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Forum: RV-8/8A 09-02-2022, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,381
Posted By Scotty G
Philip is correct. I flight tested each camera...

Philip is correct. I flight tested each camera and mount combination at each aircraft location and documented it in the aircraft logbook.
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-01-2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,381
Posted By Scotty G
I just spent 30 minutes trying to find that RV-9...

I just spent 30 minutes trying to find that RV-9 camera/stall post. If someone can find it, please post it here? Thanks.
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-01-2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,381
Posted By Scotty G
VERY interesting to hear the mid-wing top...

VERY interesting to hear the mid-wing top produced some negative results. Tuning in here for sure now.

Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: Reviews 09-01-2022, 01:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,667
Posted By Scotty G
LEMAC Aviation at Falcon Field, Mesa, Az. Canít...

LEMAC Aviation at Falcon Field, Mesa, Az. Canít say enough good about them; fair prices, honest comms, reasonable timeline, and complete customer care. I highly recommend them.
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-01-2022, 01:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,381
Posted By Scotty G
Iíve flight tested something similar out on each...

Iíve flight tested something similar out on each wing tip with no noted or perceived effects.

I thought the arm of the camera on the wingtip may increase drag/trim forces, but I did not notice any....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2022, 10:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,158
Posted By Scotty G
I’m sad to hear of this accident. But we can all...

I’m sad to hear of this accident. But we can all learn from it.

My favorite word in aviation is “unable.” I use it more than I care to at a local airport when flying a T-6 and other taildraggers....
Forum: Propellers 06-23-2022, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,257
Posted By Scotty G
**** yeah, thatís a good looking prop. Sexy AF!

**** yeah, thatís a good looking prop. Sexy AF!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-21-2022, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By Scotty G
Aircraft with canopies that open really are...

Aircraft with canopies that open really are preferred. T-6, T-34, CJs, Yaks, etc. For bigger budgets, I use a B-25 with the tail taken off. Shooting through Plexiglas almost isn't worth it in terms...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 05-15-2022, 02:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 761
Posted By Scotty G
You might try contacting Matt Layton at Lemac...

You might try contacting Matt Layton at Lemac Aviation at Falcon Field. Extreme competence mixed with artistry. Heís worked on my RV and Iíve seen a lot of his other work. Very impressive.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-13-2022, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,687
Posted By Scotty G
That was a great read, Bob. Thanks for posting it.

That was a great read, Bob. Thanks for posting it.
Forum: Propellers 04-10-2022, 06:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,796
Posted By Scotty G
Iíll suggest that your formation requirement...

Iíll suggest that your formation requirement shouldnít effect your prop choice.

With either, youíre still going to be constantly changing your power. It wonít really matter which one you have on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2022, 07:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,765
Posted By Scotty G
Flew in the NATA Casa Grande Formation Clinic....

Flew in the NATA Casa Grande Formation Clinic. What a blast!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-18-2022, 12:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,826
Posted By Scotty G
I lead a flight of four Stearmans at 80 KIAS....

I lead a flight of four Stearmans at 80 KIAS. Flying halfway across the country at 100 knots sounds painful and expensive.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-16-2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By Scotty G
Beers and dinner on me, then! Looking forward to...

Beers and dinner on me, then! Looking forward to meeting you.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-15-2022, 03:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,233
Posted By Scotty G
I always liked the idea of having all your radios...

I always liked the idea of having all your radios and switches/controls that are operated normally in flight to be on the left in a stick flown with the right hand. You can always maintain aircraft...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-13-2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By Scotty G
Howdy, Clay. No muffler on my RV-8, just a heat...

Howdy, Clay.

No muffler on my RV-8, just a heat muff for cabin heat. My RV sounds a bit more throaty than GA planes, but doesnít approach obnoxious at all.

The reasons for crossover exhaust is to...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-24-2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,118
Posted By Scotty G
See, it's all in the delivery. Sure, I...

See, it's all in the delivery.

Sure, I appreciate input. But that's not really what the question was. I wanted to see if I was in the ballpark on running the engine properly, and as a side-note, how...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-24-2022, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,118
Posted By Scotty G
Thanks for the detailed analysis of my plane,...

Thanks for the detailed analysis of my plane, Dan. Now that youíve established yours is nicer, maybe others can get back to the topic at hand.
Forum: Formation Flying 02-24-2022, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By Scotty G
NATA clinic at Coolidge Airport in Arizona, Mar...

NATA clinic at Coolidge Airport in Arizona, Mar 24-27. There will be some RVs there.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-23-2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,118
Posted By Scotty G
Engine shots, prior to paint, obviously.

Engine shots, prior to paint, obviously.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-23-2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,118
Posted By Scotty G
Sure, Iíll show ya mineÖ

Sure, Iíll show ya mineÖ
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-22-2022, 10:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,755
Posted By Scotty G
Kudos to the pilot that chose to write this up so...

Kudos to the pilot that chose to write this up so others may learn. That takes a lot of guts and humility. I appreciate this, and no matter how much experience you have, we can all learn from it.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-22-2022, 10:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,118
Posted By Scotty G
RV-8 Cruise Data

I've been recording my RV-8's cruise data and power settings to get a feel for what it will actually cruise at.

Engine is a TMX-390 with a Whirlwind 74RV prop.

I'd love to see what other IO-360...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-21-2022, 10:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By Scotty G
My -8 doesnít have a lip, and I donít find it to...

My -8 doesnít have a lip, and I donít find it to be any problem at all. In fact, if I had a lip and the canopy was open, I feel something would catch it and break it - probably me!

Once closed, the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2022, 05:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,862
Posted By Scotty G
Took in the Copperstate EAA Fly-In at Buckeye...

Took in the Copperstate EAA Fly-In at Buckeye airport. There were some really nice RVs there, which matched the friendliness of their owners!

EditÖ Because I was inverted! No idea why the web site...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 02-11-2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,800
Posted By Scotty G
Consider the CAF museum and Falcon, too.

Consider the CAF museum and Falcon, too.
Forum: RV-14 02-10-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,237
Posted By Scotty G
Consider the smoke is being sucked into the rear...

Consider the smoke is being sucked into the rear fuselage through some small opening around the tail. My friendís Stearman has this occur via the tailwheel boot. Maybe take a look and see if there is...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-25-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,711
Posted By Scotty G
I appreciate all the effort people made in the...

I appreciate all the effort people made in the replies. Thank you.

I have a hard time believing the paint shop somehow crimped the trailing edges or otherwise deformed them.

The *only change* by...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-21-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,711
Posted By Scotty G
Maybe I’m speaking Portuguese… Although I do...

Maybe I’m speaking Portuguese…

Although I do have an autopilot, I didn’t mention it yet because I don’t use it very much, and it may mask the problem.

The problem happens while hand flying in...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-21-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,711
Posted By Scotty G
Uh, no. I posted in the RV-8 forum, so I have an...

Uh, no.

I posted in the RV-8 forum, so I have an RV-8.

The problem isnít trim; I have aileron trim and it functions fine. The change occurred when the paint job happened.

The shop put on an insane...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-21-2021, 03:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,711
Posted By Scotty G
How to Balance Ailerons

Hi gang,

My ailerons have a significant amount of paint on them after a recent paint job. I’ve looked in the drawings and build instructions I have (pilot, not the/a builder) and can’t find a...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-21-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,466
Posted By Scotty G
I made one last year for my RV-8. Makes life a...

I made one last year for my RV-8. Makes life a lot easier!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 76
Sticky: Daily RV Pic
Views: 30,113
Posted By Scotty G
Here ya go, DarwinÖ

Here ya go, DarwinÖ
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-13-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,024
Posted By Scotty G
Iím confused - but thatís pretty normal. How can...

Iím confused - but thatís pretty normal. How can something shorter lead to something being too long?

I just installed one on my -8. The spring housing is shorter, but the rod ends make up for most -...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-13-2021, 12:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,808
Posted By Scotty G
SSH for me, as well. Mounted the 5g Universal...

SSH for me, as well. Mounted the 5g Universal tank in my aft baggage and made it removable. Very happy with the system, and it can put out a tremendous amount of smoke!

That location helps with the...
Forum: RV-14 10-24-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,455
Posted By Scotty G
Yes, Sir. What do you need?

Yes, Sir. What do you need?
Forum: Photography 10-10-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,336
Posted By Scotty G
Look at NFlight mound as well: good stuff.

Look at NFlight mound as well: good stuff.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 76
Sticky: Daily RV Pic
Views: 30,113
Posted By Scotty G
Iíll play!

Iíll play!
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-03-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 1,300,402
Posted By Scotty G
SuperDave! Thanks, man! How’ve you been? C’mon...

SuperDave! Thanks, man! How’ve you been? C’mon down to CHD for lunch soon.
Forum: Painting your RV 06-21-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,183
Posted By Scotty G
Just donít get your plane painted in Wickenburg...

Just donít get your plane painted in Wickenburg or Douglas, Az.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,301
Posted By Scotty G
LOL, right? Okay, so they’re formation mirrors...

LOL, right?

Okay, so they’re formation mirrors only. :D
Forum: RV-14 06-18-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,725
Posted By Scotty G
Just as easy to screw a GoPro on to a wingtip...

Just as easy to screw a GoPro on to a wingtip screw and have an unobstructed view in any direction.

I fabricated metal fill plates and filled them in to delete those holes when I put my ZipTips on.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,301
Posted By Scotty G
Formation / Dogfighting Mirror Option

I finally found an option for formation mirrors for my tip-over RV-8 canopy. Thought Iíd share.

Baby not required or neededÖ LOL...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-13-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,468
Posted By Scotty G
Great info here; thanks for posting.

Great info here; thanks for posting.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-13-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,011
Posted By Scotty G
Hold on a second... I'm going to pop some...

Hold on a second... I'm going to pop some popcorn. THIS should be good! :D
Forum: Job Board 05-17-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,087
Posted By Scotty G
By aerial photographer, do you mean air-to-ground...

By aerial photographer, do you mean air-to-ground or air-to-air? Iím PHX based, can jumpseat, and do both.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-14-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,082
Posted By Scotty G
Rudder Trim Tab Size

Iím told size mattersÖ

My rudder trim tab is about 3.25 inches tall, and sticks out about 1.5Ē or so. Itís stuck to the rudder trailing edge and provides right rudder trim.

What size are your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,611
Posted By Scotty G
Photo shoot!

Photo shoot!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,127
Posted By Scotty G
GoPro 360 Max. Rylos just suck. Insta 360 R is...

GoPro 360 Max. Rylos just suck. Insta 360 R is also good. NFlight screw-on spud mounts.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,127
Posted By Scotty G
Out playing with smoke!

Out playing with smoke!
Forum: RV-14 05-02-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,455
Posted By Scotty G
Stigaro, There is an access panel where you can...

Stigaro,

There is an access panel where you can remove the LED fixture in the tip. Itís not hard, but there is an order to it. Not sure about the trailing edge lights, but I think they can pop out...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-28-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,636
Posted By Scotty G
Entered at 2,500 AGL.

Entered at 2,500 AGL.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-27-2021, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,636
Posted By Scotty G
Thanks, guys!

Thanks, guys!
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-26-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 1,300,402
Posted By Scotty G
So what youíre saying is we need a dedicated RV-8...

So what youíre saying is we need a dedicated RV-8 adversary squadron? :D
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-26-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,636
Posted By Scotty G
Howdy, Southern Pete, Bought the 5.5G kit from...

Howdy, Southern Pete,

Bought the 5.5G kit from Smoke System Helper. Really, really nice kit. Comes with a really trick firewall fitting leading to the two stock injectors. (Not an additional cost.)...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-23-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,636
Posted By Scotty G
GoPro 360 Max on an NFlight spud mount. Works...

GoPro 360 Max on an NFlight spud mount. Works good, lasts long time.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-23-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,636
Posted By Scotty G
Smoke!

THIS was fun!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,446
Posted By Scotty G
Spent it Installing a smoke system!

Spent it Installing a smoke system!
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-15-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,603
Posted By Scotty G
Small Switch for Throttle?

Can anyone point me in the right direction for a small switch that would fit in my throttle? Iíd like to put one there for my smoke system on/off.

Thanks in advance.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-15-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 1,300,402
Posted By Scotty G
Beautiful, Chris!

Beautiful, Chris!
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-15-2021, 12:18 AM
Replies: 910
Views: 1,300,402
Posted By Scotty G
Winning! RV-8, fastback, Showplanes cowl, Grove...

Winning!

RV-8, fastback, Showplanes cowl, Grove gear, Aveo ZipTips, TMX-390. Thanks for the kind words, y’all. :)
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-13-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 1,300,402
Posted By Scotty G
I didnít build it, but I did design the new paint...

I didnít build it, but I did design the new paint and pay for it!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,262
Posted By Scotty G
Fly-out to Sedona for the weekend. Two RVs, three...

Fly-out to Sedona for the weekend. Two RVs, three T-6s, three 450 Stearmans.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-01-2021, 12:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,790
Posted By Scotty G
Congrats! Great looking airplane and panel.

Congrats! Great looking airplane and panel.
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