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Forum: RV-9/9A 02-09-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By philrisl
I can't help with a flying RV9, I am building one...

I can't help with a flying RV9, I am building one in Deltona. Empenage and wings done, getting ready to start the fuselage. floatfly0 at gmail dot com
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-30-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,989
Posted By philrisl
I recently installed Uavionix Skyfi-EXT in a...

I recently installed Uavionix Skyfi-EXT in a friends RV6. Installed the GPS on the turtle deck and spike on the belly. Works great and in in and out. Passes the FAA test.
You may find a difference in...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-12-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,876
Posted By philrisl
I run a B&C 26 amp alternator driven by the prop...

I run a B&C 26 amp alternator driven by the prop governor pad at the back of the gear box in my Rans S19. Works great, ultra reliable and well controlled voltage. I still have the Rotax charging...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-22-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,193
Posted By philrisl
The Mcfarlane throttle feels no different than...

The Mcfarlane throttle feels no different than any friction push/pull throttle. The friction is adjustable. When there is any friction set, twisting the knob makes fine adjustments. I have one in my...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-30-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,405
Posted By philrisl
The Aircam uses a different set up. The spring is...

The Aircam uses a different set up. The spring is relocated to close the throttle to idle.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-07-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,324
Posted By philrisl
I have owned a Dyna-Vibe Classic, an ACES...

I have owned a Dyna-Vibe Classic, an ACES Probalancer Sport and currently an ACES Probalancer. The Classic is accurate but does not do solutions. The other two do solutions which generally reduces...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-06-2017, 02:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,594
Posted By philrisl
Check the hose barb on the bottom of the carb...

Check the hose barb on the bottom of the carb flange. There is a screw that plugs it off threaded into it. We use the barb with a jet installed to connect a primer on an Aircam aircraft.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-26-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,671
Posted By philrisl
If you can carry, Aeroshell booth has it fo $99.

If you can carry, Aeroshell booth has it fo $99.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-16-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,672
Posted By philrisl
There is a big difference between a standard push...

There is a big difference between a standard push button vernier throttle and the friction/vernier for the RV12 manufactured by Mcfarlane. The Mcfarlane throttle changes just like any friction...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-01-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,137
Posted By philrisl
Aircraft Spruce has it.

Aircraft Spruce has it.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-14-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,458
Posted By philrisl
I don't believe the values will tank. I own/fly a...

I don't believe the values will tank. I own/fly a Rans S19, we'll equipped and like the RV12, a ball to fly. As I have had open heart surgery within the last year and a half, I would have to get a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-26-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,852
Posted By philrisl
In answer to an old question in this subject, the...

In answer to an old question in this subject, the radiator pressure tester from Harbor Freight Aviation Supply has an adapter that works on the Rotax.
I also found the spring loaded worm clamps work...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-22-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,417
Posted By philrisl
Most props are dynamically balanced using a...

Most props are dynamically balanced using a commercial balancer. These use an accelerometer attached to the engine and a photocell that senses a piece of reflective tape on the spinner or prop...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-07-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,335
Posted By philrisl
It is not uncommon to see low compression on a...

It is not uncommon to see low compression on a Rotax cylinder when cold. Just a short run up will usually "cure" it. Just did a condition inspection on an Aircam where hand propping on the engines...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-04-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,943
Posted By philrisl
Safe air has a fitting that lowers the valve to...

Safe air has a fitting that lowers the valve to allow it to open with the domed tray. I have it installed in my Rans S19. Makes it easier to drain the oil and even keeps it neater if you are going to...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-23-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,687
Posted By philrisl
fyi

I just received an unsolicited email from Mcfarlane that new spring will be shipped tomorrow for my throttle cables on my Rans S19. This is what I call good service!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-22-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,687
Posted By philrisl
I believe the SB reference to locally annealing...

I believe the SB reference to locally annealing refers to a localized area of the spring. The new part number appears to be ready to install. Mcfarlane is a quality manufacturer of certified parts...
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