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Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-12-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 677
Posted By tjyak50
I have found DMC crimp tools on Offerup and...

I have found DMC crimp tools on Offerup and Craigslist occasionally.
Sometimes car-people end up with them and have no idea what they are worth. Got one for $50 bucks recently.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-12-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By tjyak50
We are about halfway through my G3x install when...

We are about halfway through my G3x install when AJ came out, I had originally printed AG.

Some substantive changes.
My installer also references his other manuals for Certified applications of the...
Forum: RV-10 04-08-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 13,252
Posted By tjyak50
I didn't notice in the G3X Install Manual: What...

I didn't notice in the G3X Install Manual:

What would that bridle cable tension be set for?

Or is this "just a grip it and rip it" type of tension?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-26-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By tjyak50
Guess itís ok then. I suppose the blocking plate...

Guess itís ok then. I suppose the blocking plate that was there worked the same way. My brain was telling me it would cause problems but maybe not.

Thx
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-26-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By tjyak50
Lyc Vacuum pump adapter oil hole

I have this Angle Valve IO-540 in a Romanian trainer that is very similar to an RV10... so I am just copying all the RV stuff as I rebuild.

New avionics going in, wanted second alternator.
Had to...
Forum: RV-10 01-08-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By tjyak50
If you want / need a full A&P (also IA) I really...

If you want / need a full A&P (also IA) I really like Brad Power at KDVT
602-618-0880

He is busy but gets stuff done. Works on everything.
Forum: RV-10 01-03-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,858
Posted By tjyak50
Sorry to resurrect an old thread... I am...

Sorry to resurrect an old thread...
I am beginning an overhaul of my IAR823 which is a Romanian 4 seater (Exp).

One thing I don't have is good front seats so I have been looking at RV10 seats or...
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-21-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 43,555
Posted By tjyak50
Appears this user Mike Poulsen (mike in phx) is...

Appears this user Mike Poulsen (mike in phx) is deceased.

Under unknown [ed. speculation removed. dr].

Hope to be able to share "The Rest of the Story" if / when details or reports are made...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,882
Posted By tjyak50
http://www.aircraftspruce.com/menus/ps/survival_sm...

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/menus/ps/survival_smoke.html

I also pay very close attention to things simply nearby the exhaust. Rubber or worse poly motor mounts and other such things.

tj
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,482
Posted By tjyak50
We recently installed a module on our website so...

We recently installed a module on our website so you can select the pricing and limits and do the entire transaction online... if you prefer that way.

I tend to think buying the highest amount of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 954
Posted By tjyak50
Aerospace is fine. Just pay close attention to...

Aerospace is fine. Just pay close attention to the deductibles and any requirements for pilots and CFIs.

Most of the companies farm out claims to third party companies and I don't see any...
Forum: International 02-15-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,128
Posted By tjyak50
I know the Chartis / AIG policy territory...

I know the Chartis / AIG policy territory includes "Central America" which is very handy if you plan to go to more than Mexico. The others are just Mexico and most don't want to fool with adding...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,809
Posted By tjyak50
Hey John, Chartis is a great company and if you...

Hey John,
Chartis is a great company and if you can show payment, from what I have seen they will honor it. But check with them soon.

If you are down to just 45 days, that isn't much money anyway...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,787
Posted By tjyak50
Iím not quite as boastful or gleeful as some...

Iím not quite as boastful or gleeful as some about an underwriter with significant emphasis on Vans aircraft having to close its doors. Britt/Paulk came into aviation and did the one thing everyone...
Forum: Reviews 01-21-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,093
Posted By tjyak50
If you have Hull insurance on your plane (or...

If you have Hull insurance on your plane (or project even) the Not In Motion portion of the coverage will normally cover the airplane while disassembled and being transported.

Can even apply to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,658
Posted By tjyak50
We would all probably be shocked if truth were...

We would all probably be shocked if truth were easily discernible.
Some are extremely well qualified, perhaps just medically Unable to qualify.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,658
Posted By tjyak50
All good points and Jeff is right on with is...

All good points and Jeff is right on with is comments above.

Insurance might pay for the financial loss, but there is always the time, hassle, disappointment, aggravation, loss of use and reduced...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,658
Posted By tjyak50
Well to be fair, a few 100 bucks for Liability...

Well to be fair, a few 100 bucks for Liability Only.
For full coverage we are still talking 1500 to 3000 or more per year.

Pricing is going up too. Sorry guys. Britt Paulks exit has allowed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-14-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,658
Posted By tjyak50
I carry full coverage on my Yak. And Full on...

I carry full coverage on my Yak. And Full on the company plane too.
And Full coverage on all my cars (except the POS Rat-rod is liabs only).
I do all my own aircraft coverage, but USAA does my car...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,837
Posted By tjyak50
Try Bank of America / AOPA. They seem to do a...

Try Bank of America / AOPA. They seem to do a reasonable job.
also: NAFCO @ www.airloans.com

Personally I think Airpower Insurance is a good source too, but I am biased.

Good luck with...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-11-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 121,006
Posted By tjyak50
Looking good! I got something about an event this...

Looking good!
I got something about an event this weekend but can't make it unfortunately. Darn holiday parties disrupt airport activities...

Tj
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,271
Posted By tjyak50
It blows me away that some new cars like the...

It blows me away that some new cars like the Scion FR-S have a 12.5:1 compression ratio on pump gas. Clearly a different configuration but still instanely high by traditional standards.

Seems to me...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 10-24-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,516
Posted By tjyak50
and your Customs sticker.. I made 3 flights...

and your Customs sticker.. I made 3 flights into and back from Mexico before it was discovered to be inop (not installed actually)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,229
Posted By tjyak50
91.203: (2) An effective U.S. registration...

91.203:
(2) An effective U.S. registration certificate issued to its owner or, for operation within the United States, the second duplicate copy (pink) of the Aircraft Registration Application as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,229
Posted By tjyak50
Insurance won't be a problem in my opinion as...

Insurance won't be a problem in my opinion as long as you can prove ownership interest. Airworthiness Certificate is what it is. It is the Registration they are monkeying with right now I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,503
Posted By tjyak50
+1 Jeffs comments. I write a lot of policies for...

+1 Jeffs comments.
I write a lot of policies for the mechanics (many on my airport where the City requires Premises liability, Products Liability, Hangarkeepers and Work Comp.)

We got them to waive...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,088
Posted By tjyak50
And you don't have to descend much to get into...

And you don't have to descend much to get into Tehachapie.
But it can be windy and have its own weather like Big Bear does.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,787
Posted By tjyak50
They have a good solid group of experienced...

They have a good solid group of experienced underwriters that are flexible and knowledgeable, know and like experimental airplanes. I would insure my own plane there now, but they don't do round...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,088
Posted By tjyak50
If you do the "southern route" its always cool to...

If you do the "southern route" its always cool to see Edwards AFB along the way. Get yourself to KTNP, then L80, past KAPV to L00 (Rosamond) and turn right, over KTSP and up the valley is a neat...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-15-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,220
Posted By tjyak50
Commision set in Agency contract is correct. The...

Commision set in Agency contract is correct.

The market is so brutally competitive.

As a broker it becomes a competition to do the very best for the customer. If you don't the other salesman...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-15-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,220
Posted By tjyak50
JDRhodes makes some excellent points, especially...

JDRhodes makes some excellent points, especially with regard to "I am paying this". Anecdotal recollections of insurance paid are on par with True Airspeed claims.

However, I say:
1) Get all the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-14-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,220
Posted By tjyak50
I am happy to help if you are still looking. I...

I am happy to help if you are still looking.
I own Airpower Insurance, am an Experimental Airplane owner, not quite as big as Falcon but I do check my emails at midnight which is sometimes...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 05-10-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 156,846
Posted By tjyak50
IN the past I was able to get away with "NXXX has...

IN the past I was able to get away with "NXXX has the current Numbers and Notams". But only because I can't seem to remember that one little letter for more than about 3 seconds.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,651
Posted By tjyak50
My Exp Airworthiness is stapled to the Ops Limits...

My Exp Airworthiness is stapled to the Ops Limits and I keep that in a zip-lock bag with the Program Letter and other "AROW" stuff in a little pouch.

I have found it makes life easier at airshows to...
Forum: Reviews 04-30-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,864
Posted By tjyak50
There continues to be a lot of competition in the...

There continues to be a lot of competition in the aviation insurance market. Too many underwriters fighting over too few airplanes means prices must go down to keep market share.

Some technical...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,000
Posted By tjyak50
Funny you mention the ELT thing, when the FSDO...

Funny you mention the ELT thing, when the FSDO guy came to reinspect my Yak we had a similar, almost comical, exchange.

Looking through my logs: You don't have an ELT inspection, do you have an...
Forum: Safety 04-16-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,918
Posted By tjyak50
I got nasty wobbles after a hard day of acro...

I got nasty wobbles after a hard day of acro (probably with some dehydration).
I leaned into the cockpit after landing to secure the stick and when I stood up the world had tumbled hard.

Stayed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,809
Posted By tjyak50
I've known the principles of the old classic...

I've known the principles of the old classic "AUA" and the newer management of AUA for many years. I hope they get it all resolved.

Good folks.

Tj
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 112,944
Posted By tjyak50
"When Thunder Rolled" by Ed Rasimus. Rockin...

"When Thunder Rolled" by Ed Rasimus.
Rockin good book.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,479
Posted By tjyak50
Depending on pilot standards I have been able to...

Depending on pilot standards I have been able to get as much as $250k passenger sublimit on some RV aircraft. Just did one recently.

FWIW. I do a lot of experimental aircraft and have had my share...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-26-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,651
Posted By tjyak50
.... I give 'em t-shirts ... But I'd rather have...

.... I give 'em t-shirts ...

But I'd rather have the BBQ.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-25-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,651
Posted By tjyak50
I don't know anybody that is looking at Credit...

I don't know anybody that is looking at Credit Ratings, I surely don't get into that with my customers. There is one underwriter that wanted that data but there is no way I am going to ask any my...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-06-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 121,006
Posted By tjyak50
It is my pleasure to sponsor the insurance for...

It is my pleasure to sponsor the insurance for the Rv12 and has been a pleasure to deal with all the folks at Vans.

It was a pretty easy decision for me, just seemed like the right thing to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,922
Posted By tjyak50
Chartis just made some changes to their...

Chartis just made some changes to their experimental program including RvXx series.

Now waive all deducts.
Fly-Off period is not treated differently on deductible or liability limit.

Pretty good...
Forum: RV-10 02-21-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,339
Posted By tjyak50
For sure some companies still do. SAU does,...

For sure some companies still do. SAU does, USSIC does, LAU and some others.

I think that will change in the next year or two because all the others have online automated clearance and quoting...
Forum: RV-10 02-19-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,339
Posted By tjyak50
Years ago that was the rule. Anymore the...

Years ago that was the rule.
Anymore the companies are totally computerized and all of us brokers can obtain multiple quotes on the same airplane over and over.

In the past it was just a capacity...
Forum: RV-10 02-18-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,339
Posted By tjyak50
Glad to help if I can, I quote RV10s all day...

Glad to help if I can, I quote RV10s all day long, well at least I did a few of them this week.

Best I found on a 10 with $150k hull was $2213.
They ranged from $2213 to a bit over $3200.

If you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,147
Posted By tjyak50
Falcon is the Broker, not the...

Falcon is the Broker, not the Underwriter.

Something seems wrong in this case since the Mechanical Failure was the little part that broke and indeed that part should not be covered.
However all of...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-05-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 43,555
Posted By tjyak50
Yes I was previously with Cannon Aviation (Bob /...

Yes I was previously with Cannon Aviation (Bob / Angie).
Started my own agency in 2005. Got bored working for someone else.

I share my office with Mike where he built his Rv6 Turbo motor. Pretty...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 01-03-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 156,846
Posted By tjyak50
I have an ATC question - Sometimes while IFR...

I have an ATC question -

Sometimes while IFR Enroute I am cleared to a distant point - say Intersection TIRON 80nm ahead.

Then get cleared to cross TIRON at 9000.

Thats the same as "Pilots...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-03-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 43,555
Posted By tjyak50
Me first! I am at DVT too... TJ

Me first!
I am at DVT too...

TJ
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-20-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,400
Posted By tjyak50
Don't forget that if you WhacK yourself in the...

Don't forget that if you WhacK yourself in the airplane and you are Liability Only your family gets nothing. Liability Only provides no benefit for you as the owner, it protects you from 3rd party...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-16-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,400
Posted By tjyak50
There is a decent amount of competition for the...

There is a decent amount of competition for the RV series.
They are easy to insure, unlike some of the Lancairs.

The losses the underwriters pay would probably stagger you.
Remember that most of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,154
Posted By tjyak50
I didn't realize you were a turbo 13B. I would...

I didn't realize you were a turbo 13B. I would have liked to check that out but they kept moving you guys around it seemed.

I've owned a bunch of Rx7s (2nd Gen) in my past so I know the motor...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-15-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,400
Posted By tjyak50
Don't forget that this market changes almost...

Don't forget that this market changes almost daily.
The "Gang of Seven" listed above has expanded slightly.

The companies are jockeying for position daily.

TJ
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,154
Posted By tjyak50
2010 Nellis AFB "Ravens" Formation

I had my Yak 50 up at Nellis for the airshow and was treated each day to a superb RV formation team demonstration.

Its a tough job putting all those aircraft together and even tougher to fly.
I had...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By tjyak50
Oil cooler air valve

Does anybody sell an air valve for closing off cooling air supply to the oil cooler for Vans?

My application is for a different type of experimental, but somebody has probably already invented this...
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