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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,981
Posted By dnh98221

Thanks for the responses. If I find a treasure, Iíll report back!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-12-2022, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,981
Posted By dnh98221
Very old kit

Next week I plan to look at an RV-4 kit that is perhaps 25 years old and essentially has never been unpacked. Aside from surface corrosion (perhaps), what should I be looking for?
Forum: RV-3 01-01-2022, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,695
Posted By dnh98221
Twitchy -3

I have a -3B and itís a total pussycat. Iíve run the tire pressure from the mid 20s to 50 psi and see no difference. Full flaps stabilized on final at 70 knots, I probably flair about 55-60. Since...
Forum: RV-3 08-25-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,682
Posted By dnh98221
Oil temps

I have the same setup on my -3B and when I close the shutter my oil temps go up about 5 degrees, typically from around 165 or 170. I struggle to keep oil and cylinder head temps warm enough. I...
Forum: RV-3 07-26-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,951
Posted By dnh98221
-3B weight

Mine is right at 750. O-320, Cato prop.
Forum: Northwest 06-06-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,117
Posted By dnh98221
Hangar share

I have a friend with a Cub and he is also looking at Dybergís hangars and looking to share to reduce costs. I would think a Cub and a -12 would be compatible... I just sent an email to him to check...
Forum: RV-3 05-28-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,764
Posted By dnh98221
RV-3 landings

Iíve had my -3 for about 2 1/2 years and hereís a few tips that Iíve learned. Go to altitude and instead of practicing stalls, practice approaches with the focus on how light the control forces get...
Forum: RV-4 04-24-2021, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,408
Posted By dnh98221
Fuel caps

I lube mine with Vasoline, been doing so for many years.
Forum: Northwest 03-05-2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By dnh98221

Check your PM.
Forum: RV-3 03-04-2021, 11:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,245
Posted By dnh98221

I have a -3 and I wanted to make room for a smoke tank behind the seat. I swapped out the conventional for an EarthX and mounted it on the firewall on the cockpit side in a skeletonized carrier; the...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 12-06-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,706
Posted By dnh98221
The Chilies

The Chilies (sp?) formation team at KAEG has at least one -7 in their group. A little ďgooglingĒ around should come up with a contact.
Forum: RV-3 01-23-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,794
Posted By dnh98221
Under pressure

I used to run ~25 psi in my -3, but now run closer to 50 psi. I've never had shimmy throughout that range. Not only is the plane easier to roll around there's no chance of slipping a tire on the...
Forum: RV-3 06-10-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,222
Posted By dnh98221

I love my -3, such a pleasure to fly. The other RVs are really nice, but the 3 has a certain something about it that?s hard to describe...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-03-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,785
Posted By dnh98221
Fly it!

Flying will be much better for the airplane. I just flew a Cub from the Houston area to the Seattle area, which took five days. Even with weather delays it's still faster than trucking, etc. If...
Forum: Nosewheel vs. Tailwheel 03-21-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,716
Posted By dnh98221
Cuz I want to...

Cuz I want to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,562
Posted By dnh98221
You go!

Most excellent! Enjoy the journey, and if you do end up needing some pit crew I'd be glad to jump in; stay in touch.

Forum: RV-3 12-10-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,487
Posted By dnh98221
I have a Catto prop on my -3 (O-320) and at about...

I have a Catto prop on my -3 (O-320) and at about 8000 feet da I get a flat out redline right at engine redline of 2700 RPM truing at about 160 knots. The climb performance is well above 1500 fpm.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-16-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 996
Posted By dnh98221
No need for a ferry permit due to a transponder...

No need for a ferry permit due to a transponder out of cert or non-op even
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