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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-18-2021, 04:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,884
Posted By Jetmart
Where did you purchase individual adapters?

Where did you purchase individual adapters?
Forum: RV-14 10-17-2021, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Jetmart
My hose came attached to the engine and ran up...

My hose came attached to the engine and ran up between cylinder #1 & 3.
It was not in the boxes. Just suggesting incase you did not open the engine up yet.
Forum: RV-14 10-12-2021, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By Jetmart
Why was it necessary to remove the fuel tanks. I...

Why was it necessary to remove the fuel tanks. I did all the work including installation of the senders & leak testing with the tanks installed.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,108
Posted By Jetmart
Can you share your reference to the FAA rule?

Can you share your reference to the FAA rule?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-11-2021, 07:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,108
Posted By Jetmart
I have a new factory built Waco YMF with very...

I have a new factory built Waco YMF with very small red very bright led flashing light which takes the of a red rotating beacon. It is located on the belly just aft of the engine in the landing gear...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-11-2021, 05:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,542
Posted By Jetmart
Yes directly to the fairing with a doubler. That...

Yes directly to the fairing with a doubler. That area is extremely strong. I don't remember the thickness of the wing root fairing on the RV-14 but it is substantial.
It is not that wide of an...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-10-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,542
Posted By Jetmart
Here is what I did on a -14. I am glad I did as...

Here is what I did on a -14. I am glad I did as getting to the tunnel is extremely difficult. The tank drain is the lowest point on the taildragger for water contamination and the gascolator for any...
Forum: RV-14 10-09-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 960
Posted By Jetmart
Yes for sure was included in the kit. I believe...

Yes for sure was included in the kit. I believe specifically the FWF kit.
Forum: RV-14 10-07-2021, 03:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,474
Posted By Jetmart
Congrats! Great Accomplishment.

Congrats! Great Accomplishment.
Forum: RV-14 10-05-2021, 03:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,055
Posted By Jetmart
John, You should be OK if you received your QB 2...

John,

You should be OK if you received your QB 2 years ago. Search Van's site for their published letter on the subject. They review dates clearly with an explanation of what went wrong. My QB...
Forum: Fiberglass 10-04-2021, 05:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By Jetmart
I never experienced any clogging issues even...

I never experienced any clogging issues even with freshly cured material.
Forum: Fiberglass 10-04-2021, 04:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By Jetmart
I found by far the best tool to be a Dremel with...

I found by far the best tool to be a Dremel with a 1-1/2" diamond cut off wheel. After breaking several standard cut off wheels including one hitting me in the face it went to the more expensive...
Forum: Painting your RV 09-29-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By Jetmart
I went with Aero Classic full interior so had...

I went with Aero Classic full interior so had very little to paint so decided to use Tremclad Professional rattle can. It sprays large areas, can spray upside down, and is pretty tuff. I did...
Forum: RV-14 09-29-2021, 04:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 997
Posted By Jetmart
I found two smaller tables and a sawhorse to be a...

I found two smaller tables and a sawhorse to be a good way to go. Having one very flat 3' X 6' to 8' long to do most of your work on and then a smaller table to keep your band saw, drill press,...
Forum: RV-14 09-25-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By Jetmart
I put a spacer behind the hinge to prevent it...

I put a spacer behind the hinge to prevent it from binding and allowing it to close completely. The heat is extremely effective on the 14. Mine was open slightly after doing some work in the...
Forum: RV-14 09-21-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,424
Posted By Jetmart
IO-390 Oil Consumption

Looking for some current experience on oil consumption during break in and what it ultimately stabilizes at on the IO-390.
I have done a forum search but did not come across much recent discussion...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By Jetmart
I use this pump to drain out oil on my boat...

I use this pump to drain out oil on my boat engines through the dipstick tube. I can get 99% of the oil out. I usually run the engines to get the oil warm.
Likely would work fine in an airplane...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-19-2021, 04:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,211
Posted By Jetmart
From E-mag manual: Note 1: Whenever the aircraft...

From E-mag manual:

Note 1: Whenever the aircraft bus is powered up, the ignition is “awake”. It draws a small amount of current even when not firing the plugs. Use the main bus switch (or breakers...
Forum: RV-14 09-18-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,211
Posted By Jetmart
I am 6"-1" and wife is 5'-11" and steps are...

I am 6"-1" and wife is 5'-11" and steps are definitely needed. It likely will prevent inadvertently stepping on the flap someday by a passenger or less agile person. Also with the Taildragger you...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 09-11-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,221
Posted By Jetmart
Just wanted to close this thread. Fedex lost my...

Just wanted to close this thread. Fedex lost my pump being sent back to Andair somewhere in England. Once the delay was identified Andair immediately sent me a replacement pump which I received in 2...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2021, 03:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 650
Posted By Jetmart
I decided to go with the QB mostly because most...

I decided to go with the QB mostly because most of the rest of the build can be done solo. I found that there are very few areas that 2 people are required with the QB.
There is a little bit of...
Forum: RV-14 09-07-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By Jetmart
RV-14 Taildragger Wheel pant clearance and grass Ops.

Wondering if anyone is operating off of grass in there RV-14 with standard wheel pant clearance. I only have about a 1 1/2" clearance behind the wheel pant to the ground which has me wondering if...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2021, 04:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,276
Posted By Jetmart
Can you elaborate on the installation of your...

Can you elaborate on the installation of your fire shield?
Forum: RV-14 08-31-2021, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 763
Posted By Jetmart
For the IO-390A I used the following: Lycoming...

For the IO-390A I used the following:

Lycoming YIO-390 manual states a minimum flow rate of 17.3 USG/hr is required at full power. Using max fuel rate by HP calculation results in a 18.5 USG/hr.

I...
Forum: RV-14 08-30-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,504
Posted By Jetmart
Can you post some pics of your blast tube set ups?

Can you post some pics of your blast tube set ups?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-29-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,113
Posted By Jetmart
I have attached a fuel flow test that is required...

I have attached a fuel flow test that is required in Canada. It is pretty self explanatory. You should do the test at the discharge of the fuel line that goes into the fuel servo.

I would think...
Forum: RV-14 08-27-2021, 05:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By Jetmart
I was able to run all my required wiring in QB...

I was able to run all my required wiring in QB wings with only the bottom outboard skin off. I ran a few strings through the bushing incase I wanted to add anything later on. I believe you could do...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2021, 05:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By Jetmart
If you are considering a full interior I would...

If you are considering a full interior I would certainly consider using a rattle can. I used Tremclad Professional. Goes on well, can sprays upside down & wide spray pattern, and finish is tough....
Forum: RV-14 08-26-2021, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By Jetmart
I did not use the tail wheel spring. I just set...

I did not use the tail wheel spring. I just set the tail on the sawhorse. I did not have the engine stand mounted in the exact center of the firewall so the tail did not rotate uniformly around a...
Forum: RV-14 08-26-2021, 04:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By Jetmart
A bit of an aside. I found a saw horse instead...

A bit of an aside. I found a saw horse instead of a 2nd engine stand on the tail worked really well. I bought two engines stands and never got around to installing the 2nd one at the tail.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-25-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,221
Posted By Jetmart
I spoke to them on the phone today and sent the...

I spoke to them on the phone today and sent the pump back to them. They promised a 1 day turn around on there end. It will be 2 days shipping each way. They are picking up all costs with no...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-25-2021, 04:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,221
Posted By Jetmart
Another Andair Fuel Pump Failure

40 hours on a new 7 series pump, plane sat for 5 days & now just getting beeping when I hit the fuel pump switch. Received pump from Van's in April of 2020 and first engine start May 2021, primed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-21-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,829
Posted By Jetmart
If the linkage is down as shown in Post #11 and...

If the linkage is down as shown in Post #11 and the mixture wheel is adjusted somewhere close to the same and you are still having issues than its likely time to call Lycoming.
Forum: RV-10 08-16-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,884
Posted By Jetmart
Would you have a part # or a link from McMasters?

Would you have a part # or a link from McMasters?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,829
Posted By Jetmart
Just following up on the post. Here attached is a...

Just following up on the post. Here attached is a picture of the proper orientation of the mixture arm with the throttle closed. Note that it can only be in one of two positions. The wrong position...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,829
Posted By Jetmart
No the linkage in the wrong orientation will not...

No the linkage in the wrong orientation will not make the mixture backwards. It only throws the curve out considerably is what I was told. There is only two orientations it can be, one shown in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,829
Posted By Jetmart
Can you let us know what you find? I would be...

Can you let us know what you find? I would be curious to know if it is the same issue I had.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2021, 05:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,829
Posted By Jetmart
I had the exact same issues you are describing...

I had the exact same issues you are describing and know of 3 others who have. For some reason Lycoming after test running is changing the orientation of the idle mixture arm and then reassembling...
Forum: RV-14 08-09-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,190
Posted By Jetmart
I was 27 days from move to hangar to first...

I was 27 days from move to hangar to first flight.
I had everything I could complete done at home.
Wings temporarily put on and flaps and ailerons rigged.
All I did at the hangar was mount the...
Forum: RV-14 08-05-2021, 01:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,959
Posted By Jetmart
Are there specific fuel spider springs for the...

Are there specific fuel spider springs for the IO-390?
Forum: RV-14 08-05-2021, 04:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,959
Posted By Jetmart
Any update from the OP? Have you solved the...

Any update from the OP? Have you solved the rough idling on the IO-390?
Forum: COMM 07-17-2021, 05:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,110
Posted By Jetmart
I installed my Nav antenna under the hinge...

I installed my Nav antenna under the hinge without any issues. Great reception.
Forum: RV-14 07-16-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,018
Posted By Jetmart
Will leaving flaps in the 0 position for the...

Will leaving flaps in the 0 position for the entire climb to cruise altitude result in a faster climb?
Forum: RV-14 07-11-2021, 05:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,053
Posted By Jetmart
From what I have read what you are experiencing...

From what I have read what you are experiencing is pretty typical.

Here is a long thread on the subject, https://www.vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=171956
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-24-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 832
Views: 603,374
Posted By Jetmart
Yesterday in Windsor, Ontario after two recent...

Yesterday in Windsor, Ontario after two recent first flights.
Forum: Canada 06-19-2021, 03:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,812
Posted By Jetmart
Thanks for the clarification. I found my recent...

Thanks for the clarification. I found my recent registration process and the application for Special Certificate of Airworthiness to be pretty straight forward and well explained within the MDRA...
Forum: Canada 06-18-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,812
Posted By Jetmart
Actually that is not correct. The registration...

Actually that is not correct. The registration can be done anytime and doesn't require a picture or the airplane completed. The INITIAL APPLICATION FOR
A SPECIAL CERTIFICATE OF AIRWORTHINESS FOR...
Forum: Canada 06-03-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,812
Posted By Jetmart
A Question for the Canadians

Does anyone have recent experience with Transport Canada turn around time from final inspection completion to C of A being issued?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2021, 02:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,768
Posted By Jetmart
Your set up is exactly what I asked for. I wanted...

Your set up is exactly what I asked for. I wanted one conventional mag as I wasn't ready to make the jump to two mags. Having a impulse mag will never be stuck at a remote location due to a dead...
Forum: RV-14 05-25-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,252
Posted By Jetmart
I spoke to both Lycoming and Reiff on best...

I spoke to both Lycoming and Reiff on best location to add the pad and they both said on either "wing" on the side of the sump as shown in posts above. Reiff also confirmed that only one pad is...
Forum: Safety 05-18-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,464
Posted By Jetmart
The NOTAM clearly states that it is for US...

The NOTAM clearly states that it is for US operations. There have been many similar situations in recent years with the recent campaigning and election and the restricted airspace has never applied...
Forum: Canada 05-13-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,297
Posted By Jetmart
I have been ordering every few weeks and have not...

I have been ordering every few weeks and have not had any issues with common items.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,685
Posted By Jetmart
Good question. I believe the 14 versus 14A lines...

Good question. I believe the 14 versus 14A lines are hooked up opposite going into the cooler because of different motor mount obstructions.
Forum: RV-14 05-01-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,198
Posted By Jetmart
Where on sump to Mount Pre heat Pad on IO-390A?

Most of the bottom flat surface area on a IO-390A sump appears to be the intake plenum. Where are people attaching their pad heaters to maximize contact with the oil sump?
Forum: Reviews 04-30-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,458
Posted By Jetmart
First time builder and installed 2 of them. Very...

First time builder and installed 2 of them. Very straight forward to do.
Forum: RV-14 04-29-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,617
Posted By Jetmart
Thanks. I found the same wording in the exception.

Thanks. I found the same wording in the exception.
Forum: RV-14 04-29-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,617
Posted By Jetmart
I know the max baggage is 100lbs. I'm looking...

I know the max baggage is 100lbs. I'm looking for a Maximum Passenger Load. I cannot find it published anywhere. I don't even know what the definition of Maximum Passenger Load is.
Forum: RV-14 04-29-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,617
Posted By Jetmart
My local inspector is asking for it. Not looking...

My local inspector is asking for it. Not looking to debate the requirement. Looking for what number one would use.
Forum: RV-14 04-29-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,617
Posted By Jetmart
Maximum Passenger Load - Canadian Placard

Looking for what other Canadian registered RV-14's used for placarding the Maximum Passenger Load. Is this requirement for both seats or just the passenger seat.
Forum: Canada 04-28-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,793
Posted By Jetmart
Claude or Simon, Do you have a whisky compass?

Claude or Simon,

Do you have a whisky compass?
Forum: Painting your RV 04-26-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,436
Posted By Jetmart
I tried several test areas with different primers...

I tried several test areas with different primers and came to the conclusion that zinc chromate in a rattle can provide the toughest finish over the Rust-oleum primer or no primer. I put Tremclad...
Forum: Canada 04-22-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 703
Posted By Jetmart
My concern is that often after registering an...

My concern is that often after registering an airplane in Canada after importation the CRA asks for proof that taxes were paid. If they were to do this and add up receipts they may interpret it the...
Forum: RV-14 04-20-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,279
Posted By Jetmart
I have installed the kit onto my QB fuselage. ...

I have installed the kit onto my QB fuselage. Not too bad of a job. It took about 8 hrs. to do. I understand this mod is more about drag reduction than cooling. If I had a flying airplane to...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-18-2021, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,102
Posted By Jetmart
With the rotational movement in mind what is the...

With the rotational movement in mind what is the minimum distance from the firewall or bottom of fuselage should the tail pipes be mounted?
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