VansAirForceForums  
Home > VansAirForceForums

-POSTING RULES
-Advertise in here!
- Today's Posts | Insert Pics

Keep VAF Going
Donate methods

Point your
camera app here
to donate fast.






VAF on Twitter:
@VansAirForceNet


Go Back   VAF Forums > Search Forums
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 64 of 500
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: jcarne
Forum: RV-4 11-27-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By jcarne
What Bob said. I updated the terrain/obstacle...

What Bob said.

I updated the terrain/obstacle since the 430W was new to me but in the future that update is going to be few and far between. Just Nav
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-27-2022, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 853
Posted By jcarne
+2 for the middle setup exactly like in Larry's...

+2 for the middle setup exactly like in Larry's picture.

Trying to get a full length pin in... what a be-otch that would be.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2022, 09:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,174
Posted By jcarne
[QUOTE=Bdflies;1649162] Thanks for your...

[QUOTE=Bdflies;1649162]

Thanks for your expertise Bill. Lots to think about on that one. Kind of confirms my thinking on the different types of oxygen and how either spec wouldn't concern me. ...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-25-2022, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By jcarne
You might call some parts vendors, they might...

You might call some parts vendors, they might have it. Also, might call an engine shop like Aerosport power. When they rebuilt for me I seem to recall they used Lubri-plate for just about...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-25-2022, 08:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,174
Posted By jcarne
Ya the response seemed a bit weird. He is...

Ya the response seemed a bit weird. He is usually a pretty chill guy so it surprised me when he said no. I do remember during the exam he mentioned there was a difference between the O2 types...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2022, 08:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,174
Posted By jcarne
I can confirm some Drs wonít do it. Got a good Dr...

I can confirm some Drs wonít do it. Got a good Dr for my BasicMed so I asked about O2 and he said he would get back to me. Called 2 weeks later and said no because he could lose his license. Iím...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-23-2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,633
Posted By jcarne
+1 more words

+1

more words
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2022, 08:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,916
Posted By jcarne
Congrats you guys! Scott, your words of wisdom...

Congrats you guys!

Scott, your words of wisdom on this forum was of immense help when I was building. I always put you in the "this dude knows his ****" category.

Enjoy retirement!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2022, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for posting Galin. Really glad this got...

Thanks for posting Galin. Really glad this got accomplished.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2022, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By jcarne
I'm so glad this fix has been implemented! Opens...

I'm so glad this fix has been implemented! Opens the door for many pilots. Now I don't have to tell my friend I can't safety pilot for him without also being PIC in an aircraft I'm not insured for....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-07-2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,431
Posted By jcarne
+1 Between the G3X, Dynon HDX and Advanced stuff...

+1

Between the G3X, Dynon HDX and Advanced stuff I don't know how much better they can really get... The only thing that comes to mind is an integrated IFR navigator but I'll believe that when I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,002
Posted By jcarne
Heck ya man! Really glad to hear this!

Heck ya man! Really glad to hear this!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By jcarne
Ron glad to see you still make it to the forums...

Ron glad to see you still make it to the forums at times. Your build log was epic to follow!
Forum: Painting your RV 10-22-2022, 05:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,208
Posted By jcarne
Looking good Larry!

Looking good Larry!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2022, 07:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,910
Posted By jcarne
Good luck! Let us know how it goes.

Good luck! Let us know how it goes.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2022, 01:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,540
Posted By jcarne
I wish more CFIs would teach/test stalls with no...

I wish more CFIs would teach/test stalls with no power recovery. Seems kind of silly that we are always taught to recover with adding power when in reality a lot of real world scenarios are stalls...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,910
Posted By jcarne
Went up to Billings to knock out 10 night...

Went up to Billings to knock out 10 night takeoffs and landings for the commercial requirements. Also, had my first laser attack that I got to report to ATC. haha

Flying night cross countries up...
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-14-2022, 06:21 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 140,683
Posted By jcarne
Looks flippin awesome John! Hope I get to see it...

Looks flippin awesome John! Hope I get to see it in person this year!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-01-2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,075
Posted By jcarne
I have contemplated a dam like the one pictured...

I have contemplated a dam like the one pictured to avoid massive bug strike to injector/tube.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2022, 01:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,194
Posted By jcarne
Thanks guys. Now I know what price range/ where...

Thanks guys. Now I know what price range/ where to look.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2022, 11:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,194
Posted By jcarne
Where you guys getting your Inogen G5 units and...

Where you guys getting your Inogen G5 units and how much did you pay if I may ask?

I was going to go medical but I was denied by my doctor a script for it. The only way I could get a fill is if I...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-26-2022, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Poll: poll
Views: 1,281
Posted By jcarne
Yep, not enough options. I have settings for...

Yep, not enough options. I have settings for 15-30 and full. I almost always use 30 unless I am training short field.
Forum: RV-14 09-23-2022, 11:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,594
Posted By jcarne
I change tanks in the -7A every 4 gallons and I...

I change tanks in the -7A every 4 gallons and I definitely use the trim. Even more so when there is a person in the right seat. Definitely don't skip the trim.
Forum: Safety 09-17-2022, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,768
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the reminder/story Terry. I’m flying...

Thanks for the reminder/story Terry. I’m flying to Vegas next weekend IFR and I have been trying to get my head in the game again for some busy airspace. Listened to ATC most of today to figure out...
Forum: GPS 09-13-2022, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,632
Posted By jcarne
I have been told by many knowledgeable people...

I have been told by many knowledgeable people that they can handle the voltage drops/ weird power on startup. I always start with some of my avionics on such as the HDX. However, on my navigator I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2022, 09:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,712
Posted By jcarne
Otis any PIREP yet on how it does with the good...

Otis any PIREP yet on how it does with the good ole feet buzz/ noise?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2022, 03:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By jcarne
Something to consider, head rests do offer a...

Something to consider, head rests do offer a level of safety that non headrest seats don't. Awhile back there was a Mooney accident where occupant heads hyperextended backwards (headrests removed)...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-06-2022, 01:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,708
Posted By jcarne
Is this a thing? I'm sure it happens but I...

Is this a thing? I'm sure it happens but I haven't heard of in flight failures of either.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-05-2022, 10:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,708
Posted By jcarne
Ya I wonder too if something is a skew. With that...

Ya I wonder too if something is a skew. With that price difference it seems like a navigator is in the garmin quote. Crazier things have happened though.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-05-2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,708
Posted By jcarne
Haha while I havenít flown behind the G3X I have...

Haha while I havenít flown behind the G3X I have played with it. I have the full Dynon suite and there is noooooo way in heck the Garmin setup is worth another 12k if as you say it is apples to...
Forum: Safety 09-05-2022, 02:01 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 43,225
Posted By jcarne
Also, don't forget to order VS-809 as the VS tip...

Also, don't forget to order VS-809 as the VS tip is shorter with the -8 rudder.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-05-2022, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,534
Posted By jcarne
Nope, go here and follow instructions to upload. ...

Nope, go here and follow instructions to upload. If the file is too big open the picture in Paint first and click save. That will usually make it small enough to upload.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-05-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,025
Posted By jcarne
Ya I thought about this too but I'm going to try...

Ya I thought about this too but I'm going to try PhatRVs trick first as I really don't want to change any of my electrical system on the firewall as nothing else is going to have the same hole...
Forum: Safety 09-05-2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 43,225
Posted By jcarne
Thank you! Ya I don't think the price increase...

Thank you! Ya I don't think the price increase is just for the rudder parts. I noticed the RV-10 emp went up $100 too.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-04-2022, 11:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,025
Posted By jcarne
Well looks like I am not alone in the matter....

Well looks like I am not alone in the matter.

Carl I too would leave it out if I was building again buuut hindsight is 20/20; I only ever look at volts.

I think Iíll get another and try phatRVs...
Forum: Safety 09-04-2022, 01:18 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 43,225
Posted By jcarne
Can someone with the RV-8 rudder drawing send me...

Can someone with the RV-8 rudder drawing send me a pdf of it (drop me a PM and I'll send my email address)? Maybe I missed it in this massive thread. Would like to get the part numbers off of it. ...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-04-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,025
Posted By jcarne
Anyone having a hard time keeping a Dynon amp shunt from coming apart?

On my second one and it is broke now too. The plastic seems to always break. First one I chocked up to me getting the screws too tight; I know I didn't make that same mistake on the second one.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-04-2022, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,320
Posted By jcarne
I do. However, I change at 25 (as do many...

I do. However, I change at 25 (as do many others), if it werenít for the lead I might consider moving to 50 which this fuel may allow on my comfort scale. Lol
Forum: Safety 09-04-2022, 07:45 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 43,225
Posted By jcarne
Walt, been flying with it yet? How does it...

Walt, been flying with it yet? How does it feel/handle?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,967
Posted By jcarne
Sad I know, I remember doing spin training in a...

Sad I know, I remember doing spin training in a 152 for my PPL in 2004, it was a lot of fun. Training not required for commercial anymore but it is for CFI thank goodness.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,967
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the response! Love to see DPEs...

Thanks for the response! Love to see DPEs involved in the conversations. After talking to my DPE out here I think we are both on the same page and happy with full power as it won't put us outside...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-30-2022, 09:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,471
Posted By jcarne
Yes you are correct, it was a typo on my part. ...

Yes you are correct, it was a typo on my part. My Pmag is timed 4 degrees after TC. Slick on the right side is 25 degrees as is standard. Previous post has been fixed.

I'm betting if a guy...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,272
Posted By jcarne
Classic case of inspectors and examiners not...

Classic case of inspectors and examiners not understanding the rules/ enforcing their own. This is why I opened up a dialog with them first.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2022, 08:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,272
Posted By jcarne
Not required. In fact I just took my instrument...

Not required. In fact I just took my instrument checkride last month and had this discussion with the DPE.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-27-2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 402
Posted By jcarne
See the spreadsheet in post 1. Hope it helps. ...

See the spreadsheet in post 1. Hope it helps.

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=120747
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,717
Posted By jcarne
Otis, awesome panel man! My layout is similar to...

Otis, awesome panel man! My layout is similar to yours and I love having the iPad instead of a second screen as well. I'm so glad that people on this forum recommended that to me instead of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2022, 05:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,717
Posted By jcarne
Not sure what you are referring to on the size...

Not sure what you are referring to on the size difference. The Dynon stuff is insanely easy/user friendly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2022, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 860
Posted By jcarne
Beware

I used NAS1097 to secure most nutplates on my aircraft as many others but there are some locations I will not be using them again on my next build. The main one being single lug nutplates. These...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2022, 08:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,967
Posted By jcarne
DPE is just fine with the full power pitch angle....

DPE is just fine with the full power pitch angle. He pointed out the ACS says no more than 30 degrees but is also flexible on power settings somewhat. Most importantly he said we would discuss...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2022, 08:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,967
Posted By jcarne
Ya I donít mind doing them at full power, I just...

Ya I donít mind doing them at full power, I just want to be practiced in whatever power setting is expected, after all, itís a $600 test. Haha
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2022, 07:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,967
Posted By jcarne
I simply can't comprehend how a private pilot let...

I simply can't comprehend how a private pilot let alone a CFI would think something like what was mentioned in that article.



One maneuver that really hit home with me was the falling leaf...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2022, 03:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,967
Posted By jcarne
Think I just found the article. Interesting to...

Think I just found the article. Interesting to say the least.

https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2022/august/pilot/flying-smart-stalls-and-spins
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,967
Posted By jcarne
Awesome, thanks guys, I will go ahead and check...

Awesome, thanks guys, I will go ahead and check with the DPE on his thoughts and post back for others.

Scroll, glad you got it done in the RV man!

Weird to be back flying while looking outside...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2022, 12:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,967
Posted By jcarne
Question Full power for chandelle?

Hello everyone, starting work on my commercial now after passing the IR. Went up today to try and figure out the chandelle. Entered at Va and to be within 10kts of a stall it took a 22.5 degree...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2022, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,236
Posted By jcarne
Flipped my wheels to gain a few more landings out...

Flipped my wheels to gain a few more landings out of the ole' tires and put a test flight on the work. About 310 landings so far on the wheels.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-14-2022, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,008
Posted By jcarne
Good excuse to comply with the pmag 100 hour...

Good excuse to comply with the pmag 100 hour inspection if nothing else.
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-14-2022, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By jcarne
I put mine to read current that is going into the...

I put mine to read current that is going into the busses. If alt. fails you will see it in voltage as you mention. In the air is a terrible time to trouble shoot just about anything electrical. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-14-2022, 08:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,836
Posted By jcarne
Removing a cylinder comes with risk as well which...

Removing a cylinder comes with risk as well which is why Saavy recommends lapping in place.

Mahlon above used to build engines for a living, I would trust his advice on something engine related...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-12-2022, 08:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,471
Posted By jcarne
Bill aren't you also running an IO-390 timed to...

Bill aren't you also running an IO-390 timed to 20 degrees? I thought those engines naturally run a little cooler

I have a well done baffle system on my engine and if my Pmag is timed at TDC on my...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-11-2022, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 1,390,911
Posted By jcarne
Looking good Larry! It's hard to see the...

Looking good Larry!

It's hard to see the labels in the pic but do either of those USB ports go to your two EFIS unit or are they just ship power? Reason I ask, you will want something on the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-11-2022, 12:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,035
Posted By jcarne
One thing that complicates the matter is no where...

One thing that complicates the matter is no where does any literature say how fast to pull the mixture and in my experience this can make a HUGE difference, especially if you are well rich.

Also,...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-11-2022, 12:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,471
Posted By jcarne
I really like my Pmag and will seriously consider...

I really like my Pmag and will seriously consider replacing my right side slick with a second Pmag in a couple hundred hours when the 500 hour is due.

Pros
-starts easy
-efficiency gain
-self...
Forum: RV-15 08-10-2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 114,037
Posted By jcarne
Um, you guys better go check the Van's Aircraft...

Um, you guys better go check the Van's Aircraft website. RV-15 added under aircraft with a few interesting specs, don't remember seeing it their before.

Shows target of 140kt cruise and 2+2...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-09-2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,540
Posted By jcarne
Carl thanks for pointing out the math there. It...

Carl thanks for pointing out the math there. It is in fact noticeably cheaper! Something to think about when I build the 10.
Showing results 1 to 64 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:44 PM.


The VAFForums come to you courtesy Delta Romeo, LLC. By viewing and participating in them you agree to build your plane using standardized methods and practices and to fly it safely and in accordance with the laws governing the country you are located in.