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Forum: RV-14 Yesterday, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By azflyer21
Although you want to fly from left or right side,...

Although you want to fly from left or right side, I would consider putting the start button and master switches on the left side to keep away from other switches.
Forum: RV-14 Yesterday, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By azflyer21
Canopy Aluminum Fairing in place of Fiberglass

Just saw the Vans Demo RV14A at Copperstate and noticed that they used and aluminum fairing riveted to the canopy frame. Talked with Mitch and he said that it was very complicated to supply in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,477
Posted By azflyer21
Me TOO! I'm just finishing the JDAir latch (which...

Me TOO! I'm just finishing the JDAir latch (which I don't regret).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By azflyer21
RV14A Blueprint of 3view and Frame

I wanted to have the 3view and Frame pictures of the RV14A printed and mounted. So I made the images look like a blueprint and then mounted the prints on wood to hang in the house. They measure 15w x...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,477
Posted By azflyer21
Spectacular! Will the side panel fit with the...

Spectacular!
Will the side panel fit with the JDAir latch?
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 02-06-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By azflyer21
Hopefully you're flying the 14A in this year. I...

Hopefully you're flying the 14A in this year. I am building one and have never sat in one or even seen one in person.
Forum: RV-14 01-30-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,068
Posted By azflyer21
In my infinite wisdom I installed those cables...

In my infinite wisdom I installed those cables and clamps (took way too long) before the baggage floors. Sooo, I got to install the clamps twice.
Forum: RV-14 01-28-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 942
Posted By azflyer21
Check out these beauties - Thanks Aerosport

These cowl pin covers are a thing of beauty and quality. Thanks to the team at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By azflyer21
Tip-Up Canopy Latch

Has anyone installed one of the Hendricks Door Latch on their Tip-Up?
http://www.hendricksmfg.com/latchprod.html
Forum: RV-14 01-27-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,919
Posted By azflyer21
Luke, Any updates?

Luke, Any updates?
Forum: RV-14 01-08-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,912
Posted By azflyer21
I see now, thanks for your help.

I see now, thanks for your help.
Forum: RV-14 01-08-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,912
Posted By azflyer21
Here is a pic of the proseal on the QB fuse. Will...

Here is a pic of the proseal on the QB fuse. Will I need to...
Forum: RV-14 01-07-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,912
Posted By azflyer21
Would you happen to have pictures of before/after...

Would you happen to have pictures of before/after you removed the sealant? I have a QB Fuse and want to make sure I understand exactly the issue, thanks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By azflyer21
Your Opinion: Classic Aero Seats

What's your opinion on the Classic Aero seats and a headrest?
Forum: RV-14 01-01-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By azflyer21
WAAS GPS Antenna Install Questions

I see the most common place to install the GPS antenna is top-side just behind the rear window.

-Where did you install yours?
-If installed top-side behind rear window, where did you run the...
Forum: RV-14 01-01-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By azflyer21
Archer Antenna Wingtip Install Questions

I can sure use a little guidance on installing the Archer antenna in the wingtip.

-How did you mount the antenna?
-How is it connected to the coax?
-Once the wing is installed is it difficult to...
Forum: RV-14 12-26-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,247
Posted By azflyer21
Darwin, I have a QB Fuselage at KGEU, if you want...

Darwin,
I have a QB Fuselage at KGEU, if you want to visit and take measurements send me a PM.
Forum: RV-14 12-20-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,919
Posted By azflyer21
I'll be ready to place my complete -14 interior...

I'll be ready to place my complete -14 interior order the first of the year!
Forum: RV-14 12-08-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By azflyer21
Thank you. This is a big help guys.

Thank you. This is a big help guys.
Forum: RV-14 12-08-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By azflyer21
Classic Aero seat question

For those who have installed the Classic Aero seats in a -14, do I still need to install the Van's seatback hinges (F-01447B) since the CA seats have an integrated seatback frame?
Forum: RV-14 11-30-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 63,470
Posted By azflyer21
Aft Fuselage Attach

So the other day I decided to attach the Aft Fuselage. I was able to do this by myself without any issues. Took just over 2...
Forum: RV-14 11-30-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By azflyer21
I made these...

I made these http://home.hiwaay.net/~sbuc/journal/fuse8.html
I plan to use adhesive to attach to the tailcone.
Forum: RV-14 11-26-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,377
Posted By azflyer21
I like using the crates for my QB fuse, easy...

I like using the crates for my QB fuse, easy access to the tub. Would I be able to join the tailcone down that low?
Forum: RV-14 11-12-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 755
Posted By azflyer21
Another Heated Pitot Wiring Question

I have the Dynon heated pitot with controller. The question I have is Does the Van's wiring harness for the left wing have wires for the controller? I have never been good with reading wiring...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,446
Posted By azflyer21
Not sure if there is a connection between the two...

Not sure if there is a connection between the two companies. I did purchase the Cabin Fuel lines from Aircraft Specialty and they are a perfect fit, saves numerous hours bending the aluminum for a...
Forum: RV-14 11-07-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By azflyer21
Order a new part, should be very little money....

Order a new part, should be very little money. This is one of the parts that would bother me if I made a cosmetic error.
Forum: RV-14 11-06-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,770
Posted By azflyer21
Finished the SB install, about 1 hour. My...

Finished the SB install, about 1 hour. My tailcone was completely built but not yet joined the the fuselage. I back-riveted with the tailcone on the ground, very easy.
Forum: RV-14 10-29-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 129
Sticky: Plan "Gottchas"
Views: 86,914
Posted By azflyer21
Fluid fitting Section 31

On page 31-05 figure 1 it shows the fitting clocked at 25* off horizontal. Then on page 31-11 figure 2 & 3 show a different clocking based on gear configuration. According to Van's use 31-11.
Forum: RV-14 10-27-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,770
Posted By azflyer21
I believe the doubler is too thick to dimple, the...

I believe the doubler is too thick to dimple, the SB calls for countersinking the doubler.
Forum: RV-14 10-27-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,285
Posted By azflyer21
Consider ordering (if not included): Wiring...

Consider ordering (if not included):
Wiring harnesses
Pitot / static system
Position / strobe lights
Landing lights
Forum: RV-14 10-16-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 63,470
Posted By azflyer21
You have a great looking shop, plenty of space....

You have a great looking shop, plenty of space. If you don't already have a band saw or belt sander, these items will help tremendously. Enjoy to journey.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,296
Posted By azflyer21
I would be interested in the fit of the JD latch...

I would be interested in the fit of the JD latch on the 14A, please update your progress.
Forum: RV-14 10-11-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 700
Posted By azflyer21
Aileron Actuation - Sec. 23

Since I have the QB wings I don't have wing cradles (yet). Would I run in to a hassle if I rigged the ailerons with the wing laying flat, upside down on a workbench?
Forum: RV-14 09-30-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,006
Posted By azflyer21
Here is the Dropbox...

Here is the Dropbox (https://www.dropbox.com/sh/xu5p6f4l7tso79j/AABHaMhiVWFGoal2bU0ck0pJa?dl=0) I found on one of the threads
Forum: RV-14 09-30-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,006
Posted By azflyer21
QB Fuselage Builder Plans

Are there a set of plans that show the various sections that the builder needs to complete? I found plans for the QB Wings, and it makes it much easier to identify the steps.
Forum: RV-14 09-27-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,800
Posted By azflyer21
+1 for Flyleds. Great product, easy to assemble,...

+1 for Flyleds. Great product, easy to assemble, extremely bright and Paul provides great service.
Forum: RV-14 09-24-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By azflyer21
Dave, I was in the same situation as you are in...

Dave,
I was in the same situation as you are in now. I didn't realize how quickly the empennage would be assembled and ordered my QB wing/fuse a little late. This made for a 3 month hiatus on...
Forum: RV-14 09-20-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,546
Posted By azflyer21
Here's a link to the cowl pin...

Here's a link to the cowl pin covers
https://www.aerosportproducts.com/rv10cowlpin.htm
Forum: RV-14 09-14-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,593
Posted By azflyer21
Malte, Here is a timeline of the quickbuild...

Malte,
Here is a timeline of the quickbuild order-delivery time frame for the U.S.

Ordered QB Fuse & Wings 12-18-2017
Van's Rec'd kits 06-25-2018
Paid final to Van's 06-27-2018
Delivered...
Forum: RV-14 09-14-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,593
Posted By azflyer21
QB Wing Question

I have received my QB wings, what a great decision.
Should I remove the fuel tanks to finish the wings?
Forum: RV-14 09-13-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,546
Posted By azflyer21
Here are some things to consider. If you are not...

Here are some things to consider. If you are not using stock wheels/brakes, there are items to omit. Seats from Classic Aero have seatback frames integrated, stock seatbacks can be omitted. If you...
Forum: RV-14 09-12-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,766
Posted By azflyer21
My IO390 is on order and when I inquired with...

My IO390 is on order and when I inquired with Lycoming about substituting the NL starter I was told that since my engine is stock they would not make the change. Guess I go with the lightweight...
Forum: RV-14 09-09-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,844
Posted By azflyer21
I used my hand deburring tool for these. You will...

I used my hand deburring tool for these. You will find other areas where this tool will work nicely for the countersink.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,764
Posted By azflyer21
Garmin SL-40 Slide-In Replacement

Is there a direct slide-in replacement available for the Garmin SL-40 Comm? Any brand will work.

Thanks,
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-05-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 824
Posted By azflyer21
RV9A Pilot needed in Phoenix

Looking for a RV9A pilot that can fly a plane for demo flight in Phoenix for owner who is selling plane.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 627
Posted By azflyer21
When will this plane be finished

My little buddy, showing his support for the...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-26-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 19,926
Posted By azflyer21
A little guidance would be helpful. I just...

A little guidance would be helpful. I just ordered my Lyc. IO390 from Van's. Should I consider using these as a preemptive measure?
Forum: Interiors 08-14-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,088
Posted By azflyer21
What are the console accessories available for...

What are the console accessories available for the 14?
Forum: RV-14 08-08-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 952
Posted By azflyer21
Guys, I'm expecting my QB Fuse next week, I was...

Guys,
I'm expecting my QB Fuse next week, I was wondering what you placed it on in your shop? Does a standard workbench work?
Forum: RV-14 08-06-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 71,910
Posted By azflyer21
Am I missing anything? Panel Question.

Before committing I wanted to get feedback or suggestions on the layout These are HDX panels,...
Forum: RV-14 08-04-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,907
Posted By azflyer21
Here's what I have decided on my -14A: -Flyleds...

Here's what I have decided on my -14A:

-Flyleds position/strobe lights LINK (https://flyleds.com/products/#!/The-Original-LED-strobe-and-position-lights/p/47502180/category=0)
-Flyleds Tail light...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,593
Posted By azflyer21
I have researched the use of a concentrator years...

I have researched the use of a concentrator years ago, and like most conversations there are mixed results/opinions. Have there been any recent advances in using a concentrator for aviation?
Forum: RV-14 07-09-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,662
Posted By azflyer21
Bill, would you happen to have any pictures of...

Bill, would you happen to have any pictures of the -14A with the damping panels installed?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 188,774
Posted By azflyer21
Tip up handle

Steve,
Just a suggestion, a handle for the tip up canopy would be a nice addition to your product line. Something to fit the...
Forum: RV-14 06-19-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,283
Posted By azflyer21
First time fiberglass work a success

I was very intimidated with the fiberglass work. I following the plans for the fairings and I am very satisfied with the results. This builds a little confidence for the upcoming windshield...
Forum: RV-14 06-02-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,612
Posted By azflyer21
Can you please expand on this? Why does the...

Can you please expand on this? Why does the engine only require a few starts and no taxi test?
Forum: RV-14 05-31-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,430
Posted By azflyer21
I have a PDF of all the standard components for...

I have a PDF of all the standard components for all RV14 kits, send me your email and I will send it to you.
Forum: RV-14 05-25-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,006
Posted By azflyer21
Headrest

I was thinking about ordering my seats with the headrest, 2 reasons: 1) looks 2) comfort with the shoulder restraints not rubbing on my neck.

Will the headrest prevent the shoulder straps from...
Forum: RV-14 05-24-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 63,470
Posted By azflyer21
Empennage Kit Finished

185.0 hours and I have completed the Empennage kit, some fairing work...
Forum: RV-14 05-23-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,177
Posted By azflyer21
Just finished my empennage and it took 185.0...

Just finished my empennage and it took 185.0 hours of actual build time. This includes the many hours reading, re-reading and interpreting the plans.
Forum: RV-14 05-15-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 71,910
Posted By azflyer21
Thanks Gil, that makes sense. I was just try to...

Thanks Gil, that makes sense. I was just try to save a few $$ since I really wanted a dedicated EMS and didn't need the full EFIS.
Forum: RV-14 05-14-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 71,910
Posted By azflyer21
D120 EMS from Dynon

I will be installing the HDX screens in my 14A, one item i would like to include is the separate EMS D120. I like the dedicated engine screen, that way I can use the entire PFD, MFD screens and will...
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