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Forum: RV-3 10-02-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,614
Posted By omrsramsay
An entire RV-3 Fuselage...

http://bit.ly/2g4rCTn
http://bit.ly/2g4rCTn
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2017, 10:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,291
Posted By omrsramsay
Sure, share it widely. Lots more where that came...

Sure, share it widely. Lots more where that came from.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,291
Posted By omrsramsay
You certainly may use it for wallpaper, if you...

You certainly may use it for wallpaper, if you want.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,291
Posted By omrsramsay
That's a Gopro still, it is full size. 960 is...

That's a Gopro still, it is full size. 960 is all you get. Sorry. [ed. No worries! Beautiful picture!!!!!! v/r,dr]
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,291
Posted By omrsramsay
Eclipse Photo

Taken over Siletz Bay, Oregon.
https://goo.gl/photos/rptUVLth5GgE52E78
https://goo.gl/photos/rptUVLth5GgE52E78
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,075
Posted By omrsramsay
Aeroelectric list

I recommend posting this question to the Aeroelectric list. Bob Nuckolls will probably respond.
Forum: COMM 02-13-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,688
Posted By omrsramsay
I got the "the book". I'm reading it now. 12th...

I got the "the book". I'm reading it now. 12th edition is available online for free. http://www.aeroelectric.com/Book/AEC_R12A.pdf
Forum: COMM 02-11-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,688
Posted By omrsramsay
Patch 2 radios

What is the easiest way to patch 2 Becker transceivers together so I can monitor one while transmitting and receiving on the other? I'm thinking in terms of a selector switch to toggle between them....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-18-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,043
Posted By omrsramsay
Wing Jacks

I should have asked here first. I couldn't find a suitable jack, so I made my own. What are RV owners using for jacks?
http://tinyurl.com/RV3-Jack
http://tinyurl.com/RV3-Jack
Forum: RV-3 11-15-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,602
Posted By omrsramsay
Tanks

I removed the tanks before I removed the wings on my RV-3. They weren't that hard to remove, but be prepared to drill out screws, especially if they are stainless steel.
Forum: RV-3 07-15-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,880
Posted By omrsramsay
Open Cockpit

I have flown an RV-3 without a canopy, and without a windshield at speeds up to about 160 mph. There was absolutely no noticeable handling or trim difference without a canopy, or with a windshield...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,138
Posted By omrsramsay
When I worked at Columbia Helicopters, the policy...

When I worked at Columbia Helicopters, the policy for the sheet metal department to reduce cracking and working rivets, was to seal every riveted joint, and use solid rivets wherever possible. I...
Forum: RV-3 05-27-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,554
Posted By omrsramsay
Have you looked into the difference between the...

Have you looked into the difference between the -G and the -D or -D2? The O290G has a thinner propeller flange, and most engine mechanics, including my A&P engine overhaul instructor, recommend...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 05-05-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,028
Posted By omrsramsay
Sunset over Dietz Airpark at 1000ft.

In an open cockpit RV-3.
http://i60.tinypic.com/334j2up.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,056
Posted By omrsramsay
If I have followed this thread correctly, it...

If I have followed this thread correctly, it seems that the choice has come down to whether you want to do aerobatics or whether you want to haul lots of people or gear. It appears you, zampano,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 20,077
Posted By omrsramsay
First of all, can someone tell me how to add...

First of all, can someone tell me how to add photos inline? I can't figure it out.

I can't resist adding my own shovelfull of manure to this already impressive pile.

This thread reminds me of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 20,077
Posted By omrsramsay
Thanks for the comments and good wishes. I'm...

Thanks for the comments and good wishes. I'm posting about this event to learn from you, and to provide information that others might find useful.

This is the field where I looked for my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 20,077
Posted By omrsramsay
Cheated Death Again

Here I am on the ground in Mulino after my canopy blew off in flight. I have a video. It took 1/2 second for the canopy to pop open and separate from the airframe. It hit me on the forehead and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 423,747
Posted By omrsramsay
You have almost the same hat I have!

You have almost the same hat I have!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 423,747
Posted By omrsramsay
A selfie with Mt Hood in the background.

http://tinyurl.com/k6x2sq4
Forum: RV-3 01-06-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,096
Posted By omrsramsay
How did you strip the powder coat?

How did you strip the powder coat?
Forum: RV-3 01-03-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,603
Posted By omrsramsay
High Performance, Spin and Aerobatic Training

This aircraft has 110 more horsepower and a CS prop, the elevator's a little stiffer, but otherwise it flies remarkably like an RV-3. I recommend it. And also Michael Church and Sunrise...
Forum: California 10-28-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 885
Posted By omrsramsay
Flight Instruction South Los Angeles Area

I'm looking for flight instruction in the South L.A. area. I'd like get familiar with flying in Class B and controlled airspace and I'd like to learn aerobatics. I'm looking at "Sky Thrills" at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,364
Posted By omrsramsay
Here's a Gopro mount I made with an FDM machine. ...

Here's a Gopro mount I made with an FDM machine. It's been up to 219mph. I'm making a similar one to mount a Gopro on the vertical stabilizer of my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,476
Posted By omrsramsay
Still at Dietz Airpark, OR40.

Still at Dietz Airpark, OR40.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,476
Posted By omrsramsay
Assistance Request

http://tinyurl.com/43AZ-Final-Resting-Place
http://tinyurl.com/43AZ-Final-Resting-Place

Had a power failure last month at 1OR4. Anybody in the North Plains area interested in helping me figure out...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 707
Posted By omrsramsay
Propeller Selection

My RV-3 came with a Sensenich 68x86 propeller, trimmed to 66". I want to replace it for better performance. With the Sensenich, I was getting about 150 mph or less at 2700 rpm, but I don't know...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,583
Posted By omrsramsay
Up to the minute.

This is my up to the minute progress re-skinning the elevators. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,583
Posted By omrsramsay
Thanks....

Thanks....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,583
Posted By omrsramsay
Something on my flywheel

Can anyone tell me what this thing bolted to my flywheel is? I suspect it's some kind of automatic balancer. Should I keep...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,765
Posted By omrsramsay
The perp was whomever drove into the door of my...

The perp was whomever drove into the door of my hangar. It could have been anyone, most likely some drunken hillbilly. I estimate my expenses to fix it at about $5000 with the cost of replacement...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,765
Posted By omrsramsay
I'm already moving out. Can't move the airplane...

I'm already moving out. Can't move the airplane until I get it fixed.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,765
Posted By omrsramsay
Hangar Rash

Went to my hangar a couple weeks ago. Noticed a little hangar rash while I was doing my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 846
Posted By omrsramsay
That wasn't a guess, was it?

That wasn't a guess, was it?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 846
Posted By omrsramsay
RV-3 Fit Check

Anyone in the Portland, Oregon area who could let me sit in his RV-3 to check leg room?
Thanks..
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