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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Today, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By BlndRvtr
DUATS name change to LEIDOS

After checking out the LEIDOS link, it appears to be basically an updated version of DUATS with a name change. Lots of similarities, looks like all the important functions are still there.

George
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-06-2018, 04:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By BlndRvtr
Pairing with a GDL-82 and control thru a CNX-80....

Pairing with a GDL-82 and control thru a CNX-80. Neither confirms are listed on the Garmin site. The GTX-32 is conspicuously missing from the GDL-82 info.

George
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-04-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By BlndRvtr
I'd like to get in line if it remains...

I'd like to get in line if it remains available.

George
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-03-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,954
Posted By BlndRvtr
I believe that last sentence has been your...

I believe that last sentence has been your problem all along. Incomplete gear engagement due to a sticky Bendix. Most of the Bendix drives I seen have a sticker on them calling for 25 hr lubrication...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-03-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,465
Posted By BlndRvtr
I'd like the Castleberry Electric Attitude...

I'd like the Castleberry Electric Attitude Indicator 300-14EL please.

PM sent for details (panel tilt, lighting, back-up battery)

Thanks,

George
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-03-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By BlndRvtr
Interested, but awaiting compatibility...

Interested, but awaiting compatibility answer.

George
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,721
Posted By BlndRvtr
I just got off the phone with the Challenger...

I just got off the phone with the Challenger Filter lady and she claims there is no non-certified (experimental) oil filter product.
Any other sources for that $100 Challenger oil filter?

George
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-03-2018, 04:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 197
Posted By BlndRvtr
KLN-94 Card Update

Anyone out there willing to up my KLN-94 datacard? I have the subscription, just need someone with the appropriate card reader, etc.

George
Forum: Southeast 04-03-2018, 03:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 825
Posted By BlndRvtr
If you need to go in to LHW IFR on weekends, be...

If you need to go in to LHW IFR on weekends, be sure to read the IAP notes carefully. Seems like the Restricted areas are often hot on weekends.

George
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-01-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By BlndRvtr
PM Sent. George

PM Sent.

George
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-01-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By BlndRvtr
WTB Slick 4373 w/ harness

Looking for 4373 impulse mag with harness.

George
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-27-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By BlndRvtr
Whats the p/n on the servo? George

Whats the p/n on the servo?

George
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-21-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 828
Posted By BlndRvtr
Have you checked harness integrity? George

Have you checked harness integrity?

George
Forum: Tools 03-20-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,128
Posted By BlndRvtr
Gil how flexible is that hose? George

Gil how flexible is that hose?

George
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,083
Posted By BlndRvtr
I recently acquired an airplane with one tractor...

I recently acquired an airplane with one tractor mag and one electronic mag. I was so impressed with the electronic mags performance I called the manufacturer to inquire about replacing the tractor...
Forum: RV-14 03-09-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,607
Posted By BlndRvtr
Excellent thought. For in-flight a 3 position...

Excellent thought. For in-flight a 3 position strobe is fine, but for ground ops, you just want to be noticeable, not annoying.

George
Forum: Steam Gauges 03-07-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By BlndRvtr
Rudy's is my go-to place. George

Rudy's is my go-to place.

George
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-25-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By BlndRvtr
Now THERE"S an RV grin!! George

Now THERE"S an RV grin!!

George
Forum: Reviews 02-19-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 915
Posted By BlndRvtr
Thanks. George

Thanks.

George
Forum: Reviews 02-18-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 915
Posted By BlndRvtr
Shucks, I just was at X35 twice last week (really...

Shucks, I just was at X35 twice last week (really cheap 100LL). If I had only paid attention to where Jesse is based I would have loved to stop by and met him. Unfortunately I'm back home in Omaha...
Forum: Tools 02-02-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,789
Posted By BlndRvtr
This is the plug socket to get...

This is the plug socket to get http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/topages/ATSmagSocket.php?clickkey=7011 Yes, it's $25, but 1) it fits all aviation plugs (most hardware store sockets don't due to...
Forum: RV-10 02-02-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,590
Posted By BlndRvtr
Regular Go-Jo (not orange or pumice) does a...

Regular Go-Jo (not orange or pumice) does a fantastic job on belly grime and exhaust stains. No harm to paint, metal, fabric or hands.
Slop it on, go have a cup of coffee, come back and wipe it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,713
Posted By BlndRvtr
Zulu/BOSE Alternatives

After trying the BOSE A20 and Zulu 3, I still wasn't sold. So I tried the new David Clark One-X and kept it. The same price as the Zulu but noticeably higher construction quality, more comfortable...
Forum: RV-12 08-03-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,623
Posted By BlndRvtr
Yes, but are they thoroughly TSO'd:D George

Yes, but are they thoroughly TSO'd:D

George
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,808
Posted By BlndRvtr
Thanks for all the replies. A powered puller is...

Thanks for all the replies. A powered puller is on the list.

This is for a teen build project, so multiple, affordable hand pullers would be nice as well, since we envision multiple, simultaneous...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,808
Posted By BlndRvtr
Just starting an RV12 project. The hand rivet...

Just starting an RV12 project. The hand rivet puller listed in Vans plans is $225. A HF tool is $4.99. Is it really necessary to spend an extra $200 to install airworthy LP3-4 rivets?

George
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,563
Posted By BlndRvtr
Toolbox Kit for sale?

Does anyone have a surplus Vans Toolbox kit they'd like to sell?

George
Forum: RV-12 02-25-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,781
Posted By BlndRvtr
SB 16-05-23

How many folks here have had to replace their nose gear fork WD-1203 due to cracks as referenced in SB 16-05-23?

Is there a more durable replacement available?

George
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,612
Posted By BlndRvtr
Regarding the new W&B. I'm surprised I haven't...

Regarding the new W&B. I'm surprised I haven't seen a recommendation to run a revised W&B exercise before installing the battery. I don't know how wide the envelope for an RV-8 is, but 3 or more...
Forum: RV-12 01-18-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,074
Posted By BlndRvtr
Nice trim wheels. Looks like the Connie at...

Nice trim wheels.
Looks like the Connie at Greenwood Lake, NJ. Is it?

George
Forum: RV-12 01-18-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,186
Posted By BlndRvtr
Jim, regarding your use of a wooden dipstick....

Jim, regarding your use of a wooden dipstick. What does this stick look like? I haven't found a dipstick solution that can accommodate the filler neck curve.

George
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,325
Posted By BlndRvtr
Bob (and other concerned CFIs) The BasicMed rule...

Bob (and other concerned CFIs) The BasicMed rule allows for student pilot training, getting paid for providing flight instruction, conducting IPCs, etc. Basically all CFI privileges in allowable...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 11-23-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,373
Posted By BlndRvtr
Vlad, good to see the TFR doesn't completely...

Vlad, good to see the TFR doesn't completely close off the Hudson corridor.

George
Forum: RV-12 11-06-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 220,633
Posted By BlndRvtr
Yes, thank you for restoring the link Don. George

Yes, thank you for restoring the link Don.

George
Forum: RV-12 11-04-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 220,633
Posted By BlndRvtr
RV12 Album

How do you get to see all these beautiful RV12s? When I click on the "First Flights Album" link I get a "404 Error" page.

George
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 13,307
Posted By BlndRvtr
I didn't know Al Gore was British! George

I didn't know Al Gore was British!

George
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,580
Posted By BlndRvtr
Almost looks like a baby Bearcat! Wish there was...

Almost looks like a baby Bearcat!

Wish there was an audio file, bet it sounds GREAT!

George
Forum: COMM 08-11-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,035
Posted By BlndRvtr
Thanks. George

Thanks.

George
Forum: COMM 08-09-2016, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,035
Posted By BlndRvtr
Narco Escort II Manual Wanted

Does anyone have a Pilots Guide or Installation Manual for a Narco Escort II that they are willing to share?

On line searches came up empty.

Thanks,

George
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-22-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 25,434
Posted By BlndRvtr
Sam, you better make more popcorn, A LOT...

Sam, you better make more popcorn, A LOT more:rolleyes:
Forum: RV-12 02-10-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,012
Posted By BlndRvtr
I seem to recall some Van spin videos on YouTube...

I seem to recall some Van spin videos on YouTube early in the RV12s life.
But I don't recall the outcome.

If Vans is offering it as a primary trainer in the S-LSA version, you would think it would...
Forum: RV-12 12-04-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,575
Posted By BlndRvtr
Lining & Rivets

FYI: the RV12 brake linings (M66-106) require the long rivets. 12 rivets and 4 linings for a complete brake relining.

George
Forum: RV-12 10-18-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,267
Posted By BlndRvtr
Thank you Joe. It's nice when others are willing...

Thank you Joe. It's nice when others are willing to share their experiences for the educational benefit of their fellow pilots. As I gain more experience in the
-12 I'll reciprocate.

George
Forum: RV-12 10-16-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,267
Posted By BlndRvtr
And what was the result of flight with an...

And what was the result of flight with an unlatched canopy? Any detrimental effects other than noise?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-03-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By BlndRvtr
what brand of cylinders?

what brand of cylinders?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,655
Posted By BlndRvtr
Now they look as good as they did back in the...

Now they look as good as they did back in the early '60s.

George
old curmudgeon
Forum: RV-12 01-08-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,393
Posted By BlndRvtr
FYI Don, during about the same time period as TWA...

FYI Don, during about the same time period as TWA Eastern Airlines also operated a JetStar for executive use and some limited pilot training.
I worked on one during college. One mighty fine machine,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,082
Posted By BlndRvtr
It'll be a shame to cover it with a cowling. That...

It'll be a shame to cover it with a cowling. That baby deserves a clear, lucite cowl!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,705
Posted By BlndRvtr
I stand corrected. Thank you for helping me be...

I stand corrected. Thank you for helping me be more accurate. Post now corrected.

George
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,705
Posted By BlndRvtr
Well, if you do intentional acro, with a...

Well, if you do intentional acro, with a passenger, FAR 91.307(c) says you have to have a chute.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,678
Posted By BlndRvtr
When did they switch from the coffee cups to...

When did they switch from the coffee cups to glass mugs?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,295
Posted By BlndRvtr
You are kidding, right?!? The RULE (FAR...

You are kidding, right?!?

The RULE (FAR 91.113(b)) of "see and avoid" does not mean staking your life and the lives of others on some electronic gizmo. Having flown many hours with very...
Forum: COMM 06-21-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 884
Posted By BlndRvtr
Will there be demo units available at OSH? If so,...

Will there be demo units available at OSH? If so, what booth location(s)

George
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,679
Posted By BlndRvtr
gregg, How much ME time do you need? Do you...

gregg,

How much ME time do you need? Do you already have your multi?
PM me if you want more info.

George
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 19,489
Posted By BlndRvtr
I wonder what it would take to buy the Mattituck...

I wonder what it would take to buy the Mattituck division from TCM?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-02-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,379
Posted By BlndRvtr
Above 13'

If your mounting height IS above 13' (probably about 20-22') in a cold shop, then what do you recommend?

George
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-31-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,333
Posted By BlndRvtr
KitLog on Mac

Or, since you already own a copy of Windoze, just run it on BootCamp (included with your new Mac) and spend no more money for a third program. It should work fine.

George
Forum: Flight Testing 12-26-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,394
Posted By BlndRvtr
Perfect links. What a great group of guys. Will...

Perfect links. What a great group of guys.

Will use these wisely. Thanks for the help.

Happy New Year!

George
Forum: Flight Testing 12-24-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,394
Posted By BlndRvtr
Santa ROCKS

Well it looks like Santa is delivering an Airworthiness Certificate for a friend's RV-4. This is a second hand kit completion. Does anyone have a source for a set of Flight Test Cards for an RV-4?...
Forum: GPS 12-08-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,477
Posted By BlndRvtr
Jack, Give Apollo/GarminAT in Oregon a call....

Jack,

Give Apollo/GarminAT in Oregon a call. They will be glad to help you. At that number you are contacting the original Apollo folks and they are still quite proud of their family of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,699
Posted By BlndRvtr
Ann Can Fly!

[/QUOTE] {Did anyone else ever have a copy of “Ann Can Fly!” in their house?}
Paul[/QUOTE]

Sure, didn't we all? I wonder how many Cessna 180 kits Monogram sold because of that book? I know they sold...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,288
Posted By BlndRvtr
KHLN

Brian.

Beautiful pictures. PM sent.

George
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