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Forum: RV-9/9A 02-21-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,883
Posted By sam@riddlehill.com
Beep....beep...

Thread drift...a trim "beep" tone when the trim motor runs has been pretty much standard on (almost) all the large aircraft Iíve flown. Where would an experimental aircraft equivalent fall on the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-31-2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,613
Posted By sam@riddlehill.com
Mission...Range

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Mission: Build an airplane that will comfortably transport two people and their overnight bags on flights up to 4 hours, in IMC/MVFR/Night conditions. When being AT...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-27-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,613
Posted By sam@riddlehill.com
Mission: Overnight bags

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Mission: Build an airplane that will comfortably transport two people and their overnight bags on flights up to 4 hours, in IMC/MVFR/Night conditions. When being AT...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-26-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,613
Posted By sam@riddlehill.com
Mission definition: Comfortable

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Mission: Build an airplane that will comfortably transport two people and their overnight bags on flights up to 4 hours, in IMC/MVFR/Night conditions. When being AT...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-26-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,613
Posted By sam@riddlehill.com
Thanks David. The plan is to document heavily,...

Thanks David. The plan is to document heavily, and offer it up for help/criticism/education here. I look forward to getting my hands dirty.
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-26-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,613
Posted By sam@riddlehill.com
Congrats on your build Mickey. Looks great! I...

Congrats on your build Mickey. Looks great! I just looked through your build pages...very nice. Super helpful.
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-24-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,613
Posted By sam@riddlehill.com
Mission Statement refined

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Mission: Build an airplane that will comfortably transport two people and their overnight bags on flights up to 4 hours, in IMC/MVFR/Night conditions. When being AT...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-21-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,533
Posted By sam@riddlehill.com
Congrats!

Congratulations! Hereís to a smooth fly off, clear skies and tailwinds.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,437
Posted By sam@riddlehill.com
Windshield had to go..

Wolfrv6...The windsheld had to go to make room for the 2nd G3x. ;)

I really like what Josh mentioned about chair-flying in front of a mockup from start to finish. Sorta seems like an obvious thing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,976
Posted By sam@riddlehill.com
Depth matters

You didn’t mention how far along in the project you are. (Edit, I saw the note about “significant work” having been done. Disregard all my comments other than the condolences.) As someone that...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-25-2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,284
Posted By sam@riddlehill.com
Wirejockís done this before

Iím liking wirejockís thoughts. Along those lines... Thinking a little out of the box, and definitely beyond my RV build experience....
If the wingtip wire isnít super expensive, is it possible to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,014
Posted By sam@riddlehill.com
Wonít go back...

I’ve spent thousands of hours navigating behind nothing more than dual vor’s/ils/,dme, rmi/hsi. In the busiest airspace in the country. As the world moved towards RNAV arrivals and departures and...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-20-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,547
Posted By sam@riddlehill.com
So, if I may speculate for my own educational...

So, if I may speculate for my own educational purposes...the timing of the mags is not the same, there is no synch mechanism, no feedback between the mags is required. (Thanks to RV8CH) I’m thinking...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,096
Posted By sam@riddlehill.com
I have zero experience with Star, so this is not...

I have zero experience with Star, so this is not a defense or indictment...but it sounds like Star was trying every avenue to minimize exposure to their client. And it bears stating that the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-27-2020, 03:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,419
Posted By sam@riddlehill.com
Congrats Bruce! I'm a LONG way from where you...

Congrats Bruce! I'm a LONG way from where you are...good motivation.
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-24-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,613
Posted By sam@riddlehill.com
RV-8 Zam

This is my first (or nearly so) post of what I imagine to be many. Here's a list of the progress made so far on my project:
1. Mission decision: I wanted airplane that's reasonably fast cruise for...
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