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Forum: RV-8/8A 06-06-2022, 04:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,344
Posted By azrv6
I mounted my VOR/LOC/GS antenna on the belly of...

I mounted my VOR/LOC/GS antenna on the belly of my RV6 underneath the horizontal stab. Works perfect and no poked eyes in the last 25 years. See pic below.

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Forum: GPS 06-04-2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,644
Posted By azrv6
Carl, any news on whether the Trig Nav/Com is...

Carl, any news on whether the Trig Nav/Com is shipping or when it will be available. Their web site says subject to an extended delay. Would be nice if it were available. Thanks.
Forum: ADS-B 05-30-2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By azrv6
Brian installed one in his Kitfox, good review of...

Brian installed one in his Kitfox, good review of the installation and operation with his GRT Horizon 10.1 here:

https://youtu.be/x-Ji_7rH3Kg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By azrv6
X-plane 12 will include the RV-10

The May 19, 2022 development update for X-plane 12 says that the standard product will include an RV-10. No further...
Forum: RV-15 05-09-2022, 09:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 19,762
Posted By azrv6
Posted this weekend on Van's Instagram

Posted this weekend on Van's Instagram.

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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-28-2022, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By azrv6
From Aircraft Spruce. Replacement gasket part...

From Aircraft Spruce.

Replacement gasket part number 06-00441

Replacement Screen part number 10543-1
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By azrv6
I have the same reservoir on my RV6 which I built...

I have the same reservoir on my RV6 which I built in the mid 90's. I believe that Aircraft Spruce now manufactures that as the ACS A-315 brake reservoir. The link also includes the replacement...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-19-2022, 04:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,510
Posted By azrv6
I did this on my 1932 Monocoupe 110. Followed...

I did this on my 1932 Monocoupe 110. Followed advice and recommendations from other antique plane restorers that had gone before me. Panel blank was 0.063 aluminum. Fit, cut and drilled all holes...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-17-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,547
Posted By azrv6
http://gobinkley.com/hostedpictures/Lycoming-oil-t...

http://gobinkley.com/hostedpictures/Lycoming-oil-temps.jpg
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-04-2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,001
Posted By azrv6
I think this will answer the first...

I think this will answer the first question.

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Still looking for an answer on the second question.
Forum: Safety 03-16-2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,233
Posted By azrv6
Head down to Frazier Lake (1C9) and give it a...

Head down to Frazier Lake (1C9) and give it a try, you'll be fine.
Forum: Canada 03-15-2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,119
Posted By azrv6
Download the...

Download the TailbeaconX-EXP-User-and-Installation-Guide from the Uavionix website and you will find what you are looking for on pages 24 and 25. Pages 26 and 27 explain how it is done from the...
Forum: ADS-B 03-13-2022, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By azrv6
Another option is to keep your tail strobe as is,...

Another option is to keep your tail strobe as is, and mount the Tailbeacon inside the wingtip. This thread is about the TailbeaconX, but equally applies to the Tailbeacon. ...
Forum: Painting your RV 03-12-2022, 11:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,091
Posted By azrv6
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?...

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=185437

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=10082
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-28-2022, 06:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,062
Posted By azrv6
Some diode part numbers in post 11 of this...

Some diode part numbers in post 11 of this thread. Didn't check availability.

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=190027
Forum: West (and Southwest) 02-12-2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,485
Posted By azrv6
Mesa Grill at the Sedona Airport is open for...

Mesa Grill at the Sedona Airport is open for dinner (also breakfast and lunch). Hours are on their website (https://mesagrillsedona.com).

You will need a reservation for dinner.

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Forum: ADS-B 01-28-2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,518
Posted By azrv6
From the Discovery ADSB user/Installation manual...

From the Discovery ADSB user/Installation manual on GRT's website:

"For maximum sensitivity, an external antenna is recommended. Although an antenna is included with the receiver, any external...
Forum: Painting your RV 01-11-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,138
Posted By azrv6
Oshkosh early to mid 90's. One pic is, I think,...

Oshkosh early to mid 90's. One pic is, I think, at Lake Havasu, but not sure, same time period.

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Forum: RV-7/7A 01-07-2022, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By azrv6
Multiple suggestions in this thread and other...

Multiple suggestions in this thread and other threads linked within.

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=189167
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-27-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By azrv6
Not necessarily a direct answer to your question,...

Not necessarily a direct answer to your question, but this might provide a clue. From the diagnostic test instructions for my VM EPI 800, which I received from VM many years ago:

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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-20-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,992
Posted By azrv6
Excellent! Great solution.

Excellent! Great solution.
Forum: RV-3 12-16-2021, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 913
Posted By azrv6
Post #3 in this...

Post #3 in this thread:

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=187256

is specific to the RV3, but many other useful suggestions in there as well.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-13-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 17,478
Posted By azrv6
The oil cooler blocking plates for the O-360 in...

The oil cooler blocking plates for the O-360 in my RV6. One for winter and one for summer. Just installed the winter plate this morning. Been doing the job for 25 years now.

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,149
Posted By azrv6
Could you make the connecting rod using these...

Could you make the connecting rod using these threaded tube inserts from Pegasus Auto Racing supplies. They come in 1/4-28, left and right hand thread. Add a piece of chromoly tube the desired...
Forum: Painting your RV 12-05-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,742
Posted By azrv6
I found several different threads by searching...

I found several different threads by searching google using:

shipping crate paint booth site:vansairforce.com

many different approaches using shipping crates, you might find the post you are...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-29-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,762
Posted By azrv6
Fit this up against the aileron every inch along...

Fit this up against the aileron every inch along its length and you will quickly see, top and bottom, where the trailing edge needs adjustment. Made from the plans for my RV6.

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Forum: Electrical Systems 11-25-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,883
Posted By azrv6
Wiring diagram Z-26 of Bob Nuckolls Aeroelectric...

Wiring diagram Z-26 of Bob Nuckolls Aeroelectric Connection has a detailed diagram for wiring the Gerdes A-501-2 switch including wire gauge and how to handle the grounding and the shields. You can...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-25-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,691
Posted By azrv6
If you don't need the 55 amp capacity: I...

If you don't need the 55 amp capacity: I installed this 35 amp, externally regulated version on my RV6 about 18 months ago. I reused the original pulley and it was an easy swap. The new unit...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 20,630
Posted By azrv6
Do you have the N number so we can read the NTSB...

Do you have the N number so we can read the NTSB report?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-12-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,048
Posted By azrv6
Bill, from your pictures, it looks to me like...

Bill, from your pictures, it looks to me like your torque plates are cracked.

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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-12-2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,048
Posted By azrv6
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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-08-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,660
Posted By azrv6
I use a popsicle stick.

I use a popsicle stick.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2021, 12:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 471
Posted By azrv6
3D Printed "Flower Pot" Timing Indicator Fits RV Spinner

Simple little 3D printing project to make a “flower pot” timing indicator that fits the spinner on my RV6. Made in two pieces: a cone that fits the profile of the spinner, and a box that holds the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,315
Posted By azrv6
I moved full-time to AZ from CA 20 years ago. ...

I moved full-time to AZ from CA 20 years ago. Brought my RV6 into AZ at that time.

I think the biggest benefit to registering your aircraft in AZ will be the fees. Experimental and vintage...
Forum: RV-4 10-21-2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,875
Posted By azrv6
This thread might be helpful, post #5 has links...

This thread might be helpful, post #5 has links to other threads. Read them all for possible approaches.

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?p=1473964
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-19-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,170
Posted By azrv6
This...

This thread:

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?p=612941

has some helpful suggestions, including not even using a plug, just an amp connector.

In post #2 of the above thread there...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-19-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 814
Posted By azrv6
From the Lycoming manual that came with my...

From the Lycoming manual that came with my O-360-A1A, fuel pressure:
Max = 8 psi
Desired = 3 psi
Min = 0.5 psi
Forum: RV-15 10-12-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 19,762
Posted By azrv6
RV15itis

Smokey is suffering from RV15itis. A condition with only one known cure. That is to load up the truck, hitch the trailer and head direct to Oregon and set up camp in Vans parking lot immediately. ...
Forum: Safety 10-09-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,596
Posted By azrv6
An important reminder from the original poster to...

An important reminder from the original poster to all RV6 and RV6A owners, many who are new to their aircraft, to verify the status of SB 99-6-1.

Although the SB provides the option to inspect the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,067
Posted By azrv6
This is your first post here. Curious why you...

This is your first post here. Curious why you ask this question.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2021, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,232
Posted By azrv6
Good thread, check post #...

Good thread, check post # 20:

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=123614&page=2
Forum: West (and Southwest) 09-30-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,131
Posted By azrv6
Sedona Airport Day, Saturday, October 2, 2021

This Saturday, October 2, 2021, will be Sedona Airport’s annual open house. See flyer below.

Will confirm tomorrow but we are expecting the B-25 Executive Sweet, for static display, and possibly...
Forum: Engine Monitors 09-26-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By azrv6
In this...

In this thread:

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=199007

from just 2 weeks ago, the original poster mentions he had made contact with Reggie and received some help. You might...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-22-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,134
Posted By azrv6
Thank you Bob Mills

For your posts today, great reading! Looking forward to next year.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By azrv6
Similar experience with Matco wheels, solution in...

Similar experience with Matco wheels, solution in post #11:

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=198780
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-15-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,900
Posted By azrv6
Search Sport Aviation archives for January 2017...

Search Sport Aviation archives for January 2017 article on Ken Asbe's "Bigfoot RV6" starting on page 72.

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Forum: Engine Monitors 09-11-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,288
Posted By azrv6
Thanks for closing the loop, and the useful info....

Thanks for closing the loop, and the useful info. Glad to hear Reggie is answering questions again.
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-10-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,346
Posted By azrv6
I think this is what you are asking...

I think this is what you are asking for:

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Forum: Engine Monitors 09-07-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,288
Posted By azrv6
Another thing you might consider are the real...

Another thing you might consider are the real time processing chips:

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=115116
Forum: Engine Monitors 09-07-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,288
Posted By azrv6
Jerry, do you know the age of the battery chip? ...

Jerry, do you know the age of the battery chip? In my experience, the VM system can start to act flakey as the battery chip approaches end of life.

Reggies article on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By azrv6
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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,509
Posted By azrv6
Will this PDF file help? Page 3 shows the E F N...

Will this PDF file help? Page 3 shows the E F N connections.

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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-26-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,353
Posted By azrv6
For my O-360-A1A powered RV6, I use the K&N...

For my O-360-A1A powered RV6, I use the K&N E-3450 filter and have purchased the last 3 from Amazon. I replace every three years. In fact, received one yesterday to be installed tomorrow...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-25-2021, 11:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 975
Posted By azrv6
Posts #25 and #26 in this thread:...

Posts #25 and #26 in this thread: https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?p=1476954
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,510
Posted By azrv6
Took the RV6 for a ride around Northern Arizona. ...

Took the RV6 for a ride around Northern Arizona. We've had an excellent summer monsoon season, with record rainfall. Haven't seen it this green for several years. It's a great time to visit...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-22-2021, 10:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,254
Posted By azrv6
There are some suggestions towards the end of...

There are some suggestions towards the end of this thread:
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=179271&page=4
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,926
Posted By azrv6
Same experience as Scott when I renewed my RV6...

Same experience as Scott when I renewed my RV6 insurance in the beginning of June. Almost the same exact numbers. Also Global Aerospace through the same broker I have been using for 35 years. The...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-10-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 28,730
Posted By azrv6
I wired my RV6 just like Walt’s picture in post...

I wired my RV6 just like Walt’s picture in post number 71 of this thread. Not one single circuit breaker pop in 25 years.

I’ve been flying around thinking I was safe, when in reality, according to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,434
Posted By azrv6
Dave, I might have 5 or 6 years from the mid...

Dave, I might have 5 or 6 years from the mid 90’s. Won’t be able to get to them until early next week. Will be happy to scan them for you. Will send email next week with info on what I find.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 24,147
Posted By azrv6
I’m curious what moespeeds, the original poster,...

I’m curious what moespeeds, the original poster, ended up paying for insurance. He has since purchased a flying RV8. Got some helpful advice to contact different brokers to see if he could do better...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-07-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,206
Posted By azrv6
Oshkosh 2021 update on MOSAIC

This is the only article I have seen out of Oshkosh 2021 with an update on MOAIC. Has anyone heard anything else that is relatively current...
Forum: Engine Monitors 08-04-2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By azrv6
Steve Smith - any knowledge of where Bob was able...

Steve Smith - any knowledge of where Bob was able to obtain a new sensor? Thanks,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,072
Posted By azrv6
We have been very happy with these lights...

We have been very happy with these lights https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00XM8HTIS/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Forum: RV-7/7A 07-29-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,242
Posted By azrv6
I replaced the struts in my RV6 a year ago with...

I replaced the struts in my RV6 a year ago with these:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007MUY76O/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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Other members on this forum had...
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