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Forum: ADS-B 05-02-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,283
Posted By 160kt
You can block thru flightaware

https://flightaware.com/about/faq#blockmytail
Forum: Safety 04-19-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,813
Posted By 160kt
You might find out how the switch is made without...

You might find out how the switch is made without buying another one by contacting Blue Sea Systems technical...
Forum: Safety 04-19-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,813
Posted By 160kt
Remote Battery Disconnect

The Blue Sea switch that Dan posted a link to seems to be a great idea to me.

There are remote switches that can be mounted at the battery in the engine compartment and mechanically operated from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 18,985
Posted By 160kt
Flap Motor Option

You guys must have missed fellow RV man Pat Hatch has a very good replacement kit here http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=157963&highlight=Pat

Check it out and get a better motor...
Forum: Painting your RV 02-16-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,350
Posted By 160kt
Dan, Where did you buy the PPG PSX 700?

Dan,
Where did you buy the PPG PSX 700?
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-09-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,971
Posted By 160kt
Aux Tanks

Try http://hotelwhiskeyaviation.com/
These may be the same?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-30-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,071
Posted By 160kt
Stainless steel Flange

I’m curious what alloy of Stainless these flanges are made from? Could you put a magnet on one and see if it sticks at all? I like to keep magnetics to a minimum in front of the compass.
Thanks
Forum: RV-10 12-10-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,966
Posted By 160kt
Dan, I'm curious about your post. Sounds like you...

Dan,
I'm curious about your post. Sounds like you have put a lot of thought into this and I'd like to try and follow you in it. I'm curious too about your heating experimentation in these...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-24-2017, 12:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By 160kt
Check you pm. I have a PDF of LASAR SL1-96 H and...

Check you pm. I have a PDF of LASAR SL1-96 H and L-1363F
4300/6300 Series Magneto Maintenance and Overhaul Manual and a LASAR SB3-08 for checking it out send me an email and would be happpy to send...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-25-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,122
Posted By 160kt
I think you should be happy that your oil...

I think you should be happy that your oil pressure reading is "high"
If you will read the articles at this link http://egaa.home.mindspring.com/valves.html you will understand why.
Where your oil...
Forum: Safety 06-22-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,599
Posted By 160kt
The Aero Commander 112 and 114 single engine low...

The Aero Commander 112 and 114 single engine low wing airplanes have fuel selectors with a both position AND a POH that recommends using the both position. I think some here are a bit extreme. Any...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-18-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,590
Posted By 160kt
McMaster sells quantity of 10 clamps for...

McMaster sells quantity of 10 clamps for $5.73
https://www.mcmaster.com/#5324K55
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 92,657
Posted By 160kt
just curious, to equalize the fuel pump couldn't...

just curious, to equalize the fuel pump couldn't the fuel pump vent be tied into the suction side of the wet vacuum pump so that the delta p would be zero and then the fuel pump would continue to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 16,904
Posted By 160kt
Major Kong from Dr StrangeLove

It's hard to forget this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 16,904
Posted By 160kt
Never Cry Wolf

Always is one of my favorites. I've watched it probably 20 times too

Never Cry Wolf is based on a true story and has lots of great footage of Alaska. Some boring parts but most real life has that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 16,904
Posted By 160kt
OK, Down to Best Aviation Scenes From Movies

Just burned an hour on this thread but very worthwhile.

From NEVER CRY WOLF
2 scenes that remind me of a few of my aviation "acquaintances".....
but then Alaskan Pilots are a different breed in a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,215
Posted By 160kt
LASAR

I have been flying with LASAR for 6 years now. It is a very good improvement over just mags. It causes about a gallon per hour reduction in fuel consumpiton.
It makes starting instant. It causes the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,183
Posted By 160kt
Good eats nearby

http://www.swaviator.com/html/issueMJ03/Beaumont5603.html

http://www.swaviator.com/html/issueSO02/Restaurant91002.html

Not sure how close this one is to airport:
http://www.historicsageinn.com/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 119,068
Posted By 160kt
Correctly assessing or quantifying improvements I...

Correctly assessing or quantifying improvements I have found to be very difficult. I discovered it is extremely hard to get repeatable results with flight testing for a particular mod. So I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 119,068
Posted By 160kt
I'm curious why RV's have the "exit ramp" out in...

I'm curious why RV's have the "exit ramp" out in the slip stream. The Grummans picked up quite a bit of speed when the "exit ramp" was placed internally. The Grumman Traveler exit ramp looks like an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 119,068
Posted By 160kt
Page 3 of Dave Anders...

Page 3 of Dave Anders notes
http://sacrvators.com/Aircraft%20Efficiency%20N230A.pdf

3) shape - NACA studies
- straight sided rectangular shallow angle converging ramp - ramp as parallel to free...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 119,068
Posted By 160kt
Bill and Bill, Thank you very much for your...

Bill and Bill,
Thank you very much for your responses. I've read both those papers before but neither are specifically defining the design of NACA exit ramps. I remain quite curious. I would like to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 119,068
Posted By 160kt
7 Degree NACA Ramp

I have spent many an hour trying to locate the source study for the sugggested optimal NACA exit ramp slope to be 7 Degrees. I can't find it. Since it came up in this discussion I thought I'd ask...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-29-2005, 01:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,519
Posted By 160kt
Just ordered some of these washers for backing up...

Just ordered some of these washers for backing up -4 rivets on my baffle material:

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/hapages/flatwashers.php

Go near bottom of page for aluminum and you'll find...
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