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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,495
Posted By paulincapetown
Smile My first year starts at the end of April 2013...

My first year starts at the end of April 2013 :):)- delivery date 30/04/13
Look forward to posting an update of flying my RV7
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 03-01-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,070
Posted By paulincapetown
Jeff and Sheila shipped my RV7 to SA at the end...

Jeff and Sheila shipped my RV7 to SA at the end of 2011. I made many (I mean many) calls to both Sheila and Jeff whilst going through this process.
They were always friendly polite and helpful,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,529
Posted By paulincapetown
Have had it built in to my new 7 (picking up end...

Have had it built in to my new 7 (picking up end feb)
It feels great and looking forward to flying with it - always found the leg room a bit of an issue in other 7's and 7a's I have flown. As going...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,991
Posted By paulincapetown
Great to hear - Thanks Gents, another decision...

Great to hear - Thanks Gents, another decision made :) 100 more to go:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,991
Posted By paulincapetown
Fitting Flop Tube and Fuel sending units

Ok so here?s the thing!!

For my 7, I have purchased QB wings , a flop tube and x2 float fuel sender units. I am getting different advice from experienced guys so thought I would post here to find...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,643
Posted By paulincapetown
A company in SA just started producing these...

A company in SA just started producing these landing lights
Have just purchased for my 7

Price not silly!!!!

http://www.cnlighting.co.za/landing-lights-flyer/

Safe flying
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,857
Posted By paulincapetown
Taking Isabella (my dog) for a ride

Thanks Steve - will try a pair of these I think - not cheap though:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,857
Posted By paulincapetown
Taking Isabella for a ride

Hi, I need some advice please . My RV7 is in the final (ish) stages of its build and should be ready at end October/November this year (we?ll see :))

One of my regular passengers will be my dog...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,163
Posted By paulincapetown
A brilliant product to use is VFR planner - can...

A brilliant product to use is VFR planner - can download from website - it is inexpensive and has great WX detail and works great on ipad3 - clear mapping and great local product
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,075
Posted By paulincapetown
Tonneau Cover - Classic Aero Designs

Hi, I need some advice please.

I can't afford the whole shebang regards seats; carpets; side panels etc from Classic Aero designs. I have a guy who can make me some seats and side panels (very...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,808
Posted By paulincapetown
Hi all I am at the same point i.e. skybolts or...

Hi all

I am at the same point i.e. skybolts or the horizontal long hinge pins thingys. Does anyone have a picture of any of the examples - Looks like I may settle on skybolts but not 100% sure. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,441
Posted By paulincapetown
Hi Darren, please excuse my naivety but out of...

Hi Darren, please excuse my naivety but out of interest, do you know if the wings were QB when originally purchased in 2006? If not, do you have any idea if this is likely to happen to QB wings?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 17,536
Posted By paulincapetown
How are you getting on with this Andrew?

How are you getting on with this Andrew?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-11-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 17,536
Posted By paulincapetown
Is the template ready yet for purchase?

Is the template ready yet for purchase?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2012, 04:49 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 17,536
Posted By paulincapetown
You advertising yet? $20 sounds quite acceptable

You advertising yet? $20 sounds quite acceptable
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-29-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,000
Posted By paulincapetown
Hi Alton Please let me know how you get on with...

Hi Alton
Please let me know how you get on with this as my 7 has just arrived and will be finished around July 2012. I am considering this plenum and would be very interested to hear how the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-27-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,841
Posted By paulincapetown
Try using a cheap piece of coloured (dark)...

Try using a cheap piece of coloured (dark) perspex and fix over screen with velcro straps. Works very well and cheap:o:o
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-01-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,998
Posted By paulincapetown
POH RV-7

Does anyone have a POH for an RV7 in electronic format? I am just looking for a template at the moment so I can start doing some work on it but do know it will need to be populated with my aircraft...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,093
Posted By paulincapetown
Question Flying with my King Charles Cavalier Spaniel

Can anyone recomend some good ear protectors for dogs? I have a small dog who will be flying with me in my RV7 and I would like to make sure her ears are protected as best I can.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,392
Posted By paulincapetown
Hey Lars yes a little unclear from my side - I am...

Hey Lars
yes a little unclear from my side - I am talking about a firewall 'blanket' to help with keeping heat and noise of engine out of cockpit
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,392
Posted By paulincapetown
Seatbelt attachment to RV-7 and Firewall

Two pending issues for me and my new 7. I was told I need to purchase an inverted bracket ( may not be called this) to attach the crotch strap to the aircraft frame. Does anyone know if this is the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,509
Posted By paulincapetown
yes please - me too

yes please - me too
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,415
Posted By paulincapetown
As I have just paid for my RV7 (ouch) I don't...

As I have just paid for my RV7 (ouch) I don't have much mola left.
I like RV7ator's suggestion so will check this out
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,415
Posted By paulincapetown
Thanks Pierre Will investigate further. My new...

Thanks Pierre

Will investigate further. My new RV7 kit arrives September/Oct in Krugersdorp so have a bit of time to sort this out

Regards from a cold Cape Town:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,415
Posted By paulincapetown
Slider canopy with tilt and quick lift-off features

Does anyone know where I can find out more about these canopies and what is the general perception of them. Are they any good and or are they diffucilt to install?

Regards
Paul
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,442
Posted By paulincapetown
Infinity complicated order form

I would have gone with the infinity1 grips but:mad: .............I have no experience of working with electrical diagrams or actually understanding them. For someone who wants a standard set of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,442
Posted By paulincapetown
Stick Grips

Can anyone recommend some descent stick grips for my brand new RV7. I have looked at the infinity range and the standard wooden ones from Vans but not sure what else is available.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,864
Posted By paulincapetown
Check out the MGL Stand

They offer brilliant products with great support. They got some new fancy/imporved EFIS to be realesed later this year.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,663
Posted By paulincapetown
Any specials at OSHKOSH on Lycoming Exp Engines?

I heard that Lycoming do some special deals :):):) on engines over the Oshkosh week and normally through to month end. This is in addition to the $1000 deal you get from Vans if you buy a new prop...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-14-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,801
Posted By paulincapetown
I have decided to go the CS route after all and...

I have decided to go the CS route after all and will have to do the penance for this extra cost over the next 25 years:):)
Thanks for the advice guys - really appreciated
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,801
Posted By paulincapetown
About to place my order for RV-7 - a few questions

Am about to place my order for an RV7 kit from Vans (today/ tomorrow) :):):)and have determined that I can?t afford a v/p prop:(. I have however decided to continue with the purchase of my Lyc IO...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,648
Posted By paulincapetown
Thanks for comments guys - that makes sense. ...

Thanks for comments guys - that makes sense. Heard these engines are good so happy to move forward with purchase................till the next question:)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-14-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,648
Posted By paulincapetown
Superior XP 0-360

Hi
I am looking at purchasing an RV7 that has a Superior XP 0 -360 with roller lifters. The seller says it is a 185HP. I thought the 0-360 engines were 180HP. Can anyone clarify? Tried to get...
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