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Forum: My RV Build Project 04-09-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 882
Posted By Nova RV
The ELT "on" function on the ACK panel there...

The ELT "on" function on the ACK panel there activates the ELT in case it doesn't activate on it's own in a crash, you definitely don't want to turn it on before flight. The ELT is battery powered...
Forum: RV-14 03-28-2021, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Nova RV
Green holes are water drain and blue holes are...

Green holes are water drain and blue holes are for antenna mounting (2 bolt style like Delta Pop, not like Comant).
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-28-2021, 05:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By Nova RV
Daniels has a nice pin remover for $$$ but it's...

Daniels has a nice pin remover for $$$ but it's cheaper than buying the plastic red and white things by the dozen and works perfectly every time.
https://www.dmctools.com/oscar/catalogue/drk145_1394/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By Nova RV
FWIW Don at Airflow Performance recommends their...

FWIW Don at Airflow Performance recommends their 125 micron filter pre-pump.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-18-2021, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,265
Posted By Nova RV
I'm sure you know but you never need permission...

I'm sure you know but you never need permission to cross through an MOA even if active. Restricted areas, yes, you need permission from the controlling agency.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2021, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By Nova RV
I have had 9 dogs in my -14 on 2 occasions :) of...

I have had 9 dogs in my -14 on 2 occasions :) of course it was either a mom with 8 puppies or 9 puppies on the flights. I can fit a 28" crate in the baggage area and that limits the size of dog to...
Forum: RV-14 02-10-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By Nova RV
What system? Dynon mounts in the wing bracket...

What system? Dynon mounts in the wing bracket included with kit. Garmin most people mount AHRS on the back of the PFD and the magnetometer in the kit wing bracket (fits Dynon or Garmin).
Forum: RV-14 02-05-2021, 08:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,880
Posted By Nova RV
Just another current data point, I changed oil in...

Just another current data point, I changed oil in Dec at 125.5 tach time and have added 1qt since then at 143.0 tach time so about a qt per 18hrs now. Oil consumption gradually has decreased since...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-02-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,140
Posted By Nova RV
Almost there- the L switch grounds the right...

Almost there- the L switch grounds the right P-Mag preventing spark only, the ship's power and internal alternator on the right mag are still functional. The only way to remove ships power from a...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-02-2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,140
Posted By Nova RV
No, ignition switch grounds the magneto (and...

No, ignition switch grounds the magneto (and P-Mag)exactly the same way, they are still operating but the grounding prevents spark and the P-Mag is still getting power from the airplane + it's...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-02-2021, 06:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,140
Posted By Nova RV
You are confusing 2 different things. The key...

You are confusing 2 different things. The key switch L-R-Both works just like with a traditional magneto, grounding it so it can't spark. The toggles or whatever means you like are for cutting ship...
Forum: RV-14 01-29-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,089
Posted By Nova RV
The Denso IKH27 is also known as the Denso 5347. ...

The Denso IKH27 is also known as the Denso 5347. Rock Auto has them for $7.98 Sparkplugs.com has them too @ $10.74
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-28-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,140
Posted By Nova RV
As others have mentioned, you need both regular...

As others have mentioned, you need both regular mag grounding ability and electrical cut off testing ability.
Forum: RV-14 01-13-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,880
Posted By Nova RV
I'm in the 10++hrs per qt range. Running...

I'm in the 10++hrs per qt range. Running Phillips XC 20W50 and total engine time about 150hrs.
Forum: RV-14 01-13-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,880
Posted By Nova RV
I have found that the -390 likes 6 quarts and no...

I have found that the -390 likes 6 quarts and no more. If you top off to 7-8 you will see horrendous numbers as you refill constantly back to 7-8. Leave it at 6 and it will last much, much longer...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-12-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,178
Posted By Nova RV
FWIW I have a 10" on the right as well, not so...

FWIW I have a 10" on the right as well, not so much for a co-pilot but I can leave a full screen chart or wx map up when I fly. It's not too far away to see and interact with easily.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 01-11-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,089
Posted By Nova RV
The AFP will require an adapter plate kit...

The AFP will require an adapter plate kit (available from AFP) to buy for control cable installation vs. kit and the intake snorkel requires a minor modification that takes a couple hours of time. ...
Forum: RV-14 01-11-2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By Nova RV
Order section OP-59 - Order "14 Power Mod install...

Order section OP-59 - Order "14 Power Mod install kit" it's listed in the web store.
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-11-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,866
Posted By Nova RV
Stein suggested knife connector for my 14ga pitot...

Stein suggested knife connector for my 14ga pitot run. https://www.steinair.com/product/blue-knife-splice/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,420
Posted By Nova RV
Pilots N Paws rescue flight with one dog and 2...

Pilots N Paws rescue flight with one dog and 2 cats. Great way to get my flying fix and help out.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-07-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 22,269
Posted By Nova RV
July 2019 Kitty Hawk

July 2019 Kitty Hawk
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,658
Posted By Nova RV
Delivered Christmas presents to the grand kids. A...

Delivered Christmas presents to the grand kids. A 1hr flight beats a 5 hr drive anytime :)
Forum: RV-14 11-19-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,392
Posted By Nova RV
Right side is in line with typical flow numbers...

Right side is in line with typical flow numbers for the Andair in a -14, about 40 GPH. If you have the AFP pump in a -14 it's closer to 60 GPH for normal. Left side definitely has an obstruction or...
Forum: RV-14 11-11-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 26,222
Posted By Nova RV
Rob I wouldn't change anything just yet,...

Rob I wouldn't change anything just yet, definitely wait a while until the engine is broken in completely. My last flight at 9000 feet and 64% power had a steady 190 degree oil temp. I have the...
Forum: RV-14 10-27-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,091
Posted By Nova RV
This was taken from AC 90-89B "e. Fuel Flow. A...

This was taken from AC 90-89B

"e. Fuel Flow. A fuel flow and unusable fuel check is a field test to ensure the aircraft engine will get enough fuel to run properly, even if the aircraft is in a...
Forum: RV-14 10-24-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,957
Posted By Nova RV
There is also a redundancy benefit in that you...

There is also a redundancy benefit in that you are not sending all of your fuel feed through a single tiny filter should it get clogged somehow. The 2 filters add complexity but also redundancy.
Forum: RV-14 10-24-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,874
Posted By Nova RV
I wouldn't worry unless you were going with a...

I wouldn't worry unless you were going with a composite prop (-10 pounds) and an EarthX battery (-10 pounds). Even then, it would depend on pilot and passenger weights and a very low fuel supply...
Forum: RV-14 10-23-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,275
Posted By Nova RV
Small batches last longer, curing epoxy makes...

Small batches last longer, curing epoxy makes heat which speeds up the cure and the more epoxy in the cup, the less time you have.
Forum: RV-14 10-19-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,957
Posted By Nova RV
I have been flying this setup for a few weeks...

I have been flying this setup for a few weeks now. I know they did an in house flow test and found negligible reduction from the bends in the flow, I'm sure Steve or Tom can answer that more...
Forum: Painting your RV 10-06-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,318
Posted By Nova RV
I had a paint mask made by Aerographics and it...

I had a paint mask made by Aerographics and it came out great.
Forum: RV-14 10-04-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,915
Posted By Nova RV
I use the RV-10 Bogert tow bar with my 14, it...

I use the RV-10 Bogert tow bar with my 14, it works great
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,819
Posted By Nova RV
This thread has the discussion and some pics...

This thread has the discussion and some pics posted.
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=185143
Forum: Texas (North) 09-29-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 951
Posted By Nova RV
I think only Mac Davis really dislikes Lubbock. ...

I think only Mac Davis really dislikes Lubbock. I have to defend Lubbock since I was made an honorary citizen of Lubbock back in 2004 :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2020, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,819
Posted By Nova RV
My pump is there now, it's a version 3 to be...

My pump is there now, it's a version 3 to be upgraded to version 7. My understanding is the 7 upgrade fixes the wear issue and resulting slipping. I emailed them and got a response the next day from...
Forum: RV-14 09-20-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,445
Posted By Nova RV
The epoxy/flox is built up around the gear leg...

The epoxy/flox is built up around the gear leg intersection fairing. The fairing sits into the transition in the wheel pant as you said.
Forum: RV-14 09-14-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 20,167
Posted By Nova RV
My buddy said he wanted to buy my Andair version...

My buddy said he wanted to buy my Andair version 3 pump as a back up in is -14A if I have it updated to V7. I emailed Andair and no free upgrade for V3 pump, and quoted me about 70 Pounds UK for...
Forum: RV-14 09-10-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 20,167
Posted By Nova RV
I swapped out my Andair pump and filter today and...

I swapped out my Andair pump and filter today and replaced with the Airflow Performance aux pump and the AS/TS Flightlines parts. The mount or cradle screws directly into the existing Andair spaced...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 09-10-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,218
Posted By Nova RV
Tom would love to see your -14 while you are in...

Tom would love to see your -14 while you are in the area, I live about 10 minutes from JYO. I keep my -14A at HWY and there is another -14A at FRR and a -14 at OKV.
Forum: RV-14 09-07-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 26,222
Posted By Nova RV
Carl, perhaps the one you helped build was an...

Carl, perhaps the one you helped build was an early kit, The FWF parts list from my 2017 shipment shows this.
OIL COOLER 2006X RV-14 13 ROW
And the Vans website shows that part number and...
Forum: RV-14 09-07-2020, 05:08 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 26,222
Posted By Nova RV
The Airflow Systems 2006X 13 row cooler is what...

The Airflow Systems 2006X 13 row cooler is what comes in the FWF kit for the -14.
Forum: RV-14 09-06-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 26,222
Posted By Nova RV
At 1.8hrs it's too soon to worry about the temp...

At 1.8hrs it's too soon to worry about the temp as long as it is within limits for the IO 390 which is 235 degrees F. Shallower climb or more speed and they should go down some but more time on the...
Forum: RV-14 09-05-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 147,710
Posted By Nova RV
Looks great, Jeff! Can't wait to hear about...

Looks great, Jeff! Can't wait to hear about upcoming 1st flight. We spoke last Sept at Triple Tree about our progress on the -14
Forum: Autopilots 08-26-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,407
Posted By Nova RV
Yes it's a Garmin servo kit(s) for pitch and...

Yes it's a Garmin servo kit(s) for pitch and roll. 14 GARMIN AP SERVO INSTALL KIT$217.00
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-26-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,084
Posted By Nova RV
Are you ok with being potentially stuck somewhere...

Are you ok with being potentially stuck somewhere if your alternator fails? Right now, I'm ok with it and don't have a back up alternator in my IFR -14A. If my mission changed to doing weeks long...
Forum: RV-14 08-19-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 20,167
Posted By Nova RV
This is being worked on by AS/TS now, the main...

This is being worked on by AS/TS now, the main issue is retrofitting the pump to existing mounting as an inline Airflow Performance filter/pump assembly is like 17" long vs 9 or so for the Andair. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,462
Posted By Nova RV
I use an Aero-tow E200 that moves my -14A around...

I use an Aero-tow E200 that moves my -14A around easily.
Forum: RV-14 08-09-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,999
Posted By Nova RV
Reference page 47-14

Reference page 47-14
Forum: RV-14 08-09-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,999
Posted By Nova RV
6-32 die and handle from Amazon, Lowes, or Home...

6-32 die and handle from Amazon, Lowes, or Home Depot. Some tapping lube too.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 08-07-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,143
Posted By Nova RV
PM'd you a contact at KOKV

PM'd you a contact at KOKV
Forum: RV-14 08-03-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,753
Posted By Nova RV
My G3X logs show pretty consistent fuel flow at...

My G3X logs show pretty consistent fuel flow at 18 GPH on takeoff with same FM-150.
Forum: RV-14 07-27-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 20,167
Posted By Nova RV
Fuel pump installation info is in section 31 of...

Fuel pump installation info is in section 31 of the plans. https://www.vansaircraft.com/service-information-and-revisions/31-2/

So far no issues with my pump in 120 hrs.
Forum: RV-14 07-23-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,913
Posted By Nova RV
I'm running a 2 blade composite WW 74HRT and...

I'm running a 2 blade composite WW 74HRT and stock battery, no 2nd alternator and have never had an aft C/G problem. For an extreme example, with 5 gallons of remaining fuel, 200lb pilot and 250lb...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-22-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,375
Posted By Nova RV
That stuff will work just fine. Only downside is...

That stuff will work just fine. Only downside is it all gets mixed at once so it all has to be used right away.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-22-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,136
Posted By Nova RV
I had my Vetterman exhaust Cerakoted by a local...

I had my Vetterman exhaust Cerakoted by a local shop. I looked at JetHot and they were almost 3X the cost and I would have to ship. Not sure I can claim better power or less in cowl heat vs not...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-21-2020, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,548
Posted By Nova RV
The 360 I believe uses the bottom adapter kit...

The 360 I believe uses the bottom adapter kit like the 390 and as mentioned both arms need to be oriented on the bottom and the pushrods and linkages as in this pic.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-21-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,548
Posted By Nova RV
I don't know if your 360 fuel servo mounts the...

I don't know if your 360 fuel servo mounts the same as on the 390 but there are several threads here under the Rv14 that talk about mounting and cable attachments with pics.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 19,661
Posted By Nova RV
Another data point, I just renewed and my premium...

Another data point, I just renewed and my premium exactly the same as last yr for a -14A.
Forum: RV-14 07-17-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,229
Posted By Nova RV
Maybe a no touch thermometer next flight to see...

Maybe a no touch thermometer next flight to see if it's the firewall itself in that area vs the heat valve. Interesting possibility.
Forum: RV-14 07-17-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,229
Posted By Nova RV
The cabin heat flap isn't closing all of the way,...

The cabin heat flap isn't closing all of the way, those things pump out a lot of heat even with a tiny opening.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 07-17-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,422
Posted By Nova RV
Only requirement of the 60nm ring is to take the...

Only requirement of the 60nm ring is to take the online training, all else the same. No need to file flight plan unless you plan to enter the SFRA annd coming from the South you are fine. All else...
Forum: RV-14 07-15-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,640
Posted By Nova RV
Call Steve at Aircraft Specialty or Tom at TS...

Call Steve at Aircraft Specialty or Tom at TS Flightlines, they have a hose list to delete depending on what avionics system you are using and any other changes. The stock throttle and mixture...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-08-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,837
Posted By Nova RV
Only addition to all this good advise is use...

Only addition to all this good advise is use 90kts and flaps 0 (no reflex) downwind, 80kts and half flaps on base and 70kts and full flaps on final. 65kts over the fence and you will be plenty safe...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-17-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By Nova RV
Do you have the GPS source setting in the G3X set...

Do you have the GPS source setting in the G3X set to external?
Forum: Painting your RV 06-17-2020, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,137
Posted By Nova RV
Very happy with the results, the mask vinyl...

Very happy with the results, the mask vinyl sticks very well and makes crisp lines and removes cleanly. I honestly thought it would remove some of the underlying paint because it adhered to the...
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