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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-02-2022, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,821
Posted By Goran
I am somewhat confused. If I alodine aluminum...

I am somewhat confused. If I alodine aluminum surface, I should not use anything that etches that (alodined) surface, right? Thus, after alodining, I should use a primer that does not have etching in...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-31-2022, 09:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,821
Posted By Goran
I got my empennage kit few weeks ago and am...

I got my empennage kit few weeks ago and am preparing to start building it. I also will alodine and prime mating surfaces before riveting. Which primer paint did you use?

Thanks,
Forum: RV-10 06-24-2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,823
Posted By Goran
I've just received my Empennage kit. I order it...

I've just received my Empennage kit. I order it in August last year, just after Oshkosh.
Forum: Alternative Engines 06-05-2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,794
Posted By Goran
Thanks for your response Scott. I wish you...

Thanks for your response Scott.

I wish you success with you RV-10 and this engine.
Forum: Alternative Engines 06-04-2022, 08:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,794
Posted By Goran
I've just checked the SMA Aero Engines web site....

I've just checked the SMA Aero Engines web site. Now they have two engines available, SR305-230E (230hp) & SR305-260E (260hp).

https://www.sma-engines.aero/the-product/sr305-230e-sr305-260e/

Do...
Forum: RV-10 02-15-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,823
Posted By Goran
I ordered empennage during Oshkosh last year,...

I ordered empennage during Oshkosh last year, even received a $100, discount. I ordered fuselage sometime in mid November... Two weeks ago I emailed Vans' kit sales and was told I was 61st in line...
Forum: RV-10 12-06-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,770
Posted By Goran
I sent few emails asking about delivery date for...

I sent few emails asking about delivery date for my empennage. Van's is not responding with shipping date. I placed my order this year just after Oshkosh. I paid in full for empennage and fuselage. I...
Forum: RV-10 11-17-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,194
Posted By Goran
I should be receiving my empennage kit sometime...

I should be receiving my empennage kit sometime in December or January. I hope it will be all final size holes.
Forum: RV-10 09-13-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,200
Posted By Goran
I am considering installing ER fuel tanks in my...

I am considering installing ER fuel tanks in my RV-10.
Forum: RV-10 09-13-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,530
Posted By Goran
This is a very good and informative video. Thanks...

This is a very good and informative video. Thanks Vlad.
Forum: RV-10 08-27-2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,414
Posted By Goran
The problem with the Vertical Power Pro concept...

The problem with the Vertical Power Pro concept is, are they going to be in business and support this product in thirty years? Keep in mind our RV-10's should last 50+ years ... Individual circuit...
Forum: Alternative Engines 08-27-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,941
Posted By Goran
I agree completely. Few weeks ago I ordered an...

I agree completely. Few weeks ago I ordered an RV-10 empennage kit. In about three years I will be looking for engine. I will follow development of AC Aero, and there is always good old Lycoming 540.
Forum: Alternative Engines 08-27-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,941
Posted By Goran
I don't know enough about engines to even ask...

I don't know enough about engines to even ask these kind of questions.
Forum: Alternative Engines 08-26-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,941
Posted By Goran
This engine is a "combined cycle, 2 stroke", very...

This engine is a "combined cycle, 2 stroke", very unique design, using Jet-A fuel (among other fuels listed), spark ignited diesel engine. There is no third party ignition system for this engine, as...
Forum: Alternative Engines 08-25-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,941
Posted By Goran
The engine price is $58000 + ignition kit $18000,...

The engine price is $58000 + ignition kit $18000, total is $76000. This is higher then IO-540. The AC Aero representative at Oshkosh said that better fuel efficiency, less maintenance, les expansive...
Forum: Alternative Engines 08-01-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,941
Posted By Goran
Well, I've just returned form Oshkosh. AC Aero...

Well, I've just returned form Oshkosh. AC Aero had HAWK V4 E330J/G-T with RV-10 mount for display. I talked to AC Aero representative and he said they are building RV-10 to install this engine in it....
Forum: RV-10 05-22-2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,303
Posted By Goran
This is really good info. Thanks Bill.

This is really good info. Thanks Bill.
Forum: RV-10 05-06-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,303
Posted By Goran
Thanks for your comments Scott. What is your GPH...

Thanks for your comments Scott. What is your GPH at this speed? I assume you fly 8000 or higher feet with this speed. Thanks.
Forum: RV-10 05-03-2021, 07:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,303
Posted By Goran
I've seen your video on Youtube. You have one of...

I've seen your video on Youtube. You have one of the best looking RV-10 out there! Thanks for posting a screenshot here.
Forum: RV-10 05-02-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,303
Posted By Goran
What is ROC? I am new to all this terminology and...

What is ROC? I am new to all this terminology and learning ... Thanks.

That is very interesting to hear. I like your fuel injections products. I am ways away from buying an engine, however I am...
Forum: RV-10 05-02-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,303
Posted By Goran
Wow, thank you all for info you provided. This is...

Wow, thank you all for info you provided. This is exactly what I needed.

I really like the SDS product and I've been following their YouTube channel for a while now.

All right, this is what I...
Forum: RV-10 05-01-2021, 09:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,303
Posted By Goran
GPH and KTAS at 8000ft and 55% power

After Oshkosh this year, I will make my decision to either go for RV-10 or Sling TSi kit. This is a question for all of you flying RV-10. According to the specs, the RV-10 has a range of 1000 sm, at...
Forum: Alternative Engines 04-30-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,174
Posted By Goran
I was pretty close with my guess! :) And that...

I was pretty close with my guess! :) And that pricing makes sense. That's the price level of the IO-540 through Van's web site. So for the same price you get an engine that is lighter, may save you...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-29-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 17,409
Posted By Goran
What is TC or STC? Thanks,

What is TC or STC? Thanks,
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-27-2021, 05:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 17,409
Posted By Goran
According to Lycoming Service Instruction 1070AB,...

According to Lycoming Service Instruction 1070AB, the IO-540-D (RV-10) can use Automotive fuel (93 AKI) that meets ASTM D4814 standard. So what exactly is ASTM D4814, that I don't know?
Forum: Alternative Engines 04-24-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 12,941
Posted By Goran
Higgs diesel just posted the price list for their...

Higgs diesel just posted the price list for their engines:

http://www.ac-aero.com/downloads/

HAWK V4 E-330J/G engine MSRP is $58000 + $18000 for ignition kit? That is $76000 total! Why would...
Forum: Alternative Engines 04-22-2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,174
Posted By Goran
I don't have expertise nor money and time to...

I don't have expertise nor money and time to complete a complex project such as installing a none standard engine in RV-10. If I decide to build RV-10, I will build it according to Vans prints with,...
Forum: Alternative Engines 04-22-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,174
Posted By Goran
They don't show it on their web site. However,...

They don't show it on their web site. However, because it comes from Europe, and everything is expensive coming from Europe, my guess would be mid 40k. I hope to see them at this year Oshkosh, then...
Forum: Alternative Engines 04-22-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,174
Posted By Goran
Adept Engines are too expensive. For an engine to...

Adept Engines are too expensive. For an engine to compete with IO-540 in RV-10, it has to have the same price however, it should offer some savings somehow (better performance or better fuel...
Forum: Alternative Engines 04-22-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,174
Posted By Goran
Good airplanes are made around a good engine....

Good airplanes are made around a good engine. RV-10 was designed around IO-540. However, new engines are arriving and a 4 seater homebuilt airplanes will have to adapt, the sooner the better. Already...
Forum: Alternative Engines 04-22-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,174
Posted By Goran
According to UL Power web site, the UL520T...

According to UL Power web site, the UL520T develops 220hp at 2700 rpm. And it maintains 220hp up to 15000 feet. It is about 100lbs lighter then IO-540. The IO-540 has somewhat HP advantage only up to...
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