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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-06-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By az_gila
Smile FS PM1000 Intercom

For Sale, PM1000 intercom.

Only $95 plus USPS shipping $$8.30 - Priority Mail

No way of testing. If it doesn't work send it back for a full refund
Forum: GPS 04-03-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By az_gila
I'm running my ACK ELT from a non-approved GX-55...

I'm running my ACK ELT from a non-approved GX-55 output, while the Garmin transponder is running off a self-contained encoder.

It all works.

This in my Tiger....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-31-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By az_gila
I have one in stock in my hangar. You can wander...

I have one in stock in my hangar. You can wander over and get it, just let me know first.

The other thing is to check the Dynon end - I think you might have the old VDO sensor on the D-180 you...
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-29-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By az_gila
Smile I had a similar issue and solved it by adding a...

I had a similar issue and solved it by adding a slit to the flap where it interferes with the spar reinforcement. I could the bend the flap a bit more and "tuck it in".

I believe a drawing I found...
Forum: RV-4 03-14-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By az_gila
Yes... most likely

Yes... most likely
Forum: RV-4 03-12-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By az_gila
Have you looked up into the body? :)

Have you looked up into the body? :)
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-11-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By az_gila
Smile It is 0.038 between switches They are 0.875...

It is 0.038 between switches

They are 0.875 wide, so the gap is 0.042 = well close enough for govt work...:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By az_gila
Thumbs up A good source for aluminum spacers is...

A good source for aluminum spacers is https://www.aluminumspacers.com/

No minimum order and USPS shipping. Just got some this week.

gil A
Forum: ADS-B 03-04-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,551
Posted By az_gila
Smile Note that the link to the FAA web site should be...

Note that the link to the FAA web site should be -

https://adsbperformance.faa.gov/PAPRRequest.aspx

Not - even though they look the same :)

https://adsbperformance.faa.gov/%E2%80%8BPAPRRequest.aspx
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,166
Posted By az_gila
I show FS 15052 for the earlier F-4s

I show FS 15052 for the earlier F-4s
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By az_gila
The -6A is a bit different I think. The mounting...

The -6A is a bit different I think.
The mounting plate needs to be trimmed and contoured to the fuselage.
Forum: RV-10 02-25-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By az_gila
But what about the rest of the tool that holds...

But what about the rest of the tool that holds the female die?
Forum: RV-10 02-25-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By az_gila
Question Dumb Q. on wing tips

What tools do you use for the #6 dimples for the wing tips?

When I built my -6A I ensured that there was enough clearance here since IIRC the pans called for 1/8 pop rivets. Since the kit was not a...
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-12-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By az_gila
No, it was in the floor of the cockpit. I'm not...

No, it was in the floor of the cockpit. I'm not sure about the size of the void in that location.
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-12-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By az_gila
No pics, but I brought mine out just ahead of the...

No pics, but I brought mine out just ahead of the weldment.

This made for a large custom made upper faring size. It would have been much easier to have drilled a hole in the front portion of the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-11-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,187
Posted By az_gila
Smile Yes.. More words added...

Yes..

More words added...
Forum: Propellers 01-19-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,048
Posted By az_gila
Then you are stuck with a reading at 2150 rpm. A...

Then you are stuck with a reading at 2150 rpm.

A fact of life for FP props. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By az_gila
Smile A few minutes was accompanied by a 1 hour minimum...

A few minutes was accompanied by a 1 hour minimum charge. But they did do a bench check on another avionics instrument. :)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-06-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,199
Posted By az_gila
Exclamation I think you must have a later plans version than...

I think you must have a later plans version than mine, or they are not RV-6s.

My plans show sheet 50, R-1 dated 9/92 and only one size of engine mount.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-06-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,199
Posted By az_gila
Smile I believe that is a -7 issue only....

I believe that is a -7 issue only....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-06-2020, 01:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,199
Posted By az_gila
Wink I switched from an O-320 to an O-360 during my...

I switched from an O-320 to an O-360 during my build on a RV-6A and used the same motor mount.
Forum: COMM 12-27-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,138
Posted By az_gila
Question Where are your two antennae located?

Where are your two antennae located?
Forum: Propellers 12-19-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,882
Posted By az_gila
Question Can we assume that this Hartzell document quotes...

Can we assume that this Hartzell document quotes the "approved engine/prop" combos for FAA certification and getting 25 hrs. Phase 1 restrictions?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,188
Posted By az_gila
Thumbs up My operating limitations stated - in the stamped...

My operating limitations stated - in the stamped sticker I was given for my log book - the exact date for the next CI.
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-15-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By az_gila
Thumbs up That's exactly what I did over the same Akzo...

That's exactly what I did over the same Akzo primer, but wiped it down with acetone after the maroon scotchbrite. Lacquer thinner should be fine too...:)

The plastic NACA vents should be OK with...
Forum: RV-14 12-13-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,326
Posted By az_gila
The Grumman Tiger/Cheetah OH manual calls out the...

The Grumman Tiger/Cheetah OH manual calls out the their Bellville washers to be lubricated every annual.

Essentially it's the same design as Vans... :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,707
Posted By az_gila
Thumbs up Thanks, my old CD did not go that high on the OP...

Thanks, my old CD did not go that high on the OP numbers...:)

Perhaps you could post a picture of that section?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,707
Posted By az_gila
Exclamation No, I think that is the one for -6 and 7...

No, I think that is the one for -6 and 7 installations...

The link I had was for -6 bulkheads and came from Scott.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,707
Posted By az_gila
Exclamation The original file is here - ...

The original file is here - http://www.vansaircraft.com/pdf/Routing_Wires_through_the_Center_Section_Bulkheads.pdf

But you need to get Vans to give you th -e revised link...:)
Forum: RV-10 12-08-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,752
Posted By az_gila
Smile Aerosport has them ready made if you don't want...

Aerosport has them ready made if you don't want to DIY fiberglas... :)

http://www.aerosportproducts.com/product/rv-10-engine-baffle-motor-mount-covers/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,868
Posted By az_gila
Try replacing the drill bit with a 1/4 inch rod...

Try replacing the drill bit with a 1/4 inch rod and working into a pre-drilled hole in a plywood backing plate.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By az_gila
Question How about...

How about this?

https://www.amazon.com/Longboard-Skateboard-Glitter-Grip-Tape/dp/B07YN56XK8/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=silver&qid=1574487012&s=outdoor-recreation&sr=1-1
Forum: California 11-13-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,512
Posted By az_gila
Payson in AZ

Payson in AZ has a campground on the airport, and a restaurant there too...:)

Bit chilly at the moment... lows in the 40's to 30's
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-12-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By az_gila
Exclamation The MK-319BS rivets are countersunk and need...

The MK-319BS rivets are countersunk and need dimpled holes
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-11-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,432
Posted By az_gila
rvbuilder2002 says - Since it hasn't been...

rvbuilder2002 says -

Since it hasn't been mentioned....
It is acceptable to make a second hole in the right side spar stub, mirror image of the one on the left side originally intended for the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-07-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 947
Posted By az_gila
The kits changed from Cleavland brakes/wheels to...

The kits changed from Cleavland brakes/wheels to Matco ones
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-02-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,949
Posted By az_gila
Smile But the 'fatter' center pin makes it harder to...

But the 'fatter' center pin makes it harder to insert in the un-drilled undersized holes in a QB kit....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-11-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,576
Posted By az_gila
Thumbs up 1000 hours first time and then 400/500 hours...

1000 hours first time and then 400/500 hours after that
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-06-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,215
Posted By az_gila
Thumbs up You have to ask for them. Call on the phone. ...

You have to ask for them. Call on the phone. :)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-05-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,215
Posted By az_gila
Thumbs up That's a neat option. Can Amanda go into...

That's a neat option. Can Amanda go into production?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-02-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,215
Posted By az_gila
Smile Stein sells them now...:)

Stein sells them now...:)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-25-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,373
Posted By az_gila
Interesting... I think I used -3 lines which must...

Interesting... I think I used -3 lines which must have less expansion.
No problems so far.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-25-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,373
Posted By az_gila
Question Question

Where you hoses -3 or -4 size?
Forum: RV-10 09-12-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By az_gila
Smile No-one has any pictures of how they hooked up a...

No-one has any pictures of how they hooked up a Dynon Roll Servo?
Forum: RV-10 09-11-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By az_gila
I've got that covered since I make the Alexander...

I've got that covered since I make the Alexander Network Hub...:)

What I'm looking for is how the connectors are hooked up.
Forum: RV-10 09-10-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By az_gila
Question Autopilot Q.

Can anyone share pictures for their connector hookup for the RV-10 Dynon Roll Servo?

I'm using a D-sub connector but can make changes if needed.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-09-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 666
Posted By az_gila
If it's an ECI cylinder, the s/n is stamped on...

If it's an ECI cylinder, the s/n is stamped on the top side of the cylinder. You can only read it on two of the four cylinders....:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By az_gila
Thumbs up 5 mile trip - he can easily do two trips...:)

5 mile trip - he can easily do two trips...:)
Forum: RV-10 08-24-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,320
Posted By az_gila
Thumbs up That's what I did. The strip will get covered by...

That's what I did.

The strip will get covered by the Aerosport cabin trim.
Forum: RV-10 08-23-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,708
Posted By az_gila
Question Which "plate" is that mounted on? Is it inboard...

Which "plate" is that mounted on?

Is it inboard or outboard of the aileron access?
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-12-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By az_gila
Thumbs up Try this waybackmachine link Kit Prices ...

Try this waybackmachine link

Kit Prices

RV-3 RV-4 RV-6 RV-6A
Preview Plans $45 $50 $55 $55
Empennage $780 $1047 $1267* $1267*
Wing ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,557
Posted By az_gila
Thumbs up Check your insurance policy....:)

Check your insurance policy....:)
Forum: Painting your RV 07-26-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By az_gila
Thumbs up "professional aircraft painter John Stahr" ...

"professional aircraft painter John Stahr"

...painted a local R-9A and Paul Dye's Subsonex.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,931
Posted By az_gila
Thumbs up Bakersfield

+1 for that and their yearly fly-in.

John Harmon riveted the spars for my -6A circa 1980. It was worth the drive from Los Angeles to get it done....:)
Forum: Tools 07-21-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,294
Posted By az_gila
Exclamation I don't think those beam wrenches are still...

I don't think those beam wrenches are still available.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,170
Posted By az_gila
Smile Most of the new additions do not include the...

Most of the new additions do not include the autopilot functions.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,302
Posted By az_gila
Thumbs up That was exactly my experience too... I took...

That was exactly my experience too... I took care of my inspections with multiple non-FAA eyes first.

Scottsdale MIDO was excellent to work with for certification, and I later had my Op Lims...
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 546
Posted By az_gila
Smile I would add 1A. Install all of your wiring.

I would add

1A. Install all of your wiring.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,923
Posted By az_gila
Thumbs up At 12 lbs and 22 inches long this Raytheon...

At 12 lbs and 22 inches long this Raytheon missile could be modified for air to air use...:)

https://www.raytheon.com/capabilities/products/pyros-munition
Forum: GPS 07-09-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By az_gila
Exclamation No... more words added

No... more words added
Forum: GPS 07-09-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By az_gila
Thumbs up Yes, no problems and an easy hook-up. Displays...

Yes, no problems and an easy hook-up.

Displays well on the Skyview and I used it as a certified ADSB source with a Dynon transponder.
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-07-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,503
Posted By az_gila
Thumbs up Cut holes in the rear baffle

I had that concern on one of my -6A tanks.

I cut circles out of the rear baffles and fixed the sparse points. Vans sells a repair kit with closed end rivets to fix the big holes...:)
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