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.


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

Showing results 1 to 16 of 16
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: BravoAlphaRomeo
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-12-2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,686
Posted By BravoAlphaRomeo
Hey Pete, this video just got me through 40...

Hey Pete, this video just got me through 40 minutes on the treadmill !!

Super enjoyable :)

Thanks, BAR
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2021, 06:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,464
Posted By BravoAlphaRomeo
I oftentimes use constant carb heat in my 172...

I oftentimes use constant carb heat in my 172 with an O-360 when it’s cold out. I find that it makes my EGT’s much more uniform. Cold 100LL does not like to vaporize very well and the warm air...
Forum: RV-14 01-05-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,976
Posted By BravoAlphaRomeo
Did you haul that to a painter in pieces to have...

Did you haul that to a painter in pieces to have it painted ? Looks great by the way :)
Forum: RV-14 01-04-2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By BravoAlphaRomeo
10’4” overall length.

10’4” overall length.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-02-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,342
Posted By BravoAlphaRomeo
Personally, I would not remove that rib if you...

Personally, I would not remove that rib if you are otherwise happy with the rest of the rivets. Can you use a blind rivet with a washer on the side of the tab. Something like an AN9604L. I might...
Forum: RV-14 12-30-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,265
Posted By BravoAlphaRomeo
Jetmart - hats off to you. That is one heckuva...

Jetmart - hats off to you. That is one heckuva lot of progress in 14 months :eek: You must have put in some long days....
Forum: RV-14 12-29-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,337
Posted By BravoAlphaRomeo
I just did this a week or so ago. Like you I was...

I just did this a week or so ago. Like you I was hesitant to CS the skin but after over analyzing it for a couple of days I did it, and it turned out perfectly fine. Just be cautious to not go to...
Forum: RV-14 11-18-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,724
Posted By BravoAlphaRomeo
Yes makes perfect sense. I reworked it all in...

Yes makes perfect sense. I reworked it all in about 90 minutes. I have not addressed those couple rivets where the stiffener angles inside the aft fuselage. I will cut a shim as you described and...
Forum: RV-14 11-17-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,724
Posted By BravoAlphaRomeo
Ok after weighing everyone’s comments and staring...

Ok after weighing everyone’s comments and staring at it for an hour with a cold beer i have decided that tomorrow morning I will drill out a dozen rivets and switch the position of the stiffeners. ...
Forum: RV-14 11-17-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,724
Posted By BravoAlphaRomeo
I put half of the rivets in today in that section...

I put half of the rivets in today in that section with 01479 on the inside of the stiffener. The side skin completely covers the stiffener so it’s not really detectable how it’s layered. Unless you...
Forum: RV-14 11-16-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,724
Posted By BravoAlphaRomeo
Thanks for reply ! My only beef is that it...

Thanks for reply ! My only beef is that it forces the stiffener to step to the inside
of 01479 which causes a gap prior to that step (couple of inches). Not going to be healthy for it when those...
Forum: RV-14 11-15-2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,724
Posted By BravoAlphaRomeo
lower rear fuselage attach

Hey gang - quick question
Page 10-17, attaching F- 01479 lower aft fuselage to rest of fuselage. I see where it tucks between the F-01410 and the aft bottom skin. How about the lower stiffener...
Forum: RV-14 05-09-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,094
Posted By BravoAlphaRomeo
Great ! Thanks Trent. I looked at your pics and...

Great ! Thanks Trent. I looked at your pics and that’s the way I’m doing it as well.

Cheers ! Brad
Forum: RV-14 05-09-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,094
Posted By BravoAlphaRomeo
RV 14 elevator to tip connection

Hi gang, page 9-16, connecting the main spar to the tip rib. The E904 flange fits better under (on the inside) of the E-00902-1L spar flange, but there?s no real picture I can find to verify...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-01-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,576
Posted By BravoAlphaRomeo
Thanks for the warm welcomes ! Was able to get...

Thanks for the warm welcomes !

Was able to get the rear spar doubler in the VS riveted up which includes the rudder hinges. I used the pneumatic rivet squeezer for this and basically got good...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-29-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,576
Posted By BravoAlphaRomeo
RV14A underway !

Rookie here saying hello ! 10 hours into my slow build empennage kit. Finish drilled the VS today and then totally disassembled. It?s like drinking through a fire hose at this point. I am a 30...
Showing results 1 to 16 of 16

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:34 AM.


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.