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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-25-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,302
Posted By HansLab
To properly make an adjustment you would remove...

To properly make an adjustment you would remove the required amount from location A, and remove nothing from location B (and the corresponding position at the bottom). and everything in between would...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-31-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 949
Posted By HansLab
Dynon AOA in spinner

Anyone of you tried this AOA/pitot combination?

https://www.dynonavionics.com/includes/guides/Boom_Mount_AOA_Pitot-Dimensions.pdf

It saves the hassle of hull/wing attach points, and looks to have...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-19-2019, 03:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,624
Posted By HansLab
" I'm interested in your parking brake install....

" I'm interested in your parking brake install. Really clean and functional. Please advise as to which parking brake (by number please) and which company is the manufacture. "

Supplied by...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-19-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,624
Posted By HansLab
MGL

This panel is iEFIS-light version. So, no iBox. The differences are too little for me considering the price difference (in my use). What I like too is the attractive pricing of MGL-gear. This whole...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-17-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,624
Posted By HansLab
frame

Thanks Jim for the suggestion, will certainly try it out once flying.

Just wondering if the panel frames won't interfere with the canopy frame bar when closed. Seems pretty tight there at the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-17-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,624
Posted By HansLab
Proud!!

Never been so proud as I took my firstborn out of the hospital!

Just have a look at this beauty: MGL 10" screens, MGL 8.33 radio, Trig transponder, MGL ECB's. It all works like a charm! In the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-08-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,339
Posted By HansLab
detection

CO detection is a must have in my opinion in airplanes. I' m still building, but I keep room on the panel for one.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-28-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,399
Posted By HansLab
12 versus 12iS (12 pov)

I read your explanation, Randy, and do agree.
However some posts make me sit straight up when reading the title - only to find out the post is about some 12iS-issue. (other way around it won't...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-19-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,399
Posted By HansLab
Split RV-12 and RV-12iS into two forums?

Would be a wonderful idea for this beautiful forum as well: splitting RV12 ad RV12iS?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-09-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 15,223
Posted By HansLab
whirlwind

Yes Red Baron, I've read about these props in Kitplanes Magazine, and am seriously in doubt to build one on my 12. Numbers would surely help!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-05-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,308
Posted By HansLab
cool

I think a simple oil thermostat would do? I'm still in building phase (with no engine on the fuse, yet), but I had a Kitfox with 912 of it, and those oil- and water thermostats works really, really...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-31-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,613
Posted By HansLab
Sim

Jimbo doesn't have much of this answer, but: among others that is one reason I build MGL avionics in. Comes with a free sim as well. Practice, make your own screens if there aren't enough, practice...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-02-2018, 01:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,346
Posted By HansLab
Cotterpins on maingear

Hi all,

How in the World did you manage to get the cotter-pins in the main gear axle? They are too long to be able to be put in without bending severely, too thick to fit in properly when hold with...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-14-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,291
Posted By HansLab
which prop

All, which prop actually is ment for the RV12? On Sensenichs site I can only find a GA composite prop ment for Lycoming engines. I thought this RV12 prop was somehow adjusted to the 912?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-21-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,331
Posted By HansLab
Not only A alternative: THE alternative, in my...

Not only A alternative: THE alternative, in my opinion. More climb, more cruise, specially designed for Rotax,and affordable as well. Was a nice article about it in Experimental July 2012. I'm not...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-17-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,151
Posted By HansLab
Helpful

This is very helpful! So - what IS your current K-factor (asks the builder, not yet into flying his awful machine)? I could start with that figure, for sure - better then the 18000 advised.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-28-2018, 02:19 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 39,278
Posted By HansLab
Wrench

Yes, thanks for the pic, Joeri. It's on the projects-to-make-before-I-start-on-SB list.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-11-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 19,563
Posted By HansLab
I intend to build in a boom mount Dynon...

I intend to build in a boom mount Dynon pitot/AoA: through the spinner.
(http://www.dynonavionics.com/aoa-pitot-probes.php)

It saves the hassle of connecting and reconnecting the wings (I'll...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-02-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 865
Posted By HansLab
MGL EFIS

Hi all, wishing you and yours all the best for 2018, and many, many safe landings & happy flying hours.

To make it far more easy to get a CoA for my EAB RV12 over here, it would be great to be able...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-12-2017, 04:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,427
Posted By HansLab
I did the same thing as Ron: start with the fuse...

I did the same thing as Ron: start with the fuse first.
Reason was the complexity of this part of building. To be honest: mostly because we put in an entirely MGL-panel, including home-made...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-26-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 889
Posted By HansLab
Canopy attachment question

Hi,
The last bolt/screw combination on my canopy (the far aft) gets stuck behind the nylon guideblock (both sides). I did remove the threads of those bolt as per plans, but the nut still 'hooks' a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-14-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,416
Posted By HansLab
Yep. I put it in mine.

Yep. I put it in mine.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-02-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,412
Posted By HansLab
8.33 radio

Ever thought of MGL?
Here in Europe the V6 is the cheapest 8.33 available, and the lightest as well. Fits into a 2" hole, and works...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-24-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,932
Posted By HansLab
Well(d)

I just asked a pro to weld me a tank out of 1,5mm aluminum.
Will let you know the results once I have it back.
New tank, sloshed with tankslosh, fully covered with RTV where needed. Left it loose for...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-17-2017, 03:21 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 84,896
Posted By HansLab
Boomtype

I am still very, very curious for your answers to Tim's question #42: what about the Dynon ..532 boom type probe?
I myself am just working to this stadium. Haven't build the engine in yet, but I...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-31-2017, 12:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,145
Posted By HansLab
I build a Kitfox Classic with a 912 80HP on it,...

I build a Kitfox Classic with a 912 80HP on it, to which I added both an oil thermostat http://www.aircraftspruce.eu/remote-oil-thermostat.htm and a cooler thermostat (can't recall that supplier -...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-11-2017, 03:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,383
Posted By HansLab
Time

Joe said it all. However I'd like to add one: continuïty in your time-in-shop.
You defenitely have to make a contract with yourself. And with your loved ones, and with anyone you know. One, two or...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-09-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,234
Posted By HansLab
MGL files

hi,

any of you using MGL iEFIS Lites? Willing to teach me how to get the W&B in the SIM? I put full weight and empty weight in the chart, and their two arms.
I get a triangle looking chart, that...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-06-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,994
Posted By HansLab
One more

I used the inside of a bicycle brake cable: some 1,5 mm flexibele wire. Couldn't believe it took some of you so bothering. For the second I spit my hands: but it went just as easy. Sorry.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-11-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,525
Posted By HansLab
My panel

http://i63.tinypic.com/2s97jti.jpg
http://i63.tinypic.com/2lxeelh.jpg
http://i65.tinypic.com/2qlu1wy.jpg

Hi gang,
I wanted to share these pics with you. Screens aren't fixed yet, and the wiring...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-04-2016, 01:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,873
Posted By HansLab
Thank you!

Great, Forum, thanks for thinking with me 'till now. Lots of searching to do. Will keep you posted!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-02-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,873
Posted By HansLab
Varnish over plain aluminum?

All,
While building my '12 I sort of got in love with those rows of rivets: so straight, I just cannot cover them with paint, I think.
So, I want to leave the plane as pure as it is, with just some...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-17-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,495
Posted By HansLab
Difference

...and not particularly negative: I also fly TMG's that significantly soar better with an off engine the with the milling one on idle...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-21-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,728
Posted By HansLab
Ivo

I flew a GA IVOProp on my 912 KitFox, and would consider it again. Adjusting was very easy: all blades move at the same time. The same technique is used to pitch the blades in flight (electricly)....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-28-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,755
Posted By HansLab
Best

Two for the plastic and bottle solution: I build a gauge of two bottels and some hoses that worked great! Just functie the cards until the two bottles contain equal amounts of water. Fun to make and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-23-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,143
Posted By HansLab
Hear, ye!

Thanks a lot guys.
Just what I needed. Including explanation of use.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-23-2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,216
Posted By HansLab
siphoning air vents?

The new air vents on top of the tank are open with air (duh).

Isn't there a chance that due to communicating vessels (if that is the mot juste) this air vent might siphon in case of very high...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-23-2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,143
Posted By HansLab
wearplate dimensions, please?

I seem to be missing part# F1208A (wear-plate).

Is there anyone out there that can provide me with dimensions please? It seems not to be flight-critical and I guess I can fabricate this one myself...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-20-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,320
Posted By HansLab
Beautiful!!!

Ohhhhhhhhhhhh!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-15-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,410
Posted By HansLab
photo's at last

..I took the trip down to TinyPic. Dunno if I'm happy with it, but as long they show I hope you guys are ;-)
Keep the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-14-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,410
Posted By HansLab
bagage box

I have pics of Keith's bagage box, together with measures.
It seems to be impossible to attach pictures to this thread, but if you want the dimensions just send me a pm hans [dot] labruyere [at]...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-14-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,992
Posted By HansLab
dimensions

Flying weather was not that good this week zo I spend some time carpeting. It seems not possible to upload pics via this reply, so I'll make a new post with all dimensions this bagage-box: thanks to...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-11-2016, 11:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,648
Posted By HansLab
Agree Dick! Painting your own-build plane is like...

Agree Dick!
Painting your own-build plane is like giving birth. I did my KitFox once myself, and will do the '12 as well. Perhaps not as pretty as a pro could do, but hey: it's MY plane, and I build...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-05-2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,451
Posted By HansLab
Coolant

I guess you have Evans. It is used by Rotax for a more wide thermostatische spectrum than just water with an additive. Evans is NOT to be mixed with other liquids! And certenly not with water.... Buy...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-17-2016, 01:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,560
Posted By HansLab
Pdf

I'm in exactly the same process as you, Bob!

Is it possible for you to email me the PDFs, please?
It would be a great help!!!

Thanks in advance,
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-10-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,158
Posted By HansLab
Great

Great, thank you. Must've read over it.
Long live this forum.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-10-2016, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,158
Posted By HansLab
Thickness fiber

Hi,
Since I bought a project, it sometimes (rarely) happens I don't find a specific part. Now I am into preparing the canopy and things, it happens that I don't know the thickness of the layers fiber...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-28-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,311
Posted By HansLab
Tunnel

Dear experimental-builders,
Any of you considered making a tunnel in front of the seats to carry a throttle quadrant?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-28-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 818
Posted By HansLab
Any '12-flyers in Portugal?

Hi y'all!
Are there any '12 flyers/builders in Portugal or Spain that could be met ( & flown) when in southern Portugal later this year?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-12-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,907
Posted By HansLab
Thermostate

If your goal would be a happy engine in colder times, I can recommend a Thermostate. I build one in my Kitfox (912 UL) for oil and one for coolant, and intend to repeat that on my '12, as well. Works...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-12-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 929
Posted By HansLab
MGL wiring

Hi,
I'm building an E-AB 12, and intend to put an MGL panel/radio, etc in it. Now the question is: how do I connect Garmin/Dynon meant wiring to MGL?

Van's provided excellent drawings for the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-07-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,693
Posted By HansLab
Thanks

Just what I was looking for, thanks! Looks beautiful.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-04-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,693
Posted By HansLab
gear fairing

All,

While still building my 12, I am thinking about finishing already ;-)

I thought I'd read somewhere that there should be some kind of fairings for the steel gear legs of some RV - anyone know...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-01-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,712
Posted By HansLab
Other props

Funny you mention Experimental magazine, I have an article on my worktable about Whirlwind props, that are specially designed for Rotax...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-30-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,712
Posted By HansLab
Other props

Funny you mention Experimental magazine, I have an article on my worktable about Whirlwind props, that are specially designed for Rotax...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-28-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,401
Posted By HansLab
#120742

Silly me, done.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-27-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,401
Posted By HansLab
Other propellers

Hi there, builders & flyers,

Has anyone of you put on a different propellor then the Sensinich that Van's advises?
I guess that for he US builders (specially ELSA) this does not compleet, but I do...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-14-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,287
Posted By HansLab
Would be nice, Dave! Thanks for the...

Would be nice, Dave!
Thanks for the Excel.

Rv12phlzs@gmail.com
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-12-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,287
Posted By HansLab
Picking-list in Excel?

All,
My flight-buddy and me just bought us an RV12 project.
We collected the lot this weekend, armed with a Van's picking list.
However: this list isn't alphabetical, nor numeric.
Now I have to...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-08-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,645
Posted By HansLab
Nice

Looks Nice,Dennis!
My flightbuddy and me are planning to build a 12 ourselves - do you mind we come and have a peek, these days?
Love to use your friends fairings, as well?

Please contact me on...
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