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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,384
Posted By rolivi
That reminds me, I have some paperwork I need to...

That reminds me, I have some paperwork I need to send you.

Congrats.

[Happy customer]
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2018, 01:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,671
Posted By rolivi
If you're going to HBC your grass time will be...

If you're going to HBC your grass time will be limited.

While on the grass, taxi a bit slower than you would otherwise and keep the stick to the belly to keep as much weight off the nose wheel as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By rolivi
I tried it too... I hope they enjoy their chats...

I tried it too... I hope they enjoy their chats with L. Ron Hubbard.

[my personal favorite fake info for things like this]
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-02-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,245
Posted By rolivi
We've all had the same conversation with our...

We've all had the same conversation with our tires.

"Hey tire, you're too low. It's only been 16 hobbs hours"

Tire says, "hiss". Or worse, it was saying "hiss" when we weren't around to hear it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,825
Posted By rolivi
Which date are we to track? There's an N-number...

Which date are we to track?

There's an N-number I want to park for a future purchase.

When I look, I see:
Reserved Date
Renewal Date
Purge Date

Which date is the one that allows me to potentially...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 12-26-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,385
Posted By rolivi
Congrats... I asked the DPE that I did my PPL...

Congrats...

I asked the DPE that I did my PPL with if he does IFR checks in Experimentals.

He said, "Depends on the Experimental."

I showed him mine and he said "She'll do."

I considered that a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-24-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By rolivi
I like the One Pack. I have a 430W, a 696, and...

I like the One Pack. I have a 430W, a 696, and Garmin Pilot on an ipad for the passenger to play with.
Forum: RV-14 12-23-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 43,388
Posted By rolivi
Why Audio panel on the bottom and AP on top? ...

Why Audio panel on the bottom and AP on top? You'll touch the AP more on every flight than the audio panel.
Forum: Texas (North) 12-22-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By rolivi
Which airport?

Which airport?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-18-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,392
Posted By rolivi
So apparently the poll is of product line, not...

So apparently the poll is of product line, not manufacturer?

That's a horse of a different color.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-18-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,392
Posted By rolivi
Poppycock. That's like saying Skyview and D1xx...

Poppycock. That's like saying Skyview and D1xx are not both Dynon.

And someone please spell Manufacturer correctly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,788
Posted By rolivi
You may consider adding BUY of BUILD since you...

You may consider adding BUY of BUILD since you can't buy a 6 kit anymore.
Forum: Texas (South) 12-13-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,364
Posted By rolivi
Jack posted this on PoA as well. I don't think...

Jack posted this on PoA as well. I don't think that thread mentioned that there were multiple victims.

Keep getting the word out. Pawn shops don't typically want aviation headsets because they...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,144
Posted By rolivi
Free to Van's you mean. EVERYONE deriving value...

Free to Van's you mean. EVERYONE deriving value from this forum supports DR. Well they SHOULD anyway. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,444
Posted By rolivi
Wow. Tough situation to call. It depends A...

Wow. Tough situation to call.

It depends A LOT on the participants and their lawyers.

I doubt the soon to be ex wants the plane. Probably more interested in the house and car(s).

If you want...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,144
Posted By rolivi
Some value to the mothership comes from parts...

Some value to the mothership comes from parts sales for planes purchased flying which need repairs or updates. Does it not?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2017, 08:10 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,144
Posted By rolivi
This poll is more flawed than the previous...

This poll is more flawed than the previous one.

Multiple builders cannot say they built more because of a website, any more than people who always by Chevrolet do so because of TV ads. They are...
Forum: GPS 12-09-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By rolivi
This thread got me thinking so I tested it... I...

This thread got me thinking so I tested it...

I got 01+40 when I disconnected external power to my 696.

I think that's good. I'll probably test it every 6 months.

My 6A has dual electronic...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2017, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 731
Posted By rolivi
A better question is "What is the Total Time on...

A better question is "What is the Total Time on your RV?"

That includes prior ownership. The number of responses will tell you the percentage of the 10,000 planes.

My "guess" as to the number of...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-30-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By rolivi
When I switched from 2-blade to the 3-blade Catto...

When I switched from 2-blade to the 3-blade Catto it became much more difficult to remove the lower.

I think there is a thread here about which direction to extend the gear leg opening to make it...
Forum: ADS-B 11-18-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,905
Posted By rolivi
Perhaps a dumb question. Please be kind. I have...

Perhaps a dumb question. Please be kind.

I have a 430W and a GTX327. I'm thinking this echoUAT is perfect for my needs.

From what I can tell I put one little box in and run 1 wire from the 430W...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,574
Posted By rolivi
I think Bob is correct. I had some non-strike...

I think Bob is correct. I had some non-strike related items that were discovered during the inspection and I had to pay for them.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,339
Posted By rolivi
Not to mention the guy behind you in the alley...

Not to mention the guy behind you in the alley that is trying to conform to the goal of this thread who will get propwashed by you while avoiding do the same to others.

Isn't the real point to be as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,339
Posted By rolivi
How is it off topic in a thread scolding pilots...

How is it off topic in a thread scolding pilots to scold pilots?

Brings to mind: When you point your finger at someone there will be 10 more pointing back at you.

[Is there a propwash equivalent?]
Forum: RV-10 10-25-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,324
Posted By rolivi
How does the top part enhance the design? I have...

How does the top part enhance the design?

I have the AS and use it for my RV-6A so I'm curious if I'm missing something.

My stick is stock, so that might factor into in some way.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-21-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,948
Posted By rolivi
Excuse the noob question. I have a plane power...

Excuse the noob question.

I have a plane power alternator. Would I do better to go with their standby alternator, or with the B&C standby.

(I'm sure I'll hear I should replace the primary with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By rolivi
I tried to take mine to Walmart and have them...

I tried to take mine to Walmart and have them polished up. The guy said they need to be on the vehicle. I said it's an airplane, where do you want me to land?!?

Then a few weeks later I saw one...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-26-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,696
Posted By rolivi
As has been said, pick the Auto Pilot by the...

As has been said, pick the Auto Pilot by the features and don't worry about the installation.

When I bought my plane it had a Navaid Devices wing leveler and an S-TEC altitude hold. Both worked...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,715
Posted By rolivi
Egad! I saw the title of your post and thought...

Egad! I saw the title of your post and thought it was going to be a FOR SALE post.

I'm glad it isn't!
Forum: Texas (North) 08-19-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,760
Posted By rolivi
According to the interwebs of things the name...

According to the interwebs of things the name change was FROM Aero Valley TO Northwest Regional around 1988.

Buy for many, Redbird will always be Redbird, Denton will never be Enterprise, and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 17,012
Posted By rolivi
Opening an ancient thread, I know,...

Opening an ancient thread, I know, but...

anybody have the videos on this?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By rolivi
Those 52F guys are locked in for a couple months...

Those 52F guys are locked in for a couple months (runway closure).

Might try Jay Pratt http://www.vansairforce.net/rvcentral.htm if you're looking for something sooner.
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-03-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,392
Posted By rolivi
@Alex - Wow! I'm glad you asked this question. ...

@Alex - Wow! I'm glad you asked this question. I have dual electronic ignitions and I "assumed" if the indicator comes on I need to get on the ground before the battery decays (~30 mins)

Now I'm...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By rolivi
Timing is everything. Many of the active are...

Timing is everything. Many of the active are heading North this weekend for that little airshow in Wisconsin. I'm not leaving until Wednesday this year, but I'm the lazy type and I bought mine...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,564
Posted By rolivi
And I'd like to add: Do this practice close to...

And I'd like to add: Do this practice close to the weight and balance you're expecting at the arrival.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,198
Posted By rolivi
Note that 18R/36L only exists for about 1 week...

Note that 18R/36L only exists for about 1 week per year. Normally it is known as Taxiway Alpha.

The tower guys do a great job handing out rapid fire instructions WITH reminders so you'll be told if...
Forum: Texas (North) 07-13-2017, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,193
Posted By rolivi
T67 to OSH

How many from Hicks are going to the show?

We'll be going Wed-Sun. We're taking a certified plane so I'll be in the North 40.

I see Jay Pratt is going (imagine my surprise).

Who else?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By rolivi
@scroll - if it was black I would have bought it....

@scroll - if it was black I would have bought it.

Candy is particular about the colors of stuff :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,297
Posted By rolivi
As Ty1295 noted, and with a link to...

As Ty1295 noted, and with a link to help:
http://antisplataero.com/products/almost-a-rv14-seat-mod
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-18-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,329
Posted By rolivi
First I've heard of this. I'll be sending my...

First I've heard of this. I'll be sending my info for those passing through the DFW area.

Hangar space and maybe a guest room 6 miles away.
Forum: RV-14 06-18-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,052
Posted By rolivi
These are mine. Delivered on promised date...

These are mine. Delivered on promised date (sadly not before)

http://www.classic.aero/web/images/1728-lrg.jpg
Forum: RV-12 05-24-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,245
Posted By rolivi
Another good option in the area is Jay Pratt. ...

Another good option in the area is Jay Pratt. He's on here.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,264
Posted By rolivi
Did not build, but I think the data plate should...

Did not build, but I think the data plate should not contain things that may change: Registration, Gross Weight, Engine, H.P. might not be the same for the life of the aircraft.
Forum: RV-12 05-02-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,571
Posted By rolivi
In addition to the HBC and VFR or IFR signs,...

In addition to the HBC and VFR or IFR signs, you'll need one for your preference withing HBC. In prior years you specify:

#1. UP FRONT - LESS WALKING
#2. OUT BACK LESS TRAFFIC
#3. CLOSE TO...
Forum: Texas (South) 03-21-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,046
Posted By rolivi
PM sent to original poster

PM sent to original poster
Forum: Autopilots 02-28-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,406
Posted By rolivi
They are add on modules to the "legacy" Dynon...

They are add on modules to the "legacy" Dynon EFIS which is actually the main autopilot controller. (D-10A, D-100, or D-180)

The EFIS + Servos will handle it, but IMHO the HS34 and AP74 make the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,243
Posted By rolivi
to see if it's a polerisastion (sp?) turn your...

to see if it's a polerisastion (sp?) turn your head 90 degrees to the display and see if it is brighter. If so, it is your glasses.

Same test works for older tablets that so many carry in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 24,372
Posted By rolivi
Can you post a picture of this arrangement? ...

Can you post a picture of this arrangement? Inquiring minds...
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-08-2017, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,680
Posted By rolivi
My (limited) understanding is that the two major...

My (limited) understanding is that the two major differences are that the 7's are pre-punched and have a taller Vertical Stabilizer.

Seems that the VS from the 7 can be fit to a 6 build, so then...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-05-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,735
Posted By rolivi
My backup six-pack is an Airspeed indicator, a...

My backup six-pack is an Airspeed indicator, a TruTrak ADI w/backup battery, and an Altimeter.

If the D-100 fails the three round instruments below it will tell me what I need to know.
Forum: Texas (South) 01-31-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By rolivi
If it were Saturday I'd be all over it... Don't...

If it were Saturday I'd be all over it...

Don't get back from Florida until Friday afternoon :(
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-26-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 621
Posted By rolivi
DFW area fly-out 1/28

There's a good size (and growing) group from Pilots of America heading out to Tyler (KTYR) on Saturday 28JAN2017.

We've settled on a meet time of 10:30.

If you were going flying and needed a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,468
Posted By rolivi
Today's pricing would be $1500 for the number I...

Today's pricing would be $1500 for the number I would like.

Finding the current registrant, obtaining the number, and transferring it to me is a service TO ME that would be worth the small...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,468
Posted By rolivi
When I haven't been saying there is nothing wrong...

When I haven't been saying there is nothing wrong the practice, I've been looking for the current registrant of the tail number I'd like for my second plane.

I've got a tail number with one numeric...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,468
Posted By rolivi
Perhaps a gofundme campaign can solve your...

Perhaps a gofundme campaign can solve your nonexistent problem.

I'd donate, except that a donation to VAF is a substantially better investment.

Does anybody ever finish Phase I testing and lament...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,468
Posted By rolivi
Okay.. okay.. okay... Now that I understand the...

Okay.. okay.. okay...

Now that I understand the desperate situation that nobody is in, trying to tackle this problem that does not exist, I can provide a PERFECT solution:

Anyone who can afford to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,468
Posted By rolivi
Unfortunately we're 7 pages in and nobody has...

Unfortunately we're 7 pages in and nobody has identified an ACTUAL PROBLEM in search of a solution.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,468
Posted By rolivi
There can never be a monopoly on N-number...

There can never be a monopoly on N-number registrations. It's a moronic implication since the solution is ADD ONE CHARACTER.

Some math expert can tell us how many $5 bills it would take to own...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2017, 05:28 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,468
Posted By rolivi
What's unfortunate is that all this faux outrage...

What's unfortunate is that all this faux outrage and seeking legislative or administrative relief from this supposedly wrongful practice will make pilots look like a bunch of whiny children.

Then...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,468
Posted By rolivi
Like buying every combination of lottery tickets...

Like buying every combination of lottery tickets and hoping no one else gets the right combo by accident? heehee

And I doubt anyone is seeking out that perfect deer tag number. (isn't there a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,468
Posted By rolivi
ROFL - You don't want to argue on the web but you...

ROFL - You don't want to argue on the web but you do want to make spurious accusations, interfere with a business model, and urge legislation or administrative action to stop that which you find...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,468
Posted By rolivi
Another public attack on the poor guy. ...

Another public attack on the poor guy. Meh.

Vanity License Plates for your car, Ham radio call signs, telephone numbers, and domain names are other examples of things you can purchase from the...
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