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Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-28-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,416
Posted By chazking
iStart Install

I installed iStart last Fall. It solved my hot start issues. I now use it to start (cold or hot).

Install was very straight forward, support was responsive, & start results have been predictable.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-07-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,330
Posted By chazking
Saint Aviation

Call Jesse Saint (VAF advertiser in FL).

He has a 6A & knows the plane well.
Forum: Autopilots 02-20-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,987
Posted By chazking
Mastered

Once the toggle settings of the Gemini AP were mastered, the combo AP & PFD are excellent. All the value of a high end AP & PFD.

In addition, I installed the auto-trim & it integrates well with the...
Forum: Florida (Central) 02-19-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,985
Posted By chazking
Sebring

Nice terminal & restaurant.. Skirting Tampa airspace. Plus, their track is usually live.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 02-09-2016, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,254
Posted By chazking
Godspeed

Uncle Gene!
Forum: RV-12 02-05-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,083
Posted By chazking
Location

His profile has Boca Raton.
Jesse Saint can do the work.
Some of the guys @ EAA 180 (Sarasota) are building their second RV-12 with Young Eagles.
Forum: RV-14 01-30-2016, 05:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,962
Posted By chazking
FAB

Congratulations, Mitch!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-30-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,351
Posted By chazking
KAVX Runway

I flew there in March 2015. Runway is a bit on the rough side & there is a hump about 2/3 of length (westward) & there is a $25 landing fee, payable at the tower (they call you to pay it!).

I flew...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,828
Posted By chazking
Congratulations!

Nice looking paint scheme!
Forum: RV-10 11-30-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,721
Posted By chazking
Congratulations!

First flights are the best
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-24-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,521
Posted By chazking
Congratulations!

Superb paint scheme!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,487
Posted By chazking
Inelegant

An inelegant approach, but that works. I use SA & find it manageable. I'll give that approach a shot.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,056
Posted By chazking
Superb

Definitely the pioneers of experimental aviation in China.

Mega Congratulations!
Forum: Autopilots 11-20-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,176
Posted By chazking
Wiring

The upgraded pitch servo wiring remains unchanged. It's a direct swap for the "old" servo. I'm in the process of installing the autotrim, which adjusts the trim to compensate for the "up" & "down"...
Forum: Autopilots 11-19-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,176
Posted By chazking
Pitch Servo

The Gemini AP needs a pitch servo that sends trim adjustment indicators to the AP (for display on the screen & action by pilot or auto trim, which is a separate device). The upgrade included the...
Forum: Autopilots 11-19-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,176
Posted By chazking
Gemini AP

I, too, am very pleased with the Gemini AP. The display is very readable & functional. The added capabilities with the knob/joy stick take some familiarization, which is underway.

I had the Vizion...
Forum: Reviews 11-18-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,426
Posted By chazking
WhirlWind

Greg & Tonya go the extra mile in support. My 375RV was painted and delivered on time and within budget. They were both very responsive & supportive.
Forum: RV-10 11-18-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,672
Posted By chazking
Protrusion

My WW 375RV protruded, as well. May be a WW thing.
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-18-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 33,167
Posted By chazking
Cutting Edge

You are definitely on the cutting edge of opening China to General Aviation.

The book, "China Airborne," by James M. Fallows, provides an excellent perspective on the state of GA in China, albeit...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-01-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,060
Posted By chazking
Anti-gravity

Machine .. How does he do it!😳
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 17,199
Posted By chazking
Budget

Low budget experimenting! Pink slip pending!
Forum: Reviews 10-13-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,406
Posted By chazking
Responsive

Greg is very responsive & straight forward. I've found him to be very fair.
Tanya does a great job of bringing the right resources to bear on any issue.
Bill's built a good organization!

I've...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-12-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,148
Posted By chazking
Early Pump

I bought one of the first Andair fuel pumps & installed it immediately. It worked as advertised for a period and then went dead. After repair & installation it worked well. Their response and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 805
Posted By chazking
Saint Aviation

Dnnellon - X35
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-07-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,449
Posted By chazking
Fuel Servo - Distributor

Mine is on a piece of aluminum (wires UP as specified) in front of the sump. No vapor lock issues.

FF readings do not fluctuate as they did with the FloScan transducer in the tunnel.

See the red...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,959
Posted By chazking
FDM

Two models (1:RV-10). Well done. Highly recommend.

Have given to others as gifts.
Forum: RV-10 09-22-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,925
Posted By chazking
Trick Question

Richard,

It was not a trick question, but I can see that it could be. There's a set of defog fans behind the panel that circulate air to the windscreen & they do seem to lower the ambient air...
Forum: RV-10 09-22-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,925
Posted By chazking
Results

Richard,

Have the fans reduced the heat issue?

Did you install an switch on the panel?

Or, are the fans powered with the avionics?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-19-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,091
Posted By chazking
And the WIN

Priceless!
Forum: RV-10 09-19-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,169
Posted By chazking
The Nest

And, Trevor flew from the nest😉
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,072
Posted By chazking
Howard Hughes

Well known! But less for aviation in spite of his dignify ant contributions!
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-08-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 873
Posted By chazking
Call a Saint

Give Jesse Saint a call. He's in Dunnellon & has access to several 10's & a 9A.
www.saintaviation.com
Forum: RV-10 09-04-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,139
Posted By chazking
Congrats

To you Kurt. A pleasure to meet you the other day. Safe & enjoyable flying!
Forum: ADS-B 09-03-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 71,482
Posted By chazking
Responses

In the early days, responses could be as long as 3 to 5 days. Recently, the response has been less than a day with commentary.
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-30-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,856
Posted By chazking
Intersection

Is the pattern affected by the fuselage to wing intersection? Could that be the cause of the lines going highe over the wing area?
Forum: Safety 08-26-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,236
Posted By chazking
Bucket

Looks like the clouds dumped a bucket of water. No surviving a direct hit!
Forum: RV-10 08-25-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,368
Posted By chazking
CSTW II

Bob, I installed the CSTW & mag sensor on two different IO540-C4B5's without issue. Frankly, removing the prop for the CSTW is a major PITA. But, the collar (curved part toward the crankcase) fits &...
Forum: RV-10 08-25-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,368
Posted By chazking
CSTW

Bob, what engine / ring gear are you fitting the CSTW / pickup to?
Forum: RV-10 08-22-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By chazking
Cockpit

I have run it on the inside of cockpit & on firewall .. No issues in either case
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,600
Posted By chazking
Tempest

Thanks to Tempest we have plugs (including the new Champions) that appear to be well manufactured. Before Tempest the ground electrode was haphazard, at best! Now, we have a quality-looking product,...
Forum: RV-12 08-21-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,348
Posted By chazking
Congrats

On the first flight & that's one great panel!
Forum: COMM 08-20-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,616
Posted By chazking
Correction

I was talking to Tampa Approach out of Sarasota. So, the air distance is 30 to 35 nm. Still nothing spectacular. The drop-off at the edge of the vail was dramatic. So, at most 40 nm.
Forum: COMM 08-20-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,616
Posted By chazking
Archer Antenna

For background - I inadvertently swapped the Archer & Comm connectors to my GTN650. The comm reception was very poor & the I lost contact with ATC just as I passed the 10 mile vail (sp?). My...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-20-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,219
Posted By chazking
Double

Fabulous double rainbow. Great pic
Forum: Northeast 08-09-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,301
Posted By chazking
Pix

Please of the festivities!
Forum: RV-14 08-09-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,176
Posted By chazking
Co-pilot MFD

I have three screens - 5600T : 5500T : 5600T. Both 5600s show EFIS & eng & the 5500 shows map & plates .. The MFD 5600T is backup in the event the primary is lost .. It, also, is useful with a Pilot...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-08-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 922,907
Posted By chazking
Looking

Great, Joel! Now, light 'er up!
Forum: RV-14 08-07-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,882
Posted By chazking
Looking

Great. Show it to us when it's in the plane
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-06-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,609
Posted By chazking
Spectacular

Pix & locations .. Thanks
Forum: RV-10 08-06-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,615
Posted By chazking
Yelling!

She should yell at you!

And, this is not a big data problem as most of the data can be easily structured. The real question is how good is the data & the resident expert may be able to apply...
Forum: RV-10 08-06-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,615
Posted By chazking
Results

Dave,

You conduct a poll; super! Results may be useful when done well.

What can we learn from the results?

How many responses do you need for statistical significance?

How will you publish the...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-05-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,795
Posted By chazking
Cuban Aviation

DanH, that is a very enlightening article on Cuban aviation; a very rich history.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-05-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,795
Posted By chazking
Vlad

Bill, I see how much flying Vlad does & am following his lead..

Also, I'm downsizing. Looking @ a 7A .. Flying one (mostly one) or two in a 10 doesn't make sense. Plus, I'm certain I'll be zipping...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-05-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,795
Posted By chazking
Traffic

Less traffic, safer flying. Of course, they don't have ADS-B.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-05-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,795
Posted By chazking
Travels

I'd join the third group. I'd like to see Vlad's APRS results.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-05-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,964
Posted By chazking
Consequences

Looks great. I'd add just to improve appearance.

Are there any unintended consequences, thus far?
Forum: Northeast 08-04-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,301
Posted By chazking
Host

Marlon is a great host
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-04-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,262
Posted By chazking
Metered

Fuel into the red cube gives accurate fuel flow readings.
Forum: APRS Tracking 08-04-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,200
Posted By chazking
Lost

Vlad - did you feel a bit lost for awhile?
Forum: Propellers 08-04-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,076
Posted By chazking
Like

Mel does the 3-blade Catto really do it for you!?:D
Forum: RV-10 08-03-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,328
Posted By chazking
Rear Switch

My rear switch came loose. How? Since it was wired into the AFS, the flag was "on" continuously.

I used a slight amount of epoxy to reposition & hold the switch in place; it works "flawlessly"...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-03-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,358
Posted By chazking
BreakFree

Those studs look to hold the fuel servo. So, that area is not a good idea for heat as residual fumes could make a dogs-breakfast out of it.

Try some breakfree (or similar product), let sit for a...
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