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Forum: RV-10 10-31-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,075
Posted By HAL Pilot
On the RV 14 (based on the RV10) those are for...

On the RV 14 (based on the RV10) those are for riveting the E-01411 reinforcement doubler for the trim servo bay. should only be on your left elevator.
Forum: RV-14 10-27-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,413
Posted By HAL Pilot
So for those of us where the dimples are already...

So for those of us where the dimples are already created. It looks like now there will be a void where the original rivet used to be on the belly skin. For corrosion protection does it make sense to...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-02-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,617
Posted By HAL Pilot
Sorry not familiar with the author Bingles. ...

Sorry not familiar with the author Bingles. Whats the book name that you were recommending for FWF?

Mahalo
Forum: RV-14 05-05-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,526
Posted By HAL Pilot
The pieces that do not have blue vinyl are I...

The pieces that do not have blue vinyl are I believe are usually not ALCLAD aluminum.

section 5.1 says

All non-alclad aluminum parts such as 6061-T6 must be primed. Control System Pushrods must...
Forum: RV-14 05-04-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,638
Posted By HAL Pilot
Just got my instructions and parts. I'm doing a...

Just got my instructions and parts. I'm doing a new build. Before I go through the mental gymnastics of how to do this with a new build has any one done so?
Forum: RV-14 05-03-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 837
Posted By HAL Pilot
Cool Bag 3013-1 Wing Kit

Doing My inventory on the RV 14 wing kit

In bag 3013 (stall warning electric)
there are 2 wire connectors they look identical but the inventory calls for one #18-22wire/#8 ring
and one...
Forum: RV-14 04-26-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,258
Posted By HAL Pilot
I think Fig 2 on page 07-07 will help to eyeball...

I think Fig 2 on page 07-07 will help to eyeball the issue.
Forum: RV-14 04-25-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,690
Posted By HAL Pilot
Yes these need to be dimpled and the plans do not...

Yes these need to be dimpled and the plans do not call for it. Adding to the digital plans on the dropbox wiki.
Forum: RV-14 04-23-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,358
Posted By HAL Pilot
Noted on the WIKI Plans. see link for dropbox...

Noted on the WIKI Plans. see link for dropbox account below.
Forum: RV-14 04-20-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,456
Posted By HAL Pilot
If I remember correct I used a combination...

If I remember correct I used a combination...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2018, 01:47 AM
Replies: 763
Views: 161,807
Posted By HAL Pilot
I have been watching this thread with great...

I have been watching this thread with great anticipation for when I actually have a flying aircraft vs. a pile of sheet metal. I keep wondering what some kind of fairing behind the rudder horns...
Forum: RV-14 03-07-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 967
Posted By HAL Pilot
Found the...

Found the thread

www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=121734
Forum: RV-14 03-06-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 967
Posted By HAL Pilot
RV14 Pg10-32 Nutplates

Aloha

There are three Nut plates locations on the top aft of the fuselage on P10-32.
One On panel F-01475 and one ea. on F-01474 L/R

It appears that these nut plates are attached on page 12-12....
Forum: RV-14 03-02-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 858
Posted By HAL Pilot
The Pilot hole is not used on the tri gear...

The Pilot hole is not used on the tri gear version and enlarged on the tail dragger version. So to clean it up you dimple and squeeze a rivet in the hole assuming you have a tri gear. You can dimple...
Forum: RV-14 02-28-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,442
Posted By HAL Pilot
Scott I have the Paper trail from Vans and DR...

Scott

I have the Paper trail from Vans and DR giving me the OK to do this. If you wish I can send it to you.

My initial attempt was to try to have a "digital support page" living at vans or VAF...
Forum: RV-14 02-27-2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,442
Posted By HAL Pilot
I am trying to get around these types of issues...

I am trying to get around these types of issues by having all these threads directly on a digital plan copy in dropbox. Then we can see where issues are visually vs. trying to find them verbally....
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-06-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,437
Posted By HAL Pilot
Couple of tips Small grommet from HD or Lowes...

Couple of tips

Small grommet from HD or Lowes when looking at it from the sides looks lie 2 U shapes back to back has enough squish to go around rivet and force the parts together while you are...
Forum: RV-14 02-05-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,721
Posted By HAL Pilot
Basically every hole in the skin that has...

Basically every hole in the skin that has AN426AD3-xx rivets gets dimpled except for the ones that say do not dimple. so every piece under gets gets a corresponding dimple.

Hope that helps
Forum: RV-14 02-05-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,721
Posted By HAL Pilot
Hi Ari You end up dimpling most of the rudder...

Hi Ari

You end up dimpling most of the rudder skins except towards the top. Go to the link in my signature see page 79 of the PDF. There's multiple comment's. also use the hyperlink at step 7 to...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-02-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,652
Posted By HAL Pilot
Wondering how GAMIJECTORS would work with this...

Wondering how GAMIJECTORS would work with this setup?

http://www.gami.com/gamijectors/gamijectors.php

And if it would work with their PRISM system?

...
Forum: RV-14 01-15-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,909
Posted By HAL Pilot
Thanks SMASH! RV-14_61 Uploaded to dropbox....

Thanks SMASH!

RV-14_61 Uploaded to dropbox. Hyperlink to this thread is on first page.
Forum: RV-14 01-15-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,909
Posted By HAL Pilot
If you have that set of plans from the thumb...

If you have that set of plans from the thumb drive I can add it to the Wiki in drop box. See link in signature.

Can Anyone upload it? Go to the link and ask for Edit permission.

Or send me your...
Forum: RV-14 01-15-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,288
Posted By HAL Pilot
I built the tool box practice kit and two of the...

I built the tool box practice kit and two of the airfoil shaped practice kits with my son. Good practice with actual materials and had plenty of drill out practice along the way.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,050
Posted By HAL Pilot
CubedRoot I agree about the single owner problem...

CubedRoot

I agree about the single owner problem and limited space. That's why I was trying to have Vans or VAF host it. Theoretically since Vans charges for the thumb drive that fee could go...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,050
Posted By HAL Pilot
CubedRoot At this point I don't know what...

CubedRoot

At this point I don't know what software has the functionality that Adobe offers with PDF other than maybe Powerpoint. I know they are not websites but that's basically what I think works....
Forum: RV-14 01-09-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,022
Posted By HAL Pilot
Actually if you are going to prime I believe that...

Actually if you are going to prime I believe that you want the mating surfaces primed first vs just the exposed surfaces. I did see some pictures of mating surfaces that were not primed that had...
Forum: RV-14 01-09-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,022
Posted By HAL Pilot
I have seen some builder logs where only the...

I have seen some builder logs where only the mating surfaces are coated. But that's a subject probably for the primer Wars ;-) I don't have an opinion on it yet just the input.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,050
Posted By HAL Pilot
Hey all thanks for your thoughts. The issue with...

Hey all thanks for your thoughts.

The issue with VAF is that you would have to in effect read every post on a particular aircraft type to see that someone had an issue at a certain point along...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-09-2018, 03:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,050
Posted By HAL Pilot
Aloha All Putting the word out so you might see...

Aloha All

Putting the word out so you might see this reply in multiple threads.

I tried paying someone to produce a wiki that is PDF/builder plan friendly and so far have not found any software...
Forum: RV-14 01-08-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,022
Posted By HAL Pilot
Aloha I have consolidated most of the threads on...

Aloha

I have consolidated most of the threads on VAF onto the digital plans for the RV-14 so that most of the questions like yours are on the specific page. I have it on a dropbox account. If you...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-20-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,453
Posted By HAL Pilot
Local A&P said your paint shop can fill w METAL...

Local A&P said your paint shop can fill w METAL SET A4 ALUMINUM FILLED EPOXY ADHESIVE and you will never know. Take a space halfway between original holes and put two new rivets in.

METAL SET A4...
Forum: RV-14 11-29-2017, 01:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,435
Posted By HAL Pilot
see http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthr...

see

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=143059
Forum: RV-14 11-29-2017, 01:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,735
Posted By HAL Pilot
I happened to have some iron bars that were about...

I happened to have some iron bars that were about 1.5 inches wide, 3 inches long, and about 3/16 thick. I ground the center a bit thinner to slide in there but kept some mass on the sides. Did one...
Forum: RV-14 11-29-2017, 12:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,784
Posted By HAL Pilot
Aloha SteveT I have created (to the best of my...

Aloha SteveT

I have created (to the best of my ability) just that as far as page reference. I took the Builder plans from Vans and the discussion threads from VAF and combined them in a drop box...
Forum: RV-14 11-18-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,193
Posted By HAL Pilot
If the rivet has a bit of wobble from being...

If the rivet has a bit of wobble from being drilled out I take the next one and pre squeeze it just a hair to fatten it up and make a snug fit. this takes a few extra rivets to get one straight fat...
Forum: RV-14 11-17-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 643
Posted By HAL Pilot
F-01410C 1/4 hole Step 4 Pg 10-10

Aloha

Wondering about bolt snugness for these attachment points. I just drilled the 1/4 inch holes but the bolts have a little wiggle to them if I test fit them.

So I pulled out the calipers and...
Forum: RV-14 11-16-2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,784
Posted By HAL Pilot
[I][B]Unfortunately the only site up and running...

[I][B]Unfortunately the only site up and running on this string is this one.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,495
Posted By HAL Pilot
I would say that if you take a partially full 2...

I would say that if you take a partially full 2 litter bottle and give it the same type of transients you would see the liquid separate out of one big blob to lots of little ones. A fuel pickup...
Forum: RV-14 09-26-2017, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By HAL Pilot
Sorry I should have been more descriptive. The...

Sorry I should have been more descriptive. The holes are for AN-3 bolts. And you are correct they do get drilled out to AN-3 size later so I guess I got ahead of myself.

Pete
Forum: RV-14 09-26-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By HAL Pilot
Pg 10-05 Match drill #40 Oops

Got distracted and ended up drilling # 30 Holes. On the subpart of step 1.

I'm thinking just 4-6A screws. Any one see any issues w this?

Pete
Forum: RV-14 08-24-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,322
Posted By HAL Pilot
AS3 040x1/2x4 empenage kit

Any one know what the two AS3 pieces are used for? Can't find it on the plans.

AS3 040x1/2x4

piece of aluminum .5 by 4 inches. 2 supplied in kit
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,081
Posted By HAL Pilot
Does any one know if the tips are more or less...

Does any one know if the tips are more or less aerodynamic. It seems like the flat back end by the lights would be a bit more draggy.

Pete
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,663
Posted By HAL Pilot
https://www.dropbox.com/s/or4ebmve0u14elc/GAP.jpg?...

https://www.dropbox.com/s/or4ebmve0u14elc/GAP.jpg?dl=0

HS 902-1 spar and HS 901 skin


I am finding some gaps in the skin to spar area the widest is around .5 mm but on the other hand I can not get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2017, 05:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,932
Posted By HAL Pilot
Wondering how it would behave during negative G?

Wondering how it would behave during negative G?
Forum: RV-14 02-18-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,804
Posted By HAL Pilot
You can also join the drop box account I have. I...

You can also join the drop box account I have. I have hyperlinks to all the threads on here to specific pages in the drop box PDF plans. Send me a PM with your email address.

Pete
Forum: RV-14 02-07-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,579
Posted By HAL Pilot
JDA If you can forward the places you wish they...

JDA If you can forward the places you wish they had notes, I can then get them in the WIKI construction pages.

(PG 9 on Gotcha thread if any one is interested in joining the wiki.)

Pete
Forum: RV-14 01-25-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,119
Posted By HAL Pilot
Elevator Spar countersinking

Hey Folks

Reading page 08-04 Step 6 has us machine counter sinking the middle 9 holes on the flanges.

Then on page 08-08 step 4 it says to machine countersink the holes in the spars that correspond...
Forum: RV-14 01-22-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,249
Posted By HAL Pilot
When I have to drill out a rivet I check how much...

When I have to drill out a rivet I check how much the hole has enlarged with the new rivet. If it can move around laterally I take a rivet and pre squeeze it in my rivet squeezer to fatten it up a...
Forum: RV-14 01-09-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,304
Posted By HAL Pilot
Aloha I fabricated a wedge bucking bar from bar...

Aloha

I fabricated a wedge bucking bar from bar stock that slides in there. so far works pretty well. had to pry the skin/flanges apart a bit for the aft rivet.

one side is scooped out with ribs on...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-09-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,809
Posted By HAL Pilot
This is for Ross at SDS Couldn't find the...

This is for Ross at SDS

Couldn't find the company email link.

Do you have a long term plan on software continuation in case your software guru/partner can no longer provide support?

Any plans to...
Forum: RV-14 12-09-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,908
Posted By HAL Pilot
If the folks reference the online plans then it...

If the folks reference the online plans then it would be up to date. But since that cant be controlled then your right it should probably stay.


-----


for the previous idea of using google docs...
Forum: RV-14 12-09-2016, 02:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,908
Posted By HAL Pilot
Control I can move to google drive but not sure...

Control

I can move to google drive but not sure if adobe keeps its formatting or it turns into a Google drive PDF? I will do a little research.

Pete
Forum: RV-14 12-09-2016, 01:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,908
Posted By HAL Pilot
On further examination apparently what is...

On further examination apparently what is happening is that different users end up saving the file with a different font. (again maybe because of different versions?) and that changes the text boxes....
Forum: RV-14 12-09-2016, 01:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,908
Posted By HAL Pilot
Bob Just saw your post. It might be confusing...

Bob

Just saw your post. It might be confusing here.

There is a master gotchas list in a sticky.

There also is a dropbox account that I opened up that has the RV 14 plans in it and on each page I...
Forum: RV-14 11-19-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,231
Posted By HAL Pilot
E 1022 too many dimples

Oops dimpled one to many E 1022's
Don't have the spare.

Thinking just dimple the tip rib and use 426 AD4-4 flush rivets instead.

good or bad...
Forum: RV-14 11-17-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,908
Posted By HAL Pilot
My Plan is to update the plans drawings as they...

My Plan is to update the plans drawings as they change. I also want to start deleting discussion's that no longer are material because the plans have been updated.

for example this thread is no...
Forum: RV-14 11-15-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,908
Posted By HAL Pilot
Hey All I got permission from VANS AIRCRAFT to...

Hey All

I got permission from VANS AIRCRAFT to share a linked construction drawing file with Y'all. These have ALL the threads from the RV 14 discussion threads embedded in the individual...
Forum: RV-14 11-15-2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,961
Posted By HAL Pilot
Hey All Along the subject off these parts, mine...

Hey All

Along the subject off these parts, mine don't fit for some reason. Any thoughts. It almost seems like the flange bend on the E 902 spar is not tight enough so the holes sit a bit higher than...
Forum: RV-14 09-05-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,809
Posted By HAL Pilot
Shear clip 09-10

Aloha All

Fig 1 step 1, on 09-10 tells us to dimple the E-1022 Shear clip.

I just can not find where it tells us to dimple the corresponding close out tab holes, and at what point those holes are...
Forum: RV-14 07-31-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,567
Posted By HAL Pilot
First attempt at posting a Pic Pic 2/2, scrap...

First attempt at posting a Pic

Pic 2/2, scrap pieces of aluminum clamped around and over scrap piece of wedge. note paper under cross aluminum to give it some more room on top. used oil on wedge to...
Forum: RV-14 06-28-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,011
Posted By HAL Pilot
I have searched Brown Aircraft tools, and...

I have searched Brown Aircraft tools, and Aircraft spruce, and can not find a 120deg pop rivet dimpler. Who sells these?

Pete
Forum: RV-14 05-29-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,843
Posted By HAL Pilot
Ok I think I found the correct page. On 10-05 the...

Ok I think I found the correct page.
On 10-05 the holes are used to align for drilling in fig 1. since they are alignment holes the hole behind VS-410PP is not dimpled and countersunk per step 5.

I...
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