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Forum: Reviews Today, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By Dustyone
Thumbs up Free Shipping to Australia!

For those Aussies who want to see one of these products in the flesh this weekend at.....

AirVenture Australia
Parkes Aerodrome
NSW
https://airventureaustralia.com.au/

See:

David Brown and his...
Forum: Reviews 09-05-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By Dustyone
Aithre Video

Hey Lynn,

Thanks for the heads up on the video, I did not know there was one.

Jessica does a great job of showing how good their sensor is and how bad the old DOT Cards...
Forum: RV-10 09-05-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,856
Posted By Dustyone
Wow, Nice work on the sensors and display, I...

Wow,

Nice work on the sensors and display,

I had always thought of using a spare OAT sensor for the Evap temp,but adding in the pressure sensor tells the whole story.
Forum: Reviews 09-04-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By Dustyone
Thumbs up Aithre Shield CO Detector

While at Osh in the Innovation Pavilion, I had the pleasure of meeting Jim Rutler and Jessica Stephens from Aithre, a Tech company that specialise in monitoring your health in...
Forum: RV-10 08-05-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,235
Posted By Dustyone
URGENT :NO NOISE PLEASE

"Hi everyone !
I hate that noise when you move the aileron or the stick in ground.

Did anyone solve this ? Or maybe I have a construction issue ?
Thanks folks !"



I have now found 3 x RV-10's...
Forum: RV-10 07-22-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By Dustyone
Hi Shays, It can be done a few different...

Hi Shays,

It can be done a few different ways,
Mounting it on the back of the evap and plumbing to roof console via the evap manifold is the way I chose.
Once at altitude and a/c turned off, open...
Forum: RV-10 07-16-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,856
Posted By Dustyone
On my install from 5 years ago, correct, Aussie...

On my install from 5 years ago, correct,
Aussie...
Forum: RV-10 07-16-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,856
Posted By Dustyone
Hi Krea, On my own Aircraft, I have installed...

Hi Krea,

On my own Aircraft, I have installed the Aerosport NACA vent valve controller,
and I like and use it a lot.
If the A/C is going through the roof console,it is required as once past ,say,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-16-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,100
Posted By Dustyone
Love the HDX

Hi Ben,

I had the oppertunity to trade my Skyview Touch to the new HDX screens.

My favoroite features are the engine info along the bottom and the flight plan tape on the R/H side of the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-16-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,072
Posted By Dustyone
only 7 days later.....

another Rescue Mission,

This time it was a stranded RV-10 with an all to familiar problem and at only 200 hrs in service, no one was impressed...
Forum: RV-10 07-15-2019, 01:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,856
Posted By Dustyone
Hi Bob, "Iím wondering what kind of...

Hi Bob,

"Iím wondering what kind of reinforcement there is on the aft side of the aft baggage wall"

The top half was replaced with a .063 plate and any cut was reinforced with correct doublers...
Forum: RV-10 07-15-2019, 01:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,856
Posted By Dustyone
Hi Gavin, With the standard install , the goal...

Hi Gavin,

With the standard install , the goal is to get the output of the Evaporator and some how force all the air into the roof console.

If you click on my photo file in the signature below, you...
Forum: RV-10 07-14-2019, 03:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,856
Posted By Dustyone
Hey Karl, That is nearly Aussie Temps :) Last...

Hey Karl,

That is nearly Aussie Temps :)

Last year I departed Mt Isa in Central Australia it was 43 deg C on the ground .
It was still 30 deg C as we past 6000 ft !

Bill's A/C will always take off...
Forum: RV-10 07-13-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,856
Posted By Dustyone
The finished aircraft and results were...

The finished aircraft and results were outstanding!

Jason is to be applauded for his vision with this aircraft, a summary of great choices that has resulted in another wonderful RV-10.

Finished...
Forum: RV-10 07-13-2019, 03:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,856
Posted By Dustyone
MAX Air-Con Cooling, Airflow Systems

MAX A/C Cooling
with AirFlow Systems Light Aircraft Air-Conditioning

I was approached by RV-1O Builder Jason Merritt to assist with the installation of his Air-Con unit.
Jason lives and operates...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-11-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,072
Posted By Dustyone
Hi Joel, While building my aircraft, I enclosed ...

Hi Joel,

While building my aircraft, I enclosed 3 x outboard bays in each wing giving me 64 Litres per side.
I use an Andair 4 way valve to select tanks.
With the Aux Tanks I have over 7 hours...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-10-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,072
Posted By Dustyone
Mooney Repairs

Once arriving in Coober Pedy and parking beside the stranded Mooney it was all hands on deck to repair the stranded bird.
The Mooney had broken a mixture cable that required a complete replacement....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-10-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,072
Posted By Dustyone
RV = Rescue Vehicle

The Mission ,

My neighbour at the airfield had departed on a family holiday around Australia some 7 days earlier only to become stranded in the remote Australian town of Coober Pedy in his Mooney...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,163
Posted By Dustyone
Got to love Mag Bearings-not

This was my mag Drive on an IO-540 that was 425hrs SMOH !

Bearing was spinning on shaft,

Dual SDS CPI for...
Forum: RV-10 07-05-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,723
Posted By Dustyone
Hi Tim, The parts you will need from Vans...

Hi Tim,

The parts you will need from Vans are,

2 x W-00014 RV-14 Lens
4 x W-00018 RV-14 Lens Retainer
8 x K 1000-06 Nutplates

2 x Round Lampless Kit from Duckworks Aviation , I think you can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,898
Posted By Dustyone
Awesome new product

Hi Paul,

Thanks for another outstanding quality product.

Great design, easy install.

I especially like how visible my aircraft is during the day . With the new LEDs on Wig Wag ,you can easily pick...
Forum: RV-10 07-02-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,723
Posted By Dustyone
Part 2

The new install was an easy...
Forum: RV-10 07-02-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 339
Posted By Dustyone
Flyleds 7 Spot HID Replacement ,Part 2

added to original post.
Please close this thread
Forum: RV-10 07-02-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,723
Posted By Dustyone
Flyleds 7 Spot HID Replacement

Paul at Flyleds has released a 7 Spot LED drop in replacement for my old HID's that are currently in my RV-10.

They can only be fitted by removing the wing...
Forum: RV-10 05-03-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By Dustyone
Hey Jason, Running the hoses down the Co-Pilot...

Hey Jason,

Running the hoses down the Co-Pilot side is the easiest.
The tunnel can be done however it gets very busy in there.
The scoop requires that one of the hoses continues rearward anyway.

I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,093
Posted By Dustyone
Awesome project

Hi Adam,

What a great project to learn about design and manufacturing .

Liked the new shape of the trailing edge.

Great write up on your website.

Cheers,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,055
Posted By Dustyone
Congratulations Ernie !

What a great program !

Some very proud young men and future Pilots,Engineers etc.

It's going to look great on there CV , ....
"yes,that's right,I helped build an aircraft in High School"

Hoping...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-04-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,410
Posted By Dustyone
AvPlan and Dynon in Australia

Hi Fin,

I will add to your excellent write up for a “Touch Screen Skyview”

I practice VFR RNAV,s with the Dynon for the same reasons. My method is to simply :

1
Rubber-band the approach on the...
Forum: RV-10 10-29-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,657
Posted By Dustyone
Air Flow Systems Oil Cooler

Hi Mike,

The oil cooler Myron is referring to is from Air Flow Systems,the same people who make the Air-Con for the RV-10 etc.

The 2007X fits with only minor mods to the stock oil cooler mount.The...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 09-17-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,560
Posted By Dustyone
Thumbs up Outstanding !!

Hey Ross,

Congratulations !

A very satisfying result for all the hard work you and Barry put into the design and execution of your products.

Looking forward to next year .
Forum: RV-10 09-15-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,611
Posted By Dustyone
Thumbs up Planearound Latch

Hi Gil,

I have installed 5 sets of Planearound 180 latches with friends and customers. (new aircraft and re-fitted on 10 year old aircraft )

I have been flying for four years in my RV-10 and have...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,282
Posted By Dustyone
Australian Prospective

Adding to Jesse's great summary,

Garmin may have a lot going for it in Domestic USA but they have limitations in other countries.

A simple thing like having mapping (VNC WAC etc ) on those shinny...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,005
Posted By Dustyone
Well done Dynon for being where Experimental is...

Well done Dynon for being where Experimental is Experimental ,
Reno Air Races !!

For those that are there could you please post some pictures of fast RV's.
especially things done differently .
(...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-11-2018, 04:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 27,479
Posted By Dustyone
So is it time for a better mouse trap ?

Just finishing up my 4th Annual inspection and I went to put back my air filter that I had washed and put...
Forum: RV-10 09-10-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,369
Posted By Dustyone
Same as Jan on the last 4 RV-10's. Easy access...

Same as Jan on the last 4 RV-10's.
Easy access for future maintenance.
( Dynon mast shown in these photos...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,913
Posted By Dustyone
How do we change the FAA/CASA etc regs ?

Hi Paul,

So how do we change the REGS ?

I am new to aviation, I have only being flying for six years. I missed the 'Glory"days when Piper and Cessna would bring their new models to the Aero-clubs...
Forum: RV-10 09-09-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,349
Posted By Dustyone
VA-144 OVSZ Bushes

My Nose Landing Gear has always had some side to side play in it so this Annual I took the opportunity to install the Oversized Bushes that Van's sells.

2 x VA-144 OVSZ

The bushes come oversized...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 09-09-2018, 04:36 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 28,108
Posted By Dustyone
Another happy customer, Installed them last week...

Another happy customer,

Installed them last week on the IO-540, easy to do with the help of a 1/4"dve 7/16" Snap-On Uni socket to get the the inside clamp bolts.

As others have reported, install...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-06-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 971,139
Posted By Dustyone
Hey Richard, Congratulations ! Another fine...

Hey Richard,

Congratulations ! Another fine example of the breed.
You guys must be getting close to a full Squadron of RV8's at Caboulture ?
There is another at Harvey Bay that is also getting...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-28-2018, 04:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,595
Posted By Dustyone
SDS

Hey Ross,

Thanks for the kind words,it sure was fun catching up with yourself and Barry.
Calgary and Canada in general is a very beautiful part of the world.

The depth of knowledge and experience...
Forum: RV-10 08-15-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,486
Posted By Dustyone
Challenge accepted !

Hi Dan,

Looks like me and the " Dremmel " are going to be getting back together again!

So before I contact James Aircraft for a set of 6" rings,does anyone have a set lying around they would part...
Forum: RV-10 08-15-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,486
Posted By Dustyone
Hi Carl, Well done for getting the James set up...

Hi Carl,

Well done for getting the James set up to work correctly with the small inlets.
All the reports I had read mentioned that with the small inlets they had had to except higher CHT's than they...
Forum: RV-10 08-14-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,486
Posted By Dustyone
Carl were they the later large rings or the...

Carl were they the later large rings or the earlier small rings?

Would you mind sharing what size yours are.

Cheers,
Forum: RV-10 08-14-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,486
Posted By Dustyone
Hi Jan, Yes, I have the larger Airflow Systems...

Hi Jan,

Yes,
I have the larger Airflow Systems 2007X oil cooler and it handles the Far North Australian temps well.It required only a small mod to the existing oil cooler mount and Bill at Airflow...
Forum: RV-10 08-12-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,486
Posted By Dustyone
Results ?

A very old thread.......

To all the builders that installed the RVBits plenum,would you mind sharing your results.

Did it provide the cooling you expected ?
Was the front transition where it...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-06-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 23,524
Posted By Dustyone
Mag-less

Hi Ivan,

Good Job ,
I am really enjoying the whole no mag story. One of the biggest gains in going with Dual CPI appears to be 'Cost of Operation' over time.

I'll be doing my annual when I return...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 07-15-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 30,915
Posted By Dustyone
The Coil Packs are UF-305 are available...

The Coil Packs are UF-305 are available everywhere including Australia and Amason Prime for about $40.00usd

The temp range that I could find is up to 180 deg C or 356 F, maybe Ross knows more.
Keep...
Forum: RV-10 07-14-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 18,030
Posted By Dustyone
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/abSw3TJu5tAODEAQ...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/abSw3TJu5tAODEAQGkSjGDBuKj1XhRPUMUyKmm6CRfSfYmP9gNTenl4fJavYVHcy8ZM3dLciKsb8xrWInOh-Q52u9zN0HGUt2d6cN15s1wD5ck92OJOyNWhy16oj4Mm2BWyazqOlyF2MpSKybkFLc9RRnhu_8efJblInGV...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 07-14-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 30,915
Posted By Dustyone
RV-10 Top Coil Mounts

Hi Randy,

It is hard to see in the photo but the coil mount that is secured to the top cross-bar with 4 x adel clamps and AN 3 bolts is also secured to the angled cross-brace at the rear to stop any...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-14-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,486
Posted By Dustyone
" I fly with two mags."

Ah David,

Remember, you do not always fly with two mags ,like the time you had to divert to Flinders Island after an in-flight mag failure WHILE crossing BASS STRAIT :eek: :eek:
( a potential bad...
Forum: RV-10 07-10-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 18,030
Posted By Dustyone
Aux Batt Testing

It is now over 200 hrs since I installed the first CPI and now 60+hrs since my aircraft became "mag-less" and the Dual CPI was installed.

Nothing to report and the ignitions are performing "As...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-08-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 17,929
Posted By Dustyone
Post 17 for pictures

Hi all who have asked for photos on timing.

Go to this post and photos start at Post 17

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=140051&page=2

Cheers,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,093
Posted By Dustyone
Another Happy Trio user

The Trio Pro-Pilot in my RV-10 has been rock solid.
It did take some in-flight time to set the gains up correctly.

The best thing I did was to take the downloaded PDF instruction manual with me on...
Forum: RV-14 06-08-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,476
Posted By Dustyone
Removable front ramp rubbers

On Alan's RV-14A,the air-filter would sit level with the cowl lip and no amount of massaging the cowl or ramp would fix this.

The easiest solution was to make the front ramp mounts removable.
The...
Forum: RV-14 05-11-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,484
Posted By Dustyone
Photos of damaged sensor and location

Posting photos for Aussieflyer
VH-XIV
RV-14A
Heat Damaged Fuel...
Forum: International 05-07-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 686
Posted By Dustyone
Oshkosh 2018 accommodation wanted for 2

Hello,

For family reasons,I have been unable to commit to coming to Oshkosh this year until now and at last my wife and I are able to make it!

Leaving it this late has left us with very few options...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 758
Views: 481,614
Posted By Dustyone
RV-20 Twin :)

So I landed at sunset and had to refuel, snapped a couple of shots. Next day Google Photo AI sent me...
Forum: RV-10 03-27-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 18,030
Posted By Dustyone
Hi Kelly, Great points to bring up about...

Hi Kelly,

Great points to bring up about placement of switches.
All of my power/Ign switches are grouped to the far left and the ignition switches are fitted with guards.
Once the aircraft is...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-22-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,560
Posted By Dustyone
Lycoming Flywheel

This is the new Flywheel fitted to a new Thunderbolt Lycoming.
If you are planning fitting a SDS System delete this flywheel from your order.
There are no tooling holes drilled which are needed to...
Forum: RV-10 03-18-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 18,030
Posted By Dustyone
Hi Mike, 1 - The "CPI No-Break Management ...

Hi Mike,

1 - The "CPI No-Break Management System" was designed by my brother who is an electrical engineer and has spent most of his career in Telecomunications.
The goal was to make a stable back...
Forum: RV-10 03-16-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 18,030
Posted By Dustyone
In Cruise,the engine is very happy,with good...

In Cruise,the engine is very happy,with good speed and...
Forum: RV-10 03-16-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 18,030
Posted By Dustyone
Dual CPI Update

Wow time flys!!

I have been flying with the first CPI for over a year and although Ross is working on the CPI2,I had some ideas and designs of my own with regards to an auxilary power system that...
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