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Forum: RV-4 07-13-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,870
Posted By mach25
Seat back

I curved the seat back. That was as tremendous improvement for me. I'm about 6'2".
Forum: RV-4 06-27-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By mach25
Archer Comm Antenna in RV4

Does anyone have experience installing an Archer Comm antenna in an RV4? I'm consider the Archer model 1A.

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/avpages/archer_antenna1.php

Thanks.

Jeff Bertsch
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-26-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,736
Posted By mach25
#3 is hot too

Galin, I have the same problem with a hot #3 on my RV4 and have been working on it for a year, changing injectors, checking cowling pressure in flight, doing two different baffle design changes to...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-20-2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,591
Posted By mach25
Canyon de Chelly flight

This is a video taken in northern New Mexico and southern Utah. We flew down Canyon de Chelly. I'd never heard of it before this trip, and it is one of the most beautiful canyons ever.
I've...
Forum: RV-4 06-01-2016, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,080
Posted By mach25
Smoke System

What kind of smoke system does he have? How big a tank? It lasted a long time.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,052
Posted By mach25
Great accomplishment

That really looks cool with them all lined up. Kudos!
Forum: RV-4 08-11-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,602
Posted By mach25
3 point

Tim,
When the wind is really cross I always do 3 point rather than wheel landings. Learned this from experience flying Pitts and Christen Eagles that it is better to get that sea anchor dragging in...
Forum: RV-14 08-06-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,610
Posted By mach25
kitplanes

Hey Paul,
Guess it's time to subscribe :)
Forum: RV-4 08-05-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 299,710
Posted By mach25
LSS

Thanks for touching base Bill. We miss you here in H town.
Forum: RV-4 08-04-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 299,710
Posted By mach25
Outside my hangar

The other day I was working in my hangar and noticed the strong smell of Jet fuel. I went outside and this is what was parked just outside my...
Forum: RV-4 07-06-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,900
Posted By mach25
Clean back seat

Bill,
That is a very neat looking back seat design. I like the stick closeout and covering the flap mechanism with the arm rest is a great look. I've always been concerned with the exposed flap...
Forum: RV-4 07-05-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,900
Posted By mach25
Rear control stick opening

Does Vans or anyone make a cover for the opening around the rear control stick of the RV-4. Donít want to reinvent it if it has already been done and is available.

If not, maybe some pictures of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 423,925
Posted By mach25
Ellington Field, Houston

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/5758040/DSC_0031-800x600.jpg
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/5758040/DSC_0024-800x600.jpg
Forum: RV-4 02-23-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 183,070
Posted By mach25
Steam punk panel

Century HSI, King GPS/COM and NAV/COM and audio, STEC 30 autopilot, with all controls on the stick - a modified F-16 side hand control.
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/5758040/DSC_0058-800x600.jpg
Forum: Safety 02-20-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,127
Posted By mach25
GPS Antenna failure

The same failure happened on my Garmin 430 antenna during actual IFR. It causes all nearby GPS antennas to be lose signal, including your iPad and handheld GPS. It took me a while to figure out that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,442
Posted By mach25
Load approach

Tom,
I have done the same thing. Now I always try to "load" the approach on my GPS devices for the runway I'm assigned, even if I'm doing a visual or it is a clear VFR day. Selecting vectors to...
Forum: RV-3 06-23-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,160
Posted By mach25
Foam

My gear leg fairings are filled with foam which stiffens them a bit. Not as good as wood I'm sure, but good enough for most conditions and lighter/simpler.
Forum: RV-10 06-23-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 379,361
Posted By mach25
Sweet picture

Very nice composition Nick.
Forum: Painting your RV 06-22-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 260,538
Posted By mach25
NASA RV-4

Artwork by NASA and decal by Nick Nafsinger

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/5758040/IMG_3307-600x800.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,679
Posted By mach25
Twins

Bushwacker,
blessed with twins again.
We are proud of you.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-19-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,892
Posted By mach25
Flap motor brushes

I had the exact same thing happen on my RV-4. I ended up breaking the brush assembly trying to fix it. Warning: it is very brittle. Now I'm looking to purchase a new brush assembly and will let...
Forum: RV-4 09-14-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,822
Posted By mach25
Canopy seal

I solved the rear canopy seal problem using a V-seal. I bonded the top half of the V to the canopy. The V faces out and the pressure seals against the fuselage. It works well on the rear, but does...
Forum: RV-4 09-13-2009, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,822
Posted By mach25
Waterproof RV-4s

My RV-4 leaks in the rain, both on the ground and in flight. I've tried a number of seals the latest being a V-seal on the leading edge of the canopy. Nothing seems to work well. Has anyone...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2007, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,122
Posted By mach25
RV-4 Chasing RV-8

Sunset flight by me and Low Pass.

...set to music selected by my daughter (14 yrs old).
Music makes it more fun.

Jeff

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bUwUZNqKEs
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2007, 09:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,653
Posted By mach25
Updated the video with music

Hello all.
This is my first time on the VAF Forums.
Lots of interesting stuff here.

I've updated the formation video with music that my 14 yr old daughter provided. I like it better, hope you like...
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