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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 05:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,524
Posted By moosepileit
Uavionix "Out" EXP (NON-TSO) $100-$150 manufacturer Rebate

"We now offer a manufacturer’s rebate program for ADS-B OUT solutions for experimental aircraft owners. The rebate program offers a limited time $100 rebate on the echoUAT+WAAS GPS bundle, or $150...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 10-18-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,502
Posted By moosepileit
Flight Path Angle/velocity vector

Not to make anyone a child of the magenta line, but a scan of your EFIS vector, VVI independant, will aid in close in stability while adding close-in drag from flattening CS props and adding flap.
Forum: Midwest 10-15-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By moosepileit
RV-6 @ Salem... Ex Pitts competition pilot....

RV-6 @ Salem... Ex Pitts competition pilot. Email/ PM. I'll do mild, precise RV acro solo only.
Forum: Tools 09-26-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,397
Posted By moosepileit
Browse: "ebay bausch and lomb loupe" Lots on...

Browse: "ebay bausch and lomb loupe"

Lots on there
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-26-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,944
Posted By moosepileit
Boom. Dan and Toolbuilder nailed it. I like...

Boom. Dan and Toolbuilder nailed it.

I like simple AOPA/EAA type written purchase contracts with a decent, non-refundable deposit based on a pre-purchase inspection. Clean pre-buy, deposit stays. ...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-21-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By moosepileit
Talking It was also known as a non-flying mandatory UTA...

It was also known as a non-flying mandatory UTA (drill) weekend when CAVU spanned two days.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,371
Posted By moosepileit
Google a "HEED". HEED 3 - The Original...

Google a "HEED".

HEED 3 - The Original Helicopter Emergency Egress Device

http://www.heed3.com

$350 Amazon. Few minutes of SCUBA.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-17-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By moosepileit
The Five and up are what you desire if night...

The Five and up are what you desire if night recording.
Forum: RV-12 09-17-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 28,007
Posted By moosepileit
Stein sells an easy to install alternate static...

Stein sells an easy to install alternate static air source switch valve. Cabin alternate air selection with autopilot on will move the plane 60 feet vertically at cruise.

As important as Pitot...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,244
Posted By moosepileit
Thanks for the updates, glad they worked for you,...

Thanks for the updates, glad they worked for you, too.
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-15-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,224
Posted By moosepileit
Round chutes for those non-freefall...

Round chutes for those non-freefall trained.

What grip length for the 3/16" diameter PIP pins?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,319
Posted By moosepileit
Repair?

Why not call Keith Peshak in TX? 512-636-0851 he advertises a $499 repair on barnstormers. You said you have an external antenna hookup and a handheld, so you are not Nordo during a repair.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By moosepileit
How do you know that the threads are rolled and...

How do you know that the threads are rolled and bolts heat treated after rolling?
Forum: RV-12 09-04-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,082
Posted By moosepileit
Anecdotal... Had a 912 80hp Kitfox bought in...

Anecdotal...

Had a 912 80hp Kitfox bought in summer from a 5000'msl field.

Moved to sea level. Was fine running with Stratomaster E1 happy numbers on 89 octane no ethanol mogas, ran fine until...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-04-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 955
Posted By moosepileit
The blueish plate between the carb, gaskets and...

The blueish plate between the carb, gaskets and sump- is that leakfree? Can you check for induction leaks with egts on each cylinder? The lighter prop is more revealing of any issues at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,244
Posted By moosepileit
Weird, let us know what the seller says, maybe an...

Weird, let us know what the seller says, maybe an out spec batch or a common complaint? My Grimes sockets were definitely not "new" condition and they fit snugly. Could you pull the sockets and...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-26-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,593
Posted By moosepileit
Call FBO at Greene County to setup parking and...

Call FBO at Greene County to setup parking and rental.

It is an all day visit, hope you can set up enough time.

Renting a car or Uber, should be able to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,541
Posted By moosepileit
IFR and ATC do little for terrain threat until...

IFR and ATC do little for terrain threat until you are up, in radar contact and under some form of positive control- a vector, cleared via/direct, etc.

Until you are up and safe you are on your own....
Forum: RV-4 08-20-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,137
Posted By moosepileit
Make sure that when inverted and leaned forward...

Make sure that when inverted and leaned forward toward the instrument panel you can still reach it.

I feel your escape will be to smash a small hole, insert device that made the small hole and chase...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,058
Posted By moosepileit
Steve Culp and the early M-14P folks used to cut...

Steve Culp and the early M-14P folks used to cut and TIG metric to SAE, AN and NPT fittings as needed to fit engine to western systems.

Is this not a case for a band saw, sanding belt, a bunch of...
Forum: ADS-B 08-18-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,970
Posted By moosepileit
Do you have an EFIS? If yes, does it support...

Do you have an EFIS? If yes, does it support "IN"? Your "In" may be best displayed there, if possible.

Most any compatible ADSB in device with both 1090mhz and 978mhz reception for $200 to $1000...
Forum: ADS-B 08-16-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 907
Posted By moosepileit
I'm a mode C type, no WAAS GPS IFR source. IF my...

I'm a mode C type, no WAAS GPS IFR source. IF my KT76 dies, I'd slide in on a perfect world a Garmin 320 with adapter.

UAT Out, no drop outs to worry about, that's the "In" device job, in my case...
Forum: ADS-B 08-15-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 907
Posted By moosepileit
If you have a tail position light on the rudder...

If you have a tail position light on the rudder trailing edge, have you seen their Tail Beacon?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,149
Posted By moosepileit
The ETX 900 VNT/vented is the only one I'd put on...

The ETX 900 VNT/vented is the only one I'd put on my side of the firewall. $549. 5.4#. A bit steep on dollars per pound saved for me, for now. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,149
Posted By moosepileit
Your battery looks like an overlabled Odyssey...

Your battery looks like an overlabled Odyssey PC925. Batteries Plus nearby may have one for $187-ish.

There is also an "L" swapping poles, so don't get the wrong part number. In lithium LiFePO4...
Forum: Safety 08-13-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,251
Posted By moosepileit
8 August Airventure Survey

Found a SurveyMonkey Airventure survey in my email dated 8 Aug. 20 minutes of likes/dislike rating and notations.

Might be worth your time. Covered everything but ATC directly, but you can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,909
Posted By moosepileit
VAF's size and activity level would probably...

VAF's size and activity level would probably serve as a great (non-political, if that is possible) watchdog and knowledge pool for the issue of where the planes live.

I'll soon lose my nice setup...
Forum: Autopilots 08-12-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By moosepileit
My trutrak sheared the roll axis screw. There...

My trutrak sheared the roll axis screw. There was enough friction that it would still track a bit and move the stick and ailerons in the hangar.

Lucas said check closer, it was a sheared screw.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,244
Posted By moosepileit
Jim, I originally had white PSA navstrobes, they...

Jim, I originally had white PSA navstrobes, they were RFI noisey. Big ferrite chokes helped. I did not like the color, so went with and like the pilotlights kit.

Please report any RFI in the comm...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2018, 03:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,244
Posted By moosepileit
I tried the PSA original "navstrobes". The were a...

I tried the PSA original "navstrobes". The were a white shade, not colored.
Under the Grimes colored hemis-
Red was orangeish
Green was blueish
No way they were "right".
They needed the biggest...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,244
Posted By moosepileit
Pilot lights set of 3 $50

https://www.pilotlights.net/led-navigation-bulbs-set-three-3-bulbs-ra-7512-bay15s-ba15s

Like. 1/3 the draw.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By moosepileit
My Alternate static source valve switch from...

My Alternate static source valve switch from Stein is cockpit air behind the panel.

Open the valve in cruise with vents open or closed on the autopilot and the plane descends 30 to 50'.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,222
Posted By moosepileit
Next time I fly in, I'll do GAC to help keep HBC...

Next time I fly in, I'll do GAC to help keep HBC sterile.

Please consider not filling this sterotype. Most of my buds are vintage and warbird owners in the KOSH context. I've always been an EAB...
Forum: Safety 08-01-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,251
Posted By moosepileit
New Holstein is the longtime Cub fly-in: "New...

New Holstein is the longtime Cub fly-in: "New Holstein Super Cub Fly-In is presented by SuperCub.org, all tailwheel aircraft are welcome, and tricycle-gear airplanes are tolerated (they must park on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,222
Posted By moosepileit
What did ATIS say when they arrived? Someone, ...

What did ATIS say when they arrived?

Someone, hopefully having heard a clean parking ATIS and following the NOTAM, is gonna be the one to find no room in their area upon taxi-in.

No way they...
Forum: Safety 07-30-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,251
Posted By moosepileit
Having helped write military flight manuals and...

Having helped write military flight manuals and procedures in the USAF, I had one constant nag about format- the lack of "Overview".

We had to brief the "overview" to all the high-ranks (most of...
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-29-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,885
Posted By moosepileit
Do you want to shoot spproaches or just pass...

Do you want to shoot spproaches or just pass through some IMC?

If approaches, a WAAS IFR navigator allows destination and alternate to be GPS based approaches. That is an up front expensive...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 37,349
Posted By moosepileit
Dave Passhow and Van randomly gave my wife and I...

Dave Passhow and Van randomly gave my wife and I a cart ride on their way the a meeting. Van got cut off twice himself this year.

They are on it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,117
Posted By moosepileit
$135 any day but night show days weds and sat,...

$135 any day but night show days weds and sat, which are sold out at $165. You can ask if they have entries @ the entryway to the chalet each day as advanced sales are over.

After a few days here,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 37,349
Posted By moosepileit
Aside from the non-go around hop-frog, if the...

Aside from the non-go around hop-frog, if the below was a V-tail, he scared the gazinks out of tower. Sun 3:15pm thereabouts.

The notam of 1/2 mile nose to tail is generous enough. What seemed to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 37,349
Posted By moosepileit
When it was done by the trained and approved...

When it was done by the trained and approved originators, "merging and spacing" was for IFR at ATC's approval. It was not just eyeballed, you could watch the closure and range and see the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,993
Posted By moosepileit
SER is nearby, glad you are in a hangar. Holler...

SER is nearby, glad you are in a hangar. Holler if you need any help. (email link)
Forum: RV-4 07-19-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,939
Posted By moosepileit
Thank you, I Youtube searched, most pull 2-3...

Thank you,

I Youtube searched, most pull 2-3 amps, so about 24-36 watts each at 12V. Some halogen housings are round, some rectangular.

There may be a sweet spot fore/aft if any modding can be...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-18-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By moosepileit
Once in fuel, best to leave in fuel, in my...

Once in fuel, best to leave in fuel, in my experience.
Forum: RV-4 07-17-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,939
Posted By moosepileit
Awesome idea. Could you see how many amps they...

Awesome idea. Could you see how many amps they actually draw at 12-14 volts?

A few have a fore/aft adjustment, but are designed for projector halogen replacements, not sure if the $127 SNGL brand...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-15-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,230
Posted By moosepileit
Flying with open doors or removed in the cert'd...

Flying with open doors or removed in the cert'd world takes tests and paperwork for the aircraft.

Smells like a phase 1 type testing entry/reentry @ the FSDO level to me.

The normal flight may be...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-14-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,069
Posted By moosepileit
If you use toggle switches, there is no common...

If you use toggle switches, there is no common "off" to test, unlike a rotating key switch, right?

I don't know the risk of turning the engine switches back on to catch the engine, I was taught if...
Forum: ADS-B 07-05-2018, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,602
Posted By moosepileit
Anyone have a PAPR emaled to them for a flight...

Anyone have a PAPR emaled to them for a flight where they were in and out of radar coverage or better yet fly with an ADSB-in wingman or friend flying nearby?

I'd like to know what both look like...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,955
Posted By moosepileit
How many amps will each of these pull?

How many amps will each of these pull?
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-14-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,055
Posted By moosepileit
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/CK722 Is that up...

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/CK722

Is that up the alley?

Break...

12V, one, two, 12V starter shock? How? Did you become the transorb/snapjack/diode?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,068
Posted By moosepileit
Fresh avgas on clean white rag.

Fresh avgas on clean white rag.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,416
Posted By moosepileit
Advisory Circular Subject: Parts 91 and 135 Single Pilot AC No: 91-73B

Advisory Circular
Subject: Parts 91 and 135 Single Pilot, Flight
School Procedures During Taxi Operations
Date: 7/30/12 Initiated by: AFS-200

Please consider this AC on visability and prevention...
Forum: ADS-B 06-09-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,706
Posted By moosepileit
I am making light, sarcastically, of their...

I am making light, sarcastically, of their (Uavionix) website's updates at the time of posting.

Funny, not one aviation publication publishes any of this info.
Forum: ADS-B 06-07-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,706
Posted By moosepileit
As a fence-sitter on the Skybeacon who knows just...

As a fence-sitter on the Skybeacon who knows just enough to grasp how much I don't know, thank you!

I await the "Q2 2018" Uavionix releases to see what is happening officially.
Forum: Safety 06-07-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,318
Posted By moosepileit
https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&u...

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.savvyaviation.com/wp-content/uploads/articles_eaa/EAA_2011-03_the-waddington-effect.pdf&ved=2ahUKEwiByM_-jcLbAhXN61MKHYIABCsQFjABegQIBx...
Forum: Southeast 06-05-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 997
Posted By moosepileit
The rooftop Library bar at Vendue and similar...

The rooftop Library bar at Vendue and similar above Grill 225 were our favorites. Market Pavillion 225 East Bay, great 1130am Sunday Brunch.

Mills House was a staple hotel.

Sullivan's...
Forum: Southeast 06-04-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 997
Posted By moosepileit
Used to live across from LRO yet hangared out...

Used to live across from LRO yet hangared out west at DYB. LRO also opens the Isle of Palms/Dunes West via rideshare apps.

The run down to Battery King/Queen/East Bay street area is worth it,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,499
Posted By moosepileit
Uavionix Skybeacon UAT?

Any post install PAPRs?

How well does the sniffer work for a normal old Mode C transponder?
Forum: RV-12 06-02-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,943
Posted By moosepileit
Assuming the cells inside are cylinders like...

Assuming the cells inside are cylinders like common 18650s, the main hazard is crushing them verically in shipping type handling. The negative contact is everything but the top and the insulator...
Forum: Reviews 05-30-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,869
Posted By moosepileit
This looks best vs. birds and added bonus,...

This looks best vs. birds and added bonus, original "Star Wars"-esque. "Hits Away!"
https://icaro2000.com/Products/Helmets/Rollbarplus/Rollbarplus.htm

Have to get this one just to look like...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-05-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,018
Posted By moosepileit
Not a fighter guy but former IAC acro type in...

Not a fighter guy but former IAC acro type in Pitts. Anyone, feel free to throw darts, this is just ballpark testing that worked for me in an RV-6 at 1350 pounds, standard day, PA of 3000...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-05-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,342
Posted By moosepileit
Thank you for the review, Walt and Joe. If your...

Thank you for the review, Walt and Joe.

If your main battery is SLA/AGM and your backup is another chemistry like LiFePO4, you don't connect them to the same bus at the same time because they have...
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