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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,569
Posted By RV8R999
In level flight the lift equals the weight of the...

In level flight the lift equals the weight of the airplane and is independent of airspeed - Physics.
Forum: Safety 04-01-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,997
Posted By RV8R999
and you guys have a problem with other people...

and you guys have a problem with other people being rude! Pot, meet kettle...

break break

Agree with Mike, comm brevity is helpful. Less talk, more look and much more THINK.
Forum: Safety 04-01-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,997
Posted By RV8R999
Tisk, tisk... no name calling. Setting a bad...

Tisk, tisk... no name calling. Setting a bad example.
Forum: Safety 04-01-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,997
Posted By RV8R999
"Any traffic in the pattern, please advise?" I...

"Any traffic in the pattern, please advise?" I don't normally use this, but I have, I certainly do not understand the vitriol fervor against it either??? why does this hurt you guys so much? It is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,473
Posted By RV8R999
D10A - Remote compass not required if compass cal...

D10A - Remote compass not required if compass cal done carefully. The Network will only talk to Gen 1 Dynon equipment (EMS, Dynon Servos, HS-34, AP module). It does have an HSI page and when...
Forum: Safety 03-31-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,997
Posted By RV8R999
And watch out for pilots are have been so easily...

And watch out for pilots are have been so easily driven crazy :)
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-31-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,336
Posted By RV8R999
Go into your AUTO PILOT setup menu and select the...

Go into your AUTO PILOT setup menu and select the STATUS page. Then press the disconnect button and see if its state changes. This at least tells you the disconnect button is working normally. If...
Forum: Safety 03-22-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,008
Posted By RV8R999
Its not so much the ADS-B isn't smart enough to...

Its not so much the ADS-B isn't smart enough to provide RA because the informaiton needed.. location, altitude, speed, crs, time...etc are included in the TIS-(B)roadcast. Post-processing of TIS-B...
Forum: Safety 03-20-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,008
Posted By RV8R999
Beautiful! +1

Beautiful! +1
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 31,678
Posted By RV8R999
Been wearing an HGU-84 since the very first...

Been wearing an HGU-84 since the very first flight in my RV-8. Very comfortable and actually provides real impact protection. Added an active noise-canx stereo ear cups and mic, lip light, and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 755
Posted By RV8R999
I've found the best and most fun way to store...

I've found the best and most fun way to store aluminum is to rivet all the parts together, prime, paint and fly it as an airplane then store in a hangar when done. :)

Seriously - keep it dry.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-13-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,637
Posted By RV8R999
Or if in a Navy H-60 like i was, you start...

Or if in a Navy H-60 like i was, you start slowing down while asking if he recognizes the haze grey paint scheme. Around 120 kias he started waive ring and left. Just friendly ANG harassment. :).
Forum: Florida (North) 03-13-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,794
Posted By RV8R999
I was based out of CRG for 10 years and have used...

I was based out of CRG for 10 years and have used both FBO's. My choice would be Craig Air Center. Friendlier, more conducive to GA and the FBO girls are much, much hotter (at least they were).

.02
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-10-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,261
Posted By RV8R999
You sure FF stops working? I have not witnessed...

You sure FF stops working? I have not witnessed this. I will see a red box at the corners which states the chart is expired but everything works normally...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-07-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,346
Posted By RV8R999
+1 .. No shortage of self-appointed fun police...

+1 .. No shortage of self-appointed fun police willing to turn your smile into a frown from a soap box.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,051
Posted By RV8R999
Agree the investigators conducting a mishap board...

Agree the investigators conducting a mishap board should be insulated from and avoid the pull to speculate beyond the supporting facts...but the truth of the matter is all mishap reports end in...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,762
Posted By RV8R999
totally correct... since for the purpose of...

totally correct... since for the purpose of defining an aerobatic legal area we are only concernced with 1 side of the airway (the inside) 4 nm is all we need to worry about in this case. But thanks...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,762
Posted By RV8R999
I dont believe you need an official "box" but you...

I dont believe you need an official "box" but you do need to follow the rules and avoid those airspaces specifically restricted from aerobatic operations. The hardest part for my area in Southern FL...
Forum: Flight Testing 02-18-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,382
Posted By RV8R999
You would be better off buying a Dynon D10A,...

You would be better off buying a Dynon D10A, tapping into existing pitot/static ( which is super easy these days with press on fittings), building a simple AOA probe and attaching to existing pitot....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-18-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,756
Posted By RV8R999
From the P-mag install manual: 5. ?5? connects...

From the P-mag install manual:

5. ?5? connects to your main 12 volt aircraft buss, routed through a dedicated
3 amp switchable circuit breaker (not provided) using 18 gauge wire. If
using a fuse...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,318
Posted By RV8R999
Yeah... :eek: is right. Asymmetrical span load...

Yeah... :eek: is right. Asymmetrical span load and lift distribution would not result in the fun meter being pegged hi. Testing of this nature is high risk. Please approach carefully.

Read 14...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-17-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,756
Posted By RV8R999
This depends entirely on how it is wired. I have...

This depends entirely on how it is wired. I have my P-mag wired to the output side of the battery contractor through a fuse which is de-energized whenever the master is off. The only time the p-mag...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-15-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 50,214
Posted By RV8R999
Whoever built the Millennium Falcon needs to read...

Whoever built the Millennium Falcon needs to read Bob Axom's threads on drag reduction. That huge satellite antenna is worth at least 1-2kts!
Forum: Safety 02-14-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,439
Posted By RV8R999
You are not requried to carry a POH in an EAB...

You are not requried to carry a POH in an EAB aircraft but I get you.
Forum: Safety 02-13-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,439
Posted By RV8R999
Good Evening...if you have an iPad running...

Good Evening...if you have an iPad running Foreflight, save your POH in PDF, email to yourself, open the email on your iPad and double tap the attached PDF file. Choose the option which states "open...
Forum: Reviews 02-04-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,858
Posted By RV8R999
We need a method to null the integration errors...

We need a method to null the integration errors in calculating attitude from rate and acceleration. These errors accumulate over time resulting in attitude reference drift.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,450
Posted By RV8R999
+1 Craig Air Center. I rented a hangar from Sky...

+1 Craig Air Center. I rented a hangar from Sky Harbor for years. Treated tenants like ****, would park planes in front of our hangars without notice when they knew a big event was in town to make...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-02-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,797
Posted By RV8R999
Andrew - All ES equipped mode-s transponders...

Andrew -

All ES equipped mode-s transponders require a certified WAAS GPS position input for 2020 FAA compliant ADS-B OUT functionality. Without a GPS connection ADS-B OUT will not function. The...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-01-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,724
Posted By RV8R999
nope....

not to mention the software involved in a TSO's WAAS aviation GPS must meet requirements (for specific areas) of RTCA/DO-178B, in some cases to Level 'A'. This is a very stringent certification...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-31-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,883
Posted By RV8R999
EA-B Op-Lims require a "Condition" not...

EA-B Op-Lims require a "Condition" not "Conditioinal" inspection in accordance with the Scope and Detail of FAR Part 43 Appendix D.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-31-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,883
Posted By RV8R999
You are correct, I'm sure they would. It would...

You are correct, I'm sure they would. It would be a very short investigation as the logbook is the only evidence of maintenance practices for us lowly EA-B owners.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-31-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,883
Posted By RV8R999
The only thing the FAA can verify, ever, is the...

The only thing the FAA can verify, ever, is the logbook entry. The FAA does not and cannot, monitor the actuall inspection. While I agree the important thing is the airplane is safe and inspected...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-29-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,883
Posted By RV8R999
+1 !!!! Remember as an American you do not need...

+1 !!!! Remember as an American you do not need the governments permission to do something which hasn't been legally regulated already. The bottom line is nothing in the regulations specifies the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-29-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,883
Posted By RV8R999
Good clarification..yes, this is clearer. Thanks...

Good clarification..yes, this is clearer. Thanks Mel!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-29-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,883
Posted By RV8R999
Your op-lims require a "condition" inspection...

Your op-lims require a "condition" inspection annually. It does not specify the duration, or phasing of the inspection as long as everything in Part 43 appendix D is completed annually. You as the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-27-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 27,405
Posted By RV8R999
Yeah, I'm not surprised I was off as I was...

Yeah, I'm not surprised I was off as I was measuring with a mental picture in my head and tried to be conservative :) Thanks for the accuracy check!!!

I'm in the process of fabricating 4 additional...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-27-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 27,405
Posted By RV8R999
Yes, agree. Wade is spot on here. I have a...

Yes, agree. Wade is spot on here. I have a similar inter-cyl baffle. I'd like to go one step further though - measure the exit areas of the lower cyl baffles (both the inner and cyc heads). ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-27-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 27,405
Posted By RV8R999
Yes, please PM me. Thx!

Yes, please PM me. Thx!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-27-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 27,405
Posted By RV8R999
With regards to inlet performance...lets not...

With regards to inlet performance...lets not forget the upper plenum is also part of the inlet system from a thermodynamics point of view. Factor affecting pressure recovery efficiency includes the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-27-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 27,405
Posted By RV8R999
Absolutely! The question then becomes what basis...

Absolutely! The question then becomes what basis determines the margin of "overcooling" needed to provide an educated, purposefully engineered reduction in exit flow required to minimize cooling...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,736
Posted By RV8R999
from the thread following the AVWEB...

from the thread following the AVWEB article:

Mike, both lithium polymer and lithium iron-nanophosphate are lithium-ion technologies. They still have lithium salt electrolytes made of flammable...
Forum: Polishing your RV 01-21-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 38,266
Posted By RV8R999
Yes, confirmed. I tried to cheat and applied a...

Yes, confirmed. I tried to cheat and applied a product from a local manufacturer who claimed when applied it would dry rock hard and crystal clear eliminating the need to polish again for years, was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 114,795
Posted By RV8R999
Bill - What do you mean 10qts would last 7 hours?...

Bill - What do you mean 10qts would last 7 hours? What was the oil lost in 7 hours?
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-19-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,495
Posted By RV8R999
My GIB uses the arm rests all the time but I have...

My GIB uses the arm rests all the time but I have NEVER used those I installed up front. Unless you are a wide person the elbow position isn't natural up front and too narrow to really comfortably...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-18-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,381
Posted By RV8R999
Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-18-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,381
Posted By RV8R999
GTN-650

Anyone who has installed a GTN-650 have trouble with the little configuration module wiring? How did you do it? Also, what does this thing do and what happens without it? Cannot seem to find...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-16-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,077
Posted By RV8R999
+1 RVJeff, PC680 on firewall just ahead of...

+1 RVJeff,

PC680 on firewall just ahead of the fwd baggage well where all my non-panel mounted electronics are located - easy routing of wires from fuse box to battery, contractor, and such...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-16-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,695
Posted By RV8R999
Slide - I do hope to attend. I'll send you guys...

Slide - I do hope to attend. I'll send you guys a not offline.

Spank
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-15-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,695
Posted By RV8R999
I know the French Curve too... She was 25, sassy,...

I know the French Curve too... She was 25, sassy, sexy and smart. Then I remembered she was French.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,638
Posted By RV8R999
Totally legitimate. The potential issue will be...

Totally legitimate. The potential issue will be finding a DPE to conduct a check ride in the RV. Or you could rent a C-150 for the last 10 hours until she is comfortable in the 150 and get the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,393
Posted By RV8R999
Funny..I use the same fudging of the numbers to...

Funny..I use the same fudging of the numbers to convince my GF to go to exotic places too....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,393
Posted By RV8R999
If you are still sober I do NOT recommend the...

If you are still sober I do NOT recommend the Garden Of Eden bar
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-13-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,820
Posted By RV8R999
I built an instrument panel with a 7" Dynon...

I built an instrument panel with a 7" Dynon Skyview display for my GIB. See page 12 (or somewhere around there) of the RV-8/8A show my panel thread.

The thin profile and full functionality of Dynon...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,059
Posted By RV8R999
TSO 129 A1 is for enroute and terminal IFR and...

TSO 129 A1 is for enroute and terminal IFR and non-precision approach. The only limitation is approach capability at the alternate. If you don't need an alternate you don't need a non GPS approach...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,059
Posted By RV8R999
Yes, just be sure you understand alternate...

Yes, just be sure you understand alternate requirements. Since It is certified under TSO 129a A2 you need a non GPS approach capability at your alternate. However, if you limit your IFR to Wx such...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,304
Posted By RV8R999
Did he have a gun?

Did he have a gun?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,059
Posted By RV8R999
also... there is no such thing as an IFR...

also... there is no such thing as an IFR "certification". You either have the equipment required in part 91 or you don't. The transponder and the pitot/static system must be tested and meet the...
Forum: Safety 01-06-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,513
Posted By RV8R999
Interesting...What metric do you use to decide if...

Interesting...What metric do you use to decide if a decision, at a particular moment, under a specific set of circumstances was a good one?

Making firm statements about ALWAYS landing straight...
Forum: Safety 01-05-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,596
Posted By RV8R999
irresponsible pilots

No system is going to mitigate irresponsible behavior on the part of the pilot. If pilots are going to purposefully turn their xpdr off then those folks will present an unpredictable hazard no...
Forum: Safety 01-04-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,596
Posted By RV8R999
Ron - you have not yet flown with ADS-B in/out...

Ron - you have not yet flown with ADS-B in/out have you?
Forum: Safety 01-03-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,596
Posted By RV8R999
It is already very good....much better than TIS,...

It is already very good....much better than TIS, and TIS is good too.

Traffic within 15nm and +-3500ft for all aircraft in the ATC system which includes IFR, VFR and primary radar contacts as well...
Forum: Safety 01-01-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,596
Posted By RV8R999
stalls vs. stick position vs. AOA

the OP provided a link to the article which if you dive down into the blog commentary some wing-nut was very rudely trying to persuade the crowd that the best indication of a pending stall is simply...
Forum: RV-10 12-30-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,463
Posted By RV8R999
agree with Dan. Closing off those ramps is...

agree with Dan. Closing off those ramps is totally unnecessary if you fashion your rubber baffle material to rest flat against those ramps rather than against the upper cowl. If you do this, the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-26-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 22,112
Posted By RV8R999
+1!!! Really bad advice to troubleshoot your...

+1!!! Really bad advice to troubleshoot your SINGLE faultering engine in the air - especially with a PAX. Great decision!
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