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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-02-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Memory Battery

Hi Terry

Here a previous post here on VAF on this subject in case you decide to do the work yourself..

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=89709

Good luck

Bruno
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-26-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By RV-4
Question GNS 420

Hi Jerry

Just to clarified, the 420 is a 14 volts radio and your friend has a power supply if someone wants to install it in a 28 volts aircraft or is it the other way around?

Thanks

Bruno
Forum: Canada 02-13-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up PocketFMS

Eric

I don't know if PocketFMS still do but a few years back when I was using them, I send them the LAT/Long and info for our grass strip just west of CYMX and they did add it to their database on...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-11-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By RV-4
Question Tail Strobe

Hi Bart

''Whelen Tail Strobe Assembly ($50 plus shipping)''

Is it the model including the Tail Light also or just the strobe?

Thanks

Bruno
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-01-2021, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,765
Posted By RV-4
RV-15

Happy New Year to all

Paul
''You just described the Dream Tundra.''

We build some good stuff North of the Border sometimes but we have a tendency to give them away :rolleyes::eek: ( The C-Series...
Forum: RV-4 12-31-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,146
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Wing Pod on a -4

I just look at the video, very interesting but a lot of work...

Anyone has an idea of the drag factor ( Speed penality , loading consideration.etc...)

Thanks

Bruno
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-30-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 12,894
Posted By RV-4
Question ELLISON TBI

To Flyboyedwards

''I have both an Ellison''

Which model do you have or will it fit an 0-320 Lycoming 160hp.

If you decide to sell it or parts of it, I will be interested as a spare....

Thanks
Forum: ADS-B 12-25-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,876
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Tailbeacon

Hi Ron

Thanks, that's what I thought...

Cheers

Bruno
Forum: ADS-B 12-25-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,876
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up TAILBEACON X MOUNTING

Hi Rob

''Someone walking past and breaking mine is the only concern I have with mine on the tail'')

This is my main concern too as it will be seating really close to the ground :eek:

Nice to know...
Forum: ADS-B 12-23-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,876
Posted By RV-4
Question Tailbeacon X

I didn't know that you could mount a Tailbeacon X in a wingtip.....

What about the antenna??Does it not have to be able to look at the satellite to work??

If it does actually work, that is the way...
Forum: Autopilots 12-18-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 843
Posted By RV-4
Wink AV-20 cs G5

Philippe

Like I told you on the phone, it depends what you're planning in the future..

If you're looking at just a Back Up AI, then the G5 will be better as it is bigger and will interface with any...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,018
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Sunglasses

Serengetti Drivers...The best I found so far for flying and driving..

No issues at all in the Boeing, Airbus and RVs...

YMMV

Bruno
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By RV-4
Smile Phil Have you tried ordering them directly from...

Phil

Have you tried ordering them directly from the US..it might makes things a lot simpler for you..

Good luck

Bruno
Forum: Engine Monitors 10-24-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 821
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up FP-5L FUEL PRESSURE FLUCTUATIONS

Hi Bill

I have the exact same problem with my FP-5L and talking with the manufacturer support ( EI International ) , they said that it is most likely the fuel pressure little Black Box ( Sorry can't...
Forum: RV-4 08-20-2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,538
Posted By RV-4
Plastic Brake Lines

I'm in the process of replacing them on my -4...just took me 20 years to do it..:o

Bruno
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-13-2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,087
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up g3x

Thanks for the update Bobby, that's good information to know..

Cheers

Bruno
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-12-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,087
Posted By RV-4
Question G3X MOVE TO TOUCH

Bobby

I'm curious to know what got you to move from your current g3x to the touch model.

Both looks to be ''Screen wise anyway'' about the same in clarity etc..

Are there a lot more functions on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,390
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up SAM JAMES WHEEL PANTS

GMCJETPILOT

''I went back to the 5.00X5 and Sam James wheel pants... (I just don't like the looks of Van's wheel pants, but drag rise they are fine.''
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How did you find the installation to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,390
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up WHEELS FAIRINGS

Hi Ken

''Are you planning to offer these for other RV models? ''
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If you ever have a kit for the RV-4, I will be very interested.

Thanks

Bruno
rv4@videotron.ca
Forum: GPS 08-02-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,204
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up IFR GPS

''I bought a KLN-90 a few years ago It was a good unit and King is still selling DB's at a reasonable price (same as Garmin, I recall). Back then, decent units were going for $800,. It uses ARINC...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-28-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,612
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Vents

I'm glad to read that...Hoping to get a couple whenever they become available again.

Thanks for jumping in Larry, much appreciated.

Cheers

Bruno
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-27-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,612
Posted By RV-4
Unhappy Vents

'' Yes I have 2 of the smaller vents but they will be mounted in my panther so they’re not for sale.''
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I thought I'll ask, one never knows..:):D

Good luck on the Panther's Project

Still...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-27-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,612
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Vents

Hi Larry

If the vents you have are for sale I will gladly buy them..

Just let me know how much and how you want me to pay for them:D:D

Cheers

Bruno
rv4videotron.ca
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-26-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,612
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Vents

That will be nice if Steve could make them...I sure will have a look if he does..

Bruno
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-24-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,612
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Vents

Paul

As you can see in the pictures, mine is installed for the Backseat ventilation and I don't know if I got lucky but it's blowing enough air to set the squelch off for the backseater..

Here's...
Forum: RV-4 07-24-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 393,648
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up MY RV-4 in its new colors

Here's a few pictures of my rv-4 in its new livery

https://i.postimg.cc/pp5LsQKF/IMG-0675.jpg (https://postimg.cc/pp5LsQKF)

https://i.postimg.cc/0bWGxtWh/DJI-0149.jpg...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-24-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,612
Posted By RV-4
Vents

Hi Ralph

I saw those on Wag Aero, they might work but they're not as nice as the one I already have and will like to find..

Vans now sell this kit...Probably effective but most likely too large (...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-23-2020, 10:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,395
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Valve Wizard

I'll take one too for $29.00 Alan

Thanks

Bruno
rv4videotron.ca
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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-23-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,612
Posted By RV-4
Looking for these little Vents

Hello All

I'm in need of a couple ( at least one ) of these little vents CA LV-3 VENTILATOR that Vans used to have but doesn't anymore ..

https://i.postimg.cc/TKzNQWQh/RV-4-SIDE-SHIRT-VENT.jpg...
Forum: ADS-B 06-03-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,618
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up GDL-39 UPDATING

Hi Gaylon

If you have a friend with a Aera796 with the 4.91 GDL-39 update installed on it, just asked him (or borrow his 796 and do it yourself) to stand close to your RV and to connect with the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-18-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,690
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up FlyLeds Wig Wag Module

Hi Paul

Thanks a lot for the info,I must have miss it during the installation.

I'll give it a go next time I'm at the hangar...

ATC mentioned today that it was a lot easier for them to spot the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-17-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,690
Posted By RV-4
Question FlyLeds Wig Wag Module

Hello All

Today I installed my Flyleds Wig Wags module that I bought last summer in Oshkosh ( Yep I know I'm slow ) and when I tested them they worked on all 8 flashing modes but that is it...They...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-09-2020, 12:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Dynon Intercom

Hi Brian

Thanks for the reply.

Ok I'll check the connection again but here how it is connected right now..

Pilot PTT is connected to Pin 10 of the Intercom

Pilot Audio Mic to Pin: 23
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-08-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By RV-4
Question Dynon Intercom Installation

Good day All

I'm in the process of installing a Dynon Intercom and so far after a first power up it is working as advertise except for a minor point and I'm wondering if any of you guys had this...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-24-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,940
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Fuel Drains O'rings

Thanks a lot for all the info Gentlemen, I'll try to find some here locally ( I'm in Canada after all :D ) if not I'll get some frome the USA.

Chers

Bruno
Forum: ADS-B 04-23-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,618
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up GDL-39 UPDATE

Dave

If you download the Garmin web updater and connect your 796 to it, it will download the 4.9.1 update and install it on your 796 which will update the GDL-39 once plugged in..

I just did mine...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-23-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,940
Posted By RV-4
Question FUEL DRAINS O'RING REPLACEMENTS

Hello All

I will need to remove the fuel drains on my -4 in the next week or so and I was wondering where I could buy replacements O'rings just in case I need one or two..

Any idea where I can get...
Forum: ADS-B 02-21-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,304
Posted By RV-4
Tailbeacon X vs DYNON SKYVIEW

As a Dynon Skyview user, I was wondering if the Tailbeacon X will work with the Skyview so I e-mailed Dynon Tech Support and here's the answer I got...not the one I wanted mind...
Forum: ADS-B 02-19-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,304
Posted By RV-4
Question Uavionics TailbeaconX

Hello All

Reference the Uavionix new ADS-B OUT Tailbeacon X, any of you Beta testers know if it will integrate with a Dynon Skyview via one of the serial port...?

If yes, I'll be buying one very...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-10-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,284
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Capacitive Filters

Hi Gerry

Thanks a lot for the parts numbers..That was really useful :)

I found them on the L-Com website...

Cheers

Bruno
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-08-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,284
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up SKYVIEW NOISE FILTERS

Hi Brian

Thanks for the offer..I didn't check with Dynon yet but it was my next move..

Mine is missing a pin at position # 1..It came out when I removed the connector...I will try to re-insert a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-07-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,284
Posted By RV-4
Question SKYVIEW NOISE FILTERS

Hello everyone

A few years back, Dynon provided a 3 noise filters set to help in suppressing noise from Skyview.
I got one of these kit but my DB37 filter has loss a Pin ( Pin # 1 ) and I would like...
Forum: Propellers 11-24-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,421
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Catto Prop

SH
As part of your crusade toward getting the optimum prop for your -4, you may want to check that your RPM gauge is reading properly before going thru all the hassles of getting a new prop..

For...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-25-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,052
Posted By RV-4
Unhappy Hinge Pin

If you have a little bit of access to your old pin, you may try tapping on it with another piece of PIN just enough to make it move a little and then try to pull on it from the other end if room...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-25-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,663
Posted By RV-4
Unhappy RED CUPE READINGS

Well I guess that I'm now part of the erratic Red Cube Readings club...:)

I had the same symtoms over the last couples of months but was too busy flying to have a look at it..

Well 2 days ago, I...
Forum: RV-4 09-17-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 952
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up RV-4 STICK GRIP

Hi Brian

Mine were only install really tight on the stick with no glue or anything holding them in place but when I removed them to be replaced with Infinity Grip I really had to pull to get them...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-09-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,091
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up RV-4 ROUND GEAR

Hello Gents.

Donnie (AvengerBoss ): I responded to your e-mail, thanks

Vince: I'm off overseas tomorrow for work but will try to take pictures of my gears over the week end and will send them to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-07-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,091
Posted By RV-4
Question ROUND GEAR (RV-4,6 ) Jacking Kit

Hello All

This year at Oshkosh I bought the Round Gear Jacking Kit that had been advertised here on VAF from Flyboys Accessories as I thought that it was a fine little gadget that could save a lot...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-04-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,598
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up St-Georges RV's Gathering 2019

Salut Simon

The gang from Montreal will be there weather permitting...

A la prochaine

Bruno
RV-4 C-GDBH
Forum: Safety 08-15-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,412
Posted By RV-4
C-130 AND SAR COST

gmcjetpilot

In Canada, all SAR Cost are free, if you go down, we will search for you for as long as there is a very very small chance that we will find you.

While in the Air Force ( SAR ) I've...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-08-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,378
Posted By RV-4
430 Support

As far as I know Garmin no longer support the GNS 430 '' 28 Volts'' unit..Don't know about the other models..

Bruno
Forum: COMM 08-08-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,341
Posted By RV-4
Question Bose A-20 Sounds Quality

While we're on the subject of the A-20 Sound Quality,

A friend and I had our A-20 Bose overhaul by Bose in Oshkosh where they replaced the control module with the new Bluetooth one that has the...
Forum: Reviews 08-08-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,932
Posted By RV-4
SPOT vs Tracking time

Rob (Snowflake)

''the tracks I get back after a flight look great to me (5 minute tracking - more than adequate).''

You gotta remember than you are moving at about 2.5NM/ Min in an RV X 5 = 12.5...
Forum: RV-4 08-08-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,218
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up 40 Years of RV-4s

Thank you Devin for organizing this gathering of Eagles ( Flying an RV-4 ,you feel like an Eagle ) it was nice meeting you and the other RV-4's pilots..

As you said, we should make it a yearly...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-30-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 64,780
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Hello Herman It was a pleasure meeting you in...

Hello Herman

It was a pleasure meeting you in Oshkosh and I?m glad that your flight home went flawlessly ..

Thank you for sharing with us.

Cheers

Bruno
RV-4 C-GDBH
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,039
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up OSH EARLY ARRIVALS

Thanks Jeff

Should be there around noon weather permitting...

i'm not worry about the traffic for myself but more for my 2 flying partners who are not as used to high traffic loads as I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,039
Posted By RV-4
Early Arrival

Bill

Please read this again''any potential procedures other then a standard'':rolleyes:

I've read the Notam multiple times already ....It was just an honest question just in case there was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,039
Posted By RV-4
Early Arrival

Ok now....

For Joker and the likes: If you had read my post correctly instead of getting your cajones in a knot you will have notice that I mentioned the D%?&m Notam which means that I read the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,039
Posted By RV-4
Question OSHKOSH ARRIVAL EARLY

Hello Gents

A couple of friends and I are planning on arriving in Oshkosh on Thursday July 18th and I was wondering if the special arrival procedure ( Notam ) will be in effect on the 18th or will...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,506
Posted By RV-4
Question RV-4 40th Anniversary

Hi Devin

Reference: The 40th Anniversary T-Shirts

I did registed already but I'm not sure if I put in a preference for my T-Shirts and I sure would like one or more of those..

Is there a way I can...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-09-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 593
Posted By RV-4
Question Garmin GTX 327 ISSUE

Hello All

Due to weather issue I flew my RV-4 for the first time this year only last week and while in contact with Center, I was told that they could no longer see my Transponder ( never happened...
Forum: GPS 05-28-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 72,170
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Transponder Diversity

Mark ( Canadian Joy )

Thank you for the info..I, like yourself hope that a single antenna will do the work on our RVs but the only way to be sure will be to try one and it's gonna be a while before...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 888
Posted By RV-4
Question Florida Airparks

Hello All

I have a friend with an RV-6 who contemplating renting a house on an Airpark in the Fort Lauderdale area for about 5-6 monts /year upon his retirement and we were wondering if there are,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,155
Posted By RV-4
Question G696 Battery

Hello ALL

Will anyone of you here on VAF know of a good source to purchase a Garmin 696's battery other than Garmin??

I just purchased a 696 for a friend and the battery is no longer holding a...
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