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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-01-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 932
Posted By msaltzman14
O-320 Fuel Imbalance Causing Hot CHTs- Advice Plz

Hi All-

I have an RV-9A with an O-320 in it. I've been trying to get my CHTs down for a few months now and just did a real leaning test at cruise with a knowledge friend and may have found...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-07-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,646
Posted By msaltzman14
Thanks for all of this feedback fellas, very...

Thanks for all of this feedback fellas, very helpful. I'm going to go over it with my A&P tomorrow before we start the work.

One thought is that I recently had a 2" diameter intake put into the left...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-06-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,646
Posted By msaltzman14
High CHTs? Going into Condition Inspection, Looking for Ideas

Hi All-

I have an RV9A, bought not built. I've had her about 2 years and put 250 hours on so far.

My CHTs are consistently higher than I'd like, but some associates with RV experience have told me...
Forum: California 04-03-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 800
Posted By msaltzman14
Bay Area Mechanic for Condition Inspection

Hi There-

I own RV-9 N7KR but didn't build it, so I need an A&P for the condition inspection. I am new the bay area and have the plane hangared at KRHV. Anyone know a great mechanic in the area?...
Forum: ADS-B 02-03-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,032
Posted By msaltzman14
Suggestions for Reasonable ADSB-Out to Pair with GTX327

Hi all-

I have a panel mounted GTX 327 in my -9 and want to get a plan for ADSB-Out. Obviously the GDL 82 from Garmin would do the trick, but it ain't cheap. Did anyone upgrade an old GTX 327 to...
Forum: California 01-07-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 573
Posted By msaltzman14
Bay Area Avionics Shop?

Hey All-

Trying to have some pretty simple avionics troubleshooting done on my G3X, newly having moved to the bay area. One of the shops at RHV said they won't touch experimentals, so I'm hoping...
Forum: California 01-04-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By msaltzman14
Thanks all!

Thanks all!
Forum: California 12-28-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 781
Posted By msaltzman14
Bay Area Prop Balancer?

Hey All-

I am new to the Bay Area with my RV-9A. I've got the 3 blade Catto fixed pitch and would like to have it balanced. Anyone have someone great they want to recommend? I'm out of KRHV.

Thanks...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,974
Posted By msaltzman14
Thanks team- I'm certainly going to sharpie the...

Thanks team-

I'm certainly going to sharpie the right spot on the wheel. Also will switch to Airstop at the next changeover.

Thank you!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,974
Posted By msaltzman14
Improving Access to Tire Inflation Valves

Hey All-

After an unexpected flat tire, my A&P suggested I increase the frequency of checking my tire pressure, as the tubes we're using seem to be underperforming in terms of holding air.

But what...
Forum: Northeast 11-10-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,622
Posted By msaltzman14
I've found a pilot- thank you all! Mike

I've found a pilot- thank you all!

Mike
Forum: Northeast 11-08-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,622
Posted By msaltzman14
Ha! Too true. Really, too true.

Ha! Too true.

Really, too true.
Forum: Northeast 11-06-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,622
Posted By msaltzman14
Need Pilot to Move RV-9A from NY Area to Miami Area

Hey there-

Any qualified RV pilots want free use of a plane for a week or two and in the process move the aircraft from the New York area to near Miami just before Christmas? I'd need the plane in...
Forum: California 09-10-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By msaltzman14
Offering Shared Bay Area Hangar Space

Hi All-

I am new to the Bay Area and was lucky enough to jump the waitlist at KRHV and get my name on a large hangar that they had available. It is a 42'x42' square, plenty of room for 2 (maybe 3?)...
Forum: California 03-31-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,314
Posted By msaltzman14
RVs at PAO?

Hey All!

I am a New York area RV owner and am moving out to Palo Alto at the end of the summer. Really excited to do some flying out that way. I'd love to meet and get to know any RV pilots in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,302
Posted By msaltzman14
RV CFI in Northeast??

Hi all-

I'm trying to find a CFI with RV time in the North east (I'm near New Haven, CT) that can give my dad a checkout in my -9A. He's a 4000 hour pilot, lots of turbine time etc, but our...
Forum: Northeast 03-20-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,505
Posted By msaltzman14
Hey guys- I am similarly in need of a transition...

Hey guys- I am similarly in need of a transition trainer, but for my dad (4000 hr turbine pilot, insurance wants him to have 1 hr dual).

We are in Danbury, CT but could fly to philly to meet an...
Forum: Reviews 03-09-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,362
Posted By msaltzman14
I'm actually not sure where the LED strip came...

I'm actually not sure where the LED strip came from, that was on the airplane when I bought it. Sure is slick though!
Forum: Reviews 03-08-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,362
Posted By msaltzman14
The remote comm is accesses through the G3x,...

The remote comm is accesses through the G3x, which is pretty slick. That means I can pull up a waypoint info page on the splitscreen and just tap the ATIS label and bam- it goes right into...
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-07-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 147,690
Posted By msaltzman14
Garmin Panel on N7KR (RV9A)

Hey All-

I just got this panel installed by the folks at Sarasota Avionics. It's amazing!

In addition to what you see, I also specifically designed the layout so that in the future I could add a...
Forum: Reviews 03-07-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,362
Posted By msaltzman14
Sarasota Avionics/ G3x

Hi All-

I wanted to post as high of a review as I could for the guys at the Sarasota branch of Sarasota Avionics. TJ and his entire crew are A players that made my BIG avionics upgrade smooth, on...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-06-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 666
Posted By msaltzman14
G3X Tach zeroes out on one mag

Hey All-

Has anyone had this problem?

I have a brand new G3x touch system. I have one p-mag and one normal mag. On run-up, when I turn it to the p-mag, the tach goes to zero (although engine is...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 01-05-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,877
Posted By msaltzman14
Anyone have any info on the wing separation?

Anyone have any info on the wing separation?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,844
Posted By msaltzman14
Thanks guys! I'll start with the copper wire and...

Thanks guys! I'll start with the copper wire and exhaust wrap, that sounds like the path of least resistance for now.

Thanks all-

Mike
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,844
Posted By msaltzman14
Hey Derek- What do you mean when you say flare...

Hey Derek-

What do you mean when you say flare open the inlet on the cockpit side?

As of now, their is a flange on the engine side which accepts the scat duct from the muff and it just enters the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,844
Posted By msaltzman14
Thanks guys for the feedback. As of now, I'm...

Thanks guys for the feedback. As of now, I'm getting my inlet from behind the back left cylinder and the volume of air coming into the cabin just isn't much. I'm worried that adding steel wool inside...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,844
Posted By msaltzman14
Adding Second Heat Muff, but into same Heat Box?

Hi All-

I'm trying to increase the heat output on my -9. It's getting cold!

I'm trying to do minimal new cutting of the airplane until I exhaust other options, so this is my current plan:

Add...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-03-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,777
Posted By msaltzman14
Hey Guys- Just to sense check- My G3x shows...

Hey Guys-

Just to sense check-
My G3x shows correct field elevation when I punch in the ATIS barometer setting- does that not mean that the static port is reading correctly? Are we thinking this is...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-03-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,777
Posted By msaltzman14
Great advice everyone- I will be working it...

Great advice everyone- I will be working it through in the next few weeks and will report back what I find. THANK YOU for the thoughtful help.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-01-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,777
Posted By msaltzman14
G3X Airspeed Calibration Issues

Hi All!

I recently got my panel upgraded to a full G3x kit. WOW is it great.

However, my True Airpseed is indicating 150 knots when my actual TAS (as calibrated using the three-leg GPS method) is...
Forum: Northeast 07-31-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,746
Posted By msaltzman14
Thanks guys, I'll check them out!

Thanks guys, I'll check them out!
Forum: Northeast 07-30-2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,746
Posted By msaltzman14
Good Reasonable Avionics Shop for RV Work

Hey All-

Anyone have an avionics shop they know of in the area that does really good work and doesn't charge crazy numbers?


Thanks!
Forum: Northeast 05-14-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,155
Posted By msaltzman14
Cool! Thanks guys. Here's a question- Anyone...

Cool! Thanks guys.

Here's a question-

Anyone know of a good vans-experienced CFi to do some transition training in an RV9 in the northeast?

Thanks!

Mike
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-11-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,479
Posted By msaltzman14
If the weather looks good on saturday I'm in!...

If the weather looks good on saturday I'm in! When do the festivities begin?
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-10-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,479
Posted By msaltzman14
Hoping for a Ride in a -9 Near Long Island

Hey All!

I've been reading for months now and have been working with Vic Syracuse to help find a great plane to buy and would love to see if anyone in the NYC/Connecticut/Long Island area has an...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-06-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,227
Posted By msaltzman14
For all those curious, I just did some light...

For all those curious, I just did some light analysis on all RV-9 variant incidents reported on the NTSB site.

Of 32 reported incidents (5 of which were fatal), engine loss was a contributor in...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-06-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,227
Posted By msaltzman14
Great feedback all- To those noticing my lack of...

Great feedback all-

To those noticing my lack of experience with non-certified airplanes- that's certainly right. The issues with the data are just like you all have mentioned- people deviating from...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-03-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,227
Posted By msaltzman14
Frequent Engine Loss?

Hi VANs folks!

I am considering getting an RV-9 and would like some feedback on the safety front. I've been reading accident report and the frequency of engine loss in the RV-9 (not sure about...
Forum: Northeast 03-04-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,155
Posted By msaltzman14
Conneticut Pilot Looking to Meet RV6/7 Fliers!

Hey everyone-

My name is Mike Saltzman. I live in Westport CT and am getting pretty interested in buying an RV-6 or 7. I've flown a little taildragger for years and have been co-piloting a TBM-700...
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