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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 93,830
Posted By SuperCubDriver
https://i.imgur.com/pfM4ARc.jpg?2 For general...

https://i.imgur.com/pfM4ARc.jpg?2

For general amusement.

I have a PA-18-95 which I somehow neglect as I am addicted to RVs. But whenever I fly the dust off the plane I know I keep her.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-12-2021, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,364
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Looking good....

Looking good....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-10-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,086
Posted By SuperCubDriver
One of the most spectacular flights! I flew all...

One of the most spectacular flights!
I flew all corridors except the Tuckup Corridor and this is one reason to come back.

https://i.imgur.com/xnw4AWY.jpg?1
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-07-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,564
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Hey Dan - I hope next time there is one more!

Hey Dan - I hope next time there is one more!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-05-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,564
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Formation over the Swiss Alps

2 hours flight only, but it took me two weeks to edit:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBamh8bYfQk&t=101s
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Third one airworthy in your hangar -...

Third one airworthy in your hangar - congratulations!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2021, 03:18 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,976
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Barb, it was a very positiv experience ordering...

Barb, it was a very positiv experience ordering from Vans and especially dealing with you!
Wish you all the best for your retirement.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-06-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By SuperCubDriver
I put the oil valve on the lower right firewall,...

I put the oil valve on the lower right firewall, height according to instructions. the air/oil separator is installed on the engine mount with Adel clamps. Note that Iīm using a Superior sump, so...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-06-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,189
Posted By SuperCubDriver
I made an extra vertical stab fairing with an...

I made an extra vertical stab fairing with an integrated camera mount and a USB power supply inside. I have the wiring there for a beacon light and when I swap the fairing I just also swap the power...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,956
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Trying to explain with my words: Va is the speed...

Trying to explain with my words:
Va is the speed at which the max g-load can be produced, further AOA increase will relieve the stress on the wing with a stall. Va is lower with lower gross weight....
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-23-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,849
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Now you have it: September 10 -12 2021 No excuses...

Now you have it: September 10 -12 2021
No excuses accepted!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-23-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,849
Posted By SuperCubDriver
I donīt know the exact number of cameras. Two in...

I donīt know the exact number of cameras. Two in my airplane, my son just aiming a Gopro, another time Gopro on the glareshield and one 360 cam on the canopy. Then I used some footage from the fellow...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-22-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,849
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Another Formation Video

Several nightshifts of work:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLBf21mlnb8
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-16-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,037
Posted By SuperCubDriver
I have the Dynon autopilot panel which also...

I have the Dynon autopilot panel which also controls the elevator trim. Even when flying manual the trim switch actuates whatever is in the box and so drives the trim motor. There is a safety feature...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,790
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Another...

Another one:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzhk6b4Qnmk
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-02-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,887
Posted By SuperCubDriver
I installed a second heater valve on the lower...

I installed a second heater valve on the lower right of the firewall. It connects to the outlet with a scat tube. I do have a Vetterman trombone exhaust with two muffler/heat exchangers.
The rear of...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-28-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,978
Posted By SuperCubDriver
I had a sticking exhaust valve twice and the...

I had a sticking exhaust valve twice and the symptoms were typical for morning sickness. Only after engine start the offensive cylinder was missing - no rising EGT and CHT and recovered after a while...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-02-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,481
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Here are two pics from the internals of the Red...

Here are two pics from the internals of the Red Cube. This one failed on me and I wanted to have a look. There is only a plastic wheel inside which is driven by the fuel flow. This wheel interrupts a...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-14-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,929
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Have been there last year in June and didnīt have...

Have been there last year in June and didnīt have the courage to land. Ended up in Wendover, your pics look familiar!
Forum: Propellers 09-04-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By SuperCubDriver
I changed from the Hartzell to the WW200RV. This...

I changed from the Hartzell to the WW200RV.
This is an easy swap, no modifications required and the (Vans) spinner will be right where your Whirlwind spinner is sitting. The required cutout on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2020, 03:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,027
Posted By SuperCubDriver
RV addiction

Honestly, I?m addicted. I?m always flying around with RV?s and when the weather is bad I?m still around them in the hangar. There is always something to do - clean, maintain, admire...
My wife is...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-01-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,334
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Had the same issue testing my RV-8. Luckily I...

Had the same issue testing my RV-8.
Luckily I knew a spin-Guru and he suggested to keep a little power like 10" or so on spin entry (only) and that worked very well.
Forum: Safety 06-24-2020, 03:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,211
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Very clean and readable layout. I´m following...

Very clean and readable layout.

I´m following another checklist philosophy however. I would not add power settings, lights (except mandatory lights) and things like this in a checklist, these items...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-10-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,798
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Cool - looking forward flying beside you again!

Cool - looking forward flying beside you again!
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-27-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,974
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Recently I had a rough running engine and noticed...

Recently I had a rough running engine and noticed that this is only true when the Pmags were on ships power. Switching off the external power supply to the "rough" Pmag the engine was then running...
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-19-2020, 02:35 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 150,051
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Nice bird - looking forward to see the RV-grin.

Nice bird - looking forward to see the RV-grin.
Forum: Photography 05-06-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 976
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Yes I did and I?m not the only one. Check out...

Yes I did and I?m not the only one. Check out this:

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=132275&highlight=taxi+cam
Forum: RV-10 05-06-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,524
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Very cool - where is it in China?

Very cool - where is it in China?
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-27-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,143
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Same problem on my -8. Initially I made 1/8 shims...

Same problem on my -8. Initially I made 1/8 shims but was aware there might be a stress concentration like Mel stated. I made shims 1/8 thick and feel better. Tire clearance looks good, don?t know...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 563,815
Posted By SuperCubDriver
https://i.imgur.com/TS4K8J0.jpg?2 https://i.imgur...

https://i.imgur.com/TS4K8J0.jpg?2

https://i.imgur.com/DEFhYka.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,459
Posted By SuperCubDriver
I installed a 10Gal tank from SummitRacing in the...

I installed a 10Gal tank from SummitRacing in the rear baggage area of my RV-8. It feeds the engine via a 3-way-fuel-valve. Easy removable, just two bolts and the connectors on the aft baggage...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,098
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Harald - congratulations for the maiden...

Harald - congratulations for the maiden flight!
Another one here in Germany - beautiful plane - you will like it!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,729
Posted By SuperCubDriver
This is one of the best forums - the...

This is one of the best forums - the best!!
Although I?m presently not building I?m almost everyday looking for news.

Keep going!
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-30-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,232
Posted By SuperCubDriver
I once had a pump which made this noise. It...

I once had a pump which made this noise. It failed a while thereafter.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-23-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,934
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Gruezi Dan, I envy you! These days with blue...

Gruezi Dan, I envy you!
These days with blue skies I?m often looking skywards but it?s all quiet - except one RV waving....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 03-22-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,867
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Hi Dan, flying here in South Germany itself is...

Hi Dan, flying here in South Germany itself is not restricted as far as I know but we are effectively grounded as we are not allowed to leave home.
Many time I saw the Matterhorn but never that...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,178
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Wow, 115 hours for this mod - but it really looks...

Wow, 115 hours for this mod - but it really looks nice!
What other modifications did you do and how much time spent for them?
I myself did some mods on my -8 and it all adds up - probably 300 hours...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-16-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,585
Posted By SuperCubDriver
I too have a IO-375 with dual Pmags and the...

I too have a IO-375 with dual Pmags and the FM-150. Idle was unstable and hard to adjust. I found three issues and things are much better now - still not perfect however:

- the diaphragm in the flow...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-15-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,225
Posted By SuperCubDriver
I see nothing is perfect and I?m not alone with...

I see nothing is perfect and I?m not alone with issues.
My experience with customer support from Dynon is very good and I?m sure they will sort this one out.
It is however frustrating to find faults...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-14-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,225
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Dynon Skyview Reliability

I´m having four SV-D700 Skyview displays in two airplanes. All display were sent back at least once for repair.
Just recently one display didn´t boot below about 40 F and was sent back the second...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-06-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,924
Posted By SuperCubDriver
I installed a 10 Gal tank from summitracing. It...

I installed a 10 Gal tank from summitracing. It is in a tray to catch any spills and can be installed in about 10 minutes. There is a Facet pump at the tank and the fuel line is installed under the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,576
Posted By SuperCubDriver
I opened the canopy in flight at around 100-120...

I opened the canopy in flight at around 100-120 KIAS just to see if it?s possible in case I have to jettison the canopy. It can be done however the aerodynamics try to close it. I would not suggest...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-10-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,204
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Canopy Latch - Supertracks

I had the Supertracks Canopy Track Extension laying around for over a year now. My prop is removed for an overhaul so I thought this is a good time to do the installation.
It all went smooth however...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-04-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,992
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Hey Dan, looking forward to seeing your map for...

Hey Dan,
looking forward to seeing your map for 2020.
May be you have to scale down the map to show all the flights?
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-03-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,305
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Hi Ron, looks like we almost have the same setup...

Hi Ron,

looks like we almost have the same setup except for the sheet in of the canopy frame behind the back seat. I?m good without this, the Canadian winters are colder and this probably...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-03-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,305
Posted By SuperCubDriver
I?m having the ClassicAero seat heaters, they...

I?m having the ClassicAero seat heaters, they came with the seats already installed.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-03-2020, 03:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,305
Posted By SuperCubDriver
I installed a second heater valve on the right...

I installed a second heater valve on the right side of the firewall. The scat tubing is going through the lower forward "cargo hold" and exits into the cabin beside the right gear tower. I am very...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-02-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,574
Posted By SuperCubDriver
The cub video is still in the future. Didn?t...

The cub video is still in the future. Didn?t figure out how to do the acro part!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-02-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,574
Posted By SuperCubDriver
RV-7 Video

Couldn?t sleep tonight and the weather is miserable so I put some RV-7 footage together:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_gTUGSnQDaI&t=5s
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-30-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,024
Posted By SuperCubDriver
So they are not perfect and holding up the...

So they are not perfect and holding up the advertised 50,000 hours, at least not all of them. For $700 one can buy a lot of burnt bulbs! I?d rather pay a little more and have a lifetime warranty, now...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-30-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,024
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Aero Led

What is your experience with Aero Leds?

I like the low power consumption and brightness. I also like the rated life of some of their lights stated as 50,000 hours.

Last year one of my Sunray plus...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-30-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 185,543
Posted By SuperCubDriver
I am wondering why you are installing two boost...

I am wondering why you are installing two boost pumps. Do they run together or just one at a time? Is there a check valve on each pump?

My Andair boost pump just failed, of course away from home....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-28-2020, 05:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,017
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Have been to KMSN too last year - came a long...

Have been to KMSN too last year - came a long way.
I will follow your trip for sure.
Forum: RV-14 01-05-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,614
Posted By SuperCubDriver
I have two Andair PX375-TC pumps in my RV-8. One...

I have two Andair PX375-TC pumps in my RV-8. One failed after about 20 hours flight time, the other made strange noises and was repaired at the same time.
The same pump in my RV-7 (950 hours now...
Forum: RV-10 11-25-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,604
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Hey Jim, did you update your weight and balance -...

Hey Jim, did you update your weight and balance - or just the performance section in your POH?
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 11-22-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 192,260
Posted By SuperCubDriver
If I only knew this before! May be on my next...

If I only knew this before! May be on my next trip...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,245
Posted By SuperCubDriver
No picture with the RV-grin??

No picture with the RV-grin??
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-02-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,816
Posted By SuperCubDriver
The HDX should stay alive when switching off the...

The HDX should stay alive when switching off the power supply. It realizes it is in flight and won?t shut down then. Only on the ground it shuts down after 30 seconds "decision"time.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-22-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 65,839
Posted By SuperCubDriver
The foam is called Plastazote LD24. It does not...

The foam is called Plastazote LD24. It does not absorb water, is bendable and doesn´t break. It can be cut with a sharp knife, but best is a bandsaw, even a dull blade will cut it easily. Max...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-21-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 65,839
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Carl, yes I used one of your pics. I couldn?t...

Carl, yes I used one of your pics. I couldn?t open the other bunch you sent so if you don?t mind sending some of them again that would be great. Best by e-mail.
Hope to make it to Oshkosh 2020, but...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-21-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 65,839
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Don, you are right. it is a drysuit and with this...

Don, you are right. it is a drysuit and with this one it?s important to have some kind of isolation between it and the body. I wore long underwear, a long sleeved pullover and over all this a fleece...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-20-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 65,839
Posted By SuperCubDriver
I finished the last of three videos today and...

I finished the last of three videos today and like to share with you.
I also modified the first one some time ago so will post the link also.

So - here are the links of all three videos again.

1 -...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-14-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,430
Posted By SuperCubDriver
As usual - very cool pics!

As usual - very cool pics!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-14-2019, 04:33 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 65,839
Posted By SuperCubDriver
Rich, my memory is not the best outside airplane...

Rich, my memory is not the best outside airplane staff. But I still remember that very moment!
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