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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2021, 02:42 AM
Replies: 60
Sticky: Daily RV Pic
Views: 11,020
Posted By Erimo
Hi Chris, how did you mount the stick on the...

Hi Chris,

how did you mount the stick on the wing and secure it ?
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-28-2021, 01:56 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 1,357,662
Posted By Erimo
what a gem !! Come and see us in France next...

what a gem !!

Come and see us in France next year. :)
Forum: RV-14 10-20-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,067
Posted By Erimo
[QUOTE=jimkwalton;1553039]After a suggestion from...

[QUOTE=jimkwalton;1553039]After a suggestion from fellow -14 owner at OSH, I am trying to fashing PVC tubes to hold my rudder pedals firm against wind gusts. No good. The slant of the pedals just...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-16-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 898,876
Posted By Erimo
I'm lost with so few switches and lights on the...

I'm lost with so few switches and lights on the panel ! ;)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-13-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By Erimo
But the breakdown concerns trims and flaps. In...

But the breakdown concerns trims and flaps.
In configuration mode I can see that the GAD27 receives all commands from trims and flaps buttons but the FLAP POWER OUT 1 and 2 (pins 7 and 8 on TB273...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-12-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By Erimo
G3X Touch and flaps-trims failures (GAD 27)

I flown 220 hours on an RV14 equipped with a full G3X Touch system.

Since one month, I had intermittent trims and flap failures.
The first time it was after one hour and half of flight, on approach,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-12-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By Erimo
I made the same observation.

I made the same observation.
Forum: RV-14 08-12-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,810
Posted By Erimo
For the picts (those in my message #22 are...

For the picts (those in my message #22 are unvailable).


With the other tap's end, a 8-32 nut and three little bits of piano string.

and it came out slowly. (Don't forget some cutting oil)
Forum: RV-14 08-10-2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,414
Posted By Erimo
Thanks

Thank you for all your advises.

I just found the starter relay connector nut to starter wire not completely tight.
So the split washer was not enough crushed.

I don't know if the issue is...
Forum: RV-14 07-23-2021, 01:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,414
Posted By Erimo
Yes Larry, it was.

Yes Larry, it was.
Forum: RV-14 07-21-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,414
Posted By Erimo
Thumbs up Thanks to all for ideas and opinions

Thanks to all for ideas and opinions
Forum: RV-14 07-21-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,414
Posted By Erimo
Today I checked the battery voltage after 3 days...

Today I checked the battery voltage after 3 days on ground : 13.05 V. After 45 mn of recharge : 13.75 V (with a Optimate saving charger).
I''check before and after flight the next time (this WE I...
Forum: RV-14 07-21-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,414
Posted By Erimo
It's why I'll check voltage and power at starter...

It's why I'll check voltage and power at starter solenoid output during a starting.
Forum: RV-14 07-21-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,414
Posted By Erimo
Yes, of course. Thanks.

Yes, of course. Thanks.
Forum: RV-14 07-21-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,414
Posted By Erimo
Yes, I'll check all wires connection. But I'm...

Yes, I'll check all wires connection. But I'm sure there is no corrosion.
I think to check too, the impedance between solenoid and starter, and voltage between them while starting.
Forum: RV-14 07-21-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,414
Posted By Erimo
I don't know the starter's reference. Next time I...

I don't know the starter's reference. Next time I remove the cowls I'll watch that.
If I had to replace the starter, who I'll have to contact ?
Forum: RV-14 07-21-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,414
Posted By Erimo
Hi Eric and Bob, On last flight (last sunday)...

Hi Eric and Bob,

On last flight (last sunday) the ALT output was 14.3V.
Forum: RV-14 07-19-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,414
Posted By Erimo
Starting issues - battery or not battery ?

Recently I changed the PC680 battery after repeated starting problems. She was less than 2 years and 150 hours old. The starter only worked if the battery had just been fully charged. Otherwise I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 198,821
Posted By Erimo
thank you tailwind !

thank you tailwind !
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-03-2021, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 998
Posted By Erimo
Great ! Congratulations. :):):)

Great !
Congratulations.
:):):)
Forum: RV-14 02-04-2021, 04:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,332
Posted By Erimo
RV14 oil door

Mine are flush latches Hartwell H-5000-2. There are many references (depht, thickness and offset depending door and cowl thicknesses).

I preferred to orient the latches in the axis of the plane due...
Forum: RV-14 01-14-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,651
Posted By Erimo
+1 Totally agree with you. I did the same.

+1
Totally agree with you. I did the same.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-04-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,660
Posted By Erimo
New year's day 2021

Glad to have flown this first day of 2021.
Nice weather around Paris (France) :)

6609

6610

6611
Forum: RV-14 12-28-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,683
Posted By Erimo
There is also this positive camber on my 14, but...

There is also this positive camber on my 14, but the tires are very little and symmetrically worn after more than 250 landings (Michelin Pilot).

Could this rapid wear not also come from a lack of...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-05-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,644
Posted By Erimo
I like metal vs soft light :)

I like metal vs soft light :)
Forum: RV-14 09-14-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,131
Posted By Erimo
I did it. Excellent visual result. I left a...

I did it.
Excellent visual result. I left a little hole in the lowest corner for water or moisture.
Forum: RV-14 09-10-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,110
Posted By Erimo
Fairing gap with Beringer nose wheel.

My solution to hide the gap:

2277

2278
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2020, 05:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,451
Posted By Erimo
It's public now, sorry....

It's public now, sorry. ;)

https://youtu.be/H9jaw3NFvVA
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,451
Posted By Erimo
First trip after "stay at home"

After 3 months without flights, we left home in town near Paris to see the ocean and our favorite island. :D:cool:

https://youtu.be/H9jaw3NFvVA
Forum: RV-14 05-04-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 32,336
Posted By Erimo
Hi Tim, Did you tight a little the nut under the...

Hi Tim,

Did you tight a little the nut under the fuel cap to increase pression on the O-ring ?
Forum: RV-14 05-04-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,726
Posted By Erimo
The same for us. Few drops on passenger ankles. I...

The same for us. Few drops on passenger ankles. I identified the source of this little leak : the hinge cover clip. But unknowing if it is the clip himself or the seal on the clip's edge.
Forum: RV-14 04-25-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,902
Posted By Erimo
You have to match drill #30 the clip and the...

You have to match drill #30 the clip and the canopy skin. Then you can rivet with CS4-4.
3 clips are enough if your canopy fit correctly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,418
Posted By Erimo
Congrats ! Great plane. you don't know how lucky...

Congrats ! Great plane.

you don't know how lucky you are to be able to fly in Germany with this sky ;)
Forum: RV-14 03-19-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,626
Posted By Erimo
The same (supplied by Van's), left front. Very...

The same (supplied by Van's), left front.
Very convenient but a slight oil leak. So I bought a Fumoto to change it next oil drain.
Forum: RV-14 03-10-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,564
Posted By Erimo
Mine are home made powder-coated. I appreciate...

Mine are home made powder-coated. I appreciate the durability of this covering to use.


https://i.postimg.cc/ZqvF2PPX/My-RV14-1533.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/8z5bBg7p/My-RV14-1536.jpg
Forum: RV-14 01-06-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,702
Posted By Erimo
The same ...

The same ...
Forum: RV-14 10-29-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,686
Posted By Erimo
I fly with this great prop. No problem of W&B due...

I fly with this great prop. No problem of W&B due the extended hub I suppose.
Forum: RV-14 10-29-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,389
Posted By Erimo
Hi Lars, Some picts of your installation ?:)

Hi Lars,

Some picts of your installation ?:)
Forum: RV-14 10-10-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,086
Posted By Erimo
I used only tungsten bucking bars for all...

I used only tungsten bucking bars for all riveting in my RV14. I think they are indispensable when the rivets are not very accessible.
Forum: RV-14 08-27-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,311
Posted By Erimo
May be a blade reverse position for short...

May be a blade reverse position for short landings :p;)
Forum: RV-14 08-27-2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,686
Posted By Erimo
I use the G2YR 2 blades composite prop on a...

I use the G2YR 2 blades composite prop on a RV14A. The empty CG is 1/2 inch behind the forward CG range limit. No problem (it has a n extended hub ...).
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-26-2019, 03:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,457
Posted By Erimo
EngineBridge

Thanks for your feedback.
Forum: RV-14 08-22-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,472
Posted By Erimo
boarding handles

I tried for my mother (81 years old) suction cup for lifting glass plates.
Applied on the rear window, it's nice to help steping up on the wing, and removable ! ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,463
Posted By Erimo
Congratulations Magnus ! Your work is rewarded....

Congratulations Magnus ! Your work is rewarded. Thanks for some beautiful pictures (in your video).
Otherwise did you check the direction of your XPDR antenna ?

:D:D:D
Forum: RV-14 07-16-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,882
Posted By Erimo
The area of the oil cooler is accessible after...

The area of the oil cooler is accessible after bolting off the engine mount. If you follow the plans (section 43) you will not have any problem. Think well before install it if you add holes in the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-19-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 71,486
Posted By Erimo
Niagara falls soon ?

Niagara falls soon ?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-19-2019, 03:09 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 71,486
Posted By Erimo
What a journey ! Fantastic flights ! Glad to see...

What a journey ! Fantastic flights !
Glad to see that you have crossed the dangerous areas with success.

See you at Oshkosh.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 614,639
Posted By Erimo
http://i68.tinypic.com/260dfvb.jpg

http://i68.tinypic.com/260dfvb.jpg
Forum: RV-14 05-19-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,524
Posted By Erimo
I use AirGuizmo gust locks and I am satisfied of...

I use AirGuizmo gust locks and I am satisfied of them.
Currently 1 on each elevator with a cord between them to lock the rudder on its trailing edge. In the middle of the cord there is a small...
Forum: RV-14 05-16-2019, 01:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,195
Posted By Erimo
The same cockpit ! :)

The same cockpit ! :)
Forum: RV-14 05-15-2019, 02:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,746
Posted By Erimo
Water leak ...

Thanks Scott,
I'll redo a check of this area. During a flight under rain last week-end, I could see some water's drops falling on the floor, or rather on my wife's feet.;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,548
Posted By Erimo
Me too

After a very nice flight through France two days ago, the plane parked since twenty minutes, we leave it without noticing any warn signal, when we received a phone call from Sarsat about our emitting...
Forum: RV-14 05-07-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 181,959
Posted By Erimo
You're entering in a new exciting phase. Congrats...

You're entering in a new exciting phase. Congrats Magnus !
Forum: RV-14 03-25-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 158,656
Posted By Erimo
Thanks all ! It's a important milestone and I...

Thanks all !
It's a important milestone and I congratulate the painting workshop for the quality of their work.
Forum: RV-14 03-24-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 158,656
Posted By Erimo
Now it flies in colors !

I dreamed it, Aerostyll did it.
The bird is back in its nest.



I'm happy.
Forum: RV-14 03-20-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,975
Posted By Erimo
Beringer manual recommends 3.5 to 4 bars for...

Beringer manual recommends 3.5 to 4 bars for 5.00x5 wheels.
Forum: RV-14 03-20-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,343
Posted By Erimo
Parking brake

With 2 angles, one for the mount and one for cable attashment.

http://i64.tinypic.com/4h5ppy.jpghttp://

http://i66.tinypic.com/saxhub.jpg

http://i66.tinypic.com/5lc7eh.jpg
Forum: RV-14 03-20-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,202
Posted By Erimo
G3X T antennas

Hi,

COM : 2 RAMI AV17 per the plan under the seats.
XPDR : Comant Ci 105 rear belly (per the plan).
ADS-B in : RAMI AV74 mid belly.
GPS GTN : Garmin GA35 on the roof behind the rear window.
GPS G5 +...
Forum: International 03-11-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,399
Posted By Erimo
With pleasure ! It would be great to meet as...

With pleasure !

It would be great to meet as many RV14 builders as possible ;)
We should be two this year (none in 2018).
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-24-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,976
Posted By Erimo
Following the update, during the first 40 minutes...

Following the update, during the first 40 minutes of the first flight there was a autopilot issue. I think that the GMC507 didn't receive and load the update from the GDU460.
Then everything worked...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-13-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,707
Posted By Erimo
I would have like to say the same thing... but I...

I would have like to say the same thing... but I installed JDAIR latch !
Forum: RV-14 02-06-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,429
Posted By Erimo
The same assignments : Avionics (G3X Touch) -...

The same assignments : Avionics (G3X Touch) - Switches - glareshield and breakers

http://i65.tinypic.com/34yy9zn.jpg
Forum: RV-14 01-22-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,521
Posted By Erimo
I'm very enjoin with a similar panel :) it makes...

I'm very enjoin with a similar panel :)
it makes sense to put the fuel pump switch beside the flaps one.
Forum: RV-14 01-18-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,511
Posted By Erimo
I do not regret especially for rusty steel tubes....

I do not regret especially for rusty steel tubes. And for a better grip of the primer on aluminium too.
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