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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-05-2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By JPalese
PM Left for you

Check your PM
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-24-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,750
Posted By JPalese

Check out Widget's videos (url below) - they are for the HXr but the work flow and many -if not most- button pushes will be the same.

In particular since Jerry & I flew with Orville & Wilber we...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-08-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,598
Posted By JPalese
Flight Director

Hi Ted:

The flight director will display the flight attitudes the autopilot would fly if it were engaged.

If you know how to fly the autopilot, next time you select AP, also select FD so you can...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-24-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,323
Posted By JPalese
RV-12 SLSA available KUES

Side-by-Side Aviation has an RV-12 SLSA available for rent and instruction through Spring City Aviation @KUES.

The aircraft has dual Dynon Skyview, a Dynon A/P with the autopilot and knob modules,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-24-2018, 02:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,452
Posted By JPalese
The HXr remote control works great. Being an old...

The HXr remote control works great. Being an old guy I was hesitant to have everything remoted, so I remoted some and have knobs and buttons for others.

Using the HXr to change freqs or transponder...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-04-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,354
Posted By JPalese
Whish System

Your intended use is the first question you must answer.

If VFR only then the decision about the equipment is not critical.

IF IFR, then IMHO, any system that must have pitot-static input for the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-29-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 978
Posted By JPalese
Altimeter Calibration

I'd send GRT support an e-mail asking their thoughts.

Do you know if the altimeter calibration routine was ever done on the WS?

The altimeter calibration routines are in the WS...
Forum: Safety 03-31-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,646
Posted By JPalese
Drones are a threat!

Our company did an impromptu study of drone intrusions into a Class D airport's airspace between mid-November and mid-December 2017.

Our equipment was limited in range to ~1 Mile diameter...
Forum: Reviews 02-20-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,117
Posted By JPalese
WINGS program a better alternative to the Flight Review


I don't know any CFIs who use flight reviews as cash cows. Any CFI who endorses a Flight Review as completed underwrites a HUGE liability - as the CFI endorsing a flight review as satisfactory...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-17-2018, 04:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,018
Posted By JPalese
Picture of hangar floor

Not exactly a lot of fluid when it does leak.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-14-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,018
Posted By JPalese
Leak stopped (for now?)

Now that the ambient temperatures are no longer in the deep freeze, my mysterious leak just stopped.

Coolant level in the overflow tank is visually unchanged, and out of curiosity I topped off the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-09-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,018
Posted By JPalese
There is no coolant on the belly. After the...

There is no coolant on the belly.

After the engine was wiped clean and dried, the engine was run for .6 with the Rotax mechanic observing. No leaks were observed during or immediately after the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-08-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,018
Posted By JPalese
Coolant Leak AFTER 5 year hose replacement

Your help is needed.

I have an RV-12 S-LSA that is used in flight training.

When the 5 year hose replacement was needed it was performed by the FBO's A&P / Rotax Certified mechanic.

After the 5...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-15-2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 20,441
Posted By JPalese

Hi Steve:

As the operator of an S-LSA RV-12 used in a flight school in SE Wisconsin I would dearly love to have lifetime fuel hoses and an oil thermostat - our winters are long and cold.

Since you...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-06-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,743
Posted By JPalese
Thank you - Exactly what I was trying to find!

Thanks to all for your replies.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-06-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,743
Posted By JPalese
RV-12 Fuel Cap Vent

Does anyone have the drawings of how to vent the fuel cap?

My recollection is it used to be in KAI 37 but I can't find it there any longer.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-07-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,276
Posted By JPalese
Exclamation Be careful out there

I want to echo and underscore what Bob said about both of these products -- they are designed for strategic planning, not tactical maneuvering.

There have been fatal accidents that resulted from...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-10-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,395
Posted By JPalese
RV-7 Tip-up Canopy Question

I finally did it and pulled the trigger on an RV-7; which passed it's pre-buy inspection with flying colors.

The aircraft has a tip-up canopy - after several flights - during the last 12" or so of...
Forum: Safety 07-09-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,239
Posted By JPalese
Kiddie Booster Seat for RV-7 & 12

My 4 year old grandson's car seat is WAAAY to big to fit in the RV-7 or 12.

Anyone know of a kiddie booster seat that will work with the 5 point harness in these airplanes?
Forum: Midwest 05-03-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,324
Posted By JPalese

Yes, fly-ins are welcome.

At the moment the FBO will want a $40.00 ramp fee that will be waived with a 15 gallon fuel purchase.

The CAF is working on the county government to see if this can be...
Forum: Midwest 04-19-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,324
Posted By JPalese
Gathering of Warbirds May 27 2017 KUES
Forum: APRS Tracking 01-06-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 16,833
Posted By JPalese

I have been a ham since 1968, starting as a Novice and upgrading class by class to Extra. I learned CW so long ago that I am having to relearn it at speeds above 7 or 8 wpm.

FWIW what i have...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-24-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 16,848
Posted By JPalese
RV-12 Maintenance Manual on Tires

[QUOTE=Jetguy;946169]I recently put on my third set of main tires at 632 hrs.:D I thought I would
try something new and changed from the Desser Aero Classic All Weather tire to the Desser Elite...
Forum: Web Site Development 07-15-2016, 08:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 68,502
Posted By JPalese
Report the Identity Theft to the Police

I am not sure what the laws are in California, but in Wisconsin Identity Theft is a FELONY with 6 years in prison per count.

All it takes in WI is an attempt by someone to use another person's...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-03-2016, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,835
Posted By JPalese
RV-12 WI Fly-in attendees - Formation flying interest?

If any RV-12 fly-in attendees are interested in getting their formation cards, please see or contact me so that we can get a contingent together for the next RV formation clinic.
Forum: Midwest 05-31-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,043
Posted By JPalese
Forum: Midwest 05-18-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,043
Posted By JPalese
RV Stuff

I am not sure about RV specific tools, but I did see 2 binders of material dealing with building an RV-9A.
Forum: Midwest 05-12-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,043
Posted By JPalese
West Bend WI Swap Meet & Fly-In Breakfast June 4th

Date of Event: June 4, 2016 Rain Date: N/A

Event Name: West Bend EAA Chapter 1158 Swap Meet & Pancake Breakfast
Location: West Bend, WI. KETB

Time of Event: Breakfast...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,412
Posted By JPalese
Exclamation I believe that the temporary FAA funding was for...

I believe that the temporary FAA funding was for 90 days, so I think that means it will take 89 days . . . unless another temporary funding measure is passed
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-22-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,343
Posted By JPalese
FWIW The Milwaukee FSDO will not grant LODAs for...

FWIW The Milwaukee FSDO will not grant LODAs for E-LSA RV-12s since there are S-LSA RV-12s.
Forum: Reviews 04-19-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,277
Posted By JPalese
Thumbs up RV-12 S-LSA Coming on-line in SE Wisconsin Soon
Forum: Midwest 04-19-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,043
Posted By JPalese
Smile Facebook Link for swap meet
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-26-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,517
Posted By JPalese

Partially Correct.

At some point, if there is enough water in the fuel, the ethanol can not absorb any more water and the ethanol comes out of suspension (the weight of the absorbed water?). If...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-03-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,313
Posted By JPalese
RV-12 Skyview Updates

Can anyone clarify if RV-12 Skyview firmware updates are only to be downloaded from the Van's Aircraft website vice the Dynon site?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-03-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,857
Posted By JPalese
"in common" = similar?

Sorry - while I did not use the exact same word - unless I am mistaken 'similar' is a synonym for "in common."

In any event, what is the answer to the question?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-03-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,857
Posted By JPalese
Loved the 727

Coming out of the tanker (KC-135) with water injected engines and no thrust reverse, the B-727 seemed like a thoroughly modern airplane.

The tanker had to be muscled with finesse. The 72 flew with...
Forum: Midwest 03-03-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,043
Posted By JPalese

EAA Chapter 1158 is hosting a pancake breakfast, aviation swap meet, and brat fry on Saturday June 4, 2016.

All are welcome! Bring your aviation tools or other aviation related gear.

Swap fest...
Forum: Reviews 12-23-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,726
Posted By JPalese
PM Sent

Hi Chris:

I sent you a PM.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-06-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,665
Posted By JPalese
Smile KETB Breakfast With Santa 12/12/2015
Forum: Midwest 12-06-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 909
Posted By JPalese
Smile Breakfast With Santa 12/12/15 @ KETB Chapter 1158 EAA

This Saturday, December 12, 2015 Fly-in or drive to Chapter 1158's Hangar at the West Bend, WI Airport.

Breakfast runs 0700 - 1100.

Santa is scheduled to arrive by helicopter at 0830.

Forum: Midwest 08-12-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 992
Posted By JPalese
KSBM Celebration - 70 year Anniversary of VJ Day 08/15/2015

Spirit of '45 70th Anniversary Celebration

Date: August 15, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT

Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-07-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,428
Posted By JPalese

My wife and son have decided they want to learn to fly.

I'd prefer to teach them in an RV-12 in preparation for a -7.

Anyone in SE WI (driving distance of KETB/KHXF) have an RV-12 that would be...
Forum: Safety 07-12-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,365
Posted By JPalese
RV-12 Vibration

Not sure if this belongs here or in the RV-12 section . . . .

Flew an S-LSA RV-12 the other day and there was a short yet pronounced vibration that even seemed to affect the arc of the prop spinner...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-26-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,955
Posted By JPalese
Tail Low Wheel Landings


I was almost exclusively a 3 point landing guy until I got checked out in a t/w aircraft by the CAF.

The check pilot drove home the point that the AAF reduced their landing accident rate by...
Forum: Midwest 06-14-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,074
Posted By JPalese
Washington Island 2P2 Fly-In Fish Boil 7/18/15

My wife and I have done this in the past. Fun time. Camping allowed overnight on the airport ONLY for this event; its primitive not luxury camping.

Will probably not be there this year as my...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-18-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,372
Posted By JPalese
Smile Check your e-mail

Check your e-mail
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-29-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,354
Posted By JPalese
Question GRT Sensed (new) AOA system

I could not find any info on the GRT website about the install and pitot tube requirements for their new sensed AOA system.

Anyone know where to find the info?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-11-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,439
Posted By JPalese
WARNING iOS 8.3 & External GPS

Here is the text of the e-mail I received from Bad Elf:

We are investigating reports that iOS 8.3 (released by Apple earlier this week) is not feeding GPS data from most external GPS receivers into...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 02-14-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,205
Posted By JPalese
What size / type of crate?

For the Pilots n Paws aviators .....

What size/type of crate should I be looking to get for the luggage area of an RV-7 tip-up?
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-19-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,942
Posted By JPalese
Van's transition training syllabus is 1.35 to 1.4 Vso

FYI Van's transition training syllabus calls for a Vref {speed on final} of Vso x 1.35 or 1.40 vice 1.3.

As I recall the reason for Van caling for the higher Vref speed is energy management due...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 01-17-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 35,556
Posted By JPalese
Not so

While company policy and procedures must be followed - as they have the same weight as the FARs - the Captain is THE BOTTOM LINE.

I hate to tell you that you are dreaming if you believe our...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 01-16-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 35,556
Posted By JPalese
Personal Minimums

After 17000 hours I can tell you 3 rules I use to keep me out of trouble:

1) When in doubt, do NOT do. (Listen to your spidey sense)

2) It is much more difficult to decide NO than it is to try...
Forum: Safety 11-02-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 18,584
Posted By JPalese
Practice practice practice

I have to take an exception to Paul's comment, which I referenced above. Paul's comment is accurate unless you are trained properly.

How you react during an emergency IS a product of your...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 10-23-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 193,003
Posted By JPalese
Telephone Clearance

Haven't done this in a hundred years but at one time if there was no radio contact with ATC or FSS on the ground you could call them for clearance on a phone, they would read you the clearance: 'ATC...
Forum: APRS Tracking 10-21-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 68,454
Posted By JPalese

Hi Glenn:

My EAA chapter (1158) will put up and sponsor an iGate at KETB - they have internet access and several computers in a nice hangar at the airport.

At this point, I am not sure who will buy...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 09-15-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 26,380
Posted By JPalese

Doug and family you have our deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother.

Our thoughts and prayers go with you and your family.

As you mourn your Mom's passing, may you take comfort in the thoughts...
Forum: Formation Flying 08-09-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,482
Posted By JPalese
Any more clinics in 2014?

Are there any more formation clinics scheduled for 2014 - either RV specific - or where an RV can be flown - to obtain a formation card?
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 07-04-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,060
Posted By JPalese

Hi Paul

Sorry to learn of your Dad's passing. Your tribute to him was awesome. Your aviation career is a living monument to your Dad.
Forum: COMM 05-25-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 872
Posted By JPalese
Ring out?

Hi Walt:

Not sure what you mean . . . . the intercom is built into the radio, there is not a stand-alone intercom unit.

Forum: COMM 05-24-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 872
Posted By JPalese
Trigg TY 91 Problem

A friend has a Trigg TY-91 that has developed the following problem:

No transmit audio. - Various microphones have been checked.

Carrier is transmit ok.

Intercom audio is a-ok.

Worked ok 2...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,418
Posted By JPalese

Direct email sent
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-31-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,478
Posted By JPalese
1 USB stick needed per EFIS

I was directed to the Seattle Avionics web site where it indeed says a USB stick is needed for each EFIS display.

So I ordered a couple of the mini 32 GB San Disk Cruzers - paid about 19 bucks each...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-30-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,478
Posted By JPalese
Small USB sticks

Hi James:

Thanks for the info. Do you know the name and memory size of the small USB sticks you referenced? Where can they be purchased?

Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-30-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,478
Posted By JPalese
USB stick ?

With a dual HXr
Where is the best place to plug in the map memory stick?
Rear of EFIS
Panel connector

My assumption is a single stick will supply data to both screens

A behind the panel...
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