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Forum: Steam Gauges 05-05-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By FORANE
What if the man has 4 watches? What if one of the...

What if the man has 4 watches?
What if one of the altimeters is strictly backup and intentionally not connected to the static system in order to serve as a backup for frozen static altimeter...
Forum: Steam Gauges 05-05-2021, 04:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 678
Posted By FORANE
multiple altimeters in the plane, do all require certification?

When there are multiple altimeters in the panel, is each and every one required to be certified when doing the biennial static check for IFR operations?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-04-2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By FORANE
air exhaust check valve for air/oil separator discharge

I have an antisplat aero Crankcase vacuum kit:
https://antisplataero.com/products/crankcase-vacuum-kit-complete

Thinking about replacing the check valve. Can anyone tell me the thread size and tube...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 04-20-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,127
Posted By FORANE
They are 14mm plugs. They do not require an...

They are 14mm plugs. They do not require an adapter on my Titan which came from the factory tapped for 14 mm spark plugs.

Installed a G3I harness with Slick mags:
https://www.g3ignition.com/

The...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-03-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 321
Posted By FORANE
Dynon DRX

I have a Dynon DRX in the plane that sends ads-b traffic to a Samsung Galaxy Tab S7 running Avare. The GPS location drops out from time to time resulting in a black screen on Avare. I suspect the...
Forum: Autopilots 03-30-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 394
Posted By FORANE
Are you sure it is the Trio and not the Altrak? ...

Are you sure it is the Trio and not the Altrak? Is it this...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-28-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,314
Posted By FORANE
Pull the prop through by hand and you will feel...

Pull the prop through by hand and you will feel no compression where #2 would normally have resistance. Compression test on #2 likely would read zero or close. Perhaps a stuck valve? Cylinder...
Forum: Autopilots 02-22-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By FORANE
I use the Trio Pro Pilot in separate axis all the...

I use the Trio Pro Pilot in separate axis all the time. Frequently turning off alt servo to change alt while letting the roll servo keep me level and on course in imc.
Forum: RV-10 12-30-2020, 03:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By FORANE
Adhesion wasn't a problem for me except at the...

Adhesion wasn't a problem for me except at the curved prop tip which the tape couldn't be bent without folding into a crease upon itself. The problem I experienced was the tape would erode in one...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-13-2020, 02:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,845
Posted By FORANE
The obvious possibility is incomplete purge of...

The obvious possibility is incomplete purge of air bubbles - aka bleeding.
Not sure of compatibility issues between fluids.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-12-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,823
Posted By FORANE
Not that Steve, but I'm a Steve too... Zip ties...

Not that Steve, but I'm a Steve too...
Zip ties on motor mounts is a no no. There have been cases of wear leading to mount failure. Use an adel clamp.
Forum: Safety 12-04-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 14,820
Posted By FORANE
So what's it cost ballpark to eradicate the...

So what's it cost ballpark to eradicate the rodents?
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-01-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By FORANE
Sierra nevada brewing is directly behind KAVL. ...

Sierra nevada brewing is directly behind KAVL. They spent something like 175 million building the facility, it's quite nice though I suspect may not be fully open due to covid restrictions around...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-14-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,253
Posted By FORANE
yes and yes, at least for mine... Although, there...

yes and yes, at least for mine...
Although, there are multiple facet pump models available.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-01-2020, 05:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,723
Posted By FORANE
I just installed a Titan x340 and noticed high...

I just installed a Titan x340 and noticed high oil pressure. Mine has been running 93-97 psi or so. Figured I would run it for a while, possibly try a thinner oil as I have straight 50w in it now.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-13-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,364
Posted By FORANE
In the case of washers, how many psi per washer?

In the case of washers, how many psi per washer?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-13-2020, 04:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,364
Posted By FORANE
One more data point, I just asked this question...

One more data point, I just asked this question to my local a&p ia yesterday. He said one full turn was about 10 psi.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-10-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,391
Posted By FORANE
I've been doing it that way for years. A...

I've been doing it that way for years. A "whistle slot" cut into the hose leading to the valve may help in the event the valve gets blocked. Checking the valve occasionally to ensure it doesn't get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,509
Posted By FORANE
Your state may interpret that transfer as a sale...

Your state may interpret that transfer as a sale with sales tax due, mine does.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-23-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,588
Posted By FORANE
As a new Titan x-340 owner I too would like to...

As a new Titan x-340 owner I too would like to know this for future reference.


So o-320 cylinders wouldn't fit?

Can anyone confirm this?
Forum: Southeast 08-15-2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,896
Posted By FORANE
We're based at 0a9 Elizabethton just Northwest of...

We're based at 0a9 Elizabethton just Northwest of Foothills Regional. Have stopped in there a few times for weather diversion. It's a nice airport//runway/fbo. Wind can get rough when its blowing...
Forum: Southeast 08-11-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,894
Posted By FORANE
I have a crossover 4 into 2 on my lancair that...

I have a crossover 4 into 2 on my lancair that repeatedly cracked at the flange of #4. After welding it a couple times we ended up with the additional strength added as seen in the pic. 1st pic I...
Forum: Propellers 08-10-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,875
Posted By FORANE
2nd vote for Tiffin. Thats who I go to today for...

2nd vote for Tiffin. Thats who I go to today for MT service, parts.
Forum: Propellers 08-10-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,875
Posted By FORANE
I have a MT overhauled by mt usa deland and...

I have a MT overhauled by mt usa deland and experienced paint peeling off in sheets shortly after. Ended up taking it to an auto body shop for strip and repaint. I would opt for an IRAN, and would...
Forum: COMM 07-05-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,129
Posted By FORANE
I have a whip in the vertical stab. It isn't...

I have a whip in the vertical stab. It isn't great either; believe that is due at least in part to insufficient ground plane. At one point it suffered poor transmit range and turned out to be due...
Forum: COMM 07-05-2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,129
Posted By FORANE
I have an Archer nav and com antenna in my...

I have an Archer nav and com antenna in my Lancair. The nav antenna works well. The com antenna is in the fuselage bonded to the inside behind the baggage area. As a result I see shadowing in the...
Forum: Autopilots 06-02-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,746
Posted By FORANE
I too have a GRT HX in the plane. Didn't wire...

I too have a GRT HX in the plane. Didn't wire the Trio through it as I never use its flight plan functions. Apart from the ARINC source and functionality, do the GRT gain settings improve...
Forum: Autopilots 06-02-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,746
Posted By FORANE
Yes, I know my gain settings, but my installs...

Yes, I know my gain settings, but my installs were not in a -10 and likely would not assist in any way.
Guessing you are following this install manual for adjusting the...
Forum: Autopilots 06-02-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,746
Posted By FORANE
I have installed 3 Trio Pro Pilots. The Pro...

I have installed 3 Trio Pro Pilots. The Pro Pilot is a good autopilot with key capabilities lacking in other autopilots, and the guys in California are very helpful. I don't understand why in this...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,064
Posted By FORANE
Ah, yes, you are correct.

Ah, yes, you are correct.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,064
Posted By FORANE
He's probably referring to not having to hit the...

He's probably referring to not having to hit the OBS button to switch from GPS to ILS on the CDI.
Forum: Safety 05-19-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,250
Posted By FORANE
That's the quality of the 9 we had. It was a...

That's the quality of the 9 we had. It was a handful in gusty windshear type conditions. I had a similar experience with ours. We were halfway out of control; I was moving the stick what seemed...
Forum: Safety 05-18-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 825
Posted By FORANE
After repeated cracks in BN-3 aluminum spinners...

After repeated cracks in BN-3 aluminum spinners and even a chunk of spinner departing the aircraft in flight, I converted to composite. No problems since.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-16-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,295
Posted By FORANE
What, only 1 GPS? Blasphemy! I should have...

What, only 1 GPS? Blasphemy!
I should have popped over the hill and joined you. Haven't flown since bringing the plane home after getting laid off a couple months ago. But, wasn't available Friday...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-03-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,391
Posted By FORANE
I'm not sure this is accurate information. :)

I'm not sure this is accurate information. :)
Forum: Propellers 05-02-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 628
Posted By FORANE
I looked but couldn't find any pics of mine. The...

I looked but couldn't find any pics of mine. The bracket is likely available through MT. My bracket appeared to be a MT factory produced / supplied part but we found it to be somewhat malleable. I...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-02-2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,473
Posted By FORANE
Agree with Sam's comment here. I have no fan,...

Agree with Sam's comment here. I have no fan, with a blast tube to a molded composite shroud around the rear of the alternator.
Forum: ADS-B 03-17-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,022
Posted By FORANE
Yes, Avare External is the 1st app I open prior...

Yes, Avare External is the 1st app I open prior to opening Avare. Was working perfectly.



Now that you mention 4000, I seem to recall 4000 showing on the External app when selecting wifi. Haven't...
Forum: ADS-B 03-17-2020, 05:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,022
Posted By FORANE
Hey Moose Thanks for your post. I had a Dual...

Hey Moose

Thanks for your post. I had a Dual some years back and seem to recall poor reliability and overheating. How was your experience with using either of the two units?

Hadn't tried the...
Forum: ADS-B 03-16-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,022
Posted By FORANE
ADS-B IN for Avare

What are the best options these days for getting ADS-B on Avare?

Currently I have ADS-B out with a Navworx ads600-b, but cannot get the wifi dongle to function so no traffic from it for the tablet. ...
Forum: RV-10 02-16-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,012
Posted By FORANE
The question isn't if flaps are necessary; it is...

The question isn't if flaps are necessary; it is does the addition of some degree of flaps add lift and reduce the takeoff roll.

Certainly the RV's are good short field performers. As to making a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-12-2020, 03:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,325
Posted By FORANE
Doesn't take too many tools / weight to carry...

Doesn't take too many tools / weight to carry minimum equipment to competently do it yourself anywhere. Look into the co2 cartridge inflators, hose clamp and scissor jack technique, carry a spare...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,054
Posted By FORANE
I have an electric MT prop. I run it in manual...

I have an electric MT prop. I run it in manual mode so the pitch wouldn't change if the motor stopped running or if the prop stopped spinning. If run in auto mode the pitch would adjust to attempt...
Forum: Autopilots 01-25-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By FORANE
Describes the results in my plane quite well. ...

Describes the results in my plane quite well. Tried many adjustments before throwing in the towel. Good luck. Perhaps you will be able to get it sorted.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-09-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,245
Posted By FORANE
Regardless of the exact numbers, the spread...

Regardless of the exact numbers, the spread between the two seems insignificant. I like the availability of the Mobil one. I like the known compatibility of the royco better.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-09-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,245
Posted By FORANE
Looking up flash points for the two, Mobil one:...

Looking up flash points for the two,
Mobil one: 420f
Royco: 450f

Close but doesn't appear to be greater.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-08-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,245
Posted By FORANE
I switched to 782 from 5606 in both brakes and...

I switched to 782 from 5606 in both brakes and gear. Brakes were simply drained and refilled; gear was mixed. Have experienced no issues whatsoever after years of use.
Forum: Close Calls / Lessons Learned 12-29-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 16,872
Posted By FORANE
Hmmm Looking up flashpoints I find...

Hmmm
Looking up flashpoints I find references:
Dot 5: >248 F, >252 F and one listed as 274 F
Royco 782: 445 F
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-28-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,759
Posted By FORANE
http://www.kathrynsreport.com/2018/04/lancair-iv-p...

http://www.kathrynsreport.com/2018/04/lancair-iv-p-c-gsqq-accident-occurred.html
Be careful and stay way way away from jet blast.
Forum: Propellers 11-28-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,917
Posted By FORANE
plus 2 for Tiffin Aire. Honest, reliable, good...

plus 2 for Tiffin Aire.
Honest, reliable, good service
Forum: ADS-B 10-16-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,330
Posted By FORANE
Did I misread it? Is it failed to generate a...

Did I misread it? Is it failed to generate a report or the report failed because of ...?
Forum: ADS-B 10-16-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,330
Posted By FORANE
Is it the baro alt that is failing?

Is it the baro alt that is failing?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-29-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,691
Posted By FORANE
Take a piece of thick paper or thin cardboard,...

Take a piece of thick paper or thin cardboard, cut it in a strip about 2 inches wide and 14 inches long. Put the tube in the tire. Inflate the tube slightly. Mount the tire/tube with the valve...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-23-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 677
Posted By FORANE
I have a D3 and a G5. They both are not very...

I have a D3 and a G5.
They both are not very bright when viewed at an angle such as looking from the opposite side of the cockpit. When viewing from in front of the instrument it is plenty bright....
Forum: RV-10 09-14-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,099
Posted By FORANE
ads600-exp: http://www.vansairforce.com/community/...

ads600-exp:
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=154635&highlight=amoc+navworx

ads600-b:
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=152455&highlight=480+AMOC

The exp...
Forum: RV-10 09-14-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,099
Posted By FORANE
If Rons unit is an EXP unit as suggested by his...

If Rons unit is an EXP unit as suggested by his post title, that unit would not be generating a report given the AD correct? You have a Navworx ads600-b unit correct?
Forum: Propellers 09-13-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,080
Posted By FORANE
Around 400 hours I think before I abandoned it. ...

Around 400 hours I think before I abandoned it. It's hanging on my garage wall. I too flew it in rain, mist, even some snow. Kept leading edge tape on as I could but it wouldn't hold near the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,088
Posted By FORANE
Yes, this is quite likely in my experience. When...

Yes, this is quite likely in my experience. When perfusion to the extremities is reduced, we often cannot obtain readings even with multiple different sensors. In those cases, we can sometimes...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-05-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,088
Posted By FORANE
This sounds pretty normal for the average 50+...

This sounds pretty normal for the average 50+ year old person who doesn't live at high altitude. Just a sign of hypoxia, which is probably more likely for you given your condition.

By fools you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,088
Posted By FORANE
John Anemia, as you may have, shouldn't effect...

John

Anemia, as you may have, shouldn't effect the spo2 reading as it represents a % saturation with oxygen of whatever hemoglobin you do have, albeit lower number of cells or normal.

Altitude...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-31-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By FORANE
Love that 2nd one (star tech) but reading the...

Love that 2nd one (star tech) but reading the questions and answers, it appears the amp rating per port may be low.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-31-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By FORANE
WTB Bare wire USB charger with 3+ ports

Looking for a USB charger for a minimum of 3 devices in the plane.

Looking to power:
TF700 with Avare
Stratux
Dynon D3
maybe more...

Currently...
Forum: Propellers 08-20-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,913
Posted By FORANE
Tape works well at preventing rain erosion...

Tape works well at preventing rain erosion however...
It is hard to get the tape to adhere to the curved tip of the blade without buckling and failing in that location.
Due to the above, the tip is...
Forum: Propellers 08-16-2019, 03:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,261
Posted By FORANE
They are slower to change pitch. I suspect you...

They are slower to change pitch. I suspect you would be at risk for overspeed if using one in acro.
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