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Forum: RV-14 11-30-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,845
Posted By sjarrell
If you're interested in the winglets and / or the...

If you're interested in the winglets and / or the resolution to this issue I'd suggest that you contact Damien directly at 386-225-4779 or damien@aveoengineering.com.
Forum: RV-14 11-30-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,845
Posted By sjarrell
Damien hasn't notified us if it has been, so not...

Damien hasn't notified us if it has been, so not to my knowledge.
Forum: RV-14 08-12-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,229
Posted By sjarrell
Smile Thanks Luke and Darwin!

I agree completely. Thanks Darwin and Luke for working together to make this happen!
Forum: RV-14 08-11-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,229
Posted By sjarrell
Just a quick followup.... as promised Luke /...

Just a quick followup.... as promised Luke / Classic came through on their commitment to ship the new "JDAir latch compatible" panel by the end of July! We haven't installed ours yet but we did...
Forum: RV-14 08-11-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,845
Posted By sjarrell
Good question. I don't know. I do know when...

Good question. I don't know. I do know when Rodney was researching this and talked to Van's support they said the end of the wing and the ailerons are exactly the same on the 10 and the 14, but the...
Forum: RV-14 08-11-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,845
Posted By sjarrell
Thanks very much for the offer, but that won't be...

Thanks very much for the offer, but that won't be necessary. Given that we've verified that we're using the right alignment bracket, and that it's installed properly it's obvious that there is a...
Forum: RV-14 08-10-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,845
Posted By sjarrell
Thanks Scott and Bob; And therein lies the...

Thanks Scott and Bob;

And therein lies the problem.... yes, you can "adjust" the standard Van's tips AND the Aveo standard "non-winglet" tips as there is enough give that you can adjust them. The...
Forum: RV-14 08-10-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,845
Posted By sjarrell
W-00026 Bracket Installation

Here's a picture of the W-00026 aileron alignment bracket...
Forum: RV-14 08-10-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,845
Posted By sjarrell
Thanks Bob. The following screenshots and photos...

Thanks Bob. The following screenshots and photos should very clearly show the issue. With the RV-14 to establish the neutral position of the ailerons you use an alignment bracket W-00026. This...
Forum: RV-14 08-09-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,845
Posted By sjarrell
https://photos.smugmug.com/PersonalFolder/Cars-Mot...

https://photos.smugmug.com/PersonalFolder/Cars-Motorcycles-and-Airplanes/n-DtgF7/RV-14A/i-T8fpZRg/1/4b4ec8ad/L/Aileron%20alignment-L.png
Forum: RV-14 08-07-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,845
Posted By sjarrell
I understand completely, but our question is...

I understand completely, but our question is regarding the fitment of the Aveo Premier ZipTips to the wings, not the aerodynamics of them.

Thanks!
Forum: RV-14 08-07-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,845
Posted By sjarrell
I'm not sure what any of that would have to do...

I'm not sure what any of that would have to do with the alignment of the straight part of wingtip with the aileron as shown in any of the photos, but if you want to see the curved part of the Aveo...
Forum: RV-10 08-07-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,098
Posted By sjarrell
Aveo Winglet Ziptips Fitment

Has anyone installed the new winglet ZipTips? Did you have any issues with fitment? If you have installed them (the new winglet ZipTips) and they fit properly we'd really appreciate your advice and...
Forum: RV-14 08-07-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,845
Posted By sjarrell
Does anyone have any pictures of their wings...

Does anyone have any pictures of their wings finished with the new "winglet" ZipTips that shows them fitting properly?

Thanks!
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-04-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,714
Posted By sjarrell
Just my experience... You won't find a company...

Just my experience...

You won't find a company that's more responsive, and competent, than SDS. You have direct contact with the ultimate decision makers that have "skin in the game". I don't...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-19-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,714
Posted By sjarrell
Give SDS a call and talk with Ross or Barry. It...

Give SDS a call and talk with Ross or Barry. It is possible.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-17-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,714
Posted By sjarrell
Thanks Ross. I understand what you're saying,...

Thanks Ross. I understand what you're saying, however I still contend the documentation does not convey that clearly at all. I recommend that you re-read this section and at a minimum make the "must...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-17-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,714
Posted By sjarrell
Smile Best Practice

There has been a lot of back and forth about how some people have wired their SDS CPi-2 systems and what works vs. what are the actual requirements / recommendations / best practices.

I agree that...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-11-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,714
Posted By sjarrell
SDS CPi-2 Wiring Diagram - VPX, Garmin G3X

Same here. The documentation is very clear.... power source -> breaker -> switch -> cpu feed AND source -> breaker -> switch -> Coilpack feed. (x2 if you have a dual unit). I also verified the need...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-10-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,714
Posted By sjarrell
It appears you have both CPUs and Coilpacks wired...

It appears you have both CPUs and Coilpacks wired directly to the main bus through the switch. SDS recommends individual breakers or fuses for each CPU and each Coilpack.

You may want to double...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-10-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 15,714
Posted By sjarrell
From the installaton manual: If you don?t have a...

From the installaton manual:

If you don?t have a typical aircraft key/mag type switch, you can wire up yellow and gray to one or two normally open momentary push switches or toggle switches to kill...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-10-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,649
Posted By sjarrell
Your diagram shows the G5 connected to a GA35...

Your diagram shows the G5 connected to a GA35 WAAS antenna which is providing the WAAS source, not the G5's internal antenna.
Forum: RV-14 07-08-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,523
Posted By sjarrell
How old are the ZipTips? What type of radios are...

How old are the ZipTips? What type of radios are having the interference problems? I know some of the earlier ZipTips had this issue, but as far as I knew it was eliminated with the more recent...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-29-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,734
Posted By sjarrell
If you want the best people possible in your...

If you want the best people possible in your corner contact these guys. (https://www.leftseat.com/) They're not cheap, and there are not guarantees, but IMO working with them will give you your...
Forum: RV-14 06-21-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,229
Posted By sjarrell
Here's a picture from Darwin's site if that...

Here's a picture from Darwin's site if that helps...

https://photos.smugmug.com/PersonalFolder/Cars-Motorcycles-and-Airplanes/n-DtgF7/RV-14A/i-6c7zccs/0/e177ec8e/L/JD%20Air%20Latch-001-L.jpg
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-20-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,220
Posted By sjarrell
Here are the pictures Mike sent me via...

Here are the pictures Mike sent me via...
Forum: RV-14 06-16-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,536
Posted By sjarrell
I ordered the 14 exhaust system on 6/9 and was...

I ordered the 14 exhaust system on 6/9 and was told to expect 6-8 weeks lead time.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-16-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 88,635
Posted By sjarrell
Well put. I agree completely.

Well put. I agree completely.
Forum: RV-14 06-16-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,229
Posted By sjarrell
Darwin emailed me pictures of the new latch for...

Darwin emailed me pictures of the new latch for the Classic Aero side panel. They are shown...
Forum: RV-14 06-16-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,229
Posted By sjarrell
That is GREAT news! Very glad to hear it. Thanks...

That is GREAT news! Very glad to hear it. Thanks for the update!
Forum: RV-14 06-16-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,229
Posted By sjarrell
I know Luke didn't want to commit to a specific...

I know Luke didn't want to commit to a specific timeframe a couple of months ago for having the panel redesign done when he and Darwin agreed to work together on this, but I wonder if anyone has...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-16-2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 88,635
Posted By sjarrell
I have a secondary alternator as well, but I'm...

I have a secondary alternator as well, but I'm still using the backup battery recommended by SDS (https://smile.amazon.com/Power-Sonic-PS-1227-Sealed-Lead-Battery/dp/B00FA5ZC5S) with my CPi-2 system....
Forum: RV-14 06-15-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,229
Posted By sjarrell
Waiting patiently, and I'm sure that whatever you...

Waiting patiently, and I'm sure that whatever you and Luke come up with will be the ultimate interior combo for the 14. Thanks to both of you!
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-15-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 88,635
Posted By sjarrell
From the SDS CPi-2 manual: "The CPi2 has a built...

From the SDS CPi-2 manual:

"The CPi2 has a built in crowbar and if Mainbus voltage goes above approximately 24 volts for several milliseconds, the crowbar will short circuit and blow the 2 amp fuse...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-07-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,667
Posted By sjarrell
There is no right or wrong, better or worse. The...

There is no right or wrong, better or worse. The good news is you have a LOT of really good choices, in products, features, support, etc. My recommendation is that instead of relying on our opinions...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-01-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,334
Posted By sjarrell
When in the world do you guys sleep??? :D

When in the world do you guys sleep??? :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,684
Posted By sjarrell
Thanks Dan. Much appreciated!

Thanks Dan. Much appreciated!
Forum: RV-14 05-29-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,264
Posted By sjarrell
Thanks Chris. I appreciate the input. Best...

Thanks Chris. I appreciate the input.

Best regards,
Forum: RV-14 05-29-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,264
Posted By sjarrell
Thanks Tim. I'll take a look! Best regards,

Thanks Tim. I'll take a look!

Best regards,
Forum: RV-14 05-28-2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,264
Posted By sjarrell
Vetterman Exhaust

Who has installed the Vetterman 4-2 exhaust that doesn't exit through the tunnel?

How did you address the tunnel opening? If you closed the tunnel opening did you experience any cooling...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-14-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By sjarrell
The GMA 245 has inputs for both the pilot's PTT...

The GMA 245 has inputs for both the pilot's PTT on J2401 pin 34 and the co-pilot's on J2402 pin 33 and takes care of sending the output to the GTR 20 P2001 pin 17. The GTR 20 P2001 pin 17 is for both...
Forum: Reviews 05-14-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,552
Posted By sjarrell
Nice! Really looking forward to installing it and...

Nice! Really looking forward to installing it and seeing how it looks with the Classic Aero panels when they're available.
Forum: Reviews 05-13-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,552
Posted By sjarrell
JDAero has already prototyped (and perhaps...

JDAero has already prototyped (and perhaps produced) a new handle that Classic Aero has committed to incorporate into a new panel design. The last I've heard there's no firm from CA yet on when...
Forum: RV-14 05-06-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 205,048
Posted By sjarrell
Smile Garmin G3X Panel by SteinAir

Here's our G3X panel that was just shipped the end of last week from SteinAir. Needless to say SteinAir was absolutely fantastic to work with (again) and their workmanship is outstanding. Here are a...
Forum: RV-14 04-22-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,776
Posted By sjarrell
Makes sense. Thanks!

Makes sense. Thanks!
Forum: RV-14 04-21-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,776
Posted By sjarrell
Good to know. Thanks. Question.... given the...

Good to know. Thanks.

Question.... given the Garmin OAT's relatively close location to the wing root and the access panel right beside it, would it make sense to NOT put a connector on that...
Forum: RV-14 04-21-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,776
Posted By sjarrell
Good to know. Thanks. Question.... given the...

Good to know. Thanks.

Question.... given the Garmin OAT's relatively close location to the wing root and the access panel right beside it, would it make sense to NOT put a connector on that...
Forum: RV-14 04-21-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,776
Posted By sjarrell
Smile Thanks! The problem is for anyone with a Garmin...

Thanks!

The problem is for anyone with a Garmin setup that's looking through the plans to find where the OAT goes (like I was) it's nowhere to be found, at least in the pdf plans provided by Van's....
Forum: RV-14 04-20-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,776
Posted By sjarrell
I'm curious. Where, on the plans, did you see...

I'm curious. Where, on the plans, did you see that the OAT goes in the left wing?

I agree with you that's where it "should" go, but I did spend a LOT of time trying to find ANY mention of the OAT...
Forum: RV-14 04-20-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,215
Posted By sjarrell
Thanks for the clarification Luke. They look VERY...

Thanks for the clarification Luke. They look VERY nice!
Forum: RV-14 04-19-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,215
Posted By sjarrell
AWESOME! Thanks!

AWESOME! Thanks!
Forum: RV-14 04-18-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,215
Posted By sjarrell
Smile That photo came right off of JD Air's site. I...

That photo came right off of JD Air's site. I asked Darwin whose panels they were as well and if I remember correctly he said that one of his customers had done the modification to his own panels to...
Forum: RV-14 04-18-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,215
Posted By sjarrell
I should qualify that what I meant by "complete...

I should qualify that what I meant by "complete replacement" is that the JD Air handle includes the replacement of the outside handle with a flush mounted one instead of a little "tab" that sticks...
Forum: RV-14 04-18-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,215
Posted By sjarrell
According to Jeremiah at Classic Aero, they...

According to Jeremiah at Classic Aero, they supply a modification to the stock latch in their side panel kit and a new handle that looks good with their panel. It is not a complete replacement...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-14-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,708
Posted By sjarrell
I can't help you with which one is best, but I...

I can't help you with which one is best, but I can tell you a couple of things that I learned that may help. I decided to use the FS20x7 in my 14A instead of the one provided by Vans as I like the...
Forum: RV-14 04-09-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,215
Posted By sjarrell
Yep, awesome collaboration by undoubtably two of...

Yep, awesome collaboration by undoubtably two of the best companies in the business.
Forum: RV-14 04-08-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,215
Posted By sjarrell
Thanks Luke. From personal experience I totally...

Thanks Luke. From personal experience I totally understand what it's like to build a business and juggle a lot of balls at the same time, so I sincerely appreciate your commitment to make this...
Forum: RV-14 04-08-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,215
Posted By sjarrell
AWESOME! That's the perfect solution. The best of...

AWESOME! That's the perfect solution. The best of both worlds. I'm THRILLED! As I told you if we can help either Luke or you in anyway please just let us know.

Best regards,
Forum: RV-14 04-08-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,215
Posted By sjarrell
Thumbs up Thanks very much! I understand Classic Aero and...

Thanks very much! I understand Classic Aero and JD are talking, however as you said both would have to make significant changes and I personally doubt that's going to happen.

Thanks to everyone for...
Forum: RV-14 04-08-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,215
Posted By sjarrell
Do you happen to have a good picture of the...

Do you happen to have a good picture of the Classic Aero latch from the inside and outside?

Thanks!
Forum: RV-14 04-08-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,215
Posted By sjarrell
Thanks! I'll certainly take a look!

Thanks! I'll certainly take a look!
Forum: RV-14 04-08-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,215
Posted By sjarrell
Thanks very much for the information. Obviously I...

Thanks very much for the information. Obviously I misunderstood what was provided by Classic Aero. Their interiors are gorgeous, and they are a real pleasure to work with!

We haven't cut anything...
Forum: RV-14 04-08-2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,215
Posted By sjarrell
I thought that I understood that the Classic Aero...

I thought that I understood that the Classic Aero latch was just a separate inside handle. Is that not the case?

Does Classic Aero still use the same outside handle / latch that Van's provides? I...
Forum: RV-14 04-08-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,215
Posted By sjarrell
Question RV-14A Interior w/JD Air Canopy Latch

Does anyone know of a supplier who makes high quality side panels for the RV-14A that will work with the JD Air canopy latch? I would much rather use the JD Air latch than the stock Van's one,...
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