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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-17-2022, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By rjtjrt
The link to...

The link to this:-

https://www.vansaircraft.com/service-information-and-revisions/n-2015-10-01/
Forum: Safety 07-13-2022, 12:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,810
Posted By rjtjrt
Really interesting, and thanks. I'd be interested...

Really interesting, and thanks.
I'd be interested in engine off (mixture idle cut off) with prop windmilling, compared to engine off prop stopped for your fixed pitch prop.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-12-2022, 05:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 28,759
Posted By rjtjrt
I just sent an email to Real Sim...

I just sent an email to Real Sim Gear.

support@realsimgear.com

There is such a strong need for some sort of G3X Touch simulator.
Glad this has shown me an option to email a potential supplier.
Forum: Engine Monitors 02-03-2022, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By rjtjrt
It is possible to add a second fuel flow...

It is possible to add a second fuel flow transducer, adding it to the return line, and a G3X Touch can deduct one from other to get an accurate figure.
Never heard of anyone doing it.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-21-2022, 02:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,065
Posted By rjtjrt
I'd like one as well if they were ever available.

I'd like one as well if they were ever available.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-27-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,211
Posted By rjtjrt
I had a non GPS iPad Mini some years ago and used...

I had a non GPS iPad Mini some years ago and used a Bluetooth GPS dongle.
It would reasonable often loose Bluetooth connection between the 2 and I would reconnect. This usually happened at worst...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-29-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 18,549
Posted By rjtjrt
I, like many people I guess, really wish there...

I, like many people I guess, really wish there was a G3X Touch computer simulator.
It is such a powerful system and I use a tiny fraction of its potential.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,579
Posted By rjtjrt
Get a Piper Cub for training. Cheapish, and I...

Get a Piper Cub for training. Cheapish, and I guess easy to sell at end if you want to.
Plus you will be a much better stick and rudder pilot at the end.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-30-2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,482
Posted By rjtjrt
In the video from Garmin that I saw, the fellow...

In the video from Garmin that I saw, the fellow had trouble opening the guard over the switch and had to use both hands, one to open and hold open the guard, and other one to push the button.
Didn't...
Forum: RV-15 07-28-2021, 12:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,903
Posted By rjtjrt
"like Doug's ideas except make the slats...

"like Doug's ideas except make the slats automatically retract and extend like the Pegazair."

Like the DH-82 Tiger Moth.
Forum: RV-15 07-27-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,903
Posted By rjtjrt
Gentleman (and gentlewoman) aerobatics capable...

Gentleman (and gentlewoman) aerobatics capable would be very desirable.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-15-2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,875
Posted By rjtjrt
Yves, nice stack of firewood in second photo.

Yves, nice stack of firewood in second photo.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-29-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 187,082
Posted By rjtjrt
It is easily switchable in G3X Touch. Built in to...

It is easily switchable in G3X Touch. Built in to the G3X by Garmin.
You can switch back and forwards at will.
Edit: As answered above by MED (post 398).
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-04-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,972
Posted By rjtjrt
Jim I bet he was very proud of you that day you...

Jim
I bet he was very proud of you that day you flew first solo.
Forum: GPS 03-29-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,479
Posted By rjtjrt
I would love to have such a course...

I would love to have such a course available.
Great need to be able to practice use of G3X Touch at home.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 38,019
Posted By rjtjrt
Tough to loose them. Hope Pablo is not too bereft...

Tough to loose them. Hope Pablo is not too bereft loosing his friend.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-09-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,258
Posted By rjtjrt
Great trip to get a fantastic pup. Love...

Great trip to get a fantastic pup.
Love Ridgebacks.
For Suri it must have been a big, strange day - look where her tail is in the family photo on the ground.
I know she will settle in when she gets...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,578
Posted By rjtjrt
Barb You are a truly good human being. As the...

Barb
You are a truly good human being.
As the voice of Van's, it always lifted my spirits when you came on the phone.
Please know, you made a difference to many thousands of people, all over the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-18-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,861
Posted By rjtjrt
Michael Thanks for the reply. I just re read my...

Michael
Thanks for the reply.
I just re read my post.
It reads like I am trying to hijack your thread.
My apologies.
John
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-18-2021, 04:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,861
Posted By rjtjrt
I would like to canvas opinions as to whether...

I would like to canvas opinions as to whether people have found the glareshield to be a worthwhile addition to the 12.

If someone could post a couple of photo's of the finished glareshield in an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,300
Posted By rjtjrt
Dave. Looking forward to reading it. Will it be...

Dave.
Looking forward to reading it.
Will it be in an Ebook as well as the paperback?
John
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-27-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 85,315
Posted By rjtjrt
Ed That is a beautiful aircraft. You must be very...

Ed
That is a beautiful aircraft. You must be very proud.
Well done that man!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-30-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 28,533
Posted By rjtjrt
Many thanks John.

Many thanks John.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-30-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 23,971
Posted By rjtjrt
I would be interested in some update on this as...

I would be interested in some update on this as well. Any info would assist in planning.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-24-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 28,533
Posted By rjtjrt
What is the difference between the new WD-01221-1...

What is the difference between the new WD-01221-1 and the original design?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-21-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 28,533
Posted By rjtjrt
What is the difference between the new WD-01221-1...

What is the difference between the new WD-01221-1 and the original design?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-08-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 187,082
Posted By rjtjrt
As a work around, a required throttle visual...

As a work around, a required throttle visual guide on the EFIS screen to prompt pilot what power is needed would work if pilot not incapacitated.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-06-2020, 01:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,824
Posted By rjtjrt
Here in Australia, my Ipad Mini has overheated...

Here in Australia, my Ipad Mini has overheated shutdown on a number of occasions when flying after some time when sun is shining on it. Move it to hold it is airflow of a fresh air vent gets it cool...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-05-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,502
Posted By rjtjrt
Looks like the lawn chairs are set up to view the...

Looks like the lawn chairs are set up to view the runway.
Maybe the new neighbour likes watching planes and if he is talked to maybe he would like a flight and some info on homebuilding and basing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,629
Posted By rjtjrt
Tim Thanks for coming here to help with upcoming...

Tim
Thanks for coming here to help with upcoming fire season. Your and your colleague's skills are appreciated here.
John
Forum: Aircraft Camping 08-22-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 34,654
Posted By rjtjrt
I was wondering how the lodge got power, but just...

I was wondering how the lodge got power, but just found a link to a local Hydro Power that has been set...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,661
Posted By rjtjrt
Paul How did you adapt the bung adaptor to go in...

Paul
How did you adapt the bung adaptor to go in and seal it in the jerry can?
John
Forum: Aircraft Camping 08-13-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 34,654
Posted By rjtjrt
Great writing, superb countryside, and a...

Great writing, superb countryside, and a beautiful dog.
You are a fortunate man.
Forum: Safety 07-26-2020, 01:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 17,053
Posted By rjtjrt
Partial engine failure is so hard to resist...

Partial engine failure is so hard to resist flying to a better landing spot, that is better than the nearest adequate field.
I hope I would have resisted the temptation to overfly the nearer “good...
Forum: COMM 06-22-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,485
Posted By rjtjrt
Duffmiester Maybe try Michael Coates. He is...

Duffmiester
Maybe try Michael Coates. He is at:

https://www.xair.com.au/

Their contact page:

https://www.xair.com.au/contact/contact.html
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-15-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,604
Posted By rjtjrt
Just wondering if there is an answer to the OP...

Just wondering if there is an answer to the OP question yet?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-07-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,604
Posted By rjtjrt
Seagull If no one her can answer this, perhaps an...

Seagull
If no one her can answer this, perhaps an email to Van?s Support would get a reply?
If so, please post the info here.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-19-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,647
Posted By rjtjrt
NDB approach with an RMI pointer and a heading...

NDB approach with an RMI pointer and a heading bug on a slaved compass makes NDB Approach so easy compared to raw data.
I only wish Garmin had that option on G3X Touch.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-11-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,615
Posted By rjtjrt
RV-12 is a rough ride in my experience, even in...

RV-12 is a rough ride in my experience, even in virtually no turbulence (by that I mean I rarely find a day that is not a rough ride unless up high). Get up high and it is ok, but getting up high is...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-04-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,531
Posted By rjtjrt
The problem that makes me reluctant to use a...

The problem that makes me reluctant to use a cover, is potential overheating.

Shutdown due heat is an intermittent but not infrequent issue for my iPad Mini 2, and not sure but I assume ipad pro has...
Forum: GPS 04-29-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 22,204
Posted By rjtjrt
Justin Re feeding traffic via wifi/bluetooth....

Justin
Re feeding traffic via wifi/bluetooth. Will it take a traffic feed from a GDL 39R, via wifi or bluetooth?
I note your info that it will take a feed from "... the GDL 52....", But no mention of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,402
Posted By rjtjrt
Not trying to be sanctimonious, but in this time...

Not trying to be sanctimonious, but in this time there are others that NEED N95/P2 respirators and filters more than builders, who want them rather than need them.
Please don't chase these and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,555
Posted By rjtjrt
Luca We are thinking of Italy, and her...

Luca
We are thinking of Italy, and her people.
Australia sends respect and solidarity. The Italian people are magnificent.

https://youtu.be/OPeLZhgmwCs
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-19-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,981
Posted By rjtjrt
Jeff Thanks for doing this. I would also like a...

Jeff
Thanks for doing this.
I would also like a photo with tape measure.
PM with my email sent.
Thanks
John
Forum: Safety 02-15-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 17,759
Posted By rjtjrt
In another thread in 2014 Cactusman referenced an...

In another thread in 2014 Cactusman referenced an article in RVator about this (use of Choke), but that article seems to no longer be available.
Post is...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-05-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 187,082
Posted By rjtjrt
Anthony. Very helpful. Thanks.

Anthony.
Very helpful. Thanks.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-04-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 187,082
Posted By rjtjrt
I would love to know how to do this setting.

I would love to know how to do this setting.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-26-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,235
Posted By rjtjrt
I have often wondered about making a tool with a...

I have often wondered about making a tool with a pointed end that fits permanently over the bottom end of a fire extinguisher (whilst in its mount). Probably need to modify mount to allow this.
It...
Forum: GPS 12-12-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 393,807
Posted By rjtjrt
I wonder how they came up with the name “Aera”?

I wonder how they came up with the name “Aera”?
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-08-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 18,796
Posted By rjtjrt
Suzanne sounds like such a terrific person. Very...

Suzanne sounds like such a terrific person.
Very sorry to hear of her passing. All the best to Tom and his family.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,802
Posted By rjtjrt
Bob, I am sure your mum/mom was grateful to have...

Bob,
I am sure your mum/mom was grateful to have you as her son, and proud of the man you became.
Terrible time when loved parents go.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-05-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 940
Posted By rjtjrt
Steve. Thanks.

Steve.
Thanks.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-05-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 940
Posted By rjtjrt
Can G3X Touch Display User Waypoints on Chart?

Can G3X Touch Display User Waypoints in Chart display?
They show on Map display, but not in Charts on my G3X Touch.
I did a search but nothing came up.
John
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,914
Posted By rjtjrt
Suzanne and Tom, Have a great holiday. You both...

Suzanne and Tom,
Have a great holiday. You both deserve it.
Don't worry or think about work, just enjoy the break you have both earned enduring the medical profession poking and proding!
John
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-28-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,339
Posted By rjtjrt
RV2002 posted about need to support/secure...

RV2002 posted about need to support/secure tailcone sometime ago. Van?s would be able to tell you their suggestion.
Forum: California 09-06-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,158
Posted By rjtjrt
God bless you Brian. I wish I were closer to help.

God bless you Brian. I wish I were closer to help.
Forum: Safety 07-31-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,971
Posted By rjtjrt
Salto, there are more photo’s here, but I can’t...

Salto, there are more photo’s here, but I can’t post pics.

https://www.pprune.org/pacific-general-aviation-questions/624016-plane-crash-william-creek-airfield-3.html#post10533527
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-30-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,041
Posted By rjtjrt
CAN Bus Can Be Hacked

Report CAN Bus is insecure to hacking.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/travel-troubles/114630732/us-issues-hacking-security-alert-for-small-planes
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-28-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,659
Posted By rjtjrt
This is the link to the SB...

This is the link to the SB instructions

https://legacy.rotaxowner.com/si_tb_info/serviceb/sb-912-073.pdf
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-26-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,266
Posted By rjtjrt
Chipmunk is the most lovely aircraft. A...

Chipmunk is the most lovely aircraft. A beautiful, graceful lady.
Iconic smell of the cockpit.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-18-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,631
Posted By rjtjrt
If and when anyone finds the section in...

If and when anyone finds the section in Installation Manual, could they kindly post it?
I can never find anything in those manuals. I will look as well and post iypt if I can find it.

Also, can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,362
Posted By rjtjrt
Randy It would be good if you can post what the...

Randy
It would be good if you can post what the 3M product is, when you get it.
Thanks.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-17-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,676
Posted By rjtjrt
I have not fitted the glareshield yet. Not sure...

I have not fitted the glareshield yet.
Not sure if it is an advantage over standard non glareshield panel.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-07-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,092
Posted By rjtjrt
I too welcome this from a Garmin, and thank them....

I too welcome this from a Garmin, and thank them. They probably now realise why so many of us in Australia have a low opinion of CASA (our equivalent of FAA).
I had become resigned to it never...
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