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Forum: Safety 11-04-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,295
Posted By AirHound
When VFR Itís good to plan routes for best chance...

When VFR Itís good to plan routes for best chance to be seen sooner than later when going cross country. Then the question is, the road or the field?
Forum: Safety 11-04-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,295
Posted By AirHound
Ever hear of any that arenít seen until SAR...

Ever hear of any that arenít seen until SAR locate them?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-03-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,269
Posted By AirHound
Fellas, What am I missing? Some of us determine...

Fellas, What am I missing? Some of us determine to spend a heap of dough on an airplane, risk life and limb to enjoy it, and then seaming become tight on oil. Why risk all that by hedging against max...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-22-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,442
Posted By AirHound
Any late comers replacing oem nose fork the nose...

Any late comers replacing oem nose fork the nose wheel pant conversion only requires drilling 3 attach holes on each flange of your existing pant and also attaching three nut plates on each fork and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-10-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,269
Posted By AirHound
Do you think 100 LL or non ethanol Mogas might be...

Do you think 100 LL or non ethanol Mogas might be better on them?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-10-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,269
Posted By AirHound
Might as well try the blue ones. Maybe stick to...

Might as well try the blue ones. Maybe stick to av gas
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-07-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,442
Posted By AirHound
Thanks All, very helpful!

Thanks All, very helpful!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-06-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,442
Posted By AirHound
Thank you but I think I can just only drill and...

Thank you but I think I can just only drill and replace the doublers that sit on top on top of each bracket. Then all Iím doing is just riveting those off and new ones one with three new attachment...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-05-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,442
Posted By AirHound
Dang, I just got the box of parts in the mail and...

Dang, I just got the box of parts in the mail and was piecing things together for the project. The rv12 is 30 miles up the road still with OEM nose gear configuration. I thought the gear leg would go...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-04-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,442
Posted By AirHound
Nose gear fork SB/fairing conversion

Calling old hands! Can the old nose wheel pant fit and be converted for the newer SB fork without as much disassembly the conversion part kit calls for? Just piecing it together I’m hopeful to just...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-20-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By AirHound
So no problem to use current production?

So no problem to use current production?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-19-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By AirHound
Question 912uls Floats

Are the blue floats being redesigned to be 6 ounces or no change in the near future?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-15-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,269
Posted By AirHound
Any news regarding blue floats. Is the MFG...

Any news regarding blue floats. Is the MFG redesigning them to meet weight standard?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-25-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Va
Views: 1,063
Posted By AirHound
Thank you! 850 puts it in UAV category :D

Thank you! 850 puts it in UAV category :D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-24-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
Va
Views: 1,063
Posted By AirHound
Va

Has Rv12 maneuvering speed (90kts) changed? Not sure if I read it somewhere but I can’t put my finger on it.

Thank you,
Doug in IL
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-09-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,392
Posted By AirHound
Try just running the fuel pump with screws...

Try just running the fuel pump with screws removed and see if that helps!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-30-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,586
Posted By AirHound
Pics

Can you post pictures Donnie Mac?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-25-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,601
Posted By AirHound
Thank You!

Thank You!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-25-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,601
Posted By AirHound
Exhaust Wrap

Iíve no experience with wrap, but have been told it cuts down the heat greatly.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-23-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,269
Posted By AirHound
Whiff's

John, this is Doug in IL. Thanks for your build and now opns experiences, neat to follow! In this thread, in addition to gas, the word that comes to mind is also Carbon Monoxide. Assuming the path...
Forum: Safety 05-21-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,885
Posted By AirHound
Only takes a few inches of water to drown

It’s for fun!
Even in flat IL the place floods and becomes a lake. It all looks familiar until you are upside down and behind the tree line in soup, alone! Probably just enough water/muck to prevent...
Forum: Safety 05-20-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,063
Posted By AirHound
CO Levels Experience

Anyone care to share RV12 detections/indications per flight phase.
Forum: Safety 05-20-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,063
Posted By AirHound
CO Detection

Thank you for the choices, Iíd rather pick one of them than rely on the stick-on, color changing type.

Will any of them show trends? For example ppm changes which can be used to analyze cabin...
Forum: Safety 05-20-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,063
Posted By AirHound
Carbon Monoxide Detection

Anyone using a sensitive electronic monitoring device have any suggestions on a best one? Thank You!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-28-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,173
Posted By AirHound
I gotíem 2 and other than water hoses no more gas...

I gotíem 2 and other than water hoses no more gas or oil hose changes, yippee.
Also bought their oil pressure gage relocation hose kit. Mounted it on top of top radiator hose back near the firewall,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-28-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,173
Posted By AirHound
Did you go with Aircraft Specialty Teflon kits?

Did you go with Aircraft Specialty Teflon kits?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-25-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 780
Posted By AirHound
Nose gear tie down

Has anyone used the nose gear tie down ring? It looks like it could come in handy against possible micro bursts which could push down the tail when tied down. Or is it for securing while trailering,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-23-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 333,410
Posted By AirHound
Do you think that breeze helps keep the C0 level...

Do you think that breeze helps keep the C0 level down by pressurizing the cockpit?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-20-2019, 04:30 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,269
Posted By AirHound
Ditto!! Do new rv12 SLSAís owners under...

Ditto!! Do new rv12 SLSAís owners under warranty have to fend for themselves?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-11-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,918
Posted By AirHound
Ah, thanks Dave!

Ah, thanks Dave!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-11-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,269
Posted By AirHound
Thanks for that tip. Worthy of Checklist/POH...

Thanks for that tip. Worthy of Checklist/POH IMHO. Just like emergency procedure/immediate action when a carb return spring fails. Worthy!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-11-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,918
Posted By AirHound
JB, At spinner screws? Is weight bolted on...

JB, At spinner screws? Is weight bolted on prop back plate?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-10-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,092
Posted By AirHound
Scott, Do you spray it into the cable sheath? How...

Scott, Do you spray it into the cable sheath? How and at which end??
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-01-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,752
Posted By AirHound
Other than keying tire maintenance off of tread...

Other than keying tire maintenance off of tread wear, how does one factor health of sidewalls into a decision to replace? Seems like they are taking on some of the load too!

Thanks Doug
Forum: Safety 03-18-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,523
Posted By AirHound
Understand this thread is about ATC and Flight...

Understand this thread is about ATC and Flight Following. Additional info along those lines when it comes to Class D operations. ATC/control tower Phone connectivity. Regarding lost com or no radio....
Forum: RV-10 03-16-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,203
Posted By AirHound
Exhaust wrap?

Scott, would automotive exhaust wrap on the rv12 slip joints stop or reduce co leakage there?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-03-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,094
Posted By AirHound
No, no owner/operator would be mad, more likely...

No, no owner/operator would be mad, more likely we are confused by your slightly one off dissertations. Have you considered conferring with the manufacturer?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-03-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,094
Posted By AirHound
All owner/operators have heard, and I dare say...

All owner/operators have heard, and I dare say subscribe to, Ďoil is cheapí. Suggest, if financially feasible, he gain experience with oil change intervals based on personal usage variables for his...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-02-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,826
Posted By AirHound
Jeff, what are your thoughts about beat freq?

Jeff, what are your thoughts about beat freq?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-21-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,357
Posted By AirHound
Sorry the numbers escape me, but between 7 and 8...

Sorry the numbers escape me, but between 7 and 8 per pair.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-21-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,357
Posted By AirHound
I got some of those blue ones and they were a tad...

I got some of those blue ones and they were a tad overweight out of the box. Sadly, returned them. Dang!

Just advised by parts store that 189's are not available on their shelves yet, however,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-21-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,357
Posted By AirHound
Hopefully Available to the masses initially at a...

Hopefully Available to the masses initially at a good faith discount.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-16-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,269
Posted By AirHound
Vic, how far reaching are reports of float...

Vic, how far reaching are reports of float problems?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-15-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 17,457
Posted By AirHound
Red face Say, how does one discern wind sheer vs gusts...

Say, how does one discern wind sheer vs gusts unaided when planning a short/local flight around the patch, other than stepping outside and saying, ďdang itís pretty breezy outĒ ! I think sheer falls...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-15-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By AirHound
Thank you dheal!

Thank you dheal!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-15-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,401
Posted By AirHound
Thanks for clarifying "Maximum Wind Limitations...

Thanks for clarifying "Maximum Wind Limitations 30" by adding the words (Ground Operations).
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-15-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By AirHound
Trying to keep up with the times. What does the...

Trying to keep up with the times. What does the quick release do specifically that the standard wing release mechanism doesnít? How simple or complex is the mod to install this quick release? Thank...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-10-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,043
Posted By AirHound
Dave, enjoyed reading your blog again. Any other...

Dave, enjoyed reading your blog again. Any other Florida like flights since 2017? Always enjoy your info sharing. Very helpful! Doug in IL
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-10-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,503
Posted By AirHound
Would they have the fuel gage indicator on file I...

Would they have the fuel gage indicator on file I could order? For gross indications!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-05-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,653
Posted By AirHound
Thanks All!

Thanks All!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-05-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,653
Posted By AirHound
Std Kit provided receptacle between seats Question?

Question: I didn't build and not sure that KAI points out how/where the Std Aux Power receptacle, located between the seats, is fused?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-05-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,063
Posted By AirHound
Talking Rich, nice getting all those hours in, dang...

Rich, nice getting all those hours in, dang thatís roughly 95 bbl of gas. Theyíre making overtime in Houston to keep up with the demand. Good on ya!

Not sure if Bing auto adjusting capability is...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-04-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,063
Posted By AirHound
Dale, what is MAP on take off and initial climb?...

Dale, what is MAP on take off and initial climb? Doug
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-04-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,573
Posted By AirHound
Jim, please see your personal messages. Doug

Jim, please see your personal messages. Doug
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-03-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,573
Posted By AirHound
Jim is AP an S20 option?

Jim is AP an S20 option?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-27-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,443
Posted By AirHound
Rich, in general, is the only way to adjust...

Rich, in general, is the only way to adjust mixture on our machines just at idle with the set screw ie; 2 vs 1.5 turns?

Otherwise, itís mostly about the internal environment/material condition of...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-27-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,443
Posted By AirHound
Other than hardware (sensor and connections) and...

Other than hardware (sensor and connections) and software what can cause actual 912ULS EGTs to differ?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-21-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,172
Posted By AirHound
John, so does Strong C clamp mean just slap em on...

John, so does Strong C clamp mean just slap em on and muscle them down tight however so they donít slide off when being pulled against each other. Like wrench tight?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-21-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,172
Posted By AirHound
Thank you Joe!

Thank you Joe!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-21-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 16,172
Posted By AirHound
Joe Hi, This is Doug in IL is this HF tool still...

Joe Hi,
This is Doug in IL is this HF tool still recommended?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-17-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,632
Posted By AirHound
What about just paint it from the inside?

What about just paint it from the inside?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-14-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,632
Posted By AirHound
Sweet, Dale, My non-builder sensing is; there...

Sweet,

Dale,
My non-builder sensing is; there are two types of 12 owners, those that have had to replace glass and those that will have to!

Any info on easier technique and alternate acceptable...
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