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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-23-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,409
Posted By Harvey rv12
Any resolution from Van’s on this issue?. It...

Any resolution from Van’s on this issue?. It seems to have went unanswered.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-30-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,270
Posted By Harvey rv12
The block came from Van's with the ADS-b in...

The block came from Van's with the ADS-b in install kit. I milled it slightly to better accept all tubes/wires. I'm opening up the plane next week for condition inspection, will get a pic then.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-29-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,270
Posted By Harvey rv12
When I installed ads-b in antenna coax cable, i...

When I installed ads-b in antenna coax cable, i had the same problem, lots of wires/tubes in a small area. I ended up adding another nylon block just forward of the block you show, and added a 3rd...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,300
Posted By Harvey rv12
Where can I see survey results?

Are they posted on the survey monkey website?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,300
Posted By Harvey rv12
Done

Last year saw a 5% increase in hull premium, no change in liability premium.
Forum: Propellers 01-24-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,362
Posted By Harvey rv12
Your math is bad. Maybe 750 ft./s

Your math is bad. Maybe 750 ft./s
Forum: ADS-B 10-03-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,010
Posted By Harvey rv12
ADS-B 472 antenna placement

Vans kit assembly instructions call for placement of antenna on underside of tailcone near the frame aft of aft bulkhead. Power consumption is small as I recall, perhaps 100ma.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-18-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,340
Posted By Harvey rv12
Jim Did the rebuild kit contain new jet needle...

Jim
Did the rebuild kit contain new jet needle and needle jet?, and was there any wear on these or other moving parts, ie slide, shaft bushings etc?.
My -12 has about the same hours (480) and I am...
Forum: ADS-B 08-15-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,734
Posted By Harvey rv12
Continental O-200

By omitting the alternator in a Continental O-200, do you just cap-off the opening where the alternator went ?, using a blank plate?.
Forum: ADS-B 08-14-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,734
Posted By Harvey rv12
Thank you for the prompt response. Dale, can you...

Thank you for the prompt response.
Dale, can you describe your project/engine?
Forum: ADS-B 08-14-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,734
Posted By Harvey rv12
ADS-B exempt

Can I build an airplane today, with no electrical system, and be considered exempt from the transponder & ADS-B requirement ?. Looking for guidance from DAR's and other experts.


14 CFR...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-22-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,133
Posted By Harvey rv12
I thought if during your recalibrating of your...

I thought if during your recalibrating of your fuel level, perhaps you erred in some way, ie 2 indications of fuel pressure, one beneath the oil temp indicator, and one in the lower right of screen.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-22-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,133
Posted By Harvey rv12
Probably unrelated, but do you have 2 fuel...

Probably unrelated, but do you have 2 fuel pressure readings?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-12-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,009
Posted By Harvey rv12
Talking Just found the manual, right in front of me!!

It is hitting the control column stop first, so adjustments are needed.

As usual, a fountain of knowledge here.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-12-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,009
Posted By Harvey rv12
What am I missing

http://i65.tinypic.com/2nrdiec.jpg


Can someone help with the statement in the above photo:?
"Make sure the stabilator contacts its up & down stops before the WD-1210 control column contacts its up...
Forum: Safety 03-12-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,755
Posted By Harvey rv12
??

If I get close to Charlie or Bravo airspace, why would I get a number to call when I land?.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-06-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,520
Posted By Harvey rv12
Hello Scott; Did you record your static runup RPM...

Hello Scott;
Did you record your static runup RPM at full throttle?, or rpm achieved during climb out?.
I'm always interested in other folks numbers. I am trying to satisfy the Rotax service...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-02-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,222
Posted By Harvey rv12
Jim; I had the same issue when I bought my 12. ...

Jim;
I had the same issue when I bought my 12. The fitting was making contact with the muffler body. I thought the friction would rub through the fitting and dump all my motor oil while inflight. ...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-22-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,555
Posted By Harvey rv12
JBPILOT Looks like you are the leader in total...

JBPILOT
Looks like you are the leader in total hours. How is the Rotax 912 holding up after 1254hrs?, does it appear it will go 4000hrs between overhaul?, any signs of wear or tear?.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-22-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,555
Posted By Harvey rv12
370hrs

Bought mine with 25hrs on 4-12-15. AW issued 11-5-12. Now 370hrs. I put 345hrs in 3.4 yrs.
Forum: ADS-B 08-30-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,371
Posted By Harvey rv12
Call from FAA

Hello all you avionics experts. I just received a phone call followed by an email from the FAA stating the following:
“This letter is providing written notification that the FAA has monitored...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-04-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 31,107
Posted By Harvey rv12
I have used it, and I liked it because it matched...

I have used it, and I liked it because it matched exactly the airfoil used on the prop, and it would measure accurately the angle of the chord line from leading edge to trailing edge. But I will say...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,203
Posted By Harvey rv12
Wautoma ++

I agree on giving Wautoma high marks. I got a flat on landing Sunday. The entire FBO came to my rescue, had the flat left main on a dolly and pulled my plane back to their shop. As busy as they...
Forum: Midwest 07-14-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 924
Posted By Harvey rv12
Cutter aviation at Colorado springs

I just stayed for five nights at Cutter aviation. They offered me a hanger for $50 a night but the weather was such that I just tied down outside. They had a Rent-A-Car waiting for me when I got...
Forum: Midwest 07-13-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By Harvey rv12
I will be filling up both ways to & from OSH

I wish I could find more of the Swift fuel
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-07-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,870
Posted By Harvey rv12
The moving forward of the oil cooler is to put...

The moving forward of the oil cooler is to put some distance between cooler and muffler. Also there is a revised muffler system the moves the muffler aft some distance to give even more distance...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-15-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 44,180
Posted By Harvey rv12
Vans SB’s usually have a “synopsis” detailing...

Vans SB’s usually have a “synopsis” detailing what prompted the bulletin.
This SB doesn’t say much. Would be interesting to learn how this was discovered.
Forum: ADS-B 01-04-2018, 12:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,788
Posted By Harvey rv12
I too have been waiting anxiously. No definite...

I too have been waiting anxiously. No definite word from Dynon yet.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-02-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,494
Posted By Harvey rv12
I bought a couple of those from Latvia a few...

I bought a couple of those from Latvia a few months back through eBay after one of my CHT’s went bad.
I took a couple weeks to get them. The one I installed is working great so far. It looks...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-31-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 147,664
Posted By Harvey rv12
JAE; Did you post pics?. Would like to see. Am...

JAE;
Did you post pics?.
Would like to see. Am thinking you are drilling through the engine mount tube?.

Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,361
Posted By Harvey rv12
Agreed

We have much to be thankful for, it could be a whole lot worse. Wouldn't trade the good ole USA for anything.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-01-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,151
Posted By Harvey rv12
I too filled up at Portage WI with Swift 94UL. I...

I too filled up at Portage WI with Swift 94UL. I have been asking my FBO to get it, but they are not showing much interest. Things move slowly in aviation, but it will show up at more airports soon.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-23-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,372
Posted By Harvey rv12
How Rotax got its name

The origin of Rotax is from the term "Rotary Axle" back in the back in the 1920's
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-20-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,483
Posted By Harvey rv12
I certainly owe ya a small prize! I learned...

I certainly owe ya a small prize!
I learned there is a lot more to a fuel system than just a filler cap and an outlet to the engine.

Design of vent line to run down below the tank to prevent fuel...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-20-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,483
Posted By Harvey rv12
Why does return line run up into filler neck?

Ahh, constant head pressure. Why didn't I think of that.
Thanks to all for the guidance. These guys at Van's are pretty sharp!:D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-19-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,483
Posted By Harvey rv12
I double checked the fittings on the bottom of...

I double checked the fittings on the bottom of the tank, I don't believe that is the source of the leak. I now understand that the return line runs all the way up into the filler neck. What is the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-19-2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,483
Posted By Harvey rv12
Pat; You mention removing the "vent line from...

Pat;
You mention removing the "vent line from bottom of tank first". The only vent I have is the fuel cap, and the only lines to the tank are the return line, and the fuel outlet to the pump, both...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-18-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,483
Posted By Harvey rv12
Where else can you get service like here at...

Where else can you get service like here at VAF.
Thanks for the help.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-18-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,483
Posted By Harvey rv12
tank removal

Hello fellow RV-12 flyers;
I am faced with removing my RV-12 fuel tank, as I have developed a leak. It appears to be from proseal on the underside of the tank, but until I get up on a bench, and...
Forum: RV-10 10-04-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,730
Posted By Harvey rv12
Well said Vic & Jon.

Well said Vic & Jon.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-04-2017, 03:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,566
Posted By Harvey rv12
Don; Mike Seager, Vernonia OR is a good start. ...

Don;
Mike Seager, Vernonia OR is a good start. He is highly recommended through Van's. You can find his contact info on Van's website.
Do not give up yet. If you can afford 2 new RV-12's, you can...
Forum: RV-10 10-04-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,730
Posted By Harvey rv12
I too would like to know how this application...

I too would like to know how this application will cause a nyloc nut to rotate on the bolt. Just looking to learn something here.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-25-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,592
Posted By Harvey rv12
cube root

Ed, the cube root of 9 = 2.08, not 3. Sq root of 9 is 3.:D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-05-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,270
Posted By Harvey rv12
As was mentioned above, I believe the Vans update...

As was mentioned above, I believe the Vans update will overwrite the autopilot settings. I downloaded the update to a USB stick and then deleted the 2 autopilot files. Will this work ?. I have not...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-13-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,309
Posted By Harvey rv12
nose job 2

I'm probably wrong, but I believe the Anti-Splat "nose job 2" is sold for the RV-12.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-08-2017, 04:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,297
Posted By Harvey rv12
tell us

Don, the suspense is killing me here, what exactly happened ?.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-31-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,823
Posted By Harvey rv12
John; Sensenich offers a far superior pitch...

John;
Sensenich offers a far superior pitch measurement tool. Link below takes you to the tool. I fiddled with the Vans tool, but I got this when I sent my prop in for refinishing. Very happy with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,751
Posted By Harvey rv12
that is instructor only. A c-152 is $115/hr. ...

that is instructor only. A c-152 is $115/hr.
$182/hr for plane & instructor.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,751
Posted By Harvey rv12
Harvey Field charges $67/hr, private or...

Harvey Field charges $67/hr, private or instrument training.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-18-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,628
Posted By Harvey rv12
go-no-go gauge

You might check the spar bushings that the spar pins slip into. Vans supplies a gauge for checking for wear and keeping them within tolerance. A search on this site will probably yield results on...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-24-2017, 02:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,020
Posted By Harvey rv12
Duh

It's printed right on the enclosure!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-23-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,020
Posted By Harvey rv12
Ping buddy

Galin, how did you determine it was a Pingbuddy?. Probably allowed them to get a dual band ads-b rcvr to market faster. I know Dynon relabeled their transponder from a Trig model.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-12-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,202
Posted By Harvey rv12
Dick; Hang in there, I have a -12 that I did not...

Dick;
Hang in there, I have a -12 that I did not build, and I've had more than a few bugs & SB's along the way, but I will tell you, this is an amazing machine, and it only gets better the more you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,159
Posted By Harvey rv12
me too!

Whiskey, I too am interested in your DIY door. Would like to see video or photos.

Thanks
Tom O.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-24-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,200
Posted By Harvey rv12
I did not catch that

Are you able to get underneath the avionics shelf to install new rivets from below ?.
Doesn't look like much fun:o
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-24-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,200
Posted By Harvey rv12
SB-16-08-24

Regarding the SB for loose engine mount bracket rivets, I took the FWD fuse cover off and had a look. The rivets look fine, no sign of greasy or smoky film. If I do replace them, I am thinking I...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-19-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 24,138
Posted By Harvey rv12
John-G; Would you share the name of the...

John-G;
Would you share the name of the motorcycle dealer who delivered the Silent Hektik regulator ?.

thx
Tom O.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-11-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 21,226
Posted By Harvey rv12
smooth policy

Hello Shanna:
I was recently told by my aviation insurance agent that "smooth" policies were not written for experimental aircraft. Can you confirm ?.

Thank you
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-04-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,682
Posted By Harvey rv12
static rpm

I should know this, but am deferring to the experts.
regarding static rpm, with all other things being equal, if I performed a max static rpm runup on a 30 deg f day, and then did the same max...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-04-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,685
Posted By Harvey rv12
Using the same burping procedure, I always find...

Using the same burping procedure, I always find my oil level higher after a flight when hot. About halfway from add mark to full mark difference.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-04-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,682
Posted By Harvey rv12
research

Scott McDaniel;
Did you manage to do any research on this subject?, it seems if we follow the recommendation from Rotax on rpm/throttle/map we are limiting the output of our engines, especially in an...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-13-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,948
Posted By Harvey rv12
it appears to be working

Now I have to go to hangar and get s.n. from old regulator. I am definitely going to send information. This is a pretty simple device. It can be made to last longer than 60hrs.
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