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Forum: Canada 11-23-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,001
Posted By Doug Eves
Sorry to sound negative , but I would choose any...

Sorry to sound negative , but I would choose any RV model except the 12. Don't understand the attraction.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,901
Posted By Doug Eves
I have Aden's plane and replaced the mags with...

I have Aden's plane and replaced the mags with dual emags. I fly it at the same fuel burn as before and don't notice any speed difference but it hot/cold starts awesome and runs smoother. I think it...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-23-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,441
Posted By Doug Eves
Oh , if anyone is curious as to the appearance of...

Oh , if anyone is curious as to the appearance of this craft that I would not trade , look on airliners.net and search C-FDNS
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-23-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,441
Posted By Doug Eves
Traded my F1 Rocket Evo kit to Aden Rich for his...

Traded my F1 Rocket Evo kit to Aden Rich for his 6. Flown it over 800 hrs now and would not trade for any other RV. I say this respectfully as all RV's are pretty nice (except the 12 YUCK!) and...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-18-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,533
Posted By Doug Eves
I realize that I appear to have contradicted my...

I realize that I appear to have contradicted my earlier statement about low level turning but I really meant when slow and heavy if it is not really necessary. If it is windy ,gusty, hot and one is...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-18-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,533
Posted By Doug Eves
Well Luddite42 , for the record I do feel...

Well Luddite42 , for the record I do feel qualified. Been in , around or piloting since childhood and now 57. No problem with turns close to the ground or being inverted as far as that goes. The nice...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-17-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,533
Posted By Doug Eves
I never did quite understand why anyone would...

I never did quite understand why anyone would want to be turning (sometimes steep and possibly heavy) close to the ground. ie. Base to Final....especially when there is lots of opportunity to adjust...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-10-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,533
Posted By Doug Eves
I stay at 120 mph on downwind, base, and the...

I stay at 120 mph on downwind, base, and the initial part of final. I then slow up to 100 mph and dump all the flaps on which puts the craft immediately at 80 mph @ 1800 rpm. I fly 80 to short final...
Forum: RV-12 08-26-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,517
Posted By Doug Eves
Hello Airhound. I thought all GA aircraft had to...

Hello Airhound. I thought all GA aircraft had to have a compass? Anyway, not sure what brand I have but it is mounted in panel and not the type that sits on the dash to obstruct your view. I have...
Forum: RV-12 08-25-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,517
Posted By Doug Eves
I am adding an autopilot to my conventional round...

I am adding an autopilot to my conventional round gauged RV so I am leaning to the trutrak gemini to replace my vacum AI. I like round and do not like the appearance of mixing square and round...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-08-2009, 11:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,053
Posted By Doug Eves
The best use for aviation oil is for lubricating...

The best use for aviation oil is for lubricating door hinges that squeak. I have worked for Imperial Oil (EXXON)for over 30 years. 10 in R&D and 20 in quality assurance. Use XD3 15w40 and never...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 86,066
Posted By Doug Eves
C-FDNS

I bought my RV6 from Aden Rich. The C-F was a given. The DNS stands for Doug's New Six.
Forum: Rocket 09-08-2008, 10:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,579
Posted By Doug Eves
Oil Cooler Picture

Smokyray, I have Aden Rich's RV6 and have a decent pic of how it's (the cetrab) is mounted. I would post it here for you but I don't know how. If you want my picture sent me your email address. (to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2008, 12:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,716
Posted By Doug Eves
What I was thinking when I said the higher/faster...

What I was thinking when I said the higher/faster stream of traffic may be preferable,was that there wouldn't be any Cub's,Champs, etc. (that wouldn't be doing 90kt) to follow. Also, there might be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,716
Posted By Doug Eves
FISK VFR Arrival to OSH

In reviewing the NOTAM I'm left with a question that doesn't seem to be adressed. There are two stream's of traffic at 1800'/90kt and 2300'/135kt navagating the same route inbound. I'm trying to...
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-26-2007, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,570
Posted By Doug Eves
I have a 180/hartz and roll my 6 everytime out....

I have a 180/hartz and roll my 6 everytime out. Full fuel and two heavies (ie 1800lbs) or 1/4 fuel and no passenger. The plane doesn't care how much weight is in it as I'm only pulling about 1.5 g's.
Forum: Canada 12-23-2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,911
Posted By Doug Eves
"EXPERIMENTAL" Placard

I purchased a super sweet RV6 from Aden Rich (in Longview Washington) and Transport Canada made me remove the word "EXPERIMENTAL" from my bird before I was garanted the C of R. They told me that...
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