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Forum: RV-12 07-14-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,195
Posted By Slane
Fuel tank air vent

See section 37: http://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/revisions/RV-12/Section_37.pdf
Forum: RV-12 06-07-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,127
Posted By Slane
Prop balance

Where and how did you attach the weight?
Forum: RV-12 05-15-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 23,203
Posted By Slane
VR Meltdown

Thanks for the replies. I removed the VR and upon closer inspection, the "R" connection may not have had an adequate connection. I like the idea of skipping the black connector but want to be sure...
Forum: RV-12 05-15-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 23,203
Posted By Slane
VR Meltdown

During a flight last week, I had a faint smell of something burning. Upon landing I examined the voltage regulator, which is located under the instrument panel. The following images display what it...
Forum: RV-12 05-02-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,030
Posted By Slane
Thanks Greg, I'll take you up on that.

Thanks Greg, I'll take you up on that.
Forum: RV-12 05-02-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,030
Posted By Slane
Thanks Jim, I appreciate your reply. The video is...

Thanks Jim, I appreciate your reply. The video is good and the price is cheaper than I thought it would be. I'd like to be able to control the camera remotely and I also want to have audio-in...
Forum: RV-12 05-01-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,030
Posted By Slane
Video camera mounting

I've attempted using my iPhone 6 Plus to take 'hands-off' video in the cockpit using a suction cup. The vibration is too much with this strategy and the video is darned near useless. What mounting...
Forum: RV-12 04-25-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,236
Posted By Slane
Hi Dave! I sent a PM to you. SLane

Hi Dave!
I sent a PM to you.
SLane
Forum: RV-12 04-16-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 72,676
Posted By Slane
AOA Settings

See p. 15-2 of the Skyview System Installation Guide where it states as follows: "Angle of Attack Audio Alert Volume To adjust the volume of the AOA Audio Alert: SETUP MENU > SYSTEM SETUP > AUDIO...
Forum: RV-12 03-02-2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,386
Posted By Slane
Perfect! Thanks.

Perfect! Thanks.
Forum: RV-12 03-02-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,386
Posted By Slane
Does anyone know the weight of the replacement...

Does anyone know the weight of the replacement nose wheel fork?
Forum: RV-12 02-20-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,731
Posted By Slane
Nice emblem Don! I was anticipating something...

Nice emblem Don! I was anticipating something about Airforce One.
Forum: RV-12 02-12-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,788
Posted By Slane
James, Check your email. I sent a msg on behalf...

James, Check your email. I sent a msg on behalf of my brother inlaw whose an amputee. Thanks.
Scott Lane
Forum: RV-12 01-25-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,881
Posted By Slane
Thanks Joe! Scott

Thanks Joe!
Scott
Forum: RV-12 01-24-2017, 11:22 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,881
Posted By Slane
RV12 audio distortion

Hey Joe! I have many of the same symptoms as described in this thread. I have the SV conversion harness and the headset/mic jacks are grounded to the fuselage. I know I need to install the insulating...
Forum: RV-12 10-17-2016, 06:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,395
Posted By Slane
What's the cure time required for proseal?

What's the cure time required for proseal?
Forum: RV-12 09-18-2016, 06:01 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 33,314
Posted By Slane
Canopy Latch Revision P. 34-25

Just what I wanted to see!

Slane

http://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/revisions/RV-12/RV-12_34.pdf
Forum: RV-12 09-13-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,133
Posted By Slane
Gremlin Test later this week

Thanks Joe!
I'll test this out when I can get to the hangar later this week, and report findings back here. Still curious though about EGT not showing on the electrical schematic.
Scott
Forum: RV-12 09-13-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,133
Posted By Slane
Gremlins: EGT and PTT

I'm not at all comfortable at reading electrical diagrams and so maybe the answer to my question is there, I just don't know how to read it. Here's the question: When I press my mic button (PTT), my...
Forum: RV-12 09-08-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,560
Posted By Slane
Brompton in my RV12

I saw it mentioned in another thread as well, then went to the hangar to see if works. It totally does!
Forum: RV-12 08-15-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,530
Posted By Slane
My buddy and I have both experienced this, each...

My buddy and I have both experienced this, each in his own plane. I think Jim may have it right in regard to vapor lock. We both had landed, shut-down, then restart within 10-15 minutes and both had...
Forum: RV-12 07-17-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,994
Posted By Slane
OSH arrival

In reading the Oshkosh NOTAM I see the following:
"Ensure lights are on, and all non-ADS-B equipped aircraft set transponder to Standby within 30 miles of OSH." (P. 4)

I'm flying my Skyview, ADS-B...
Forum: RV-12 07-05-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 33,314
Posted By Slane
Bungee cord

Using a bungee cord was my adaptation to this threat. My canopy opened during a turn while taxing. The crosswind caught it and flipped it open very quickly, breaking the plastic strut ends on both...
Forum: RV-12 06-18-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,653
Posted By Slane
My ghost was eliminated with software update as...

My ghost was eliminated with software update as well. No more ghosts for the last 10-15 hours.
Forum: RV-12 06-07-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,617
Posted By Slane
Thumb saver & ipad(?) mount

I went to the link and viewed the Thumb saver. Very nice. I also saw that you have mounted an iPad. Please tell me what you've used to make this mount work. Thanks!
Forum: RV-12 05-21-2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,512
Posted By Slane
Hi John, I sent a PM with my email address....

Hi John, I sent a PM with my email address.

Thanks
Scott
Forum: RV-12 04-29-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,047
Posted By Slane
SV 14.2.1

I installed 14.2.1. Prior to this install I was getting many "ghost" traffic alerts which I believe were reflecting me on the screen. Since the new install I've not had these "ghosts" alerts. Granted...
Forum: RV-12 04-10-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,506
Posted By Slane
Draining fuel tank

See section 13 of the maintenance manual. http://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/revisions/RV-12/User_Manuals/MM.pdf
Forum: RV-12 03-21-2016, 11:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,256
Posted By Slane
Broken throttle spring (again)

No, it doesn't seem that you're alone. A buddy of mine had the passenger side spring (McFarlane 6822 or Van's 00002 spring) break last week and mine broke yesterday (McFarlane 6822 or Van's 00002...
Forum: RV-12 03-11-2016, 03:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,973
Posted By Slane
What about the cable that attaches to the WD-1207...

What about the cable that attaches to the WD-1207 Stabilator Horn? (See P. 32-13 of the KAI.) Had it fallen into the fuselage as well?
Forum: RV-12 03-08-2016, 11:20 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,881
Posted By Slane
Take a look at 42D-30....

Take a look at 42D-30. http://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/revisions/RV-12/Section_42D.pdf
Forum: RV-12 01-05-2016, 11:42 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 102,355
Posted By Slane
Mounting bolts still holding...

I did the 100 hour ROTAX maintenance check and am happy to report that each of 4 bolts had maintained the 30# torque.
Forum: RV-12 12-28-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,256
Posted By Slane
Broken Throttle Springs

I had the the right side spring disappear and blame it on improper installation on my part. The lower grommet was also gone.
Forum: RV-12 11-02-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,921
Posted By Slane
Bill, check your PM. Scott

Bill, check your PM. Scott
Forum: RV-12 10-24-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,465
Posted By Slane
Van's provided a wing root foam rubber seal with...

Van's provided a wing root foam rubber seal with the kit and you should have received it. Works very well!
Forum: RV-12 08-23-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,265
Posted By Slane
This is exactly how I had mine propped open. Just...

This is exactly how I had mine propped open. Just about every RV12 pilot I know props their canopy open in this fashion.

Slane
Forum: RV-12 08-22-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,265
Posted By Slane
Failed Canopy Strut

Hello everyone,

I have an embarrassing story to share and do so with the hope I can save someone from making the same mistake.

It all started with an ignition check that indicated the B-module was...
Forum: RV-12 07-30-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 55,214
Posted By Slane
VR Removal

Use a socket that you have ground down to reduce o/s diameter. Works great!
Forum: RV-12 07-08-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,802
Posted By Slane
Conversion harness

Can you share information about your work-around dealing with the conversion harness and the installation of this upgrade? Vans website says, "Retrofit applications should cut the existing panel...
Forum: RV-12 02-01-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,183
Posted By Slane
Endoscope hole plugs

Thanks Bill,
Is there a problem using chrome plugs on unpainted aluminum? I'm using plastic just in case.
SLane
Forum: RV-12 01-23-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 34,625
Posted By Slane
Endoscope

John, what did you use to "fish" the camera into place?
Scott
Forum: RV-12 01-18-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,074
Posted By Slane
baggage bulkhead & cable tension assessment

Thanks for this information. Does rolling the corrugated bulkhead over the tank give enough space to do a cable tension assessment?

Slane
Forum: Oregon 01-17-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,815
Posted By Slane
Hangar may be available

at Starks Twin Oaks Airpark (7S3). You can reach them at 503-628-2817.
Forum: RV-12 01-10-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,255
Posted By Slane
Where did you get your springs? I could not find...

Where did you get your springs? I could not find #0002 springs on Van's website.
Forum: RV-12 10-21-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,327
Posted By Slane
Phase I Flight Testing Alternative

Additional Pilot Program for Phase I Flight Test, AC No: 90-116 issued 9/23/14 outlines an optional phase I alternative to doing this as a solo pilot. I've not studied the document in depth but...
Forum: RV-12 09-26-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,866
Posted By Slane
EFIS fuse

I had the same situation and found that the internal battery was very low. After getting it recharged and up to speed I have not experienced additional fuse failures.
Slane
120043
Forum: RV-12 09-11-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,859
Posted By Slane
Me too, regarding residue

I found the same residue on the bottom of my tank too. Only premium auto gas in my tank at this point and only 17 hours on the hobbs, so not many gallons through the system.

I'm curious to know...
Forum: RV-12 06-03-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,815
Posted By Slane
I have found that the sequence of pinning the top...

I have found that the sequence of pinning the top cowl helps. If I do the top pins first, then do the side pins last, the pins go into the top a lot easier. Also boelube helps too.
Forum: RV-12 05-26-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 367,222
Posted By Slane
Nice paint! Do you mind if I copy your design...

Nice paint! Do you mind if I copy your design with a different color scheme, like maybe a white with yellow and red?
Forum: RV-12 04-20-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,173
Posted By Slane
Intercom isolate

Good question Bill, I've not checked this yet. I'm trouble shooting an electrical problem right now, but when I have that solved I'll check the isolate function.

My electrical problem alluded to...
Forum: RV-12 04-20-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,173
Posted By Slane
Audio messages

I am a SV conversion harness builder. My SV gave audio alerts but they were so soft as to be inaudible while the motor is running. I revisited page 42D-30 and experimented with the potentiometer...
Forum: RV-12 01-20-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,173
Posted By Slane
Skyview Audio Alerts

Bill, any updates on the Skyview audio alerts front?
Slane
Forum: RV-12 01-16-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,173
Posted By Slane
Wow! I'm happy to hear this might be a possible...

Wow! I'm happy to hear this might be a possible 'fix' and am anxious to try it when I get to the hangar this weekend. THANKS!
Forum: RV-12 01-15-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,202
Posted By Slane
Try this:...

Try this: http://www.cuttingedgeillusions.com/gallery/gallery_sets.php?s=987
Forum: RV-12 01-13-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,173
Posted By Slane
My SV conversion harness package is operating the...

My SV conversion harness package is operating the same way. No audible alerts over the engine noise with systems volume set to the highest. Also, the isolate knocks out me and not the passenger. The...
Forum: RV-12 01-05-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,173
Posted By Slane
Skyview Audio Alert with Conversion Harness

The Skyview audio alerts work for me but the volume is very low and makes it darned near impossible to hear the message when the engine is running and even less so when I'm in the air. I've gone into...
Forum: RV-12 12-08-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 209,494
Posted By Slane
First Flight Today for N728SL

Hello Forum!
I flew N728SL for the 1st time today after 5 years of construction, off and on, and lots of enjoyment. I would guess total hours in the 1400 range due to a less than quick pace, not to...
Forum: RV-12 12-03-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,922
Posted By Slane
What is the name of your insurance company? Slane

What is the name of your insurance company?
Slane
Forum: RV-12 11-24-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,159
Posted By Slane
Skyview Trim Indicator

I checked the continuity of each of the wires coming from the trim servo and found the #4 Wht/Grn (position wire) disconnected from it's pin at the WH-00036. Nasty bit of business to replace that...
Forum: RV-12 11-17-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,159
Posted By Slane
Trim calibrated but widget not moving...

I followed the setup calibration wizard for trim starting with trim down, resulting in a 5 volt reading (not sure I'm using correct terminology). Then I did the trim up step and SV said it was 5...
Forum: RV-12 11-17-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,033
Posted By Slane
could it be the spar pin connection...

Not allowing the starter to engage?
Forum: RV-12 10-14-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,155
Posted By Slane
a dolly picture please...

Hey, this sounds good. Do you have a picture of their dolly?
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