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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-24-2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Pic rotated: 27443

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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-21-2022, 11:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,144
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Just some additional power. I decided on 9:1. ...

Just some additional power. I decided on 9:1.

Thanks for the comments.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-20-2022, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,711
Posted By Dad's RV-10
U-174 is a single plug. Typically used in...

U-174 is a single plug. Typically used in helicopters.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-20-2022, 07:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,144
Posted By Dad's RV-10
10:1 IO-540 - Your Personal Experiences?

My RV-10 will have dual P-mags and Airflow Systems air conditioning. It will be based in Florida.

The engine is at a well known & reputable shop for IRAN and we're discussing boosting the...
Forum: Alternative Engines 06-19-2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,879
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Pics posted from Dropbox...

Pics posted from Dropbox link:

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Forum: RV-14 06-15-2022, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,512
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Again, I have zero peroneal experience but I've...

Again, I have zero peroneal experience but I've been reading about the EngineBridge wifi controller/monitor (https://www.enginebridge.com/product/eiwifi/) and will probably install that along with...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-14-2022, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By Dad's RV-10
I communicated with Bill yesterday via email. He...

I communicated with Bill yesterday via email. He was ill last week and said he's been in catch-up mode.
Forum: RV-14 06-14-2022, 06:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,512
Posted By Dad's RV-10
I have little to offer from personal experience...

I have little to offer from personal experience but just yesterday I ordered two 6 cylinder P-Mags for my IO-540.

I believe in the product and Brad has a good reputation for providing support, so...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-09-2022, 09:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,693
Posted By Dad's RV-10
To be clear, the P-Mags have a total of 981 hours...

To be clear, the P-Mags have a total of 981 hours on them? And 431 hours ago (at 550 hours) they were serviced to include new bearings?

Just trying to get some data points. Keep us posted!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-08-2022, 05:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,186
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Thanks for the excellent info, Walt.

Thanks for the excellent info, Walt.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-08-2022, 03:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,186
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Thanks Walt. Do you know historically how...

Thanks Walt. Do you know historically how often/how many times there have been updates released for the 23ES?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-08-2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 814
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Go to Etsy.com and put "custom baseball hat" in...

Go to Etsy.com and put "custom baseball hat" in the search field. There are thousands of results.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-08-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,186
Posted By Dad's RV-10
The GTX 23ES is not invited to the party?

The GTX 23ES is not invited to the party?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2022, 05:46 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,395
Posted By Dad's RV-10
If it's the same as Aircraft Registration...

If it's the same as Aircraft Registration department, according to this link (https://www.faa.gov/licenses_certificates/aircraft_certification/aircraft_registry/), as of today (6/3/22) they are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2022, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,337
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Any others receive the "new" James RV-10 cowl?...

Any others receive the "new" James RV-10 cowl?

Feedback?
Forum: RV-10 06-02-2022, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Bill was traveling. I think he returned on...

Bill was traveling. I think he returned on 5/30. He replied to my email two days ago and should be shipping my system this week.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-01-2022, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By Dad's RV-10
It'd probably be easiest to file from A to B,...

It'd probably be easiest to file from A to B, request a hold with 10 mile legs and request a block altitude in the hold.
Forum: RV-14 05-31-2022, 08:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,981
Posted By Dad's RV-10
There are numerous ties downs mentioned in this...

There are numerous ties downs mentioned in this thread.

Which "these" did you install?
Forum: RV-3 05-30-2022, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,519
Posted By Dad's RV-10
I just found a set of Lord J-9613-12 mounts. ...

I just found a set of Lord J-9613-12 mounts. They have a cure date on the label of 4/12 but no documentation in the box.

I assume these are not worth using?

EDIT: I found this thread via...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-28-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,115
Posted By Dad's RV-10
For those who want a push button starter and a...

For those who want a push button starter and a modicum of additional security, how about mounting a simple magnetic interrupt in the center console or kick panel, away from anything that could be...
Forum: RV-14 05-24-2022, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,641
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Pic rotated. 26221

Pic rotated.

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Forum: RV-10 05-24-2022, 06:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,807
Posted By Dad's RV-10
I thought that's exactly what I posted in the...

I thought that's exactly what I posted in the image??? Oh well.
Forum: RV-10 05-23-2022, 06:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,807
Posted By Dad's RV-10
ES-FA-PA-450-12-5 is the flap motor. 26139

ES-FA-PA-450-12-5 is the flap motor.


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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Congrats! Just be sure to stay away from the...

Congrats!

Just be sure to stay away from the cans! He hates these cans!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-13-2022, 10:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,265
Posted By Dad's RV-10
No problem!

No problem!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-13-2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,265
Posted By Dad's RV-10
I think you miss understood my intent. I didn't...

I think you miss understood my intent. I didn't mean to imply any engine issue is something to be taken lightly.

I mearly meant the fact that you found a fuel leak when you might not otherwise...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-13-2022, 07:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,265
Posted By Dad's RV-10
At the risk of stating the obvious, it appears...

At the risk of stating the obvious, it appears it's a very good thing your relatively benign roll-out stall issue drew you under the cowl to discover a fuel leak before something much worse...
Forum: RV-10 05-01-2022, 06:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,821
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Thanks very much.

Thanks very much.
Forum: RV-10 04-30-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,821
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Either of you have pics you can post?

Either of you have pics you can post?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-13-2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 368
Posted By Dad's RV-10
According to the manual, it's an Auxiliary...

According to the manual, it's an Auxiliary Ammeter for a standby alternator or battery.

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Forum: RV-10 04-06-2022, 03:58 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 794,011
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Excellent! Congrats Krea!

Excellent! Congrats Krea!
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-10-2022, 07:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,756
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Maybe I'm stuck on an old way of thinking but...

Maybe I'm stuck on an old way of thinking but I've never been a fan of treating a breaker as a switch.

I don't have any empirical data and maybe my concerns are not valid but I've always felt that...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-08-2022, 06:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,176
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Picture rotated. 23124

Picture rotated.

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Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 03-01-2022, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,683
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Pic way too cool to be sideways :) 22860

Pic way too cool to be sideways :)

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Forum: RV-10 02-25-2022, 05:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,819
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Pic rotated. What's the total capacity? 22637

Pic rotated. What's the total capacity?

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Forum: RV-10 02-23-2022, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By Dad's RV-10
FYI, there's an "Edit" button in the lower right...

FYI, there's an "Edit" button in the lower right corner of your posts.


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Forum: RV-10 02-13-2022, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By Dad's RV-10
I searched the forum and couldn't find any...

I searched the forum and couldn't find any discussion about a redesigned RV-10 mount, other than what's discussed and linked-to in this thread.

Does anyone know what drove the redesign?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-03-2022, 08:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,883
Posted By Dad's RV-10
When was the new style mount introduced?

When was the new style mount introduced?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,786
Posted By Dad's RV-10
I'd like to install this in an inspection plate...

I'd like to install this in an inspection plate on the belly for ease of serviceability.

Is there a common Van's part number for an inspection plate kit that would be suitable?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-24-2022, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,783
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Your new panel looks great. What was your...

Your new panel looks great. What was your experience retrofitting the Throttle/Prop/Mixture to the console/armrest location?


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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-10-2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,557
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Possibly the RV Bits Wingtip Lighting Module...

Possibly the RV Bits Wingtip Lighting Module (https://flyboyaccessories.com/product/rv-bits-wingtip-lighting-module)?
Forum: RV-10 01-08-2022, 03:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,988
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Yes, the radio section of the panel is angled...

Yes, the radio section of the panel is angled slightly toward the left seat pilot.

I'm not 100% sure but I think the vertical dimensions are the same between the 10" EFIS and 310 panel.

I...
Forum: RV-10 01-08-2022, 07:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,801
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Bill, we're discussing the RV-10. Looks like you...

Bill, we're discussing the RV-10. Looks like you have an RV-7.
Forum: Florida (Central) 01-07-2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,539
Posted By Dad's RV-10
That's the plan. 👍

That's the plan. 👍
Forum: Florida (Central) 01-07-2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,539
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Yes, that's why I'm trying to see if there are...

Yes, that's why I'm trying to see if there are any established airports (not fly-in communities) near civilization where I could build or buy a box hangar.
Forum: RV-10 01-07-2022, 06:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,801
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Thanks for clarifying. In the photo, it looked...

Thanks for clarifying. In the photo, it looked like your lights were installed in the wingtips.

I'm surprised you experienced a dark area directly ahead of the aircraft with the lighting in the...
Forum: RV-10 01-07-2022, 06:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,801
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Based on your pic, I assume you mean you did the...

Based on your pic, I assume you mean you did the wing tip lights and weren't happy with the lighting directly ahead?
Forum: Florida (Central) 01-07-2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,539
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Thanks. I'm familiar with both. FA40 is the...

Thanks. I'm familiar with both. FA40 is the closest runway to where I live. I am on their tee-hangar waiting list. But there are just about no vacant lots available at FA40 and honestly, I'm not...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-07-2022, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,605
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Thanks Justin. So in my case, where I'll have...

Thanks Justin. So in my case, where I'll have two GSU-25's, the GMU-22 can provide information to both, correct?

What is the likelihood of the GMU-22 failing? And if it were to fail, with two...
Forum: Florida (Central) 01-07-2022, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,539
Posted By Dad's RV-10
FL Airports - Where Should I Look?

I'll post this in the central section but please don't limit your replies to only central FL;

I've been casually looking for fly-in community property on which to build a hangar home. I'd really...
Forum: RV-10 01-05-2022, 02:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 666
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Similar question discussed here...

Similar question discussed here (https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=194101).
Forum: RV-10 12-31-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,451
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Interesting. Thanks for the comprehensive...

Interesting. Thanks for the comprehensive explanation.
Forum: RV-10 12-30-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,451
Posted By Dad's RV-10
I have an EarthX in a KTM motorcycle. After...

I have an EarthX in a KTM motorcycle. After three years, it's been pretty much set-it-and-forget-it.

How did you know the BMS failed? How did it manifest itself?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-30-2021, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,605
Posted By Dad's RV-10
I guess the engineers would have to comment on...

I guess the engineers would have to comment on that. Both the GSU-25 and the unit internal to G5 are listed as ADAHRS on Garmin's site, yet both rely on external magnetometers for magnetic heading...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-30-2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,605
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Revert to what? The G5 is getting its magnetic...

Revert to what? The G5 is getting its magnetic heading information from (in my case) the GMU-22, by way of the GSU-25 ADAHRS units. If the GMU-22 fails, I think the G5 would only have track...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-30-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,605
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Thanks for the feedback. I guess the remaining...

Thanks for the feedback.

I guess the remaining question is, what is the likelihood of a GMU-22 failure and how does a loss of magnetic heading data affect the remainder of the flight (if IMC)?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,919
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Thanks for the offer Mike. It's probably not...

Thanks for the offer Mike. It's probably not worth the effort to start messing with converting the switches. But I'll keep it in mind!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-29-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,605
Posted By Dad's RV-10
GMU-22 + GMU-11 Magnetometer?

In the parts pile, I have a GMU-22 magnetometer, three GSU-25 ADAHRS units and two GDU-460 displays. I will likely only install two of the ADAHRS units.

I plan to buy a G5 and a GTN-750Xi (to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-28-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,919
Posted By Dad's RV-10
SNIP I searched the forum and this is the only...

SNIP



I searched the forum and this is the only post I can find that mentions Vivisun.

Anyone have recent experience ordering their switches and annunciators?

Cost? I'm guessing they're not...
Forum: RV-10 12-26-2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,697
Posted By Dad's RV-10
I have Control Approach pedals on order. I...

I have Control Approach pedals on order. I didn't realize there are forward and aft mounting positions to choose from. I'm also 6'1" and have an Aerosport panel on order. The AS panel extends...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,046
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Good to hear. Thank you.

Good to hear. Thank you.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,046
Posted By Dad's RV-10
<SNIP> Any real world feedback regarding the...

<SNIP>

Any real world feedback regarding the Stick Grip Pivoting Spacer?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-22-2021, 04:12 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 18,244
Posted By Dad's RV-10
Do you have any pictures of the VTX609R installed...

Do you have any pictures of the VTX609R installed on the belly of your RV-10?

I'd like to get an idea of how visible this placement is on the ground during the day.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,321
Posted By Dad's RV-10
I don't know if N-number reservation is handled...

I don't know if N-number reservation is handled in the same pipeline as registration but if you look at the information on this page...
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