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Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-22-2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By Tandem46
Attaches to...

Attaches to headset:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpJpL5TNRw0

https://www.visionproducts.llc/
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2022, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By Tandem46
Inflation and Aero classic leakguard

Aero classic Leakguard 500x5 tubes were $72.75 a piece in June from ACS. Today they are $108.95. 50% increase in FIVE months. Good grief!!!
Forum: Probable Cause Documents Discussed 11-11-2022, 02:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,465
Posted By Tandem46
Now that is truly unbelievable….glad no one was...

Now that is truly unbelievable….glad no one was hurt.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2022, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,871
Posted By Tandem46
Ha!! Congrats! You might have the record for...

Ha!! Congrats! You might have the record for outside RV storage and you saved a boot full of dollars over the past decade I’m sure!
Forum: ADS-B 10-31-2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,811
Posted By Tandem46
My foreflight disconnected from my echo no less...

My foreflight disconnected from my echo no less than 6 times today on a 30 minute flight. For the most part it has not been doing this at all…so not sure what was special about today. Aggravating...
Forum: Probable Cause Documents Discussed 10-25-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,944
Posted By Tandem46
They weren’t doing aerobatics below 1500’. The...

They weren’t doing aerobatics below 1500’. The maneuver was initiated at 3000’.
There were parachutes on board.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 207,722
Posted By Tandem46
TeePee rings

There are some of those rings around the Denver area if you know where to look. Some of these are as old as 2,500 years. Very interesting
Forum: Safety 09-08-2022, 07:20 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 42,730
Posted By Tandem46
And even if you were worried, posts like the...

And even if you were worried, posts like the following anecdotally show the smaller rudder is just fine wrt spins.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2022, 11:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,121
Posted By Tandem46
New Aweb Paul Bertorelli video (4 hours...

New Aweb Paul Bertorelli video (4 hours ago)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibIkuyBL9i8
Forum: Safety 08-29-2022, 01:41 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 42,730
Posted By Tandem46
Part...

Part Two:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZymXOrPL1CQ
Forum: Safety 08-25-2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 42,730
Posted By Tandem46
Yeah, EXCEPT this is not happening to the RV-3,...

Yeah, EXCEPT this is not happening to the RV-3, RV-4, RV-6, RV-8, or even RV-7s equipped with the -8 rudder. Only RV-7’s with the -9 rudder.



Yeah, I don’t think that’s the issue here.
Forum: Safety 08-22-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 42,730
Posted By Tandem46
Arguably if flown within limits, there is nothing...

Arguably if flown within limits, there is nothing unsafe about the -9 rudder on the -7. But as Dan pointed out and we all know…we all make mistakes. In the last 15 yrs, every single catastrophic RV...
Forum: Safety 08-21-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 42,730
Posted By Tandem46
Yeah, this accident has been discussed on here...

Yeah, this accident has been discussed on here before. I agree with others that it’s doubtful a “rock pigeon” brought down this RV. The NTSB does mention: “It is possible that the pilot made an...
Forum: Safety 08-20-2022, 04:59 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 42,730
Posted By Tandem46
All of this is extremely interesting to me. From...

All of this is extremely interesting to me. From the Canadian report regarding Vans flight testing, ”The kit manufacture had conducted flight testing of the RV-7A prototype. No indications of...
Forum: RV-4 08-17-2022, 10:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,191
Posted By Tandem46
Hmmm…. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-mxAisu6O...

Hmmm….

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-mxAisu6OQ
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,796
Posted By Tandem46
++1

Plus 1! Couldn’t agree more.
Forum: Safety 08-03-2022, 08:38 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,979
Posted By Tandem46
Huh?!?!?! Is this regarding the fact that...

Huh?!?!?!

Is this regarding the fact that prevailing winds are out of west and HB parking/camping aircraft, when oriented east/west are always facing east, ie, tails facing west?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-23-2022, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By Tandem46
You don’t need to do either. I have single LSE II...

You don’t need to do either. I have single LSE II and a few years ago removed my motor without doing any of that. I simply disconnected the sensor board from the fly wheel, placed it in a plastic bag...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-18-2022, 01:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,456
Posted By Tandem46
Reference this...

Reference this thread:

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=191804&highlight=Lse+ignition+coil
Forum: RV-14 06-15-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,420
Posted By Tandem46
Also for bolt head that holds flap motor as in...

Also for bolt head that holds flap motor as in this photo:
https://buildaplane.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/10-flap-motor-fully-extended.jpg
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-19-2022, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,114
Posted By Tandem46
My first thought too given extreme low total time...

My first thought too given extreme low total time on a new engine.
Forum: RV-14 04-12-2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,437
Posted By Tandem46
My RV-7 builder’s manual (circa 2002) has a small...

My RV-7 builder’s manual (circa 2002) has a small aerobatic blurb in section 15. Maybe check your section 15.

Also:
https://vansairforce.net/safety/AnAerobaticEpistle.pdf
Forum: Safety 03-21-2022, 09:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,721
Posted By Tandem46
From the final report: ”The last documented...

From the final report:
”The last documented cleaning of the oil suction screen was about 11 years before the accident…”

Also:
“A discrepancy for low oil pressure that was recorded in the engine...
Forum: Safety 03-20-2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,721
Posted By Tandem46
Clogged Oil Sump Suction Screen Fatal Accident

Recent horrific fatal accident directly contributed to the failure to clean the oil suction screen and the resulting loss of oil pressure. (Screen shot from accident...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,105
Posted By Tandem46
Me too! But in this instance… $46.99(Amz) vs...

Me too! But in this instance… $46.99(Amz) vs $60(vans) vs $84.75(acs)….well, my loyalty only goes so far. And then there’s the shipping. I can get free shipping from Amazon, where as I have been...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2022, 11:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,105
Posted By Tandem46
Aircraft Spruce vs Amazon (K&N air filter)

Referencing the current RG400 thread regarding prices between Spruce and Amazon….

K&N E3450 air filter for O-360

Spruce -...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 03-04-2022, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,190
Posted By Tandem46
Weather Sunday Feb 27th between 8am and 10am....

Weather Sunday Feb 27th between 8am and 10am. Green track line is not N123RR. Just showing the weather.
https://i.postimg.cc/mDZhx13M/EFDE3-A46-5731-4-B36-9-DC5-CA79-AC65-C10-F.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2022, 04:27 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 56,669
Posted By Tandem46
Bob, Steve, thanks for the update!! This is an...

Bob, Steve, thanks for the update!! This is an extremely exciting project!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,635
Posted By Tandem46
Bob, Steve, thanks for the update….freaking...

Bob, Steve, thanks for the update….freaking awesome and exciting!!

Mods….With the re-naming of the original thread, this thread is now redundant. I tried to delete but it will not let me. Can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2022, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,635
Posted By Tandem46
Anyone? Bob Mills? Steve Smith? Bob...

Anyone? Bob Mills? Steve Smith? Bob Kuykendall?

PS - For anyone unfamiliar with this project… This is exciting stuff!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2022, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,635
Posted By Tandem46
Carbon Fiber Tapered Wing RV6/7/8

Any update on the progress of these wings?

https://hpaircraftblog.wordpress.com/products/tapered-wings-for-rv-6-rv-7-and-rv-8/


There is already a thread on this, but the title “New Spars in...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-15-2022, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,246
Posted By Tandem46
Gap Seal Tape

https://wingsandwheels.com/gap-seal-tape.html
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-04-2022, 01:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,686
Posted By Tandem46
LSE Plasma II, 1 Mag. LSE has been FLAWLESS for...

LSE Plasma II, 1 Mag. LSE has been FLAWLESS for 1200+ hrs.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 19,098
Posted By Tandem46
+1

I agree! A little perspective is in order. 1st World problems.
Forum: Safety 12-05-2021, 11:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,289
Posted By Tandem46
+1 …………

+1

…………
Forum: Job Board 11-11-2021, 11:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,252
Posted By Tandem46
No Carl, Rockwood is correct. Lemos does not...

No Carl, Rockwood is correct. Lemos does not exist….at least not as we know him. Nothing….and I mean NOTHING he has posted on this site is true.

- There is no record of him in the FAA pilot...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-27-2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,626
Posted By Tandem46
Spins

Kevin,
I love it! Properly trained…facing your fears… gett’n her done!
Great job!
PS - You we’re giddy as a school boy!! Too fun!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 22,753
Posted By Tandem46
I already have Strobes/Nav but added an Aveo...

I already have Strobes/Nav but added an Aveo Redbaron mini beacon for engine start/taxi. Debated whether to put it on belly or top but glad I went with belly because it is bright! I do however...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-29-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 24,984
Posted By Tandem46
Another data point. I’ve had a PC680 last 7...

Another data point. I’ve had a PC680 last 7 years. Had another one last barely 12 months. Current PC680 is going strong at 3+ yrs…knock on wood.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-18-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,474
Posted By Tandem46
Tim posted this three days ago…. Doing...

Tim posted this three days ago…. Doing loops.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=My5dmtl9mjU
Forum: ADS-B 09-12-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,811
Posted By Tandem46
Update to yesterday. Today flew close to 4hrs...

Update to yesterday. Today flew close to 4hrs round trip Denver up to South Dakota and back. Foreflight worked perfectly whole time, never dropped the ADSB or disconnected from Echo UAT. Go figure....
Forum: ADS-B 09-11-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,811
Posted By Tandem46
Joining the club. My Foreflight running on iPad...

Joining the club. My Foreflight running on iPad mini kept disconnecting from my echo UAT multiple times today.
Forum: Midwest 09-05-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,812
Posted By Tandem46
Unfortunately he passed Friday. I don’t have...

Unfortunately he passed Friday. I don’t have specifics or cause of death.
Forum: RV-4 08-16-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,377
Posted By Tandem46
RV-7 24 turn spin…larger -9...

RV-7 24 turn spin…larger -9 rudder.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mPsSJhM8xDk&noapp=1
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-04-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,536
Posted By Tandem46
Yes, Tom is right! This has been discussed on...

Yes, Tom is right! This has been discussed on this site before. I spoke with Kraus years ago about this. My kickbacks 100% stopped when I started stopping at “BOTH”, counting “Thousand one, thousand...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2021, 02:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,702
Posted By Tandem46
The important thing to note here is that the EAA...

The important thing to note here is that the EAA did not change the way they count attendees from previous AirVentures. Therefore, relative to past shows, this year was a great year. As was pointed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2021, 12:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,702
Posted By Tandem46
EAA AirVenture 2021: 608,000 attendees

- AirVenture 2021 saw 608,000 attendees.
- More than 10,000 aircraft arrived at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh and other airports in east-central Wisconsin.
- At Wittman alone, there were...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 07-26-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 44,674
Posted By Tandem46
Confirmed!!!! High wing, back country capable!!!

Confirmed!!!! High wing, back country capable!!!
Forum: Safety 06-08-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,531
Posted By Tandem46
F-15 Air Guard...

F-15 Air Guard pilot

https://abc30.com/pilot-killed-in-plane-crash-at-porterville-airport-identified/10763381/
Forum: Flight Testing 05-10-2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,312
Posted By Tandem46
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?...

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=35894
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-06-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,680
Posted By Tandem46
Greg, what a blast from the past! I distinctly...

Greg, what a blast from the past! I distinctly remember surfing Doug’s “RV Yahoo Group” in Japan while on deployment in the summer of 2001 and reading about your accident. Nearly 20 years later....I...
Forum: Alternative Engines 05-02-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,197
Posted By Tandem46
I believe there is a Super Seven out there...

I believe there is a Super Seven out there somewhere. There is definitely a Super Six, see link...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,999
Posted By Tandem46
A...

A few...:D

https://i.postimg.cc/WzKpgx5S/109-B2-CF5-BAED-4528-9-DB9-443-E23-EACCC7.jpg

https://i.postimg.cc/3NWJy3Fd/4-C35901-B-C4-E1-43-DA-8-ED5-0-F9031-A9507-E.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,891
Posted By Tandem46
Haha, that’s a blast from the past! From Navy...

Haha, that’s a blast from the past! From Navy T-34C days “...parking brake off, brakes pumped firm”. :)
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-18-2021, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,065
Posted By Tandem46
Capt, From LSE website. This procedure 100%...

Capt,

From LSE website. This procedure 100% fixed my issue. I pause for a three count immediately before cranking.

Plasma CDI systems shipped after December of 2004, have shown no tendency to...
Forum: RV-3 03-04-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,599
Posted By Tandem46
OT, but what headset are you wearing in that...

OT, but what headset are you wearing in that video Smokey?
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 02-19-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,996
Posted By Tandem46
Tom, any more word or progress on this? How...

Tom, any more word or progress on this? How realistic or difficult would it be for you to produce braided lines for direct replacement of the stainless FI lines?
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-01-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By Tandem46
Exactly what I was thinking, which is why I can’t...

Exactly what I was thinking, which is why I can’t visualize what he did. The play between my bushing and the weldment tube is so minuscule I don’t see how one could get even a mouse hair in there.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-01-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By Tandem46
Control Stick Bushing Shim

Regarding shims for the brass/bronze bushing to remove slop in the WD611/612, I can’t visualize how this is done. I reference an old post from Geico below. Can anyone shed some light on this? Btw,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,999
Posted By Tandem46
I’m replacing my original leaky Tee with the...

I’m replacing my original leaky Tee with the “new” style shown above. Anyone know if the lines are the same? I just want to plug and play the new Tee without swapping out the lines.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-08-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,907
Posted By Tandem46
I hate to jump in here because you are going to...

I hate to jump in here because you are going to get 400 opinions and different techniques, but here’s mine. I do exactly what you do except that I have full throttle during the priming.

Full...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-04-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,695
Posted By Tandem46
Now that is the coolest thing I’ve seen in a long...

Now that is the coolest thing I’ve seen in a long time! As you pointed out, amazingly clear and well preserved after all these years. Thx for sharing!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,489
Posted By Tandem46
Explosive Rivet

Watching a video of a restoration in Cameron Park CA of an early model 1943 F4U Corsair. Apparently Vought did not use blind rivets on the Corsair for tight spaces where conventional rivets couldn’t...
Forum: RV-3 12-24-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 213,984
Posted By Tandem46
Dang, that is gorgeous Dave!

Dang, that is gorgeous Dave!
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