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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-23-2021, 01:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,244
Posted By Hornet2008
Manage oil shutter with EFIS

Recently I installed an Anti Splat oil cooler shutter. I use a Bowden cable on the panel to operate it. Has made an amazing difference to climb temperatures as I close it in climb and redirect all...
Forum: Reviews 09-17-2021, 03:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,876
Posted By Hornet2008
Completed the install of wingtip FlyLEDs today on...

Completed the install of wingtip FlyLEDs today on my RV 9. What a great set of lights to go with the already installed tail light. Did my own soldering, Paulís instructions made it real easy. Ruined...
Forum: Reviews 09-04-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,876
Posted By Hornet2008
Just soldered mineÖ..easy peasy. Paul has very...

Just soldered mineÖ..easy peasy. Paul has very good instructions.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-01-2021, 04:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 957
Posted By Hornet2008
Hi Larry climbing about 1100’/m, mixture full...

Hi Larry climbing about 1100’/m, mixture full rich. Borescope inspection tomorrow morning. Will publish result. Plug wires are good. Pulled the injector and it looked clear, it got a clean. If the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-30-2021, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 957
Posted By Hornet2008
High CHT on #1

Today on climb out my number #1 cylinder was 30 degrees hotter than the rest. I usually climb with the oil cooler shutter closed to force all air through the engine cooling fins. This has never...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-20-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,536
Posted By Hornet2008
Quick question....does the Aithre 3.0 have an...

Quick question....does the Aithre 3.0 have an audible cabin alarm in addition to the PFD warning?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
AOA
Views: 951
Posted By Hornet2008
I've got my Dynon turned right up in settings but...

I've got my Dynon turned right up in settings but it is still not very loud. Any suggestions? Using GTR200 Garmin radio as intercom and have that set at 60%. Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 19,797
Posted By Hornet2008
I assume you could replace all rivets with the...

I assume you could replace all rivets with the correct cherry max.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2020, 03:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,535
Posted By Hornet2008
Sent you a PM with my email. Thanks Vic

Sent you a PM with my email. Thanks Vic
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,535
Posted By Hornet2008
Yes, can see your point Vic, having a chuckle...

Yes, can see your point Vic, having a chuckle myself. Perhaps my query should have been ď is it coming out in print?Ē. Guess that would have got similar response. I have purchased your first book and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,535
Posted By Hornet2008
Hello Vic...just a query will the pages be...

Hello Vic...just a query will the pages be printable?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-24-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,600
Posted By Hornet2008
Iím surprised you didnít check the oil level...

Iím surprised you didnít check the oil level during your pre flight.
Forum: RV-14 04-21-2020, 01:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,010
Posted By Hornet2008
Safeair1. Terrific...

Safeair1. Terrific...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-20-2020, 02:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,193
Posted By Hornet2008
Your right index finger will survive a trip...

Your right index finger will survive a trip through the pneumatic squeezer. Whilst riveting tank baffles, stopped to wipe wet pro seal off the squeezer dies. Rolled the squeezer on the bench for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-08-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,087
Posted By Hornet2008
My take on this would be to use the manufactures...

My take on this would be to use the manufactures part and change them as they wear. It doesn?t take long to replace brake pads. If a brake locks up or fails to function correctly then it could be...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-02-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,042
Posted By Hornet2008
Beautiful work and such a talent. Just an aside,...

Beautiful work and such a talent. Just an aside, is it possible to use an airbrush to touch up those annoying little chips and scraps we get from day to day use and maintenance?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-29-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 17,157
Posted By Hornet2008
Second being in Australia with a falling dollar....

Second being in Australia with a falling dollar. Haven?t tested mine as yet but are interested in the results as to if something is available locally for future reference.
Forum: Southeast 02-25-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By Hornet2008
Be good to catch up with you at Oshkosh. Plenty...

Be good to catch up with you at Oshkosh. Plenty of rain up at Mudgee, looking a treat. Catcha soon
Forum: Job Board 02-16-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,853
Posted By Hornet2008
Go Doug...congrats mate

Go Doug...congrats mate
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,014
Posted By Hornet2008
Thanks Merrill

Thanks Merrill
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,014
Posted By Hornet2008
Cowling

Have search the forums for a previous threat that talked of cutting the front of the lower cowling for easier installation. Darned if I can find it. Would appreciate if someone could steer me in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,781
Posted By Hornet2008
I have steps on my 9 and glad I did it.

I have steps on my 9 and glad I did it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,698
Posted By Hornet2008
For mark33 responding from the other thread...

For mark33 responding from the other thread relating to fuel pressure. My problem was with a kavlico fuel pressure transducer. It intermittently told me I had high fuel pressure. On advice from jakej...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-05-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,376
Posted By Hornet2008
Hi all.....after experiencing fuel pressure...

Hi all.....after experiencing fuel pressure warnings I removed the plug to the Kalvico sender and re installed it.. unplugged and plugged it in again. Nothing since. So if I am ever on life support...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-06-2019, 02:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,390
Posted By Hornet2008
Inspection and maintenance

Hi All.... I?m sure I have seen periodic maintenance schedules on this forum. What I?m looking for is 25, 50 and 100 hourly schedules for between annual inspections. I have done my own and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,901
Posted By Hornet2008
Good stuff John, congratulations on the fledgling.

Good stuff John, congratulations on the fledgling.
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-16-2019, 02:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,508
Posted By Hornet2008
It?s been awhile but I split the trailing edge...

It?s been awhile but I split the trailing edge and re glued them. Then f/g for strength and micro to fair in and then paint. Flying 18 months, no problems.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,812
Posted By Hornet2008
There is a dirt cross strip at WC.

There is a dirt cross strip at WC.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,812
Posted By Hornet2008
Most outback runways are in really good condition...

Most outback runways are in really good condition the flying doctor uses them. Mate and I visit many outback bitumen strips and are suitably impressed by the condition of them. Hungerford pop about...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-20-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,376
Posted By Hornet2008
Full intend to post results, thanks for the heads...

Full intend to post results, thanks for the heads up Jake.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-19-2019, 02:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,376
Posted By Hornet2008
Dynon Kavlico fuel pressure sensor

Hi All
I have an injected engine and are running the above 50psi fuel pressure sensor, part # P4055-50253. I can only get them to last about 6 months. Replaced last Dec 2018 and are getting fuel...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-15-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,848
Posted By Hornet2008
Generally I fly a couple of times a week,...

Generally I fly a couple of times a week, sometimes a week between starts. Don?t always get sub zero temps, try to avoid them but did start this morning at 42 degrees F. Take point on oil and noticed...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-15-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,848
Posted By Hornet2008
Cold Starts without pre-heat

Hi All. We are experiencing winter in Australia while the lucky people in the north have warmer climes. Gets sub zero here, we measure temperature in Celsius. Reading Mike Busch's book on Engines he...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-11-2019, 02:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,056
Posted By Hornet2008
Thanks Mark I will give this a try and report...

Thanks Mark I will give this a try and report back. My flaps are not flush either, I set them up with a digital level on initial rigging.
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-10-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,056
Posted By Hornet2008
I have rigged my ailerons with the tooling holes...

I have rigged my ailerons with the tooling holes and bellcrank locking plate during initial rigging and checked at last condition inspection and still get a roll to the left in flight. Could I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-08-2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By Hornet2008
Mine is under the right horizontal stab. Works...

Mine is under the right horizontal stab. Works fine and a tail wheel. Usually land on grass.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-14-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,034
Posted By Hornet2008
So how do I download Australian VTC, VNC and WAC...

So how do I download Australian VTC, VNC and WAC for my 795. Garmin website flygarmin is really clunky.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-17-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,689
Posted By Hornet2008
When jacking does the gear leg move outwards? I...

When jacking does the gear leg move outwards? I have the Avery type jacking arrangement and as it rises the gear leg moves outwards.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-12-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,334
Posted By Hornet2008
Thanks for all the replies, found some on the...

Thanks for all the replies, found some on the Dynon forums also. Great help, plan on setting it up tomorrow for landing full flaps.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-12-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,334
Posted By Hornet2008
Setting up AOA Dynon

Hi all, new to AOA and have it installed on my Skyview. Question do I set up stall speed clean or with full flaps?
Forum: RV-9/9A 10-31-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,821
Posted By Hornet2008
Hi Geoff, I'm just up in Mudgee and finished my 9...

Hi Geoff, I'm just up in Mudgee and finished my 9 in January. Still flying off the 25 hours. Had some CHT problems but have put ducts in the baffles and appears to be OK. You will love the 9, flys...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-04-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,967
Posted By Hornet2008
Many thanks to the collective brains trust. Much...

Many thanks to the collective brains trust. Much appreciated
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-04-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,967
Posted By Hornet2008
Could I just time them both for 25 degrees TDC?...

Could I just time them both for 25 degrees TDC? What I understand from the group is to advance timing, greater than 25 degrees will produce higher CHTs, and to retard it lower CHTs less than 25...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-04-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,967
Posted By Hornet2008
Many thanks Bill

Many thanks Bill
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-04-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,967
Posted By Hornet2008
High CHTs and magneto timing

Hi All. I have an IO 320D1A with slick magnetos. Put a buzz box on the engine and found the right mag is timed at 2 teeth after 25 degrees and the left mag about 8 degrees after 25degrees on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-01-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,388
Posted By Hornet2008
Be careful it is addictive.

Be careful it is addictive.
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-20-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,441
Posted By Hornet2008
Citarbria v RV 9

I've got about 80 hours in a 7GCBC Citarbria. How does the RV 9 compare to the citarbria in landings?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-04-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 26
Sticky: ENGINE COOLING
Views: 35,184
Posted By Hornet2008
So looking at link in post #6 page 2 to create a...

So looking at link in post #6 page 2 to create a plenum to channel air past the area with little or no cooling fins on #2 cylinder. My question is do you drill a hole in the inlet ramp for air flow...
Forum: Safety 08-31-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,810
Posted By Hornet2008
Well done Bill, great idea for a thread. I will...

Well done Bill, great idea for a thread. I will be watching closely.
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-22-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,989
Posted By Hornet2008
Hi, thanks for your replies. Standard mags,...

Hi, thanks for your replies. Standard mags, fairings fitted. Will try swapping injectors, see if that helps. I think I recently saw a plug colour/ cause chart on the forums or a reference to same but...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-21-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,989
Posted By Hornet2008
Hot #3 cylinder CHT

Hi All
My IO320 D1A has a hot #3 cylinder. Gets over 400F on climb, at about 1000'AGL. Trying to eliminate things and want to do a fuel flow to ensure the injectors are not running lean. First I...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-05-2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,836
Posted By Hornet2008
Thanks Walt, much appreciated. Can I ask where...

Thanks Walt, much appreciated. Can I ask where Fig 5 is found?
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 05-04-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,836
Posted By Hornet2008
Star wheel adjustment

Hi All,
My IO 320 D1A idles roughly and there is no rise in RPM moving to idle cut off. This, and black smoke on start, indicate it is running too rich idles at 700 RPM once warmed. I've read on...
Forum: Steam Gauges 04-07-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,042
Posted By Hornet2008
Is it possible using Mike's idea of filing a...

Is it possible using Mike's idea of filing a brazing rod to the triangle shape?
Just an idea....
Forum: RV-10 03-31-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,945
Posted By Hornet2008
Thanks Bob, I wasn't aware they were different.

Thanks Bob, I wasn't aware they were different.
Forum: RV-10 03-29-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,945
Posted By Hornet2008
Soooo.. I rigged my ailerons to the rigging tool...

Soooo.. I rigged my ailerons to the rigging tool then set the flaps and wingtips to the ailerons. Did I do it wrong? The flaps are not flush with the fuse bottom skins. It is an RV 9
Forum: Safety 02-27-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,339
Posted By Hornet2008
Further to that Rob the guy had only just...

Further to that Rob the guy had only just restored the Tecnam and it was outside the Aero club waiting to go on it's first flight since being restored. Make you want to cry.

Here is the link to...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-13-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,172
Posted By Hornet2008
First flight video......maybe

Hope it works!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

https://youtu.be/TrtsqPH-X3g

Hot day 100degF plus and Lucerne on the farm getting long.
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-13-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 972
Posted By Hornet2008
First flight pic

Trying to upload video of first flight that happened on 27/1/18

http://i65.tinypic.com/2s5yudx.jpg

At the airport after ff, I didn’t do the flight and took sometime to get to the airport after...
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-28-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,685
Posted By Hornet2008
Yes it was on a several Qantas aircraft, I've...

Yes it was on a several Qantas aircraft, I've been able to see a Constellation, 707 and a 747SP. I chose it for Experimental Amateur Built.
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-28-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,685
Posted By Hornet2008
No, another SAAA AP. Really good and very...

No, another SAAA AP. Really good and very helpful. I'm on o43eight22six88four. I'll let you know who he is, don't want to use his name on the forum.
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-27-2018, 04:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,685
Posted By Hornet2008
Changed my signature today

First flight of VH-EAB. All went well. Started the build Aug 2011.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-14-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,853
Posted By Hornet2008
Thanks for the advice, my wings are already...

Thanks for the advice, my wings are already fitted.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,853
Posted By Hornet2008
Fuel level senders

Hi All
I have the resistive senders in the tanks of my RV 9. The wings were stored for several years in the cradle in a vertical direction. Trying to do a fuel calibration on the Dynon T1000 Skyview...
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