 flights that added up to 52 hours and most importantly rescued 62 dogs. The 52 hours represented a...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 01-26-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,823
Posted By rsipp
Good reminder Ron, we always separate puppy...

Good reminder Ron, we always separate puppy liters, and use solid crates that are disinfected after each use. We only use our big soft sided one for more mature travel mates.

It is nice to have my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,170
Posted By rsipp
Interior shop recommendation?

I am looking for aircraft interior installation shop recommendations, anywhere in the Midwest. If you know of one whose work you saw and liked I would appreciate your input.

Thanks

Tailwinds
Dick...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 01-20-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,823
Posted By rsipp
Good work Bob. Our RV-10 is back on the job in...

Good work Bob. Our RV-10 is back on the job in the South East for three months again this year while we are at St. Simons Island, GA. We did 16 puppies from 5 different liters today MAI-SFB. It's...
Forum: RV-12 12-09-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By rsipp
Pete Swan and I are building one in Midland at...

Pete Swan and I are building one in Midland at the EAA 1093 Chapter building on Barstow (KIKW) airport. Just started fuselage.

Dick Sipp
RV-4/RV-10
Forum: RV-10 07-22-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,283
Posted By rsipp
I used the same valve pictured. At 275 hours...

I used the same valve pictured. At 275 hours there is a very small leak at the bottom end of the rotating valve stem. I use the parking brake valve on perhaps 3/4 of the flights for relatively...
Forum: RV-12 07-04-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,777
Posted By rsipp
Certification Category?

Now that Van has shown that the RV-12 can be certified as an E-AB with his personal aircraft, what are the benefits/negatives associated with the choices available for certification i.e. S-LSA,...
Forum: RV-12 05-19-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,151
Posted By rsipp
You might also be able to use a 3/16 ID alum tube...

You might also be able to use a 3/16 ID alum tube spacer under the adel clamp long enough to clear the bolts. This would obviously require a longer bolt in the adel as well. I've seen this on...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 05-19-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,802
Posted By rsipp
Good on you Dave. We did 3 of those profiles...

Good on you Dave. We did 3 of those profiles while were in GA this winter.
We transfered gnd to air at CEW, MAI, VDF, all were good. I think you could fly one of those trips every few days if you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 50,236
Posted By rsipp
Thank God that you and your daughter will be OK. ...

Thank God that you and your daughter will be OK. Hoping for a speedy recovery for you both.

Dick Sipp
N110DV
We met at Jekyl earlier this year.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 90,437
Posted By rsipp
N110DV = One 10 for Dick & Vicki Dick Sipp RV10...

N110DV = One 10 for Dick & Vicki

Dick Sipp
RV10 N110DV 240 hours
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 03-22-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,140
Posted By rsipp
First PNP Fly In Event

I recieved the following self-explanatory message from Pilots N Paws founder
Debi Boies. See www.pilotsnpaws.org for the information.

Dick Sipp
RV-10 N110DV


Hi Dick,

I wanted to be sure that...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 03-15-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,943
Posted By rsipp
RV 10 N110DV has done 7 trips, totaling 27.1...

RV 10 N110DV has done 7 trips, totaling 27.1 hours and 50 dogs delivered since January 1. The 10 with the rear seats out makes a great hauler.

Lot's of fun.

Dick & Vicki Sipp
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 02-19-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,063
Posted By rsipp
My apologies for semi hyjacking this thread into...

My apologies for semi hyjacking this thread into Eagle Neck. Ann Fuller at Eagle Neck forwarded her Eagle Neck web site, it's www.flyinhome.com.
Reminder, if you plan on having brunch Sunday in the...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 02-18-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,063
Posted By rsipp
For those interested in Eagle Neck property, I...

For those interested in Eagle Neck property, I would suggest contacting Ann Fuller, a real estate agent that lives there: [email]ann@fullerproperties.net Very nice lady. There will be at least two...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 02-17-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,063
Posted By rsipp
I'll call the hotel to make sure the vans will be...

I'll call the hotel to make sure the vans will be available and alert the main dinning room to the possibility of ~15 folks assuming maybe half would opt for the fancy brunch.

Looking forward to...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 02-08-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,063
Posted By rsipp
South East Georgia/FL Round Up/Scheduled

OK folks the Georgia/FL/PNP round up has been scheduled for Sunday 2/21.

Don't consider the event limited to RVs or PilotsNPaws pilots so tell your friends and invite them to come.

Jekyll Island,...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 02-06-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,278
Posted By rsipp
Thanks from Pilots N Paws founder

I sent a message to Debi, one of the PNP co-founders, alerting her to the fact that her Pilots N Paws group had been "discovered" and was likely to be invaded by Vans Air Force.

Recieved these two...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 02-05-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,523
Posted By rsipp
South East Georgia/FL Round Up

With all the Pilot N Paws activity in this part of the country we should keep the ball rolling for an RV/ pnp roundup. See Pierre's great suggestion at the end of the KLUZ-KLAL thread.

Jekyl Island...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 01-25-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,092
Posted By rsipp
South east GA rounduup

We should have a Southeast GA RV-10 & others roundup here at St. Simons or Savannah. Ether place is great to visit with plenty to do and see.

Perhaps we could have lunch and then everyone could...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 01-14-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,092
Posted By rsipp
Great job guys. I had heard about this awesome...

Great job guys. I had heard about this awesome fllight through the PNP grape vine.

We are vacationing on St. Simons, Island GA for 3 months tying to avoid the snow in Michigan, and doing PNP...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 01-14-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,460
Posted By rsipp
We are spending 3 months at St. Simons Island,...

We are spending 3 months at St. Simons Island, GA. getting out of the snow in Michigan. This area is very active for the Pilot N Paws group. Our first flight was a Pointer and 13 pupies from...
Forum: RV-10 12-20-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,527
Posted By rsipp
I have seen several variations of flexible wire...

I have seen several variations of flexible wire or small diam. cable used as a travel limit. Some were dressed up with colored shrink wrap etc. I need to install something myself.

Dick Sipp
N110DV
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-17-2007, 10:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,711
Posted By rsipp
Jack, Great report. We built the house at 34...

Jack,

Great report. We built the house at 34 Eagle Neck Drive and lived there almost 5 years. Great memories.

We'll be on St. Simmons Jan - Mar 08. Hope to see you while visiting old friends...
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