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Forum: RV-10 12-22-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 522,007
Posted By dicel87
Gorgeous RV-10...congratulations! How do you...

Gorgeous RV-10...congratulations! How do you like flying behind the MGL EFIS?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 64,894
Posted By dicel87
I got the first one and the last one right at...

I got the first one and the last one right at least. :D

But while I'm dusting off the ole crystal ball, I had this thought.....

The 7 and the 9 fuselage are basically the same. The big difference...
Forum: RV-14 12-07-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 31,117
Posted By dicel87
Sounds like an excellent question for a poll! :D

Sounds like an excellent question for a poll! :D
Forum: RV-14 12-06-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 31,117
Posted By dicel87
Thanks Mitch

Thanks Mitch
Forum: RV-14 12-06-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 31,117
Posted By dicel87
Thanks for posting those. What do the RV-14...

Thanks for posting those.

What do the RV-14 instructions say with respect to drilling holes to final size? Is it required or does it come with holes already drilled to final size? I've not seen...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-01-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,779
Posted By dicel87
Give Larry Young, EAA 91 at Lees Summitt, a ring....

Give Larry Young, EAA 91 at Lees Summitt, a ring. Lots of contact phone numbers on their web site.

http://eaachapter91.org/contact.aspx

Larry has a really nice RV-9A and there are several RV-7s...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,148
Posted By dicel87
http://www.ch601.org/stories/seven/seven%20day.htm

http://www.ch601.org/stories/seven/seven%20day.htm
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-27-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 531,311
Posted By dicel87
I had that same thought too - guess the answer is...

I had that same thought too - guess the answer is no.

But wow....that really is a sharp paint job! Congratulations on a beautiful plane. As others have observed on previous 12s, paint and wheel...
Forum: Northeast 11-27-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,652
Posted By dicel87
Read this thread with caution - it was posted by...

Read this thread with caution - it was posted by someone who wanted to BUY an RV for use by a club. If you intend for the club members to BUILD the RV then the arguments against an RV in a club,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,932
Posted By dicel87
I agree 100% - so I've also gladly exceeded the...

I agree 100% - so I've also gladly exceeded the requested donation for 2013.

I don't own nor have I built an RV but I sure do get alot of enjoyment reading this forum and dreaming of my own RV...
Forum: RV-9/9A 11-13-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,557
Posted By dicel87
He also reported using an IO-233 - I'd be...

He also reported using an IO-233 - I'd be interested in looking at some performance numbers using this new engine. Most RV-9/9As seem to be using the O-320 family of engines.
Forum: RV-14 10-30-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,252
Posted By dicel87
Mitch As you continue the RV14 build, just...

Mitch

As you continue the RV14 build, just curious if your status as a beta tester allows you to post any pictures of the construction process?

Thanks
Forum: RV-3 10-22-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,460
Posted By dicel87
Can you post some pictures of your corvair...

Can you post some pictures of your corvair powered RV? Sure sounds interesting and truly experimental. Congrats on seeing your hard work pay off.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-13-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,218
Posted By dicel87
From the comments I've seen, folks say that it...

From the comments I've seen, folks say that it provides a more reliable GPS connection as well as a more accurate one. Some of them even allow multiple devices to connect so potentially both the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-13-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,218
Posted By dicel87
Does anyone know if the new Kindle HD will run...

Does anyone know if the new Kindle HD will run the usual Android apps (Naviator, Avilution, etc...)? They are claiming a screen with much less glare than before.

I ask because I understand that the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-28-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,239
Posted By dicel87
Congrats Mike - I started following your build...

Congrats Mike - I started following your build when I was stationed at Ft Jackson 2004-2006. Very happy to see this day finally arrive for you!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,631
Posted By dicel87
The Vans Website has a pretty good cost...

The Vans Website has a pretty good cost estimator. From the posts I have read here, most folks seem to think it will give you a decent ball park figure for the type of RV configured they way you are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-17-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 24,612
Posted By dicel87
Maybe he will be working a concept for a high...

Maybe he will be working a concept for a high wing RV10-like plane that he seemed so enthusiastic about in that video.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-13-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,004
Posted By dicel87
So if you buy one of these, how long could you...

So if you buy one of these, how long could you realistically use it before it becomes a paper weight? Are the data bases updated fairly frequently?

For $150 I'm thinking that if I get a good years...
Forum: RV-14 07-27-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 92,815
Posted By dicel87
Someone called the RV 14 an RV 10 with two sets. ...

Someone called the RV 14 an RV 10 with two sets. I sat in both today at Oshkosh and I would agree! Between the extra width and the taller canopy, it felt very roomy.

Oh and one of Vans guys said...
Forum: RV-14 07-26-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 92,815
Posted By dicel87
Exactly - The 14 seems to have a lot of RV-7...

Exactly - The 14 seems to have a lot of RV-7 DNA...aerobatic, big engine with c/s prop.

Wouldn't it be nice for Vans to release a 14 variation that is more like the RV-9 with a longer wing, smaller...
Forum: RV-14 07-25-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,474
Posted By dicel87
Fuel return lines

In one of the videos, Ken discusses the fact that the RV-14 is designed so that return fuel lines can be easily incorportated.

What is the significance of this?
Forum: RV-14 07-23-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 92,815
Posted By dicel87
Yep got that...just like they already have on the...

Yep got that...just like they already have on the 7 & 9 tip up canopies. Question remains what is unique about the design that precludes having a slider option?

I also just noticed in that video...
Forum: RV-14 07-23-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 92,815
Posted By dicel87
I'm interested to know if Vans is going to...

I'm interested to know if Vans is going to approve of a range of engines for the RV-14 like they do for the RV-9. For example, they flew the prototype 9 with a 125 HP O-235 but designed it for up to...
Forum: RV-14 07-13-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 154,977
Posted By dicel87
Any more intell and/or rumors coming in on the...

Any more intell and/or rumors coming in on the new design?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-13-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 38,861
Posted By dicel87
Just curious about how your flight testing is...

Just curious about how your flight testing is going. Is the UL engine performing the way you had hoped?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,703
Posted By dicel87
I smell a plan in the works!

I smell a plan in the works!
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-08-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 1,163,119
Posted By dicel87
Very nice Mark!

Very nice Mark!
Forum: RV-14 07-02-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 154,977
Posted By dicel87
They advertised that as three across seating? ...

They advertised that as three across seating? Not sure that my Chief Financial Officer would like that arrangement! :D
Forum: RV-14 07-01-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 154,977
Posted By dicel87
Three people across? How would that work?

Three people across? How would that work?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-15-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 531,311
Posted By dicel87
Looks great! First flight can't be too far off...

Looks great! First flight can't be too far off now.
Forum: West (and Southwest) 06-13-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,584
Posted By dicel87
Took a second or two to find it, but's thats...

Took a second or two to find it, but's thats pretty neat. Looks like a RV-7, tip up with flaps down approaching the runway.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,883
Posted By dicel87
Thats a great point - maybe Vans should carve out...

Thats a great point - maybe Vans should carve out some portion of their Oshkosh display this year (and every year) to help promote VAF.

And I completely agree with the option of VAF being set up...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-04-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,492
Posted By dicel87
Beautiful airplane - that is really quite a nice...

Beautiful airplane - that is really quite a nice paint scheme. Congratulations!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-04-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 16,262
Posted By dicel87
Congratulations! What a wonderful story - loved...

Congratulations! What a wonderful story - loved the picture of you and your wife watching your airplane fly.

Maybe now your dog won't leave the room when you walk in! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,795
Posted By dicel87
Great update - thank you. I assume the DG came...

Great update - thank you.

I assume the DG came out after you installed the Gemini since it can do that too? Numbers sure look small though...any trouble seeing them?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,244
Posted By dicel87
I think this help might potentially come from a...

I think this help might potentially come from a friend in your local EAA chapter. Chances are that this person has already built a plane so he can not only provide another set of hands (to double...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-25-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,675
Posted By dicel87
Ranier There are some nice videos out there that...

Ranier

There are some nice videos out there that show case your current line of EFISs (Odyssey, Extreme)

As you continue the rollout of this new iEFIS, is there any chance that you might put...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-23-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 33,627
Posted By dicel87
Still hoping you find time to release a few of...

Still hoping you find time to release a few of those teasers!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 64,894
Posted By dicel87
Something between the size of a 9 and a 10. ...

Something between the size of a 9 and a 10. There are a lot of folks, in my opinion anyway, who want a little bit more than a 9 but not nearly as much as a 10 in terms of size and dollars...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-10-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 1,163,119
Posted By dicel87
Tassilo - very nice panel! I'm not at all...

Tassilo - very nice panel!

I'm not at all familiar with the EFIS you are using and unfortunately their web site does not go into alot of detail.

So out of curiosity, may I ask what is it about...
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-07-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 352,339
Posted By dicel87
Very sharp! Is that a -7 vertical stabilizer?

Very sharp! Is that a -7 vertical stabilizer?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-03-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,170
Posted By dicel87
those will be great memories....good job Dad!

those will be great memories....good job Dad!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,306
Posted By dicel87
Fantastic project! Looks like some real fine...

Fantastic project! Looks like some real fine workmanship especially given the work on tweaking the firewall shape.

I went to the Rotec site and read up a bit on this engine and noticed that they...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,717
Posted By dicel87
Gorgeous airplane - panel is really sharp...

Gorgeous airplane - panel is really sharp too.

The pilot and co-pilot sticks look different...is that the angle of the photo or is one bent?

Congratulations!
Forum: Alternative Engines 04-28-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 22,029
Posted By dicel87
The guys at UL Power sure seem to have "stepped...

The guys at UL Power sure seem to have "stepped up to the plate". They stayed with a largely traditional air-cooled aircraft engine layout but incorporated lots of modern features. I've been seeing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,838
Posted By dicel87
submitted mine....80ffe5e5

submitted mine....80ffe5e5
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-25-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,800
Posted By dicel87
A real blessing indeed - congratulations!

A real blessing indeed - congratulations!
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-25-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 150,202
Posted By dicel87
Beautiful baby - congratulations!

Beautiful baby - congratulations!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,817
Posted By dicel87
wow - that looks great. Nice job!

wow - that looks great. Nice job!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-20-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 19,202
Posted By dicel87
I think that is part of the Viking Engines...

I think that is part of the Viking Engines business model - they use a Honda Fit engine and adapt it to use in small airplanes. There is at least one flying RV-12 (and some other designs) using this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,280
Posted By dicel87
I will vote for...

I will vote for http://www.airnav.com/airport/KGPH

Just northeast of beautiful Kansas City, MO.

And the fact that it is five minutes from my house has nothing to do with it :p
Forum: Safety 04-10-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,287
Posted By dicel87
Assuming the original scenario that Doug posted,...

Assuming the original scenario that Doug posted, why not include the potential of a whole plane parachute (BRS) as an option instead of trying to exit the damaged aircraft?

I know that this topic...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-10-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,191
Posted By dicel87
Beautiful scenery, beautiful airplane! Watched...

Beautiful scenery, beautiful airplane!

Watched some of your other videos too...I think I need to show my wife the one where you took your wife to that resort for your anniversary. I think I would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,600
Posted By dicel87
Sure looks better than my Power Point attempts!

Sure looks better than my Power Point attempts!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-01-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 94,610
Posted By dicel87
Fantastic looking plane! Yes, I vote for more...

Fantastic looking plane! Yes, I vote for more pictures too...please :D

And were the final performance specs with the Jab 85 ever put out?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,600
Posted By dicel87
Wow! Looks great - what software are you using...

Wow! Looks great - what software are you using to do that?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-31-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 94,610
Posted By dicel87
who has pictures?

who has pictures?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-26-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 22,094
Posted By dicel87
Great point. Mr Helms - if you are still...

Great point.

Mr Helms - if you are still monitoring this thread what has UL Power's experience been with this?
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-25-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,289
Posted By dicel87
Nice video - I enjoyed the simplicity of it as...

Nice video - I enjoyed the simplicity of it as well as the music. You've got a beautiful plane.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-22-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 22,094
Posted By dicel87
Anyone else have an issue seeing the pictures or...

Anyone else have an issue seeing the pictures or charts on the 6 cylinder announcement page on the UL site?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-11-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 22,094
Posted By dicel87
Had some time this weekend to listen to this...

Had some time this weekend to listen to this presentation and I have to agree - a very informative session. If any of you who are following this thread have about an hour to spare, I highly...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-09-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 22,094
Posted By dicel87
That's good to know - is there a firewall forward...

That's good to know - is there a firewall forward package developed for the RV-9A/9?

Lycoming (and clones) are tried and true so I would really be interested in what UL believes to be the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-08-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 22,094
Posted By dicel87
Thanks for the reply - those certainly seem to be...

Thanks for the reply - those certainly seem to be viable options for an RV-9/9A. Heck, even your 4 cylinder 130hp model would seem to be a good choice for the 9. The guys at Zenith seem to be very...
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