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Forum: Job Board Today, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Scotty G
By aerial photographer, do you mean air-to-ground...

By aerial photographer, do you mean air-to-ground or air-to-air? Iím PHX based, can jumpseat, and do both.
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-14-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By Scotty G
Rudder Trim Tab Size

Iím told size mattersÖ

My rudder trim tab is about 3.25 inches tall, and sticks out about 1.5Ē or so. Itís stuck to the rudder trailing edge and provides right rudder trim.

What size are your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,076
Posted By Scotty G
Photo shoot!

Photo shoot!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By Scotty G
GoPro 360 Max. Rylos just suck. Insta 360 R is...

GoPro 360 Max. Rylos just suck. Insta 360 R is also good. NFlight screw-on spud mounts.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By Scotty G
Out playing with smoke!

Out playing with smoke!
Forum: RV-14 05-02-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,592
Posted By Scotty G
Stigaro, There is an access panel where you can...

Stigaro,

There is an access panel where you can remove the LED fixture in the tip. Itís not hard, but there is an order to it. Not sure about the trailing edge lights, but I think they can pop out...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-28-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,289
Posted By Scotty G
Entered at 2,500 AGL.

Entered at 2,500 AGL.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-27-2021, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,289
Posted By Scotty G
Thanks, guys!

Thanks, guys!
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-26-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 1,148,084
Posted By Scotty G
So what youíre saying is we need a dedicated RV-8...

So what youíre saying is we need a dedicated RV-8 adversary squadron? :D
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-26-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,289
Posted By Scotty G
Howdy, Southern Pete, Bought the 5.5G kit from...

Howdy, Southern Pete,

Bought the 5.5G kit from Smoke System Helper. Really, really nice kit. Comes with a really trick firewall fitting leading to the two stock injectors. (Not an additional cost.)...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-23-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,289
Posted By Scotty G
GoPro 360 Max on an NFlight spud mount. Works...

GoPro 360 Max on an NFlight spud mount. Works good, lasts long time.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-23-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,289
Posted By Scotty G
Smoke!

THIS was fun!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,711
Posted By Scotty G
Spent it Installing a smoke system!

Spent it Installing a smoke system!
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-15-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By Scotty G
Small Switch for Throttle?

Can anyone point me in the right direction for a small switch that would fit in my throttle? Iíd like to put one there for my smoke system on/off.

Thanks in advance.
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-15-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 1,148,084
Posted By Scotty G
Beautiful, Chris!

Beautiful, Chris!
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-15-2021, 12:18 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 1,148,084
Posted By Scotty G
Winning! RV-8, fastback, Showplanes cowl, Grove...

Winning!

RV-8, fastback, Showplanes cowl, Grove gear, Aveo ZipTips, TMX-390. Thanks for the kind words, y’all. :)
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-13-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 1,148,084
Posted By Scotty G
I didnít build it, but I did design the new paint...

I didnít build it, but I did design the new paint and pay for it!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,960
Posted By Scotty G
Fly-out to Sedona for the weekend. Two RVs, three...

Fly-out to Sedona for the weekend. Two RVs, three T-6s, three 450 Stearmans.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-01-2021, 12:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,591
Posted By Scotty G
Congrats! Great looking airplane and panel.

Congrats! Great looking airplane and panel.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,920
Posted By Scotty G
Out and about around the CHD and FFZ area. Here...

Out and about around the CHD and FFZ area. Here comes summer!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2021, 12:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By Scotty G
https://www.guden.com/Item/541750-0608 Works...

https://www.guden.com/Item/541750-0608

Works great on my RV-8.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,179
Posted By Scotty G
Congrats, Darwin! I should be out on the...

Congrats, Darwin!

I should be out on the morning. Come by B2 if you have time.
Forum: COMM 03-18-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Scotty G
GPS antenna in the left ZipTip, and an Archer...

GPS antenna in the left ZipTip, and an Archer VOR/ILS in the right one. Both work like a charm.

I did use copper shielding tape on the forward light boxes, mainly because Iím ďdetailedĒ like that....
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-16-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,727
Posted By Scotty G
Thanks, all!

Thanks, all!
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-16-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,727
Posted By Scotty G
No, but I wanted to. **** eyesight. :(

No, but I wanted to. **** eyesight. :(
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-16-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,727
Posted By Scotty G
Thanks. And Iím making new N numbers.

Thanks. And Iím making new N numbers.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-16-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,727
Posted By Scotty G
Thank you, and thanks for all the nice...

Thank you, and thanks for all the nice comments!

No G limits that I’ve seen. I’m curious why you’d ask? Is there something about their appearance?
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-15-2021, 11:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,727
Posted By Scotty G
Thank you! Come on down and introduce yourself,...

Thank you! Come on down and introduce yourself, it would be nice to meet you. B2 ��
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-15-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,727
Posted By Scotty G
The New Party Dress

Hereís the new scheme!
Forum: Painting your RV 03-13-2021, 06:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,685
Posted By Scotty G
Iíd like that, thank you.

Iíd like that, thank you.
Forum: Painting your RV 03-12-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,685
Posted By Scotty G
Thank you all, and you, too, Jake. I appreciate...

Thank you all, and you, too, Jake. I appreciate the input. Please chime in if you have an opinion.
Forum: Painting your RV 03-11-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,685
Posted By Scotty G
Well, this is very true!

Well, this is very true!
Forum: Painting your RV 03-11-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,685
Posted By Scotty G
Paint Job Poll

Hello, fellow RVers,

Just got my airplane back from the paint shop, and there are some issues with the job Iíll have to address.

Iím trying to find the line between the little stuff I can do...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-05-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,052
Posted By Scotty G
Last I heard was 3-5 months. I believe theyíll...

Last I heard was 3-5 months. I believe theyíll put people with flying aircraft on the list and massage it so they can fly sooner, and then guys with builds still get theirs as they get ready to fly.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-04-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,052
Posted By Scotty G
I have the newest ZipTips Premier model, and I...

I have the newest ZipTips Premier model, and I installed them about three months ago. I did use copper adhesive shielding for the lightbox on the wingtips based on earlier complaints I had also read....
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-04-2021, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,052
Posted By Scotty G
Iíve got them with a Garmin 650 and SL30. Whatís...

Iíve got them with a Garmin 650 and SL30. Whatís your question?
Forum: Virtual Hangar 02-28-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,106
Posted By Scotty G
Pictures, or it didnít happen! :D

Pictures, or it didnít happen! :D
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-19-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,603
Posted By Scotty G
I prefer to think my airplane ďsingsĒ to me when...

I prefer to think my airplane ďsingsĒ to me when itís happy under certain G loads. :D

Me thinks itís also the rubber gap seal on the wing fairing. RV-8.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,077
Posted By Scotty G
Yep. Itís a special time of year! :eek:

Yep. Itís a special time of year! :eek:
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-16-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,761
Posted By Scotty G
Lance, it warms my cockles that youíre on your...

Lance, it warms my cockles that youíre on your way to Paint Recovery. Awesome!

Being able to get in the booth and have a say on where the lines are, how thick they are, etc., was a TREMENDOUS...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2021, 09:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,077
Posted By Scotty G
If youíre ever in PHX (winter is firmly here now,...

If youíre ever in PHX (winter is firmly here now, gonna be 68 today! Brrr!) youíre welcome to visit me at Chandler airport.

Let me put it this way... Every time I land and open the canopy, I wonder...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,578
Posted By Scotty G
My vote is for Bogert. Great piece of kit,...

My vote is for Bogert. Great piece of kit, especially after a tow ring was welded on.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-12-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,761
Posted By Scotty G
New Paint!

The shop I chose asked me to sit in for a day to make sure the camouflage went on to my liking.

First, what a great learning experience!

Second, to have a hand in it and be able to ensure the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By Scotty G
edclee, I’ll echo Karl’s experience with...

edclee,

I’ll echo Karl’s experience with Scottsdale FSDO.


I just went through the process. I got my letter authorizing the N Number change, then I called the FSDO. The nice lady had one of the...
Forum: RV-3 02-03-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,333
Posted By Scotty G
I've always thought having anything you need to...

I've always thought having anything you need to twiddle, turn, twist or tap should be on the left side so your non-stick (non-flying) hand can manipulate it without incurring sympathetic movement to...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-01-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,509
Posted By Scotty G
They did, I just happen to have one of them in...

They did, I just happen to have one of them in the RV=8 I bought.
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-01-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,509
Posted By Scotty G
If a series of photos of a Mattituck TMX-390...

If a series of photos of a Mattituck TMX-390 installed on my RV-8 Fastback will help, I'd be happy to post them.

I just have to get it out of the paint shop first.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-01-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,216
Posted By Scotty G
+1. I'd appreciate the same.

+1. I'd appreciate the same.
Forum: RV-10 01-29-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,116
Posted By Scotty G
FANTASTIC!!!

FANTASTIC!!!
Forum: RV-10 01-28-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,105
Posted By Scotty G
Iím not a builder, but I did install them on my...

Iím not a builder, but I did install them on my RV-8.

In terms of flying qualities, I canít determine any difference in roll Ďcrispness/snappinessí or rate. Nothing much changed where the aileron...
Forum: Painting your RV 01-28-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,446
Posted By Scotty G
I feel awful for you. This sucks.

I feel awful for you. This sucks.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By Scotty G
*Very* hard to do with my linebacker shoulder in...

*Very* hard to do with my linebacker shoulder in the way. :D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By Scotty G
Well, bummer... But thanks for the info!

Well, bummer... But thanks for the info!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By Scotty G
SkyView HDX, WiFi, and Foreflight

Hi, gang,

I put an iPad mini with ForeFlight in my back seat, and connected to my SkyView HDX WiFi. I’m getting a moving map, AHRS attitude info, and GPS speed and altitude.

I’ve looked up the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-22-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,856
Posted By Scotty G
I wasnít aware of this issue until I was half way...

I wasnít aware of this issue until I was half way through the install. Thanks to the post above, now we know some improvement was made. I took an additional step and used copper shielding tape on the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-14-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,856
Posted By Scotty G
Hi, Damien, I countersunk for #6 screws and used...

Hi, Damien,

I countersunk for #6 screws and used countersunk washers; worked great. Just go lightly on the countersinking. I’m up at CHD if you want to check it out.

And someone got filler wedges?...
Forum: Tools 12-13-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,084
Posted By Scotty G
LOVE my AeroCreeper.

LOVE my AeroCreeper.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2020, 01:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 725
Posted By Scotty G
Thanks, Jake. Just seemed a waste to me that...

Thanks, Jake.

Just seemed a waste to me that theyíre aimed so far up in the three-point position.

I dug out the innards of the left side - a ROYAL PITFA - and got the adjustment bolt secured...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-10-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 725
Posted By Scotty G
AVEO ZipTips and Tailwheels

Hi, guys,

Have any of you run out of downward adjustment of the taxi and landing light assembly with the Aveo LEDs? If so, how did you adjust them down to provide more illumination near or in the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-02-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,480
Posted By Scotty G
F-874 Rudder Blocks

Hi, guys,

Iíve come to find that my left F-874 rudder slide block (or whatever itís called) came out of its location on the left rudder pedal.

I looked at the plans (Iím not a builder) and see...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2020, 12:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,287
Posted By Scotty G
I just bought an RV-8 fastback. Iím 270/offensive...

I just bought an RV-8 fastback. Iím 270/offensive lineman stature. My friend, 290 and bigger than me, was accommodated in the back seat (with appropriate fuel) for my checkout flight.

And heís...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-25-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,348
Posted By Scotty G
Can't say for sure when my RV-8 QB kit was born,...

Can't say for sure when my RV-8 QB kit was born, but it was finished in 2013, so the 2009-2010 timeframe is plausible.

Mine, thankfully, had the bolts, so good to go. Hope the rest of you find out...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-25-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 534
Posted By Scotty G
TMX-390 Ballpark Figures

Hi, Gang,

My RV-8 has a TMX-390 with a WW RV74 CS prop, and I'd like to hear what you guys are seeing for cruise power settings, fuel flows, CHTs, and EGTs.

I normally operated an R-1340 and...
Forum: Alternative Engines 11-24-2020, 12:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,569
Posted By Scotty G
Let's see if anyone gets it... :D

Let's see if anyone gets it... :D
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