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Forum: Midwest 01-16-2022, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By dwbuckeye
DPE Fort Wayne, IN

Our flying Club (Fort Wayne, IN) has an RV12, and we have a student getting their Sport Pilot license in the airplane. I'm looking for a DPE in this region. FYI the airplane is beautiful,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-07-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,706
Posted By dwbuckeye
Night VFR Question

2011 RV12 with lighting kit. Our CFI stating the plane is not night legal, because there is no solid, rear-facing white light. He says the white strobes on the wingtips do not count. How are others...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-02-2021, 05:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,397
Posted By dwbuckeye
Thanks all. I will check the pivot points and...

Thanks all. I will check the pivot points and also buy the blueprints. You are great resources!!!!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-01-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,495
Posted By dwbuckeye
Thanks all. I'll pass this on to the mechanic....

Thanks all. I'll pass this on to the mechanic. Ours is not an iS.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-01-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,495
Posted By dwbuckeye
Thanks all. We did install a mechanical pressure...

Thanks all. We did install a mechanical pressure gauge and the oil pressure is perfect. Rotax suggested we got a faulty sending unit, and sent us another one. Same issue. Must be something with the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-01-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,397
Posted By dwbuckeye
Thanks Bob. That will help with the vertical -...

Thanks Bob. That will help with the vertical - what about the front-to-back? You have to pull the whole canopy towards the back of the airplane for the handle to clear the catch.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-01-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,397
Posted By dwbuckeye
Need Advice on Canopy latch adjustement

Our flying club purchased an RV12 from the builder. We LOVE the plane but our mechanic is new to Vans/Rotax/Dynon, and we are going through a learning curve. Most recently, our canopy seems to have...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-10-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,103
Posted By dwbuckeye
Thanks John!

Thanks John!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-10-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,103
Posted By dwbuckeye
Oil Temp in Winter

Is there a oil cooler cover for winter flying for the 912? Even though we operate out of a heated hanger, it can take 13 - 14" to warm up the engine enough to do the run up and go flying.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-10-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,495
Posted By dwbuckeye
912 Oil Pressure

We had a sending unit failure on our RV12, replaced it and changed the oil at the same time. Now we are only getting oil pressure into the yellow zone on the Dynon. Our mechanic is confidant...
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