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Forum: RV-12 01-05-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,099
Posted By bernsbm
Hi Dave, Sent you a PM Barry

Hi Dave,
Sent you a PM
Barry
Forum: RV-12 11-02-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,441
Posted By bernsbm
Swift

Fill my RV12 there frequently, and have never had a bit of trouble. Note Sauk-Prairie Airport (91C), NW of KMSN recently added self serve Swift fuel. Another destination!
Forum: RV-12 08-04-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,673
Posted By bernsbm
My extensions, purchased from Vans in 2016, clamp...

My extensions, purchased from Vans in 2016, clamp onto the pedals. Clamping force comes from an integral spring (really hard to explain!). I've used them for 80+ hours without any concerns or...
Forum: RV-14 08-04-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,034
Posted By bernsbm
Possible repeat offender

Hi All,
I completed an RV12 last year (a five month build beginning with a Synergy Air quick built kit). The kit and instructions were terrific, and the plane is a joy to fly. Unfortunately, I...
Forum: RV-12 08-03-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,673
Posted By bernsbm
Pedal Extensions

Hi Dave12

I'm 5'8" and have flown my RV12 with and without the Rudder Pedal Extensions sold by Vans. I find it much easier to transition between use of brakes and rudder with the extensions. ...
Forum: RV-12 07-30-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,590
Posted By bernsbm
Closure

Several forum members have asked me if the source of vibration in my RV12 was ever identified. As noted above, addressing a number of potential contributing factors appears to have helped. Today I...
Forum: RV-12 06-26-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,590
Posted By bernsbm
Hi Anthony, Ive approached my vibration issue...

Hi Anthony,
Ive approached my vibration issue from several perspectives, based on advice from forum members and others with similar problems. Not sure my experience will be helpful, but efforts...
Forum: RV-12 06-07-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,536
Posted By bernsbm
Dynamic prop balance

Hi All,
I'm looking for a shop in the southeast Wisconsin/northern Illinois area that can do quality dynamic prop balancing, preferably with Rotax experience. Any/all suggestions appreciated.
Barry
Forum: RV-12 05-22-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,681
Posted By bernsbm
One more data point. I thought the heater...

One more data point. I thought the heater control was very hard to position during the build. However, in flight it is easy to set, and stays where I put it. Important when you live in Wisconsin! ...
Forum: RV-12 05-10-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,823
Posted By bernsbm
Thanks for your thoughts on my "twitchy" oil...

Thanks for your thoughts on my "twitchy" oil pressure readings, comments this is normal, and suggestions to move the sender to the firewall. Have also thought long and hard about the thermostat kit...
Forum: RV-12 05-09-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,823
Posted By bernsbm
Oil Pressure Fluctuations

Hi All,
My RV12 has 50 hours TT, and I'm really enjoying the way it flies. Over the past 5 hours or so, I've noticed the oil pressure continuously fluctuates by 1-2 PSI around ~55, with onset after...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By bernsbm
U-Phone-iT

I use U-Phone-iT. Works great
http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/pspages/uphoneit11-12453.php?clickkey=1301569
Forum: RV-12 04-19-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,939
Posted By bernsbm
Hi Keldog, As you note, play in a wing is a cause...

Hi Keldog,
As you note, play in a wing is a cause for concern. My thoughts regarding safety: You or your mechanic should correct or confirm safety with Van's before further flight.
Barry
Forum: RV-12 03-24-2017, 05:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,285
Posted By bernsbm
Thanks Rich, much appreciated! Barry

Thanks Rich, much appreciated!
Barry
Forum: RV-12 03-16-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,285
Posted By bernsbm
Thanks everyone, exactly what I was looking...

Thanks everyone, exactly what I was looking for!
Barry
Forum: RV-12 03-15-2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,285
Posted By bernsbm
Flap position indicator in an RV12

Confession... More than once I've been guilty of leaving my flaps down on takeoff while accelerating past 82 kts. I'd like to install a simple indicator on my Skyview display that would light up...
Forum: RV-12 03-01-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,988
Posted By bernsbm
iPad wiring

Jim,

Thanks for the info on hard wiring the iPad. I've mounted mine, but have yet to wire the power supply. Let us know how it works to use the pins you've described...
Forum: RV-12 02-21-2017, 05:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,590
Posted By bernsbm
Thanks everyone, greatly appreciate the...

Thanks everyone, greatly appreciate the thoughtful suggestions and offers of help. I'll follow up on the possible sources of vibration and report back!

Barry
Forum: RV-12 02-20-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,590
Posted By bernsbm
Vibration

Thanks all for your many helpful suggestions. Thought I would provide an update on finding the cause of the vibration in my RV12. As background:

Pitched prop blades, identical to 0.1 degree
Carbs...
Forum: RV-12 01-27-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,825
Posted By bernsbm
Perhaps it was the post on the Dynon site: Dynon...

Perhaps it was the post on the Dynon site: Dynon Avionics Forum SkyView Discussion SkyView General Discussion HD upgrade, posted Dec 30th

Barry
RV12 N12BB Flying
Mequon, WI
2017 Dues Happily...
Forum: RV-12 01-16-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,590
Posted By bernsbm
Yes, I did my transition training in an S-LSA. ...

Yes, I did my transition training in an S-LSA. Didn't feel anything like the vibration in my 12.
Forum: RV-12 01-16-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,590
Posted By bernsbm
Advice needed

Hi Everyone. I'm having a problem with my RV12 and am looking for some thoughts on how to resolve it. Some background first. My RV12 E-LSA is a Synergy Air quick built kit started in April 2016...
Forum: RV-12 01-09-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,267
Posted By bernsbm
RV12 Autopilot

Hi Tim,
Please check your Private Messages
Barry
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