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Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-15-2021, 11:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 17,978
Posted By PaulRomano
G3X Flight Plan Drop Out

Robert--

I have the same issue(s). GDU 465, GTN 625. All updates completed, this is my test mule (all entered from the 625, with the 465 set to EXTERNAL):

1. KLMO-->KORD

The flight plan is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,647
Posted By PaulRomano
Hi Mehrad-- I upgraded my F1 last year to an all...

Hi Mehrad--

I upgraded my F1 last year to an all Garmin G3X based system and struggled to find a remote location for the AHARS due to other packaging constraints. I ended up mounting it to the G3X...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 27,840
Posted By PaulRomano
Thanks Bob--I have an elevator for Mark if he...

Thanks Bob--I have an elevator for Mark if he needs a replacement to get home. Tell him to drop me a line if he needs it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-15-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 27,840
Posted By PaulRomano
Bob, I have some suspicions about this one, but...

Bob, I have some suspicions about this one, but do have any more info?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 50,085
Posted By PaulRomano
Interesting post, because while I have made...

Interesting post, because while I have made significant progress on in flight cooling with my F1 in the last year, I'm still fighting ground cooling issues on a high DA day here in the Rockies. In...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 120,962
Posted By PaulRomano
N449TR (F1 Rocket) 449--449th Bomb Group, 15th...

N449TR (F1 Rocket)

449--449th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force, Grottaglie, Italy
TR---Tony Romano
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-17-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 29,872
Posted By PaulRomano
Stein (and all), I just got this from...

Stein (and all),

I just got this from Steve:


2. Who may receive the special pricing for the GPS400W?
This special pricing is currently only available for new and present G3X customers.

3. How...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-16-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 29,872
Posted By PaulRomano
The GPS400W is a GNS430W with the comm and nav...

The GPS400W is a GNS430W with the comm and nav section stripped out; it will not be sold after this year. Unfortunately.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-29-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,272
Posted By PaulRomano
Bob-- I just caught your post #19, and I would...

Bob--

I just caught your post #19, and I would like to track down something you said:

"...the g limits remain the same with my higher gross weight. That was a key element of the design feature,...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-28-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,095
Posted By PaulRomano
Rick, To your specific question addressing the...

Rick,

To your specific question addressing the differences in the -4 and the -8:

The aerobatic gross weight of the -4 is 1375lbs (+6/-3 g), and the aerobatic gross weight of the -8 is 1600 lbs with...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-09-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 25,076
Posted By PaulRomano
Tom is far too modest in his speed...

Tom is far too modest in his speed accomplishments. In fact, I'm convinced his greatest speed improvements he's keeping close to himself.

But I have been able to discern...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-03-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 25,076
Posted By PaulRomano
Ken, Do you have a means of also independently...

Ken,

Do you have a means of also independently throttling the flow either to or from the oil cooler, or have you taken data with different oil cooler exit areas?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 41,615
Posted By PaulRomano
Wink Bob, Interesting data point from your discussion...

Bob,

Interesting data point from your discussion with Mark and Tom. I did these calculations last fall when this thread first appeared, but didn't bother posting them since for racing purposes, it's...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-18-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 41,615
Posted By PaulRomano
Wink Bob, Interesting data point from your discussion...

Bob,

Interesting data point from your discussion with Mark and Tom. I did these calculations last fall when this thread first appeared, but didn't bother posting them since for racing purposes, it's...
Forum: RV-10 11-13-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,337
Posted By PaulRomano
Ah, I knew as soon as I used "Rocket" and "speed"...

Ah, I knew as soon as I used "Rocket" and "speed" in the same paragraph I would get your attention, Tom.:D

I don't want to hijack this thread, but just to be clear--the intent was to get a quick and...
Forum: RV-10 11-13-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,337
Posted By PaulRomano
http://i1207.photobucket.com/albums/bb466/flier1/C...

http://i1207.photobucket.com/albums/bb466/flier1/CowlStiffenerDam003.jpg

http://i1207.photobucket.com/albums/bb466/flier1/CowlStiffenerDam001.jpg

The assembly consists of a .040" aluminum strip on...
Forum: RV-10 11-13-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,337
Posted By PaulRomano
I could, Mike, but I've already been ostracized...

I could, Mike, but I've already been ostracized by my Rocket colleagues because I haven't documented how much speed I have lost (if any);).

Let me go find the pics...
Forum: RV-10 11-13-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,337
Posted By PaulRomano
Bill, I had an almost identical problem with my...

Bill,

I had an almost identical problem with my Rocket. I am about 30 hrs into Phase 1, and any of the higher power settings caused a vibration. I tried duplicating the problem on the ground, and...
Forum: RV-4 11-08-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 400,166
Posted By PaulRomano
Oops! I screwed up--I meant to say I had the...

Oops!

I screwed up--I meant to say I had the Matco brake body down originally on my Rocket. But after trying a number of different fittings, and rotations of the body I was never happy with the...
Forum: RV-4 11-07-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 400,166
Posted By PaulRomano
I have MATCOs on my Rocket mounted with the body...

I have MATCOs on my Rocket mounted with the body down, but I also have a single reservoir on the engine side of the firewall to make bleeding easier (and spills less painful to clean).

I found the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 41,615
Posted By PaulRomano
Thanks, Bob-- I'll give Jim W a call this week....

Thanks, Bob--

I'll give Jim W a call this week. I'm not interested in giving up any performance, but a tenth or two is acceptable to me for a bit easier maintenance.

Now, just don't decide it's...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 41,615
Posted By PaulRomano
Bob, This is the question I was asking Dan--how...

Bob,

This is the question I was asking Dan--how much delta p loss can be attributed to the shroud/box design for a given filter (or conversely with a given box, how much delta p for differing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-04-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 41,615
Posted By PaulRomano
Dan, sorry for the late reply, I've been on the...

Dan, sorry for the late reply, I've been on the road this week.

The total delta p measured on the bench is a function not only of the filter design, but also the airbox/ shroud that surrounds the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-03-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 41,615
Posted By PaulRomano
Dan, Have you done any measurements to determine...

Dan,

Have you done any measurements to determine the relative contributions of the airbox designs to the pressure drops between the cone and flat filters?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-26-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 36,092
Posted By PaulRomano
As you're checking the gaskets, take a close look...

As you're checking the gaskets, take a close look at the flange face of the intake tubes. I have had this problem on a new IO540 in my Rocket, and found that there were burrs where the tube mated...
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