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Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-12-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 37,609
Posted By GusBiz
Hmmm...

Am I the only one that thinks this is exactly what Ken described. Just a super cool Toy.

Something to look at out of your own curitosity but not something to make flight decisions on?

Where I do...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-11-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,412
Posted By GusBiz
conductive plastic?

Mike,

Powder coating is a plastic coating over aluminium, that tends to have a insulatory effect as well wouldn't you say
Forum: Safety 10-06-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,302
Posted By GusBiz
Safety as an excuse....Doug Reeves new helmet

So I like a lot of you have clicked on Doug?s new helmet link and seen his long and details explanation of the safety requirement Blah blah blah... you can make fun of me if you like Blah...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,798
Posted By GusBiz
I want one too but....

Right there is the answer.

Most people would have a ferrari is someone is giving them out. However most people could buy one if they set a fianncial plan early, kept to it and kept at it for 10...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-24-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,962
Posted By GusBiz
I can see the issue here

I think that its pretty clear whats wrong here.

none of these gauges are colored in with pencils, crayons, or even felt pens.

This is going to make night operations really difficult.


Get yourself...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-12-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 574
Views: 768,384
Posted By GusBiz
not too bad

I have flown in Jons aircraft and its no different to one without the centre console when your sitting it.

Its slightly ( only slightly ) tighter when getting out and other than that it has nothing...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-26-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 48,043
Posted By GusBiz
Which ones in particular?

The entire range in general or one particular kind.

there is the series from the 10s, 20s, to the 70s.

Are anyone of these beteer than the rest?
Forum: Safety 05-25-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,708
Posted By GusBiz
Dual pitot it is

So I have been arguing with myself over two pitots and thought ...

Come on, what are the chances.

I mean really.

Now I know.

Two pitot it is
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 40,745
Posted By GusBiz
How long does a piant job like that take?

Did one person do all of that?

I have never seen a paint job ( that looks Good ) hide the check fairings so well.

It has changed the shape of the aircraft completely.

That is a really inspired...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,739
Posted By GusBiz
Green and mean

I think everyone can see that it was a Hulk moment.

It happens to me all the time.

Its upsetting for my accountant at tax time.
"I owe what??!!"
"HULK NO LIKE....HULK SMASH"
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-20-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,047
Posted By GusBiz
you need a chemist

Chem Engineers push chemicals around they are chemical plumbers, Chemists (the industrial kind) makes it all happen, they are chemical chefs ;-) I used to be the later.

So what has occurred is...
Forum: RV-10 05-18-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,170
Posted By GusBiz
why the question

Ok so I need an RV-10 to do a 3D scan on that has not had the interior done.

So that I can do the CAD on it and then build the Cardbin fibre interior for it after getting the design 3d printed and...
Forum: RV-10 05-17-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,170
Posted By GusBiz
Really...no replies

Hmmm...would have thought there would have been someone....anywhere near the area
Forum: RV-10 05-15-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,170
Posted By GusBiz
Any RV-10 Builders in Santa Cruz, CA

I was looking to get in contact with any builders of the wonderful RV-10 in Santa Cruz California.

If your out there please PM or email me.

I am looking to make contact in regards to something...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-15-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,732
Posted By GusBiz
confusious.....

It does a mans character good to rectify the errors of their life by meticulous work that amends out lack of attention.

The hardwork burns the fat (laziness) off your soul...

I would do it by hand....
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-14-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,975
Posted By GusBiz
In the real world

In the real world as long as the the conatiner is sealed, as long as it is not exposed to UV which is what can causes the cross polimerisation or "gumming" as EAA puts it, and as long as it is kept...
Forum: International 05-01-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,219
Posted By GusBiz
Melbourne, Australia??

Kalle,

There is more than one Melbourne in the world
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,620
Posted By GusBiz
HAS to be a joke

but if...

You can't just ....

no... no way if the....

I am sorry I am not willing to accept that a fellow VAF member could be this ludicrously stupid.

This is a joke.
Forum: RV-9/9A 03-26-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 449,963
Posted By GusBiz
+1 One of the best I have seen. Honestly the...

+1

One of the best I have seen.

Honestly the shapes, the form, the colour set, offset to the bare aluminium, all make for something special.

It has changed the shape of the aircraft visually and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-25-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,722
Posted By GusBiz
ABS vs the Airbag

I see the -400 as an airbag, a device to take action after the disaster has taken place.

I see the -200 as the Antiskid braking system, a device that assists preventing the disaster.

Autocheck...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-21-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,722
Posted By GusBiz
Money on the table

I for one want to do business with Marc, have total faith in what he does and think he is pretty much a genius from the point of view of producing something so simple, so easy to use and so much in...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-20-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,722
Posted By GusBiz
How did we get here

Marc,

We appreciate that more products take time and people.

What we were saying is that you had a great product, one that was a leader in the market, one that we all liked and now you got rid of...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-20-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 14,722
Posted By GusBiz
Sell the -400 AND the -200

I compley agree with you Buggs.

The flight modes were awesome.

It meant assisting the piolt with automation not flying it for you.

It has turned from an task deloading device to a safety in case...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-27-2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,740
Posted By GusBiz
economics

The discussion on Synthetic fuels is simply a product market.

Making refined fuels from crude oil is just as difficult and just as technically challenging, its just that we have had 80 years to mass...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-23-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,314
Posted By GusBiz
Its what its all about

I think this kind of flying is why we all do it.

They grow up in a blink of an eye and time like that is worth gold.

Loved the video and your a lucky man Scott.
Forum: RV-3 02-05-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,894
Posted By GusBiz
Engine upgrade

Paul,

This may seem like a silly question but would the IO-375 or IO-360 go on the -3B?

Would that be just too much get up and go?

It would be kind of a Rocket -3 but if your looking for an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,443
Posted By GusBiz
Let the contest begin!

My soon to be wife asked the same thing!

She thinks double doors, I say through the window.....

Who has a better guess?

Anyone?

Come on lets see who gets it.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 02-02-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,841
Posted By GusBiz
My aircraft will have the number 43 on its side,...

My aircraft will have the number 43 on its side, its my birth date followed by my soon to be wifes birth date. 4th and the 3rd

The single most important reason I am building and not buying an RV is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,443
Posted By GusBiz
what is this?

Jake,

I had a look at your photobucket slide set.

Great build your doing. It gave me a few ideas for my own.

I found this in amoung the photos and wondered what they...
Forum: Propellers 02-01-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,732
Posted By GusBiz
Vetterman site

The Vetterman site has a pretty good comparison between the props. It came out almost identical. Anyone who says nothing beats their prop better have tried both on the same aircraft because if not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 253,987
Posted By GusBiz
One for the boring guys out there.....

So this is one for all of us that do everyday jobs and don't do cool things like what Steve has just posted.

This is me as BPM Visions National Sales Manager, I travel around Australia talking to...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-28-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 731
Views: 839,567
Posted By GusBiz
Now THAT is a nice panel.

That panel has so much functionality, the only thing its really missing for an outstanding IFR panel is a second coms capability and an autopilot

Thats a GTN 650 on the left right?

I think that is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,189
Posted By GusBiz
WOW

Right over the Moorabin Training area.

The number of times I have been over that spot.

I wonder how high he was when he spun.

The report never found that, not that I could read.
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-25-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 20,950
Posted By GusBiz
Risk Perception

I love it when Navy guys talk about taking too much risk.

Honestly.

Those men have commited to taking the most riskiest flying known to man. way, way WAY over the risk thresholds of any of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,622
Posted By GusBiz
Try using software

Bret,

Have a look at this

http://www.airplanecolor.com/

It works great and you can see what it will look like on the plane at different angles and the like.

I am designing mine on the foundation...
Forum: Tip up canopy vs. Sliding canopy 01-22-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 30,716
Posted By GusBiz
This is my point

This is my point, notice the fighter pilot and notice the sight seer.

They are two different worlds. One is an about seeing the Machine, seeing the bolts and rivets and looking out to see if the...
Forum: Tip up canopy vs. Sliding canopy 01-22-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 30,716
Posted By GusBiz
Missed the point

The average car has more visibility blocked than a slider canopy.

Its about the experience of flying without a barrier infront of you.

Its an expereince. Hence why some of you with fantasies of...
Forum: Tip up canopy vs. Sliding canopy 01-18-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 30,716
Posted By GusBiz
Where is the mirror ball?

Scott with a surname like yours and a panel like that I surprised that you haven't been nick names Disco Stew

(Ref: the Simpsons)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-15-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 936
Posted By GusBiz
Independant PAX Pilot Brakes

Has anyone played with making the Vans Brake system a 4 cable system instead of a two cable system.

Why you may ask?

Because if allows you to place independant pedal distances, for when you are...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-15-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,934
Posted By GusBiz
Yes

They no longer can provide it for a cheaper than Vans cost so they are dropping it.

This is what I have heard from other builders that are buying them right now.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,223
Posted By GusBiz
3D printed elements for the Panel

This is what I am constructing.

These are concept images that I am using to communicate my parameters with the industrial design engineers. I am an Enterprise Software sales guy, I have ideas not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,223
Posted By GusBiz
Love it

I already have a quote from a group in Sydney that is going to be doing some 3D printing for the interior. Its not that expensive and the resulting material is really lite.

The real cost is in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,319
Posted By GusBiz
Hmmm

Almost 200 views of this topic and yet no response.

I think that means people are interesed in this topic but no one has any answers......
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 253,987
Posted By GusBiz
holy!!

Steve there are 12 step programes for people like you.

How did you get the time to do all of that considering your job comitments which are sizeable? I know what I was offcier for the Australia Army...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,319
Posted By GusBiz
AirScoop or smooth cowl, which is ACTUALLY Faster???

so this may fly in the face of lots of opinion here, but after much research and study on the true nature of drag I have come to realise that things are not as straight forward as first thought.

My...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,466
Posted By GusBiz
Two Questions

Aden,

sorry for thread drift but,

Where did you get your Jerry Harold Spinner. I googled Jerry and didn't find much.

Also,

The scoopless cowl. I have been doing research on this and realise that...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-10-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,110
Posted By GusBiz
Not really

If you contact Bart and Sue of Aerosportpower you will get this response
"....the only rubber in the IO-375 fuel system components supplied with the engine are the fuel diaphragm, o-rings in the fuel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,425
Posted By GusBiz
What??!!!

Your kidding me. A back up compass for VFR Day? Since when? As I read that correctly for VFR you need two compasses?

I have been flying for a while with "out-of-spec panel" aircraft then
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,187
Posted By GusBiz
I hate paper work

Honestly for the pain in the deepest parts of my soul this would avoid, I would be one of your $500 to $700 dollar clients.

I would rather paint my own aircraft and save $3000 and give you $500...
Forum: Rocket 01-05-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 255,727
Posted By GusBiz
no aeros??!!??

Does that say aerobatics prohibited on the panel? On a Rocket?

Surely not
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-05-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,619
Posted By GusBiz
Your own brew

This only true if cooling is your main concern.

If drag reduction is the issue then reducing the air intake is not the issue, it is the ratio of intake to exit. Believe it or not it is best to have...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-05-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,619
Posted By GusBiz
I am with you Pierre

This is the field of aerodynamics.

It is complex and unique to the situation you are facing for YOUR aircraft.

There is no product, applicance, method or rule base that when used and applied will...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-05-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,174
Posted By GusBiz
A bee in the circuit

Did he join 45 degrees to down wind or was he an arrogant little so and so, and performed a left break right over the runway :-)
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 01-05-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 26,255
Posted By GusBiz
Best wishes

Bob,

My grandmother died of breast cancer when my mother was still young.

I don't know you or Jeanine, but I appreciate the loss and the love you had for her.

My best wishes for you and your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,191
Posted By GusBiz
F1 Aerodynamics and engine cowls

I found this recently and realised that there are some interesting concepts that can be used in the designs of plenums and engine cowls.

What happens at the rear of the F1 is of most interest. The...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-04-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,174
Posted By GusBiz
Dual Pitot Tube, and why??

I searched the forum for this but didn't get a decent answer.

Does anyone have a dual pitot tube?

If you do what made you buck the trend and go the extra, what was your rational? Has anyone ever...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 27,931
Posted By GusBiz
darn google

was about to look for something else on VAF but now have an overwhelming urge to google "pumpkin Ballistics Tables"....

.... be right back
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,209
Posted By GusBiz
What is the mission

Without knowing the mission of your aircraft the only thing anyone can say is "yeah you can do all of that if you really want" (other than the rudder peddles in the back seat, I think that is do able...
Forum: RV-3 01-03-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 22,229
Posted By GusBiz
Economics

The answer for Vans is simple.

No pre-punched anything, CAD Plans, correct dimensions, updated elements in build instruction through the plans.

Then charge a higher price for the "New" kit.

Charge...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,426
Posted By GusBiz
Nice

Well done Eddie.

Where abouts in NSW are you?
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-02-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,405
Posted By GusBiz
Weight

Its about weight mainly, that's not the only consideration but it's what the main argument is about. 24v allows you to use thinner wire. So it is less mass, but the battery is alot heavier. What does...
Forum: RV-3 01-02-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 22,229
Posted By GusBiz
So would you say the -3B compares to a -4, o-320...

So would you say the -3B compares to a -4, o-320 or io-360?

Using your car anaology is it porsche vs a ....?

I personally can see why the -3 is great but not being able to take anyone with me, ever...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-29-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,247
Posted By GusBiz
Attitude

I have a freind here in Victoria, Australia that is selecting ignition systems for their -10.

So after talking to him I started to look more deeply into EIs.

I have to say no matter how well the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-28-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,352
Posted By GusBiz
If you wanted to know

I had a phone call with Marc and he assured me that they are working their buts off to make their release deadline.

However the unit will NOT have the same display size, it will NOT have all the...
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