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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-16-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,127
Posted By AirHound
Vic, how far reaching are reports of float...

Vic, how far reaching are reports of float problems?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-15-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,809
Posted By AirHound
Red face Say, how does one discern wind sheer vs gusts...

Say, how does one discern wind sheer vs gusts unaided when planning a short/local flight around the patch, other than stepping outside and saying, ďdang itís pretty breezy outĒ ! I think sheer falls...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-15-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By AirHound
Thank you dheal!

Thank you dheal!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-15-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 537
Posted By AirHound
Thanks for clarifying "Maximum Wind Limitations...

Thanks for clarifying "Maximum Wind Limitations 30" by adding the words (Ground Operations).
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-15-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By AirHound
Trying to keep up with the times. What does the...

Trying to keep up with the times. What does the quick release do specifically that the standard wing release mechanism doesnít? How simple or complex is the mod to install this quick release? Thank...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-10-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By AirHound
Dave, enjoyed reading your blog again. Any other...

Dave, enjoyed reading your blog again. Any other Florida like flights since 2017? Always enjoy your info sharing. Very helpful! Doug in IL
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-10-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,864
Posted By AirHound
Would they have the fuel gage indicator on file I...

Would they have the fuel gage indicator on file I could order? For gross indications!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-05-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,302
Posted By AirHound
Thanks All!

Thanks All!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-05-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,302
Posted By AirHound
Std Kit provided receptacle between seats Question?

Question: I didn't build and not sure that KAI points out how/where the Std Aux Power receptacle, located between the seats, is fused?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-05-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,436
Posted By AirHound
Talking Rich, nice getting all those hours in, dang...

Rich, nice getting all those hours in, dang thatís roughly 95 bbl of gas. Theyíre making overtime in Houston to keep up with the demand. Good on ya!

Not sure if Bing auto adjusting capability is...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-04-2019, 05:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,436
Posted By AirHound
Dale, what is MAP on take off and initial climb?...

Dale, what is MAP on take off and initial climb? Doug
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-04-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By AirHound
Jim, please see your personal messages. Doug

Jim, please see your personal messages. Doug
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-03-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By AirHound
Jim is AP an S20 option?

Jim is AP an S20 option?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-27-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By AirHound
Rich, in general, is the only way to adjust...

Rich, in general, is the only way to adjust mixture on our machines just at idle with the set screw ie; 2 vs 1.5 turns?

Otherwise, itís mostly about the internal environment/material condition of...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-27-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 777
Posted By AirHound
Other than hardware (sensor and connections) and...

Other than hardware (sensor and connections) and software what can cause actual 912ULS EGTs to differ?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-21-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,714
Posted By AirHound
John, so does Strong C clamp mean just slap em on...

John, so does Strong C clamp mean just slap em on and muscle them down tight however so they donít slide off when being pulled against each other. Like wrench tight?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-21-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,714
Posted By AirHound
Thank you Joe!

Thank you Joe!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-21-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,714
Posted By AirHound
Joe Hi, This is Doug in IL is this HF tool still...

Joe Hi,
This is Doug in IL is this HF tool still recommended?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-17-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,093
Posted By AirHound
What about just paint it from the inside?

What about just paint it from the inside?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-14-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,093
Posted By AirHound
Sweet, Dale, My non-builder sensing is; there...

Sweet,

Dale,
My non-builder sensing is; there are two types of 12 owners, those that have had to replace glass and those that will have to!

Any info on easier technique and alternate acceptable...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-13-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,093
Posted By AirHound
Dale, if the day comes for me to replace canopy...

Dale, if the day comes for me to replace canopy or rear glass, please describe how sikaflex negates the need for screws? Thanks Doug
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-08-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,984
Posted By AirHound
Scott, is it conceiveable some amount of exhaust...

Scott, is it conceiveable some amount of exhaust could find its way inside the cockpit say thru the main gear/fuselage junction openings in all phases of fight and the vent and/or heater forced air...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-08-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,984
Posted By AirHound
The electronic one in Sxxxxys works real well and...

The electronic one in Sxxxxys works real well and doesn't require panel space. Or, it is integral with portable Dynon ADSB-In, I think I read!

Hope somebody in the know attempts to answer the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-08-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,468
Posted By AirHound
Broken Heater Cable

If retaining the knob placard "PULL/ON" concerns you, then order whole new cable from VANs and just use/insert/feed new inner wire thru old cable, and unscrew old knob with placard to put on end of...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-07-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,984
Posted By AirHound
Probability of CO?

What is the probability of CO from the exhaust coming back in to the cabin through airframe/spar and canopy leakage areas? Anybody measure with a CO detector?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-31-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,864
Posted By AirHound
Scott, I didnít build my 2012 RV-12. Was...

Scott,
I didnít build my 2012 RV-12. Was wondering if the occasional strong fuel pump gas stream can neg impact fuel tank floats/innards/accuracy?

Thanks and Happy Flying New Year!
Doug
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-31-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,864
Posted By AirHound
Jim, Did you make your dip stick? If so, any...

Jim,
Did you make your dip stick? If so, any specs you can share?

Thanks and Happy New Year!
Doug
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-15-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,507
Posted By AirHound
My apologies! When I started this thread...

My apologies! When I started this thread question, I should have referenced above AVWEB article (post #5) which led me to believe I had found another list/document to have to be legal in my ELSA...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-14-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,507
Posted By AirHound
MEL?

I see an Installed Equipment List in the POH. Is there a MEL for a RV12 ELSA?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-30-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,809
Posted By AirHound
Whatís the likelihood weíll see more wind capable RV SLSAís?

Sorry if this is borderline thread creep, but bigger is better for some winds....in an old geezer’s remaining flying life what about SLSA’s in RV10, 14, 9, and 7 formats? Perhaps new rules in this...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-29-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,809
Posted By AirHound
Thanks Scott, I better understand now.

Thanks Scott, I better understand now.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-29-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,809
Posted By AirHound
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Hey Scott!

Are we close with our interpretations of POH.. 'Max Total Wind'?

The word 'Total' is an interesting description...Doug in IL
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-29-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,809
Posted By AirHound
.......max Wind

.....the Van's POH that states 12 KT max crosswind and 35 max total wind.

I understand Cross Wind, Demonstrated Cross Wind, etc.....

What is maximum total wind? Does that mean ' max surface wind...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-21-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,127
Posted By AirHound
Are these just VANS phenomenaís ?

Are engines around the world are having similar issues and is Bing fast tracking fixes? Or is this like the Vans voltage regulator rectifier configuration phenomena ?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-20-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,004
Posted By AirHound
Great job Paul! Iím a wannabe x-country dude. Say...

Great job Paul!
Iím a wannabe x-country dude. Say for my edification, did you hand fly it mostly or call on the AP? How do you pass your time during longest legs? And did you stay connected to ATC,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-18-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,468
Posted By AirHound
Thanks Rich, will give it a go again. Last winter...

Thanks Rich, will give it a go again. Last winter here in your old stomping grounds the heat was needed and the door wouldn’t stay open so I had to install/adjust that plate. The intake air pressure...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-17-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,468
Posted By AirHound
Heater cable broke

Ok fellas go easy on me. Inner wire broke vicinity friction bends. I didnít build it so does the assembly come complete or do I just order just the wire and try to rethread it through all those...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-15-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,336
Posted By AirHound
Will the insurance company get estimates and line...

Will the insurance company get estimates and line up a shop somewhere up there in Vans country?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-11-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,282
Posted By AirHound
No answer, or no idea...Doesnt matter, I pitched...

No answer, or no idea...Doesnt matter, I pitched to average 5650 WOT at 3000 MSL and numbers seem real good/optimized. I feel WOT over that and the performance numbers donít improve but may decline....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-08-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,944
Posted By AirHound
Odyssey makes one too!

Odyssey makes one too!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-06-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,282
Posted By AirHound
Reading the Chart

I need to check the limits my SV SW version has programmed MAP at. However, IF I interpret the chart correctly, then 29" at 5200RPM is the limit I can operate to?? OR is this chart more useful for...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-05-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,282
Posted By AirHound
Hey Waterboy How much did you flatten it out...

Hey Waterboy How much did you flatten it out roughly - .2 or ? to obtain desired results?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-04-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,282
Posted By AirHound
Any info/historical facts on Effects of high MAP an ROTAX 912s

With respect to MAP, I know what overboosting an C/S propíd engine is and what it can lead to rather quickly. Any stories out there about effects on fixed pitched ROTAXs? Any more info out there...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-04-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,282
Posted By AirHound
Scott, Iím fairly confident I have her set at...

Scott,
Iím fairly confident I have her set at 71.4 w/i .1.

Say, is it possible at 71.4 to get a high MP alert on climb out and it goes away at initial cruise?

Thanks,
Doug
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-04-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,282
Posted By AirHound
Hi Tom, Yes. Bubble is off to the right when...

Hi Tom, Yes. Bubble is off to the right when calibrated/digital reads 0.0. How can that be?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-04-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,854
Posted By AirHound
Think the dongle works. Nice!

Think the dongle works. Nice!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-04-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,282
Posted By AirHound
For pitch adjustments I use vans fixture and a...

For pitch adjustments I use vans fixture and a digital level per KAi and note the bubble is off a third to the right when looking straight-on, even after leveled on canopy frame, and reading 0.0. Any...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-30-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,492
Posted By AirHound
Mike, are they still performing without issue?

Mike, are they still performing without issue?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-28-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,854
Posted By AirHound
Dang, thatís 25$ in gas! Say why wouldnít SV have...

Dang, thatís 25$ in gas! Say why wouldnít SV have some Flight planning memory? That seems basic for that level of technology.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-28-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,854
Posted By AirHound
The dongle it is, mainly do to potential value impact from LSA rule changes

Thank you for the insight on the Touch and dongle capabilities. As a measured response to pending eventual LSA spec changes and potential devaluation I’ll see what the dongle will do for me for now. ...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-27-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,050
Posted By AirHound
Iím guessing MS has indicated they will follow...

Iím guessing MS has indicated they will follow up? Iíve got two pair waiting to be installed.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-27-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 24,774
Posted By AirHound
Repitching after hub cover change

Anyone adjust to other than the book 71.4? I don’t display MP but on takeoff and climb-out will get a high alert. I’m turning 5000-5200 with 71.4+-.1. High MP alert goes away at initial cruise. ...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-26-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,854
Posted By AirHound
Skyview upgrade to SVtouch or get the dynon dongle?

Is it a good value to upgrade to SVtouch for 1295? My goal is more expeditious and exacting waypoint flight planning data input. Or, does dynon dongle data transfer from ForeFlight accomplish the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-10-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,263
Posted By AirHound
Do the rest of the RV models have thicker skins? ...

Do the rest of the RV models have thicker skins? If so, would that be a significant factor for + speeds and weights?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-10-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,492
Posted By AirHound
Spoke with MS...the SB doesn't address weighing...

Spoke with MS...the SB doesn't address weighing other than OEM floats. That's to say MS has been using this material for years in other designs and there has been no significant weight gain with...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-09-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,492
Posted By AirHound
Marvel Schebler must know the ROTAX standards....

Marvel Schebler must know the ROTAX standards. Maybe they too have production weight issues.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-05-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,968
Posted By AirHound
Thank you! Iím looking forward to reporting out...

Thank you! Iím looking forward to reporting out on any effects.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-02-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,968
Posted By AirHound
Tom, thank you for that ultra thin bit. Will it...

Tom, thank you for that ultra thin bit. Will it fit in an electric hand drill? I donít have a press. I guess I could go to a machine shop. From which end do I drill?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-02-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,968
Posted By AirHound
Fuel return fitting tiny hole.

Tom, I installed your fuel line system last year and enjoy its strengths! Do you offer the fuel return fitting with larger orifice? Iím experiencing spiking fuel pressure indications in the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-29-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 24,774
Posted By AirHound
B Hub no cracks, F Hub easier pitch adjustments ;)

B Hub no cracks, F Hub easier pitch adjustments ;)
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-25-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,492
Posted By AirHound
What causes heavy floats? Type gas or inferior...

What causes heavy floats? Type gas or inferior material? Ethanol is pretty caustic with plastic such as fuel filters. Are there any original OEM floats in the fleet since day one?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-20-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,699
Posted By AirHound
Art et al, I have a similar system/arrangement...

Art et al,
I have a similar system/arrangement using iPhone video and A20 Bose headset, but I get no IC audio. I think it might have something to do with the headset controls/battery box switch...
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