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Forum: COMM Yesterday, 06:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By sailvi767
I did the swap to the newer radio. Dynon supplied...

I did the swap to the newer radio. Dynon supplied both a wiring harness adapter and a antenna connection adaptor. Swap was easy and no function issues. Clarity with the new radio was substantially...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-28-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,283
Posted By sailvi767
This is a safety of flight issue. The resolution...

This is a safety of flight issue. The resolution should have been in the initial post.
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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-23-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,349
Posted By sailvi767
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=182793

This is a great well maintained home!
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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-22-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By sailvi767
...added Ray Allen grip.

...added Ray Allen grip.
Forum: RV-14 05-20-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,966
Posted By sailvi767
I think the tailwheel discussion is like the...

I think the tailwheel discussion is like the manual transmission verses the automatic transmission argument for sports cars. No doubt the modern automatics are better than 99.9% of the manuals. There...
Forum: Southeast 05-20-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 856
Posted By sailvi767
I had no such requirement when I purchased a RV6...

I had no such requirement when I purchased a RV6 with zero tailwheel time. They only required that I receive the endorsement.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-19-2020, 04:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By sailvi767
496 sold to Ed.

496 sold to Ed.
Forum: RV-14 05-18-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,966
Posted By sailvi767
Harmon Rockets are prone to tipover. F1 Rockets...

Harmon Rockets are prone to tipover. F1 Rockets have a different gear geometry and itís a non issue.
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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-18-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By sailvi767
AFS 2500 sold to Patrick

AFS 2500 sold to Patrick
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-18-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By sailvi767
Pics sent to all who have responded so far.

Pics sent to all who have responded so far.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-18-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 846
Posted By sailvi767
Misc. items from panel upgrade

I have a bunch of stuff for sale from panel and ign upgrade. I will post pricing but might be out to lunch on some of it so make offers. Posting pics is a nightmare but PM me your email and I have...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-17-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By sailvi767
Most park in the grass along side the runway.

Most park in the grass along side the runway.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-16-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By sailvi767
I would call Stein. It should be a pretty simple...

I would call Stein. It should be a pretty simple add. Wiring will be almost plug and play. Legalities might be a issue depending on how your 12 is registered. Others on here will know.
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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-15-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,009
Posted By sailvi767
Jay, PM me and I will give you a ride in my...

Jay, PM me and I will give you a ride in my Rocket. It currently has 260HP but we are getting ready to upgrade to 300. You could fly it before and after to see the change.
George
Located at 14A
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-14-2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,901
Posted By sailvi767
Meanwhile somewhere near Atlanta thousands have...

Meanwhile somewhere near Atlanta thousands have gathered hoping to catch a glimpse of free toilet paper reported to be falling from Heaven. Hundreds of televangelists have taken credit and stated if...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-12-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 944
Posted By sailvi767
Shorai does not recommend their use in aircraft.

Shorai does not recommend their use in aircraft.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-10-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By sailvi767
Welcome to the area! Lots of great places to fly...

Welcome to the area! Lots of great places to fly and a great place to retire.
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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 159,137
Posted By sailvi767
Over NC yesterday there was 50 knots of wind out...

Over NC yesterday there was 50 knots of wind out of the west at 8500 feet. Sadly I was going West! Faced with a smooth ride and big headwind or bumpy ride and 35 knot speed gain. Picked the bumps!
G
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 05-01-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 973
Posted By sailvi767
My only question would be if the sensors are...

My only question would be if the sensors are approved for a explosive vapor environment.
G
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 609
Posted By sailvi767
Engine run time after oil pressure loss.

I found this interesting from a safety standpoint. Itís good to know there might be some significant power available after a loss of oil pressure for 10 or more...
Forum: RV-14 04-27-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By sailvi767
You could also always place the nose gear on a...

You could also always place the nose gear on a small dolly.
G
Forum: Southeast 04-15-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 922
Posted By sailvi767
Where in Charlotte are you looking to go?

Where in Charlotte are you looking to go?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-15-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,658
Posted By sailvi767
I had group A cylinders on my 6. I spoke with ECI...

I had group A cylinders on my 6. I spoke with ECI at the time and they said the group A cylinders were having no issues and they felt the FAA bracketed the problem cylinders for no real reason. I...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 04-07-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By sailvi767
I do have a bunch of electro air parts I will be...

I do have a bunch of electro air parts I will be selling shortly if I can ever figure out how to post pictures.
G
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-06-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,871
Posted By sailvi767
Itís takeout only and everyone driving or flying...

Itís takeout only and everyone driving or flying in eats picnic style with their family members sitting in the grass or in the back of pickups. Aircraft owners were sitting with their aircraft. They...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-05-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,871
Posted By sailvi767
It was a nice day today. 15 aircraft there at one...

It was a nice day today. 15 aircraft there at one point and a great crowd drove in. Some great Harleys!
G
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-04-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,871
Posted By sailvi767
Will plan the same. Yellow Rocket. G

Will plan the same. Yellow Rocket.
G
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-04-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,871
Posted By sailvi767
Looks like a nice day tomorrow. I will probably...

Looks like a nice day tomorrow. I will probably head over at noon if anyone else is going.
G
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-04-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,028
Posted By sailvi767
Vans specs for the RV6 with 180HP are 173 kt or...

Vans specs for the RV6 with 180HP are 173 kt or 199 MPH cruise. 210 MPH is VNE on the 6.
G
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-03-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,871
Posted By sailvi767
BQ1 PicNpig

Repost, can mods delete post in test forum.

I just wanted to let everyone in the NC area know the BQ1 is open for takeout. Throw a couple of chairs in your aircraft and head over for lunch. Eat...
Forum: Propellers 03-25-2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 642
Posted By sailvi767
Non essential businesses are closed in Oregon by...

Non essential businesses are closed in Oregon by order of the Governor. I suspect you will hear back when that order is lifted.
Forum: Safety 03-17-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,638
Posted By sailvi767
I purchased this model. Highly recommended on...

I purchased this model. Highly recommended on another aviation forum. Comes with a stick on super easy mount and looks good on the panel. Alerts can be heard with a noise canceling headset. Not cheap...
Forum: RV-14 03-17-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,139
Posted By sailvi767
The quick drain on the Rocket is on the left...

The quick drain on the Rocket is on the left front. Do most of you lift the tail during a oil change or does sump design make that unnecessary?
G
Forum: Safety 03-11-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,501
Posted By sailvi767
I am curious what the weight difference might be...

I am curious what the weight difference might be on standard lines verses high quality stainless braided lines. Is it significant?
G
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-10-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,255
Posted By sailvi767
I would do some testing on deploying any amount...

I would do some testing on deploying any amount of flaps after a engine failure. In most aircraft a clean wing is your best option for maximum glide range. In the RV I plan on flaps being used more...
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-07-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,255
Posted By sailvi767
The wind will generally be the biggest factor....

The wind will generally be the biggest factor. Plus or minus 5 knots is not going to change glide range much. 20 knots of wind will have a huge effect on what airports you can reach.
Forum: RV-10 02-16-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,353
Posted By sailvi767
Thanks Mike! Do you have any pics?

Thanks Mike! Do you have any pics?
Forum: RV-10 02-12-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,353
Posted By sailvi767
I asked because I saw a prior post that mentioned...

I asked because I saw a prior post that mentioned higher roll forces with the tips.
G
Forum: RV-10 02-11-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,353
Posted By sailvi767
Please post after you fly the aircraft. Would...

Please post after you fly the aircraft. Would love to hear if they have any effect on handling in the roll axis.
George
Forum: RV-14 02-05-2020, 04:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,344
Posted By sailvi767
I would post the F18 spin recovery procedure...

I would post the F18 spin recovery procedure however I am not sure there is enough band width to send it!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-03-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,412
Posted By sailvi767
To add to the thread on Dynon support I had a...

To add to the thread on Dynon support I had a issue and called and left a message. Call back within a hour and a replacement part shipped ASAP. No complaints on my part!
George
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,737
Posted By sailvi767
I think last years price on them would be a...

I think last years price on them would be a reasonable solution.
G
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-02-2020, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 886
Posted By sailvi767
I donít know if itís correct but a well known...

I donít know if itís correct but a well known engine shop told me chrome cylinders manufactured before 2000 provide outstanding service. Problems began around 2000 where new EPA requirements required...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,197
Posted By sailvi767
It takes 5.76 Gís to maintain level flight at 80...

It takes 5.76 Gís to maintain level flight at 80 degrees AOB.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By sailvi767
I have now used the OA ear cups in both a F1...

I have now used the OA ear cups in both a F1 Rocket and a Airbus. Initial impression was they are not as comfortable as the Bose however after wearing for over a hour they were just fine. I suspect...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,995
Posted By sailvi767
I had flush static ports on my Rocket. Today I...

I had flush static ports on my Rocket. Today I added rivet heads over the ports in a attempt to correct a 10-12 knot airspeed error. Airspeed at stall remained the same. Airspeed at cruise went up...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,452
Posted By sailvi767
The unloading is easy for me as it was drilled...

The unloading is easy for me as it was drilled into me from my first flight and I taught out of control flight. A AOA indexer on the glare shield is a great tool and I probably have a 1000 landings...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,452
Posted By sailvi767
I really wish Dynon would offer a glareshield...

I really wish Dynon would offer a glareshield option. One thing I will add. With the first AOA tone coming on 6 knots above stall in my aircraft in 1 G flight I made it my SOP to do a immediate go...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,452
Posted By sailvi767
AOA confession

As a Navy trained pilot I have had AOA available in most aircraft I have flown. My first RV was a RV6 with AOA. I liked it but never had a occasion where I felt it provided any type of save or a...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 01-21-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,051
Posted By sailvi767
Already being done! Google Raptor aircraft. First...

Already being done! Google Raptor aircraft. First flight coming soon!
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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By sailvi767
I ordered a set last week. Hoping they arrive...

I ordered a set last week. Hoping they arrive tomorrow. Will post the results.
G
Forum: COMM 01-19-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By sailvi767
I donít believe there is a way to adjust the...

I donít believe there is a way to adjust the Dynon radio display brightness. If there is I would love to hear it.
George
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,074
Posted By sailvi767
Did you put a load on the battery for a minute or...

Did you put a load on the battery for a minute or so prior to cranking to warm it up? Keep in mind that regardless of the battery a cold engine is harder to turn over.
G
Forum: Safety 01-18-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By sailvi767
There is a strong possibility the GPS failed...

There is a strong possibility the GPS failed completely causing the aircraft to downgrade to INS causing the magenta line to jump to the INS position. This used to be a common occurrence on the 767...
Forum: Rocket 01-16-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,240
Posted By sailvi767
I did not realize the efis shot was included. It...

I did not realize the efis shot was included. It is as posted not from the incident aircraft. I would be very interested if the incident aircraft has the ability to retrieve the info on the state of...
Forum: Rocket 01-16-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,240
Posted By sailvi767
F1 Tail Damage

https://www.flickr.com/gp/25022684@N08/r3wpF4

I understand a F1 Rocket recently suffered a structural failure in GA. Pilot was able to land safely. Does anyone have details? I would be very...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By sailvi767
Oregon Aero Ear Cushions

Has anyone tried the OA headset cushions on the Bose A20. They are a bit pricey but seem like they might be a nice option for hearing aid users. Any Pireps appreciated!
George
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-16-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,826
Posted By sailvi767
The Canadian aircraft probably fluttered at 269...

The Canadian aircraft probably fluttered at 269 MPH. The recent poster claims 20% over VNE or 276 MPH.
G
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-15-2020, 03:29 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,826
Posted By sailvi767
It worked this time. Next time with slightly...

It worked this time. Next time with slightly different conditions, a bit of turbulence, temp change ect.. we might be reading about your flight on the news.
As a addition to a ancient thread you can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,793
Posted By sailvi767
Get the quotes and present them to the driver of...

Get the quotes and present them to the driver of the vehicle with a request for payment. Let him decide if he wants to involve his insurance company. If no payment sue in small claims if the amount...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,724
Posted By sailvi767
Ron was a big factor in my decision to purchase a...

Ron was a big factor in my decision to purchase a RV6 in part by giving me my first RV ride and more importantly introducing me to the RV community and the amazing amount of support thatís out there...
Forum: Rocket 01-08-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 813
Posted By sailvi767
I would love to put a 550 on the aircraft. Sadly...

I would love to put a 550 on the aircraft. Sadly after upgrading the panel my budget is a bit depleted! I am being told that the Raven CAI unit combined with a exhaust from Aircraft Custom Exhaust...
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