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Forum: RV-3 12-05-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 138,885
Posted By andrejv
canopy

Thanks David - I had to modify the Vans aluminium canopy frame and cut the perspex to match, then build a glass skirt - 3 solid months of work, but I think it brings the RV3 into the 21st...
Forum: RV-3 12-05-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 138,885
Posted By andrejv
New RV3B

Hi,
Just finished an RV3B - VH-VIJ. I now have 16 hours. IO-320, Christenson inverted oil, Smoking Aeroplanes smoke, Harmon turteldeck, ground adjustable Sensenich prop. Lots of fun to fly, but I...
Forum: RV-10 01-31-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,324
Posted By andrejv
RV10 door latch

Here are the photos of the modified version of my latch. Simon Pike from Temora, Australia, has built more RV's than just about anyone and he is a fantastic person and a perfection builder to boot. ...
Forum: RV-10 01-30-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,324
Posted By andrejv
Hi Mike, A mate of mine in Temora, Australia has...

Hi Mike,

A mate of mine in Temora, Australia has built four RV10's - and on the last two he has used my latch idea. He has refined the design and his latches are more slim-line, but the idea...
Forum: RV-10 04-15-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 18,668
Posted By andrejv
RV10 doors

Hi Dave

I love the way ideas come out of these forums - after reading your post I will be replacing my door pins with ones that have hardly any angle or chamfer at the ends - I think an excessive...
Forum: RV-10 04-06-2008, 04:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,917
Posted By andrejv
RV10 doors

Hi Larry

I made the latches up myself - I spent several weeks playing with designs and ideas; I wanted a system like the safety latch of a cars bonnet - pop a cars bonnet at 100 km per hour and it...
Forum: RV-10 04-05-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 16,917
Posted By andrejv
RV10 door opening

Hi Will

Thank heavens you are safe - I hope it does not take a death to recognise and fix this failing in the RV10.

I too have had a door open (on take off). I was luckier than you as my door...
Forum: RV-10 02-21-2008, 10:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 18,668
Posted By andrejv
Latch design

Went out to the A/P recently and took a few more photos with the latch cover off - hopes this helps with understanding the design.

http://img141.imageshack.us/my.php?image=83120866kx1.jpg

The photo...
Forum: RV-10 02-06-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 18,668
Posted By andrejv
Hi Hank and Dave Thank you for you comments. I...

Hi Hank and Dave

Thank you for you comments.

I will go out to the airport on the weekend and take some measurements and get some better photos - I will remove the "Staniforth" plate so you can get...
Forum: RV-10 02-04-2008, 11:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 18,668
Posted By andrejv
Rv 10 door latches

Hi Rick

I made the latch on the door from a stainless steel, u-shaped piece of metal which I bent to form the 'head' of the latch and my LAME welded it up and sandblasted it, then welded a hinge...
Forum: RV-10 02-04-2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 18,668
Posted By andrejv
RV-10 doors

GDay all,

I am a 3 time offender (two RV6s and now a 10). I have about 1400 hrs on RVs and 2000hrs TT. Never had an incident or accident till about a year ago when my passenger door flew open...
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