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Forum: RV-9/9A 02-14-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,082
Posted By kaweeka
Gorgeous!!........ Jealous!!:)

Gorgeous!!........ Jealous!!:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,507
Posted By kaweeka
Well done!! Given the very responsive RV, the...

Well done!! Given the very responsive RV, the tighter altitude tolerances in the commercial check ride speak to the greater skill of the pilot who passed the bar. Congratulations, sir!

David
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By kaweeka
Busy Weekend

I decided to make the best of the weather this past weekend and get a few things from my list accomplished inside the hangar that have been lurking over my shoulder. I have to admit to being a bit...
Forum: Reviews 02-06-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By kaweeka
Yep, Tom is THE MAN...... and a good soul!

Yep, Tom is THE MAN...... and a good soul!
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-04-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By kaweeka
....can't wait to see what you're up to.....

....can't wait to see what you're up to.....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-19-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,129
Posted By kaweeka
Steve, I can't say how much I appreciate the...

Steve, I can't say how much I appreciate the support you guys provide. After 2 years with my avionics, I still get stumped and need help, you all are there and always offer timely and helpful advice....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-18-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,129
Posted By kaweeka
I just had to giggle a little at the...

I just had to giggle a little at the "interpretation". Actually, I wondered that as well when I was installing my panel and a wise friend explained that this is part of a system and the avionics...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-16-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,852
Posted By kaweeka
I was admittedly ambiguous. Anything clever was...

I was admittedly ambiguous. Anything clever was purely by mistake.:D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-15-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By kaweeka
KTRK (Truckee, ca). I just loved the...

KTRK (Truckee, ca). I just loved the juxtaposition of the mega money jets and my RV, both equally enjoying the Sierra Nevada beauty.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 01-15-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,196
Posted By kaweeka
That's Fantastic!! It's a lot of hard work and...

That's Fantastic!! It's a lot of hard work and the discipline to stay current and practiced is a challenge. Welcome to instrument flying.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-15-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By kaweeka
Preferred Parking

https://photos.smugmug.com/My-First-Gallery/i-gfNFchc/2/179a5594/L/Parking-L.jpg




Now THAT's preferred parking. Just where a Vans ought to be!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,852
Posted By kaweeka
I received an email from the G3x team this...

I received an email from the G3x team this evening. I sent my log to them. First consideration is that I am on v6.2, thinking I was up to date. I will immediately update to v6.3 and then see what...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,852
Posted By kaweeka
I have the GAD29

I have the GAD29
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,852
Posted By kaweeka
Thanks. I will do that this morning. Seems to be...

Thanks. I will do that this morning. Seems to be a common issue that needs to be addressed en masse by the G3xperts rather than one on one, as there are likely many more pilots with the same event...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,852
Posted By kaweeka
Thanks for the reply. I promise not to fly in...

Thanks for the reply. I promise not to fly in anger.:)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,852
Posted By kaweeka
Momentary blackout

I've been flying with my G3x and GTN 625 for almost 2 years and enjoying the many features and benefits provided. I keep everything up to date with respect to software and charts. Something...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,274
Posted By kaweeka
Healthy and happy New Year to you and your...

Healthy and happy New Year to you and your family, Doug. Thank you for creating and working so hard for something I look forward to seeing EVERY DAY.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-13-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,644
Posted By kaweeka
I'm in the same boat with regards to the left...

I'm in the same boat with regards to the left sending unit. Has anyone just removed the sender WITHOUT removing the inspection plate with it?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By kaweeka
Ed, Pure firewall porn! That looks amazing!! David

Ed,
Pure firewall porn! That looks amazing!!
David
Forum: Trip Write-ups 11-30-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 48,143
Posted By kaweeka
Epic! Inspirational! Informative! All the rest of...

Epic! Inspirational! Informative! All the rest of the Right Stuff. Thanks for not only sharing but thinking of what others might learn from your experiences.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,385
Posted By kaweeka
My Dukes failed and chose AFP. I have the FI from...

My Dukes failed and chose AFP. I have the FI from them as well. Would chose them again and again. Great products and support.
David
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,321
Posted By kaweeka
Good write up. I just removed mine for the first...

Good write up. I just removed mine for the first time and this was helpful. To remove the sludge, I used a paired down paint stir stick with and a 30ml syringe of Marvel Mystery Oil to inject into...
Forum: RV-14 11-12-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,648
Posted By kaweeka
Wow, Beautiful!!!

Wow, Beautiful!!!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-11-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By kaweeka
One more

Here's another from the cockpit during a flight to Tahoe last March. It's short but the quality seems better to me.

https://youtu.be/dIzVSOU9fvA


David
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-11-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By kaweeka
Does anyone know if changing from 30fps to 60fps...

Does anyone know if changing from 30fps to 60fps will make a difference in the video quality or just eat up memory card space?
Thanks,
David
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-11-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By kaweeka
It was uploaded from iMovie as an HD video. I'm...

It was uploaded from iMovie as an HD video. I'm still learning the "ins and outs" of this. Any instruction is VERY MUCH appreciated :)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-11-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By kaweeka
Unfortunately, no insights on that. The flight...

Unfortunately, no insights on that. The flight was before the airspace changes. I'm that s-l-o-w getting around to working on the videos.

David
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-10-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By kaweeka
Flight to Half Moon Bay

I'm practicing video skills and thought I would try a tail mounted GoPro during a flight to Half Moon Bay. The YouTube link is below.

https://youtu.be/zw-rPppWML4

Enjoy,
David
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-08-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,132
Posted By kaweeka
SteinAir. The service and advice after the sale...

SteinAir. The service and advice after the sale are invaluable..... and you'll be glad for it.
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-01-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,531
Posted By kaweeka
Stein has them. Check his site...

Stein has them. Check his site www.steinair.com

David
Forum: California 10-28-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By kaweeka
+1 for Mike's recommendation. Randy is a great...

+1 for Mike's recommendation. Randy is a great guy and very knowledgable.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 271
Posted By kaweeka
Oil pressure port

https://www.irista.com/gallery/vawimr1yfbol

I noticed a small drip of oil from the pressure port on my -9A. I have an IO 320 B1A which has a 45 degree fitting off the top right port on the engine....
Forum: California 09-26-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,303
Posted By kaweeka
Ditto above. A bit rough. Taxi S-L-O-W!! Treat...

Ditto above. A bit rough. Taxi S-L-O-W!! Treat like soft field and you're fine. They charge $25 I think, to land there. That kind of money for a poor field made me not want to come back.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-21-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,110
Posted By kaweeka
I used a G3x touch 10.4" on the left and the GTN...

I used a G3x touch 10.4" on the left and the GTN 625 in the center. I also have an iPad mini with Garmin Pilot on a RAM suction mount to the right of the center stack and that gives me plenty of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,982
Posted By kaweeka
As a practicing Otolaryngologist, I read the...

As a practicing Otolaryngologist, I read the prior thread with some concern. There seems to be a level of suspicion regarding the patient physician relationship and the process of medical diagnosis....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,473
Posted By kaweeka
With Tom's help, I mounted my red cube underneath...

With Tom's help, I mounted my red cube underneath the 1-3 intercylinder baffle and after the servo on my -9A. The in and out hoses are roughly equidistant from the servo and purge valve/flow divider...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-30-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By kaweeka
Smith Rock State Park is beautiful

Smith Rock State Park is beautiful
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 29,718
Posted By kaweeka
Walker's Cay

This was in a friend's Socata Trinidad while we lived in Ft. Myers, FL. I had a Trinidad then as well and flew to Walker's Cay, Abaco Bahamas often to stay the weekend with friends on their trawler...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,562
Posted By kaweeka
That's interesting. Thank you. I flew this...

That's interesting. Thank you. I flew this morning and noted the totalizer showed 5.3 gallons used in flight, filled it and actually added 6.4 gallons. I reset the k factor and will see what it shows...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,562
Posted By kaweeka
Sorry for the vocabulary error. No I did not...

Sorry for the vocabulary error. No I did not intend to suggest I leaned to peak during takeoff, just the highest EGT noted at full rich during takeoff as seen on the G3x data upon review. .
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,562
Posted By kaweeka
Just re-installed my AFP injection system from...

Just re-installed my AFP injection system from rebuild and as well as new hoses from Tom Swearengen at TS Flightlines. I have the FM100, flow divider and purge valve. I Replaced the Floscan with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By kaweeka
Second on Randy. Stand up fellow with lots of...

Second on Randy. Stand up fellow with lots of knowledge and a keen eye.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-15-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,617
Posted By kaweeka
I've really wanted to land there in my -9A, but...

I've really wanted to land there in my -9A, but would prefer to do so along with someone else....just in case. If anyone is interested in a trip, I'm at KLHM. Might be fun to get a small group going....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-09-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,063
Posted By kaweeka
...of course, this morning, after posting my...

...of course, this morning, after posting my question, I get an email from Blackstone letting me know they got my sample. Good to know, but 4 weeks seems like a very long time for the mail to deliver...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-09-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,063
Posted By kaweeka
Just reviving this thread asking about changes at...

Just reviving this thread asking about changes at Blackstone. I've been using them for almost 20 years. Always excellent detail and comments but, over the past year, I've noticed trouble sending...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,888
Posted By kaweeka
Tom, I deal with patients on a daily basis that...

Tom, I deal with patients on a daily basis that have to deal with the "news" that they now have a fight on their hands. It's never easy on either side but you two have risen to the occasion and met...
Forum: Engine Monitors 07-15-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 918
Posted By kaweeka
Replacing EGT Probes....which one?

I used my existing EGT probes when doing my panel upgrade to the G3x. They are the type K that came with my Dynon and have lasted about 600 hours. From what I read, that is a good life. My #2 is...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-11-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,435
Posted By kaweeka
FWIW, I occasionally spray some SailKote on the...

FWIW, I occasionally spray some SailKote on the track. I used it in the track of our main mast to help the delrin slugs travel more smoothly through the track in an aluminum mast.
David
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-29-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,902
Posted By kaweeka
Livin' the dream! you tapped into my bucket list....

Livin' the dream! you tapped into my bucket list. Thanks for the "ride along"!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,031
Posted By kaweeka
What a beauty!!

What a beauty!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-22-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,362
Posted By kaweeka
I swear, every product I buy has been simply...

I swear, every product I buy has been simply amazing. I might as well just sign up for automatic delivery of products as they come to market! And I thought I was hooked into the Apple Universe......
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,002
Posted By kaweeka
As with what others said, it depends more on the...

As with what others said, it depends more on the reason for the rate rather than the rate itself. It may be physiologically normal with excellent conditioning or a sign of deeper pathology. In...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,736
Posted By kaweeka
I will be watching and reading with interest....

I will be watching and reading with interest. That sounds like an interesting set up. Thanks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,978
Posted By kaweeka
Ever since getting my RV and joining VAF, I have...

Ever since getting my RV and joining VAF, I have noticed the level of discussion to be leaps and bounds ( with regards to knowledge AND temperament) above those of former owner groups of which I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,152
Posted By kaweeka
Dave, I have a -9A and live in Roseville. I'd be...

Dave,
I have a -9A and live in Roseville. I'd be happy to take you flying, let you get the feel for the plane. Mine is an IO 320 with CS prop, G3x and G5 with all the bells you stated. I used to...
Forum: RV-14 03-13-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,763
Posted By kaweeka
I'm envious, Rich. I purchased my aircraft...

I'm envious, Rich. I purchased my aircraft already flying. I did do the paint, avionics and interior but someday (when I'm not working 12 hours a day) hope to enjoy what you are about to embark upon,...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-05-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By kaweeka
I just had a very nice discussion with Kyle at...

I just had a very nice discussion with Kyle at Airflow Performance. He looked at the data and noted the small fuel flow pulses are likely a result of the pulses developed by the diaphragm of the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-05-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By kaweeka
The Floscan is after the electric AND engine...

The Floscan is after the electric AND engine driven pumps but before the flow divider/purge valve combination. It is rigidly mounted to the firewall with level plumbing before and after, and no bends...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-05-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By kaweeka
Fuel flow fluctuations- normal or not

I have an IO 320 B1A in my -9a with dual Lightspeed ignition and Airflow Performance injection with the purge valve installed. Since upgrading to the G3x, I have wanted (and finally got around to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-04-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By kaweeka
I having my first go at analyzing my flight data...

I having my first go at analyzing my flight data from my G3x. Didn't have any luck uploading the data to cirrusreports but did get them on Savvy Analysis. I have an IO 320 B1A with Airflow...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By kaweeka
That is really great. I would love to input the...

That is really great. I would love to input the data from my -9A for comparison. Thanks for the effort.
David
Forum: California 01-29-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,898
Posted By kaweeka
Thank you, everyone, for your replies. That's a...

Thank you, everyone, for your replies. That's a very interesting facility.
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