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Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 04-12-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 116
Posted By pylotttt
fuel injection wanted for o320

Anybody have a fuel injection setup for an o320 they want to part with?
I have a 6a and would really like to install FI.
Forum: Propellers 04-05-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,204
Posted By pylotttt
Sensenich metal prop

I have a Sensenich 70CM7S9-0-79 metal prop recommended for my O320 -6A by Vans. It has just about 100 hrs on it. Are there any benefits to changing to a ground adjustable prop other than the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,719
Posted By pylotttt
Saturday coffee and planes

Wife and I flew our 6a from KHOT to KMWJ for the coffee and donuts. Stopped at KTKI and used the crew car to go to Plano for the first sit down meal in over a year, then back to KHOT.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-01-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By pylotttt
RV-6a cover wanted

I'm looking for a cockpit cover or plans for one for an RV-6a. Unfortunately I am on a wait list for a hanger at KHOT so my 6 will have to sit outside.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-05-2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By pylotttt
first flight

I took my first flight today with the new panel. Everything worked great....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-31-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By pylotttt
update

Thanks. I started with a basic outline shape I found on line-
http://www.upnorthaviation.com/panel-templates.html

Note, every panel is different. I recreated the template in Corel Draw then...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-30-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,328
Posted By pylotttt
I don't think there is any way to make something...

I don't think there is any way to make something that you can just drop it in.
I am just finishing up my change from steam to Dynon glass.
I did the panel design myself, had sendcutsend cut the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-24-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By pylotttt
Red face Electric trim info needed

I have an RV-6a that was built in 2005. It has electric trim for both ailerons and elevator.
I am in the process of updating my panel to Dynon and have installed 2 axis autopilot. I need to get the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-17-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By pylotttt
Avionics buss control suggestions

looking for suggestions. I am putting in a new glass panel and I have a separate buss for avionics.
The breakers are-
MFD-5a
Comm-5a
skyfx-3a
xpdr-3a
I have an avionics switch that is rated at 20a....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-21-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,726
Posted By pylotttt
Hi Chad, I designed the graphics and text layout...

Hi Chad,
I designed the graphics and text layout and used a company on Amazon to burn them. The switches Cost $17.99 each.
The bottom blue LED lights up when panel lights are turned on and the top...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-17-2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,726
Posted By pylotttt
Who did your panel cutout? Did they put in the...

Who did your panel cutout? Did they put in the nutplates?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-17-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,726
Posted By pylotttt
I liked the idea of having the xpdr stand alone.

I liked the idea of having the xpdr stand alone.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-16-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,726
Posted By pylotttt
New Dynon panel going into my -6a very soon

New Dynon panel going into my -6a very soon. I'm looking for suggestions/recommendations for final layout.

Also looking for recommendations for labeling. I an planning on doing a carbon fiber...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-29-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By pylotttt
that sounds great. Thanks for the reply. I know...

that sounds great. Thanks for the reply. I know the builder had put the current shunt in the area forward of the sub panel.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-29-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 534
Posted By pylotttt
RV-6A SLIDER PANEL UPGRADE

I am upgrading my RV-6A slider to Dynon glass. Am I going to have to remove the top skin behind the firewall to get to all the space?

If anybody has a template showing where they put their units...
Forum: RV-14 11-27-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,987
Posted By pylotttt
access plates for rv-6

I am also interested in putting the access plates on my -6. Is the cowling shaped differently?
Has anybody put them on a -6 yet?

Thanks,
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-19-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,281
Posted By pylotttt
Flap positioning system.

I have electric flap control but want to put a flap positioning system on my -6a.

what are your thoughts?
Showplanes
https://www.showplanes.com/index.php...odshow&ref=FPS


FPS-PLUS WITH ELEVATOR...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-18-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,187
Posted By pylotttt
I realize I can use the original panel but my...

I realize I can use the original panel but my plan was to have the new panel made with all boxes ready to go before tearing into the old one.
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-18-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,187
Posted By pylotttt
rv6-a panel size

I am updating my panel and am wondering how much variation is there in panel widths? I would think they should all be very similar. Do places that cut panels have standard sizes or is every panel...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-16-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,167
Posted By pylotttt
No manifold gauge. I am only seeing 2500 rpm max....

No manifold gauge. I am only seeing 2500 rpm max. I'm not sure if it is a reading error. I need to get an optical tach to test it.
My cruise speed is good, at 4500' doing a 2 way test I got 207mph...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-15-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By pylotttt
Dynon 10" HDX install for RV-6a panel

I finally decided to go with the Dynon 10" HDX for my RV-6a panel.
I am getting 1 screen for now but will wire a second connector for expansion as funds are available.
I am getting -

2 axis AP...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-13-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,809
Posted By pylotttt
New Panel

I finally decided to go with the Dynon 10" HDX for my RV-6a panel.
I am getting 1 screen for now but will wire a second connector for expansion as funds are available.
I am getting -

2 axis AP...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-08-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,294
Posted By pylotttt
thanks for the feedback

thanks for the feedback
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-06-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,294
Posted By pylotttt
It's a VFR panel. I want the 10.1", 1 remote com...

It's a VFR panel. I want the 10.1", 1 remote com w/head, 2 axis autopilot, gps, full engine monitoring, I will use my existing Garmin 327 x-pondr, ADSB in/out, traffic/weather, synthetic vision. May...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-06-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,294
Posted By pylotttt
GRT vs MGL

I am going to replace my steam gauges with glass and have narrowed it down to GRT or MGL.

I have ruled out Garmin and I would love to have Dynon/AFS, but their cost is too high for my pocketbook....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-31-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,809
Posted By pylotttt
I'm hoping to be able to get there sometime next...

I'm hoping to be able to get there sometime next week. I'll let you know in a couple of days. Thanks,
Rob
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-30-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,486
Posted By pylotttt
Insurance agent

I just bought an RV-6a and needed insurance. Went with the folloing broker.

Adam Troendle, CEO/President
Eagles Wings Financial, LLC
Adam@EaglesWingsFinancial.com
Office: 806-416-1002
Cell:...
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-29-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,425
Posted By pylotttt
weight and balance

WOW, I just purchased a -6a and the W&B shows empty weight 1180, gross weight 1793.
I hope his scales were off. He did glass over the seams and rivets, but that's still a lot of weight.
Guess I need...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-29-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,809
Posted By pylotttt
glass cockpit systems compared

Hi all,
Just bought my RV-6a. I want to upgrade from steam gauges to EFIS.

I currently have a six pack, single axis autopilot, bendix kln 35a, klx 135a, garmin gtx327 transponder with no adsb, a...
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-29-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,167
Posted By pylotttt
thanks for the info

thanks for the info
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-28-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,167
Posted By pylotttt
RV-6A max rpm

I just bought an RV-6A with an o320 160hp Lycoming and a Sensenich 70CM7S9-0 (79) PITCH PROP.
What should the max rpm be in cruise?
POH says run at 2200 to 2500 rpm and do not exceed 2600 rpm. What...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-21-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 755
Posted By pylotttt
Pre buy recommendation in Arkansas

I am looking for recommendations for someone to do a pre buy on a rv-6a in Arkansas. If you know of someone please let me know.
Thanks
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-19-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By pylotttt
Thanks for the info

Thanks for the info
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-18-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By pylotttt
glass panel conversion

I am looking to buy an rv-6a. If I find one that has steam gauges I am looking for an idea for cost to convert it to something like the 10" classic VFR system that is listed on their sale brochure....
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