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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,321
Posted By Jesse
Itís a new plane.

Itís a new plane.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2021, 01:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,321
Posted By Jesse
It's all new RG400 coax with dual crimp...

It's all new RG400 coax with dual crimp connectors.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,321
Posted By Jesse
We will try the two different antennas. I can't...

We will try the two different antennas. I can't imagine that would change anything, though. We have MANY times put the antennas just where they are on this plane, always matching models, and never...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,321
Posted By Jesse
We have isolated the problem to the key switch....

We have isolated the problem to the key switch. Flew the plane up to 8500' and found an ATIS that was broken (in and out with a lot of static).

Shut off the engine with the fuel pumps (remember...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,321
Posted By Jesse
We have turned on and off just about all things...

We have turned on and off just about all things that could be turned off, although possibly not the USB chargers, which we have never had a problem with. We will try that.
We did not change anything,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,321
Posted By Jesse
We did the specific testing with the base station...

We did the specific testing with the base station because he was seeing the problem in flight. It is not a base station problem.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-07-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,321
Posted By Jesse
Radio range issues

We are having a problem that I wanted to post here to see if anybody here has a valuable suggestion. In a new RV-10 with a professional audio harness (Approach Fast Stack), we are having problem with...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-26-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,173
Posted By Jesse
More pics will come when I get the plane after...

More pics will come when I get the plane after the 12th.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-23-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,173
Posted By Jesse
FS: 2018 RV-10 IFR Leather

I am selling N673PH, a 2018 RV-10 with a Dynon Skyview HDX panel and leather interior. 90-gallon fuel. Wing Root Fairings. Aerosport LED cowl landing light and LED nav/strobe lights. Aerosport low...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-13-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 660,828
Posted By Jesse
My understanding is that the cost of the 360 vs...

My understanding is that the cost of the 360 vs the 320 is not very significant, and the weight is not very significant. The cruise speed would be better with 180HP and climb performance would...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-10-2021, 05:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,375
Posted By Jesse
We did carefully inspect the springs and they...

We did carefully inspect the springs and they both appear intact and the same.

I canít imagine itís a Dynon thing. Ours had noticeable roughness. It felt almost as if we were firing on only 5...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-24-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,375
Posted By Jesse
I don't think this is related. If the cam was...

I don't think this is related. If the cam was spalling so the valved didn't open all the way, the problem would likely be at all RPM's, not just one. Either way, the problem appears to be gone. Only...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-24-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,375
Posted By Jesse
The tappet stays in the engine, but for the...

The tappet stays in the engine, but for the hydraulic unit, you just remove the valve cover, rocker arms, pushrods, pushrod shrouds and just pull it out. Very simple, actually.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-24-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,375
Posted By Jesse
Just to give a final update. We have solved the...

Just to give a final update. We have solved the problem. It turns out that either the intake or exhaust hydraulic lifter bodies was causing the problem. I don't know fully what was happening, but...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-18-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,375
Posted By Jesse
The problem stayed with Cylinder 1 even after...

The problem stayed with Cylinder 1 even after moving the harness. The thing that tells me that it is not a software issue is that the software doesn't know that it is giving fuel to Cylinder 1 when...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-17-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,375
Posted By Jesse
It is on the other side of the engine and never...

It is on the other side of the engine and never gets close to the plug wires.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-17-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,375
Posted By Jesse
We have isolated the wiring and the control of...

We have isolated the wiring and the control of the injector as not the problem because we connected the harness and connector going to cylinder 3 onto cylinder 1 and vice versa. So, cylinder 1 is...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-17-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,375
Posted By Jesse
Yes. The engine only has 27 hours since a Barrett...

Yes. The engine only has 27 hours since a Barrett overhaul, although it sat for a couple of years between overhaul and first flight.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-17-2021, 07:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,375
Posted By Jesse
I have talked to Robert Paisley and he says it...

I have talked to Robert Paisley and he says it can't be a software problem because it is the same software as every other unit he has shipped.

Fuel flow won't tell, because fuel flow is a data point...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-17-2021, 06:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,375
Posted By Jesse
We have a Dynon Skyview system in the plane, and...

We have a Dynon Skyview system in the plane, and it gets RPM from the EFII ECU's. Again, the RPM doesn't change, and 5 of the 6 cylinders are still running normally. Just Cylinder #1, and always...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-16-2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,375
Posted By Jesse
EFII brand.

EFII brand.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-16-2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,375
Posted By Jesse
It runs great at 2700 rpm. I donít think itís a...

It runs great at 2700 rpm. I donít think itís a over-rev issue.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-16-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,375
Posted By Jesse
The problem with that is that it only fails at...

The problem with that is that it only fails at 2500 rpm.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-16-2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,375
Posted By Jesse
IO-540 at 2500rpm with EFII - drops cylinder

I am trying to work through a problem we are having with an RV-10 with an IO-540 and EFII. We have gotten to the point where we can get Cylinder 1 to drop (complete EGT drop and engine runs rough) by...
Forum: RV-14 10-31-2020, 08:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 25,725
Posted By Jesse
You have to bend the rib outboard from the notch.

You have to bend the rib outboard from the notch.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-15-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,448
Posted By Jesse
They found from the prop back to the main gear...

They found from the prop back to the main gear and spar center section so far. They have also found a few tail components. They are going back out tomorrow to dig deeper and hopefully find the...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-14-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,448
Posted By Jesse
There were 2 onboard. They have found the engine,...

There were 2 onboard. They have found the engine, one landing gear, the ELT and some Misc parts. They think they found the fuselage but it was getting too dark. Divers will return tomorrow.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-13-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,448
Posted By Jesse
RV-9A down in FL

An RV-9A, N4889R, went missing west of Cross City (KCTY), FL this afternoon. I am sure there will be news reports tomorrow. My plane, N5303B, was used to find a plane just off the shore near where...
Forum: RV-10 07-20-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,773
Posted By Jesse
I plane to be there with a few extra guys.

I plane to be there with a few extra guys.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-26-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 64,901
Posted By Jesse
I just dealt with a similar install recently. I...

I just dealt with a similar install recently. I would use Transponder Monitor. Make sure you use one serial port for the GPS position input and the other serial port for the data output to the GRT. I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-27-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,032
Posted By Jesse
I think Randy got a little higher position than...

I think Randy got a little higher position than ?aviation enthusiast wanted.? I think it was more of a Mitch Lock type of position.

Randy, if I?m ever in that neck of the woods, I would love to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,139
Posted By Jesse
The US does run on 1090ES as well as UAT. The...

The US does run on 1090ES as well as UAT. The weather information is a UAT broadcast. Traffic is broadcast on either 1090 or UAT, depending on what the receiver can handle. 1090ES is the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,562
Posted By Jesse
You would love the upgrade to HDX, but only you...

You would love the upgrade to HDX, but only you can say if it?s worth the cost. If you are trying to decide whether to buy the Skyview Touch or the HDX, I?d say it?s a no-brainer. If you already have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,562
Posted By Jesse
You?ll love the Dynon A/P and the Avidyne 540.

You?ll love the Dynon A/P and the Avidyne 540.
Forum: Florida (Central) 02-05-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By Jesse
Email or text me for details on Nicolas Posada....

Email or text me for details on Nicolas Posada. He is a CFI/II with significant RV experience based at Plant City.
Forum: ADS-B 02-05-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,860
Posted By Jesse
I have never seen traffic tracks on anything...

I have never seen traffic tracks on anything ads-b. Are you sure those aren’t your tracks (bread crumbs)?

All ads-b systems I have seen show where a plane is now, his track, altitude and speed, but...
Forum: GPS 01-27-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,205
Posted By Jesse
I have a good working 300XL for sale if you?re...

I have a good working 300XL for sale if you?re interested.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,535
Posted By Jesse
It?s a different physical size, but the GMC307...

It?s a different physical size, but the GMC307 would be a direct replacement for the GMC305. No sense in going with a GMC507 over a GMC307 if you are already wired for a GMC305/7.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,611
Posted By Jesse
A friend has a Cherokee that had the same...

A friend has a Cherokee that had the same problem. He called and sent them a copy of his Airworthiness Certificate and that fixed it.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-18-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,067
Posted By Jesse
The 250HP 540?s are usually 8.5:1 compression...

The 250HP 540?s are usually 8.5:1 compression (same as D4A5 that Van?s sells) and redline rpm of 2575 (instead of 2700 of the D4A5). Verify with Barrett that it is safe to run it at 2700 then use the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,019
Posted By Jesse
Nicolas Posada is in Tampa. He does move around...

Nicolas Posada is in Tampa. He does move around the area. Email or text me for his number.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-29-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,209
Posted By Jesse
If it's connected to a WAAS GPS, it does not need...

If it's connected to a WAAS GPS, it does not need its own antenna.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-24-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,368
Posted By Jesse
It should be NMEA in/out and set the D180 to 4800...

It should be NMEA in/out and set the D180 to 4800 baud.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-24-2018, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,968
Posted By Jesse
This may be a good issue for a Poll. I have not...

This may be a good issue for a Poll. I have not used sectional charts for a couple of years now. I use the maps on the EFIS and the aeronautical maps on a ForeFlight. I use approach plates, but no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,788
Posted By Jesse
I would try one of those hook debuting tools to...

I would try one of those hook debuting tools to start with. You only need to remove 1/16 of material around the whole perimeter, so that just might work.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-12-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,867
Posted By Jesse
Nicolas Posada is on my crew and is a CFII. He...

Nicolas Posada is on my crew and is a CFII. He does a lot of training in RV?s. He will be moving to the Tampa area at the end of the year. Give me a call or text me and I can give you his info.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,170
Posted By Jesse
For a non-WAAS 420 with no Nav radio, you miss...

For a non-WAAS 420 with no Nav radio, you miss out on very little without ARINC. As mentioned already, it somewhat depends on your auto pilot, because some auto pilots use ARINC for vertical...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-07-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,159
Posted By Jesse
The RV-6 wasn?t prepunched, so they are all a...

The RV-6 wasn?t prepunched, so they are all a little different. Van?s doesn?t have a CAD file for them. There are a couple of ways to reproduce.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-07-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,209
Posted By Jesse
If you?re just doing one G5, and don?t care about...

If you?re just doing one G5, and don?t care about magnetic heading for the G5, it?s an easy wire. 7 wires from the GTN650. 4 arinc wires from the gps connector and 2 arinc wires from the Nav...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-07-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By Jesse
They just recently raised the price from $250 to...

They just recently raised the price from $250 to $450. They also don?t offer the super bright update. They are running out of parts on these units. They have supported these units for way longer than...
Forum: GPS 11-06-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,329
Posted By Jesse
Make sure the SD car you are using is a 16GB...

Make sure the SD car you are using is a 16GB card. I?ve had the exact problem you are seeing with an 8GB card. Switched to 16GB and it worked.
Forum: RV-14 11-06-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,958
Posted By Jesse
I flew with a guy in his RV-14 in Michigan. His...

I flew with a guy in his RV-14 in Michigan. His CHT?s got over 300 in the climb, maybe as high as 350 on one or two, but in cruise at least one or two were under 300. I couldn?t believe it.

In an...
Forum: RV-14 11-04-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,805
Posted By Jesse
Take a look at an RV-10. The top cowl to firewall...

Take a look at an RV-10. The top cowl to firewall pins are a MUCH better system on the -10 that could be used on any of the other models.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,351
Posted By Jesse
I always recommend flying before changing the...

I always recommend flying before changing the oil. I?ve seen sumps with a 1/2? of sludge because it was always changed cold. Only in very rare occasions will I change oil cold.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-04-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,184
Posted By Jesse
ForeFlight has the approaches in its database, so...

ForeFlight has the approaches in its database, so you can add an approach to the end of the flight plan and WiFi it to Skyview and the Skyview will fly the lateral portion. You are still responsible...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-04-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,599
Posted By Jesse
Great to see you back, Randy. Many of us will...

Great to see you back, Randy. Many of us will wait eagerly to see what new Dynon products are becoming available.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-04-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 916
Posted By Jesse
What Jake said!

What Jake said!
Forum: ADS-B 10-30-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,612
Posted By Jesse
Installed Garmin GDL82 ADS-B transmitter IAW...

Installed Garmin GDL82 ADS-B transmitter IAW Garmin installation manual. Anonymous switch installed in panel at _____ location.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-28-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,084
Posted By Jesse
Is there any chance you have a broken sheer...

Is there any chance you have a broken sheer screw? I have seen broken sheer screws that are steered, allowing the arm to move about 10 degrees before catching and holding back and forth. This caused...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 10-26-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 653
Views: 276,161
Posted By Jesse
I agree 95% (all except the canopy open part).

I agree 95% (all except the canopy open part).
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-26-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,953
Posted By Jesse
I would do both. $35 for the WiFi is a no...

I would do both. $35 for the WiFi is a no brained, but touch is too if you can afford it.
Forum: RV-10 10-26-2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,511
Posted By Jesse
The radio stack is a great place to split the...

The radio stack is a great place to split the Panel. That will be adequate to hold the halves together.
Forum: RV-10 10-25-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,511
Posted By Jesse
I have done this many times. If you are leaving...

I have done this many times. If you are leaving the stock bottom bar, then it?s an easy thing to do. Just put an attachment piece to hold the two together with screws.

The radio stack angles can...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-24-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,532
Posted By Jesse
One thing you are saying is AOA (Angle of...

One thing you are saying is AOA (Angle of Attack). The other thing sounds like you are talking about the AP Panel with trim circuitry. Which one is it? Give me a call & I?ll see if I can help.
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