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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-29-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 15,052
Posted By Kenny Gene
Huge Kudo's & Thank You to Bobby Lucas

Huge Thank you to Bobby Lucas and all you "smarter than I with many talents" VAF people using your 3D machines to provide mask straps for our nurses.

I PM'd Bobby and he sent to me, (for our 24 year...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,307
Posted By Kenny Gene
Wow! This has been an experience. To answer an...

Wow! This has been an experience.

To answer an earlier question, my MacBook Pro is Mid-2015.

I still have not been able to upgrade on my own, but I was able to get into a Best Buy and talk with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,307
Posted By Kenny Gene
Thank you ColoradoSolar for this piece of...

Thank you ColoradoSolar for this piece of information.

I have tried several times this morning to update. My buddy suggested I update from my current OS X El Capitan version 10.11.6 to Mac 10.12...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,307
Posted By Kenny Gene
Ok, so I'm been doing some work/research on...

Ok, so I'm been doing some work/research on upgrading this morning. Any MAC experts out there?

I have concluded my MAC has version OS X El Capitan Version 10.11.6. My Apple store when I click on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,307
Posted By Kenny Gene
Thank you for sharing. The problem is not my...

Thank you for sharing.

The problem is not my 430W's or my Nav data cards. The issue is Jeppesen no longer supports MACPRO El Captan 10.11.6, (also guessing various older versions of Microsoft also)...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,307
Posted By Kenny Gene
Jeppesen JDM MAC OS El Capitan 10.11.6 Bad Elf Wombat

PLEASE, Somebody Help Me,,,

I just talked to Jeppesen this afternoon after trying unsuccessfully to download the recent IFR cycle for my Garmin 430W on the JDM and was told the new Jeppesen...
Forum: RV-10 11-05-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 19,233
Posted By Kenny Gene
Rv10 aileron trim

Guys,

I never liked the Rv10 aileron spring trim, so I took mine out and off completely. The plans trim system did not appear to be effective to me on my 10 in the air and additionally I didn't...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 60,482
Posted By Kenny Gene
Departure

Yes, I still had my wristband on from Tuesday show, thinking this would help tell the story. They did not care. I have the courtesy van number, good for the week of OSH, 920-230-7906, which I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 60,482
Posted By Kenny Gene
Departure

I got lucky on getting in, no problems Monday about noon, but it is certainly a **** shoot.

My beef was getting out. I did not purchase an all week pass because a family member was on Hospice Care,...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 07-08-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,407
Posted By Kenny Gene
Yes, sad to hear this news. Our thoughts and...

Yes, sad to hear this news. Our thoughts and prayers to Betty, Allen and Rhonda. Great folks and family.
Kent Wilkens
Forum: RV-10 01-25-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,024
Posted By Kenny Gene
Install Beringer tubeless rims and brakes

What about installing a brand new set of tubeless Beringer main rims and brakes? I installed on my Rv10 July 2016 and very happy I did. Not cheap, but quality is well worth it.

Kenny Gene
Wichita...
Forum: RV-10 11-23-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,135
Posted By Kenny Gene
Engine(s)

Adding my thoughts;

I have 743 hours on my Rv10 with a BPE "new" totally rebuilt engine, AWC 10-2010. The Barrett family are all great folks, better than family. BPE is rock solid with 2...
Forum: RV-10 11-23-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,135
Posted By Kenny Gene
Engine(s)

Adding my thoughts;

I have 743 hours on my Rv10 with a BPE "new" totally rebuilt engine, AWC 10-2010. The Barrett family are all great folks, better than family. BPE is rock solid with 2...
Forum: RV-10 01-06-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,016
Posted By Kenny Gene
Beringer Rv10 main wheels

Yes, the Rv10 kit is available, I purchased, installed and love them. I love the parking brake feature because I can safely leave my 10 on a standard Kansas (windy) ramp without worry. The mains...
Forum: RV-14 06-07-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 32,975
Posted By Kenny Gene
Beringer and Rv10

Hey everyone,

Beringer now has Rv10 complete main wheels and brake kit available. I just received mine a couple of weeks ago, but haven't had time to install, so I cannot give a write up or report....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-11-2016, 09:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,740
Posted By Kenny Gene
Congratulations again Kurt! As they say, this is...

Congratulations again Kurt! As they say, this is your ticket to explore and learn. Be careful and have fun. We will have to go and shoot approaches, keep each other current and safe.

Kent...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-10-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,520
Posted By Kenny Gene
Jim House of Aero Tuff

Gang,

I understand that Jim House, his business Aero Tuff, supply's Vans Aircraft with our Safety belts has died in his RV on Sept 2. Our thoughts and prayers. I talked with Jim 2 weeks ago...
Forum: RV-10 12-18-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,651
Posted By Kenny Gene
Awesome

Nice, real nice! Awesome job. Can you post close up pictures of your attachment to the control stick? I cannot see how you were able to drill without tearing up your wires.

Thanks for...
Forum: RV-10 11-05-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,978
Posted By Kenny Gene
Post link Please

I did a google search for the door seal video and could not find it. I was on Ivan's site but still could not find the video or door seal information. Could someone with tech saavy please post the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-02-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,274
Posted By Kenny Gene
Mokey Island

Flew there Saturday afternoon too! Crazy!
I worked all week and needed a place to fly, so I took a co-worker, who has never flown in an airplane, down to Monkey Island Saturday afternoon for a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-22-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,513
Posted By Kenny Gene
Rv10 with SJ cowl and standard baffling

I worked with Will and Sam James several years ago when I removed my plenum and now have such a combination on my Rv10.

I'd be happy to email pictures if you send me a PM. I also have a covered...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,001
Posted By Kenny Gene
Thank you everyone

Thank you everyone for your ideas. I did delete off one memory stick "chart data" file and re-downloaded Seattle Avionics, but I've not been able to get back to my 10 to try it out, however I'm...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-01-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,001
Posted By Kenny Gene
GRT HX with Seattle Avionics

I have 6a, inset memory stick before turning on master and nothing,, I have reviewed the GRT HX display settings and these are in "auto" and nothing!! I don't even get the soft key option for sec,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,001
Posted By Kenny Gene
GRT HX screens and Seatlle Avionics

Hey Troops,
Anyone out there have GRT HX screens that has downloaded 6a and Geo-Referenced charts without problems and charts appear on HX EFIS?? Boy do I want to hear from you!! PM will work...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-17-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,892
Posted By Kenny Gene
Congrats Kurt!!

Congrats Kurt!!

Fly off your 40 hours so we can all fly places!! Enjoy!

Everyone is happy for you!

Kent Wilkens
Wichita Kansas area
Rv 7a 294 TC AWC 09-07 690 hours sold 11-11
Rv 10 484TC AWC...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,162
Posted By Kenny Gene
Yes it's true

Jesse,

Yes it's true.

I live in the Wichita Kansas area and own a business here. I also own a business in Morris MN, right at 500 nm. Before my Rv7a (690 hrs sold) and my Rv10 (312 hrs) it would...
Forum: RV-10 09-15-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,302
Posted By Kenny Gene
I now have just at 300 hrs on my 10 and like the...

I now have just at 300 hrs on my 10 and like the posts, I like most of everything the 10 has to offer for the price, however if a cottage business can develop a better door and canopy (such as...
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-12-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 51,008
Posted By Kenny Gene
Mike, Great to hear everything is working well...

Mike,
Great to hear everything is working well and you're getting out. Maybe Sturgis next year!

I retarded my timing another 3 degree's and re-worked my plenum, (took it off) and I'm running CHT's...
Forum: RV-10 02-21-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,652
Posted By Kenny Gene
Welcome to "Our" World!!

Welcome to "Our World!!

This is the very best place to post questions and share posts, including helpful and "keen" ideas!

I too have built a Rv10, located in the Air Capital City of Wichita,...
Forum: RV-10 02-05-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,781
Posted By Kenny Gene
RV-10 wheel jack

Guys,

I've searched the posts and didn't come across another post with ideas or pictures to lift the Rv10 (by axles?) to change tires, so if there is such a post out there, please forward.

I...
Forum: RV-10 10-04-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,003
Posted By Kenny Gene
My current kit valve is not leaking, it's jus I...

My current kit valve is not leaking, it's jus I liked the smooth action of my Andair fuel valve in my 7a. My opinion is the kit valve is "clunky" and after 200 and some odd hours, I'm going to...
Forum: RV-10 10-04-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,003
Posted By Kenny Gene
RV-10 Andair fuel selector valve setup

Guys,

I'm going changing out the original Van's fuel selector valve for the Andair and I'm not for sure which Andair valve and extension is needed, I really don't want to tear down my tunnel to...
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-20-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 51,008
Posted By Kenny Gene
Great Stuff Mike!

Great Stuff Mike!! Keep up the great work and ideas. It's brave souls like you that forge a trail and your work helps us all out. I always enjoy reading all your posts,, Keep at it!

Kenny...
Forum: RV-10 07-18-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,707
Posted By Kenny Gene
Flying 10 near Wichita

Andrew,

I have an RV10 hangered at KEGT, looks like it's only 78 NM from you.

I have 177 hours on my 10 now, (AWC 10-10) but I've fighting heating issues, both oil and CHT's, however I don't see...
Forum: RV-4 05-27-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,419
Posted By Kenny Gene
SJ Cowl and Plenum on RV10

Guys,

I've been through the ringer with my 10 and the SJ cowl and plenum. This is my 2nd SJ cowl, the first was with 5" inlet rings, then I had Will James make another with 6",, still very warm on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,916
Posted By Kenny Gene
Yes- I'm IFR and have a FLIR,, BUT,,

I voted yes, I'm IFR and now have the FLIR night camera, (also Avidyne TAS600 active traffic, weather, 4 AveoMaxx LED landing lights, built in MH oxygen, and more in my RV10) BUT that doesn't mean I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,191
Posted By Kenny Gene
Bone Head "Goodies"

Chris,

You have some awesome molded carbon fiber fixtures because of your many talents,, how about more pictures of all the "goodies" and make them available for the RV group for purchases?

Again,...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-20-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,775
Posted By Kenny Gene
Congrads Chris!!

You'll have to post more pictures or a link to all the special Bone Head extra's you have made and fitted to your new Pride and Joy!

Kenny Gene
RV10 484TC
Forum: RV-10 12-04-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,245
Posted By Kenny Gene
Many Thanks!

David,

Many many thanks for solving my inability to keep on the techno curve!

You converted the Adobe file to a Word doc that anyone can change and modify to their own numbers!

With proper...
Forum: RV-10 12-03-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,245
Posted By Kenny Gene
Thanks,, However,,,,

Mike,

Thanks for the helpful hint, I didn't know about this,,,, HOWEVER after doing as you suggested, the RV10 POH that someone has graciously posted is in Adobe format, nothing I'm able to do to...
Forum: RV-10 12-03-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,245
Posted By Kenny Gene
RV-10 POH

Troops,

Is there anyone that has a POH specifically for the RV10 that they would share? Like in MSWord format?

I know with my RV7a, there are several awesome POH availalbe to use. I downloaded...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,368
Posted By Kenny Gene
AWESOME JASON

HUGE CHEERS for your PPL!!

Not only the BEST Avionics guy, but now also a pilot!

Congratulations again. (Doyle and I'll toast a couple of cold beers for you)

Kenny Gene
Forum: RV-10 08-31-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,209
Posted By Kenny Gene
nose wheel lower cowling fairing-Manometer

Guys,

I have about 90 hours on my 10 now and I'm still having high CHT and oil temps. I have the SJ cowl (and Plenum) which Will James built 6" cooling inlets rings and I moved my oil cooler...
Forum: RV-10 06-26-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,266
Posted By Kenny Gene
CHT and oil temp

I too have been battling high CHT and oil temps since OAT have gotten higher with my SJ cowl and plenum. I cancelled our family trip to the Bahamas with Jim Baker and group because flying in hotter...
Forum: RV-10 05-25-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,003
Posted By Kenny Gene
Thanks Guys

Thanks Guys,, I need to get this ordered and installed,, we are heading to Bahama's on Sunday!!

Kenny Gene
RV 10 484TC
Forum: RV-10 05-25-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,003
Posted By Kenny Gene
Rosen Sun Visors,, Where?

Guys,
Where did you purchased your Rosen Sun Visors for your 10 from? I thought I had a link from one of our advertisers, but now I cannot find it..
Thanks.
Kenny Gene
RV 7a 294 TC 640 hrs,, FOR...
Forum: RV-10 04-05-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,111
Posted By Kenny Gene
Congrads Sean!!

Congrats Sean on your first flight!! Love the Fuzzy Dice!

I have 46 hrs on my 10 now, great plane.

Kent Wilkens
294TC RV7a;631 hrs
484TC RV10;46 hrs
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,026
Posted By Kenny Gene
Great News!!

I'm another pilot that is GREATFUL RunwayFinder is back on line!!

Thanks.

Kenny Gene
RV7a 630 hrs
RV10 45 hrs
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-16-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,428
Posted By Kenny Gene
Call Jason Smith at Aerotronics in Billings MT ,,...

Call Jason Smith at Aerotronics in Billings MT ,, 800-896-5006

Kenny Gene
RV7a;620 hrs
RV10;28 hrs
Forum: Safety 01-29-2011, 06:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,945
Posted By Kenny Gene
heated pitot

As they say,, my 2 cents worth,,

This past December while my daughter and I were flying to Phoenix Deer Valley (KDVT) from Kansas, I was IFR, in IMC and got into unexpected ice in my 7a. I do not...
Forum: RV-10 01-25-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,590
Posted By Kenny Gene
I need a shorter for my throttle

I need a bit shorter for my throttle,, which cable has the same ends that will work for throttle cable in the Dorman product line, if any?

Thanks.

Kenny Gene
294TC RV7a AWC 9-07;620 hrs
484TC RV10...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-04-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 119,241
Posted By Kenny Gene
Please send another to me,

Please send another out to me

Kenny Gene
Forum: West (and Southwest) 12-19-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,052
Posted By Kenny Gene
Phoenix area RVer's (north)

Hi Troops,

We are heading out the north Phoenix for Christmas vacation in our 7a and would like to met and talk with local RVer's.

Also suggestions for either any available hanger space (I'll...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-17-2010, 01:25 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 107,456
Posted By Kenny Gene
Radius feature on RF

Another great feature of RF that I'll miss is the radius,, I liked to make a circle radius for small trips to see different areas while staying within a certain mile range.

I don't know if any...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-14-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 107,456
Posted By Kenny Gene
I've read all the posts, they have grown from 7...

I've read all the posts, they have grown from 7 pages this morning to over 13 tonight,, WE ROCK AS A GROUP!!

How about having AOPA, Jepp and EAA ALL 3 get on the same page, get Dave's "Stuff" and...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-10-2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,694
Posted By Kenny Gene
Congratulations!!

Beautiful pictures, Beautiful place. The old I get the less I like the cold.

We're (wife of 26 yrs and 2 daughters) heading there with Jim Baker and group June 2011.

Congratulations.

Kenny...
Forum: Reviews 12-07-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,393
Posted By Kenny Gene
Hind Sight is 20/20

Well,

It is, Hind Sight is 20/20.

I have the andair locking fuel caps, so I always fuel myself, usually I'll look to be sure the fuel meter is "Zero'd out" but we all make mistakes and overlook...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,705
Posted By Kenny Gene
Thank You

Thank you so much for the reply from someone that has landed and been there, done that.

Do you know if there is an overnight charge for tie down? (Some will waive this if you purchase fuel also,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,705
Posted By Kenny Gene
Mesa (KIWA) for RV's Info

We are heading out to Phoenix for a few days and some friends are flying commerical into Mesa,, I've never landed there,, any helpful hints?? GA tie down area for a couple of days?
Thanks
Kenny...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,146
Posted By Kenny Gene
my 2 cents,,,Bison

I've owned the Bison for several years, we travel all the time in our 7a and they work out great,, as for charts, I use nothing,, they get rotated from the hanger, out of date charts, approach plates...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-07-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 72,502
Posted By Kenny Gene
Show Us Your Cowl Pin covers or method to secure pin

Hey Guys,

I'm thinking there are lots of methods to either fab a nice looking cowl pin cover or secure. Show us your Pin Covers!!
Forum: RV-10 11-02-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,184
Posted By Kenny Gene
SWEET Geoff!

Another Excellent looking product that will make our 10's look even better,, Nice Job!
Thanks Geoff.

Kenny Gene
294TC Rv7a AWC 9-07 590 hrs
484TC RV10 AWC 10-30-10 First Flight?
Forum: RV-10 11-01-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,882
Posted By Kenny Gene
Yes You TOO!!

Mike,

Pictures of your plane scream AWC!! No Problem! Or is it just your cute rudder trim!,, Hey now,,

Kenny Gene
Forum: RV-10 11-01-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,882
Posted By Kenny Gene
Great Discussion

I'm enjoying this discussion,,

I too have seen pictures of Geoff Comb's rudder trim - very nice job and work, same with Mike's rudder - nice job, both look great! I also like Scott's thoughts...
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