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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,917
Posted By jerryab
Cost of RV6

First, let me assure you everyone that has bought an RV has gone thru the same problem! Next, the cost of the airplane is the least expensive part of owning one!!! I have an RV6A, never owned...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,501
Posted By jerryab
Smile Same problem solved

I wrestled high oil pressure on the exact same model engine. Did everything you've done to no avail! It would go to 100, 110 or higher then drop back after awhile to 80-85 range. I finally changed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,202
Posted By jerryab
Indicated or TAS

Just curious if you are talking indicated or True airspeed. I can get 160 kts true at 6500' 24/2500, indicating 138 kts.

I believe you guys, why shouldn't I? Just trying to evaluate my plane. ...
Forum: Reviews 07-14-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,553
Posted By jerryab
Thanks, that should remove any doubt and help me...

Thanks, that should remove any doubt and help me find a problem, if there is one. Great App.
jerry
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,202
Posted By jerryab
RV Speeds

The RV 9 is a great airplane, but not a 6" and wasn't intended to be by Van's. I have a RV6A with 160hp 0320 behind a C/S prop. I'm always interesting to see the speeds posted in the threads. My...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 22,367
Posted By jerryab
LOE!

Lots of Experimentals (LOE)

Just a random, useless thought!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,169
Posted By jerryab
Bluemax 88

Class of 70-12
Vietnam 70-71
AH1G Cobra
2/20th Artillery aka Blue Max First Air Calvary
From Quan loy to phouc vin to Bearcat and all places in between.

Flew cover for 1st/9th on more than one...
Forum: Safety 06-04-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,237
Posted By jerryab
Offer for Screws

I found the replacement screws locally, Thanks for the offer, we've all learned a little from this.

Jerry
Forum: Safety 06-03-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,237
Posted By jerryab
Thanks to everyone that has read this thread!

Thank all of you for your input, this truly is a critical issue for those of us that have these Andair Parts. I had just returned from a 5 hour xcountry when this was discovered. With 3 fatal...
Forum: Safety 06-03-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,237
Posted By jerryab
Thread Locker

The screws had not been punched and did not have any "thread locker" on them. I had assumed this was a factory assembled part. Now finding some replacement screws is the problem. Shipping 3 screws...
Forum: Safety 06-02-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,237
Posted By jerryab
Almost too late! You need to know this!!

During my last flight I had smelled gasoline in the cockpit, Took cowling off and couldn't located leak, thought it was a new carb supplying too much fuel. WAS I EVER WRONG. My A/P came over to...
Forum: Autopilots 04-01-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,555
Posted By jerryab
Great Autopilot

I've been flying 43 years and have owned well over a dozen aircraft, all with autopilots. I have never experienced any autopilot that works as well a my TruTrack. It is the EFIS autopilot, but all...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-20-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,570
Posted By jerryab
Thanks, problem solved

Thanks sooo much for everyone's help. The problem has been resolved.

Jerry
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-18-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,570
Posted By jerryab
Placement of CHT Probes 0-320

I have an 0320DIA on my 6. I've had problems with the CHT reading to low. I have just installed a new JPI 700 and put the probes in the bosses next to the spark plugs. Now someone told me these...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 01-06-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,932
Posted By jerryab
Great Idea, Tell me how to do it!

I have an Iphone and GoogleMap, but I'm not sure how you did that with the pic's. can you share either how to do it or where to get the instructions to do it.

Jerry
RV6A, N331RD
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-18-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,261
Posted By jerryab
Manifold gauge leaking down?

On a cross country flight this week in my RV6A, I noticed my manifold pressure was down to 15 in, but I was still flying at cruise speed. I added full throttle and it resulted in no increase in mp....
Forum: GPS 11-26-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,380
Posted By jerryab
no notch required

Jim,
no notch is required for your Garmin CDI, and by the way I have one that is like new for sale, I just removed it to install a Tru-trac EFIS APIV. I would like $1200 for it, have a STEC 20 with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,934
Posted By jerryab
Thanks to everyone

I will post what is eventually found, I'm very suspect of the oil cooler at this point, nothing was in the screen. going to test fly it tomorrow!! A very big thank you for all of your input, that's...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,934
Posted By jerryab
Van's Guages?

We have verified the oil pressure guage by using an independent guage. the Veritherm was removed and tested for operation. I appreciate your input.
Jerry
RV6A
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,934
Posted By jerryab
Oil pressure follows throttle

Recently while flying back from Texas, I noticed my oil pressure was past the redline and the oil temp was climbing close to the redline of 245 degrees. I made a precautionary landing. Now no one...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,576
Posted By jerryab
Looking for places to take wife out west!

Finally have about 8 days off and would like to fly to wife in the RV6A to a couple of interesting places in Texas, New Mexico or Eastern Colorado. We are located in Fayetteville AR, 63 years of...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-17-2009, 10:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,190
Posted By jerryab
New Pilot, 900 ft grass

NO, you should not plan on landing on a 900' strip, especially an unimproved one. With over 40 years of experience, I could, but would not land there, unless a real need arose. A good pilot has good...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-14-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,374
Posted By jerryab
Smile To Stay King

First Axiom of being a King,
Feed the Masses, let the Rich fend for themselves, and the poor...ah you know, do without!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-13-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 909
Posted By jerryab
Wind Screen skirt cracked, repair?

Well it finally happened, I was flying my daughter who is disabled and she grabbed the windscreen skirt, cracked it pretty bad. should I leave alone and hope for the best or try to repair it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,256
Posted By jerryab
may get new guage

thanks for your thoughts, I'm seriously considering a complete new setup with guages other than Van's. Any suggestions?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,256
Posted By jerryab
O-320 High oil pressure?

I have an 0320 (240 hrs TT since factory new) seems to be producing too much oil pressure. I've cleaned all screens, cut oil filters, replaced the transducer from Van's (Guage is Van's). This...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-22-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,492
Posted By jerryab
How Much?

I used to have an A&P that would always answer me with the same answer each time I asked how much it was going to cost to repair an airplane. So how much will a finished RV 12 sell for..."Answer...
Forum: RV-4 08-19-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,660
Posted By jerryab
160 vs 180

Here's my two cents worth, I have a RV6A with Lyc 160 0320 c/s. Would not trade it for a 180 hp 0360. Flys side by side with the 180 on 2-3 gallons less per hour. I can maintain 1000+ climb...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 04-04-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,389
Posted By jerryab
Smile Thanks to everyone

I appreciate all of the great information on Sedona, we may stay two nights now. As for landing on a mesa, to paraphrase Helen Keller, a landing is either an exciting adventure, or nothing at all. ...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 04-03-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,389
Posted By jerryab
Overnight stay

I appreciate all of the information, been flying 40 years but I understand one can't get enough knowledge about new places. Can anyone suggest a place to stay overnight, and are there hangers...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 04-03-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,389
Posted By jerryab
Going to Sedona

Flying from Albuquerque to Sedona, Wednesday, April 8, 2009 in my RV6A. Wonder if there are any RV'rs at the airport or vicinity. Also, I'm from NW Arkansas, is there anything I need to know about...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-26-2008, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 831
Posted By jerryab
fuel pressure problems 0320

My RV6A, N331RD, apparently is losing fuel pressure! I say apprarently because I'm not sure how much pressure is required for this engine. I has been running around 4lbs, and lately it has dropped...
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