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Forum: My RV Build Project 12-19-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 174,766
Posted By Ian
Nice job indeed.....but tell me, what's the...

Nice job indeed.....but tell me, what's the benefit of riveting the L.E before mains skins ?
Forum: RV-3 08-10-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 814
Posted By Ian
You're right Dave, that makes sense...I was...

You're right Dave, that makes sense...I was wondering about the fact rivets just making the whole thing un-removable....need to "learn to read the RV-3 plans" ;)

So normal pattern is the one called...
Forum: RV-3 08-10-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 814
Posted By Ian
Z brackets/spar attach for tanks

I can't figure out the way I should read the plans for attaching the Z brackets to the web spar.
Do I need to understand the normal pattern is as per DWG 7 (section G-G) : only 2 bolts ?
If yes, why...
Forum: RV-3 09-29-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,804
Posted By Ian
..direct email address on its way by PM...

..direct email address on its way by PM :)

Thanks for sharing Reiley !...
Forum: RV-3 09-28-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,804
Posted By Ian
any chance to get it also ?...Thks

any chance to get it also ?...Thks
Forum: RV-3 12-20-2011, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,522
Posted By Ian
Roger that....Thanks ! understood it is NO...

Roger that....Thanks !

understood it is NO mandatory mod, but can understand also it is a good idea that may serve rigidity.

...according to Randy's depiction and comments, it seems F-855PP-R & L...
Forum: RV-3 12-20-2011, 04:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,522
Posted By Ian
Adding RV-8 gussets to the firewall weldments

Could anyone help me figuring out how it should go with those RV-8 gussets ?

Do we need both upper AND lower gussets ?....though which RV-8 parts to be ordered ?...

are we talking about those...
Forum: RV-3 08-23-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,487
Posted By Ian
OK !..........nice trick !! Thanks

OK !..........nice trick !!

Thanks
Forum: RV-3 08-23-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,487
Posted By Ian
Question "paper-clip trick" for dummies !?...

What do you mean by "paper-clip trick" ?....I just can't figure out what you're doing with those clips once the cowl is cleared....if it's been cleared !?.....
Forum: RV-3 06-23-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 931
Posted By Ian
Hi Dan, OK....that makes sense...

Hi Dan,

OK....that makes sense !...

....assuming everything in the kit is large enough to fit with some trimming...(!...)...it seems reasonable to first drill the main skins as per plan design so...
Forum: RV-3 06-23-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 931
Posted By Ian
Question -3B leading edge + tank skins jigging....

Hi,

...to those who were lucky enough to deal with the "slowbuilt" RV-3B wing kit : just before drilling into place both main top and bottom skins, do you simply jig&drill those main skins as per...
Forum: RV-3 10-06-2008, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,187
Posted By Ian
OK thanks guys for your answers !... I was just...

OK thanks guys for your answers !... I was just in the process of thinking about the whole scheme in designing my panel....not having any of those items as of yet.
But it would be smart indeed being...
Forum: RV-3 10-04-2008, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,187
Posted By Ian
Picking up alti-coding from EFIS ?...

Could anyone help in answering that question : is it possible to pick up the alti-coding signal from an AFS EFIS to feed a standard transponder Garmin GTX whatsoever...?
Forum: International 11-14-2006, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,324
Posted By Ian
Hi Ron, There are some rvators not far away...

Hi Ron,

There are some rvators not far away from Ramstein AFB...but on the French side of the boundary in Breitenbach, Kingersheim, Colmar, Hettange Grande...and many more...

Meet the French RV...
Forum: RV-3 07-16-2006, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,557
Posted By Ian
That is copied !...Thank you Randy....

That is copied !...Thank you Randy....
Forum: RV-3 07-16-2006, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,557
Posted By Ian
Hi Randy, Many thanks for your reply....sounds...

Hi Randy,

Many thanks for your reply....sounds clear !....I will check this out to see if it is OK with the fuselage tank version.....hope 2.25" is enough...

Just confirm you got the recess box...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2006, 09:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,548
Posted By Ian
AMAZING !...

AMAZING !...
Forum: RV-3 07-15-2006, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,557
Posted By Ian
CS prop install

Hi there,

visiting Randy's "RV-3Works" I was wondering about that firewall recess for governor clearance...

I know Randy did it (well) almost "in blind" before having the exact dimensions of this...
Forum: RV-3 04-22-2006, 05:53 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 135,299
Posted By Ian
Very nice prop !!!..........should be rather...

Very nice prop !!!..........should be rather blowy behind there !........

What type of governor did you install.......and how deep the reccess in firewall ?
Forum: RV-3 04-22-2006, 04:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,217
Posted By Ian
Unhappy About wing mod CN-1...

The mods on the RV-3 wing spar seem to be a little bit confusing for me....

As I have an old wing with 3/16 spar laminates I did apply CN-2 mod......

....but what about CN-1 ? Didn't ever heard...
Forum: RV-3 03-29-2006, 02:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,778
Posted By Ian
Exclamation OK Thank you Randy.....does mean Infinity...

OK Thank you Randy.....does mean Infinity Aerospace Grip will fit with its 1" diameter hole design.........
http://www.infinityaerospace.com/Right_Grip_rt_rear_3-4_view.jpg
Forum: RV-3 03-24-2006, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,778
Posted By Ian
OK...thought it was less......will check it out...

OK...thought it was less......will check it out !

ThanX
Forum: RV-3 03-23-2006, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,778
Posted By Ian
Stick diameter

Could anyone confirm the diameter of RV-3 stick in original design ; 3/4 or 7/8 ?
Forum: RV-3 01-27-2006, 11:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,897
Posted By Ian
The pros and the cons...

Well...as I can see it, hammering seems to be a satisfying & unexpensive method...I am still a little bit impressed to drive those rivets...and still willing to invest for the right squeezer...as a...
Forum: RV-3 01-23-2006, 01:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,897
Posted By Ian
Unhappy Those 3/16 big rivets :-((

Does anybody know the right way for setting of those big 3/16 rivets on the wing spar..........hammering seems to be a little bit brutal.........what about 6000# tandem cylinder squeezer; is there a...
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