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Forum: ADS-B 10-27-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,806
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Thanks all!

I?ll put it on my ?wishlist.?
Forum: ADS-B 10-26-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,806
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Foreflight Sentry Pireps?

Anyone using the new Foreflight Sentry ADSB ?IN? device? If so, Pirep please.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,641
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
++For Yankton

Have stopped there three times. Airport manager let us overnight our -7 for $25 and threw in a courtesy car.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
PM sent

With cell phone number.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
There are!

I spent time at a B&B in Haarlem, Holland two years ago and got to know the owner. His brother flies a RV-7 and a B-25 out of Amsterdam. If I find the contact info, I'll send you a PM.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-26-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 890
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
G3X Red X's slow to disappear or never

I have a single screen G3X and when the battery switch is turned on about 30% of the time the screen "boots up" normally. The rest of the time it takes an inordinate amount of time for the RED X's...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-03-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Thanks all - back to the drawing board.

My install is over the top.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-03-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Maybe so - but

This is a different build.

Thanks
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-03-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,211
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Prop governor bracket for 0-540

Any RV-10 builders know the Vans part number for the prop governor bracket that goes on a I/0-540 widedeck engine with a MT governor? If so, please let me know.

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-01-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,518
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Thanks!

To both of you for the quick response.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-31-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,518
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Wide deck or narrow deck?

Is a Lycoming 0-540E4B5 (SN L-17939-40A) a wide deck or narrow deck engine? Need to know for prop governor drive ratio.

Thanks in advance!
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-13-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 40,603
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Very sad news

So sorry to hear this.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-16-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,357
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
G3X amp install question

Trying to get an amp meter reading on the G3X (non touch). I need to locate either the .0005 Ohm resistor or the Hall Effect transducer mentioned on page 30-4 of revision AF in the Garmin G3X...
Forum: RV-10 07-17-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,512
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
I finally threw in the towel

And went conventional mags. I love my 4 cylinder Pmags, but six years of "next month" did it. I wish them the best of luck.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,961
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Those on the Eastern Shore of MD would say

em r ducks? No em r geese. See Dem wangs!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-10-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,854
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Steve, thanks again

I'll give that a try next week, when I'm back at the hangar.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-10-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,854
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Thanks for the quick responses

I have installed the GDU 370 as a stand alone PFD/MFD with the following components: ADHARS; Engine Monitor, OAT, Magnetometer and Angle of Attack. I did get the configuration module.

Thanks Steve...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-10-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,854
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
GDU 370 configuration assistance

When I go to the configuration page on the GDU 370 I get this message:. PFD 1 Not Connected.
Background -- I purchased this GDU 370 new from a builder that had this one and a GDU 375 installed in his...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,574
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Darin send me a PM

Darin, trying to make contact with you regarding Bill of Sale.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,285
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Buy the empanage kit!

Try that first. It's a small bite of the elephant, but it'll give you a taste. Be sure and join your local EAA chapter and get to know other RV builders too.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,285
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Do it "Troop!"

Based on your past accomplishments and your apparent drive I say you can build an RV. You may need help sometimes, but finding it shouldn't be a problem. It'll be easier than "flying the bag."
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 08-19-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,760
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Peter Stevens

Recently died in a tragic, non aviation related accident. Peter built one of the first, if not the first RV-6 kits. Thoughts go out to his family.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,538
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Hang in there

I've got N666TS reserved!
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-18-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,887
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
RV-7 Sam James long cowl, but IO-390

Can you build one that'll fit the prop governor up front?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,592
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
+1

Very happy with them.
Forum: GPS 12-09-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,558
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
PM to you

Thanks. PM sent.
Forum: GPS 12-09-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,558
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Garmin 696 power/data chord question

In connecting the power/data chord to my Airgizmo mounted Garmin 696, I understand the power and ground wires. I need explanation on the "data in"wire (blue) and the "data out" wire (yellow) and how...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,785
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
A League

Of Extraordinary Gentlemen and Ladies.
Forum: Northwest 04-06-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,351
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Airports/hangar space near Olympic Nat'l Park

The wife and I are planning a trip to Olympic National Park toward the end of this month (April). I am looking for information on weather patterns there this time of year, the best airports to land...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-14-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,178
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
No ideas but . . .

Mine has done that twice in the 5 years it has been installed. The first time was just after an early morning, in the dark launch to Airventure 2013. It was off for a short time and I then came...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-31-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 110,289
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Looking for GDU-370

Anyone upgrading to the touch screen and/or replacing their GDU-370. I'm interested in taking it off your hands.
Forum: West (and Southwest) 11-16-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,001
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
In Heber

Interested? Send me a PM.
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-06-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,215
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Primer lines on two cylinders - same side?

Or do they have to be on opposing cylinders?
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-19-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,279
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Great explanation

Thanks Bill!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-15-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,513
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Bill -

Please check your PM.

Thanks
Forum: RV-10 10-14-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,763
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Thanks Steve!

I have fabrication as an alternative, but thought I would look for off the shelf first. Thanks again and good luck.
Forum: RV-10 10-13-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,763
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Tried the VA-182-PC

Didn't work .
Forum: RV-10 10-12-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,763
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Thanks!

Agree to a point.
Forum: RV-10 10-09-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,763
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
0-540 Throttle and Mixture brackets

For those building RV-10s with a carburetor instead of fuel injection, what is your source for the throttle and mixture control bracket?
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-26-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,467
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Saw you taxi by my hangar on departure

Gotta love those yellow airplanes.
Forum: Florida (South) 09-19-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,600
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Watching this post

Thinking about doing the same in February 2015.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-05-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 29,202
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
My condolences.

Thoughts are with you in this time of mourning.
Forum: RV-10 09-03-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,932
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Butterfly valve on oil cooler - source?

I'm looking for a 4 inch butterfly valve - where did you buy yours?

Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,136
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Maybe just trying

to get a good look at your nice Bearhawk!
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-30-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 19,290
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Any announcements on production?

From Brad, et, al or more of the same from years past?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-23-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 88,103
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Erik -

When you get it installed and running send me a PM. I would like to fly my -7 up and take a look at the Mini.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-22-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,372
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Engine monitoring probes

Are they included in the price or separate cost?
Forum: Texas (North) 07-21-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,391
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
I too did that

In 2008 after moving it four times for jobs. It'll work out.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-07-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,080
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Let ME be the first -

Congratulations!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,212
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
BRAVO!

Bravo, bravo, bravo!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,260
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Now let's here from Katie and GRT

Thanks for the responses.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,260
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Magnetometer mounting

Katie, can the magnetometer be mounted in a non-aluminum airframe? More specific - a tube and fabric airplane?

Thanks in advance,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,732
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Moved my -7 five times

Before I finally finished it. For the Uhaul, isn't there a wooden railing around the inside of the truck about 3 foot off the floor? If so, use ratchet straps and attach them to the landin gear. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,184
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Click bond

Has lasted three years - no problems.
Forum: Propellers 11-21-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,365
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Aero Composite Spinner

I too have gone to another prop and have a spinner for a two-blade Aero Composite prop and its for sale cheap.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 21,152
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Best of luck!

And a quick recovery. I've always enjoyed your posts on VAF.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 109,168
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Bearhawk

https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/ENCmJza4y7AvRB-dzEkNSNSfzP-xaXocRhikoB0padE?feat=directlink

BUT if the pocketbook was...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-22-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,366
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
WILD!

and WOW oh WOW!
Forum: Formation Flying 09-09-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,001
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
"Who are those guys?"

They're guys (and gals) just like us, who labored to create these great little machines and exact the maximum performance from them. Absolutely Amazing!

Hats off to you!
Forum: RV-14 05-20-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 157,993
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
My I0-390 burns 9.0 GPS at cruise

Went to OSH last year about an hour behind an RV-6 with a fixed pitch Catto prop. He landed 15 minutes ahead of me at Ainsworth, NE. and we both took the same amount of fuel. I have dual PMags and...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 04-11-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,720
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
EICAD for PMags?

I've never got it to work via USB and my laptop either.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-04-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,261
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Classic and Flightline

Classic aero edging and Flightline glare shield cover


https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/J3YEu4N3B_uvwENJ6-a8AIaWDKmnLEuMtauRb7Kmyck?feat=directlink
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,878
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
Here are mine

I used fiberglass on mine. Both on the panels and the backing plate. No rivets to show. Used Click Bond. Cut the holes with a Drimmel and file. Used five layers of glass for the backing plates...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,078
Posted By TrueAirSpeed
April Fools Day Joke?

Like get me a gallon of Prop Wash!
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