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Forum: ADS-B 09-20-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,369
Posted By MauiLvrs
We plan to put ours on the belly .... Always...

We plan to put ours on the belly ....
Always wanted one there anyways..
Or maybe on top ...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-20-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,743
Posted By MauiLvrs
or avoid the C ... But in your case than may be a...

or avoid the C ... But in your case than may be a little more difficult.

If we don't go over the Bravo we avoid Burbank to the west and fly the special transition.

About 1/3 of the time we can...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-20-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,743
Posted By MauiLvrs
Once you are assigned an altitude and/or heading...

Once you are assigned an altitude and/or heading ... that's what you have to follow up until told to resume own navigation.

When directed to maintain 4000 one could always say unable and see where...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-18-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,743
Posted By MauiLvrs
Of course the other option is to cancel...

Of course the other option is to cancel advisories squawk 1200 and maintain the 500 fpm decent.

Without traffic would make me a little nervous.
Love our 330/696.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,178
Posted By MauiLvrs
Take $20k off the purchase price ... Order and...

Take $20k off the purchase price ...
Order and install a NEW engine.
Sell the installed engine as a core.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,178
Posted By MauiLvrs
Have them take off $20k or find another plane...

Have them take off $20k or find another plane...
Forum: RV-10 08-13-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,775
Posted By MauiLvrs
We don't either ;) Been through those same...

We don't either ;)
Been through those same exercises...
Forum: RV-14 08-11-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,384
Posted By MauiLvrs
Have Vans send you a new one if it is binding up...

Have Vans send you a new one if it is binding up because of the bellcrank bore.
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-10-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,250
Posted By MauiLvrs
replace all of the GRT stuff and all of the...

replace all of the GRT stuff and all of the Garmin stuff with Skyview stuff ...
Forum: RV-14 08-07-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 41,036
Posted By MauiLvrs
The 9 still stalls 12mph slower than the 14...

The 9 still stalls 12mph slower than the 14 :confused:
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-06-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,706
Posted By MauiLvrs
NEW FUEL NOZZLE MARVEL - SCHEBLER AIRCRAFT CARBURETORS

Found this interesting ...

http://msacarbs.com/pdf/SB-22_O%20New%20Fuel%20Nozzle.pdf.

3. Background: In some instances, operators have reported high and/or split cylinder head temperatures (CHT)...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-06-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,706
Posted By MauiLvrs
I think that it is this one ... but I'll have to...

I think that it is this one ... but I'll have to check.
08-06617 16-222 TEMPEST MSA NOZZLE GASKET 6.95
Forum: RV-14 08-05-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 41,036
Posted By MauiLvrs
Got 9?

That ... and the 6-7 gph in cruise on an trip ... is exactly why we fly a 9 :D
When I wish for the extra speed of the 7 ... I get over it at the gas pump.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-05-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,706
Posted By MauiLvrs
Parts list

I believe that this is the parts that we order to do the work...
Qty Ship B/O Item Unit Price Total Price

1 0 07-66224 66224 CARB GASKET 1.280 1.28
1 0 08-06617 16-222 TEMPEST MSA NOZZLE...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-05-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,706
Posted By MauiLvrs
\ That would work...

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That would work...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-04-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,706
Posted By MauiLvrs
To help matters out... Use a FLAT (both sides...

To help matters out...

Use a FLAT (both sides parallel) piece of wood, plastic or other suitable material.
Lock it in place on the drill press table.
Be certain that the surface of the material is...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-25-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 26,703
Posted By MauiLvrs
That Cool ;) out pants and fairings added the...

That Cool ;)
out pants and fairings added the same.
Interesting was that the little front gear fairing added 5-8 kts
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,324
Posted By MauiLvrs
These should...

These should help:

http://gikonfly.blogspot.com/2009/01/lean-carb-enlarge-that-jet.html

https://plus.google.com/photos/+TedChang/albums/5101678255982239073?banner=pwa

I think that this one was...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-25-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 26,703
Posted By MauiLvrs
Pants and fairings buy around 10 knots... Will...

Pants and fairings buy around 10 knots... Will help cooling some.

Have you opened the cowl exit?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,987
Posted By MauiLvrs
I looked and looked and couldn't determine...

I looked and looked and couldn't determine exactly which one might be the right one.

I found ones with bigger holes, but the mid-range feed was drilled different and is reported to not run as smooth...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-22-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,505
Posted By MauiLvrs
We drilled ours from #42 to #40 and it dripped...

We drilled ours from #42 to #40 and it dripped 20-25 deg. Still toying with going to #39.
We also opened the exit 5/8" and that made a 30+ deg. drop.
Forum: Safety 07-17-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,267
Posted By MauiLvrs
Exclamation too soon

It is better not to do it until its time!


I'll stick with flight two being way too soon to be testing stalls :eek:
See below:

AC 90-89A - Amateur-Built Aircraft and Ultralight Flight Testing...
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-17-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,533
Posted By MauiLvrs
Remember that Vne is based on TAS.

Remember that Vne is based on TAS.
Forum: Safety 07-15-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,267
Posted By MauiLvrs
Have to ask .. why stals so early in flight...

Have to ask .. why stals so early in flight testing :confused:
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-15-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,533
Posted By MauiLvrs
You just demonstrated that there is no wisdom in...

You just demonstrated that there is no wisdom in doing it...:confused:
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-14-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,533
Posted By MauiLvrs
Go look at all of the 9As that have flipped. All...

Go look at all of the 9As that have flipped.
All except one in Alaska on a gravel rutted runway had O-360's installed....:eek:
See post #3
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-11-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,889
Posted By MauiLvrs
Across the board... but not necessarily...

Across the board... but not necessarily linear.
Don't know how much the drop was in climb because we could never use full power in climb because the temps would sail past 450...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,556
Posted By MauiLvrs
Question Lean

I do not see how, if you are lean, this is going to fix that :confused:

I see no means that this item will enrich the mixture...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,954
Posted By MauiLvrs
Thumbs down Because

There are good reasons why the Cherokee fuel system is designed the way it is ...
There are good reasons that the RV fuel system is designed very much like the Cherokee :eek:
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 07-04-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,901
Posted By MauiLvrs
Rule #1: Fly the airplane. Canopy open ... See...

Rule #1: Fly the airplane.

Canopy open ... See rule #1
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-04-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,396
Posted By MauiLvrs
and ... follow them...

and ... follow them...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,078
Posted By MauiLvrs
Think about the RV9... I'll second this...

Think about the RV9...



I'll second this suggestion...
I wanted a 7 ... She wanted a 9...
Her winning argument... its 10 mph slower stall speed.
We spend a lot of time in the mountains and its...
Forum: RV-10 07-04-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,410
Posted By MauiLvrs
I'd try opening the exit area before installing...

I'd try opening the exit area before installing louvers.
It is easy to try with some spacers, longer screws and some tape.

Additionally, is it getting enough fuel?
Forum: Safety 07-04-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,699
Posted By MauiLvrs
We did the exact same thing for the same...

We did the exact same thing for the same reason.


Seems a little fast :confused:
I'd expect it to be between 40-45 kts.
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-03-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,798
Posted By MauiLvrs
An how exactly does the wire know that it is in...

An how exactly does the wire know that it is in an aircraft?
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-03-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,798
Posted By MauiLvrs
The question was " What is the purpose of fuses...

The question was " What is the purpose of fuses and breakers ?"

The question was not what does the fues do...

The purpose of the fuse is to protect the wire!

In you house you there is a 12ga wire...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-03-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,798
Posted By MauiLvrs
Garmin can do what ever they want... Fuses are to...

Garmin can do what ever they want...
Fuses are to protect the wire :p

If it happens to protect a device ... that is a nice side effect.
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-02-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,798
Posted By MauiLvrs
It is!!! :eek:

It is!!! :eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,556
Posted By MauiLvrs
We're at 12.5-13 gph. maybe .5-1 gph low. Still...

We're at 12.5-13 gph. maybe .5-1 gph low.
Still thinking of going to #39
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,556
Posted By MauiLvrs
Drilled our O-320 from #42 to #40 ... dropped...

Drilled our O-320 from #42 to #40 ... dropped 20-30 degrees.



Looks lean :eek:
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-30-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 15,889
Posted By MauiLvrs
We considered that option and instead opened up...

We considered that option and instead opened up the exit area 5/8" instead.
Temperature drop was in excess of 30 degrees.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-30-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,007
Posted By MauiLvrs
Brad Durham Usher Precision Manufacturing 3863...

Brad Durham
Usher Precision Manufacturing
3863 24th Ave.
Forest Grove, OR 97116
503-992-0015
503-992-0012 fax
www.usherprecision.com
brad@usherprecision.com
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-23-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,497
Posted By MauiLvrs
If these folks have any credibility ... We'd A)...

If these folks have any credibility ... We'd

A) find another aircraft.
B) go over the entire aircraft with a very fine toothed comb and inspect EVERY square inch.
B.1) Some things are difficult if...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-12-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,918
Posted By MauiLvrs
The problem is that with the engine running it...

The problem is that with the engine running it doesn't do a very good job of simulating zero thrust.

So when the engine actually fails, the performance is likely noticeably different and not in a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-12-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,918
Posted By MauiLvrs
All this practicing with the engine running will...

All this practicing with the engine running will provide a different answer :eek:
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-12-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,010
Posted By MauiLvrs
Not to mention an entirely different horiz. stab....

Not to mention an entirely different horiz. stab. and elevator :eek:
Technically ... yes ... but a LOT of parts to change.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,375
Posted By MauiLvrs
Why would you replace a one year old K&N...

Why would you replace a one year old K&N filter?:confused:
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-30-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 23,421
Posted By MauiLvrs
I agree with Bob. We've had that engine at 11,500...

I agree with Bob.
We've had that engine at 11,500 with no fuel flow issues.
Shouldn't need the electric pump for the engine to run.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,202
Posted By MauiLvrs
We used a fuse panel for almost everything. The...

We used a fuse panel for almost everything.
The trim and AP are two of the items that we have a pull type breaker for.
Have never needed it ... but just incase .... it is there.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-29-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,590
Posted By MauiLvrs
Nice... Do you get vibrations on your video?

Nice...
Do you get vibrations on your video?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,912
Posted By MauiLvrs
Not to mention that it is a certified airplane...

Not to mention that it is a certified airplane and one can't just go messing with it...:confused:
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-25-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By MauiLvrs
The servo was designed to mount there and there...

The servo was designed to mount there and there is not another reasonable location for installation.
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-25-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By MauiLvrs
Because its purpose is for mounting and operation...

Because its purpose is for mounting and operation of the bellcrank and any other use that may interfere with that operation may induce great bodily harm or death should such other use interfere with...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-24-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,218
Posted By MauiLvrs
Currently, there is no viable option to install a...

Currently, there is no viable option to install a turbine in the 2 place RVs. The 10 ... maybe.


With the exception of the Cirrus and Corvallis which can have de-ice and fly into know icing...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-24-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,218
Posted By MauiLvrs
One engine short and the wrong kind of...

One engine short and the wrong kind of fuel...

An RV10 with PT6 ... that's getting close ... there is a lotto tomorrow;)
Forum: Southeast 05-20-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 917
Posted By MauiLvrs
We saw a 6/7/8 here once a few years ago ......

We saw a 6/7/8 here once a few years ago ... think there is only one.
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-20-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,075
Posted By MauiLvrs
For full flaps ... you get 15 deg at 87 knots in...

For full flaps ... you get 15 deg at 87 knots in the 9.

We're usually at 100-110 on downwind. I like final at 74 knots for final (feels more stable and we have a lot of gusts and drafts - some idiot...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 131,594
Posted By MauiLvrs
Without 5 ... 1-4 may not mater. With 5 ... 1-4...

Without 5 ... 1-4 may not mater.
With 5 ... 1-4 likely doesn't matter.

Read what Bob said.


That sounds like actual engineering ... Think that Van's has done that...


What Bob says...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-14-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,839
Posted By MauiLvrs
Exactly! As in the past ... I expect there will...

Exactly!
As in the past ... I expect there will be no response to this question.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,155
Posted By MauiLvrs
Wink And math ...

And math ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,155
Posted By MauiLvrs
We opened our 5/8". More than 30 deg drop in...

We opened our 5/8". More than 30 deg drop in CHT.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,648
Posted By MauiLvrs
Why would they do that ... Doesn't meet the MS SB...

Why would they do that ... Doesn't meet the MS SB :confused:
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