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Forum: Safety 03-23-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,579
Posted By NewbRVator
Agreed. I, too, think it helps to add a little...

Agreed. I, too, think it helps to add a little power before touching down which lifts the nose. After settling on the mains the small amount of power can be reduced and the stick pulled back to keep...
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-20-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By NewbRVator
All good advice except when my tanks are full and...

All good advice except when my tanks are full and Bubba my bbq buddy shows up with 200 lbs of gear.

ATC “We’re coming in hot, hot, hot......”

Also it’s nice to roll out a ways sometimes depending...
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-19-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By NewbRVator
Tire pressure.

Tire pressure.
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-15-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 31,178
Posted By NewbRVator
RV-16 300hp turbine 5 seats or 4 plus lots of...

RV-16

300hp turbine

5 seats or 4 plus lots of baggage

higher vne
Forum: Safety 03-13-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,748
Posted By NewbRVator
Same area similar story AFTER I called for FF....

Same area similar story AFTER I called for FF. They implored me with a lot of attitude to make the request mucho much earlier in spite of a legal vfr flight up to the FF request. I get it they’re...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-10-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,298
Posted By NewbRVator
Rick, Now that you have flown the same plane with...

Rick,
Now that you have flown the same plane with the O-360 and 370 how do they compare performance wise?
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 10-01-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,254
Posted By NewbRVator
Head on a swivel. A couple weeks ago at a...

Head on a swivel.

A couple weeks ago at a non-towered airport a fellow aircraft did everything wrong and this was while on frequency.
Long story short the aircraft flew directly through the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-01-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 924
Posted By NewbRVator
I was looking into this and seems like the Tail...

I was looking into this and seems like the Tail Beacon is the best bet but then there’s the Garmin suit too...

You roll the dice you takes your chances
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-26-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,815
Posted By NewbRVator
Wow. When they have a firewall forward kit ready...

Wow. When they have a firewall forward kit ready for a -7 or -8 or -10 I'm in......

Has anybody taken delivery of one of their motors?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-21-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 899
Posted By NewbRVator
Top rebuild 0-360

When I do a top end on a carburated 0-360 Lycoming w/ 8.5:1 pistons is there any benefit to changing the pistons to higher compression like 9:1 if I want marginally more power especially above 10k...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,085
Posted By NewbRVator
Sleep apnea is a tough problem. It does cause...

Sleep apnea is a tough problem.

It does cause health problems other than being more tired after a regular sleep cycle.

Additionally the way health insurance, life insurance, disability insurance,...
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-14-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,677
Posted By NewbRVator
A new motor which had high power to weight ratio...

A new motor which had high power to weight ratio and can run on Jet A would be a home run considering 100LL issues facing general aviation. Hope this powerplant makes it to market.
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-09-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,677
Posted By NewbRVator
The Higgs is a stepped cycle, spark ignition...

The Higgs is a stepped cycle, spark ignition engine.

This seems very promising especially for the RV-10
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-09-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,677
Posted By NewbRVator
What's the difference between Lycoming's DEL120...

What's the difference between Lycoming's DEL120 and this type of powerplant?

https://www.lycoming.com/engines/del-120
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-05-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,059
Posted By NewbRVator
The TIO360 lyc weighs 100 lbs more than a O360...

The TIO360 lyc weighs 100 lbs more than a O360 and probably another 20 lbs more for CS prop. Seems too nose heavy. Makes me curious about the turbo retrofit the other gentleman did....
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-04-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,059
Posted By NewbRVator
Thank you Smokey Ray. I hope the Turbo wasn't...

Thank you Smokey Ray. I hope the Turbo wasn't the cause of the fine RVTurbo gentleman's troubles. Seems like the turbo was working well in a 6.
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-04-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,059
Posted By NewbRVator
Anyone ever put a TIO-360 A1B in a RV6A?

There’s a pickled TIO-360 Lyc for sale on Van’s for 10k. Wondering if anyone has ever done that?

Thanks
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-28-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,413
Posted By NewbRVator
Agree Mariposa for Yosemite and Concord for SF...

Agree Mariposa for Yosemite and Concord for SF Bay. Concord has a BART station (subway train) which services the whole bay area. A rental car in SF is not as fun as using the public and private...
Forum: ADS-B 08-18-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,229
Posted By NewbRVator
No EFIS. The KT76C was recently serviced (not...

No EFIS. The KT76C was recently serviced (not cheap) but as mentioned it might be better to just go with ADSB-in/out now unless the tail light drops in price.

I have a $100 Stratux to an iPad for in...
Forum: ADS-B 08-18-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,229
Posted By NewbRVator
I am still contemplating options on ADSB in. The...

I am still contemplating options on ADSB in. The tailbeacon looks like an option but the panel mounted Transponders have come down in price and I am still wondering about side by side...
Forum: ADS-B 08-16-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,473
Posted By NewbRVator
I think I might agree. I have an older Mode C so...

I think I might agree. I have an older Mode C so it may be better to just do a Appareo new install. Thanks to everyone for the response
Forum: ADS-B 08-15-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,473
Posted By NewbRVator
Thanks. Yes the Tail Beacon looks better. Does...

Thanks. Yes the Tail Beacon looks better.

Does anyone have experience installing it on a 6?

Regards.
Forum: ADS-B 08-15-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,473
Posted By NewbRVator
Sky Beacon

Hi I was wondering if anybody has installed the sky beacon an ADBS-out solution on the left wing of their Van’s. I have a 6A and the lights are inside the clear wing tip so it looks as if a notch...
Forum: California 08-04-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By NewbRVator
Camarillo Area A & P

Camarillo area A & P recommendation for RV-6A.

New purchase and could use help with owner assisted maintenance.

Thanks!!!!

Ed
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