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Search: Posts Made By: James R WilliamsA&P/pilot
Forum: RV-4 01-21-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,738
Ribs

HI,I think it would be o.k because "correct me if I am wrong" The ribs are not the load bearing part just the airfoil shape and the spar is the carrying the load as well as the skin the rib is just...
Forum: RV-3 01-09-2010, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
thanks for reply

HI Rob, Thanks for that.I sure like your web site!!
Forum: RV-3 01-08-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Emp Skin Stiffeners

HI All, I have notice on a few sites" rob and randys" the skin stiffeners on the skin for the emp look as if they have the cut angles coming down on each other rather then the angle being on across...
Forum: RV-3 12-27-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,266
Edge distance

I cant belive I did this,but I think it is no big deal.Here goes I riveted the HS306 end ribs to the HS spar and one of two rivets is only 1 dia edge dist on the flange of rib.I think this is no big...
Forum: RV-3 12-21-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,388
I am on my second emp and yes you must look at...

I am on my second emp and yes you must look at the plans for the fine details like the skin over hang on the stab and vert fin dont make it flush it overhangs at the T.E. for a good gap seal and...
Forum: RV-3 12-13-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,549
Thank you Mike thats good info.Jim W

Thank you Mike thats good info.Jim W
Forum: RV-3 12-10-2009, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,549
Assembly Steps with S.B.wings;front spar/rear spar spacing

When assembling with the Q.B. wings I understand not to assemble the fuse until you have your wings ,because of front/ rear spar spacing,My question is with the S.B. wings can I assemble most all of...
Forum: RV-3 11-24-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,454
I have seen this walking down the airshow...

I have seen this walking down the airshow flightlines and it seems to be no big deal. I have seen a few 3s flying with this issue.You could sell that tail and do it again thats what I did,and I did...
Forum: RV-3 11-19-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,071
Thanks for your notes! I'am not to far behind you...

Thanks for your notes! I'am not to far behind you so I just wanted to let you know your post are very helpful to me and just had to say thanks and keep posting.Jim Williams
Forum: RV-3 04-29-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,359
Fuse assembly

Thanks so much you guys I am going to order the fuse kit and save for the wings. By the time I am up to the point I need the wings I should have the funds in hand for wing QB deposit our thinking of...
Forum: RV-3 04-29-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,359
fuse assembly question

I am looking ahead a few weeks I would like to start on the fuse next while I save for wings .My question is how much can I do on the assembly of the fuse before having wings in hand "QB our Slow...
Forum: RV-3 04-29-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,474
Thanks again guys!

I have started to prep my skins with dimpling and machine countersink in areas as seen in the plans.Jim
Forum: RV-3 04-27-2009, 10:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,474
thanks

Hi, Mel thanks I' am going to start the dimple job tonight . I am going to set up dimple table for this. thanks again for the info!Jim W
Forum: RV-3 04-27-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,474
H.S. skin/rivet countersink

Thanks for the reply this is great ! After seeing reply I thought how about dimple skin and machine countersink flange so I do not get the cruve in the spar flange as stated in post reply. Our just...
Forum: RV-3 04-27-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,474
machine countersink stab skin?

HI, I have a question about dimple vrs machine countersink on the stab.I see in my plans and in mech manual 65. it would be o.k to machine countersink two .032 sheets and vans manual say the aircraft...
Forum: RV-3 04-27-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,131
thanks for reply

O Good thats what I wanted to hear thanks for the reply! Jim W
Forum: RV-3 04-26-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,131
H.S. skin T.E.

I just notice I put my H.S. skin flush with spar flange and I see now it should haved overhang 1/4 inch.My question is Will this be a problem with flutter our just a poor gap seal effect.I dont want...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,010
Rivets

Always go with what the manufacture say. always use a rivet that is as good our better then the orgrinal for repair our replacement.as good our better then will wrok for your purpose.Jim W A&P
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 943
edge distance

I looked at your pic and agree with the other post.you could add another set of rivets but not needed,but when in doubt build it stout our keep light and leave it out.Jim W A&P
Forum: RV-3 04-01-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,762
O man this a joke got me too?if this was not a...

O man this a joke got me too?if this was not a joke vans would be selling the heck out them thats for sure.It is a joke right ? I just ordered the plans and tail kit ,and they said you know this is...
Forum: RV-3 04-01-2009, 12:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,232
Tail assembly rudder horn

Thanks so much for your post I just started 3B and have been saved twice now from these post 1st was the rivet spaceing on HS so it does not interfear with attachment to fuse and now this.Also the...
Forum: RV-3 03-28-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,265
Thanks for your reply

I would say now that the quick ansewer is NO. Thanks for the replys
Forum: RV-3 03-28-2009, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,265
Question

Can the RV3-B able to be sport pilot aircraft if the assembly is bare bones w/O235 and basic vfr no lights and such? JimW
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