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Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 02-01-2021, 05:15 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 240,770
Posted By AirHound
Hello, Family stationed at Sculthorpe in the...

Hello,
Family stationed at Sculthorpe in the 50ties, near the Wash. What ever became of that field?
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-12-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 25,667
Posted By AirHound
How to take 9A gw up? Not the builder!

Mel, If I bought a 9a EAB Light Sport compliance what do I do to get it back to regular 9a gross wt 1730 ? I know however once itís gw is back up it canít come down again. Thanks
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-14-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 84,650
Posted By AirHound
Maybe they just tested engine performance as in...

Maybe they just tested engine performance as in the combustion cycle and not about effects on prolonged engine component exposure.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-14-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 84,650
Posted By AirHound
My xperience with AVGAS and occasional Car Gas is...

My xperience with AVGAS and occasional Car Gas is no sinkers or weight changes in over 400 hours. How hard is it for the carb and engine mfg to rule on the effects of ethanol on floats.
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-08-2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 178,975
Posted By AirHound
That?s a beauty Pete! Would a long one piece...

That?s a beauty Pete! Would a long one piece cut-out work as well or getting into structure there?
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-08-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 178,975
Posted By AirHound
All very nice work. I?m looking for a 9A. Just...

All very nice work. I?m looking for a 9A. Just looking at pictures was wondering how one gets in behind a solid panel on a slider for upgrade or maintenance?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-19-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,916
Posted By AirHound
Anybody, do the wings have to come out or off,...

Anybody, do the wings have to come out or off, and flaperons and push-rods disconnected to take out the original and install the new SB bracket?
__________________
Doug
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-19-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,916
Posted By AirHound
Jim do the wings have to come out or off, and...

Jim do the wings have to come out or off, and flaperons and push-rods disconnected to take out the original and install the new SB bracket? Doug
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-17-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,659
Posted By AirHound
Recently told by two insurance companies to...

Recently told by two insurance companies to expect future year increases regardless of age due to industry hits from natural disasters.
Forum: Safety 11-04-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,882
Posted By AirHound
When VFR It?s good to plan routes for best chance...

When VFR It?s good to plan routes for best chance to be seen sooner than later when going cross country. Then the question is, the road or the field?
Forum: Safety 11-04-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,882
Posted By AirHound
Ever hear of any that aren?t seen until SAR...

Ever hear of any that aren?t seen until SAR locate them?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-03-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 84,650
Posted By AirHound
Fellas, What am I missing? Some of us determine...

Fellas, What am I missing? Some of us determine to spend a heap of dough on an airplane, risk life and limb to enjoy it, and then seaming become tight on oil. Why risk all that by hedging against max...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-22-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,948
Posted By AirHound
Any late comers replacing oem nose fork the nose...

Any late comers replacing oem nose fork the nose wheel pant conversion only requires drilling 3 attach holes on each flange of your existing pant and also attaching three nut plates on each fork and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-10-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 84,650
Posted By AirHound
Do you think 100 LL or non ethanol Mogas might be...

Do you think 100 LL or non ethanol Mogas might be better on them?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-10-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 84,650
Posted By AirHound
Might as well try the blue ones. Maybe stick to...

Might as well try the blue ones. Maybe stick to av gas
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-07-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,948
Posted By AirHound
Thanks All, very helpful!

Thanks All, very helpful!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-06-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,948
Posted By AirHound
Thank you but I think I can just only drill and...

Thank you but I think I can just only drill and replace the doublers that sit on top on top of each bracket. Then all I?m doing is just riveting those off and new ones one with three new attachment...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-05-2019, 04:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,948
Posted By AirHound
Dang, I just got the box of parts in the mail and...

Dang, I just got the box of parts in the mail and was piecing things together for the project. The rv12 is 30 miles up the road still with OEM nose gear configuration. I thought the gear leg would go...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-04-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,948
Posted By AirHound
Nose gear fork SB/fairing conversion

Calling old hands! Can the old nose wheel pant fit and be converted for the newer SB fork without as much disassembly the conversion part kit calls for? Just piecing it together I’m hopeful to just...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-20-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,198
Posted By AirHound
So no problem to use current production?

So no problem to use current production?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-19-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,198
Posted By AirHound
Question 912uls Floats

Are the blue floats being redesigned to be 6 ounces or no change in the near future?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-15-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 84,650
Posted By AirHound
Any news regarding blue floats. Is the MFG...

Any news regarding blue floats. Is the MFG redesigning them to meet weight standard?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-25-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4
Va
Views: 1,909
Posted By AirHound
Thank you! 850 puts it in UAV category :D

Thank you! 850 puts it in UAV category :D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-24-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Va
Views: 1,909
Posted By AirHound
Va

Has Rv12 maneuvering speed (90kts) changed? Not sure if I read it somewhere but I can’t put my finger on it.

Thank you,
Doug in IL
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-09-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,197
Posted By AirHound
Try just running the fuel pump with screws...

Try just running the fuel pump with screws removed and see if that helps!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-30-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,208
Posted By AirHound
Pics

Can you post pictures Donnie Mac?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-25-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,172
Posted By AirHound
Thank You!

Thank You!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-25-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,172
Posted By AirHound
Exhaust Wrap

I?ve no experience with wrap, but have been told it cuts down the heat greatly.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-23-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 84,650
Posted By AirHound
Whiff's

John, this is Doug in IL. Thanks for your build and now opns experiences, neat to follow! In this thread, in addition to gas, the word that comes to mind is also Carbon Monoxide. Assuming the path...
Forum: Safety 05-21-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,065
Posted By AirHound
Only takes a few inches of water to drown

It’s for fun!
Even in flat IL the place floods and becomes a lake. It all looks familiar until you are upside down and behind the tree line in soup, alone! Probably just enough water/muck to prevent...
Forum: Safety 05-20-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,791
Posted By AirHound
CO Levels Experience

Anyone care to share RV12 detections/indications per flight phase.
Forum: Safety 05-20-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,791
Posted By AirHound
CO Detection

Thank you for the choices, I?d rather pick one of them than rely on the stick-on, color changing type.

Will any of them show trends? For example ppm changes which can be used to analyze cabin...
Forum: Safety 05-20-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,791
Posted By AirHound
Carbon Monoxide Detection

Anyone using a sensitive electronic monitoring device have any suggestions on a best one? Thank You!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-28-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,265
Posted By AirHound
I got?em 2 and other than water hoses no more gas...

I got?em 2 and other than water hoses no more gas or oil hose changes, yippee.
Also bought their oil pressure gage relocation hose kit. Mounted it on top of top radiator hose back near the firewall,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-28-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,265
Posted By AirHound
Did you go with Aircraft Specialty Teflon kits?

Did you go with Aircraft Specialty Teflon kits?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-25-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,194
Posted By AirHound
Nose gear tie down

Has anyone used the nose gear tie down ring? It looks like it could come in handy against possible micro bursts which could push down the tail when tied down. Or is it for securing while trailering,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-23-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 481,298
Posted By AirHound
Do you think that breeze helps keep the C0 level...

Do you think that breeze helps keep the C0 level down by pressurizing the cockpit?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-20-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 84,650
Posted By AirHound
Ditto!! Do new rv12 SLSA?s owners under...

Ditto!! Do new rv12 SLSA?s owners under warranty have to fend for themselves?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-11-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,500
Posted By AirHound
Ah, thanks Dave!

Ah, thanks Dave!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-11-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 84,650
Posted By AirHound
Thanks for that tip. Worthy of Checklist/POH...

Thanks for that tip. Worthy of Checklist/POH IMHO. Just like emergency procedure/immediate action when a carb return spring fails. Worthy!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-11-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,500
Posted By AirHound
JB, At spinner screws? Is weight bolted on...

JB, At spinner screws? Is weight bolted on prop back plate?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-10-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,631
Posted By AirHound
Scott, Do you spray it into the cable sheath? How...

Scott, Do you spray it into the cable sheath? How and at which end??
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-01-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,676
Posted By AirHound
Other than keying tire maintenance off of tread...

Other than keying tire maintenance off of tread wear, how does one factor health of sidewalls into a decision to replace? Seems like they are taking on some of the load too!

Thanks Doug
Forum: Safety 03-18-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,612
Posted By AirHound
Understand this thread is about ATC and Flight...

Understand this thread is about ATC and Flight Following. Additional info along those lines when it comes to Class D operations. ATC/control tower Phone connectivity. Regarding lost com or no radio....
Forum: RV-10 03-16-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,769
Posted By AirHound
Exhaust wrap?

Scott, would automotive exhaust wrap on the rv12 slip joints stop or reduce co leakage there?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-03-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,514
Posted By AirHound
No, no owner/operator would be mad, more likely...

No, no owner/operator would be mad, more likely we are confused by your slightly one off dissertations. Have you considered conferring with the manufacturer?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-03-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,514
Posted By AirHound
All owner/operators have heard, and I dare say...

All owner/operators have heard, and I dare say subscribe to, ?oil is cheap?. Suggest, if financially feasible, he gain experience with oil change intervals based on personal usage variables for his...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-02-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,376
Posted By AirHound
Jeff, what are your thoughts about beat freq?

Jeff, what are your thoughts about beat freq?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-21-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,086
Posted By AirHound
Sorry the numbers escape me, but between 7 and 8...

Sorry the numbers escape me, but between 7 and 8 per pair.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-21-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,086
Posted By AirHound
I got some of those blue ones and they were a tad...

I got some of those blue ones and they were a tad overweight out of the box. Sadly, returned them. Dang!

Just advised by parts store that 189's are not available on their shelves yet, however,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-21-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,086
Posted By AirHound
Hopefully Available to the masses initially at a...

Hopefully Available to the masses initially at a good faith discount.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-16-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 84,650
Posted By AirHound
Vic, how far reaching are reports of float...

Vic, how far reaching are reports of float problems?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-15-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 23,407
Posted By AirHound
Red face Say, how does one discern wind sheer vs gusts...

Say, how does one discern wind sheer vs gusts unaided when planning a short/local flight around the patch, other than stepping outside and saying, ?dang it?s pretty breezy out? ! I think sheer falls...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-15-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,410
Posted By AirHound
Thank you dheal!

Thank you dheal!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-15-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,423
Posted By AirHound
Thanks for clarifying "Maximum Wind Limitations...

Thanks for clarifying "Maximum Wind Limitations 30" by adding the words (Ground Operations).
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-15-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,410
Posted By AirHound
Trying to keep up with the times. What does the...

Trying to keep up with the times. What does the quick release do specifically that the standard wing release mechanism doesn?t? How simple or complex is the mod to install this quick release? Thank...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-10-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,298
Posted By AirHound
Dave, enjoyed reading your blog again. Any other...

Dave, enjoyed reading your blog again. Any other Florida like flights since 2017? Always enjoy your info sharing. Very helpful! Doug in IL
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-10-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,599
Posted By AirHound
Would they have the fuel gage indicator on file I...

Would they have the fuel gage indicator on file I could order? For gross indications!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-05-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,809
Posted By AirHound
Thanks All!

Thanks All!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-05-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,809
Posted By AirHound
Std Kit provided receptacle between seats Question?

Question: I didn't build and not sure that KAI points out how/where the Std Aux Power receptacle, located between the seats, is fused?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-05-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,701
Posted By AirHound
Talking Rich, nice getting all those hours in, dang...

Rich, nice getting all those hours in, dang that?s roughly 95 bbl of gas. They?re making overtime in Houston to keep up with the demand. Good on ya!

Not sure if Bing auto adjusting capability is...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-04-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,701
Posted By AirHound
Dale, what is MAP on take off and initial climb?...

Dale, what is MAP on take off and initial climb? Doug
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-04-2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,017
Posted By AirHound
Jim, please see your personal messages. Doug

Jim, please see your personal messages. Doug
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-03-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,017
Posted By AirHound
Jim is AP an S20 option?

Jim is AP an S20 option?
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