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Forum: RV-7/7A 10-14-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By Brent
Control movement

I will be flying someone else’s newly built RV7. I would like to check the angular movement of the aileron and elevators, but cannot find the reference. I believe it should be in Section 15, but...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-10-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,247
Posted By Brent
Ferry flight

Good evening,

I built an RV9a, and am now building an RV8. Retired airline pilot and Navy pilot. I could fly it for you.

Best Regards, Brent Owen
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,142
Posted By Brent
Extended range tanks

I saw a magazine photograph of an RV.... 8 perhaps, with a large external belly tank which gave a CLAIMED 3,000 mile range. Does anyone have further knowledge of this. It would certainly be an...
Forum: GPS 10-07-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By Brent

Hi, I am going through similar thought processes with my GRT HXr. I think that you will find that you need to send the AHARS Unit to GRT to have the GPS unit installed. My AHARS is boxed up ready...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-02-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By Brent
Capacitance fuel quantity

I am having no success calibrating the vans capacitance fuel quantity sensors. I am now wondering if there is any way to check the sensors. Secondly, does anyone have any experience with this...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-25-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By Brent
Engine monitor

Hi Steve, I have a new, unused JPI 930 which I was going to use in my RV8. My plans have now changed so I was going,to sell it. If you would like to borrow it let me know how long you would need...
Forum: Engine Monitors 07-18-2018, 06:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 240
Posted By Brent
EDM 930

I have an EDM/JPI 930. I have been trying to configure the fuel quantity gauging. It is a capacitance system. I have followed the manual instructions with no luck. I have spoken to JPI tech...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-12-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,177
Posted By Brent
Good experiences

I built an RV9A and incorporated a com0lete GRT glass panel. I do not have a background in electronics, so the various aspects of wiring and programming was all new to me. Tech support at GRT was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,284
Posted By Brent

I have spent the last sixty years flying professionally, General Aviation, military, airline then back to general aviation. I have owned a number of aircraft, both retract gear and fixed. I built...
Forum: Interiors 03-01-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,948
Posted By Brent
Sound deadening

I added Dynamat in patches when I built my RV9. It only needed small patches in order to kill the resonance, and made a very noticeable differance to the noise and removed all the ‘tinniness’ in the...
Forum: RV-12 02-08-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,205
Posted By Brent

Hi Carl, Quite aside from the subject of glide capability as shown considering the terrain, that is a most impressive display. I will be using GRT HXr EFIS and Skydemon. I hope that I can get as...
Forum: RV-12 02-07-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,205
Posted By Brent

Insightful comments by Scot, Bob and Tom. Scot’s experience illustrates the importance of stopping the prop. It was always claimed that we should go for the minimum sink rate downwind and best...
Forum: RV-12 02-07-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,205
Posted By Brent
Glide distance

In a different life, I had experience in engine out operations both in military jets and civilian prop aircraft. Those CAFE results are very interesting, but rather than discuss glide ratios, it...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-26-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,311
Posted By Brent

Hi Aaron,

I have recently bought a set of baffles for my RV8 with an IO 360. I have the RV drawings which I could get copied for you. I have to say, the RV baffles are very poor and need extensive...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-13-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,805
Posted By Brent
Rear panel

Hi, I have been working on a rear panel in order to mount an iPad. Using an Levil Aviation unit that will give me flight instruments and gps for the rear seat. I have a template, BUT I suggest that...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-22-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,506
Posted By Brent
Back seat instruments

I am using GRT for the front for my second RV. GRT is a fantastic company. for the backseat ILevil AW with an IPad. The ILevil has a WAAS GPS and flight instruments will supply several other units...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-20-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 77,206
Posted By Brent

Hello all,
I am in the final stages of building my 9A. I would love to display my panel, but unfortunately even though the instructions to upload pictures are there, I have not been able to manage...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-02-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,091
Posted By Brent
According to Warren Gretz the circuit board MUST...

According to Warren Gretz the circuit board MUST NOT be bypassed. I asked because my circuit board has failed.

Any information concerning repair or components would be appreciated

Regards, Brent...
Forum: Alternative Engines 01-27-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,036
Posted By Brent
Don't forget the 20% VAT which is included in...

Don't forget the 20% VAT which is included in that price in the EU
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