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Forum: International 04-12-2021, 03:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,860
Posted By JoopSJ
Hi Dan, We have the same problem in The...

Hi Dan,

We have the same problem in The Netherlands. We also ďhangĒ them.
But I never saw the sliding system before. Being able to raise and lower the aircraft without moving those below is a big...
Forum: RV-14 04-10-2021, 01:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,368
Posted By JoopSJ
WOW, thatís cheap! :)

WOW, thatís cheap! :)
Forum: RV-14 04-04-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,368
Posted By JoopSJ
One of big advantages I see for the T version is...

One of big advantages I see for the T version is that wil get the horsepower @ 2700RPM, instead of the 3300RPM that is applicable for the non-turbo versions.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-15-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 905
Posted By JoopSJ
According install guide (page 27-36) the RS-232...

According install guide (page 27-36) the RS-232 port should be set to "XPDR FMT 1"
I am currently in the same process.
Forum: Flight Testing 02-25-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,411
Posted By JoopSJ
Hi Ran, Sorry, no. They are all gone.

Hi Ran,
Sorry, no. They are all gone.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 809
Posted By JoopSJ
Hello Francesco, Vans arranged all my shipments...

Hello Francesco,

Vans arranged all my shipments to the Netherlands.
They have several options.
I usually use ground/sea transport door-to-door service.
The wing+fuse kit (RV-7) took two weeks and I...
Forum: RV-6/6A 02-10-2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,747
Posted By JoopSJ
Hello Dan, Their website does not show prices,...

Hello Dan,
Their website does not show prices, how much (little) will I have to pay?
Forum: Safety 01-13-2021, 01:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,591
Posted By JoopSJ
Hello Mickey, Where can we get PreKote in...

Hello Mickey,
Where can we get PreKote in Europe?
Here in NL they sell Pre-Kote wich doesnt seem to be the real thing.
Forum: International 01-04-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,591
Posted By JoopSJ
Hi Diego, I will call you tomorrow and I will...

Hi Diego,
I will call you tomorrow and I will send you what you need,
(So, Mickey... Easier for me to help Diego out)
Cheers, Joop
Forum: RV-7/7A 11-11-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,309
Posted By JoopSJ
Fully agree with the above. Feel free to visit my...

Fully agree with the above.
Feel free to visit my place in The Netherlands if you want to see my project.
I just glued to main canopy.
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-10-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,185
Posted By JoopSJ
PM replied, Thank you!

PM replied, Thank you!
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-03-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,169
Posted By JoopSJ
Thanks Don!

Thanks Don!
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-03-2020, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,169
Posted By JoopSJ
Please identify this part - EFII

Anyone can tell me what this item in de red circle is.
What is it called and what does it do?
Thanks
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-28-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,116
Posted By JoopSJ
:D:D:D https://vansairforce.net/community/showthre...

:D:D:D
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=186224
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 26,307
Posted By JoopSJ
No, you donít need external photo anymore. Just...

No, you donít need external photo anymore.
Just use the attach file feature when you post. See pic.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-23-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,054
Posted By JoopSJ
According to Robert Paisley installing it much...

According to Robert Paisley installing it much closer to the cylinder will keep the lead deposit off the sensor:
https://vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=173975&page=2
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-25-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By JoopSJ
Does this help?

Does this help?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-16-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,153
Posted By JoopSJ
Hi Michael, I just finished glueing the canopy...

Hi Michael,
I just finished glueing the canopy with SIKA.
It is very easy and clean and I canít imagine going the route of holes, screws and Rivets.
B.t.w. Did we meet in 2017 during the Vans factory...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-27-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,748
Posted By JoopSJ
Hi Mickey, Could you post a link to the...

Hi Mickey,

Could you post a link to the supplier?
Are you installing the silencers voluntarily?
I assume that you don?t need the noise certificate since the RV8 falls in the aerobatic category (ICAO...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-19-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 902
Posted By JoopSJ
Best to put no space after site: enlarged intake...

Best to put no space after site:
enlarged intake airbox site:vansairforce.com
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-09-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,239
Posted By JoopSJ
OK, thanks all, Yes, I am familiar with the...

OK, thanks all,
Yes, I am familiar with the AC.43.13 guidelines.
I will stick to that.
(Sometimes I tend to overthink or overdo things)
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-09-2020, 03:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,239
Posted By JoopSJ
Loctite on AN fitting B nut

Is it good or bad practise to add blue loctite to the B nuts of AN fitting. considering the amount of vibration it seems like extra security to prevent the nut from loosening up.
Or is the standard...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-20-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,072
Posted By JoopSJ
I have the AWG and also the AeroElectric...

I have the AWG and also the AeroElectric book.

AeroElectric is a bit to amplified for me and AWG is too superficial.
So I would appreciate something in between.
And I agree with DanH's list.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 760
Posted By JoopSJ
I don't think it has to be a perfect circle. I...

I don't think it has to be a perfect circle.
I just used a Dremel tool and it went pretty easy.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-18-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,412
Posted By JoopSJ
The instruction video Vans sells it says it is...

The instruction video Vans sells it says it is better to test fit/drill the wings at the stage stated in the manual. The point is that you want to do this before the aircraft is on its wheels.
It...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-19-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By JoopSJ
GEA sensors for EFII/G3X/IO-360

I am trying to find out what I need to connect the EFII system 32, with an IO-360 to the Garmin GEA engine monitor.
The standard package Stein recommends is:

- G3X sensor kit , 4 cyl Lycoming
- G3X...
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-21-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 17,203
Posted By JoopSJ
https://www.vansaircraft.com/wp-content/uploads/20...

https://www.vansaircraft.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/hp_limts.pdf

Article by Ken Kreuger

@Carl, if the limit is 200 kts than it is 200 kts everywhere. At MSL up to as high as you can get. As...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 01-16-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,502
Posted By JoopSJ
Hi Tom, As a coincidence I just put a question...

Hi Tom,

As a coincidence I just put a question on another thread, already answered.
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=178717
It seems like you advice against using the swivel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By JoopSJ
That's what I thought first, but the hole does...

That's what I thought first, but the hole does not go trough, there is a kind of pin in it.
I think Mike is correct



Mike, is there supposed to be swiveling action *after* the nut is tighten, or is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,042
Posted By JoopSJ
Tiny hole in AN swivel adapter

I tried to figure it out myself...
What is the purpose of this tiny hole in this swivel adapter? (See picture)
Thank...
Forum: International 01-09-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,069
Posted By JoopSJ
...ahum... *former* Dutch colonies. :)

...ahum... *former* Dutch colonies. :)
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-21-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By JoopSJ
Mounting battery verically on firewall

Is it OK to mount the batteries as shown in the picture?
One horizontal and one...
Forum: RV-7/7A 12-20-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,440
Posted By JoopSJ
Just tell MT your engine, induction type and...

Just tell MT your engine, induction type and cowling and they will send you the correct spinner and extended hub.
That?s what they did for my combination:
Lyc-IO360-M1B, horizontal, Sam James long...
Forum: Autopilots 12-18-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,424
Posted By JoopSJ
Awesome! Will the GMC307 fit into this? Is GMC307...

Awesome! Will the GMC307 fit into this?
Is GMC307 the same size as the GMC507.
If not, any chance there will be a version for the 307?
Forum: Interiors 11-23-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,166
Posted By JoopSJ
Here is a picture of an RV-6 with a permanent...

Here is a picture of an RV-6 with a permanent painted shade.
It belonged to (DAR) Mel, maybe he can chime-in.

I 'm interested in this too. I always enjoy flying "under a roof" and I also think it...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-07-2019, 01:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,185
Posted By JoopSJ
@Mark. Could you show me how you wired the second...

@Mark. Could you show me how you wired the second relay? I think that?s a good improvement.

@Jhon, yes I read that thread and your input. I also received a PM from another member pointing me to the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-06-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,185
Posted By JoopSJ
Hi Mark, Indeed, bus manager simplyfies the...

Hi Mark,
Indeed, bus manager simplyfies the wiring and the schematics provided are very clear.
The only thing is that I want to make sure the part ?LEFT? of the bus manager (ALT, SHUNT, ANL, BATT) is...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-06-2019, 04:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,185
Posted By JoopSJ
Request full elec schematic EFII BUS mngr

Anyone with the following setup that is willing to share their full electrical schematic with me?

EFII bus manager
Two batt
Pri and Stby alternator B&C ext regul
b&C volt regulators
G3X

Thank you
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-24-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,773
Posted By JoopSJ
larry, that?s a very nice article in this months...

larry, that?s a very nice article in this months KitPlanes magazine
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-21-2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,688
Posted By JoopSJ
Hello Bill. That looks very neat! How did you...

Hello Bill. That looks very neat!
How did you carry-through the shield ground of the CAN bus. Did you connect it to the casing of the big connector or did you assign it to a pin?

Also, can you give...
Forum: Flight Testing 09-02-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,411
Posted By JoopSJ
Hej Magnus, I tried the same, but no, not...

Hej Magnus,

I tried the same, but no, not available.
Shipping was expensive (story of our live, on this side of the world) so I ordered a bunch of them and shared with a few builders here.

I still...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-25-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,157
Posted By JoopSJ
Thanks

Thanks everyone,

Got enough info to make a good decision.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-23-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,157
Posted By JoopSJ
Oil cooler recommendation for Cold Air Sump

I am looking for a recommendation for an oil cooler to be used with a Superiour (AeroSport IO-360) Cold Air Sump.
Am I correct assuming that the cold air system demands more oil cooler capacity than...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,629
Posted By JoopSJ
Electrical duplex fuel selector valve

I just saw that Andair is now offering an (expensive) electrically operated fuel selector valve.
Looks a bit bulky but the advantage to me seems that you can relocate the valve and get rid of the...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 06-22-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,424
Posted By JoopSJ
Farewell Ren? Bubberman

With a heavy heart I am announcing that our good friend, former chairman of the Dutch Association of Homebuilders and member of this forum, Rene Bubberman, has died yesterday in an airplane...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-14-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,136
Posted By JoopSJ
The cloudlayer above the even stripes definitely...

The cloudlayer above the even stripes definitely looks like Noctiluncent. Not real clouds but ice/dust particles at approximately 80 km above the earth....
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-09-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,696
Posted By JoopSJ
Unless otherwise specified: 1. Manufactured head...

Unless otherwise specified:
1. Manufactured head on the outside (MIL Spec)
2. Shop head on thickest material
3. What looks better
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-06-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,260
Posted By JoopSJ
YES! The more I read about this topic the more...

YES!

The more I read about this topic the more confused and insecure I become. I am one of those folks that have a hard time with electrons. I know all the theory but I don't seem to be able to...
Forum: International 03-11-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,317
Posted By JoopSJ
High Flyer, thank you very much for the info....

High Flyer, thank you very much for the info. Very use full.
The fly-in weekend is noted in my agenda.
I will let you know if I am able to attend.
Best regards
Forum: International 02-13-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,317
Posted By JoopSJ
Thank you

Thank you very much.
Very useful and exactly what I am looking for.
I will contact you via PM.
Best regards,
Joop
Forum: International 02-11-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,317
Posted By JoopSJ
Builder info from France, Germany, Austria and Sweden requested

Hi all,

As a board member of the Dutch Amateur Builders Club, I need some information on the EAB regulations in several countries in Europe.
I would appreciate if someone could provide next...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-16-2018, 03:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,582
Posted By JoopSJ
I have no problem squeezing those. Cleaveland has...

I have no problem squeezing those.
Cleaveland has an exellent video explaing that if the gap is too narrow the squeezer will not apply any...
Forum: International 11-09-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,852
Posted By JoopSJ
As you can read here, the biggest take away is...

As you can read here, the biggest take away is that everything depends on the country of registration. There is no consensus within EASA and that's why homebuild falls under the National...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-03-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,189
Posted By JoopSJ
Thanks all for the replies.

Thanks all for the replies.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 10-03-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,189
Posted By JoopSJ
Painting aileron push rods.

I had to re-do my aileron push rods (the small ones)
Trying to avoid shipping costs to this part of the world I ordered the parts locally.
Question:
Do I have to powder-coat the rods or can I also...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-04-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,669
Posted By JoopSJ
I see this comment passing by every now and...

I see this comment passing by every now and then.
How accurate is this? If it is, I have a problem. I have used *lots* of MEK to try to keep things clean.

If the MEK residue is the problem, can’t...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-02-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,252
Posted By JoopSJ
Sikkens Wash primer

Sikkens (AKZO) Washprimer (self-etching) comes very close to the primer Vans uses.
The color is yellow/greenisch
Available on this (that) side of the pond.
Also available in spray...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-13-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,337
Posted By JoopSJ
Yeah, I think most builders already riveted the...

Yeah, I think most builders already riveted the main ribs at that stage. I came across that post and decided to leave them clecko'd.
I sill didn't attach the LE so I can not say whether or not the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-11-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,337
Posted By JoopSJ
How about this...

How about this tip:
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=1152391&postcount=105
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-07-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,193
Posted By JoopSJ
Thanks all for the good suggestions. @Krea,...

Thanks all for the good suggestions.
@Krea, thanks for the invite. I am still working on the itinerary. I will mail you shortly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,193
Posted By JoopSJ
Shopping at Oshkosh

I will be visiting AirVenture this year. Finally! I am excited about it.
I assume there will be several vendors displaying and also selling their products. Would that be a grab-and-go system or are...
Forum: RV-10 05-17-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,639
Posted By JoopSJ
ANMI

Hi Fredrik,

You can try ANMI anmi.info in The Netherlands.
I think they have measured two RV-10's so far. But I don't know if your specs are equal.
The are planning sessions this June and July....
Forum: Reviews 03-05-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By JoopSJ
Thumbs up Congrats

Congratulations Krea!
Also to your son.
Working next to you in Synergy?s hanger for a week was a great pleasure.
I have many pictures of your airplane: ?OK, so this how it should be done on my...
Forum: Southeast 01-17-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,781
Posted By JoopSJ
You ?r welcome Peter, Just to complete: This is...

You ?r welcome Peter,

Just to complete:
This is the FAA website where you need to register. It was done for me ahead of time by the CFI that did my rental check-out. The DPE needs this to issue your...
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