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Forum: RV-12 02-11-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,378
Posted By TLYNCH
Hose Springs missing?

John,
What do you recommend for our A&P to avoid this problem?
Something about leaving out two radiator hose springs?

Tim
Forum: RV-12 02-16-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 24,197
Posted By TLYNCH
Trailer for sale

Sorry for the delay sending pics to those who asked. If you want pics, I am happy to send them attached to email but otherwise .....I don't know how to post them.

Tim

Ps. I put a description...
Forum: RV-12 01-22-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 24,197
Posted By TLYNCH
Trailer

Good to hear Don. I agree. Excellent trailer. I took a chance....Didn't know anything about trailers for RVs. It tracked perfect at 80mph. Just got mr sport license and plan to stay local. ...
Forum: RV-12 01-21-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,947
Posted By TLYNCH
Servos

Problem solved following Barry's advice. He could feel/hear the servos moving with the stick, so he knew the problem was not sheer pin. He loaded new software and ....it's fixed. !!! Thank...
Forum: RV-12 01-09-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 24,197
Posted By TLYNCH
Trailer

Tried your email but says you are not accepting email....
Try emailing me. Tlynch@mcw.edu
Forum: RV-12 01-09-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 24,197
Posted By TLYNCH
Just got back. I'll send a couple pics thru...

Just got back. I'll send a couple pics thru email. I can talk tomorrow most any time. It's Centeal Standard time here.

I'll find your email now
Forum: RV-12 01-08-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 24,197
Posted By TLYNCH
Trailer for sale

Mark
It's 26'. 30' including tongue. 2013. Tandem. Width 8'4" Enclosed V from the front and forward Sides 7' 7" and from ground 9.5'. No roof but I had considered asking a local shop to add...
Forum: RV-12 01-08-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,947
Posted By TLYNCH
Autopilot

Thank you again.....As suggested I tried autopilot LEVEL flight while sitting in the hanger and it consistently pulls RIGHT until it starts chattering reaching limits.

Back home now but I'll go...
Forum: RV-12 01-07-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,947
Posted By TLYNCH
Bill, I don't see anyplace where the servos are...

Bill, I don't see anyplace where the servos are located.
Great idea to find a "test mode" but I don't see rear either in the Skyview manual. Maybe in the RV manual?

Tim
Forum: RV-12 01-07-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,947
Posted By TLYNCH
Tony I don't think I'm in the expert mode. Just...

Tony
I don't think I'm in the expert mode. Just straight and level

Tim
Forum: RV-12 01-07-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,947
Posted By TLYNCH
Tony. I'll try "level" with the plane in the...

Tony. I'll try "level" with the plane in the hanger with the motor off?

Thanks for the advice.
Tim
Forum: RV-12 01-07-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,947
Posted By TLYNCH
Thank you Joe. Worked fine until this Fall. ...

Thank you Joe. Worked fine until this Fall. Had the plane now for 3 years. Maybe pilot error ? I push "level" and it turns.

Tim
Forum: RV-12 01-07-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,947
Posted By TLYNCH
Autopilot

Thank you all.....I have a lot of excellent suggestions and great advice. I'll get on it as soon as the outside temp gets above zero here!

Tim
Forum: RV-12 01-06-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,947
Posted By TLYNCH
Autopilot sheer pin location?

With autopilot on, plane turns and descends. Was suggested by CFI that sheer pin needs replacement. Where is the servo located?
Forum: RV-12 01-06-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 24,197
Posted By TLYNCH
Trailer for sale

Yes. I am going to sell it. Your timing is perfect. How did you know I was going to sell it? Thought about it before but now I finally got my light sport license ....at age 70...so don't need...
Forum: RV-12 06-06-2016, 04:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,049
Posted By TLYNCH
flap button

fixed for 0.21 cents with PVC 1" cap. Held on with a bit of Velcro inside.

Tim
Forum: RV-12 02-16-2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,741
Posted By TLYNCH
AOA for SLSA ?

Are we allowed to put the AOA pitot on an SLSA?

Sounds like it would be great for a newby.....soloed and did cross country but not yet scheduled the Practical Test.


Tim
Forum: RV-12 02-15-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,342
Posted By TLYNCH
Chargers

We have had discussion/controversy regarding chargers. See Odessy battery web site warnings , which chargers to use, adverse consequences. The pic above is the only one recommended. I leave it...
Forum: RV-12 02-15-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,453
Posted By TLYNCH
TAS EAS IAS GS

Thank you Rich, Scott.
All good advice....appreciate the 2% calculation.

Btw.....what's the miracles?
Forum: RV-12 02-11-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,453
Posted By TLYNCH
EAS IAS TAS .... All virtually the same ?

Good question Rich. Reason is I was warned that one of the examiners up here gives an oral for the practical test 5 hrs. long. At my age, 70.... I can't afford to fail....

I've wondered as you...
Forum: RV-12 02-09-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,453
Posted By TLYNCH
Test.... EAS question

Don
We scheduled 3 dates for the practical test but bad weather. Just as well...will give more time to study for the oral, learn about obscure trick questions like adiabetic compression. ......and...
Forum: RV-12 01-24-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,453
Posted By TLYNCH
Thank you Carl.....yes....p. 9:

Thank you Carl.....yes....p. 9:
Forum: RV-12 01-24-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,453
Posted By TLYNCH
EAS. Thank you!

Wow....thank you all....david, paul, r boy et. al.

I'm taking the practical test next and trying to anticipate the oral horror. One examiner gives 5 hour Orals.

And we have a Neil...
Forum: RV-12 01-24-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,453
Posted By TLYNCH
EAS? Anyone know how to calculate EAS: Equivalent Air

I found the formula: EAS (r0/r) 1/2
Reference page 11 in the FAR.
So far have learned that r is air density.
The "0" cannot be zero ?..

Is there some math expert out there?

Tim
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,873
Posted By TLYNCH
Nick You will do fine. I bought the hanger...

Nick
You will do fine. I bought the hanger first. Then an RV12. Then got the best traing from John Palese. Soloed in a month. See yesterday's post under "Reviews" Contact john here: ...
Forum: Reviews 12-09-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,871
Posted By TLYNCH
Do you need an RV Instructou?

Subject: RV-12 & RV Flight Instructor Recommendation

Are you looking for an Instructor for initial, transition, or continuing education training in an RV-12, or for that matter any Vanís RV...
Forum: Visual Flight Rules 09-08-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,226
Posted By TLYNCH
SkyView wifi iPad adapter

To summarize:

If you add wifi for your IPad.... I got it figured out with some good advice from Dynon per discussion today on Vans AF.

Directions: Just remove the bezel, plug wifi adapter...
Forum: Visual Flight Rules 09-08-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,226
Posted By TLYNCH
Wifi adapter for SkyView.

[QUOTE=dynonsupport;1012222] "You don't need to do any cutting. Just plug the adapter in the back. It doesn't need to go into the glovebox or anything."


Dynon! You're absolutely right. No...
Forum: Visual Flight Rules 09-07-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,226
Posted By TLYNCH
Hole ?

Thank you. Ok. I can remove the screws around the bezel.

Do I have to drill a hole in the box for the USB extension to exit the box?
That would be like 1/2 inch hole to get the short USB cable...
Forum: Visual Flight Rules 09-06-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,226
Posted By TLYNCH
I have the $35 wifi USB from Dynon but can't...

I have the $35 wifi USB from Dynon but can't access the rear USB ports on Dynon. The SLSA completely encloses Dynon. No access to the USB. No room to slide The USB wifi dongle and extension in or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,936
Posted By TLYNCH
Thank you. Love Dynon and their EAA training...

Thank you. Love Dynon and their EAA training seminar.
Still need recommendation for a flight stimulator for our RV-12 SLSA.

Suggestion for Flight Simulator????
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,936
Posted By TLYNCH
What flight simulator should I buy for the RV-12...

What flight simulator should I buy for the RV-12 with Dynon?
I have not soloed yet and need practice. VFR only of course.

I see Sporties has a package including X-Plane.
Just need something...
Forum: RV-12 07-21-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,573
Posted By TLYNCH
Battery charger

Check with the battery manufacturer. They had specific warning about which charger to use. See our previous discussion. Odesssey.charger only of proper output.

Like you, I put 10 hrs of...
Forum: RV-12 06-28-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,381
Posted By TLYNCH
Trailer

It has tall sides and V front over the height of the plane Elect winch, ramp.
Located in WI
Forum: RV-12 06-26-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,653
Posted By TLYNCH
I looked at 6-8 but still don't know the forward...

I looked at 6-8 but still don't know the forward and aft unique weight. How did you get that?
Forum: RV-12 06-20-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,381
Posted By TLYNCH
I have a trailer that came with our new RV12...

I have a trailer that came with our new RV12 SLSA. Have 40 hrs on the plane and I don't foresee needing it again.

Tim
Forum: RV-12 01-26-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,699
Posted By TLYNCH
Thankyou Rich, Carl, Bob...it's been a long haul...

Thankyou Rich, Carl, Bob...it's been a long haul with most recent, gas float problem causing only one flight sinc last July when Found gas running out....finally fixed Saturday hopefully with new...
Forum: RV-12 01-25-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,699
Posted By TLYNCH
Thankyou carl.....this is looking more difficult...

Thankyou carl.....this is looking more difficult all the time.
Very helpful though ..... Hope to get hru this before end of summer.
Forum: RV-12 01-25-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,699
Posted By TLYNCH
Practical test requirements. Cross country?

For the Sport certificate I don't see any requirements before taking the FAA Practical test for Any cross country flight. I only see that Sport requires just ability to "plan" cross country. ...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-25-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,958
Posted By TLYNCH
Agreed...... Only reason charging became such an...

Agreed...... Only reason charging became such an issue ....is the SLSA had gas leaking floats since last July and was told NOT to start the motor.

Thankfully my A&P was able to get new carb...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-24-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,958
Posted By TLYNCH
Battery chargers Not approved

Warning: Of 9 manufacturer battery chargers reviewed Odyssey, all 9 had some restricted use with Odyssey batteries. Four chargers were to be used for trickle charge only.

No current Schumacher...
Forum: RV-12 01-23-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,731
Posted By TLYNCH
Battery chargers NOT recommended for Odyssey battery

Warning:
Of 9 brand name battery chargers reviewed Odyssey, all 9 had some restricted use with Odyssey batteries. Four brand name chargers were to be used for trickle charge only.
No current...
Forum: RV-12 01-23-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,731
Posted By TLYNCH
I'll use the Odyssey charger with the Master...

I'll use the Odyssey charger with the Master switch on overnight to charge the backup 320 battery.
Reason I can't charge battery with the engine running is that gas leaks out of carbs since last...
Forum: RV-12 01-22-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,731
Posted By TLYNCH
I can't the run the battery test because the...

I can't the run the battery test because the backup battery 320 is not sufficiently charged at only 10.5 v. I tried a bigger automatic charger. No luck.
So.... I checked out Odyssey chargers...
Forum: RV-12 01-20-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,731
Posted By TLYNCH
Thankyou Joe. Should work now. Had Read/tried...

Thankyou Joe. Should work now. Had Read/tried repeatedly bunothin with 11.1 finally installed and working....I'll try again.... The 2014 instructions are slightly different.
Tim
Forum: RV-12 01-19-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,731
Posted By TLYNCH
Steve....it worked. Installed 11.1. Thankyou ...

Steve....it worked. Installed 11.1. Thankyou Huge progress.
As I said on another thread, only remaining question is, still no battery test button/choice.
Tim
Forum: RV-12 01-19-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,731
Posted By TLYNCH
Thankyou again...the big DUC file worked. We...

Thankyou again...the big DUC file worked. We are done except finding the "battery test" though likely to pass, does not show up under Shyview 11.1


Tim
Forum: RV-12 01-18-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,699
Posted By TLYNCH
How long after passing the knowledge test must we...

How long after passing the knowledge test must we have completed the practical Sport Pilot test?

The FAA publication "Practical Test Standards" p. 7 is confusing: "an applicant...is required to...
Forum: RV-12 01-18-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,731
Posted By TLYNCH
Wow...I think we are getting somewhere. Tnks...

Wow...I think we are getting somewhere. Tnks Joe, JeanPierre & Dave. It's on the flash, 3 things. Which ones do I upload onto Skyview??
1. "Skyview 11.1 Dynon update duo file size 75,894 KB
Or 2....
Forum: RV-12 01-17-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,731
Posted By TLYNCH
Download?

Steve, Got your message and directions on the other thread. Step 1 is where I am stuck, "download file to computer". When I click on your file and try to "save" it, my computer responds saying...
Forum: RV-12 01-17-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,731
Posted By TLYNCH
Thankyou Steve. If I can ask another question. ...

Thankyou Steve. If I can ask another question. First time trying to download the updates, onto the computer. No luck. Windows can't open this file. So I save it to the computer....takes a...
Forum: RV-12 01-17-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,130
Posted By TLYNCH
Help please. First time attemp to download from...

Help please. First time attemp to download from Dynon ....my computer says "to open this file windows needs to know what program to use to open it "

Tim
Forum: RV-12 01-13-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,731
Posted By TLYNCH
Thankyou Dynon. I don't recall seeing "test...

Thankyou Dynon. I don't recall seeing "test batt", just stay on.

I'll try again and if it fails this time can I install a new battery from you on this SLSA?

Tim
Forum: RV-12 01-12-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,731
Posted By TLYNCH
Thankyou With the master power off, ran Skyview...

Thankyou
With the master power off, ran Skyview for 60 minutes.
After putting trickle auto charge on overnite with both the master and skyview on, i Turn it on today and still says it needs the...
Forum: RV-12 01-05-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,731
Posted By TLYNCH
To do the annual skyview test, the installation...

To do the annual skyview test, the installation manual on page 7-16 says disconnect the main power from the skyview. How did you disconnect it?

Tim
SLSA
Forum: RV-12 12-03-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,659
Posted By TLYNCH
Thank you EBB. How much $$ do we send in to...

Thank you EBB. How much $$ do we send in to gus?

Tim
Forum: RV-12 10-25-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,520
Posted By TLYNCH
Tube expander

Julian
What is a tube expander please? I only put the wings on once. Should I take them off annually and spray with silicone where they slide in? Had a hard time. And what is a tube expander...
Forum: RV-12 08-29-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 843
Posted By TLYNCH
How about Mequon? Tim

How about Mequon?
Tim
Forum: RV-12 08-17-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,071
Posted By TLYNCH
Bill What are air stop tires? What is the $12...

Bill
What are air stop tires?
What is the $12 AOA?

I'm a Neubie with an SLSA

Thankyou
Tim
Forum: RV-12 08-10-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,773
Posted By TLYNCH
Drain gas tank

Dean,
Excellent suggestion! Drained my tank easy. Your idea works!

Thankyou
Tim
Forum: RV-12 08-09-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,773
Posted By TLYNCH
Dean, Excellent suggestion! Drained my tank...

Dean,
Excellent suggestion! Drained my tank easy. Your idea works!

Thankyou
Tim
Forum: RV-12 07-10-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,025
Posted By TLYNCH
Tie down

Anything wrong with stainless eye bolts?

Tim
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