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Forum: Canada 11-13-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By Norman CYYJ
There is no standard for aircraft markings in...

There is no standard for aircraft markings in Canada. I have been in their offices and had six different opinions reading the current regulations as they are written. They have told me mark the plane...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,652
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Also hire a small kid. My daughter loved the work.

Also hire a small kid. My daughter loved the work.
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-16-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 960
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Van's use to have them and they were held shut...

Van's use to have them and they were held shut with a magnet. Can't remember why they dropped them.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-13-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By Norman CYYJ
You might be getting reflections off the VS and...

You might be getting reflections off the VS and rudder.
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-11-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,438
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Yes you will need a relay. Make sure you put a...

Yes you will need a relay. Make sure you put a clamping diode across it or you will run the risk of burning out the switch on your stick.
Forum: COMM 10-09-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By Norman CYYJ
The majority of the ELT antenna are not install...

The majority of the ELT antenna are not install properly either. Most have their own ideas which they think are better than the manufacturer or the FAA/FCC. If things are not done properly it is...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-07-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,557
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Thanks for your research Dan.

Thanks for your research Dan.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-06-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,557
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Very true but if you have 400 volts across the...

Very true but if you have 400 volts across the coil versus 12 volts the power is up by 33 times
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-06-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,557
Posted By Norman CYYJ
If there isn't a more powerful or hotter spark I...

If there isn't a more powerful or hotter spark I don't understand why Dan. There is approximately 33 times the power being applied to the primary of the ignition coil if there is actually 400 volts...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-05-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,557
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Sometimes when watching an electrical storm you...

Sometimes when watching an electrical storm you will see lightning bolts that are pale and thin, sometimes they are fat and very bright. Similarly 12volts feeding your ignition coil versus feeding it...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-05-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,557
Posted By Norman CYYJ
From the capacitive discharge system. That's how...

From the capacitive discharge system. That's how they generate such a hot spark.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,255
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Trim the flap.

Trim the flap.
Forum: Safety 09-30-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,801
Posted By Norman CYYJ
When practicing you always know when the engine...

When practicing you always know when the engine fails but the numbers are wrong. An engine out is drastically worse than an idling engine and there is no way to simulate it. Also and engine out on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,808
Posted By Norman CYYJ
I have sent you a PM Phil.

I have sent you a PM Phil.
Forum: Safety 09-22-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,827
Posted By Norman CYYJ
I purchased at KOSH a number of years ago some...

I purchased at KOSH a number of years ago some small plastic lens that will stick to sunglasses that makes them bifocals. They work great in the cockpit.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-21-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,163
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Well said Dan.

Well said Dan.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-20-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,163
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Some have been known to run an oil breather back...

Some have been known to run an oil breather back to the tail. If you get oil on the belly then you have an engine oil leak. I don't recommend it though.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By Norman CYYJ
This made me laugh pretty good Paul until I...

This made me laugh pretty good Paul until I re-read what you said. I thought I read plaid not padded. Sort of thought that that would look kinda different.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By Norman CYYJ
It will keep a very long time at room temperature...

It will keep a very long time at room temperature unmixed and sealed closed. I have used stuff that is 18 years old and it still cured, mind you it took longer to set up.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,151
Posted By Norman CYYJ
There are lots of places in Europe that use...

There are lots of places in Europe that use cables and boat trailer winches to hang their planes from the ceiling of hangars.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,394
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Keep an eye on your manifold pressure, if you...

Keep an eye on your manifold pressure, if you haven't moved the throttle and the manifold pressure changes more than likely ice is forming if straight and level.
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-13-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 978
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Where ever you put it keep this in mind. It...

Where ever you put it keep this in mind. It should be installed where you will be able to service it after the plane is completed with out a lot of contortions and cussing.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-11-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Once aluminum is stretched it is next to...

Once aluminum is stretched it is next to impossible to remove dents. Fill with body filler before painting. That is what the pros do.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-10-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 77,582
Posted By Norman CYYJ
January 15 was a long time ago .. and I'm...

January 15 was a long time ago .. and I'm starting to feel like we're all getting screwed...

Yes and with no lube.
Forum: RV-4 09-10-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,174
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Lift under the main spar with your back near the...

Lift under the main spar with your back near the wing tip. Have someone slide a well padded saw horse under the wing. RV4s are easy to lift this way.
Forum: Canada 09-09-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,446
Posted By Norman CYYJ
On the flip side, they are almost uselessly...

On the flip side, they are almost uselessly inconsistent when it comes to enforcing the size and placement of registration marks

They aren't the only ones inconsistent with marking size Transport...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,199
Posted By Norman CYYJ
I don't think that his coax type or installation...

I don't think that his coax type or installation is at fault. His says his transmissions are good. That is one of the first places that antennae and coax and connectors would show up.
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-04-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,169
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Larger tanks will be required for the same range...

Larger tanks will be required for the same range and the useful load will be less.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-04-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By Norman CYYJ
You might want to check the regulations on the...

You might want to check the regulations on the required size. Here in Canada it just states that it has to be readable. I have used just a standard font and size and printed it out and stuck on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 10
RV5
Views: 1,581
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Cool looking plane but what holds the wings on...

Cool looking plane but what holds the wings on and no carry thru spar? Maybe photo shop.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-31-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,733
Posted By Norman CYYJ
The trouble with that idea is the tires...

The trouble with that idea is the tires eventually get bald at the red spot and get out of balance.
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-29-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 593
Posted By Norman CYYJ
No problems.

No problems.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-28-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,838
Posted By Norman CYYJ
I find it absolutely amazing the technology that...

I find it absolutely amazing the technology that they can package into such a small space and including rechargeable battery.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-28-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,838
Posted By Norman CYYJ
My problem with the in ear headset is that I need...

My problem with the in ear headset is that I need the hearing aids to correct for the frequency loss. It doesn't matter how loud in the ear or headsets are when you have losses at certain...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-27-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,838
Posted By Norman CYYJ
I started out with Costco brand many years ago...

I started out with Costco brand many years ago and they programed it for me, I then got a set Phonax aids and had them program them now I have Signia and they are programmed. None of these aids had...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,435
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Oil pressure will drop going over the top if you...

Oil pressure will drop going over the top if you are going 0g unless you have an inverted oil system. If you don't have an inverted oil system you will also be making a lot of work for yourself...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-25-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,838
Posted By Norman CYYJ
I got my audiologist to make one of the programs...

I got my audiologist to make one of the programs for use in a plane with a headset. That program is down 6db from the normal listening mode. Works very well and no feedback.
Forum: RV-10 08-19-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,725
Posted By Norman CYYJ
In order to make elevator trim mechanical and...

In order to make elevator trim mechanical and electric install two trim tabs. One being electric on say the port side and a mechanical trim tab on the starboard side.
Forum: RV-4 08-15-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,252
Posted By Norman CYYJ
The spins that I mentioned were from personal...

The spins that I mentioned were from personal experience not hearsay!
Forum: RV-4 08-14-2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,252
Posted By Norman CYYJ
The 4 spins just fine and recovery is straight...

The 4 spins just fine and recovery is straight forward. The 7 spins fine but the 6 with the original rudder spins right up and recovers slower. If you do try it get up to several thousand feet. The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,672
Posted By Norman CYYJ
They are a pain. They catch cleaning rags and...

They are a pain. They catch cleaning rags and slice open skin! The 9 already has very good handling characteristics at low speeds.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-10-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,753
Posted By Norman CYYJ
From the center of the rivet being installed.

From the center of the rivet being installed.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-10-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,913
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Get the seal hot in boiling water also if you can...

Get the seal hot in boiling water also if you can park the plane facing into the sun and get the metal nice a hot. It will help.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-08-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 802
Posted By Norman CYYJ
If you can get help while doing the cutting do...

If you can get help while doing the cutting do so. Their job is to keep the vacuum cleaner going while you are cutting. Terrible stuff to clean up, it sticks to everything within a couple of miles of...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-07-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,978
Posted By Norman CYYJ
I usually allow my passengers to put their feet...

I usually allow my passengers to put their feet in the passenger foot wells.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,165
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Get note from your doctor for oxygen, no problems...

Get note from your doctor for oxygen, no problems then navigating around the medical supply companies.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-04-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,058
Posted By Norman CYYJ
It also helps in the water proofing.

It also helps in the water proofing.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 995
Posted By Norman CYYJ
I had some that was 19 years old and it still...

I had some that was 19 years old and it still worked. It just took longer to cure.
Forum: Safety 08-02-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,801
Posted By Norman CYYJ
And both of those procedures slow the plane down....

And both of those procedures slow the plane down. I wouldn't suggest doing that when you only have a few seconds to get the plane back on the ground safely.
Forum: Safety 08-02-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,801
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Stopping the prop is not realistic. In most cases...

Stopping the prop is not realistic. In most cases that I have experienced the prop continues to rotate unless there has been a major engine failure or the airspeed has been significantly reduced.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-30-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,439
Posted By Norman CYYJ
I see no problem tying down outside at least...

I see no problem tying down outside at least around here. 5 to 10 years will pay for a nice new paint job. Thousands of planes have never seen a hangar since the day they were built and they are till...
Forum: RV-15 07-27-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 40,167
Posted By Norman CYYJ
I think that these posts are providing Vans with...

I think that these posts are providing Vans with a great deal of amusement.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-25-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,058
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Take it off before you start to assembly the kit,...

Take it off before you start to assembly the kit, it is easier.. Leave it on only if you want to spend more time fighting with it. The longer it takes you to build the plane the harder it will be to...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-19-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,564
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Fare enough. On aluminum I wish they could stay...

Fare enough. On aluminum I wish they could stay put with glue they can save a lot of headaches but unfortunately it's horrible when the glue fails.
Forum: Safety 07-19-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,601
Posted By Norman CYYJ
He who is the biggest and least to get damaged...

He who is the biggest and least to get damaged has the right of way.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-19-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,564
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Gluing in Nut Plates is a very bad idea. They...

Gluing in Nut Plates is a very bad idea. They might hold today but down the road if the glue let's go you are in a real world pain in the &ss! I have tried to do pre-purchase inspections and have...
Forum: RV-3 07-17-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,168
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Maybe the new RV15 is electric. We will soon know.

Maybe the new RV15 is electric. We will soon know.
Forum: RV-3 07-16-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,145
Posted By Norman CYYJ
If you can't find one in a store check the auto...

If you can't find one in a store check the auto wreck yards.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 14,160
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Now that's funny.

Now that's funny.
Forum: Engine Monitors 07-15-2021, 12:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,636
Posted By Norman CYYJ
GRT EIS 4000

GRT EIS 4000
Forum: Tools 07-12-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,148
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Gee Mel you have beat me by 2 planes and I...

Gee Mel you have beat me by 2 planes and I haven't done it yet either.
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-12-2021, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,142
Posted By Norman CYYJ
I would also check the wear on the centering lock...

I would also check the wear on the centering lock mechanism it might be more worn on one side than the other causing this problem.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,928
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Will you need to apply for a LODA if you are...

Will you need to apply for a LODA if you are giving a demonstration ride in your plane as part of the pre-purchase inspection?
Forum: Fiberglass 07-09-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,058
Posted By Norman CYYJ
You might try using foam ribs to hold them in the...

You might try using foam ribs to hold them in the right shape and then put a layer of glass in or on them. When it sets up hard it maybe enough to hold the shape. You could also use some 3/8 hemp...
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