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Forum: RV-8/8A 09-27-2022, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By Joeyo68
Hi Ken, I suspect you will need a different...

Hi Ken,
I suspect you will need a different mount. I have the custom 320 mount for the RV7, which I have fitted an IO-360 to. I have a GT propellers 3 blade GA prop, so this combo was to help move...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-20-2022, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By Joeyo68
Chris loves putting air under the wheels of that 140

Hi Mark,
I know Chris. We fly out of the same airport. He is a great guy. It is great to hear his story.
A few months ago, a guy came into the hangar where I was finishing off building my 7, with...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-26-2022, 04:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Joeyo68
Hi Dan, Nordens in Dandenong can make them for...

Hi Dan,
Nordens in Dandenong can make them for you.
By the way, my kit number is close to yours, #74466!
Forum: Fiberglass 08-09-2022, 05:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,403
Posted By Joeyo68
Hi Paul, Before cutting it up, I would tape it...

Hi Paul,
Before cutting it up, I would tape it down as best as you could and use a heat gun to get the fibreglass to “relax” and take up the new shape. I did this with a few 7 parts, including the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-21-2022, 06:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By Joeyo68
Hi Trent, I did mine the second way. I will send...

Hi Trent,
I did mine the second way. I will send you some pics tomorrow when down the hangar. I have a gap, but did that to allow adequate room for paint. I will measure the gap I have left after...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-08-2022, 04:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,140
Posted By Joeyo68
Thanks Fire Medic

Thanks Fire Medic
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-07-2022, 05:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,140
Posted By Joeyo68
Thanks clam

Thanks clam
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-06-2022, 05:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,140
Posted By Joeyo68
Thanks Philip. It’s great to have it flying.

Thanks Philip.
It’s great to have it flying.
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-05-2022, 04:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,140
Posted By Joeyo68
Talking First Flight today.

Completed my first flight today. What an experience.
Handles well, just like an RV should. Needs a touch of right rudder. Pulled the cowls, all clean, everything where it should be. One of the guys...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-05-2022, 04:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,140
Posted By Joeyo68
Thanks Draker.

Thanks Draker.
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-04-2022, 04:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,140
Posted By Joeyo68
One more milestone down, one to go!

After almost 7 years of building, RV7, SN 74466 officially morphed from kit, to aeroplane, with the issue of a Phase 1 CofA!

The weather is looking promising over the next few days. 🤞

The longer...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-25-2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,140
Posted By Joeyo68
Talking Another milestone. First engine start!

Did my first engine start yesterday. All went well. Happy Days!
Forum: Propellers 06-09-2022, 05:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By Joeyo68
I have a 3 blade but not flying yet

Hey there,
I am just about to fit my 3 blade ground adjustable GT prop. There are a couple of RV7ís with them in the UK.
If you are on Facebook, check out Tom Bootyman, I have gotten some good...
Forum: Propellers 05-17-2022, 03:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 906
Posted By Joeyo68
Another option - GT propellers

I have a GT 3 blade ground adjustable. Came with Spinner already fitted.
I am not flying yet, but there are several RVís with them in the UK.

Mine is the red, white and blue one with the white...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-13-2022, 04:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,140
Posted By Joeyo68
Hi Keith, I looked at your mod, but had enough...

Hi Keith,
I looked at your mod, but had enough just getting to where I am. If I remove rage spinner, it gives me about an extra 1/4” room to fit the cowl, so hopefully won’t be too bad.
Thanks for...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-12-2022, 05:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,140
Posted By Joeyo68
Got paint and wings!

More progress over the last couple of weeks.
Spent last week with my painter painting my RV, and tonight, with some local RV/pilot buddies we bolted on the wings for the final time!
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-28-2021, 03:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,140
Posted By Joeyo68
Milestone day, move to the hangar

Another major milestone today. Moved the fuse down to the hangar so the wings can be fitted and finish the engine hookup.
Lots of help moving.
She is in good company.
Forum: My RV Build Project 10-16-2021, 05:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 48,719
Posted By Joeyo68
Looks great Joe.

Looks great Joe.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-08-2021, 05:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,140
Posted By Joeyo68
6 years down the track and getting closer.

While searching VAF for info, as we all do during our build, I found my thread from when I started on this journey 6 years ago.
Little bit of progress update.
Tail is complete, wings are done...
Forum: Propellers 06-04-2021, 05:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,739
Posted By Joeyo68
They are on Facebook.

Alex Tonini was my contact at GT. I bought directly from them. Their correspondence is sometimes slow, but they do get back to you.
I got a deal last year, cheaper than a sensi 3 blade. I got the...
Forum: Propellers 05-29-2021, 04:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,739
Posted By Joeyo68
I have a 3 blade, but not flying yet. I only...

I have a 3 blade, but not flying yet. I only received it a few weeks ago. Heard they are really smooth in 3 blade configuration. Really nice workmanship.
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-12-2021, 05:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,140
Posted By Joeyo68
GT Propellers do a 3 blade ground adjustable.

I just received my 3 blade GA composite prop. Havenít flown with it yet.

11455

11456
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2021, 05:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,938
Posted By Joeyo68
Fibreglass aft skirt done.

Finished off slider aft skirt in glass.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-26-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 1,541,161
Posted By Joeyo68
Thanks Larry. Inside the red tape is the basic...

Thanks Larry.
Inside the red tape is the basic shape.
I’ll look at your blog.
Cheers,
Joe
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-26-2021, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2,037
Views: 1,541,161
Posted By Joeyo68
Canopy fibreglass rear skirt

Having a go at making a rear skirt out of fibreglass. Just need to add more protection, cut out some glass using my template and do the layups.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 01-23-2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,206
Posted By Joeyo68
One for sale on facebook, Australia.

7361

Check out Aviation Buy Sell Swap Australia.
Seller is Peter Costick
Forum: My RV Build Project 09-25-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 48,719
Posted By Joeyo68
Nice work as always Joe. Can’t wait to see it...

Nice work as always Joe.
Can’t wait to see it finished at a fly in one day.
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-24-2020, 03:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,272
Posted By Joeyo68
Hey Andy, How are you progressing? Hopefully we...

Hey Andy,
How are you progressing?
Hopefully we get out of lockdown 2.0 in another month, I can get current and take you for that motivation flight, albeit in a 7 or 7a.
Joe
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-02-2020, 01:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,606
Posted By Joeyo68
Took me a week to get mine right. Keep persisting...

Took me a week to get mine right. Keep persisting and you will get there.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 08-04-2020, 05:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,466
Posted By Joeyo68
Test from iPad.

Just a test to see. Chose small image size.
Looks good in preview:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,722
Posted By Joeyo68
Book arrived in Oz

My book arrived today from Amazon.:D
Forum: Propellers 07-27-2020, 05:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,831
Posted By Joeyo68
Thanks Scott.

Thanks Scott.
Forum: Propellers 07-26-2020, 04:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,831
Posted By Joeyo68
Anybody hear from Don?

Sent Don a message and no response. Did anybody else contact Don and get a response?
Forum: Propellers 07-15-2020, 04:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,831
Posted By Joeyo68
I’d be interested in hearing about them also.

I’d be interested in hearing about them also.
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-11-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,914
Posted By Joeyo68
DSUB male and female pins covered with heat...

DSUB male and female pins covered with heat shrink is another option
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2020, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By Joeyo68
Hi David, I have to install my pitot/static lines...

Hi David,
I have to install my pitot/static lines soon. Where do you get your fittings from?
Looking for a local Aussie supplier.
Cheers,
Joe
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-21-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 372,546
Posted By Joeyo68
Nylock castellated nuts

Just did the same myself. Fun job. Makes me feel safer on flight control connections
Forum: Autopilots 05-07-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By Joeyo68
Hi Bob, The ARINC to serial port is the ARiNC...

Hi Bob,
The ARINC to serial port is the ARiNC serial to AFS 3500 serial connection in the install manual for the 3500. I should have been more clear.
Thanks for the feedback.
Forum: Autopilots 05-07-2020, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By Joeyo68
Wiring Digiflight II for GPS and Nav

Hi everyone,

This has got me stumped.
I have an AFS 3500 with ARINC 429, Garmin 695, Garmin SL30 and a Digiflight II.
I am trying to figure out how to wire up the system so that I can fly a flight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,769
Posted By Joeyo68
Just done on RV7 during build

I have just finished about a week ago. Fit my slider and have the bubble sika?d to the frame. I have the 8 rails but chose not to use them, instead just used the add on when finishing the spine...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-20-2020, 05:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,680
Posted By Joeyo68
Took some bark off the top of my head a couple of days ago

Was running wires down to fuselage on the weekend, on my way out, forgot about the end of the slider centre rail and took a gouge out of the top of my head. After cursing and pressure to stop the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2020, 04:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,023
Posted By Joeyo68
Hi Jay, pm me your email address and I will send...

Hi Jay,
pm me your email address and I will send through my RV7 finish kit packing list.
Forum: Propellers 03-06-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,314
Posted By Joeyo68
Pointy spinner - yes please

I would be interested in a pointy 13? spinner
I was looking at making one, but prefer to buy one.
I was thinking of the profile of a Cessna 177 spinner.
Forum: International 02-04-2020, 02:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,514
Posted By Joeyo68
Thanks. Good to know

Thanks. Good to know
Forum: International 02-03-2020, 02:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,514
Posted By Joeyo68
Formation Aero instructors.

Do these 2 instructors only fly out of Sydney?
Not too many instructors around with the approval to grant formation aero endorsements, since Part 61 came in.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,928
Posted By Joeyo68
Unloading before leveling wings

Let me try an answer that.
In the case of you are in a left descending turn, the inboard wing has a higher angle of attack, if you then attempt to lift the wing first by rolling to the right before...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 10-04-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 81,144
Posted By Joeyo68
Great journey

Hi Scott,
It has been great following your journey. Your writing style has made reading about your travels very enjoyable.
Thanks for sharing.
Forum: International 07-04-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 538
Posted By Joeyo68
RV builders/flyers in Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia

Hi,
I will be travelling to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for work in a few weeks, and have some time over the weekend of 27th and 28th of July. I was wondering if there were any builders/flyers in or...
Forum: Electrical Systems 06-26-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,463
Posted By Joeyo68
Hi Geoff, Can you please send me a PM with the...

Hi Geoff,
Can you please send me a PM with the details also. I am wiring and have to buy more terminals.
Thanks,
Joe
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-27-2019, 03:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,635
Posted By Joeyo68
Talking +1 for the practice kits

I would also recommend the practice kits, not just for practicing putting them together, but also for practicing drilling out rivets. Removing rivets is another one of those great skills you get to...
Forum: Primers 04-26-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,077
Posted By Joeyo68
Aviation Parts and Equipment

Hi Ben,
Contact Paul at Aviation Parts and Equipment. They are based at Bankstown and stock Alodine, and can ship if needed.
Have fun building the 8.
Cheers,
Joe
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-19-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,785
Posted By Joeyo68
Flyleds too!

Not flying yet, but fitted and tested Flyleds.
They are a great product, easy to fit, and good value.
Forum: Tools 04-10-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 772
Posted By Joeyo68
Hi Trent, If you do not want to buy one, I have...

Hi Trent,
If you do not want to buy one, I have one machined up out of stainless you can borrow.
I am almost finished with my back riveting with this tool, but can access one locally if I need to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,096
Posted By Joeyo68
I know the pain Peter! I did however have a win...

I know the pain Peter!
I did however have a win last year with a fedex delivery from the US. There was a number you could call, and potentially get a discounted rate. I bought a dual screen AFS3500...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-09-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,560
Posted By Joeyo68
That’s what I am about to use, followed by 8400...

That’s what I am about to use, followed by 8400 series interior topcoats.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,360
Posted By Joeyo68
She has been named. Her name is Jane (for Plane...

She has been named. Her name is Jane (for Plane Jane). The other woman in my life that gets a lot of my attention. Still building the fuselage.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,292
Posted By Joeyo68
I would be interested also. Will pm with my email...

I would be interested also. Will pm with my email address.
Thanks.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2018, 03:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,962
Posted By Joeyo68
Hi Trent, What are you using it for? There might...

Hi Trent,
What are you using it for? There might be an easier product that will serve the same purpose.
For Proseal, contact PPG Aerospace in Tullamarine.
They are in Ovata drive. Not sure if they...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-04-2018, 04:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,567
Posted By Joeyo68
Hi Adrian, Busy working on the fuselage when I am...

Hi Adrian,
Busy working on the fuselage when I am home. Unfortunately I have been away from home a lot with work over the last 12 months, which has slowed my building down considerably, but still get...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-03-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,567
Posted By Joeyo68
Hi Trent, I’m glad you took your time and did a...

Hi Trent,
I’m glad you took your time and did a bit of practice first. It is always safer to try something néw on something other than your “High value aircraft parts”. Looks good. It’s hard to get a...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-02-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,567
Posted By Joeyo68
What I did for my RV7 rudder trailing edge

Hi Trent,
I only squeezed my trailing edge rivets about half way with the squeezer. I then used a flat rivet set and backrivet plate to work my way to the final shop head.
It is not that hard. It is...
Forum: RV-14 07-27-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,936
Posted By Joeyo68
Very nice 👍

Seems like only yesterday I stopped by and had a look at your build. Well done on the build. Enjoy 😊
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 36,496
Posted By Joeyo68
Just finished fitting ?The Works?

I just finished fitting the works into my 7?s tips. Easy to do, even for a mug like me.:D
And I can confirm they are BRIGHT:cool:
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-23-2018, 05:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,994
Posted By Joeyo68
Hi Mark, I still fly out of Tyabb sometimes, but...

Hi Mark,
I still fly out of Tyabb sometimes, but do not know very many in the club, hence I do not know Chris. I tend to hang around away from the club rooms when down there.
I also fly a Nanchang...
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