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Forum: Autopilots 04-03-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 263
Posted By RV10Pilot
You would need to change the TruTrak servos to...

You would need to change the TruTrak servos to the dynon servos. The servos are controlled by the Advanced Flight EFIS, so you don't need the AP panel. The AP panel provides an alternate push...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-02-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By RV10Pilot
Are you trying to install only the AP control...

Are you trying to install only the AP control panel or the entire Auto Pilot system?

Vans package RV-12 SV AP-Knob kit includes both the AP control head and the knob panel. But it does not include...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-02-2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,638
Posted By RV10Pilot
The TCW IBBC backup battery has the ability to...

The TCW IBBC backup battery has the ability to provide pass through power in addition to battery backup. So you only need one power input to the device you are connecting. There are wiring diagrams...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-01-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By RV10Pilot
I don't know the answer to your specific wiring...

I don't know the answer to your specific wiring harness configuration. But...

The Dynon AP Control panel is wired into the SV network. There are two nine pin SV network connections on the back of...
Forum: RV-10 04-01-2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,510
Posted By RV10Pilot
When you insure your 10 for ~$180k it will be...

When you insure your 10 for ~$180k it will be difficult to replace it with a flying 10. But it will cover your cost to build another one. It's all a compromise.

Fly Safe and hopefully you won't...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-31-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By RV10Pilot
@tom_AZ I think I stole the location idea from...

@tom_AZ I think I stole the location idea from you.
Forum: RV-14 03-31-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By RV10Pilot
There are a couple of different threads on VAF...

There are a couple of different threads on VAF for different wing walk material. On mentioned that the Vans wing walk is made by Ray Allen. I cannot verify that, but the dimensions are the same. ...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-31-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By RV10Pilot
I have mine velcro strapped to the cross bar...

I have mine velcro strapped to the cross bar behind the rear seats in my RV-10. Reception seems fine.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By RV10Pilot
Just make sure you don't turn into this guy. ...

Just make sure you don't turn into this guy. Maybe you could help them out.
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=193702
Forum: Rocket 03-28-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By RV10Pilot
I painted my the same flat black that is on the...

I painted my the same flat black that is on the top of the glair shield. Now when I crawl under the panel to work on something it looks nice and finished LOL.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-26-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By RV10Pilot
You will still need a Dynon GPS, but you could...

You will still need a Dynon GPS, but you could use the SV-GPS-250 at $200.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,896
Posted By RV10Pilot
Aside from the weather piece, the same things...

Aside from the weather piece, the same things could happen if you drove your car. What would you do if the car didn't start, you got a flat or someone broke in and stole the radio. $h!t happens....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-26-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By RV10Pilot
OP if you can find an inexpensive IFR certified...

OP if you can find an inexpensive IFR certified WAAS gps someone here will figure out how to integrate it. Unfortunately that black box you want does not exist.
Forum: RV-10 03-26-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By RV10Pilot
Conduit or snap bushings for wire runs. Not now...

Conduit or snap bushings for wire runs.
Not now but in the future a Pitot Tube mount unless you are going to use vans design non heated bent tube method.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-25-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By RV10Pilot
This is the posters third post. First post was...

This is the posters third post. First post was selling a headset. Nothing negative in the thread. Just use caution and do you due diligence. Not meant to offend the OP. Just be careful.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,158
Posted By RV10Pilot
I got 75 nm miles. The my specific DAR had been...

I got 75 nm miles. The my specific DAR had been giving 100 NM test area, but he was directed to give 75 nm max. This was about 6 months ago and in Florida.

I would suggest you reach out to your...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-24-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 981
Posted By RV10Pilot
Thank you @hgerhardt. Just the information I was...

Thank you @hgerhardt. Just the information I was looking for.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-24-2021, 12:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 981
Posted By RV10Pilot
I want to replace my oil pressure sensor which...

I want to replace my oil pressure sensor which which is the same part number. The "A" in the part number denotes it comes with the electrical mating cap. How do the wires connect? Does it have...
Forum: Autopilots 03-23-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By RV10Pilot
I know the TruTrak autopilot will interface, but...

I know the TruTrak autopilot will interface, but not as well as Dynon's. On the Dynon certified side there are many certified planes flying with a Dynon EFIS and autopilots that are not Dynon. Most...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,693
Posted By RV10Pilot
I totally agree. I own an old pair of David...

I totally agree.
I own an old pair of David Clarks, Bose A20, Lightspeed Zulu 3 and Card Machine work CQ1.
My David Clarks are like a tank. They will last forever no matter what I do to them. ...
Forum: RV-10 03-18-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By RV10Pilot
From the TCW website: Safety-Trim Intelligent...

From the TCW website: Safety-Trim Intelligent Servo Controller (Safety-Trim) is an electronic speed control system for experimental aircraft. Safety-Trim provides the directional switching function...
Forum: RV-10 03-18-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By RV10Pilot
Longeron

Agreement? Wow we never seem to agree. The question must have been too easy.

If I could only have one yoke it would be a Longeron.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 568
Posted By RV10Pilot
I have my Flight Review (still a BFR to me) in...

I have my Flight Review (still a BFR to me) in the next few weeks. I did the Wings Flight Review course. Any other Free flight review preps courses that I should take.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-16-2021, 06:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,511
Posted By RV10Pilot
Great Photo. Great looking 8.

Great Photo. Great looking 8.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,539
Posted By RV10Pilot
It should be easy to know when the engine is...

It should be easy to know when the engine is broken in. You will see a dramatic change in CHTs, especially when climbing out.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-12-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By RV10Pilot
It is my preference to run a 3 conductor and a 2...

It is my preference to run a 3 conductor and a 2 conductor shielded wire from the trim servo. The 2 conductor to the white power wires and the 3 conductor for the position sensing since they end up...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-10-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,417
Posted By RV10Pilot
I don't know your timing, but lycoming runs...

I don't know your timing, but lycoming runs overhaul seminars during OSH Airventure.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-10-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,155
Posted By RV10Pilot
On the Dynon Certified side they make an...

On the Dynon Certified side they make an "Avionics Tray" that attaches to the panel where the EFIS is. So you remove the screen and you have access to all the components that sit on the tray. It...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-10-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,155
Posted By RV10Pilot
SV Network Cables

If you purchase one 30' long SV network cable from Dynon, you can cut it up to the lengths you want and attach the pins and dsubs to the ends. It will give you a high quality cable at a fraction of...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-10-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,155
Posted By RV10Pilot
You have 2 open SV-Net ports. One on HDX2 and...

You have 2 open SV-Net ports. One on HDX2 and one on the knob panel. If you fill them all then you can eliminate the one hub, but all the ports would be full. A hub is not very expensive and if it...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-08-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,155
Posted By RV10Pilot
To expand on this, Make sure you know how you are...

To expand on this, Make sure you know how you are going to route the Sensor wires and CHT/EGT wires to the EMS. It is one of the larger wire bundles and tight turns are difficult.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-06-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,155
Posted By RV10Pilot
The biggest thing is to make sure you have enough...

The biggest thing is to make sure you have enough room for the d-subs connectors. At times is seems like the d-subs take up more space than the instrument. But it looks like you already know...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-04-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By RV10Pilot
If you can set rivets you can crimp electrical...

If you can set rivets you can crimp electrical connections. It's much easier especially if you have high quality tools. But, that being said, if you want to minimize the amount of connectors you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,617
Posted By RV10Pilot
I don't understand why vans will not send you a...

I don't understand why vans will not send you a copy of the bill of sale. If you need a FAA publication to help support your position with Vans it is here...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By RV10Pilot
Timing is perfect for me also, since I have the...

Timing is perfect for me also, since I have the same question.
I have this log entry for my first engine oil change:
Oil and filter changed IAW SB480F. 9Qts Phillips X/C 20W-50. Engine test run...
Forum: COMM 02-27-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By RV10Pilot
I didn't think Sirius XM made a unit with...

I didn't think Sirius XM made a unit with bluetooth connectivity. That would be one option.

I would use a Sirius XM car unit. Plug the power into a cigarette lighter outlet (or hard wire like Bob...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-27-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,651
Posted By RV10Pilot
It sounds like you have a ground from the battery...

It sounds like you have a ground from the battery to the engine, but the only path for electrons to flow from the ground tabs to the engine is through the engine mount. The rubber engine mounts...
Forum: Northeast 02-27-2021, 06:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By RV10Pilot
Paul, you personally do not need to complete 51%....

Paul, you personally do not need to complete 51%. The requirement is that 51% is completed "not for compensation". You can purchase a nearly completed project, finish it and still comply with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-24-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,330
Posted By RV10Pilot
myflightbook.com

Another myflightbook.com user. I still back it up with my paper logbook though. I like the feature of importing my gps flight track. To start, if you want, you can create an excel spreadsheet to...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-21-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,199
Posted By RV10Pilot
The 1/4" heat shrink tube works fine on 22 AWG...

The 1/4" heat shrink tube works fine on 22 AWG wire. I started with clear heat shrink over paper for labels. Then switched to the Dymo. It may be more expensive, but is is so much faster...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-20-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,049
Posted By RV10Pilot
Nice camera work. I hope the new filter will...

Nice camera work. I hope the new filter will show the EFIS screen all the time.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-20-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,269
Posted By RV10Pilot
Thanks

Thanks. That's going on my checklist
Forum: Midwest 02-16-2021, 08:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By RV10Pilot
I am not very good at following instructions,...

I am not very good at following instructions, since I paid my use tax in New Jersey as I built. But I do use TaxAct

Often TaxAct will ask for information that is for your records and not reported...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,281
Posted By RV10Pilot
Last year it took the FAA three weeks to notify...

Last year it took the FAA three weeks to notify my of a mistake I made on the registration. A week for me to reply and then two weeks for them to issue my registration. A 3 week process that took 6...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-18-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,389
Posted By RV10Pilot
4-40

I attached the bottom rudder fairing with 4-40 countersunk screws. 6-32 would work, but not necessary.

The only watch out is the placement of the screw where the tip narrows / tapers to the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,340
Posted By RV10Pilot
You can reserve a N number at anytime. It will...

You can reserve a N number at anytime. It will cost you a few dollars every year to retain the number. But it is not necessary, and you can start the registration process ~6 months before your...
Forum: RV-10 01-11-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By RV10Pilot
The dynon pitch servo for the RV-10 is the dynon...

The dynon pitch servo for the RV-10 is the dynon SV42T. You will also need their pitch servo installation kit.
Installation instructions are here...
Forum: RV-10 01-11-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,127
Posted By RV10Pilot
For exterior lighting I have an Aerosport Cowl...

For exterior lighting I have an Aerosport Cowl Landing Light with a Baja Squadron Pro Led bulb and FlyLeds single spot in each wing tip.

For interior lighting installed in my overhead, I have 4 Dave...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-11-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,054
Posted By RV10Pilot
Here are the wera bits I purchased:...

Here are the wera bits I purchased: https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B00A8QP77W/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

But I would highly recommend a JIS screwdriver like this, works...
Forum: RV-14 01-07-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,491
Posted By RV10Pilot
Volara Sculpting Foam would work well for the...

Volara Sculpting Foam would work well for the backing foam.
Forum: RV-14 01-06-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,491
Posted By RV10Pilot
This is what I used on my 10. Heavy Duty Plastic...

This is what I used on my 10. Heavy Duty Plastic Trim, 1/32"-1/8" Wide x 7/16" High Inside, Pebbled
https://www.mcmaster.com/catalog/126/4053
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-18-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By RV10Pilot
Why, just put a generous service loop in the wing...

Why, just put a generous service loop in the wing root and worry about it in the unlikely event you have to remove the wings.
Forum: RV-10 12-18-2020, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,240
Posted By RV10Pilot
That is an excellent approach to back end load...

That is an excellent approach to back end load the project cash flow. You will be able to install everything in the finish kit except for the cowl. The cabin top, doors and transparencies are some...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-17-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By RV10Pilot
My quickbuild tanks sat empty for 15 years before...

My quickbuild tanks sat empty for 15 years before they had fuel in them. No issues for me.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-17-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,693
Posted By RV10Pilot
I have been flying my RV10 behind a dual screen...

I have been flying my RV10 behind a dual screen HDX for almost 60 hours, so I am in no way an expert in its operation and I keep learning new things about it capability on each flight.

The knob...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,197
Posted By RV10Pilot
What made them "not good enough to buy" Quality...

What made them "not good enough to buy" Quality of workmanship, corrosion, engine issues?
Forum: RV-10 12-08-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,937
Posted By RV10Pilot
I would use the center cabin support for the...

I would use the center cabin support for the headset hanger. Either use the screws that attach the cabin support to the cabin or a clamp to the pipe to support a headset hanger.

Click bond type...
Forum: RV-10 11-30-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,648
Posted By RV10Pilot
Gray SPI Primer

I used gray SPI epoxy primer on my baffles. Light gray with a slight blue tint. SPI can probably supply you with a color sample.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-28-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By RV10Pilot
There is a Chelton user group forum. Not all...

There is a Chelton user group forum. Not all that active these days, as you would expect, but It may be a better place to get some help.
www.cheltonefispilots.com
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-25-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,780
Posted By RV10Pilot
I saw that on twitter, but no link to the deals. ...

I saw that on twitter, but no link to the deals. Do you know how to access them. Do you know if they have any deals on Dynon Subscriptions?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-25-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,780
Posted By RV10Pilot
2020 Black Friday Sale

Has this years (2020) Black Friday sale at Seattle Avionics started?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,690
Posted By RV10Pilot
I insured with AIG, the high quote I believe was...

I insured with AIG, the high quote I believe was from Global. Gallagher is my broker. Those 3 RV10 hours probably made a big difference to AIG.

You may want to ask Gallagher to see what insurance...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,690
Posted By RV10Pilot
I got insurance for my newly completed RV10 in...

I got insurance for my newly completed RV10 in early October. I had 210 hours total, not instrument rating, and 3 hours PIC in a RV10. $200K hull for $3,800 and no additional RV10 time required. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,307
Posted By RV10Pilot
If it were me, and I was the sole owner of the...

If it were me, and I was the sole owner of the company, I would purchase the kit and all the other parts with funds from the company, and defer how to register it later. For the aircraft to be...
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