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Forum: RV-14 06-18-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,415
Posted By lwillwerth
Classic Aero Seats...

I just received mine a couple of weeks ago. The quality is great and the company was wonderful to work with! I highly recommend them! Don't count on cutting down the 12 week lead time though. ...
Forum: RV-14 03-08-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,917
Posted By lwillwerth
Jettison Handle

Yep, the canopy hinge release mechanism parts are in the fuselage kit and the Jettison handle itself is in the finish kit. At least it was in mine. Received it a couple of months ago.
Forum: RV-14 11-22-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,661
Posted By lwillwerth
RV-14 NACA Vents

Has anyone considered moving the NACA vent openings forward in the fuselage so that air can be ducted to vents in the panel rather than the default location? Any negative performance issues anyone...
Forum: RV-14 10-27-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,523
Posted By lwillwerth
Beringer RV14 Kit

I just received my Beringer kit recently. I haven't installed it yet but my understanding is that the axles are a direct replacement for Van's. As for the lines, Beringer includes detailed...
Forum: RV-14 08-05-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,667
Posted By lwillwerth
RV-14 Rudder trim

I had the chance to meet you and your wife at Oshkosh and admire your beautiful new bird! Congratulations!
I noticed you installed an electric servo for rudder trim, same as the elevator trim. ...
Forum: RV-14 12-22-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,541
Posted By lwillwerth

Excellent! Thank you both. I had actually tried Aircraft Spruce but if you search for SafeAir1 on their site it doesn't come up. Thanks for the links. Time to get that plumbing done in the...
Forum: RV-14 12-21-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,541
Posted By lwillwerth

While we are on the subject.... Does anyone know where to get the SafeAir1 kits now that Avery has closed? I have tried the contact form on the SafeAir1 web site and it seems to be broken at the...
Forum: RV-14 09-08-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,991
Posted By lwillwerth
Elevator question

I just did this last weekend. I did it as the plans suggest and used a 1/4 piece of plywood under the ribs to keep the flange of the rear spar flat against the edge of the workbench. (Actually, I...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-13-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 27,505
Posted By lwillwerth
Great idea!

I actually just sat down at the computer with the sole purpose of searching the site for suggestions on how to roll the rudder leading edges on my 14A and found this post on the front page! I...
Forum: RV-14 04-13-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,841
Posted By lwillwerth
This is why I gladly pay my dues!

Yikes! I'm just about to assemble the rear HS spar to the skins and happened across this thread tonight. I think a few minutes with the caliper before I do would be well spent. If my rear spar has...
Forum: RV-14 04-13-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,780
Posted By lwillwerth
How about Saline, Michigan? Mapquest says 41...

How about Saline, Michigan? Mapquest says 41 minutes. (I'm actually on the south side so probably 5 minutes less) I'm not very far along but I'd love to have another 14 builder that close! PM me if...
Forum: RV-14 08-30-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 123,977
Posted By lwillwerth
Serial Number 140182

Flew the prototype at Van's last Thursday with Ken Scott. Placed the order for the tail kit for 140182 while at the factory. I'm looking forward to lots of great advice from all those here with...
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