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Forum: Canada Yesterday, 04:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,987
Posted By Glen P
Claude, I followed your lead and the Toronto...

Claude, I followed your lead and the Toronto office approved my application in less than 3 weeks. Using the SI as a template for the application has to make it simpler for the inspector. The SI...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-19-2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By Glen P
Share N16 output between displays?

I'm just working my way through phase 1. I have an N16 providing nav info to a G5 via a Vega. That's working well. I also have an Avidyne IFD 410 providing GPS info to an Advanced AF-5600T, which is...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-11-2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,485
Posted By Glen P
Apologies for the thread drift. I worked for a...

Apologies for the thread drift. I worked for a Canadian manufacturer of business aircraft and regional airliners. When there were construction "nonconformities", an engineering disposition was...
Forum: RV-14 06-01-2022, 05:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,947
Posted By Glen P
I'm looking at tie-down ring options and I was...

I'm looking at tie-down ring options and I was surprised to find that my -7 QB wings are threaded for 5/16" bolts so the rings from Van's and Cleaveland won't fit.
Forum: Propellers 06-01-2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By Glen P
Thanks, guys. I think you're right, that the...

Thanks, guys. I think you're right, that the cable is likely the issue. I made an adjustment today but didn't get a chance to fly it. Hopefully tomorrow.
Forum: Propellers 05-31-2022, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By Glen P
Prop RPM

I'm still early in my phase 1. I have found that my Hartzell CS prop on my IO-360 never reaches 2700 RPM. While orbiting at 5000' with WOT I was seeing 2650 max. I tried adjusting the prop...
Forum: Interiors 05-20-2022, 09:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,236
Posted By Glen P
Iíve been very happy with the service and the...

Iíve been very happy with the service and the product quality from Lemke.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-22-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,591
Posted By Glen P
A friend tried to get Transport Canada to agree...

A friend tried to get Transport Canada to agree to a substantial increase in Gross Weight. Lots of pushback initially but they did agree to a 5% increase.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-04-2022, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,662
Posted By Glen P
Iím just double-checking control displacements....

Iím just double-checking control displacements. For the electrical elevator trim, Iím only able to get about 22 degrees up and down. Vanís say 25-35 degrees. Is it common to get less? Any ideas on...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-25-2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,086
Posted By Glen P
Amazing video. Thanks for posting.

Amazing video. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Canada 12-22-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By Glen P
Thanks, guys. Iíll give Marsh a try.

Thanks, guys. Iíll give Marsh a try.
Forum: Canada 12-19-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 901
Posted By Glen P
Aircraft insurance in Canada

What insurance companies are you Canadian owners using? I got a quote from Magnes for COPA VIP Gold. $2893 premium for $80K hull value and $1M liability on an RV7. It would require 10 hrs dual...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,373
Posted By Glen P
That's terrific. Congratulations, Eric.

That's terrific. Congratulations, Eric.
Forum: Canada 11-12-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,993
Posted By Glen P
If your airport doesn't have a compass rose and...

If your airport doesn't have a compass rose and you do a calibration, will the required compass card show zero deviation on every heading?
Forum: Canada 10-05-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,288
Posted By Glen P
Iíd be interested to hear whether this goes as...

Iíd be interested to hear whether this goes as smoothly as it should. I think you mentioned elsewhere that you werenít installing a whiskey compass. Did I get that right? Do you anticipate that being...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-26-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,635
Posted By Glen P
For those of you that have used cables, is there...

For those of you that have used cables, is there any concern that a broken cable with the canopy latched closed (in the hangar or parked on the ramp) would make the canopy impossible to open?
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-24-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,635
Posted By Glen P
A fairly long one? Through the baggage...

A fairly long one? Through the baggage compartment bulkhead?
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-24-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,635
Posted By Glen P
RH Canopy Latch with ďAlmost a -14Ē mod

Hi
Iíve installed the ďAlmost a -14Ē mod on my RV7 with tip-up canopy. Iím wondering what people do on the RH canopy latch. Iím considering doing something similar to the LH assembly but not have it...
Forum: COMM 07-17-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,966
Posted By Glen P
Thanks, guys. Thatís very helpful.

Thanks, guys. Thatís very helpful.
Forum: COMM 07-16-2021, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,966
Posted By Glen P
Archer antenna in piano hinged wingtip?

Has anyone installed an Archer antenna in a wingtip that theyíve attached with piano hinges? Did you merely redo some of the piano hinge rivets on the wingtip side to go through holes in the antenna?...
Forum: Engine Monitors 05-23-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,072
Posted By Glen P
Excellent. Thanks, guys. It seems if thereís a...

Excellent. Thanks, guys. It seems if thereís a rabbit hole Iíll find it.
Forum: Engine Monitors 05-23-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,072
Posted By Glen P
RPM Sensor

Iím installing an SV-EMS with an IO-360 with 1 mag and 1 e-mag. Iíve done all of the sensors except RPM. I donít see any RPM sensors on Vanís and just the UMA sending units on ACS. What do people...
Forum: Canada 05-15-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,954
Posted By Glen P
Exchange rate

I’ve had good success with items being in stock at Brantford. My concern is the exchange rate built into the Canadian prices versus the US prices. Right now it’s 36% whereas the going exchange rate...
Forum: Canada 04-03-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,987
Posted By Glen P
Thatís so helpful, Claude. It makes the process...

Thatís so helpful, Claude. It makes the process seem less daunting. Thanks for your effort.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-25-2021, 11:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,511
Posted By Glen P
Thanks for the very complete description of your...

Thanks for the very complete description of your system, Claude. Good luck with your request to TC.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-25-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,511
Posted By Glen P
Interesting, Claude. I'm still building but I'm...

Interesting, Claude. I'm still building but I'm also thinking about going for removal of the VFR only restriction. So approach guidance will be available from the GPS 175 and the MGL N16? And the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-11-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 361,602
Posted By Glen P
Fantastic! Well done, Jereme.

Fantastic! Well done, Jereme.
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-25-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 361,602
Posted By Glen P
That's great, Jereme. Congratulations.

That's great, Jereme. Congratulations.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-30-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,878
Posted By Glen P
That looks great! I'm going with AFS as well. ...

That looks great! I'm going with AFS as well. Is the plate on the right sized for another 5600T? I thought including a flap switch on the switch panel might push the displays too far outboard but...
Forum: Canada 12-30-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,685
Posted By Glen P
From the Aircraft Spruce FAQ for this...

From the Aircraft Spruce FAQ for this product:

Q. Can I use it in the plastic or fiberglass wingtip of a metal airplane ?
A. Yes, but the antenna must be as far from the metal wing as possible. We...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,559
Posted By Glen P
Your story reminds me of a situation I had 45...

Your story reminds me of a situation I had 45 years ago, early in my Canadian Air Force career. First one and then another local neurologist was consulted by my Base Flight Surgeon. They had no...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-16-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 361,602
Posted By Glen P
Jereme I just want to thank you for all the time...

Jereme

I just want to thank you for all the time and effort you put into these posts. They have been incredibly helpful to me (and Iím sure to many others).
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,079
Posted By Glen P
Thanks, guys. It turned out that removing powder...

Thanks, guys. It turned out that removing powder coat did the trick. I appreciate the advice.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,079
Posted By Glen P
Taildragger gear installation

Iím struggling trying to get the main gear all the way into the engine mount. I canít seem to get that last inch - where the ID of the mount is reduced. Iíve lubricated and polished with no luck. My...
Forum: Fiberglass 08-10-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,248
Posted By Glen P
That was my sense, Janekom. Thanks for your...

That was my sense, Janekom.

Thanks for your input, guys.
Forum: Fiberglass 08-09-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,248
Posted By Glen P
Leading edge of tip-up canopy

I've attached my tip-up canopy using Sikaflex. My thinking was that I needed to have an area of horizontal plexiglas at the leading edge to give the sika something to bond to. The profile at the...
Forum: Canada 08-08-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,846
Posted By Glen P
Thanks so much, guys.

Thanks so much, guys.
Forum: Canada 08-08-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,846
Posted By Glen P
I'm clearly uninformed on these two types of FI...

I'm clearly uninformed on these two types of FI systems. Perhaps it's not too late to get smart(er). I have installed Andair gascolators in the wing roots and an Andair fuel boost pump. I have...
Forum: Canada 07-31-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,069
Posted By Glen P
Free wing stand

If anyone in the Toronto area would like a wing stand youíd be welcome to mine (because hopefully my wings are on to stay). Itís at the Oshawa airport.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-23-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,603
Posted By Glen P
Nice, Eric. Did you have an engine hoist or did...

Nice, Eric. Did you have an engine hoist or did you rent it?
Forum: Canada 07-17-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 15,539
Posted By Glen P
I had a reasonably good experience with UPS this...

I had a reasonably good experience with UPS this week. I was getting a Hartzell prop from Ohio. Apparently they normally use UPS and I didn't want to throw them any curves. I did, however, tell...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-09-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,537
Posted By Glen P
To add a Canadian twist, Langley, BC in 1967. ...

To add a Canadian twist, Langley, BC in 1967. 01/19 was 2000' paved, 07/25 was grass. When we flew at night (which was rare), they put out flare pots. The CFI had flown in WW2, which made him...
Forum: Canada 06-07-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,249
Posted By Glen P
Ordering engine and prop thru Van's

Hi

I'm just about ready to order an engine and prop from Van's. For my previous orders I've had things shipped to Niagara Falls, NY, and picked them up there. With the present border situation...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-05-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,511
Posted By Glen P
I'll be following this thread. I'm doing the big...

I'll be following this thread. I'm doing the big cut (or is that The Big Cut) today. I've already spliced the F-631's together. It seemed reasonable to commit to a width more or less identical to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By Glen P
Thanks for your help, guys. I guess I was unclear...

Thanks for your help, guys. I guess I was unclear with my question. My concern is not the skin-to-skin gap. I?ve been working on the plexiglass canopy itself. Across the front of the canopy, most of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By Glen P
Leading edge gap of a tip-up canopy

Hi

I did a search using the terms tip-up canopy and gap and got a huge number of threads regarding the gap between the front skin and the canopy skin. That made me feel better about my skin-to-skin...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,214
Posted By Glen P
Which torque wrench?

I?ve got this far with a 1/4 inch wrench that goes up to 80 in-lbs. I see the wheel nuts are 100 in-lbs. What do I need to finish the build?

Thanks
Forum: Fiberglass 04-09-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,484
Posted By Glen P
Thanks, Dan. How many plies would you say?

Thanks, Dan. How many plies would you say?
Forum: Fiberglass 04-09-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,484
Posted By Glen P
Fibreglass around counterweight

I'm new at this fibreglass business. I closed up the HS and VS tips with foam, flox and micro balloons. I applied some flox and then some micro balloons to the counterweight to see how well it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,711
Posted By Glen P
I really appreciate all you do, Doug. I hope you...

I really appreciate all you do, Doug. I hope you never regret that decision.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-08-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 18,813
Posted By Glen P
My sincere condolences, Tom.

My sincere condolences, Tom.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-28-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,005
Posted By Glen P
Thanks, Joel.

Thanks, Joel.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-28-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,005
Posted By Glen P
Dynon pitch servo installation

I?m installing the pitch servo in an RV-7. I?m going to bolt the Dynon servo bracket to the aircraft rib. Dynon says to locate the servo such that the angle between the the servo arm and the little...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-03-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,168
Posted By Glen P
That thread is very helpful, Finley. Thanks very...

That thread is very helpful, Finley. Thanks very much to everyone for their knowledge and guidance.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-02-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,168
Posted By Glen P
There is, but the instructions call for "loctite...

There is, but the instructions call for "loctite or equivalent to ensure the rod end does not back out of the platenut" so that end will be permanently affixed.

Thanks for the advice, guys.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-02-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,168
Posted By Glen P
Flap fitment/pushrod bolt

I've just finished cutting the access holes in the fuselage for the flap pushrods. I had the bolts in and out of the fitment numerous times. Afterwards, I noticed on the drawing that the bolt heads...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,594
Posted By Glen P
Very nice. And your favourite NHL team is?

Very nice. And your favourite NHL team is?
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-12-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,535
Posted By Glen P
Thanks for posting that, Phat. It's reassuring.

Thanks for posting that, Phat. It's reassuring.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,252
Posted By Glen P
Hmm. Welding would be a very useful skill.

Hmm. Welding would be a very useful skill.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,252
Posted By Glen P
That's very helpful. Thank you so much, Ken.

That's very helpful. Thank you so much, Ken.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,252
Posted By Glen P
Thanks, guys. I guess I lead a sheltered life. ...

Thanks, guys. I guess I lead a sheltered life. I didn't know about drill extensions.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,252
Posted By Glen P
Tell me more about that bit, please.

Tell me more about that bit, please.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,252
Posted By Glen P
Routing wires thru QB wings

Hi All,

I want to settle the issue of wing wiring so I can move on to riveting my lower skins. I read Van's thoughts on the available...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-31-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,200
Posted By Glen P
I'm doing the same thing this week - installing...

I'm doing the same thing this week - installing the mod in an under-construction -7. I initially had trouble lining up the holes with the platenuts but once I trimmed the top of the vertical piece...
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