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Forum: RV-14 01-06-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By JTJones
Hooker is different

Check with Hooker or your interior manufacturer (I used Classic Aero) but in my -14 the cable was not used. I was supplied with 4 links, two per side that sandwich the the harness lug and attach...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-03-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By JTJones
Andair says...

This is from Andair:

Undo the safety wire, unscrew the fitting then unscrew the safety wire end from the filter case. Blow the exposed filter out on an airline and swill it in clean fuel to remove...
Forum: RV-14 01-02-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By JTJones
Oooohhh yeahhh

Iím 6í6Ē with wide shoulders. Iím looking at my wife. Honey???
Forum: RV-14 01-01-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By JTJones
Mine are weak too

My struts arenít doing the job either and my plane has been sitting for almost a year while waiting for a replacement engine. Let us know what you decide to use.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By JTJones
Look on Van's website

Most, but not all of the plans are available on Van's website under SUPPORT/SERVICE INFORMATION AND REVISIONS. The plans sections there are ones that have had revisions and are complete sections
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-20-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,590
Posted By JTJones
Expanding foam

Wrap it in a contractor garbage bag, suck the air out with a vacuum and spray expanding foam around the base and it will expand and take the form of the engine
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-10-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,700
Posted By JTJones
Lost 5 Horses

The XP-400 was advertised as 215 HP. The 390 210 HP. Still breaking it in and donít notice a difference on takeoff but havenít really leaned it much in cruise so time will tell.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-10-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,700
Posted By JTJones
Not Hawaii

The airplane is currently in central Florida. It was built at Synergy Air in OR and I have no plans to have it in Hawaii.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-09-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,700
Posted By JTJones
newman

Krea-may go there on Thursday...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-09-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,700
Posted By JTJones
Grinning Again

Well, after removing my engine in January in compliance withe the XP-400 Recall/Buy-Back I have finally received my replacement engine. I went with an IO-390-X built by Barrett using my Superior...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-08-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,967
Posted By JTJones
From the boyz in the hangar

Tom,

From all the gang at 06FD who have benefitted from yours and Suzanne's hard work and dedication to us all, we sit with you in sorrow but also in comfort that there is a new angel walking above...
Forum: RV-14 12-06-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By JTJones
06FD

I will have mine at 06FD.
Forum: RV-14 11-22-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,164
Posted By JTJones
Look at Garmin's installation instructions

I would suggest looking at Garmin's instructions. Also in all your servo installations use AN970-3 washers (as Garmin specs) instead of the Z3 washers Van's calls for.
Forum: RV-14 11-17-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By JTJones
Pictures please!

Can anyone post pictures of the RV-14 Gust Lock installed in their aircraft?
Forum: RV-14 11-15-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,391
Posted By JTJones
Side Panels Installed!

I completed the installation of the side panels. I first want to say that the gang at Classic Aero knocked this out of the park. The kit is extremely well designed and fabricated and really makes...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,220
Posted By JTJones
PIREP Request

If you get one give us a pirep!
Forum: RV-14 10-18-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,391
Posted By JTJones
Awesome

That is really nice. My kit just shipped and Iím going to install it the first part of November. Any tips on the install would be appreciated.

T-drift: I may have my XP-400 replacement soon also. ...
Forum: RV-14 10-14-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By JTJones
B&C 90 on mine.

B&C 90 on mine.
Forum: RV-14 10-12-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,026
Posted By JTJones
RV-14 1292#. Empty CG is 81.2 Dual G3X/GTN-750/3...

RV-14 1292#. Empty CG is 81.2

Dual G3X/GTN-750/3 Axis AP/G5/Comm 2/Vertical Power/Backup Battery & Alternator/Full Paint/Full Classic Aero leather interior/Hartzell aluminum CS prop
Forum: RV-14 10-04-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,391
Posted By JTJones
Waiting & waiting for weight

Iím still waiting for my side panels. I am also interested it the weight of the kit. Anybody?
Forum: RV-14 10-01-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,026
Posted By JTJones
1292# Dual G3X/GTN-750/3 Axis AP/G5/Comm...

1292#

Dual G3X/GTN-750/3 Axis AP/G5/Comm 2/Vertical Power/Backup Battery & Alternator/Full Paint/Full Classic Aero interior/Hartzell aluminum CS prop
Forum: RV-14 09-16-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,085
Posted By JTJones
https://i.postimg.cc/fLcJNS4c/A48-D2198-1201-4357-...

https://i.postimg.cc/fLcJNS4c/A48-D2198-1201-4357-A296-DA908-E926-FC5.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,677
Posted By JTJones
Amanda!

It was Dan and Amandaís setup I think. Go to:

https://www.rvplasticparts.com/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,004
Posted By JTJones
Synergy Air

I believe Synergy Air in Eugene Oregon will do condition inspections.
Forum: RV-14 06-24-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By JTJones
Duh

My bad! I hate redeyes!
Forum: RV-14 06-23-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By JTJones
Canít get just one...

I screwed up a lens. Cut it on the wrong side of the tape I used for my cut line. Ordered another and of course it is actually two because it is one mold with a left and right that you have to...
Forum: RV-14 06-08-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By JTJones
Might solve itself when canopy is completed...

because with the fiberglass work not finished, the canopy bubble not all fastened down, etc. the frame is probably twisting.
Forum: Florida (North) 05-12-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,298
Posted By JTJones
Jesse Saint and gang - Marion County

Iíd imagine Jesse Saint can do it at Marion County (X35)
Forum: RV-14 05-04-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,042
Posted By JTJones
Wheel Pant Bulkheads

The Aft section of the wheel pants on my RV-14 do not have a bulkhead like those on the RV-10. I was flying off of grass for a bit and recently removed my wheel pants for a condition inspection and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,097
Posted By JTJones
No re-drilling

When it arrives you just screw it back on. Have some nylon washers on hand. No re-drilling required. But you'll want a cold beer and a lawn chair so you can sit back and love it!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-24-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,494
Posted By JTJones
Man oh man...

...I canít wait to get my engine back!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2019, 04:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,097
Posted By JTJones
Picture of Sean's spinner

https://i.postimg.cc/L5fn9BPQ/6-FF5-EE72-67-CE-4-D1-A-8-AC8-72-F04-D133102.jpg

Here is Sean's spinner chromed by Space Coast Plating.
Forum: RV-14 04-18-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,874
Posted By JTJones
I put in in the tailcone

https://i.postimg.cc/dVRtSVRd/BA63-EC18-4-A35-496-E-9-D51-567-FDB1-CD743.jpg

We made a bracket and mounted it in the Tailcone on the top of the F-01407 bulkhead. I've had no issues with it mounted...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,097
Posted By JTJones
https://i.postimg.cc/KYXv0ggm/665998-D3-F9-D8-4806...

https://i.postimg.cc/KYXv0ggm/665998-D3-F9-D8-4806-9613-D68-D93-E122-D0.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,097
Posted By JTJones
Me too

Had mine chromed as well. Looks awesome. It will look even more awesome when I get my XP-400 replacement.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 761
Posted By JTJones
Authorized Dealer

http://theflightshop.com
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-03-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,148
Posted By JTJones
I too was shocked when I made the “discovery”...

I too was shocked when I made the “discovery” about the $2k unlock. Funny isn’t it how they make all this so hard to figure out? I’m grounded now due to the XP-400 buyback but when I get back in...
Forum: Safety 03-23-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,754
Posted By JTJones
Sight Picture

Thanks for sharing this. You are smart to do so. Your comment about sight picture needing adjustment makes me wonder, exactly where were your eyes focused when these landings were going bad? ...
Forum: RV-14 03-09-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,780
Posted By JTJones
Do you have...

...plans section OP-52A and associated parts? I used the brackets and hardware to install Baja Designs Squadron Pro lights. I had to fab a plate to attach the lights to (plate at top of first...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-05-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,723
Posted By JTJones
Call your insurance company - Ground-Not in Motion

I just called Gallagher and changed my insurance policy to Ground-Not in Motion until I am back in the air. Save a few bucks for beer money to help drown your sorrows!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-03-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By JTJones
Free manuals on faa.gov

Downfall free manuals from FAA at FAA.gov:

https://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/handbooks_manuals/aircraft/media/FAA-H-8083-32-AMT-Powerplant-Vol-1.pdf
Forum: RV-14 02-19-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By JTJones
Call Synergy Air

Try contacting Synergy Air South:

(678) 854-6498
Newnan Coweta KCCO

They may have a -14 in progress.
Forum: RV-14 02-02-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,179
Posted By JTJones
Plans Section 54

Plans Section 54
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,297
Posted By JTJones
Oops!

Croyden Link: http://www.experiencemandeville.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,297
Posted By JTJones
Must do in NZ

Omaka Air Museum: https://www.google.com/search?q=omaka+air+museum&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&hl=en-us&client=safari

Croyden Aircraft Company (be sure to check out the restoration hangar):...
Forum: RV-14 01-29-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By JTJones
Also autopilot pitch servo (and yaw servo if you...

Also autopilot pitch servo (and yaw servo if you choose). Those plans pages sections (56/57/58, depending on brand used) will come with the installation kit. And forward of that there is room for...
Forum: RV-14 01-28-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,958
Posted By JTJones
My XPNDR is on the battery angle as well.

My XPNDR is on the battery angle as well.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By JTJones
Thumbs up Thanks Kyle

Thanks to Kyle Boatright for posting the Postimage.org method.
Forum: RV-14 01-28-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,393
Posted By JTJones
Here is where we put my boxes.

https://i.postimg.cc/phd2QTLr/A48-D2198-1201-4357-A296-DA908-E926-FC5.jpg (https://postimg.cc/phd2QTLr)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By JTJones
Test

Finally!:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By JTJones
Picture Test

https://i.postimg.cc/43rR55cG/AD31-AAF9-A5-D7-4-F51-B556-4-FD3-F80-DE6-AF.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: RV-14 01-28-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,958
Posted By JTJones
Hmmm

I went through my build photos and believe:

Mystery 1 - Nothing is attached to those nutplates.

Mystery 2 - Those ďopeningsĒ allow the cover to fit over screw heads. Those screws are used for adel...
Forum: RV-14 01-25-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,712
Posted By JTJones
Tall and no problem

I'm 6'6Ē w/a 36Ē inseam. I mounted my pedals full forward and my seat back is full aft. I have Classic Aero seats with standard foam thickness. I use a Halo headset. The airplane is very...
Forum: RV-14 12-24-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,046
Posted By JTJones
Smile Join the club

I had the same thing happen on my -14. Happened twice. First time was after paint when the canopy was opened for the first time. Filed back/beveled the skin some more. Second time the plane had...
Forum: Southeast 10-06-2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By JTJones
Smile Take care of Russ

I spent a day in Hood River and Russ helped me out with shelter for my RV-14. Heís a good human and I hope someone can help him out.
Forum: RV-14 09-06-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By JTJones
Didnít paint

I did not paint mine.
Forum: Texas (South) 09-03-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 516
Posted By JTJones
Transient Hangar Space

Hi All. Iím starting to spread my wings in my newly completed RV-14 and will be moving it from the west coast to the east coast for the winter sometime in the October/November time frame. I plan on...
Forum: California 08-26-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 831
Posted By JTJones
Transient Hangar Space

My wife and I will be starting a trip to the east coast in October or November. It will be spread over a few months. Between legs we will return to our day jobs to earn gas money! The first leg...
Forum: RV-14 08-18-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 922
Posted By JTJones
Thanks Mike! Took 18 months and was QB wings and...

Thanks Mike!

Took 18 months and was QB wings and fuse.
Forum: RV-14 08-18-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 922
Posted By JTJones
Iím new to the game and am trying to get pictures...

Iím new to the game and am trying to get pictures to show up using google photos.
Forum: RV-14 08-18-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 922
Posted By JTJones
Picture Test

https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipNZcY8xTUbZupQIph4PRKVNEynpW0EsBLIqipsLzoGZg2PSqFsIIhPzLvAij-xuuw/photo/AF1QipMkylMXzhfWI44maufH65FU9JsH0z_0dcRAF6_E?key=UEJGbWg4S0REVk1zRm1MV0M3TW5seUZtWm9qdmln
Forum: RV-14 08-18-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,663
Posted By JTJones
You may want to consider replacing those zinc...

You may want to consider replacing those zinc plated Z3 washers wherever they are called for with cadium plated AN 970 washers. The zinc ones will corrode over time.
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