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Forum: RV-14 02-04-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 52,280
Posted By jwoolard
Mid and forward fuselage just...

Mid and forward fuselage just joined:

http://www.womenonthewing.com/2018/02/04/rv-14-build-making-it-bigger/
Forum: RV-14 01-08-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,851
Posted By jwoolard
It means In this case, your going to mate that...

It means


In this case, your going to mate that aft surface to a mounting bracket much much later on, so it needs to be flat.
Forum: RV-14 10-26-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,669
Posted By jwoolard
Finally a question I know the answer to: 1)...

Finally a question I know the answer to:

1) because you need to get in there later to buck some rivets on the counterbalance rib assembly
2) After the counterbalance rib assembly is riveted on
Forum: RV-14 03-29-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,471
Posted By jwoolard
I think the main advantage of 24V systems in...

I think the main advantage of 24V systems in small aircraft is engine cranking power and battery endurance after a failure.

With modern starters engine cranking isn't an issue.

Arguably the default...
Forum: RV-14 03-13-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,452
Posted By jwoolard
Where do you buy these acrylic/plexy drill bits?...

Where do you buy these acrylic/plexy drill bits? Cleaveland/Brown/Aircraft Spruce only seem to have them in fractional sizes down to 1/8 - and from the instructions we need #40, #36 and #27
Forum: RV-14 02-27-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,256
Posted By jwoolard
The pillows work well - see...

The pillows work well - see http://www.womenonthewing.com/2017/02/14/rv-14-build-finishing-off-the-empennage/
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-27-2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,201
Posted By jwoolard
Another (very belated) update:...

Another (very belated) update: http://www.womenonthewing.com/2017/02/14/rv-14-build-finishing-off-the-empennage/

We now have the fuselage ready to add side skins - but it looks like we're going to...
Forum: RV-14 12-04-2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,871
Posted By jwoolard
The IO-390 Operator's manual gives some more...

The IO-390 Operator's manual gives some more numbers:

Fuel pressure (PSI): min 14 / max 45
Oil pressure (PSI): max 95 / min 55 / idle 25 / Start 115 (I would set a green range of 55 to 95 and amber...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2016, 04:33 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 77,876
Posted By jwoolard
Completely speculation for speculation's sake ......

Completely speculation for speculation's sake ... but its fun:



Agreed completely!


The -7 and the -14 are too similar, but I can see a -9 (the marketing would looks something like "Economical and...
Forum: RV-14 11-20-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,028
Posted By jwoolard
I see on the vimeo page that this it's a DJI Osmo...

I see on the vimeo page that this it's a DJI Osmo adapted for aerial use in an enclosed turret. Has anyone heard from nflightcam when this might be available?

Will mounting details be available from...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-08-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,201
Posted By jwoolard
6 months on, after a few long breaks adding up to...

6 months on, after a few long breaks adding up to about 3 months total, we have the rudder (http://www.womenonthewing.com/2016/06/21/rv-14-build-putting-the-rudder-together-guest-post/) done,...
Forum: RV-14 07-29-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,490
Posted By jwoolard
We're just getting to the end of the empennage...

We're just getting to the end of the empennage kit, and so far we've only used it a couple of times.

I much prefer the tight fit dimpling fixture...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-17-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,201
Posted By jwoolard
A lot of progress in the last week. First batch...

A lot of progress in the last week. First batch of priming done, first rivets in, rudder making good progress and quite a bit of deburring done for the HS.

Starting to get into the swing of it: cut,...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-04-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,201
Posted By jwoolard
Update: rudder parts are nearly prepared, and had...

Update: rudder parts are nearly prepared, and had some interesting "experiments" in priming yesterday.

TJ, thanks - might well take you up on that. Let us know when you're over if you want to meet...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-31-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,201
Posted By jwoolard
RV-14A #140-260 - England

My wife and I have finally started on our -14A project!

Her writeup is at http://www.womenonthewing.com/category/rv-14-build/

What have we let ourselves in for?
Forum: RV-14 12-21-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,460
Posted By jwoolard
VOR/LOC/GS Antenna

As we wait for UK LAA signoff on the RV-14, we're thinking about various customisations.

We will definitely be aiming for an IFR fit. From a practical perspective here in Europe that means WAAS GPS,...
Forum: RV-14 12-02-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 82,575
Posted By jwoolard
#140260 ordered last week, just waiting for the...

#140260 ordered last week, just waiting for the tail light kit before it gets shipped.

Help ... what have we let ourselves in for?
Forum: RV-14 10-11-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,572
Posted By jwoolard
How late can one leave the aft-fuselage attach

I will be building in a very restricted space (about 15 feet square), and was wondering: how late is it possible to leave the aft fuselage attach (section 30)?

Ideally I would build the empennage...
Forum: RV-14 09-16-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,560
Posted By jwoolard
Hi Control, How did you get on with approval in...

Hi Control,

How did you get on with approval in Sweden? I'm thinking of building one in the UK.

Does anyone know of ongoing LAA efforts to add the RV-14 to the approved list?

Many thanks,

Johannes
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