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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,105
Posted By azflyer21
Quick note on ordering a new engine. I ordered...

Quick note on ordering a new engine. I ordered mine July 2018 and it will finally be delivered today. Planning plays a big role with the entire build.
Forum: RV-14 05-29-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 73,857
Posted By azflyer21
On The Gear!

What a great feeling to finally see the plane up on the...
Forum: RV-14 05-14-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,462
Posted By azflyer21
That's good to know, looks like I'll be good...

That's good to know, looks like I'll be good without a tablet in the cockpit. How long was your flight time from Oregon to VA? My engine and panel will be just like yours except for the GTN, I'm...
Forum: RV-14 05-14-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,462
Posted By azflyer21
Dual HDX and IFD440.

Dual HDX and IFD440.
Forum: RV-14 05-14-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,462
Posted By azflyer21
Tablet mount - Show your setup - RV14A

Curious how you have mounted a tablet in your RV14?
Forum: RV-14 05-12-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 676
Posted By azflyer21
I used the template from Van's and had the same...

I used the template from Van's and had the same concerns. It didn't appear that they would cover correctly. Plus, when watching the video's on the process the template cutout looks completely...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 752
Posted By azflyer21
You're in for a very rewarding adventure. I'm on...

You're in for a very rewarding adventure. I'm on my second build and the -14A is remarkable to build. I'll be following your blog.
Forum: RV-14 05-02-2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By azflyer21
Take a look at the link above, kinda hard to see...

Take a look at the link above, kinda hard to see but I have the Beringer cylinders mounted.
Forum: RV-14 05-02-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By azflyer21
I have mine mounted in the middle position and...

I have mine mounted in the middle position and there is plenty of room to the firewall.
Forum: RV-14 04-29-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,205
Posted By azflyer21
I have them on my 14A build. Fit is perfect, and...

I have them on my 14A build. Fit is perfect, and they are worth the money. Here is a link to my post http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=169694
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 753
Views: 465,435
Posted By azflyer21
Do you have any issue with the headrest of the...

Do you have any issue with the headrest of the seats for access to baggage compartment? I just ordered mine from Classic Aero without the headrest, but I would prefer the headrest if not a big...
Forum: RV-14 04-24-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,198
Posted By azflyer21
The AirGizmos product seems like a good product...

The AirGizmos product seems like a good product for the elevator, not sure on the rudder for an RV (I have never used) http://www.airgizmos.com/AirGizmos-Gust-Lock-Three-Pack-NEW_p_77.html
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-17-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By azflyer21
One owner, not John

One owner, not John
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-16-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By azflyer21
No, red/white

No, red/white
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-16-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By azflyer21
RV9A demo pilot needed in Phoenix

This might be a long-shot, but the owner of a 9A that is for sale is out of town and he asked me to find someone to perform a demo flight for a prospective buyer on Thursday April 18, 2019 in a.m....
Forum: RV-14 04-10-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,349
Posted By azflyer21
Just spent 3 Hours today drilling, tapping and...

Just spent 3 Hours today drilling, tapping and countersinking. Now I can breathe. Still have to trim the front edge.
Forum: RV-14 04-09-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,349
Posted By azflyer21
I'm at this step and have the same question, any...

I'm at this step and have the same question, any answers?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,401
Posted By azflyer21
Here is the one I use https://www.ehangar.org/

Here is the one I use https://www.ehangar.org/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By azflyer21
A friend used perforated vinyl on the canopy of...

A friend used perforated vinyl on the canopy of his plane (not an RV), similar to this product and it helps...
Forum: RV-14 04-03-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,028
Posted By azflyer21
I used a step drill bit to drill several holes,...

I used a step drill bit to drill several holes, then nippers to remove the remaining material, and plenty of filing. You also have to drill the hole on the bottom for the brake line. It's best to...
Forum: RV-14 03-22-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,838
Posted By azflyer21
Standard Van's IO390, I'm having the same delays...

Standard Van's IO390, I'm having the same delays as Joe.
Forum: RV-14 03-20-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By azflyer21
Thanks for the suggestions, this helps me with my...

Thanks for the suggestions, this helps me with my planning.
Forum: RV-14 03-19-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By azflyer21
Parking Brake Location Ideas

Looking to get feedback on where you located your parking brake (if installed) and cable.
Forum: RV-14 03-16-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 993
Posted By azflyer21
Control Approach Rudder Pedals for RV14

I think I have the first set of Control Approach rudder pedals for the RV14A. These are truly high quality and fit great. You'll see I have the Beringer Special Edition set. I don't have the lines...
Forum: RV-14 02-26-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,621
Posted By azflyer21
Dynon sells one $150...

Dynon sells one $150 http://dynonavionics.com/tiller-arm-install-kit.php
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,271
Posted By azflyer21
I just installed this on my QB -14A. I found that...

I just installed this on my QB -14A. I found that the rivet #1 in front of the long cutout interfered with the handle, even the dimpled skin. I flattened it and filled with epoxy/flux. I also had to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 364
Posted By azflyer21
Flyleds Landing/Taxi Light Sale Feb 2019

FYI,
I just noticed that Flyleds has a Sale posted on the Landing/Taxi light leading edge combo light....
Forum: RV-14 02-22-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 649
Posted By azflyer21
QB Fuselage Control Cables Thru Firewall

How did you route the Control Cables thru the fuse? The QB comes with two pass-thru areas where they instruct to route the cables and wires. Trying to get ideas, I'm not sure I want to route the...
Forum: RV-14 02-20-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,270
Posted By azflyer21
I too put a piece of plywood on the floorboard to...

I too put a piece of plywood on the floorboard to help disperse the weight. Thanks for the heads-up, I will definitely be a little more careful.
Forum: RV-14 02-18-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,568
Posted By azflyer21
Although you want to fly from left or right side,...

Although you want to fly from left or right side, I would consider putting the start button and master switches on the left side to keep away from other switches.
Forum: RV-14 02-18-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,094
Posted By azflyer21
Canopy Aluminum Fairing in place of Fiberglass

Just saw the Vans Demo RV14A at Copperstate and noticed that they used and aluminum fairing riveted to the canopy frame. Talked with Mitch and he said that it was very complicated to supply in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,434
Posted By azflyer21
Me TOO! I'm just finishing the JDAir latch (which...

Me TOO! I'm just finishing the JDAir latch (which I don't regret).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By azflyer21
RV14A Blueprint of 3view and Frame

I wanted to have the 3view and Frame pictures of the RV14A printed and mounted. So I made the images look like a blueprint and then mounted the prints on wood to hang in the house. They measure 15w x...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,434
Posted By azflyer21
Spectacular! Will the side panel fit with the...

Spectacular!
Will the side panel fit with the JDAir latch?
Forum: RV-14 01-30-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,496
Posted By azflyer21
In my infinite wisdom I installed those cables...

In my infinite wisdom I installed those cables and clamps (took way too long) before the baggage floors. Sooo, I got to install the clamps twice.
Forum: RV-14 01-28-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,211
Posted By azflyer21
Check out these beauties - Thanks Aerosport

These cowl pin covers are a thing of beauty and quality. Thanks to the team at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By azflyer21
Tip-Up Canopy Latch

Has anyone installed one of the Hendricks Door Latch on their Tip-Up?
http://www.hendricksmfg.com/latchprod.html
Forum: RV-14 01-27-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,483
Posted By azflyer21
Luke, Any updates?

Luke, Any updates?
Forum: RV-14 01-08-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,314
Posted By azflyer21
I see now, thanks for your help.

I see now, thanks for your help.
Forum: RV-14 01-08-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,314
Posted By azflyer21
Here is a pic of the proseal on the QB fuse. Will...

Here is a pic of the proseal on the QB fuse. Will I need to...
Forum: RV-14 01-07-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,314
Posted By azflyer21
Would you happen to have pictures of before/after...

Would you happen to have pictures of before/after you removed the sealant? I have a QB Fuse and want to make sure I understand exactly the issue, thanks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By azflyer21
Your Opinion: Classic Aero Seats

What's your opinion on the Classic Aero seats and a headrest?
Forum: RV-14 01-01-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 948
Posted By azflyer21
WAAS GPS Antenna Install Questions

I see the most common place to install the GPS antenna is top-side just behind the rear window.

-Where did you install yours?
-If installed top-side behind rear window, where did you run the...
Forum: RV-14 01-01-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 935
Posted By azflyer21
Archer Antenna Wingtip Install Questions

I can sure use a little guidance on installing the Archer antenna in the wingtip.

-How did you mount the antenna?
-How is it connected to the coax?
-Once the wing is installed is it difficult to...
Forum: RV-14 12-26-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,720
Posted By azflyer21
Darwin, I have a QB Fuselage at KGEU, if you want...

Darwin,
I have a QB Fuselage at KGEU, if you want to visit and take measurements send me a PM.
Forum: RV-14 12-20-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,483
Posted By azflyer21
I'll be ready to place my complete -14 interior...

I'll be ready to place my complete -14 interior order the first of the year!
Forum: RV-14 12-08-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 939
Posted By azflyer21
Thank you. This is a big help guys.

Thank you. This is a big help guys.
Forum: RV-14 12-08-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 939
Posted By azflyer21
Classic Aero seat question

For those who have installed the Classic Aero seats in a -14, do I still need to install the Van's seatback hinges (F-01447B) since the CA seats have an integrated seatback frame?
Forum: RV-14 11-30-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 73,857
Posted By azflyer21
Aft Fuselage Attach

So the other day I decided to attach the Aft Fuselage. I was able to do this by myself without any issues. Took just over 2...
Forum: RV-14 11-30-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By azflyer21
I made these...

I made these http://home.hiwaay.net/~sbuc/journal/fuse8.html
I plan to use adhesive to attach to the tailcone.
Forum: RV-14 11-26-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,652
Posted By azflyer21
I like using the crates for my QB fuse, easy...

I like using the crates for my QB fuse, easy access to the tub. Would I be able to join the tailcone down that low?
Forum: RV-14 11-12-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 884
Posted By azflyer21
Another Heated Pitot Wiring Question

I have the Dynon heated pitot with controller. The question I have is Does the Van's wiring harness for the left wing have wires for the controller? I have never been good with reading wiring...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,703
Posted By azflyer21
Not sure if there is a connection between the two...

Not sure if there is a connection between the two companies. I did purchase the Cabin Fuel lines from Aircraft Specialty and they are a perfect fit, saves numerous hours bending the aluminum for a...
Forum: RV-14 11-07-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By azflyer21
Order a new part, should be very little money....

Order a new part, should be very little money. This is one of the parts that would bother me if I made a cosmetic error.
Forum: RV-14 11-06-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,997
Posted By azflyer21
Finished the SB install, about 1 hour. My...

Finished the SB install, about 1 hour. My tailcone was completely built but not yet joined the the fuselage. I back-riveted with the tailcone on the ground, very easy.
Forum: RV-14 10-29-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 133
Sticky: Plan "Gottchas"
Views: 92,553
Posted By azflyer21
Fluid fitting Section 31

On page 31-05 figure 1 it shows the fitting clocked at 25* off horizontal. Then on page 31-11 figure 2 & 3 show a different clocking based on gear configuration. According to Van's use 31-11.
Forum: RV-14 10-27-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,997
Posted By azflyer21
I believe the doubler is too thick to dimple, the...

I believe the doubler is too thick to dimple, the SB calls for countersinking the doubler.
Forum: RV-14 10-27-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,486
Posted By azflyer21
Consider ordering (if not included): Wiring...

Consider ordering (if not included):
Wiring harnesses
Pitot / static system
Position / strobe lights
Landing lights
Forum: RV-14 10-16-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 73,857
Posted By azflyer21
You have a great looking shop, plenty of space....

You have a great looking shop, plenty of space. If you don't already have a band saw or belt sander, these items will help tremendously. Enjoy to journey.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,424
Posted By azflyer21
I would be interested in the fit of the JD latch...

I would be interested in the fit of the JD latch on the 14A, please update your progress.
Forum: RV-14 10-11-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 788
Posted By azflyer21
Aileron Actuation - Sec. 23

Since I have the QB wings I don't have wing cradles (yet). Would I run in to a hassle if I rigged the ailerons with the wing laying flat, upside down on a workbench?
Forum: RV-14 09-30-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,133
Posted By azflyer21
Here is the Dropbox...

Here is the Dropbox (https://www.dropbox.com/sh/xu5p6f4l7tso79j/AABHaMhiVWFGoal2bU0ck0pJa?dl=0) I found on one of the threads
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