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Forum: Safety Today, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By TS Flightlines
Greg contact Walt Aronow, or Randy Richmond at...

Greg contact Walt Aronow, or Randy Richmond at 52F, Certainly they can help.

Tom
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-02-2022, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,478
Posted By TS Flightlines
You can use aluminum fittings here----no...

You can use aluminum fittings here----no issue

Tom
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-02-2022, 07:03 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 40,958
Posted By TS Flightlines
Paul-----looks really good. Stay with it! Tom

Paul-----looks really good. Stay with it!
Tom
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-01-2022, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,478
Posted By TS Flightlines
Clay, you 'can' use a rigid tube as a cross over....

Clay, you 'can' use a rigid tube as a cross over. Advise: Eat lunch first because its not easy. The 90* AN fitting on the gear leg points toward the tip of the gear, not straight because the nose of...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-26-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,307
Posted By TS Flightlines
Chris---they will build the engine mount---or a...

Chris---they will build the engine mount---or a supplemental mount to install it in the 8. I guess. You can take most everything FWF and scrap it----a new dry sump oil tank will be needed, similar to...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-26-2022, 06:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,496
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ive posted pics of my hand bender several times,...

Ive posted pics of my hand bender several times, but for some new members, I'll post them again. I made this probably 10 years ago to solve the issue of getting the bend close to the flare. ( For our...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-21-2022, 05:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,243
Posted By TS Flightlines
resurection of this thread---

FYI----on Don Eisele's RV14, they were having erratic flow readings. After some extensive troubleshooting with some of his friends, they determined that there was a wire interruption at the body of...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 09-21-2022, 04:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By TS Flightlines
Dave send me an email @...

Dave send me an email @ tsflightlines@gmail.com

Tom
Forum: RV-14 09-20-2022, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,317
Posted By TS Flightlines
Re-visiting this. I grabbed a Andair FS20x7T and...

Re-visiting this. I grabbed a Andair FS20x7T and a Newton V1-3 valve ans dis some minor comparisons. From the mounting flange to the port centerlines, the Newton valve ports are 1 inch lower than the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-19-2022, 07:46 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 40,958
Posted By TS Flightlines
Paul, since you have hanging pedals, you can use...

Paul, since you have hanging pedals, you can use the RV7A routings for the brakes, and a modified version for the fuel. Since those are known dimensions, it would be easier. Since you are using the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-16-2022, 08:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,195
Posted By TS Flightlines
Steve- if you look at Heinrich's and the OE...

Steve- if you look at Heinrich's and the OE tubes, as they get close to the rubber connections, they are flat and go directly into the rubber, not angled downward. Thats what we based our hoses on,...
Forum: RV-14 09-16-2022, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,488
Posted By TS Flightlines
Dennis---you sold your RV10? Tom

Dennis---you sold your RV10?
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2022, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ray---good find on the spec! On the firewall, I...

Ray---good find on the spec! On the firewall, I use 2 stainless washers, then tight and some more. Yes, I like stainless bulkhead fittings in the firewall, and yes, I like the nuts tight.

I've heard...
Forum: RV-14 09-13-2022, 09:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,317
Posted By TS Flightlines
Trent----to my knowledge the Newton vave hasnt...

Trent----to my knowledge the Newton vave hasnt been installed in a 14. I know for us, it would involve a redesign of our fuselage rigid tubes. Not that we cant do it, (we did a mod to put a 7T valve...
Forum: Reviews 09-13-2022, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By TS Flightlines
Thanks guys. I DO want to clarify something for...

Thanks guys. I DO want to clarify something for Dwight and others. Steve and I are NOT in the same location. I'm in South Carolina, and he is in Wisconsin. Yep , sounds strange how 2 guys can run a...
Forum: Reviews 09-12-2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By TS Flightlines
Thanks David----Hum---Looks like I got the drop...

Thanks David----Hum---Looks like I got the drop about .060 too long. And ran out of stainless sleeves. But looks good.

Tom
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-11-2022, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By TS Flightlines
I assume an RV12? You have to verify the fuel...

I assume an RV12?
You have to verify the fuel pressure readings. Is it real, or a sendor anomaly?
Plumb in a KNOWN good mechanical guage and check the readings. Probably going to be the same, since...
Forum: RV-14 09-08-2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,317
Posted By TS Flightlines
I'd like to comment on the Newton valve...

I'd like to comment on the Newton valve possiblity for the RV14. Dont know if we are talking about a duplex install or not, but I'll address that. YES, you can install it. Several differences between...
Forum: Probable Cause Documents Discussed 09-02-2022, 02:32 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,485
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ray---thats true, but mainly for servo to flow...

Ray---thats true, but mainly for servo to flow divider installs. The biggest clue would have been the carburetor is the end of the fuel system in this example. In a mechanical injection system, like...
Forum: Probable Cause Documents Discussed 09-02-2022, 06:32 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,485
Posted By TS Flightlines
Steve----that was sort of my point in showing the...

Steve----that was sort of my point in showing the AE466 hose and the others on the pic. DEFINITATELY a different style hose, although still teflon. Couldnt see enough of it to see the routing, but I...
Forum: Probable Cause Documents Discussed 09-01-2022, 07:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,485
Posted By TS Flightlines
The cube has an orifice of about .145. Tom

The cube has an orifice of about .145.

Tom
Forum: Probable Cause Documents Discussed 09-01-2022, 07:51 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,485
Posted By TS Flightlines
Jared--in most cases yes. Tom

Jared--in most cases yes.
Tom
Forum: Probable Cause Documents Discussed 09-01-2022, 06:23 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,485
Posted By TS Flightlines
Restrictor fitting 'generally' have that reduced...

Restrictor fitting 'generally' have that reduced orifice in the NPT side, like the first pic here of one we mass produce (like several other companies, with a minor difference). The second pic is of...
Forum: Probable Cause Documents Discussed 08-31-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,485
Posted By TS Flightlines
Not that my $.02 counts here, but Steve and I...

Not that my $.02 counts here, but Steve and I have worked with many builders, owners, mechanics, and me personally 2 occasions the NTSB to answer specific RV related questions. Same for quite a few...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-29-2022, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By TS Flightlines
Thanks to Phillip for posting his creative...

Thanks to Phillip for posting his creative solution! My stubby wrench was pretty short, And my hands are kinda small-----those of you that know me know that, so I personally didnt have alot of issues...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-28-2022, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By TS Flightlines
HI Phillip---sending you an email. Tom

HI Phillip---sending you an email.
Tom
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-22-2022, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By TS Flightlines
Brian---the FS2020 is the valve, but you have to...

Brian---the FS2020 is the valve, but you have to decide on the screw on Andait fittings. They come in different configurations---NPT, AN, Banjo----so having a plan is really going to help when...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-22-2022, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By TS Flightlines
Brian----you have to get the valve from Andair...

Brian----you have to get the valve from Andair first, and have it configured for the way you plan to route things. Mickey has the 1/4 NPT fittings with AN822-6D adapters.
But several ways to do...
Forum: Alternative Engines 08-17-2022, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,167
Posted By TS Flightlines
Ross----we do some hoses for them a couple times...

Ross----we do some hoses for them a couple times a year. As far as I know they are still using it for R&D.
Tom
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-13-2022, 06:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By TS Flightlines
Dan the way we route it is 21.25 inches flare to...

Dan the way we route it is 21.25 inches flare to flare. Check it. Pretty easy. Did the engine not come with the flow divider hose?
Tom
Forum: Tools 08-12-2022, 06:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,180
Posted By TS Flightlines
I have one of the originals, built by the first...

I have one of the originals, built by the first Numatx company. Love it. I cant speak for the newer versions, but mine is just fine. I dont use it as much any more--but its still a great tool.
Tom
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-11-2022, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By TS Flightlines
Mickey---the plans dont specifiy a return...

Mickey---the plans dont specifiy a return location, I think because Vans didnt support the electronic injections with returns. BUT, the tank end rib T-1003B L/R do have a provision for using the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-10-2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By TS Flightlines
Greg---we are here to help===even if you dont...

Greg---we are here to help===even if you dont purchase anything from us!
Tom
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-09-2022, 06:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,665
Posted By TS Flightlines
Paul--is the oil pressure sender remotely...

Paul--is the oil pressure sender remotely mounted? Certainly sound like a grounding issue, but I defer to the electrial guys.
Tom
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-09-2022, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By TS Flightlines
When 306 hose and reusable hose ends were...

When 306 hose and reusable hose ends were commonly use for fuel pressure and oil pressure lines, over time they have a tendency to develop cracks and leaks, especially under vibration and engine...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-08-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,195
Posted By TS Flightlines
Joe---they kinda are. Check the OE aluminum...

Joe---they kinda are. Check the OE aluminum tubes, they are flat as they connect to the rubber hoses.

Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,450
Posted By TS Flightlines
Like Paul mentioned, it might be hard to have the...

Like Paul mentioned, it might be hard to have the parts necessary for repair.
For us, the logistics of making another portable hose shop isnt in the cards. I had one, wasnt feasible, besides the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2022, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 829
Posted By TS Flightlines
Bruce, Steve and ALOT of others, its great to...

Bruce, Steve and ALOT of others, its great to meet, talk and learn what you products you'd like. Steve and I like the personal connection we get by exhibiting at OSH. Alot of what we do has come from...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-03-2022, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By TS Flightlines
naaa---tooo many numbers for me to look at. Tom

naaa---tooo many numbers for me to look at.
Tom
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-03-2022, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By TS Flightlines
That hose is about 43.250 long. Routing should be...

That hose is about 43.250 long. Routing should be clear of everything, as shown in the install guide. Perhaps routing it slightly different in you plane can help the clearance. IF not, let us know...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-03-2022, 10:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,195
Posted By TS Flightlines
For those wanting to stay with the rubber...

For those wanting to stay with the rubber connections, try these instead of worm clamps. Spreads the sealing over a wider area than a spring clamp.
Might have to make a "custom" set of pliers to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2022, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 829
Posted By TS Flightlines
Thank you visitors!

The Staff at Aircraft Specialty Flightlines would like to thank all that visited with us at AirVenture 2022. You made our second year of exhibiting a success! Its always great to put faces to names...
Forum: Alternative Engines 08-03-2022, 06:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,849
Posted By TS Flightlines
Scott, as much as I was disappointed when you...

Scott, as much as I was disappointed when you called about this, I'm REALLY glad that you caught it. I certainly didnt want to read about a good friend of mine that landed in a field without a prop...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-03-2022, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By TS Flightlines
we do it alittle differently-- Tom

we do it alittle differently--

Tom
Forum: RV-14 08-02-2022, 06:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,152
Posted By TS Flightlines
Beats my true ground speed, and fuel burn....

Beats my true ground speed, and fuel burn.
Oh---pulling the camper back home, 2 days and 9 fuel stops, 300 mile legs. Gotta get something better----cant afford a C130 to carry the exhibit stuff....
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-02-2022, 06:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,195
Posted By TS Flightlines
Hi All---we havent updated the website to include...

Hi All---we havent updated the website to include these drain hoses YET----Steve has been alittle overwhelmed the past several weeks getting ready for Osh.
Those that may be interested, email me and...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-22-2022, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By TS Flightlines
Typically, one or the other has some glaze on the...

Typically, one or the other has some glaze on the surface. Pull the pads, scuff the surface, same for the rotors, then bed the pads during a taxi-braking procedure. "usually" fixes it.
Tom
Forum: Midwest 07-21-2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,563
Posted By TS Flightlines
Hey Rocky----come on down----a BUNCH of your...

Hey Rocky----come on down----a BUNCH of your friends on VAF will be at OSH---put names and faces together.

Tom
Forum: Midwest 07-21-2022, 01:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,563
Posted By TS Flightlines
Well Tom and Steve are/will be camped at booth...

Well Tom and Steve are/will be camped at booth 948/949 in the ultralite area. I delivered my camper this morning, and went back to the Oconomowoc area to pick up a utility trailer with more stuff for...
Forum: Alternative Engines 07-20-2022, 07:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,096
Posted By TS Flightlines
Having seen this project from very early on, I...

Having seen this project from very early on, I too was intrigued. Yep, lots of development problems, but from our converstations with Dave, I think they have most worked out. We may be doing the FWF...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-14-2022, 09:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,574
Posted By TS Flightlines
Duck, what kind of purpose built valve? Sounds...

Duck, what kind of purpose built valve? Sounds like its a piston valve and one is stuck.

Tom
Forum: Reviews 07-11-2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By TS Flightlines
THE mechanical injection guru's! Tom

THE mechanical injection guru's!
Tom
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-11-2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,178
Posted By TS Flightlines
YES---south end near the vintage parking and...

YES---south end near the vintage parking and ultralite area. Big Blue canopy tent. Booth 948.

David---no even with our stainless hose ends, you can use your aluminum AN adapters. No Issues...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,111
Posted By TS Flightlines
I have stayed--

away from this discussion, because of our transducer mounting kit. BUt in this case, I'll bring up something that may have been overlooked. I know I did, until last year. Vans engineering when...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-10-2022, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By TS Flightlines
JIm---see how much room you have between the...

JIm---see how much room you have between the selector valve and the boost pump, then find a filter with the micron rating recommended by the 'experts'.
Holley makes several--the -562s that we use...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-10-2022, 07:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,178
Posted By TS Flightlines
Thats the old Earls Auto-Flex hose, their version...

Thats the old Earls Auto-Flex hose, their version of the Aeroquip 601/701 hose.
Hose end is not the 'good' cutter style version, but an economy version.
Yes you can reuse them, just get the hose...
Forum: RV-14 07-09-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,204
Posted By TS Flightlines
Alex this is Tom. The Holley filters ARE...

Alex this is Tom. The Holley filters ARE serviceable, just unscrew the end, and the filter comes out.
Tom
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2022, 01:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,111
Posted By TS Flightlines
What happens if you fly inverted? And the RV10...

What happens if you fly inverted? And the RV10 stock had the transducer in the tunnel. Kinda goes against the "guidelines"
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-06-2022, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 460
Posted By TS Flightlines
Infortunately no, unless its in the electrical...

Infortunately no, unless its in the electrical connections to the airframe harness.
Credit Dan Horton for showing us this several years ago---all the internal electronics are potted.

Tom
Forum: RV-10 07-05-2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By TS Flightlines
Mel, you are correct!! Nothing wrong with being...

Mel, you are correct!! Nothing wrong with being short. They make step stools and ladders that fit me pretty good. Like you, I'm 5'4" on a good day

Tom
Forum: RV-10 07-05-2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 907
Posted By TS Flightlines
LOL---I'm sorry, being vertically deficient...

LOL---I'm sorry, being vertically deficient myself, I just couldnt resist :eek:

Tom
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-05-2022, 10:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By TS Flightlines
Del seals work well, but are not a substitute for...

Del seals work well, but are not a substitute for good workmanship, or poor tools.

Tom
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-01-2022, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By TS Flightlines
If you have fluid coming from the aft end of the...

If you have fluid coming from the aft end of the nut, the sealing surface is compromised. Either a bad flare, cracked flare, or like the pic, a really damaged steel adapter fitting. YES, believe it...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-30-2022, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,974
Posted By TS Flightlines
yep, apparently the case halves arent square. I...

yep, apparently the case halves arent square.
I defer to the engine assembly specialists on VAF.

Tom
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