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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2022, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 853
Posted By Aviator
I have a gallon each of Akzo that I do not need...

I have a gallon each of Akzo that I do not need anymore. Sealed and unopened.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By Aviator
Absolutely worth it! I went in not knowing...

Absolutely worth it!
I went in not knowing anything and came back having created a complete harness using canbus, using their tools and excellent hands on instruction.
Especially those who bought a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2022, 03:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,476
Posted By Aviator
I know you did not ask me, but I use the Inogen...

I know you did not ask me, but I use the Inogen G5.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-16-2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By Aviator
Delayed by 3 weeks.

Delayed by 3 weeks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,940
Posted By Aviator
I understand that somebody ought to pay the GAMI...

I understand that somebody ought to pay the GAMI folks for their excellent work and diligence to get this to happen.
But if we as aviation consumers are going to be forced to take this route, why do...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2022, 05:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,940
Posted By Aviator
like most things, economics will win. Cost. You...

like most things, economics will win. Cost.
You think an FBO will carry it if the airports around it are selling 100LL for 2$ less a gallon?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-06-2022, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,282
Posted By Aviator
Its 4 yrs old. I would change now rather than...

Its 4 yrs old. I would change now rather than face an off home flat tire.
Forum: RV-10 08-30-2022, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,238
Posted By Aviator
Robert, welcome to VAF. I am sure you are...

Robert, welcome to VAF. I am sure you are sleepless and with a heart rate of 200. :)
Getting checked off on a 10 is easy, it flys very well and is very responsive. Pay attention and you will be fine....
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-30-2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,374
Posted By Aviator
So this a thread with a lot of detail and...

So this a thread with a lot of detail and information.
Why should it be closed.
Forum: RV-10 08-28-2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 954
Posted By Aviator
A tail wheel 14.... Just sayin.

A tail wheel 14....
Just sayin.
Forum: RV-10 08-26-2022, 08:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 870
Posted By Aviator
Well, HF has sold its entire inventory nationwide...

Well, HF has sold its entire inventory nationwide of these long ram hydraulic jacks. All models, all gone.
Maybe they will be replacing with a new model. No body knows.
Meanwhile I am looking in...
Forum: RV-10 08-25-2022, 04:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 870
Posted By Aviator
Jack for tire change on a 10

Search brings up threads earlier than 2010.

So what is the cost effective way to raise the wheel for a tire/tube change?
I do not have wing jacks, and would like to get something.
Pics and links...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,593
Posted By Aviator
No pic, but landed well and turned into the...

No pic, but landed well and turned into the taxiway, and had a right main go flat. Broke my wheel pant, but I recognized it right away. Never had a flat in 22 yrs of flying. Not my home airport and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-08-2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,509
Posted By Aviator
I got my 23ES updated while at Airventure in the...

I got my 23ES updated while at Airventure in the same booth/building/mansion.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,170
Posted By Aviator
I dont know about that. My plane has a 6 Pmag and...

I dont know about that. My plane has a 6 Pmag and Vic and Nick take care of my plane. Never heard that from him. In fact my lightspeed coils had the failures and he replaced them.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 07-22-2022, 03:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,434
Posted By Aviator
Congrats!! I am in training now in the 10.

Congrats!! I am in training now in the 10.
Forum: RV-10 07-20-2022, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,677
Posted By Aviator
Vans and Aero LED carbon fiber wingtips.

https://www.facebook.com/watch?v=1182946089218671
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2022, 08:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,066
Posted By Aviator
Go for the padded. Its so comfortable.

Go for the padded. Its so comfortable.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-16-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By Aviator
For an IO 540, just go with the Phillips Victory....

For an IO 540, just go with the Phillips Victory. That is an expensive engine for trial and error.
Forum: Polishing your RV 07-14-2022, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,807
Posted By Aviator
Beautiful! Nice colors.

Beautiful! Nice colors.
Forum: RV-15 07-13-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 101,705
Posted By Aviator
I dont know.... I just might order one, the A...

I dont know.... I just might order one, the A version.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-10-2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,693
Posted By Aviator
Ed you are a CFII, ATP and PHD in god knows what....

Ed you are a CFII, ATP and PHD in god knows what.
You should be able to command the space shuttle. :D
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-07-2022, 11:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,102
Posted By Aviator
Do they safety wire a filter on the Harley...

Do they safety wire a filter on the Harley Davidson? Trust me, noting vibrates and shakes more than those things. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By Aviator
@nicksyracuse, did not know you stayed behind....

@nicksyracuse, did not know you stayed behind. Thought you mighta be with Vic helping him fly the ole plane. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2022, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By Aviator
Yep Vic is the man you want. But he is in Alaska...

Yep Vic is the man you want. But he is in Alaska now.
You can ask Vern Darly, also from the same field. Falcon Field.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-04-2022, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,474
Posted By Aviator
Are you talking about glideslope? A glidescope is...

Are you talking about glideslope?
A glidescope is what we guys use to intubate a patient. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,343
Posted By Aviator
Going to washwax clean it.

Going to washwax clean it.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-03-2022, 04:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,644
Posted By Aviator
Its gone. Dead link.

Its gone. Dead link.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2022, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,255
Posted By Aviator
Oh no! Wish him a speedy and complete recovery.

Oh no!
Wish him a speedy and complete recovery.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By Aviator
I have a very nice one which someone a while back...

I have a very nice one which someone a while back made for me with prescription power in the lower part and frosted all around it. Works beautifully. I will check on the name when I go to my plane...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-26-2022, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,129
Posted By Aviator
If you consider Friday afternoon as weekend, I...

If you consider Friday afternoon as weekend, I went out for IFR lesson in my -10 with CFII. Pretty productive.
Forum: RV-10 06-14-2022, 03:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,165
Posted By Aviator
Congrats. Nice airplane.

Congrats. Nice airplane.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-08-2022, 12:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,509
Posted By Aviator
yes, How about the 23ES?

yes, How about the 23ES?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2022, 06:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,545
Posted By Aviator
Flying around Sat, found this lil gem. Small...

Flying around Sat, found this lil gem. Small Airport in Sewanee, TN.
Forum: RV-10 06-04-2022, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,581
Posted By Aviator
Unfortunately Lynn could not keep our appointment...

Unfortunately Lynn could not keep our appointment on Friday due to some last minute work. I offered to take him up on Saturday (today) but he has not replied. I guess he is off to LV to do the pre...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-02-2022, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,247
Posted By Aviator
While that may be absolutely functional, it does...

While that may be absolutely functional, it does not belong in an aircraft. Sorry. Just my opinion.
Forum: RV-10 06-01-2022, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,581
Posted By Aviator
You don't pay anything buddy, just let me know.

You don't pay anything buddy, just let me know.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,178
Posted By Aviator
AEA has a course in Kansas City for experimental...

AEA has a course in Kansas City for experimental avionics install. Worth it.
Forum: RV-10 06-01-2022, 04:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,581
Posted By Aviator
Lynn, I have a flying RV10 at CHA if you are...

Lynn, I have a flying RV10 at CHA if you are interested. Will be glad to take you up.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-24-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,097
Posted By Aviator
I would not buy plugs for aviation from Amazon....

I would not buy plugs for aviation from Amazon. Read the reviews.
Forum: Primers 05-19-2022, 09:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 19,467
Posted By Aviator
Sorry in advance for a brief off topic adv. I...

Sorry in advance for a brief off topic adv.
I have a gallon of each AKZO primer and curing sol, unopened and bought from ACS. Cant ship these, so if anyone building close by they can pick it up at a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-03-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By Aviator
You need to ask Vern Darley out of Falcon field,...

You need to ask Vern Darley out of Falcon field, Peachtree City, GA.
>>>
Vern Darley
Awarded FAA "The Wright Brothers 'Master Pilot' Award"- for 50 years safe flying

RV-6A N680V / RV-10QB...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,667
Posted By Aviator
No one has mentioned the Bogert Bogie bar. Any...

No one has mentioned the Bogert Bogie bar.
Any real world experiences?
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 04-21-2022, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,348
Posted By Aviator
So a local father son team with an RV14 they...

So a local father son team with an RV14 they built just went through this.
They just had a IFR check ride with a GTN625 in their plane and were checked out by the DPE using it as the basis of...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-18-2022, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By Aviator
OK, I am in. Registered. @BobMartin, I am gonna...

OK, I am in. Registered.
@BobMartin, I am gonna pick the Dury as well. I guess we will have to be there on the 10th late.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-18-2022, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By Aviator
Can someone who has taken the course elaborate on...

Can someone who has taken the course elaborate on it please.
3 days is a long time and I am curious as to what all you learn.
I'd like to sign up.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By Aviator
Smithflys, in all the years I have been flying...

Smithflys, in all the years I have been flying with Bose, they have never broken the seal on any of my glasses. I suggest you get it checked out or call Bose.
Are you sure you have the OEM Bose pads?...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-04-2022, 04:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,738
Posted By Aviator
You can find a cheap and awesome one at Harbor...

You can find a cheap and awesome one at Harbor Freight.
Forum: Safety 03-27-2022, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,039
Posted By Aviator
I always always shut off compressor and drain the...

I always always shut off compressor and drain the water after any work, even leave the drain valve cracked open, be it my garage, basement or hangar. I have a few of them all around.
Forum: RV-10 03-19-2022, 06:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,144
Posted By Aviator
Thanks Martin.

Thanks Martin.
Forum: RV-10 03-08-2022, 03:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,144
Posted By Aviator
I have registered already. Just clownin.

I have registered already. Just clownin.
Forum: RV-10 03-07-2022, 03:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,144
Posted By Aviator
Man this is so complicated. I haven't been at OSH...

Man this is so complicated. I haven't been at OSH in a long time(16 yrs) and am looking forward to hangout with you guys.
Just pick a place already. :D
Forum: RV-10 03-02-2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,144
Posted By Aviator
I am in. Will reach there by Sunday afternoon or...

I am in. Will reach there by Sunday afternoon or so.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-10-2022, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,764
Posted By Aviator
If somebody using a Fumoto valve on a IO540 would...

If somebody using a Fumoto valve on a IO540 would post up a particular model number, it would help.
Forum: RV-10 02-03-2022, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,350
Posted By Aviator
The 10 is like an IMAX theater. Really!

The 10 is like an IMAX theater. Really!
Forum: Safety 01-09-2022, 04:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,999
Posted By Aviator
Very innovative and ingenious bunch yall are....

Very innovative and ingenious bunch yall are.
But the big question is, does the forced air heaters via a cowl raise the oil temps up?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-08-2022, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,673
Posted By Aviator
Very nice report Steve. Brings back memories of...

Very nice report Steve.
Brings back memories of El Paso. Was deployed to Ft. Bliss in 2020 and was able to scout the area pretty well, on roads of course. Would like to fly out there sometime. NM is...
Forum: RV-10 01-07-2022, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,465
Posted By Aviator
Great info folks, thanks for posting.

Great info folks, thanks for posting.
Forum: RV-10 01-04-2022, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,465
Posted By Aviator
Ziptips wiring runs

Can anyone who has installed Ziptips elite in their -10 advise me on the number and length of wiring they used in their wings to the tips.
Damien says it needs fifteen wires in each wing. Really. I...
Forum: RV-10 01-04-2022, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 628
Posted By Aviator
Ziptips wiring runs

Can anyone who has installed Ziptips elite in their -10 advise me on the number and length of wiring they used in their wings to the tips.
Damien says it needs fifteen wires in each wing. Really. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,938
Posted By Aviator
My airport, just one, me.

My airport, just one, me.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,938
Posted By Aviator
To my knowledge, the Falcon Field near ATL has...

To my knowledge, the Falcon Field near ATL has the most. I was told 125. @vern can confirm.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-24-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,663
Posted By Aviator
Mighty vac. It is fast and very thorough in...

Mighty vac.
It is fast and very thorough in cars.
Gonna try it on the bird.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-24-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,663
Posted By Aviator
Interesting! Never thought about it. Although I...

Interesting! Never thought about it. Although I have been doing it on cars for years.
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