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Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-24-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,056
Posted By mciaglia
Great video and flying.

Great video and flying.
Forum: Painting your RV 04-11-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,660
Posted By mciaglia
Heard back from my rep. Very new product...takes...

Heard back from my rep. Very new product...takes about 2 weeks to get once ordered. Prices start at $500 per gallon
Forum: Painting your RV 04-11-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,660
Posted By mciaglia
I received the same info. Iím looking into using...

I received the same info. Iím looking into using it for the entire interior. The rep in Dallas didnít know much, but will be getting me some more info soon
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By mciaglia
Patrick flew that RV4 awesome!! Congrats. Proud...

Patrick flew that RV4 awesome!! Congrats. Proud to have come in 4th behind him
Forum: Propellers 03-05-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,900
Posted By mciaglia
Does MT or Hartzel prime their props? Was...

Does MT or Hartzel prime their props?

Was trying to take another never ending debate and if we combine them...maybe they will both be solved:D
Forum: RV-10 03-04-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By mciaglia
THis is what I deleted with part numbers and my...

THis is what I deleted with part numbers and my intentions for each deletion

https://marksfamilyrv10.wordpress.com/changes-to-orders/

Thats awesome your at that point!!!
Forum: RV-10 02-27-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 959
Posted By mciaglia
Yannick, Welcome to the most amazing adventure!! ...

Yannick,
Welcome to the most amazing adventure!! I have enjoyed every minute of research, building, fabrication and standing back admiring the work. Thanks for looking at my build and I hope it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,982
Posted By mciaglia
Just to add my 2cents. I met a guy last week at...

Just to add my 2cents. I met a guy last week at a bar wearing a Cirrus pullover wind breaker. I went up to him and started talking airplanes, mainly my Christen Eagle II (he was interested in...
Forum: RV-10 02-10-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,041
Posted By mciaglia
Congrats. I have your build log bookmarked and...

Congrats. I have your build log bookmarked and have followed from the beginning. Now for you onto bigger beginnings. From building to flying!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,945
Posted By mciaglia
Looks amazing!!! Guess I should buy something

Looks amazing!!!
Guess I should buy something
Forum: RV-10 01-21-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 757
Posted By mciaglia
Aerosport Headliner

I have decided like many others to install the aerosport headliner. Did most people order the fabric with the headliner or go to their local fabric store later? HAving a hard time trying to pic a...
Forum: Safety 12-14-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,865
Posted By mciaglia
Discounted for non-traumatic!!! I do a lot of...

Discounted for non-traumatic!!! I do a lot of dupuytren surgery. Call anytime,
I have patients from all over Texas and the US
Forum: Safety 12-14-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,865
Posted By mciaglia
As a hand surgeon... I wish VAN's would include...

As a hand surgeon... I wish VAN's would include my card in every kit. FREE HAND SURGICAL CARE to all VAN's RV'ers!!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 77,278
Posted By mciaglia
My other plane is my family Christen Eagle II. ...

My other plane is my family Christen Eagle II. Dad and I built it (well he did and held the tools) in the 80's. Had the honor of flying it at OSH on Monday of the airshow as a demo fly-by with 3...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,354
Posted By mciaglia
In the same boat with my Eagle Decided on...

In the same boat with my Eagle
Decided on this
https://m.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/avpages/kannad_amerifit.php
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,663
Posted By mciaglia
I must graciously disagree with the OP point A. ...

I must graciously disagree with the OP point A. RVís although a huge biggest component of the experimental aircraft do not represent the majority of aircraft at Oshkosh. From Cubs, certified,...
Forum: RV-10 11-07-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,258
Posted By mciaglia
I have agreed to have my -10 painted by the world...

I have agreed to have my -10 painted by the world famous Jonathan McCormick from Plane Schemers and Evoke aviation. I spoke with him last night and we discussed the various options, products and...
Forum: RV-10 11-06-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,258
Posted By mciaglia
Thanks...that probably the best advice

Thanks...that probably the best advice
Forum: RV-10 11-06-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,258
Posted By mciaglia
Primer war...not really...just a question

What primer is best to use on the interface between aluminum and fiberglass. As I have done the empenage fairings I have elected to fill/fiberglass/fill the seam. There is exposed sanded aluminum and...
Forum: RV-10 10-31-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,312
Posted By mciaglia
They are explained in the infamous chapter 29. ...

They are explained in the infamous chapter 29. just kidding. I think they are tooling holes
Forum: RV-10 10-25-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,176
Posted By mciaglia
As my finish kit arrives in a few weeks with the...

As my finish kit arrives in a few weeks with the exciting anticipation of doing the doors. I like the idea and methodologies demonstrated in the apove photo. Where do the clecos along the sides go?...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By mciaglia
Iím in the Woodlands building a -10. Have...

Iím in the Woodlands building a -10. Have transitioned to the fiberglass stage of the build. You are welcome to come anytime to see it
Forum: California 10-18-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,103
Posted By mciaglia
Head to King City, CA and go to Tutima academy. I...

Head to King City, CA and go to Tutima academy. I loved it
Forum: RV-10 10-15-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,084
Posted By mciaglia
I'm at the same spot as I am getting more and...

I'm at the same spot as I am getting more and more into the cabin top and having difficulty figuring the order. My one question is how is everyone dealing with having a painted and "finished" cabin...
Forum: RV-10 10-14-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By mciaglia
I think rocketman is referencing the fishing...

I think rocketman is referencing the fishing kit...thatís where the cowl, spinner and wheels are

I deleted all the rudder pedal assembly as I installed the control approach pedals
Defiantly the...
Forum: RV-10 09-24-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,462
Posted By mciaglia
Itís actually described in the instructions as a...

Itís actually described in the instructions as a way for access. So you might not need any additional inspections.
Forum: RV-10 09-23-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,403
Posted By mciaglia
Second time it came out perfect. I used a piece...

Second time it came out perfect. I used a piece of delrin shaved down to fit between the two horns. I triple checked the drill press and the drill once clamped into position.
Forum: RV-10 09-23-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,403
Posted By mciaglia
Had the hole welded this am. Take 2 on drilling...

Had the hole welded this am. Take 2 on drilling this
I think the pic gives the sense that the right one is lower. Theyíre equal in length. Thee right one is slightly forward relative to the left one....
Forum: RV-10 09-22-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,403
Posted By mciaglia
Elevator horn drill

Well, I decided to go back to the empanage attach while I wait for my finish kit. I mounted the elevators and did the horn drilling. I followed the instructions exactly but ended up with an off set...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By mciaglia
Aerosport Products produces a two lever throttle...

Aerosport Products produces a two lever throttle quadrant. Mine will be arriving Thursday and will post some pics
Forum: RV-10 09-04-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 793
Posted By mciaglia
I just checked mine. Shop head forward. Installed...

I just checked mine. Shop head forward.
Installed rear seat floors without a problem. Other than once I put them I left them. Like many other builders I drilled, dimpled them installed them without...
Forum: RV-10 08-27-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 968
Posted By mciaglia
I did the same thing. Instead of trying to...

I did the same thing. Instead of trying to fabricate or buy new ones. I soldered a piece of 1/8" brass tubing as a coupler to in the piece that extends from the sender arm regaining the lost...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,438
Posted By mciaglia
Awesome. Congrats on the decision and welcome to...

Awesome. Congrats on the decision and welcome to an amazing journey.
Forum: RV-10 08-17-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,171
Posted By mciaglia
2 years down

I just passed the two year build mark. It has gone faster than I could have ever imagined.

Completed to date:
Empanage
QB wings (75% done with remaining tasks)
SB Fuselage (getting ready to fit...
Forum: RV-10 08-13-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By mciaglia
I used a digital level. They get pretty accurate...

I used a digital level. They get pretty accurate up to .1 of a degree.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4507/23915004968_70fe8d58b9.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/CrhDMS)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/CrhDMS)...
Forum: RV-10 08-09-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,336
Posted By mciaglia
What a gorgeous plane

What a gorgeous plane
Forum: RV-10 08-08-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,699
Posted By mciaglia
Just like you would with the stock setup. The...

Just like you would with the stock setup. The scat tubing goes over the fuel selector bracket to the right of the extension
Forum: RV-10 08-08-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,699
Posted By mciaglia
New EFII Fuel Lines

There are a few companies with emerging technology for Electronic fuel injection and ignition. The problem is the complexity of the needed fuel lines associated with these. I spent countless hours...
Forum: RV-10 08-06-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By mciaglia
Congrats!!! I was wondering what you intended to...

Congrats!!! I was wondering what you intended to do. Good luck and stop by anytime to check out the build. Dave is right, come on up to EAA302 for some great guidance and assistance.

Good luck!!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-02-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,821
Posted By mciaglia
What a great trip. This is why I spend so many...

What a great trip. This is why I spend so many nights working in the garage, so one day I can do the same with my family
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,159
Posted By mciaglia
Sending thoughts and prayers

Tom,
We have never met or even talked. Your message was heartfelt and I have seen the anxiety families go through being a doctor and delivering the messages from the other side. Your wife's...
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,350
Posted By mciaglia
Thanks for all suggestions. I think I will plan...

Thanks for all suggestions. I think I will plan for a connector in the fuselage to better protect from the elements.
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,350
Posted By mciaglia
Wing to Fuselage wiring

As I am completing the wings and the associated wiring (heated pitot, auto-pilot, trim, ziptip lights) I have a question.

Do most people leave a long tail of wire at the wing root so it can be...
Forum: RV-10 06-11-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,214
Posted By mciaglia
When installing the YD mount and the pitch trim...

When installing the YD mount and the pitch trim bracket, they use the same aft holes on the surface of the bell-crank bracket. Are shimms or washers used under the pitch trim bracket?
Forum: RV-10 06-06-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,227
Posted By mciaglia
Family Build

Great seeing your ideas are brewing. I was in the same postion about 4 years ago. Bought the empenage for the -10 at OSH 16 and have been going strong for the last 2 years. I am probably one of...
Forum: RV-10 06-05-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,720
Posted By mciaglia
Iím confused by this set up. The tab is...

Iím confused by this set up. The tab is pronounced on the right side of the rudder, which in turn would cause a left rudder deflection as a result making most trim situations worse.

My Christen...
Forum: RV-10 06-05-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,720
Posted By mciaglia
Is there a need to rebalance the rudder after...

Is there a need to rebalance the rudder after installing a servo and trim mechanism?
Forum: RV-10 06-04-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By mciaglia
Thanks for all the input.

Thanks for all the input.
Forum: RV-10 06-04-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By mciaglia
Fuselage systems, cabin top, interior paint... need some advice

As I have transitioned from deburring and riveting and have began installing many of the systems (brakes, fuel, control) I am beginning to have a feeling of uncertainty in the future.

I am planning...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By mciaglia
Plane Schemers

I highly...highly...recommend planeshemers. Jonathan is awesome. He did so many versions without ever hinting that I had to start making solid decisions. He wanted to make sure that I was 100%...
Forum: RV-10 05-11-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,945
Posted By mciaglia
Woodlands RV10 Build

Brandon,

Suonds like you are doing your due diligence and need the push over the top. I spent several years doing the same. I finally decided at OSH 2016 to buy the empenage kit. It was the best...
Forum: RV-10 04-25-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,810
Posted By mciaglia
I'm looking for BOTH actually. Its amazing what...

I'm looking for BOTH actually. Its amazing what you can print for hand surgical patients from splints to replacing amputated digits. Then there is the ever important airplane parts
Forum: RV-10 04-24-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,810
Posted By mciaglia
What 3D printer? Iím in the market

What 3D printer? Iím in the market
Forum: RV-10 04-16-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,075
Posted By mciaglia
I read the same thing so I still looking

I read the same thing so I still looking
Forum: RV-10 04-15-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,075
Posted By mciaglia
What is the size/length lock needed? I see many...

What is the size/length lock needed? I see many different lengths from 3/4" to 1 1/2"
Forum: COMM 04-04-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,589
Posted By mciaglia
Love my DELTAPOP

I have a 45 bend COM on my Christen Eagle II and am installing 2 on my RV10. The reception on my Eagle is amazing and crystal clear. He was super helpful when describing the proper technique for...
Forum: RV-10 03-29-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,655
Posted By mciaglia
Fuel Lines & Brake Lines

I am getting ready to tackle the brake and fuel lines. I know some people have upgraded to stainless steel lines from Bonaco / TS Flight etc..

Do most people just forget spending the time making...
Forum: Texas (North) 03-22-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,010
Posted By mciaglia
Just so you know, my house is for sale!!!! All...

Just so you know, my house is for sale!!!!
All plumbed for airlines, 220V compressor outlet, and you know you can build an RV10 in it :D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-21-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,482
Posted By mciaglia
Bellisimo!!!!

Bellisimo!!!!
Forum: RV-10 03-21-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,889
Posted By mciaglia
Man that looks amazing. Congrats again and good...

Man that looks amazing. Congrats again and good luck on the maiden
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-21-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,805
Posted By mciaglia
I never understood larger patterns and carrying...

I never understood larger patterns and carrying power especially with high sink rates. I fly a Christen Eagle that is a short coupled biplane that glides like a manhole cover. Tight patterns with...
Forum: Texas (North) 03-19-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,010
Posted By mciaglia
I'm in The Woodlands, North of Houston. Dave is...

I'm in The Woodlands, North of Houston. Dave is markedly farther along than I am, but you are more than welcome to stop by and check mine out as well.
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