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Search: Posts Made By: ryankhallcpa@yahoo.com
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2021, 12:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,965
I am a CPA by profession and building an RV7...

I am a CPA by profession and building an RV7 (been waiting 3.5 years for the right opportunity to say that!) and have owned a Piper Cherokee 180 for the past 10 years. Hope to be flying the RV by...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-17-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 921
Huge milestone! I remember that one...no more...

Huge milestone! I remember that one...no more crawling up from underneath, bonking your head, etc...you know what I mean!
Congratulations!

Ryan
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-10-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 242,148
Yep Yep...excited for you man! I hope to be...

Yep Yep...excited for you man! I hope to be doing this very same thing in about 1 year from now.

Ryan
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-28-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
I think it turned out great, Chris! I'll...

I think it turned out great, Chris!
I'll send you a PM.

Ryan
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-17-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 186,072
looking really good Kent! This is exactly...

looking really good Kent! This is exactly where I am in my build, so I appreciate the pictures. Last night I drilled the holes in the elevator horns that attach them to the horizontal stab...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-17-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,909
Views: 1,238,856
Finishing SB wings is a huge milestone! ...

Finishing SB wings is a huge milestone! Congrats Jeff! Your project is looking great!

I've been jockeying assemblies trying to free up build space too in my garage for the past 3.5 years. At...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-16-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,648
This is great information and I appreciate the...

This is great information and I appreciate the follow up! The next time someone puts in a search on VAF for FF-00098, they will find this!

The new brackets are not a requirement, but a...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-15-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,648
Cowl Attach Hinge

This was indeed very confusing when I ran across it in my build a couple months ago and hence the reason for asking the question. However, since my kit (purchased about 1.5 years ago) was supplied...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-13-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,110
To see that prop mounted is super satisfying. ...

To see that prop mounted is super satisfying. Thanks for sharing the motivation!

Way to go Rynomite!
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-22-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,909
Views: 1,238,856
Wing Tips Done! & Jake Wins High Jump @ Air Force Invitational

Now that the wing tips are done, I believe this completes the initial fit and rigging of wings, flaps, ailerons, and corresponding controls. Too bad it's all coming off tomorrow!


Oh, and since...
Forum: Visual Flight Rules 01-12-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,502
I was looking at your route if you launch from...

I was looking at your route if you launch from L08 Borrego Valley and head toward KLVS (Las Vegas, NM) you would nearly cross over my home town Taylor, AZ and just east of me St Johns, AZ (both good...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-10-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 242,148
Good to get an update from you Jereme! ...

Good to get an update from you Jereme! You've been a great source of motivation/inspiration to me since I started my RV7 build 3.5 years ago. I've followed you closely.

Ryan
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,785
Hands FREE is the way to be Amigo! Below is just...

Hands FREE is the way to be Amigo!

Below is just an example of a headlamp that I use both for night flight (red light available) and pre-flight and stays in my flight bag. I don't fly a lot at...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-03-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,909
Views: 1,238,856
Initial Wing Fit: Milestones=Motivation

Trying to get as much done in my home garage on my RV7 project before I need to worry about moving to a hangar. I have some great experienced helpers close by that made this a very easy process...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-28-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,909
Views: 1,238,856
Beautiful work Dave! Yes, I really like the...

Beautiful work Dave! Yes, I really like the look of the aluminum skirts too. Love your picture log...it's excellent! I visit it from time to time to see how things go together. Next up are...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-27-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,909
Views: 1,238,856
Thanks Dan! Iím thinking that I had a great...

Thanks Dan! Iím thinking that I had a great frame to work with right from the beginning.
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-26-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,909
Views: 1,238,856
Skirts

I really wanted to give it my best shot at fitting the aluminum aft skirts as well as side skirts, but was concerned that the fit of the aft skirts would not come out well. I'm happy with these...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-16-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,909
Views: 1,238,856
Not a lot of posting on the RV7/7A forum; so...

Not a lot of posting on the RV7/7A forum; so here's one for you. Got my Supertracks installed!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,082
Bob, hopefully you don't get a lot of what you...

Bob, hopefully you don't get a lot of what you are looking for. But, I'm sure they are out there and I think your topic is VERY worthy.

I reached out to my wife with your question and she put...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-27-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,648
Well, I went forward with the hinge fab and...

Well, I went forward with the hinge fab and install today. Tomorrow, I'll stumble over the FF-00098 in a sub kit. Just my luck!

Thanks for the replies.

Ryan
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-27-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,648
Ok, maybe I have this figured out. Perhaps...

Ok, maybe I have this figured out. Perhaps someone can confirm for me?

I have a call into Van's, but here's what I'm thinking:

I'm thinking the RV7 Taildragger and M1B engine with the smooth...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-26-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,648
Where do I find FF-00098?

According to drawing #45, the FF-00098 is the lower cowl attach plate/bracket.
I cannot find this part anywhere and I don't see any instructions on how to make it.

I understand this was a change...
Forum: RV-14 11-10-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,936
Hopefully, I did this right (see pic). This...

Hopefully, I did this right (see pic). This is an RV7. This table is 3' X 3'5" and 22" tall with the wheels, and 3 inch thick piece of sturdy foam in between bottom of fuse and top of table. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,116
Hi Ed, I just did this step in the last couple...

Hi Ed,

I just did this step in the last couple of weeks and I got to tell you that I either didn't understand the masking tape trick or I wasn't doing it correctly (both I'm sure), because it didn't...
Forum: Painting your RV 10-01-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,056
Currently working on my canopy. I don't plan to...

Currently working on my canopy. I don't plan to paint any of the interior, except for the panel, glare shield (I think it's called), and the "cap strip" that goes over the vertical portion of the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-26-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,794
Well, I'm a first-time builder and July 1st of...

Well, I'm a first-time builder and July 1st of this year marked 3 years since I started the project. Like you are planning to do, I'm a weekend warrior on my project with occasional evening time...
Forum: ADS-B 08-18-2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,036
Very interested in following the responses on...

Very interested in following the responses on this, as I have recently been researching the TailbeaconX, along with the AV-30 EFIS control head. The integration and simplicity appeal to...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-13-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,013
"Exactly half the finished RV's are below...

"Exactly half the finished RV's are below average."

After I got off VAF and returned to my day job as a bean counter I realized....haha he's exactly right!
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-12-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 242,148
I'm excited for you! You will have/share...

I'm excited for you! You will have/share videos of your first engine start and especially of your first flight, correct?

Ryan
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-30-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,107
I've found that I get good results with my old,...

I've found that I get good results with my old, heavy Dewalt cordless turning very slowly while applying lots of down pressure on the part. Of course, the part must be supported. So, I usually...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-30-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,119
Andy, Thanks for posting this information! I...

Andy,

Thanks for posting this information!

I actually went directly to my fuselage build and counted the holes that I left open a few weeks ago for this very purpose. My open holes agree with...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-11-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,666
I currently own a 1967 Cherokee 180C and have...

I currently own a 1967 Cherokee 180C and have owned it for 8 years now. It's the first airplane I've owned since getting my license back in 2011. My mission has changed since then and is now...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,573
Thank, you Larry! What total length do you...

Thank, you Larry!
What total length do you recommend?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,573
Hi Folks! Hoping to get some clarification, and...

Hi Folks!

Hoping to get some clarification, and perhaps suggestions, from those of you who've gone before me. My finishing kit is supposed to crate and ship in May and I have the Supertracks mod...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-27-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,103
I believe Grapevine is on or near Roosevelt lake,...

I believe Grapevine is on or near Roosevelt lake, correct? This would be a camping trip I would love to take part in and bring along a couple of my boys. We are based just a few miles east of...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-04-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Want to show me your RV7 - CO, Springs?

Hello Folks!

I'm a first-time builder of a SB 7 and currently I have the fuselage upside down working on the forward section. Tomorrow, I'll be in the Co, Springs area returning my son to USAFA...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-23-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,618
I'm an accountant by profession and the last...

I'm an accountant by profession and the last thing I want to do is more accounting work on the weekends! But, not doing so would probably be irresponsible. Confessions of an accountant: At the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-12-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,096
Congratulations, Terry! I'm also an AZ builder...

Congratulations, Terry!

I'm also an AZ builder working on a 7. I'm about two years and 3 months into my project and am working on the bulkheads for the fuselage. I work on my project every...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 08-18-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 981
If you want to stay east of much of the terrain,...

If you want to stay east of much of the terrain, including the Grand Canyon, you may consider flying southeast over/through the Spanish Fork canyon area then turning immediate southward and...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-12-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,057
Thinking about this a little bit more: This...

Thinking about this a little bit more: This orientation gave me good visibility to the shop head while back riveting the tank stiffeners. However, visibility to the forward side of the stiffener...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-12-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,057
Yes, I reversed mine as you describe. ...

Yes, I reversed mine as you describe. Everything came together just fine and I repeated the orientation on the second tank.
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-05-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 17,447
Congratulations, Shawn! I'm about 1.5 years into...

Congratulations, Shawn!

I'm about 1.5 years into building a 7 and am about halfway done with the SB wings. Loving every minute of it! I'm in eastern AZ (KTYL). Stop by if you are ever in the...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 05-14-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,838
I'm building an RV7 and live in eastern AZ. I...

I'm building an RV7 and live in eastern AZ. I would like to be included on group comms, etc.

Thanks!
Ryan
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