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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 515
Posted By kaa
My mechanical gauge behaves kind of the same way....

My mechanical gauge behaves kind of the same way. It also sometimes shows high readings after the engine has been stopped for a while. I wonder if there is vapor somewhere in the system that heats...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,183
Posted By kaa
Thanks everyone! I checked most of the things...

Thanks everyone! I checked most of the things suggested in the thread so far, and didn't find anything obviously criminal. I did tighten the exhaust pipes some more and the vibration seemed to get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,183
Posted By kaa
Thanks, this is very helpful! Hopefully one of...

Thanks, this is very helpful! Hopefully one of these will resolve the problem, will try this weekend.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,183
Posted By kaa
Thanks, I'll try it. I can also feel it in the...

Thanks, I'll try it. I can also feel it in the control stick though.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,183
Posted By kaa
Intermittent vibration

Hi all,

I've recently been getting some vibration on my RV-7 (O-360 + HC-C2YK-1BF). It kind of follows the RPM, so I thought that it could be a prop out of balance. However the confusing thing is...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-07-2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By kaa
Thanks everyone for suggestions! Lapping the...

Thanks everyone for suggestions! Lapping the flanges was pretty easy (although I haven't had time to put it all back together yet).

Still curious about deep vs shallow flanges. Are they different...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-03-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By kaa
Loose intake pipes

Hi all, I need some help with a minor problem. The other day I found that one of my intake pipes was loose in the flange and was leaking (I have a Lycoming O-360A4M). I thought I'd replace the gasket...
Forum: RV-12 09-18-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,063
Posted By kaa
I have the same question - I don't understand how...

I have the same question - I don't understand how a fuel flow obstruction could cause such a remarkable drop in manifold pressure. It is my understanding that a loss of RPM due to fuel or spark...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,505
Posted By kaa
The current requirement for Vno is to withstand...

The current requirement for Vno is to withstand 50 fps gusts (https://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/14/23.333), which according to the NOAA document linked above, corresponds to extreme turbulence.
Forum: California 07-26-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 989
Posted By kaa
One more for Lee in Rio Vista.

One more for Lee in Rio Vista.
Forum: Steam Gauges 03-17-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,775
Posted By kaa
I have an automotive fuel filter in my MP line to...

I have an automotive fuel filter in my MP line to help smooth out pulsations, it helps with the goo too.
Forum: California 03-17-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 888
Posted By kaa
I'm based at KOAK and would be happy to fly with...

I'm based at KOAK and would be happy to fly with your friend too.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,052
Posted By kaa
The question is a little bit confusing. Terminal...

The question is a little bit confusing. Terminal 4 is a p-lead, and you certainly need to wire them separately, just like for normal magnetos. Terminal 5 is +12V power terminal and they should also...
Forum: California 02-15-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By kaa
I just finished my instrument training with Marco...

I just finished my instrument training with Marco Caflisch (http://www.pardicair.com/) and can attest that he as an amazing instructor.
Forum: Autopilots 06-03-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,679
Posted By kaa
I accidentally found this, so posting it for...

I accidentally found this, so posting it for whoever may need it in the future (unlikely): http://www.csobeech.com/files/STec30-Install.pdf

Turns out the installer wired lighting dimmer to one of...
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-07-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 63,567
Posted By kaa
Nice! What does the TO/GA button do?

Nice! What does the TO/GA button do?
Forum: California 02-24-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By kaa
Thanks, Mike!

Thanks, Mike!
Forum: California 02-24-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 997
Posted By kaa
Plus one to this.

Plus one to this.
Forum: California 02-16-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 838
Posted By kaa
CFII recommendations in the Bay Area

Hi all,

I'm finally thinking of getting an instrument rating (too foggy here), and am looking for an instructor. I would obviously like to train in my airplane (RV7 with steam gauges and 530W). Any...
Forum: Autopilots 06-22-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,679
Posted By kaa
S-Tec documentation

Hi all,

I'm trying to debug a problem with my S-Tec system 30 autopilot, but I bought the airplane built and with autopilot already installed, and there is no documentation. Does anyone have...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-08-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 22,280
Posted By kaa
FWIW, the reaming/measuring procedure is...

FWIW, the reaming/measuring procedure is recommended after a 1000 hours if I'm not mistaken.

Mike, how long in your experience does it take for a sticking valve to reoccur after reaming? I've had a...
Forum: Safety 02-19-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,973
Posted By kaa
This happened to me once too. Surprisingly of all...

This happened to me once too. Surprisingly of all of the GPS receivers that I had in the aircraft only the one built into an iPad survived.

How did you verify that it was the 530 antenna? Is there a...
Forum: California 09-25-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,242
Posted By kaa
Have you tried KOAK? I heard rumors that hey have...

Have you tried KOAK? I heard rumors that hey have an opening in one of their smallest hangars (big enough to fit an RV though).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,324
Posted By kaa
Interesting indeed. There was a waiting list for...

Interesting indeed. There was a waiting list for bigger hangars, though (the ones at port-a-port).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,324
Posted By kaa
Fwiw, half a year ago (in February) I was able to...

Fwiw, half a year ago (in February) I was able to rent a hangar at KOAK without any waiting, and they had another one free at that time. They are also remarkably cheap compared to other airports in...
Forum: California 05-13-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 927
Posted By kaa
Thanks everyone for help! I've followed up with...

Thanks everyone for help! I've followed up with private messages.
Forum: California 05-12-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 927
Posted By kaa
Sorry, I wasn't clear. Either one is a good...

Sorry, I wasn't clear. Either one is a good option.
Forum: California 05-12-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 927
Posted By kaa
Looking for help with basic maintenance near Oakland

Hello everyone. I hope you had a great weekend.

Here is the situation. A couple of months ago I bought a (very well) flying RV-7. It it now time for an oil change and a few other minor things. It...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,064
Posted By kaa
This is how I understand the situation (I'm not a...

This is how I understand the situation (I'm not a lawyer, nor a DAR!). This is just a result of my research on this problem.

There is no exception to the rule that requires a registrant to be at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,053
Posted By kaa
Thanks! It is a great place, have been reading a...

Thanks! It is a great place, have been reading a lot here for the last couple of weeks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 17,053
Posted By kaa
Hi all, Sorry for digging out such an old...

Hi all,

Sorry for digging out such an old thread, but I have a question about operating limitations and didn't want to start yet another long discussion.

I'm going to buy a flying RV-7, and there...
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