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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-04-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,109
Posted By Aileron1999
Thats funny. In my day job I fly a B737. Our...

Thats funny. In my day job I fly a B737. Our ground crews, who marshal similar planes countless times a day, move to the Captains side but invariably stand in a way that they are blocked by the...
Forum: RV-14 04-04-2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,158
Posted By Aileron1999
Lengthen and narrow the cowling. If you push the...

Lengthen and narrow the cowling. If you push the engine several inches farther forward you would mitigate the CG issue plus it would look super cool.

Eric
Forum: Interiors 02-08-2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,318
Posted By Aileron1999
Yes I am on both accounts. I would love to come...

Yes I am on both accounts. I would love to come see it. I have just started talking to Robert at Lemke and he seems easy to work with. So many decisions to make and with all of the delays with...
Forum: Interiors 02-08-2021, 07:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,318
Posted By Aileron1999
How do the side panels attach? Did you use the...

How do the side panels attach? Did you use the vans seat frames or does Lemke make their own. Also can they accommodate the JD air lath? It looks great!!

Eric
Forum: RV-14 02-04-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,499
Posted By Aileron1999
This is correct. I ordered a tinted canopy 2...

This is correct. I ordered a tinted canopy 2 weeks ago. The cost was $655 over the standard canopy. I asked Barb about tints and she said that the UV and standard canopy are both "tinted" to most...
Forum: RV-14 02-02-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,499
Posted By Aileron1999
UV protected canopy.

UV protected canopy.
Forum: RV-14 01-21-2021, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,752
Posted By Aileron1999
I am doing a QB wing and SB fuselage. I have...

I am doing a QB wing and SB fuselage. I have been told that the fuselage is a lot of fun to build with lots of different types of tasks. Whereas the wing is very repetitive. I'm only about 6 weeks...
Forum: RV-14 01-20-2021, 05:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,752
Posted By Aileron1999
Welcome and good luck with your order. The long...

Welcome and good luck with your order. The long wait times are making the logistics of planning much more difficult. I am in a similar situation and actually ordered two kits yesterday (finishing...
Forum: RV-14 01-04-2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,579
Posted By Aileron1999
Seat heaters are nice but has anyone heard or...

Seat heaters are nice but has anyone heard or seen ventilated seats installed? I would prefer that to heated seats if it was an option.

Eric
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-02-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,753
Posted By Aileron1999
I had a similar problem with several of my...

I had a similar problem with several of my AACQ4-4 rivets. The mandrel broke prematurely without pulling the rivet. On two others the mandrel broke with about a 1/4" protruding from the manufactured...
Forum: RV-14 10-28-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,686
Posted By Aileron1999
Hey Brian your advice was spot on. My band saw...

Hey Brian your advice was spot on. My band saw is an inexpensive one and the guide vanes were all very loose. Tightening those up and lowering the upper guide vane as low as possible did the trick. ...
Forum: RV-14 10-28-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,686
Posted By Aileron1999
HS attach bar

Question for the brain trust. On page 10-04 step 1, It has you fabricate the HS Attach bar from a piece of aluminum angle. The measurements are quite precise, however when I try to use my band saw...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,991
Posted By Aileron1999
I had similar problems. I ran another 5-6...

I had similar problems. I ran another 5-6 syringes of fluid through until I did not see even the tiniest bubble come out. It now works like a champ. I use 42psi for -3 rivets and 80psi for -4. I...
Forum: RV-14 09-11-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,211
Posted By Aileron1999
This is great info and pics. I will be tackling...

This is great info and pics. I will be tackling this exact step this weekend.

Eric
Forum: RV-14 08-02-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,888
Posted By Aileron1999
I'm at the same point as you except not in a...

I'm at the same point as you except not in a remote location. Thats got to be an added logistical challenge. I have ordered my tail kit and expect it to arrive in about 3-4 weeks. I haven't ordered...
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