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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-13-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,565
Posted By RV-4
Smile Scammers

''As always it's buyer beware.''

I guess you're right Bob, I might be naive or simply lucky but I'll keep your advise in mind ;)

Cheers

Bruno
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-13-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,565
Posted By RV-4
Unhappy SCAM

''I learned from others on the forum that you can use a third-party, like Steinair,''
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I was interested in this 430 and send him an e-mail telling him that I will buy if he...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-11-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,449
Posted By RV-4
Smile Rocket FS

Pictures will be nice if possible

Thanks

Bruno
Forum: ADS-B 05-10-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,641
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Tailbeacon-X

Hi Bill

The beacon is mounted as UaVionix intended (with the antenna vertically) The only difference I used is that I mounted the mounting plate in the horizontal ( it can go either way )so that the...
Forum: ADS-B 05-09-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,641
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Tailbeacon-X Installation Update

Hello Listers

First, sorry for the long wait for an update..

I was finally able to get airborne today with the weather improving and the strip finally drying out.

The Tailbeacon-X is working just...
Forum: ADS-B 04-29-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,641
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Tailbeacon-X installation

Hi Pete

''Man, I wouldn't have used an ally rib!! Never bonds very well to glass and will blank the antennae.''
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I just used what I had handy at the moment just to get...
Forum: ADS-B 04-28-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,641
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Tailbeacon

Bonjour Michel

I simply used what I had handy and if I go by the GPS Nic & NACp which is 9 ( Uavionix says it is very good) I think it has no effect...

The Tailbeacon could be mounted on a rudder...
Forum: ADS-B 04-27-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,641
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Tailbeacon-X Install

Bonsoir Michel

''Does the configuration software allow to keep the light turned off?''

No it doesn't, I asked Rebekah at Uavionix Support about this and she said '' NO'', there is no way to turn...
Forum: ADS-B 04-26-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,641
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Tailbeacon-X installation

Hello everyone

Just a quick update on my Tailbeacon-X installation in the wingtip of my RV-4..

I completed the install last week end and did a first power up and I'm glad to report that the smoke...
Forum: ADS-B 04-15-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,641
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Tailbeacon-X installation

Hi Dave

''Bruno, hopefully you will be able to post a picture or two of how you mounted it in the wingtip.''

Hopefully I'll be able to, if not I'm sure someone here on VAF who's more ''Computer...
Forum: ADS-B 04-13-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,641
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up tailBeaconx Wingtip Mounting

Hi Bill

I got your e-mail and for the benefit of everyone here planning on doing the same, I'm in the process of doing just that and will report back here once everything is completed.

I should be...
Forum: ADS-B 04-10-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up ADS-B REPORT

Hi Glenn

''given to you when you got your registration''

I had a look and I didn't have it ( probably because I've owned the a/c for more than 20 years) but I found it following your direction so...
Forum: ADS-B 04-09-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up ADS-B REPORT

Hi Glen

Thanks a lot for the info and the link to the FAA web site.

Regarding the identity of the a/c, where do we get the ICAO Hex,Octal & decimal ??

I fairly close to the US Border so I should...
Forum: ADS-B 04-08-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By RV-4
Question Flight following ADS-B Installation

Hi All

I'm in the process of installing ADS-B in my -4 and I have a question regarding the test flight that one has to do after the installation to verify that everything works with the FAA..

I'm a...
Forum: ADS-B 04-08-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Wiring

Hi Penguin

My thoughts exactly. My plan was/is to install a long plastic tube in the wing and run all cables thru it but I may have to install two instead.

I also need to look inside the wing and...
Forum: ADS-B 04-06-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By RV-4
Question Tailbeacon installation

Hello All

I started the installation of a Tailbeacon-X in the wingtip of my RV-4 and I would like to get your advise regarding my wiring routing.

Is there a potential problem in routing all the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By RV-4
Talking Plexiglass

Hi flybynight55

I can't tell you what it is today but a few years back ( 2015 ) when I bought my new canopy from Todd Silver (R.I.P. ) Todd told me that Aeroplastics (They build the canopies for...
Forum: ADS-B 03-15-2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,021
Posted By RV-4
Talking Tailbeacon X

Well I ordered my Tailbeacon X with the AV-20E Control module today..can't wait to install it and to see it at work.

Also:

''I have heard that uAvionix offered a firmware update that disabled the...
Forum: RV-4 03-15-2021, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,182
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up James Wheel Pants

Thanks a lot for the pictures Axel, greatly appreciated.

It give me a good idea of the work involve.

Cheers

Bruno
Forum: RV-4 03-11-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,182
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up James Wheel Pants on a RV-4

Hi Gents

Thank you for the reply.

The speed increase is what I was expecting.

Anyone of you have pictures you could post or send me so that I can have an idea how they look installed and how low...
Forum: Canada 03-10-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Customs Duties

bILL

Whenever you decide to buy your Avionics, just ask the seller to write on the Customs Labels ''Aviation Parts'' as there is no Customs Duties on Aviation Parts as per NAFTA.

Bruno
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-10-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,727
Posted By RV-4
Question Back Up AI

Hello Claude

'' Transport Canada inspector who thinks the AVMAP is going to be an uphill climb to be considered a valid backup instrument.''
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Can you explain to me what is the...
Forum: RV-4 03-10-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,182
Posted By RV-4
Question James Wheel Pants on a RV-4

Hi everyone

I've got the old style wheel pants on my RV-4 and I've been thinking about replacing them with the Sam James wheel pants.

My question is for those of us here who have installed them on...
Forum: Canada 02-13-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up PocketFMS

Eric

I don't know if PocketFMS still do but a few years back when I was using them, I send them the LAT/Long and info for our grass strip just west of CYMX and they did add it to their database on...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 01-01-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,399
Posted By RV-4
RV-15

Happy New Year to all

Paul
''You just described the Dream Tundra.''

We build some good stuff North of the Border sometimes but we have a tendency to give them away :rolleyes::eek: ( The C-Series...
Forum: RV-4 12-31-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,406
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Wing Pod on a -4

I just look at the video, very interesting but a lot of work...

Anyone has an idea of the drag factor ( Speed penality , loading consideration.etc...)

Thanks

Bruno
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-30-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,372
Posted By RV-4
Question ELLISON TBI

To Flyboyedwards

''I have both an Ellison''

Which model do you have or will it fit an 0-320 Lycoming 160hp.

If you decide to sell it or parts of it, I will be interested as a spare....

Thanks
Forum: ADS-B 12-25-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,021
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Tailbeacon

Hi Ron

Thanks, that's what I thought...

Cheers

Bruno
Forum: ADS-B 12-25-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,021
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up TAILBEACON X MOUNTING

Hi Rob

''Someone walking past and breaking mine is the only concern I have with mine on the tail'')

This is my main concern too as it will be seating really close to the ground :eek:

Nice to know...
Forum: ADS-B 12-23-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,021
Posted By RV-4
Question Tailbeacon X

I didn't know that you could mount a Tailbeacon X in a wingtip.....

What about the antenna??Does it not have to be able to look at the satellite to work??

If it does actually work, that is the way...
Forum: Autopilots 12-18-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,050
Posted By RV-4
Wink AV-20 cs G5

Philippe

Like I told you on the phone, it depends what you're planning in the future..

If you're looking at just a Back Up AI, then the G5 will be better as it is bigger and will interface with any...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,444
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Sunglasses

Serengetti Drivers...The best I found so far for flying and driving..

No issues at all in the Boeing, Airbus and RVs...

YMMV

Bruno
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By RV-4
Smile Phil Have you tried ordering them directly from...

Phil

Have you tried ordering them directly from the US..it might makes things a lot simpler for you..

Good luck

Bruno
Forum: Engine Monitors 10-24-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,039
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up FP-5L FUEL PRESSURE FLUCTUATIONS

Hi Bill

I have the exact same problem with my FP-5L and talking with the manufacturer support ( EI International ) , they said that it is most likely the fuel pressure little Black Box ( Sorry can't...
Forum: RV-4 08-20-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,965
Posted By RV-4
Plastic Brake Lines

I'm in the process of replacing them on my -4...just took me 20 years to do it..:o

Bruno
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-13-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,411
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up g3x

Thanks for the update Bobby, that's good information to know..

Cheers

Bruno
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-12-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,411
Posted By RV-4
Question G3X MOVE TO TOUCH

Bobby

I'm curious to know what got you to move from your current g3x to the touch model.

Both looks to be ''Screen wise anyway'' about the same in clarity etc..

Are there a lot more functions on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,836
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up SAM JAMES WHEEL PANTS

GMCJETPILOT

''I went back to the 5.00X5 and Sam James wheel pants... (I just don't like the looks of Van's wheel pants, but drag rise they are fine.''
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How did you find the installation to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,836
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up WHEELS FAIRINGS

Hi Ken

''Are you planning to offer these for other RV models? ''
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If you ever have a kit for the RV-4, I will be very interested.

Thanks

Bruno
rv4@videotron.ca
Forum: GPS 08-02-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,607
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up IFR GPS

''I bought a KLN-90 a few years ago It was a good unit and King is still selling DB's at a reasonable price (same as Garmin, I recall). Back then, decent units were going for $800,. It uses ARINC...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-28-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,834
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Vents

I'm glad to read that...Hoping to get a couple whenever they become available again.

Thanks for jumping in Larry, much appreciated.

Cheers

Bruno
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-27-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,834
Posted By RV-4
Unhappy Vents

'' Yes I have 2 of the smaller vents but they will be mounted in my panther so they’re not for sale.''
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I thought I'll ask, one never knows..:):D

Good luck on the Panther's Project

Still...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-27-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,834
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Vents

Hi Larry

If the vents you have are for sale I will gladly buy them..

Just let me know how much and how you want me to pay for them:D:D

Cheers

Bruno
rv4videotron.ca
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-26-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,834
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Vents

That will be nice if Steve could make them...I sure will have a look if he does..

Bruno
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-24-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,834
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Vents

Paul

As you can see in the pictures, mine is installed for the Backseat ventilation and I don't know if I got lucky but it's blowing enough air to set the squelch off for the backseater..

Here's...
Forum: RV-4 07-24-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 403,400
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up MY RV-4 in its new colors

Here's a few pictures of my rv-4 in its new livery

https://i.postimg.cc/pp5LsQKF/IMG-0675.jpg (https://postimg.cc/pp5LsQKF)

https://i.postimg.cc/0bWGxtWh/DJI-0149.jpg...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-24-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,834
Posted By RV-4
Vents

Hi Ralph

I saw those on Wag Aero, they might work but they're not as nice as the one I already have and will like to find..

Vans now sell this kit...Probably effective but most likely too large (...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-23-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,608
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Valve Wizard

I'll take one too for $29.00 Alan

Thanks

Bruno
rv4videotron.ca
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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-23-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,834
Posted By RV-4
Looking for these little Vents

Hello All

I'm in need of a couple ( at least one ) of these little vents CA LV-3 VENTILATOR that Vans used to have but doesn't anymore ..

https://i.postimg.cc/TKzNQWQh/RV-4-SIDE-SHIRT-VENT.jpg...
Forum: ADS-B 06-03-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,463
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up GDL-39 UPDATING

Hi Gaylon

If you have a friend with a Aera796 with the 4.91 GDL-39 update installed on it, just asked him (or borrow his 796 and do it yourself) to stand close to your RV and to connect with the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-18-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,800
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up FlyLeds Wig Wag Module

Hi Paul

Thanks a lot for the info,I must have miss it during the installation.

I'll give it a go next time I'm at the hangar...

ATC mentioned today that it was a lot easier for them to spot the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-17-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,800
Posted By RV-4
Question FlyLeds Wig Wag Module

Hello All

Today I installed my Flyleds Wig Wags module that I bought last summer in Oshkosh ( Yep I know I'm slow ) and when I tested them they worked on all 8 flashing modes but that is it...They...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-08-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Dynon Intercom

Hi Brian

Thanks for the reply.

Ok I'll check the connection again but here how it is connected right now..

Pilot PTT is connected to Pin 10 of the Intercom

Pilot Audio Mic to Pin: 23
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-08-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By RV-4
Question Dynon Intercom Installation

Good day All

I'm in the process of installing a Dynon Intercom and so far after a first power up it is working as advertise except for a minor point and I'm wondering if any of you guys had this...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-24-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,106
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Fuel Drains O'rings

Thanks a lot for all the info Gentlemen, I'll try to find some here locally ( I'm in Canada after all :D ) if not I'll get some frome the USA.

Chers

Bruno
Forum: ADS-B 04-23-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,463
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up GDL-39 UPDATE

Dave

If you download the Garmin web updater and connect your 796 to it, it will download the 4.9.1 update and install it on your 796 which will update the GDL-39 once plugged in..

I just did mine...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-23-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,106
Posted By RV-4
Question FUEL DRAINS O'RING REPLACEMENTS

Hello All

I will need to remove the fuel drains on my -4 in the next week or so and I was wondering where I could buy replacements O'rings just in case I need one or two..

Any idea where I can get...
Forum: ADS-B 02-21-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,919
Posted By RV-4
Tailbeacon X vs DYNON SKYVIEW

As a Dynon Skyview user, I was wondering if the Tailbeacon X will work with the Skyview so I e-mailed Dynon Tech Support and here's the answer I got...not the one I wanted mind...
Forum: ADS-B 02-19-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,919
Posted By RV-4
Question Uavionics TailbeaconX

Hello All

Reference the Uavionix new ADS-B OUT Tailbeacon X, any of you Beta testers know if it will integrate with a Dynon Skyview via one of the serial port...?

If yes, I'll be buying one very...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-10-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,368
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Capacitive Filters

Hi Gerry

Thanks a lot for the parts numbers..That was really useful :)

I found them on the L-Com website...

Cheers

Bruno
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-08-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,368
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up SKYVIEW NOISE FILTERS

Hi Brian

Thanks for the offer..I didn't check with Dynon yet but it was my next move..

Mine is missing a pin at position # 1..It came out when I removed the connector...I will try to re-insert a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-07-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,368
Posted By RV-4
Question SKYVIEW NOISE FILTERS

Hello everyone

A few years back, Dynon provided a 3 noise filters set to help in suppressing noise from Skyview.
I got one of these kit but my DB37 filter has loss a Pin ( Pin # 1 ) and I would like...
Forum: Propellers 11-24-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,573
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Catto Prop

SH
As part of your crusade toward getting the optimum prop for your -4, you may want to check that your RPM gauge is reading properly before going thru all the hassles of getting a new prop..

For...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-25-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,095
Posted By RV-4
Unhappy Hinge Pin

If you have a little bit of access to your old pin, you may try tapping on it with another piece of PIN just enough to make it move a little and then try to pull on it from the other end if room...
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