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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-17-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,855
Posted By flyride
Never heard of shaking oil before putting it in...

Never heard of shaking oil before putting it in an engine. Do we not think that our 2700 (or 4000) RPM engines do an adequate job of shaking up the oil on their own?

Maybe it's stirred, not shaken?
Forum: Formation Flying 01-31-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,074
Posted By flyride
Anything can fly straight and level next to...

Anything can fly straight and level next to anything else, assuming the pilots have formation fundamentals. Clinics are about substantially expanding the safe formation envelope beyond straight and...
Forum: RV-4 12-22-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 307,602
Posted By flyride
I now understand your painting strategy. It's...

I now understand your painting strategy.

It's going to take a long time to finish at this rate.

Tank
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-03-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,953
Posted By flyride
Don't forget this...

Don't forget this one:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2oJngucEac4
Forum: COMM 09-02-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,612
Posted By flyride
Rainier, I am preparing to purchase a V16 and...

Rainier,

I am preparing to purchase a V16 and (preferably) a Vega head. I might be able to make room for the Razor but the Vega form factor is better for my application. I do not have an EFIS.

I...
Forum: Formation Flying 08-10-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,013
Posted By flyride
Thanks Drone. I've linked the clinic on the FFI...

Thanks Drone. I've linked the clinic on the FFI website.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-26-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,872
Posted By flyride
Having flown aerobatics in both, the RV-8 is a...

Having flown aerobatics in both, the RV-8 is a bit easier to fly "two-up" aerobatic aircraft than the RV-4. The RV-4 is much more aft-CG pitch-sensitive with a passenger.

Both aircraft really need...
Forum: California 03-04-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,511
Posted By flyride
I mentioned to Alisha, but Tankerbelle and I are...

I mentioned to Alisha, but Tankerbelle and I are planning if wx allows
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 16,407
Posted By flyride
RV-4 also uses the same motor, but different...

RV-4 also uses the same motor, but different transmission configuration.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,673
Posted By flyride
There's a lot more hot gas that comes out of a...

There's a lot more hot gas that comes out of a jet.

But I think the most reasonable explanation is that the injector shoots the smoke oil into the jet exhaust that is aft of the airframe. So no...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-05-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,559
Posted By flyride
That looks like Steve Payne's airplane. Thanks...

That looks like Steve Payne's airplane. Thanks for making sure it didn't get damaged.
Forum: RV-10 08-10-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By flyride
There is a regularly flying RV-10 at KSAC. I can...

There is a regularly flying RV-10 at KSAC. I can put you in touch with the builder, PM for details.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,449
Posted By flyride
+1 for a Western States aero clinic. Looking...

+1 for a Western States aero clinic. Looking forward to the report on this one however.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-15-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,465
Posted By flyride
Looking great Wizard, you guys are raising the...

Looking great Wizard, you guys are raising the bar in a good way.

Say hi to Gringo for me.

(But I think I saw an imposter on a few of those passes)

Tank
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,201
Posted By flyride
Concur on MYF. $6/night overnight fee, can't...

Concur on MYF. $6/night overnight fee, can't beat that.

Look into how to do a coastal transition while you are there, you can fly down to Point Loma and up the channel below 1000'; it's worth the...
Forum: Formation Flying 02-01-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,018
Posted By flyride
WCFC 2016

Crossposting this for convenience:

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=134189
Forum: Formation Flying 01-18-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,274
Posted By flyride
For those that plan that far in advance, April...

For those that plan that far in advance, April 22-24 2016 appears to be the weekend for this event. We'll post more details when the sign-up is formally open.
Forum: Formation Flying 01-14-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,274
Posted By flyride
We're working up the website and registration...

We're working up the website and registration process now. Stay tuned
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,061
Posted By flyride
The RV'er in the video is George Ford ("Cipher"...

The RV'er in the video is George Ford ("Cipher" on the forum) and he tested the unit before release. I am sure he would offer his perspective if asked.
Forum: RV-4 04-21-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,519
Posted By flyride
5'11" and 205 lbs. Over 700 hours in...

5'11" and 205 lbs. Over 700 hours in RV-4's.

Flown an RV-4 from full to VFR reserves (3.5 hours). Flown six hours per day many times. Find a comfy but fairly thin seat pad to preserve your...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 03-30-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,929
Posted By flyride
Talked to Bob Mills today, we're trying to work...

Talked to Bob Mills today, we're trying to work something up for this.

Tim
Forum: Formation Flying 03-12-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,274
Posted By flyride
WCFC2015 applications can be accessed at the...

WCFC2015 applications can be accessed at the website here:

http://www.rvformation.com/WCFC2015/index.htm
Forum: California 11-30-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,958
Posted By flyride
SAC has hangars available; they have a long...

SAC has hangars available; they have a long waiting list but most on the list don't take them and choose not to get off the list.

Go and get on the list and then tell them the date you want a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 23,350
Posted By flyride
Yes, I'd be interested. Would like to see more...

Yes, I'd be interested. Would like to see more of the curriculum as it gets fleshed out, and understand how prior aerobatic experience would be applied. Have chutes, and a CG-limited RV-4 with rear...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-13-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,772
Posted By flyride
Very cool Chris. I saw some beautiful Mustang...

Very cool Chris. I saw some beautiful Mustang 4-ship passes too

To answer Axels question, he is in the Hollister club Mustang.

Great to have such great performances at a small venue like WVI....
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-06-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,107
Posted By flyride
Keeping the tail up on rollout is fun in calm or...

Keeping the tail up on rollout is fun in calm or constant wind, but you will eventually run out of rudder authority and brake in a gusty situation just when you need it most.

You may not groundloop...
Forum: RV-10 02-04-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,862
Posted By flyride
I use Eagle CAD. Free for moderately sized...

I use Eagle CAD. Free for moderately sized projects. If you are going to create a PCB with any custom circuitry (not just a schematic for manual wiring) many of the fabs will take the Eagle CAD...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,800
Posted By flyride
Two L-39's came together yesterday. One landed...

Two L-39's came together yesterday. One landed without incident and the other elected to belly land after an aborted landing attempt. No injuries but two very likely totalled L-39's.

I hadn't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,228
Posted By flyride
FAST and FFI

FAST requires ex-military aircraft. FFI was created "for the rest of us"

The programs are very similar. Going through the FFI program in RV's, you will fly in standard formations to aerobatic...
Forum: RV-1 09-11-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,400
Posted By flyride
duplicate

I seem to be in the escort list twice. Unless there was another with my name... seems unlikely :-)

Tim "Tank" Redden
Forum: RV-4 07-14-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,330
Posted By flyride
Had similar issues. James cowl and plenum. ...

Had similar issues. James cowl and plenum. Mounted a second oil cooler in series and oil temp stays where it should during slow flight. Also keeping the electric pump on after landing in 95+ OAT...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 04-25-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,005
Posted By flyride
Recovery practice

After hearing about this accident, later that day I decided to go out and practice power/pitch trim/rudder control only.

I used a Rans S-7 Courier which has a low landing speed. Started with a...
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