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Forum: Canada 04-30-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By kearney
Vern, I agree with your comments. However, while...

Vern, I agree with your comments. However, while MD-RA inspectors may be "volunteers", MD-RA is an agent of TC and cannot exercise authorities that are not based on law. Just as the CARs bind...
Forum: Canada 04-30-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By kearney
MD-RA Dispute Resolution Process

Hi

When I went through my inspection with MD-RA last year I had a serious problem with their misapplication of the CARS. I ended up appealing to Transport Canada. When I was done, I also noted to...
Forum: RV-10 04-03-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,524
Posted By kearney
Hi Quick question, will the Aerosport cover fit...

Hi

Quick question, will the Aerosport cover fit without modification? That is where I ran into problems.

Cheers
Forum: RV-10 03-28-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,524
Posted By kearney
Hi Again. I think I got the pix thing sorted out....

Hi Again. I think I got the pix thing sorted out. Here is how I made the Aerosport covers work without modification.

http://halie.com/oqZ.jpg

Lock latch prior to...
Forum: RV-10 03-28-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,524
Posted By kearney
Hi The problem with this setup is that the door...

Hi

The problem with this setup is that the door handle can overpower the lock as the door lock pin can push the latch up and allow the pin to come out of the notch.

I made a latch that goes behind...
Forum: RV-10 02-26-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,774
Posted By kearney
HI I use one of these. It works quite well...

HI

I use one of these. It works quite well except on ice! On ice I usually have to help move my -10 as I have a small upslope to manage. On dry payment it works like a...
Forum: Canada 02-26-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,813
Posted By kearney
Smile Glenn MD-RA did back off on the gascolator issue...

Glenn

MD-RA did back off on the gascolator issue for CAR 549. I have heard that they will also allow "other acceptable means of compliance" for the exemption as well, but I have no first hand...
Forum: Canada 02-26-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,813
Posted By kearney
Tom You mentioned that the "Canadian Transport...

Tom

You mentioned that the "Canadian Transport Department" not accepting the wing root filters. For clarity was that Transport Canada or MD-RA? Also, when was this. If it was before April 2019, then...
Forum: Canada 02-26-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,813
Posted By kearney
Glenn My -10 which was inspected by MD-RA in...

Glenn

My -10 which was inspected by MD-RA in April 2019 does not have a gascolator. It was inspected under CAR 549 and not the exemption.

My -10 has Holley billet filters in the wing roots and...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 02-21-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,459
Posted By kearney
Hi In my -10 I put a large filter in each wing...

Hi

In my -10 I put a large filter in each wing root. They are easily accessible for service. It takes only a few minutes to pull & service the filters. I don't recommend that they be installed in...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-21-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 447
Posted By kearney
EFI/EI Flight Data

Hi

Yesterday I decided to collect a little real world data flying behind the SDSEFI.COM Electronic fuel injection / electronic ignition.

To start I have been tuning my ECU maps so that I don't...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-08-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,576
Posted By kearney
G3Xpert Query - % Power

Hi

I am tuning my engine that has Electronic Ignition / Electronic Fuel Injection from SDSEFI.COM. I am wondering how the G3X calculates % power. Can you shed any light on this.

Thanks
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-05-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 113,005
Posted By kearney
G3X MFD Reversion

Thanks Anthony

..Les
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-04-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 113,005
Posted By kearney
G3X MFD Reversion

Hi

Grounding pin 25 on the MFD d-sub connection causes reversion (duplication) of PFD flight instrumentation onto the MFD. Can this be done from the G3X without adding a switch. I have a 2 G3X panel...
Forum: Canada 08-23-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,207
Posted By kearney
Rob I have never heard of this kind of query...

Rob

I have never heard of this kind of query from CCRA.

I have registered 3 aircraft over the years and have never had a query.

Keeping receipts is never a bad idea, but this kind of query from...
Forum: RV-10 06-29-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,561
Posted By kearney
Dinner

Hi Bob

Larry and I will b e there.

Cheers

Les Kearney

C-GROK Now Flying !!!
Forum: Canada 04-26-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 949
Posted By kearney
Gascolator and CAR 549 - NOT the exemption

Hi

I have just completed my inspection (RV-10) with MD-RA and am the first person to receive a Special Certificate of Airworthiness under CAR 549 issued by MD-RA in a great many years.

It was...
Forum: RV-10 03-03-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,021
Posted By kearney
Control Stick Slop

Hi

I have noticed that there is more forward/backward movement in the control stick than I would like. It appears is the due to the control stick OD being somewhat smaller than the WD-1011 ID. Has...
Forum: Canada 02-07-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,714
Posted By kearney
Just the facts ma’am

Hi Phillipe

My inspection has been arranged for later this month or early March. It will be under CARS 549. My inspector and the regional rep will be doing it together. It will be a learning event...
Forum: Canada 01-13-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,714
Posted By kearney
Hi The best thing to do is contact your regional...

Hi

The best thing to do is contact your regional office. Who you ask for depends on the nature of the request.

Cheers

Les
Forum: Canada 01-12-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,714
Posted By kearney
Hi I was told that MDRA will be informed...

Hi

I was told that MDRA will be informed directly about this.

Cheers

Les
Forum: Canada 01-11-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,813
Posted By kearney
Just the facts ma'am, just the facts

Randy

Yes they do as they are the lowest point in the -10 fuel system.

Based on the info from TC, for the need for a gascolator with or without the exemption is dead as long as you have a...
Forum: Canada 01-11-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,813
Posted By kearney
Just the facts ma’am, just the facts.

Hi

Yes I do.

Cheers

Les

RV10 : C-GCWZ sold
RV10 : C-GROK nearing completion
Forum: Canada 01-11-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,714
Posted By kearney
Just the facts ma'am, just the facts

Hi

I have speaking to Transport Canada regarding 549 / Exemption to 549 and the fuel system requirements as noted in MD-RA document C52E. I received the following from my contact at Transport...
Forum: Canada 01-11-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,813
Posted By kearney
Just the facts ma'am, just the facts

Hi

I have speaking to Transport Canada regarding 549 / Exemption to 549 and the fuel system requirements as noted in MD-RA document C52E. I received the following from my contact at Transport...
Forum: Canada 01-07-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,813
Posted By kearney
Phillipe Until March of 2017, the only option...

Phillipe

Until March of 2017, the only option was the exemption. After that MD-RA was allowed by TC to inspect using CARS 549. This was the result of a request I made to Transport Canada.

If there...
Forum: Canada 01-06-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,813
Posted By kearney
Just the facts ma'am, just the facts

Ross

I am wondering if the word "exemption" is misleading. are you referring to an exemption to one or more requirements of the EXEMPTION TO CARS 549?

If that is the case, I think it likely that...
Forum: Canada 01-06-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,813
Posted By kearney
Just the facts ma'am, just the facts

Hi.

The Exemption document actually does make sense in that THE CURRENT VERSION was issued in 2009. The current version also contains a cancellation notice for the version issued in 2006. Without...
Forum: Canada 01-04-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,551
Posted By kearney
Just the facts ma'am, just the facts

Hi

I came a across this thread and thought I would add a couple of comments.

First, you can self clear at any port of entry not just the border. For example, when I purchase major kit components I...
Forum: Canada 01-04-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,714
Posted By kearney
Just the facts ma'am, just the facts

Phillipe

Take a look at the placard differences. The 549 passenger placard states:

NOTICE:

THIS AIRCRAFT IS OPERATING WITH A SPECIAL CERTIFICATE
OF AIRWORTHINESS FOR AMATEUR-BUILT AIRCRAFT.

The...
Forum: Canada 01-04-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,714
Posted By kearney
Just the facts ma'am, just the facts

Hi

Before we go down the CARS 523 rabbit hole, I would like to quote from CARS 523.1 - Applicability. It states:

(a) This chapter sets out airworthiness standards for the issue of type...
Forum: Canada 01-02-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,714
Posted By kearney
Just the facts ma’am, Just the facts

Hi

I am the guy Ross mentioned in an earlier post. I built an RV10 that had a gascolator when first inspected by MDRA. The inspection basis was the exemption to CARS 549 which, at the time in 2012,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,173
Posted By kearney
A few facts

Hi

I just spoke to Aerotechnical about this service letter. Here are the facts as given to me:

1. The MT prop flyweights and PCU500O flyweights are made by different manufacturers

2. This...
Forum: Alternative Engines 02-05-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 25,194
Posted By kearney
Hi I thought I would respond to the first post...

Hi

I thought I would respond to the first post in this thread. In early January I visited Jan's to say hello and visit my new engine. It was in a crate awaiting Jan's / Gary's / Sal's gentle...
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