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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-03-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,006
Posted By control
The super short version: - Run it hard, even...

The super short version:

- Run it hard, even above 75% for the first few hours if CHTs stays low enough.
- Do read the Lycoming documentation!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-03-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 113,918
Posted By control
What am I missing? I just assumed that it was not...

What am I missing? I just assumed that it was not featured in the android version of the app. Now work has forced me to use an iPhone again so I installed Garmin Pilot on that, still no EIS.

Do I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2020, 03:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,077
Posted By control
I made a mess...

I made a mess ;)
https://photos.app.goo.gl/xw3pdQ6pqPv2W2v29
Forum: RV-14 05-21-2020, 12:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By control
Just 6 weeks in the hangar until inspection was...

Just 6 weeks in the hangar until inspection was done, and I think it was less than 100 hours of work between the move and being ready for first flight. :D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-19-2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,421
Posted By control
Did my test yesterday, fuel pressure topped at...

Did my test yesterday, fuel pressure topped at 41, around 3:30 after shutdown.
Forum: RV-14 05-19-2020, 12:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,112
Posted By control
Just a little input: The RV-14 is a very...

Just a little input: The RV-14 is a very forgiving tail-wheel aircraft. Easier to land and manage on the ground than a SuperCub & Decathlon
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,981
Posted By control
In flight test of my autopilot installation,...

In flight test of my autopilot installation, worked great :D

https://magnusrv.blogspot.com/2020/05/autopilot-installation-flight-test.html
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-10-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 947
Posted By control
Yes, like that and where the yellow sleeve stops,...

Yes, like that and where the yellow sleeve stops, the red ones start.

While most of my sleeves are from Stein, my last two looks like the ones you show in the pictures, got them from Amazon or maybe...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-10-2020, 12:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 947
Posted By control
Now imagine your picture but: - with one yellow...

Now imagine your picture but:
- with one yellow sleeve covering both shields and one grounding wire.
- and my can-hi and can-lo splices are so short that the sleeves for them are actually inside the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-08-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 947
Posted By control
What I did on my last canbus wiring was to use...

What I did on my last canbus wiring was to use one big yellow solder sleave that went over both main wires with about 1/3 inch shielding visible. In this mix was one wire that then went to the back...
Forum: RV-14 05-07-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By control
Success!...

Success!...
Forum: RV-14 05-07-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By control
Great, Ill report back here when I have checked...

Great, Ill report back here when I have checked both connectors and resistance:D
Forum: RV-14 05-07-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By control
Garmin autopilot servo, canbus termination

I have the Autopilot Servo Installation Kit from Vans including the WH-00118 WH-00119.

I am having trouble with very high network error rate on my canbus after installing the roll and pitch servos....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-07-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,656
Posted By control
I would recommend skipping snaps in a Decathlon...

I would recommend skipping snaps in a Decathlon with the old wooden wing, with the newer wing it is fine. We had to buy new wings after the nails backed out to many times... :rolleyes:
Forum: RV-14 04-21-2020, 03:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,661
Posted By control
Only 16 hours on mine yet but the newer style...

Only 16 hours on mine yet but the newer style Cleaveland looks great and give correct readings on my 14 :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,480
Posted By control
Congrats! :D

Congrats! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2020, 02:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,993
Posted By control
Started removing the seats and seat covers in...

Started removing the seats and seat covers in preparation for autopilot wiring, I also got some good looking stuff from flyboyaccessories that will be installed, probably before the next flight :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,562
Posted By control
Newish pilot with less than 75 hours total. Made...

Newish pilot with less than 75 hours total. Made a flight with 3 heavy friends in a PA28 and therefore took only needed fuel plus legal reserves.

First mistake: Had not been trained to lean properly...
Forum: RV-14 04-03-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 911
Posted By control
I also skipped the step, should have put it in on...

I also skipped the step, should have put it in on at least one side.... :o
Forum: RV-14 04-02-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,704
Posted By control
Well done! congrats!

Well done! congrats!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,400
Posted By control
I did a short flight yesterday. This was the...

I did a short flight yesterday.

This was the first flight since installing the pitch servo. Had an interesting moment as I found out while accelerating after leveling of, that the servo...
Forum: RV-14 03-16-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,558
Posted By control
Congrats! We need pictures and/or movies ;)

Congrats! We need pictures and/or movies ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2020, 12:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,671
Posted By control
Done with the physical install of the roll&pitch...

Done with the physical install of the roll&pitch servos. :) (wiring to be done)
Forum: RV-14 03-03-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,401
Posted By control
+1 for buing pre-made fuel lines. Break lines...

+1 for buing pre-made fuel lines.

Break lines are easier to do by yourselves but the fuel lines are great time savers and not that expensive compared to other parts :)
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-01-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,483
Posted By control
Clever gauge! :cool: How about moving this...

Clever gauge! :cool:

How about moving this thread to a general section?
Forum: RV-14 02-29-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,983
Posted By control
Congrats! The 14 is a winner!

Congrats! The 14 is a winner!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-29-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,547
Posted By control
Fixed my experimental...

Fixed my experimental sign:
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-NCL9xnl3-3I/XlpZV6ambdI/AAAAAAAARAg/LfylPV9Sp2Y4UTVi6ZcSnh-tvnvDlK0OQCKgBGAsYHg/s1600/20200229_131548.jpg
Also sorted out my not fully...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-27-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By control
Looks like a lot of fun! Hope to be ready for...

Looks like a lot of fun!

Hope to be ready for the next opportunity, with any luck, I will have my 14 flight tested and with a permanent permit to fly, allowing me to leave Sweden by the end of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,632
Posted By control
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Iei81nkr2FqOuUiR...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Iei81nkr2FqOuUiRHZkXpmYdbIH94DMPZ0ks9CY93Q6LguOwt8Rwd3i9WxuXfdE7OL-0--xsYZPkB9vkFlGN5hcJPRCuU3gFRJODFYZHgUWuBTqvS3KiLGHilUkDp6qY2bZXa1GzfT_9pkYusGxPjx6fbJBH4bhmM2oCux...
Forum: RV-14 02-22-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,064
Posted By control
Sorry, I just missed...

Sorry, I just missed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-14-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,632
Posted By control
Order made :D

Order made :D
Forum: RV-14 02-13-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 96,952
Posted By control
Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: RV-14 02-13-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,595
Posted By control
I spent almost exactly 2000 hours working on my...

I spent almost exactly 2000 hours working on my slow build RV-14 before it flew unpainted. (For me it took 5 years, 3 months between first rivet and first flight.)

Already dreaming about building...
Forum: RV-14 02-09-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,064
Posted By control
I´ll post pictures after the next weekend. If I...

I´ll post pictures after the next weekend. If I can get a helper, I will remove the canopy for fixing.

Ken: I think I will do a little of that as well :)
Forum: RV-14 02-09-2020, 12:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,064
Posted By control
I am now in the club despite having removed...

I am now in the club despite having removed proseal during the build after being warned in this tread. :mad:

I had totally forgotten about the potential issue, I was just in the hangar to install my...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-06-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,145
Posted By control
I prefer to have the part clamped down, dremel in...

I prefer to have the part clamped down, dremel in one hand and the end of a vacuum hose in the other. Very little dust escapes :)
Forum: RV-14 02-05-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By control
reposting an advice I read and followed before my...

reposting an advice I read and followed before my first flight:

Set the values with more margin than for what you will use in the long run.

Getting an annoying warning for a slightly higher/lower...
Forum: RV-14 02-05-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,398
Posted By control
I push the "new post" button, get a result and...

I push the "new post" button, get a result and choose to read the topics that sound interesting. This one is about spinning in the MODEL SPECIFIC RV-14 part of the forum.

I am wasting a lot of time...
Forum: GPS 02-02-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,945
Posted By control
Did the upgrade today. Took three tries to...

Did the upgrade today. Took three tries to upgrade the waas part. It started %progress but stopped with a fail message two times. Third try was a charm :)
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 01-27-2020, 12:43 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 23,035
Posted By control
My dream combination would be something like a...

My dream combination would be something like a Rotax or diesel powered high wing twin.

Probably not feasible to make a strutless high wing twin but I would love something that looks like a C177 with...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-20-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,778
Posted By control
For day VFR, flying behind a G5 works great. That...

For day VFR, flying behind a G5 works great. That is how I fly my part owned Cozy3. We still have the old altimeter and speed indicator but that is just because it is more work to remove that let it...
Forum: RV-14 01-14-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,653
Posted By control
I read about 74/72 on this site before ordering....

I read about 74/72 on this site before ordering. Since I always aim for 3-pointers I am not that worried about ground clearance (hope I dont have to eat these words ;) )

Extra performance is of...
Forum: RV-14 01-14-2020, 02:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,653
Posted By control
I went with the standard 390 and a 74 inch...

I went with the standard 390 and a 74 inch Hartzell (72 recommended). I choose one slick, one PMag.

Is Thunderbolt worth it? I obviously did not think so but if you have better finances than me,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-12-2020, 01:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,982
Posted By control
Come to think of it, I once could not use Garmin...

Come to think of it, I once could not use Garmin Pilot because it required a large download and I was away from wifi.... :rolleyes:
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-11-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,982
Posted By control
What Android device do you use? I have about 40...

What Android device do you use? I have about 40 flights now with Garmin Pilot on my Samsung S10+, perfect function so far. (I have it on a RAM mount on the panel, easy to tilt if the sun/reflection...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-08-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,538
Posted By control
I printed it myself on an old wanhao i3 3D...

I printed it myself on an old wanhao i3 3D printer from the file that is available in the link on post #15.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-08-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,538
Posted By control
Looks like mine, even has the same colour :) Mine...

Looks like mine, even has the same colour :)
Mine treads all the way in.
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-07-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,983
Posted By control
Based on specs. and cost(engine options) the 7...

Based on specs. and cost(engine options) the 7 would probably continue to be more popular that the 14.

What made it a "no brainer" for me to choose the 14 was the incredibly much better instructions...
Forum: RV-14 01-06-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,695
Posted By control
I have the opposite experience, the main harness...

I have the opposite experience, the main harness has definitely costed me both time and frustration and I am not happy with the end result. :(
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-06-2020, 02:16 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,538
Posted By control
I have a smaller line for the dehumidifier. I put...

I have a smaller line for the dehumidifier. I put electrical tape over this line so that it fits snug into the breather tube. For extra safety, I have taped some locking wire to the line, close to...
Forum: RV-14 01-05-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,698
Posted By control
This is why I prefer the "priming" method of...

This is why I prefer the "priming" method of having mixture and throttle full forward and then engage the fuel pump until it shows pressure and then stop it, by doing it this way the pump don't have...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-05-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,298
Posted By control
One solution is to order it with the wing kit and...

One solution is to order it with the wing kit and start with the tanks.

For other parts I see no problem with using proseal that has been in the freezer for more than the date on the container.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2020, 01:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,241
Posted By control
I would be a customer if you made a similar board...

I would be a customer if you made a similar board for a G3X system.

I suggest you use contacts that make alterations possible as I am sure most potential customer has at least one or two unique...
Forum: ADS-B 01-03-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,805
Posted By control
My reply cannot be chosen "would like to be able...

My reply cannot be chosen "would like to be able to choose between these three: anonymous to all, anonymous to all but ATC, public to all" :)
Forum: RV-14 01-02-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,803
Posted By control
I do not leave mine open even inside a closed...

I do not leave mine open even inside a closed hangar. Canopy has fallen down twice already, once I caught it, the first time it bounced and I was terrified until I saw that no damage was done....
Forum: RV-14 01-02-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,984
Posted By control
I am at the beginning of my "phase 1" testing. I...

I am at the beginning of my "phase 1" testing. I plan to have plenty of numbers by this summer, for now I have these three unverified examples:

IAS 140kt, Engine power 46%, Fuelflow 6.4 gph, MAP...
Forum: RV-14 01-01-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,973
Posted By control
My plan for 2021 :D My wife was really excited...

My plan for 2021 :D
My wife was really excited about how close the skiing is :)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-01-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By control
I have a single 7G3X touch currently in my...

I have a single 7G3X touch currently in my RV-14. Very happy with it and perfectly fine for day VFR.

I use Garmin Pilot on my phone for navigation so not seeing any map on my EFIS when looking at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2019, 04:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,477
Posted By control
I feel that a more positive example should also...

I feel that a more positive example should also be voiced:

I build my RV14 during about 5.5 years. What made it possible to do while being a full-time working family man was:

- Supportive wife, she...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,813
Posted By control
Set to low RPM/course in a real emergency but...

Set to low RPM/course in a real emergency but practice with it set for fine/max RPM when training as this is probably what you will get if you have a normal CS installation...
Forum: RV-14 12-11-2019, 05:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,426
Posted By control
Another happy customer. Installed after...

Another happy customer. Installed after completing and mounting the wings, a hassle to work under the wing but still easy. :D
Forum: RV-14 12-01-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,432
Posted By control
I built a TD, this inventory list still helped me...

I built a TD, this inventory list still helped me a lot! :D
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ZO_bg8ZL9hxyVqrtMvXJqSUiQZ6qZCtB5tQrpaHPbg8
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