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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,733
Posted By rjtjrt
Agree about video on setting prop blade angle in...

Agree about video on setting prop blade angle in RV-12.

John
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 724
Posted By rjtjrt
Pierre, If you have no GPS on the iPad then above...

Pierre,
If you have no GPS on the iPad then above suggestions apply.
But always check first that Location Services are selected on for the application (in this case Ifly). A friend had same problem...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By rjtjrt
Ed PM, and email sent. John

Ed
PM, and email sent.
John
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 709
Posted By rjtjrt
I was referred by Vanís to a gentleman, Tom...

I was referred by Vanís to a gentleman, Tom Hinkley in Hubbard OR, not far from Vanís factory, who was absolutely excellent to deal with. Did a superb job.
If you PM me I can send you his contact...
Forum: GPS 09-17-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 852
Posted By rjtjrt
Had the dam problem when I recently tried to...

Had the dam problem when I recently tried to update both a 495, and a 296.
John
Forum: RV-12 08-28-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 18,160
Posted By rjtjrt
Re F Hub covers availability, Thanks Steve. Could...

Re F Hub covers availability, Thanks Steve.
Could you come back to us in future, when the F hub covers become available?
John
Forum: RV-12 08-25-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 18,160
Posted By rjtjrt
I agree. Hope others post their opinions here,...

I agree.
Hope others post their opinions here, so Sensenich can see the logic for RV-12 community.
Forum: RV-12 08-14-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,021
Posted By rjtjrt
Greg I have repeatedly tried to find the part...

Greg
I have repeatedly tried to find the part number for this prop as I was toying with ordering it recently.
I am only partially computer savy.
Could you put the Vanís part number on here for...
Forum: RV-12 08-13-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 18,160
Posted By rjtjrt
Jim, John and Rob Thanks for the help. Much...

Jim, John and Rob
Thanks for the help. Much appreciated.
And Rob, PM sent.
John
Forum: RV-12 08-12-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 18,160
Posted By rjtjrt
Re Nord-Lock washers. Please excuse a stupid...

Re Nord-Lock washers.
Please excuse a stupid question, but how many of the Sensenich specific 85397-1 Nord-Lock washers are requred if I replace the hub front plate with a new D1 version hub cover...
Forum: RV-12 08-05-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 18,160
Posted By rjtjrt
Can anyone who has ordered a Rev E or later hub...

Can anyone who has ordered a Rev E or later hub from Sensenich let me know how they did it?
My current plan is to get the Rev E or later hub replacement and manually set pitch with protractor, rather...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-05-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,180
Posted By rjtjrt
Rob That is a speedy 12. Nice touring...

Rob
That is a speedy 12. Nice touring aircraft.
John
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-05-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,180
Posted By rjtjrt
No offence meant, but sad that the view of...

No offence meant, but sad that the view of Australia has been so distorted.
Vlad, Steve Irwin has distorted the situation in Australia for entertainment purposes to a ridiculous extent.
Australia is...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-05-2018, 03:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,180
Posted By rjtjrt
Rob Great info. I assume you plan/get 110knots...

Rob
Great info. I assume you plan/get 110knots TAS at that power and altitude?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-05-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,180
Posted By rjtjrt
Interesting flight - well done. What cruise speed...

Interesting flight - well done.
What cruise speed and power setting and altitude to do 45 hours on 770 litres?
Forum: RV-4 08-02-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,517
Posted By rjtjrt
Iím sort of hesitant to post on this thread, but...

Iím sort of hesitant to post on this thread, but just want to emphasise the importance of W&B in tandem seat RV.
This is an accident report from a few years ago that stuck in my...
Forum: RV-12 07-28-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 18,160
Posted By rjtjrt
Jack I am planning to send prop to US for the E...

Jack
I am planning to send prop to US for the E or F conversion to eliminate all 50hour tightening ofbolts requirement.
John
Forum: RV-12 07-13-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 18,160
Posted By rjtjrt
Piper J3/Jim Thanks for all you are doing on...

Piper J3/Jim

Thanks for all you are doing on this issue. Much appreciate all the info.
Forum: Safety 07-05-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,043
Posted By rjtjrt
I would suggest you preface any interaction with...

I would suggest you preface any interaction with a sincere ďI really love dogsĒ and mean it.
I have absolutely believe you are a dog lover, and are acting in the dogs interest. It really is the...
Forum: RV-12 07-04-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,516
Posted By rjtjrt
Re 12 REGULATOR KIT Not on Van’s parts site...

Re 12 REGULATOR KIT
Not on Van’s parts site yet.
Anyone know if available yet, and cost?
John
Forum: RV-12 06-14-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 401,167
Posted By rjtjrt
Congratulations I would love to hear what speeds...

Congratulations
I would love to hear what speeds you get with constant speed prop at what rpm.
John
Forum: RV-12 06-03-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,347
Posted By rjtjrt
Thanks for the detailed review. Not sure if you...

Thanks for the detailed review.
Not sure if you are saying, in real world use, one screen has superior visibility in sunlight?
Forum: COMM 05-24-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,878
Posted By rjtjrt
I did the same conversion with the ANR kit from...

I did the same conversion with the ANR kit from Headsets, Inc.
Great noise reduction, and excellent bang for the buck. Plus you get the added passive attenuation from the David Clark.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,162
Posted By rjtjrt
I am interested in this as well. Googling ipad...

I am interested in this as well.
Googling ipad nits get this info.

“Maximum Brightness, from 415 cd/m2 (nits) for the iPad Air 2”
Ref http://www.displaymate.com/iPad_2015_ShootOut_1.htm

“iPad Pro...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 992
Posted By rjtjrt
I have had a quote from CH Freight that turned...

I have had a quote from CH Freight that turned out to not be competive with another similar shipper. Christine at CH explained that her quote was for direct ship from US port to my Australian port,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-15-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,479
Posted By rjtjrt
Brian How is the iPad 10.5 pro visibility in...

Brian
How is the iPad 10.5 pro visibility in sunlight, compared with your earlier 9.7 pro?
The 10.5 ipad is said to have a few more nits of brightness, but in real world use, any real difference?
Forum: RV-12 03-21-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,469
Posted By rjtjrt
New info. Now Vanís themselves have designed...

New info.

Now Vanís themselves have designed theit own left and right springs (Vanís Part No SPRING-00002-L/R-1). They are not the same as the McFarlane ones Ben Strahm from McFarlane recommended...
Forum: RV-12 03-20-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,235
Posted By rjtjrt
I have just received from McFarlane Aviation the...

I have just received from McFarlane Aviation the new sided springs that are colored Red for L/H spring Mc Farlane p/n 6822 and Blue for R/H McFarlane p/n 7235.
Can anyone confirm these are the same...
Forum: GPS 03-19-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 224,100
Posted By rjtjrt
Thanks Steve.

Thanks Steve.
Forum: GPS 03-18-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 224,100
Posted By rjtjrt
Steve When I go to the GPS Info screen. In GPS...

Steve

When I go to the GPS Info screen.
In GPS page it says “3D GPS Location”. Accuracy says “10ft”
In GLONASS page it says “3D GPS Location”. Accuracy says “10ft”

John
Forum: GPS 03-18-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 224,100
Posted By rjtjrt
In Australia there is currently an trial SBAS...

In Australia there is currently an trial SBAS signal being transmitted across the entire country.
Yes, we are just now getting into the 20th century here!!
Our penny pinching gov has avoided the...
Forum: RV-14 03-10-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,133
Posted By rjtjrt
Dynon after sales support has been superb. Garmin...

Dynon after sales support has been superb.
Garmin after sales support has been far far behind Dynon, and very frustrating, in my experience.
Forum: RV-12 03-04-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 35,093
Posted By rjtjrt
JB PM sent. JohnRussell

JB

PM sent.

JohnRussell
Forum: RV-12 03-02-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,469
Posted By rjtjrt
This is from McFarlane Aviation in response to an...

This is from McFarlane Aviation in response to an email I sent last night.

Good Morning John,
Thank you for the inquiry on the springs. Yes, we now have a spring kit p/n 7140 that contains left and...
Forum: RV-12 03-01-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,469
Posted By rjtjrt
I looked at McFarlane web site and saw same...

I looked at McFarlane web site and saw same thing. If search their site it comes up with a P/N(if I recall correctly 6822), but if you phone them the lady who answered chuckled that she knew the...
Forum: RV-12 03-01-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,469
Posted By rjtjrt
Van’s telephone support tell me they no longer...

Van’s telephone support tell me they no longer supply RV -12 Vernier Throttle Rotax Throttle Return Springs. They referred me to McFarlane Aviation.

McFarlane Aviation lady who answered said she...
Forum: GPS 02-26-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 224,100
Posted By rjtjrt
Thanks Steve.

Thanks Steve.
Forum: RV-12 02-21-2018, 04:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,469
Posted By rjtjrt
Does anyone know the current return spring part...

Does anyone know the current return spring part number (for the Vernier Throttle)?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,213
Posted By rjtjrt
The Ladies at Vanís Aircraft

The ladies who deal with customers on the phone at Vanís are superb.
Today was a very busy day for them, and I had some really stupid questions to ask. Despite all that they had to cope with, they...
Forum: RV-12 02-19-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 35,093
Posted By rjtjrt
I am a bit confused (not unusual). If we find no...

I am a bit confused (not unusual).
If we find no cracks, is it desirable to install the doublers top and bottom as they are ďan important component for longevity and crack avoidanceď, or is it not...
Forum: GPS 02-03-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 224,100
Posted By rjtjrt
Can I use Garmin Topo maps on an Aera 660? If so...

Can I use Garmin Topo maps on an Aera 660?
If so will the aviation database (airports, navaids, etc) show overlaid over the topo map?
The Garmin Topo product no is:

PART NUMBER: 010-C1049-00
Forum: RV-12 01-28-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,795
Posted By rjtjrt
Just a thought, but if headroom is the issue, and...

Just a thought, but if headroom is the issue, and the headset hitting canopy, then if you use a Halo or Clarity Aloft headset that will give you a lot more space to work with.
Probably you are...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-18-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,022
Posted By rjtjrt
Dynon is the way to go. I use a G3X - it is very...

Dynon is the way to go.
I use a G3X - it is very limited in Australia - basic and uncompetitive with the Dynon offering that a friend has.
I am also tired with Garmin’s long expressed but unfulfilled...
Forum: ADS-B 11-26-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,420
Posted By rjtjrt
The missing GPS module arrived today - thanks. I...

The missing GPS module arrived today - thanks.
I have fitted it to the Flightbox in place of first GPS module and it now works well. So not a software issue but was a hardware fix.
Forum: ADS-B 11-16-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,420
Posted By rjtjrt
Internal GPS module was missing. I ordered and...

Internal GPS module was missing. I ordered and paid for 2, only one arrived. You were contacted to get second sent and agreed to but none arrived. Since then no reply to my repeated emails asking for...
Forum: Tools 11-15-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By rjtjrt
I just looked at the Permagrit site. Can't see...

I just looked at the Permagrit site. Can't see the 100 degree stone.
Could you post the part number or a hoto of the 100 Ddegree stone you used?
Forum: ADS-B 11-09-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,420
Posted By rjtjrt
Be careful with Flightbox vendor. He does not...

Be careful with Flightbox vendor. He does not always send what has been paid for, and then ignores emails asking for refund or for him to send the item.
The backup from this vendor when you have...
Forum: RV-12 11-08-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,073
Posted By rjtjrt
Rich Any tips on how you did this whilst...

Rich
Any tips on how you did this whilst protecting the threads?
John
Forum: RV-12 11-08-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,998
Posted By rjtjrt
Resale value would be a consideration for me.

Resale value would be a consideration for me.
Forum: GPS 10-29-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 224,100
Posted By rjtjrt
What is "graphical Flight Plan editing"? How does...

What is "graphical Flight Plan editing"? How does it work?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-04-2017, 04:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,691
Posted By rjtjrt
Kyle PM sent John

Kyle
PM sent
John
Forum: RV-12 09-29-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,876
Posted By rjtjrt
I received this from Van's Aircraft in response...

I received this from Van's Aircraft in response to my question:

"I have no reasons to tell you not to install a second flow transducer. We opted to only use one as it proved accurate enough for our...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-28-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,691
Posted By rjtjrt
Kyle I have been considering this on an RV-12. Is...

Kyle
I have been considering this on an RV-12.
Is that for an iPad mini or full size iPad.
Also is it one suction cup, or one of the 2 or 3 suction cup RAM mounts?
Is it a short or long arm between...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,752
Posted By rjtjrt
Evan You and your RV-8 were destined for each...

Evan

You and your RV-8 were destined for each other.
Great write up.
Have fun.

John
Forum: RV-12 09-23-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,742
Posted By rjtjrt
Tom I just went to your web site to look for the...

Tom
I just went to your web site to look for the Rotax hose retrofit/replacement package and could not find it.
I will be replacing Rotax hoses in a couple of years and will hopefully remember your...
Forum: RV-12 09-10-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 835
Posted By rjtjrt
Ric. I got 107829 after a 1 hour cross country...

Ric.
I got 107829 after a 1 hour cross country flight.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=1069069&postcount=1

A more recent discussion...
Forum: RV-12 09-05-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,876
Posted By rjtjrt
Is there any reason not to install a second red...

Is there any reason not to install a second red cube (on the return line) so completely accurate fuel calculations in all conditions can be seen?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,576
Posted By rjtjrt
Scott Thanks for posting about the project. It is...

Scott
Thanks for posting about the project. It is great to see the innovative uses of 3D printers. Really appreciate your efforts.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,576
Posted By rjtjrt
I'm not gonna bite! Scott, have a nice day.

I'm not gonna bite!
Scott, have a nice day.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,576
Posted By rjtjrt
This is intriguing and 3D printers are...

This is intriguing and 3D printers are fascinating.

It strikes me if you are going to rely on AoA indicator, especially during critical phases of flight, it has to be totally reliable/fail safe.
You...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-23-2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,396
Posted By rjtjrt
Alain. Beautiful video. Love the effortless...

Alain.
Beautiful video. Love the effortless progress from one manoeveure to next. I am accustomed to lesser performance non RV aircraft for aerobatics.
Superb scenery, and the music is great.
Did you...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-23-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By rjtjrt
Traffic/ATC are amazing, as you say. I agree it...

Traffic/ATC are amazing, as you say.
I agree it is a personal thing t experience - I still have an indelible memory of the two I have experienced, now over 40 and 50 years ago.
Thanks for the video.
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