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Forum: Electrical Systems 03-07-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,983
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Firewall. ANL fuse and Ammeter Shunt

I ended up with this layout and used 2 pieces of copper .032" making the bus .064". I applied that method for the copper bus between each lug. Once I have everything set up I will put heat shrink...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-28-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Good advice Larry. Thanks I'm working on firewall...

Good advice Larry. Thanks
I'm working on firewall now.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-26-2021, 11:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,774
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Speeddog When I was in the school I do recall...

Speeddog
When I was in the school I do recall them saying that i would be able to remove the lifters without splitting the case. I just checked the Superior website for confirmation.
Here is what it...
Forum: RV-10 01-25-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 996
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Mike, The photo links want you to have a google...

Mike,
The photo links want you to have a google account and I have that, but the link went nowhere.
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-20-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,983
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Thanks for the help!!!

Hey Gents,

I Thank You ALL for responding which really helps my understanding when I get stuck on things during the build. Airframe construction and painting was much easier than Avionics and...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-20-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,774
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
A two year build time for and RV-10 is impressive...

A two year build time for and RV-10 is impressive to me. If you are really wanting to go to the build school I would contact Darren at Aerosport just to see what engine options are available and the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-19-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,983
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Are all these on firewalls? Ammeter Shunt, ANL current limited, alternator fuse.

I am just now at the beginning of FWF work and I'm installing the master and starter relays. I am still learning about electrical / avionics, and will also review more in the Aeroelectric Connection...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-19-2021, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,774
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Hey Oly, Good to hear from you and hope your...

Hey Oly,
Good to hear from you and hope your engine is in the fast lane for the guys up north to work on it. I checked the website and I really don't think that is the color I have. My engine looks...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-19-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,774
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
So Happy this post is getting some good views in...

So Happy this post is getting some good views in such a short time. Before I went to the build school I was always looking for a post showing the details of an engine.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-16-2021, 02:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,774
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Mickey, Glad you liked my pictures, and your...

Mickey,
Glad you liked my pictures, and your reference of what's behind the curtain is exactly what you walk away with at the end of school. It took some of the mystery out of things and just added...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-13-2021, 11:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,774
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
I do not know or even remember the brand of...

I do not know or even remember the brand of product Aerosport Power uses for case sealant. I am sure that is not a trade secret and if you called Darren at Aerosprt he would tell you. He is a great...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-02-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,539
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
I drilled the holes when I had the engine mount....

I drilled the holes when I had the engine mount. I saw this as just another proper step in the build. "Match drilling."

The guys are right and the holes do not always match but mine were pretty darn...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-02-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,774
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
emsvitil...I flew in on a Monday and returned...

emsvitil...I flew in on a Monday and returned home on Friday. I probably could have left a day early but I wanted to see my engine start and come to life for the first time. The engine gets built...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-01-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,774
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Engine build school pictures IO-360

If you ever were wondering if it would be worth it to attend a build school to assemble your new engine the answer is Yes. And why not, you are building your plane. These pics are from 2019, but I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-30-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,164
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Your panel looks great. Do you know who make...

Your panel looks great.

Do you know who make that center switch panel?

Is the switching on the left custom made or is it proprietary to Advanced?
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-27-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,459
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Larry, Have you decided if your battery box will...

Larry,

Have you decided if your battery box will go on pilot or passenger?

Does anybody else have experience or knowledge which might be best?

I have older prints showing 7A on pilot side with an...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-26-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,459
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Ryan and Jereme I just viewed the info you both...

Ryan and Jereme

I just viewed the info you both just posted and it is extremely helpful. Nice documentation of the process.

Ken
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-26-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,459
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Larry If you have any luck finding this...

Larry

If you have any luck finding this information please let me know as well. I just finished the inventory of my firewall forward kit and I will be heading into the garage to resume building. I'm...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-10-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,817
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
throttle and mixture bracket

I have an Superior Aerosport IO-360 M1S (I'm pretty sure the S denotes cold air induction) with a Silverhawk EX fuel injection system. *****Have to put a shout out to Darren at Aerosport Power.*****...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-31-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,802
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Just saw this on Superior website. Might help...

Just saw this on Superior website. Might help someone.

Email this address and they will send you a link to get access to a free copy of Engine Management...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-25-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 1,163,507
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Thank You Walt. Very much...

Thank You Walt. Very much appreciated.

Everything fits better than I expected. I better start planning. Any comments you can give on the Autopilot head being on top of stack vs on bottom near...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-24-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 1,163,507
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
There are a lot of nice panels being installed in...

There are a lot of nice panels being installed in RV7 today and I'm planning on Garmin for my panel. What I want to do is keep the standard panel that Vans includes in the RV7 kit and install an IFR...
Forum: Interiors 10-24-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,471
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Mitch Interior looks great. Do you have a paint...

Mitch
Interior looks great. Do you have a paint scheme that you are matching it to?

I had my seats made at Flightline Interiors and they did a great job, and was always interested in getting side...
Forum: Safety 09-08-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,942
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
I have basic understanding of flutter and did...

I have basic understanding of flutter and did attend a session on flutter in one of the OSH forums years ago. I recall that improper control surface balancing can also play a role in flutter.

Can...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-09-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,944
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Thanks Lyle. It sounds like I have the correct...

Thanks Lyle. It sounds like I have the correct tools and will take is slow.
Forum: Safety 03-03-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 608
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
SB 14-01-31 - Horizontal stabilizer front spar

Several months ago I saw a very detailed video of SB 14-01-31 being completed but can not find it. I have a 7A and want to complete this before I paint.

Does anyone recall and know of where I can...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-02-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,944
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
SB 14-01-31

Several months ago I saw a very detailed video of SB 14-01-31 being completed but can not find it. I have a 7 and want to complete this before I paint.

Does anyone recall and know of where I can get...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-23-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,996
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
I also used aluminum tubing fabricating a radius...

I also used aluminum tubing fabricating a radius on one end to match the tubing frame. I then found longer rivets to keep it together and it's a great fit.

As much as we like exception fit and...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-12-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,439
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
RVMV.....Thanks for that link. That explains what...

RVMV.....Thanks for that link. That explains what I needed.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-11-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,439
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Nuts and washer on inner tube? Use or Lose?

RV7A build

Does anyone know the purpose of the Nut and Washer at the base of the inner tube stem closest to the tube?

The inner tube comes with 1 nut and 1 washer at the base of the stem and 1 nut...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-03-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,121
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Katie I feel that there are two groups out there...

Katie

I feel that there are two groups out there that will gladly make the time to listen to a Garmin G3Xpert. We are either in A or B but still need and desire guidance. Naturally it can sub divide...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 28,738
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Paul, You hit everyone's sweet spot with...

Paul,

You hit everyone's sweet spot with offering the Combo landing/taxi lights separately. Perfect product for Experimental builders.

I'm am ready to buy now but would like to confirm a few...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 28,738
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Paul, Excellent addition to what builders were...

Paul,

Excellent addition to what builders were looking for, and keeping it affordable makes this an easy choice. For the guys that have nav/pos/strobe already I would like to put my vote in for...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-15-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,248
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
RockwoodRV9 I went back into the shop and looked...

RockwoodRV9

I went back into the shop and looked at my seat foam cushions compared to the headroom, and yes if you do not mind sending pics that would be nice. Before getting my cushions covered in...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-15-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,248
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Thank you for taking your measurement on interior...

Thank you for taking your measurement on interior for me. Always helps to get another point of reference.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-03-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,248
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Thanks for taking the time to measure this for...

Thanks for taking the time to measure this for me. It is a good reference point. Agreed that it can vary.
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-03-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,248
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Need interior measurement on a RV7/7A tip up canopy

I need a cockpit measurement taken from a 7/7A tip up canopy with the seat taken out.

I am presently working on my seats and cushion dimensions, but I am not yet at the point where my canopy is cut...
Forum: RV-14 12-21-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,937
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
Lee I spoke with Bob Avery yesterday and ordered...

Lee

I spoke with Bob Avery yesterday and ordered what I believe is his last kit in stock. He told me that Mike from Cleveland tools is purchasing his inventory.

Ken
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-23-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,969
Posted By KiloFoxtrot
digital 7/7a plans

Hey guys....happy holidays

Still in the building stage and looking to get the wings and fuse soon. Any chance that I can get the scanned plans emailed to me as well?

Thanks
Ken
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