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Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 07-08-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,095
Posted By Pat Stewart
I met Monty for the first time 25 years ago at an...

I met Monty for the first time 25 years ago at an Airpark called Cookson Hills in NE Oklahoma where he lived. My father in law was from a near by town called Talequah Ok. Monty and my Father in Law...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-02-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,786
Posted By Pat Stewart
Both are great airplanes, you will love the 8. I...

Both are great airplanes, you will love the 8. I would be flying one today but the wife never liked the back seat so flying another wonderful airplane, the 7A.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-01-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,786
Posted By Pat Stewart
I believe the word was "Capable". I like many...

I believe the word was "Capable". I like many pilots can handle a cross wind in most cases in either model. But when it's a significant cross wind I always liked having that third wheel up there. But...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-01-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,786
Posted By Pat Stewart
Ok Jerry, let's just say for me the 8A is a...

Ok Jerry, let's just say for me the 8A is a better cross wind airplane. I left my 8 in the hangar on many days that I would have flown my 8A. But your the man, period.

Pat
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-01-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,786
Posted By Pat Stewart
This question has been posted many times. My...

This question has been posted many times. My personal opinion is the 8 is a sexier looking airplane than the 8A. The 8A is much more cross wind capable. When they are off the ground there is no...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-28-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 599,664
Posted By Pat Stewart
Congrats Patrick, it looks great

Congrats Patrick, it looks great
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-24-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By Pat Stewart
Top Notch RV12

Anyone looking for a virtually new 12 will not find anything close to this one, the attention to detail by the student teams and mentors is outstanding.
Forum: RV-10 03-13-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,383
Posted By Pat Stewart
Great company with great people.

Great company with great people.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,224
Posted By Pat Stewart
Will need a lot of detail, Time on airframe,...

Will need a lot of detail,

Time on airframe, prop and engine.
Detail on engine
Very detailed avionics list
Interior and pictures
Paint and pictures.
Forum: RV-10 02-24-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,388
Posted By Pat Stewart
Jesse is correct and depending on what state you...

Jesse is correct and depending on what state you live in you made be required to download and send in the occasional sale form that basically says your not a dealer.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-22-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 953
Posted By Pat Stewart
I would clean up the loose paint and anything...

I would clean up the loose paint and anything else around the screw and wipe down with acetone. Then simply add a little pro seal over the screw area.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-18-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,676
Posted By Pat Stewart
You could call vans but I think I can tell you...

You could call vans but I think I can tell you what they will say "Thats pretty darn good". As Mel said, build on.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-13-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,179
Posted By Pat Stewart
I have a box with small bits, another with medium...

I have a box with small bits, another with medium size bits and a tray with large bits all side by side in the top of my box. Sitting next to them is a pair of digital calipers.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-03-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,623
Posted By Pat Stewart
IMO All three are great and most will go after...

IMO All three are great and most will go after the one that has the best value. Vans has the air show deal for sun n fun and OSH with the prop combination which is hard to beat. Aero Sport provides a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,503
Posted By Pat Stewart
Well I have built and flown both, I do think the...

Well I have built and flown both, I do think the tail wheel may be a little cooler looking but I will always fly the nose dragger going forward. The pole vault issue is pilot error but it is true the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-13-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By Pat Stewart
Walt, Randy, Sean Scott and maybe even the...

Walt, Randy, Sean Scott and maybe even the original builder might stop by. Give me a call and I can provide contact information for some really good talent here in N Texas.

Pat
Two one zero, five...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-06-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,039
Posted By Pat Stewart
Another great RV day. After exchanging emails...

Another great RV day. After exchanging emails from several VAFers I managed to get the GtN650 talking to Skyview (very simple). Went flying I found lots of new stuff on the glass to play with. Later...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,040
Posted By Pat Stewart
I always say we just don't need it, but dang it...

I always say we just don't need it, but dang it we want it.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-03-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,598
Posted By Pat Stewart
I helped install the Skyview HDX dual screen...

I helped install the Skyview HDX dual screen quick panel with all the bells and whistles in a friends steam gauge RV7A. The product was outstanding with great manuals and customer support. Just like...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-03-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,598
Posted By Pat Stewart
Outstanding product, highly recommend.

Outstanding product, highly recommend.
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-01-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,900
Posted By Pat Stewart
Battery powered socks

Battery powered socks
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-31-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,039
Posted By Pat Stewart
Thanks all, received several PMs and email...

Thanks all, received several PMs and email exchanges. I appreciate all the information. Sid, sounds like a good idea. Let's do it.

Pat
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-30-2017, 05:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,039
Posted By Pat Stewart
Skyview with GTN650/750

Interested in talking to anyone who has experience with the Skyview and GTN 650. Thinking of making the step to an INstrument rating and looking for insight. PM me if interested.

Pat
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-25-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,848
Posted By Pat Stewart
Great post, last week I had the exact same...

Great post, last week I had the exact same problem Paul described only I did not read this thread before attempting to correct the problem. I spent yesterday cleaning all the injectors, seemed likely...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,052
Posted By Pat Stewart
Great job Anthony, we are all excited about your...

Great job Anthony, we are all excited about your accomplishment and knowing that this is just the beginning for you and your flying future.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,525
Posted By Pat Stewart
I had just started my first build of four when I...

I had just started my first build of four when I met Doug out at Hicks Airport. At the time I believe I was Jay Pratts best non paying customer. I stopped by Jays almost daily to ask questions. Doug...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,611
Posted By Pat Stewart
A J3 Cub kit will do just fine.

A J3 Cub kit will do just fine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-28-2017, 04:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,994
Posted By Pat Stewart
There of different thoughts on this but here...

There of different thoughts on this but here goes. On a New Lycoming I like to change the oil after the first five hours and the second oil change at 30 hrs total time. I am also a big advocate of...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-15-2017, 04:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,613
Posted By Pat Stewart
Walt is spot on, nothing fragile about the 7A...

Walt is spot on, nothing fragile about the 7A nose gear. I see the 14 as having more room than the 7 and for a well equipped 14 you will have 185k invested. It's a two seat 10 but I do love it and if...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2017, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By Pat Stewart
Camera Options

Wife wants to buy me something for Christmas which means I need to buy something for the airplane and thank her for it. Considering a camera that can be used inside and outside the airplane. There...
Forum: Reviews 10-30-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,015
Posted By Pat Stewart
The best engine shop in the country, hands down.

The best engine shop in the country, hands down.
Forum: RV-12 10-20-2017, 04:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,559
Posted By Pat Stewart
Your correct, remove the return first.

Your correct, remove the return first.
Forum: Canada 10-19-2017, 04:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,448
Posted By Pat Stewart
Based on your mission it seems like the 12 is a...

Based on your mission it seems like the 12 is a great fit. I also built a 12 and it is a sweet airplane for sport flying. My wife actually likes riding in the 12 better than our 7A.
Forum: RV-12 10-18-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,559
Posted By Pat Stewart
John nailed it, unfortunately I am also doing...

John nailed it, unfortunately I am also doing this on a friends airplane. Take the fuel vent line off the bottom of the tank first and when you reinstall put it on last, it will be much easier to...
Forum: Safety 10-18-2017, 04:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,513
Posted By Pat Stewart
Great thread, thanks. As a heppy Dynon customer...

Great thread, thanks. As a heppy Dynon customer flying a 7A with two screens I am curious how well the Dynon equipment survived the over voltage prior to turning off the power to the instruments....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,695
Posted By Pat Stewart
I had a bad experience at a flyin with my first...

I had a bad experience at a flyin with my first RV8, it was less that a week old and I stopped at a nearby airport for fuel, I went into the FBO for assistance and after returning to the plane...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2017, 04:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,419
Posted By Pat Stewart
Over the years I have cracked a couple of these...

Over the years I have cracked a couple of these which results in a fiberglass repair on the inside and cosmetic repair on the outside. My rule of thumb is my thumb, I now trim the wheel pants so that...
Forum: Safety 09-17-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,159
Posted By Pat Stewart
I have the same hammer and I have also thought if...

I have the same hammer and I have also thought if required I could also use the fire extinguisher.
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-17-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By Pat Stewart
Thanks Ernie, found it for 104 with free shipping...

Thanks Ernie, found it for 104 with free shipping from Amazon. Just ordered it, thanks everyone for the quick response.
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-17-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By Pat Stewart
I put a trickle charger on it yesterday and it...

I put a trickle charger on it yesterday and it took several hours but at least the charger said charged. I will take another look.

Thanks
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-17-2017, 05:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By Pat Stewart
Master Relay

So I left the Master turned on last weekend and found a dead battery yesterday. No problem just charge the battery and go fly. Well that did not fix it. Tried to start and it acted as though the...
Forum: RV-12 09-16-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,150
Posted By Pat Stewart
Congrats, you will love the RV12.

Congrats, you will love the RV12.
Forum: RV-12 09-15-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,114
Posted By Pat Stewart
Based on the location of the checklist and...

Based on the location of the checklist and glasses relative to the crash site along with the length of the ground roll I wonder if ....[ed. speculation removed. dr]
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2017, 05:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,890
Posted By Pat Stewart
I buy oil in Granbury Texas KGDJ just SW of Fort...

I buy oil in Granbury Texas KGDJ just SW of Fort Worth. The airport has four cars and several great restaurants within 2 miles of the airport.
Forum: Texas (North) 09-04-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By Pat Stewart
Petit Jean Camping

Who from the Texas area is camping at Petit Jean this year.
Forum: Texas (North) 08-31-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 500
Posted By Pat Stewart
Aero Country T31

Trying to fly into T31 for a few hours on Saturday, phone recording says limited parking space and I assume no courtesy car. Just curious if it is safe to leave my RV tied down on the ramp for 4...
Forum: Safety 08-13-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,621
Posted By Pat Stewart
Lots of things running through my mind, the first...

Lots of things running through my mind, the first one is that the autopilot disconnected and it started climbing, how aggressive was the climb and is it possible that the aircraft was significantly...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-12-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By Pat Stewart
If you inflate the mains to about 42 you should...

If you inflate the mains to about 42 you should be able to let the air out of the nose tire and be able to get it level forward and aft as well. Use a level for side to side and forward and aft, or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,426
Posted By Pat Stewart
Defiantly three on board and a little help from...

Defiantly three on board and a little help from the almighty. Congrats and God Bless.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-04-2017, 04:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,614
Posted By Pat Stewart
This is the way I have always done it but I only...

This is the way I have always done it but I only run the fuel pump for about 3 seconds, last night it backfired while starting with a nice puff of smoke so of course I kept cranking till it started....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-03-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,614
Posted By Pat Stewart
Hot Start procedure

I have a 7A with an YIO360M1B. If this thing runs for just 10 minutes it will require a hot start to get it running. I am interested in what others have done to prevent this issue and or your hot...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-30-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 571
Posted By Pat Stewart
K Factor

Recently installed dual Skyviews in a friends 7A. It has an O360A1A with a fixed pitch prop. We need to set the K Factor for fuel flow and so we can shorten the fine tuning we are interested in what...
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-30-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By Pat Stewart
Not sure that's a good idea, I would stick with...

Not sure that's a good idea, I would stick with the plans. Thousands flying out there per plans with great results.
Forum: RV-12 07-18-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 18,043
Posted By Pat Stewart
Looks great, love the electric flaps and the...

Looks great, love the electric flaps and the center console, I really wish they had moved the fuel to the wings, still the only item on this aircraft I don't like.
Forum: Texas (North) 07-15-2017, 05:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,274
Posted By Pat Stewart
4 or 5 of us departing early am on the 23rd out...

4 or 5 of us departing early am on the 23rd out of Pecan and Granbury weather permitting.
Forum: Midwest 07-12-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,115
Posted By Pat Stewart
I hope this is a big misunderstanding. This shop...

I hope this is a big misunderstanding. This shop has been one of the most respected for many years.
Forum: RV-12 07-04-2017, 05:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,523
Posted By Pat Stewart
Just like the wing tanks in most RVs the first 5...

Just like the wing tanks in most RVs the first 5 gallons or so must be burned before any gauge will be effective. I found the Moeller to be pretty accurate from about ten gallons down. Once you start...
Forum: RV-12 07-03-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,642
Posted By Pat Stewart
Eloise and I will be there leaving on the 23rd...

Eloise and I will be there leaving on the 23rd weather permitting. Will be flying the 7A.
Forum: RV-10 06-26-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,386
Posted By Pat Stewart
My 10 was a wonderful airplane and so is my 7A....

My 10 was a wonderful airplane and so is my 7A. It's simply your mission. The first time anyone was in the back seat of the 10 was me when the buyer and his instructor checked it out. If you don't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 981
Posted By Pat Stewart
Do you have an air oil separator. I had a similar...

Do you have an air oil separator. I had a similar problem. Removed it and no more oil.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-17-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 870
Posted By Pat Stewart
Skyview-Seattle Avionics

How do I uninstall SA from my Skyviews.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,029
Posted By Pat Stewart
Not a great place to buy one but you could get...

Not a great place to buy one but you could get lucky. If you find one you want just give them a deposit based on a successful pre buy inspection sometime after the show at their location or yours....
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