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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-15-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,203
Posted By Foghorn
We normally have a rental car at OSH. My wife and...

We normally have a rental car at OSH. My wife and two of the kids fly into Milwaukee and drive up. We park the 195 in showplane parking, near the ultra light area. Outside the ultra light entrance...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-03-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 729,445
Posted By Foghorn
Working on the tail feathers. More...

Working on the tail feathers. More progress...

https://i.postimg.cc/sfHJ8fzf/1-B96939-D-3-F6-E-452-E-B956-BC2-DD837652-A.jpg...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-01-2021, 06:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 609
Posted By Foghorn
I just went through this with my GPS 175, GRT...

I just went through this with my GPS 175, GRT ARINC and Sport EX. This is what GRT sent me to get it working correctly.

GPS175 Settings:

ARINC RX Port 1:
Format: EFIS/ADC
Speed: Low

ARINC TX Port...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-22-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,159
Posted By Foghorn
That was awesome! Thanks for sharing.

That was awesome! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Safety 12-17-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By Foghorn
Iíve been looking at CO2 detectors to mount...

Iíve been looking at CO2 detectors to mount behind the panel. This looks pretty simple and I can take it with me. Thanks for the write up.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-11-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,633
Posted By Foghorn
Just so we're all on the same sheet of music it's...

Just so we're all on the same sheet of music it's Condition Inspection not conditional Inspection.

I'm about to have the fuselage complete, engine to tail feathers. Once done I'll invite my EAA...
Forum: COMM 12-10-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Foghorn
Steve was 100% correct. The internal audio needs...

Steve was 100% correct. The internal audio needs to be turned off to work with an audio panel. Which turns off the bluetooth function. Lesson learned!

Thanks for all the help/info!
Forum: COMM 12-09-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Foghorn
Steve, Thank you for that info. I'll check that...

Steve,

Thank you for that info. I'll check that out tomorrow. Might be a GMA 240 on the market soon.

Thanks,
Forum: COMM 12-09-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Foghorn
The volume indication goes from 0-100% without...

The volume indication goes from 0-100% without sound to the ICS.

The rack pins are good. The 200 works perfectly in both racks and the 200B works but has no sound.
Forum: COMM 12-09-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Foghorn
GTR200B issues

This is kind of like the thread from last month but different. :D

I have two GTR200s, one 200B and one 200. The 200B does not have any sound through the ICS (GMA240). I can see on the display where...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 103,964
Posted By Foghorn
The original builder was a 767 captain with UPS....

The original builder was a 767 captain with UPS. His name was Tom Swartzlander, RIP.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-07-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 810,516
Posted By Foghorn
https://i.postimg.cc/6Q36GdgT/AF15-A25-F-FB39-41-C...

https://i.postimg.cc/6Q36GdgT/AF15-A25-F-FB39-41-CD-A6-A6-DA9-A7-CCBCC27.jpg (https://postimg.cc/sMkCkZVR)
Getting closer.....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,224
Posted By Foghorn
1. IFR - 2 radios, VFR - 1 radio (This is...

1. IFR - 2 radios, VFR - 1 radio (This is strictly my opinion)

2. If you search through the "show me your panel" in the RV8 section you'll see a few with dual Dynon and Garmin screens. I have dual...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-02-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By Foghorn
Snowshoe, WV is a nice ski area. Fly into...

Snowshoe, WV is a nice ski area. Fly into Lewisburg, WV (KLWB) and its about a 45 min drive to snowshoe. You could also stay at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs about 15 mins, it’s a big spa...
Forum: Primers 11-30-2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,680
Posted By Foghorn
I have a 68 year old Cessna 195. No interior...

I have a 68 year old Cessna 195. No interior primer and no corrosion. It has lived most of its life in upstate NY, 15 years in Alaska, 10 years in Tulsa and the last 6 with me. I spray it with ACF-50...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By Foghorn
Appendix 7: Page A-16 is a good read for...

Appendix 7: Page A-16 is a good read for requirements.

https://www.faa.gov/training_testing/testing/acs/media/instrument_rating_acs_change_1.pdf
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By Foghorn
Sent you a PM

Sent you a PM
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-22-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,833
Posted By Foghorn
Drawing 48, upper right hand corner of drawing....

Drawing 48, upper right hand corner of drawing. P/N: Cowl, 8 inlet left/right.

I didn't see them in the store so you'll probably have to call. I put mine in with clecos and then epoxied in place.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,181
Posted By Foghorn
Personal best GS for me. This is a good TAS for...

Personal best GS for me. This is a good TAS for the 737. Normal is around 450 TAS.

https://i.postimg.cc/gc4STwgn/E9635-F9-A-76-E3-41-A6-9-BFA-E00-D5-A104-E69.jpg (https://postimg.cc/K4kDKYS2)
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-12-2020, 05:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,286
Posted By Foghorn
I have the same set up but havenít flown yet. Iíd...

I have the same set up but havenít flown yet. Iíd be happy with 725 hrs. Do you have a blast tube on the alternators? Iím not planning to have them but curious what others have done.

Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2020, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,186
Posted By Foghorn
Super cute! Kids can really tug on your heart...

Super cute! Kids can really tug on your heart strings.
Forum: Safety 11-05-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,672
Posted By Foghorn
I have enjoyed reading your post as you build....

I have enjoyed reading your post as you build. This post hurt a bit but itís a great reminder for me to slow down and double check everything. Thank you for sharing.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,768
Posted By Foghorn
Iíve used these guys for certified and...

Iíve used these guys for certified and experimental aircraft.

https://www.engravers.net/
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-02-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By Foghorn
Here is how John Bright did it. I worked with him...

Here is how John Bright did it. I worked with him to modify mine with a VP-X and E bus. Dual alternator and single battery.

This info, plus more, is in johnís signature...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,182
Posted By Foghorn
Tach for me. Neither aircraft has a Hobbs meter...

Tach for me. Neither aircraft has a Hobbs meter so itís easy.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 10-26-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,067
Posted By Foghorn
You could file from home airport to KXXX and make...

You could file from home airport to KXXX and make your home airport the alternate. In the remarks put "local IFR approaches". Once you're talking to ATC just asked them for numerous approaches at...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-24-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By Foghorn
I did the canopy first and then put it back into...

I did the canopy first and then put it back into the shipping box for safe storage. That didnít save me any room but I know itís finished, safe and out of the way in its box. Then I installed the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,907
Posted By Foghorn
My build will have both for a few reason. I...

My build will have both for a few reason. I bought this beacon (https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/elpages/aveoredbaronmini.php) from spruce. It's wired through a fuse and is on whenever the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-16-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,426
Posted By Foghorn
Just curious but did you reach out to GRT and did...

Just curious but did you reach out to GRT and did they have a solution? I have the same setup with the EIS-66R but havenít done any avionics testing yet.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-13-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,550
Posted By Foghorn
Thumbs up What Scroll said.

What Scroll said.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-05-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,098
Posted By Foghorn
Here is where I mounted my SDS equipment. All the...

Here is where I mounted my SDS equipment. All the cables I had from Ross fit but I had to run them a few times to get them right. Another foot would have made it much easier. I had to run the crank...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By Foghorn
I have a QB fuselage and did the showplanes FB....

I have a QB fuselage and did the showplanes FB. Youíll have to remove the canopy rails to install the FB rails. Iím pretty sure thatís all you remove to get started (itís been a few months). Iím not...
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-26-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,654
Posted By Foghorn
I was thinking it would be great for a 7/8.

I was thinking it would be great for a 7/8.
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-26-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,654
Posted By Foghorn
Here's a possibility....

Here's a possibility.

https://turb.aero/product/ta200tp-turboprop-engine
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-23-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,098
Posted By Foghorn
Hey Philip, My engine has a dual EM-5 setup and...

Hey Philip,

My engine has a dual EM-5 setup and the coils are on the mag pads, IO-360-M1B. The kit had all the pre-made harnesses from Ross when I bought it. Any reason the CPI2 canít go on the mag...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-18-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 63,343
Posted By Foghorn
Please add your blog or kit log if you have one....

Please add your blog or kit log if you have one. I check Martin and Steve's blog at least weekly. Yesterday I was stumped on the baffles and found the answer I needed in Steve's blog. I really...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,885
Posted By Foghorn
Depending on where you plan to live getting a...

Depending on where you plan to live getting a hangar might be the long pole in the tent. Some places have wait list that are years long. Get that little detail taken care of now.

Call about...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 09-15-2020, 08:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,373
Posted By Foghorn
Very well said Sam! Just because your RV has a...

Very well said Sam!

Just because your RV has a cockpit like a 777 doesn’t mean it has those capabilities. Safety is paramount when flying IFR. Most IFR pilots have some form of in cockpit weather....
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-11-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By Foghorn
I'm adding an anti-collision light that is wired...

I'm adding an anti-collision light that is wired to my ENG BUS (SDSEFI). MSTR - ON or AUX ENG BUS PWR - ON, the anti-collision is on. I have the same setup in the 195 except it's a rotating beacon....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,290
Posted By Foghorn
This is the #1 reason I'm adding smoke. I have a...

This is the #1 reason I'm adding smoke. I have a 3 gallon tank and when tower or traffic say "not in sight" I'll just give them a few seconds of smoke, problem solved. It will be nice for...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-11-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,154
Posted By Foghorn
Here you go....

Here you go.

https://www.aerosportproducts.com/product/cowl-pin-covers/
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-10-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,116
Posted By Foghorn
Great job! Canít wait to finish up and do the...

Great job! Canít wait to finish up and do the same things.
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-10-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 729,445
Posted By Foghorn
More progress. Baffles...

More progress. Baffles next.

https://i.postimg.cc/wBzQ8zmm/3-BF2-A548-5-C63-435-E-ABF0-D201837-F6-FD9.jpg (https://postimg.cc/RWPHKjGS)

Still need to clean up the front around the spinner and more...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-09-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,344
Posted By Foghorn
Tom Swartzlander

Just in case anyone here remembers him.

Thomas G. Swartzlander, Jr flew west yesterday morning, 8 Sept 2020, after a 15 month battle with cancer. Tom always had a smile and kind word to say to...
Forum: Safety 09-07-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,736
Posted By Foghorn
I read his statement as RV7s are more likely to...

I read his statement as RV7s are more likely to over speed than RV6s or RV8s.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 08-31-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,003
Posted By Foghorn
Best advice I got was "do something...

Best advice I got was "do something everyday".
Forum: Aircraft Camping 08-28-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,194
Posted By Foghorn
Wing locker

Thatís a great idea! What are the specs on that locker? I need something to add a few more months to my build. 😂
Forum: Polishing your RV 08-22-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,282
Posted By Foghorn
You can get 3M vinyl samples on Amazon for around...

You can get 3M vinyl samples on Amazon for around $25. Lots of different shades of chrome.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,172
Posted By Foghorn
This thread has some great baffle/cooling info....

This thread has some great baffle/cooling info.

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=37835&highlight=Baffles
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,241
Posted By Foghorn
I'm building an RV8 at ORF. I'm about 90% done...

I'm building an RV8 at ORF. I'm about 90% done with the fuselage. If you're down this way you're welcome to sit in the front and back. You can even make airplane noises and I won't tell.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,024
Posted By Foghorn
That was awesome! We talk about this subject a...

That was awesome! We talk about this subject a lot at 195 gatherings.
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-13-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,406
Posted By Foghorn
Thank you! I think Iíll start small (flop tube)...

Thank you! I think Iíll start small (flop tube) and go from there. I have the SDS EFI system and will check out the half-raven.

Thanks again
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-13-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,406
Posted By Foghorn
Ok Iím a complete rookie. I have done aerobatics...

Ok Iím a complete rookie. I have done aerobatics in an Extra 300L (Upset recovery training) but would like to do them in my RV8, after getting some training. Oh I need to finish the build to but...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,832
Posted By Foghorn
+1 for KEZF. It also has a very nice restaurant...

+1 for KEZF. It also has a very nice restaurant and museum.
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 08-04-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 228,532
Posted By Foghorn
When chasing the tanker!

When chasing the tanker!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,368
Posted By Foghorn
I would be interested.

I would be interested.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,802
Posted By Foghorn
I had the same issue. I have the 3 lever flat top...

I had the same issue. I have the 3 lever flat top throttle quadrant. I removed the mixture lever and moved the prop lever to it's location. I used two washer for spacing where the prop was before....
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-23-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,189
Posted By Foghorn
I rechecked the spinner fit this morning. The...

I rechecked the spinner fit this morning. The flange is in fact passing the hex bolts and the bolts are hitting the bulkhead inside the spinner.

The solution from WW is shorter spacers and hex...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-19-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,189
Posted By Foghorn
Thanks for the info. Iím out on a 4-day trip for...

Thanks for the info. Iím out on a 4-day trip for work but will circle back with you guys once I have a fix.

Thanks
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-19-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,189
Posted By Foghorn
Thanks Amir! I'll give them a call...

Thanks Amir!

I'll give them a call Monday.

Thanks
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-18-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,189
Posted By Foghorn
Whirlwind spinner fitment

Perhaps I've done something incorrectly. I'm going to call WW on monday but wanted to see if anyone else has had this issue.

The spinner will not going any further than what you see below. The...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-16-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 729,445
Posted By Foghorn
Finished the canopy back in March but didn't take...

Finished the canopy back in March but didn't take any pics. Here it is back on to measure the rollbar.
https://i.postimg.cc/5tg9Bb0k/773-F577-D-1-CD0-486-C-A48-D-E811113-BD3-D3.jpg...
Forum: Texas (North) 07-09-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,936
Posted By Foghorn
Hey Tom, I'm going to have some work for you next...

Hey Tom, I'm going to have some work for you next week.

You're right about that! My grandparents had a house on Lake Granbury and I spent a lot of time there as a kid. I just need to get my last...
Forum: Texas (North) 07-09-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,936
Posted By Foghorn
Need real estate Lawyer - Granbury, Texas

My wife and I are looking to purchase a lot at the Landings in Pecan Plantation. We're in VA but need a TX lawyer to review the contract and for closing.

Any recommendations for that area would be...
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