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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-03-2021, 06:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,253
Posted By bsbarnes10
I couldn't have said this better myself:

I couldn't have said this better myself:
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-05-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By bsbarnes10
Thanks for all the responses! We decided to go...

Thanks for all the responses! We decided to go ahead and have them ship what they've got so we can get started. You know what they say about a bird in hand....

-B
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-01-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By bsbarnes10
Incomplete Fuselage Kit - Should I wait?

Hi,
First of all I'll acknowledge that the folks at Vans are under a lot of stress from numerous setbacks and I'm sure they're working very hard to get caught back up. I imagine these delays are...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-25-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,870
Posted By bsbarnes10
I think he's referring to replacement of the...

I think he's referring to replacement of the gear(s) inside the gearbox, not the landing gear.

-B
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-02-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,626
Posted By bsbarnes10
Mel, this is great information. It is exactly...

Mel, this is great information. It is exactly what I was looking for.

Thank you!

-Bruce
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-01-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,626
Posted By bsbarnes10
Mel, I have a question for you about the process...

Mel, I have a question for you about the process for issuing airworthiness certificates and operating limits. You mentioned:



Where does that language come from? I'm inferring from your post that...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-01-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,626
Posted By bsbarnes10
I would agree my understanding of the IFR/IMC...

I would agree my understanding of the IFR/IMC limitations for ELSA aircraft is limited, primarily because I have not found anything official that clarifies the situation.

What ARE the limitations...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-01-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,626
Posted By bsbarnes10
Phase 1 time - ELSA vs. E-AB

To All,
I have a question for any DARs out there or anyone else who may have come across this issue. I’m building an RV-12iS with my father and we’re opting for the Garmin IFR package and planning...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-21-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,494
Posted By bsbarnes10
MacCool, you mentioned a dehydrator. I'm down in...

MacCool, you mentioned a dehydrator. I'm down in the humid south and that's something I've been thinking about for the future (i.e. when the plane is built!). Can you give me some more details of...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-06-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,313
Posted By bsbarnes10
Excellent! this is all good information, thanks...

Excellent! this is all good information, thanks to everyone...

-Bruce
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-03-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,313
Posted By bsbarnes10
Table or sawhorses for wing build?

Hello! We're planning a workspace for the wing build on our RV-12iS project. This will not be the same location as the tail cone and fuselage so there is some freedom to tailor it specifically for...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-16-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,038
Posted By bsbarnes10
We also had difficulty reaching this rivet with a...

We also had difficulty reaching this rivet with a squeezer so we ended up using the gun and bucking bar.

-Bruce
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-10-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,599
Posted By bsbarnes10
Thanks to everyone for your ideas and responses. ...

Thanks to everyone for your ideas and responses. Unfortunately I'm worried all proposed mitigations (awl, rivet pusher, and reamer) have the same issue: burrs/cracks. Using the awl or rivet pusher...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-06-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,662
Posted By bsbarnes10
My understanding is that if registered EAB and...

My understanding is that if registered EAB and properly equipped then the RV-12 can be flown into instrument conditions IF ALLOWED in the operating limitations. I plan to be very clear with my DAR...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-02-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,349
Posted By bsbarnes10
Yes I suppose the FIRST thing I should have done...

Yes I suppose the FIRST thing I should have done was go look at the order form! Anyway, I placed the order today and opted for the prefab fuel tank. I could have gone either way by my co-builder...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-02-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,888
Posted By bsbarnes10
I'm glad this post was helpful and agree, so far...

I'm glad this post was helpful and agree, so far everything else has matched up just about perfectly. I had a bit larger gap on one skin (about 0.039") while the other fit perfectly, or at least...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-29-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,349
Posted By bsbarnes10
That's right! I do remember reading some posts...

That's right! I do remember reading some posts about that, some fitting is required if I recall correctly. Thanks for the reminder, I just shot off an email to Vans. (And yes, we'll be using the iS...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-28-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,349
Posted By bsbarnes10
oooh.. yes. We'll definitely be including the...

oooh.. yes. We'll definitely be including the AoA sensor, thanks for reminding me. It's on the list now...

-Bruce
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-28-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,349
Posted By bsbarnes10
RV-12iS Fuselage order options

Hi All,
I'm making good progress on the Empennage kit so I'm about to order my fuselage kit. Are there any options I should consider ordering with the kit? For example, with the Empennage I also...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-22-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,888
Posted By bsbarnes10
Heard from Vanís

I just got a response from Vanís on this (thanks Sterling). They indicated it isnít a problem and suggested I fabricate a spacer, match drill, and install two rivets. They also confirmed that...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-21-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,888
Posted By bsbarnes10
Problem with J-stiffener fit on bottom skin

Hello,
I've seen a couple threads on this issue but none had any closure so I'm hoping someone with experience (or maybe from from Van's) can chime in...

My problem is that J stiffener F-1283B...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-10-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,599
Posted By bsbarnes10
Thanks to everyone for the quick replies! A...

Thanks to everyone for the quick replies!

A couple thoughts:

1. Yes, I meant FINAL drilling, I'm still working on the aircraft building argot

2. I also discovered the variability of the rivets. ...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-09-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,599
Posted By bsbarnes10
Match drilling for LP4-3 rivets on RV-12?

Hi,
I tired searching but didn't find anything on this topic so hopefully someone can enlighten me. I just started an RV-12iS empennage kit and I'm having some issues with LP4-3 rivets (you know,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-02-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,041
Posted By bsbarnes10
Thanks Hugh and all others who responded. 800#...

Thanks Hugh and all others who responded. 800# was about what I figured... That means with full fuel I'm looking at 2 x 200 lb passengers and no baggage.

I guess I'd better hit the gym!

-Bruce
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-27-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,041
Posted By bsbarnes10
RV-12iST Empty Weight

Hello!
Does anyone know the empty weight of an RV-12iS equipped in the iST IFR trainer configuration? We're planning to build EA-B with the IFR package and I'm trying to figure out how much weight...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-10-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,316
Posted By bsbarnes10
Thanks Scott! Much appreciated.... -Bruce

Thanks Scott!

Much appreciated....

-Bruce
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-10-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,316
Posted By bsbarnes10
How is the RV-12iST different from the RV-12iS?

Hi!
Does anyone know if the RV-12iST has any structural differences from the regular iS? I know it's provided with an IFR capable instrument package which I assume can be spec'ed out for an amateur...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,113
Posted By bsbarnes10
Wow, thanks for all the responses guys! Sounds...

Wow, thanks for all the responses guys!

Sounds like this shouldn't be too much of a problem but I'll make sure to request a residential delivery with a lift gate. My father and I are building an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,113
Posted By bsbarnes10
Getting boxes off the truck...

To All,
My apologies if this is the wrong forum or threads already exist on this topic (my searching didn't turn up much). My question is regarding unloading the crates from Van's. My understanding...
Forum: Texas (South) 01-16-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,770
Posted By bsbarnes10
Bummer...

I'm going to be at a the EAA Sportair Workshop on RV building this weekend but I'd love to meet up with some other RV builders in the Houston area. You guys do this monthly? Can I tag along next...
Forum: Texas (South) 09-16-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,286
Posted By bsbarnes10
Thanks to everyone

I just wanted to make a quick post to thank all the good folks of EAA chapter 302. I had a great time attending the meeting on Saturday, it's clearly a very active, supportive chapter and everyone...
Forum: Texas (South) 09-12-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,286
Posted By bsbarnes10
Jay, Perfect! I'll be there.... -Bruce

Jay,
Perfect! I'll be there....

-Bruce
Forum: Texas (South) 09-11-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,286
Posted By bsbarnes10
Houston area RV-12?

To All,
Hello! This is my first post so I'll do a bit of introduction before I get down to it. I'm currently living in Houston working as an engineer in oil & gas and ever since I was a child my...
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