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Forum: RV-7/7A 09-13-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,372
Posted By Remag
Yep, normal. I see about 2100 - 2150 depending on...

Yep, normal. I see about 2100 - 2150 depending on the day.
Forum: International 09-06-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,441
Posted By Remag
G'day Ian, I have an RV-7 at my hangar at the...

G'day Ian,

I have an RV-7 at my hangar at the Gatton Airpark. I would be happy to show you around, however, I have a very busy few weeks coming up and probably won't get out there for at least...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-29-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,575
Posted By Remag
And notice how horizontal the wind sock was....

And notice how horizontal the wind sock was. Don't think he can take ALL the credit for the shortness of the landing roll. It was a very nice 3 point though ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,561
Posted By Remag
I've been running my RV-7 for 230 hours now, with...

I've been running my RV-7 for 230 hours now, with no tailwheel steering and no pin. It just fully castors (free wheels). It's the way I love it and it WON'T cause a ground loop. Crosswind taxi can...
Forum: International 05-08-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,540
Posted By Remag
Hi Nick, I have a -7 and am based in Brisbane....

Hi Nick,

I have a -7 and am based in Brisbane. When I got my RV I already had quite a bit of TW time in various stuff including Super cub, Decathlon etc etc. I just did an hour of circuits with a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,345
Posted By Remag
You might just have good high compression. Once...

You might just have good high compression. Once the fuel is denied to the combustion process, higher compressions will result in a more sudden stop. Sit back an watch a 912 Rotax shut down some time....
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-23-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,871
Posted By Remag
What a beauty! Whereabouts in OZ are you?

What a beauty! Whereabouts in OZ are you?
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-21-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,041
Posted By Remag
Nice edit mate, well done!

Nice edit mate, well done!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,337
Posted By Remag
Wow! I use Tempest plugs and filters because I...

Wow! I use Tempest plugs and filters because I like them. After having read the post above, I have a whole new reason to buy them. Well done John and Tempest.
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-08-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,088
Posted By Remag
Well done George! Will be good to do some RVing...

Well done George! Will be good to do some RVing together. I might drop in to your place when I'm on shift to check on the progress and give you a hurry up.
Forum: COMM 02-25-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,218
Posted By Remag
I had a similar problem. Turned out to be a loose...

I had a similar problem. Turned out to be a loose wire in my Lightspeed Zulu headset. Lightspeed fixted it under warranty. Seems to be a common problem.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 808
Posted By Remag
Maybe http://angelaircraft.com.au/ however, I...

Maybe http://angelaircraft.com.au/ however, I dint thing there will be much difference in price as they just get stock from the US and still have to put freight in top. I got my leak down tester...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-05-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,551
Posted By Remag
Amen brother, amen....

Amen brother, amen....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-31-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,638
Posted By Remag
Very nice Eddie. Happy New Year mate!🎉🎊

Very nice Eddie. Happy New Year mate!🎉🎊
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-26-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,146
Posted By Remag
Yes, with these ageing aircraft inspections,...

Yes, with these ageing aircraft inspections, there are going to be a lot if old Cessnas left on airfields to rot as the owners can't afford an annual.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-26-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,146
Posted By Remag
Allan is correct, it will cost in the range of...

Allan is correct, it will cost in the range of $2000 a $2500 for an annual. Depending on your C of A and logbook statement, you shouldn't need to get a LAME to do a 100 hourly. For private...
Forum: RV-12 12-06-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 44,713
Posted By Remag
I thought twice about posting this, however,...

I thought twice about posting this, however, because the question was asked, I'm going to reply.

Wayne was a thoroughly decent guy. He was humble and quiet. I always thought of him as a little...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-08-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,654
Posted By Remag
Nice video, beautiful countryside. Keep them...

Nice video, beautiful countryside. Keep them coming!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-08-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,158
Posted By Remag
I love that VSI G-meter screen. Would like that...

I love that VSI G-meter screen. Would like that in the next software revision for my D10A.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By Remag
Haha! I like the way you think 😉

Haha! I like the way you think 😉
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By Remag
DYNON what a great experience!

I know I'm preaching to a largely converted audience, however, I couldn't help share my experience.

I have had some trouble with my Dynon D10A and finally decided that it need to be repaired. ...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-23-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,387
Posted By Remag
Very nice video John and a great example of the...

Very nice video John and a great example of the nice fun aerobatics that can be done in an RV.

As far as the underlying debate about airshow -v- comp prescion aerobatics goes, I would much rather...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-17-2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,778
Posted By Remag
Hi Bill, I recently took some duel time in an...

Hi Bill, I recently took some duel time in an Extra 300 as well while on vacation in the US. Man those things are awesome! I wan't one but trying to convince my wife to live in a trailer park so I...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-16-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,778
Posted By Remag
WELL SAID! I wish more people could understand...

WELL SAID! I wish more people could understand this. My preferred loop entry is at 2600 RPM and 160 knots (dive to 160 then set 2600). As long as I don't go past 160 knots on the back side, I can...
Forum: Nosewheel vs. Tailwheel 09-15-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,381
Posted By Remag
Cool I blame Vans

I blame Vans. If they never introduced an -A model, you would all be flying a tailwheel, having more fun, looking sexier, getting the girls and wondering what all the fuss was about. However, I...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-19-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 55,780
Posted By Remag
Yes, I'm doing consistent wheelies in a -7 and...

Yes, I'm doing consistent wheelies in a -7 and love them. They are EASY and I do them in all circumstances. If anyone tells you you can't do wheelies in a -7, it's because they probably don't have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,988
Posted By Remag
Also leaving Gatton Airpark Friday. Can't wait...

Also leaving Gatton Airpark Friday. Can't wait...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,364
Posted By Remag
+1 for Screaming Eagle. As far as I can tell, I'm...

+1 for Screaming Eagle. As far as I can tell, I'm the only one in the world using a FULL SWIVEL tailwheel. I use the Screaming Eagle with NO steering link or chains at all. The geometry of the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-05-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,551
Posted By Remag
Just watched the video Eddie, good effort I...

Just watched the video Eddie, good effort I reckon given the mechanical and lee side turbulence you would be getting off those Wedderburn trees. But remember, wheelers will set you free ;)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-05-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,551
Posted By Remag
How strong?

Hey Eddie,

How strong was the crosswind? I have landed in gusty 27kts cross but it took me three goes to get in. My field has always got a crosswind and I can usually smoke a 20kt cross, however,...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-27-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,662
Posted By Remag
Yes Bill, it was everything I expected. If the...

Yes Bill, it was everything I expected. If the wife would let me sell the house and live in a trailer park, I'd buy one ;) I found it so easy to fly.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-27-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,662
Posted By Remag
Aerobatics.

Nice one Bill. I fly a lot of gentleman's aerobatics in my RV-7 and have also owned a Yak-52 and done aerobatics in a Super-D etc. I have never flown comp and have no interest. On a recent family...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,357
Posted By Remag
Similar to Brantel. RV-7, full flap out on down...

Similar to Brantel. RV-7, full flap out on down wind and abeam the aiming point, full flap wheel landing in all conditions including cross winds up to 27 knots. Keep the formula simple.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By Remag
No problems, the only other place closer is Heck...

No problems, the only other place closer is Heck Field or Murwillimbah. I'm not sure you will find anything there. It's an age old problem...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-15-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By Remag
G'day Mick, I'm in SEQ. There may be some...

G'day Mick,

I'm in SEQ. There may be some hangarage at Boonah airstrip for the kind of money you are used to. It is bit of a drive from the Gold Coast but it is a beautiful part of the world. ...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-06-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,782
Posted By Remag
Yes, very cool. I'll get a mount and give it a...

Yes, very cool. I'll get a mount and give it a go.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-05-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,782
Posted By Remag
That is cool, can you post a pic showing how you...

That is cool, can you post a pic showing how you mounted the GoPro?
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-26-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 14,486
Posted By Remag
NEVER NEVER say NEVER. Particularly if you are...

NEVER NEVER say NEVER. Particularly if you are low time. When I was low time, my wife asked me if I would ever do aerobatics. I said, "No way, that looks dangerous and scary". Then I purchased a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,411
Posted By Remag
There is a very inspirational man here in...

There is a very inspirational man here in Queensland Australia. He flys a Whitman Tailwind (taildragger) with full hand controls as his legs don't work after having contracted polio as a child. His...
Forum: RV-12 04-25-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 44,713
Posted By Remag
Menty, like you I am shocked. We all knew this...

Menty, like you I am shocked. We all knew this pilot and his ability and he is a huge loss over here. However, he was not god (although sometimes given god like status despite his humble nature). ...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-16-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,487
Posted By Remag
Tailwheel

My set-up... Vince Frazer tailwheel fork (hard chromed to stop stone chips), standard Vans wheel, NO chains or steering link. Free castoring is the way to go. It is simply the nicest ground...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-03-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,579
Posted By Remag
Nice Eddie!

Nice Eddie!
Forum: COMM 01-13-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,418
Posted By Remag
if you remove the mic sock from your zulu, you...

if you remove the mic sock from your zulu, you will see a small mic gain screw. Turn it down and your problem will be solved. Ask me how I know.

Mark.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,159
Posted By Remag
Nice work Eddie! I need to fly down ther and...

Nice work Eddie! I need to fly down ther and have some fun.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-02-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,831
Posted By Remag
I have #6 hoses on my O-360 RV-7. I also have...

I have #6 hoses on my O-360 RV-7. I also have the larger SW cooler. I live in Queensland Australia and daytime temps can get over 90 on many occasions. I have no cooling issues at all. Even on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,381
Posted By Remag
I use CG Finder. The icon even has an RV on it.

I use CG Finder. The icon even has an RV on it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,517
Posted By Remag
If you are a really average pilot, get a nose...

If you are a really average pilot, get a nose wheel. Otherwise, you will love a tailwheel ;)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-18-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,635
Posted By Remag
Thanks Jon, would have been nice to see your...

Thanks Jon, would have been nice to see your fantastic orange machine in the flesh. Look forward to next year.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-18-2012, 05:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,635
Posted By Remag
AUSFLY (Australia) - Video

Well we had the inaugural AUSFLY fly-in and airshow over the weekend just gone here in Narromine, Australia. The event was organised by the SAAA (out EAA) and in particular, one of our VAF members. ...
Forum: Propellers 09-01-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,545
Posted By Remag
My fixed pitch Sensi doesn't leak oil. Sorry! I...

My fixed pitch Sensi doesn't leak oil. Sorry! I just had to say that.
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-25-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 118,241
Posted By Remag
And there is the problem! Which is why I went...

And there is the problem! Which is why I went with Vince's fork.
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-24-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 118,241
Posted By Remag
+1 for Vince's fork. I use that fork and no tail...

+1 for Vince's fork. I use that fork and no tail wheel steering at all (fully castoring). God clearance, very responsive, great in a cross wind, nothing to damage the bottom of your rudder.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-31-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,632
Posted By Remag
Fantastic shots of the big brown land. Keep it...

Fantastic shots of the big brown land. Keep it up...
Forum: RV-14 07-26-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 80,220
Posted By Remag
I agree. If the RV-3 came QB, I would order one...

I agree. If the RV-3 came QB, I would order one tomorrow. In Australia, they can be registered in the LSA/ultralight category.

The -14 looks good, but I don't like the look of the horizontal tail...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,042
Posted By Remag
Mate, great work. Hurry up and fly off those...

Mate, great work. Hurry up and fly off those Phase 1 hours so we can all have a look at it at Ausfly in September.

Oh and once you start to do wheelers, landings are such a breeze. They are so...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-06-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,548
Posted By Remag
Oops! think I found the typo police ;)

Oops! think I found the typo police ;)
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-06-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,548
Posted By Remag
Amen! I have been operating this way for over 100...

Amen! I have been operating this way for over 100 hours and my plane is the nicest ground handling taildragger I have ever flown. I removed both springs and the locking pin. I have decided to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,267
Posted By Remag
No worries David, I'll PM you the details. Not...

No worries David, I'll PM you the details. Not much of a story I might add ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,267
Posted By Remag
Yep, a big pat on the back for the SAAA. I went...

Yep, a big pat on the back for the SAAA. I went out and became a member just to show some gratitude.
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-19-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,449
Posted By Remag
Today I changed both tires on my RV-7. I used...

Today I changed both tires on my RV-7. I used the 'hose clamp around the gear leg' method and then used my scissor jack from my SUV to jack the plane. It could not have been easier.

Mark.
Forum: Visual Flight Rules 06-17-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,246
Posted By Remag
G'day Mark, Like you I'd did my aerobatic...

G'day Mark,

Like you I'd did my aerobatic endorsement in a Super-D. My RV-7 is similar to your 6 in that it has a fixed pitch prop and no inverted system. To be blunt, it is a non-event as far as...
Forum: Reviews 06-16-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,665
Posted By Remag
Looks good Greg. I hard chromed my Flyboys...

Looks good Greg. I hard chromed my Flyboys tailwheel fork after becoming tired of painting it all the time. Small stone chips would sand blast the metal on a frequent basis.

I would love to see...
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