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Forum: RV-8/8A 10-30-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,020
Posted By dcasey1
Rear cockpit stick

I cut the front cockpit stick so as to just clear the instrument panel with an Infinity stick grip. Front cockpit stick grip does feel a little low and too far forward but I am getting used to it. ...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-21-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 961,032
Posted By dcasey1
RV-8 Rear Cockpit Panel

Latest cool RV-8 addition. Graphite instrument panel for RV-8. Snaps right in. I just use velcro to attach iPhone, mini iPad or GPS



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Dave Casey
RV-8...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-02-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,843
Posted By dcasey1
Turbine Smooth MT prop on RV-8

Installed MT three blade on my RV-8. LyCon 230 HP IO360 M1S. 220 MPH at 5000' WOT and smooth as a turbine. 20 hours in phase 1. No regrets.

Dave Casey
N317DC
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-26-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,796
Posted By dcasey1
Cut Snorkel added dimple

LyCon IO-360 M1B, AirFlow Performance FM-150

Cut snorkel in half. Fitted up ends then reglassed back together. Ground off unused mounting tabs from Plane Power starter. Added dimple to eliminate...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-12-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 863,829
Posted By dcasey1
Todds...

Todds Canopy.




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Forum: RV-8/8A 07-12-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 863,829
Posted By dcasey1
Canopy tint

That is a Todds canopy on my RV-8 I am very pleased with tint and shape. I haven't flown on a dark and stormy night with yet but I think it will be just fine.

Dave Casey
RV-8
RV-3
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-11-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 863,829
Posted By dcasey1
Another RV-8 First Flight

N317DC took to the sky for the first time over Northern Nevada on a dawn patrol launch at 06:00 10 Jul 12. Absolutely a joy to fly. Exceeded all expectations. Planning 40 hours Phase I over...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-05-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 906
Views: 1,265,501
Posted By dcasey1
Mark Happy to show you the new RV-8. I'll be at...

Mark

Happy to show you the new RV-8. I'll be at Stead on Sunday....360-420-7788.

Dave
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-04-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 906
Views: 1,265,501
Posted By dcasey1
Yup. Good eye. That is Stead (KRTS), home of...

Yup. Good eye. That is Stead (KRTS), home of the Reno National Championship Air Races. RV-8 N317DC restricted to 100 mile radius from Stead for Phase One. She'll be on static display during the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-27-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 906
Views: 1,265,501
Posted By dcasey1
Certificate of Airworthiness Received!

Just under two years after receiving the tail kit N317DC is finished and ready for paint. C of A issued by Reno FSDO on 22 Jun 12. Special thanks to Seher and Porta who were there every rivet of...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-27-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,460
Posted By dcasey1
Three -8's at Stead all with this setup. No...

Three -8's at Stead all with this setup. No problems.

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Dave Casey
RV-8 QB
RV-3 Race 89
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-25-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 961,032
Posted By dcasey1
GTN 650 in RV-8 Panel

Remanufactured panel with about a 20 degree cant in lower quarter to eliminate interference of Garmin GTN 650 tray and structure. New panel is graphite carbon fiber....
Forum: Oregon 06-08-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,622
Posted By dcasey1
Go see Steve Green at Medford...

Go see Steve Green at Medford...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-08-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 863,829
Posted By dcasey1
Just waiting on the Fuzz now...

Rolled out N317DC out for taxi tests. Tracks straight. No leaks. Just waiting on the Fuzz to show up to give the go ahead for first flight. Won't be long now thanks to Seher and all the hanger...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-26-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,108
Posted By dcasey1
So, I just installed Classic Aero seats in QB RV8...

So, I just installed Classic Aero seats in QB RV8 N317DC for start of taxi tests. Rear stick with Infinity stick grip contacts back of front seat and prevents full forward travel of stick. Looks...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-23-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 863,829
Posted By dcasey1
Pop out handle mod. Works great. I can move the...

Pop out handle mod. Works great. I can move the bird around all by my lonesome. Nice catch.

DC
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-22-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,767
Posted By dcasey1
Hi Mike Sure could use a copy of your RV-8 W&B...

Hi Mike

Sure could use a copy of your RV-8 W&B spreadsheet. N317DC just had first engine start. Preparing for first flight...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-22-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 863,829
Posted By dcasey1
RV-8 Rolled out for first engine start

N317DC rolled out of hanger at Stead AFB for first engine start. LyCon IO-360 M1S cranked up and ran just fine. A few more tweaks on the Skyview followed by the FAA inspection and she will be...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-10-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,246
Posted By dcasey1
Throttle body on Casey RV-8 is AP FM 150. ...

Throttle body on Casey RV-8 is AP FM 150. Engine is LyCon I0-360 M1S. Lower cowl had to be enlarged with "ball sack" mod to clear throttle...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-09-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,246
Posted By dcasey1
API w/Superior Cold Induction Sump and Snorkle

We made it work on RV-8 with some modification to the lower cowl. Snorkle had to be cut in half in the middle, fit up to the throttle body and then reglassed back together.

Good luck!
...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-07-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 118,249
Posted By dcasey1
Condition Inspection Checklist

Would be much obliged to have a copy. We are getting ready to crank this Bad Boy for the first time.

Thanks


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Dave Casey
RV-8 QB
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-17-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,710
Posted By dcasey1
Snorkel on IO-360 M1S w/FM-150

With some fiberglass rework to eliminate interference with starter and alternator the snorkel fits the AP FM-150 very nicely.


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Dave Casey
Forum: RV-3 02-10-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 202,198
Posted By dcasey1
Did not build this bad boy but it sure has been a...

Did not build this bad boy but it sure has been a gas flying it while building -8.


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Forum: RV-9/9A 02-05-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 15,304
Posted By dcasey1
No regrets...

No regrets here.



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Dave Casey
RV-8 QB
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,205
Posted By dcasey1
That why I dropped the "O" in O'Casey! Top of...

That why I dropped the "O" in O'Casey!

Top of the morning to ye!
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-04-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,710
Posted By dcasey1
With my AP FM150 the interference was at the fuel...

With my AP FM150 the interference was at the fuel distribution hose coming out the bottom of the throttle body. Don at Airflow graciously reinstalled a 90 degree fitting coming out of the throttle...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-04-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,308
Posted By dcasey1
Pretty much did the same thing as Don for my...

Pretty much did the same thing as Don for my cabin heat cable. For the alternate air I ran the push pull cable through the top of the left gear tower then through the firewall and forward to the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-04-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,710
Posted By dcasey1
Bottom RV-8 cowl modified to to fit over Airflow...

Bottom RV-8 cowl modified to to fit over Airflow Performance horizontal induction on LyCon IO360 M1S with Superior cold induction sump.



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Dave...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-03-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 961,032
Posted By dcasey1
GTN 650/ SL40 in RV-8 Panel

Hey Stein

You are right. The Garmin GTN 650 mounting tray is deeper than a Garmin 430 and, if mounted level, will interfere with the tower cross brace. We plan to solve that problem by canting...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-29-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 961,032
Posted By dcasey1
10 lbs of panel in 3 lb bag!

I've measured that sucker three times. I think the GTN 650(left) and Com 2(right) will fit without interference with the tower cross brace. If not I'll be seeking professional help! Dynon...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-28-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 961,032
Posted By dcasey1
RV-8 Panel

Everything works on the bench check....just hope it all fits into airplane


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Dave Casey
RV-8 (nearing completion)
RV-3
Stead NV
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-28-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,491
Posted By dcasey1
ELT

Dave Casey
RV-8 QB


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Forum: RV-8/8A 01-19-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,277
Posted By dcasey1
Mike Again, I like the way you are thinking. I...

Mike

Again, I like the way you are thinking. I too went with a single odyssey battery forward of the firewall on the right sight. Power to the main and avionics buses is through the firewall,...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-18-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,277
Posted By dcasey1
Thanks Joe for helping me display my RV-8...

Thanks Joe for helping me display my RV-8 panel.....
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-17-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,277
Posted By dcasey1
RV-8 Panel

Link to Casey RV-8 panel photo:

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Hope that works.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-17-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,491
Posted By dcasey1
Matt Bought the Kannad also. Mounted ELT on...

Matt

Bought the Kannad also. Mounted ELT on upper floor of rear baggage compartment and the antennae on right side of of rear cockpit just forward of rear seat back. Antennae is vertical with...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-17-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,277
Posted By dcasey1
Mike I like the way your are thinking. I am...

Mike

I like the way your are thinking. I am just completing similar panel installation in my RV-8. I'm using 10" Skyview with Dynon D10 EFIS for backup. I have Garmin GTN 650 is in lower left...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-10-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,710
Posted By dcasey1
Tried rotating throttle body. Still had...

Tried rotating throttle body. Still had interference with lower cowl. Solution was to cut out lower cowl to eliminate interference with throttle body and reglass. Looks great now. No...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-02-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,605
Posted By dcasey1
IO360-MIS

Nearing installation completion of IO360-M1S from LyCon. Only issue so far is clearance of throttle body and lower cowl on RV-8. I have pictures of installation. I can E-mail if anyone is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,044
Posted By dcasey1
I sure like the looks of the hidden screws on...

I sure like the looks of the hidden screws on that Super 8 spinner. I'm just getting ready to fit up my MT three blade prop and spinner on QB RV-8. Any done hidden screws on the MT spinner?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,044
Posted By dcasey1
Hidden screw MT spinner

I sure like the looks of the "screwless" spinner on the Super 8. Has anybody gone this route with the composite MT spinner? I'm just about ready to hang a MT three blade on my RV-8.
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-23-2011, 12:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,710
Posted By dcasey1
Forgot to mention that I have a Superior cold...

Forgot to mention that I have a Superior cold induction sump. The fuel line exiting the bottom of the servo seems to be about two inches too low for the lower cowl to fit up.
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-19-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,710
Posted By dcasey1
Superior Cold Induction Sump on RV-8

Just hung my LyCon IO-360 M1B with Airflow Performance Horizontal Induction and Vetterman exhaust on my quick build RV-8. Looks like the lower cowl will not fit with this setup without major...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2010, 02:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,333
Posted By dcasey1
Jim Got any pictures of your panel. Sounds nice.

Jim

Got any pictures of your panel. Sounds nice.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-10-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,130
Posted By dcasey1
I sure would like the Sky View 10" in my RV-8. ...

I sure would like the Sky View 10" in my RV-8. Standing by for pictures of installed system.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,883
Posted By dcasey1
VP-X and Dynon Sky View

Fired off E-mail to Dynon too. Want Sky View and VP-X in my RV-8.
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