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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-29-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,266
Posted By Crafting N112DR
IFR

I would like to have a true IFR Platform with increased speed and cargo. When you have two full size adults you're not left with much cargo. Who knows might build a 10.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-29-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,266
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Time to move up to a 14

I'm letting go my beloved Van's RV-12iS because I want to build a 14.
My RV-12iS is an ELSA. Airworthiness was signed on January of 2020. I have the Garmin G3X touch duel screen with auto pilot, CO...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-15-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,421
Posted By Crafting N112DR
It smells really bad!

Oh No!!, I smell another SB in the Wind and it smells really bad.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-05-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,524
Posted By Crafting N112DR
I said nothing about the torque on the engine...

I said nothing about the torque on the engine mount. I said airframe.


From Scott" The reason it is not recommended on the other RV models has nothing to do with fuselage strength (and it is not...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-04-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,524
Posted By Crafting N112DR
What you are speaking of is the twisting force...

What you are speaking of is the twisting force (torsion) put on the airframe when the engine is starting. Without the wings on you put a higher twisting force (torsion) on the airframe without the...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-25-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,517
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Much Appreciate It

Thanks again for all the feedback I do so much appreciate it. If I had to do the flight over again I would definitely change the way I did the flight.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-25-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,517
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Really good constructive input really appreciate...

Really good constructive input really appreciate it.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-24-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,517
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Thanks for sharing your story of your...

Thanks for sharing your story of your granddaughter first flight with you.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-24-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,517
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Thanks for you insight it's much appreciated.

Thanks for you insight it's much appreciated.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-24-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,517
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Learning As I Go

Thanks everyone for all the feed back whether it be negative or positive I know you all mean well. To answer some of the questions about the AOA. Yes it is adjusted too aggressive, this was done...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-24-2021, 12:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,517
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Will always listen to anyone’s opinion. But you...

Will always listen to anyone’s opinion. But you think the flight was that bad?
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-23-2021, 11:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,517
Posted By Crafting N112DR
First Passenger Flight (With My Daughter Amanda)

Sometimes the passengers that we take are not comfortable in the sky as we pilots are. Sometimes as pilots we are not paying attention as much as we should to our passengers needs, we are too busy...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-04-2021, 08:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,744
Posted By Crafting N112DR
From Lockwood "While both engines have an...

From Lockwood

"While both engines have an overload clutch, they have different dog hubs. The ULS has what’s called a 30° hub. If you lock the crankshaft, there is still 30° freedom of movement on...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-31-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,586
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Paul I was thinking the same thing, add a Garmin...

Paul I was thinking the same thing, add a Garmin GPS 175 on the center stack. I would love to train in the IFR environment and fly IFR on a nice day X country. It is definitely cheeper and easter to...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-28-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 968
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Winter Flying, The Challenge Is Real!

From trying to pull out you aircraft without slipping and sliding, too navigating around icy patches and sand piles. Winter is here and so are the challenges. Come join me for the flying...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-23-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,808
Posted By Crafting N112DR
My jaw is still on the ground. I can't seam to...

My jaw is still on the ground. I can't seam to close it!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-12-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,754
Posted By Crafting N112DR
I'm going to stick with the semi synthetic oil...

I'm going to stick with the semi synthetic oil because I would like the option on long X-Country's.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-12-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,377
Posted By Crafting N112DR
I think that depends on the prop hub that you...

I think that depends on the prop hub that you have. My Annual is due the end of next month and I'm 92% sure off the top of my head I don't need to remove it. Subject to more research of course.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-12-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,754
Posted By Crafting N112DR
100% Mogas, will try to stay away from 100LL if...

100% Mogas, will try to stay away from 100LL if at all practical.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-12-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 796
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Its go time! (that is Touch and goes)

After N112DR being down for nearly 3 week for maintenance, it was time to get her out of the hanger and flight test the repairs made to the radiator system. Could not ask for a better December day to...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-11-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,754
Posted By Crafting N112DR
25 Hour Chip Detector Debris

This what my gearbox chip detector looked like at only 25 hours. It seams to be in limits per the Rotax MM, but wanted to know if any other Rotax owners have seen this in a new engine?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-20-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 22,846
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Ya going to bit the bullet on this one. A engine...

Ya going to bit the bullet on this one. A engine mount is nothing to mess around with. Can you tell us, is there a design change in the original WD-01221 ver the new WD-01221-1? If so what is the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-20-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 22,846
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Wondering if you can share how many hours on the...

Wondering if you can share how many hours on the two aircraft. I just ordered the new standoff engine mount, did not do the inspection yet, but my annual is coming so I will just replace it whether...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-15-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,549
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Wonder what is the perpose of adding more fuel?...

Wonder what is the perpose of adding more fuel? Is it to add more range or to have extra fuel onboard so you don't need to buy 100LL? Are you planing on using synthetic oil and there by can't use...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,390
Posted By Crafting N112DR
He is the best.

He is the best.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-11-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,831
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Okay thanks for the feed back will get it so it...

Okay thanks for the feed back will get it so it so it don't look as suspicious.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 593
Views: 612,371
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Me

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,390
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Neil Armstrong Airport KAXV

I went to Neil Armstrong Airport!...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-11-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,831
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Open for suggestions

It's just a link to my YouTube video. Maybe I should put more info? If I did put more info would you believe me anyway if I still said click here after my explanation? Maybe "click for a fun video"?...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-11-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,831
Posted By Crafting N112DR
ATC Rocks

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Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-09-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 936
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Neil's Airport

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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-06-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,890
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Outstanding

Outstanding!!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-05-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 157,150
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Backup

Nothing like a little backup just incase.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-04-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 157,150
Posted By Crafting N112DR
My first flight without a CFI.

Flying around the patch.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-04-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,245
Posted By Crafting N112DR
First solo flight in my RV-12iS in 35 years!

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/UOyu3iqFcSRvYl7RCGaV5eM8RHR2yaUF36Q6sPHxT-cbar3TpXxCItvIYhcV799VQ8LWxwPSZqkrr-_wFltnK2_aqUGrQdL81CbDDtLPboe99Kmknc7-Q1B4pIq3L1x1XD5VOr9R2t2JwDXFNNzscTYlFYcH-rCpWQM4hE...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-01-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,170
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Family Friendly Pilot?

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/q86kClS8X8Imj-_EavLVNUC7A3nwgcVCoChwY46yrcyX93bWbvFlYJl_NnHXxE6RdG8jZ7ORAD8J-93g2v5l9I_hwbshiC22_sx1Hx1OhVrDclsD0BdOBdrFgdug6dIKG1KrwKRiI0P_WtjjcrNCZFrqy8f85B3GYdcM-7...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-29-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,326
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Aviation Insurance Resources

I have a RV12iS I'm a low time pilot with less then 120 hours and I was quoted $1,600 though Aviation Insurance Resources, talk with Chris Wolbert.

877-247-7767.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-28-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,735
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Do you just drill a hole in the prop bulkhead...

Do you just drill a hole in the prop bulkhead when you figure out how much weight to add?
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-25-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,053
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Thanks for the great feed back, will see if I can...

Thanks for the great feed back, will see if I can give your technique a go.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-23-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,369
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Locking tab

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Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-23-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,634
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Tractor On The Runway

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Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-15-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,053
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Are you leaving the nose on the ground then...

Are you leaving the nose on the ground then rotate at 75 or are you lifting nose wheel first then fly off at 75. Pitch right on at 5200 RPM, gives about 800 FPM at VY.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-15-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,053
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Task Saturation, Mind Blown

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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-13-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,683
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Try a crows foot as that worked for me.

Try a crows foot as that worked for me.
Forum: RV-10 10-08-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,767
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Very nice job!!

Very nice job!!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-30-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,140
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Some Video of me flying after 35 years.

https://youtu.be/Zydv3i6EZKs

https://youtu.be/BYcXc7IK8jI
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-13-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,843
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Thanks a lot.

Thanks a lot.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-13-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,843
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Is there a reference for he 5 hour torque check?...

Is there a reference for he 5 hour torque check? Think it's a good idea, just want to get the reference for the sign off.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-07-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,828
Posted By Crafting N112DR
1. If I finish a couple kits (empennage and...

1. If I finish a couple kits (empennage and wings, for example), is it common to be able to sell the unfinished airplane if my situation changes? Yes that's is an option.


2. For an airplane you...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-28-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,351
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Aithre Shield EX 2.0

Have the Aithre Shield EX 2.0. I integrated it into the G3X touch via the GEA-24 50 or 37 Sub-D connector. Don't remember what pins I used as I did this back in January before it was available....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-27-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 450,001
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Creator comfort, and safety item.

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Added a small fire...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-27-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,413
Posted By Crafting N112DR
RV12iS

My RV12-iS not painted with duel Garmin G3X Touch (VFR) with every option less wheel pants tips the scale at 774LBS. I would think no more than +20 LBS should do it for the IFR version.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-24-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,387
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Pumps for 12iS

Over 10 hours of running so far with my RV-12iS and no fuel pressure issues. Unclear why you're having a such a large discrepancy. The only thing I would suggest is to put a pressure gauge in line on...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-25-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,634
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Nots sure what there is to say, that's the...

Nots sure what there is to say, that's the procedure for checking the oil, it's easy and it works.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-15-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,397
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Me to

Upgrade my GDU 460 to version 8.71 now have a red X on the GDU 460 PFD and MFD. I have a GTX 35R transponder. Two things I have verified that the offset is set to 3, I also verified with ATC when I...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-13-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,654
Posted By Crafting N112DR
I'm sure it's good, just wish it was as stable as...

I'm sure it's good, just wish it was as stable as the stabilator.


Thank's everyone for there input.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-13-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,654
Posted By Crafting N112DR
If you watch the Video you will see the camera is...

If you watch the Video you will see the camera is as smooth as butter. Please look at the area in the video denoted by the red arrow, you will see it is not oil canning but the AST is actually...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-12-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,654
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Buffet of AST in Flight

Your Right but look how much discussion I have created by accident.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-11-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,654
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Good to know, will sleep and fly better at night.

Good to know, will sleep and fly better at night.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-11-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,654
Posted By Crafting N112DR
I think all of our 12's AST vibrant in flight....

I think all of our 12's AST vibrant in flight. Thats just how it is.

If anyone else can install a camera looking back at the AST that would confirm my theory that all 12's AST vibrant in flight. ...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-09-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,654
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Less than a 1/16 if a inch.

Less than a 1/16 if a inch.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-08-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,654
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Vibration

Thank you all for your opinion, my main concern is safety of fight. This vibration could lead to wear of the AST components down the road. As Scott has said he thinks this is not unusual so I'm good...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-08-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,654
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Flutter of AST in Flight

I have been documenting my test flights extensively using a 360 camera mounted on the tail tie down. I have noticed that the the AST tends to flutter in flight. This it not notable whatsoever in the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-05-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 667
Posted By Crafting N112DR
Garmin (Electronic Stability and Protection) In Action

Please enjoy a look at my VAN'S RV-12iS with Garmin G3X touch avionics doing some ESP (Electronic Stability and Protection) testing.


https://youtu.be/S9EzhMrcYtY
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