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Forum: Propellers 05-13-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I contacted AirMaster back in Dec 2019 and was...

I contacted AirMaster back in Dec 2019 and was told the following:

"We have in development the AP725, expected to be released second half 2020, which is expected to be a match for the engines you...
Forum: Northwest 04-17-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I highly recommend Mike Seager. I flew with him...

I highly recommend Mike Seager. I flew with him before flying my RV-4. He has tons of experience and is very calm in any situation. He's been doing this long enough that you can't do anything he...
Forum: Safety 04-05-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,166
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Similar, but Opposite Situation.

Well done.

I had a similar incident in my Air Force days, but I wasn't the pilot, I was the mechanic on the ground.

I worked Transient Alert at Bitburg AB, Germany in the late 80's/ early 90's. ...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-01-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By ArlingtonRV
At least one, maybe 2, but not more.

At least one, maybe 2, but not more.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-01-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I mount mine on the under side of the wing using...

I mount mine on the under side of the wing using 2 of the wing tip screws and one of these mounts from Plane...
Forum: ADS-B 02-22-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 20,427
Posted By ArlingtonRV
This is the shelf mount on the firewall. The...

This is the shelf mount on the firewall. The shelf I used is an RV-12 part (P/N F-01201R-1), or you can fabricate...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-16-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,131
Posted By ArlingtonRV
The camera on the wing is a GoPro Hero 7 Black. ...

The camera on the wing is a GoPro Hero 7 Black. The inside camera is a Drift 4K and the hand held is an iPhone 8.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,281
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Congratulations! Well done closing out the...

Congratulations! Well done closing out the story. Looks like you got the best possible outcome.
Forum: ADS-B 02-16-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,563
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I installed the anonymous mode switch, but not...

I installed the anonymous mode switch, but not the fail light. To ensure that the unit is working properly I request a PAPR every month or so.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-16-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,131
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Day Off Work

Monday 2/10 was far too nice a day to spend at work, so I decided to call in healthy and go flying instead. It was the best day of the year, so far. We went to Richland for lunch, but took a...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-09-2020, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 842
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Day the Rain Ended (Briefly)

It has been a really wet winter here in the upper left hand corner. Today was only the second day this year I have been able to fly. At that, I didn't think I would as it still didn't look very...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-05-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,168
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Belly Soap. Great stuff, stains just wipe...

Belly Soap.

Great stuff, stains just wipe off.

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/cspages/aerobellywash.php?clickkey=452449
Forum: Propellers 01-30-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I am going to face this exact scenario later this...

I am going to face this exact scenario later this year. My plan was to sell it as removed with the caveat that I would take it back (refund the buyer) if it proved to be BER (beyond economical...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,376
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I can't help with the manufacturer for the Airbus...

I can't help with the manufacturer for the Airbus lights, but the logo light on the 737 is made by Koito Manufacturing Co., LTD of Japan. They are a huge manufacturer of lights for automobiles, and...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-19-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,383
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Thanks for sharing, that is a very handy idea. ...

Thanks for sharing, that is a very handy idea. So much so, that I went and made one this weekend.

In the past I had made a diving board by clamping a board to a tool cart and parking it near the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-16-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,695
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I have a GoPro Here 7 that has really good image...

I have a GoPro Here 7 that has really good image stabilization. Does anyone know if there is anything in the Hero 8 that would justify an upgrade?

Thanks
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-16-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Form A...

Form A Funnel

https://www.amazon.com/Form-Funnel-General-Purpose-Pliable/dp/B083F5T77Y/ref=sr_1_2?crid=2M5DEKBK6UH8L&keywords=formafunnel&qid=1579216503&sprefix=form+a%2Caps%2C213&sr=8-2
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-27-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,011
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the White Christmas

2019 brought about the kind of white Christmas that I prefer. The kind where I go to the white and not have the white come to me. Snow is fun to see in its natural habitat, but I don't like it so...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Got a brief break in the rain so I got airborne...

Got a brief break in the rain so I got airborne for the first time since the Thanksgiving weekend. Took a tour around Mt. Baker.

https://steverush.smugmug.com/Mt-Baker-1222-19/i-rvDLsNC/A
Forum: ADS-B 12-09-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,586
Posted By ArlingtonRV
You didn't to mention the more recent incident...

You didn't to mention the more recent incident coming back from Forks when you saw a Growler (didn't know it at the time) on your iPad (and I soon saw it on mine) coming in from the ocean at super...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-08-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,554
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Regarding the Drift 4K, the manual states that it...

Regarding the Drift 4K, the manual states that it has 2 external microphones, one in front one in back that can be selected through the setup menu. Those are going to be useless inside the airplane....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-02-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,554
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I have a clamp mount that I bought for something...

I have a clamp mount that I bought for something a long time ago. I don't know where I got it or who made/sold it. If I can remember I will take a picture next time I am at the airport.

It is the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-02-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,554
Posted By ArlingtonRV
3 Cameras

I use at least 3 cameras, sometimes others as well.

On the wing I have a GoPro Hero 7 Black mounted underneath on a PlaneAround mount.

Mount:...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-01-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,554
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Day After Thanksgiving

It is unbelievable how beautiful the 4 day Thanksgiving weekend was in the ordinarily drab and rain drenched Northwest. Most years I am lucky to get one day of flying, this year I got three, just...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-29-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 931
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Thanksgiving Sunset

My flyin' buddy, Carl, looked far and wide to find someplace that was open for lunch on Thanksgiving. He found it, in Albany, Oregon, at the Cascade Bar and Grill. They are open every Thanksgiving...
Forum: RV-4 11-22-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,768
Posted By ArlingtonRV
My experience was not exactly like yours, but...

My experience was not exactly like yours, but I'll share it anyway. I had a 160 HP O-320 powered RV-4 with a metal Sensenich 70CM7S16-0-81 that I replaced with a 3 Blade Catto 60X70. One BIG...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-20-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,403
Posted By ArlingtonRV
The wing mounted camera is a GoPro Hero 7 Black,...

The wing mounted camera is a GoPro Hero 7 Black, the cockpit mounted camera is a Drift 4K and the hand held, non-mounted camera is an iPhone 8. I edit using PowerDirector. I've tried a few...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-19-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,403
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Bremerton Run

Saturday 10/12/19 was a day that turned out better than forecast. There was supposed to be increasing rain later in the day and otherwise cloudy, but the clouds were at least 8,000' in most places. ...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-14-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 996
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Richland Run

Friday 10/11/19 was a really nice day in the Northwet. We were between rain systems, the air was smooth, calm, and clear. The winds aloft were forecast to be light making it a perfect day to head...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I have used many Drift cameras going all the way...

I have used many Drift cameras going all the way back to the HD170. I currently have the 4k as well as a GoPro Hero 7 Black.

I like the form factor and streamlined design of the Ghost and the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I have one I created for my RV-8 (it's not that...

I have one I created for my RV-8 (it's not that difficult, just time consuming, I just modified an existing template). I can email it to you and you can import it to ForeFlight if you want.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-25-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 682
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Test Video

I finally got a chance to test out the camera power supply that I installed a couple of weeks ago. The installation is described in some detail here:...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-18-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,325
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Sure: https://steverush.smugmug.com/My-New-RV-8

Sure:

https://steverush.smugmug.com/My-New-RV-8
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-17-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,533
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Arlington Fly In 2019 Highlights

In case anyone was wondering, the Arlington Fly In does continue, but it does seem to get smaller every year. They changed things up this year by moving it from July, just before Oshkosh, to the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-17-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,325
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I Did Mine a Little Differenter

The openings in the fuselage on mine were such that I couldn't move the rod far enough to get the bottom bolt out, the rod hit the fuselage opening. I ended up pulling the bolt at the top of the rod...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-06-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,763
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I saw that, but it took me a while to figure it...

I saw that, but it took me a while to figure it out. I think I get it now.:)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-06-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,763
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Blakeslees Bar and Grill. It is just past the...

Blakeslees Bar and Grill. It is just past the east end of the runway, an easy walk from the ramp. The Logging Museum is just across the street from the ramp and is also an interesting stop.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-05-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,763
Posted By ArlingtonRV
The camera on the wing is a GoPro Hero 7 Black...

The camera on the wing is a GoPro Hero 7 Black and the camera inside is a Drift 4K.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-05-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,763
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Mt. Olympus Turn

Saturday 8/3/19 was much clearer than the past several weekends. While we went back to Forks again, the trip was different this time. There were very few clouds over the Olympics and everything was...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-23-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,649
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Thanks. I like that museum since there are many...

Thanks. I like that museum since there are many airplanes there that have meaning for me. My Dad owned several similar items when I was a kid.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-21-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,649
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the WAAAM

Saturday 7/20/19 was one of the first cloudless days we have had in weeks. It was nice to have the clouds gone, but we paid the price via higher temperatures (though nothing like what the eastern...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,726
Posted By ArlingtonRV
One point not mentioned so far that isnít a big...

One point not mentioned so far that isnít a big deal for most, but could be to some, is that an EAB aircraft cannot be used for compensation or hire.
Forum: GPS 06-30-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,142
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I did it on my -8. I used the F-01201R-1 shelf...

I did it on my -8. I used the F-01201R-1 shelf for the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-29-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,044
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Tatoosh Turn

Today was both better than expected, and not quite as nice as hoped for. There were still a lot of clouds around, particularly over the mountains. We were, however, able to make it out to...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-09-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 973
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the 6/8 Lunch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnYbQEFFTPY

With all the rain we got yesterday I was skeptical that it would clear up enough to fly today, but it turned out to be pretty not bad. I don't think it...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-14-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By ArlingtonRV
They did a good job of filling the floor space so...

They did a good job of filling the floor space so the missing airplanes aren't too noticeable. The PBY used to be outside and there was also an F-105 that used to be outside.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-14-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Comments appreciated.

Comments appreciated.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-13-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Spruce Goose

Friday was hotter than usual in the Pacific Northwest, but severe clear. We took a trip down to McMinnville, OR to visit the Spruce Goose and the rest of the collection at the Evergreen Air and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,113
Posted By ArlingtonRV
What is "Hydro Dipping" and where would one get...

What is "Hydro Dipping" and where would one get it done?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,117
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I always use a tow bar in and out of the hangar. ...

I always use a tow bar in and out of the hangar. I push it out (slight incline) and pull it in with the tow bar. I use the deluxe Cessna tow bar from Aircraft Spruce. I donít, however, take the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-06-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,934
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I corrected the link in the original post. Sorry...

I corrected the link in the original post. Sorry about that.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-06-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,934
Posted By ArlingtonRV
That's the second such report I have heard. I...

That's the second such report I have heard. I will try to redo the link when I get home.

Thanks
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-06-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,934
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I don't know of any biking trails in the...

I don't know of any biking trails in the immediate vicinity of the airport. There may be some, I'm just not aware of them. I know that bikes are strictly prohibited from the bird trail.

Probably a...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-05-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,934
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Hoquiam Bird Walk

Saturday 3/2/19 was a rare clear day here the PNW. The snow and ice was on the run and we could finally see the ground again.

https://youtu.be/XBymyGdpu4A

Hoquiam is a nice little spot way out on...
Forum: ADS-B 02-12-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 30,488
Posted By ArlingtonRV
I installed the switch even though I leave it in...

I installed the switch even though I leave it in anonymous mode almost all the time. In order to qualify for the rebate I had to do the verification flight with anonymous mode off, otherwise I might...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,208
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Someone did. ...

Someone did. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yakovlev_Yak-18T

There was even one used around here in air shows along with a YAK 55, a father son team. Bud and Ross Granley.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-26-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,192
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Sorry, I can't really provide any wisdom on the...

Sorry, I can't really provide any wisdom on the vortex generators. They were on the airplane when I bought it and the way I fly I don't think they do anything for me, except maybe cost a couple of...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-25-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,192
Posted By ArlingtonRV
RV-8 and the Endless Cloud

1/14/19 was a really nice day, at least in my corner of the world. Unfortunately, virtually everywhere I wanted to go was under a solid blanket of clouds. Anyway, it looked a lot like...
Forum: ADS-B 01-25-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,194
Posted By ArlingtonRV
DanR, because you asked, I was referring to...

DanR, because you asked, I was referring to this...
Forum: ADS-B 01-22-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,194
Posted By ArlingtonRV
That is correct. This is what it looks like with...

That is correct. This is what it looks like with the cowling on.

https://photos.smugmug.com/GDL-82-Install/i-bbxcvxL/0/85790e67/L/IMG_2025-L.jpg
Forum: ADS-B 01-17-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 20,427
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Actually, the most difficult part of the...

Actually, the most difficult part of the programming, for me, was finding the stupid install tool. I couldn't find it on Garmin's web site so I just Googled it. It can be found here:...
Forum: ADS-B 01-13-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,194
Posted By ArlingtonRV
Installing GDL-82 In Completed RV-8

I just completed the installation of a GDL-82 in my 2001 RV-8 (I'm not the builder). The good news, I just completed the validation flight and have all green and got the Incentive Code to apply for...
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