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Forum: RV-14 12-08-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By azflyer21
Thank you. This is a big help guys.

Thank you. This is a big help guys.
Forum: RV-14 12-08-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By azflyer21
Classic Aero seat question

For those who have installed the Classic Aero seats in a -14, do I still need to install the Van's seatback hinges (F-01447B) since the CA seats have an integrated seatback frame?
Forum: RV-14 11-30-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 58,481
Posted By azflyer21
Aft Fuselage Attach

So the other day I decided to attach the Aft Fuselage. I was able to do this by myself without any issues. Took just over 2...
Forum: RV-14 11-30-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By azflyer21
I made these...

I made these http://home.hiwaay.net/~sbuc/journal/fuse8.html
I plan to use adhesive to attach to the tailcone.
Forum: RV-14 11-26-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 902
Posted By azflyer21
I like using the crates for my QB fuse, easy...

I like using the crates for my QB fuse, easy access to the tub. Would I be able to join the tailcone down that low?
Forum: RV-14 11-12-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By azflyer21
Another Heated Pitot Wiring Question

I have the Dynon heated pitot with controller. The question I have is Does the Van's wiring harness for the left wing have wires for the controller? I have never been good with reading wiring...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,308
Posted By azflyer21
Not sure if there is a connection between the two...

Not sure if there is a connection between the two companies. I did purchase the Cabin Fuel lines from Aircraft Specialty and they are a perfect fit, saves numerous hours bending the aluminum for a...
Forum: RV-14 11-07-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By azflyer21
Order a new part, should be very little money....

Order a new part, should be very little money. This is one of the parts that would bother me if I made a cosmetic error.
Forum: RV-14 11-06-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,758
Posted By azflyer21
Finished the SB install, about 1 hour. My...

Finished the SB install, about 1 hour. My tailcone was completely built but not yet joined the the fuselage. I back-riveted with the tailcone on the ground, very easy.
Forum: RV-14 10-29-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 123
Sticky: Plan "Gottchas"
Views: 83,159
Posted By azflyer21
Fluid fitting Section 31

On page 31-05 figure 1 it shows the fitting clocked at 25* off horizontal. Then on page 31-11 figure 2 & 3 show a different clocking based on gear configuration. According to Van's use 31-11.
Forum: RV-14 10-27-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,758
Posted By azflyer21
I believe the doubler is too thick to dimple, the...

I believe the doubler is too thick to dimple, the SB calls for countersinking the doubler.
Forum: RV-14 10-27-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,031
Posted By azflyer21
Consider ordering (if not included): Wiring...

Consider ordering (if not included):
Wiring harnesses
Pitot / static system
Position / strobe lights
Landing lights
Forum: RV-14 10-16-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 58,481
Posted By azflyer21
You have a great looking shop, plenty of space....

You have a great looking shop, plenty of space. If you don't already have a band saw or belt sander, these items will help tremendously. Enjoy to journey.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,195
Posted By azflyer21
I would be interested in the fit of the JD latch...

I would be interested in the fit of the JD latch on the 14A, please update your progress.
Forum: RV-14 10-11-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By azflyer21
Aileron Actuation - Sec. 23

Since I have the QB wings I don't have wing cradles (yet). Would I run in to a hassle if I rigged the ailerons with the wing laying flat, upside down on a workbench?
Forum: RV-14 09-30-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 876
Posted By azflyer21
Here is the Dropbox...

Here is the Dropbox (https://www.dropbox.com/sh/xu5p6f4l7tso79j/AABHaMhiVWFGoal2bU0ck0pJa?dl=0) I found on one of the threads
Forum: RV-14 09-30-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 876
Posted By azflyer21
QB Fuselage Builder Plans

Are there a set of plans that show the various sections that the builder needs to complete? I found plans for the QB Wings, and it makes it much easier to identify the steps.
Forum: RV-14 09-27-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,589
Posted By azflyer21
+1 for Flyleds. Great product, easy to assemble,...

+1 for Flyleds. Great product, easy to assemble, extremely bright and Paul provides great service.
Forum: RV-14 09-24-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By azflyer21
Dave, I was in the same situation as you are in...

Dave,
I was in the same situation as you are in now. I didn't realize how quickly the empennage would be assembled and ordered my QB wing/fuse a little late. This made for a 3 month hiatus on...
Forum: RV-14 09-20-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,238
Posted By azflyer21
Here's a link to the cowl pin...

Here's a link to the cowl pin covers
https://www.aerosportproducts.com/rv10cowlpin.htm
Forum: RV-14 09-14-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By azflyer21
Malte, Here is a timeline of the quickbuild...

Malte,
Here is a timeline of the quickbuild order-delivery time frame for the U.S.

Ordered QB Fuse & Wings 12-18-2017
Van's Rec'd kits 06-25-2018
Paid final to Van's 06-27-2018
Delivered...
Forum: RV-14 09-14-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By azflyer21
QB Wing Question

I have received my QB wings, what a great decision.
Should I remove the fuel tanks to finish the wings?
Forum: RV-14 09-13-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,238
Posted By azflyer21
Here are some things to consider. If you are not...

Here are some things to consider. If you are not using stock wheels/brakes, there are items to omit. Seats from Classic Aero have seatback frames integrated, stock seatbacks can be omitted. If you...
Forum: RV-14 09-12-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,132
Posted By azflyer21
My IO390 is on order and when I inquired with...

My IO390 is on order and when I inquired with Lycoming about substituting the NL starter I was told that since my engine is stock they would not make the change. Guess I go with the lightweight...
Forum: RV-14 09-09-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,073
Posted By azflyer21
I used my hand deburring tool for these. You will...

I used my hand deburring tool for these. You will find other areas where this tool will work nicely for the countersink.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,568
Posted By azflyer21
Garmin SL-40 Slide-In Replacement

Is there a direct slide-in replacement available for the Garmin SL-40 Comm? Any brand will work.

Thanks,
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-05-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 768
Posted By azflyer21
RV9A Pilot needed in Phoenix

Looking for a RV9A pilot that can fly a plane for demo flight in Phoenix for owner who is selling plane.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 584
Posted By azflyer21
When will this plane be finished

My little buddy, showing his support for the...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-26-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 17,581
Posted By azflyer21
A little guidance would be helpful. I just...

A little guidance would be helpful. I just ordered my Lyc. IO390 from Van's. Should I consider using these as a preemptive measure?
Forum: Interiors 08-14-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By azflyer21
What are the console accessories available for...

What are the console accessories available for the 14?
Forum: RV-14 08-08-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 879
Posted By azflyer21
Guys, I'm expecting my QB Fuse next week, I was...

Guys,
I'm expecting my QB Fuse next week, I was wondering what you placed it on in your shop? Does a standard workbench work?
Forum: RV-14 08-06-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 64,858
Posted By azflyer21
Am I missing anything? Panel Question.

Before committing I wanted to get feedback or suggestions on the layout These are HDX panels,...
Forum: RV-14 08-04-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,719
Posted By azflyer21
Here's what I have decided on my -14A: -Flyleds...

Here's what I have decided on my -14A:

-Flyleds position/strobe lights LINK (https://flyleds.com/products/#!/The-Original-LED-strobe-and-position-lights/p/47502180/category=0)
-Flyleds Tail light...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,196
Posted By azflyer21
I have researched the use of a concentrator years...

I have researched the use of a concentrator years ago, and like most conversations there are mixed results/opinions. Have there been any recent advances in using a concentrator for aviation?
Forum: RV-14 07-09-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,929
Posted By azflyer21
Bill, would you happen to have any pictures of...

Bill, would you happen to have any pictures of the -14A with the damping panels installed?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 763
Views: 162,435
Posted By azflyer21
Tip up handle

Steve,
Just a suggestion, a handle for the tip up canopy would be a nice addition to your product line. Something to fit the...
Forum: RV-14 06-19-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,184
Posted By azflyer21
First time fiberglass work a success

I was very intimidated with the fiberglass work. I following the plans for the fairings and I am very satisfied with the results. This builds a little confidence for the upcoming windshield...
Forum: RV-14 06-02-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,376
Posted By azflyer21
Can you please expand on this? Why does the...

Can you please expand on this? Why does the engine only require a few starts and no taxi test?
Forum: RV-14 05-31-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,286
Posted By azflyer21
I have a PDF of all the standard components for...

I have a PDF of all the standard components for all RV14 kits, send me your email and I will send it to you.
Forum: RV-14 05-25-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,845
Posted By azflyer21
Headrest

I was thinking about ordering my seats with the headrest, 2 reasons: 1) looks 2) comfort with the shoulder restraints not rubbing on my neck.

Will the headrest prevent the shoulder straps from...
Forum: RV-14 05-24-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 58,481
Posted By azflyer21
Empennage Kit Finished

185.0 hours and I have completed the Empennage kit, some fairing work...
Forum: RV-14 05-23-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By azflyer21
Just finished my empennage and it took 185.0...

Just finished my empennage and it took 185.0 hours of actual build time. This includes the many hours reading, re-reading and interpreting the plans.
Forum: RV-14 05-15-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 64,858
Posted By azflyer21
Thanks Gil, that makes sense. I was just try to...

Thanks Gil, that makes sense. I was just try to save a few $$ since I really wanted a dedicated EMS and didn't need the full EFIS.
Forum: RV-14 05-14-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 64,858
Posted By azflyer21
D120 EMS from Dynon

I will be installing the HDX screens in my 14A, one item i would like to include is the separate EMS D120. I like the dedicated engine screen, that way I can use the entire PFD, MFD screens and will...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 05-09-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
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Views: 1,296
Posted By azflyer21
Ted Desantis I used him with the Zenith 750 I...

Ted Desantis
I used him with the Zenith 750 I build and he is easy to work with. Message me and I can send you his contact info.
Forum: RV-14 04-24-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,043
Posted By azflyer21
Make sure they are going in the correct...

Make sure they are going in the correct orientation and use a tiny flat head screwdriver to push the pins.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,256
Posted By azflyer21
Who made the seats in this beauty?

Who made the seats in this beauty?
Forum: RV-14 04-20-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 757
Posted By azflyer21
Yes you should break the edge here. Probably a...

Yes you should break the edge here. Probably a good rule is to break the edges of the skins that overlap another.
Forum: RV-14 04-16-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,965
Posted By azflyer21
I received my kit last November and I have the...

I received my kit last November and I have the plans with the plate. I do think the earlier versions didn't have this, I did read older post where this was an issue.
Forum: RV-14 04-05-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 772
Posted By azflyer21
You are correct about getting the bucking bar in...

You are correct about getting the bucking bar in there. It seems that some of the processes at this point and going forward are not completely outlined and I find that I need to take my time and...
Forum: RV-14 04-04-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 772
Posted By azflyer21
Once you're finished with 09-23 rivet those 6...

Once you're finished with 09-23 rivet those 6 locations as well. I had the same question to Van's, the plans do not explain this very well.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-15-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 516
Posted By azflyer21
Anyone have experience with SmartPlane System

The SmartPlane system from Guardian Avionics appears to be an option for a second screen (MFD). Anyone familiar with this option?
https://www.guardianavionics.com/smartplane-flight-data-mfd-system
Forum: RV-14 03-13-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,069
Posted By azflyer21
PM has sent

PM has sent
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-03-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By azflyer21
Aerosport sells a RV14 fuel cap, it is...

Aerosport sells a RV14 fuel cap, it is non-locking.
http://www.aerosportproducts.com/fuelcap.htm
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-01-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By azflyer21
Patrick, I installed a UL350is in my previous...

Patrick,
I installed a UL350is in my previous build and I had very excellent results. The engine performed flawlessly from first start. No adjustments were ever needed. Any calls for support etc were...
Forum: RV-14 02-26-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,217
Posted By azflyer21
I used the extra length that was cut off and...

I used the extra length that was cut off and reversed it putting the two pieces together so it created a flat surface.
Forum: Reviews 02-24-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,705
Posted By azflyer21
I'm currently working on the engine decision for...

I'm currently working on the engine decision for my 14A, I'm going with Lycoming. What are the benefits of the Thunderbolt over the stock engine? Any advise other than the info on their website will...
Forum: RV-14 02-23-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 790
Posted By azflyer21
3M Two Sided Tape Results - Suggestion

For the Trailing Edge of the Rudder and Elevators, Van's suggest using the 3M double sided tape. On the rudder I used one layer on both sides and found that the seal was good but not great. On the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,610
Posted By azflyer21
Check out this product, available for the -10 &...

Check out this product, available for the -10 & -14 http://www.showplanes.com/ecom-prodshow/FPS.html
Forum: Interiors 02-19-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 54,706
Posted By azflyer21
RV-14A Interior

Luke,
Any plans for side panels, arm rest for the -14?
Forum: RV-14 02-19-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,910
Posted By azflyer21
Cleaveland Tools sells a nice static system.

Cleaveland Tools sells a nice static system.
Forum: RV-14 02-14-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,871
Posted By azflyer21
Great question. I my last plane had the Dynon...

Great question. I my last plane had the Dynon Skyview and AOA and I really liked flying with that visual queue especially in steeper turns down low. I found that the arrows became yellow well before...
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