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Forum: RV-10 02-24-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,511
Posted By amekler
sent you a pm Alan

sent you a pm

Alan
Forum: RV-10 02-23-2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,511
Posted By amekler
when I was looking to buy an RV10 in 2009 David...

when I was looking to buy an RV10 in 2009 David was kind enough to take me for a flight in that plane!
Bought N668G a month later
Alan
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-19-2021, 05:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,871
Posted By amekler
I re-rigged and drilled new torque arms with...

I re-rigged and drilled new torque arms with the wings attached and flaperons set 1/8 inch below
Alan
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-18-2021, 05:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,871
Posted By amekler
well, we measured everything.flap rod was...

well,
we measured everything.flap rod was perfect. right control rod was 1/4 in short. left control rod was 1/8 in short.
corrected the lengths. replaced torque tubes and redrilled the new tubes...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-04-2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,871
Posted By amekler
I remember the flaps were fully retracted when...

I remember the flaps were fully retracted when drilling the torque tubes
my plane is to remove the control rods and remeasure
Alan
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-04-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,871
Posted By amekler
so today I measured the flap control rod I got...

so today I measured the flap control rod I got 11 7/8. The specs say 11 25/32
both flaperon control rods were 38 7/8 the specs say 38 3/4
these measurements were in the plane with a tape measure so...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-01-2021, 06:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,871
Posted By amekler
my right Flaperon tube only hits with no flap...

my right Flaperon tube only hits with no flap setting
Alan
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-01-2021, 04:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,871
Posted By amekler
Scott, What's the fix? New torque arms? Alan

Scott,
What's the fix? New torque arms?
Alan
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-31-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,871
Posted By amekler
thanks Steve will measure . thought I followed...

thanks Steve will measure .
thought I followed the instructions
Alan
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-31-2021, 06:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,871
Posted By amekler
Steve, Will check. This is with the wings off....

Steve,
Will check. This is with the wings off. Does that make any difference?
I haven't set the the stabilator cable tension yet so the control stick moves a lot.
This is the updated fuel pump so I...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-30-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,871
Posted By amekler
control rod scrapes the fuel pump

My flaperon control rod scrapes the fuel pump. (this is the updated fuel pump)
Any idea of how to remedy this?
Alan
N603NH(reserved) RV12 50% done?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-21-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,201
Posted By amekler
I would call Van's. they are trying to get the...

I would call Van's. they are trying to get the parts out first to people that have cracks.
Alan
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-19-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,201
Posted By amekler
I ordered my stand off in November. I've been at...

I ordered my stand off in November. I've been at the point of being ready to hang the engine since December and was expecting it in January. Today I was told it would be mid March before I would...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-19-2021, 05:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,102
Posted By amekler
Dear RV-12 Builder/Owner, We recently shipped...

Dear RV-12 Builder/Owner,

We recently shipped you a new EX-00044 exhaust system for your RV-12 with a Rotax 912 ULS engine.

We’re excited for you to get in installed and flying, but...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-12-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,102
Posted By amekler
no reply from vans yet Alan

no reply from vans yet
Alan
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-08-2021, 05:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,102
Posted By amekler
I received mine last week. Alan

I received mine last week.
Alan
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-05-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,201
Posted By amekler
I placed order on nov 29 Alan

I placed order on nov 29
Alan
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-01-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,201
Posted By amekler
tried to order not available til...

tried to order not available til 1/12/2021
Alan
RV12- getting ready to hang engine
Forum: Northeast 10-29-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,185
Posted By amekler
there is one just south of the approach end of...

there is one just south of the approach end of RWY 26 at KLCI
Beans and Greens Corn Maze Gilford NH

A. Mekler
N668G RV10
N7603NH RV12 in process
Forum: Northeast 10-06-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,701
Posted By amekler
Sure send me an email at nhflydoc@gmail.com to...

Sure send me an email at nhflydoc@gmail.com to exchange contact info
Alan
Forum: Northeast 10-05-2020, 04:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,701
Posted By amekler
I just find this email address for...

I just find this email address for him
larrybgray@gmail.com
Forum: Northeast 10-05-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,701
Posted By amekler
David, I have an RV-10 at KLCI. I searched the...

David,
I have an RV-10 at KLCI.
I searched the FAA database and found this RV-214 in NH.
Aircraft Description
Serial Number 140367 Status Valid
Manufacturer Name GRAY LARRY B Certificate Issue...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-27-2020, 05:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,354
Posted By amekler
i had already ordered my power plant kit and...

i had already ordered my power plant kit and called yesterday. i had the option of delaying shipment of the kit til new exhaust was available sometime this year or having kit shipped without exhaust...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,293
Posted By amekler
Pierre, I have been in touch with bruce. please...

Pierre,
I have been in touch with bruce.
please let me know your email address and he will get back to you.
I tried you PM but it is full.
Alan
Forum: Alternative Engines 06-13-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 42,335
Posted By amekler
just saw The HIGGS HAWK V4 E330J/G Diesel is...

just saw The HIGGS HAWK V4 E330J/G Diesel is taking orders.
is anyone putting one of these in an RV10?

A. Mekler
N668G
Forum: Autopilots 05-25-2020, 04:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By amekler
i have the same set up the gs will arm and come...

i have the same set up
the gs will arm and come down from the top-so yes you will be below the glide slope
you have it in vert arm to couple otherwise it will not follow gs
it will switch...
Forum: Safety 02-11-2020, 05:33 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 43,281
Posted By amekler
Excellent concept I wish it was able to be used...

Excellent concept
I wish it was able to be used with my Advanced Flight Systems AOA

Amekler 2009 RV10
RV-12 in progress
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-05-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 851
Posted By amekler
37-07 fuel neck question

on step 3 it says match drill #30 the holes into the flange of the fuel neck and then put nut plates on. it calls for AN526C632R8 which are too big for the #30 holes
Is there something I'm...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-28-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 986
Posted By amekler
Smile once i figured out how to do it currently...

once i figured out how to do it currently everything was fine!
Alan
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-23-2019, 04:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 986
Posted By amekler
measuring axle alignment

i just mounted my landing gear and are a little unclear on how to check on axle alignment . i put a block of wood on each axle and ran a string between them.
Alan
RV12 120250
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-22-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 644
Posted By amekler
measuring axle alignment

duplicate message
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-31-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,869
Posted By amekler
do you have info on the punch? Alan RV12 finish...

do you have info on the punch?
Alan
RV12 finish kit
Forum: Safety 08-26-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 15,503
Posted By amekler
bought the rv10 in 2009 the last plane built by...

bought the rv10 in 2009 the last plane built by steve raddatz
Not all AMEs will do basic med. I try to use good judgement and common sense when issuing a basic med. I do require documentation from...
Forum: Safety 08-26-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 15,503
Posted By amekler
no bought the rv10 built but building the 12

no bought the rv10 built but building the 12
Forum: Safety 08-26-2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 15,503
Posted By amekler
basic med

I'm an AME and offer basic med to my class 3 pilots. i have found most family physicians won't do Basic Med for various reasons. One gotcha is that if a pilot fills out the medxpress class 3...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-19-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,848
Posted By amekler
i just received rv12 pedal extensions...

i just received rv12 pedal extensions f1290a/1290b and cannot find anywhere what hardware is needed to mount them.

Alan
N603 NH
Forum: Northeast 07-04-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,840
Posted By amekler
Welcome Suresh. I have an RV10 based at KLCI a...

Welcome Suresh.
I have an RV10 based at KLCI a bit too far from you for basing your plane. We have a nice restaurant on the field if you ever want to visit. I'm in the middle of my first building...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-30-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,848
Posted By amekler
sent you a private message alan

sent you a private message
alan
Forum: Autopilots 06-07-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,400
Posted By amekler
you will be very happy withe the 385 the straight...

you will be very happy withe the 385
the straight and level button could save your life if disorientated or inadvertent unusual attitude
Alan
N668G RV10
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-04-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,541
Posted By amekler
there are 2 foot pegs that screw onto the front...

there are 2 foot pegs that screw onto the front axle(removable to take up less space)
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-04-2019, 04:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,541
Posted By amekler
i have 2 of these for my...

i have 2 of these for my RV10
https://booyahstrollers.com/collections/electric-bikes/products/mini-adult-electric-bike-by-soljer
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-04-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 977
Posted By amekler
yes, i found one. thanks, alan

yes,
i found one.
thanks,
alan
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-03-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 977
Posted By amekler
ES-205203-3 0 pins

what tool is needed to remove these pins?
Alan
RV10 N668G
Building RV12 #120250
Forum: RV-10 01-25-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,783
Posted By amekler
beautiful where was it painted? Alan RV10 N668G

beautiful
where was it painted?
Alan
RV10 N668G
Forum: GPS 02-15-2018, 03:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,199
Posted By amekler
I sold my 430w on eBay and got $1000 more than...

I sold my 430w on eBay and got $1000 more than Avidyne trade in quote and purchased my 440 from Advanced Flight Systems with my settings all set up.
Avidyne avertises plug and play but if you have...
Forum: Northeast 02-10-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,360
Posted By amekler
Bob Cronin at Aviation Associates at KMHT Built...

Bob Cronin at Aviation Associates at KMHT
Built and flies an RV4
maintains my RV10

Alan
N668G
Forum: Autopilots 12-03-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,112
Posted By amekler
have you talked to to advanced flight? Is that a...

have you talked to to advanced flight?
Is that a 4500?
I fly my AP through the AFS EFIS with the trutrak in GPSS mode.
Alan
Forum: Safety 09-03-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,635
Posted By amekler
Basic Med

As an AME for 18 years and also a pilot I have advised the majority of my class 3 special issuances to go the Basic Med route. Many have chosen to do it through me rather than their primary.
if it...
Forum: RV-10 08-20-2017, 05:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,659
Posted By amekler
i've had this happen twice in my 8 years with...

i've had this happen twice in my 8 years with n668g
both were on hot days running lean of peak and changing tanks without using the boost pump. i've never had it if happen when using the boost...
Forum: RV-10 07-08-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,806
Posted By amekler
i tried the desser retreads and had them wear...

i tried the desser retreads and had them wear abnormally and also had a shimmy on landing around 35-40 kts and the clearance between the wheel fairings was very little. i went with flight customs...
Forum: RV-10 03-12-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,124
Posted By amekler
amekler@metrocast.net thanks, Alan

amekler@metrocast.net

thanks,
Alan
Forum: RV-10 01-24-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,061
Posted By amekler
I also use 90-100 knots neutral flaps until the...

I also use 90-100 knots neutral flaps until the runway is in sight and then flaps as needed
if using the trutrak vision AP I prefer to ask for LPV approaches instead of ILS as the AP flys that...
Forum: RV-10 10-25-2016, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,888
Posted By amekler
which style mcmaster did you use? Alan

which style mcmaster did you use?
Alan
Forum: Reviews 07-17-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,907
Posted By amekler
i also give Don a vote. i started with gami on my...

i also give Don a vote. i started with gami on my tmxio540 and never got a small enough spread. They had be send the spider out ,etc. After months of frustration I went with Don and after only a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2016, 03:42 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 117,657
Posted By amekler
there was an rv7 fatal december 2015 in...

there was an rv7 fatal december 2015 in Hurricane, UT . the report says wing separated
is this the basis for the sb?
alan
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 117,657
Posted By amekler
being a non builder if cracks are found on the...

being a non builder if cracks are found on the aileron hinge brackets on the 10 it looks like a labor intensive repair. anyone guess how many hours of labor required?

Alan
N668G
RV 10
Forum: Safety 04-19-2016, 04:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,094
Posted By amekler
i also use the gust buster on my rv10 and have no...

i also use the gust buster on my rv10 and have no complaints. it takes a few minutes to put on but it works
Alan
N668G
Forum: RV-10 04-15-2016, 05:07 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,124
Posted By amekler
i would also like a...

i would also like a copy
amekler@metrocast.net
n668g
Forum: Autopilots 02-16-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,588
Posted By amekler
Lucas, Thanks I thought that's what the Vizion...

Lucas,
Thanks I thought that's what the Vizion did.
Another question I have for you if you don't mind. When doing a GPS approach do you recommend using my EFIS(AFS4500) to control the vizion or...
Forum: Autopilots 02-16-2016, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,588
Posted By amekler
does the vizion already have this or is there an...

does the vizion already have this or is there an upgrade for it?
Alan
RV10 N668G
Forum: Autopilots 07-04-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,604
Posted By amekler
i think the key point is you must be in altitude...

i think the key point is you must be in altitude hold vs 0 vertical speed
Alan
Forum: GPS 05-20-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,509
Posted By amekler
Thumbs down Garmin 430w/530w cards

Went to order a new 430w card from Jepp and was told about garmin service bulletin 1455 from last october
the new card has an orange sticker (cost $195) and requires a new sky bound reader(around...
Forum: Northeast 05-13-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,226
Posted By amekler
try Bob Dimeo in Nashua CFI and flys an RV8 here...

try Bob Dimeo in Nashua
CFI and flys an RV8
here is his email
r.dimeo@comcast.net


Regards,
Alan
RV10 N668g
Forum: Northeast 04-20-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,097
Posted By amekler
you could also try Norwood KOWD. Alan N668G RV10

you could also try Norwood KOWD.
Alan
N668G RV10
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