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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-06-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,397
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
We have had a number of inquiries on this package...

We have had a number of inquiries on this package in the last few days.

I wanted to make sure that everyone has seen the Rotax fuel/oil hose guide which helps builders/owners determine what kind of...
Forum: RV-14 01-05-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 783
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Turner, Here is a picture of the Beringer Cabin...

Turner,

Here is a picture of the Beringer Cabin package with both a parking brake and anti skid valve installed.

http://aircraftspecialty.com/wpimages/wp3073c05c_06.png

I know you have a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-02-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,069
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
The rv12is provided a great opportunity to fully...

The rv12is provided a great opportunity to fully utilize CNC tube bending technology to provide drop in lines for the 12iS aircraft that the OP of this message utilized in his aircraft.

Here is a...
Forum: RV-14 12-31-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,041
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
This is the reason that we don't have the duplex...

This is the reason that we don't have the duplex tubes available for automatic ordering on the website. We like to have a conversation with customers about everything that the duplex tubes entail. ...
Forum: RV-14 12-30-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,041
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Give us a call tomorrow and we will be happy to...

Give us a call tomorrow and we will be happy to discuss the duplex installation for the -14 with you.

In short, we have an option, but it is not a full drop in installation like our standard cabin...
Forum: RV-14 12-30-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,041
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
This post is a follow up to everyone who emailed...

This post is a follow up to everyone who emailed and asked us about the Type 7 valve in the RV14. It is a lot more complicated than the standard valve, due to the bend complexity as well as the...
Forum: RV-14 12-30-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,201
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Eric and all, The picture below shows the...

Eric and all,

The picture below shows the standard installation. However, we do the same for the Beringer at the top of the gear leg to avoid the fairing clearance issue you mentioned. We run a 45...
Forum: RV-14 12-30-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,201
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
As Tom mentioned, there were a lot of...

As Tom mentioned, there were a lot of considerations that went into this setup.

Ultimately, we decided to stay with the Beringer mounting locations. There are brackets provided with the Beringer...
Forum: RV-14 12-30-2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,201
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
We have been hard at work beta testing multiple...

We have been hard at work beta testing multiple Beringer cabin and gear hose configurations over the past several months. In addition, we now have a dealership agreement with Beringer that allows us...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-08-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,737
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Thanks... Thatís great information!!!!! Much...

Thanks... Thatís great information!!!!! Much appreciated.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-08-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,737
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Has Vans performed this specific Rotax test...

Has Vans performed this specific Rotax test procedure on the legacy RV12 with the 912 ULS engine?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-08-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,737
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Scott, Actually, the post was not intended to...

Scott,

Actually, the post was not intended to be judgemental at all. Like you, we want the safest and most efficient installations possible.

There are some legitimate questions that it would be...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-07-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,737
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
The truth to this is that we are not the...

The truth to this is that we are not the manufacturer of the Thermostasis. Nor do I know to what exact extent the Thermostasis unit has been tested in regards to the NEW Rotax requirements for the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-07-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,737
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Thermostasis ONLY approves the thermostat that we...

Thermostasis ONLY approves the thermostat that we utilize in our RV-12 kits for the 912UL and 912ULS engines. This thread has drifted from the 912ULS to the 912iS engine.

While we have had great...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-07-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,737
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
We worked with John Peck (BigJohn), Rob R, and a...

We worked with John Peck (BigJohn), Rob R, and a few others to optimize the installation of the 190 degree Thermostasis unit on the RV-12. We have also adapted this installation to a variety of...
Forum: RV-14 11-19-2018, 10:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 19,375
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
To add to our growing list of configurations for...

To add to our growing list of configurations for the RV14/14A, we now have the Beringer gear leg hose kits available for both the Nosewheel and Tailwheel...
Forum: RV-14 11-19-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,201
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
To add to the pictures, here is how we do the...

To add to the pictures, here is how we do the Beringer 14A Gear Leg Hoses.

http://aircraftspecialty.com/wpimages/wp13a318a9_06.png

Here is how we do the Beringer tailwheel gear leg...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-16-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,263
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
In short.... YES. As we are doing with the RV...

In short.... YES. As we are doing with the RV series of aircraft, we are very excited about to opportunity to work with other S21 builders to prototype and develop optional aftermarket kits that...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-15-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,263
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Right now that is still up in the air... no pun...

Right now that is still up in the air... no pun intended.

I want to put the S21 on floats, so that will definitely affect the decision and might cause me to go a different direction than if I was...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-14-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,263
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
As both an RV builder and owner, I can say that I...

As both an RV builder and owner, I can say that I love the RV. I have a -10 and my dad has a -12. I have become spoiled in how nice and smooth and balanced the RV series of aircraft are to fly.

2...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,373
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Kurt, Here is a link to the video of what Tom is...

Kurt,

Here is a link to the video of what Tom is talking about.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPJnjjaBMVs&feature=youtu.be

These rigid tubes begin at the 15:35 mark of the video. We take a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
As Tom mentioned, it is probably the WORST kept...

As Tom mentioned, it is probably the WORST kept secret on VAF that we are working together to jointly design and build products for the experimental aircraft community.

While both TS Flightlines and...
Forum: RV-14 11-04-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Thanks for the quick responses. The Van's...

Thanks for the quick responses. The Van's community of builders is awesome. We now have at least 1 and possibly 2 volunteers to help us out, so we are good to go.
Forum: RV-14 11-04-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 590
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Looking for help from someone who has an RV14 TW with Beringer Wheels

Aircraft Specialty is looking for help from someone who has an RV14 Tail Wheel on Beringer Wheels. We are looking to verify some dimensions on gear leg hoses through a trial fit. So, we need...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-02-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
For those of you that know us at Aircraft...

For those of you that know us at Aircraft Specialty/TSFlightlines, "That's the way it is" is NOT our mantra. We love working with other builders/owners to try to build a better mousetrap. On my...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-21-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,339
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Jim, That's correct! It's quite an interesting...

Jim,

That's correct! It's quite an interesting setup. But it was fun to prototype and CNC bend all those little tubes.

We will wait and see if people start to order the "new" rv-12 with the ULS...
Forum: RV-14 10-21-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 19,375
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
We have now updated the website to include a few...

We have now updated the website to include a few more Rigid tube options for the RV-14. These include the wing vent lines which are set up for either the stock installation, or the JDAir Vents. We...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-21-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,791
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Van's has finally begun shipping Engine kits and...

Van's has finally begun shipping Engine kits and we have now been able to do fit verification tests on our CNC bent Rigid Tube kit for the RV-12iS.


AS Flightlines has decided to offer the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-21-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,339
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Van's has finally begun shipping Engine kits and...

Van's has finally begun shipping Engine kits and we have now been able to do fit verification tests on our CNC bent Rigid Tube kit for the RV-12iS.


AS Flightlines has decided to offer the...
Forum: RV-10 10-18-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Disregard...PM sent to OP

Disregard...PM sent to OP
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-03-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,397
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Doug.... Good afternoon. You need an air drill...

Doug....

Good afternoon. You need an air drill to drill it out as the drill bit is really tiny.

I drilled one out for you today and if you send me an email I will send you the new restrictor with...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-24-2018, 02:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,397
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
This is something that Tom and I have been...

This is something that Tom and I have been discussing. Yes, there are ideas in the works BUT we have no definitive idea of a potential release date as not much progress has been made. We are so...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-23-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,397
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Due to the many inquiries we have received in the...

Due to the many inquiries we have received in the last 24 hours, we made up a photo guide showing the various hose iterations that exist on the RV-12 as well as the different replacement options for...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-23-2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,397
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Exclamation I am pretty sure that the current iteration of...

I am pretty sure that the current iteration of oil hoses that vans is selling is Conductive Teflon. They charge $950+ for the three oil lines. We will be releasing a kit to replace the rv-12 oil...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-14-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,397
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Jim is absolutely correct. Rotax cancelled the 5...

Jim is absolutely correct. Rotax cancelled the 5 year hose replacement on THEIR FUEL HOSES when they swapped over their OE carb lines to a CONDUCTIVE TEFLON hose assembly.

All our Fuel and Oil hose...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-13-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,397
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Bob, Great questions. As of now, this kit is...

Bob,

Great questions. As of now, this kit is designed as a retrofit for the many existing RV-12 ELSA aircraft that still have all rubber hoses, or all rubber hoses with Teflon carb lines.

Vans...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-13-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,397
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Tom and I would like to extend a very sincere...

Tom and I would like to extend a very sincere "Thank You" to Jim for his tremendous help in verifying the fit and performance of this new RV-12 Fuel hose package.

We also truly appreciate the time...
Forum: RV-10 08-19-2018, 12:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,495
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Jeff, Andrew, and all Thanks for that! We...

Jeff, Andrew, and all

Thanks for that! We really do love hearing that our products make assembly easier for our fellow RV builders.

Tom and I decided long ago that only the BEST quality components...
Forum: RV-10 08-08-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,495
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Tom and I want to thank Mark for his help in the...

Tom and I want to thank Mark for his help in the design and creation of this package. As always we could not build these packages without the help of our incredible group of beta testers throughout...
Forum: RV-14 07-26-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 19,375
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
I am glad that you liked the installation. We...

I am glad that you liked the installation. We have really enjoyed working on rigid tube development for several of the RV models.

I see that this is your first post on VAF. Welcome!!! And thank...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-20-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,631
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Dick... I feel your pain..... Perhaps that is...

Dick...

I feel your pain..... Perhaps that is why Sensenich wanted to get the information out there as soon as possible and asked us to post it. This way, as many people as possible on the RV-12...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-20-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,631
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Dick and all, This is not a Vans Service...

Dick and all,

This is not a Vans Service bulletin ,but a service bulletin directly from Sensenich. They asked us to publish it for them as they were unable to get their website updated and their...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-19-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,631
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Official Sensenich Propeller FAQ/Service Bulletin Revision B

Sensenich requested us to update this post as they now have updated their website and all SB information is on there.

As a result, we have removed the SB links.

Thx much
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-18-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,791
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Vernon and All, Tom and I have been supplying...

Vernon and All,


Tom and I have been supplying conductive Teflon hoses for a long time and they are a viable and easy to install option for many builders.

However, we also recognize that there...
Forum: RV-14 07-14-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 19,375
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
I just wanted to give an update to all our RV-14...

I just wanted to give an update to all our RV-14 Customers. We are currently on Revision 7 of the installation manual for our cabin fuel and brake line package. We have a lot of these being...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-14-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,791
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Jeroen, Unfortunately I do not know the answer...

Jeroen,

Unfortunately I do not know the answer to the question about the space and why Vans designed a tube with the bend that close to the flare. I don't know if there is any interference in that...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-13-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,791
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Mark, That's a very good question. You are...

Mark,

That's a very good question. You are correct in that they would have to be unrolled EXACTLY perfectly for them to fit correct.

The issue is not the ability to bend the long lines. The...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-13-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,791
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
It is not possible to do this exactly as per the...

It is not possible to do this exactly as per the directions while utilizing a standard bender and flaring tool.

For those of you who are fabricating this tube yourself....here is a trick that we...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-12-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,339
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
We are looking for 2 more beta testers who have...

We are looking for 2 more beta testers who have ordered the RV12iS Powerplant kit and will be ready to install the F12127 E, F, G, H and J lines once they have received it.

We have the data for the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-08-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,951
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Dave, Thank you. Just took it up this morning. ...

Dave,

Thank you. Just took it up this morning. It's a great plane. Like I said, we never intended on selling our kit, but when this opportunity came up, we had to take it.


I put some pictures...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-05-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,951
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
A new home for N427TD and time to sell our RV-12 Kit

First off, I want to thank our customer and friend Tom D for building a beautiful RV-12. My dad and I have been working on our RV-12 kit for several years now and when Tom decided to sell his, it...
Forum: RV-14 05-31-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,122
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Tom brings up a great point.... He is our first...

Tom brings up a great point....

He is our first customer that is doing a back up pad mounted alternator on the RV-14. Even though our FWF hose package did fit with the backup pad mounted...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-30-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,064
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
As has been mentioned, I would definitely check...

As has been mentioned, I would definitely check for debris.

I am not sure if you have the original rubber lines, or Teflon lines.

But this debris was documented and found inside a stock RV-12 Fuel...
Forum: RV-14 05-09-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,423
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Steve, You're right...it's not a 37 degree...

Steve,

You're right...it's not a 37 degree flare. However, an SAE/Milspec tube bead might be an alternative. Another option would be a DIN bubble flare.

There are other areas in the Vans...
Forum: RV-14 05-09-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,423
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
What material and diameter/wall thickness is that...

What material and diameter/wall thickness is that tube?

Thx much
Steve
Forum: RV-14 05-05-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,224
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
We support both the stock servo and the...

We support both the stock servo and the Thunderbolt/FM150 combination with our RV14 firewall forward hose kits.

It has been my experience that if you have any questions at all regarding the FM150,...
Forum: RV-14 05-01-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,379
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Thank you all for the responses. We have a few...

Thank you all for the responses. We have a few builders lined up for fit tests.

As always, thanks to everyone for your willingness to help!!!

Steve
Forum: RV-14 04-30-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,379
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Mehrdad, If one line fits, the other line will...

Mehrdad,

If one line fits, the other line will also fit, as they are exact mirror images of each other. So, in other words, one wing installed will be great for testing purposes.

I'll send you...
Forum: RV-14 04-30-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,379
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Thank you for the response. I think we will need...

Thank you for the response. I think we will need an aircraft with wings installed. We need to test fit the vent line to the wing and how it fits going through the bottom wing fairing. We have a set...
Forum: RV-14 04-30-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,379
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Need an RV-14 beta tester for a simple project

We are looking for an RV-14 builder who has wings installed but has not yet fabricated their vent lines (F00039L and R)

I have a set that needs test fit verification.

Please send me an email if...
Forum: RV-14 04-28-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,224
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Everyone, There are two configuration issues...

Everyone,

There are two configuration issues that exist when utilizing the FM150 fuel servo from a fuel hose standpoint.

The first is that the FF00015 will not fit this configuration. The hose...
Forum: RV-10 04-24-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,678
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Pat, Very nice. I always enjoy seeing...

Pat,

Very nice. I always enjoy seeing aftermarket innovation to make these great airplanes even better!!!

Steve
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