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Forum: Propellers 04-07-2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,259
Posted By azflyer21
I received this from Van's last year when I had...

I received this from Van's last year when I had the same question.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-15-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By azflyer21
Congrats! Enjoy the permanent RV grin.

Congrats! Enjoy the permanent RV grin.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,918
Posted By azflyer21
Nice local flight. Lost sight of the plane ahead...

Nice local flight. Lost sight of the plane ahead of me for longer than I would like.

https://youtu.be/BRrkr4SKV_U
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-10-2021, 05:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,125
Posted By azflyer21
Flight over Grand Canyon - video

This is a short video of a recent flight over the Grand Canyon. I flew the Zuni route North to South at 10500'.

https://youtu.be/Mz6chnPeDhY
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-06-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By azflyer21
RV14A RNAV Practice Approach

RNAV 32 at Cottonwood AZ (P52)

https://youtu.be/T0wafryJWmY
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-27-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 855
Posted By azflyer21
Caution Wake Turbulence

Returning to KSDL the other day and I was sequenced behind a Global Express jet. Couple little surprises on final.

Wake Turbulence video (https://youtu.be/TwM_Vh0ua6s)
Forum: RV-14 02-23-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,664
Posted By azflyer21
Flying 14A at KSDL. Welcome to stop by and chat.

Flying 14A at KSDL. Welcome to stop by and chat.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-20-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 744
Posted By azflyer21
This page has the download you are looking...

This page has the download you are looking for:
https://www.aerosportproducts.com/resources/
Forum: RV-14 02-02-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,880
Posted By azflyer21
There were a few times during the build where I...

There were a few times during the build where I needed help:

-Riveting skin on rudder
-Riveting tailcone to fuselage
-Mounting gear legs
-Installing engine to mount
-Installing wings

These are the...
Forum: RV-14 02-02-2021, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,317
Posted By azflyer21
Here is a good place for the parking brake, an...

Here is a good place for the parking brake, an angle bracket (supplied by Beringer) fits perfectly on the left block F-1039A.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-31-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,253
Posted By azflyer21
This is who I have used with seemingly good...

This is who I have used with seemingly good results. I do not have experience with any other company. https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/eppages/aoakit.php
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-29-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,570
Posted By azflyer21
Try this free panel layout tool...

Try this free panel layout tool https://hangarzulu.com/
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-28-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,809
Posted By azflyer21
Less than 12" per year.

Less than 12" per year.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-28-2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,809
Posted By azflyer21
Sedona AZ with Snow

Short video from yesterday after heavy snow.

https://youtu.be/NKHRaE70Dsc
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-27-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By azflyer21
Nice job, enjoy!

Nice job, enjoy!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,102
Posted By azflyer21
Just got my renewal from Falcon, last year was...

Just got my renewal from Falcon, last year was first with with them and first flight for my -14. Rate went down 10%, then I noticed they rubber stamped my hours from last year so I corrected those...
Forum: RV-14 01-22-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,516
Posted By azflyer21
That's what I use.

That's what I use.
Forum: RV-14 12-27-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,407
Posted By azflyer21
Mounted on the backside of the flap motor...

Mounted on the backside of the flap motor housing. Sorry no pic.
Forum: RV-14 12-23-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,020
Posted By azflyer21
I installed a UL 130hp in the Zenith 750 I built....

I installed a UL 130hp in the Zenith 750 I built. I was very impressed with the quality of the engine, ease of use and support. It literally starts like a car, turn the key and go, no cooling issue,...
Forum: Web Site Development 12-17-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,984
Posted By azflyer21
For the Kitlog, check out: webuildplanes.com

For the Kitlog, check out: webuildplanes.com
Forum: RV-14 12-17-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,246
Posted By azflyer21
I had to remove some of the powder coating.

I had to remove some of the powder coating.
Forum: RV-14 12-12-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,635
Posted By azflyer21
Maybe our good friends at Aircraft Specialty can...

Maybe our good friends at Aircraft Specialty can quickly produce a solution to this problem. :)
Forum: RV-14 12-07-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,635
Posted By azflyer21
At only 78 hours the outer most muff on the right...

At only 78 hours the outer most muff on the right side did the same thing.
Forum: RV-14 11-27-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 825
Posted By azflyer21
Right wingtip, no issues with reception.

Right wingtip, no issues with reception.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-12-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 892
Posted By azflyer21
If you don't have the ACM or VPX, look at the...

If you don't have the ACM or VPX, look at the flap positioners at Aircraft Extras https://www.aircraftextras.com/ProductIndex.htm I do not have any experience with this product.
Forum: RV-14 11-07-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 26,213
Posted By azflyer21
My oil temps were very similar around 212 in...

My oil temps were very similar around 212 in cruise. Only within the past 5 hours have the temps started to normalize. I now have 68 hours, standard 390, dual Pmags.
Forum: RV-14 10-17-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,685
Posted By azflyer21
Control Approach

Control Approach
Forum: RV-14 10-16-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,685
Posted By azflyer21
I installed them in my -14 and they are very high...

I installed them in my -14 and they are very high quality. Plan ahead it does take a little time to get them.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 10-11-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,634
Posted By azflyer21
Just flew in there last week, no issues.

Just flew in there last week, no issues.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-07-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,068
Posted By azflyer21
Monument Valley Flight

Always wanted to fly to Monument Valley (0V7), today was the day. Still a lot of smoke from the fires in AZ, CA.
Forum: RV-14 09-06-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,411
Posted By azflyer21
Are these speeds TAS?

Are these speeds TAS?
Forum: Reviews 08-23-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,615
Posted By azflyer21
I installed the ETX900 and it fits perfect in...

I installed the ETX900 and it fits perfect in stock battery box. And the cranking power is remarkable.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-16-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,533
Posted By azflyer21
If you're looking for something different and fun...

If you're looking for something different and fun to do while visiting the area, my buddy owns Horses on the Beach https://www.horsesonthebeachcorpus.com/
Forum: RV-14 08-02-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,718
Posted By azflyer21
I was able to reuse mine.

I was able to reuse mine.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-22-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,135
Posted By azflyer21
I did not have them mask off the heat muff area,...

I did not have them mask off the heat muff area, I may regret it, not sure. Yes, both internal and external.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-22-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,135
Posted By azflyer21
I had my exhaust ceramic coated by a local...

I had my exhaust ceramic coated by a local company, don't know the brand but they claim 2000 degree coating. Here's why I did it, reduce engine compartment heat, resist chipping and rust. The pipes...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-08-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,836
Posted By azflyer21
Lycoming manual: New engines have been carefully...

Lycoming manual:
New engines have been carefully run-in by Lycoming and therefore, no further break-in is necessary insofar as operation is concerned; however, operate new or newly overhauled engines...
Forum: Painting your RV 07-03-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,284
Posted By azflyer21
Thanks for the replies, looks like this could...

Thanks for the replies, looks like this could turn into a "primer war", unintended.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,176
Posted By azflyer21
Recently got my Repairman and it was done...

Recently got my Repairman and it was done completely via email. I think I was the first for this office because the process involved 20-30 emails back and forth.
Forum: Painting your RV 07-03-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,284
Posted By azflyer21
Exterior Painting Question

Should I have the shop paint over the fuel tank screws or not?
Forum: RV-14 06-29-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,102
Posted By azflyer21
Very Exciting, huge milestone. Congratulations!

Very Exciting, huge milestone. Congratulations!
Forum: Painting your RV 06-19-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By azflyer21
Thanks for the replies, very helpful.

Thanks for the replies, very helpful.
Forum: Painting your RV 06-18-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By azflyer21
AZ Paint Shop Pirep Request

There are a couple paint shops in AZ and looking for any feedback on your experience. Thanks.
Forum: RV-14 06-16-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,117
Posted By azflyer21
The wheel is on the wrong end, move it to the...

The wheel is on the wrong end, move it to the front and the landings are a cinch.....(anxiously waiting to get slammed for this comment) :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,057
Posted By azflyer21
Congrats Bill!

Congrats Bill!
Forum: RV-14 06-08-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,291
Posted By azflyer21
Congrats Joe!

Congrats Joe!
Forum: RV-14 06-04-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,559
Posted By azflyer21
Carlos, Welcome to the madness. Enjoy every...

Carlos,
Welcome to the madness. Enjoy every moment, looking back even the rough times are a memorable part of the process.

Enjoy
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,409
Posted By azflyer21
In the EAA manual pg.6 it vaguely states that if...

In the EAA manual pg.6 it vaguely states that if you already have a reserved N number to use that number and only pay the $5. As for the model, I used (my last name, Vans RV-14A). Going forward...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,409
Posted By azflyer21
Use the one you have reserved.

Use the one you have reserved.
Forum: RV-14 06-01-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,129
Posted By azflyer21
I alternated every other rivet direction and my...

I alternated every other rivet direction and my TE came out very straight. I did use the double sided 3M tape, for me I found that a double layer of the tape has a better bond.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-20-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,745
Posted By azflyer21
One thing I noticed with my HDX/ACM system is the...

One thing I noticed with my HDX/ACM system is the components have to be plugged-in in series a very specific way. i had many gremlins initially until I followed exactly the way each component...
Forum: RV-14 05-13-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,393
Posted By azflyer21
Haven't tried this, but will next time. The idle...

Haven't tried this, but will next time. The idle issue usually last long enough to make me a little uneasy with the next takeoff.
Forum: RV-14 05-13-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,393
Posted By azflyer21
Hot Start No Problem - Idles terrible

Every Hot start I've done has been after shutdown long enough to fuel the plane. I can get the engine started with no problem, but the engine (IO390) does not want to idle. I'm constantly trying to...
Forum: RV-14 05-02-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,314
Posted By azflyer21
I used the double sided 3M VHB tape, what I found...

I used the double sided 3M VHB tape, what I found that worked for me was to use 2 strips of the tape. I did this on other areas of the build as well and found the bond to be very strong.
Forum: RV-14 05-01-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,454
Posted By azflyer21
Intersection Fairings - I've lost steam

Ok, I've been flying my 14A for a few weeks and now that it's getting HOT here in the desert I'm contemplating finishing the last items of my build - the intersection fairings. To be honest I want...
Forum: Autopilots 04-25-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,627
Posted By azflyer21
I have dual HDX with the ACM and AP control...

I have dual HDX with the ACM and AP control module, I experience the same thing only it trims to the right. Then I get the annunciation to Trim Left, when I do the plane feel coordinated, then it...
Forum: RV-14 04-24-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,644
Posted By azflyer21
That's concerning on my oil temps, I built to...

That's concerning on my oil temps, I built to plans, now time to investigate.

I will most likely do the oil change this week since 25 hours seems to be too long for the first one.

Thanks for the...
Forum: RV-14 04-24-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,644
Posted By azflyer21
15.9 Flight Hours - Now a Few Questions

I'm flying in the Phoenix area and have about 16 hours on my 14A, here's a few questions:

What should my Oil Temps be reading? (Aeroshell Mineral 100)
-Normally 212-215 OAT 60-68
-Today 238 OAT...
Forum: RV-14 04-12-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,466
Posted By azflyer21
8.8 flight hours

8.8 flight hours
Forum: RV-14 04-12-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,466
Posted By azflyer21
8.8 flight hours

8.8 flight hours
Forum: RV-14 04-11-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,466
Posted By azflyer21
Updated full interior picture

Carpet & Seats from Classic Aero
Side panels from...
Forum: RV-14 04-09-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,466
Posted By azflyer21
I got my seats and full carpet from Classic Aero....

I got my seats and full carpet from Classic Aero. At the time they didn't have side panels for the -14A with the JDAir latch (they are working on that now).

Here are my leather...
Forum: RV-14 04-09-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,466
Posted By azflyer21
When I ordered they stated 28-30 weeks, plus 2...

When I ordered they stated 28-30 weeks, plus 2 weeks for delivery once shipped. They kept their schedule without delay.
Forum: RV-14 04-09-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,342
Posted By azflyer21
Today's flight - chasing cloulds 04/09/2020

https://photos.app.goo.gl/fFp2CyVKouHcPAp88

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/ll5dS5UuC5Nm0x6jQgplgZO26thB9WOU_xSH77OeDjuzbTIW0AYVe1wC0c4FdbsabS-o5jnlvT6vDhDeYGckMApTHvamJ_bUKy2XxvC3F8Qt7RFUcfRkhzMWD...
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