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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues Yesterday, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 319
Posted By Norman CYYJ
You say that when you open an air vent there is a...

You say that when you open an air vent there is a bump is airspeed. That indicates a static leak. You say that all of the lines terminate in the wings. Your static line runs from the static ports...
Forum: RV-3 08-12-2022, 05:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,015
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Buy it, build it and have a real blast flying in...

Buy it, build it and have a real blast flying in it! Great little plane.
Forum: COMM 08-12-2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By Norman CYYJ
I would check to make sure that the ground going...

I would check to make sure that the ground going to the ptt switch is not broken off. Also to see if the ptt switch line from the radio to the intercom is not broken.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By Norman CYYJ
I'm also wondering if there are other things to...

I'm also wondering if there are other things to beware of TC inspectors imposing their own judgements in-place of official TC guidelines.

Like this forum everyone has their own ideas as to what is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2022, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,237
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Put a diode across the switch and your contacts...

Put a diode across the switch and your contacts will last a lot longer and make sure you have a diode across the solenoid coil.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-29-2022, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Any chance it is the squelch breaking open on the...

Any chance it is the squelch breaking open on the intercom?
Forum: Midwest 07-24-2022, 09:55 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 31,212
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Very well deserved, thanks Dick.

Very well deserved, thanks Dick.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-22-2022, 10:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,502
Posted By Norman CYYJ
I agree with Ravenstar. The limitations seem to...

I agree with Ravenstar. The limitations seem to be written with the intent to confuse. I expect better from the Agency

Sounds like you haven't been around aviation very long.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2022, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Thanks Ed. I was hoping I didn't have to buy the...

Thanks Ed. I was hoping I didn't have to buy the entire cap.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2022, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Fuel cap parts

I have been successful in breaking one of the wings off of my fuel cap. Does anybody know where I can buy the parts to rebuild these fuel caps. This is the standard fuel tank cap that was supplied...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,039
Posted By Norman CYYJ
I repaired a plastic hydraulic oil tank on my...

I repaired a plastic hydraulic oil tank on my boat about 22 years ago and still no leaking. No idea the type of plastic though.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-23-2022, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Hard to bet the fix pitch Sensenich prop that...

Hard to bet the fix pitch Sensenich prop that Vans sells. Trouble free and helps keep the CofG forward.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-20-2022, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,139
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Canpas is totally useless unless every person on...

Canpas is totally useless unless every person on board holds a Canpas.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-18-2022, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,214
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Sacrificing a good wrench seems like a good trade...

Sacrificing a good wrench seems like a good trade off to me.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Interesting interpretation you have.

Interesting interpretation you have.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2022, 11:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Well that is news to me. When did they change...

Well that is news to me. When did they change that. I was under the impression that to legally fly a Canadian registered plane you had to hold a Canadian pilots licence, if you want to fly a USA...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Very true but this was never mentioned in the...

Very true but this was never mentioned in the earlier post. Just another government control. The plane sure doesn't care.
Forum: Canada 05-12-2022, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 712
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Make sure that you call a FSS and verify that...

Make sure that you call a FSS and verify that your flight plan is opened.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2022, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 811
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Unless you have I Canadian pilots licence you are...

Unless you have I Canadian pilots licence you are not entitled to fly a Canadian registered aircraft.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-21-2022, 04:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,148
Posted By Norman CYYJ
I used a hollow plexi glass tube. Ground...

I used a hollow plexi glass tube. Ground calibration marks on it. Put in the tank, put your finger over the end and pull the tube out of the tank. Can be read in any lighting conditions and doesn't...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-09-2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,515
Posted By Norman CYYJ
My question would be why.

My question would be why.
Forum: RV-10 04-01-2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Make sure that the surface that you are...

Make sure that the surface that you are installing them on is very clean and has a good roughed up surface to bond to. I have inspected several planes that used these and they broke free while trying...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-17-2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Just make sure that hey won't run interference to...

Just make sure that hey won't run interference to riveting or other assembly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-16-2022, 08:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,232
Posted By Norman CYYJ
How is a person to know if what they are buying...

How is a person to know if what they are buying is counterfeit or not?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-05-2022, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Read as much a head as you can digest on one...

Read as much a head as you can digest on one sitting then do it again till you have read the entire manual. You won't absorb it all but it will give you the big picture of the build.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-02-2022, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,114
Posted By Norman CYYJ
With the amount of rivets you now have near that...

With the amount of rivets you now have near that hole don't bother trying to rivet it. Not needed. Just fill the hole with body filler at painting time.
Forum: RV-14 02-27-2022, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,404
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Use split point drills, they don't wander.

Use split point drills, they don't wander.
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-09-2022, 06:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,779
Posted By Norman CYYJ
I would highly recommend that you install...

I would highly recommend that you install independent power switches in both the roll and pitch servos.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-07-2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,018
Posted By Norman CYYJ
If you live near water and docks the guys love...

If you live near water and docks the guys love them for bumpers.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-29-2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,728
Posted By Norman CYYJ
What is your altitude and OAT? Maybe just to rich...

What is your altitude and OAT? Maybe just to rich for the conditions.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-17-2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 991
Posted By Norman CYYJ
I am able to do a pre buy in Tucson. Multiple...

I am able to do a pre buy in Tucson. Multiple builder.
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-11-2022, 05:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,355
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Run as fast as you can, don't look back. That is...

Run as fast as you can, don't look back. That is one horrible mess no matter what the price is.
Forum: Safety 01-05-2022, 02:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,122
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Well done and thanks for all of your efforts....

Well done and thanks for all of your efforts. Very educational.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-27-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 22,495
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Try taking a positive and negative lead from an...

Try taking a positive and negative lead from an independent battery and connecting directly to the flap motor which should be disconnected from the aircraft wiring and see if the motor will operate...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-26-2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,273
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Do you have a check valve in that none working...

Do you have a check valve in that none working pump that stuck or bypassing the fuel?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-15-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,499
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Give it a good whack, it will probably start...

Give it a good whack, it will probably start working again.
Forum: Canada 11-13-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,961
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, 06:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,012
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, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,634
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, 03:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,406
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, 10:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,456
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, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,915
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, 09:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,747
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Thanks for your research Dan.

Thanks for your research Dan.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-06-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,747
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, 10:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,747
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, 12:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,747
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, 11:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,747
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, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,863
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Trim the flap.

Trim the flap.
Forum: Safety 09-30-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 21,950
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, 10:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,480
Posted By Norman CYYJ
I have sent you a PM Phil.

I have sent you a PM Phil.
Forum: Safety 09-22-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,922
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, 08:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,553
Posted By Norman CYYJ
Well said Dan.

Well said Dan.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-20-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,553
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, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,803
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, 08:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,524
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, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,831
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, 09:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,397
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, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,633
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, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,111
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, 08:21 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 106,141
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, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,812
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, 11:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,332
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, 10:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,501
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, 10:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,561
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.
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