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Forum: RV-14 11-23-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 658
Posted By JHartline
Hope this helps…worked for me

I guess a Canadian pilot needs more nighttime capability than someone down south. :D

I’m using AeroLED lights for both taxi and landing. They are mounted in the standard wing cutouts using the...
Forum: RV-14 11-19-2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,009
Posted By JHartline
Go back to the main page this site. Look on the...

Go back to the main page this site. Look on the left side and you’ll see a list of topics. Find “Transition Training.”

The Vans website also has information about transition training as well.
Forum: RV-14 10-13-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By JHartline
There’s a word for those rivets. The moderators...

There’s a word for those rivets. The moderators will kick me off if I use it.

Yes…offset rivet set. And a partner if possible to buck while you use two hands to hold everything straight. They...
Forum: RV-14 09-08-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By JHartline
Yes, the shielded 3-wire (L1082) goes through...

Yes, the shielded 3-wire (L1082) goes through there. It’s possible you need a little extra clearance to get it through? You eventually put a blob of RTV or equivalent around the wire to keep it...
Forum: RV-14 08-28-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,234
Posted By JHartline
Ask the current builder where they stopped work

The tailcone/empennage construction plans are sections 6-12 and they are available on Vans website. If the builder has not started section 10 then i believe it would be very easy to change things...
Forum: RV-14 08-08-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,170
Posted By JHartline
Mine is on the sub-panel, pilot side

I made a stand-off bracket for my remote comm radio and put the VR inside it, flat against the panel using nutplates on the forward side. Easy access and plenty of room for the display, connectors,...
Forum: RV-14 06-04-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,053
Posted By JHartline
If you want to do some light reading, I would...

If you want to do some light reading, I would recommend you get a copy of FAA AC 20-27G and AC 90-89B. The first deals with EAB certification and the second gives guidance on preparation for and...
Forum: RV-14 04-24-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,393
Posted By JHartline
Where do the grounds for your lights terminate?

Where do the grounds for your lights terminate?
Forum: RV-14 04-16-2021, 10:31 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 212,680
Posted By JHartline
One is for Alternate Air and I believe the other...

One is for Alternate Air and I believe the other is for the cowl exit flap.
Forum: RV-14 04-07-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,378
Posted By JHartline
Here’s a photo of my Fumoto quick drain

This was taken looking up through the lower cowl exit. The quick drain is on the left side, under the fuel pump. The suction screen is on the right.
Forum: RV-14 04-07-2021, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,378
Posted By JHartline
I put my quick drain (Fumoto T202-N) on the rear...

I put my quick drain (Fumoto T202-N) on the rear of the sump, I believe on the right side. I just chose the side which would give easiest access to attach a drain hose to the fitting without burning...
Forum: RV-14 03-24-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,045
Posted By JHartline
I replaced the lock nuts with an aluminum strap...

I replaced the lock nuts with an aluminum strap (which captures the counterweight) and two nutplates. My concern was that if the lock nuts loosened over time they would only spin with the bolt when I...
Forum: RV-14 03-23-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,045
Posted By JHartline
I did a retrofit on my elevators in a similar...

I did a retrofit on my elevators in a similar manner as the plans show for the rudder. Had to cut a hole in the fairing to get at it...wish I had thought of it before I attached it. I would do it...
Forum: RV-14 02-22-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 181,042
Posted By JHartline
Love that spinner!

Love that spinner!
Forum: RV-14 02-18-2021, 07:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,746
Posted By JHartline
Jeff, Vans uses inches aft of datum versus...

Jeff,

Vans uses inches aft of datum versus percent of chord. You don’t need the percentages unless you want to use chord values which are not shown on their W&B form. I can send you my W&B I did...
Forum: RV-14 02-18-2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,268
Posted By JHartline
Has anyone done this tunnel close out/cooling...

Has anyone done this tunnel close out/cooling door mod to a flying -14? Looking at the plans it seems fairly straight forward. I’ve looked through the threads but don’t see that anyone has...
Forum: RV-14 02-17-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,459
Posted By JHartline
I put a BC-410H on the vacuum pad as a backup to...

I put a BC-410H on the vacuum pad as a backup to the stock Plane Power alternator. Not possible on the new 390EXP119 unless I have missed something. Also did the B&C oil filter adapter. Very...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-31-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,305
Posted By JHartline
I invented new profanity trying to wrestle with...

I invented new profanity trying to wrestle with the wheel fairings. That’s brilliant!!
Forum: RV-14 12-26-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,336
Posted By JHartline
+1 for Flightline

My cover fits great and has a nice finish on the glareshield edge.

I’m pretty sure Classic Aero has one too. Both are VAF advertisers.
Forum: RV-14 12-15-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,556
Posted By JHartline
Not much

Jeff,

This is how much I drained from a tank after I intentionally ran it dry during phase 1. Mine is a -14 but I don’t suppose it matters since the tanks are identical.

Yes, that’s water in the...
Forum: RV-14 12-10-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,131
Posted By JHartline
Jeffw@sc47 - check your PM’s

Jeffw@sc47 - check your PM’s
Forum: RV-14 12-09-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,131
Posted By JHartline
Bill, did Clint mention where he’s getting his...

Bill, did Clint mention where he’s getting his heat muffs from if Rick is retired?
Forum: RV-14 12-09-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,981
Posted By JHartline
They are expensive and I started out flying...

They are expensive and I started out flying without them. I don’t think there’s a graceful way to climb in/out without a step. And I spent way too much time getting my flap TE right to risk someone...
Forum: RV-14 12-08-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 20,131
Posted By JHartline
FYI - I have a Vetterman exhaust (IO-390] which I...

FYI - I have a Vetterman exhaust (IO-390] which I believe I ordered in 2018. The exhaust muffs are from Robbins Wings. The ports on the muffs are set up for the RV-14. The flange that rests...
Forum: RV-14 11-17-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,309
Posted By JHartline
Not an option on a -14(A). Springs are hidden...

Not an option on a -14(A). Springs are hidden behind the sub-panel. The 350N springs work great however.
Forum: RV-14 11-14-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,286
Posted By JHartline
Thread title...

If I start a band, it will be named HOSE LIFE
Forum: RV-14 11-07-2020, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,030
Posted By JHartline
So you already moved on past page 26-13? If so,...

So you already moved on past page 26-13? If so, how far? Looks like the corresponding holes in the F-01484 lower skin would have been dimpled. Is the brace assembly sitting on top of those dimples?...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,185
Posted By JHartline
I built a 2X4 EAA bench for my DRDT and never...

I built a 2X4 EAA bench for my DRDT and never locked it down to the table. I did make the insert that slides over the lower part and makes a flush table top with carpet to protect the workpieces. ...
Forum: RV-14 10-12-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,263
Posted By JHartline
Painted covers

Since you asked...but I don’t know why the pictures are upside down. The covers lay down really nice match the curve of the skin.

Also, I included a shot of the empennage because I love my paint...
Forum: RV-14 10-12-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,263
Posted By JHartline
Access panel photos

Ron,

Here’s mine in progress. Easy install on a flying -14 and access is great in the center section and pretty good on the left/right sides. I replaced my canopy lift struts after installing the...
Forum: RV-14 10-02-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,538
Posted By JHartline
Will they accept another type of tri-gear RV to...

Will they accept another type of tri-gear RV to meet the dual requirements? I believe there was someone (a while back) over at Mallards Landing that did instruction in a -6. I also heard that Alex...
Forum: RV-14 09-17-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,188
Posted By JHartline
I used the V-man exhaust. I called Vans and got...

I used the V-man exhaust. I called Vans and got the inventory list for the FWF. The exhaust, or at least most of it, is a sub-kit and the parts are all listed together. That covered almost...
Forum: RV-14 09-09-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 181,042
Posted By JHartline
Yep...Evoke in Gadsden AL. We are thrilled with...

Yep...Evoke in Gadsden AL.

We are thrilled with the results.
Forum: RV-14 09-08-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 181,042
Posted By JHartline
Never really finished, but this sure is close!!

First day and "last" day photos. October 2014 to September 2020. If you keep showing up and getting things done, you can end up with one of these too. Pretty cool...
Forum: RV-14 09-07-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 157,704
Posted By JHartline
Picked This up from Evoke Aviation today

The work coming out of Jonathan's shop speaks for itself...and I’m glad it’s home now.
Forum: RV-14 09-04-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,088
Posted By JHartline
PDF reader?

I use GoodReader and it supports bookmarks. It shows a table of contents and you can select individual sections and expand them to zero in on what you want.

Not sure about other options.
Forum: RV-14 07-30-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 26,865
Posted By JHartline
Anyone have pictures of an AFP pump/filter...

Anyone have pictures of an AFP pump/filter installation in an RV-14? I would think the modifications to the fuel lines would be pretty easy to do, especially if you substitute flex lines for the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-12-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 904
Views: 1,208,264
Posted By JHartline
Magnificent example of a beautiful RV-8. You...

Magnificent example of a beautiful RV-8. You should be very proud. Love the panel.
Forum: RV-14 07-10-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,575
Posted By JHartline
Not anywhere close to OR

John,

I installed the steps on my -14 and my 5?2? wife has no problems getting in or out now. Plenty of hand-holds...I would guess a -7 would be a similar process if one of those is available...
Forum: RV-14 06-30-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,750
Posted By JHartline
Wig-wag

All the lighting magic comes from the GAD-27. No extra wires (I believe the sync wire comes in the harness). Paragraph 35.4.33 in the G3X configuration manual to set up the wig wag.
Forum: RV-14 06-30-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,750
Posted By JHartline
I guess I assumed the RG-400 cable had adequate...

I guess I assumed the RG-400 cable had adequate shielding to negate the need for a shielded harness. At any rate, all my lights are AeroLED including the landing/taxi lights. Additionally, those...
Forum: RV-14 06-29-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,275
Posted By JHartline
Awesome...persistence pays off. Best of luck with...

Awesome...persistence pays off. Best of luck with Phase 1!
Forum: RV-14 06-25-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,750
Posted By JHartline
Ditto

Same lights, factory harness and Archer Nav Antenna in the right wingtip. Not a peep in 125 hours.
Forum: RV-14 06-16-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,394
Posted By JHartline
65 KIAS on final for me and idle about 300’ or so...

65 KIAS on final for me and idle about 300’ or so from my aimpoint, assuming final was flown properly, calm winds, etc. Point being, if I bounce it’s usually either because I flare too high and drop...
Forum: RV-14 06-12-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,325
Posted By JHartline
A couple of other things for the list

This is just a list of things you may want to add to the project. As you plan out your systems you will make dozens of design and equipment decisions. I?m just mentioning a few that I recall...
Forum: RV-14 05-14-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,814
Posted By JHartline
Might be able to just upsize it to an AN-5 and...

Might be able to just upsize it to an AN-5 and AN310-5. Calling Vans will answer that. As others have said, use unibits with care...they can cause things just like this very easily. I mark the...
Forum: RV-14 05-03-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,710
Posted By JHartline
Me too...

I have flown in rain a couple of times. Once in particular from Meridian MS to Carrollton GA. It rained the whole way, enough to get a few drops coming in the vents. I got the same drip on my...
Forum: RV-14 04-23-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,306
Posted By JHartline
My RV-14 has the IO-390 Thunderbolt with the AFP...

My RV-14 has the IO-390 Thunderbolt with the AFP FM-150, 72? Hartzell BA prop and dual P-Mags. Prop was dynamically balanced at 2,400 RPM. No problems operating with this configuration and I?m at...
Forum: RV-14 04-20-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,591
Posted By JHartline
I believe those #19 holes are for the screws that...

I believe those #19 holes are for the screws that attach the aft part of the wing gap fairing to the fuselage which is section 41. They are AN-515 round head screws so no dimple required.

The holes...
Forum: RV-14 04-12-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,263
Posted By JHartline
I did mine on a already-flying, unpainted -14. ...

I did mine on a already-flying, unpainted -14. It?s really only more difficult than during the build because you have to clean all the mess from cutting the holes. (I can?t imagine doing it on a...
Forum: RV-14 03-17-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,319
Posted By JHartline
Congratulations!!

Phase I flying...the most enjoyable social distancing practice ever devised!!
Forum: RV-14 03-17-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,588
Posted By JHartline
Thanks all. Yes, left front and I lift the tail...

Thanks all. Yes, left front and I lift the tail to get as much out as possible. This time I?ll be able to use my tail lift and save my back :D
Forum: RV-14 03-16-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,588
Posted By JHartline
Options...

I should have specified which type plug, not which drain hole. My bad. Also, for the conventional gear -14 the front left drain is really the only choice for normal oil changes.

The one Vans sells...
Forum: RV-14 03-16-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,588
Posted By JHartline
Quick drain oil plug

For those that have put a quick drain on an IO-390... Love it, hate it? Which one did you use?

I got 92 hours on my plane and it?s about time for condition inspection #1. Plus I haven?t spent any...
Forum: RV-14 03-05-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,814
Posted By JHartline
I got one

Check your PM?s
Forum: RV-14 02-13-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,909
Posted By JHartline
I?m in the ?I can?t explain how it works, but it...

I?m in the ?I can?t explain how it works, but it works? category. I have a GTN650 with the Archer antenna in the right wingtip. I have flown multiple ILS approaches, including one in a pretty good...
Forum: RV-14 02-05-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,896
Posted By JHartline
Ken, there are two RV-14 POH examples posted...

Ken, there are two RV-14 POH examples posted which would probably get you a lot of those settings. I looked at several examples but ultimately used the IO-390 manual to get my actual values. ...
Forum: RV-14 01-20-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,570
Posted By JHartline
+1 for using the mount

I put mine in the stock location, unregulated GAP26 pitot Heat, Vans (Stein) standard wiring harness, taildragger. Solid as a rock. It has flown several hours of actual IMC including rain and ILS...
Forum: RV-14 12-02-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,941
Posted By JHartline
Greg, assuming you have not already done it, I...

Greg, assuming you have not already done it, I would let Garmin send a new GMU-22 and even a GSU-25 if they are willing. I understand you tried a loaner GMU-22 but I would want a fresh start. Just...
Forum: RV-14 11-15-2019, 06:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,132
Posted By JHartline
The only thing I did, other than factory wiring...

The only thing I did, other than factory wiring runs, was drill the holes and install the snap bushings for the pitot/static lines and string a couple of pieces of fishing line through the wing for...
Forum: RV-14 11-11-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,315
Posted By JHartline
Your avionics system may include the ability to...

Your avionics system may include the ability to set trim rates based on airspeeds you specify. Garmin does and I think Dynon does as well. You can also define max run times which will minimize the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-10-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,765
Posted By JHartline
That?s right, the GA dept of revenue is the first...

That?s right, the GA dept of revenue is the first one to congratulate you on finishing your project. And they do it in such a memorable way.

Motor sounded awesome. Congrats
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-10-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,170
Posted By JHartline
A few thoughts...

My goal was to end up with a safe, dependable airplane. Second was to enjoy the process. Really didn?t consider what a potential buyer would think. When I look at my plane I see the mistakes I...
Forum: RV-14 10-02-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,831
Posted By JHartline
Brian, Just suggestions here, but there are...

Brian,

Just suggestions here, but there are going to be a few places where you need three or more hands or unnaturally long arms. BTW, I back-riveted everything I could manage, even using the...
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