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Forum: RV-14 Yesterday, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,081
Posted By control
Great information! (Like the OAT sensor on a...

Great information!

(Like the OAT sensor on a C172 or the fuel caps on a PA28 :) )
Forum: RV-14 11-10-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By control
- I guess a stall warning vane is not needed with...

- I guess a stall warning vane is not needed with AOA pitot tubes these days?
Agree, I put small "oops" rivets in the two pre drilled holes.

- the aircraft will be IFR and with autopilot - do I need...
Forum: RV-14 10-30-2019, 02:52 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 74,076
Posted By control
Another great one :D

Another great one :D
Forum: RV-14 10-22-2019, 12:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By control
The noise level is not important for our...

The noise level is not important for our application… If you go by some of the big brands like Noctua or Pabst, you can trust the CFM claims.

Or google for fans on computer oveclocking sites and I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-14-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,291
Posted By control
Not happy about it but the backside of my panel...

Not happy about it but the backside of my panel looks not to far away from that currently :(...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,835
Posted By control
Im doing some flying in DCS with an Oculus rift...

Im doing some flying in DCS with an Oculus rift VR headset.

Still not useful for landning training but with this I feel that even aerobatic routines can be practiced.

In the past I used MS FS a...
Forum: RV-14 10-08-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,088
Posted By control
I only have 10 hours on my 14 so far. Interested...

I only have 10 hours on my 14 so far. Interested in the values of others. The below is from the log of my last flight.

In general this final was flown at 75kt slowing to 70 above the numbers. MAP at...
Forum: RV-14 10-08-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,211
Posted By control
Is the poll about what I did or what I...

Is the poll about what I did or what I recommend?

I did not use one. Anyone not using one should try to do more wiring and brake/pedal installation earlier that if just following the manual.
Forum: Tools 10-04-2019, 01:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By control
I had my C-frame on a separate stand that I...

I had my C-frame on a separate stand that I clamped between two EAA-benches when in use.

It was a great solution, never in the way and when in use I had lots of supporting bench area on both sides....
Forum: RV-14 10-03-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By control
Many chapters can be downloaded from...

Many chapters can be downloaded from here:
https://www.vansaircraft.com/service-information-and-revisions/?aircraft=rv-14&doctype=all
Forum: RV-14 10-02-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,984
Posted By control
Congrats!!! :D

Congrats!!! :D
Forum: RV-14 10-01-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,733
Posted By control
1212, not painted, no autopilot servos, very...

1212, not painted, no autopilot servos, very simple panel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,190
Posted By control
Looks great! :D

Looks great! :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-23-2019, 02:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By control
Great write up, thank you! :D

Great write up, thank you! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By control
Mixture: 176-VTT-2-56.0 Throttle:...

Mixture: 176-VTT-2-56.0
Throttle: 176-VTT-2.25-51.0
Prop: 176-VTT-2-57.0

I think I actually got a 2 inch throw on the throttle as well. I got the governor arm from a local supplier who ordered it...
Forum: RV-14 09-22-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,014
Posted By control
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1M3XenWdX0WwJi9o-l...

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1M3XenWdX0WwJi9o-l-wr2um5e25Od7yo/view?usp=sharing

Sure took some time but here it is: Very close to 550mm :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By control
Nope, I ordered custom length cables from...

Nope, I ordered custom length cables from Vans:

CT Q- customer cables:
56 inches long, standard throw
57 inches long, standard throw
51 inches, 2.25 throw
Forum: RV-14 09-13-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By control
Mine is stock and looks kind of ugly but the...

Mine is stock and looks kind of ugly but the results are great, I will take pictures when I am at the airport the next time.
Forum: International 09-12-2019, 01:59 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,602
Posted By control
Great read, thanx!

Great read, thanx!
Forum: RV-14 09-12-2019, 01:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 902
Posted By control
Are you using the original stick provided by Vans...

Are you using the original stick provided by Vans in the kit or the cut down version from Tosten.

You can cut down the originals yourself but it is a hassle with the bend having started to make the...
Forum: RV-14 09-03-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,321
Posted By control
Should be possible to du better, here is a pic...

Should be possible to du better, here is a pic from my latest flight, OAT on ground at 24 celcius (75f). Only have 9 hours on my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By control
Congrats! :) Did I read that right, you only...

Congrats! :)

Did I read that right, you only need 5 hours of flight testing for an RV12 in the UK?
Forum: Flight Testing 09-02-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 743
Posted By control
EAA Flight test cards... as a download?

Any news about when this will be available?

I would have no problem paying the same amount for a digital download as for the printed version.
Forum: RV-14 08-31-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,014
Posted By control
I´ll measure tomorrow and post if you have not...

I´ll measure tomorrow and post if you have not gotten a reply by then...
Forum: RV-14 08-27-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,997
Posted By control
Sounds perfect :) My empty CG is actually to far...

Sounds perfect :) My empty CG is actually to far forward at the moment but that will change as I install the autopilot servos. Currently I have a minimum weight limit on the pilot of 69,5 kg to get...
Forum: RV-14 08-26-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By control
I was also crazy, I have eight hours on my RV-14...

I was also crazy, I have eight hours on my RV-14 now. Never flew an RV before the first flight in the 14 that I put together :eek:

Great aircraft! This time, listening to others without trying for...
Forum: RV-14 08-23-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,997
Posted By control
Just look into potential w&b issues if you choose...

Just look into potential w&b issues if you choose the composite prop.

Using a two blade composite prop probably creates a need to compensate in some manner to keep the great balance that the RV14...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,076
Posted By control
Nothing wrong with Deakins articles. But he has a...

Nothing wrong with Deakins articles. But he has a much bigger wallet than me or loves speed much more.

If you really need to extend your range, you would fly much slower. In an RV, probably at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2019, 01:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,190
Posted By control
Just replying so that I´m sure Ill find this...

Just replying so that I´m sure Ill find this tread again.

Currently breaking in my 390, 7.2 hour on it so far. :)
Forum: RV-14 08-12-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,023
Posted By control
Very cool but like they say: don´t let perfection...

Very cool but like they say: don´t let perfection be in the way of completion ;)
Forum: RV-14 08-12-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,791
Posted By control
Congrats! :D

Congrats! :D
Forum: RV-14 08-08-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,967
Posted By control
Thanx, a perfect start of this morning. :D

Thanx, a perfect start of this morning. :D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-07-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,579
Posted By control
Interesting that the exhausts quickly get in line...

Interesting that the exhausts quickly get in line with the general flow despite coming out with a much more downward direction, I would have expected more turbulence :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-05-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,779
Posted By control
Great read, thanx!

Great read, thanx!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,812
Posted By control
Like you say, it costs some more but I have only...

Like you say, it costs some more but I have only great things to say about the Garmin experimental division, great and quick, basically 24/7 support even on unofficial channels like this forum:D
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 07-31-2019, 02:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,860
Posted By control
"Their big focus s getting into the training -...

"Their big focus s getting into the training - flight school market. Build the pipeline into other models. Their desired path to that is reg changes to allow training in experimentals."

This makes...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-31-2019, 02:07 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 46,424
Posted By control
Thank you for sharing this fantastic experience...

Thank you for sharing this fantastic experience with us!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-31-2019, 01:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,549
Posted By control
This is what I work with all day... To get...

This is what I work with all day...

To get anything done you need to have a risk based approach and protecting internal communication between devices in a GA/Experimental airplane is just not...
Forum: RV-14 07-28-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By control
Same, I made it so a small first aid kit could...

Same, I made it so a small first aid kit could lay below the FE
Forum: RV-14 07-27-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,520
Posted By control
Have fun! (When I do my next build I will have a...

Have fun!

(When I do my next build I will have a C-frame/squeezer like that) :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,236
Posted By control
Checkoway’s site got me away from the Canards...

Checkoway’s site got me away from the Canards towards RVs and especially the RV-7. Sad to se the site gone when it was time to build, by luck the 14 had arrived then :)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-19-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,282
Posted By control
Great to know if you find yourself stranded with...

Great to know if you find yourself stranded with a bad plug somewhere remote, thanx for the report!

:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,225
Posted By control
Thanx Ken and Eric :D Pretty sure that my...

Thanx Ken and Eric :D

Pretty sure that my direction causes the least drag. I think there is anoher discussion where it was saidthat either direction is fine :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,225
Posted By control
Yes we did, thanx!

Yes we did, thanx!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2019, 01:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,225
Posted By control
Thanx all! OSH is in the plans but I probably...

Thanx all!

OSH is in the plans but I probably cannot afford to cross the Atlantic already in 2020 :o
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,225
Posted By control
SE-XTO RV-14 First Flight

https://magnusrv.blogspot.com/2019/07/no-yes-maybe-no-yes.html

After a little more than five years of building it was finally time :D

will report to Vans tomorrow
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-10-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,497
Posted By control
Is it or would it be possible to make the EMS box...

Is it or would it be possible to make the EMS box so that it can stand being mounted on the hot side of the FW?
Forum: RV-14 07-09-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,426
Posted By control
Lol, missed that. Anyway, you still have the...

Lol, missed that.

Anyway, you still have the upper skin on the empennage and the bottom skins on the wings. There will be over 100 rivets in these places alone where it will be a lot easier with a...
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-09-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 49,166
Posted By control
Great to see another happy ending!

Great to see another happy ending!
Forum: RV-14 07-09-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,426
Posted By control
I´d say about 500 of the 20000+ rivets needs...

I´d say about 500 of the 20000+ rivets needs help.

I am almost done and have almost exactly 2100 hours of my own time in the build. There are 50-100 additional hours by others.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,930
Posted By control
Cons... The Vans designs are fantastic...

Cons...

The Vans designs are fantastic compromises. The bad thing about this is that they are not the best at any. Does not matter to me, matters to you?

For example:
- You can land on short...
Forum: RV-14 07-04-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,160
Posted By control
Congrats! It is a significant milestone :D

Congrats! It is a significant milestone :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-28-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 46,424
Posted By control
We really need the "like" button for treads like...

We really need the "like" button for treads like this :D
Forum: RV-14 06-27-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By control
Rather large radius and not fully 90 degrees...

Rather large radius and not fully 90 degrees before going thru the mast. Final bend when in place.

Look inside when everything including the aileron actuation is in place so you do not bend it...
Forum: RV-10 06-25-2019, 01:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,419
Posted By control
Fantastic! :)

Fantastic! :)
Forum: RV-14 06-23-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 584
Posted By control
I think there was some fitting you removed. I...

I think there was some fitting you removed. I cannot find me writing about it but in this post there is a picture of it:

https://magnusrv.blogspot.com/2018/03/not-much-to-show.html

When attaching...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 06-23-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,833
Posted By control
Sad indeed!

Sad indeed!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,616
Posted By control
Do not remeber who I stole this idea from, here...

Do not remeber who I stole this idea from, here is the post with the best picture of it:

https://magnusrv.blogspot.com/2019/02/lots-done-on-fairings-and-transponder.html

To get the 35R out I need...
Forum: RV-14 06-19-2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,450
Posted By control
As said above, my harness as delivered by Vans...

As said above, my harness as delivered by Vans was in my opinion to short, I you want to use it, I suggest contacting Steinair and let them know that you want the Vans harness but with additional...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-17-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 46,424
Posted By control
Great seeing you on the other side now :D

Great seeing you on the other side now :D
Forum: RV-14 06-17-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,450
Posted By control
No I got mine from Vans.

No I got mine from Vans.
Forum: RV-14 06-17-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,450
Posted By control
Yes, the main harness. I would have loved to run...

Yes, the main harness.

I would have loved to run the wires up the center and following the sides all the way to the LRUs and other devices.

Either my harness is shorter than what others have...
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