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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-06-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By aguiraf
Raplh, Thank you for the info. Gus

Raplh,

Thank you for the info.
Gus
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-06-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By aguiraf
yes, but it is to thick. I need a much narrower....

yes, but it is to thick. I need a much narrower. Any suggestion as to brand and model?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-06-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By aguiraf
U813A TO U-813C INSTALLATION

The new nose wheel pant U-813A is of gray color, not transparent, therefore it does not allow to see the U-813C brackets nut-plates location for drilling the holes on the U-813A.

Does anybody have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 781
Posted By aguiraf
Here is the solution from Avidyne Technical...

Here is the solution from Avidyne Technical Support:

How to Calibrate an analog OBS on the IFD

The following does not apply to the KI208A or KI209A indicators.

If you get continual messages on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 781
Posted By aguiraf
GI-106 and IFD 440

The GI 106A OBS shows a 25 degree error on a VOR CRS. The GI gets the signal from the IFD440. The OBS on my KX125 shows to be on the money. Has anybody else experienced this error? Or has suggestions
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-03-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,394
Posted By aguiraf
Excellent question, the battery was low 8.3 v. I...

Excellent question, the battery was low 8.3 v. I replaced it. 😊
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-01-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,394
Posted By aguiraf
I am going to built a 5.0Volt circuit using a...

I am going to built a 5.0Volt circuit using a regulator. Find a friend with a new calibrated Fluke, measure the voltage and compare both.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-01-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,394
Posted By aguiraf
Hi Marc, No worries, I fully understand your...

Hi Marc,

No worries, I fully understand your comment. I have been flying with these numbers for quite sometime.The alternator is charging just fine. I have now gotten around to try to find out the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-30-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,394
Posted By aguiraf
Next, plan to check Fluke 76 calibration

Next, plan to check Fluke 76 calibration
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-29-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,394
Posted By aguiraf
Thank you all for the feedback. I made sure this...

Thank you all for the feedback. I made sure this time the ground being used for taking the voltmeter readings was the same as the VP-X ground. The Dynon still reads 0.2 V higher than the Voltmeter...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-29-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,394
Posted By aguiraf
I will connect ground to the same as the VP-X...

I will connect ground to the same as the VP-X thanks
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-29-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,394
Posted By aguiraf
VP-X voltage

Hi Ray, thanks for the reply. I m taking the the Fluke voltmeter reading from the battery input line to the VP-X. According to the Vertical Power , VP-X takes a direct reading also from this line....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-29-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,394
Posted By aguiraf
VP-X Voltage

The VP-X voltage reads 14.6 V. A Fluke voltmeter connected to the the battery input to the VP-X reads 14.4 V. Does anybody have any ideas as to why the difference?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 867
Posted By aguiraf
Whelen A490A -strobe flashing continuosly

My right Strobe light when "on" flashes continuosly. I have swapped the left wing power supply to the right and the Strobe operates normal. Has anybody experienced this behavior? Any thoughts?...
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-30-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,358
Posted By aguiraf
Mine is 20896 started flying May 29, 1999 Gus

Mine is 20896 started flying May 29, 1999

Gus
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-13-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,657
Posted By aguiraf
Thank you for the replies. I don't have a problem...

Thank you for the replies. I don't have a problem flying into Class B Airspace. Hubby is the shortest distance to the Embassy Suites by the GBCC. I will try the Wilson Center
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-13-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,657
Posted By aguiraf
Visiting Houston William Hubby - KHOU

I will be flying to KHOU this coming Friday to attend the Houston Half Marathon. I would appreciate any information as which FBO to use. I read good things about Wilson FBO. Also transportation to...
Forum: Safety 10-01-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 31,640
Posted By aguiraf
Ditto to all the previous comments. Glad you are...

Ditto to all the previous comments. Glad you are fine, excellent flying and thank you for sharing the experience.
Gus
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-19-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,832
Posted By aguiraf
I have also just completed 1100 hrs in my RV6A...

I have also just completed 1100 hrs in my RV6A and in addition to the condition inspection required in the USA I am doing a bit of maintenance at the Firewall forward:

- replacing fuel and oil...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-05-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,667
Posted By aguiraf
I had exactly the same happened on the right...

I had exactly the same happened on the right exhaust pipe and I would do the similar adjustment by pushing down on the pipe. After a flight the pipe will be right back against the bottom of the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-05-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,299
Posted By aguiraf
Just spoke with Russ, thanks

Just spoke with Russ, thanks
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-05-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,299
Posted By aguiraf
Thanks Sam for the information. I will look for...

Thanks Sam for the information. I will look for his email or phone number.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-05-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,299
Posted By aguiraf
RV-6A Engine Mount Inspection/repair

I would like to have the engine mount inspected/repair and repainted. The aircraft has 1140 hours in operation. I do have a small hole on one of the bottom tubes where the exhaust pipe has rubbed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,420
Posted By aguiraf
Thank you for the article and picture. This is...

Thank you for the article and picture. This is what I was looking for.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,420
Posted By aguiraf
Thank you for the information. I will contact...

Thank you for the information. I will contact Danny.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,420
Posted By aguiraf
do you have the address for Danny's log?

do you have the address for Danny's log?
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-25-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 48,948
Posted By aguiraf
It does look great. I have an RV6A, 14 years...

It does look great. I have an RV6A, 14 years old, and have been planning to upgrade the original system. This will fit just right.
:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,420
Posted By aguiraf
Storage in wing tips

Has anybody made modifications to store small items in the wing tips of an RV6/7/8?;)
Forum: Northeast 07-02-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 942
Posted By aguiraf
Flying to Philadelphia

I would appreciate if anybody has a suggestion for an airport near Philadelphia. My wife and I are planning to do the historic tour, Liberty Bell, Constitution teh weekend of July 19. We'll be...
Forum: APRS Tracking 08-13-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,234
Posted By aguiraf
I am also a ham and own an RV6A. I have a I706...

I am also a ham and own an RV6A. I have a I706 and would like to install it in my RV6. Would you share the installation of your HF antenna?. Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By aguiraf
Thank your for the feedback

Thank your for the feedback
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By aguiraf
Flying to Arlington, TX

Hi,

Does anyone have a recommendation for a FBO in Arlington Airport KGKY.

Regards,
Gus
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,195
Posted By aguiraf
Aero Country, T31, was in fact a good place to...

Aero Country, T31, was in fact a good place to land. It was within 7 miles from my destination in the Frisco area. Self serve fuel, tie downs, etc.

Thanks again for the advice,
Gus
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,195
Posted By aguiraf
thanks everyone. Aerocountry will be the closest...

thanks everyone. Aerocountry will be the closest to my destination.

Gus
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,195
Posted By aguiraf
Jim, Thanks a million for the advice. I'll be...

Jim, Thanks a million for the advice. I'll be flying into T31 Aerocountry. Cheers,
Gus
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,195
Posted By aguiraf
I'm trying to get close to Frisco, TX

I'm trying to get close to Frisco, TX
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,195
Posted By aguiraf
Thanks for the quick reply.

Thanks for the quick reply.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,195
Posted By aguiraf
Flying to Dallas

Does any body have a recomendation in regard to F69, Dallas Airpark, for this coming weekend? Or Should I land at Addison KADS?. I will be in the area for 2 days.

Regards,
Gus
N996US
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-26-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,817
Posted By aguiraf
Hihg Copper (Cu)

Thanks for posting the information above. It makes me feel a bit better. The Cu went up when I changed from Shell W100 to 15/50 as you can see in the analysis below. I change the oil every 50 hrs. ...
Forum: Texas (South) 12-13-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,568
Posted By aguiraf
Kestrel Airpark

Try Kestrel Airpark, 1T7. It is 20 miles north of San Antonio. It is an Airpak but there are Hangars for rent.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,224
Posted By aguiraf
Diego's 2nd. Flight

http://n996us.blogspot.com/

This is the link to my blog. My 3 yr. old Grandson Diego and I had a second beautiful flight from David Hooks Airport in Houston KDWH to Brehnam Airport 11R. It is nice...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,158
Posted By aguiraf
Air Venture

We'll be going to Air Venture Saturday July 24: KTFP - KPRX - KLXT -KIOW staying the night at the Alexis Park Inn located at the airport and flying into OSHKOSH on Sunday July 25. Anybody going the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,221
Posted By aguiraf
OSHKOSH

Many thanks to all of you replying to my enquire. We'll plot the suggestions on the travel map and make a decision.

Cheers,
Gus:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,221
Posted By aguiraf
Smile Oshkosh

We will be attending Air Venture, leaving T.P. McCampbell, (Corpus Christi Area,TX) on July 24. We normally make 2 stops in between. We would like to make the second stop somewhere around Missouri...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-12-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,558
Posted By aguiraf
Flight of a life time - Grandfather and 3 yr old grandson

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_lEhU59WV9p4/TAF5yAEWPsI/AAAAAAAAEHk/cVGrSRM83PA/s800/IMG_4512.I arrived to T. P. McCampbell airport at 8:00 AM this morning with Diego my 3 year old grandson and Rudy my...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-13-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,173
Posted By aguiraf
Wink I have had to do another adjustment after talking...

I have had to do another adjustment after talking with Larry. I found out that adjusting the hangers for the exhaust is better done with the bottom cowling in place. It is close quarters but it...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-12-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,173
Posted By aguiraf
Exhaust System - RV-6A

Last week I found that the left exhaust pipe has moved and it was no longer pointed downward. This was due to a worn out hanger kit. Called Larry Vetterman, Vetterman Exhaust, and received adviced to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-07-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,351
Posted By aguiraf
Gadgets/Technology/Fun

I had all analog instrumentation and the only reason to replace them with glass panel as per the title. I like gadgets, keep up with technology and have fun upgrading the plane. Similar to having my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,978
Posted By aguiraf
Thumbs up Yes Kevin, I am still using the Navaid servo. I...

Yes Kevin, I am still using the Navaid servo. I now have an antique Navaid head.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,978
Posted By aguiraf
Navaid Servo

Hi you All,

Yes your all are correct, I kept the Navaid Servo. Bill Marcum recommended to just change the head. Trio also suggested that it will work well with the Navaid servo. They were right!. I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,978
Posted By aguiraf
Flight from KTFP to KVCT

Yesterday's flight from T.P. McCampbell to Victoria, TX. My wife, Peggy and I are enjoying the Skyview from Dynon and the EZ-Pilot from Trio Avionics. We still have a few items to correct: magnetic...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,403
Posted By aguiraf
Hi mate

Thanks for the reply. My wife and I lived in Nhulunbuy, AU Northern Territory for two years working at the alumina refinery in Gove. Visited Brisbane several times and have friends there. We will be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,403
Posted By aguiraf
New Skyview and EZ Autopilot

Attached is a link to pictures of the installed Skyview and EZ Autopilot.

http://n996us.blogspot.com/

Gus:p
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,615
Posted By aguiraf
Hi, attached is the link to my blog where I have...

Hi, attached is the link to my blog where I have attached pictures showing the installation of the oxygen bottle in my RV6A. I completed this installation this ast weekend. The bottle sits behind the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-13-2006, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,855
Posted By aguiraf
I have a RV6A with a O360 A1A Lycoming, 650...

I have a RV6A with a O360 A1A Lycoming, 650 hours. I live in Victoria, TX where present temperatures are 85 - 90 F. Climb temperatures to 7500 ft average 435 F. I don't let it go above 450. I lower...
Forum: Propellers 05-02-2006, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,512
Posted By aguiraf
Wink The propeller has been sold

The propeller has been sold
Forum: GPS 01-14-2006, 04:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,324
Posted By aguiraf
Wink Klx 135a

;) For sale KLX 135A, Antenna, harness, Database up to date - $ 1400.00
The unit was replaced by a Garmin 430 - phone 361-935-0291 email: augusto.aguirre@cox.net
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