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Forum: My RV Build Project 05-04-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,675
Posted By Flyfish
You forgot "It's badass too". Excellent job!...

You forgot "It's badass too".

Excellent job! Congratulations!
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-03-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,710
Posted By Flyfish
Just add injection to your O 360. My 2 cents. My...

Just add injection to your O 360. My 2 cents. My Fuel injected add on O 360 feels plenty of power at 180 HP.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-23-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,944
Posted By Flyfish
The ADSB requirement of 1090ES first won't be in...

The ADSB requirement of 1090ES first won't be in effect until 2020. But I believe that it won't actually be required in Mexico, but it will be required to pass thru the ADIZ. Thus the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,979
Posted By Flyfish
Just this month, I had my Garmin 430 go bad with...

Just this month, I had my Garmin 430 go bad with a radio squelch issue. I tried to go direct to Garmin, but they said they only deal with dealers. So, the absurd thing was I had to pay to ship it to...
Forum: Tip up canopy vs. Sliding canopy 10-27-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,040
Posted By Flyfish
Let me be clear to say: I do not suggest anyone...

Let me be clear to say: I do not suggest anyone try this.
But, I can say for certain:
An RV 6 slider can be opened in flight without catastrophe.

Here is my experience: My friend who built the 6...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-09-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 30,162
Posted By Flyfish
I thought this was a thread about P-Mags.

I thought this was a thread about P-Mags.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-20-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,295
Posted By Flyfish
I take both seat backs out, then fill the foot...

I take both seat backs out, then fill the foot cavity with pillows so my upper body is supported when I'm laying under the panel. Works super well for me.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 124,833
Posted By Flyfish
User Ezetom asked this in a separate thread. I...

User Ezetom asked this in a separate thread. I have the same question so I thought I'd ask it here. It's a question of getting KX 155 display on the G5. He (and I now) ask:


"Does anyone know if...
Forum: GPS 12-20-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,186
Posted By Flyfish
Just press and continue to hold bothe the quit...

Just press and continue to hold bothe the quit and route buttons simultaneously. Then with your third hand press the on button. From my memory, I let go of all three when the first page appeared (I...
Forum: GPS 12-19-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,186
Posted By Flyfish
I had the exact same thing happen to my 295 a...

I had the exact same thing happen to my 295 a while back. I searched the entire internet and found this solution. It worked right after and ever since. But as they say, your mileage may vary.

Turn...
Forum: Safety 11-02-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,060
Posted By Flyfish
Nothing. Can't move it.

Nothing. Can't move it.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-17-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,709
Posted By Flyfish
Hi John, I can't answer your technical question...

Hi John,
I can't answer your technical question about the cam shaft but I can tell you about my experience with that exact same HIO-360B1A installed in a glassair 1 I flew.
If you look at the book...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-16-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,795
Posted By Flyfish
Hi Aaron, I've not built an RV, but am lucky...

Hi Aaron,
I've not built an RV, but am lucky enough to hang out and fly with the talented RV builders in our area. Specifically, there's three very knowledgable builders in Fortuna and one in Eureka....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,233
Posted By Flyfish
It sounds like he was at idle power if it took...

It sounds like he was at idle power if it took him awhile to "realize" the engine quit. Not much heat under the cowl if that happened?
Forum: COMM 09-19-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,772
Posted By Flyfish
Thanks. I ended up sending the unit to Pacific...

Thanks.
I ended up sending the unit to Pacific Coast. But they opened it up and quickly said it needed to go to Bendix King. $700 later the radio is working great.
Hope that never happens again...
Forum: Polishing your RV 09-09-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,493
Posted By Flyfish
I don't take any fairings off to polish. Also, I...

I don't take any fairings off to polish. Also, I try to get it relatively clean, but nog too much time there. I do a quick wipe to get dust off so it won't scratch and bell mildly clean, the start at...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-08-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,127
Posted By Flyfish
Depends more on you than the instructor. Don't...

Depends more on you than the instructor. Don't overestimate your own skills. If you had a relationship with an instructor already, you'd know if they could instruct in an 8, and they would know if...
Forum: California 08-06-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,912
Posted By Flyfish
ive always flown into OAK, but now CCR. its like...

ive always flown into OAK, but now CCR. its like the other guys say. cheap gas, close to bart. Plus, youll save like $10 per person JUST on BART. check the price from the OAK therminal to SF, then...
Forum: California 08-04-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,585
Posted By Flyfish
Thanks for this info! I've actually wondered how...

Thanks for this info! I've actually wondered how we could get to Tuolumne Meadows from Lee Vining. Can't wait for a backpack trip now!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-02-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,230
Posted By Flyfish
Insane! love it!

Insane! love it!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-30-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,089
Posted By Flyfish
Ha Ha! I just Drive. Pretty soon you will too....

Ha Ha!
I just Drive. Pretty soon you will too. Then you'll find the REAL value of your RV 7:
Fly up to CEC for a Home Depot load.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-16-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,276
Posted By Flyfish
Heck no! Leave her clothes off and feel the joy...

Heck no!
Leave her clothes off and feel the joy of rubbing her all over!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,448
Posted By Flyfish
Try uShip.com You put in what you need shipped,...

Try uShip.com
You put in what you need shipped, where and when, then people will bid on it.
Forum: Safety 06-12-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,888
Posted By Flyfish
Not to hijack the thread, but does anybody know...

Not to hijack the thread, but does anybody know what happens with a slider that's open?

Again kudos for you to start this thread so the conversation can happen!
Forum: Safety 06-12-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,888
Posted By Flyfish
Good story. Thanks for the reminder of...

Good story. Thanks for the reminder of vigilance.

When I flew cargo in ce-402's we were trained to always keep our hand on the crew door if we taxied with it open. I have a policy in the 6 that the...
Forum: COMM 06-08-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,772
Posted By Flyfish
Great! Thanks for the responses. Somebody else...

Great! Thanks for the responses.
Somebody else also recommended Mid Continent in Van Nuys.
Thanks
Forum: COMM 06-07-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,772
Posted By Flyfish
Kx-155 Repair?

Does anybody have any recommendations on where to send a Kx-155 in for repair? When my radio heats up or transmits too long it starts shutting off. Definatly seems to be a bench type of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,319
Posted By Flyfish
Try instructing a primary student in one. That...

Try instructing a primary student in one. That will really really test your skills. I found myself saying at times "Do as I say, not as I do"!
Forum: ADS-B 05-30-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,221
Posted By Flyfish
Thanks for the response, but I apologize if I'm...

Thanks for the response, but I apologize if I'm slow on this one... still a touch confused.
My question revolves around the AOPA tool asks "will you fly outside the U.S.". Then if you answer yes, it...
Forum: ADS-B 05-30-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,221
Posted By Flyfish
Does anybody know if the Mode S "international"...

Does anybody know if the Mode S "international" requirement is blanket. For example, if you fly to Canada or Mexico, are you required to have mode S everywhere? Or is it the same as here, that is...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-10-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,163
Posted By Flyfish
I had a very similar problem just a week ago but...

I had a very similar problem just a week ago but with CHT readings. I eventually found a wire shorting intermittently to one of the probes. We also cleaned the probes where they ground to the...
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 10-30-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 47,789
Posted By Flyfish
Disadvantage: You might not be current for...

Disadvantage:
You might not be current for passenger carrying. If your not, its a pretty simple check for the fed to find out if you hand over your book.
Advantage:
None
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 10-29-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 47,789
Posted By Flyfish
I was wrong, The faxed copy is good for 60...

I was wrong, The faxed copy is good for 60 days:

http://www.faa.gov/licenses_certificates/medical_certification/faq/response17/

As far as the laminating, AOPA says it's...
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 10-29-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 47,789
Posted By Flyfish
I'm a CFII and MEI. Also a part 135 air medical...

I'm a CFII and MEI. Also a part 135 air medical pilot for 10 plus years, so I have plenty of experience with Feds and also knowledge of regs.
To start with:
Feds make stuff up! They really do. But...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-21-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,780
Posted By Flyfish
Who knew she's...

Who knew she's hot?

www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0AK4yxBGnM
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