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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By mdmba
Garmin CHT errors??

Ok..i need some help on this one...
i bought this plane...has Garmin 3GX touch screen
#2 is 75+CHT higher than most on climb out
my A&P moved wire 2 to cylinder head 4...and vice versa
on climb...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,070
Posted By mdmba

I did my TW in the 7, then later my 10 transition w Mike Seager. One of the coolest guys around. He still takes the occasional call from me for advice. I learned a ton from him and couldnt...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,597
Posted By mdmba
rv 10

just sent email...another Hobbs tix!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,379
Posted By mdmba
RV8 is so fun..but..

I now have about 100hr in my RV8...absolutely LOVE it..such a fun plane to fly. Im 6'3' 270lb and LOVE all the space upfront for myself!! No more bumping shoulder with anyone. Recommend doing...
Forum: RV-10 08-04-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,570
Posted By mdmba

I had a great chat w EFII owner..and he answered all of my questions.

Thanks again for all the input...

Im at Auburn WA(S50)
Forum: RV-10 08-04-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,570
Posted By mdmba
more info

thanks so much for some advice thus far. To answer a few questions posted towards me, Yes i did transition training w Mike S..2 times...1 for my RV8 TW and w him for the RV10. I know him well, and...
Forum: RV-10 08-03-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,570
Posted By mdmba
New to me-10..and have lots of questions...

Hello all...recently picked up a -10 and have a few questions...that id love any/all input. Newish pilot, got PPL 13 mths ago, so still have lots to learn.
1. It has a Hartzell BA CS prop. On TO,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-27-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 907
Posted By mdmba
well done

thank you so much for posting..very well done, great explanation, i learned a few things! Nice Panel BTW!
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-07-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,087
Posted By mdmba
TT 2 FOR 8

I have the TT 2...its great!
Forum: Northwest 05-06-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,264
Posted By mdmba
RV6a Ride

Andy out of Auburn has a nice one..hes very active on FB can post on that page..Youll get a ride
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-25-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 48,067
Posted By mdmba
Keep pushing stick forward..??

so once the mains touch...and you put forward pressure on stick you continue to push it forward until the tail drops, and let tail drop when it wants to?
Forum: Safety 02-20-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,942
Posted By mdmba

i used to live in do they get snow around that area...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-17-2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,379
Posted By mdmba

14.5 full rich, then leaned to 12.5..still seems high
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-17-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,379
Posted By mdmba
14.5 GPH...

just got a new GTN 650/345 installed...and i flew it today...and looked down and noticed i was 'burning 14.5gph at 2400/24 on the G3X...yikes. i sure hope its an error in the calibration...engine...
Forum: GPS 01-16-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 840
Posted By mdmba
Pattern Altitude 796

So i just got a 796, and when i went to look at the pattern altitude of a few bigger airports, I could not find it. When I did find it on a few airports, this is what I did: tap on the desired...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,961
Posted By mdmba
N Numbers

so i have NO fashion sense at all..ask my wife..she dresses me...

need help on N number colors/style

Top 1/2 is bright red, bottoms 1/2 white...

i want 12inch i plan to visit my O...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,523
Posted By mdmba

I found a used AeroLift, with the old screw type lift that was stuck and wouldnt move. I then bought the retro-fit kit from AeroLift. Installed it..and works GREAT. Hard to find used ones..guys...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-14-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,083
Posted By mdmba

does Vans have a Factory 8 still..i think not..correct me if im wrong..
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-12-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,636
Posted By mdmba
Heavy wing at cruise

Picked up new to me -8. Once i get to cruising speed, my R wing gets "heavy" so i adjust L aileron trim to compensate. I am maxed out. Once I slow down, I need to re-adjust aileron trim back to...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-22-2016, 10:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,308
Posted By mdmba
Any updates on this system....

It has been a few years since the last post..i was wondering if everyone is still happy w this system...Pro/Cons?
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-21-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,000
Posted By mdmba
Words I thought I would never say....

This RV-8 is too darn fast!! Yep, it's true, I embarrassingly uttered these words today while I was flying!! I was trying to check out my house as I was flying by...and that's when I said...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-03-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 861
Posted By mdmba
Well, i finally did it...

Yep, I finally landed my newly purchased RV-8! Much thanks goes out to the very patient RV transition instructor Mike Seager for helping me learn how fly this wonderful flying machine! I got my TW...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-09-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,425
Posted By mdmba
Flap Switch Location

Recently picked up RV-8. Flap switch is on the throttle lever. Not in love with the location, or is that the 'go to' location?? Where else has the switch been mounted? Any insight would be...
Forum: RV-10 07-19-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,082
Posted By mdmba
Switch arrangement

trying to plan the layout for the switches on the panel.
from left to like to hear how others have arranged them...
thanks in advance
Forum: RV-10 04-29-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,717
Posted By mdmba

saw this panel/plane in person...a true just wondering best bang for buck...10+650 or 7+750? I'm all ears for any advice...

PS Ed you have an amazing plane too..cant wait to see the...
Forum: RV-10 04-29-2016, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,717
Posted By mdmba
Panel Advice

So I've decided on a 3-10 panel, but i need some advice...(IFR plane)
In front of pilot, 10 inch screen, in front of co-pilot 10 inch here is my question. All other components being...
Forum: RV-10 04-26-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,836
Posted By mdmba
Yaw Damping

GMC 307...opinions on the yaw dampering feature....a must have or not needed?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,119
Posted By mdmba
Alcantara Leather Seats

has anyone done Alcantra Seats for RV yet?
Forum: RV-10 02-24-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,847
Posted By mdmba
tail ordered.

it took me 3 times at Vans to finally get a ride in the -10..the weather was always acting up...but finally the stars aligned...and off we went...needless to say..the tail was ordered :-)
Forum: RV-10 02-22-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,847
Posted By mdmba
Can i say WOW...

So today was my first ride in Van's RV 10 in Aurora, OR. Me+Pilot+back seat passenger+50lb of lead weight...about 740lbs total in cabin. Runway is 5000 ft long if I'm not mistaken...we started at...
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