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Forum: COMM 09-23-2022, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By N82VM
I found the answer to the protocol. The TX56...

I found the answer to the protocol. The TX56 instal manual section 6.2.9 states the GNC protocol is the preferred choice.
Forum: COMM 09-22-2022, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By N82VM
Is there any difference in functionality between...

Is there any difference in functionality between protocols? Why use the the GNC vs the SL30 selection?

I’m planning a TX56 too so I’m very interested in the write up.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-15-2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,805
Posted By N82VM
Great unit

Just had the 400W that I purchased from you tested. Everything was perfect. Thanks for the deal!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2022, 05:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,708
Posted By N82VM
Entrance question

In reference to 45.23(b), the aircraft can be entered from the left or the right side. There is a passenger assist step attached to the left side. If I put the EXPERIMENTAL on the wing walk can I do...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2022, 06:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,390
Posted By N82VM
Vanís counter at the bottom of the first flight...

Vanís counter at the bottom of the first flight page says 202 14/14A
FAA registry has 280 RV-14/A, of those 199 are registered as 14A. In the US more than 2/3 are A models.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-01-2022, 06:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 223
Posted By N82VM
WTS CI 1125 Comant Diplexer

Bought by mistake, need a different configuration. Purchased from aircraft surplus company.


Dual VOR/Dual Glide Slope...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-28-2022, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,256
Posted By N82VM
FWIW, Weight of Vanís gray fiberglass parts in...

FWIW,

Weight of Vanís gray fiberglass parts in oz.
Emp and Wing Tips

1) 2.4oz VS-809
2) 2.7oz each total 5.4oz HS-615
3) 10.2oz R-411 W/L
4) 4.9oz R-809
5) 4.7oz each total 9.4oz E-612
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-26-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,616
Posted By N82VM
I read this earlier this week...

I read this earlier this week https://www.kitplanes.com/mounting-on-a-curve/
The GPS under the cowl is a better look, but Iím going with the advice from the kit-planes article
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-25-2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 876
Posted By N82VM
Pm sent on rear stick

Pm sent on rear stick
Forum: Propellers 08-25-2022, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By N82VM
APS Ooooops

Thanks to moderator for letting me post my findings.

My mention of APS was the wrong APS.


The other day I called American Propeller Service. Hence APS no longer selling prop governors. Thought...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-25-2022, 06:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By N82VM
Still building, but I bought mine from Pacific...

Still building, but I bought mine from Pacific Oil Cooler. Great service and took the time to explain all the differences. I went with a 9 row HE series which is more than adequate for a IO-360-M1B,...
Forum: Propellers 08-24-2022, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By N82VM
APS will still support it, per the parts guy....

APS will still support it, per the parts guy. They just donít want to continue to sell governors of any type.
Forum: Propellers 08-24-2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 797
Posted By N82VM
American Propeller Governors

Just called APS about a PCU5000X. Parts department says they are in the process of discontinuing sales of all types of prop governors not just the PCU5000. Presumably to streamline the business.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-10-2022, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,104
Posted By N82VM
Still nothing

Still no information on dimensions???
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-08-2022, 10:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,081
Posted By N82VM
It will reduce the weight of your wallet about...

It will reduce the weight of your wallet about $12,000 more than a 180hp io-360
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-01-2022, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By N82VM
Earthx tech support says ďthereís no limit on the...

Earthx tech support says ďthereís no limit on the length of tubing from the battery and they sell it by the footÖĒ

That answers the overboard port placement/location question.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-31-2022, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By N82VM
downundarv8builder Sent you a PM

downundarv8builder Sent you a PM
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,699
Posted By N82VM
Still building. Went with the following Nose...

Still building. Went with the following

Nose Wheel: Beringer
Mains: Grove

I went with them on the nose wheel after reading all the posts about shimmy and upgrading to the anti-splat bearings mod....
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-29-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By N82VM
Good points, and I plan to vent it outside. I...

Good points, and I plan to vent it outside. I just sent a question to the tech dept of Earthx about vent tube lengths. This is not addressed in the manual with the exception of a 6Ē vertical length...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-29-2022, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By N82VM
1) Should it vent overboard directly through the...

1) Should it vent overboard directly through the forward baggage floor
2) Should it vent through tubing routed from the front to the back and vent somewhere out under the rear baggage?

Not sure if...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-28-2022, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 839
Posted By N82VM
ETX900-VNT install forward baggage

Iíve read all the pros and cons of the battery in the forward baggage, and also the pros and cons of the Earthx in the cabin. Iím good to go on those topics.

What I do have questions on are

1)...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-26-2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,104
Posted By N82VM
What are the dimensions of the new panel?...

What are the dimensions of the new panel? Following the link to the AFS page, the specification tab is blank on dimension data.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-24-2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,853
Posted By N82VM
General Rule

When the rivet length comes up short of length required by the formula the next size up is selected. If you have a way of cutting a 3.1, 3.2 length rivet then thatís your solution (sounds tedious and...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-23-2022, 07:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 451
Posted By N82VM
Show me your 8A W&B

Specifically looking for 8A numbers and configuration. Nose draggers only.

Configuration

1) Engine: Displacement/parallel or angle valve/carb or FI
2) Ignition: Slick, Pmag, combo etc
3) Prop: CS...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-07-2022, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 843
Posted By N82VM
I ordered the seat plans from Vanís and cut out...

I ordered the seat plans from Vanís and cut out the patterns. I laid them out and came up with 4.5 yards needed which rounds to 5. Iím sure a pro could do it with less if the laid it out more...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-02-2022, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By N82VM
Larry, thanks for the tip! Carl thanks for the...

Larry, thanks for the tip!

Carl thanks for the update!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-02-2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By N82VM
Flow test results

Carl,

Have you received the results of the flow test?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By N82VM
7930.2

FAA Order 7930.2 Chapter 7 allows for the use of either MSL or AGL. As for the AGL vs MSL, depends on the operation. They may need exactly 2000í of separation. Terrain may vary over a wide area. If...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-10-2022, 08:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 16,821
Posted By N82VM
I bet the suitcase probably wasnít part of the...

I bet the suitcase probably wasnít part of the ops manual. If that is the case, Nothing wrong with the arrangement of the throttle just the operator that put a suitcase in that wasnít approved....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2022, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,803
Posted By N82VM
Here it is

Received this from Dynon. See attached PDF of cut out. You have to click on it to see it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2022, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,803
Posted By N82VM
Dear DynonÖTemplate Link is bad

When they say ďverify dimensionsĒ they arenít kidding. Nice card stock printed template included in the mast kit, but not printed correctly. Kinda pointless to provide it if itís not right. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-26-2022, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By N82VM
I ordered a Thunderbolt last day before the $$$...

I ordered a Thunderbolt last day before the $$$ increase. Lycoming says they anticipate the FM-150C being installed on engines that are being built in mid to late 2023. However not in stone on the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-26-2022, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By N82VM
Snorkel, Frankensnorkel, Horz Induction B&C

Reading lots of posts about snorkel modification, cutting, glassing etc. All done to fit the B&C starter.

My question
1) Is this all custom due to all the variations of engine, FI set up, etc?...
Forum: Interiors 04-20-2022, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By N82VM
I was thinking 4-5 yards. Orientation may not be...

I was thinking 4-5 yards. Orientation may not be an issue since my seats arenít side by side. Having a local shop do them. Better to have enough then come up short. Iíll order 6, should have plenty...
Forum: Interiors 04-20-2022, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By N82VM
John How many yards did you use to get the...

John

How many yards did you use to get the desired results?
Forum: Interiors 04-19-2022, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 578
Posted By N82VM
DIY seats yardage

Anyone know how many yards of material are needed to cover RV-8 seats?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2022, 06:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,781
Posted By N82VM
I bought one of these in the red variety...

I bought one of these in the red variety https://www.feniex.com/surface-mount/cannon
to use on the ground when white strobes may be a nuisance to others. Has a heat sink built in, very bright, made...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2022, 08:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,312
Posted By N82VM
When did you place the order? I waited until the...

When did you place the order? I waited until the last day.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2022, 06:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,312
Posted By N82VM
I got a form letter email from Chris last week,...

I got a form letter email from Chris last week, acknowledging the order.
Forum: Safety 04-16-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,296
Posted By N82VM
The potential for confusion or misinterpretation...

The potential for confusion or misinterpretation is very high and a risk of an incursion is high in this situation. None of which should be new news to the controller. Saying Roger does not ensure...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-09-2022, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By N82VM
Thanks for the expeditious replies!

Thanks for the expeditious replies!
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-09-2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By N82VM
Fuel tank access plate

The supplied cork gasket seems like a future leak waiting to happen. Searched forums and found many have opted to proseal in lieu of the cork gasket.

That being said I have a question about the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-04-2022, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 829
Posted By N82VM
This guy

Hereís one

http://kumhyr.com/topics/david/elgato/N955DK_POH.pdf
Forum: Primers 03-25-2022, 05:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 16,517
Posted By N82VM
Been using Ekopoxy and have gotten it figured out...

Been using Ekopoxy and have gotten it figured out now that Iím almost done. Iíve been ordering quarts due to shelf life and my usage rate.
A comment on colors:

Price and ease of seeing coverage...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-24-2022, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,579
Posted By N82VM
Still have this

Sent you a PM
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-23-2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,626
Posted By N82VM
Tall pilot

I’ve looked over many threads on the subject.
This one is definitely helpful. I’m 6’5.

I plan to install standard hinge and aft hinge as described in this thread. I already have the standard seat...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-18-2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,854
Posted By N82VM
Extra Longeron

Buy extra Longerons. Just quoted $992 to ship from OR to VA. $27 part add 2 extra to your order. If you donít need them, someone else will. Worst case is having extra aluminum angle
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2022, 01:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,550
Posted By N82VM
Genuine Part

Do you know if the Amazon part is genuine or counterfeit? Lots of that on Amazon. The Far East makes lots of things like this that are high dollar.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2022, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,149
Posted By N82VM
Which Spec is used for aluminum angle QAA, ATSM, ???

Reviving an old thread. Iím the market for longerons.
I asked Vanís on the phone yesterday what spec the angle is and it could not be answered, other than ďno sharp corners should have same profile...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-13-2022, 05:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By N82VM
Tempest

Tempest is working on a drop in design, not sure how long before itís available. You could cross reference the part number and see what else is available https://www.airfilter-crossreference.com/
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-12-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,775
Posted By N82VM
I plan on buying on Monday. Prop and engine....

I plan on buying on Monday. Prop and engine. IO-360-M1B Dual Pmag, Thunderbolt. It will be less expensive at 41k with prop discount than the new price of 43k (assume new price is without prop...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-12-2022, 06:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,124
Posted By N82VM
I used Gibson for my O-290. New parts or NOS are...

I used Gibson for my O-290. New parts or NOS are just about non existent so rebuilt is necessary. Gibson did a great job
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-11-2022, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,775
Posted By N82VM
I have an email earlier this week from Lycoming...

I have an email earlier this week from Lycoming answering my question about lead time. Thunderbolt order placed now will deliver May/June 2023. If you wait 6 months Iíd bet an order for a Vanilla...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-10-2022, 05:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,312
Posted By N82VM
No longer have to guess...

No longer have to guess https://www.vansaircraft.com/2022/03/scheduled-lycoming-price-change-details/
Definitely 15%

Latest I heard on Thunderbolt lead time is May 2023 delivery for orders placed...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-07-2022, 07:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,547
Posted By N82VM
Doug, How many hours on those plugs? What...

Doug,

How many hours on those plugs? What percent power do you normally operate? LOP or ROP? Just looking for a data point of operation style and resulting good looking plugs.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2022, 05:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,681
Posted By N82VM
Guilty until proven innocent? In my opinion the...

Guilty until proven innocent? In my opinion the OP shouldnít have to prove a thing. California should get a bill for the time spent disproving their ďmistakeĒ. If that were possible I bet the tax...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-04-2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 998
Posted By N82VM
FM-150C

Talked with Don at AFP. Very helpful. Don mentioned a variation on the FM-150. It Ďs the FM-150C. Youíll need to coordinate with AFP to get the Charlie model since itís not what ships new from...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-04-2022, 05:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 998
Posted By N82VM
Hi Carl, Is it...

Hi Carl,

Is it this?
https://airflowperformance.com/index.php/product/throttle-mixture-cable-bracket-kit/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-03-2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,312
Posted By N82VM
According to Vans, any request for a delivery...

According to Vans, any request for a delivery date is a courtesy, and Lycoming will not delay the order beyond 12/31/2022 unless THEY have a production issue. If you want it after that then you are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2022, 05:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,312
Posted By N82VM
10-15%

Vans engine order page says 10-15%. Thatís across the product line. I assume Lycoming did not specify what gets 10,12, or 15%.
I spoke to a Lycoming distributor yesterday and he said the number of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2022, 06:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,312
Posted By N82VM
I was told by Vans that a request date doesn’t...

I was told by Vans that a request date doesn’t guarantee anything. They said you’re in the queue they produce a batch and it delivers when it’s done. I guess perhaps Lycoming may use that information...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-28-2022, 09:22 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 999,152
Posted By N82VM
These RV-8s keep getting wider and wider

These RV-8s keep getting wider and wider
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,312
Posted By N82VM
Updates on Current lead time experience

Any one have recent data on their order to delivery dates from Lycoming? Please note if it was non-thunderbolt or thunderbolt
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-26-2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,268
Posted By N82VM
Vans engine order page...

Vans engine order page https://www.vansaircraft.com/order-a-kit/non-certified-lycoming-engines-order-form/

Dual Pmag is available on all non-thunderbolt o and io 320,360,390
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