VansAirForceForums  
Home > VansAirForceForums

- POSTING RULES
- Donate yearly (please).
- Advertise in here!

- Today's Posts | Insert Pics


Go Back   VAF Forums > Search Forums
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 62 of 500
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: control
Forum: RV-14 Today, 10:18 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 50,473
Posted By control
Hes joking, you have twice the tank volume and...

Hes joking, you have twice the tank volume and what looks like a lot more compressor capacity that what I have.

Yours will work for everything, mine works for all but the longest grinding sessions.
Forum: RV-14 Yesterday, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By control
Prepare for Aileron trim? And maybe even doing...

Prepare for Aileron trim?

And maybe even doing some trial or final assembly of parts of the roll servo.
But the big picture is that you are more prepared than most of us :o
Forum: RV-14 10-08-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,087
Posted By control
Just install the pitot mast when doing the wings....

Just install the pitot mast when doing the wings. You are then free to choose Garmin or Dynon or something else at a later stage. I you choose a controlled pitot heat you can mount the box on an...
Forum: RV-14 10-03-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 50,473
Posted By control
No smoke...

No smoke :)
https://youtu.be/Mmy85zz5wTA
https://youtu.be/Mmy85zz5wTA
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-02-2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,024
Posted By control
First, I am really a noob in this area but maybe...

First, I am really a noob in this area but maybe the engine just ran rich and the spark plugs on cyl one got covered with enough unburnt fuel that the situation just got worse from there on.

What...
Forum: Propellers 09-27-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By control
In my current Cozy3 we always get a noticeable...

In my current Cozy3 we always get a noticeable improvement in spite of the engine being in the back and with a wood prop.

As soon as the RV14/390 is flying and has been broken in, it will be...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-24-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By control
rgr. thanx even if it was not the answer I was...

rgr. thanx even if it was not the answer I was looking for ;)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-24-2018, 04:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By control
GAD29 needed for GTN625-G3XTouch?

I have read many threads and looked at many diagrams and I am still unsure:

Do you need a GAD29 between the GTN625 and G3X Touch to get intergration between the EFIS and IFR-GPS?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-22-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,431
Posted By control
My experience from flying DA40/DA42 with G1000 is...

My experience from flying DA40/DA42 with G1000 is that I basically never change from the basic configuration, I am happy having the flight instrumentation in front of me and fuel/engine, map and com...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-18-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By control
Looks great and fun!

Looks great and fun!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-12-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,751
Posted By control
Downloaded without any problem. Now I just need...

Downloaded without any problem. Now I just need to get done with the wiring :o
Forum: RV-14 09-08-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 38,222
Posted By control
Fantastic, congrats!

Fantastic, congrats!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-03-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,168
Posted By control
Smile G3X Support, wow!!!

I hesitated a little as I believe you have "labour day" on your side of the pond... But I anyhow sent a question about GDU can bus wiring...

7 minutes after sending my question, a clear and perfect...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-30-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,953
Posted By control
I have all downloaded... hopefully my 625 will be...

I have all downloaded... hopefully my 625 will be powered up in a week or two :)
Forum: Safety 08-26-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,633
Posted By control
It is a question everyone has to ask themselves....

It is a question everyone has to ask themselves. I have tried to establish a risk-level that I am comfortable with and try to make informed decisions about each individual activity.

Then there has...
Forum: RV-14 08-22-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By control
This is a common finding, note that I say finding...

This is a common finding, note that I say finding and not error.
Forum: RV-14 08-18-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By control
You are right.... I checked my build log but...

You are right.... I checked my build log but there is nothing mentioned about this. My guess is that I used K1000-08D without giving it a second thought...

Pretty sure either nutplate will work...
Forum: RV-14 08-09-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,434
Posted By control
My garage is 4x7 m with a storage area in the...

My garage is 4x7 m with a storage area in the back that is 4x2m. This has been adequate but less would have been difficult. After the engine was mounted I have had to have the tail going thru the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-09-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,708
Posted By control
One G5 with a GMU 11 would give you all the info...

One G5 with a GMU 11 would give you all the info a 6-pack would give you.

(Two G5 if you want the full compass HSI, for VFR I would be happy with the heading band on the top of the EFIS screen)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-06-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,098
Posted By control
Well, my process was something like this: 1....

Well,

my process was something like this:

1. What do I want.... cannot afford that.
2. What do I need, ok so here is a good solution for this, but wait:
3. Hey here is a deal that is to good to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 77,626
Posted By control
Crazy!!! But I think I could get a group together...

Crazy!!! But I think I could get a group together to build that one :D
Forum: RV-14 08-04-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,506
Posted By control
I told myself when starting that I should do no...

I told myself when starting that I should do no modifications as this is my first build and I should focus on completing it. I have almost followed my own advice.

I could not stop myself from...
Forum: International 08-04-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By control
Standard stuff and especially if it is heavy, is...

Standard stuff and especially if it is heavy, is great to buy more locally. But my experience is that US companies are so much better to deal with and in spite of the distance, deliver faster.

There...
Forum: ADS-B 08-02-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,014
Posted By control
Yes, if I want ADS-B in and ADS-B weather then I...

Yes, if I want ADS-B in and ADS-B weather then I need another toy ;)

But the GDL 50 or 52 does not require any additional antenna apart from the built in one, the 52R does...
Forum: ADS-B 08-02-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,014
Posted By control
Great, thanx for confirming :)

Great, thanx for confirming :)
Forum: International 08-01-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By control
Hope you have a great time, with some luck I will...

Hope you have a great time, with some luck I will be able to attend in 2019 :)
Forum: ADS-B 08-01-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,014
Posted By control
Thanx Steve, 35R it is then :)

Thanx Steve,

35R it is then :)
Forum: ADS-B 08-01-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,014
Posted By control
What I am thinking about now is that a GTX 45R...

What I am thinking about now is that a GTX 45R would provide Backup attitude to an Aera 660.

So one option is to skip the planned backup EFIS (G5) and put that money into a 45R instead of a 35R,...
Forum: ADS-B 08-01-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,014
Posted By control
Trig is about the same price... import fee is...

Trig is about the same price... import fee is maximum 4% and many times it will not be charged. But thanx for mentioning it :)
Forum: RV-10 08-01-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,131
Posted By control
No help here, not even flying my RV-14 yet and I...

No help here, not even flying my RV-14 yet and I am already thinking about my next build... maybe I lack fantasy because it might very well be another 14 :o

(Hassling my wife about her getting a...
Forum: ADS-B 08-01-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,014
Posted By control
Hi, No nothing for input yet. Not that important...

Hi,

No nothing for input yet. Not that important as most GA-traffic will remain on standard mode S and even mode C for at least another 5 years in the nordics.

Hopefully I can afford a GDL 52R or...
Forum: ADS-B 08-01-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,014
Posted By control
GTX 35R, best option for me?

Wrapping up my RV-14 build, I already have a G3X Touch (470) and a GTN625.

Flying in Europe I need "only" mode S but since I am planning to cross the pond already in 2020 or 2021 I would like to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-31-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,294
Posted By control
I am using a G5 as a primary on my Cozy3 so I...

I am using a G5 as a primary on my Cozy3 so I cannot imagine the need for an additional backup to that one (provided you have the battery for the G5) :D
Forum: RV-14 07-28-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 982
Posted By control
I started using the wing stand quickly in my...

I started using the wing stand quickly in my build. Before and in combination I used two standard EAA benches.
Forum: RV-14 07-27-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,774
Posted By control
Looks great, congrats!

Looks great, congrats!
Forum: RV-14 07-26-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By control
Its is not like for earlier models but even the...

Its is not like for earlier models but even the 14 manual gets a little less detailed as you get closer to the end.

They kind of expect you to figure out the deburr part by yourself and sometimes...
Forum: RV-14 07-24-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,786
Posted By control
For long I wanted my aircraft to be the one to do...

For long I wanted my aircraft to be the one to do it all.... But just as it is not wise to drive around in a 6000 kilogram camper buss just because you need it during one week per year...

I choose...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,748
Posted By control
congrats, RV14 are starting to be common, I...

congrats, RV14 are starting to be common, I better hurry up
Forum: RV-14 07-18-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,168
Posted By control
Nope :( (and some to make the software happy)

Nope :(

(and some to make the software happy)
Forum: Safety 07-12-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 19,945
Posted By control
The scariest find... after the...

The scariest find... after the preflight:

Wintertime and the clubs PA28 would not start even after getting 5 primer pushes and then an additional 3... Was smart enough to go out and take another...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-12-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 835
Posted By control
Just Wow! (And some words to make the software...

Just Wow! (And some words to make the software happy)
Forum: RV-14 07-10-2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,844
Posted By control
$160 a piece :eek: I have held of installing my...

$160 a piece :eek:

I have held of installing my plastic vents, guess IŽll just have to bite the 320+tax+freight bill :mad:
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-05-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,836
Posted By control
A webcast would be great! :)

A webcast would be great! :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,422
Posted By control
Congrats!!

Congrats!!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-04-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 916
Posted By control
Congrats!!

Congrats!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 16,199
Posted By control
I can only speak for myself (I-rating since...

I can only speak for myself (I-rating since 2006), the answer is yes. Behind a big EFIS like a G1000 I am instantly comfortable with flying on instrument and it does not really matter how long ago it...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-03-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By control
Hopefully Velocity has taken this into account...

Hopefully Velocity has taken this into account when setting the w&b limits. If so you should just stick to their arm.

If not you should assume that all partly full fuel will be as far back as it...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-02-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By control
What if you enter a nose high climb and the speed...

What if you enter a nose high climb and the speed gets slow... you better use the worst case scenario, do not become another statistic!
Forum: RV-14 07-01-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,175
Posted By control
Fuselage took me 336.6 hours. (First time...

Fuselage took me 336.6 hours.

(First time builder but I guess by the time I did the fuselage I was pretty comfortable with all ways of construction)
Forum: RV-14 07-01-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 649
Posted By control
Included ELT antenna for COM

Is the included ELT antenna usable as a COM cable between the radio and antenna?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,662
Posted By control
Congrats, looks great and looking forward to a...

Congrats, looks great and looking forward to a video from those three cameras!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,072
Posted By control
Congrats!!!

Congrats!!!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-26-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,800
Posted By control
Get a tester and test at each filling. I have...

Get a tester and test at each filling. I have heard that Shell 98 is still without any ethanol but Shell does not guarantee it.

My last filling was 22sek/l = 9.4$ / US gallon :mad:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,040
Posted By control
Looks great, congrats!

Looks great, congrats!
Forum: RV-14 06-21-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,755
Posted By control
Congrats!!! BTW, in Sweden we are allowed to...

Congrats!!!

BTW, in Sweden we are allowed to copy others noise test data if the configuration is basically the same (Same aircraft, engine and prop) So if anyone have or will do an EASA noise test...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,383
Posted By control
Not for practical use but I think I remember that...

Not for practical use but I think I remember that for an AC, the definition of stall is when an increase in AOA produces less lift... that is probably a knot or two faster than when the nose actually...
Forum: RV-14 06-15-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 28,001
Posted By control
The RV10 quadrant fits the RV14 with only minor...

The RV10 quadrant fits the RV14 with only minor adjustments. The F-14106 Wiring Channel will be in the way if you build without modification.

I choose to keep the Wiring channel in its original...
Forum: RV-14 06-13-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 28,001
Posted By control
Thanx MED, The measurments from Tim is a great...

Thanx MED, The measurments from Tim is a great baseline apart from one cable that he routes thru a new hole in the FW.

I have a plastic line that is about as flexible a these kind of cables I will...
Forum: RV-14 06-13-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 28,001
Posted By control
Thanx again for your great site, it has been very...

Thanx again for your great site, it has been very valuable for my build!

So for example the 59.6 below are the lenght between the actual tips of the cable, that should actually be all that I need to...
Forum: RV-14 06-11-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 28,001
Posted By control
Found this thread so why not post my follow up...

Found this thread so why not post my follow up question here since it is perfectly on topic ;) But first, I recently visited Tims blog in search for more information about control cable length and...
Forum: RV-14 06-05-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By control
Not sure, When I did my canopy I had my fuselage...

Not sure,

When I did my canopy I had my fuselage on a really low table, about 30 cm above the floor. After mounting the gear and wheels I had to take my RV outside to open and remove the canopy....
Forum: RV-14 06-05-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 992
Posted By control
Sneaked away into the shop before dinner :) The...

Sneaked away into the shop before dinner :)

The cowling reaches about 171cm above ground and the spinner, front of the FW and even the roll over structure not that much lower...
Showing results 1 to 62 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:28 PM.


The VAFForums come to you courtesy Delta Romeo, LLC. By viewing and participating in them you agree to build your plane using standardized methods and practices and to fly it safely and in accordance with the laws governing the country you are located in.