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Forum: RV-6/6A 05-18-2022, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By dvalle
Air Filter Element fit up

Working on an RV6A with O-320. The air filter needs replacement. It was formed to fit (is rigid) and has a chunk cut out of it to fit/seal. The replacement I bought from Van's does not hold a...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-16-2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By dvalle
Thanks, I could not find anything doing searches....

Thanks, I could not find anything doing searches. I'm confused as the previous owner has it running of a 2A breaker. I was certain it was too low. Now I wonder what is going on since 2A should pop...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-16-2022, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By dvalle
Electric Flaps power requirements

Working on a RV6A and trying to understand the electric flap power requirements? Anyone have some input?

Thanks
Dan
Forum: The RV Grin 01-22-2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,145
Posted By dvalle
Looks REAL nice, I actually looked pretty close...

Looks REAL nice, I actually looked pretty close while at 1D2:-)
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-27-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 18,384
Posted By dvalle
Many times I try to figure out a way to get the...

Many times I try to figure out a way to get the persons plane reg number. If I can't get it, I question. If I get, I search the FAA website to see if the info jives....just a thought.
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-02-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By dvalle
Thanks VERY much, I will check it and hope I can...

Thanks VERY much, I will check it and hope I can see if bent. I most likely contact them to ask that they inspect it....insurance would probably prefer it done by them.

Thanks
Dan
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-29-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 830
Posted By dvalle
Nose gear question

I had a mishap, hit a deer head on and I believe the nose gear leg is tweaked. Wondering if anyone can tell me 1) how's the best way to check? 2) Is there anyone that you can recommend to check...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-12-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 438
Posted By dvalle
Electronic Mags, PVL Coils

Anyone have any experience with these? Appreciate a PM if you do, I'd like to seek some help...that I think is very simple.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-27-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,218
Posted By dvalle
I'm not really clear on this issue but certainly...

I'm not really clear on this issue but certainly have been IFR/VER certs for years. If I can offer any help, don't hesitate to email or PM me. Maybe be best if we talked on the phone.

Dan
Limited...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-14-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,127
Posted By dvalle
Dan Thanks for that one, I will check. Do you...

Dan

Thanks for that one, I will check. Do you think that could have something to do with it pulling to the left (maybe the right is not working correctly)?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-12-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,127
Posted By dvalle
Thanks for your input. They are Cleveland brakes...

Thanks for your input. They are Cleveland brakes and I always bleed them from the caliper. Need to admit, it is VERY challenging compared to what I'm used to, Cessna, Beech, Mooney, Piper. For...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-11-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,127
Posted By dvalle
RV6A brakes

Been having fits with a friends RV6A brakes. After couple weeks of bleeding to make sure no air, the crossover lines get air in them preventing co-pilot braking. My last time I cleared the lines...
Forum: ADS-B 07-14-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,963
Posted By dvalle
ADS-B errors

Most likely flight altitude related....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-23-2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,185
Posted By dvalle
LENS COVER

Hi David

Did you sell this? I'm in need of the left one, had no idea they were not available.

Dan
Forum: Propellers 02-08-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 788
Posted By dvalle
Prop Shop-Excellent Service

After all my 42 years in the aviation biz, never found someone so willing to help out. Jerry at Fosters Propellers in Boynton, OK...recommend highly.
Forum: ADS-B 02-02-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 20,885
Posted By dvalle
UAT Console

Sorry to sound naive, what is the UAT console? Maybe I can help, I've been installing the Navworx units and think I have everything?
Forum: ADS-B 02-02-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,895
Posted By dvalle
Antenna

I've installed several ADS-B brands, Garmin tells which antennas, they all have worked. $25 or so for ball type, $100 or so for blade.
Forum: ADS-B 01-02-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 122,797
Posted By dvalle
Navworx installs

As mentioned earlier, I've been working with others stuck with these units (including myself) because of the AD by selling and installing (per AMOC) at a significant savings over all other ADS-B...
Forum: ADS-B 12-29-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 122,797
Posted By dvalle
Navworx installs

I see this is old....

I've been installing these units helping those stuck with them by as a low cost ADSB install. Looks like on the latest install, I'm having trouble like described here...for...
Forum: Southeast 12-23-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,401
Posted By dvalle
EXCELLENT idea for a Christmas gift. I'm an...

EXCELLENT idea for a Christmas gift. I'm an instructor in NE TN, flying for 40+ years, now is the time to get your son interested in flying:-)
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 09-23-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,975
Posted By dvalle
House on Exuma

We've rented a house on Exuma several times, very nice. Let me know if you want info.
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-30-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,702
Posted By dvalle
Panel Arm

Got it, thanks
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-29-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,702
Posted By dvalle
Arm for an RV6A

Thanks for the replies. So it looks like 11.6"? 72"? Help:-)? I'm thinking the first reply then is 12". Agree?

Thanks
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-28-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,702
Posted By dvalle
Panel Arm

Yes, the panel arm should be close for me. Regarding instruments and gauges, the arm changes for them unless they are VERY short:-)
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-26-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,702
Posted By dvalle
RV6A Panel Arm?

This is very strange for a person that's been flying certified aircraft for MANY years. How do you do a weight and balance without an arm, weigh the aircraft each time?? Thanks
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-03-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,229
Posted By dvalle
Sika

Agree, with recommendation from this site and one of the fellas that got real deep into this, I used Sika on a replacement. Came out very nice.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-19-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,248
Posted By dvalle
RV6A O-320 engine cooling

Wondering how many have trouble with engine cooling, mainly cylinders 3 and 4? A friend has the same model both plane and engine w/o issues. Only diff, he has vents in his lower cowl. Any input?
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-22-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,459
Posted By dvalle
RV6A arm for instrument panel?

Went through this before and ended up weighting the aircraft. I know there is some variation but...?just looking to see what I get with this request for the arm of the IP.
Thanks
Dan
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-10-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,221
Posted By dvalle
Instrument rating.....

Would be a lengthy note but in short, go for it, do most on your own...you can always call it off if you change your mind. I fly a lot for a GA pilot, 40 years, owned many planes...one is now a...
Forum: COMM 02-22-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,066
Posted By dvalle
KX155 wiring

Hi Brad

Please check your email....
Thanks
Dan
Forum: COMM 02-22-2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,066
Posted By dvalle
Removing KLX135, installing KX155?

Struggling with pin out nomenclature difference for the comm side. No audio panel but do have a intercom. Anyone familiar with the two? KLX135 pins 2, 3, 4, 5, 13, 14 vs what on the KX155??? Thanks
Forum: Autopilots 02-19-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,212
Posted By dvalle
PM sent

Thanks PM sent
Forum: COMM 02-18-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,066
Posted By dvalle
KX155, Dynon

Thanks, sorta figured but sure was hoping it would work. Now I need to install a VOR head.
Forum: Autopilots 02-17-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,212
Posted By dvalle
Navaid Install Manual

Does anyone have? I'm removing a Navaid and would like to have for pin-out information?
Forum: COMM 02-17-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,066
Posted By dvalle
KX155 w GS work with Dynon D10A?

Does anyone know, will the KX155 drive the HSI (both localizer and glide slope) on a D10A?
Forum: ADS-B 01-25-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 306,816
Posted By dvalle
NAvworx

I share your feelings in that it would be VERY beneficial to Bill to keep us in the loop on his webpage. Since I bought two of these units, I feel the financial pain (and have not requested a...
Forum: GPS 01-09-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,744
Posted By dvalle
Your KX buyer

Hi Brad

Pretty sure we communicated on this forum but can't recall why?:-)

Dan
Forum: Autopilots 11-20-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,620
Posted By dvalle
Navaid Autopilot

I have one that doesn't function to well. I recall talking to one of the autopilot vendors at Sun N Fun that stated their autopilot will work with Navaid servos. Anyone know what brand?
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-06-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,896
Posted By dvalle
Weight and Bal

The last one funny:-)

Thanks for all the input, I'll get at it again soon, been off for girlfriend duties....

Dan
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-04-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,896
Posted By dvalle
Main gear measurement?

Brad

How the heck did you measure to the hundredth of an inch (85.06)? We could to that at work anywhere on a car with a massive coordinate measuring machine but obviously, I don't have access to...
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-04-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,896
Posted By dvalle
Weight and Bal input

Thanks, appreciate the input. Looks like I'll have to get into the books/drawings as I have been unable to find info for Wt and Bal...like what is the panel? Looks like measuring in space somewhere...
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-04-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,896
Posted By dvalle
Weight and Balance Input?

Changing the panel so much and had to drain the fuel so decided to do a new weighting of the aircraft and looking for input. I am finding the plane significantly heavier than the original paperwork...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 09-21-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,307
Posted By dvalle
IFR Questions?

I sure like having a controller offering advice/opinion info...thought I'd offer the same from a pilot perspective. Have MANY hours (over 5000), all GA and lots of it IFR...and IMC. Just finally...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-21-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,225
Posted By dvalle
Your panel

[I swore I replied to this LONG ago...I think your panel is GREAT!
Forum: RV-4 09-21-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,494
Posted By dvalle
Robins no reply....

Can't seem to get a hold of Rick at Robins...any suggestions?
I have a RV6A with O320, one heat muff right pipe. Planning ahead for winter flying, I heard adding a second to the other pipe is worth...
Forum: RV-4 09-19-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,494
Posted By dvalle
Engine Heat

Being a LONG time, high time GA pilot of certified aircraft in MI, I fly to the UP a lot in the winter, I came up with a few great ways to heat. The best, and I wrote and article in CPA that was...
Forum: COMM 09-19-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,191
Posted By dvalle
Display-Thankyou Bendix King

Yeah, you were taken for a ride. I also have a nearly new G/S unit with display out. Best for you to find another good deal on one with a working display...maybe with something else not working?
Forum: ADS-B 09-19-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,725
Posted By dvalle
ADS-B

For got to mention, if a certified aircraft, $500 FAA rebate reservations opened today.
Forum: Engine Monitors 09-19-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,432
Posted By dvalle
Wiring to Dynon

Thanks VERY much Mel....

On the other question, I don't know the part numbers but they say "Van's" right on the gauge. On the mags, I just thought much easier to install the sensor on the mag rather...
Forum: ADS-B 09-19-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,725
Posted By dvalle
ADS-B

As I'm sure you know, there are many options. Most economically replace your transponder with any current transponder (MANY good deals right now) and buy the Navworx that uses the old transponder. ...
Forum: Steam Gauges 09-19-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,479
Posted By dvalle
Fuel wiring?

Would either of you know, I have Van's gages with 3 wires (G, I, S) and installing a Dynon D10 EMS with 2 wires (G, 1 pin for left, 1 pin for right). Unreal, Dynon doesn't know. How is it to be...
Forum: Engine Monitors 09-19-2016, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,432
Posted By dvalle
Wire connection....

Mel-thanks for the help...assuming you are talking about the fuel gauge and not the tach. Assuming you also are saying the other wire is not connected to the dynon at all?

Bob-I suppose you are...
Forum: Engine Monitors 09-16-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,432
Posted By dvalle
Pin to use....

Just noticed your add to my note, yes, the info you provided is in the manual. Unfortunately, connecting one of three wires to one pin is the question. I know one is a ground, which of the others...
Forum: Engine Monitors 09-16-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,432
Posted By dvalle
Install Guide

Even though I'm an engineer:-), I checked the manual. It does not say....
I know there are a lot of Dynon D10's out there in RV's, just hoping someone would recall.

Thanks
Forum: Engine Monitors 09-15-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,432
Posted By dvalle
Dynon D10 EMS

Just bought a new one...amazed that Dynon doesn't know the answers to my questions when I KNOW MANY RV's use their products. Betting BIG bucks many of you know the answers. Before I start, they told...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-03-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,225
Posted By dvalle
Your panel....

I LIKE your panel....and could fly quite comfortable with it.
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-27-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,924
Posted By dvalle
On the arm, I'm just surprised as it seems like...

On the arm, I'm just surprised as it seems like it would be pretty standard and available with a W & B revision. Guess I still think certified:-)
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-27-2016, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,924
Posted By dvalle
Yes, I ordered from Van's (they issue PO) and...

Yes, I ordered from Van's (they issue PO) and picked up at airplane plastics. The new one was thicker, had to modify things to make it fit. Since I did it last fall, I managed to misplace the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-26-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,225
Posted By dvalle
Panel

I can tell you from flying a LOT and a LOT of planes. I do NOT like touch panel for IFR....and I think the FAA is starting to see that fact. In my opinion, Garmin screwed up....Avidyne and King...
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-26-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,225
Posted By dvalle
I like it....:-)

I like it....:-)
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-24-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,225
Posted By dvalle
IFR Capable

I'm an old timer pilot (CFII too), fly a lot but all certified planes. In the new panel, I struggle due to being old fashion:-)...as I added a D10A but wanted the backup that I'm used to. So, kept...
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-24-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,924
Posted By dvalle
Arm for wt and bal calc, part number for windshield

Wow, I thought I'd get a lot of replies on this???
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-24-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,225
Posted By dvalle
Thumbs up Finally flying the RV-6 I purchased

Awesome with a few quirks yet. I bought it damaged from a hangar collapse...unfortunately, learned the hard way, the panel rework was MUCH more than I had anticipated. All I wanted to do was make...
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-23-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,924
Posted By dvalle
Panel Arm Location? Windshield part number?

Does anyone know this dimension? I'd like to revise the weight and balance for changes. Also trying to find a part number on Van's site, not too easy?
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