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Forum: RV-8/8A Today, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 57
Posted By Foghorn
I didnít put my battery in the back and I donít...

I didnít put my battery in the back and I donít have a PPS, but I do have a VP-X. Iím thinking the master will be in the back with the battery and a #2 wire run to the PPS on the firewall. Then a...
Forum: RV-8/8A Today, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By Foghorn
I painted the inside of my fastback after it was...

I painted the inside of my fastback after it was finished. I used blue painters tape and plastic wrap to cover the inside and outside of the canopy. Then I painted the inside and epoxy primed the...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-12-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By Foghorn
Sent you a PM

Sent you a PM
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-10-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,629
Posted By Foghorn
What exactly is the TOGA button doing? Are you...

What exactly is the TOGA button doing?

Are you getting command bars with track and climb for a missed or is it just sequencing the approach (RNAV APP)? Can you use it for takeoff?

I have a GRT...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-02-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,366
Posted By Foghorn
Iím a certified to experimental convert. I have 2...

Iím a certified to experimental convert. I have 2 x GRT Sport EXs and a remote EIS. Iím happy with the system and support Iíve received. I havenít flown it yet but it all powers up and looks great....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,929
Posted By Foghorn
When I travel cross country I always try to spend...

When I travel cross country I always try to spend the night parked at a class C airport. They usually have 24 hours security and some type of maintenance.

Weather - write down youíre weather...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-24-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By Foghorn
Sent you a PM

Sent you a PM
Forum: RV-14 03-24-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By Foghorn
My elevator counter weights are epoxy...

My elevator counter weights are epoxy fiberglassed with micro for a smooth transition. The attachment hardware is embedded within the epoxy. Itís not coming loose. The rudder counter weight is not...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-10-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 242,972
Posted By Foghorn
That was awesome! Iím hoping to be right there...

That was awesome! Iím hoping to be right there with you later this year. Please keep the post coming through phase 1.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-10-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 874
Views: 1,137,010
Posted By Foghorn
We need a "like" button. :)

We need a "like" button. :)
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-25-2021, 04:20 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 242,972
Posted By Foghorn
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: Alternative Engines 02-06-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,266
Posted By Foghorn
There is an RV10 with a TP100 on YouTube. So it...

There is an RV10 with a TP100 on YouTube. So it can be done.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-04-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,264
Posted By Foghorn
Post...

Post 17
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=190589&page=2

https://grtavionics.com//media/ARINC-429-External-Module-Single-Board-Rev-A.pdf

The 175 has ARINC IN/OUT 1A/1B x2 and then...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-04-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,264
Posted By Foghorn
I have 2 GRT Sports and a 175. Not flying yet but...

I have 2 GRT Sports and a 175. Not flying yet but everything works together nicely. I do have the GRT ARINC, which youíll need or they wonít play together.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 01-31-2021, 03:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,608
Posted By Foghorn
Sorry for your loss Don.

Sorry for your loss Don.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-15-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,240
Posted By Foghorn
We normally have a rental car at OSH. My wife and...

We normally have a rental car at OSH. My wife and two of the kids fly into Milwaukee and drive up. We park the 195 in showplane parking, near the ultra light area. Outside the ultra light entrance...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-03-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 752,061
Posted By Foghorn
Working on the tail feathers. More...

Working on the tail feathers. More progress...

https://i.postimg.cc/sfHJ8fzf/1-B96939-D-3-F6-E-452-E-B956-BC2-DD837652-A.jpg...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-01-2021, 05:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,082
Posted By Foghorn
I just went through this with my GPS 175, GRT...

I just went through this with my GPS 175, GRT ARINC and Sport EX. This is what GRT sent me to get it working correctly.

GPS175 Settings:

ARINC RX Port 1:
Format: EFIS/ADC
Speed: Low

ARINC TX Port...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-22-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,888
Posted By Foghorn
That was awesome! Thanks for sharing.

That was awesome! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Safety 12-17-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,214
Posted By Foghorn
Iíve been looking at CO2 detectors to mount...

Iíve been looking at CO2 detectors to mount behind the panel. This looks pretty simple and I can take it with me. Thanks for the write up.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-11-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,662
Posted By Foghorn
Just so we're all on the same sheet of music it's...

Just so we're all on the same sheet of music it's Condition Inspection not conditional Inspection.

I'm about to have the fuselage complete, engine to tail feathers. Once done I'll invite my EAA...
Forum: COMM 12-10-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By Foghorn
Steve was 100% correct. The internal audio needs...

Steve was 100% correct. The internal audio needs to be turned off to work with an audio panel. Which turns off the bluetooth function. Lesson learned!

Thanks for all the help/info!
Forum: COMM 12-09-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By Foghorn
Steve, Thank you for that info. I'll check that...

Steve,

Thank you for that info. I'll check that out tomorrow. Might be a GMA 240 on the market soon.

Thanks,
Forum: COMM 12-09-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By Foghorn
The volume indication goes from 0-100% without...

The volume indication goes from 0-100% without sound to the ICS.

The rack pins are good. The 200 works perfectly in both racks and the 200B works but has no sound.
Forum: COMM 12-09-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
Posted By Foghorn
GTR200B issues

This is kind of like the thread from last month but different. :D

I have two GTR200s, one 200B and one 200. The 200B does not have any sound through the ICS (GMA240). I can see on the display where...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 106,693
Posted By Foghorn
The original builder was a 767 captain with UPS....

The original builder was a 767 captain with UPS. His name was Tom Swartzlander, RIP.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-07-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 833,649
Posted By Foghorn
https://i.postimg.cc/6Q36GdgT/AF15-A25-F-FB39-41-C...

https://i.postimg.cc/6Q36GdgT/AF15-A25-F-FB39-41-CD-A6-A6-DA9-A7-CCBCC27.jpg (https://postimg.cc/sMkCkZVR)
Getting closer.....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,619
Posted By Foghorn
1. IFR - 2 radios, VFR - 1 radio (This is...

1. IFR - 2 radios, VFR - 1 radio (This is strictly my opinion)

2. If you search through the "show me your panel" in the RV8 section you'll see a few with dual Dynon and Garmin screens. I have dual...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-02-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By Foghorn
Snowshoe, WV is a nice ski area. Fly into...

Snowshoe, WV is a nice ski area. Fly into Lewisburg, WV (KLWB) and its about a 45 min drive to snowshoe. You could also stay at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs about 15 mins, it’s a big spa...
Forum: Primers 11-30-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,414
Posted By Foghorn
I have a 68 year old Cessna 195. No interior...

I have a 68 year old Cessna 195. No interior primer and no corrosion. It has lived most of its life in upstate NY, 15 years in Alaska, 10 years in Tulsa and the last 6 with me. I spray it with ACF-50...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,084
Posted By Foghorn
Appendix 7: Page A-16 is a good read for...

Appendix 7: Page A-16 is a good read for requirements.

https://www.faa.gov/training_testing/testing/acs/media/instrument_rating_acs_change_1.pdf
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,084
Posted By Foghorn
Sent you a PM

Sent you a PM
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-22-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,235
Posted By Foghorn
Drawing 48, upper right hand corner of drawing....

Drawing 48, upper right hand corner of drawing. P/N: Cowl, 8 inlet left/right.

I didn't see them in the store so you'll probably have to call. I put mine in with clecos and then epoxied in place.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,543
Posted By Foghorn
Personal best GS for me. This is a good TAS for...

Personal best GS for me. This is a good TAS for the 737. Normal is around 450 TAS.

https://i.postimg.cc/gc4STwgn/E9635-F9-A-76-E3-41-A6-9-BFA-E00-D5-A104-E69.jpg (https://postimg.cc/K4kDKYS2)
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-12-2020, 04:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,710
Posted By Foghorn
I have the same set up but havenít flown yet. Iíd...

I have the same set up but havenít flown yet. Iíd be happy with 725 hrs. Do you have a blast tube on the alternators? Iím not planning to have them but curious what others have done.

Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,482
Posted By Foghorn
Super cute! Kids can really tug on your heart...

Super cute! Kids can really tug on your heart strings.
Forum: Safety 11-05-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,621
Posted By Foghorn
I have enjoyed reading your post as you build....

I have enjoyed reading your post as you build. This post hurt a bit but itís a great reminder for me to slow down and double check everything. Thank you for sharing.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,206
Posted By Foghorn
Iíve used these guys for certified and...

Iíve used these guys for certified and experimental aircraft.

https://www.engravers.net/
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-02-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By Foghorn
Here is how John Bright did it. I worked with him...

Here is how John Bright did it. I worked with him to modify mine with a VP-X and E bus. Dual alternator and single battery.

This info, plus more, is in johnís signature...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,960
Posted By Foghorn
Tach for me. Neither aircraft has a Hobbs meter...

Tach for me. Neither aircraft has a Hobbs meter so itís easy.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 10-26-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,027
Posted By Foghorn
You could file from home airport to KXXX and make...

You could file from home airport to KXXX and make your home airport the alternate. In the remarks put "local IFR approaches". Once you're talking to ATC just asked them for numerous approaches at...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-24-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,867
Posted By Foghorn
I did the canopy first and then put it back into...

I did the canopy first and then put it back into the shipping box for safe storage. That didnít save me any room but I know itís finished, safe and out of the way in its box. Then I installed the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,419
Posted By Foghorn
My build will have both for a few reason. I...

My build will have both for a few reason. I bought this beacon (https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/elpages/aveoredbaronmini.php) from spruce. It's wired through a fuse and is on whenever the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-16-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,805
Posted By Foghorn
Just curious but did you reach out to GRT and did...

Just curious but did you reach out to GRT and did they have a solution? I have the same setup with the EIS-66R but havenít done any avionics testing yet.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-13-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,824
Posted By Foghorn
Thumbs up What Scroll said.

What Scroll said.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-05-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,636
Posted By Foghorn
Here is where I mounted my SDS equipment. All the...

Here is where I mounted my SDS equipment. All the cables I had from Ross fit but I had to run them a few times to get them right. Another foot would have made it much easier. I had to run the crank...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,511
Posted By Foghorn
I have a QB fuselage and did the showplanes FB....

I have a QB fuselage and did the showplanes FB. Youíll have to remove the canopy rails to install the FB rails. Iím pretty sure thatís all you remove to get started (itís been a few months). Iím not...
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-26-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,368
Posted By Foghorn
I was thinking it would be great for a 7/8.

I was thinking it would be great for a 7/8.
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-26-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,368
Posted By Foghorn
Here's a possibility....

Here's a possibility.

https://turb.aero/product/ta200tp-turboprop-engine
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-23-2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,636
Posted By Foghorn
Hey Philip, My engine has a dual EM-5 setup and...

Hey Philip,

My engine has a dual EM-5 setup and the coils are on the mag pads, IO-360-M1B. The kit had all the pre-made harnesses from Ross when I bought it. Any reason the CPI2 canít go on the mag...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-18-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 65,834
Posted By Foghorn
Please add your blog or kit log if you have one....

Please add your blog or kit log if you have one. I check Martin and Steve's blog at least weekly. Yesterday I was stumped on the baffles and found the answer I needed in Steve's blog. I really...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,196
Posted By Foghorn
Depending on where you plan to live getting a...

Depending on where you plan to live getting a hangar might be the long pole in the tent. Some places have wait list that are years long. Get that little detail taken care of now.

Call about...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 09-15-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,127
Posted By Foghorn
Very well said Sam! Just because your RV has a...

Very well said Sam!

Just because your RV has a cockpit like a 777 doesn’t mean it has those capabilities. Safety is paramount when flying IFR. Most IFR pilots have some form of in cockpit weather....
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-11-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By Foghorn
I'm adding an anti-collision light that is wired...

I'm adding an anti-collision light that is wired to my ENG BUS (SDSEFI). MSTR - ON or AUX ENG BUS PWR - ON, the anti-collision is on. I have the same setup in the 195 except it's a rotating beacon....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,804
Posted By Foghorn
This is the #1 reason I'm adding smoke. I have a...

This is the #1 reason I'm adding smoke. I have a 3 gallon tank and when tower or traffic say "not in sight" I'll just give them a few seconds of smoke, problem solved. It will be nice for...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-11-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,333
Posted By Foghorn
Here you go....

Here you go.

https://www.aerosportproducts.com/product/cowl-pin-covers/
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-10-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,670
Posted By Foghorn
Great job! Canít wait to finish up and do the...

Great job! Canít wait to finish up and do the same things.
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-10-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 752,061
Posted By Foghorn
More progress. Baffles...

More progress. Baffles next.

https://i.postimg.cc/wBzQ8zmm/3-BF2-A548-5-C63-435-E-ABF0-D201837-F6-FD9.jpg (https://postimg.cc/RWPHKjGS)

Still need to clean up the front around the spinner and more...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-09-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,633
Posted By Foghorn
Tom Swartzlander

Just in case anyone here remembers him.

Thomas G. Swartzlander, Jr flew west yesterday morning, 8 Sept 2020, after a 15 month battle with cancer. Tom always had a smile and kind word to say to...
Forum: Safety 09-07-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,011
Posted By Foghorn
I read his statement as RV7s are more likely to...

I read his statement as RV7s are more likely to over speed than RV6s or RV8s.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 08-31-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,446
Posted By Foghorn
Best advice I got was "do something...

Best advice I got was "do something everyday".
Forum: Aircraft Camping 08-28-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,078
Posted By Foghorn
Wing locker

Thatís a great idea! What are the specs on that locker? I need something to add a few more months to my build. 😂
Forum: Polishing your RV 08-22-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,098
Posted By Foghorn
You can get 3M vinyl samples on Amazon for around...

You can get 3M vinyl samples on Amazon for around $25. Lots of different shades of chrome.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,407
Posted By Foghorn
This thread has some great baffle/cooling info....

This thread has some great baffle/cooling info.

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=37835&highlight=Baffles
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