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Forum: RV-14 03-14-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 17,330
Posted By Jim Slesser
Vetterman advertises that RV builders never need...

Vetterman advertises that RV builders never need to modify their planes to install its exhaust systems. This thread seems to be indicating that is not the case with the 14 14a !! What do those with...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-04-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,915
Posted By Jim Slesser
Hope we can get the Garmin guys to reply because...

Hope we can get the Garmin guys to reply because I want to add another question.
1. Other than WASS and radio what do GTN 650 & 750's provide that the G3x touch can not?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-13-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,505
Posted By Jim Slesser
14A tip up, p mags, c/s, FI, 215hp, N4114A...

14A tip up, p mags, c/s, FI, 215hp,


N4114A reserved, wings, tail, fuse, done. Waiting for finish kit and FF
Forum: RV-14 11-16-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,070
Posted By Jim Slesser
14 or 14A finish kit

Question for those who have the finish kit. Are the wheels and tires 6 inch (like the 10) or 5 inch as with other models
Forum: RV-14 09-11-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,418
Posted By Jim Slesser
G3x

I am considering all of the same things for my 14 build. Are you aware that you can use the GRT mini to display all engine monitoring info as well as that "all is lost" backup. It seems that this...
Forum: ADS-B 02-11-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,954
Posted By Jim Slesser
Will this box link with an experimental PfD (...

Will this box link with an experimental PfD ( GRT,Dynon, G3X) to to provide an IFR eligible approach system, equivalent to the garmin 650 or 750
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-22-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 90,733
Posted By Jim Slesser
G3x questions

As a14 builder I am thinking a g3x with a gtn 750 might be an excellent panel give. The 750 can be used as the mdf. Is this workable? If so is there any reason foe a second g3x touch. If so what
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-16-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,515
Posted By Jim Slesser
Can we add the G3X to this comparison. I am...

Can we add the G3X to this comparison. I am building a 14 and want it to be IFR so I expect to install a Garmin 750 for nav/com. Given this I am looking at G3X because it will communicate with the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-25-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,089
Posted By Jim Slesser
I am building a 14, wings and emp done since...

I am building a 14, wings and emp done since February, and wonder how the 409 fits the 14? I understand it's lighter giving me weight and balance adjustments but what about size and shape? How...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-23-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,717
Posted By Jim Slesser
I am also a VFR pilot. I have been told/am under...

I am also a VFR pilot. I have been told/am under the impression that some "certified" equipment is an FAA requirement for IFR flight, particularly a GPS unit. Neither the Dynon nor the GRT glass...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-20-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,027
Posted By Jim Slesser
I will try to make it on Saturday

I will try to make it on Saturday
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-19-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,027
Posted By Jim Slesser
Coincidence

Dave, believe it or not I am in Willowbrook as well. Just west of 83 on bluff road. We should get together real soon. You can reach me at 630-816-2850.
Would love to see your 7
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-13-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,027
Posted By Jim Slesser
Hi joness, I am a rv14 builder in the Chicago...

Hi joness, I am a rv14 builder in the Chicago area, SW suburbs. Empenage and wings done waiting for fuse to be available. We'll have to talk and hopefully fly together
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 05-07-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,850
Posted By Jim Slesser
Hat comment

The new hat looks great, I'll gladly make the appropriate donation for two of them with tail number N4114A

Jim Slesser
14 builder waiting for the fuse
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,559
Posted By Jim Slesser
Landing lights

Will the new LED landing lights fit the RV 14. Vans does not have a landing light for the kit yet
Forum: RV-14 02-15-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 106,049
Posted By Jim Slesser
Tail number

Not sure just how to register but my builder number is 140114 and my reserved tail number is N4114A. Tail kit is 100 percent complete and wings will be done this month.
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