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Forum: RV-12 08-10-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By rcarsey
not sure where the standard location is in the...

not sure where the standard location is in the rv-12 .. but in the rv-12iS, it is under the baggage floorboard.. accessible thru an access panel in the floor.

sounds like your custom fuel tank...
Forum: RV-12 08-10-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 941
Posted By rcarsey
actually.. I think i've had this problem myself...

actually.. I think i've had this problem myself too.. the hole being a little too large for the LP4-3's .. I did pretty much the entire airplane thinking that this was normal.. because it was the...
Forum: RV-12 08-08-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,234
Posted By rcarsey
Since I'm all about cruise performance.. and live...

Since I'm all about cruise performance.. and live at 100' MSL, I doubt a 3-blade prop will be of much interest to me. Maybe mountain folk feel different about it..

That said, I see value in a...
Forum: RV-12 08-08-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,751
Posted By rcarsey
no mistake! During the plane's first flight, I...

no mistake! During the plane's first flight, I confirmed with a Van's staffer that it is indeed E-AB. I thought for sure it would be E-LSA .. it certainly could be.. its the same model/design as an...
Forum: RV-12 08-07-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 941
Posted By rcarsey
hey they ain't called Low Profile LP rivets for...

hey they ain't called Low Profile LP rivets for nothin!
Forum: RV-12 07-23-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,157
Posted By rcarsey
It does look like the 650.. sooo.. minus the...

It does look like the 650.. sooo.. minus the garmin radio, add the audio panel and the 650.. I guess the iST is an extra $10k.

Since I don't see a breaker for pitot heat.. I'm going to assume...
Forum: RV-12 07-23-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,157
Posted By rcarsey
RV-12iST

In case you missed it... (sorry the photo is huge)

http://flyrv12.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/IMG_3591.jpg
Forum: RV-12 07-18-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By rcarsey
RV12 - Rotax ULS fuel pressure Notice

Not sure how long this was on Van's website, just noticed it tonight:

http://vansaircraft.com/public/Notification-2018-07-12.htm

describes the optional remediation of potential low fuel pressure...
Forum: RV-12 07-18-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,580
Posted By rcarsey
I'm glad I found this thread the other night.. I...

I'm glad I found this thread the other night.. I just finished building this piece and noticed your call out for AB4-6.. I didn't remember using AB4-6's .. if anything, I think I just used...
Forum: RV-12 07-12-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,082
Posted By rcarsey
I've been thinking about filling the rivets ever...

I've been thinking about filling the rivets ever since I found Geico's post..

can I do this and still be OK for going E-LSA? Or do I need to wait until after I get the AW certificate? For that...
Forum: Safety 07-12-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 18,695
Posted By rcarsey
Thats ok. On my private pilot exam, during the...

Thats ok. On my private pilot exam, during the pre-flight, the audio from the DPE's headset was low. We could have managed to get through the exam, but I decided I didn't want the extra stress on...
Forum: RV-12 07-05-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By rcarsey
ugh.. i should also mention that you'll need a #6...

ugh.. i should also mention that you'll need a #6 screw dimple die.. which wasn't listed on the tool list in the manual.. i guess because the lights are...
Forum: RV-12 07-05-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,177
Posted By rcarsey
Talking a Rotax 915iS

a Rotax 915iS
Forum: RV-12 07-05-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,282
Posted By rcarsey
I had to do a bit of research when i mangled my...

I had to do a bit of research when i mangled my molex connector for the landing light.

I found that they discontinued that nylon part.. I ended up using a MicroFit connector instead and I made...
Forum: RV-12 07-05-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By rcarsey
and no.. there are only 2 flying RV-12iS's.. ...

and no.. there are only 2 flying RV-12iS's.. both are factory planes. My understanding is they haven't put out the kits for the powerplant and avionics just yet.
Forum: RV-12 07-05-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By rcarsey
hey guys.. i'm actually just closing up my 2nd...

hey guys.. i'm actually just closing up my 2nd wing now, so this is actually fresh in my mind..

Easy stuff.. the 2nd landing light cost $345 and comes with all the additional hardware you'll need...
Forum: RV-12 06-27-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 23,307
Posted By rcarsey
Perhaps ASTM F2245-16c has different language...

Perhaps ASTM F2245-16c has different language than the older F2245-11? The FAA mandated the newer -16c version as of October 2017.. (see FAA NOA-17-01). I don't have a copy of it, nor do I want to...
Forum: RV-12 06-25-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,042
Posted By rcarsey
resurrecting an old thread regarding the 12iS...

resurrecting an old thread regarding the 12iS tank..

you will need 3 batches -- two for the tank and one for other things (fairings, etc).

The instructions call for you to familiarize yourself with...
Forum: Northeast 06-22-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,416
Posted By rcarsey
sky manor has a nice diner/restaurant.. scenic...

sky manor has a nice diner/restaurant.. scenic area.
farmingdale is a big empty airfield with mostly jets..
ocean city is nice if you want to walk to the beach
old bridge has 4 RVís under...
Forum: RV-12 06-22-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,866
Posted By rcarsey
Thumbs up First, Iíll say that the paint job looks...

First, Iíll say that the paint job looks excellent.. i may have to rethink the colors of my 12iS now.

I think what we may be seeing is this yearís 12 that is headed to Oshkosh. This past week itís...
Forum: RV-12 06-21-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,866
Posted By rcarsey
Hmmm.. always said Van's needs a twin and a...

Hmmm.. always said Van's needs a twin and a glider kit to round out the offerings... :D
Forum: RV-12 06-21-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,866
Posted By rcarsey
new factory demonstrator?

Has anyone seen N317VA yet?

Registration has it as a RV-12iS (experimental / R&D) and like a secret government skunkworks project, its been circling KUAO a lot :)
Forum: RV-12 06-09-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By rcarsey
hmmm.. i guess a lot of stuff would need to be...

hmmm.. i guess a lot of stuff would need to be terminated if they were to do a full test with real equipment.. I do enjoy doing wiring.. but after the 100th termination, it gets old..

I like the...
Forum: RV-12 06-09-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,013
Posted By rcarsey
RV-12iS avionics

I recently took delivery of the finishing kit -- boy, that was like Christmas in June.. a crate with a lot more than the standard sheet metal and fasteners I've grown accustomed to..

But onto the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-22-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,240
Posted By rcarsey
alternator goes offline at high RPM

This happened in flight yesterday. About an hour into a 2 hour flight, I noticed that my voltage was starting to fluctuate between 14 and 12 volts. At first, it was very quick blips -- enough to...
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