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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,099
Posted By AirbusPilot
Felicitaciones Amigo!!!

Felicitaciones Amigo!!!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-04-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,390
Posted By AirbusPilot
Yesterday during anual inspection I broke my old...

Yesterday during anual inspection I broke my old original oring from Andair and I didn?t have a spare one on hand, so I starter to find one here in local market (Santiago, Chile), the only one that I...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-04-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,214
Posted By AirbusPilot
i have been flying my RV-8 for almost 9 years and...

i have been flying my RV-8 for almost 9 years and I got same indications as yours, pretty sure is vapor lock. Anyway I stoped turning on the electrical pump every time the pressure drops, specially...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-28-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 777
Posted By AirbusPilot
Allen Argentina Aeroshow

Hi Folks,

I want to share with you one of our presentation at Allen Argentina Aeroshow, we flew 650 nm form our home base that weekend and also we flew over the Andes from Chile. I hope you enjoy...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-10-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,301
Posted By AirbusPilot
I fitted with proseal, no problem in 650hrs.

I fitted with proseal, no problem in 650hrs.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-12-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,503
Posted By AirbusPilot
Hi Lee, Would be great to see you at Sun n...

Hi Lee,

Would be great to see you at Sun n Fun.

Cheers,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2016, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,827
Posted By AirbusPilot
changing oil hot or cold???

Hi All,

I have always changed engine oil on my RV-8 after flight so the engine is hot. Yesterday I was talking with an inspector from Chilean FAA and he told me why you do that, is there any...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-22-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,424
Posted By AirbusPilot
No no no we are just begining the season!!!

No no no we are just begining the season!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,251
Posted By AirbusPilot
Very very sad!!! We are flying formation...

Very very sad!!!

We are flying formation aerobatics here in Chile with two more RV fellows, and watching this make us wonder if we should continue or not.

Big question is why the aircraft number...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-18-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,760
Posted By AirbusPilot
Hi Brantel, I can't find it in the manual,...

Hi Brantel,

I can't find it in the manual, please help:confused:

Cheers,

Fernando
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-13-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 25,961
Posted By AirbusPilot
Here is what I did to rear pedals

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=106929
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-23-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,922
Posted By AirbusPilot
Hi Lee, We have been invited to fly at Fidae...

Hi Lee,

We have been invited to fly at Fidae 2016, if we made a good show, maybe we may fly to USA to show our planes someday!!!

Cheers,

Fernando
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,229
Posted By AirbusPilot
Here is a video of one of our practice from my...

Here is a video of one of our practice from my plane http://m.youtube.com/watch?sns=fb&v=hUepSqY_UAs

This is a small video from the show without editing http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=F9Bi-TKJGTA
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,229
Posted By AirbusPilot
RV Team Chile first Show

Hi Folks,

We have been working on formation flying and aerobatics, so last weekend we made our first official presentation like "RV Team Chile", special thank to our families for their support and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-09-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,780
Posted By AirbusPilot
Upssss, I am happy too!!! hi Steve, Any chance...

Upssss, I am happy too!!!

hi Steve,

Any chance that you add Flight Path Vector to G3X, I will love to be able to decend by angle and not just vertical speed, that function is great for user that...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-09-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,780
Posted By AirbusPilot
I have the same kind of concern!!!

I have the same kind of concern!!!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-19-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,458
Posted By AirbusPilot
I don't have more space on my panel for more...

I don't have more space on my panel for more Garmin gadget, I will love to be able to use flight director to hand flying and also use speed mode for climb and descend, would be possible to add this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,348
Posted By AirbusPilot
Hi Lee, Thank you, do you have any plans to...

Hi Lee,

Thank you, do you have any plans to visit Chile again???

Cheers,

Fernando
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 696
Posted By AirbusPilot
Garmin GDU370 on RAM mount???

Hi Folks,

I want to install a third GDU370 for the back seat of my RV-8, anyone knows if I can mount a GDU370 on a RAM mount designed for a Garmin 695 GPS???

Cheers,

Fernando
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-23-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 21,558
Posted By AirbusPilot
Steve, With thanks we discover last week that...

Steve,

With thanks we discover last week that your new garmin database for garmin pilot app has all airports here in Chile, but jeppesen database that we use in GTN and G3X has only mayor airports...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,348
Posted By AirbusPilot
Thank you Ed will try our best to make a good...

Thank you Ed will try our best to make a good show at Villarrica 2015:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-22-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,348
Posted By AirbusPilot
RV team formation Chile!!!

Hi Folks,

This year we flew some formation flight at Villarrica Air Show for the first time, now we are starting practice for next year, here is a video of our first weekend practicing. We have to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-11-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,380
Posted By AirbusPilot
I bought Garmin GDL 39 3D, flying here in Chile...

I bought Garmin GDL 39 3D, flying here in Chile the only thing that works is ADS-B air to air, the AHRS is workless because Pilot Garmin doesn't have support or database outside USA and I don't know...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,066
Posted By AirbusPilot
Any RVs at Cancun

Hi Folks,

I am in Cancun for holidays, but I am really miss my RV, is there any RV near Cancun, I will pay the expense.

Cheers,

Fernando
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,032
Posted By AirbusPilot
me too!!!!!!! :(

me too!!!!!!! :(
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-24-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,426
Posted By AirbusPilot
cant see the link:(

cant see the link:(
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,472
Posted By AirbusPilot
Zaon people send me this picture and is working...

Zaon people send me this picture and is working great, inside my wingtip

http://imageshack.com/a/img163/4281/qebs.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,472
Posted By AirbusPilot
Send me your email and I will forward Zaon...

Send me your email and I will forward Zaon instruction to do the mod
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 16,346
Posted By AirbusPilot
If you modify the HS structure as a builder,...

If you modify the HS structure as a builder, maybe the SB does not apply to you;)

Just my 2 cents
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-03-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,329
Posted By AirbusPilot
Hi Jay, Here in Chile we have 5 flying RVs, but...

Hi Jay,

Here in Chile we have 5 flying RVs, but here is at least 5 more under construction. On march I will start building 2 RV-10.

Cheers,
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-03-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,329
Posted By AirbusPilot
Another picture

http://imageshack.com/a/img401/1047/q6xw.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-03-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,329
Posted By AirbusPilot
First RV formation in Chile

Hi Folks,

This weekend my friends Hernan Santibanez, Patricio Alfaro and I had the opportunity to fly together for the first time, and we did pretty well:D

Here is a picture from a 172, that was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,401
Posted By AirbusPilot
Having fun with my RV-8

Today I give a ride to a friend, this was her first time doing aerobatics, she said is a lot better than drink a lot of champagne:D

http://youtu.be/W8PlfZt9Xrw

This video was recorded outside USA,...
Forum: RV-10 01-05-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,819
Posted By AirbusPilot
Great!!! I will be buying a RV-10 on March, this...

Great!!!

I will be buying a RV-10 on March, this is going to be my 3rd RV and this is going to be for my wife Macarena who is a pilot too!!!

She is going to love the RV-10, but I don't expect her...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-19-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,393
Posted By AirbusPilot
Hi Luke, Here in Chile we gave a great fight...

Hi Luke,

Here in Chile we gave a great fight against Chilean FAA till they allow us to flight at night and IFR.

Just keep fighting for your freedom!!!!

Cheers,
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-07-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,008
Posted By AirbusPilot
I fly my plane IFR almost all the time since I...

I fly my plane IFR almost all the time since I have upgraded my panel, I decide to go with Dynon D-6 instead of TT Gemini, because D-6 give me accurate attitude, airspeed, altitude and heading, when...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-24-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,897
Posted By AirbusPilot
Hi Mike, Here is a few pictures from new...

Hi Mike,

Here is a few pictures from new geometry, first I changed the angle making a new hole on F-8117-L & R (I hope I am giving you right P/N but if not just figure out from pics), second I...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-23-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,897
Posted By AirbusPilot
Takeoff and landing from back seat!!!

Hi Folks,

Yesterday after almost 400 hours flying my RV-8 from front seat I decide to try to fly, takeoff, full stop landing and touch and goes from back seat and I must say, that is completely...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,581
Posted By AirbusPilot
Hi Hermann, My RV-8 CC-PXG is based on Tobalaba...

Hi Hermann,

My RV-8 CC-PXG is based on Tobalaba SCSE, the one that I just maiden on the video is owned by Patricio Alfaro and is based on La Serena SCSE.

Regards,

Fernando
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,581
Posted By AirbusPilot
Next time in Chile I can give you a ride on my 8....

Next time in Chile I can give you a ride on my 8. I live in Santiago an my plane is at SCTB inside city.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,581
Posted By AirbusPilot
A few videos!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJRSzis6bQ8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECFIsa7Laos
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,581
Posted By AirbusPilot
http://img189.imageshack.us/img189/1306/jlcd.jpg ...

http://img189.imageshack.us/img189/1306/jlcd.jpg

http://img4.imageshack.us/img4/6375/4zrr.jpg

http://img69.imageshack.us/img69/421/gvi6.jpg

http://img59.imageshack.us/img59/4655/2zi6.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,581
Posted By AirbusPilot
Another RV-8 is flying over Chilean skies

Hi Folks,

Today morning I maiden fly my friend Patricio Alfaro RV-8 over La Serena (SCSE) Chile. Airplane flew just great, engine temp at 25/2500 were 180 degree for oil and all CHT around 395,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 19,463
Posted By AirbusPilot
Good luck Pierre, all the best from Chile;)

Good luck Pierre, all the best from Chile;)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-02-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,211
Posted By AirbusPilot
They just were calibrating fuel system, I think...

They just were calibrating fuel system, I think the problem will be they leave it like that, but they review/fixed so just go ahead and fly your plane;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,942
Posted By AirbusPilot
I clean my plane before and after every flight,...

I clean my plane before and after every flight, also I give him a kiss on spinner after leave him alone in his hangar:D
Forum: RV-10 10-18-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,133
Posted By AirbusPilot
And they are thinking in advance, if for any...

And they are thinking in advance, if for any reason the wife said your RV or me, they have beds on the shop:D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-16-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,407
Posted By AirbusPilot
Dynon people, I would advice you to build a D3...

Dynon people,

I would advice you to build a D3 based on D2 which has pitot and static port, so D6 owners may be able to upgrade to a lighter and smaller backup unit with the plus that is a wifi data...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-12-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,595
Posted By AirbusPilot
I want a copy

I want a copy
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-08-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,404
Posted By AirbusPilot
Just 10 to 20% solo time, sometime I even need...

Just 10 to 20% solo time, sometime I even need one more seat:p
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-27-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,058
Posted By AirbusPilot
I have two bob archer antennas on my 8, one...

I have two bob archer antennas on my 8, one connected to a GTN650 and the other to a SL30, both work great, but I think SL30 is a better radio than GTN;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 18,444
Posted By AirbusPilot
One thing that I don't like from VAF

Right now I must admit I am afraid to fly my RV-8, I can live with pilot error, engine failures, etc. but in flight break out is my worst nightmare:(

I don't like that one of VAF rules is not to...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-09-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,203
Posted By AirbusPilot
No, I just build the plane but I did not paint...

No, I just build the plane but I did not paint it:p
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-07-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,203
Posted By AirbusPilot
I just get to VAF to post first engine start and...

I just get to VAF to post first engine start and found this!!!

Thanks for posting David;)

Every single sensor and control on that engine is working OK, all avionics working, radio transmitting, we...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-02-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,743
Posted By AirbusPilot
One more thing guys, would be possible to add...

One more thing guys, would be possible to add flight path angle, so we will be able to descend with angle that way is a lot better for NPA without VNAV like here in Chile (no waas)
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-02-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,145
Posted By AirbusPilot
Hola, que bueno saber de ti, recuerda si...

Hola, que bueno saber de ti, recuerda si necesitas asistencia para tu traves?a, ac? estaremos esper?ndote en Chile
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-01-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,743
Posted By AirbusPilot
Great to have another update, thanks Team X. For...

Great to have another update, thanks Team X.

For me, the following features will make G3X just perfect!!!

1.- an option to change barometric setting from inches to hectopascal in flight.

2.-...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,442
Posted By AirbusPilot
That why I have this installed on my...

That why I have this installed on my 8

http://www.tcwtech.com/Safety-Trim-Page.htm
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-27-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,923
Posted By AirbusPilot
My wife and I :D From Chile!!!

My wife and I :D

From Chile!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 37,925
Posted By AirbusPilot
I thought this just happens in Chile:mad: I have...

I thought this just happens in Chile:mad:

I have to admit, I have been in Argentina a few times with my plane on airshows and people was very respectful they even ask to take pictures, maybe just...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,037
Posted By AirbusPilot
Legal GPS approaches

Here in Chile to legally fly a GPS approach you have to design the approach using appropriate criterial and give the aproach plus the disign study to Chilean FAA to be aproved and published. I think...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,037
Posted By AirbusPilot
Our general and comercial aviation here in Chile...

Our general and comercial aviation here in Chile is not so bad, but all advances come from private fighting again (no with) government agencies. All GPS aproaches here in Chile has been made and paid...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,037
Posted By AirbusPilot
Hi Pierre, This is for all experimental in...

Hi Pierre,

This is for all experimental in Chile:D

I have to study a lot your FAR and regulation and show Chilean FAA that flying an experimental plane at night is not more dangerous than flying a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,037
Posted By AirbusPilot
First night VFR on my 8!!!

Hi folks,

On Agoust 1st I flew night VFR for the first time my RV-8 over Chilean skies, takeoff and landing was from SCSE. This took me years to change mind on Chilean FAA guys so they now allow me...
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