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Forum: RV-14 08-21-2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 205,198
Posted By Swiss14A
Smile Good thought with the Throttle adjustment! :)

Good thought with the Throttle adjustment! :)
Forum: RV-14 08-20-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 205,198
Posted By Swiss14A
Autopilot panel

Looks great. I would consider changing the position of audio panel an AP-Panel…(like Marks example here). you will use the audio panel farless than AP…
Forum: RV-14 08-17-2021, 11:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,207
Posted By Swiss14A
EXP239

Hi guys

We have the new YIO390-EXP239 (EXP119 as called by Van’s) installed and have no straight surface on the oil pan.
The only possibility I see is below the oil pan. But even here we have an...
Forum: RV-14 08-07-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,811
Posted By Swiss14A
Lemke Autosattlerei

We went with Lemke. Absolutely happy!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51363322802_04404422b1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mfNsp5)DC2044DC-FDC7-44BF-836C-D669F2D6EB0B (https://flic.kr/p/2mfNsp5) by...
Forum: RV-14 07-14-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,038
Posted By Swiss14A
I know it is an old threat, but I repeatedly...

I know it is an old threat, but I repeatedly stumble over it when searching datas to the Flaps rigging. And as always I highly appreciate Scott‘s inputs. I completely understand and of course I don‘t...
Forum: RV-14 01-06-2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,105
Posted By Swiss14A
Kantenschutz :)

Here is a source for Europe based builders:
https://www.kantenschutzprofi.de

I ordered:
KS0-1S , KS-TPE0-2,5S and KS-TPE1-2S,
and have not decided yet which to use :)
Forum: RV-14 01-04-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,513
Posted By Swiss14A
Thanks guys, Dan I call you :)

Thanks guys,
Dan I call you :)
Forum: RV-14 01-03-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,513
Posted By Swiss14A
Hei Skysailor. Could you post some pictures? Do...

Hei Skysailor. Could you post some pictures? Do you have any way of securing the slings, e.g. if the prop would turn slightly and a sling slides of... :eek:
I'll calculate the weight up front, but I...
Forum: RV-14 01-03-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,513
Posted By Swiss14A
I also made some calculations on this. Actually...

I also made some calculations on this. Actually in my case it would be around 250 lbs on the lift point. But as Kyle pointed out, if the **** hits the fan, you split your engine case...
Forum: RV-14 01-03-2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,513
Posted By Swiss14A
Hi guys Thanks so far for your replies and...

Hi guys

Thanks so far for your replies and comments. I try to sum up some answers to questions:

The ceiling and lifts are strong enough to support the weight. As you can see in the picture it is a...
Forum: RV-14 01-03-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,513
Posted By Swiss14A
Hangar ceiling mount

Hi guys

I am hoping to drain your brain for a solution to mount our RV14A to the hangar ceiling. In Switzerland hangar places are rare and hangars are packed with planes, wingtip to wingtip. The...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-02-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,353
Posted By Swiss14A
3D print

Hei Kay

I am working on something similar for my RV14 in Switzerland. My idea is a 3D printed bracket with the right thickness around the prop control lever. Would be interested i your solution once...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-14-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,176
Posted By Swiss14A
Weather was barely VMC on Sunday morning with low...

Weather was barely VMC on Sunday morning with low hanging clouds, after rain and snow showers during the night, when suddenly our little "pleasure flight whatsapp chat" started to disturb me doing...
Forum: RV-14 08-06-2020, 03:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,414
Posted By Swiss14A
I just did a few attempts with the file and...

I just did a few attempts with the file and bending the angle, no big engineering behind ;) And yes, I filed a slot into the angle and also made the already existing slot in the handle bigger to...
Forum: RV-14 08-02-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,414
Posted By Swiss14A
Hi I just finished the KD latch. Made new angles...

Hi

I just finished the KD latch. Made new angles and tested on scratch (which was good, especially because I made a lock as well). With new angles you can testfit the whole assembly including latch...
Forum: RV-14 05-05-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,838
Posted By Swiss14A
Any response on that?

Any response on that?
Forum: RV-14 04-22-2020, 01:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,847
Posted By Swiss14A
Thank you Scott and VAF

Stumbled over the whole problem when first attaching the ailerons to fit the wing tips. After a few thoughts and VAF-search I thought it's the "cleanest" solution to drill the rivets out and replace...
Forum: RV-14 03-03-2020, 01:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,614
Posted By Swiss14A
Hi We used the original bracket. Put two...

Hi

We used the original bracket. Put two nutplates on it for AN3 and painted it black. Then trimmed the plate of the Combo Light to fit into the bracket... Simple and removable....
Forum: RV-14 02-14-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,353
Posted By Swiss14A
Smile Perfect timing

Perfect timing for this question and answer and many thanks for the dropbox link :)
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-04-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,330
Posted By Swiss14A
Wink Looks good! But you missed eastern europe ;)...

Looks good! But you missed eastern europe ;) looking forward to follow your flights this year!
Forum: Reviews 10-19-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,552
Posted By Swiss14A
Smile Thanks

Thank you for the report! Just one of my next steps, except I have the quick build fuselage and will have to drill out the original installation...
Forum: RV-14 10-10-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,043
Posted By Swiss14A
Great! Didn?t know it! Thanks!

Great! Didn?t know it! Thanks!
Forum: RV-14 10-09-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,043
Posted By Swiss14A
No such thing in Europe, but ordering tomorrow...

No such thing in Europe, but ordering tomorrow from Cleaveland ;)
Forum: RV-14 10-07-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,043
Posted By Swiss14A
OK, thanks. I have to try again. I had the...

OK, thanks. I have to try again. I had the feeling I couldn't shoot perpendicular because of the baggage floor...
Forum: RV-14 10-05-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,043
Posted By Swiss14A
Question baggage floors to bulkhead rivets

Hi guys

Any advice on how to rivet the baggage floors to the bulkhead, especially the rivets close to the side skins? For the rivet gun I only have a straight rivet set for AN470AD3-X rivets and...
Forum: RV-14 09-01-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,060
Posted By Swiss14A
Smile Thanks

Thanks for your heads up! Was just the perfect timing for us ;)
Forum: RV-14 12-06-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,689
Posted By Swiss14A
+1

Hi Bart
Same here, just completed the step and closed it before glueing the ribs in. It is also listed in the list of common mistakes in the other thread (Plan Gottchas).
Cheers
Fabian
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-08-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 26,058
Posted By Swiss14A
I am sorry, I constantly forget to measure when I...

I am sorry, I constantly forget to measure when I am at the workshop. It?s around 1 1/4 inch. But I really just took the broomstick that was lying around. The diameter is not really crucial, just...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-03-2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 26,058
Posted By Swiss14A
Alternative Method

Hi Guys
I thought I use this thread to also share my method. It's low tech but works quite well. Especially for the bend of the RV14 rudder according the required bend profile as described in the...
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