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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-06-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,940
Posted By Jetguy
Extremely Hard to do. I wouldn't recommend it...

Extremely Hard to do. I wouldn't recommend it unless you are a skilled builder. If you are interested in all the cool mods on the 12IS I would recommend buying one of those. There are many High...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-02-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,712
Posted By Jetguy
The RV12 was built in North Texas near Fort...

The RV12 was built in North Texas near Fort Worth. That price is pretty good for all the gear and avionics that comes with it. Especially since it is ADSB compliant. It is an EAB! If everything is in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,919
Posted By Jetguy
Has Oshkosh gotten to big?

OSHARRIVAL, FOR OSH AIRPORT, FISK IS CURRENTLY SATURATED AND BE PREPARED TO BE TURNED AWAY. THE TOWER HAS ISSUED A TIER 1 AND 2 GROUND STOP.

Issued 7pm Thursday evening!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-15-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 335,854
Posted By Jetguy
Actually it has been stated by Vans that the nose...

Actually it has been stated by Vans that the nose wheel strut has more drag than you would think! Expect an increase in 3 to 4 knots with the fairing on.;)
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-07-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,051
Posted By Jetguy
Have you ever built and airplane before? If no...

Have you ever built and airplane before? If no then I recommend you build as directed by the kit builder. If you go faster than the recommended Vne then make sure you life Insurance is paid up.;) if...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-21-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,147
Posted By Jetguy
Remove the Spring on the Carb Arm. Remove the Nut...

Remove the Spring on the Carb Arm.
Remove the Nut that holds the Carb arm on the Carb and remove the carb arm off the carb.
Remove the Spring from the Throttle Arm.
Remove the Nut that holds the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-22-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,769
Posted By Jetguy
When was the last time you had the carbs...

When was the last time you had the carbs serviced? Rotax recommends every 200 hours.;)
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-19-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 947
Posted By Jetguy
Very cute! Love the hat.:D

Very cute! Love the hat.:D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-18-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,008
Posted By Jetguy
Ric, have you recalculate you CG yet after...

Ric, have you recalculate you CG yet after installing there EarthX Battery. I suspect it has moved aft some what.;)
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-23-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,344
Posted By Jetguy
Gagarin, Iíll take it. Private message sent.:D

Gagarin, Iíll take it. Private message sent.:D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-09-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,656
Posted By Jetguy
Here is the web link for the latest...

Here is the web link for the latest revisions.

http://www.vansaircraft.com/public/service-rv12.htm
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-30-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,638
Posted By Jetguy
Me Too! Still working great at 1050 hrs.:D

Me Too! Still working great at 1050 hrs.:D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-25-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,663
Posted By Jetguy
I agree with John. Check your ailerons on the...

I agree with John. Check your ailerons on the ground with the flaps down. If they move smoothly then everything is fine. The ailerons normally are a little harder to move when you put the flaps down...
Forum: Northeast 12-17-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,214
Posted By Jetguy
Im getting a deep Chill just looking at those...

Im getting a deep Chill just looking at those Pics. But I applaud the since of adventure. Update us when you land on that frozen lake.:D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-07-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,663
Posted By Jetguy
I think its important to understand that all the...

I think its important to understand that all the manuals were originally written in German. Then translated to english as well as many other languages. Sometimes the translation loses some important...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-06-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,663
Posted By Jetguy
In the video on Rotax-owner.com it says something...

In the video on Rotax-owner.com it says something like approx, or about 3 liters. So next time try 2.7 liters. But for now it will probably work out fine after your first flight. It will read at the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-03-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,147
Posted By Jetguy
I second Lockwood Aviation. They have done my 5...

I second Lockwood Aviation. They have done my 5 times over the years.
Hint: Remove the throttle arms, with the cables connected, from the carbs. Leave them in the airplane. That way it will be close...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-27-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,249
Posted By Jetguy
Does he have the fuselage kit yet?

Does he have the fuselage kit yet?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-06-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 35,379
Posted By Jetguy
E-LSA not allowed | not allowed:( Amateur built...

E-LSA not allowed | not allowed:(

Amateur built Equals EAB.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-05-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,451
Posted By Jetguy
Oh yeah, condition inspect, duh!:rolleyes:

Oh yeah, condition inspect, duh!:rolleyes:
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-05-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,451
Posted By Jetguy
When you tested it was the fuel tank installed...

When you tested it was the fuel tank installed with the antenna and ELT installed in the final flight set up? What does the C.I. mean? Annual?:)Back when we first started building the 12 you got...
Forum: Southeast 11-04-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By Jetguy
Places to fly to Around Atlanta!

Im heading to PDK Atlanta tomorrow for 4 days to visit my daughter. Looking for any info on places to fly to within 200 NM from Atlanta. Also any lunch restaurants at local airports near by to....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-18-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,417
Posted By Jetguy
The engine ran flawlessly going into the...

The engine ran flawlessly going into the inspection. But when we rolled it out to do the carb sync, suddenly the idle rpm went to 2500.

Did you mess with the carbs in any way during the inspection?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-11-2017, 10:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,344
Posted By Jetguy
Everybody send me your old fork which I will be...

Everybody send me your old fork which I will be happy to recycle.:D
Ill even pay for shipping.;)
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-09-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 52,509
Posted By Jetguy
Yes that's what he's saying. For ADSB-in you will...

Yes that's what he's saying. For ADSB-in you will need to add a GDL39 at some point. They show up periodically in the classifieds. There is one there now. Garmin products are proprietary and don't...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-08-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,474
Posted By Jetguy
John, Start with this thread link below and work...

John, Start with this thread link below and work through it at your leisure to become completely familiar with the 660. You can just start with the GPS then over time add accessories as you want. Its...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-08-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,474
Posted By Jetguy
Here you go!

Will have more later, busy right now. But its easy Peazy. And it way better than the 496!;)

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4480/36900749283_0dc3d69c5d_c.jpg
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-30-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,448
Posted By Jetguy
Close behind!

JB it hard keeping up with you!:D

[url=https://flic.kr/p/Z1Tihi][img]https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4479/37422344621_562816a5a6_c.jpg
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-30-2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,276
Posted By Jetguy
If you have ADSB out then go to Flightaware and...

If you have ADSB out then go to Flightaware and create an account. Its free. Then under My Account select Show position-only flights. Then just type in your
N# in the search window and follow along.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-30-2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,276
Posted By Jetguy
A few more!

Lets see Boeing do these!:D


[img]https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4452/37164956210_339f79c67c_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/YC97F5)

[img]https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4467/36751496333_03a5110f0a_c.jpg...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-30-2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,276
Posted By Jetguy
Having Fun on Flightaware!

My Buddies 23 year old daughter is building time in my RV12. We call this Flightaware Art;)

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4470/36751172543_23130b4508_b.jpg
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-29-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,823
Posted By Jetguy
Why........?:)

Why........?:)
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-23-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,215
Posted By Jetguy
No........

No........
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-17-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,007
Posted By Jetguy
Thumbs up I wouldn't worry about asking to many questions....

I wouldn't worry about asking to many questions. There is no such thing as a bad question. Most likely someone else is having the exact same problem. Welcome to the forum and good luck.;)
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-14-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,664
Posted By Jetguy
Try this

In the D180
Efis/ems data port
-efis serial-
INPUT: AUTO
BAUD RATE: AUTO

-EMS SERIAL-
INPUT: SERIAL
BAUD RATE: 9600
Forum: GPS 08-24-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 285,005
Posted By Jetguy
At me to this request to. This would be very...

At me to this request to. This would be very cool. :D
Forum: GPS 08-22-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 285,005
Posted By Jetguy
Add me to this request to.;)

Add me to this request to.;)
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-31-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,052
Posted By Jetguy
I am not a short guy, 5'9", but I could barely...

I am not a short guy, 5'9", but I could barely reach the brakes. Seat was in the forward of the two positions but still was tip-towing. I will need to figure out an option to go further forward or...
Forum: ADS-B 07-27-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 22,633
Posted By Jetguy
You can install yourself.;)

You can install yourself.;)
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-27-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 30,009
Posted By Jetguy
You cannot upgrade an old RV 12 to the new Fuel...

You cannot upgrade an old RV 12 to the new Fuel Injected engine through Vans!;) If you mean is he going to build the complete
new Version of the RV12 then Yes he is.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-27-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,386
Posted By Jetguy
When giving dual flight instruction it is very...

When giving dual flight instruction it is very nice to have a PTT separate from the sticks. Nothing like trying to hit the button when the student is jockeying the stick.:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 27,372
Posted By Jetguy
http://halie.com/oik.jpg

http://halie.com/oik.jpg
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-25-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,771
Posted By Jetguy
OSH special Alert

Leading Edge Airfoils has free shipping on case of aero shell
Sport 4 oil during OSH for $133.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-18-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,173
Posted By Jetguy
Not gonna be at the dinner.:(

Not gonna be at the dinner.:(
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-18-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 20,581
Posted By Jetguy
Here's my question. What is the new total...

Here's my question. What is the new total amperage available with the new IS engine? And what is the avionics package currently installed in the Demonstrator. Are there plans to offer a non ELSA...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-17-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 20,581
Posted By Jetguy
Out with the OLD and In with NEW! OSH announcements Begin!

Just Announced over in the General Discussion Forum Vans has re-designed the RV12 with the 912IS fuel injected engine. It will be at OSH. There is a rumor that they will end the current RV12 kits and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,226
Posted By Jetguy
I knew this was coming, very impressive!;) This...

I knew this was coming, very impressive!;) This could be the next generation Flight trainer.

You heard it here first November...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-16-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,845
Posted By Jetguy
Pretty sure the guts of the new throttle will not...

Pretty sure the guts of the new throttle will not fit in the old throttle. I changed mine over a few years ago. The new throttle is much better, you'll like it.;)
Forum: Texas (North) 07-14-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,812
Posted By Jetguy
Heading up Sunday 23rd with 3 RV12s off of 16X...

Heading up Sunday 23rd with 3 RV12s off of 16X just west of you guys. Also staying at the dorms. Staying through Saturday.:D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-14-2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,173
Posted By Jetguy
Ill be there. Coming in Sunday afternoon. Staying...

Ill be there. Coming in Sunday afternoon. Staying at the dorms. :D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-12-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,177
Posted By Jetguy
Why don't we meet under the new HBC 40X80 foot...

Why don't we meet under the new HBC 40X80 foot pavilion. More shade less confusion. ;)
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-12-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,171
Posted By Jetguy
Demo Ride!

Getting a demo ride at OSH may not be the best place to get this done. It's a very busy and intense time with customers 10 deep asking tons of questions. Might I suggest requesting a ride in a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-11-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,421
Posted By Jetguy
Nothing to see here, move on.;) Ops normal .:D

Nothing to see here, move on.;)
Ops normal .:D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-06-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,507
Posted By Jetguy
Dick can you post a picture of your screen?

Dick can you post a picture of your screen?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-05-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,507
Posted By Jetguy
So is there a d180 upgrade or not? Yes, it's...

So is there a d180 upgrade or not?

Yes, it's called Skyview!:D

Cheaper to just send it in and have it fixed.;)
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-01-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,177
Posted By Jetguy
Leaving the DFW area July 23 at the crack of dawn...

Leaving the DFW area July 23 at the crack of dawn with a flight of 3 RV12s.
Route 16X KFYV KMYJ KHXF RIPON FISKE KOSH 802NM! Will stop at each airport for Fuel. All airports listed in the route has...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-21-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,876
Posted By Jetguy
Take a 10 second as clear as possible video with...

Take a 10 second as clear as possible video with your phone and email it to Dynon tech support. See what they think. You may have to send it back. Do you have the latest software update installed?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-21-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,382
Posted By Jetguy
The old engine driven fuel pumps were not...

The old engine driven fuel pumps were not reliable but the new ones have a good track record. So I would skip buying one as a backup. Buy a voltage regulator instead. ;)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-11-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,924
Posted By Jetguy
The Area 660 also sends out a bluetooth signal....

The Area 660 also sends out a bluetooth signal. On your iPad or iPhone Setting/Bluetooth select the 660 then in Foreflight under settings/device select the 660 Connext and then you can upload a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-10-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,924
Posted By Jetguy
Thanks Charlie, Problem solved. I have to admit...

Thanks Charlie, Problem solved. I have to admit at first this figure did confuse me. But after further review and hands on practice it came together. Now I can upload flight plans from Foreflight to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-10-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,924
Posted By Jetguy
Garmin 345 Bluetooth?

I can't get the 345 Bluetooth to show on the settings/Bluetooth on my iPad, or my IPhone, or my buddies iPhone. Bluetooth is enabled on the software menu in the 345. A Aera 660 is hardwired to the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-01-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,620
Posted By Jetguy
Joe could you take a few more pics of the cradle...

Joe could you take a few more pics of the cradle and throw in a few measurements and post them on your web page. Thanks
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