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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,478
Posted By Don Patrick
My dream plane!

Had the opportunity to meet a friend clearing customs in Hamilton, Ontario after leaving Florida this morning and escorting the plane to it’s new home in Oshawa CYOO.

Not everyday a RV7 and a RV8...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-19-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,022
Posted By Don Patrick
Extended hub

The HC-F2YR is an extended hub and not the compact hub designed for the RVs. It is typically on the Lancair series with an IO-360. The only extended hub prop Van’s sells is the composite...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-18-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,279
Posted By Don Patrick
Sizing

Hey Pat,

Where are you located?

Iím in Oshawa...if you havenít sat in a 8, your more than welcome to come and sit in mine. Iím 5í9, 175 lbs and the 8 fits like a glove....

Don
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-14-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 1,145,865
Posted By Don Patrick
Wow

What a beauty!
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-11-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 27,130
Posted By Don Patrick
Same here

If the drawings are still available, could you forward a copy please?

I had a high tail time friend land from the rear yesterday and the authority was terrible.

t6pilot@hotmail.com

Thanks


Don
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-20-2021, 04:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By Don Patrick
Vanís

You can get the plans from Vanís and they are cheap.

The cable lengths are preset...there is no adjusting them.

Don
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-15-2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,677
Posted By Don Patrick
Nice!

Beauty shot!
Forum: Canada 03-11-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 912
Posted By Don Patrick
Update

For anyone in Canada currently considering selling their RV7, please reach out to me directly. 905 2 six 1 66 one 5 or 925@drps.ca

Unfortunately with the current COVID situation, it is difficult...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-27-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By Don Patrick
This is what I did.

I stole this from Matt Dralle. My gear are aligned perfectly.

Don

http://www.mykitlog.com/users/display_log.php?user=Don%20Patrick&project=820&category=7636&log=180248&row=38
Forum: Canada 02-10-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 912
Posted By Don Patrick
Have you flown in a RV?

I see youíre in Oshawa....

Email me at 925@drps.ca and Iíll send you my number.

I have a RV8 in Oshawa...if you havenít flown in an 8, I know someone that can help you out with that.;)

Iím...
Forum: RV-10 02-08-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,036
Posted By Don Patrick
Wow

Had a look at those photos....how did those ever get shipped?

I wonder if it was their first time welding?
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-05-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,391
Posted By Don Patrick
Here is mine....

Easy Peasy,

http://www.mykitlog.com/users/display_log.php?user=Don%20Patrick&project=820&category=7636&log=179654&row=43


And here is...
Forum: Flight Testing 02-02-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,320
Posted By Don Patrick
Yupper

Sure did. After 8 years and 8 months of building, I took my 8 on its maiden flight on Dec 30th, 2018...what a thrill!

https://www.vansaircraft.com/first-flights/don-patricks-rv-8/

Iíve got over...
Forum: Canada 01-28-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 928
Posted By Don Patrick
Canadian Insurance info

Got this from our local COPA chapter tonight. Might also be a good comparison for US insurance rates.

DATE: Thursday February 4, 2021

TIME: 19:30

TOPIC: Insurance

Belinda Bryce, Executive Vice...
Forum: Canada 01-27-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By Don Patrick
USPS

Hey Tony,

Iíve been burned a number of times by UPS and FedEx....I always ask for USPS now.

Never an issue there.

Howís the 8 treating you?

Don
Forum: Canada 01-25-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By Don Patrick
Insurance for private aerodromes.

For anyone owning their own airstrip/aerodrome, a couple of questions for you:

Do you have insurance on the property in the event of an accident/mishap?

If so, what companies in Canada offer such...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-19-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,123
Posted By Don Patrick
Awesome!

Congrats....a day you will never forget. Enjoy your new escape from all he stressors below!

Don
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-15-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,692
Posted By Don Patrick
Dye

I have the same issue...sweating along my bnc and rear flange....fixed the bnc...no sweating and proseal is hard.

Proseal at Baffle has gone sticky....covered in dye. No where else has it gone bad....
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-26-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,396
Posted By Don Patrick
Search

Thatís why the search function is a tool that folks should use more frequently. This is old old news.

DP
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-12-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,574
Posted By Don Patrick
1

I did 1....no issues.

Don
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 569,919
Posted By Don Patrick
Very nice!

Awesome pic!


We need to the in formation!

DP
Forum: ADS-B 12-04-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,950
Posted By Don Patrick
Installed on the 8

I installed the tail beacon on my 8.

You will need to do a fair amount of interior cleaning of where the box portion of the beacon goes into the fibreglass. When the adapter/mounting plate goes on...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-03-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 805
Posted By Don Patrick
Superior install.

I have the cold air sump.

I installed the Christen system and made my own hoses.

Send me your email address and Iíll send you picks of my install....I have a superior Io-360

Don
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-22-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,322
Posted By Don Patrick
Wheel it...

I’ve got some time in tail aircraft, including T6, Scouts, Champs, and my RV-8.

I’m by no means an expert, however, landing with any substantial xwind, you will have more success and CONTROL with...
Forum: Safety 10-14-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,622
Posted By Don Patrick
What after market?

I have the Classic Aero Aviator seats....should I be worried?

Inspection tomorrow.

Thanks


DP
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-06-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,295
Posted By Don Patrick
My 2 cents

Power and aileron simultaneously. (Aileron aggravates the spin)
Rudder full opposite until rotation stops
Elevator ease out of the dive

Works everytime without over stressing the aircraft.

DP
Forum: Canada 08-26-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,479
Posted By Don Patrick
Here was my email to transport

Good morning Darryl,

I appreciate the time you have taken to respond to me about my request.

I'm a rule guy.....I abide by the rules. I enforce the rules whether it is in my job or secondary...
Forum: Canada 08-26-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,479
Posted By Don Patrick
MDRA

Transport sets the conditions, not the MDRA.

Don
Forum: Canada 08-26-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,479
Posted By Don Patrick
Email

Jim,

PM me your email and Iíll forward you the emails, responses, and approved restrictions I received..

Don
Forum: Canada 08-26-2020, 02:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,479
Posted By Don Patrick
Found it

Found my email to Paul Baldasaro and Jeff Langford at Transport to extend the flight testing parameters, which was approved.

I also have the special c of a operating conditions as well,

Send me...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-25-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By Don Patrick
Gear?

Standard gear or Grove gear?

Iíve got grove gear, wheels and brakes.

Don
Forum: Canada 08-25-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,479
Posted By Don Patrick
CofA

Iíll have a look for my old cofa.


Don
Forum: Canada 08-24-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,479
Posted By Don Patrick
Modified 25 hr period.

Jim,

I applied to TC to have the 25Nm limit extended to 50Nm.

Wasnít a problem.

Don
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-30-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,093
Posted By Don Patrick
Thanks

Spoke with Mark....have to do numerous checks to find the issue.

May be ripping out the VP and going old school....

Cheers


Don
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-27-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,093
Posted By Don Patrick
Need some insight

I got stranded yesterday.

Flew one hour, landed, and attempted a hot start 20 minutes later. Had difficulty starting, then I went full throttle, ICO with my friend on the tail...ran 10 secs and...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-27-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 885
Posted By Don Patrick
Marc Ausman

Anyone have contact info for Marc?

My aircraft is stranded and I had to take a 4 1/2 hour train ride home. :eek:

I canít solve 5e issue.

Thanks


Don
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,307
Posted By Don Patrick
Good luck

Don?t expect to get it anytime soon Ivan


Don
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,307
Posted By Don Patrick
Customer service is terrible.

I too have Andair products in my RV-8.

March 6, I purchased a 3-way valve on their website so I can add a ferry tank to my RV-8. Cost was $294.88 Can.

March 17, I send email asking for an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,307
Posted By Don Patrick
Andair

Before I begin a massive rant about Andair, has anyone else had issues with them recently?

Don
Forum: ADS-B 05-19-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,344
Posted By Don Patrick
AV-30

I?m using the AV-30....works great.

https://uavionix.com/products/av-30/


Don
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,106
Posted By Don Patrick
Beauty!

Great video,

By the time I got up there, it was overcast!

DP
Forum: Canada 04-07-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,693
Posted By Don Patrick
Yup

My setup is working perfectly.

Christian and Trent from Uavionics secured the testing data from Nav Canada and the FAA.

All seems to be working well with the TBX.


Don
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-04-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 60,505
Posted By Don Patrick
Museum

Looking good Andy,

Just wondering, do you volunteer at the museum at the airport?


Dn
Forum: COMM 04-02-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By Don Patrick
Did you install?

Did you install the D180 and audio? If so, and you have a HS34 and/AP74, you could refer to page 4-11 of the install manual...a potentiometer .

This is what you probably need to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-21-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,989
Posted By Don Patrick
Going down the wrong path....

Maybe I missed something, aside from the early April fools day, but why is this in the classifieds?


Don
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-06-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,095
Posted By Don Patrick
Done.

I ordered the Andair fuel valve today that will accommodate the auxiliary tank along with both left and right tanks.

Just have to decide what size tank I want to get.

I may have to order some hoses...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-06-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,095
Posted By Don Patrick
Nice

Nice setup!
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-05-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,095
Posted By Don Patrick
T-fitting?

I?ve read a lot about the different types of setups. I have the Andair FS20-3, which only has a left and right option. There is no extra port like the Van?s valve.

Anyone have experience in adding...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-24-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,072
Posted By Don Patrick
Disregard

Got it....


Thanks


Don
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-24-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,072
Posted By Don Patrick
Update

I?m only seeing 9.7.4.

I have IOS 13.3.1.

I?m in Canada...does that make a difference?

Don
Forum: ADS-B 02-19-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,796
Posted By Don Patrick
AV30

I?m installing one this weekend with the AV30....install will be documented and reported on....stay tuned.

Don
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-09-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,803
Posted By Don Patrick
Awesome!

Congrats Tim,

The 8 is such a wonderful plane to fly!

Enjoy the phase 1!


Don
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-30-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,377
Posted By Don Patrick
ANL

Also check your ANL fuse.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-06-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,967
Posted By Don Patrick
Here

http://www.fairings-etc.com/Intersection_Fairings.html

Bought my fairings here...I have grove gear.

My fairings fit great with a little tweaking.

Don
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,408
Posted By Don Patrick
DrPhil

And here I thought you were going to build an 8!

I miss building. Just finished the annual on my -8.

Give me a call and we?ll go for a rip.

Don
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-08-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,001
Posted By Don Patrick
Condolences

Tom,

So sorry to hear of your loss. All the best.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-29-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,988
Posted By Don Patrick
Another squadron buddy?

Not another accident?
Forum: Canada 11-08-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,201
Posted By Don Patrick
You?re right

MDRA requires requests for inspections for pre-closes and then the final inspection.

You can have one pre-close for the entire project and then once you close everything up, you can do the final...
Forum: Canada 11-07-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,201
Posted By Don Patrick
Call me...

Give me a call tomorrow and I?ll be happy to chat with you what I did when I built my 8.

Call me after 12pm Toronto time.

905 261 66onefive

Cheers,


Don
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-03-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,043
Posted By Don Patrick
Are you the builder?

Morning Brent,

Just curious if you were the builder or you purchased the aircraft like that?

Cheers,


Don
Forum: My RV Build Project 11-03-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 78,340
Posted By Don Patrick
Never say never

Martin,

You can always move wires...it may take some time and cost. If your gonna build a RV8 showplane, do every bit of it right!!!

Good luck and keep the updates coming!


Don
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-20-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 759,971
Posted By Don Patrick
Nice!

Great work Andrew! That?s how long it took me to build. I have over 90 hours now in my 8....just an awesome machine!

Are you doing the first flight?


Don
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-20-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,634
Posted By Don Patrick
Nice!

Great work Simon!!!
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-07-2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,550
Posted By Don Patrick
Prefer wheel landings.

I just started flying my RV8 in December after 8 years of building. I had quite a bit of time in Bellanca?s and some T6 time, where For me, the norm was wheel landings.

Transitioning to the 8, I...
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