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Forum: RV-14 11-28-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,123
Posted By Brian Perry
I chose both on mine as well but that was an...

I chose both on mine as well but that was an option given to me by Steinair when I ordered.
Forum: RV-14 11-28-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,123
Posted By Brian Perry
It is ordered separately because there are some...

It is ordered separately because there are some choices that need to be made such as LEMO vs regular headset jacks. I ordered mine directly from Steinair, who makes them for Van's.
Forum: Interiors 10-25-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,800
Posted By Brian Perry
Here is my interior before my first flight. The...

Here is my interior before my first flight. The plane now has 100 hours on it and the seats look just as good as the day I installed them. The synthetic leather resists stains and creases. Most...
Forum: RV-14 10-21-2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,133
Posted By Brian Perry
I also installed mine with the tips, flaps and...

I also installed mine with the tips, flaps and ailerons installed. I had 2 other people beside me who were experienced with RV assembly. We briefed beforehand where you could grab the wing and...
Forum: RV-14 10-18-2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,123
Posted By Brian Perry
I followed the directions on the wiring diagram...

I followed the directions on the wiring diagram available on Van's website.

https://www.vansaircraft.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/WH-00125.pdf

It has you file a notch in the pass throughs to get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2021, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,476
Posted By Brian Perry
Flew my RV-14A from KIKW (Midland, Mi) to KGAD...

Flew my RV-14A from KIKW (Midland, Mi) to KGAD (Gadsden, AL) for Evoke aviation to begin the painting process. A beautiful day with great weather and strong tail winds (200kt ground speed most of...
Forum: RV-14 09-26-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,011
Posted By Brian Perry
If you are referring to the 3 rivets at the rear...

If you are referring to the 3 rivets at the rear of the canopy rail assembly, they are riveted on page 38-18, figure 1. The rivets here attach the canopy rail assembly to the aft canopy frame...
Forum: RV-14 08-07-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,051
Posted By Brian Perry
My brake lines (from TS Flightlines) came with an...

My brake lines (from TS Flightlines) came with an adel clamp to hold the line in that position rather than a zip tie.
Forum: RV-10 07-22-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,535
Posted By Brian Perry
I usually put the Torque Seal on the nut side,...

I usually put the Torque Seal on the nut side, but in areas where the nut side is difficult or impossible to see for inspection I will put it on the bolt head side as well.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-28-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 612,592
Posted By Brian Perry
Mt. Washington Regional Airport

My RV-14A sitting on the ramp at Mt. Washington Regional Airport in Northern New Hampshire just before taking off for home on Saturday.
Forum: RV-14 06-02-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,838
Posted By Brian Perry
I also had a failure of my 2006X oil cooler at 60...

I also had a failure of my 2006X oil cooler at 60 hours. Happened on descent into Memphis on a 3 hour leg from West Texas. I noted the oil pressure fell from the usual 70's psi down to about 60. ...
Forum: RV-14 05-06-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,452
Posted By Brian Perry
I used the AeroLED nav/strobes in my wingtips...

I used the AeroLED nav/strobes in my wingtips with no noise in the audio system. I used shielded wire to the lights and grounded the shield at both ends. I also ran a dedicated ground from the...
Forum: RV-14 05-02-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,369
Posted By Brian Perry
I used the Reiff turbo system and put the two...

I used the Reiff turbo system and put the two sump heating pads on the sump protrusions on each side. The left one was on the lateral surface as seen in the photo under the "red cube". The right...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-17-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By Brian Perry
Section 35.4.32.12.1 - Page 35-168 of the...

Section 35.4.32.12.1 - Page 35-168 of the installation manual.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-06-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,417
Posted By Brian Perry
You need to be aware that the "canopy frame close...

You need to be aware that the "canopy frame close out" hangs under the canopy and abuts the upper forward edge of the subpanel. Because of this you need about 1 inch of clearance from the top edge...
Forum: RV-14 02-19-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,186
Posted By Brian Perry
Dennis, I am in Saginaw and just completed an...

Dennis,

I am in Saginaw and just completed an RV-14A based at KIKW. Send me a PM if you have any questions or want to see my build. I am currently in phase I and have about 10 hours flying time so...
Forum: Midwest 02-16-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,051
Posted By Brian Perry
I followed the instructions on michigan.gov/aero...

I followed the instructions on michigan.gov/aero (https://www.michigan.gov/aero/0,4533,7-352-79155_79167---,00.html). They direct you to form 1989 found here...
Forum: Midwest 02-16-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,051
Posted By Brian Perry
I completed my 14A recently. I registered with...

I completed my 14A recently. I registered with the FAA in October and I think that prompted Michigan to send me a request to pay the tax. I received the request to pay the use tax in January. They...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,059
Posted By Brian Perry
Another vote for GATTS in Manhattan Kansas. My...

Another vote for GATTS in Manhattan Kansas. My instructor Michael was great. They will do it in your plane (if equipped) or one of theirs. I had most of the training done before getting there. I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-28-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,466
Posted By Brian Perry
Thanks Justin! I knew I was missing something...

Thanks Justin! I knew I was missing something easy. I will get out to the hangar this weekend and get it set up.
Forum: RV-14 01-27-2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,803
Posted By Brian Perry
I used PTM&W ES6247 two-part adhesive to stick my...

I used PTM&W ES6247 two-part adhesive to stick my static ports to the inner fuselage skin. It is pricey stuff but I also used it in various other places like sticking on the NACA vents and to bond...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-27-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,466
Posted By Brian Perry
Thanks guys. I appreciate the help. I will try...

Thanks guys. I appreciate the help. I will try the simpler solution from Eric first. If this doesn't work then I will consider adding the reversionary mode switch.

Both my son and I are pilots...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-27-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,466
Posted By Brian Perry
G3x Touch: Flight instruments on MFD

I have a twin 10.6" screen G3x Touch setup with the left side configured as PFD1 and the right side configured as MFD1. I have seen others with the flight instruments displayed in split screen on...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-26-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By Brian Perry
First Flight RV-14A

Had the first flight of N702TP on 1/23/2021. Completed in late December, airworthiness inspection 1/9/2021. Awoke Saturday to a rare sunny morning here in Michigan and decided to head over to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,942
Posted By Brian Perry
First Flight!

N072TP had its first flight on Saturday. Constructed 2/19 - 1/21. Quickbuild wings and fuselage. The plane performed flawlessly. Ball was 1/4 width out of center to the right. Only 39.4 hours left...
Forum: RV-14 01-18-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,201
Posted By Brian Perry
Heres the link...

Heres the link https://www.vansaircraft.com/service-information-and-revisions/n-rv-14-garmin-ap-and-trim-setup/
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-18-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By Brian Perry
I put my transponder / ADSB antenna here. It is...

I put my transponder / ADSB antenna here. It is easy to reach in through the tunnel later to tighten the two nuts and attach the coax. Put the antenna on after the plane is on the gear to avoid...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-11-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,277
Posted By Brian Perry
Another vote for Anderson Power Poles. I used...

Another vote for Anderson Power Poles. I used them to connect the power wires to my heated pitot in my left wing. There are retention clips which I used to keep them from coming apart accidentally....
Forum: RV-14 11-28-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,145
Posted By Brian Perry
The plastic piece rests on the crossbar. This...

The plastic piece rests on the crossbar. This does take away some of the adjustability, but with the plastic piece resting on the crossbar it is quite comfortable for me (6').
Forum: RV-14 11-24-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,019
Posted By Brian Perry
I'm pretty sure I used the offset in the rivet...

I'm pretty sure I used the offset in the rivet gun in this area too. Its a bit difficult to do lying on your back inside the tailcone but can be done. The rivets aren't the prettiest but they are...
Forum: RV-14 11-23-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,752
Posted By Brian Perry
I would definitely call or email your local EAA...

I would definitely call or email your local EAA chapter and consider joining. My chapter has been a wealth of information for my RV-14A build. The guys (and gals) have been helpful when I needed...
Forum: RV-14 11-04-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,145
Posted By Brian Perry
Seat heat buttons and wiring came from Classic...

Seat heat buttons and wiring came from Classic Aero.
Forum: RV-14 09-17-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,145
Posted By Brian Perry
Here is a picture of my passenger side panel. ...

Here is a picture of my passenger side panel. Let me know if you need anything further. I can go out and snap a photo of whatever you need.
Forum: RV-14 08-09-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,176
Posted By Brian Perry
I just did this last night. It is definitely...

I just did this last night. It is definitely 6-32. It was somewhat difficult to cut the threads in the stainless pin but with some lube and elbow grease it was completed. Putting the baffles on...
Forum: RV-14 05-20-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 214,653
Posted By Brian Perry
Here is a pic of my panel. I received it from...

Here is a pic of my panel. I received it from Steinair about 3 weeks ago and immediately got to work. Steinair was great to work with and answered all of my dumb questions throughout the process. ...
Forum: RV-14 05-05-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,929
Posted By Brian Perry
The "Fiberglass Techniques for RV Aircraft"...

The "Fiberglass Techniques for RV Aircraft" Sportair workshop teaches a hybrid technique. A layer of fiberglass is laid down as per the first layer in the plans. Then the overall shape of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,399
Posted By Brian Perry
I used the driving combo Squadron Pro lights for...

I used the driving combo Squadron Pro lights for my RV 14A. I chose them because I will not be putting in a separate taxi light and felt that the wider beam of the driving light would work well for...
Forum: RV-14 01-26-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,008
Posted By Brian Perry
Thanks for the hint to check the B&C web site...

Thanks for the hint to check the B&C web site Vic! The web site says no spacer is needed for the RV-14A, so that is what I am going with.
Forum: RV-14 01-26-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,008
Posted By Brian Perry
B&C oil filter adapter

Thanks Steve. I have already ordered my firewall foreward hose package from Tom at TS flightlines (which I think is a joint venture with you). I specified that I would be adding the B&C upright oil...
Forum: RV-14 01-26-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,008
Posted By Brian Perry
B&C oil filter adapter

I looked through the old posts but didn't find the answer to this particular question. My 390 Thunderbolt will be built in the April/May time frame and I am considering options. I would like to...
Forum: RV-14 11-10-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,362
Posted By Brian Perry
Hi Trent, I just completed my wings a few weeks...

Hi Trent,

I just completed my wings a few weeks ago. I used the provided wiring harnesses but I understand the desire to "make your own". You will need the servo kit from Van's which has the...
Forum: RV-14 10-26-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,823
Posted By Brian Perry
I ordered my 390 at Oshkosh this year along with...

I ordered my 390 at Oshkosh this year along with a Hartzel prop. The prop was delivered in late September. I got a call from Lycoming in September to confirm the options that I wanted on the...
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