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Forum: RV-10 05-02-2021, 05:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,259
Posted By Dustyone
36 LPH or 9.5GPH

Not 8000, but the -10 loves flying high,

161knts @ 9.5 GPH, Dual SDS Ignition, LOP, 55%...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-07-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,236
Posted By Dustyone
My Version on an RV-7

Mounted with nutplates for future...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 02-22-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By Dustyone
IO-540

So easy, many versions.

Mine was a simple shield mounted on the provided SDS crank sensor pad with the wires protected in fuel tubing .

Tip: slightly squeeze the fuel tubing into on oval shape and...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-21-2021, 04:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,171
Posted By Dustyone
Thumbs up + one for Aithre

Another thumbs up for Aithre,

Works great with the Dynon with easy install and set up .

Write up here,

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=174913
Forum: RV-10 01-16-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,878
Posted By Dustyone
5 years

Hey John,
5 years and going strong on the ETX900.
If you will love the effect on your w & b
Cheers
Forum: Safety 01-07-2021, 04:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,842
Posted By Dustyone
No Foam Insulation please !

I have an RV in my workshop that had a landing incident that required all front and rear belly skins to be replaced.
This aircraft is only 3 years old and has only done 140hrs of flight time.

The...
Forum: RV-14 11-05-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,720
Posted By Dustyone
Hello Greg, Another great job by the Team at...

Hello Greg,
Another great job by the Team at Van's Engineering.

Can u provide the dimensions of the new thick washer, WASHER-00023 , so that we may be able to order it here locally in Australia?...
Forum: Tools 10-13-2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,008
Posted By Dustyone
Thumbs up Another very happy convert

I have been using my new Numatx for only a couple of weeks and it is by far the best tool in my shop.

I ordered it with the full set of yokes and am surprised how often I use the 4" yoke, it reaches...
Forum: RV-10 07-27-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,353
Posted By Dustyone
Refer post #14 in this thread

Refer post #14 in this thread
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,569
Posted By Dustyone
White for me....

When I upgraded to the Fly-Leds 7 Spot, I painted all the interior and the mount high gloss white.
I like the way it turned...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 24,164
Posted By Dustyone
Red Plunger is the fuel shut off

Hey Tom,
The red plunger you can see in the photo above is dual purpose.
It serves to lock the screw on filter in place. ( spring loaded )
Once the filter is removed, the plunger comes all the way...
Forum: Reviews 07-18-2020, 05:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,914
Posted By Dustyone
Hey Bob, Great product and a great upgrade from...

Hey Bob,
Great product and a great upgrade from the normal "warped clamp, leaking gasket") syndrome that Lycoming has as Standard kit.

Mine have been fitted for over 2 years and 250 hrs .
At the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 24,164
Posted By Dustyone
Another RV-10 install

Just a couple of pics of another RV-10 install using the Aerolab Filter.
I really like how easy the install is with the drill template and servicing and inspecting this filter is so easy.

available...
Forum: Reviews 07-08-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,816
Posted By Dustyone
CO Poisoning is very real !!

Sad story that happened in Australia with the loss of a DHC Beaver,
Report here:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2017/aair/ao-2017-118/

Please consider installing a...
Forum: RV-10 06-07-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,762
Posted By Dustyone
airflow systems

Give Bill at Air Flow systems a call.
He has a network of installation shops that can help install in flying aircraft.

https://www.airflow-systems.com/
Forum: RV-10 06-01-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 24,335
Posted By Dustyone
Update 700+ hrs aircraft milestone

Just an update on a flight today, my RV-10 passed 700 hrs in service.

With all the recent debate about ignition systems, I thought I would share my data.I realise it is still early days, but happy...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By Dustyone
If you plan to use unleaded fuel in the future,...

If you plan to use unleaded fuel in the future, avoid the banjo fittings.
I have them in my -10 and my aux tanks will always have cavitation when using unleaded. If I use Avgas in the same tanks,...
Forum: RV-10 04-09-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,965
Posted By Dustyone
Hi Kyle, I had thought that it trapped in...

Hi Kyle,
I had thought that it trapped in moisture/humidity in between the foam. The foam is a closed cell so it does not hold moisture but it also did not allow it to breath if moisture got...
Forum: RV-10 04-09-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,965
Posted By Dustyone
CORROSION NO Foam Please !

No Foam please.

I'm working on a RV14A that is only 147 hrs old and the builder used foam extensively through the belly and firewall of the aircraft. The aircraft had a landing incident and the...
Forum: RV-10 02-27-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,043
Posted By Dustyone
A/C and SDS, YES delete flywheel from Lycoming

Hi Oren,

If your plan is to have Air Flow Systems A/C, YES, delete the flywheel and order the flywheel from Bill at Air Flow Systems.
This flywheel will have the standard A section V groove for...
Forum: RV-10 02-26-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,881
Posted By Dustyone
Yaw , yes please

I have been flying my RV-10 for 600+ hrs and have the wedge and Aerosport Rudder Trim,we get along fine.

On a customers recently completed RV-10 (VH-BKK) we installed the full Dynon/Aviydne kit with...
Forum: RV-10 02-26-2020, 04:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,538
Posted By Dustyone
Outstanding design work

Hello Bruce,
I sent you a pm requesting any info you might want to share.
Cheers
Forum: RV-10 02-03-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,023
Posted By Dustyone
Digital Manometer

Hi Tim,

The only way you will know for sure is with a dual digital manometer to measure the pressure differential between the top and bottom of the cowl .
(lots of cheap sensors that plug into a...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-28-2020, 03:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,181
Posted By Dustyone
AC Aero

This would be what the op was referring to,

http://www.ac-aero.com/gladiator-centurion/
Forum: RV-10 01-20-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,127
Posted By Dustyone
Hi Oren, Hello from Downunder ! Australia is...

Hi Oren,

Hello from Downunder !

Australia is experiencing its hotest summer on record. On Friday the 10th of January at 7:10 pm I departed Mudgie for Inverell in central NSW. It was 43 deg C on the...
Forum: RV-10 12-14-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 24,335
Posted By Dustyone
Hi Ross, The engine in question was a brand new...

Hi Ross,

The engine in question was a brand new Lycoming as supplied through Van's in 2014.
After break in, this engine was run almost continually of Australian 98ULP.
This aircraft routinely flies...
Forum: RV-10 12-13-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 24,335
Posted By Dustyone
Mogas

Hi Steve,

In the end the best balance I found was the following.

I have 4 tanks so I use my L/H main with Avgas for all high power operations,
(take off and Landings ,possible go arounds etc). Once...
Forum: RV-10 12-04-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 26,404
Posted By Dustyone
Hello Erich, I was also confused as to why the...

Hello Erich,

I was also confused as to why the dynamic balance only made minor changes to my vibration .
My thoughts are that the weights were added in both fore/aft hub location and blade location...
Forum: RV-10 11-29-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 26,404
Posted By Dustyone
Hartzell not balanced from new

Hi Tim and others with prop vibration,

For over 4 years I lived with a vibration that I came to accept as normal in my RV-10. I had the prop Dynamically balanced 3 times and tried to convince myself...
Forum: Reviews 11-11-2019, 03:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,816
Posted By Dustyone
Aithre App

I have been very happy with the CO Detector from Aithre and for a 2 hour flight on Friday I thought I would download their app that records up to 4hrs of trends.

The flight was to include 2 x...
Forum: RV-10 10-04-2019, 03:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,753
Posted By Dustyone
Standard Wing cut outs are fine !

Andrew is correct,

these new crazy bright lights work very well with the standard cut out that most RV-10's will have with the original Duckwork template.

About 2 years ago I had a bird strike...
Forum: RV-10 10-02-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,753
Posted By Dustyone
More photos and short videos added to last post,

More photos and short videos added to last post,
Forum: RV-10 09-30-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,753
Posted By Dustyone
Wing Cut-Out Measurements

I have had a few requests for a template of the wing cut out to fit the RV-14 lens kit.
The following is all you will need.

First order the RV-14 lens and retainers (#nos in this thread )

Once you...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 09-25-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,392
Posted By Dustyone
Great Videos 👍

Hey Ross,
Thanks for sharing and well done to you and the whole SDS Team .

Congratulations to all the teams that work so hard in this space.
I could watch that Lancair at just under 400 mph all...
Forum: Reviews 09-20-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,816
Posted By Dustyone
Thumbs up Free Shipping to Australia!

For those Aussies who want to see one of these products in the flesh this weekend at.....

AirVenture Australia
Parkes Aerodrome
NSW
https://airventureaustralia.com.au/

See:

David Brown and his...
Forum: Reviews 09-05-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,816
Posted By Dustyone
Aithre Video

Hey Lynn,

Thanks for the heads up on the video, I did not know there was one.

Jessica does a great job of showing how good their sensor is and how bad the old DOT Cards...
Forum: RV-10 09-05-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,250
Posted By Dustyone
Wow, Nice work on the sensors and display, I...

Wow,

Nice work on the sensors and display,

I had always thought of using a spare OAT sensor for the Evap temp,but adding in the pressure sensor tells the whole story.
Forum: Reviews 09-04-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,816
Posted By Dustyone
Thumbs up Aithre Shield CO Detector

While at Osh in the Innovation Pavilion, I had the pleasure of meeting Jim Rutler and Jessica Stephens from Aithre, a Tech company that specialise in monitoring your health in...
Forum: RV-10 08-05-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,353
Posted By Dustyone
URGENT :NO NOISE PLEASE

"Hi everyone !
I hate that noise when you move the aileron or the stick in ground.

Did anyone solve this ? Or maybe I have a construction issue ?
Thanks folks !"



I have now found 3 x RV-10's...
Forum: RV-10 07-22-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By Dustyone
Hi Shays, It can be done a few different...

Hi Shays,

It can be done a few different ways,
Mounting it on the back of the evap and plumbing to roof console via the evap manifold is the way I chose.
Once at altitude and a/c turned off, open...
Forum: RV-10 07-16-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,250
Posted By Dustyone
On my install from 5 years ago, correct, Aussie...

On my install from 5 years ago, correct,
Aussie...
Forum: RV-10 07-16-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,250
Posted By Dustyone
Hi Krea, On my own Aircraft, I have installed...

Hi Krea,

On my own Aircraft, I have installed the Aerosport NACA vent valve controller,
and I like and use it a lot.
If the A/C is going through the roof console,it is required as once past ,say,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-16-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,244
Posted By Dustyone
Love the HDX

Hi Ben,

I had the oppertunity to trade my Skyview Touch to the new HDX screens.

My favoroite features are the engine info along the bottom and the flight plan tape on the R/H side of the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-16-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,147
Posted By Dustyone
only 7 days later.....

another Rescue Mission,

This time it was a stranded RV-10 with an all to familiar problem and at only 200 hrs in service, no one was impressed...
Forum: RV-10 07-15-2019, 01:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,250
Posted By Dustyone
Hi Bob, "I?m wondering what kind of...

Hi Bob,

"I?m wondering what kind of reinforcement there is on the aft side of the aft baggage wall"

The top half was replaced with a .063 plate and any cut was reinforced with correct doublers...
Forum: RV-10 07-15-2019, 01:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,250
Posted By Dustyone
Hi Gavin, With the standard install , the goal...

Hi Gavin,

With the standard install , the goal is to get the output of the Evaporator and some how force all the air into the roof console.

If you click on my photo file in the signature below, you...
Forum: RV-10 07-14-2019, 03:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,250
Posted By Dustyone
Hey Karl, That is nearly Aussie Temps :) Last...

Hey Karl,

That is nearly Aussie Temps :)

Last year I departed Mt Isa in Central Australia it was 43 deg C on the ground .
It was still 30 deg C as we past 6000 ft !

Bill's A/C will always take off...
Forum: RV-10 07-13-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,250
Posted By Dustyone
The finished aircraft and results were...

The finished aircraft and results were outstanding!

Jason is to be applauded for his vision with this aircraft, a summary of great choices that has resulted in another wonderful RV-10.

Finished...
Forum: RV-10 07-13-2019, 03:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,250
Posted By Dustyone
MAX Air-Con Cooling, Airflow Systems

MAX A/C Cooling
with AirFlow Systems Light Aircraft Air-Conditioning

I was approached by RV-1O Builder Jason Merritt to assist with the installation of his Air-Con unit.
Jason lives and operates...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-11-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,147
Posted By Dustyone
Hi Joel, While building my aircraft, I enclosed ...

Hi Joel,

While building my aircraft, I enclosed 3 x outboard bays in each wing giving me 64 Litres per side.
I use an Andair 4 way valve to select tanks.
With the Aux Tanks I have over 7 hours...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-10-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,147
Posted By Dustyone
Mooney Repairs

Once arriving in Coober Pedy and parking beside the stranded Mooney it was all hands on deck to repair the stranded bird.
The Mooney had broken a mixture cable that required a complete replacement....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-10-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,147
Posted By Dustyone
RV = Rescue Vehicle

The Mission ,

My neighbour at the airfield had departed on a family holiday around Australia some 7 days earlier only to become stranded in the remote Australian town of Coober Pedy in his Mooney...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,855
Posted By Dustyone
Got to love Mag Bearings-not

This was my mag Drive on an IO-540 that was 425hrs SMOH !

Bearing was spinning on shaft,

Dual SDS CPI for...
Forum: RV-10 07-05-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,753
Posted By Dustyone
Hi Tim, The parts you will need from Vans...

Hi Tim,

The parts you will need from Vans are,

2 x W-00014 RV-14 Lens
4 x W-00018 RV-14 Lens Retainer
8 x K 1000-06 Nutplates

2 x Round Lampless Kit from Duckworks Aviation , I think you can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,625
Posted By Dustyone
Awesome new product

Hi Paul,

Thanks for another outstanding quality product.

Great design, easy install.

I especially like how visible my aircraft is during the day . With the new LEDs on Wig Wag ,you can easily pick...
Forum: RV-10 07-02-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,753
Posted By Dustyone
Part 2

The new install was an easy...
Forum: RV-10 07-02-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 550
Posted By Dustyone
Flyleds 7 Spot HID Replacement ,Part 2

added to original post.
Please close this thread
Forum: RV-10 07-02-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,753
Posted By Dustyone
Flyleds 7 Spot HID Replacement

Paul at Flyleds has released a 7 Spot LED drop in replacement for my old HID's that are currently in my RV-10.

They can only be fitted by removing the wing...
Forum: RV-10 05-03-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,522
Posted By Dustyone
Hey Jason, Running the hoses down the Co-Pilot...

Hey Jason,

Running the hoses down the Co-Pilot side is the easiest.
The tunnel can be done however it gets very busy in there.
The scoop requires that one of the hoses continues rearward anyway.

I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,200
Posted By Dustyone
Awesome project

Hi Adam,

What a great project to learn about design and manufacturing .

Liked the new shape of the trailing edge.

Great write up on your website.

Cheers,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,554
Posted By Dustyone
Congratulations Ernie !

What a great program !

Some very proud young men and future Pilots,Engineers etc.

It's going to look great on there CV , ....
"yes,that's right,I helped build an aircraft in High School"

Hoping...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-04-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,051
Posted By Dustyone
AvPlan and Dynon in Australia

Hi Fin,

I will add to your excellent write up for a “Touch Screen Skyview”

I practice VFR RNAV,s with the Dynon for the same reasons. My method is to simply :

1
Rubber-band the approach on the...
Forum: RV-10 10-29-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,890
Posted By Dustyone
Air Flow Systems Oil Cooler

Hi Mike,

The oil cooler Myron is referring to is from Air Flow Systems,the same people who make the Air-Con for the RV-10 etc.

The 2007X fits with only minor mods to the stock oil cooler mount.The...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 09-17-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 25,004
Posted By Dustyone
Thumbs up Outstanding !!

Hey Ross,

Congratulations !

A very satisfying result for all the hard work you and Barry put into the design and execution of your products.

Looking forward to next year .
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