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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-07-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,089
Posted By HDDAHL
I have an RV 12 WITH 180 HRS, 2012 THAT I BUILT,...

I have an RV 12 WITH 180 HRS, 2012 THAT I BUILT, ITS A GREAT FLYING AIRPLANE WITH ALL SB'S COMPLIED WITH EXCEPT THE FRONT STRUT WHICH IS ON ORDER, DELIVERY IN JULY. One would not have to install the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-07-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,775
Posted By HDDAHL
is it more pronounced with flaps...

is it more pronounced with flaps deployed/?

HDDAHL
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-06-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,167
Posted By HDDAHL
Many thanks to all who responded. Particular...

Many thanks to all who responded. Particular thanks to dpemmons - his video had the EXACT sound mine had and a little silicone solved it. Just as it did for him.

Great SITE!

Doug Dahl
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-03-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,167
Posted By HDDAHL
I agree but I am getting a schreeching noise...

I agree but I am getting a schreeching noise while on the ground, engine off, with feet pressed on the pedals and moving the pedals. This noise is the cables moving over the tailcone ribs. Are you...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-03-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,167
Posted By HDDAHL
I would hope you are right but I never heard the...

I would hope you are right but I never heard the noise before and I believe the cables were tighter before . Certainly tighter with feet on the pedals.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-02-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,167
Posted By HDDAHL
rudder slip

After my last flight I noticed that the rudder cables were dragging on the tailbone ribs even with my feet on both pedals. This was new and bad.Never had a bad landing, only pressure on the system...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-28-2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,406
Posted By HDDAHL
Smile H D Dahl

I am waiting for the Sensenich hub and will start a condition inspection tomorrow.

Looking for advice:

Should I remove the shroud? Ia there any advantage for having it? Also

I have not...
Forum: RV-14 07-26-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,593
Posted By HDDAHL
Wanted: RV 14 project at least 50% along

If anyone is interested is selling a partially completed RF 14 project contact H D Dahl at hilbertdahl@gmail.com. I have built a 6 and a 12
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-06-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 51,231
Posted By HDDAHL
Vans

As usual you guys at Vans are very thorough Scott. Thanks
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-05-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 51,231
Posted By HDDAHL
just finished today. Not mentioned in the...

just finished today. Not mentioned in the instructions is the potential for interference between the top tailbone fairing and the gusset at full displacement of the stabilator. Mine did interfere and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-22-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,060
Posted By HDDAHL
Backup Tach

I am putting in a backup altimeter, airspeed, D1, GPS, and an electronic tach. Been studying the wiring diagrams and am unsure where to place the signal wire and ground wire for the tach, and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-23-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,935
Posted By HDDAHL
Black and white screens.

Since I added version 10 I get a black screen. Pushing buttons 1, 2, and 5 results in a white screen. Pushing the buttons again results in a normal screen. Dynon recognizes the problem and will...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-31-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,677
Posted By HDDAHL
Thanks Bill. I had put a similar but not p strip...

Thanks Bill. I had put a similar but not p strip and it was not ideal. I will try the p strip.

Doug Dahl
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-30-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,677
Posted By HDDAHL
Question Air leaks through the canopy

Anybody out there have any ideas to stop airflow into the cabin at the rotation attach point and aft about 6-8" along the mating surface between the canopy and the fuselage? Winter is here and while...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-30-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,219
Posted By HDDAHL
Mine was heavier, 775#. I had put in all options...

Mine was heavier, 775#. I had put in all options and my paint job was probably heavy.

Doug Dahl N72DJ, RV-12 N142DD RV-9A
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-23-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,179
Posted By HDDAHL
Angry No parts to handle the SB

Am I the only one who is irritated about not having the tools to do this service bulletin ? In the face of a possible engine failure? I sure would like a great more detail about the genesis of this...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-29-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,387
Posted By HDDAHL
Throttle nuts

MY NEW style throttle cable had Rotax bolt M5 supplied with the kit, together with the metric M5 nut. SO some kits, mine was #212, were supplied with the new cable but with Rotax hardware (not an AN...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-24-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,964
Posted By HDDAHL
Smile If you don't have a plex bit, run a standard...

If you don't have a plex bit, run a standard twist drill into concrete for a 1/4" or so and it will work just fine.

Doug Dahl
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-25-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,542
Posted By HDDAHL
Question SB 3-13-01 Ethanol

It is clearly preferable to use non ethanol gas in our RV -12's, as spelled out in this service bulletin. However I cannot get higher than 89 octane fuel without ethanol in southeast SC and northeast...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-22-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,624
Posted By HDDAHL
Mounting and wiring ADFS-B

I mounted mine on the back of the baggage bulkhead. It works great but could be more user friendly. It would be nice, eg., if the map pointer highlighted a station and you could go directly to the...
Forum: ADS-B 02-17-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,647
Posted By HDDAHL
Vans is saying 2-4 weeks. I went ahead and...

Vans is saying 2-4 weeks. I went ahead and installed mine behind the baggage bulkhead because I didn't want to take up panel space, had 4 extra wires to the tail cone area and also did not look...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-11-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,624
Posted By HDDAHL
Smile Thanks much for all your help. You have been very...

Thanks much for all your help. You have been very responsive and it is much appreciated.

Doug Dahl
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-10-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,692
Posted By HDDAHL
Need a 1/2" for the gear mod (1/4" pilot), but I...

Need a 1/2" for the gear mod (1/4" pilot), but I don't know if the new kits are built with the necessity for the mod or start from scratch.

Doug Dahl
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-10-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,624
Posted By HDDAHL
Question This is a bit inconsistent with the Dynon...

This is a bit inconsistent with the Dynon instructions which specify a minimum distance of 24" from the tnsp. antenna. Dynon would allow one to place the antenna under the passenger seat 24'' or more...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-09-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,199
Posted By HDDAHL
Question Spark Plug Condition

removed spark plugs today. Cylinder#'s 1 and 2 were black, not glossy, indicating rich mixture or cool operation. #'s 3 and 4 were a nice tan indicating proper air/fuel etc. I am at a loss to...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-09-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,624
Posted By HDDAHL
I did not know that Vans would be offering an...

I did not know that Vans would be offering an entire kit. Since I have already purchased the ADSB from Dynon will Vans sell me the remainder of the kit? I am inclined to wait if so. Thanks for your...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-08-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,624
Posted By HDDAHL
Question Skyview/ADSB-470

I have bought the weather package from Dynon and am ready to install.

I am having difficulty getting help from Vans regarding which serial port(s) are available. Dynon says they think serial port...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-30-2013, 05:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,646
Posted By HDDAHL
Smile I think its my imagination but I also think it...

I think its my imagination but I also think it feels more solid.

Doug Dahl
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-22-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,310
Posted By HDDAHL
Cool Orange Goo

Had intermittent zero fuel pressure on start up sequence, electric fuel pump on, as reported in my previous post. Today opened pressure line to the Kavlico sender, turned on the pump and wow!, a slug...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-18-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,310
Posted By HDDAHL
I have had the same thing happen to me at least...

I have had the same thing happen to me at least twice. I also have the improved Kavlico sensor. Using the Skyview system I reprogrammed using the sensor mapping page and selected the 15 psi sensor...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,770
Posted By HDDAHL
Reply

He did show me ID and gave me his card. His name is Barron Wilkins, works out of Charleston SC.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-11-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,770
Posted By HDDAHL
Question Homeland Security Ramp Check

I hangar my airplane at a "country" airport in Ridgeland, SC that has no fences and only signs forbidding entry to unauthorized individuals.

Today I was approached at my hangar by a Homeland...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-23-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,374
Posted By HDDAHL
Smile Interior lights come on with either of the nav...

Interior lights come on with either of the nav positions.

Doug Dahl
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-27-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,990
Posted By HDDAHL
Rotax Carb Ice

Just curious; the RV-12 has no provision for dealing with carb ice. I am assuming that airflow past the coolant radiator heats the input air to the carbs enough so that ice will not form. Anybody...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-06-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 28,385
Posted By HDDAHL
re did the SB except for the chamfer at the...

re did the SB except for the chamfer at the corners for rivet interference. I don't have rivet interferenceafter chamfering the original way. The addendum has a better method as there is no chance...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-03-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,836
Posted By HDDAHL
Headphone volune. Set it to zero and the volume...

Headphone volune. Set it to zero and the volume knob works!

Doug Dahl
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-03-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,836
Posted By HDDAHL
Scott Thanks. I did not notice that - I'll look...

Scott
Thanks. I did not notice that - I'll look for it today. Hope you have hit on it.

Doug Dahl
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-01-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,836
Posted By HDDAHL
Cool SL40 issue

I installed Skyview update 4.0.1 along with the wiring change from Vans.

Now the volume control on the SL40 has no effect; the volume stays on what I think is full. I also don't get the I (intercom)...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-01-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 28,385
Posted By HDDAHL
Wink I complied with the SB today. Thanks to the...

I complied with the SB today. Thanks to the suggestion (Kibby?) about removing the lower small side skins; that helped a great deal.

No cracks found; didn't expect any, no hard landings all on hard...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-29-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 28,385
Posted By HDDAHL
I applaud van's for addressing this issue, even...

I applaud van's for addressing this issue, even as an intermediate step. I have two questions:

How to tap on the bolt heads?

Seems one must jack up the airplane to ascertain for sure...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-24-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,060
Posted By HDDAHL
Talking Found the problem!

An embarrassment! The radio was not fully in its tray. It apparently vibrated back some because I had not engaged the slot.

Now works great.

Doug Dahl 9A and the 12
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-20-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,119
Posted By HDDAHL
After flight and engine warming of the cowls and...

After flight and engine warming of the cowls and resulting relaxation of the resins, the pins will slide in and out with much less resistance.

doug
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-20-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,060
Posted By HDDAHL
Cool Hum, whine

Pulled fuses, shut down skyview, no change in the hum.

has anyone done the 4.0 update and changed the wiring per Vans instructions and seen any difference? I have not done the 4.0 update. Since I...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-19-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,060
Posted By HDDAHL
Question Hum in my radio

Have Skyview with the SL40 garmen, standard package.

When I transmit, I get a feedback hum or tone that sounds like something above 200 cycles/ sec. This occurs with the engine not running, and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-27-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,245
Posted By HDDAHL
Wink Made my own from HD plastic, 3/8"x1"x4 1/2" long....

Made my own from HD plastic, 3/8"x1"x4 1/2" long. Centered at cruise.

Doug Dahl
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-13-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,755
Posted By HDDAHL
Angry Rotax Parts

I need a rectifier/regulator, Rotax part # 965349.

Not one of the Rotax dealers in this country has it in stock! Unacceptable! Two weeks or more for a regulator? Are they failing that fast or do the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-13-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,897
Posted By HDDAHL
No Battery charge

Only 5 wires; none to terminal L.

I wonder if the cooling air duct and shroud is actually supplying any air to aid in cooling the regulator. I note a significant pressure inside the upper cowling...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-12-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 29,608
Posted By HDDAHL
See if you can convince Carl Eldridge to make you...

See if you can convince Carl Eldridge to make you one out of plex. I used one of his and it worked great. I also used a tinted one that looks great. Search plexiglass window RV-12.

Doug Dahl
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-12-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,569
Posted By HDDAHL
I used safety wire with a small dia. loop on the...

I used safety wire with a small dia. loop on the end threaded through, then pulled the wires through.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-12-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,897
Posted By HDDAHL
No battery Charge

Thanks to all. The regulator was fried, so bad that the terminal clip was imbedded into the regulator housing by melting. Hope it was just a bad regulator, don't know what would cause it. Looked to...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-11-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,897
Posted By HDDAHL
Angry No battery charge!

Help! Only 9 hobbs hours.
Flew this AM; 10 minutes into the flight I noticed a dischsrge of 8 amps from the battery. Voltage was 11.5. Skyview system. Don't know whether no alternator from startup,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-15-2012, 02:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,323
Posted By HDDAHL
I would suspect a loose pin wiring connection on...

I would suspect a loose pin wiring connection on the D-Sub, pins 30? 31? Where are you measuring the voltage?
Doug Dahl
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-15-2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,683
Posted By HDDAHL
May be harmonics. Don't think I had turned on...

May be harmonics. Don't think I had turned on noise cancelling last time I flew. Will investigate. Thanks.

Doug
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-14-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,683
Posted By HDDAHL
Smile Engine surge

I have 7 hrs. on my RV 12 and I love the way it flies. I have one issue though. At or below 4900 rpm the engine runs smooth. Above 4900 there is a very
slight surging at a frequency of about 1 1/2...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-30-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,860
Posted By HDDAHL
I have a 9A as well as the 12. I am thrilled with...

I have a 9A as well as the 12. I am thrilled with the 12 and its flying qualities. Although I have only 4.5 hrs. on the 12 at this writing I think most comments exaggerate the need for transitional...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-27-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,455
Posted By HDDAHL
Question 12 Volt Power Supply

My RV is Skyview equipped. I assume that one can trickle charge the battery using the "cigarette lighter" dc power outlet. Am I correct? Thanks.

Doug Dahl
RV-9A
RV-12 flying!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-24-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 32,126
Posted By HDDAHL
I would think that lead in the avgas would kick...

I would think that lead in the avgas would kick the octane level higher than the arithmatic average. Any thoughts?

Doug Dahl
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-23-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,673
Posted By HDDAHL
Cool Mine does the same thing, only about 150...

Mine does the same thing, only about 150 degrees.

Doug Dahl
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-20-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,852
Posted By HDDAHL
Rigging

Don't think rudder trim tab is involved, certainly not to the degree you describe. It will help coordinnated filght, keep the ball centered, etc. Your options are two, imho.

1. Squeeze the light...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-20-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,209
Posted By HDDAHL
Smile Whine

Thanks to all. I adjusted to sidetone to 000, per Andy J (thank you!) and the whine is gone. transmissions are 5x5. First flight planned for tomorrow, 21st.

Doug
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-19-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,209
Posted By HDDAHL
Red face Whine

John
Thanks. I'll take a look.
Doug
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-19-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,209
Posted By HDDAHL
Unhappy Whine on transmit

Just got my DAR approval today, have not yet flown my RV-12.

While doing taxi tests I have a significant "whine" when transmitting as a feedback into the ear phones. Don't know whether receioving...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-17-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,371
Posted By HDDAHL
Sorry - email is...

Sorry - email is hddahl@hargray.comhddahl@hargray.com
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-17-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,371
Posted By HDDAHL
Transition Training

Looking for a ride or transition training in the 12. Currently fly a 9A. Am told by Vans that the 12 flys much like a 9. Live in SC - Mitch, can you help? Or is there someone closer? Thanks. Ready...
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