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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-28-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Kupde
I値l send some pictures after I get home...

I値l send some pictures after I get home tomorrow. May be later in the day.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-28-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Kupde
I知 currently in Carson City, nv so may be east...

I知 currently in Carson City, nv so may be east to make a delivery.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-28-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By Kupde
I have one that I知 willing to sell. Will be...

I have one that I知 willing to sell. Will be back from Oshkosh tomorrow.
Forum: Painting your RV 04-15-2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By Kupde
Hawk does very nice work. Has moved to Zephyr...

Hawk does very nice work. Has moved to Zephyr Hills
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 03-27-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,585
Posted By Kupde
I知 getting ready to do an install of Pmags, do...

I知 getting ready to do an install of Pmags, do you still use copper gaskets?

Kevin
RV-10
KCXP
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-18-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,543
Posted By Kupde
Thanks everyone for the replies. I値l start with...

Thanks everyone for the replies. I値l start with the article and see what I find.

Kevin
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-17-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,543
Posted By Kupde
Annoying oil leak

I have a small oil leak from the standard Lycoming IO540 D4A5 in my RV-10. I have about 425 hours on the engine and it probably started about 100 hours ago. I add 1 quart of oil about every 15...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-26-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By Kupde
Thought I would thank folks who had commented on...

Thought I would thank folks who had commented on this one. I found the smoking gun which was small chafe in the insulation between the 2 thermocouple wires. The red wire wore through where it was...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-23-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By Kupde
https://apps.savvyaviation.com/flights/4730142/86f...

https://apps.savvyaviation.com/flights/4730142/86ffcb46-1bde-45ff-a053-b3c28bb00ca0

Not sure if you can get to the data with the link above? Also, no change in CHT and I'll do as suggested with the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-22-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By Kupde
EGT Fluctuation

Just changed out the fuel restrictions on cyl#3 and #4 on my RV-10 from an 0.028 to a 0.027. Test flight shows a very brief EGT drop(3 to 5 seconds) while going through the leaning operation on...
Forum: RV-10 12-28-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,525
Posted By Kupde
I would be interested in a Motopod and have a...

I would be interested in a Motopod and have a flying RV-10. Who knows how to do an online survey that we could send to David? I figure I could try to figure it out but if someone already know how...
Forum: California 09-15-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,724
Posted By Kupde
I fly into Hayward (KHWD) to visit my son. Only...

I fly into Hayward (KHWD) to visit my son. Only an RNAV approach but it works for me. It takes about 30 minutes to San Fran along 880. I usually just tie down at transient parking for $6 per...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 08-18-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,107
Posted By Kupde
IFR Safety Pilot. Carson City Area

Any folks in the Carson City Area interested in being a safety pilot for me in an RV-10? Plane is based at KCXP.

Kevin Updegrove
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,264
Posted By Kupde
Trip from Nevada to Lake George NY

Just made a trip in my RV-10 from Carson City, NV to Lake George NY for my daughter痴 wedding. Great example of using the RV machine. Wanted to pass along a couple of great airports that were...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 990
Posted By Kupde
Cleaning vents

I have a that痴 taking care of an RV-10 for another guys and he had some issues with fuel flow and thinks maybe it might be bent blockage. Any suggestions on cleaning vents?

Thanks Kevin
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-22-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 825
Posted By Kupde
Instrument Rating in RV-10

Just wanted to drop a note about finishing my Instrument Rating. I started it in Feb of this year in Tampa, FL and finished it in Carson City Nevada. If anyone needs good instruction in Tampa, I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-24-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 785
Posted By Kupde
I live in Carson City and have an RV-10 at KCXP. ...

I live in Carson City and have an RV-10 at KCXP. Happy to discuss details.

Kevin
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By Kupde
RV friendly CFII and DPE in the Carson City Area

Hey all,

I?m moving from Florida back to Carson City NV and about 80% complete with my instrument Rating in my RV-10. Trying to decide if I want to stick it out here and risk exposure to a CFII and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-09-2020, 04:42 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 150,690
Posted By Kupde
I?ve started IFR training in my RV-10 and G3X...

I?ve started IFR training in my RV-10 and G3X system and I?m not really happy with the timer. Has anyone ?wished ? for a better option. I would like the timer to stay on the screen and not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-16-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By Kupde
Biannual flight review in Tampa

If anyone needs RV training or a flight review in the Tampa area I would recommend Nicolas Posada. I had a Biannual today in my RV-10 and he did a great job. I think he?s got over 200 hrs in...
Forum: RV-10 08-01-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,743
Posted By Kupde
Thanks for the help. Just to be clear it?s a...

Thanks for the help. Just to be clear it?s a cold start issue only on 2 occasions after sitting out for the night in Pensacola

No issues with hot starts

Thanks Kevin
Forum: RV-10 07-31-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,743
Posted By Kupde
Hard starting RV-10

I have about 100 hours on my RV-10 and almost all starts are immediate with the exception of the expected hot starts. Only twice on cold starts did I have a problem with the starts. Both times it?s...
Forum: RV-10 04-07-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,343
Posted By Kupde
Mine is on top the engine-straight plumb into the...

Mine is on top the engine-straight plumb into the spider -advise from Tom Swearengen of TS flightlines - he can provide lines- works perfectly for 70 hours now

Kevin
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,158
Posted By Kupde
Best Practice for an Oil Change

Interested in everyone?s thoughts on an oil change. I always fly then do a change with hot oil but.... My RV-10 has been in the paint shop for about 6 weeks in Tampa. When it comes out it will need...
Forum: RV-10 09-16-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 793
Posted By Kupde
Tampa flights

Hey,

I just committed to have my RV-10 painted. So for the next 2 months I will be without a plane. If anyone in the Tampa area would like to share and share expenses it would help me through the...
Forum: RV-10 07-30-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,897
Posted By Kupde
I had the same questions and consulted Garmin. No...

I had the same questions and consulted Garmin. No issue with putting it behind the spar. I put mine right next to the access panel with the heater control mounted to the access panel cover. Works...
Forum: Florida (North) 07-25-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,861
Posted By Kupde
Pensacola

Anyone have some advice on VFR from Tampa to 82J in Pensacola. Best methods to navigate the airspace and any comments on the airport itself.

Thanks

Kevin
Forum: RV-10 05-28-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,072
Posted By Kupde
Thanks for inputs. I think it?s like Lenny said...

Thanks for inputs. I think it?s like Lenny said the speed power reduction at higher speeds, so I?ll set to a higher limit and see what happens...

Kevin
Forum: RV-10 05-28-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,072
Posted By Kupde
First flight! and a question

First Flight

Saturday before the big Florida storm hit I was able to do a first flight. Everything went well with no big surprises. One question: my pitch trim works fine on the ground but in...
Forum: RV-10 04-18-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,352
Posted By Kupde
The local EAA has no scales. Unfortunately a...

The local EAA has no scales. Unfortunately a RV-10 needs scales that can get to 700lbs which makes the purchase price much higher

Kevin
Forum: RV-10 04-18-2018, 04:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,352
Posted By Kupde
Scales

I?m based at Tampa Executive. Anyone have scales to a weight and balance?
Forum: RV-10 04-11-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By Kupde
Same here. Had to order about 40 to finish the...

Same here. Had to order about 40 to finish the wings. Must be a kit issue
Forum: RV-10 03-26-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,924
Posted By Kupde
Bishop, Welcome to come to Tampa Exec in 2 weeks...

Bishop,

Welcome to come to Tampa Exec in 2 weeks or my home in Brandon until then if you like
Forum: RV-10 03-16-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,924
Posted By Kupde
Thanks for the offer Ron. I?m planning on Tampa...

Thanks for the offer Ron. I?m planning on Tampa Exec due to proximity to home and work but again much appreciate the offer.
Forum: RV-10 03-14-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,924
Posted By Kupde
Tampa Exec

Planning to move my RV-10 to Tampa Exec for final assembly and Phase 1 testing. Anyone know of any issues with Tampa Exec for Phase 1? Anyone have suggestions for an area to request for Phase 1.
Forum: RV-10 02-24-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,984
Posted By Kupde
Sorry for the ignorance but what is OVC?

Sorry for the ignorance but what is OVC?
Forum: RV-10 02-24-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,984
Posted By Kupde
Bill of Sale

Any advice as to what to put in for a value on the bill of sale from Vans?
Forum: RV-10 02-21-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,835
Posted By Kupde
Thank you all for the many suggestions. Now it...

Thank you all for the many suggestions. Now it looks like I have a few different options.
Forum: RV-10 02-19-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,835
Posted By Kupde
Getting to the airport

Asking for help on how to get to the airport in Late March or early April. Well I?m planning on moving the project from my garage in Brandon FL to Tampa Executive I?ve read many threads and I?m...
Forum: RV-10 02-13-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 925
Posted By Kupde
I?ve tightened the clamp and even tried to...

I?ve tightened the clamp and even tried to lightly tap around the hole with a wooden piece but it still doesn?t move. I think it?s about a 0.006? difference in diameter between the hole and the...
Forum: RV-10 02-13-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 925
Posted By Kupde
EGT PROBE

The Alcon EGT probe says to use. 31 drill and 30 reamer but that diameter is still too small to seat the probe all the way in. Is the intent for the probe to rest on the tapered region or Seat all...
Forum: RV-10 06-25-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,175
Posted By Kupde
Looks like I'll be able to make it. Kevin...

Looks like I'll be able to make it.

Kevin Updegrove
Tampa, FL
Wings, empennage, fuselage, complete
Time for panel and engine
Forum: RV-10 05-11-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,542
Posted By Kupde
Did you install the overhead console with the...

Did you install the overhead console with the rest of the interior or did you do it earlier? Was it difficult to install? How many hours did it take to do the whole interior?
Forum: RV-10 05-16-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,404
Posted By Kupde
Thanks to all who replied. Thanks Matt. I will...

Thanks to all who replied. Thanks Matt. I will mount at the recommended location.
Forum: RV-10 05-13-2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,404
Posted By Kupde
Thanks Justin. The chord is the distance from the...

Thanks Justin. The chord is the distance from the lead edge to the trailing edge and for the RV-10 it's about 57 inches. According to GARMIN the tip of the pitot/AOA should be no more than 25% of...
Forum: RV-10 05-11-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,404
Posted By Kupde
GARMIN. GAP 26 location

Anyone have some inputs as to the best location for the AOA PROBE. THE G3X manual says no further than 25% of chord but the "standard" location right behind the main spar puts the probe tip at about...
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