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Forum: RV-10 11-23-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 33,006
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
As Bill mentioned below...the filters that we...

As Bill mentioned below...the filters that we utilize are all high quality with a stainless mesh filter.
Forum: RV-14 11-15-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,175
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Jake, Good evening. It looks like you already...

Jake,

Good evening. It looks like you already have the upgraded Teflon brake line kit from us. Give me a call tomorrow, and we can discuss the upgrade process to the PB if you want to do the...
Forum: RV-10 11-14-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,571
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Haha!!!! Exactly. :):):) But in all...

Haha!!!! Exactly. :):):) But in all seriousness...the stock brakes are adequate. The Beringer system is extremely nice, but as you mentioned, a lot more costly.

I wouldn't personally upgrade to a...
Forum: RV-14 11-14-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,768
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Glad you like the new hoses!!!! :) You have a 10...

Glad you like the new hoses!!!! :) You have a 10 year warranty on them, and they are "on-condition" replacement!

Mileage definitely can vary with rubber hoses. Here are some hoses we replaced...
Forum: RV-10 11-14-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,571
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
The stock brakes on the -10 are absolutely...

The stock brakes on the -10 are absolutely adequate. Though some may be upgrading to Beringer for better braking performance, we see most builders who choose Beringer doing so for several other...
Forum: RV-10 11-11-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Rick, FS20X7T as others have said. If you plan...

Rick,

FS20X7T as others have said. If you plan on utilizing the pre-plumbed cabin fuel lines from Aircraft Specialty Flightlines, it is set up for that valve in the stock location as shown in the...
Forum: RV-14 11-08-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,768
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
To add to the discussion..... as Tom mentioned,...

To add to the discussion..... as Tom mentioned, Vans has been utilizing teflon hoses for awhile FWF.

Fuel supply lines from Vans are typically a quality Conductive Teflon hose and are firesleeved....
Forum: RV-10 11-05-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,988
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
One important note and change that we have made...

One important note and change that we have made online to Firewall Forward Hose kit ordering for the RV-10. A lot of builders have chosen to utilize the transducer mount block to mount their...
Forum: RV-10 11-05-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,310
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
I wanted to provide an update on this setup. ...

I wanted to provide an update on this setup. Based on customer feedback, we have switched to a slightly lower profile filter to make installation easier and provide a bit more clearance in the wing...
Forum: RV-14 11-05-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,198
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Here are final picture configurations when...

Here are final picture configurations when utilizing the AFP Fuel Pump with the Standard Type 2 valve.

The first two pictures show the wing root filter configuration. A rigid tube is utilized...
Forum: RV-14 11-05-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,766
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Thanks!!!! This has become one of our more...

Thanks!!!! This has become one of our more popular packages for the RV-14. Glad you like it!!!! It's standard on all of our SDS and EFII installations and it is optional with our standard cabin...
Forum: RV-14 10-12-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,198
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
We now have a multitude of AFP pump retrofits...

We now have a multitude of AFP pump retrofits complete and flying both with a center tunnel mounted filter, and also with the wing root filter kit.

We have further refined the installation slightly....
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 10-12-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 650
Views: 216,666
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
We went out to RANS to evaluate the S21 before...

We went out to RANS to evaluate the S21 before placing an order for a kit. The airplane flies absolutely beautifully. I was extremely impressed, and my bar is extremely high, considering I have...
Forum: Reviews 09-14-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
The integral firesleeve added minimal weight, but...

The integral firesleeve added minimal weight, but provided abrasion protection along the entire length of the smoke oil run. Normally, we wouldn't run firesleeve aft of the firewall, but there was a...
Forum: RV-14 09-10-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,198
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
A big "THANK YOU!" to Chris from Tom and I. ...

A big "THANK YOU!" to Chris from Tom and I. Chris was our beta tester for the stock tunnel mounted filter configuration. He helped us get measurements and test fit and then refine the setup. It...
Forum: RV-14 09-09-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,198
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Jim and all, Yes, this kit will be fully...

Jim and all,

Yes, this kit will be fully compatible with new and existing installations, both with tunnel mounted and wing root filters. The wing root filters have proven to be one of our more...
Forum: RV-14 09-09-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,198
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
It's a 60 micron serviceable filter. I don't...

It's a 60 micron serviceable filter. I don't have the exact area spec on the filtration element, but the overall size of this filter is much closer to the size of the Andair Filter it is replacing...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-08-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,081
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
The bracket is brand new, but we have been...

The bracket is brand new, but we have been running this Transducer location setup for quite awhile. Some builders were fabricating their own brackets, while others were utilizing just the fittings...
Forum: RV-10 09-08-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,763
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Thank you!!!!! We really truly enjoy doing...

Thank you!!!!! We really truly enjoy doing this. Tom and I don't believe that "good is good enough." That's why we are always working to improve on these kits and to continuously update and...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-08-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,081
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
We don't have any pictures at the moment that...

We don't have any pictures at the moment that show more of a distanced shot. We will see if we can get some as more of these start to get installed.

The flash error is the photo gallery of a few...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-08-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,081
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Tom and I are very excited to announce the...

Tom and I are very excited to announce the release of our new FT-60 Fuel Flow Transducer Brackets. We have been working on this project for quite awhile and have aimed to make it simple to install...
Forum: RV-10 09-08-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,763
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Tom and I are always working on refining our...

Tom and I are always working on refining our products based on customer feedback. For the RV-10 one of our projects is going back and creating install manuals for some of the areas that we receive...
Forum: RV-14 09-08-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,198
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Tom and I are excited to announce that we are...

Tom and I are excited to announce that we are ready to release the Andair to AFP pump conversion kits for the RV14/14A. We would also like to express our thanks to those of you that helped us do fit...
Forum: RV-14 09-08-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,695
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Tom and I are excited to announce that we are...

Tom and I are excited to announce that we are ready to release the Andair to AFP pump conversion kits for the RV14/14A. We would also like to express our thanks to those of you that helped us do fit...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 09-02-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,532
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
For those utilizing our Firewall Forward hose...

For those utilizing our Firewall Forward hose packages.....

If you choose to build your aircraft initially with a single PMAG, we configure your FWF hoses to be easy to upgrade to a second PMAG...
Forum: RV-14 09-01-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,695
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Greg and all, It is truly rewarding to have the...

Greg and all,

It is truly rewarding to have the opportunity to work on challenges like this with other builders.

We did the initial test fitting today with the cabin filter setup and...
Forum: RV-14 08-27-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,695
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Bill, Glad to see you are flying again!!!! We...

Bill,

Glad to see you are flying again!!!!

We finished the first several sets of retrofit CNC mounting plates and are shipping them out to 2 beta testers tomorrow. One will be doing a tunnel...
Forum: RV-14 08-25-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,198
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
To provide an update. The mounting plate for the...

To provide an update. The mounting plate for the AFP installation has been designed in cad and machined. We are waiting for some parts to arrive later this week to finalize that portion of the...
Forum: RV-14 08-19-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,198
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Jim and All, Tom and I have been discussing this...

Jim and All,

Tom and I have been discussing this issue, and we are currently working on tests on our center tunnel mockup as well as with a beta tester who is swapping for the AFP pump in his flying...
Forum: RV-10 08-07-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Jeff, Beringer USA reached out to me today and I...

Jeff,

Beringer USA reached out to me today and I told them to pass along my number to you. Please give me a call if you are around this weekend at the number on the website.

Take care and happy...
Forum: RV-10 08-06-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,712
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
The EFII firewall forward hose kit is now...

The EFII firewall forward hose kit is now complete!!!!

For those who are utilizing our EFII cabin hoses, this kit provides the firewall forward portion of your...
Forum: RV-10 08-06-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,310
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
RV-10 Wing Root Filter Addition

Aircraft Specialty Flightlines is excited to announce a Wing Root Filter addition option to our cabin fuel packages.

Whether you are utilizing the standard fuel system, the SDS fuel system, or the...
Forum: RV-10 07-27-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,712
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
We are now ready to offer the EFII FWF hose kit...

We are now ready to offer the EFII FWF hose kit for the RV10. This was developed in conjunction with Mark C. It turned into a really nice looking installation.

More information and an install...
Forum: RV-14 07-27-2020, 12:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 30,415
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
For those wanting to utilize EFII in the RV14,...

For those wanting to utilize EFII in the RV14, the SDS install package shares about 95% commonality. Everything aft of the valve is identical. Forward of the Valve, a few of the hoses change...
Forum: RV-14 07-22-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 25,793
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Nice job Vans!!! We are excited to see this new...

Nice job Vans!!! We are excited to see this new configuration engine start shipping.
Forum: RV-14 07-17-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Steve, Please feel free to reach out to Tom or I...

Steve,

Please feel free to reach out to Tom or I with any questions about the FWF hoses. We love to talk about RV projects!!!!!

Here is a link to the FWF hose page for the RV14, which includes the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-21-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,258
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Jeremy, Sounds good. We look forward to working...

Jeremy,

Sounds good. We look forward to working with you on your Fuel and Oil lines. If you have a chance, give me a call tomorrow. We could easily customize a solution which would be a "half"...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-21-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,258
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Larry, We have done a bunch of teflon hose kits...

Larry,

We have done a bunch of teflon hose kits for builders utilizing very similar routing and lengths with no issues at all, so you should be good. As Scott suggested, you will want a...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 06-21-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,258
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
As Tom mentioned, it is very easy to adapt to a...

As Tom mentioned, it is very easy to adapt to a Dynon MAP with a Teflon hose setup.

In our FWF hose kits, we manufacture a MAP adapter for builders with DYNON avionics. Shown below is an integral...
Forum: RV-14 06-14-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,134
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
We have been adding to available options on these...

We have been adding to available options on these hose kits. The following are now available.

1. 14/14A Cabin Kit No PB
2. 14/14A Cabin Kit PB
3. 14/14A Gear Leg hoses
4. 14/14A Beringer No PB
5....
Forum: RV-10 06-09-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,988
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Oren, Thanks for the opportunity to earn your...

Oren,

Thanks for the opportunity to earn your business.

Here is a link to the RV-10 FWF hose options as well as the items you would delete from Vans to install our FWF...
Forum: RV-14 06-08-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 30,415
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
After the recent release of the RV14 SDS duplex...

After the recent release of the RV14 SDS duplex cabin and wing root fuel line kit, we received a lot of feedback from builders who were interested in a wing root filter setup for the standard cabin...
Forum: RV-14 05-27-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,336
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
We route our hose outside the exhaust tubes in...

We route our hose outside the exhaust tubes in our standard configuration. This is due to the fact that we support a multitude of different hose configurations on the FWF, and this routing helps to...
Forum: RV-14 05-27-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,336
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Ken and all, We just finished up beta testing...

Ken and all,

We just finished up beta testing the hose lengths and routing for the Half Raven installations for those builders who are looking for a pre built hose installation package. We utilize...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,893
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Tom and I look forward to working with builders...

Tom and I look forward to working with builders who are installing this engine on their aircraft.

In addition to the custom hoses we build, we intend to develop a full set of drop in firewall...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,327
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Tyler, Thank you. Tom and I look forward to...

Tyler,

Thank you. Tom and I look forward to earning your business. If you have any questions along the way, please feel free to give us a call.

Happy building,
Steve
Forum: RV-14 04-10-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 17,202
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
We have a customer who has his 14A FWF hose kit...

We have a customer who has his 14A FWF hose kit with the Std AS1072 firesleeve still in the original box. He decided on a configuration change on his aircraft, which necessitated new hoses.

As...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,327
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
The server was down for a bit. It seems to have...

The server was down for a bit. It seems to have hit a traffic jam. It should all be back up and running now! :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-06-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,327
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
AIRCRAFT SPECIALTY/TS FLIGHTLINES COMPANY AND PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENTS

There have been many changes over the past 2 years, but one thing remains steadfastly in focus...our commitment to our customers and fellow builders. Tom and I often receive the question... "What is...
Forum: RV-10 04-05-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Chris, Congrats on starting your -10. It is a...

Chris,

Congrats on starting your -10. It is a magnificent machine.

Regarding brake components. If you are planning on utilizing the ASF pre assembled brake hose package, there is a difference...
Forum: RV-14 04-01-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,326
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
First Flight - RV14A

We are posting this on behalf of Allan Stern. CONGRATULATIONS Allan!!!!!

"I made my first flight this morning. Plane flew just like an RV. A few minor little problems like an aileron might...
Forum: RV-14 03-03-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,655
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Congrats Ken!!!!!

Congrats Ken!!!!!
Forum: RV-14 03-03-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,395
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
For anyone who is looking to do a full Beringer...

For anyone who is looking to do a full Beringer wheel and brake system installation, we have a manual that depicts the various configurations available. With the help of one of our customers, we are...
Forum: RV-14 03-03-2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,395
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
On the note of the RV14 Duplex setup. There are...

On the note of the RV14 Duplex setup. There are a lot of little items required to make it fit easily. Here is an image of the first of 2 pre production kits that are currently being installed by...
Forum: RV-14 02-27-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,266
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Congratulations Allan!!!!! I took the pictures...

Congratulations Allan!!!!!

I took the pictures and moved them into the thread for you.

Steve

http://aircraftspecialty.com/PICTURES FOR LINKING/Allan Stern...
Forum: RV-14 02-24-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,708
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Bill and all, I am only involved in the...

Bill and all,

I am only involved in the fabrication of the laser etched face plate for this highly customized build. I wanted to do some testing on a new laser machine we have, and my friend Mike...
Forum: RV-14 02-20-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,708
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Since the topic came up....... Here is what we...

Since the topic came up....... Here is what we are currently working on in our secret lab! :):):) Mike L built a custom console for his aircraft, and we built the face plate for the center quadrant...
Forum: Reviews 01-29-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,232
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Thank you all for the kind words. As Tom...

Thank you all for the kind words. As Tom mentioned, there have been some very exciting developments at AS Flightlines over the past 2 years. We have made substantial time and financial commitments...
Forum: RV-14 01-26-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,777
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Brian, I thought that your name sounded...

Brian,

I thought that your name sounded familiar. I must have seen it in the order queue awhile back.

Glad you found the answer on the B and C website.

Have fun with the build. Getting ready...
Forum: RV-14 01-26-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,777
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Brian and all, From what we have seen from our...

Brian and all,

From what we have seen from our customers the B and C upright oil filter adapter is a fairly straightforward process on the 14A. There are, however, two considerations. First off,...
Forum: RV-14 12-27-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 24,817
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
John and all, The Beringer kit has proven to be...

John and all,

The Beringer kit has proven to be a popular upgrade option.

We have a special package set up with Beringer where we are able to sell the complete Beringer kit but remove the "Do it...
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 12-23-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,243
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
The RVs are wonderful handling and performing...

The RVs are wonderful handling and performing airplanes, and I'm sure that whatever Vans builds next will continue on that trend. I went for an S21 demo with the mindset that I was not willing to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,680
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
Bob, You're absolutely right that a lot of...

Bob,

You're absolutely right that a lot of certified aircraft utilize 303 hose. A lot are starting to migrate to Teflon as the standard on many new installations now also. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,680
Posted By Aircraft Specialty
This thread is a perfect example of how easy it...

This thread is a perfect example of how easy it is to get confused about all the different options out there. Hoses may look very similar on the outside, but there can be huge differences on the...
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