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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-07-2022, 07:32 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 41,530
Posted By piperpilot
"How did you support the skin while working in...

"How did you support the skin while working in the tail cone? Foam rubber, bean bag beans, pillows, furniture blankets, plywood, cardboard, etc? Since you obviously went in and out several times did...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-07-2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 41,530
Posted By piperpilot
Smile Complete

PIREP

I received my SB53-kit from Vans on Saturday, installed it in about 2.5 hours by myself on Sunday. It would have been much easier to have an extra set of hands especially to pass tools and...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-01-2022, 07:23 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 41,530
Posted By piperpilot
Thumbs up A huge thank you to Bob Y for taking the time to...

A huge thank you to Bob Y for taking the time to record the experience and share the details!! Way to go :)!

I`m waiting for my parts to arrive, hopefully by then weekend.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-07-2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 73
Sticky: Daily RV Pic
Views: 25,669
Posted By piperpilot
View from 3,500 ft over the very "cold"...

View from 3,500 ft over the very "cold" Niagara...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-22-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,372
Posted By piperpilot
...what Scott is talking about can be seen here...

...what Scott is talking about can be seen here in a Kitplanes magazine article, this cowling was incorrectly trimmed. I have seen a few like this as well, they forgot one step in the KAI. I still...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-27-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 173,255
Posted By piperpilot
RV12

Social distancing over Niagara Falls :)

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(If you click on the thumbnail, notice how empty the parking lots are - crazy)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 593
Views: 654,148
Posted By piperpilot
RV12

First flight 3 months ago and now 40hours on the Hobbs, what a joy to fly!

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Forum: Canada 05-18-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,906
Posted By piperpilot
Smile Thanks

I`ll take this quick opportunity to thank the awesome team at Aircraft Spruce, and in particular, the team here in Ontario, Canada. We are very fortunate to have such a supplier and dedicated team to...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-13-2021, 07:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,740
Posted By piperpilot
...I also love that Facet/Purolator posts "NOT...

...I also love that Facet/Purolator posts "NOT INTENDED FOR AIRCRAFT USE" on every webpage and document...:D

"WARNING: FACET AND PUROLATOR FUEL PUMPS SHOULD NOT BE USED IN AIRCRAFT AS THEY ARE NOT...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-13-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,740
Posted By piperpilot
Thanks for the replies, this is exactly what I...

Thanks for the replies, this is exactly what I saw from the specs. Basically easier to crimp on a new connector to a bare wire on the 40106 to connect to the filter capacitor and power supply...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-12-2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,740
Posted By piperpilot
Does anyone know the difference between 40106...

Does anyone know the difference between 40106 (not 105) and 40135? The original is 40105 (lower pressure) and both the 105's and 106's are stock at aircraft spruce but not 40135's.

Here is the tech...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-02-2021, 06:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,243
Posted By piperpilot
This is a great thread, and as I`m getting ready...

This is a great thread, and as I`m getting ready for final inspection, it had me wondering about clearances on my controls. I also found the sound of the rudder cables to be a bit concerning so I was...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-20-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,042
Posted By piperpilot
Yes, thank you very much Garmin G3X team, much...

Yes, thank you very much Garmin G3X team, much appreciated!:D
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-04-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,935
Posted By piperpilot
The new prop looks great but I can?t seem to...

The new prop looks great but I can?t seem to locate the weight of the new 3 blade prop, can anyone confirm? I don?t think there is much weight difference and the quote above could be an initial...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-08-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,938
Posted By piperpilot
Cable length

I know this is an old thread but has anyone confirmed the cable lengths?

?The F-1247B long cable should be 124" and the F-1247A short cable should be 33.75", as measured from rod end to center of...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-01-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,847
Posted By piperpilot
:D Congrats Phil! It was great to meet you and...

:D Congrats Phil!

It was great to meet you and your wife and I am glad the visit helped you ?take the plunge? and order a new kit!

It sure is great having this forum to get advice and meet new...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-26-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,570
Posted By piperpilot
Safety Question

This is excellent information, thank you for sharing.

Reading all of this history has me asking myself a serious safety question.

In general the intent of an electric fuel pump in this design is...
Forum: Canada 09-30-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,831
Posted By piperpilot
I'm in Niagara ONT, working on the finish kit now.

I'm in Niagara ONT, working on the finish kit now.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-01-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,280
Posted By piperpilot
Thanks, I will be ordering more LP4-4's since...

Thanks,

I will be ordering more LP4-4's since mine are no where to be found (they may have gotten legs), the issue is this side of the boarder takes about 2 weeks from Vans and it's a long weekend...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-01-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,280
Posted By piperpilot
Rivet Question

(Sorry if this has been discussed but in my search I could not find a definitive answer.)

I seem to be out of LP4-4 rivets and swimming in LP4-3 of course. Currently I am assembling the wings and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-26-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,805
Posted By piperpilot
Thanks Team Garmin, you guys updated my GTX327 in...

Thanks Team Garmin, you guys updated my GTX327 in less than 5 minutes at KOSH yesterday. Keep up the great service and product support!:D
Forum: ADS-B 07-19-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,271
Posted By piperpilot
Garmin just answered my question here... Thanks...

Garmin just answered my question here... Thanks Guys!:)

Hello,

We will once again provide free software upgrades for Garmin Mode S transponders (and the GTX 327) used in Experimental aircraft at...
Forum: ADS-B 07-17-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,271
Posted By piperpilot
Sorry to bring up an old thread but... I'm...

Sorry to bring up an old thread but...

I'm wondering if the Garmin Team will be doing free software updates on GTX-327's at Kosh this year for us still running these older units and adding them to a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-15-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 155,417
Posted By piperpilot
Thanks again Team X, What I was implying in my...

Thanks again Team X,

What I was implying in my note was to avoid the GMC/305/307 and have the G5 talk directly to one GSA 28 servo for a "budget autopilot" for the small stuff. I completely...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-14-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 155,417
Posted By piperpilot
Question for Team X, First of all you guys are...

Question for Team X,

First of all you guys are doing amazing stuff with avionics and revolutionizing GA flying, the G5 is another example of this, congratulations.

I know you mentioned you wanted...
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