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Forum: RV-4 03-30-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,096
Posted By Fly2eat
Negligible!

Negligible!
Forum: RV-4 03-25-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,096
Posted By Fly2eat
The long leg mount does not match the center...

The long leg mount does not match the center firewall holes. About an 1" or more difference. I swapped my short mount for the long one and had to re-do the firewall and new center mount pads. I...
Forum: RV-4 01-06-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 467
Posted By Fly2eat
MT prop governor

Any RV-4 guys out there have an MT prop governor on their ship? Trying to order one for my Titan/Continental IO-340 and the manufacturer wants to know where I want the lever position? Any help...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-02-2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By Fly2eat
Thanks Mike! That's what I was looking for!

Thanks Mike! That's what I was looking for!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-02-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By Fly2eat
Thanks, I'm not concerned about the drilling,...

Thanks, I'm not concerned about the drilling, just the actual cutting. I have a cutoff wheel for a Zip drive cutter. Did you use a carbide burr on a dremel?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-02-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By Fly2eat
Cutting SS

I'm getting ready to cut my RV-4 firewall to install cutout for the rear mounted prop governor. Any advice on the best tool to cut stainless steel firewall cleanly and precisely would be greatly...
Forum: RV-4 11-13-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,485
Posted By Fly2eat
Manual Trim Lever

Thanks Scott and Finn. Mine were matched drilled wings so hopefully won't need aileron trim. I don't have it so I guess I'll find out on first flight!
Forum: RV-4 11-12-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,485
Posted By Fly2eat
Hi Finn, I see the control springs attached to a...

Hi Finn,
I see the control springs attached to a bracket on the bottom of the control stick. What is the longer part of that bracket that runs up the front side of the stick?
L. D.
Forum: RV-4 11-12-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,485
Posted By Fly2eat
control springs on your photo

Hi Finn,
What is the bar that parallels the control stick that has the control springs attached at the bottom? It's rather long and runs up the stick in the picture. I'm wondering if there is any...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-08-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,264
Posted By Fly2eat
LD & Kelly in RV-8 "Fifinella"

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,793
Posted By Fly2eat
Hi Bob, How did you affix the fairings on the...

Hi Bob,
How did you affix the fairings on the aileron? It looks like an incorporated screw on the flap on that side. Anything else? I am at the "finish my wings" stage on my RV-4 and would like to...
Forum: RV-4 11-01-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,403
Posted By Fly2eat
Following!

Following!
Forum: Safety 10-31-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,461
Posted By Fly2eat
Close call video

ADS-B is worth every penny but still does not/should not be replaced by "see and avoid". Plenty of non-ADS-B airplanes out there without it, or with Mode S, or an electrical system even. I continue...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,870
Posted By Fly2eat
Man o War

Another nice inflight photo of N800MF.
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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,870
Posted By Fly2eat
Post first flight mission.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/flyingjranch/50517147926/in/dateposted-public/

"Fifinella" N65KJ and "Man Of War" N800MF after 1st flight of Man Of War! Brief the flight, fly the brief. Flawless. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,870
Posted By Fly2eat
Now that right there is funny Boyd! When I saw...

Now that right there is funny Boyd! When I saw an RV-4 half completed kit for sale in the local area I suggested I should just go over and look at it. Her exact quote was, "buy it!". I think more...
Forum: RV-4 10-22-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 876
Posted By Fly2eat
Local RV-4 Consultant needed

Any RV-4 builders in the Chicago area (northern Illinois, Southern Wisconsin, Eastern Iowa)? I am fuselage complete, wings and feathers done. I'm ready to start running wires, cables and lines. ...
Forum: RV-4 10-22-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,370
Posted By Fly2eat
I am going through that right now. I had an...

I am going through that right now. I had an O-320 on the aircraft with a fixed pitch Kato 3 blade prop. I am installing a Titan IO-340 with a MT 3-blade hydraulic prop. It meant switching to long...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,282
Posted By Fly2eat
Hi Scott, I'm trying to cross reference the...

Hi Scott,
I'm trying to cross reference the 5702-75-060 and 5702-95-30 washers and it appears this may be a Vans part number. Is there a better part number to cross reference? I have a big order...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,295
Posted By Fly2eat
Thanks for the info. I will likely go under the...

Thanks for the info. I will likely go under the floor with aluminum tube since I already have it and the firewall off. Three gallons is plenty if your only 1/2 gal/min, 4 is just bonus! Look...
Forum: RV-4 09-23-2020, 08:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,485
Posted By Fly2eat
Thanks Finn. That setup will work without...

Thanks Finn. That setup will work without affecting the back seat heat or the foot wells. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,295
Posted By Fly2eat
Hi Brian, nice job! I have Smoking Airplanes in...

Hi Brian, nice job! I have Smoking Airplanes in my RV-8 but am building a 4. Did you put your system in the baggage area, and did you build a refill port on the side of the fuselage? What tank...
Forum: RV-4 09-17-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,485
Posted By Fly2eat
Mornin Finn, do you by any chance have some shots...

Mornin Finn, do you by any chance have some shots of your re-do on the roll servo bracket?
Forum: RV-4 09-16-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,485
Posted By Fly2eat
Perfect Justin! I am thinking this will work as...

Perfect Justin! I am thinking this will work as you describe.
Forum: RV-4 09-16-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,485
Posted By Fly2eat
Thumbs up He did a fantastic job and a lot of helpful tips...

He did a fantastic job and a lot of helpful tips and tricks. Thanks for posting. I read his blog some time ago.
Forum: RV-4 09-16-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,485
Posted By Fly2eat
Smile That's an interesting solution and would solve...

That's an interesting solution and would solve several of my issues!! Thanks for posting FinnFlyer!
Forum: RV-4 09-16-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,485
Posted By Fly2eat
Thanks Sam. It looks like the wing tip may be...

Thanks Sam. It looks like the wing tip may be the other option. My neighbor just finished his RV-8 and his roll is in the right wing, but there is a ton more room and inspection ports on the 8 than...
Forum: RV-4 09-16-2020, 07:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,485
Posted By Fly2eat
Thanks Jvon! It looks like the mount is a little...

Thanks Jvon! It looks like the mount is a little farther back in that first picture potentially allowing the back seat footwells. You don't perchance have a shot of your final position allowing...
Forum: RV-4 09-16-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,485
Posted By Fly2eat
Thanks Freemasm. This looks like a nice setup...

Thanks Freemasm. This looks like a nice setup but would affect the back seat footwells. I think I am going to have to either go to the wing, or the wing tip.
Forum: RV-4 09-15-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,485
Posted By Fly2eat
RV-4 Autopilot

I am building a new panel and would like to include pitch and roll autopilot from Garmin. I've done some searching and although pitch servo mount and brackets are available for the 4 through Vans,...
Forum: RV-4 08-15-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,443
Posted By Fly2eat
Thanks Scott and Mike. I spent nearly the entire...

Thanks Scott and Mike. I spent nearly the entire day yesterday going through Axel's 48 pages and gleaned a lot of good info. The firewall had already been done so will have to do some cutting and...
Forum: RV-4 08-14-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,443
Posted By Fly2eat
Engine/Prop

I just bought an unfinished RV-4 kit and looking for any input on engine and prop combo. I would like to install an IO0340 Titan with a 3 blade MT. It already has a Dynofocal 1 mount installed. If...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,197
Posted By Fly2eat
I left you a message this morning Dave. Your...

I left you a message this morning Dave. Your website is down too, but I guess you knew that!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,197
Posted By Fly2eat
Avionics panel builders

Anyone recently had a panel professionally built? The guy I used (Avionics Systems) for several other builds has apparently gone out of business.

[ed. They're still in business (as well as a VAF...
Forum: RV-4 07-30-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,310
Posted By Fly2eat
Can you please post pictures of your solution?

Can you please post pictures of your solution?
Forum: Rocket 07-30-2020, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 841
Posted By Fly2eat
Following! Looking to install an IO-360, forward...

Following! Looking to install an IO-360, forward facing injection paired to a 3 blade MT on an RV-4.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2016, 03:42 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 118,919
Posted By Fly2eat
Was that a Quick Build Dan?

Was that a Quick Build Dan?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-28-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 118,919
Posted By Fly2eat
Nice picture! Mine is a quick build so came with...

Nice picture! Mine is a quick build so came with aileron brackets already assembled and attached. Unlike this picture, my rivet heads are on the aft side of the spar with rivets going into the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,488
Posted By Fly2eat
After conversing with fellow RV's who are more...

After conversing with fellow RV's who are more informed than me on the subject I have decided to withdraw my offer for a clinic (at least organized by me) here at Poplar Grove this spring. In other...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,976
Posted By Fly2eat
We got a flat taxiing out for takeoff on Runway 3...

We got a flat taxiing out for takeoff on Runway 3 at Albuquerque International on a Sunday morning. It was a long day. G]http://i64.tinypic.com/ztud7p.jpg[/IMG]
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,488
Posted By Fly2eat
OK, sounds like this might be doable. I have a...

OK, sounds like this might be doable. I have a couple military guys here who certainly could be of help in back seat/co pilot instruction for new guys. We just need to find an FFI...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-05-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,488
Posted By Fly2eat
Formation Clinics in Mid-west

I am looking for a spring or summer 2016 Formation Clinic that is within reasonable distance of Illinois. Would even be willing to sponsor something of that nature at C77 Poplar Grove airport if...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-04-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 78,771
Posted By Fly2eat
"Fifi" tucked in tight on the Flagship Detroit

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On the warbird arrival from Punta Gorda to Sun-n-fun!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-04-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 78,771
Posted By Fly2eat
Upside down past Cathedrals Ledge in Conway, NH

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Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-04-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 78,771
Posted By Fly2eat
Kelly flying Copilot in Flagship Detroit with me and Fifi on her wing

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c398/fly2eat/a79e2f06-018d-4774-8b06-2401e5f741d4_zpsfc500c07.jpg

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c398/fly2eat/df9d57e9-3c7b-4d5a-ba9e-622ecd719a60_zps70492cf7.jpg
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 570,544
Posted By Fly2eat
On the ILS to somewhere!

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 570,544
Posted By Fly2eat
They're my old Air Force Gentex flight helmets. ...

They're my old Air Force Gentex flight helmets. We had Gibson and Barnes replace the guts with Noise Canceling inserts. Very comfortable way to fly around in an RV.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 570,544
Posted By Fly2eat
Kelly "Jetgirl" Jeffries and the money shot!

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 570,544
Posted By Fly2eat
Inbound to Eagle Neck, Ga

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 570,544
Posted By Fly2eat
At work so we can afford to feed "Fifinella"!

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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 570,544
Posted By Fly2eat
Kelly and L.D. in "Fifinella"

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Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-30-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 562,991
Posted By Fly2eat
http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh282/jetboy56/...

http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh282/jetboy56/Fifinella/th_DSC_1328.jpg...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-30-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 562,991
Posted By Fly2eat
http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh282/jetboy56/...

http://i259.photobucket.com/albums/hh282/jetboy56/Fifinella/th_KellyFifi.jpg (http://s259.photobucket.com/albums/hh282/jetboy56/Fifinella/?action=view&current=KellyFifi.jpg)

My wife Kelly in her RV...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,111
Posted By Fly2eat
The man who trades freedom for security does not...

The man who trades freedom for security does not deserve nor will he ever receive either.
Benjamin Franklin
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