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Forum: RV-14 09-04-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By ERushing
RV-14/ 14A schematic on Van's Website

You can find the fuselage harness schematic on Van's website here:
https://www.vansaircraft.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/WH-00125.pdf

If the link fails at some point, go to www.vansaircraft.com. ...
Forum: RV-10 06-18-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 704
Posted By ERushing
Pour-able 2-part foam when the cabin top was on...

Pour-able 2-part foam when the cabin top was on its back. Sand to shape. Cover with a couple layers of fiberglass. Sand & micro to finish. Don't do what I do. That stuff goes everywhere. Build...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-09-2021, 10:20 AM
Replies: 24
IMC
Views: 4,692
Posted By ERushing
EAA Webinar

There was a recent EAA webinar covering this specific topic (EAA membership required):

https://www2.eaa.org/Videos/Light-Sport-Aircraft
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-06-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,736
Posted By ERushing
Have you had your prop balanced?

Have you had your prop balanced?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-06-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,104
Posted By ERushing
I've placed my iPad right there before as I was...

I've placed my iPad right there before as I was getting things squared away. It's a good thing I live on a grass taxiway. The iPad was sitting there without a scratch when I returned!

i don't put...
Forum: RV-10 03-26-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By ERushing
Keith, I have an old-school nose gear leg that...

Keith,

I have an old-school nose gear leg that has ZERO time. I decided to proceed with the SB since I'm not flying yet. That could at least get you back in the air!

If you're interested, give me...
Forum: RV-10 02-27-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,890
Posted By ERushing
Mike, A gentleman on the forum posted last year...

Mike,

A gentleman on the forum posted last year or the year before last about losing a passenger side window. The good news is that, apart from a bit of noise, the aircraft was not negatively...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-08-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,362
Posted By ERushing
Keep a handful of 2x4's and a sheet or two of...

Keep a handful of 2x4's and a sheet or two of plywood around. If you need something, build it. I've build several tables, stands, etc for convenience as the build went on. Some I kept. Some I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-27-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,368
Posted By ERushing
Brian, From the main screen on the MFD, hit...

Brian,

From the main screen on the MFD, hit Menu, Menu. Select Setup. Select Display. MFD Split Screen = PFD

Hope this helps!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-13-2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,202
Posted By ERushing
Factory fly-away SLSA RV-12iS currently range...

Factory fly-away SLSA RV-12iS currently range from $125,500 to ~$160,000 depending on avionics, paint and a few other factors.

You can always call me at Van's if you have questions - X305 from Van's...
Forum: RV-10 01-03-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By ERushing
Hi Matt, Take a look at others' logs. I...

Hi Matt,

Take a look at others' logs. I definitely recommend running several conduits under the baggage floor. The main battery cable running to the front will take up most if not all of 1.

Best...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-14-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,755
Posted By ERushing
Tongue depressor & a little drillling

I'm too cheap to buy the washer wrenches. I've had success with a tongue depressor, a little drilling and a bit of work with the band...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 112,673
Posted By ERushing
How could I possibly forget my anniversary! ;)

How could I possibly forget my anniversary! ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 112,673
Posted By ERushing
Like others - My anniversary. That way I never...

Like others - My anniversary. That way I never forget my N Number!
Forum: RV-10 10-31-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,097
Posted By ERushing
I didn't install the handle until well after my...

I didn't install the handle until well after my doors were glued together, fit to the airplane and mounted. Ed Kranz did a pretty comprehensive video on...
Forum: Oregon 10-22-2020, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,157
Posted By ERushing
Sean, There are two homes for sale on the...

Sean,

There are two homes for sale on the Skydive Oregon Airport near Molalla, OR. Molalla is about 45 minutes south of Portland.

They both have large shops. But neither are currently configured...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-19-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,052
Posted By ERushing
I just shimmed the work to the same level as the...

I just shimmed the work to the same level as the flat set using blankets, shot bags, etc..
and backriveted away. I backriveted most of my RV10 tailcone.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-27-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,332
Posted By ERushing
Call me

Bruce,

Call Eric at Van's tomorrow. A lot depends on the configuration. I don't have an empty weight on an unpainted airplane (we paint them before final assembly.) But, based on how you're...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-24-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,286
Posted By ERushing
Forgive me if this is a dumb question - Did you...

Forgive me if this is a dumb question - Did you happen to check the serial numbers against the Rotax Alert Service Bulletin? Obviously (I would think) the replacement pumps should have been...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-24-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,286
Posted By ERushing
Armando, You might also check the fuel filters? ...

Armando,

You might also check the fuel filters? One of the filters is user-serviceable. The other is a finer filter and is replaceable.

Best Regards,
Eric
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-23-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,286
Posted By ERushing
What do you consider acceptable fuel pressure? ...

What do you consider acceptable fuel pressure? Rotax spec is >40.61 psi per the 912iS operator's manual.

Thanks for the info!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-23-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,286
Posted By ERushing
Failure Mode?

Can you share a bit more info about the failure mode?

Thank you!
Forum: Oregon 08-21-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,148
Posted By ERushing
Sadly, the mothership is still closed to visitors...

Sadly, the mothership is still closed to visitors thanks to Covid-19.

I'd recommend a stop in Florence if the weather allows. When I was there last, they had a very nice crew car. I would phone...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-20-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,175
Posted By ERushing
KSAF

I'm not sure how much this will help. I was last there over a year ago.

Signature was GA friendly and was able to put my airplane in a spacious hangar overnight.

They also helped me track down a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,709
Posted By ERushing
Check out Best Tugs

We use the Best Tugs Alpha for most of our airplanes at Van's. It makes moving the airplanes a breeze!

https://www.besttugs.com/pages/alpha-tug-line
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-29-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 26,058
Posted By ERushing
Simply because thatís what I did! Multiple ways...

Simply because thatís what I did! Multiple ways to skin the cat (apologies to PETA)
Forum: Reviews 07-18-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,539
Posted By ERushing
RV-9A/ O-320

I installed Ross' no-leak induction on my RV-9A/ O-320 at this year's condition inspection. I also replaced the oil return lines with new line and constant tension spring clamps. Both are...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-16-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,635
Posted By ERushing
Legacy RV-12 or RV-12iS

Which model do you have? They have different fuel systems.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-15-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 24,666
Posted By ERushing
Hardcopy plans

What airplane are you building? There should be a some-assembly-required manual/ plans pages included.

Is there a light blue binder cover?
Forum: RV-14 06-09-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,922
Posted By ERushing
Tank Sealant only, please

I would recommend against the double sided tape to attach the ribs. The application here is different than the rudder trailing edge.

In the rudder trailing edge application, the tape is just used...
Forum: RV-10 05-21-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,455
Posted By ERushing
IFR?

If you're planning on an IFR airplane and want a NAV radio, you might consider securing a conduit up through the VS to hold a coax cable for a NAV antenna at the top of the VS. It is definitely not...
Forum: RV-10 03-23-2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,329
Posted By ERushing
Same here

I ended up just cutting off one of the lower plate legs to allow the lock to rotate freely.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,588
Posted By ERushing
Van's can't email out the entire set of digital...

Van's can't email out the entire set of digital plans. The file sizes would crush the server.

Many of the sections can be found on the website under Support/ Safety & Service Info. Select your...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-08-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,086
Posted By ERushing
Tom, Lisa and I are so very sorry for your...

Tom,

Lisa and I are so very sorry for your loss. You and Suzanne are in our prayers.

Sincerely,
Eric
Forum: RV-10 10-13-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,156
Posted By ERushing
Congratulations, Ben!

Congratulations, Ben!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-18-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,888
Posted By ERushing
That is a good-lookin' airplane!! I might be a...

That is a good-lookin' airplane!!

I might be a little biased :)
Forum: RV-14 12-08-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,577
Posted By ERushing
Call Van?s

It?s a mispunched part.
Forum: RV-10 11-06-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 673
Posted By ERushing
Hi Jim, See page 23-3, Step 5. You fabricate...

Hi Jim,

See page 23-3, Step 5. You fabricate those spacers out of AT6-058 X 5/16.
Forum: RV-10 09-23-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,541
Posted By ERushing
Pull the tank

I pulled the tanks to leak test them off the wing anyway. Actually, I pulled the tank twice because the first time I forgot to fill the leading edge holes!

It’s really not that big of a deal.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,661
Posted By ERushing
For new builds, the major EFIS manufacturers have...

For new builds, the major EFIS manufacturers have good solutions. Unfortunately, with the inexpensive gauges now becoming unavailable, owners flying older panels are being orphaned. We haven't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,661
Posted By ERushing
Hi Gene, Just to clarify - It?s not that we?re...

Hi Gene,

Just to clarify - It?s not that we?re not supposed to sell it. It?s that the units are no longer being manufactured. The supplier of those instruments had an IC obsoleted out from under...
Forum: RV-10 09-01-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,156
Posted By ERushing
Congratulations Bill! Outstanding achievement!

Congratulations Bill! Outstanding achievement!
Forum: RV-14 08-26-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,630
Posted By ERushing
Congrats Pahan! Welcome back to the fold :)

Congrats Pahan! Welcome back to the fold :)
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-19-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,467
Posted By ERushing
Are you flying her to Oshkosh! Hope to see you...

Are you flying her to Oshkosh! Hope to see you there!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-05-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,456
Posted By ERushing
Nicely done! Congrats!

Nicely done! Congrats!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By ERushing
Higher Power Door Sheeting

Good Morning,

At Sun n Fun, I placed my order for a Higher Power Door to finish off our hangar. I'm researching options for sheeting the door. At this point I'm leaning towards steel PBR with...
Forum: RV-14 04-28-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,894
Posted By ERushing
They are anodized (clear.) No need for...

They are anodized (clear.) No need for priming.

Best Regards
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-11-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,770
Posted By ERushing
If you haven't already, look on Stein's site. He...

If you haven't already, look on Stein's site. He has a diagram of potential/ common antenna locations.
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-13-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,562
Posted By ERushing
The part is called out in the latest rudder...

The part is called out in the latest rudder drawing. The manual states "Install the E-614-020 counterweight (see exploded view on DWG 7).
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-13-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,562
Posted By ERushing
Gil hit the nail on the head. That is a nutplate...

Gil hit the nail on the head. That is a nutplate strip used to attach the rudder counterweight to the Rudder Tip Rib.
Forum: RV-10 02-07-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,531
Posted By ERushing
Congrats Rich! A huuuge accomplishment!

Congrats Rich! A huuuge accomplishment!
Forum: RV-14 12-15-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 168,287
Posted By ERushing
QB Wing Builders

I've uploaded the RV-10 plans page detailing the J-stiffener match drilling. I hope this works!

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1B0eRPzir6G3ViLYO0TmWw7C6CC5ZU-oR

Hope this helps! Please insure...
Forum: RV-10 10-06-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,082
Posted By ERushing
Congratulations Gil! That's awesome news!

Congratulations Gil! That's awesome news!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,031
Posted By ERushing
Outstanding news, Tom!! Thank you for sharing...

Outstanding news, Tom!! Thank you for sharing and congratulations!
Forum: RV-10 09-17-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,966
Posted By ERushing
Congratulations on both Ivan!

Congratulations on both Ivan!
Forum: RV-10 09-15-2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,000
Posted By ERushing
Extended Microstop

I bought quick build wings so take what I say with a grain of salt...

However, I bought an extended Microstop countersink cage from Aircraft Tool supply. Perhaps this might fit in that area. I've...
Forum: RV-10 08-31-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,857
Posted By ERushing
Congratulations! Here's to years of fun yet to...

Congratulations! Here's to years of fun yet to come!
Forum: RV-10 08-29-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,206
Posted By ERushing
Unless you have a very large are to build in, I...

Unless you have a very large are to build in, I would hold off attached the horizontal stabilizer, vert stabilizer, etc until way later in the build - probably when you're at the airport.

My 2 cents...
Forum: RV-10 08-28-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,251
Posted By ERushing
I ordered the oil cooler mount as well. It's...

I ordered the oil cooler mount as well. It's easier to mount it prior to doing the engine mount...
Forum: Interiors 08-27-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,101
Posted By ERushing
Thanks Jon, I'll take a look. Did you leak test...

Thanks Jon,

I'll take a look. Did you leak test your tanks again after the fix? That incident is about as close to tears as I've gotten since watching Marley and Me. (Or any dog movie in which...
Forum: Interiors 08-27-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,101
Posted By ERushing
Hi Kyle Definitely sanded/ scuffed before clear...

Hi Kyle

Definitely sanded/ scuffed before clear coat. I think I cleaned, degreased, then wet sanded with 600 grit.

Good luck!
Forum: Interiors 08-27-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,101
Posted By ERushing
Hi Kyle, I'm so sorry to hear about your issue! ...

Hi Kyle,

I'm so sorry to hear about your issue! I approached the pinhole issue a different way. I sanded the console, cleaned it well with soap and water and then a deagreaser and then shot a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,075
Posted By ERushing
It's stripped. I've done it before too. I had...

It's stripped. I've done it before too. I had to cut it off.
Forum: Tools 08-17-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,415
Posted By ERushing
Hi Ty, I've been working mostly in a single...

Hi Ty,

I've been working mostly in a single stall of a 2 car garage. I built a 3'x3' table on locking rollers. At the corners, I put 1) a Ryobi drill press, 2) a Ryobi combo belt/ disc sander, 3)...
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