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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By Don Patrick
Heading to Reno!

Finalized plans for the Reno air races in September. Iíve never been. Going to be there Sep 12 leaving the 16th. Any RVers on this forum racing there this year?
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-27-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 874
Views: 544,747
Posted By Don Patrick
Thanks

Rob is adding the clear an hour after the color is added and no later than 12 hours...the sheets say max of 24 hours and with the metallic, were not going to miss that timeline!

Cheers,


Don
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-25-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 544,747
Posted By Don Patrick
Moving along.

Another quick update.

Here is the rudder masked, blue shot, then the clear.

Horizontal stab this week, elevators next week, and the wings are getting done after March break. The fuse will...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-15-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,856
Posted By Don Patrick
Top quality

I have 3 of them...military grade...mirrors are perfect...and fit the 8.

Cheers


Don
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-13-2018, 03:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,856
Posted By Don Patrick
Check ebay

RAF tornado rear view

And

Vintage fighter aircraft rear view

Currently listed...
Forum: RV-10 02-07-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,415
Posted By Don Patrick
Awesome..

Congrats Rich!!!!

Hoping to be there soon myself.....parts are in paint.

Enjoy...any pics or vid?



Don
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-03-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,416
Posted By Don Patrick
Clarification.

Just want to clarify, the wing spars wont fit in the wing spar box?

What did you use for the spacer when you riveted that section together?

Quickbuild or slow build?

I would think that if you are...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-09-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,379
Posted By Don Patrick
Local help.

Hey George,

If you have further issues, Iím sure if you reach out to Shane Daly at Innovative Wings in Calgary, he could help out or steer you in the right direction.

Lots if experience there.

Don
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-07-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,379
Posted By Don Patrick
Post a photo

Hey George,

It may be a simple adjustment. Put the micture to ICO, and look at where the ICO lever is in relation to the stop on the injector.

What type of injection system do you have?

If it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By Don Patrick
Good write up here...

http://www.mykitlog.com/users/display_log.php?user=jbtrellis&project=220&category=4885&log=117781&row=29


Don
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,075
Posted By Don Patrick
Here

https://www.aircraftspruce.ca/catalog/hapages/del37fittings.php?clickkey=9080
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-09-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 544,747
Posted By Don Patrick
Paint has started...

Thought I would share some of the paint work done so far from my very good friend Rob.

I couldn't be happier with the progress and how it's turning out.

Here us the vertical...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,430
Posted By Don Patrick
Thanks

Much thanks everyone...had to put down in Kalamazoo today....the winds and turbulence was outrageous and it inly took me 7 hrs to get here.

Great FBO at Duncan Aviation...treat you grea

Cheers

Don
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2017, 02:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,430
Posted By Don Patrick
Yes sir

I sure am Skid.


Don
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,430
Posted By Don Patrick
Friendly GA airports in the Chicago area?

Good day,

I will be ferrying and aircraft from CFB Trenton to Fox River Wisconsin on Wed, Dec 6th and plan on stopping somewhere before the Chicago class B and staying the night. Anything within...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-11-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 670
Posted By Don Patrick
Here is mine..

http://www.mykitlog.com/users/display_log.php?user=Don%20Patrick&project=820&category=7636&log=186008&row=9
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-22-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By Don Patrick
Got it.

Ended up spending a little time troubleshooting and sure enough, found the problem.

Works great!
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-20-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By Don Patrick
VP100 and Ray Allen trim

Need some guidance.

I have the infinity grip and a D180 with the above.

Coolie hat moves the roll trim left and right but for as many times I read the instructions, I just cant configure the roll...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,283
Posted By Don Patrick
Vertical power forums gone

I just went to the forum last evening to look for some help with my VP100, and everything is gone?

Chad, what gives?


Don
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,140
Posted By Don Patrick
Time

It's from 5 years ago.....go here.

https://www.aircraftspruce.ca/catalog/elpages/igswitches2.php?clickkey=3823

Mag...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-14-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By Don Patrick
What type of lock is it?

My baggage lock is keyed to my mags. I only use the one key, so I'm hoping it will be locked everytime!!

Don
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-08-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 595,596
Posted By Don Patrick
Awesome

One beautiful looking machine Simon!

Congrats!
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-07-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 897,090
Posted By Don Patrick
Very nice!!!

Looking great Simon!
Forum: Propellers 07-29-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By Don Patrick
I have a spinner you may be interested in.

Have a look here Dave.


When I get home on Thursday, I can get the serial number and all that good stuff.

It's 13.5 inches and red. It's metal, and Inthink it's from hartzell...

Here it is.

THe...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-26-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 750
Posted By Don Patrick
Much thanks.

That's great. Thanks Mahlon!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-25-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 750
Posted By Don Patrick
Need some advice.

I have a superior engine IO-360 with the precision silver hawk ex fuel injection. I also have the EFII boost pump.

I was trouble shooting some alternator issues tonight and while running the...
Forum: Probable Cause Documents Discussed 07-23-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,004
Posted By Don Patrick
NTSB report for N306AB

Just reviewed the report...

Is this a glaring inaccuracy?

"Control continuity was established from the cockpit controls to the elevators and the right aileron. The left aileron controls cables were...
Forum: Northeast 07-11-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By Don Patrick
Thanks!

Off to Manhattan in the morning. Picked up the 3 day New York pass.

Going to be a busy guy making the best of the passes.

Hey Vlad, let me know if you fly the Hudson. I'll try to take some...
Forum: Northeast 07-03-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By Don Patrick
Manhatten

Taking my ladies to Manhatten next week for 3 nights...kids are 17 and 14.

Suggestions on what to see and where to go?

Wont have a car...flying in from Buffalo.

Thanks
Forum: Canada 07-02-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By Don Patrick
Yup

Im in Oshawa...my 8 build is at the airport and getting close.

Send me a PM with your schedule and I'll flip you my number.

Don
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-30-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,481
Posted By Don Patrick
Wink Wow

That gave me a good laugh....

Sounds like you have an extra big salt lick taped to the board!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-23-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 15,419
Posted By Don Patrick
Feet dry..

Looks like they made it to Greenland....amazing journey Mark!

One day, maybe!
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-30-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 546
Posted By Don Patrick
Disregard....

Found it.

Just double checked my wiring....ground was left off the F2 terminal on the Alt.

Such a dumb butt sometimes!
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-30-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 546
Posted By Don Patrick
Overvoltage

What would cause an overvoltage warning on my D180 and not on the VP100?

I had my first engine start recently and when i turned on the 1U switch for my Alt, the D180 gave me the warning and showed...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-30-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,477
Posted By Don Patrick
Outstanding!

Congrats Steve!

Hoping not to be too far behind! I hate fibreglass!


Don
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,119
Posted By Don Patrick
Wires

Thanks for the input. Verified that i had the black and white backwards!

Thanks


Don
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,119
Posted By Don Patrick
D180 and Dynon users

Need some help with the Dynon Manifold pressure sensor.

I had my first engine start the other day with my RV-8....I was pleasantly surprised that it started up on the 2nd blade!

I noted a couple of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,546
Posted By Don Patrick
Oshawa

Jean,

If you come via CYOO, I can make myself available to help out getting you mogas, food etc.

Let me know.


Don
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-04-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,094
Posted By Don Patrick
Me too

Send me a paypal request at t6pilot at hotmail.com and i'll send the cash.

Don

Shipping to oshawA, ontario
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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-03-2017, 04:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 802
Posted By Don Patrick
PM's to admin

Hey DR,

I have sent two PM's to the admin. One on February 11th and one on Feb 28th and haven't received any response?

Are you getting the PM's for the admin?

Thanks


Don
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-01-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,016
Posted By Don Patrick
Skirt for Todd's canopy

I have nothing but issues with the skirt for my canopy.

Who has made their own skirt and thrown away the van's one. I know the shape is different, but i tried to modify the vans skirt for this,...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-25-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By Don Patrick
Thanks Mark

Got the flaps working just fine. Just trying to get the POS-12 adjusted properly so that I can mount it.

Onto the aileron trim, which I tied into the D180 as per the instructions on the VP...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-24-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By Don Patrick
Fixed.

I got it figured out...I re-did the connectors including the ground....reconnected, no issues

I removed the ground to verify....-99 returned.

Thanks for the input.

Don
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-24-2017, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By Don Patrick
Sorta there...

Thanks for the input.

Went back to what I adjusted last, which was splicing into the Pin 15 of DB37, the Fuel flow 12V red wire.

With the splice and hookup to the cap volt convertors (not hooked to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-22-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By Don Patrick
D180 CHT's and EGT's

Wondering if anyone has had this problem.

I havent started the engine yet, however, after wiring all of my engine firewall forward items up some time ago, I was reading everything correctly. More...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-22-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,225
Posted By Don Patrick
Patience...

Considering Matt is still recovering from a major health event, I would suggest a little more patience is in order.

Cheers


Don
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-21-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,200
Posted By Don Patrick
Awesome!

Outstanding Dennis!


Congrats!


Don
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-18-2017, 05:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,242
Posted By Don Patrick
Square footage.

Anyone ever figure out the square footage for paint on a RV-8?
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-17-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,303
Posted By Don Patrick
Thanks

Much thanks Dennis!


Cheers,


Don
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-14-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,303
Posted By Don Patrick
Thanks

Much thanks folks,

Dennis,

Did you get the first flight done yet?


Don
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-14-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,303
Posted By Don Patrick
Rear stick and infinity grip

Can anyone tell me the lenght of their stick in the rear seat please. Thos ethat have an infinity grip that is. Looking for the distance from the bottom of the stick to the bottom of the infinity...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-13-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By Don Patrick
Were good!

Shout out to Mark Olsen!

Didnt realize i had to make up numbers for the up and down limits to get the flaps working.

Thanks for the help Mark!


Don
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-12-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By Don Patrick
Thanks.

I removed the relay board Marc and wired to the VP100 accordingly.

Will the flaps work without the Ray Allen POS-12?

For some reason, the flaps wont work, but everything else is. I tried to go...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-12-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By Don Patrick
Great...

Thanks Tom,

Your old VP100 is working fine!

Cheers,


Don
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-12-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By Don Patrick
VP100 and the PHAviation relay board

Folks,

I have wired up my infinity sticks and have the VP100 system. I also have the PHAviation relay board.

Just curious....do I even need this relay board if I'm operating the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 32,150
Posted By Don Patrick
Unbelievable!

Wow Jessie, that is just shocking.

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-05-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,179
Posted By Don Patrick
D180 and oil pressure

Is it normal for the D180 to be showing oil pressure when the engine is off? What would cause a reading like 80 PSI without the engine on?

I have the new Klavico sensors and will be going back to...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-01-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 787
Views: 876,689
Posted By Don Patrick
Wow!

Dennis,

It was great meeting you yesterday and taking the time out of your day to show me your -8.

You have a fantastic looking aircraft and I hope my build can rise to the same quality as yours. ...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-01-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,587
Posted By Don Patrick
Donation

Robby,

Send me your address by PM or email where you want the spacers shipped to and I'll send the spacers tomorrow. Instead of sending me anything, send the cost of shipping to Doug. I'll flip...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-30-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 876,689
Posted By Don Patrick
Wow.

That looks great Dennis! Love the paint.

What airport do you have it at? Just arrived in Essex an hour ago for New Years. Would love to see it if you have time.

Don
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-29-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,587
Posted By Don Patrick
Spoken for

I'll reach out to you after Jan 1. Send me your address by pm and I'll get a shipping cost.

Don
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-29-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 794
Posted By Don Patrick
Spar box spacers

Posted this on the -8 forum.

These will work for the 7 as well.

Don

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?p=1137676#post1137676
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