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Forum: Glass Cockpit Today, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By jcarne
Carl thanks for pointing out the math there. It...

Carl thanks for pointing out the math there. It is in fact noticeably cheaper! Something to think about when I build the 10.
Forum: Glass Cockpit Yesterday, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 764
Posted By jcarne
You mention that you want to get your instrument...

You mention that you want to get your instrument rating so let's start there. Currently the ACS requires the use of 2 different navigational systems on the non-precision approaches for your...
Forum: My RV Build Project Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 126,830
Posted By jcarne
Now that's funny John, good use of resources! ...

Now that's funny John, good use of resources! haha
Forum: Glass Cockpit Yesterday, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By jcarne
All good points Ed. Complicated by the fact that...

All good points Ed. Complicated by the fact that everyone's installation is slightly different.

Having just gone through the training and checkride myself there is a lot to consider. However,...
Forum: RV-15 08-07-2022, 10:04 PM
Replies: 26
Poll: Who's In?
Views: 2,291
Posted By jcarne
No 4 place, me no buildy. :)

No 4 place, me no buildy. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,532
Posted By jcarne
I can confirm, ATC gave me a go around last year...

I can confirm, ATC gave me a go around last year on 27, they sequenced me right into the downwind.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-07-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,483
Posted By jcarne
What Claude said. On my control stick I used...

What Claude said.

On my control stick I used one button to flop the freqs on the GTR-200 and one to activate monitor function. One of the best decisions I ever made during the build. I use the HDX...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 08-04-2022, 01:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,788
Posted By jcarne
He had little suction cup covers that just stuck...

He had little suction cup covers that just stuck to the screen. Also used electrical tape at times to cover up glide slope indications.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 08-04-2022, 11:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,788
Posted By jcarne
Ya I was most worried about finding a DPE but...

Ya I was most worried about finding a DPE but that turned out to be a non issue. My local CFII is a young dude so he was all for training in the RV. He was actually the one who initially asked my...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 08-04-2022, 07:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,788
Posted By jcarne
Keep with it Mark and you will get it done! Good...

Keep with it Mark and you will get it done! Good luck!
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 08-03-2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,788
Posted By jcarne
You can do it! I too stopped flying for many...

You can do it! I too stopped flying for many years. Just get up there and get it done! Haha. It didnít take long to get past the RV IFR nuances. Mainly learning when to slow down because if you blast...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2022, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,426
Posted By jcarne
hahaha too funny :D

hahaha too funny :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2022, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,426
Posted By jcarne
I arrived Thursday this year and went the entire...

I arrived Thursday this year and went the entire time last year so here is my take.

Yes, there will be plenty of spots open on Wednesday. You might have to wait in a line of departures when you...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-02-2022, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,571
Posted By jcarne
Jon how much Rg-400 you got? I could use about 50...

Jon how much Rg-400 you got? I could use about 50 feet of it.

Edit: sent you a text Jon.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-02-2022, 06:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,935
Posted By jcarne
Itís the non-precision approaches that require...

Itís the non-precision approaches that require two different navigational systems in the ACS. Was you ride before ACS? Either that or you got lucky your DPE didnít read it. Haha
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-01-2022, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By jcarne
This rotary is what I use, it works really well...

This rotary is what I use, it works really well and is pretty dang cheap. It gets slow enough too.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08HQLS5ML/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-01-2022, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,935
Posted By jcarne
Yep that's the one that addresses cross country...

Yep that's the one that addresses cross country requirements. I don't get the impression from reading it that it will lead to a change in the ACS. If anything that letter made it more clear on page...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-31-2022, 10:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,935
Posted By jcarne
Bob do you have a source for that? Current ACS...

Bob do you have a source for that? Current ACS still shows the requirement. I am aware they clarified/changed requirements on the long cross country but haven't seen anything in the ACS. I'm...
Forum: RV-14 07-31-2022, 10:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,299
Posted By jcarne
Wish I could say the same coming home! haha

Wish I could say the same coming home! haha
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-31-2022, 10:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,935
Posted By jcarne
I just took my instrument checkride a week ago in...

I just took my instrument checkride a week ago in my RV and gained some actual time on my way to Osh this week so here is my take.

-100% agree with Walt, an autopilot in the RV is a personal must...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2022, 04:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,553
Posted By jcarne
I fly with my Dynon AOA. You may get limited...

I fly with my Dynon AOA. You may get limited answers as most of donít intentionally fly on the edge with it. If that is what you want look into Onspeed (posts here often). They are cutting edge right...
Forum: COMM 07-30-2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,921
Posted By jcarne
Steve thanks for posting, I was hoping you would....

Steve thanks for posting, I was hoping you would. Looks like I will update as well. Thanks for the help and starting this awesome thread!
Forum: COMM 07-30-2022, 07:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,921
Posted By jcarne
Gents, did this seem to fix your problems? Had...

Gents, did this seem to fix your problems? Had the same issue while IFR with Denver. Good thing I was monitoring guard. I havenít done the update yet.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-29-2022, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 817
Posted By jcarne
+2 only holds the rolled edges together

+2 only holds the rolled edges together
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-29-2022, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By jcarne
Balancing the tires made the biggest difference...

Balancing the tires made the biggest difference on my -7A. Wood stiffeners didnít help nor did tire pressures.
Forum: RV-15 07-26-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 89,697
Posted By jcarne
+1 Otherwise -10 it is haha

+1

Otherwise -10 it is haha
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-25-2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By jcarne
First is the approach activated on the 430? Then...

First is the approach activated on the 430? Then you need to either activate vectors to final or the leg you are going to intercept.

The rest should be arm the nav and vnav on the autopilot. My...
Forum: Midwest 07-24-2022, 07:46 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,582
Posted By jcarne
Carl where does that attach to on the horiz?

Carl where does that attach to on the horiz?
Forum: Midwest 07-23-2022, 07:51 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,582
Posted By jcarne
Was it a ton of rain? How is the ground...

Was it a ton of rain? How is the ground saturation?
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-23-2022, 08:49 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 249,943
Posted By jcarne
Nice job man, you will love those FlyLEDs. I...

Nice job man, you will love those FlyLEDs. I remember those lens covers taking for ever to trim and sand!
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 07-23-2022, 08:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,788
Posted By jcarne
haha I wish that made it easier! ;)

haha I wish that made it easier! ;)
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 07-22-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,788
Posted By jcarne
We talked briefly on climb gradients but never...

We talked briefly on climb gradients but never got too into the RV and how it would meet them. Although I looked back through all my saved data on Savvy and compiled quite the spread sheet so I was...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 07-22-2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,788
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the love everyone, I think I am more...

Thanks for the love everyone, I think I am more happy to get that rating than even my PPL. Something about IFR procedures I just really enjoy. Keep after it you guys still working on one!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-22-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,431
Posted By jcarne
Yep, as long as your equipped per 91.205 vfr...

Yep, as long as your equipped per 91.205 vfr night and IFR flight is allowed. For vfr day most ops limits donít specify 91.205. 91.205 in the regs applies to standard airworthiness certificates which...
Forum: RV-15 07-22-2022, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,356
Posted By jcarne
I ran into some Van's employees in Sheridan later...

I ran into some Van's employees in Sheridan later in the day yesterday and they said it is "within 150 miles of us right now" so I guess we know it will for sure be there at least. :)
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 07-22-2022, 07:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,788
Posted By jcarne
Talking Instrument rating - RV Style

Well after 17 years I finally got my instrument rating. In my RV to boot!

I started my instrument rating in high school but then college got in the way and I stopped flying for 15 years. This year...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-16-2022, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By jcarne
Camguard will definitely increase the phosphorus...

Camguard will definitely increase the phosphorus reading.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-16-2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By jcarne
While I haven’t used that oil myself it is pretty...

While I haven’t used that oil myself it is pretty well documented that the copper will go up using it so I don’t know that I would worry about that. Phosphorus is in oil additive that would not be...
Forum: Polishing your RV 07-15-2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By jcarne
Looks awesome!

Looks awesome!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2022, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the replies guys. I think I have...

Thanks for the replies guys. I think I have something that will work now involving my test data and a Koch chart.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2022, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,992
Posted By jcarne
Got to park next to this bad boy when I went to...

Got to park next to this bad boy when I went to take my instrument written test. 92%:)

Also happened to meet one of the local DPEs. After looking at the plane and talking to him for a bit he...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2022, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By jcarne
Thanks Bob, your thoughts align with what I was...

Thanks Bob, your thoughts align with what I was thinking. Only tricky part is I don't have a complete climb performance chart for every pressure altitude I could be given. I guess for check ride...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-10-2022, 08:23 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 170,756
Posted By jcarne
Okay Larry, I'm confused again. Are you saying...

Okay Larry, I'm confused again. Are you saying you modified how the black bolt in front holds everything with those new washers you made? Sorry this is taking so long but I'm wondering if our...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,442
Posted By jcarne
Question How do you ensure you meet a climb gradient in your RV?

Okay everyone, I have searched for a long time now and not finding much of what people do with their RVs in this category.

I'm getting ready for my instrument check ride soon and while I know my...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-09-2022, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,731
Posted By jcarne
Interesting, never heard of it Dave. I'll look...

Interesting, never heard of it Dave. I'll look it up if only to learn at this point.
Thanks for posting.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-09-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,731
Posted By jcarne
Just to update/close this thread out. Thanks...

Just to update/close this thread out.

Thanks everyone for the tips on the B-1/2 fuel tank sealant. That stuff cured insanely fast while the hangar was at almost 90 degrees. Had fuel back in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2022, 07:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,678
Posted By jcarne
I used hinges everywhere but I sure wish I had...

I used hinges everywhere but I sure wish I had cams on the bottom at least. Them sons of Bs are sure expensive though. :)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-08-2022, 07:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,817
Posted By jcarne
Start with Larry's advice above. Exactly what I...

Start with Larry's advice above. Exactly what I would do first.

Did it always burn that much oil?
Forum: Flight Testing 07-05-2022, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,696
Posted By jcarne
I played it a bit conservative. I did my first...

I played it a bit conservative. I did my first 5-10 hours within glide of the airport. I wanted to see the inside of my oil filter and suction screen for the first time before venturing to another...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-03-2022, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By jcarne
Awesome thanks guys! Those links really help...

Awesome thanks guys!

Those links really help understand it a bit better.

I am wondering how much ATC actually uses these codes as I didn't file any a couple days ago and ATC gave us everything we...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-03-2022, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By jcarne
Anyone got those PBN ICAO codes figured out?

I think I have all of the codes figured out other than the PBN codes for my GNS-430W. Anyone else gone through this?

I'm guessing from ATC perspective they really only care about the /G and maybe...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-29-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,385
Posted By jcarne
Ah gotcha, good idea to do it ahead of time. ...

Ah gotcha, good idea to do it ahead of time. Will make it very much so easier to not have the wings in the way. You might play around with a bottle jack idea if possible because you will want them...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-29-2022, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,385
Posted By jcarne
Larry may I ask, why are you not using the...

Larry may I ask, why are you not using the typically bottle jack method? This is highly effective at leveling in all directions if you use the 3 tie downs. You jack up the wings/fuse and you will...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-29-2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,385
Posted By jcarne
I have heard of people getting good results with...

I have heard of people getting good results with either. Believe it or not the wheel fairings do little compared to the gear leg fairings. I sincerely doubt having it off the gear would make that...
Forum: Polishing your RV 06-28-2022, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By jcarne
Also, use a tarp like AJ did above, I couldn't...

Also, use a tarp like AJ did above, I couldn't believe what a mess it made. Pretty much all on the floor though so that was good. I found compounding made virtually all of the mess. Initially...
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-28-2022, 06:24 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 360,746
Posted By jcarne
Sneak peak! Okay, I couldn't pass up posting...

Sneak peak!

Okay, I couldn't pass up posting this picture of my plane smiling while getting some vinyl.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52179280146_6edb3cb9b3_b.jpg...
Forum: Polishing your RV 06-28-2022, 06:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By jcarne
I can assure anyone that Chris is in fact correct...

I can assure anyone that Chris is in fact correct on that one! haha Perfection is not possible. The thing that I have already noticed though is that when a polished plane is on the ramp two tings...
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-26-2022, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By jcarne
Well worth it. ...

Well worth it.

https://antisplataero.com/products/nose-wheel-bearing-mod
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-24-2022, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By jcarne
Yep you kind of have to piece the instructions...

Yep you kind of have to piece the instructions together. The RV-14 plans also help quite a bit.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2022, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,568
Posted By jcarne
Now that's a calendar picture if I ever did see...

Now that's a calendar picture if I ever did see one. Hint hint Doug. haha
Forum: RV-14 06-17-2022, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 944
Posted By jcarne
I use hinged trays that go from main panel to...

I use hinged trays that go from main panel to subpanel. Can put a lot of stuff on them. ADAHRS modules are in the back of the plane on their own shelf.
Forum: COMM 06-14-2022, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,155
Posted By jcarne
Okay just checked, mine does in fact boot on the...

Okay just checked, mine does in fact boot on the last selection on shutdown. I wasn't smart enough to count seconds before shutdown though so Brian's findings could add to it.
Forum: RV-14 06-14-2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,951
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for posting Bruce, I always wondered what...

Thanks for posting Bruce, I always wondered what the play they are talking about in the manual would look like.
Forum: RV-14 06-14-2022, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,951
Posted By jcarne
No worries, flight hours works too, just thought...

No worries, flight hours works too, just thought some people might throw in tach hours which would be different.
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