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Forum: RV-14 Yesterday, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By Robert Anglin
Knee pad.

We use an Apple I-Pad air tow 10", as a left knee pad. In the panel is a Garmin G3X touch 10". With those two you are very well informed at any given time.
Just what we use. Yours, R.E.A....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By Robert Anglin
Timely.

I was just looking at the Bahamas VFR flight planning guide last night and agree with the statement above. The Bahamas don't seem to care s long as you pay your 50 dollars to get in and spend money...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,398
Posted By Robert Anglin
Just what we use.

We have a Garmin system installed. So we have blue tooth from two black boxes in the system. We found that an apple I-Pad air works very well on our left knee and our standard knee pad on the right...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-13-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yep.

Go to the map page hit menu, then hit menu again. Then where you see flight log, tap on it. It will show you a list of options just hit the one to clear the flights out and two seconds later they...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 04-12-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,690
Posted By Robert Anglin
Can?; I ask or dare I ask on this format. What...

Can?; I ask or dare I ask on this format. What happened in 2011 that turn some off? Yours, R.E.A. III # 80888
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-10-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By Robert Anglin
Just one.

The electric trim is just find. Write the check and get in gear. The rest will come to you as you go. You'll have plenty of friends here to help distract you.
Hope this helps, Yours, R.E.A. III #...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,604
Posted By Robert Anglin
Ditto.

Where there is a will, there is a way. If it is your thing and you know it will stay your thing for a long time, then be yourself and get started one way are the other. It is not an easy road and not...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-05-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By Robert Anglin
You can.

We installed two 680's in the back location, by just stretching out the factory battery box. Then ran two cables up to the right kick panel where we put a Blue Sea splitter switch. Worked very well....
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-30-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,072
Posted By Robert Anglin
Also.

You may also wish to check your starter wiring. We have seen that #4 can make a starter turn a little slower, were # 2 will feed the starter a little better and it will turn a little better. We have...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-28-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yes

Yes, we did and have had no issues to date. We have an E.C.I. IOX-360, with the snorkel inlet. The oil sump is the same as the "M" engines with the forward facing inlet with the oil over air chamber...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-28-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,526
Posted By Robert Anglin
Agreed.

You will get a lot of pride out of learning the new to you skills that it will take.
I liked doing it the old fashioned way with jigs and one rivet at a time. With buying the parts and tools as we...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-27-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By Robert Anglin
US, too.

We made-up the wing and tanks as a unit and fitted everything with all the bolts in place. Have not had to take them back off anytime after that. So far no leaks, so all is good as we used a good...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-25-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,626
Posted By Robert Anglin
Go for it.

I think Vald needs these to come to Belfast at full throttle this year.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By Robert Anglin
Read.

The above post is correct. If you read the AD, it just tells you to refer to the installation manual and use the instructions for testing the unit out of that section of the manual to comply with the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-22-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,980
Posted By Robert Anglin
Us too.

We like the way Steve has mentioned. We take everything off line, then boot up the GDU. Load the new software and then bring the other items in the Garmin system on line. It take a minuet or less...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-19-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,106
Posted By Robert Anglin
what we did.

WE put a constant card compass in the middle of the glair-shield, then put the puck up on the skin just to the left of the front Baggage. It work grate up there and is away from any heat or "EMF"....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-15-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,201
Posted By Robert Anglin
OH boy.

I don't think you are going to like any answer on this one because there are so many things to consider on this subject. If you have a type tagged engine an aftermarket kit engine., How well is it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,122
Posted By Robert Anglin
No problems.

I can see where Scot is coming from. We had put the Van's rivets in to start with at the Van's plan sight and they works quite OK. Once we decided to put in the Garmin ADHAR and heated pitot, we...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-04-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,269
Posted By Robert Anglin
Note of addition.

When we got the IN-5400 diodes, we took the one that had failed apart to look close at it. The diode that was in it was stamped IN-4006, a one Amp rating and a third of the size of the new IN-5400....
Forum: Interiors 03-02-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,131
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yes.

Yes you are correct. But it was felt that to those few whom could pick and choose to be able to Roll their own with the wide selection of supplies available at that site it may benefit those few. We...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By Robert Anglin
Us too.

We got the Safe Air One tube kit and just cut a short link of tube, then RTV slipped it over the end of the pitot tube on the Garmin pitot. Then you just clip it on with the quick connectors from the...
Forum: Interiors 02-28-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,131
Posted By Robert Anglin
This may help a few.

We did a lot of homework on this subject and found the best answers from a company up in Washington State. Pegasus Aeromarine Inc., a mister Dan Newland 360-437-9360. They have a very good catalog...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-27-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,269
Posted By Robert Anglin
Up-date.

We may have found some idea of what was going south on this one. After taking it off so we could wait for the replacement to get here. I found that I could hold the wire and slightly twist the ring...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-26-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,269
Posted By Robert Anglin
Thanks.

Thanks, guys. I had not thought of B&C, but have procured a lot from them down threw time. We have the one that comes with the starters from Kelly. I think it is the same as the one Spruce sells. I...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-25-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,269
Posted By Robert Anglin
Starter relay diode?

This one is for my electrical wizzes out there. Had a starter relay diode go fault on me probably vibration and sharted. Question is both Van's and Spruce have these but they are different venders....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-23-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,980
Posted By Robert Anglin
Interesting

Have not read this post for a few days. We had uploaded 5.7 just after it came out and have flown a couple of CX runs in the last two weeks with Auto at the helm. We have not seen any thing a miss in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,690
Posted By Robert Anglin
WE have found much the same as above in testing...

WE have found much the same as above in testing we left them down at hi-cruse power and the aircraft just drug up to around 120-125 and would not go anything more in level flight. No we did not do it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yes.

Yes we have one with the Garmin heated pitot. We cut it a little shorter but not by much, just to make it at an optimum to catch the slip stream and have as little drag at the same time. Nice unit,...
Forum: RV-10 02-09-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,295
Posted By Robert Anglin
30 Nm.

Yep it hurts when you get a 30 Nm ring, but I think you will get over that in a hurry, good going. Yours, R.E.A. III # 80888
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-07-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By Robert Anglin
Another way.

You mays want more, but if you go to the Garmin G3X installation manual most all of the Servo's, their brackets and the installations are illustrated.
Hope this helps. R.E.A. III # 80888
Forum: Rocket 01-30-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,151
Posted By Robert Anglin
Us too.

We did much as Walt did, but kept the breakers on the arm rest to the right then only put some of the TSO switch type for the devices that are on the panel it's self at the bottom of the radio stack....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-20-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,410
Posted By Robert Anglin
+1, for me too.

I like it. If you had put the A.P. on top of the stack you would be right at home in our 8. You will like it, good work. Yours, R.E.A. III # 80888
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-20-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By Robert Anglin
Thanks.

Thanks Ray, I am looking for the OTR filter that crosses to the Tempest or Champion number. I have seen the ORT filters and think they are the same units that are sold as TSO units, but without the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-19-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By Robert Anglin
OIL filter

Has anyone got the cross over number for the OTR- ON TRACK RACING oil filter to replace the standard AA48108-2 PMA filters? I can't seem to pull up their catalog. Thanks, R.E.A. III # 80888
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-19-2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By Robert Anglin
Same here.

The springs in them get bad a lot. I would get another good brand one and just change it out. Your call. Yours. R.E.A. III # 80888
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,568
Posted By Robert Anglin
Same here.

We found the same thing and put a PTT on the panel just under the throttle as well as the one on the stick. Two reasons it was done. One its a back up to the one on the stick. If you have ever lost a...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 01-16-2018, 05:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,352
Posted By Robert Anglin
We agreed with this thought, after looking at...

We agreed with this thought, after looking at some 60-70 years of history behind making it simple and reliable, We went with the same system that Conti has used for many years on the IO-470, 520...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,007
Posted By Robert Anglin
No.

The FBO's on the road will have both. We had Used the Cessna Type quite a bit on other singles and twins and found it to be more robust for a heavy jump as we like to use #2 Battery cable in the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,007
Posted By Robert Anglin
Us too.

As with the last post and if we are taking an 8 here. We used a Cessna type plug and mounted it with a 4130 shop made bracket to the engine mount in the upper right corner at an angle, up and...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-09-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,904
Posted By Robert Anglin
Go with Lycon.

I think if you use an Infer-Red camera you will find that the answer is as Lycon suggests. Only the hub will pick-up a small amount of heat and then through it off into the air stream. Hope this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,961
Posted By Robert Anglin
NO, and Yes.

I don't think that if an RV is put together per the standards that it would not pass Part 23. I have seen most of the testing and found it to be in line with what we have seen in that respect. I also...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-24-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,327
Posted By Robert Anglin
Tip.

Down though the years we have found that these small leaks can be hard to spot at first. But once you find that you have one we just clean the area with some brake clean from your local aircraft car...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-21-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,674
Posted By Robert Anglin
To long a list.

As has been said above, you will do well with most of the top four or five you listed. We roll our own, that is to say we buy from a spec. list to get what we want. Most owner-builders will not try...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-08-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By Robert Anglin
If it helps.

If it helps, we use both the G3X and a Hobbs. As has been said above the GDU can be configured to do what you wish, but we like to have a Hobbs on a presser switch to keep track of our oil changes....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,110
Posted By Robert Anglin
Us too.

I can still remember D.R. coming to the Beacon with his camera before he quit his day job and eating a burger wanting to get started on an RV. Us too for that matter, as we would drive up from...
Forum: Propellers 12-05-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,014
Posted By Robert Anglin
Agreed.

I agree with Mell on this one. We have a Prince and love it, but it was one of the older carbon over wood props. It had the older legging edge protectors and found a few good sized stones a couple of...
Forum: Propellers 12-05-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By Robert Anglin
Glen, when you put a 3 1/2'" thick wood prop, a...

Glen, when you put a 3 1/2'" thick wood prop, a 3/4" crush-plate, spinner bulkheads, and washers into the stack-up, the bolts or long as you ask.
I would have to size them again after all these...
Forum: Propellers 12-04-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By Robert Anglin
No problem.

We have found no problem in getting parts. We use a 2 1/4" spacer for a Prince prop. We did buy the spacer and bolts from Saber for both the spacer to engine and the prop to spacer make-up. Van's had...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-03-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,781
Posted By Robert Anglin
+1 for 305-307.

We like having the controller as it makes things go so much better to set up before take-off and in flight. As the soft wear has been updated the 305 does as good as the 307 now with the Alt. inputs...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-01-2017, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yes.

I do not remember off hand the date of the change but it would have been in the early 2,000's 2-3-4 or 5. I would have to look at my build log. I flew with John in number two just a few weeks before...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-30-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By Robert Anglin
Same here.

We did the testing with cases of oil and cases of drinks so we would be able to use it up and not have sand or corrosives in the plain. As best I can remember we loaded to 50 lbs. over gross, 15 Lbs....
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-19-2017, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,883
Posted By Robert Anglin
Ditto.

We have found the same thing here, as we have a 10" G3X to the right of center in ours. With the Safe Air 1 connectors on the ADHAR and nice plugs for some of the wires, the panel come out with in...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-15-2017, 05:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,238
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yes

If you are Infer-Red the gloves do not have to be touch, they can be standard Mil. spec.. The regular tough screens will sometimes work a little with the none touch screen gloves, but the touch...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,694
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yep, that is true, That is why I put the close in...

Yep, that is true, That is why I put the close in there some where. You have a good point and it is one that is not right for everyone. And I do not recommend it to anyone. And if I am VFR, I am not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,694
Posted By Robert Anglin
Us too.

We have test flown up to class A, but not above with our little 8. The aircraft has very good handling and is comfortable to fly with a good reserve of power and climb at that D.A. and level. In one...
Forum: Propellers 11-10-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,244
Posted By Robert Anglin
+ 1

This is a common problem. I talked to the guys from Dynavibe up at KOSH this year and asked the question of we can't seem to find a person out in the field that knows or seems to know how to do a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,484
Posted By Robert Anglin
As you see it.

A long time ago, Van's used the first set in the format to be the model number, but some where down the line they started using the full number as your SN. Example when I started building my SN #...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-31-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yes and No.

Yes there are specs for everything. There not much pressure on a drain plug or finger screen plug. 3 to 4" of oil in the pan is not a lot of weight. If you use a good seal "washer, gasket, what ever"...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-31-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,019
Posted By Robert Anglin
Some change.

We had put the factory ports and tubing in to start with, but did not like the way the pop-rivets made-up to the tubing. Once we had chosen a Garmin pitot with AOA in it we went back and changed the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-22-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By Robert Anglin
+ 1 here.

Yep we have seen the same thing. I had put a fill of epoxy in the bend at the bottom curve on the gear leg to help hold it in place at the bend. In the first 15-20 hours that spot just above the fill...
Forum: Canada 10-20-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,276
Posted By Robert Anglin
Two points here.

I do not have a dog in this fight. As we have an 8, but you answer your own question by asking for two things. Travel and cost to operate. Both the 12 and the 9 are very good aircraft, I have friends...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-20-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By Robert Anglin
Yes and No.

We run the E.C.I. tapered cylinders and the "X" seats and guides. I do not know for sure but E.C.I. I think from 10-15 yeas ago said that the air flow was improved by, I don't recall exactly maybe...
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