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Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-20-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,016
Posted By mjanduda
ah, I didn't know the FAA publishes everything in...

ah, I didn't know the FAA publishes everything in a machine readable form. Here in Germany you only get PDFs :(
I think I'll write a plugin for the https://www.openaip.net/ format and X-Plane...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-18-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,016
Posted By mjanduda
Ebbe, what's the source of your VFR map and nav...

Ebbe, what's the source of your VFR map and nav data?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-04-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,016
Posted By mjanduda
Ebbe, it would be great to have a documentation...

Ebbe, it would be great to have a documentation of the architecture of your whole system as well as a description of the subsystems - e.g. which ICs you use for what on every subsystem. :)

Malte
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By mjanduda
Design is broken in Chrome on Android.

Design is broken in Chrome on Android.
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 07-31-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,736
Posted By mjanduda
Van's tail wheel 14 has a 360. But it's not...

Van's tail wheel 14 has a 360.
But it's not recommended as the 360 is lighter than the 390 which results in smaller margins when it comes to weight and balance.
Also the 360 that Vans sells does not...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 07-31-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,736
Posted By mjanduda
Sounds like a high wing 14. Regarding 6 seats: I...

Sounds like a high wing 14.

Regarding 6 seats:
I don't know many people who would need / build that.
Also it comes with certification issues. I for myself only need two seats and some space for the...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 07-31-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,736
Posted By mjanduda
Anything smaller than a 915 is relatively cheap....

Anything smaller than a 915 is relatively cheap. Also the fuel consumption is lower and you buy MOGAS instead of AVGAS.
In Europe gas is f***** expensive. MOGAS is about 7.50 USD/gal and AVGAS 9.50...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 07-31-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,736
Posted By mjanduda
I understand when Van's says go build a 14 when...

I understand when Van's says go build a 14 when you want a simpler 7.
Also I understand that there's no real need for a smaller 10.

So maybe the 16 is 8x2? A new 8?
But honestly, are there people...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-29-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 35,713
Posted By mjanduda
Herman and the D-EIGT got a warm welcome back in...

Herman and the D-EIGT got a warm welcome back in EDMG Günzburg, Germany :)

https://www.malte.aero/images/misc/deigt/D-EIGT_EDMG-1.jpg


https://www.malte.aero/images/misc/deigt/D-EIGT_EDMG-2.jpg
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-28-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,016
Posted By mjanduda
are the Garmin G3X Touch CAN bus protocols...

are the Garmin G3X Touch CAN bus protocols somewhere in the internet?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-22-2019, 04:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,016
Posted By mjanduda
Great! Thank you! Maybe you could also upload...

Great! Thank you!

Maybe you could also upload PDFs of the schematics? Would be easier to view :)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-21-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,016
Posted By mjanduda
I could imagine replacing your screens with...

I could imagine replacing your screens with 10-12" touch displays and programming the UI with Unity.

Which servos do you use for the AP and how do you interact with them?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-21-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,016
Posted By mjanduda
Great job! I also would like to know more...

Great job!

I also would like to know more details, see some specs and plans :)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-12-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,311
Posted By mjanduda
So what would you have done? Replacing the valve...

So what would you have done? Replacing the valve and reaming the valve guide? :)
I was a bit surprised about the valve seat. Doesn't look very good to me.

Still the question: What can you do better...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-12-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,311
Posted By mjanduda
stuck exhaust valve Lycoming IO-360

Hey Builders,

I just wanted to share some pictures of an IO-360 cylinder with a stuck exhaust valve.
The cylinder was flown on a charter Cessna 172S (AVGAS only). The valve has failed well before...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 462,343
Posted By mjanduda
https://www.malte.aero/images/rv14/infinity_selfie...

https://www.malte.aero/images/rv14/infinity_selfie.jpg

My RV-14 isn't finished yet, so here is my inflight paragliding selfie over Ölüdeniz, Turkey :)
Forum: RV-14 06-18-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,296
Posted By mjanduda
I'm planning to buy the Van's harness and do all...

I'm planning to buy the Van's harness and do all the avionics installation myself. Do you then see a problem with the Van's harness?

Malte
Forum: RV-14 06-17-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,296
Posted By mjanduda
Thank you! :) Tschüss

Thank you! :)

Tschüss
Forum: RV-14 06-17-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,296
Posted By mjanduda
Garmin Servo installation

Hi,

I want to equip my 14 with yaw, roll and pitch servos (GSA 28). I'm going to install G3X panels.
Which servo mounts do you recommend?
Can I get everything I need from van's?

Thanks a lot!...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-15-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 35,713
Posted By mjanduda
Thumbs up Safely landed in BIRK.

Safely landed in BIRK.
Forum: RV-14 05-18-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,505
Posted By mjanduda
So, what's your experience with the glossy finish?

So, what's your experience with the glossy finish?
Forum: RV-14 04-15-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,028
Posted By mjanduda
A friend had the same problem and found the same...

A friend had the same problem and found the same solution!
So don't flood the engine while priming!
Forum: RV-14 04-15-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,689
Posted By mjanduda
I bought the Isham Tool Kit. I like it but I'd...

I bought the Isham Tool Kit. I like it but I'd add a second #40 male dimple die as you have to modify one for the elevator trailing edge. After that it made some ugly marks on my parts so I had to...
Forum: RV-14 02-27-2019, 02:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,745
Posted By mjanduda
Here the picture from the referenced...

Here the picture from the referenced thread:
https://i.imgur.com/HdO6mto.jpg
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=1258276&postcount=39

I am not a manufacturing master but this looks...
Forum: RV-14 02-26-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,745
Posted By mjanduda
So just install the yaw servo before the join or...

So just install the yaw servo before the join or is it a good idea to not rivet some tailcone skins until you install the servo?
I'm about to assemble the tailcone and am wondering if I should wait...
Forum: RV-14 02-25-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,127
Posted By mjanduda
Great, thanks for the clarification!

Great, thanks for the clarification!
Forum: RV-14 02-25-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,127
Posted By mjanduda
EarthX battery holder

Hi builders,

I am about to build the tail cone and there are battery angles. Instead of the stock lead battery I want to use a lithium battery for my 14. According to this forum the EarthX looks...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,377
Posted By mjanduda
I think the pilot should be able to reach the...

I think the pilot should be able to reach the stuff behind the co-pilot and vice versa, right? So when you fly with 1 pax you should be fine?
Forum: RV-14 02-24-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 867
Posted By mjanduda
ah yeah, have drilled those holes today...

ah yeah, have drilled those holes today :D
Haven't thought about the ADS-B avionics yet. Probably I'll go with a Garmin transponder with ADS-B in addition to a FLARM system.
Forum: RV-14 02-24-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,501
Posted By mjanduda
Thanks! :)

Thanks! :)
Forum: RV-14 02-23-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,501
Posted By mjanduda
Is the G3X autopilot compatible with the Van's...

Is the G3X autopilot compatible with the Van's provided elevator trim servo? Or do I need to buy a different servo if I want my autopilot to trim the plane?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-22-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,377
Posted By mjanduda
It's great to see suppliers for experimental...

It's great to see suppliers for experimental aviation here in the EU. It is so much easier to order and ship! No struggle with transatlantic shipping, customs and VAT.
I'd love to have a Van's and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 228,195
Posted By mjanduda
I'm a Software...

I'm a Software Engineer

https://66.media.tumblr.com/9ea4ce9dfc649eaff5f972e1a987c260/tumblr_nq32n3TIae1ur2po4o1_500.gif
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By mjanduda
yeah it was like...

yeah it was like http://lmgtfy.com/?q=parts.txt+site%3Avansaircraft.com :D

Thank you anyway!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By mjanduda
Oh, I have found it using Google...

Oh, I have found it using Google :rolleyes:

https://shop.vansaircraft.com/public/parts.txt
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By mjanduda
Van's pricelist (parts.txt) is gone - where is it?

Hi Builders,

since Van's has deployed their new Website the parts.txt pricelist (http://vansaircraft.com/public/parts.txt) is gone.
Do you know where I can find this list now?

Thanks!

Malte
Forum: RV-14 02-13-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,903
Posted By mjanduda
I have ordered the empennage and the slow...

I have ordered the empennage and the slow build(!) wings kit on Oct 1st 2018. The empennage has arrived after three weeks. The wings kit will arrive end of this month (Feb 2019). So it took 5 months....
Forum: RV-14 02-13-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,743
Posted By mjanduda
That's a great idea!

That's a great idea!
Forum: RV-14 02-12-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,903
Posted By mjanduda
I wouldn't say quickbuild is an antithesis of...

I wouldn't say quickbuild is an antithesis of home build philosophy. I have seen the sparkle in the eyes of quickbuild builders when they talk about their planes. I think it's just a choice you do...
Forum: RV-14 02-12-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,743
Posted By mjanduda
there are missing a few chapters.

there are missing a few chapters.
Forum: RV-14 02-12-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,903
Posted By mjanduda
I am currently at chapter 10 of 11 of my...

I am currently at chapter 10 of 11 of my empennage kit and am waiting for the slow build wings to arrive.

I have decided to do slow build wings because for me emotionally the wings are the stuff...
Forum: RV-14 02-10-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,932
Posted By mjanduda
Do you really need this special bucking bar for...

Do you really need this special bucking bar for riveting the second skin or can you use the tungsten bar for this also?

EDIT: Just ordered a piece of steel for a few bucks. It's quite narrow near...
Forum: RV-14 12-08-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By mjanduda
Thanks for the info! I will contact Van's. Malte

Thanks for the info!
I will contact Van's.

Malte
Forum: RV-14 12-08-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By mjanduda
09-13 Match drilling trim tab spar to trim tab hinge - hole size???

Hey builders,

I'm about to match drill my trim tab spar (E-01405) to the trim tab hinge (page 09-13).
The instructions say to use a #40 drill. But my trim tab spar is prepunched with #30 holes.
So...
Forum: RV-14 11-25-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,175
Posted By mjanduda
How do the PMags compare to SDSEFI?

How do the PMags compare to SDSEFI?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,211
Posted By mjanduda
I have bought the landing/taxi lights, the tail...

I have bought the landing/taxi lights, the tail light and the "original" kit for my 14. Going to assemble them next week :)
Forum: RV-14 11-09-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 93,472
Posted By mjanduda
Have you checked if you have enough room behind...

Have you checked if you have enough room behind the panel for the G5 and for its screws?
Forum: RV-14 11-01-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,281
Posted By mjanduda
Deburr both sides?

Hey builders,

I am wondering do you deburr both sides of match punched holes in the aluminium sheets?
To me the edges of one side feel super smooth while the edges of the other side feel quite...
Forum: RV-14 10-29-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,594
Posted By mjanduda
Which fuel flow sensor do you have?

Which fuel flow sensor do you have?
Forum: RV-14 10-29-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,594
Posted By mjanduda
Are the fuel level sensors included in any kit?...

Are the fuel level sensors included in any kit? Or do I have to order them seperately?
Which capacitive fuel sensor do you recommend?

Malte
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,253
Posted By mjanduda
Has someone already looked into this "green wire"...

Has someone already looked into this "green wire" how the synchronization works?

Malte
Forum: RV-14 10-27-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,594
Posted By mjanduda
Hi Bob, When do you need the spare...

Hi Bob,
When do you need the spare longerons?
What do you have to fu** up to need them? :)
Which part numbers do they have?
Forum: RV-14 10-27-2018, 04:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,594
Posted By mjanduda
Post What should I add to my wing kit order?

Hey builders,

it's time to set the order for my wings so I don't feel an emptiness after finishing the empennage kit.
What should I add to my slow build wing kit order?
Tie down rings?
Acro fuel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,019
Posted By mjanduda
Have they stressed the 14 gear for 2050 lbs...

Have they stressed the 14 gear for 2050 lbs MTOW?
Or have they added some margin?
Would the gear be a limiting factor when it comes to increasing the mtow because it's only tested for 2050lbs?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2018, 03:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,979
Posted By mjanduda
Do the 10 and 14 have the same airfoil and chord...

Do the 10 and 14 have the same airfoil and chord length? So do the 10's tanks fit?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,979
Posted By mjanduda
Has someone already tried to "simply" build...

Has someone already tried to "simply" build bigger standard tanks?
So enlarging the tanks by two or three ribs spanwise?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,019
Posted By mjanduda
Van's stress analysis public?

Hey Builders,

do you know if the stress analysis for Van's RV airplanes is public?
Where can I find them? I'd like to have a look at them :)

Best,
Malte
Forum: RV-14 10-17-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 78,012
Posted By mjanduda
I'm currently fighting with Fedex and the German...

I'm currently fighting with Fedex and the German customs to get my empennage kit. So no time for humor ;)

Regarding the compressor: I tried to get one a little bit more silent than the majority. It...
Forum: RV-14 10-16-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 78,012
Posted By mjanduda
You think so? It's 100 litres. What's that? 26...

You think so? It's 100 litres. What's that? 26 gal?
Forum: RV-14 10-16-2018, 02:50 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 78,012
Posted By mjanduda
State of my project: Empennage arriving...

State of my project:

Empennage arriving tomorrow
http://www.malte.aero/images/rv14/2018-10-16_1_fedex.png

Workshop prepared - still waiting for the tools to come out of...
Forum: RV-14 10-13-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,970
Posted By mjanduda
Great advice! Thank you! Also I think I'll put...

Great advice! Thank you!
Also I think I'll put rivets etc. in a separate sorting system as I'll need them for multiple sub-kits.


I think I'll wait for the kit to arrive and then buy the trays that...
Forum: RV-14 10-13-2018, 03:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,970
Posted By mjanduda
inventory and sorting parts

Hey Builders,

I am expecting my RV-14 empennage kit to arrive next wednesday.
As this will be my first build I am not quite sure how to sort my parts so I don't have to spend have of my build time...
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