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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 999
Posted By erich weaver
But the injector lines are not pressurized, so...

But the injector lines are not pressurized, so fuel can and does boil there, at least with an AFP type injection system, correct? At least that is my understanding of why I sometimes have a stumble...
Forum: ADS-B 11-07-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By erich weaver
I used to see myself pretty consistently when I...

I used to see myself pretty consistently when I only had the SkyRadar adsb-in ion my grt Sport SX. When I upgraded to the Echo adsb-in and out, the ghosting was completely eliminated.

Erich
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-01-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,587
Posted By erich weaver
Be aware that if you go to a true co-ownership...

Be aware that if you go to a true co-ownership and play by all the rules, you would have to change the title and notify FAA, which may trigger sales tax.

erich
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-18-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 19,285
Posted By erich weaver
Awesome Thanks Mark and Tim!

Awesome

Thanks Mark and Tim!
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-14-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 27,421
Posted By erich weaver
http://www.aero-news.net/index.cfm?do=main.textpos...

http://www.aero-news.net/index.cfm?do=main.textpost&id=0c466476-8eb9-4df1-b8fc-2b467a4fd76c
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 884
Posted By erich weaver
Check out the Garmin Glo; $100 new; connects to...

Check out the Garmin Glo; $100 new; connects to iPad by Bluetooth; get a used one for less.

Or buy a new iPad with the cellular service capability and you wont need any add-on gps. You dont have to...
Forum: RV-12 09-28-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 34,650
Posted By erich weaver
My friendly suggestion is that you start a...

My friendly suggestion is that you start a different thread for your request rather than change the subject of this one.
Regards,

Erich
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,812
Posted By erich weaver
i dont see any wear on the tire - the little...

i dont see any wear on the tire - the little needle nubs are still present. The crack also seems to be following along some sort of flaw line in the rubber. Might look into getting the supplier to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-23-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By erich weaver
I donít use it but I believe the grt EFISs can...

I donít use it but I believe the grt EFISs can also automatically load in frequencies for destination airports as you approach them.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-21-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,760
Posted By erich weaver
Why not? Isn’t this essentially what happens...

Why not? Isn’t this essentially what happens every time we descend with a constant speed prop?

Erich
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-20-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,760
Posted By erich weaver
Yowza, i mixed up Group A and Group B, and have...

Yowza, i mixed up Group A and Group B, and have now gone back and corrected my earlier posts. Maybe the original poster mixed up A and B as well?

Im comfortable with my Group A cylinders. Not so...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-20-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,760
Posted By erich weaver
No. I make sure my oil is at or above 100F...

No. I make sure my oil is at or above 100F before takeoff but dont worry about shock cooling any more than I worry about shock heating. I havent heard of any data suggesting that failure rates are...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-20-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,760
Posted By erich weaver
610 hours, no problems. Erich

610 hours, no problems.

Erich
Forum: ADS-B 09-19-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,771
Posted By erich weaver
The GRT SX EFIS (and other models Im sure)...

The GRT SX EFIS (and other models Im sure) provides user configurable filtering of traffic based on both lateral distance and altitude difference. It works quite well with the ECHO UAT/GRT SafeFly...
Forum: ADS-B 09-13-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By erich weaver
Ads-b Weather most certainly can be displayed on...

Ads-b Weather most certainly can be displayed on the SX and EX. I do it and never bother with doing it on the iPad. No need when itís on the EFIS.

Erich
Forum: ADS-B 09-12-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By erich weaver
Going from memory here, but you can pick up...

Going from memory here, but you can pick up metars on the EFIS by going to the map page, pushing the knob and then rotating til it highlights the airport of interest and pushing again to select it....
Forum: RV-14 09-12-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,344
Posted By erich weaver
Seems like we are dancing around the bush here a...

Seems like we are dancing around the bush here a bit without exactly spelling out the concern for people. The concern I am aware of from my own experience and what Ive read on VAF regarding the...
Forum: California 09-11-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By erich weaver
https://www.faa.gov/other_visit/aviation_industry/...

https://www.faa.gov/other_visit/aviation_industry/designees_delegations/designee_types/media/DARTDirectory.pdf


erich
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,091
Posted By erich weaver
Eight years of flying now with flap switch on...

Eight years of flying now with flap switch on stick. No accidental engagements and love it as is. It actually takes a fair amount of finger pressure to engage it and there is continuous reverse...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,215
Posted By erich weaver
Hmmm. Thought I was following along until this....

Hmmm. Thought I was following along until this. So you are saying everything is fine with lending your plane to your friend as long as he pays his share of all costs?

Erich
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,215
Posted By erich weaver
Not saying you are wrong with respect to FAAs...

Not saying you are wrong with respect to FAAs interpretation, but the average joe might reasonably believe that Ďoperateí means to fly the plane as the PIC, which changes things. At the least,...
Forum: ADS-B 09-08-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By erich weaver
Everything dissipates the signal. The further...

Everything dissipates the signal. The further from the step the better, but whether it is significant or not where you have it is tough to judge until you try it. Unless you are quite close, Iím...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By erich weaver
My echo/safefly gps is velcroed onto the sub...

My echo/safefly gps is velcroed onto the sub panel on the pilot side. Gps antenna is on the glare shield and adsb antenna is on bottom of fuselage, behind baggage bulkhead, to get it away from...
Forum: ADS-B 09-06-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,279
Posted By erich weaver
Smile This is VAF man! We dont go to avionics shops....

This is VAF man! We dont go to avionics shops. :)

erich
Forum: ADS-B 09-06-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By erich weaver
I have GRT's Sport SX and have now installed and...

I have GRT's Sport SX and have now installed and flown with the Echo/SafeFly GPS. Everything is working great. Filtering of traffic to within a specified altiitude interval above and below you, as...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-03-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,725
Posted By erich weaver
Ha ha, looks like I have all of VAF tracking me...

Ha ha, looks like I have all of VAF tracking me now. ďBeckham 1Ē was my attempt at making it hard for the local county appraiser to determine the value of my plane. Didnít work. They have it on...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-03-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 23
Sticky: ENGINE COOLING
Views: 4,510
Posted By erich weaver
Would like to see pictures if available. Are...

Would like to see pictures if available. Are there Naca ducts readily available that are large enough for this? Wouldnít such a set up mean that the duct has to be disconnected every time the lower...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-03-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,725
Posted By erich weaver
I am not hardwired, just letting the Echo do its...

I am not hardwired, just letting the Echo do its sniffing magic. Also, in response to a previously posted question, my Echo is also just velcroed to the sub panel, which GRT tech support indicated...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-03-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,725
Posted By erich weaver
Just checked both Flightaware and Flightradar24...

Just checked both Flightaware and Flightradar24 and there is no record of my flight this morning on either one, so apparently transmitting ADSB using the 978 UAT does not by itself get you into...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-03-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,725
Posted By erich weaver
Went ahead and flew and requested a new report. ...

Went ahead and flew and requested a new report. Got a result this time and better yet everything checked out fine with the FAA. Looks like missing the light airplane entry in the emitter category...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-03-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,725
Posted By erich weaver
Done that.See my first post

Done that.See my first post
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-03-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,725
Posted By erich weaver
Thought I had found the problem in the Echo...

Thought I had found the problem in the Echo configuration when I saw that ďemitter categoryĒ was blank instead end of indicating light aircraft. I changed it and updated the settings. Just for the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-03-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,725
Posted By erich weaver
I have no idea how to enable stealth mode. I just...

I have no idea how to enable stealth mode. I just followed the GRT / uAvionix manuals.
Erich
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-02-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,725
Posted By erich weaver
Thanks I know date was right. Will double check...

Thanks
I know date was right. Will double check N number and code in set up.

Thanks
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-02-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,725
Posted By erich weaver
ADSB out check report from FAA

Greetings
I finished the install and configuration of my uAvionix Echo/GRT SafeFly gps unit the other day and have now done two flights. Everything seems to be working great, Iím getting weather and...
Forum: ADS-B 08-30-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 970
Posted By erich weaver
Mike: I have just recently installed the Echo...

Mike:

I have just recently installed the Echo /SafeFly unit and am finishing off the configuration through the EFIS setup menu and over wifi using the uAvionix app. One thing I just became aware of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,873
Posted By erich weaver
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=hai37wxm9U0 Water...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=hai37wxm9U0

Water landing segment at about 4:20 on this video

Thank you for sharing your story Luigi

Erich
Forum: ADS-B 08-24-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,262
Posted By erich weaver
I am also installing the uAvionix Echo /safefly...

I am also installing the uAvionix Echo /safefly gps with my existing Sport SX.
I dont see where the directions specify to connect the blue wire to port 4. Where do you see that?
Maybe the...
Forum: ADS-B 08-19-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,771
Posted By erich weaver
Aargh. First Navworx and now this. Erich

Aargh. First Navworx and now this.

Erich
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-19-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By erich weaver
Been tempted to try the burning man experience...

Been tempted to try the burning man experience but fear of a dust storm has kept me away. Not willing to sacrifice my paint job

Erich
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-17-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By erich weaver
What size is the scat hose going to the...

What size is the scat hose going to the cooler?

Erich
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-14-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,003
Posted By erich weaver
Put a Hobbs in if you wish, but there is no need...

Put a Hobbs in if you wish, but there is no need for it. The EFIS already covers this function
Forum: ADS-B 08-07-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,771
Posted By erich weaver
Does anyone have an update regarding the uAvionix...

Does anyone have an update regarding the uAvionix software fix? I have left two phone messages for them but havent gotten a reply

thanks

erich
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-07-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,388
Posted By erich weaver
An archive search will show that Don Rivera of...

An archive search will show that Don Rivera of Airflow Performance does not believe leaning on the ground is necessary for a properly set up fuel injection system. Does no harm either however.

erich
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-06-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By erich weaver
Wow, that's low level flying Vlad! Avoiding TFR...

Wow, that's low level flying Vlad! Avoiding TFR infractions by flying under radar are we? : )

erich
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-06-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By erich weaver
Im in a -7A, out of Santa Ynez. Have never...

Im in a -7A, out of Santa Ynez. Have never gotten tired of the local flights!

Erich
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-06-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By erich weaver
Weekend flight photos

Had a nice local flight yesterday with smooth as glass air. Temperature inversion kept it hot down low so climbed to 8500 feet to escape the heat.

Looking west toward Point Conception, where the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-31-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,766
Posted By erich weaver
And maybe a preservative oil as well for...

And maybe a preservative oil as well for comparison!

erich
Forum: Safety 07-31-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,148
Posted By erich weaver
Great post Jim. Thanks for the tips! erich

Great post Jim. Thanks for the tips!

erich
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-30-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,984
Posted By erich weaver
I would think peak fuel efficiencies would be...

I would think peak fuel efficiencies would be obtained LOP, and I dont see how LOP can be attained without ever passing through peak EGT, although that could certainly be done relatively...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-30-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,984
Posted By erich weaver
Yeah, sorta. Except that Mike would agree that...

Yeah, sorta. Except that Mike would agree that running LOP is a good thing, and you cant confirm whether you are lean of peak without EGT data.

erich
Forum: RV-12 07-24-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,639
Posted By erich weaver
Beautiful. Wish the ELT manufacturers would up...

Beautiful. Wish the ELT manufacturers would up their game and have a switch/indicator light that is more aesthetically pleasing and worthy of being on this panel.

erich
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-22-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,309
Posted By erich weaver
Silicon and silicone are two very different...

Silicon and silicone are two very different things with different origins. Google and make sure you know which one was actually elevated.

Erich
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-17-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,448
Posted By erich weaver
Canít see photos without logging in for me. Erich

Canít see photos without logging in for me.

Erich
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-11-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,123
Posted By erich weaver
I am well aware that AD is not a detergent; that...

I am well aware that AD is not a detergent; that is what my previous post clarified. What people dont seem to understand is that aviation oils do not contain detergents.

Enough thread drift

Erich
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-11-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,123
Posted By erich weaver
While we are at it, Im not sure why folks...

While we are at it, Im not sure why folks routinely refer to 'detergents' in oil. I assume you must mean the ashless dispersant additive?

From the Phillips Technical Glossary available at...
Forum: RV-4 07-04-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By erich weaver
Talk to the oil cooler suppliers to get their...

Talk to the oil cooler suppliers to get their recommendation on a cooler. I like Bill at Airflow Systems because he can help with installation options and hardware while Pacific Oil Coolers does not....
Forum: RV-4 07-03-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By erich weaver
Simple. Many, although not all, have found that...

Simple. Many, although not all, have found that oil cooler marginal or worse with respect to its ability to keep the oil within the desired temperature range. It was not sufficient for my IO-360B1B...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-02-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By erich weaver
You dont indicate whether you have fuel injection...

You dont indicate whether you have fuel injection or not, but changes in fuel flow will cause commensurate EGT changes. Check/clean your injectors if you have them. Maybe do a flow test on them as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,648
Posted By erich weaver
I donít see in the article where it says anything...

I donít see in the article where it says anything about the need to tear down the engine to replace a cylinder. It does say that it is preferable to have the engine off the plane when cylinders are...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-24-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,522
Posted By erich weaver
What is your recommended technique for producing...

What is your recommended technique for producing a gradual swage Sam?

Thanks
Erich
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-23-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,343
Posted By erich weaver
Donít expect any reply. Iím guessing you didnít...

Donít expect any reply. Iím guessing you didnít notice that the post that you are responding to is from 2008

Erich
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