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Forum: RV-14 11-02-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,133
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Here you go

Canopy fairing template:

http://rv14.jaredsolomon.net/temp/RV-14%20Section%2038%20Canopy%20Fairing%20Templates.pdf
Forum: RV-14 10-07-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,765
Posted By Jared_Solomon
1260# Painted, Dual G3X Touch, GTN625,...

1260# Painted, Dual G3X Touch, GTN625, GTR-200,GTX45R, Garmin 2 axis AP, Half Raven Oil System, Flight Line Interior
Forum: Southeast 09-14-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By Jared_Solomon
I don't think so

Looking at the FAA site for DPEs registered in the ATL FSDO, I don't see his name.
Forum: Southeast 09-14-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Looking for DPE PIREP in the Atlanta area

Hi All,

Ready to take my commercial checkride. Looking for a DPE in the ATL area that will do a checkride in my RV-14. Anyone have one in the ATL area they would recommend?

Thanks,
Forum: RV-14 08-08-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,970
Posted By Jared_Solomon
No need to move anything

Here are some pictures of my install. The blue oil accumulator (Accusump) has since been removed (tried it out...it's useless from an aerobatic standpoint)....
Forum: RV-14 08-07-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,970
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Yes, KPUJ has waiver-ed airspace for aerobatics...

Yes, KPUJ has waiver-ed airspace for aerobatics (Aerobatic Practice Area)



Maybe...I've definitely been bit by the acro bug, although I'm far more interested in getting involved in airshow flying...
Forum: RV-14 08-07-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,970
Posted By Jared_Solomon
RV-14A Aerobatics

Hey All,

I thought I'd share a video I took recently playing around doing some aerobatics in my RV-14A. I find the RV-14 does sport acro about as well as the other side-by-side models (with a much...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-03-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 490
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Aerobatics with Oil Accumulator

Hi All,

I've been doing a lot of aerobatics lately and recently installed a Half Raven and an Accusump 2qt system on my RV-14A. So far, I pretty disappointed with the Accusump's performance and I'm...
Forum: RV-14 05-12-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,133
Posted By Jared_Solomon
I had to print mine out using a printer as well....

I had to print mine out using a printer as well. I don't recall there being any alignment issues. The most critical alignment issue is the aft edge that contacts the plexiglass, as that may have an...
Forum: RV-14 04-17-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,647
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Congrats!

Congratulations!
Forum: Southeast 04-11-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 275
Posted By Jared_Solomon
EAA Chapter 268 BBQ (KPUJ)

EAA Chapter 268 will be hosting a BBQ Lunch at KPUJ, in Dallas GA. Get some spring flying in and join us for some food, games and airplanes. There's plenty of ramp space available for...
Forum: RV-14 03-13-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,967
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Talking Problem Solved!

Thanks everyone for your comments and suggestions. They inspired me to reevaluate the problem and look at it from a different perspective. I test flew the airplane Monday and paid special attention...
Forum: RV-14 03-09-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,967
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Oil Canning

Hi Scott,

I'll try to get a camera setup going. Yes, I've confirmed the trail edges are install per plans. I'll post some pictures next time i'm out at the airport. Regarding the oil canning; yes I...
Forum: RV-14 03-08-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,967
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Hey Steve, What's the reasoning behind placing...

Hey Steve,

What's the reasoning behind placing tape on the trailing edge? I'm a bit cautious about making any changes to control surfaces, as there consequences can be serious if not well...
Forum: RV-14 03-08-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,967
Posted By Jared_Solomon
more context

Hi Scott,

I wasn't trying to be harsh or offensive. I apologize if it came off that way. I was only trying to express that I wasn't satisfied with the solution. Software engineering pays the bills...
Forum: RV-14 03-07-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,967
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Hi Vern, Good idea. Easy to do. I'll give it a...

Hi Vern,

Good idea. Easy to do. I'll give it a shot!

Thanks,
Forum: RV-14 03-07-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,967
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Hi Alex, The trim tab has 0 slop. I machined SS...

Hi Alex,

The trim tab has 0 slop. I machined SS bushing sleeves that go over the clevis pins to remove all slop.

Thanks,
Forum: RV-14 03-07-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,967
Posted By Jared_Solomon
No pitch change

Hi Chris,

No perceptible pitch change. I've asked passengers while it's happening and they can't feel it. It would appear to be "floating".

Thanks,
Forum: RV-14 03-07-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,967
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Question Elevator Pulsing/Hunting

Hi All,

Looking for some thoughts from the VAF brain trust. I have put my 14A through it's paces and have about 230 hrs on it now . I'm puzzled by a "problem" I keep experiencing in flight. It...
Forum: Southeast 02-01-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Hi Barret, PM Sent

Hi Barret,

PM Sent
Forum: RV-14 12-03-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,316
Posted By Jared_Solomon
is the ball centered?

Have you checked that your ball is centered in level flight. That will give you some insight into whether or not there is a yawing moment, that could be causing the heavy wing.
Forum: RV-14 10-10-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 74,290
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Finally got a good photo to share

Completed for a while now (September 2017). Plane was vinyl wrapped for about a year. I removed the vinyl back in August 2018 and painted it. Here she...
Forum: RV-14 10-01-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 796
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Countersink

I countersunk the holes and used #8 tinnerman washers with AN507C832R8 screws.
Forum: RV-14 09-18-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,006
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Missing a great option

The poll is missing another option you should consider:
"Stock Mains and Nosegear with aftermarket nosegear axle"

I went with the stock mains and nosegear but replaced the axle with a Matco Axle. I...
Forum: Safety 09-11-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 75,156
Posted By Jared_Solomon
I can fit one

We have space available in our EAA Chapter T-Hanger at KPUJ. We can take one RV.
Forum: RV-14 06-28-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,435
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Sat - Thurs

I plan to arrive the Saturday before the show and probably leave Thursday. I will be camping with my 14A.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,290
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Congrats!

Congratulations!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,971
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Love my 14A

If you follow the plans for the 14 the tip-up does a pretty good job of keeping the water out. For my first 100hrs I had done a poor job applying the canopy seals and had some leaks when flying...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-23-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,332
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Thumbs up Great looking plane!

Great looking airplane! Congrats!
Forum: RV-14 05-23-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,016
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Thumbs up The magnet method works

I just helped helped a RV-7A builder with this step. The 7's spinner comes gelcoated as well now. We used the magnet method and it worked great.
Forum: RV-14 05-21-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,497
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Thumbs up Same setup in mine

I have my Emag RPM output wire directly to me GEA. Works perfect.
Forum: RV-14 05-15-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,332
Posted By Jared_Solomon
I didn't drill the hole, no problems observed

I didn't drill the hole in the axle. The AN6 bolt torqued to spec keeps the spacers and axle from turning. Have 120hrs so far on this setup, no sign of issues as of yet.
Forum: RV-14 05-15-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,794
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Question No problems here

I have flown my RV-14 in some pretty moderate turbulence with the 5-point restraints. I have not had any problems with the seat belt not holding me in place.
Forum: RV-14 05-04-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,332
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Lightbulb Yes, I had to use the spacer

Sorry, I forgot about that!. Yes, I had to use the spacer as well.

http://www.matcomfg.com/SPACERAXLE24KIT-idv-3681-44.html
Forum: RV-14 05-04-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,332
Posted By Jared_Solomon
A good place for an upgrade

I was having trouble getting pre-load on the nosegear bearing that was I comfortable with and decided to upgrade the axle with a Matco Axle. With this axle you preload the wheel bearings with the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-18-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,461
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Smile Looks to be OK

Installed 5.90 Friday afternoon and took it up for a flight. Everything appears to work smoothly, including the G5, GSA28 Servos and GMC-307 controller.
Forum: Southeast 03-15-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 458
Posted By Jared_Solomon
EAA Chapter 268 Hosts Lockheed C-5 Chief Test Pilot

Come join EAA Chapter 268 at Paulding County Airport (KPUJ) on Saturday March 17th from 9:30AM - 12:00PM for a special presentation from Lockheed's C-5 Chief Test Pilot, Steve Knoblock. Coffee and...
Forum: RV-14 03-06-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,036
Posted By Jared_Solomon
I've had the same results

Same thing happened with my canopy. In cold weather it closes easy. In warm weather I need to pull down on the center handle while engaging the canopy lock.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-23-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,461
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Experiencing issues as well

Test flew last night with 5.70. Had similar problems to what other's were experiencing. My GMC 307 indicator lights would randomly turn off and on. Never had the autopilot disconnect though, just...
Forum: RV-14 01-30-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,974
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Agreed

That's why is left the back of the fuselage on a saw horse :)
Forum: RV-14 01-30-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,974
Posted By Jared_Solomon
I lined up the bottom of the engine stand plate...

I lined up the bottom of the engine stand plate with the bottom of the firewall. So the access of rotation would mimic rolling the fuselage on flat table. I then laid the aft end of the fuselage on...
Forum: RV-14 01-30-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,974
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Rotisserie

I also bought the harbor freight engine stand. Worked great. You can see pictures and details at the link...
Forum: RV-14 01-18-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,889
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Thanks for the post

Roger,

Thanks for sharing. I'll be sure to keep an eye out on that bracket.
Forum: RV-14 01-18-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,242
Posted By Jared_Solomon
I can't see why you would

Van's numbers on their site are slightly skewed because they publish the numbers for the IO-360 on the -14 as instead of the -14A. Having the nose gear eliminated helps improve performance a bit,...
Forum: RV-14 01-18-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,001
Posted By Jared_Solomon
What I used

In both planes that I've built, I did not put a backer plate in. I've never had a any problems. Most would say a backer plate is a "best practice" though. As far as hardware, I used stainless steel...
Forum: RV-14 01-18-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,997
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Here's my setup

Here's my setup. Garmin G3X shunt and ANL fuse. I used 24ga wire to make fuseable links.

http://rv14.jaredsolomon.net/img/avionics/2017-06-23%2019.52.02.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-14-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,655
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Spinner Seam Layout

I broke it down into a pie. I found it to difficult to wrap to much of the compound curve without stretching the vinyl too much and causing discoleration. I'm use Avery SW900 for the Orange. This...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,655
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Wrapping my RV-14A

I've been wrapping my RV-14A. Learned a lot in the process. Seams are your friend, especially on compound curves. There aesthetically acceptable if place wisely. I have a few areas I need to re-do...
Forum: RV-14 01-04-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,889
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Doable, maybe not practical

The RV-14's baggage space is large. With that being said I believe the challenge may be getting the bike's frame between the seat back cross-member and the roll bar. You'd probably have to turn the...
Forum: RV-14 10-29-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,938
Posted By Jared_Solomon
RV-14 Glide Ratio

Based on my initial testing 10 to 1, at 85kts should get you in the ballpark. You should definitely do your own testing on your airframe though.
Forum: RV-14 10-16-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,386
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Mcmaster is your friend

Aluminum
https://www.mcmaster.com/#92510a438/=19u5al9

You could also go with these, and secure a small bolt on each side with loc-tite ( Very cheap too :)...
Forum: RV-14 10-11-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,014
Posted By Jared_Solomon
No noise in my plane

I am using the wiring harness as supplied by Van's (no shielding on the pitch trim wires). I have not experienced any noise that I can detected. In the Garmin diagrams, i'm not sure if there is a...
Forum: RV-14 10-09-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,354
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Why would you need to remove the audio jack,...

Why would you need to remove the audio jack, other than to replace it if it were broken? In which case it would be fine to cut the connector of the audio jack, and just install a new one.
Forum: RV-14 10-08-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,718
Posted By Jared_Solomon
I think your good to go

I have the aileron trim installed. I don’t think the little bit of wiggle is going to effect much. The whole linkage assembly is put together with pins. I’m pretty sure my arm has a little bit of...
Forum: RV-14 10-01-2017, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,102
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Thumbs up Congratulations!

That's awesome! Congratulations!
Forum: RV-14 09-28-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,305
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Talking Wise you are

https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/37926087/yes-wise-you-are.jpg
Forum: RV-14 09-28-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,305
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Yes, I did all the avionics work before starting...

Yes, I did all the avionics work before starting on the finish kit. I made a fuselage rotisserie by using an engine stand and some angle steel. A bunch of pictures at the link below. It made...
Forum: RV-14 09-28-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,305
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Talking The end is in sight then

Then end is in sight then =). The pre-wired panel should make it a quicker job. Is your plane on a rotisserie? I had mine on a rotisserie and I got all the electrical work done before putting the...
Forum: RV-14 09-28-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,180
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Thumbs up Build on

You should be fine. You'll be drilling those to final size on Page 10-27. You'll be back drilling through the vertical stab, into the F-01412C deck angle.
Forum: RV-14 09-28-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,897
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Beautiful

That is some beautiful glass work! Kudos to you!
Forum: RV-14 09-28-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,305
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Thumbs up Your almost there

Finishing kit is a big milestone! Do you have the panel/electrical wired up yet?
Forum: RV-14 09-28-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,390
Posted By Jared_Solomon
Garmin Webinar

Garmin put together a greater webinar on the G3X Touch's buttonolgy. I suggest giving it a watch (link below). They also cover with the soft key's on the bezel do, as well as what things like the...
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