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Forum: RV-14 10-18-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 52,623
Posted By Nedimbek
Great news Chris. Congratulations. Awaiting your...

Great news Chris. Congratulations. Awaiting your report after the first flight.
Forum: Primers 09-09-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,534
Posted By Nedimbek
Good point!

Good point!
Forum: Primers 09-09-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,534
Posted By Nedimbek
I sure missed that last sentence he wrote on post...

I sure missed that last sentence he wrote on post #10. :)

On the other hand alodining those small parts may not protect them for corrosion either if those surfaces are subject to wear. It will...
Forum: Primers 09-08-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,534
Posted By Nedimbek
Smile I am reading two seperate discussions going in...

I am reading two seperate discussions going in one tread.

1. Alodine
2. Embrittlement caused by Anodizing.

The OP was only referring only to surface prep for ALODiNE and nothing for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By Nedimbek
Hydrogen enbrittlement is a by product of...

Hydrogen enbrittlement is a by product of electroplating. It has nothing to do with alodine chemicals.
Forum: RV-12 05-02-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 953
Posted By Nedimbek
I far as I know there should be one RV-12 in...

I far as I know there should be one RV-12 in Alberta which was bought from Campbell River, BC which was a student built. Ralph Inkster (he is in the forum and he might chime in) might know who he...
Forum: RV-12 02-13-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,607
Posted By Nedimbek
Yes, it works now.

Yes, it works now.
Forum: RV-12 01-09-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,486
Posted By Nedimbek
May be my background of manufacturing in military...

May be my background of manufacturing in military standards set my expectations quite high. I spent more than 20 years in the manufacturing of military electronics and armored vehicles. :D
Overall,...
Forum: RV-12 01-09-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,486
Posted By Nedimbek
Scott, That is a harsh critisizm in terms of...

Scott,
That is a harsh critisizm in terms of salemanship imho. I didn't mean to imply Van's in not doing a good job in documentation, in fact Van's engineers are doing a great job. I tried to...
Forum: RV-12 01-08-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,486
Posted By Nedimbek
This makes me lose confidence in Van's document...

This makes me lose confidence in Van's document configuration control! :mad:
Forum: RV-12 01-08-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,486
Posted By Nedimbek
There must be something wrong! This is rev...

There must be something wrong!
This is rev 3
http://i63.tinypic.com/ruw47p.jpg
Forum: RV-12 12-02-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,272
Posted By Nedimbek
That is about 5 degrees with +/- 0.5 degrees...

That is about 5 degrees with +/- 0.5 degrees error imho.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,131
Posted By Nedimbek
acpilot, Go to http://md-ra.com/ You will find...

acpilot,

Go to http://md-ra.com/
You will find all of the information there.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,631
Posted By Nedimbek
It seems the one on the right is the correct nut...

It seems the one on the right is the correct nut plate (K1100-8). It is likely that Van's put wrong nut plates (K1000-8) in that bag which should contain K1100-8 nut plates.
Forum: Canada 10-22-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,657
Posted By Nedimbek
Those are exactly similar to my thoughts. It is...

Those are exactly similar to my thoughts. It is clear that building a -12 takes less time with almost no struggling with specialized items such as panel and fwf, for example: baffling, wiring etc. In...
Forum: Canada 10-21-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,657
Posted By Nedimbek
Thank you for sharing your experience with me. I...

Thank you for sharing your experience with me.
I haven't seen one but from the pictures -12 is a very nice looking airplane. I am reviewing construction plans for about a year and I found that it is...
Forum: Canada 10-20-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,657
Posted By Nedimbek
I've only flown in a -7, on the right seat...

I've only flown in a -7, on the right seat though. :D Visibility wasn't great especially on the ground.
I love the looks of -12 and its specs. It is great match for what I want. Only concern is...
Forum: Canada 10-20-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,657
Posted By Nedimbek
I will do. Thank you Ralph.

I will do. Thank you Ralph.
Forum: Canada 10-18-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,657
Posted By Nedimbek
Which RV?: Need opinion

Hello Canadian RV owners/builders,

It has been more than a year now that I am planning building an RV-12, still trying to justify the cost of building and owning an airplane.

Over this period of...
Forum: Canada 10-14-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,319
Posted By Nedimbek
Does anyone have experience in crossing the...

Does anyone have experience in crossing the border with a kit loaded on his semi truck or trailer? Obviously with the proper documents fron Van's. Is it easy or hard or even not possible?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-07-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,797
Posted By Nedimbek
Water is also a good substitute to avoid sticking...

Water is also a good substitute to avoid sticking to the finger while forming a fillet. Applying Proseal with the gun, waiting 15-30 minutes and smooting it out to a fillet using a damp finger works...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,488
Posted By Nedimbek
Congratulation on your first solo. I am living in...

Congratulation on your first solo.
I am living in Calgary, I would like to come and visit to see your project one day if you don't mind.
Forum: RV-10 08-19-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 989
Posted By Nedimbek
You can buy drill bits from Acklands Grainger,...

You can buy drill bits from Acklands Grainger, Gregg Distributers or any industrial supply and hardware store in your area.
Forum: Canada 08-06-2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,984
Posted By Nedimbek
The photos from Axel's wife that DR uploaded to...

The photos from Axel's wife that DR uploaded to Smugmug albume are outstanding. Only one inflight photo though! :)
Forum: Canada 08-06-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,984
Posted By Nedimbek
https://dl.dropbox.com/s/vavp9y7oznzbban/Photo%202...

https://dl.dropbox.com/s/vavp9y7oznzbban/Photo%202017-07-30%2C%2011%2048%2018%20AM.jpg

Here is another one, very similar to the first.
Forum: Canada 08-06-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,984
Posted By Nedimbek
I'm sorry, I don't have any high res images. I...

I'm sorry, I don't have any high res images. I shot this with my cell phone. Too busy to remember bringing a better camera. I might have a couple more low res "action" images in my phone though.
Forum: Canada 08-06-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,984
Posted By Nedimbek
Here we go. I tried everything except removing...

Here we go. I tried everything except removing that last part of the link starting with ?. I already have the image tags. Anyway now I learned how to make it work! Thank you Carl.
BTW if my picture...
Forum: Canada 08-05-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,984
Posted By Nedimbek
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/s2akcgxr8f8g4k...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/s2akcgxr8f8g4kl/Photo%202017-07-30%2C%2011%2048%2022%20AM.jpg
Testing if I can manage to insert the image using dropbox.
Forum: Canada 08-05-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,984
Posted By Nedimbek
...Especially when you are searching for a...

...Especially when you are searching for a helping hint on a special subject and the picture is no longer available for some reason related to changing photo hosting site policies etc.!
I thought I...
Forum: Canada 08-05-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,984
Posted By Nedimbek
I can see mine (obviously) but I can not see...

I can see mine (obviously) but I can not see Axel's. Mine is on Google. This 3rd party viewing of photo hosting is very frustrating!
Forum: Canada 07-31-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,984
Posted By Nedimbek
I was at the airshow yesterday. West Coast Ravens...

I was at the airshow yesterday. West Coast Ravens were the first show of the...
Forum: RV-12 07-12-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,618
Posted By Nedimbek
Page 29A-06 Step 4.

Page 29A-06 Step 4.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,013
Posted By Nedimbek
I used to manufacture metal railings and get them...

I used to manufacture metal railings and get them powdercoated by others for many years. General commercial practice is alkaline wash for degreasing and powdercoat. Some vendors sandblast upon...
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-26-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 94,361
Posted By Nedimbek
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,984
Posted By Nedimbek
I found MGS Epoxy is much superior than West...

I found MGS Epoxy is much superior than West System. Technically it requires heat treating for full strenght but practically first exposure to hot summer sun will take care of the heat treatment....
Forum: RV-12 03-02-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,760
Posted By Nedimbek
I was wondering the same like you, couldn't find...

I was wondering the same like you, couldn't find a real answer. I believe, since it will be registered as amateur built which is EAB in the Us its resale value is somewhat reduced as it can not be...
Forum: RV-12 03-01-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,760
Posted By Nedimbek
RV-12's are very rare in Canada. As far I know...

RV-12's are very rare in Canada. As far I know there are 2 recently completed and flying projects. One is at Regina, SK by Wayne and Greg Runyon, the other built by Teenflight Campbell River, BC....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-19-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,038
Posted By Nedimbek
Commonly used nut plates are made out of carbon...

Commonly used nut plates are made out of carbon steel. Please remember they can come in various materials and finishes as well, such as alloy steel, stainless steel, passivated, cadmium plated, zinc...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-19-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,038
Posted By Nedimbek
The dull gray/blackish color you see on the nut...

The dull gray/blackish color you see on the nut plates is phosphate coating, A lower level of corrosion protection. It is an acceptable surface preparation if you want to apply primer. Therefore no...
Forum: RV-12 02-19-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,587
Posted By Nedimbek
It is not cheap but it is certainly on ebay...

It is not cheap but it is certainly on ebay now.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Silent-Hektik-F4118-AC-to-DC-rectifier-regulator-/262826355332?hash=item3d31abea84:g:2wAAAOSw4DJYhJLA&vxp=mtr
Forum: Canada 01-18-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 875
Posted By Nedimbek
Hello Ivan, Most of the information he needs is...

Hello Ivan,

Most of the information he needs is in the mdra website (www. md-ra.com). If it is registered as elsa in the US then it will be registered as a amateur-built aircraft in Canada and...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-20-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,732
Posted By Nedimbek
I see. Thanks for the clarification. :)

I see. Thanks for the clarification. :)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-20-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,732
Posted By Nedimbek
Looking great! I have a question: You're building...

Looking great!
I have a question:
You're building in Canada. It is required to have a "pre-cover" inspection before closing the structures. If I'm seeing correct the LE of HS is all closed now. How...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,097
Posted By Nedimbek
http://www.eplastics.com/Plastic/plexiglass_glue

http://www.eplastics.com/Plastic/plexiglass_glue
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,495
Posted By Nedimbek
You're right, 5 degrees requires to lift the...

You're right, 5 degrees requires to lift the mains about 4" which is a little too much. A 7A usually levels out in 2" which correspond a little more than 2 degrees and a 6A should not be much...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,495
Posted By Nedimbek
That was a typo. Sorry, my bad! Actually there...

That was a typo. Sorry, my bad!

Actually there is more into it. As you try to level an A model, you shim the mains w.r.t. Front wheel, front wheel being the pivot, therefore effective arm that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,495
Posted By Nedimbek
Also remember that your DAR is not gonna accept...

Also remember that your DAR is not gonna accept your W/B with such discrepancy ( i.e doing it without leveling your airframe) unless you lie and say you did it properly!

Happy thankgiving.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,495
Posted By Nedimbek
Hello all, In my math this trigonometry is not...

Hello all,

In my math this trigonometry is not that simple. The plum bob will always be perpendicular to a level surface. What matters is: how much the leading edge, axle centers etc move forward...
Forum: RV-14 09-29-2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 52,623
Posted By Nedimbek
Looking good Chris! Nedim

Looking good Chris!

Nedim
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-24-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,516
Posted By Nedimbek
Hello Darren, This is a great trip and a great...

Hello Darren,

This is a great trip and a great write-up. I would like to personally congratulate your dad for being able to make a great trip like that at his age!

Nedim
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-22-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 121,863
Posted By Nedimbek
Vlad, If I knew you were coming to High River, I...

Vlad,

If I knew you were coming to High River, I would come down from Calgary for the pleasure of meeting a great guy like you! You are the hero of VAF.

Nedim
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,754
Posted By Nedimbek
Hopefully soon. Still investigating. Got to...

Hopefully soon. Still investigating. Got to figure out the financial aspect!:confused::D
Forum: RV-12 04-17-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,486
Posted By Nedimbek
It might worth to review this,...

It might worth to review this, http://http://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/sb12-11-09.pdf (http://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/sb12-11-09.pdf)

Not exactly the same but the damage studied in this sb12-11-09...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,754
Posted By Nedimbek
Here is a photo of Darren's lovely RV-7. If I...

Here is a photo of Darren's lovely RV-7. If I have managed to properly insert the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,754
Posted By Nedimbek
My first RV ride

It was a great day today. My good friend Darren took me for a ride in his beautiful RV-7 this evening and yes it was my first ride in an RV.

That was an awesome experience and I enjoyed every...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,616
Posted By Nedimbek
congrats!

Bret,

You are the man! I used to paint my RC planes in the garage, still a huge mess despite the small size. You must have enormous amount of courage to be able to do this in your garage. :D
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-20-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,402
Posted By Nedimbek
Very true! You don't want to contaminate your...

Very true! You don't want to contaminate your expensive wheels with cupper and iron dust.

How about using an old flat file and a little bit of sand paper. It is just a small tip after all and you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,091
Posted By Nedimbek
Hello Darren, May I come with you? :D:p

Hello Darren,

May I come with you? :D:p
Forum: Canada 03-19-2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,283
Posted By Nedimbek
Talking I don't play hokey but I have a 90lbs. Doberman...

I don't play hokey but I have a 90lbs. Doberman though. My main concern is we may not be able to fly all together with him in the baggage area!
Forum: Canada 03-19-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,283
Posted By Nedimbek
Only one RV-12 registered in Canada?

I was searching Transport Canada website yesterday and came up with only one RV-12 registered in Canada so far. That was in late 2011 and nothing more.

I was planning to start building one and I am...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-29-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,763
Posted By Nedimbek
I used to build pattern model airplane fuselages...

I used to build pattern model airplane fuselages using Kevlar and carbon fiber fabric. You don't have to pay a lot of money to buy special Kevlar shears. Just buy a pair of cheap scissors from...
Forum: RV-12 02-20-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,385
Posted By Nedimbek
You might want to check the following. Something...

You might want to check the following. Something to consider!

http://vansaircraft.com/pdf/Notifications/Notification-2015-09-15.pdf
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