VansAirForceForums  
Home > VansAirForceForums

-POSTING RULES
-Advertise in here!
- Today's Posts | Insert Pics

Keep VAF Going
Donate methods

Point your
camera app here
to donate fast.


Go Back   VAF Forums > Search Forums
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 64 of 500
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: RV10Man
Forum: The RV Grin Yesterday, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By RV10Man
I know how that goes. I have two daughters, ages...

I know how that goes.
I have two daughters, ages 26 and 31. The 31 yo has gone all the way to ATP, and the other one is totally content being a passenger, and loves it.:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,995
Posted By RV10Man
I still have my Goldwing........and the...

I still have my Goldwing........and the boats......and the airplanes. They all seem to compliment each other.:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By RV10Man
If I was closer, it'd be all yours. :)

If I was closer, it'd be all yours. :)
Forum: GPS 03-30-2021, 03:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By RV10Man
I didn't have any problem using the GMC autopilot...

I didn't have any problem using the GMC autopilot in our Sling. But, I need to find out how to configure my 507 in my RV9A (G3X touch). I haven't found anybody that can/will do a step by step...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By RV10Man
The thing about this part is, when the kit prices...

The thing about this part is, when the kit prices rise, if say 7 years you've had enough, you could probably get more of your initial investment back.

When I started on the Rans S19, I bought the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,164
Posted By RV10Man
And the guys doing the conditional...

And the guys doing the conditional inspections.............on what condition?:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,164
Posted By RV10Man
Depends, is it a dog or a cat?

Depends, is it a dog or a cat?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,601
Posted By RV10Man
OHHHH, it won't be quick.......something else...

OHHHH, it won't be quick.......something else will show it's ugly face.:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2021, 06:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,601
Posted By RV10Man
I put some epoxy and micro balloons on the top of...

I put some epoxy and micro balloons on the top of the forward skin where it meets the canopy. While my fuel servo is in Tulsa getting rebuilt and my airplane is sitting in my hangar.:( I did change...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2021, 06:00 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,448
Posted By RV10Man
I mix MM with 100 gal mogas per instructions on...

I mix MM with 100 gal mogas per instructions on the can. I use it in the C-150, and all my small gas engines, ie lawn tractor, line trimmers, chaninsaw, etc.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,166
Posted By RV10Man
:D:D:D I like that.

:D:D:D I like that.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,901
Posted By RV10Man
I was nervous about our flight from OKC to...

I was nervous about our flight from OKC to Pocatello, ID last October when we bought our Rans S6. My biggest concern was the mountains between here and there. All I had heard/read was "GET MOUNTAIN...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-25-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By RV10Man
Hey I had that problem with the GSA 28 pitch...

Hey I had that problem with the GSA 28 pitch servo.:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,166
Posted By RV10Man
OKC FSDO did mine. They gave me everywhere within...

OKC FSDO did mine. They gave me everywhere within state of Oklahoma.:)
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-24-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By RV10Man
Yeah, I made a separate hole for the wires too.

Yeah, I made a separate hole for the wires too.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,104
Posted By RV10Man
Try to look as legal as you possibly can.

Try to look as legal as you possibly can.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2021, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 633
Posted By RV10Man
I had 4 FSDO inspectors at my house when they did...

I had 4 FSDO inspectors at my house when they did my -9A. They wanted the cowling off, and inspection covers open. The "head guy" looked the airplane over, his helper was sort of in training, and he...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-23-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By RV10Man
Well, it worked. I calibrated it this evening....

Well, it worked. I calibrated it this evening. The pitch was set at 6.7* in the config mode of the G3X. So in the config mode of the PFD, and config mode of the G5, I could set the G5 pitch offset at...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-23-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,111
Posted By RV10Man
This is pretty much the same numbers I see. I...

This is pretty much the same numbers I see. I don't have an RV12, but I do have a Rans S6S Coyote with the Rotax 912.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-23-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By RV10Man
I tried this in the menu. But because it's backup...

I tried this in the menu. But because it's backup for the 470 PFD, it won't let you change anything.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-23-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By RV10Man
I wondered about this. I think I had the G5...

I wondered about this. I think I had the G5 turned off when I was calibrating the G3X.

And yes, in the calibration mode of the G5, the pitch "box" is grey meaning it's not changeable, because it's...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-23-2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By RV10Man
Thank you. I did not know that.:(

Thank you. I did not know that.:(
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-23-2021, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By RV10Man
G5 pitch calibration

My G5 shows about 7* nose down pitch, and the GDU 470 PFD shows level, when flying straight and level.

When I go into con fig mode of the G5, the pitch is grey, not white.
How do I adjust the pitch?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,704
Posted By RV10Man
I'm a Lightspeed guy myself. I have a Tango...

I'm a Lightspeed guy myself. I have a Tango wireless, and 4 Zulu 3s.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-15-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,040
Posted By RV10Man
Yeah, about number 5 from the last one.:)

Yeah, about number 5 from the last one.:)
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-15-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By RV10Man
You sound just like my wife.:D

You sound just like my wife.:D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-14-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By RV10Man
N781DM First flight video

Here's the YouTube link to my first flight, March 1, 2021.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXG8fOV06kI&t=326s
Forum: Reviews 03-13-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By RV10Man
I have 3 Zulu 3s, 1 Zulu 2, and a Tango wireless....

I have 3 Zulu 3s, 1 Zulu 2, and a Tango wireless. You'd have to be a really good salesman to get me to buy something else.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,548
Posted By RV10Man
I have 5.1 hours on my -9A. Lycon IO 320, I've...

I have 5.1 hours on my -9A. Lycon IO 320, I've used about 1 qt, the belly got
a little oily, but it wasn't burnt. CHTs are about 370-380, and I think the plugs are slightly fouled from running full...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-10-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,063
Posted By RV10Man
There's a reason Lycoming (for one) has been...

There's a reason Lycoming (for one) has been powering airplanes for ????years.......it's called RELIABILITY.:)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-10-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 530
Posted By RV10Man
lol, I wasn't aware of the fact that both screens...

lol, I wasn't aware of the fact that both screens needed to be up dated till I did the PFD and powered it all up. Got the message on the MFD "data bases mismatched" or something like that. So, I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2021, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By RV10Man
I put mine just aft of the baggage bulkhead. Just...

I put mine just aft of the baggage bulkhead. Just test flew a week ago Monday and it seems calibrated just fine. I used the "new" Van's mounting bracket.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2021, 03:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,453
Posted By RV10Man
Flew N781DM to Haskell (2K9) for breakfast...

Flew N781DM to Haskell (2K9) for breakfast Saturday morning, with my brother Mitchell in trail in N159MA. He gave 3 rides in his -9A. I think we have a prospective new builder now, lol. Then on to...
Forum: Alternative Engines 03-06-2021, 05:26 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,202
Posted By RV10Man
Chris, I don't remember his last name, at Turbine...

Chris, I don't remember his last name, at Turbine Solutions in Deland, Florida bought my RV 10 a few years ago. He installed a turboprop on it. It was at OSH a few times.
He/they were, at the time,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-03-2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,212
Posted By RV10Man
Great idea. I plan to put smoke on my -9A at some...

Great idea.
I plan to put smoke on my -9A at some point.:)
Forum: Tools 03-02-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By RV10Man
If you'll send it to me, I can go to Brown's and...

If you'll send it to me, I can go to Brown's and see if they have one.
Brown's is just down the street about 2 or 3 blocks from me.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-02-2021, 02:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,597
Posted By RV10Man
[QUOTE=PilotjohnS;1507113]Congrats on first...

[QUOTE=PilotjohnS;1507113]Congrats on first flight!!!!


Thanks John.:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-01-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,597
Posted By RV10Man
N781DM took to the skies today. It was a great...

N781DM took to the skies today. It was a great first/test flight. Now the real fun begins.:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,597
Posted By RV10Man
Just got finished taxi testing. This is the first...

Just got finished taxi testing. This is the first time the RV9A has moved under it's own power. Brakes are great, all gages and instruments are where they're supposed to be, control surfaces all feel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,356
Posted By RV10Man
Last month I got my RV9A insured. It hasn't flown...

Last month I got my RV9A insured. It hasn't flown yet, hope to do the first flight this week. 1 mil liability, 80K hull was $1100.00 through Traverse Aviation Ins. They also have my 150 and 172 ins....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,597
Posted By RV10Man
Got the fuel servo put back on, and test ran the...

Got the fuel servo put back on, and test ran the engine today. Everything is in the green. Going to taxi test tomorrow, and test fly Tuesday......wx permitting.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,356
Posted By RV10Man
I have time in both airplanes. My brother has an...

I have time in both airplanes. My brother has an RV9A and I had a friend finish his RV7A in my hangar. My brother's -9A stays in my hangar now, the -7A is gone, but the deal was I got to fly either...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,430
Posted By RV10Man
This is true in every facet of what any...

This is true in every facet of what any "professional" does.
I'm a licensed plumber and electrician. I get a city/state/county, whatever, inspection on an electrical installation. It's all approved,...
Forum: RV-10 02-26-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,285
Posted By RV10Man
I'll make you a deal on a started RV10 empennage...

I'll make you a deal on a started RV10 empennage kit.:) The vertical and horizontal stabilizers, elevators, and rudder are done, except for fiberglass tips. the tailcone has been match drilled and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,632
Posted By RV10Man
Locate someone in your area who's building an RV....

Locate someone in your area who's building an RV. Offer to come "sit-in/help" on a build session with them. See how you like it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2021, 03:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,632
Posted By RV10Man
Lol, not if something was bent bad enough that...

Lol, not if something was bent bad enough that you couldn't get to the bolts, (or pins, whatever holds the wings on).:D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-24-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By RV10Man
Thanks, I appreciate this. I think I may have...

Thanks, I appreciate this.
I think I may have found the swapped wires. I googled G3X Kavlico oil pressure and a bunch of VAF forums showed up......from 2020. One of them was the exact scenario as...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-23-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By RV10Man
I'm trying to figure out why the oil pressure...

I'm trying to figure out why the oil pressure gage is indicating 83 psi even with the engine not running. If I unplug the wire from the sensor, it will go to "0".
I've confirmed the wiring from the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-23-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,358
Posted By RV10Man
Keep building........you didn't hurt anything....

Keep building........you didn't hurt anything. Fix it before painting.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-22-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By RV10Man
I bought my prop and spinner from Ed Wischmeyer...

I bought my prop and spinner from Ed Wischmeyer here on the forums.:p Thanks Ed for already having the spinner and prop all made up already, saved me a bunch of time.

I hope to test fly this weekend...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,713
Posted By RV10Man
Calibrated ADAHRS and GMU 11.

Calibrated ADAHRS and GMU 11.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-21-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By RV10Man
ADAHRS and GU 11 succes

oops, the "M" on the GMU 11 didn't make it.
Now......if I could only figure out why I'm showing 83 psi oil pressure when the engine isn't even running.:confused:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-19-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,559
Posted By RV10Man
Here's my solution. I have it on a timer. About 3...

Here's my solution. I have it on a timer. About 3 hours and the engine compartment is nice and toasty. I also drape a couple of twin sized mattress pads/covers over the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-19-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By RV10Man
Thanks Brian: I think this is the information I...

Thanks Brian:
I think this is the information I was looking for.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-19-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By RV10Man
I do have a Ray Allen trim servo. I'll look at...

I do have a Ray Allen trim servo.
I'll look at the toggle switch for the indicators.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-19-2021, 03:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By RV10Man
Well......the answer in the other thread didn't...

Well......the answer in the other thread didn't work.:). Still no pitch trim indicator on my PFD.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-19-2021, 03:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By RV10Man
One registration. Each of you are co-owners.

One registration. Each of you are co-owners.
Forum: Steam Gauges 02-18-2021, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By RV10Man
I realize now why I didn't see this post in the...

I realize now why I didn't see this post in the "glass cockpit" sub forum. ........I put it in the wrong place. lol
Thanks Steve. I'll check it out.

Well.........that didn't fix it. I still don't...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-17-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By RV10Man
G3X pitch trim indicator

I need to add the pitch trim indicator to my GDU 470 PFD. When in config mode, I have green checks in all the right boxes, except the "ptrim" box. While scrolling through all the RLUs and such, it...
Forum: Steam Gauges 02-17-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 742
Posted By RV10Man
G3X pitch trim indicator

I need to add the pitch trim indicator to my PFD (GDU 470 touch). When in config mode, I have green check marks in all the right boxes except "PTRIM". It just skips over this box while scrolling...
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-16-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 797
Posted By RV10Man
I mounted mine during the build stage. I used the...

I mounted mine during the build stage. I used the "new" bracket Van's has to mount it on the bulkhead just aft of the baggage compartment bulkhead. You could also use that bracket to mount it in a...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-15-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,663
Posted By RV10Man
I watched the entire video, great job, really...

I watched the entire video, great job, really enjoyed the narration. If you had kept the "music" playing, I wouldn't have watched it. I can't stand music on airplane videos.:o
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,867
Posted By RV10Man
This is a lot like how my brother & I operate our...

This is a lot like how my brother & I operate our "partnership". We're partners in a 172 and a Rans S6S, any and all maintenance and insurance is split exactly 50/50. He owns his RV9A, I own a 150...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2021, 04:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,667
Posted By RV10Man
wrong thread

wrong thread
Showing results 1 to 64 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:01 PM.


The VAFForums come to you courtesy Delta Romeo, LLC. By viewing and participating in them you agree to build your plane using standardized methods and practices and to fly it safely and in accordance with the laws governing the country you are located in.