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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 09-18-2022, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By N40ES
I have two spares to mail out if needed.

I have TWO spares: TEMPEST AA48110-2 OIL FILTERS, I Just yesterday received 3 from A/C Spruce after waiting several months. I will mail one each "free of charge" just send back a replacement to me...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-11-2022, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By N40ES
Venting problem ?

I never been near an RV12 but Losing pressure during descent has me wondering about fuel tank venting problem. A slow or partial blocked vent that equalizes pressure over time.
Forum: RV-10 08-12-2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,542
Posted By N40ES
I enjoy the Extended Range Fuel in the wings.

""Take the safe road. Build a ferry tank to replace ONE or BOTH rear seats"", :eek: UMM, I would have nightmares of feeling the (refreshing & cold) Fuel splashing over me and my passenger and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2022, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,653
Posted By N40ES
Tempest 110's from ACS

I ordered 3 Tempest 110's from ACS May 8th, when it said "No Stock" they shipped June 28th and arrived 3 days later. At the time my family had 3 RV's, and no filters, now we have only 2 RV's with 1...
Forum: RV-10 07-15-2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 558
Posted By N40ES
Exhaust Palpitations

Checked the Exhaust direction for palpitations along the hull bottom? Does the vibration settle down with RPM changes? Not a RV10 but I sent a picture of the exhaust tubes and their relationship...
Forum: RV-15 07-09-2022, 07:35 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 100,947
Posted By N40ES
Light Sport

No Rotax Radiator! But looks like it could be "Light Sport" ?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-07-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,683
Posted By N40ES
Mag & Emag plug wire routing

I admit that I am not a practicing mechanic. But I did read in previous posts that someone would find the "Automotive Spark Plug" wire laying in the bottom Cowl after a long flight. (not the exact...
Forum: COMM 07-01-2022, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By N40ES
Blue tooth

I use the Garmin Aera 760 for Airport Facility/Directory information. It has Blue Tooth ability 2 clicks and it will push the desired frequency directly onto GTR200B. No Dialing or rolling knobs. ...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-30-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 765
Posted By N40ES
Some guys just know what they are doing!

I would get "Pins & Needles" in my feet when placed on the floor of the fuse while flying. I called Vettermans Exhaust and texted pictures to Clint. He sent some 45-degree exhaust tips to me and they...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2022, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By N40ES
Dynamic Balancing

Please pass on Dave Farmer contact to me as well. I have a WICKED low RPM vibration on my 0-320 Carb 160HP with NEW CATTO 3 Blade that I have been chasing. I am wondering if Prop balancing can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-11-2022, 08:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,081
Posted By N40ES
Honest Question

(At risk of showing my own ignorance) Is that DYNON approved for IFR Flight? Or just IFR Training? Or does it really matter? :confused:
Forum: RV-10 06-02-2022, 04:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,938
Posted By N40ES
A/C in the right places

I was admiring another Beautiful RV10 on the ramp last week and noticed a compressor peeking out from the Cowl Air Inlets. I remarked that must be Air Conditioning, how do you like it? The owner...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-28-2022, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,764
Posted By N40ES
Cool Another GREAT Control Lock

Just today received: DAS-CL100 CONTROL LOCK (RV, CESSNA, CUB) from Aircraft-tool.com. I have not installed it yet on my RV9A. The installation looks very easy, (drill only two small holes) but test...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-28-2022, 04:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,764
Posted By N40ES
Birds Nesting

Long ago I had to tie down my Cardinal outside. I borrowed and Idea from the Boating world and installed a fake OWL placed over the blade of the vertical Prop blade facing backward toward the tail....
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 05-16-2022, 12:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,173
Posted By N40ES
Wish I could be there with you.

Duty calls: Boat load of good friends with Coolers full of BEER & FOOD anchored out to watch the BLUE ANGELS perform at the Naval Acadamy. Maybe next time! Thanks for Invite! Enjoy! Ed S.:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-10-2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By N40ES
Chesapeake Sport Pilots

CSP: They have an excellent Maintenace Shop at W29 in Stevensville, Maryland, and they perform "Pre-Buy Inspections". Check their website and give them a call.
Forum: California 04-24-2022, 06:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,305
Posted By N40ES
Maryland Sales and Use Tax

"Maryland State Sales taxes apply to purchases made in Maryland while the use tax refers to the tax on goods purchased from out of state". Maryland has 6% TAX on Purchases or Use, the Good News is...
Forum: Midwest 04-21-2022, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,061
Posted By N40ES
Maybe Misspelled? KEIK

There is a: KEIK in Erie Colorado Northwest of Denver. Also known as "Erie Airpark"
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,986
Posted By N40ES
LLC vs Tax Man

A minor bit of thread drift: In past 5 years I have purchased 3 RV9A's and an RV10. (All flying and built by others, I know, I know, I'm addicted and will be seeking mental help soon :eek:). But...
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-04-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 894
Posted By N40ES
I think you need a Hight Top Van

I loaded the wings of an RV9A completely inside of a RAM VAN but it was a "High Top" and long wheel base. I could stand up in that Van, I don't think 52 inch will cut it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2022, 09:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,356
Posted By N40ES
Question What's going on at GRT ?

Any "NEW" News at GRT? Their last update on Website says "Happy Thanksgiving" (2021) and I'm not seeing them on a list of exhibitors at Sun N Fun. Any Insights or do I have wrong or old website?
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 03-04-2022, 06:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,056
Posted By N40ES
Its on MSN NEWS now.

I would post a link, not that Tech Savvy yet, (maybe someone else will post a link) Its a bit of a long the story. Pieces of wreckage have been found in Keys. Another plane was accompanying the...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 03-03-2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,056
Posted By N40ES
Missing?

Was the RV12 NEW to him? Flightradar24 shows last flight with that tail# in Oct 2021. Hope they are found and all is well. Appears to have turned off tracking on Flight Aware too. At owner/operator...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-27-2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,166
Posted By N40ES
Venture a guess

Maybe a strong well built mount for ELT ? strong to help it stay intact during impact.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-25-2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 898
Posted By N40ES
SureFly

We ordered IO-540 D4A5 with standard Mags, (before last two price increases) once received we removed one Slick and installed a SureFly on one side only. Starts very quick & smooth. Still have...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 02-24-2022, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,214
Posted By N40ES
Maryland W29

W29 Bay Bridge Airport Stevensville Maryland (Just outside the DC FRZ on Maryland Eastern Shore) is right next to the very beautiful: The Inn at Chesapeake Bay Beach Club. It is a short walking...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-23-2022, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By N40ES
Wing Root Filters & Comfort Level

I remember reading something about Fatalities and Lawsuits that may have been caused by a Tank Sealant blob or other goop lodging in the Lines or Valves or somewhere upstream of the pickups. I don't...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-23-2022, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By N40ES
Wing Root Filters

My Opinion: Wing Root Filters allow you to isolate the problem to a tank. If fuel pressure is reduced in flight: switch tanks to see if it is restored. Will any of your other filters allow that? ...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-14-2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,489
Posted By N40ES
Sure Fly & Mag

We run one Sure Fly and one original MAG on our RV10 with IO-540-D4A5 with MT 3 Blade and dual batteries. Never had any kickback, starts quickly just like a New Automobile every time.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,767
Posted By N40ES
Experimental Mods

Hey Steve, Looking at that picture of the Navaho with really Long Stinger and some have large Belly Pods, brings to mind the approval process that may be needed to modify any certified aircraft as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2022, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,767
Posted By N40ES
NOAA uses small twins for GAMMA RADIATION of Snow Pack

The National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center (NOHRSC) has developed, and currently maintains, an operational Airborne Gamma Radiation Snow Survey Program to make airborne Snow Water...
Forum: Florida (South) 01-07-2022, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,785
Posted By N40ES
Cool Marathon

I have a Condo on Duck Key. The folks I know at the KMTH FBO are very Friendly and very helpful. Very helpful! But I don't think they set the prices on anything. Maybe Monroe County dictates it. ...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-23-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,402
Posted By N40ES
Cool Merry Christmas ! Great Video

Stunning & Breath-taking ! Thanks for sharing and MERRY CHRISTMAS!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,188
Posted By N40ES
Its 13 months

Go to FAA website and look up mine: N4099 it has reserved date and purge date. 13 months from date they accepted reservation.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-21-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,188
Posted By N40ES
Reasonable time for my Reservation ..but ..

My experience with # N4099 reservation: Searched FAA/REG online found it was available and applied immediately with credit card. Did not see any confirmation on line for a couple weeks and just...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2021, 01:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,299
Posted By N40ES
Clarity !

"Greg and his team are great. Shipper sucks" (nonsense)
The Shipper is either Vans or the Vans Customer. (The one paying) The Carrier is providing the transportation and is responsible for the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-28-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 39,328
Posted By N40ES
Jay is at X49

X49 South Lakeland Airport in Florida, I spoke with him a few months ago when he was selling an RV-9 "Lite Sport" I think he has the website and his phone is listed as 863-701-zero zero zero zero. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,414
Posted By N40ES
CONGRATULATIONS !!

:cool: CONGRATULATIONS !! and BEAUTIFUL !! Those colors brought back wonderful memories of a first car purchase upon returning from Vietnam War: 1968 Camaro Z28 Yellow with Black Rally Stripes and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-14-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,388
Posted By N40ES
Freight Carriers

The freight world is crazy hot and getting wilder. But in my experience unless you have an established Commercial account with loading dock, Forklift etc. then YES, its considered normal now to ask...
Forum: RV-14 10-08-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,264
Posted By N40ES
Registrations accurate and timely?

Brian while you are tinkering around in their data could you approve a few more pending applications? I applied for transfer of registration on a RV9A on Sep 1st. My check for $5 cleared Sep 7th....
Forum: RV-10 10-03-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,574
Posted By N40ES
SL-00033

Read the Service Letter SL-00033 REV 1 on Vans Website, if you have the cracks mentioned in the letter they will offer a more "Robust Weldment" replacement as mentioned by Tom. I think there is a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-25-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,493
Posted By N40ES
Any experimental engines listed?

I notice there is not any models beginning with "Y" for the engines purchased thru Vans. Intentional?
Forum: RV-10 09-09-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,173
Posted By N40ES
I start on both Batteries

I have a Solenoid (marked master two) that brings both batteries together, same 12 volts but combines the cranking amps and spins the Prop at higher speeds as if one BIG battery. This really helps...
Forum: ADS-B 09-02-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,665
Posted By N40ES
Great explanations

All great replies, Thanks guys! It will be connected as designed.
Forum: ADS-B 09-01-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,665
Posted By N40ES
Question for the Garmin Expert Guys

When installing a GTX345 and the Altitude encoder (Garmin GAE 12) that fastens to the rear of the GTX345. If the area behind the panel my RV9A is not drafty or pressurized is it necessary to connect...
Forum: Safety 08-27-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 25,901
Posted By N40ES
Thumbs up Skills to live by!

Its more about the Training and Skills to LIVE By ! This aviator appears to have them and was going to survive as a result of them. BRAVO !
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 27,583
Posted By N40ES
Off Airport & short

on Kathryns Report: Possible engine out and returning to airport but 100 yards short. No Injuries. 6/16/21
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-05-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,406
Posted By N40ES
Good Point

Does Vans Aircraft offer any other engines besides Lycoming? The Superior Point is well taken, I was referring the original OP as to why I suspect Lycoming is increasing their pricing, we are...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-04-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,406
Posted By N40ES
In 3 words or less

WARRANTY, WARRANTY, WARRANTY (Does anyone offer more warranty than a NEW Lycoming?) The price may seem high but in reality you are more than just an engine. You are paying more for Warranty.... Old...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 07-25-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 42,412
Posted By N40ES
Question New Tail# N215RD

New Tail# N215RD as in Research & Development? Ooops! Couldnt be that one! That is on a RANS not a VANS..... Hmmmm?:confused:
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 07-25-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,528
Posted By N40ES
Maybe you are to something here !

Just maybe! Noticed ****Greg: "See you there! We'll cover - at least at a very high level - a number of things we've been working on" Notice the TEASER: "HIGH" as in High Wing. And where is Vans...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 29,518
Posted By N40ES
Talking Received my LODA in 5 days

Received my LODA for RV10 in 5 days from Baltimore FSDO. (Digitally signed) Did not use Template but still Not a bad turn around time, I retract any indications of being Unhappy, I am very HAPPY...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 27,687
Posted By N40ES
FAA Mission statement

Reminds me of a Quote from many years ago: FAA Mission Statement: "WE ARE NOT HAPPY TILL YOU ARE NOT HAPPY !!
Forum: Propellers 05-30-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,002
Posted By N40ES
3 blades versus 2 blades

Hi Rob, I was considering a change to 3 blades on my RV9A and then after being reminded of all of the issue's with lower cowling removal and blade scraping and paint scarring I changed my mind. It...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-30-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,194
Posted By N40ES
Hot Exhaust

This design brings up the thoughts of excessive exhaust HEAT, Carbon Dioxide, Soot, Oily discharge, all destructive stuff entering the slipstreams. Speaking of Windows, inform your wife as to why...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-29-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,160
Posted By N40ES
Good Source

Thanks ! Vetterman Site looks to be a Good Source! Will give them a call after the Holiday. Appreciated.
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-29-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,160
Posted By N40ES
Vibrations in floor

We have vibrations in the floor of the RV9A and I assume they are from the Horizontal Exhaust pipes. When feet on pedals: no vibration, with feet on floor: feels like feet going to sleep. (pins &...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-27-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,087
Posted By N40ES
Cool Welcome !! Congrats !

Congratulations !! Welcome to the mid-Atlantic UN-Official "NINER OWNERS CLUB" Short flight to W29 Kent Island, come on by and say hello. Ed S. (just need to figure out how to change my Tag Line to...
Forum: Northeast 05-26-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,356
Posted By N40ES
Boating on the Chesapeake Bay

Jerry, you are welcome anytime! And any other RV aviators, just PM or email in advance with the dates this summer. We Just returned (30 minutes ago) from watching the Blue Angels Air Show over the...
Forum: Northeast 05-24-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,356
Posted By N40ES
W29 Bay Bridge Airport on Maryland Eastern Shore

Here is a suggestion that will be hard to pass up: Make a reservation at the Inn at Chesapeake Bay (google it) and land at W29. Just 50 ft outside the airport gate to eat Maryland crabs outdoors...
Forum: Safety 05-18-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,907
Posted By N40ES
put your glasses on

the word was COUNTY! Put down the spirits and put on the glasses. OOPS?:D
Forum: RV-10 03-01-2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,809
Posted By N40ES
Question Co-Pilot Brakes

A better question may be: How hard is it to install them later ? I think it would certainly impact the Airplane's Value.
Forum: Florida (Central) 02-18-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,429
Posted By N40ES
Conditional Purchase

The offer may be "Subject to" or "Conditional" on the results of the Pre-Buy Inspection. Assuming the buyer is located far away and may have offered less than the asking price he/she may be correct...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,708
Posted By N40ES
Public Property

My First thoughts are: If its Public Property then the "waiting list" should be public too. My second thought is all Municipal Airports should have a written Public Policy on handling of waiting...
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