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Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems Today, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By dweyant
PMag Issue

Got my plane back from paint on Friday at GLO. It looks great, I'm quite pleased with the job Mark did!

However, I noticed a bit of roughness in the engine flying home Friday. It was about an hour...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-20-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,076
Posted By dweyant
2.5 years, 330 hours. They work great. IO-320...

2.5 years, 330 hours. They work great.

IO-320 CS prop. I run LOP anytime I'm at cruise and burn about 6.2 GPH at 145knots TAS in the 10-14k range.

-Dan
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-03-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,249
Posted By dweyant
Iíve flown from 07TS - KMAI non stop a couple...

Iíve flown from 07TS - KMAI non stop a couple times 639 NM.

Of course I needed a pretty decent tail wind to do it.

Burned about 31 gallons.

-Dan
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,733
Posted By dweyant
Really great to meet everyone. Think I almost...

Really great to meet everyone.

Think I almost have Karen convinced to let me build an RV-14 (Thanks Marvin! :).

Huge thank you for all of the really hard work everyone puts in to make this event...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,269
Posted By dweyant
The $290 is just the navigation data for the...

The $290 is just the navigation data for the 650.

Does the $649 include the G3X approach plates, and not the GTN ones, or none?

=Dan
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,269
Posted By dweyant
Did anyone figure out if this is accurate? I'm...

Did anyone figure out if this is accurate?

I'm trying to decide if this is worth it for me or not.

Is this accurate?

Garmin Pilot = $150
GTN650 Charts = $290
G3X Charts = $150
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,733
Posted By dweyant
Looks great, canít wait! -Dan

Looks great, canít wait!

-Dan
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-12-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By dweyant
Very happy with Cleavland. Good pricing, and...

Very happy with Cleavland. Good pricing, and great customer support.

I believe they will let you customize the kit (i.e. you still get a bit of a discount if you add or delete some items).

I've...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,733
Posted By dweyant
Looking forward to it Bill! -Dan

Looking forward to it Bill!

-Dan
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,644
Posted By dweyant
Thanks Mel, I was hoping you would see this and...

Thanks Mel, I was hoping you would see this and reply.

-Dan
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,644
Posted By dweyant
Misinformation!

Not trying to start something, but a friend of mine just sent this to me:

http://www.121five.com/admin/FeatureArticles/Owner%20Performed%20Aircraft%20Maintenance.pdf

This contradicts a lot of what...
Forum: RV-12 07-21-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,903
Posted By dweyant
How can a flight school use an RV-12 for...

How can a flight school use an RV-12 for training. You can't use experimental for commercial ops, correct?

-Dan
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,729
Posted By dweyant
Nice! Thanks for doing this! -Dan

Nice! Thanks for doing this!

-Dan
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,965
Posted By dweyant
Thanks for the offers, I really appreciate...

Thanks for the offers, I really appreciate it!

Wound up flying into Chicago instead, daughter wants to check out Northwestern....

I wound up just having Gary Jet Center do the oil change for me. A...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,965
Posted By dweyant
Trip is going to be about 20 hours. Just had...

Trip is going to be about 20 hours.

Just had some work done on the jugs and need to change the oil at 10 hours total. Only have about two on the oil so too early to change now, and will be too far...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,965
Posted By dweyant
Oil change help BEAVER FALLS, PA

I am about to take off on a trip to visit family.

I'm going to need to do an oil change during the trip.

Is there anyone based at KBVI, or close by that would be willing to loan me a hangar and a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By dweyant
All good points, and thanks for pointing them...

All good points, and thanks for pointing them out. We are very fortunate that Mel has agreed to do the inspection and I have a team of mentors with a LOT of experience helping us get ready for Mel,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By dweyant
Tango Flight Inaugural Flight

For any of you that are local (or want to make the trip) to KGTU. Please try to plan to...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-11-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,731
Posted By dweyant
I've been able to find hangar space in my...

I've been able to find hangar space in my neighborhood twice in the last year and a half for folks flying in. Haven't ever had anyone stay with us though.

-Dan
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-25-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 745
Posted By dweyant
The Garmin guys have said that yes it will...

The Garmin guys have said that yes it will be.

-Dan
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-30-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,693
Posted By dweyant
That last couple GTN650/750 updates for EAB have...

That last couple GTN650/750 updates for EAB have been available to self install.

-Dan
Forum: Texas (South) 03-27-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By dweyant
Jesse, I'm flying over Thursday for a quick trip...

Jesse,

I'm flying over Thursday for a quick trip with my buddy.

We need a place to stay Thursday night so we can make an early arrival into Lakeland Friday morning. What would you recommend for a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-06-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,616
Posted By dweyant
you can also go with a 625 (no VOR/ILS) or a 600...

you can also go with a 625 (no VOR/ILS) or a 600 (no radio/VOR/ILS).

I elected to go with the 650 even though it was a decent bit more expensive. I like having the ability to track a VOR or shoot...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-06-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,616
Posted By dweyant
No you don't. I don't have a flight stream, I...

No you don't.

I don't have a flight stream, I just use Garmin Pilot on my iPad connected to the G3X Touch via Bluetooth, and it will send my flight plans to the 650.

Most of my clearances are...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-06-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,616
Posted By dweyant
My RV-9A is all Garmin. I have a twin screen G3X...

My RV-9A is all Garmin.

I have a twin screen G3X Touch setup, and I'm using a GTN650 as my COM 1 and IFR GPS.

These units work together really well, and just about seamlessly.

I enter my flight...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-24-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 58,347
Posted By dweyant
Do you have weather setup on both displays? -Dan

Do you have weather setup on both displays?

-Dan
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-23-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 58,347
Posted By dweyant
Yes, and it can be configured to show a pointer...

Yes, and it can be configured to show a pointer towards the best glide airport.

-Dan
Forum: Propellers 02-20-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,999
Posted By dweyant
Does anyone know if the Aircraft Spruce grey...

Does anyone know if the Aircraft Spruce grey paint.

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/cspages/epoxypropcoat.php?clickkey=280346

matches the Hartzell propellors? I need to touch up a couple...
Forum: RV-10 02-17-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,226
Posted By dweyant
I'd be willing to make everyone that wants these...

I'd be willing to make everyone that wants these a deal.

I have a 3D printer at school.

Let me see what it will cost me in material to print these, and (with the creators permission) I will print...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-30-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,873
Posted By dweyant
I have a fairly high end 3d Printer. If you can...

I have a fairly high end 3d Printer. If you can draw the parts, I'd be happy to make a few of them.

-Dan
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,504
Posted By dweyant
Just an update on Tango Flight. The kids are...

Just an update on Tango Flight.

The kids are making great progress on the plane, and I really believe we are going to get it flying by the time they graduate in May!

We now have a professional...
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-16-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 870
Posted By dweyant
RV-9 Fuel tank part list

Working on putting together a part list for rebuilding my tanks.

Does anyone already have one they have put Together? Want to see if I'm missing anything.

Also, can you order just the flanges for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-15-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,031
Posted By dweyant
Replace tanks

Not happy with the build quality of my tanks, and just thinking about replacing them.

Any thoughts/suggestions on the best way to do that?

-Dan
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-15-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,218
Posted By dweyant
Fuel tank builder

Someone posted a tread a while ago about wanting to build tanks. Could whoever that was please contact me?

Thanks,

-Dan
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-09-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,749
Posted By dweyant
Love the frequent updates and new...

Love the frequent updates and new features.

However, could we please get an oil use counter? Just a configurable engine hour counter to keep track of the time until oil change would be...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-15-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 58,347
Posted By dweyant
I'd love to see that. Don't have the panel space...

I'd love to see that. Don't have the panel space for the stand alone unit.

-Dan
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-15-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,798
Posted By dweyant
Thanks guys. I just ordered some fresh proseal...

Thanks guys.

I just ordered some fresh proseal (yuck) and ten of the repair kits (right? five bays each times two tanks).

Fortunately the leaks are small so the plane is still airworthy. I'll...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-15-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,798
Posted By dweyant
Fuel tank leak

I have developed a leak in both tanks over the last month :(

I'm thinking I need to pull the tanks and do the access panel method to repair them.

I can't seem to find the thread that details how to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-13-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 821
Posted By dweyant
G3x touch and logbook

Maybe someone has done this already?

Garmin has a pretty decent electronic logbook, that unlike a competitor is free. As long as you have a free FlyGarmin account you can get to it from any web...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-07-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,524
Posted By dweyant
My engine is also from Aerosport Power. After I...

My engine is also from Aerosport Power.

After I had been flying for about 100 hours they contact me about a possible issue with a part on my engine being installed wrong.

They send me detailed...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-07-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,704
Posted By dweyant
I'm not sure, but my GTN 650 doesn't list my home...

I'm not sure, but my GTN 650 doesn't list my home field (07TS), but my G3x Touch does.

Would be nice to get it listed in the 650 DB since that is what I primarily use for navigation.

-Dan
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,151
Posted By dweyant
Has anyone installed a ductless mini-split heat...

Has anyone installed a ductless mini-split heat pump system?

My hanger is 50x50, and heat would be nice, but cooling in the summer would be really nice as well....

Sort of afraid what it would cost...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2016, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,504
Posted By dweyant
KVUE Austin did a nice segment on our program...

KVUE Austin did a nice segment on our program tonight, check it out!

http://www.kvue.com/news/local/high-school-students-build-airplane/359766272


-Dan
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-28-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 18,269
Posted By dweyant
I priced out Garmin and Dynon when I did my panel...

I priced out Garmin and Dynon when I did my panel (about two years ago now). The price difference was almost nill (I think the all in Garmin setup was about $200 - $300 more).

There are lots of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 719
Posted By dweyant
Paine Field

I'm in Seattle for the AOPA high school aviation conference.

It is a beautiful day and we are going to head out to Paine Field. Anyone going to be around today? Would love to stop in and say...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,504
Posted By dweyant
Just a little bump to coincide with the front...

Just a little bump to coincide with the front page article today.

I just updated our Facebook page with some new exciting news as well.

One of the Aerospace Engineering professors at Texas A&M saw...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,504
Posted By dweyant
Tango Flight

We are making great progress with our first year RV-12 Build!

The kids and the mentors are doing great, really high quality work. We have completed the rudder, the vertical stabilizer, and are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-18-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 28,677
Posted By dweyant
Vic, great to me you and your wife! Enjoyed...

Vic, great to me you and your wife! Enjoyed talking with you both!

I made the change to my wing you suggested and it helped. Still having some tweaking to do but I think I'm going in the right...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 28,677
Posted By dweyant
Karen and I flew up Friday with a supposed...

Karen and I flew up Friday with a supposed arrival in time for lunch.

We shot the approach into Petit Jean, and it wasn't even close. Wound up as one of the group at Russelville and got the Van...
Forum: RV-10 10-17-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,025
Posted By dweyant
Bob, Lots of options that Garmin linked. It...

Bob,

Lots of options that Garmin linked.

It sounds like I have the same panel setup that you do. Dual G3X Touch with a GTN 650.

I pay $150 a year for the G3X Touch data (that includes approach...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-14-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 28,677
Posted By dweyant
We have about 500 foot ceilings and 1/2 mile this...

We have about 500 foot ceilings and 1/2 mile this morning.

Hoping it lifts enough to get out even IFR in a few hours.

Has anyone shot the RNAV approach into Petit Jean?

-Dan
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-28-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,859
Posted By dweyant
So unscientific as to be worthless data. I know...

So unscientific as to be worthless data.

I know of three people (including myself) that have installed VP/X units in there RV's and have had no issues.

That is also useless data, except to say I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 913
Posted By dweyant
I'm going to give this a bump in case folks...

I'm going to give this a bump in case folks missed it over the weekend.

Please take a look at the article and if you are on facebook check out the TangoFlight page.

-Dan
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 913
Posted By dweyant
Tango Flight

AOPA just ran a really nice article about our new Aerospace Engineering...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 28,677
Posted By dweyant
Got an e-mail from Bill last night with the...

Got an e-mail from Bill last night with the registration. Sounds like a small SNAFU that they are getting corrected. They had my registration, just had a glitch getting the info e-mailed to some of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-14-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 28,677
Posted By dweyant
No e-mail either. -Dan

No e-mail either.

-Dan
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-11-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,796
Posted By dweyant
Got it! Thanks everyone. Bob gave me the clue. ...

Got it!

Thanks everyone. Bob gave me the clue. We have been going over the settings on everything on my RV-9 helping my buddy get his stuff configured, and I think somehow we inadvertently turned...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-11-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,796
Posted By dweyant
I have tried a couple different approaches. the...

I have tried a couple different approaches.

the RNAV into T74, and the RNAV36 into KGTU.

On both my G3X Touch is just showing GPS and LNAV with no vertical guidance showing up.

-Dan
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-11-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,796
Posted By dweyant
All I'm getting on the G3X (verified I'm in...

All I'm getting on the G3X (verified I'm in external mode) is the GPS and LNAV on the HSI.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-11-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,796
Posted By dweyant
Hmm, I'll go check that, but it had been working...

Hmm,

I'll go check that, but it had been working and just recently stopped.

I'll go check the vertical labels as well. Thanks,

-Dan
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-11-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,796
Posted By dweyant
G3X / GTN 650 problem

I'm guessing this is operator error, but it is frustrating me...

The last couple times I have tried to fly an RNAV approach using my GTN650 with dual screen g3x Touch setup I have not been able to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 28,677
Posted By dweyant
Thanks Bill! We are looking forward to it. -Dan

Thanks Bill! We are looking forward to it.

-Dan
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