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Forum: Florida (South) 04-02-2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 860
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Asking for a friend. REALLY

I have a friend that is in his mid 60s, lives in Bonita Springs, and is interested in flight training. I live in Pa so I have no idea who or where to suggest he contact. Your help is appreciated. I...
Forum: ADS-B 01-28-2022, 07:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,322
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
The antenna is your standard small puck around...

The antenna is your standard small puck around 1.5Ē square
Forum: ADS-B 01-27-2022, 07:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,322
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
The discovery product is a new offering from GRT ...

The discovery product is a new offering from GRT I just purchased one for my trike project to integrate to my SportEX. I will make sure to post thoughts
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-25-2022, 07:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,803
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Here is my solution from a previous...

Here is my solution from a previous post
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=179622
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-18-2022, 04:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,229
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Yikes. I have been flying for almost 250 hrs...

Yikes. I have been flying for almost 250 hrs without the seals. YMMV never had an issue and I have stalled the plane dozens of times
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-06-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,329
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
They are needed so that the flange of the...

They are needed so that the flange of the throttle attachment bracket gets bent back to make it almost impossible to tighten up the nut on the back of the throttle assembly.:mad:
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-06-2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,169
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
I did not seal mine. Glad I did not as It...

I did not seal mine. Glad I did not as It developed a crack. Now it is easy to remove and replace.
I did recently help a couple of 14 guys install their windows with Bostik 1100FS Polyurethane. This...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-11-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,176
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Thanks soo much for that great tip!!!!!

Thanks soo much for that great tip!!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,154
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Ditto what Snowflake said 14098 The Trophy is a...

Ditto what Snowflake said
14098
The Trophy is a beauty
Forum: Safety 07-22-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,844
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
The Onspeed system doe not have the tones on ALL...

The Onspeed system doe not have the tones on ALL THE TIME. I have been flying the system on my RV12 for two years. It only comes when I fly during VX V Y climbs or during landing approaches. When...
Forum: Safety 07-21-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,577
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
I Fly w Onspeed too

This is from an older post of mine.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-16-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,726
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
No primer on mine. Primed the heck out of my 7. ...

No primer on mine. Primed the heck out of my 7. Went as light as possible on the 12
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 02-21-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,580
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Planning on a visit Vlad hope to see ya !

Planning on a visit
Vlad hope to see ya !
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,890
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
[SIZE="7"]FANTASTIC Way to go

[SIZE="7"]FANTASTIC Way to go
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-02-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,800
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Integrated just fine. Yep you can pull up...

Integrated just fine. Yep you can pull up frequencies on the Dynon and set the comm frequencies. Works great!
Forum: Safety 01-21-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 17,129
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
I had a Young Eagle grab the stick a few seconds...

I had a Young Eagle grab the stick a few seconds after rotating. I yelled let go! And he did. The rest of the flight was fine After that. ALL MY Youg Eagles flights after that I had the passenger...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-21-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,609
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Earlier parts were extremely poor. 2001 RV-7 I...

Earlier parts were extremely poor. 2001 RV-7 I still have the original emp fairing uninstalled. should you wish to see how poor they were. A friends 14 has very nice FG parts in comparison
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-19-2021, 06:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,453
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Green Loctite

I had a similar leak on my 0-360 Actually two of them. Applied green loctite which is the wicking type. One leak solved the other greatly reduced.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,888
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Just a tip! Once your main gear touch and your...

Just a tip!
Once your main gear touch and your nose gear is off the runway lower the flaps. This will help you keep the nose wheel off the pavement much longer than with flaps extended
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,241
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Hmmm The AOPA info is interesting. I currently...

Hmmm The AOPA info is interesting. I currently fly without a medical, Light Sport. I have no desire to get a medical but I think I Might contact the AOPA medical department anyway. Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,241
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Hearing loss

I have hearing loss on one side and I am thinking about getting a Bone Conduction System installed like the Baha from Cochlear. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-12-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,618
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
I have a RV 12 and I can not climb at VX or Vy...

I have a RV 12 and I can not climb at VX or Vy and keep the RPM above 5100
My static RPM is 5000 ish this time of year. I donít concern myself with X and Y speeds. My 12 climbs just fine. I do...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-03-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 84,707
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
The Holy Grail !

The Holy Grail !
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-16-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,996
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
I used 2 Shaker wooden coat pegs. They work...

I used 2 Shaker wooden coat pegs. They work great and can pivot out of the way if needed.
4858
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-26-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 15,456
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
When I looked from the side it appears to be not...

When I looked from the side it appears to be not bent.
Took it off and WOW it is really bent
166...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-18-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,662
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
I have a 12. Contact them and they will tell you...

I have a 12. Contact them and they will tell you what you need. I was the first 12 they did. I supplied them with dimensions etc and they produced a model for the 12.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-17-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,662
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
https://ciescorp.net/ Very impressed with this...

https://ciescorp.net/ Very impressed with this sender. Simple and easy to install plus they are really nice folks
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-14-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,621
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
I have done this and have wondered the same...

I have done this and have wondered the same thing. I have been using it for 2 years and 160 hrs of fueling
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-13-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,331
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
The problem exists with the current software. ...

The problem exists with the current software. That is the software I have loaded
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-12-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,331
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
I will reach out to Dynon. Maybe you guys can...

I will reach out to Dynon. Maybe you guys can too. Literally Safety in numbers !
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 977
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
I did not use the gasket on the installation on...

I did not use the gasket on the installation on my 12 tank. I just followed Vans plans which called for sealant. So far so good after about 10 hours of flying.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-21-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,331
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Hmm. I have an HDX and I thought I have the most...

Hmm. I have an HDX and I thought I have the most up to date software version
Off to the hangar tomorrow to check it out

Thanks
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-21-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,331
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Sky view Low Airspeed Alert

While making my approach to landing in my 12 the Skyview will pop up a Low Airspeed warning that covers the Ball. I have not been able to find how to get rid of this warning or move it. Anyone...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-04-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,409
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
I do have the suppressor installed. This unit is...

I do have the suppressor installed. This unit is installed per Vans instructions in my ELSA 12. A hand written note on my unit when it was returned to me suggested that radio antenna cables should...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-02-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,409
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
John Not sure what a suppressor looks like but I...

John
Not sure what a suppressor looks like but I will check. My build is a ELSA so if it came with the kit yes, if not no.

Jeff
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-01-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,409
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
ELT Miss fires ???

I have had my ELT go off on start up, when I have landed( pretty smooth one), while backing it into the hangar. Returned the ACK unit for diagnosis. All fine but they did replace the main board....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-27-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 65,498
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Let Vans know when your annual is. They were...

Let Vans know when your annual is. They were very helpful getting my leg to me in time. BTW. Not difficult to replace. Mostly time consuming
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-21-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,925
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Try Nuvite Nuimage. It is designed for your needs

Try Nuvite Nuimage. It is designed for your needs
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-19-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,855
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Send me your email Check your pm Jeff

Send me your email Check your pm

Jeff
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-17-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,855
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Fuel tank dip stick

There have been some questions regarding my RV 12 fuel tank dip stick
Here goes. I made it from 1/4? square stick a spruce rib material from my current Pober Jr. ace project. I rounded one end. ...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-16-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,779
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
The CIES is current state of The Art technology....

The CIES is current state of The Art technology. Used on almost All new factory built aircraft. Just thought I would up grade to this century.

I had no issues with the float arm position. I had...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-16-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,779
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
I installed my new CIES fuel sender during my...

I installed my new CIES fuel sender during my recent annual
Simple instattation

https://imgur.com/gallery/viLBJn7
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-11-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 65,498
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Helpful hint

I always dread putting the safety wire back on the Gascolator. Such a tight space.
Service the Gascolator during your Condition inspection when you have removed the old gear leg. Easy peasy
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-02-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,105
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
A rigid stick does work. I have two made out of...

A rigid stick does work. I have two made out of Sitka Spruce. Measures from 2 gallons up to 19.8 and above to full filler neck
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,745
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Wow my head is spinning. Math and charts and...

Wow my head is spinning. Math and charts and graphs ugh. I guess many are interested in the details but after flying with the Onspeed Beta box for 18 months All I care about are the tones I hear...
Forum: Safety 12-29-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 120,091
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Thanks Vac The Onspeed AOA tones really helped me...

Thanks Vac
The Onspeed AOA tones really helped me follow what was happening
Keep up the good work
Forum: RV-14 12-11-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,204
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Rick I am based at Brandywine. I have built a 7A...

Rick
I am based at Brandywine. I have built a 7A and now currently fly a 12 I built. I have many spares including s bolts and rivets. Should you find yourself short drop me a line....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-11-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,779
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Installing CIES fuel sensor in tank

My Stuart Warner sender failed after 10 hours. I contacted CIES and purchased a sensor made for the RV 12 tank. Now I need to figure out how to hook it up

Stay tuned
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-11-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,850
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Simple replacement. Do it move on

Simple replacement. Do it move on
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-06-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 84,707
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Repeat

112 hours and I have replaced my floats twice.
I just installed the newest replacement floats that have an R on them.
Has anyone had them fail? Just curious.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,456
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
He?s the Best!

He?s the Best!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-17-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,642
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
http://i65.tinypic.com/aepamh.jpg I bought the...

http://i65.tinypic.com/aepamh.jpg

I bought the edge from McMaster Carr
The carpet is from Flightlines Interior

I also painted the underside the same as my interior
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 05-14-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,782
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Closest is probably Hemingway?s. A stones throw...

Closest is probably Hemingway?s. A stones throw from Bay Bridge. There is a nice restaurant a little further south on the field at Cambridge KCGE. I have only had breakfast at Cambridge. Crab Omelet...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,651
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Me to

I have also experienced 2 activations while parked. I do know it works!
Going to contact ACK
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-23-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 481,516
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Help my arms are too short

http://i65.tinypic.com/s4cbgk.jpg

http://i64.tinypic.com/505zr5.jpg

Simple low cost extended vent knob
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,437
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Sport Pilot License Question

Do you have to train in a Light Sport Aircraft to get a Sport Pilots License?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-19-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,551
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
The Vans 12 tow bar works great. It actually...

The Vans 12 tow bar works great. It actually applies the brakes as well as keeps the control surfaces from moving.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-13-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 84,707
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Sunoco 93 for the last 40 hours. 100 LL 50/50...

Sunoco 93 for the last 40 hours. 100 LL 50/50 for the first 30 hours
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-10-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,241
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Thumbs up for AOA tones

I flew my 7A for 8 years with just a visible AOA. I loved it BUT THEN WHEN I built my RV 12 I installed the ONSPEED F 4 tones. I only look at the panel once as I slow to the ONSPEED tone confirming...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-07-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 84,707
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Lockwood, Leading Edge Airfoil, and California...

Lockwood, Leading Edge Airfoil, and California Power all have them on back order. (The -188 which is the latest. )

Will try Aircraft Spruce by phone tomorrow. Web site did not have 188s
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-07-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 84,707
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
No floats Anywhere

I am doing my first inspection on my 12. All of the carb floats are over weight.
Have not been able to locate any replacements. All Rotax dealers tell me they are back ordered currently 30 days or...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-30-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,728
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
I too have not installed the wing root seal. ...

I too have not installed the wing root seal. Flying for a year now. If I am ever looking for something to do then maybe I will but......I am retired and have way to much to do. Keep flying!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-29-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,873
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Way cool Dave, Way cool!

Way cool Dave, Way cool!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,463
Posted By Jeff Vaughan
Onspeed AOA. Great teaching tool

Recently The Onspeed (OS) showed me what a powerful flight tool it is.

My son Ian, 25yrs, has grown up flying with me numerous hours. He recently started down the road to pilothood. He has been...
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