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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-08-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,303
Posted By greg gfeller
I saw this airplane in Lockwood's shop in...

I saw this airplane in Lockwood's shop in February 2020 when I took the Rotax service course from Dean Vogel (which I might add has been invaluable). During the breaks we could walk around the shop....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-03-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,960
Posted By greg gfeller
Fuel Thread Sealants?

I just replaced my failed red fuel cube and used Loctite 565 per Van's support recommendation. They specifically said do not use RTV, Teflon tape or fuel lube. I understand the RTV and Teflon...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-23-2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By greg gfeller
Electronics International FT-60 red cube failure?

Hello, How many of you have experienced a failure of the red fuel cube? Yesterday my GPH was reading zero. Also my fuel electronic fuel gage showed I was burning more fuel than actual and to top it...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-02-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,368
Posted By greg gfeller
carburetor bowl gaskets

When I check the weights of my floats during my condition inspections I reuse the carb bowl gasket. 5 months after the last inspection I had to replace my floats due a rough running engine, one...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-13-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,040
Posted By greg gfeller
Thank you seagull and Piper J3!

Thank you seagull and Piper J3!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-12-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,040
Posted By greg gfeller
Carburetor bowl removal

Does anyone have a simple way to remove the carb bowls for cleaning and float inspection. Every time I weigh my floats its an exercise in futility removing air filters, trying to twist carbs and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-22-2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,110
Posted By greg gfeller
Thank you everyone for your suggestions. I will...

Thank you everyone for your suggestions. I will look through these suggestions and figure out what my next steps may be. Once again thanks for the help!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-20-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,110
Posted By greg gfeller
Verbal flaperon warning on Dynon Skyview Touch?

I have a question regarding the Dynon Skyview and setting up a possible alert. Is there a way to have the Skyview annunciate FLAPS when the speed hits 80 knots. I want it to only annunciate once...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-08-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,658
Posted By greg gfeller
I took the Lockwood Aviation Rotax Service...

I took the Lockwood Aviation Rotax Service course about a year ago from Dean Vogel. I also took a repairman course in Arlington from Rainbow. The Rotax course does not meet the repairman course...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-03-2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,427
Posted By greg gfeller
Thank you for everyone's response. Bob Y and...

Thank you for everyone's response. Bob Y and John G your guidance is very much appreciated and helpful. Looks like I was going to tackle the job on the wrong end first. Bob Y, I have the Vans RV...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-02-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,427
Posted By greg gfeller
Landing light won't pulse

Happy New Year,

I have a 2015 RV-12, 912 ULS, ELSA with a Skyview Touch built with assistance from Synergy Air. My landing light works but will not pulse when switch is the pulse position. Before...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-16-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,530
Posted By greg gfeller
Make sure to check your tire pressure!

I feel the need to tell this story so others don't have to.
First of all a little context. I had been laid up with ankle surgery and had not flown for the past 3 months. My goal after being...
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