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Forum: RV-7/7A 11-01-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,124
Posted By bizpilot
Concord battery on RV7A

Hi all, anybody using a concord battery in a RV7A with a IO-360 M1B1 and a Catto 3 blade to help with CG ? If so any space problems fitting it in? I figure I might as well get more battery since I...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-14-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 963
Posted By bizpilot
WT. & Bal. RV7A, 3blade Catto and 200 Io360

Anybody out there with a RV7A and a 200 hp IO-360 and a Catto 3 blade that can give me their weight and balance numbers ?
Or how about a RV7A with a Titan IO370 And a Catto 3 blade?
.
Thanks, Bob...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 39,008
Posted By bizpilot
Anybody ask if he had the anti splat upgrade?

Anybody ask if he had the anti splat upgrade?
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-27-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,148
Posted By bizpilot
If your speeds are in knots you’re doing great. ...

If your speeds are in knots you’re doing great. If not you are a little slow for a 8.
One of my pet peeves is using mph anywhere in aviation except antiques. Heck my 1964 Travel Air has knots only....
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-24-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,122
Posted By bizpilot
Thanks Ray, is the Catto smooth and reasonably...

Thanks Ray, is the Catto smooth and reasonably quiet at 2600?
Bob Bisbee
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By bizpilot
Electric pitch trim wire length RV7A

Hi all, the wires on the pitch trim motor are only 6 inches long. How long do I need them after I connect them to a CPC inside the elevator. I believe the 3 control wires may need to be long enough...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-06-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,122
Posted By bizpilot
RV7A cruise numbers

Hi anybody out there have a 7A with a Catto 3blade and o-360 that can give me cruise speeds and fuel flow at high power like 2500 or 2600 rpm?
Also a report on smoothness of th Catto.
Thanks Bob...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-05-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,760
Posted By bizpilot
Anybody having excessive oil burn on their Titan...

Anybody having excessive oil burn on their Titan 340 or 370?
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-05-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 797
Posted By bizpilot
Trim tab limits

Thanks, I checked with a friend who is building a RV9A, and though the 9 tail is different his plans said what you said 25 up and 35 down. Thanks for your response.
Bob Bisbee
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-02-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 797
Posted By bizpilot
Trim tab up/down limits

Can anybody tell me where to find elevator trim tab angular limits?
Thanks .
Bob Bisbee
RV7A
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-23-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,887
Posted By bizpilot
It’s for the rudder trailing edge. I put the...

It’s for the rudder trailing edge. I put the wedge in backwards ��
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-22-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,887
Posted By bizpilot
Remove cured pro seal

Anybody know what to use to remove unwanted cured pro seal?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,961
Posted By bizpilot
Jeremy could you post a picture of your baggage...

Jeremy could you post a picture of your baggage door?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-22-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,009
Posted By bizpilot
360 180 vs 200 weight difference

Anybody know the difference in weight between a 180 hp IO 360 Fuel injected and a 200 hp 360 Fuel injected.
Thanks.
Forum: Propellers 09-26-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,495
Posted By bizpilot
RV7A performance with Catto 3Blade

Thinking of using Catto 3 blade with aIO-360-200hp on my RV7A project.
Anybody have some performance numbers like high speed cruise, rate of climb, take off roll performance?
Thanks.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-12-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 92,118
Posted By bizpilot
Anyone with a IO 360 200 hp, with a Catto 3blade...

Anyone with a IO 360 200 hp, with a Catto 3blade on a 7A? Does this combination help with weight and balance issues? Also how is take off and climb performance?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 20,463
Posted By bizpilot
GPS replacement

Just noticed a planned GPS outage by the Navy for southeast NC,SC GA. Since they did away with LORAN, I would love to see a small light weight IRS (inertial reference system) for light airplanes. ...
Forum: Propellers 07-27-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 536
Posted By bizpilot
Sensenich composite 3blade

Anybody know why Van?s only sells a 2 blade composite prop (fixed pitch)and not a 3 blade.
Or if they will sell a 3 blade?
Bob Bisbee
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 19,969
Posted By bizpilot
Anybody have an idea what the cost difference...

Anybody have an idea what the cost difference will be when the new nose gear comes as part of the finishing kit?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 19,969
Posted By bizpilot
Do you think the antisplat aftermarket add on...

Do you think the antisplat aftermarket add on works just as good for a lot less?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 19,969
Posted By bizpilot
$3000, even $2250 seems expensive, how much...

$3000, even $2250 seems expensive, how much better is this that the original gear plus the anti splat mod.
Bob Bisbee
1/2 RV14A
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-18-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 26
Sticky: ENGINE COOLING
Views: 25,455
Posted By bizpilot
I know this thread has been extensively discussed...

I know this thread has been extensively discussed last fall, but I have a different question. Our RV14A IO390 runs cold. Typically front cylinders 1and 2 low 200’s CHT’s, rear’s 3 and 4 mid to upper...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-18-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,386
Posted By bizpilot
Thanks gentlemen, that?s what I needed to know.

Thanks gentlemen, that?s what I needed to know.
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-17-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,386
Posted By bizpilot
RV9A loads

I know the aerobatic RV?s are rated at +6 and -3 g?s.Any one know what the RV9/A is rated at? Maybe utility of +4.3 and -2.0 ?

Thanks Bob Bisbee
1/2 of a RV 14A
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-02-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,949
Posted By bizpilot
Can I assume the performance is close to...

Can I assume the performance is close to identical to a 7, with same engine and prop?
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-02-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,949
Posted By bizpilot
Thanks for all the info. Bob Bisbee

Thanks for all the info.
Bob Bisbee
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-01-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,949
Posted By bizpilot
RV6/6A vs RV7 /7A

I am fairly new to VAF, just curious, what are the differences between the RV7/7A and RV6/6A ?

Bob Bisbee
1/2 RV14A
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-24-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,809
Posted By bizpilot
Hi Walt, did you encounter any difficulties...

Hi Walt, did you encounter any difficulties installing the 370 in your 7A? I’am considering a 7A with a Titan 370. What kind of prop do you have and can you get 175kts TAS at 9 gal/hr?

Thanks, Bob...
Forum: RV-10 05-08-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,932
Posted By bizpilot
Hi again Todd, we haven?t had our 14A up to 12-14...

Hi again Todd, we haven?t had our 14A up to 12-14 thousand feet and done a fuel flow check. I did get 178 KTS TAS and 11 even on fuel flow on my trip south in March. This was at 9500 with a OAT of...
Forum: RV-10 05-07-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,932
Posted By bizpilot
Hi Todd, in our RV14A my only complaint is it...

Hi Todd, in our RV14A my only complaint is it needs a side baggage door. We get 172 Kts. TAS at 11ish gph. My neighbors RV10 is as fast or even 3 or 4 kts faster, but burns more. I like the...
Forum: RV-10 05-02-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,069
Posted By bizpilot
Mark, are you in a RV10? My neighbor who just...

Mark, are you in a RV10? My neighbor who just flew his 10, says the max speed for flaps zero in a 10 is 122kts IAS. Seems strange to me that zero flap would have a speed restriction different from...
Forum: Propellers 04-22-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,717
Posted By bizpilot
Hi Dave, do you get the advertised cruise speed...

Hi Dave, do you get the advertised cruise speed with your 3 blade Catto?
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-14-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,251
Posted By bizpilot
No the NavWorx ADS600-B, not EXP. Sorry if I...

No the NavWorx ADS600-B, not EXP. Sorry if I misled you.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-13-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,251
Posted By bizpilot
Navworx is it worth anything?

I am putting a navworx in my Travel Air with a AMOC to use my existing Garmin 480 GPS NAV/COM as a position source which gives me ADS B in and out displayed on my MX 20.

Bob Bisbee
1/2 owner TV 14A
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-08-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,828
Posted By bizpilot
Has anyone mounted a Concord RG25 on the firewall...

Has anyone mounted a Concord RG25 on the firewall of their RV 7/7A to address the aft CG issue when using a light weight Prop? Seems like a more useful way to move the CG forward, than a crush...
Forum: RV-10 04-06-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,038
Posted By bizpilot
Dave, I agree, except I reduce the RPM to 2500 at...

Dave, I agree, except I reduce the RPM to 2500 at 500 agl, for noise. Significant sound reduction from 2700 to 2500. Otherwise same as you. I use this for our IO390 powered RV14A or my D95A...
Forum: Propellers 04-04-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,512
Posted By bizpilot
I own a D95A travel Air,(IO-360 B1B?s) and 1/2 a...

I own a D95A travel Air,(IO-360 B1B?s) and 1/2 a RV14A IO 390. The props on the Travel Air ( new 3 years ago) don?t have a AD for overhaul at every 500 hours any more, but still have a RPM...
Forum: Propellers 04-03-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,717
Posted By bizpilot
Catto props

I am also interested in pluses and minuses of the Catto props for 180 hp IO340 or IO360 on RV7 or 9A
Forum: Propellers 04-03-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 788
Posted By bizpilot
Sensenich vs Whirlwind props

I am interested in any opinions on which fixed pitch prop works best for a IO340 on a RV 9A or RV7?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,805
Posted By bizpilot
A back up is always good, most home built...

A back up is always good, most home built aircraft don?t need a a ILS receiver as a back up. A simple VOR should be enough. Only if you are planning on routinely flying to 200/1/2 would a ILS ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-28-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,634
Posted By bizpilot
Titan IO 340 in RV9

Anybody install a Titan IO 340, in a RV9or 9A? If so could you use the Vans firewall forward kit for the IO 320 to install it?

Bob Bisbee
1/2 owner of RV14A
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-22-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,418
Posted By bizpilot
Engine delivery delays

Having experienced a lengthy delay in receiving our io 390 and hearing others similar experience, has anyone any experience with Titan or other engine sources?
Forum: Propellers 03-12-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,512
Posted By bizpilot
Ground adjustable prop vs C/S

Hi all, pre planning to build a RV7A, wondering what pros and cons are between ground adjustable and constant speed propellers?
Forum: RV-14 03-02-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,995
Posted By bizpilot
Malte, I believe, EarthX makes a lithium battery...

Malte, I believe, EarthX makes a lithium battery that fits in the same space as the Oyssey. Check it out.

Bob Bisbee
RV14A kit 140308
Forum: RV-14 03-02-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,886
Posted By bizpilot
We get 171kts at 2450/ WOT 11 GPH, at 6000, 169,...

We get 171kts at 2450/ WOT 11 GPH, at 6000, 169, 10GPH At 8000.

Bob Bisbee
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