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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Today, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By jcarne
This seems to happen every year or so. It...

This seems to happen every year or so. It usually gets fixed fairly quickly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
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 Yesterday, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,071
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 Yesterday, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
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 Yesterday, 07:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 824
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: 21
Views: 1,221
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 25 degrees...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-11-2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 1,353,383
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: 1,726
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: 21
Views: 1,221
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: 91,898
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: 928
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: 954
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: 209
Views: 127,313
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: 928
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: 56
Poll: Who's In?
Views: 4,789
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: 7,994
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: 1,529
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: 1,888
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: 1,888
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: 1,888
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: 1,888
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: 1,549
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: 1,549
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: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-02-2022, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,787
Posted By jcarne
Jon how much Rg-400 you got? I could use about 50...

Jon how much Rg-400 you got? I could use about 50 feet of it.

Edit: sent you a text Jon.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-02-2022, 06:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,126
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: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-01-2022, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By jcarne
This rotary is what I use, it works really well...

This rotary is what I use, it works really well and is pretty dang cheap. It gets slow enough too.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08HQLS5ML/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-01-2022, 07:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,126
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: 2,126
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: 2,464
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: 2,126
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: 2,747
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: 13,068
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: 13,068
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: 910
Posted By jcarne
+2 only holds the rolled edges together

+2 only holds the rolled edges together
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-29-2022, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By jcarne
Balancing the tires made the biggest difference...

Balancing the tires made the biggest difference on my -7A. Wood stiffeners didnít help nor did tire pressures.
Forum: RV-15 07-26-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 91,898
Posted By jcarne
+1 Otherwise -10 it is haha

+1

Otherwise -10 it is haha
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-25-2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 458
Posted By jcarne
First is the approach activated on the 430? Then...

First is the approach activated on the 430? Then you need to either activate vectors to final or the leg you are going to intercept.

The rest should be arm the nav and vnav on the autopilot. My...
Forum: Midwest 07-24-2022, 07:46 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 31,078
Posted By jcarne
Carl where does that attach to on the horiz?

Carl where does that attach to on the horiz?
Forum: Midwest 07-23-2022, 07:51 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 31,078
Posted By jcarne
Was it a ton of rain? How is the ground...

Was it a ton of rain? How is the ground saturation?
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-23-2022, 08:49 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 250,554
Posted By jcarne
Nice job man, you will love those FlyLEDs. I...

Nice job man, you will love those FlyLEDs. I remember those lens covers taking for ever to trim and sand!
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 07-23-2022, 08:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,888
Posted By jcarne
haha I wish that made it easier! ;)

haha I wish that made it easier! ;)
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 07-22-2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,888
Posted By jcarne
We talked briefly on climb gradients but never...

We talked briefly on climb gradients but never got too into the RV and how it would meet them. Although I looked back through all my saved data on Savvy and compiled quite the spread sheet so I was...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 07-22-2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,888
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the love everyone, I think I am more...

Thanks for the love everyone, I think I am more happy to get that rating than even my PPL. Something about IFR procedures I just really enjoy. Keep after it you guys still working on one!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-22-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,485
Posted By jcarne
Yep, as long as your equipped per 91.205 vfr...

Yep, as long as your equipped per 91.205 vfr night and IFR flight is allowed. For vfr day most ops limits donít specify 91.205. 91.205 in the regs applies to standard airworthiness certificates which...
Forum: RV-15 07-22-2022, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,373
Posted By jcarne
I ran into some Van's employees in Sheridan later...

I ran into some Van's employees in Sheridan later in the day yesterday and they said it is "within 150 miles of us right now" so I guess we know it will for sure be there at least. :)
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 07-22-2022, 07:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,888
Posted By jcarne
Talking Instrument rating - RV Style

Well after 17 years I finally got my instrument rating. In my RV to boot!

I started my instrument rating in high school but then college got in the way and I stopped flying for 15 years. This year...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-16-2022, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By jcarne
Camguard will definitely increase the phosphorus...

Camguard will definitely increase the phosphorus reading.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-16-2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By jcarne
While I haven’t used that oil myself it is pretty...

While I haven’t used that oil myself it is pretty well documented that the copper will go up using it so I don’t know that I would worry about that. Phosphorus is in oil additive that would not be...
Forum: Polishing your RV 07-15-2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,372
Posted By jcarne
Looks awesome!

Looks awesome!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2022, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,467
Posted By jcarne
Thanks for the replies guys. I think I have...

Thanks for the replies guys. I think I have something that will work now involving my test data and a Koch chart.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2022, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,054
Posted By jcarne
Got to park next to this bad boy when I went to...

Got to park next to this bad boy when I went to take my instrument written test. 92%:)

Also happened to meet one of the local DPEs. After looking at the plane and talking to him for a bit he...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2022, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,467
Posted By jcarne
Thanks Bob, your thoughts align with what I was...

Thanks Bob, your thoughts align with what I was thinking. Only tricky part is I don't have a complete climb performance chart for every pressure altitude I could be given. I guess for check ride...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-10-2022, 08:23 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 171,151
Posted By jcarne
Okay Larry, I'm confused again. Are you saying...

Okay Larry, I'm confused again. Are you saying you modified how the black bolt in front holds everything with those new washers you made? Sorry this is taking so long but I'm wondering if our...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,467
Posted By jcarne
Question How do you ensure you meet a climb gradient in your RV?

Okay everyone, I have searched for a long time now and not finding much of what people do with their RVs in this category.

I'm getting ready for my instrument check ride soon and while I know my...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-09-2022, 10:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,741
Posted By jcarne
Interesting, never heard of it Dave. I'll look...

Interesting, never heard of it Dave. I'll look it up if only to learn at this point.
Thanks for posting.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-09-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,741
Posted By jcarne
Just to update/close this thread out. Thanks...

Just to update/close this thread out.

Thanks everyone for the tips on the B-1/2 fuel tank sealant. That stuff cured insanely fast while the hangar was at almost 90 degrees. Had fuel back in the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2022, 07:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,732
Posted By jcarne
I used hinges everywhere but I sure wish I had...

I used hinges everywhere but I sure wish I had cams on the bottom at least. Them sons of Bs are sure expensive though. :)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-08-2022, 07:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,911
Posted By jcarne
Start with Larry's advice above. Exactly what I...

Start with Larry's advice above. Exactly what I would do first.

Did it always burn that much oil?
Forum: Flight Testing 07-05-2022, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,733
Posted By jcarne
I played it a bit conservative. I did my first...

I played it a bit conservative. I did my first 5-10 hours within glide of the airport. I wanted to see the inside of my oil filter and suction screen for the first time before venturing to another...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-03-2022, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By jcarne
Awesome thanks guys! Those links really help...

Awesome thanks guys!

Those links really help understand it a bit better.

I am wondering how much ATC actually uses these codes as I didn't file any a couple days ago and ATC gave us everything we...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-03-2022, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By jcarne
Anyone got those PBN ICAO codes figured out?

I think I have all of the codes figured out other than the PBN codes for my GNS-430W. Anyone else gone through this?

I'm guessing from ATC perspective they really only care about the /G and maybe...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-29-2022, 03:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,403
Posted By jcarne
Ah gotcha, good idea to do it ahead of time. ...

Ah gotcha, good idea to do it ahead of time. Will make it very much so easier to not have the wings in the way. You might play around with a bottle jack idea if possible because you will want them...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-29-2022, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,403
Posted By jcarne
Larry may I ask, why are you not using the...

Larry may I ask, why are you not using the typically bottle jack method? This is highly effective at leveling in all directions if you use the 3 tie downs. You jack up the wings/fuse and you will...
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-29-2022, 01:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,403
Posted By jcarne
I have heard of people getting good results with...

I have heard of people getting good results with either. Believe it or not the wheel fairings do little compared to the gear leg fairings. I sincerely doubt having it off the gear would make that...
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