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Forum: Florida (South) 02-28-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,643
Posted By Len
Planes coming down are -8s

Planes coming down are -8s
Forum: Florida (South) 02-27-2021, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,643
Posted By Len
Naples, Fl

5 RVs heading to Naples area end of March. Looking for suggestions on where to base in area ... flexible on anywhere in SW Fl area. Be there a couple of nights.
Forum: Autopilots 02-23-2021, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By Len
GRT Autopilot

Why not just use the auto pilot button control in the GRT to shut off one axis. I do it all the time where I will keep the altitude hold on and but able to steer the plane as desired.
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-19-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,571
Posted By Len
Whisle

We have a 182 on the field that does the same thing ... he claims it is coming from a drain hole ????
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-05-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,376
Posted By Len
HXr & 175

I am using the HXr and 175. Works extremely well together. Let me know any specific questions you have and I will be happy to answer.
Forum: Painting your RV 01-29-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By Len
Great Paint Shop

My -8A comes out of Mike's paint shop this weekend. I have been checking the daily progress and it is quite exciting to see how good the plane can look again! Like Widget's my plane first flew in...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-12-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,146
Posted By Len
I sourced the engine from ECI in San Antonio. I...

I sourced the engine from ECI in San Antonio. I installed in November 2015.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-12-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,146
Posted By Len
The factory has not publicly admitted that and I...

The factory has not publicly admitted that and I can't reveal the source since I did not get permission to go public. Feel free to contact Jimmy Brod at JB Aircraft Engines who has probably had more...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-12-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,146
Posted By Len
I used Phillips Xctry 20w50 as suggested by ECI....

I used Phillips Xctry 20w50 as suggested by ECI. Changed oil every 25 hours and never found any metal in filter or screen
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-11-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,146
Posted By Len
Titan IO370 Stoker issues

I am posting this as a safety concern for any RVs using the Stroker engine from Titan. My engine is the latest of 3 in my small group of friends. I had 492 hours on it. Was using no oil but oil...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-28-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,846
Posted By Len
Oil Analysis

Bruce:

I just recently started oil analysis every other oil change after "Widget" sent his engine down to JB Engines to be topped. Never shown any metal in filters. Turns out engine was trashed. ...
Forum: ADS-B 03-25-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,097
Posted By Len
uAvionix Issue

I have the uAvionix Echo UAT + SkyFYX GPS. But what would cause the problem to surface yesterday when it has performed flawless for the past year?
Forum: ADS-B 03-24-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,097
Posted By Len
uAvionix Issue

I departed KGSO today and the departure called saying I was reporting two different altitudes. They asked if I had two transponders aboard and if so could I turn one off. Well I don't have two. They...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,910
Posted By Len
Engine Miss

I changed plugs while trying to chase down the issue along with the plug wires for this cylinder. These plugs have probably 25-40 hours on them.

I was running ROP when this occured.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,910
Posted By Len
Engine Miss

Fuel Injected. Checked plugs and wires ... can't find any issue with them.

BTW ... engine has 256 hours on it since new.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,910
Posted By Len
Engine Miss

On flight from Florida about 30 min from destination and in descent the engine seem to stumble a few times. Could see nothing on CHT/EGT. Landed and taxied in .. no issues ... run up before shut...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By Len
Boston

Plymouth might be the perfect choice ... we prefer to stay just south of the Class B airspace. Will contact you if the trip comes together for April 15th.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By Len
Boston Trip

Any suggestions on where to base around Boston for overnight trip for 5-6 RVs? Good food and hotels close by?

Will be traveling from the south.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-16-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,019
Posted By Len
Lens

I have these on my -8 I finished in 2002. It was a third party not Vans.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,745
Posted By Len
Flap Motor Failure

Flap motor quit right after conditional ... found thread in archives about cleaning motor of excess grease. Did this and it ran on bench again. Put in plane to test and it only runs one way using...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-31-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By Len
Manassas, Va trip

What FBO at HEF is RV friendly?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-15-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,417
Posted By Len
Best Airport for New Orleans

Heading down to New Orleans in mid February for work convention. Staying near the Quarter. Which airport would you suggest? Thanks !
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-03-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,790
Posted By Len
GRT Mini X

I have the same type setup with a toggle switch determining if the HXr or the Mini is running the autopilot!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-02-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,790
Posted By Len
Mini X

I have my Mini X as a backup for my HXr and it is connected to my GRT Autopilot. I use the gps from the Mini X driving the AP often. Works great !!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-29-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,715
Posted By Len
Cylinder Shops

Graham Engines
Newnan, Ga
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,048
Posted By Len
Installed Mini AP

Just installed a GRT Mini AP. I have the HXr and had the Mini X but wanted to capability of shooting approaches with the backup. They both can run the autopilot but the AP has vertical control as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-01-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,975
Posted By Len
High oil temp on new engine

Received new 370 Stroker engine. Installed on my -8A and made three flights .... all lasting five minutes as the oil temp never stopped rising. Landed at 230 but did not keep flying to see where it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,429
Posted By Len
Congrats!

Very Happy for you Bill !!!
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 02-24-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,484
Posted By Len
On the calendar !!!

On the calendar !!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-22-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,038
Posted By Len
Traveling to Orlando

Have a conference at the Convention Center ... staying off International Drive ... what small airport is best to go into for several days ... Kissimmee?

THanks !
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,087
Posted By Len
Joe: Sent you a PM. Len Leggette Greensboro, NC

Joe:

Sent you a PM.

Len Leggette
Greensboro, NC
Forum: RV-4 11-03-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,370
Posted By Len
Clarity Aloft

Posting for Bill from Clarity Aloft ... please read below ....

We are not aware of a problem with the Garmin 340, as we have many headsets in use with that audio panel. If there is an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,560
Posted By Len
Titan 370 Stroker Engine

Just completed break in on my new 370 Stroker engine from Titan. Over the life of my plane I have installed and tested a few engines but I have found nothing as smooth and powerful as the 370...
Forum: Formation Flying 04-11-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,400
Posted By Len
NC Formation Clinic

Lots of slots open ... please follow the directions for signing up !!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,219
Posted By Len
Team AeroDynamix Ride

It was my pleasure to be part of that flight! Daniel was having a great time and made it a blast for me! Very nice young man and family!

Leggs
Forum: Formation Flying 03-28-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,400
Posted By Len
NC Formation Clinic Rescheduled to May 9-11, 2014

A Yahoo group is established to collect and disseminate information for the NC 2014 Formation Clinic at the Stanly County, NC airport (KVUJ) on the weekend of 28-30 March 2014.

Participating pilots...
Forum: Formation Flying 03-28-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,427
Posted By Len
2014 NC Formation Clinic

Clinic has been rescheduled due to weather. New date is weekend of May 9th.

Leggs
Forum: Reviews 02-17-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,979
Posted By Len
TS Flightline Hoses

Just did an engine swap and had a couple of hoses that needed replacing .. I contacted Tom at TS Flightlines with the typical "need it yesterday" sob story. Tom hung up the phone and went to work on...
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-04-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,375
Posted By Len
ECI

Danny:

Do they make anything a little "more" powerful than the 370?
Forum: Reviews 04-18-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,284
Posted By Len
TS Flightlines

Just installed an inverted system with the large hoses made by Tom ... agree with the WOW. Beautiful hoses and those massive hoses can't be that easy to make. Thanks Tom !!

Len
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-21-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,436
Posted By Len
Brake Lines

I got brake lines as well as other engine hoses from Tom at TS Flightlines. Company out of Beaufort, SC. Top notch equipment and I rate Tom as one of the really good guys in the industry. Loves...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-02-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,567
Posted By Len
Leaking Aero Caps

Jim:

I got a reply from Michelle at Aircraft Spruce. She is placing a special order for the overhaul kit from the manufacturer.

It includes the main seal, the lock seal and a new red plastic...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-01-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,567
Posted By Len
Aero Fuel Caps

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/search/search.php?s=05-01006&x=12&y=10

Locking cap Aero 20L.

Len
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-31-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,567
Posted By Len
Gas Caps

I have the same leak but now in both caps ... I need the kit also !!

I sent a note to ACS and Wicks to see if either one will reply !!

Len
Greensboro, NC
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-09-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,196
Posted By Len
I have them and love them. No leaking and mine...

I have them and love them. No leaking and mine come in and out very easily ... never did anything to make them that way ... just does !!

Leggs
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,462
Posted By Len
Wing Jacks

Making a set of wing jacks and looking for a set of receptor cups that could be put on the top of the jack and fit the black screw in wing points .. don't remember where I bought black plastic screw...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-04-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,441
Posted By Len
Wing Jacks

Does anyone know of where to buy a receptor cup that fits the black screw in wing jack points for the RV?

Len
Forum: Southeast 01-04-2005, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,205
Posted By Len
Hello SERV !!

I should have known that Larry Bowen would find this site and post a message long before me ... those computer geeks !!!

Another airplane site ... the more the merry !!!!

Len Leggette,...
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