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Forum: RV-10 12-11-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By 1001001
I bought the locking caps from Van's with my wing...

I bought the locking caps from Van's with my wing kit and I had to mill and sand the flanges an enormous amount to get them to fit the curvature of the tank skin. Anyone else seen this? I removed...
Forum: RV-10 12-09-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 977
Posted By 1001001
Don't worry; I'm sealing the entire inside of the...

Don't worry; I'm sealing the entire inside of the fuselage with Rhino Liner anyway.
Forum: RV-10 12-09-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 977
Posted By 1001001
My basic plan was going to be: build the...

My basic plan was going to be: build the fuselage, ground level it, throw a cup of water in at various locations and see where it ends up, then determine if a drain hole is appropriate there. I'd...
Forum: RV-10 12-09-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 691
Posted By 1001001
Dan, a request for clarification: Do you mean...

Dan, a request for clarification: Do you mean this as an absolute, meaning even if the engine side is treated according to your recommendations, that no acoustical insulation can be applied safely...
Forum: ADS-B 12-04-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,401
Posted By 1001001
Generally not, but if you aren’t flying “in the...

Generally not, but if you aren’t flying “in the system” (with a discrete 4096 code) the only way you can see most flights is as an “enterprise user.” Fortunately you can get a free enterprise...
Forum: ADS-B 12-04-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,401
Posted By 1001001
Yes, I actually think about this kind of stuff...

Yes, I actually think about this kind of stuff all the time. There are a lot of holes in many automated systems.
Forum: ADS-B 12-03-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,401
Posted By 1001001
Why is my airplane flying without me? Or, who stole my hex code?

Just got an alert from Flightaware on my tail number saying my airplane is flying somewhere in North Carolina. I am nearly 100% positive it is still sitting in my hangar.

Certainly this has...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-28-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 891
Posted By 1001001
I'll be honest, I haven't even piloted an RV-10...

I'll be honest, I haven't even piloted an RV-10 yet! I can't imagine it's too much different than any other high performance single, but thinking ahead -- well ahead -- is going to be required at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-28-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 891
Posted By 1001001
You can find out more about the EAA SportAir...

You can find out more about the EAA SportAir workshops here: https://www.eaa.org/eaa/aircraft-building/eaa-sportair-workshops

BTW, I think EAA still offers a complimentary 6-month membership to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 891
Posted By 1001001
Hi Priyo, I was in your situation too--I own a...

Hi Priyo,

I was in your situation too--I own a PA-28-161, and while it actually has more useful load than at least one -181 I have seen (no kidding! --some are loaded up with so many extras as to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By 1001001
I intend to try to get a polished aluminum...

I intend to try to get a polished aluminum spinner for my -10 when I get the point of needing one. I love the look of polished spinners. For $550 for a longer more sleek looking spinner for the...
Forum: RV-14 11-27-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,016
Posted By 1001001
Did you steam it?

Did you steam it?
Forum: RV-10 11-25-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,491
Posted By 1001001
Yeah, I have gotten quite adept at drilling out...

Yeah, I have gotten quite adept at drilling out rivets, but I prefer not to risk any damage if I don't have to.
Forum: RV-10 11-24-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,491
Posted By 1001001
An A&P/IA friend has recommended the following...

An A&P/IA friend has recommended the following rivets for this application:

https://www.brunbergs.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/20181124_112220-2132586620-576x1024.jpg

SkyGeek carries them, but...
Forum: RV-10 11-24-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,491
Posted By 1001001
I think I actually have a few of these in a box...

I think I actually have a few of these in a box somewhere...I’ll check with builder support but this looks like a good option.

Thanks for all the replies!
Forum: RV-10 11-23-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,491
Posted By 1001001
Missed some rivets on aileron, any hope?

I began closing up my left wing aileron this evening and after I triumphantly set all 45 rivets that secure the upper skin to the spar, I flipped the aileron over to install the bottom skin and found...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,730
Posted By 1001001
I wonder if this would...

I wonder if this would work?

https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/131744

Also, wonder if the G3X team has any plans to integrate TPMS?

Also there appear to be a couple of bluetooth TPMS systems out...
Forum: Safety 11-18-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By 1001001
Good to hear.

Good to hear.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,533
Posted By 1001001
Honestly, this seems like a very likely scenario,...

Honestly, this seems like a very likely scenario, given the various reports in the docket (including a subtly veiled reference in the Smithsonian's report), but why in the world is there no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,437
Posted By 1001001
Lovely! Congratulations!

Lovely! Congratulations!
Forum: Safety 11-17-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By 1001001
Are you certain that the Bose headset doesn't...

Are you certain that the Bose headset doesn't have a "mute bluetooth when COM receiving" feature? My Lightspeed Zulu 2 has it, and it works very well.
Maybe there's a DIP switch or other setting...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,533
Posted By 1001001
Climb rate of 3351 ft/min and a 360 degree turn?

Climb rate of 3351 ft/min and a 360 degree turn?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,533
Posted By 1001001
I figured it was common English usage. In any...

I figured it was common English usage.


In any case, I just finished reading the material lab report and the damage to the vertical stab looks minor, but the rudder was ripped from the rear spar of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,533
Posted By 1001001
Falsus in unum, falsus in omnibus? Translation:...

Falsus in unum, falsus in omnibus?
Translation: “False in one, false in all?”
Note: Moderators dislike posts in foreign languages!
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 11-03-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,870
Posted By 1001001
Congratulations! Passing the IFR checkride was...

Congratulations! Passing the IFR checkride was one of the things that made me feel I had really accomplished something. Put it to good use and stay current and *competent*!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-30-2018, 03:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By 1001001
Thanks very much!

Thanks very much!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-29-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By 1001001
Got it, thanks!

Got it, thanks!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-29-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By 1001001
Levi, Thanks for the response! Is the...

Levi,

Thanks for the response! Is the temperature regulation handled internally to the GAP 26 itself, or some other component of the system, such as a separate control unit or a display?
Forum: RV-10 10-28-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By 1001001
You might want to contact him--he was very...

You might want to contact him--he was very responsive to me and stated that he makes a batch every so often when he gets enough orders.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-28-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By 1001001
Weights of Dynon and Garmin AOA Pitot units

I have been reading up on pitot/AOA options since I'm getting to a point where I should install something before I button up the bottom wing skin...

On Aircraft Spruce, they list the weight of the...
Forum: RV-10 10-28-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By 1001001
Why do you say the Control Approach pedals seem...

Why do you say the Control Approach pedals seem no longer available? I was emailing back and forth this summer with Paul and he said he was making a batch in August. I have my master cylinders...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,628
Posted By 1001001
BTW I have had some issues with the key switch in...

BTW I have had some issues with the key switch in my Warrior and because of those, I plan with my RV-10 to do something like Paddy describes, above. Although until reading his posts, I hadn’t...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,628
Posted By 1001001
This is a standard check that needs to be done to...

This is a standard check that needs to be done to satisfy at least one AD on keyswitch ignitions in many...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2018, 04:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,576
Posted By 1001001
Wait, doesn't everyone do this? Am I the only...

Wait, doesn't everyone do this? Am I the only one?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,201
Posted By 1001001
It's generally considered bad practice to place a...

It's generally considered bad practice to place a flow meter in close proximity to flow disturbances such as elbows, sudden changes in pipe/tube diameter, and other obstructions. I don't know the...
Forum: Tools 09-01-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By 1001001
There are two different kinds. One is maroon...

There are two different kinds. One is maroon scotch brite and works great on aluminum. The second is much more aggressive and is only suitable for steels or very rapid removal of aluminum.
Forum: Tools 09-01-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By 1001001
Surplus sales of Nebraska had a great...

Surplus sales of Nebraska had a great deal

http://surplussales.com/Tools-Accessories/T-Aabrasives.html
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 08-31-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 88,672
Posted By 1001001
Quite frankly, while I too lust after a capable...

Quite frankly, while I too lust after a capable back country airplane that can carry a good load and go fast too, there seem to be plenty of those available from other capable kit manufacturers.

I’d...
Forum: ADS-B 08-31-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,594
Posted By 1001001
I have a friend who has a classic airplane that...

I have a friend who has a classic airplane that lacks a transponder, but FlightAware sees its tail number flying around Texas and Oklahoma from time to time. Thing is, he’s based in PA and that...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-31-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 44,597
Posted By 1001001
Congratulations to you, John. What an...

Congratulations to you, John. What an inspiration!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-31-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 44,597
Posted By 1001001
Pretty good wind from the south looks like he is...

Pretty good wind from the south looks like he is lining up to land on one of the 14s at CCR
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-31-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 44,597
Posted By 1001001
Went around there too?

Went around there too?
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-21-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,324
Posted By 1001001
Does the 12 inch rule also apply to junctions...

Does the 12 inch rule also apply to junctions with other cylinders? I would imagine there would be significant backmixing between cylinders near the junctions.
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-17-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By 1001001
Just note that the 12' 5" doesn't include the...

Just note that the 12' 5" doesn't include the tip, I may not have been clear there.
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-17-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By 1001001
My wing measures 12' 5" from spar root to edge. ...

My wing measures 12' 5" from spar root to edge. Wing tips are about 18" at the middle.
Forum: RV-10 08-17-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,259
Posted By 1001001
I love it. How much does the installation weigh?

I love it. How much does the installation weigh?
Forum: RV-10 08-16-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,922
Posted By 1001001
Does no one make a rod end with a longer threaded...

Does no one make a rod end with a longer threaded length that could be used in this application?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,115
Posted By 1001001
Can someone enlighten me as to a part number or...

Can someone enlighten me as to a part number or source for the adapter itself? After searching here and the web in general all I come up with is remote oil filter adapters.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-11-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,206
Posted By 1001001
I understand that some companies have chosen not...

I understand that some companies have chosen not to use it, and some of the reason for that is VOC regulations, but it is not listed as a carcinogen.

I remember back when I was in college, there...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-10-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,206
Posted By 1001001
Thanks for your reply! I have to note however,...

Thanks for your reply! I have to note however, that your assertion that MEK causes cancer is unsupported by evidence. It is not listed by any agency that I could find as a carcinogen. Even...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-09-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,324
Posted By 1001001
Thanks for the responses. Internal combustion...

Thanks for the responses. Internal combustion engines are a bit of a hole in my thermo education.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-08-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,324
Posted By 1001001
Thanks for the clarification of port injection...

Thanks for the clarification of port injection vs. direct injection. It makes sense now!

Does a mechanical fuel injection system inject at a lower rate continously, and an EFI in one big burst...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-08-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,206
Posted By 1001001
Yeah, I have found that ethanol works OK for...

Yeah, I have found that ethanol works OK for dissolving the tape if left to sit long enough. 100 LL works well to clean up the residual adhesive (from the tape).

MEK is pretty low on the totem pole...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-08-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,324
Posted By 1001001
Stupid fuel injection question

I think I understand that in an electronic fuel injection system (with direct injection at each cylinder), the fuel charge is determined by the pressure at the fuel "rail" and the duration of the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-08-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,206
Posted By 1001001
What residue does MEK leave? I mean, other than...

What residue does MEK leave?

I mean, other than whatever was dissolved in it when it evaporates? Which should have been nothing, since I washed and wiped it multiple times.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-08-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,206
Posted By 1001001
One happy coincidence here is that at least 100LL...

One happy coincidence here is that at least 100LL appears to dissolve scotch tape pretty well, and presumably it doesn't do much to the tank sealant. :rolleyes:
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-08-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,206
Posted By 1001001
Flamemaster Tank Sealant Questions

Hi All,

I started my fuel tank sealing last weekend, beginning with the skin stiffeners. I decided to go with the method laid out by Rick Galati in the "sticky" thread. so far the sealing at least...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,571
Posted By 1001001
Just beware, when masking, do NOT use Scotch...

Just beware, when masking, do NOT use Scotch tape. I will be writing a post about this in the near future (hopefullly--I still have an evening or two's work to remove the tape reidue ahead of me),...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,813
Posted By 1001001
Rent seeking, not strictly capitalism. The FAA...

Rent seeking, not strictly capitalism. The FAA creates a rent, people will exploit it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By 1001001
She also says:

She also says:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By 1001001
Guys, My GF (Ph.D in statistics) states: We...

Guys,

My GF (Ph.D in statistics) states:



We had this discussion via instant message so formatting and grammar may suffer duly.
Forum: Northeast 08-06-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By 1001001
I have not finished mine, but I am told that...

I have not finished mine, but I am told that others in PA have simply presented the list of parts and receipts to the Dept of Revenue. Aircraft parts are not taxable in PA, and there is no personal...
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