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Forum: RV-10 12-02-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,165
Posted By RV10Pilot
Jesse Saint...

Jesse Saint https://www.facebook.com/groups/794208517366916/user/100050617144322/has a very nice, well equipped RV10 for sale. You could fly it home today. As mentioned above, since it is an...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-24-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By RV10Pilot
If the engine feels the same as before the...

If the engine feels the same as before the erratic readings, I agree with Dan and it is most likely an instrument problem. I would trouble shoot in the following sequence. Check the egt probe...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-20-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,394
Posted By RV10Pilot
There are 4 for sale on a popular aviation...

There are 4 for sale on a popular aviation marketplace. 2@$85K, 1@$105K and 1@110K (sold), asking price of course, but in this market they will probably sell at or at least close to those prices. ...
Forum: RV-10 11-20-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,774
Posted By RV10Pilot
When I spoke with Vetterman about removing a muff...

When I spoke with Vetterman about removing a muff on the exhaust, they had no problem with it; however, they cautioned that the exhaust would now be exposed to the cowl. They recommended installing...
Forum: RV-10 11-20-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,774
Posted By RV10Pilot
When the heat is not being used, the hot air from...

When the heat is not being used, the hot air from the heat flapper on the FWF dumps into the low pressure side of the engine area between the FWF and the engine. So you will always have flow through...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-18-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By RV10Pilot
Installed mine a few weeks ago. It is on the ...

Installed mine a few weeks ago. It is on the left side of the panel and it seems to work perfectly. Installation was about as easy as it gets. I installed mine with power, ground and a serial...
Forum: RV-10 11-18-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By RV10Pilot
Yes typical. I used No. 6 screws in lieu of...

Yes typical. I used No. 6 screws in lieu of rivets, but that may prevent the stop from sheering but not the cracking. I inspect that area on every preflight. I have the parts to make the change. ...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-16-2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By RV10Pilot
Possibly. I assumed that the OP had a GPS...

Possibly. I assumed that the OP had a GPS connected to his EFIS since they were asking about GRT capability to simulate instrument approaches on GRT EFIS. If they have a GPS connected, they can...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-16-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By RV10Pilot
And you can work on tracking a course and...

And you can work on tracking a course and maintaining altitude. Keep the needle centered and maintain altitude +/-100ft or better. Don't fly the magenta line on the moving map, use the HSI. Then...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-16-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By RV10Pilot
You should check to see if the N16 has this...

You should check to see if the N16 has this functionality. Although only one VOR NAV receiver is necessary, finding a fix would be very challenging having to flip the NAV back and forth.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-16-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,543
Posted By RV10Pilot
+2 for TS Flightlines. One stop shopping. They...

+2 for TS Flightlines. One stop shopping. They make it way too easy.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-16-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By RV10Pilot
That's exactly what I did when I moved my kit. I...

That's exactly what I did when I moved my kit. I purchased builders insurance which would have covered any damage during the move and then when it was no longer at my home. I used Gallagher. Just...
Forum: RV-10 11-15-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,536
Posted By RV10Pilot
I will provide some of my opinions that are...

I will provide some of my opinions that are opposite some of those above. One of the great things about this forum is you get lots of opinions, and quite often they are polar opposites. Remember,...
Forum: RV-10 11-15-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,536
Posted By RV10Pilot
Love the panel. You will too. It doesn't look...

Love the panel. You will too. It doesn't look like you missed any of the bells and whistles.

My only comment is to rethink the layout and sequence of the switches on the pilot side. (which I am...
Forum: Tools 11-14-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,508
Posted By RV10Pilot
Not mine, but I wish I had one. I think I saw it...

Not mine, but I wish I had one. I think I saw it posted here on VAF

https://live.staticflickr.com/663/20719315348_4d886126f5.jpg
https://live.staticflickr.com/679/20284682264_0a54edf7ff.jpg
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-14-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,026
Posted By RV10Pilot
Stu's Aircraft Factory on YouTube has a good...

Stu's Aircraft Factory on YouTube has a good video on zip tie standoffs. Around 8 minutes in on the video "TIPS and TRICK on FIREWALL forward" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7lf0iCOjkk&t=628s
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-12-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 934
Posted By RV10Pilot
It is the brake torque plate and it is supplied...

It is the brake torque plate and it is supplied with the brakes. It would probably help if you told us which RV it is from. It is not from a 10, but here is the section of the plans that show how...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-03-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By RV10Pilot
Grease gun into your hand or just scoop it out of...

Grease gun into your hand or just scoop it out of the end after removing the plastic cap (don't remove the pop top until you want to put in into a grease gun.
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-01-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,956
Posted By RV10Pilot
I have been very happy with these:BANDC...

I have been very happy with these:BANDC PJH-RS-0123 Power Outlet Dual USB Charger Socket 2.1A 1A for iPad iPhone Car Boat Marine Mobile on...
Forum: RV-10 11-01-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By RV10Pilot
Magnetometer or ADHARS mount could also be in the...

Magnetometer or ADHARS mount could also be in the tail cone.

You list "Elevator Trim" is this a replacement for WD-415 with an aftermarket alternate to satisfy SB 06-9-20?
Forum: ADS-B 10-16-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,838
Posted By RV10Pilot
Most likely some sort of corruption on the...

Most likely some sort of corruption on the software on the memory card, probably not a hardware issue. I would create a new micro SD card with the Stratux software. Alternately you could just...
Forum: RV-10 10-13-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 795
Posted By RV10Pilot
It looks like there are 3 choices of brake pads...

It looks like there are 3 choices of brake pads for the Cleveland brakes (30-59E) on the 10.

APS66-11200 APS BRAKE LINING (O) $9.50 each...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,297
Posted By RV10Pilot
Try Troy Townsend if Dunnellon Florida (X35) near...

Try Troy Townsend if Dunnellon Florida (X35) near Ocala work for you. His contact information is here: https://www.flitechek.com/
Forum: RV-10 10-07-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,787
Posted By RV10Pilot
Section 29 Plans Update

Also on Vans website section 29 of the RV-10 plans were updated with a posting date of October 5, 2021. Page 21 & 22 show the new gear leg weldmet. ...
Forum: RV-14 09-29-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,604
Posted By RV10Pilot
Flexibility in shop layout will be key to...

Flexibility in shop layout will be key to building a RV in a single car garage. Two smaller workbenches will give you more options. 36" wide is too wide. 30" inch max. I have 2 EAA style benches...
Forum: RV-10 09-28-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 955
Posted By RV10Pilot
Great looking paint job

Great looking paint job
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-27-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By RV10Pilot
If you have a second AHRS then IMHO the WS would...

If you have a second AHRS then IMHO the WS would be a sufficient backup. The second screen is great, but if you only have one AHRS than that single AHRS fails will have way too many red Xs on your...
Forum: RV-10 09-17-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,560
Posted By RV10Pilot
The RV10 is a fantastic airplane built per the...

The RV10 is a fantastic airplane built per the plans. Think hard about all the modifications you what to implement. With very few exceptions, every change adds time and $$$ to the build. That...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,397
Posted By RV10Pilot
No. It is OR. Flight instruction can be...

No. It is OR. Flight instruction can be provided if the operator OR the instructor have a LODA.
Forum: RV-10 09-15-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By RV10Pilot
To add to Bob's reply. You could purchase one of...

To add to Bob's reply. You could purchase one of the Vans practice kits to work on your skills.

Another rudder trim option is a tab riveted to the trailing edge of the rudder that can be bent to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-13-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By RV10Pilot
Poking around on the internet I found this photo...

Poking around on the internet I found this photo of the backside of the Blue Mountain EFIS. My guess is that there are 4 nuts on the backside of the panel holding the instrument in place.
Forum: RV-10 09-09-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,546
Posted By RV10Pilot
I believe the system is designed to be started...

I believe the system is designed to be started with both batteries.
The batteries in your plane have 220 and 170 cold cranking amps
Van spec battery is a Concord 25RG-XC with 500 cold cranking amps...
Forum: RV-10 09-08-2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,546
Posted By RV10Pilot
SHOULD they be the different sizes is impossible...

SHOULD they be the different sizes is impossible to answer without knowing the design and design intent of the electrical system.
Most likely it does not make a difference, especially since the 625...
Forum: RV-10 09-04-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,239
Posted By RV10Pilot
Much better to ask a dumb question, than do...

Much better to ask a dumb question, than do something stupid. Keep them coming :-)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,622
Posted By RV10Pilot
I have the exact wording in my LODA for...

I have the exact wording in my LODA for a.
Then
B. Aircraft. A flight instructor is authorized to exercise the privileges of this LODA in any experimental aircraft for which he or she is qualified to...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-01-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,477
Posted By RV10Pilot
TE Connective makes a step down butt splice crimp...

TE Connective makes a step down butt splice crimp connector. 12-10 to 22-18 AWG. Pricy at $3.23 each, but exactly what you are looking for. Or just do as Walt suggests and double over the 18 AWG...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-30-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By RV10Pilot
The HDX has 4 options The Fuel Remaining, Fuel...

The HDX has 4 options The Fuel Remaining, Fuel Used, Fuel Efficiency, Fuel at Waypoint, and Range (in time). Section page 6-6 of the Users Manual. They are available for placement on the Engine...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-30-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,463
Posted By RV10Pilot
Not much other hardware, A bolt, washer, nut and...

Not much other hardware, A bolt, washer, nut and cotter pin. I would replace the cotter pin LOL. If the other hardware is in good condition no reason not to reuse.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-30-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By RV10Pilot
The EMS setting changes will be automatically...

The EMS setting changes will be automatically updated on both HDX screen with or without the ethernet cable.

The ethernet cable will allow a nav data update to shared between screens. Without the...
Forum: RV-10 08-25-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,608
Posted By RV10Pilot
A cut Greek yogurt cup and some modelers clay...

A cut Greek yogurt cup and some modelers clay works well to create the mold for the engine mount covers. However, if I were to do it again, lots of red RTV filling in the gaps around the mounts...
Forum: RV-14 08-20-2021, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,253
Posted By RV10Pilot
I used these parts for brake return springs on my...

I used these parts for brake return springs on my RV-10.
https://vansairforce.net/community/showpost.php?p=1363600&postcount=24
Forum: RV-10 08-19-2021, 06:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,473
Posted By RV10Pilot
It looks like the bond between the adhesive and...

It looks like the bond between the adhesive and the fiberglass is what failed. I would has thought that the adhesive to plexi bond would be the weak point.

You could remove some of the fiberglass...
Forum: RV-15 08-18-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,832
Posted By RV10Pilot
So if it has 4 seats is it tandem or side by side?

So if it has 4 seats is it tandem or side by side?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-18-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,087
Posted By RV10Pilot
If you are planning on using your plane for the...

If you are planning on using your plane for the IR check ride you are going to need a vor to do an ILS. To get the vor capability you are going to either change the SL40 to an SL30 or get a IFR...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,071
Posted By RV10Pilot
B&B hardware had them at OSH. I think you can...

B&B hardware had them at OSH. I think you can call and order from them.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-05-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By RV10Pilot
I terminated most of the wires from the Skyview...

I terminated most of the wires from the Skyview to a terminal block like this
https://www.steinair.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/TB-12-TERMINAL-BLOCK-L-DSC00380.jpg
The few wires I did not use were...
Forum: RV-14 07-19-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,364
Posted By RV10Pilot
Also check the lugs on the wires for corrosion...

Also check the lugs on the wires for corrosion and check the connection from the wire to the terminal. Poor wire connections would give the same symptoms as a undercharged battery.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,695
Posted By RV10Pilot
So when I receive training in my EAB should I...

So when I receive training in my EAB should I write in my log book Aircraft specific training and then what we did?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-17-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,781
Posted By RV10Pilot
I started with a harbor freight die. No joy. ...

I started with a harbor freight die. No joy. Bought a high quality die and it
T was a piece of cake. Some have used threaded rod in lieu of having to thread the ends. Others have used safety wire...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-17-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,029
Posted By RV10Pilot
I do not know what specific cloth or resin is...

I do not know what specific cloth or resin is used on the cowl and it has probably changed over time. I would use West 105 resin with the appropriate hardener, depending on temperature.

A...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,546
Posted By RV10Pilot
+1 for Stewart. It as less expensive then...

+1 for Stewart.

It as less expensive then renting a truck and doing it myself and so much easier.

But if you need the project on a specific date you may be disappointed. I made arrangements with...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-17-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,029
Posted By RV10Pilot
Then sand the inside with 60 or 80 grit sand...

Then sand the inside with 60 or 80 grit sand paper and lay in some more fiberglass (2Ė3 layers). This will bond the new patch in from both sides.

Anything flat wrapped in plastic packing tape. ...
Forum: RV-4 07-16-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By RV10Pilot
Build your...

Build your own.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgMvfysThlQ
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-15-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,093
Posted By RV10Pilot
No expert by any stretch, but this is what I...

No expert by any stretch, but this is what I recorded during phase 1. The oil changes, any replaced failed component and any permanent change. If I had to adjust or tighten something that did not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 19,575
Posted By RV10Pilot
https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2021/07/...

https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2021/07/12/2021-14765/notification-of-policy-for-flight-training-in-certain-aircraft
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,986
Posted By RV10Pilot
I think I woke up an put my rose colored glasses...

I think I woke up an put my rose colored glasses on. Wouldn't it be nice if this is just a simple paper work exercise and when the Administrator speaks at AirVenture they can say that they have...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 07-12-2021, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,074
Posted By RV10Pilot
It's the link in post #3 above. Page A136 of the...

It's the link in post #3 above. Page A136 of the document or 146 based on the pdf for Vans RVs.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,986
Posted By RV10Pilot
Just more inconsistency from the FAA. AC 90-116...

Just more inconsistency from the FAA. AC 90-116 makes no mention of of needing a LODA, but you can use a safety pilot. Do you need a LODA to hire someone for the first flight in your homebuilt. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,922
Posted By RV10Pilot
You will need a LODA

You will need a LODA
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,986
Posted By RV10Pilot
Thats how I read it. My guess is that the LODA...

Thats how I read it. My guess is that the LODA will not authorize flight training in you own experimental to obtain a rating.

I wonder if "or operating privileges" include a flight review.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 19,986
Posted By RV10Pilot
From the yet to be published policy "The FAA...

From the yet to be published policy "The FAA generally limits LODAs to training that can only be accomplished in aircraft with experimental certificates and directs its inspectors that, with a few...
Forum: RV-10 07-03-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,684
Posted By RV10Pilot
The only thing I do differently, is I grab the...

The only thing I do differently, is I grab the center post with my inside hand to help lower myself in and lift myself up when getting out. Using the rear edge of the door opening eliminates any...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,402
Posted By RV10Pilot
Mine N205EN for Rosen My favorites Bill...

Mine N205EN for Rosen

My favorites
Bill Boyd
RV-6A - N30YD - Built '98 / sold '20
RV-10 - N130YD - Phase 1 flying
Forum: RV-10 06-30-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,916
Posted By RV10Pilot
ACS has 2" "Y" splitters. One of the choices has...

ACS has 2" "Y" splitters. One of the choices has an expanded end, the other will fit inside the 2" scat tube. https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/eppages/2diaytube.php

ACS also has 2" "tees"...
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