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Forum: RV-10 08-02-2021, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By flyboycpa
I've previously built a -7 and have flown/taught...

I've previously built a -7 and have flown/taught in nearly all the Van's models. I'm also an A&P. Feel free to reach out, text or call 615-SIX ZERO FOUR-8557.

Sam Swift
(based at Lebanon-M54)
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 01-31-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,265
Posted By flyboycpa
I've spent a lot of time with Paul the last few...

I've spent a lot of time with Paul the last few months as I have been working on the Swift and Navion that the late R.C. Humphrey had in the hangar. Paul was such a fun guy and always willing to...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 05-15-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By flyboycpa
Do you recall what altitudes you flew the legs...

Do you recall what altitudes you flew the legs over the mountains at?
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-19-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,564
Posted By flyboycpa
For us lesser-beings down in the Biplane class,...

For us lesser-beings down in the Biplane class, specifically what kind of benefits do you see on a hopped-up O-360's that we run (say, with higher compression pistons, FM-200A, and traditional Bendix...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-05-2018, 02:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,612
Posted By flyboycpa
I ended up ordering a new one from Pacific Oil...

I ended up ordering a new one from Pacific Oil Coolers. $834, but I guess that?s the cost for peace of mind.

My mind was more made up when I flushed the lines and a fair amount of metal came out....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-28-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,612
Posted By flyboycpa
Oil Cooler Flush/Overhaul after Engine OH?

Hey all,

My O-360 s#it the bed and is off getting a major overhaul now. It left quite a few metal parts in the oil screen and throughout the engine. Not good.

Either way, I probably know the...
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-13-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,863
Posted By flyboycpa
JPI EDM-350

Given that it's only just not being released, has anyone done any research on it?

I'm considering it for a full-panel overhaul and at 3-1/2" square, the size is great for all the features (if you...
Forum: Engine Monitors 01-13-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 789
Posted By flyboycpa
Have you looked at the new JPI EDM-350? It's for...

Have you looked at the new JPI EDM-350? It's for Experimentals only, and may be an even smaller package than the D10. Just wondering, as the D10 is a great product, as well.
Forum: Reviews 05-25-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,154
Posted By flyboycpa
I'm about to order one for my Pitts Special that...

I'm about to order one for my Pitts Special that has a cut-down canopy for racing (Reno). A good friend of mine uses the Bonehead helmets for base jumping and swears by the company. Good enough for...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-03-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,850
Posted By flyboycpa
I saw that one on my initial search; however, it...

I saw that one on my initial search; however, it was sold to as a taildragger (and it was pretty far along). I'm not sure how easily that could, or would, be changed to a training-wheel aircraft. I...
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-27-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,850
Posted By flyboycpa
Looking for RV-7 kit #331 (Vans # 7331)

Hello all,

I helped build the majority of kit #331, originally delivered in March 2003 to Tennessee. We spent a couple of years part-time and got it all the way thru tail contraction, wing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,396
Posted By flyboycpa
AUA Update

My buddy (who has 3 airplanes with AUA) called and spoke with Mac today. Mac told him that AUA has provided to Chartis copies of all the checks they have paid to Chartis to prove that they have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,396
Posted By flyboycpa
Jeff, This is all good info to share and...

Jeff,
This is all good info to share and consistent with what I have learned in my research on AUA this past week. It seems as though you start talking about potential demise and all the brokers...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,396
Posted By flyboycpa
Hey Dave! I hope they get it resolved. Jerry...

Hey Dave!

I hope they get it resolved. Jerry Kirby got the same letter, as well as one of my inferior-RV-owning friends.:D

Sam
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,396
Posted By flyboycpa
AUA/Chartis update

RV'ers,

I just received a letter from Chartis stating that they were terminating its business relationship with AUA and that I must select an insurance broker that they do business with.

This is...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-21-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,882
Posted By flyboycpa
Big Mal, I think I'm seeing some consistency w/in...

Big Mal,
I think I'm seeing some consistency w/in the previous posts. Make sure it is facing directly at you, regardless of the make/model of GPS. :D

Yours truly,
Wannabe RV-8 Pilot ;)
Forum: RV-10 04-07-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,906
Posted By flyboycpa
Sad Day in Lebanon

Yes,

It is true that N210HM went down early today with Hamilton Cartwright and Bob "the Cardinal guy" Lloyd onboard while enroute to Sun-N-Fun. I was at the Lebanon airport when the FAA called. He...
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