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Forum: RV-7/7A Today, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Poll: poll
Views: 538
Posted By jcarne
Yep, not enough options. I have settings for...

Yep, not enough options. I have settings for 15-30 and full. I almost always use 30 unless I am training short field.
Forum: RV-14 09-23-2022, 10:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,481
Posted By jcarne
I change tanks in the -7A every 4 gallons and I...

I change tanks in the -7A every 4 gallons and I definitely use the trim. Even more so when there is a person in the right seat. Definitely don't skip the trim.
Forum: Safety 09-17-2022, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,436
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the reminder/story Terry. I’m flying...

Thanks for the reminder/story Terry. I’m flying to Vegas next weekend IFR and I have been trying to get my head in the game again for some busy airspace. Listened to ATC most of today to figure out...
Forum: GPS 09-13-2022, 08:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,013
Posted By jcarne
I have been told by many knowledgeable people...

I have been told by many knowledgeable people that they can handle the voltage drops/ weird power on startup. I always start with some of my avionics on such as the HDX. However, on my navigator I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-11-2022, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,139
Posted By jcarne
Otis any PIREP yet on how it does with the good...

Otis any PIREP yet on how it does with the good ole feet buzz/ noise?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2022, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By jcarne
Something to consider, head rests do offer a...

Something to consider, head rests do offer a level of safety that non headrest seats don't. Awhile back there was a Mooney accident where occupant heads hyperextended backwards (headrests removed)...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-06-2022, 12:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,269
Posted By jcarne
Is this a thing? I'm sure it happens but I...

Is this a thing? I'm sure it happens but I haven't heard of in flight failures of either.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-05-2022, 09:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,269
Posted By jcarne
Ya I wonder too if something is a skew. With that...

Ya I wonder too if something is a skew. With that price difference it seems like a navigator is in the garmin quote. Crazier things have happened though.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-05-2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,269
Posted By jcarne
Haha while I havenít flown behind the G3X I have...

Haha while I havenít flown behind the G3X I have played with it. I have the full Dynon suite and there is noooooo way in heck the Garmin setup is worth another 12k if as you say it is apples to...
Forum: Safety 09-05-2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 30,637
Posted By jcarne
Also, don't forget to order VS-809 as the VS tip...

Also, don't forget to order VS-809 as the VS tip is shorter with the -8 rudder.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-05-2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,240
Posted By jcarne
Nope, go here and follow instructions to upload. ...

Nope, go here and follow instructions to upload. If the file is too big open the picture in Paint first and click save. That will usually make it small enough to upload.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-05-2022, 08:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By jcarne
Ya I thought about this too but I'm going to try...

Ya I thought about this too but I'm going to try PhatRVs trick first as I really don't want to change any of my electrical system on the firewall as nothing else is going to have the same hole...
Forum: Safety 09-05-2022, 07:58 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 30,637
Posted By jcarne
Thank you! Ya I don't think the price increase...

Thank you! Ya I don't think the price increase is just for the rudder parts. I noticed the RV-10 emp went up $100 too.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-04-2022, 10:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By jcarne
Well looks like I am not alone in the matter....

Well looks like I am not alone in the matter.

Carl I too would leave it out if I was building again buuut hindsight is 20/20; I only ever look at volts.

I think Iíll get another and try phatRVs...
Forum: Safety 09-04-2022, 12:18 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 30,637
Posted By jcarne
Can someone with the RV-8 rudder drawing send me...

Can someone with the RV-8 rudder drawing send me a pdf of it (drop me a PM and I'll send my email address)? Maybe I missed it in this massive thread. Would like to get the part numbers off of it. ...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-04-2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 738
Posted By jcarne
Anyone having a hard time keeping a Dynon amp shunt from coming apart?

On my second one and it is broke now too. The plastic seems to always break. First one I chocked up to me getting the screws too tight; I know I didn't make that same mistake on the second one.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-04-2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,050
Posted By jcarne
I do. However, I change at 25 (as do many...

I do. However, I change at 25 (as do many others), if it werenít for the lead I might consider moving to 50 which this fuel may allow on my comfort scale. Lol
Forum: Safety 09-04-2022, 06:45 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 30,637
Posted By jcarne
Walt, been flying with it yet? How does it...

Walt, been flying with it yet? How does it feel/handle?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2022, 03:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,351
Posted By jcarne
Sad I know, I remember doing spin training in a...

Sad I know, I remember doing spin training in a 152 for my PPL in 2004, it was a lot of fun. Training not required for commercial anymore but it is for CFI thank goodness.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-02-2022, 03:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,351
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the response! Love to see DPEs...

Thanks for the response! Love to see DPEs involved in the conversations. After talking to my DPE out here I think we are both on the same page and happy with full power as it won't put us outside...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-30-2022, 08:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,330
Posted By jcarne
Yes you are correct, it was a typo on my part. ...

Yes you are correct, it was a typo on my part. My Pmag is timed 4 degrees after TC. Slick on the right side is 25 degrees as is standard. Previous post has been fixed.

I'm betting if a guy...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,457
Posted By jcarne
Classic case of inspectors and examiners not...

Classic case of inspectors and examiners not understanding the rules/ enforcing their own. This is why I opened up a dialog with them first.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-28-2022, 07:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,457
Posted By jcarne
Not required. In fact I just took my instrument...

Not required. In fact I just took my instrument checkride last month and had this discussion with the DPE.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-27-2022, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By jcarne
See the spreadsheet in post 1. Hope it helps. ...

See the spreadsheet in post 1. Hope it helps.

https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=120747
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2022, 04:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,631
Posted By jcarne
Otis, awesome panel man! My layout is similar to...

Otis, awesome panel man! My layout is similar to yours and I love having the iPad instead of a second screen as well. I'm so glad that people on this forum recommended that to me instead of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2022, 04:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,631
Posted By jcarne
Not sure what you are referring to on the size...

Not sure what you are referring to on the size difference. The Dynon stuff is insanely easy/user friendly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2022, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By jcarne
Beware

I used NAS1097 to secure most nutplates on my aircraft as many others but there are some locations I will not be using them again on my next build. The main one being single lug nutplates. These...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2022, 07:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,351
Posted By jcarne
DPE is just fine with the full power pitch angle....

DPE is just fine with the full power pitch angle. He pointed out the ACS says no more than 30 degrees but is also flexible on power settings somewhat. Most importantly he said we would discuss...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2022, 07:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,351
Posted By jcarne
Ya I donít mind doing them at full power, I just...

Ya I donít mind doing them at full power, I just want to be practiced in whatever power setting is expected, after all, itís a $600 test. Haha
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,351
Posted By jcarne
I simply can't comprehend how a private pilot let...

I simply can't comprehend how a private pilot let alone a CFI would think something like what was mentioned in that article.



One maneuver that really hit home with me was the falling leaf...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2022, 02:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,351
Posted By jcarne
Think I just found the article. Interesting to...

Think I just found the article. Interesting to say the least.

https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2022/august/pilot/flying-smart-stalls-and-spins
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,351
Posted By jcarne
Awesome, thanks guys, I will go ahead and check...

Awesome, thanks guys, I will go ahead and check with the DPE on his thoughts and post back for others.

Scroll, glad you got it done in the RV man!

Weird to be back flying while looking outside...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-15-2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,351
Posted By jcarne
Question Full power for chandelle?

Hello everyone, starting work on my commercial now after passing the IR. Went up today to try and figure out the chandelle. Entered at Va and to be within 10kts of a stall it took a 22.5 degree...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-14-2022, 02:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,576
Posted By jcarne
Flipped my wheels to gain a few more landings out...

Flipped my wheels to gain a few more landings out of the ole' tires and put a test flight on the work. About 310 landings so far on the wheels.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-14-2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,707
Posted By jcarne
Good excuse to comply with the pmag 100 hour...

Good excuse to comply with the pmag 100 hour inspection if nothing else.
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-14-2022, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By jcarne
I put mine to read current that is going into the...

I put mine to read current that is going into the busses. If alt. fails you will see it in voltage as you mention. In the air is a terrible time to trouble shoot just about anything electrical. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-14-2022, 07:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,211
Posted By jcarne
Removing a cylinder comes with risk as well which...

Removing a cylinder comes with risk as well which is why Saavy recommends lapping in place.

Mahlon above used to build engines for a living, I would trust his advice on something engine related...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-12-2022, 07:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,330
Posted By jcarne
Bill aren't you also running an IO-390 timed to...

Bill aren't you also running an IO-390 timed to 20 degrees? I thought those engines naturally run a little cooler

I have a well done baffle system on my engine and if my Pmag is timed at TDC on my...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-11-2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 1,367,900
Posted By jcarne
Looking good Larry! It's hard to see the...

Looking good Larry!

It's hard to see the labels in the pic but do either of those USB ports go to your two EFIS unit or are they just ship power? Reason I ask, you will want something on the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-11-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,355
Posted By jcarne
One thing that complicates the matter is no where...

One thing that complicates the matter is no where does any literature say how fast to pull the mixture and in my experience this can make a HUGE difference, especially if you are well rich.

Also,...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-11-2022, 11:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,330
Posted By jcarne
I really like my Pmag and will seriously consider...

I really like my Pmag and will seriously consider replacing my right side slick with a second Pmag in a couple hundred hours when the 500 hour is due.

Pros
-starts easy
-efficiency gain
-self...
Forum: RV-15 08-10-2022, 03:58 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 100,809
Posted By jcarne
Um, you guys better go check the Van's Aircraft...

Um, you guys better go check the Van's Aircraft website. RV-15 added under aircraft with a few interesting specs, don't remember seeing it their before.

Shows target of 140kt cruise and 2+2...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-09-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,379
Posted By jcarne
Carl thanks for pointing out the math there. It...

Carl thanks for pointing out the math there. It is in fact noticeably cheaper! Something to think about when I build the 10.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-08-2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,405
Posted By jcarne
You mention that you want to get your instrument...

You mention that you want to get your instrument rating so let's start there. Currently the ACS requires the use of 2 different navigational systems on the non-precision approaches for your...
Forum: My RV Build Project 08-08-2022, 08:26 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 131,132
Posted By jcarne
Now that's funny John, good use of resources! ...

Now that's funny John, good use of resources! haha
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-08-2022, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,379
Posted By jcarne
All good points Ed. Complicated by the fact that...

All good points Ed. Complicated by the fact that everyone's installation is slightly different.

Having just gone through the training and checkride myself there is a lot to consider. However,...
Forum: RV-15 08-07-2022, 10:04 PM
Replies: 75
Poll: Who's In?
Views: 11,030
Posted By jcarne
No 4 place, me no buildy. :)

No 4 place, me no buildy. :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,184
Posted By jcarne
I can confirm, ATC gave me a go around last year...

I can confirm, ATC gave me a go around last year on 27, they sequenced me right into the downwind.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-07-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,716
Posted By jcarne
What Claude said. On my control stick I used...

What Claude said.

On my control stick I used one button to flop the freqs on the GTR-200 and one to activate monitor function. One of the best decisions I ever made during the build. I use the HDX...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 08-04-2022, 01:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,395
Posted By jcarne
He had little suction cup covers that just stuck...

He had little suction cup covers that just stuck to the screen. Also used electrical tape at times to cover up glide slope indications.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 08-04-2022, 11:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,395
Posted By jcarne
Ya I was most worried about finding a DPE but...

Ya I was most worried about finding a DPE but that turned out to be a non issue. My local CFII is a young dude so he was all for training in the RV. He was actually the one who initially asked my...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 08-04-2022, 07:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,395
Posted By jcarne
Keep with it Mark and you will get it done! Good...

Keep with it Mark and you will get it done! Good luck!
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 08-03-2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,395
Posted By jcarne
You can do it! I too stopped flying for many...

You can do it! I too stopped flying for many years. Just get up there and get it done! Haha. It didnít take long to get past the RV IFR nuances. Mainly learning when to slow down because if you blast...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2022, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,843
Posted By jcarne
hahaha too funny :D

hahaha too funny :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2022, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,843
Posted By jcarne
I arrived Thursday this year and went the entire...

I arrived Thursday this year and went the entire time last year so here is my take.

Yes, there will be plenty of spots open on Wednesday. You might have to wait in a line of departures when you...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-02-2022, 06:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,820
Posted By jcarne
Itís the non-precision approaches that require...

Itís the non-precision approaches that require two different navigational systems in the ACS. Was you ride before ACS? Either that or you got lucky your DPE didnít read it. Haha
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-01-2022, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,820
Posted By jcarne
Yep that's the one that addresses cross country...

Yep that's the one that addresses cross country requirements. I don't get the impression from reading it that it will lead to a change in the ACS. If anything that letter made it more clear on page...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-31-2022, 10:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,820
Posted By jcarne
Bob do you have a source for that? Current ACS...

Bob do you have a source for that? Current ACS still shows the requirement. I am aware they clarified/changed requirements on the long cross country but haven't seen anything in the ACS. I'm...
Forum: RV-14 07-31-2022, 10:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,000
Posted By jcarne
Wish I could say the same coming home! haha

Wish I could say the same coming home! haha
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-31-2022, 10:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,820
Posted By jcarne
I just took my instrument checkride a week ago in...

I just took my instrument checkride a week ago in my RV and gained some actual time on my way to Osh this week so here is my take.

-100% agree with Walt, an autopilot in the RV is a personal must...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-30-2022, 04:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,637
Posted By jcarne
I fly with my Dynon AOA. You may get limited...

I fly with my Dynon AOA. You may get limited answers as most of donít intentionally fly on the edge with it. If that is what you want look into Onspeed (posts here often). They are cutting edge right...
Forum: COMM 07-30-2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,957
Posted By jcarne
Steve thanks for posting, I was hoping you would....

Steve thanks for posting, I was hoping you would. Looks like I will update as well. Thanks for the help and starting this awesome thread!
Forum: COMM 07-30-2022, 07:27 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,957
Posted By jcarne
Gents, did this seem to fix your problems? Had...

Gents, did this seem to fix your problems? Had the same issue while IFR with Denver. Good thing I was monitoring guard. I havenít done the update yet.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-29-2022, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,237
Posted By jcarne
+2 only holds the rolled edges together

+2 only holds the rolled edges together
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