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Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 04-14-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By RV8JD
$50 mail-in rebate on the Garmin Aera...

$50 mail-in rebate on the Garmin Aera 660.

https://static.garmincdn.com/Promotions/spring21-avn-portables-rebate.pdf

https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/avpages/garminaera600.php?clickkey=2988642
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 04-09-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,760
Posted By RV8JD
The Boeing B-29 Superfortress Training Manual...

The Boeing B-29 Superfortress Training Manual contains a subset of the B-29's performance data.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1qCgE6v8bnAmOczPNOL_dqF-1fWq4CVGx/view

From plot at the bottom of...
Forum: ADS-B 04-05-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,302
Posted By RV8JD
Early in 2019 after a friend installed a Garmin...

Early in 2019 after a friend installed a Garmin GDL 82 in his RV-8, we flew near each other while he switched Anonymous Mode on and off to check its operation. His transponder is a GTX 327. I...
Forum: Safety 09-14-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,249
Posted By RV8JD
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Forum: Safety 09-12-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,065
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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-03-2020, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,328
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Forum: Safety 08-15-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,028
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Forum: RV-9/9A 05-28-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,813
Posted By RV8JD
Attention: Van's

And therein lies part of the problem, Van's lack of disseminating updated information via a Service Bulletin or Service Letter when they changed from Vne being in terms of IAS to TAS for the older...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-28-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,813
Posted By RV8JD
Van's needs to back up one step first. Van's has...

Van's needs to back up one step first.

Van's has never published a Service Letter or Service Bulletin for the older models stating that Vne is now defined as TAS (to ensure that proper flutter...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-28-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,813
Posted By RV8JD
You mean like in this...

You mean like in this post:

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=1427009&postcount=4
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-28-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,813
Posted By RV8JD
To expand a little, a picture helps here. When...

To expand a little, a picture helps here. When Vne is input as a TAS value limit, Vne (Redline) is dynamically calculated in terms of IAS based on Altitude and OAT, and is displayed on the IAS speed...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-27-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,813
Posted By RV8JD
I guess you're no longer afraid of your O-360...

I guess you're no longer afraid of your O-360 powered RV-9A (http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?p=1427009).

But you forgot the Vne (Redline) numbers in Post #4 of that thread: ...
Forum: Safety 05-14-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,795
Posted By RV8JD
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Forum: RV-9/9A 05-04-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,165
Posted By RV8JD
On the page linked below from an earlier thread...

On the page linked below from an earlier thread on 180 HP engines on RV-9s, Scott M. ("rvbuilder2002") indicated that there are NO structural design reasons that would preclude the installation of a...
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-02-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,165
Posted By RV8JD
Since you referenced the Van's article on HP...

Since you referenced the Van's article on HP limits, Vne, and TAS, I assume you are concerned about Vne as a function of altitude.

Vne (Redline) for the RV-9/9A is 210 MPH TAS/182.5 KTAS (although...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-30-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 846
Posted By RV8JD
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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,226
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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,839
Posted By RV8JD
AirVenture 2020 Go/No Go Decision Can Wait Until May

"AirVenture Go/No Go Decision Can Wait Until May (https://www.avweb.com/aviation-news/airventure-go-no-go-decision-can-wait-until-may/)"
"Jack Pelton, the Experimental Aircraft Association’s CEO and...
Forum: Safety 03-24-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,495
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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,198
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Forum: Safety 03-01-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,005
Posted By RV8JD
Bummer. Glad all are fine. One of the few with...

Bummer. Glad all are fine. One of the few with a BRS...
Forum: Safety 02-19-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,402
Posted By RV8JD
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Forum: Safety 02-19-2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,834
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Forum: Rocket 01-19-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,987
Posted By RV8JD
Has it been reported to the NTSB as required (or...

Has it been reported to the NTSB as required (or the FAA)? And if so, are they interested in doing an investigation? If not, who will do the "investigation"?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,710
Posted By RV8JD
Sam, Thanks for pointing that out. And it seems...

Sam, Thanks for pointing that out.

And it seems we have given up even more rights to DR by posting anything to VAF.

Buried in the posting rules (http://www.vansairforce.net/rules.htm):

"By...
Forum: ADS-B 12-27-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,098
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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,712
Posted By RV8JD
HAL Pilot, I also signed your petition. You may...

HAL Pilot, I also signed your petition. You may want to display the link a little more prominently in your post, as it is buried in your sig file with no clear label.

HAL Pilot's link:

"change dot...
Forum: ADS-B 11-05-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,425
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Forum: Safety 10-23-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,524
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Forum: Safety 07-18-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,188
Posted By RV8JD
Forum: GPS 05-19-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,009
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