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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2022, 04:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,811
Posted By Aryana
If you are in the USA and are not a US Citizen,...

If you are in the USA and are not a US Citizen, then registering it in an LLC is a workaround allowing you to own a N-numbered aircraft.
Forum: Safety 04-16-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,299
Posted By Aryana
Certificated...I get it.

Certificated...I get it.
Forum: Safety 04-15-2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,299
Posted By Aryana
Curious, what's a "certified" airplane?

Curious, what's a "certified" airplane?
Forum: Safety 04-13-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,299
Posted By Aryana
I've seen some A&P's (and IA's) that are so bad,...

I've seen some A&P's (and IA's) that are so bad, I wouldn't even let them work on my car, much less my airplane.

At the other end of the spectrum, I've seen some really talented non-certificated...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-28-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,335
Posted By Aryana
This is one area where certified aircraft have...

This is one area where certified aircraft have more flexibility than EAB, wherein an annual inspection is signed off with discrepancies and they are corrected later by other than said inspector (but...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-28-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,335
Posted By Aryana
Love it Don!! :D

Love it Don!! :D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-28-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,335
Posted By Aryana
The thread got contaminated with certified and...

The thread got contaminated with certified and EAB discussions of the same topic which makes it hard to follow.

I was part of that thread drift and added to the confusion, but my original intent was...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-28-2020, 07:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,335
Posted By Aryana
Edited to include the quote that was missed when...

Edited to include the quote that was missed when I posted. Thanks for the catch!



In response to the quote above, for certified aircraft, it is quite useful at times to make that entry I posted...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-28-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,335
Posted By Aryana
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200128/60be32f1...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200128/60be32f17000e9ca76a423dc409de33d.jpg
Forum: Alternative Engines 01-07-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,366
Posted By Aryana
I love threads like this. Eddie Andreni has a...

I love threads like this.

Eddie Andreni has a turbine under each wing in his P-51, Primo Branco. They are used solely for smoke generation, and I can tell you they do a fantastic job of some...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-30-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 41,165
Posted By Aryana
What a great thread. Thanks for all the pics.

What a great thread. Thanks for all the pics.
Forum: Safety 12-18-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,848
Posted By Aryana
I test them before startup and again just before...

I test them before startup and again just before taxi, but not before landing because I don't touch them on rollout.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-02-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,502
Posted By Aryana
At first I was like "what do dirty ceiling tiles...

At first I was like "what do dirty ceiling tiles have to do with nice dimples?"

And then I saw the invisible airplane :o

That is really smoooooooth and flat.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,092
Posted By Aryana
Mid wing, 2 place, Extra 300. This plane has...

Mid wing, 2 place, Extra 300. This plane has been fitted with a new wing that has full span ailerons (with an even faster roll rate) since Rocky owned it. Sorry, there's no video of the roll rate...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,648
Posted By Aryana
I completely disagree. Being able to fly your...

I completely disagree. Being able to fly your plane slow is a key skill, especially for landing.

I recently saw this document posted on the thread for the person that flipped his RV over on it's...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-07-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,018
Posted By Aryana
Polygone will take it right off. I used this...

Polygone will take it right off. I used this stuff to remove proseal out of the fuel tank area of my Aeronca Sedan.

http://rpm-technology.com/Poly-Gone.htm

It's magical...check out some of the...
Forum: Flight Testing 11-07-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,210
Posted By Aryana
Can get it to stop in a little bit shorter...

Can get it to stop in a little bit shorter distance if you stand on the brakes, but it's hard on the airframe when the tail comes down....
Forum: Flight Testing 11-07-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,210
Posted By Aryana
I'd trade short field landing capability for the...

I'd trade short field landing capability for the RVs amazing takeoff and cruise performance anyday.

My Cessna can land in a much shorter spot than it can take off in, and the shortest landings come...
Forum: Alternative Engines 11-06-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,169
Posted By Aryana
Great video! I cringed watching the ground crew...

Great video! I cringed watching the ground crew walk right through the arc of the propeller to unplug the GPU. That's a major no no...
Forum: Reviews 11-06-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,601
Posted By Aryana
I saw some for sale right next to a couple 50...

I saw some for sale right next to a couple 50 yard spools of flight line...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,055
Posted By Aryana
That's my point. The rest is semantics, but...

That's my point. The rest is semantics, but you're observation is quite astute and noted. I think for the purposes of understanding or teaching someone how/when stalls can happen, that slight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,055
Posted By Aryana
Point the plane straight down and pull the stick...

Point the plane straight down and pull the stick back (or push forward towards the panel) in your lap hard. You'll continue to fall straight down and the wing will be stalled.

I agree with you...
Forum: Alternative Engines 11-05-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,169
Posted By Aryana
What a fantastic idea. I think you will have...

What a fantastic idea. I think you will have something really enjoyable when it's flying. I can't wait to see pictures of it hung on the airframe.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,055
Posted By Aryana
You can even stall the plane when you are...

You can even stall the plane when you are pointing straight down, perpendicular to the earth.

Inverted is also interesting. Pulling back to recover from the stall is weird at first.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,055
Posted By Aryana
I think all the charts and numbers in the world...

I think all the charts and numbers in the world combined with all the stall warning and AOA instruments don't hold a candle to some good old fashioned training in an aerobatic airplane if you really...
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-01-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,002
Posted By Aryana
Now that is cool looking!

Now that is cool looking!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-01-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,558
Posted By Aryana
How do you locate these stations with the ethanol...

How do you locate these stations with the ethanol free mogas? Is there a website?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,815
Posted By Aryana
Completely agree with this 100%!!!

Completely agree with this 100%!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,815
Posted By Aryana
Sorry, I should have clarified that the descent...

Sorry, I should have clarified that the descent was based on my Cessna 170, not a RV. I could descend at 2k ft/min or more, but at those speeds I start imagining what a big bump might do to my 60...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,815
Posted By Aryana
I keep a fire extinguisher within my reach in the...

I keep a fire extinguisher within my reach in the cabin, mounted under my seat. Even a small fire can get out of hand if you don't have a means to put it out. I only cruise at 10k max (most of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,892
Posted By Aryana
HF has done me right. Not everything they sell...

HF has done me right. Not everything they sell is a winner, but to say everything is garbage there is not right.

You can spend $259 on this ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-14-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,441
Posted By Aryana
I've been stuck with a 130 mph cruise (on a GOOD...

I've been stuck with a 130 mph cruise (on a GOOD day, cruising at nearly redline rpm, which is pretty normal for this engine/prop) and spend most of my time close to my home airport while my neighbor...
Forum: Safety 10-04-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 32,601
Posted By Aryana
What a story, glad it ended well! I never...

What a story, glad it ended well!

I never judge/chastise in these situations because it could be my turn in the very next flight...you never know.

If pilots much better than most (if not all) of us...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-26-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 39,974
Posted By Aryana
I have no desire to leave any airplane unattended...

I have no desire to leave any airplane unattended at Oshkosh after reading this thread. When/if I go, I'll be leaving mine at home and taking a commercial flight or flying with a friend instead.
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-15-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,140
Posted By Aryana
Congrats!!!! It's a beauty! You built it FAST...

Congrats!!!! It's a beauty! You built it FAST and that yellow engine case is fantastic.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-07-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,768
Posted By Aryana
I bought a 1500W ceramic heater from Home Depot +...

I bought a 1500W ceramic heater from Home Depot + some ducting and used pop rivets & screws to mate it all together. $40 total.

On the high setting, this heater soaks everything under the cowl...
Forum: Alternative Engines 08-07-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,346
Posted By Aryana
Now that is AWESOME!

Now that is AWESOME!
Forum: Alternative Engines 08-06-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,346
Posted By Aryana
The sound of the engine with the new cross plane...

The sound of the engine with the new cross plane crank is amazing. It doesn't sound like any inline 4 ever made. It actually sounds more like a v-twin engine. I would love to hear one flying...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,125
Posted By Aryana
I agree, but in my case (woman using my...

I agree, but in my case (woman using my horizontal stab as a changing table) the airworthiness of my old airplane was what I was concerned about.

A little poop or some scratches were the least of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,125
Posted By Aryana
Mine was showing up to my plane after walking...

Mine was showing up to my plane after walking around an airshow and seeing a mother changing her baby's diapers on the horizontal stab of my Cessna 170B. :mad:

She was polite when I told her that...
Forum: COMM 07-27-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 46,679
Posted By Aryana
I think it would be a lot easier to leave the...

I think it would be a lot easier to leave the screw where it's at and work on 0.03" around the bezel if you want to make it a quick swap.

I'm familiar with working with crappy panels and...
Forum: COMM 07-27-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 46,679
Posted By Aryana
The dimensions are so close, I don't see this...

The dimensions are so close, I don't see this taking more than a day for a swap.
Forum: COMM 07-26-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 46,679
Posted By Aryana
I know what you mean. My Cessna had 60 years of...

I know what you mean. My Cessna had 60 years of garbage behind the panel and I eventually had to have it all ripped out and start from scratch. Not fun.
Forum: COMM 07-26-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 46,679
Posted By Aryana
I think it's funny that you can spend years on...

I think it's funny that you can spend years on end banging rivets/building, but changing a radio tray out and moving some wiring over is cause for such consternation!

I get the point though, and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,039
Posted By Aryana
My baffles for my Cessna were replaced with new...

My baffles for my Cessna were replaced with new units from Airforms Alaska. It was a premium, but I opted for the "hammertone grey powdercoating" option, and it was worth every penny.

After 10...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,586
Posted By Aryana
Not surprising to me that an AME ("Super" or not)...

Not surprising to me that an AME ("Super" or not) is against the proposal. I'm sure there's absolutely no bias on their part, LOL!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-02-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,680
Posted By Aryana
No way I'd pull a jug off! You'd be surprised how...

No way I'd pull a jug off! You'd be surprised how little difference it makes to sit around as long as the engine is not exposed outdoors.

I had a 40 year old Comtinental O-300-C that sat outside...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-02-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,339
Posted By Aryana
One of my favorite parts of night flying is...

One of my favorite parts of night flying is having mostly commercial operators on ATC. Far fewer recreational flyers getting their $100 hamburger when the moonlight is out and communications seem to...
Forum: Tools 05-01-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,078
Posted By Aryana
$3.99 at Harbor Freight. Not "Snap-On" quality,...

$3.99 at Harbor Freight. Not "Snap-On" quality, but has worked very well for me over the past 5...
Forum: Reviews 04-25-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,989
Posted By Aryana
Wow! That is really great detail!

Wow! That is really great detail!
Forum: Primers 04-18-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,714
Posted By Aryana
Around my hangar, I've stopped using 7220 and now...

Around my hangar, I've stopped using 7220 and now use the Rustoleum Self-Etching Primer. Feels more durable, and I like the way it goes on...works great IMO, and available everywhere for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,690
Posted By Aryana
Got to fly my 170 today. This video was shot a...

Got to fly my 170 today. This video was shot a while back.

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a39/aaryana/C170/th_Shortfieldlandingamptakeoff2_zpsb4be44fa.jpg...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,030
Posted By Aryana
I use two Hero2 cameras with the WiFi backpack...

I use two Hero2 cameras with the WiFi backpack with no issues. Their firmware on these cameras have been really buggy in the past whenever I've tried updating them. Once I finished the update, they...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-05-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 17,581
Posted By Aryana
It's more preventative maintenance than vanity...

It's more preventative maintenance than vanity for me on my 60 year old metal airplane. Hangared less than one mile from the Pacific Ocean, you end up with salt spray in the air that cakes on the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-04-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 17,581
Posted By Aryana
This stuff is absolutely amazing. I washed half...

This stuff is absolutely amazing. I washed half the plane with soap and the other half with this stuff diluted 1:8 and after a month it was clearly staying cleaner.

Supposedly anti corrosive and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,906
Posted By Aryana
I've had great luck with the folks here. They...

I've had great luck with the folks here. They will custom make anything you want and all their decals are UV resistant and hold up very well.

A full page of custom decals runs $30. Ask for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,435
Posted By Aryana
My prayers are with him, and thank you for...

My prayers are with him, and thank you for sharing.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,307
Posted By Aryana
Thanks. I used the hand squeezer and it worked...

Thanks. I used the hand squeezer and it worked well. We used the pneumatic squeezer just to give me some experience with both.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,307
Posted By Aryana
I've set less than 50 rivets my whole life, and I...

I've set less than 50 rivets my whole life, and I had a flush patch I needed to get done on the wheel pant for my Cessna 170B.

Luckily, I have my buddy next door who built a beautiful -10 and he...
Forum: Tools 03-02-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,601
Posted By Aryana
Thanks for the heads up. I've had this drill for...

Thanks for the heads up. I've had this drill for 3 years now and it doesn't hurt to have a spare even though I just need the batteries and extra charger.
Forum: Painting your RV 02-18-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,991
Posted By Aryana
It doesn't look like the weight is much of an...

It doesn't look like the weight is much of an issue. I wouldn't think the interior would be any different or weigh more.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-03-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 22,028
Posted By Aryana
I know it's more likely that you hear about bad...

I know it's more likely that you hear about bad experiences since happy customers don't usually post, but I have seen so many unhappy people on multiple boards talking about ECI's poor turnaround and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-24-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,713
Posted By Aryana
http://stores.ebay.com/a-pro-shop3/INFILTRATOR-/_i...

http://stores.ebay.com/a-pro-shop3/INFILTRATOR-/_i.html?_fsub=2530566014

http://www.infantryco.com/ContentFlow/if_lineup.html
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,307
Posted By Aryana
Solution....stop using VFR flight following! ...

Solution....stop using VFR flight following! Just kidding, but at least you wouldn't have to hear then tell you that you're in airspace that you really aren't :D
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