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Forum: RV-12 10-31-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,104
Posted By HansLab
Sim

Jimbo doesn't have much of this answer, but: among others that is one reason I build MGL avionics in. Comes with a free sim as well. Practice, make your own screens if there aren't enough, practice...
Forum: RV-12 09-02-2018, 02:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,142
Posted By HansLab
Cotterpins on maingear

Hi all,

How in the World did you manage to get the cotter-pins in the main gear axle? They are too long to be able to be put in without bending severely, too thick to fit in properly when hold with...
Forum: RV-12 08-14-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,135
Posted By HansLab
which prop

All, which prop actually is ment for the RV12? On Sensenichs site I can only find a GA composite prop ment for Lycoming engines. I thought this RV12 prop was somehow adjusted to the 912?
Forum: RV-12 07-21-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By HansLab
Not only A alternative: THE alternative, in my...

Not only A alternative: THE alternative, in my opinion. More climb, more cruise, specially designed for Rotax,and affordable as well. Was a nice article about it in Experimental July 2012. I'm not...
Forum: RV-12 07-17-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By HansLab
Helpful

This is very helpful! So - what IS your current K-factor (asks the builder, not yet into flying his awful machine)? I could start with that figure, for sure - better then the 18000 advised.
Forum: RV-12 04-28-2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 35,697
Posted By HansLab
Wrench

Yes, thanks for the pic, Joeri. It's on the projects-to-make-before-I-start-on-SB list.
Forum: RV-12 01-11-2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,830
Posted By HansLab
I intend to build in a boom mount Dynon...

I intend to build in a boom mount Dynon pitot/AoA: through the spinner.
(http://www.dynonavionics.com/aoa-pitot-probes.php)

It saves the hassle of connecting and reconnecting the wings (I'll...
Forum: RV-12 01-02-2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 759
Posted By HansLab
MGL EFIS

Hi all, wishing you and yours all the best for 2018, and many, many safe landings & happy flying hours.

To make it far more easy to get a CoA for my EAB RV12 over here, it would be great to be able...
Forum: RV-12 08-12-2017, 05:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,204
Posted By HansLab
I did the same thing as Ron: start with the fuse...

I did the same thing as Ron: start with the fuse first.
Reason was the complexity of this part of building. To be honest: mostly because we put in an entirely MGL-panel, including home-made...
Forum: RV-12 07-26-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 827
Posted By HansLab
Canopy attachment question

Hi,
The last bolt/screw combination on my canopy (the far aft) gets stuck behind the nylon guideblock (both sides). I did remove the threads of those bolt as per plans, but the nut still 'hooks' a...
Forum: RV-12 07-14-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By HansLab
Yep. I put it in mine.

Yep. I put it in mine.
Forum: RV-12 06-02-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,323
Posted By HansLab
8.33 radio

Ever thought of MGL?
Here in Europe the V6 is the cheapest 8.33 available, and the lightest as well. Fits into a 2" hole, and works...
Forum: RV-12 04-24-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,356
Posted By HansLab
Well(d)

I just asked a pro to weld me a tank out of 1,5mm aluminum.
Will let you know the results once I have it back.
New tank, sloshed with tankslosh, fully covered with RTV where needed. Left it loose for...
Forum: RV-12 04-17-2017, 04:21 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 82,405
Posted By HansLab
Boomtype

I am still very, very curious for your answers to Tim's question #42: what about the Dynon ..532 boom type probe?
I myself am just working to this stadium. Haven't build the engine in yet, but I...
Forum: RV-12 03-31-2017, 01:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,061
Posted By HansLab
I build a Kitfox Classic with a 912 80HP on it,...

I build a Kitfox Classic with a 912 80HP on it, to which I added both an oil thermostat http://www.aircraftspruce.eu/remote-oil-thermostat.htm and a cooler thermostat (can't recall that supplier -...
Forum: RV-12 02-11-2017, 04:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,086
Posted By HansLab
Time

Joe said it all. However I'd like to add one: continuïty in your time-in-shop.
You defenitely have to make a contract with yourself. And with your loved ones, and with anyone you know. One, two or...
Forum: RV-12 02-09-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,144
Posted By HansLab
MGL files

hi,

any of you using MGL iEFIS Lites? Willing to teach me how to get the W&B in the SIM? I put full weight and empty weight in the chart, and their two arms.
I get a triangle looking chart, that...
Forum: RV-12 01-06-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,894
Posted By HansLab
One more

I used the inside of a bicycle brake cable: some 1,5 mm flexibele wire. Couldn't believe it took some of you so bothering. For the second I spit my hands: but it went just as easy. Sorry.
Forum: RV-12 12-11-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,303
Posted By HansLab
My panel

http://i63.tinypic.com/2s97jti.jpg
http://i63.tinypic.com/2lxeelh.jpg
http://i65.tinypic.com/2qlu1wy.jpg

Hi gang,
I wanted to share these pics with you. Screens aren't fixed yet, and the wiring...
Forum: RV-12 12-04-2016, 02:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,591
Posted By HansLab
Thank you!

Great, Forum, thanks for thinking with me 'till now. Lots of searching to do. Will keep you posted!
Forum: RV-12 12-02-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,591
Posted By HansLab
Varnish over plain aluminum?

All,
While building my '12 I sort of got in love with those rows of rivets: so straight, I just cannot cover them with paint, I think.
So, I want to leave the plane as pure as it is, with just some...
Forum: RV-12 10-18-2016, 12:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,200
Posted By HansLab
Difference

...and not particularly negative: I also fly TMG's that significantly soar better with an off engine the with the milling one on idle...
Forum: RV-12 07-21-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,175
Posted By HansLab
Ivo

I flew a GA IVOProp on my 912 KitFox, and would consider it again. Adjusting was very easy: all blades move at the same time. The same technique is used to pitch the blades in flight (electricly)....
Forum: RV-12 06-28-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,460
Posted By HansLab
Best

Two for the plastic and bottle solution: I build a gauge of two bottels and some hoses that worked great! Just functie the cards until the two bottles contain equal amounts of water. Fun to make and...
Forum: RV-12 05-23-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,106
Posted By HansLab
Hear, ye!

Thanks a lot guys.
Just what I needed. Including explanation of use.
Forum: RV-12 05-23-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,178
Posted By HansLab
siphoning air vents?

The new air vents on top of the tank are open with air (duh).

Isn't there a chance that due to communicating vessels (if that is the mot juste) this air vent might siphon in case of very high...
Forum: RV-12 05-23-2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,106
Posted By HansLab
wearplate dimensions, please?

I seem to be missing part# F1208A (wear-plate).

Is there anyone out there that can provide me with dimensions please? It seems not to be flight-critical and I guess I can fabricate this one myself...
Forum: RV-12 05-20-2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,256
Posted By HansLab
Beautiful!!!

Ohhhhhhhhhhhh!
Forum: RV-12 05-15-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,330
Posted By HansLab
photo's at last

..I took the trip down to TinyPic. Dunno if I'm happy with it, but as long they show I hope you guys are ;-)
Keep the...
Forum: RV-12 05-14-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,330
Posted By HansLab
bagage box

I have pics of Keith's bagage box, together with measures.
It seems to be impossible to attach pictures to this thread, but if you want the dimensions just send me a pm hans [dot] labruyere [at]...
Forum: RV-12 05-14-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,477
Posted By HansLab
dimensions

Flying weather was not that good this week zo I spend some time carpeting. It seems not possible to upload pics via this reply, so I'll make a new post with all dimensions this bagage-box: thanks to...
Forum: RV-12 05-12-2016, 12:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,585
Posted By HansLab
Agree Dick! Painting your own-build plane is like...

Agree Dick!
Painting your own-build plane is like giving birth. I did my KitFox once myself, and will do the '12 as well. Perhaps not as pretty as a pro could do, but hey: it's MY plane, and I build...
Forum: RV-12 05-05-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,396
Posted By HansLab
Coolant

I guess you have Evans. It is used by Rotax for a more wide thermostatische spectrum than just water with an additive. Evans is NOT to be mixed with other liquids! And certenly not with water.... Buy...
Forum: RV-12 04-17-2016, 02:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,428
Posted By HansLab
Pdf

I'm in exactly the same process as you, Bob!

Is it possible for you to email me the PDFs, please?
It would be a great help!!!

Thanks in advance,
Forum: RV-12 04-10-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,117
Posted By HansLab
Great

Great, thank you. Must've read over it.
Long live this forum.
Forum: RV-12 04-10-2016, 02:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,117
Posted By HansLab
Thickness fiber

Hi,
Since I bought a project, it sometimes (rarely) happens I don't find a specific part. Now I am into preparing the canopy and things, it happens that I don't know the thickness of the layers fiber...
Forum: RV-12 03-28-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,203
Posted By HansLab
Tunnel

Dear experimental-builders,
Any of you considered making a tunnel in front of the seats to carry a throttle quadrant?
Forum: RV-12 03-28-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 764
Posted By HansLab
Any '12-flyers in Portugal?

Hi y'all!
Are there any '12 flyers/builders in Portugal or Spain that could be met ( & flown) when in southern Portugal later this year?
Forum: RV-12 12-12-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,841
Posted By HansLab
Thermostate

If your goal would be a happy engine in colder times, I can recommend a Thermostate. I build one in my Kitfox (912 UL) for oil and one for coolant, and intend to repeat that on my '12, as well. Works...
Forum: RV-12 12-12-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 891
Posted By HansLab
MGL wiring

Hi,
I'm building an E-AB 12, and intend to put an MGL panel/radio, etc in it. Now the question is: how do I connect Garmin/Dynon meant wiring to MGL?

Van's provided excellent drawings for the...
Forum: RV-12 11-07-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,660
Posted By HansLab
Thanks

Just what I was looking for, thanks! Looks beautiful.
Forum: RV-12 11-04-2015, 01:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,660
Posted By HansLab
gear fairing

All,

While still building my 12, I am thinking about finishing already ;-)

I thought I'd read somewhere that there should be some kind of fairings for the steel gear legs of some RV - anyone know...
Forum: RV-12 10-01-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,435
Posted By HansLab
Other props

Funny you mention Experimental magazine, I have an article on my worktable about Whirlwind props, that are specially designed for Rotax...
Forum: RV-12 09-30-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,435
Posted By HansLab
Other props

Funny you mention Experimental magazine, I have an article on my worktable about Whirlwind props, that are specially designed for Rotax...
Forum: RV-12 09-28-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,357
Posted By HansLab
#120742

Silly me, done.
Forum: RV-12 09-28-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,357
Posted By HansLab
Other propellers

Hi there, builders & flyers,

Has anyone of you put on a different propellor then the Sensinich that Van's advises?
I guess that for he US builders (specially ELSA) this does not compleet, but I do...
Forum: RV-12 04-15-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,214
Posted By HansLab
Would be nice, Dave! Thanks for the...

Would be nice, Dave!
Thanks for the Excel.

Rv12phlzs@gmail.com
Forum: RV-12 04-12-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,214
Posted By HansLab
Picking-list in Excel?

All,
My flight-buddy and me just bought us an RV12 project.
We collected the lot this weekend, armed with a Van's picking list.
However: this list isn't alphabetical, nor numeric.
Now I have to...
Forum: RV-12 01-08-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,370
Posted By HansLab
Nice

Looks Nice,Dennis!
My flightbuddy and me are planning to build a 12 ourselves - do you mind we come and have a peek, these days?
Love to use your friends fairings, as well?

Please contact me on...
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