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Forum: RV-10 08-13-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,181
Posted By greghale
Not a big fan of jacking on the wings, I...

Not a big fan of jacking on the wings, I installed the wintermotorsport rv10 jack points. Work like a...
Forum: RV-10 07-26-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,180
Posted By greghale
airflow-systems

I developed a new duct system for the airflow-systems air conditioning. Bill, at Airflow, is now in production of the new ducts. This system allows you to select sending the air to the overhead...
Forum: RV-10 06-27-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,255
Posted By greghale
I had the same problem in climb with CHT's (400)...

I had the same problem in climb with CHT's (400) when I was in phase one. I used Nick Nafsinger's cowl flap design and added cowl flaps outboard of the cowling exit on the bottom. My temps dropped...
Forum: RV-10 02-26-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,554
Posted By greghale
I cycle my prop a couple of times before shutting...

I cycle my prop a couple of times before shutting down. This replaces the sludge with clean oil. This was a suggestion from the war birds on the field.
Forum: RV-10 01-22-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 426,423
Posted By greghale
Looks great !!

Looks great !!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,583
Posted By greghale
rv4 whirlgig

Pretty cool !!
Any chance you have any drawings?
Forum: RV-10 10-30-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,913
Posted By greghale
Poor Man A/C Idea

I'm curious how much the cooler weighs when loaded. Plus the idea of concentrating the weight in one area of the cabin.

The airflow system in my RV10 weighs in around 45 lbs. The weight of the A/C...
Forum: RV-10 08-29-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,701
Posted By greghale
RV-10 Jack Points

I haven't put anything on the gear leg, but it probably might be a good idea. I did jack it up using my floor Jack and did not see any marks on the fear leg from the bolt.
Forum: RV-10 08-29-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,701
Posted By greghale
RV-10 Jack Points

Lynn,

Here are the pictures of the jack points mounted on my RV10 showing the clearance with the wheel pants.
http://www.nwacaptain.com/jack1-2.html
Forum: RV-10 08-28-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,701
Posted By greghale
RV-10 Jack Points

I completely forgot to take some pictures for you. I am placing a note in my car to do this. Probably tomorrow afternoon.
Forum: RV-10 08-28-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,692
Posted By greghale
Optimal oil level

My RV10 is happy running at 6 qts. Checked with Blackstone about this and they said I might see an increase in oil temperature. Haven't noticed this.
Forum: RV-10 08-23-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,701
Posted By greghale
rv10 jack points

Lynn,
I'll be out at the hangar tomorrow and will take a picture of my installation. No they don't stick out of the wheel pants. They are hidden. Mine clear the wheel pant by about an inch.
Forum: RV-10 08-23-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,823
Posted By greghale
air conditioning

Kliff,
I had the original evaporator Bill sold and it didn't put out enough cooling air for me. I installed the larger evaporator and now get plenty of cooling air. I have two 4" flood vents on the...
Forum: RV-10 08-23-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,701
Posted By greghale
rv10 jack points

I got a set of the wintermotorsport jack points for my RV10 and they were easy to put on. There was no interference with the wheel pants. Havent' tried lifting the airplane with the wheel pants on,...
Forum: RV-10 08-02-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,823
Posted By greghale
Air conditioning

I have Airflow-Systems air conditioning in my RV10 since 2010 when I built it. I can't imagine flying the -10 in Oklahoma's hot summers without it. It has been working perfectly. Bill is an easy...
Forum: RV-10 06-12-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,430
Posted By greghale
3 blade lower cowl mods

I installed Rod Bower's Ram system on my RV10. Not only did it give me 1-2" of manifold pressure increase in cruise, it also makes it easier getting the lower cowl off around my 3 blade prop. A...
Forum: RV-10 05-25-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 960
Posted By greghale
Rv10 in Wichita area

Brian
I will be at Benton Stearman field (1K1) for breakfast tomorrow morning. Should arrive around 9:30am.
Greg...
Forum: RV-10 05-24-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 960
Posted By greghale
Rv10 in Wichita area

I'm down the road at KRVS in Tulsa. I'm retired and always looking for a reason to fly my RV10. My -10 has air conditioning...
My email is ghale5224 (at) AOL (dot) com.
My build log is located at...
Forum: RV-10 03-05-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,407
Posted By greghale
windshield replacement

I had to replace mine. I have the process I used on my web site.
http://www.nwacaptain.com/windshield.html

Hope this helps.
Forum: RV-10 08-02-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,779
Posted By greghale
I'm using Airflow-System in my Rv10 for 7 years...

I'm using Airflow-System in my Rv10 for 7 years now. Couldn't live without it. Simple installation with the weight of the system distributed around the aircraft instead of all behind the baggage...
Forum: RV-10 07-26-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,505
Posted By greghale
I have the Aero-Composite 3 blade propeller on my...

I have the Aero-Composite 3 blade propeller on my RV10. I also installed Rod Bowers ram air induction. He supplies a removable inlet that attaches to the bottom of the cowl. When this is removed,...
Forum: RV-10 08-15-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,775
Posted By greghale
Slick service bulletin

Anyone have a copy of the slick service bulletin Slick SB1-98A?
I see a 98B but no 98A.
Forum: RV-10 11-26-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,316
Posted By greghale
I've been using the TCW heat valve actuators on...

I've been using the TCW heat valve actuators on my RV10 with no problems.
The kit is complete with variable control.
http://www.tcwtech.com/control_valve_servo_kit.html

After having a locked...
Forum: RV-10 10-25-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,100
Posted By greghale
I have the airflow system installed on the shelf...

I have the airflow system installed on the shelf provided by airflow. My Chelton gadahars is mounted below the evaporator shelf next to the battery. Since my magnetometer is located on my wingtip,...
Forum: RV-10 09-03-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,575
Posted By greghale
Air conditioning

Justin,
I'm using the airflow system in my RV10. I am very happy with it in the Oklahoma summers. Waiting in line at Oshkosh last year for takeoff would have been miserable. The a/c was a...
Forum: RV-10 04-27-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,285
Posted By greghale
windshield removal

I had to replace mine after I got a scratch on the inside. This link shows how I did it.
http://www.nwacaptain.com/windshield.html

Actually the repair was not as bad as I expected.

Greg...
Forum: RV-10 03-17-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,092
Posted By greghale
2800 lb GTOW

I would say only about 10% of my flights have more than 2 people in the airplane. A majority of my flying is solo. The purpose of the long range tanks was for the fuel prices. I normally fly IFR...
Forum: RV-10 03-17-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,092
Posted By greghale
Smile 2800 lb GTOW

i was one of those guys who initially had set my gross weight at 2800#. After some "constructive" articles and feedback, I reviewed my choices in my RV10. Insurance did come to mind and whether ...
Forum: RV-10 07-29-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,583
Posted By greghale
Air conditioning

Ive got Airflow Systems A/C in my RV10. It is a life saver in the hot Oklahoma summers. The total system weighs about 35 lbs.
Details are on my website - www.nwacaptain.com
Greg....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 17,839
Posted By greghale
Thumbs up hot #3 CHT

Michael,
I was recently down at Gami injectors to have my fuel flows evened up. They include a baffle kit for the turbo bonanzas that includes your mod for the rear cylinders. They found directing...
Forum: RV-10 07-18-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,335
Posted By greghale
rv10 near s.e. kansas

I am at Tulsa Riverside (KRVS) if you would like to come down and chat. I have cool air conditioning installed for the Oklahoma heat.
Greg Hale
www.nwacaptain.com
Forum: RV-10 02-05-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,328
Posted By greghale
jack stands

I placed the jack stands under the wing spar attachpoint under the fuselage..
http://www.nwacaptain.com/jackstands.html

Greg...
Forum: RV-10 01-10-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,605
Posted By greghale
rod bower induction

I installed Rod's induction system on my RV10 from the get go, so the cowling mod was very easy. Yes you are using warm air in the cowling for takeoff, but you can open the induction once off the...
Forum: RV-10 12-23-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,080
Posted By greghale
seat removal

I removed the aft stop on my seat rails to allow the seat to come off with out having to remove the seat adjustment pin. I have not had any problems of the seat sliding off the rail moving the seat...
Forum: RV-10 11-21-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,281
Posted By greghale
RV-10 rudder lock

Hi Guys,

I had a problem concerning the need for a sturdy rudder control lock for my airplane when parked over night. I have seen a lot of ideas and had even incorporated them on my airplane, but I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,544
Posted By greghale
Smile weight and balance.

My wife just had knee surgery, so I had to find something to occupy my time. Since the RV10 version of the program was running good, I thought about including all the RV aircraft. So you can see...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,544
Posted By greghale
weight and balance

Yes...

You don't need the User Account control ON. It is mainly for those who don't keep their Anti-virus and spyware programs up to date.

Greg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,544
Posted By greghale
wieght and balance

The User Account control needs to be turned OFF to allow the program to operate on some Vista machines. On Win7, the User Account control can be turned off or set at the minimum position....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-02-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,544
Posted By greghale
weight and balance program

The program will work on Windows 7. You will probably need to turn OFF your User Account control or set it to the minimum position.

The program will not work on the IPAD.

I have placed an Update...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,544
Posted By greghale
fix error

Yes...My error.
I have reloaded the program to the web site. You will probably need to remove the program from your computer before attempting another install. On the Start button under the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,544
Posted By greghale
Free RV Weight and Balance program

Hi Guys,

I have finally released the new RV weight and balance program. The program will work for all RVís except for the RV3 and RV12. If there are any RV12 drivers that would like to have their...
Forum: RV-10 07-22-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,015
Posted By greghale
My never ending RV-10 saga

I haven't posted anything on this site about my thoughts about Vans Facebook comments on my airplane, but I noticed Vans is still commenting this time in Sport Aviation.

Sport Aviation gave me a...
Forum: RV-10 03-14-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,207
Posted By greghale
sun n fun

I plan on arriving in my -10 on the 29th and will be there through April 2.
Looking forward to meeting all the people from the forum.

Greg Hale - N210KH
www.nwacaptain.com
Forum: RV-10 11-28-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,052
Posted By greghale
congratulations !!

Mike the fun time begins. Post your first flight thoughts and pictures.
Greg...
Forum: RV-10 08-23-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 426,423
Posted By greghale
My Instrument panel

This link will take you to the finished panel and interior shots of my RV10.
http://www.nwacaptain.com/complete_interior.html
Forum: RV-10 02-12-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,472
Posted By greghale
quadrant cable length

I had the same problem because of the custom console I made. I talked with Vans and they make longer custom cables. I bought 3 cables with longer lengths than Vans stocked and they were $70.00...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 149,660
Posted By greghale
cutaway

WOW!!!
How do I go about purchasing the RV8 cutaway? If you do one for the RV10, let me know -- very interested.

Greg...
RV10 N210KH
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-07-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,864
Posted By greghale
I am interested in the RV10 flap fairings. If...

I am interested in the RV10 flap fairings. If you could make an announcement on the RV10 forum when they are availalble, I bet you will get a lot of interest. Count me in.

Greg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2007, 06:00 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 23,646
Posted By greghale
Post trim contol

I'm interested in the 2 axis trim control. 2) Dual Axis Controller (with speed control): ST-2-12v-2sp.

Greg Hale
ghale5224@aol.com
www.nwacaptain.com
Tulsa, OK
Forum: RV-10 11-10-2006, 08:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,355
Posted By greghale
rv10 air conditioning

Air Flow provides a good installation manual of the system. Air Flow has also setup a network of installers around the country that can install the system into a finished and flying RV10. They are...
Forum: RV-10 11-10-2006, 09:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,355
Posted By greghale
rv10 air conditioning

I am installing the same system on my RV10. The company is Air Flow Systems http://www.airflow-systems.com/. The system only adds about 35 pounds to the aircraft and moves the cg back about...
Forum: RV-10 10-22-2006, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,897
Posted By greghale
plexiglass tinting

I know that auto tinting film will not adhere properly to plexiglass, but I heard there was someone in Florida that has a system for properly installing tint film to plexiglass windows. Has anyone...
Forum: RV-10 09-03-2006, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,724
Posted By greghale
Seat Adjustment Lever

I will see if I can take some better pictures and place them on my web site tomorrow.
Forum: RV-10 09-03-2006, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,724
Posted By greghale
RV-10 Seat adjustment lever.

I have developed a better seat adjustment lever than the knuckle scraping "T" handle that comes with the kit. If you are insterested I have the details on my web site www.nwacaptain.com.
:)
Forum: RV-10 08-15-2006, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,388
Posted By greghale
WB COMPUTATIONS

Using the weight and balance program I developed for the RV10, you can put 4 180# adults, 50# bags and 52 gals of fuel onboard. The weight and balance was figured a for 500 mile trip. The...
Forum: RV-10 07-18-2006, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,640
Posted By greghale
turbines

Last Oshkosh we were ready to put money down on the Innodyne turbine. We got as far as taking pictures of engine mounts and installation. The only thing that changed our minds was the insurance...
Forum: RV-10 07-16-2006, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,754
Posted By greghale
rv10 air conditioning

You may want to look at Airflow Systems air conditioning unit www.airflow-systems.com. I am installing this on my aircraft. FlightLineAC has been trying to copy the Airflow air conditioining...
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