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Forum: Safety Yesterday, 10:34 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,939
Posted By moosepileit
UAT vs 1090ES

"new depicted (GPS defined waypoints) VFR Fisk arrival overlay that is for marginal VFR weather (1,000- to 1,500-foot ceilings) operations. Aircraft that will be allowed to use this procedure must be...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 11-10-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
DME
Views: 525
Posted By moosepileit
Some don't click urls, so I added the wall of...

Some don't click urls, so I added the wall of text;)

The OP confused me in the context of a 400W-

"(I know I can use my 400W to detect intersections, but My NAV radios and my G5 PFD back up my...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 11-10-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
DME
Views: 525
Posted By moosepileit
ILS/DME- you fly loc and GS from your Nav...

ILS/DME- you fly loc and GS from your Nav receiver and load same approach from current database on 400W, no?

Isn't the 400W now, same as DME based as long as the DME "Limitation", is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By moosepileit
Agreed. Judging by the tiny wires on my 2017...

Agreed.

Judging by the tiny wires on my 2017 Honda harness and the hunted draw of a 5030 led at .2 amps, 12 per bulb, under 3 Amps each is my guess.

The later generation $90 kit is reported silent...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By moosepileit
$90 Hikari H4 thread

Great Hikari H4 thread.
$90 buys "13200 lumens"
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=162314&highlight=Hikari

There is also a $70 version at "9600 lumens"

I did not see an actual...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,771
Posted By moosepileit
TP or balloon, do not catch the pitot tube!

TP or balloon, do not catch the pitot tube!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By moosepileit
http://www.periheliondesign.com/switchguards.htm ...

http://www.periheliondesign.com/switchguards.htm

Multiple types
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,303
Posted By moosepileit
Uavionix "Out" EXP (NON-TSO) $100-$150 manufacturer Rebate

"We now offer a manufacturer’s rebate program for ADS-B OUT solutions for experimental aircraft owners. The rebate program offers a limited time $100 rebate on the echoUAT+WAAS GPS bundle, or $150...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 10-18-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,007
Posted By moosepileit
Flight Path Angle/velocity vector

Not to make anyone a child of the magenta line, but a scan of your EFIS vector, VVI independant, will aid in close in stability while adding close-in drag from flattening CS props and adding flap.
Forum: Midwest 10-15-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By moosepileit
RV-6 @ Salem... Ex Pitts competition pilot....

RV-6 @ Salem... Ex Pitts competition pilot. Email/ PM. I'll do mild, precise RV acro solo only.
Forum: Tools 09-26-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,705
Posted By moosepileit
Browse: "ebay bausch and lomb loupe" Lots on...

Browse: "ebay bausch and lomb loupe"

Lots on there
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-21-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,345
Posted By moosepileit
Talking It was also known as a non-flying mandatory UTA...

It was also known as a non-flying mandatory UTA (drill) weekend when CAVU spanned two days.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,846
Posted By moosepileit
Google a "HEED". HEED 3 - The Original...

Google a "HEED".

HEED 3 - The Original Helicopter Emergency Egress Device

http://www.heed3.com

$350 Amazon. Few minutes of SCUBA.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-17-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By moosepileit
The Five and up are what you desire if night...

The Five and up are what you desire if night recording.
Forum: RV-12 09-17-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 28,769
Posted By moosepileit
Stein sells an easy to install alternate static...

Stein sells an easy to install alternate static air source switch valve. Cabin alternate air selection with autopilot on will move the plane 60 feet vertically at cruise.

As important as Pitot...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,507
Posted By moosepileit
Thanks for the updates, glad they worked for you,...

Thanks for the updates, glad they worked for you, too.
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-15-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,601
Posted By moosepileit
Round chutes for those non-freefall...

Round chutes for those non-freefall trained.

What grip length for the 3/16" diameter PIP pins?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,419
Posted By moosepileit
Repair?

Why not call Keith Peshak in TX? 512-636-0851 he advertises a $499 repair on barnstormers. You said you have an external antenna hookup and a handheld, so you are not Nordo during a repair.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By moosepileit
How do you know that the threads are rolled and...

How do you know that the threads are rolled and bolts heat treated after rolling?
Forum: RV-12 09-04-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,226
Posted By moosepileit
Anecdotal... Had a 912 80hp Kitfox bought in...

Anecdotal...

Had a 912 80hp Kitfox bought in summer from a 5000'msl field.

Moved to sea level. Was fine running with Stratomaster E1 happy numbers on 89 octane no ethanol mogas, ran fine until...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-04-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,437
Posted By moosepileit
The blueish plate between the carb, gaskets and...

The blueish plate between the carb, gaskets and sump- is that leakfree? Can you check for induction leaks with egts on each cylinder? The lighter prop is more revealing of any issues at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,507
Posted By moosepileit
Weird, let us know what the seller says, maybe an...

Weird, let us know what the seller says, maybe an out spec batch or a common complaint? My Grimes sockets were definitely not "new" condition and they fit snugly. Could you pull the sockets and...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-26-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,897
Posted By moosepileit
Call FBO at Greene County to setup parking and...

Call FBO at Greene County to setup parking and rental.

It is an all day visit, hope you can set up enough time.

Renting a car or Uber, should be able to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,992
Posted By moosepileit
IFR and ATC do little for terrain threat until...

IFR and ATC do little for terrain threat until you are up, in radar contact and under some form of positive control- a vector, cleared via/direct, etc.

Until you are up and safe you are on your own....
Forum: RV-4 08-20-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,279
Posted By moosepileit
Make sure that when inverted and leaned forward...

Make sure that when inverted and leaned forward toward the instrument panel you can still reach it.

I feel your escape will be to smash a small hole, insert device that made the small hole and chase...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,181
Posted By moosepileit
Steve Culp and the early M-14P folks used to cut...

Steve Culp and the early M-14P folks used to cut and TIG metric to SAE, AN and NPT fittings as needed to fit engine to western systems.

Is this not a case for a band saw, sanding belt, a bunch of...
Forum: ADS-B 08-18-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,753
Posted By moosepileit
Do you have an EFIS? If yes, does it support...

Do you have an EFIS? If yes, does it support "IN"? Your "In" may be best displayed there, if possible.

Most any compatible ADSB in device with both 1090mhz and 978mhz reception for $200 to $1000...
Forum: ADS-B 08-16-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,084
Posted By moosepileit
I'm a mode C type, no WAAS GPS IFR source. IF my...

I'm a mode C type, no WAAS GPS IFR source. IF my KT76 dies, I'd slide in on a perfect world a Garmin 320 with adapter.

UAT Out, no drop outs to worry about, that's the "In" device job, in my case...
Forum: ADS-B 08-15-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,084
Posted By moosepileit
If you have a tail position light on the rudder...

If you have a tail position light on the rudder trailing edge, have you seen their Tail Beacon?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By moosepileit
The ETX 900 VNT/vented is the only one I'd put on...

The ETX 900 VNT/vented is the only one I'd put on my side of the firewall. $549. 5.4#. A bit steep on dollars per pound saved for me, for now. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By moosepileit
Your battery looks like an overlabled Odyssey...

Your battery looks like an overlabled Odyssey PC925. Batteries Plus nearby may have one for $187-ish.

There is also an "L" swapping poles, so don't get the wrong part number. In lithium LiFePO4...
Forum: Safety 08-13-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,939
Posted By moosepileit
8 August Airventure Survey

Found a SurveyMonkey Airventure survey in my email dated 8 Aug. 20 minutes of likes/dislike rating and notations.

Might be worth your time. Covered everything but ATC directly, but you can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,166
Posted By moosepileit
VAF's size and activity level would probably...

VAF's size and activity level would probably serve as a great (non-political, if that is possible) watchdog and knowledge pool for the issue of where the planes live.

I'll soon lose my nice setup...
Forum: Autopilots 08-12-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,360
Posted By moosepileit
My trutrak sheared the roll axis screw. There...

My trutrak sheared the roll axis screw. There was enough friction that it would still track a bit and move the stick and ailerons in the hangar.

Lucas said check closer, it was a sheared screw.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,507
Posted By moosepileit
Jim, I originally had white PSA navstrobes, they...

Jim, I originally had white PSA navstrobes, they were RFI noisey. Big ferrite chokes helped. I did not like the color, so went with and like the pilotlights kit.

Please report any RFI in the comm...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,507
Posted By moosepileit
I tried the PSA original "navstrobes". The were a...

I tried the PSA original "navstrobes". The were a white shade, not colored.
Under the Grimes colored hemis-
Red was orangeish
Green was blueish
No way they were "right".
They needed the biggest...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,507
Posted By moosepileit
Pilot lights set of 3 $50

https://www.pilotlights.net/led-navigation-bulbs-set-three-3-bulbs-ra-7512-bay15s-ba15s

Like. 1/3 the draw.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By moosepileit
My Alternate static source valve switch from...

My Alternate static source valve switch from Stein is cockpit air behind the panel.

Open the valve in cruise with vents open or closed on the autopilot and the plane descends 30 to 50'.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,400
Posted By moosepileit
Next time I fly in, I'll do GAC to help keep HBC...

Next time I fly in, I'll do GAC to help keep HBC sterile.

Please consider not filling this sterotype. Most of my buds are vintage and warbird owners in the KOSH context. I've always been an EAB...
Forum: Safety 08-01-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,939
Posted By moosepileit
New Holstein is the longtime Cub fly-in: "New...

New Holstein is the longtime Cub fly-in: "New Holstein Super Cub Fly-In is presented by SuperCub.org, all tailwheel aircraft are welcome, and tricycle-gear airplanes are tolerated (they must park on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,400
Posted By moosepileit
What did ATIS say when they arrived? Someone, ...

What did ATIS say when they arrived?

Someone, hopefully having heard a clean parking ATIS and following the NOTAM, is gonna be the one to find no room in their area upon taxi-in.

No way they...
Forum: Safety 07-30-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,939
Posted By moosepileit
Having helped write military flight manuals and...

Having helped write military flight manuals and procedures in the USAF, I had one constant nag about format- the lack of "Overview".

We had to brief the "overview" to all the high-ranks (most of...
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-29-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,756
Posted By moosepileit
Do you want to shoot spproaches or just pass...

Do you want to shoot spproaches or just pass through some IMC?

If approaches, a WAAS IFR navigator allows destination and alternate to be GPS based approaches. That is an up front expensive...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,288
Posted By moosepileit
Dave Passhow and Van randomly gave my wife and I...

Dave Passhow and Van randomly gave my wife and I a cart ride on their way the a meeting. Van got cut off twice himself this year.

They are on it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,235
Posted By moosepileit
$135 any day but night show days weds and sat,...

$135 any day but night show days weds and sat, which are sold out at $165. You can ask if they have entries @ the entryway to the chalet each day as advanced sales are over.

After a few days here,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,288
Posted By moosepileit
Aside from the non-go around hop-frog, if the...

Aside from the non-go around hop-frog, if the below was a V-tail, he scared the gazinks out of tower. Sun 3:15pm thereabouts.

The notam of 1/2 mile nose to tail is generous enough. What seemed to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,288
Posted By moosepileit
When it was done by the trained and approved...

When it was done by the trained and approved originators, "merging and spacing" was for IFR at ATC's approval. It was not just eyeballed, you could watch the closure and range and see the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,032
Posted By moosepileit
SER is nearby, glad you are in a hangar. Holler...

SER is nearby, glad you are in a hangar. Holler if you need any help. (email link)
Forum: RV-4 07-19-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,704
Posted By moosepileit
Thank you, I Youtube searched, most pull 2-3...

Thank you,

I Youtube searched, most pull 2-3 amps, so about 24-36 watts each at 12V. Some halogen housings are round, some rectangular.

There may be a sweet spot fore/aft if any modding can be...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-18-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By moosepileit
Once in fuel, best to leave in fuel, in my...

Once in fuel, best to leave in fuel, in my experience.
Forum: RV-4 07-17-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,704
Posted By moosepileit
Awesome idea. Could you see how many amps they...

Awesome idea. Could you see how many amps they actually draw at 12-14 volts?

A few have a fore/aft adjustment, but are designed for projector halogen replacements, not sure if the $127 SNGL brand...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-15-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,249
Posted By moosepileit
Flying with open doors or removed in the cert'd...

Flying with open doors or removed in the cert'd world takes tests and paperwork for the aircraft.

Smells like a phase 1 type testing entry/reentry @ the FSDO level to me.

The normal flight may be...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-14-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,102
Posted By moosepileit
If you use toggle switches, there is no common...

If you use toggle switches, there is no common "off" to test, unlike a rotating key switch, right?

I don't know the risk of turning the engine switches back on to catch the engine, I was taught if...
Forum: ADS-B 07-05-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,777
Posted By moosepileit
Anyone have a PAPR emaled to them for a flight...

Anyone have a PAPR emaled to them for a flight where they were in and out of radar coverage or better yet fly with an ADSB-in wingman or friend flying nearby?

I'd like to know what both look like...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,330
Posted By moosepileit
How many amps will each of these pull?

How many amps will each of these pull?
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-14-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,182
Posted By moosepileit
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/CK722 Is that up...

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/CK722

Is that up the alley?

Break...

12V, one, two, 12V starter shock? How? Did you become the transorb/snapjack/diode?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By moosepileit
Fresh avgas on clean white rag.

Fresh avgas on clean white rag.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,471
Posted By moosepileit
Advisory Circular Subject: Parts 91 and 135 Single Pilot AC No: 91-73B

Advisory Circular
Subject: Parts 91 and 135 Single Pilot, Flight
School Procedures During Taxi Operations
Date: 7/30/12 Initiated by: AFS-200

Please consider this AC on visability and prevention...
Forum: ADS-B 06-09-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,735
Posted By moosepileit
I am making light, sarcastically, of their...

I am making light, sarcastically, of their (Uavionix) website's updates at the time of posting.

Funny, not one aviation publication publishes any of this info.
Forum: ADS-B 06-07-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,735
Posted By moosepileit
As a fence-sitter on the Skybeacon who knows just...

As a fence-sitter on the Skybeacon who knows just enough to grasp how much I don't know, thank you!

I await the "Q2 2018" Uavionix releases to see what is happening officially.
Forum: Safety 06-07-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,343
Posted By moosepileit
https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&u...

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.savvyaviation.com/wp-content/uploads/articles_eaa/EAA_2011-03_the-waddington-effect.pdf&ved=2ahUKEwiByM_-jcLbAhXN61MKHYIABCsQFjABegQIBx...
Forum: Southeast 06-05-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,010
Posted By moosepileit
The rooftop Library bar at Vendue and similar...

The rooftop Library bar at Vendue and similar above Grill 225 were our favorites. Market Pavillion 225 East Bay, great 1130am Sunday Brunch.

Mills House was a staple hotel.

Sullivan's...
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