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Forum: RV-10 01-15-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,255
Posted By pilottangocharlie
I noticed in my -14 emp kit that these...

I noticed in my -14 emp kit that these counterbalance ribs were already fluted when they shipped from the factory. I wonder if an occurrence such as this is why they decided to make sure they were...
Forum: RV-14 10-26-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 152,402
Posted By pilottangocharlie
The "gotchas" spreadsheet is intended to be a...

The "gotchas" spreadsheet is intended to be a single file and single sheet document.

The inventory spreadsheet is a single file with multiple sheets.
Forum: RV-14 10-19-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,006
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Awesome! I've enjoyed following along on your...

Awesome! I've enjoyed following along on your channel. The commentary is nice to have.
Forum: RV-14 09-12-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,519
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Michael, Do you have any photos to share? My...

Michael,

Do you have any photos to share? My wing kit (ordered June 10) should eventually get here despite the now 4-6 week crating backlog and I’d like to compare once it does.

Hopefully general...
Forum: RV-14 09-10-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,073
Posted By pilottangocharlie
I’ll jump out there as I haven’t shared any of my...

I’ll jump out there as I haven’t shared any of my work with the internet world yet.

This is what I came up with. I did later catch the hole that wasn’t dimpled. It isn’t technically completed as I...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-09-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,318
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Excellent video of what looked to be a wonderful...

Excellent video of what looked to be a wonderful time.

I quickly found some of your other writings and have bookmarked it for more reading. Thank you for sharing.
Forum: RV-14 08-02-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,707
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Thanks for the help. I got in touch with Jason...

Thanks for the help. I got in touch with Jason and a first ride in his 14.

It is an amazing airplane he has built and first class guy to boot.
Forum: RV-14 07-27-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,707
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Flying 14 In Denver Metro Area?

Is there anyone near Denver, CO with a flying -14(A)? I’ll be around this coming weekend (8/1) and would be interested in seeing a completed one.

I looked through the white pages, but didn’t see any...
Forum: RV-14 07-14-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,617
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Welcome to the 14! Like Andrew said, skipping...

Welcome to the 14!

Like Andrew said, skipping around will become normal practice in short time.

If you're going to skip to a new chapter I would suggest going to the horizontal stabilizer. It is a...
Forum: RV-14 06-08-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,464
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Congrats Joe!

Congrats Joe!
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-29-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,901
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Thanks for the tips guys. I went the DIY route...

Thanks for the tips guys. I went the DIY route and squeezed down a longer rivet to get one that fit much better.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-28-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,901
Posted By pilottangocharlie
New builder here. The first flush skin rivet that...

New builder here. The first flush skin rivet that I was tasked with removing didn?t go as planned.

What is the best solution for replacing an AN426AD3-3.5 that was poorly removed resulting in an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,767
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Looking forward to a great relationship as I...

Looking forward to a great relationship as I construct my first airplane (14A) and plan to deeply utilize the capabilities and products you guys offer for this model. Everything I have read and seen...
Forum: RV-14 03-09-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,645
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Thanks for the info Jerry! I?m now planning to...

Thanks for the info Jerry! I?m now planning to attend the 1612 meeting this weekend.
Forum: RV-14 03-06-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,645
Posted By pilottangocharlie
New Builder

I?ve skimmed the forum here for right at ten years and figured it was time to introduce myself as the factory now has some access to my checking account. Building one of these airplanes has been a...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-28-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,229
Posted By pilottangocharlie
On point! I've yet to start building, but find it...

On point! I've yet to start building, but find it even more true as it is easy to want to start worrying about parts of a project that are months/years down the road before even starting.
Forum: Texas (North) 05-30-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,227
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Compass Rose

I second the one at Gainesville (GLE). It was painted by the 99s on 10/31/2016. If you need a hand let me know when you are coming and I would be happy to help out. I work (fly) out of the...
Forum: Texas (North) 08-06-2017, 11:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,732
Posted By pilottangocharlie
For those that have roots at 52F do you know if...

For those that have roots at 52F do you know if there is lot space that can be purchased at the airport in which to construct a new hangar? With updates to revitalize the airport this has to be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-27-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,645
Posted By pilottangocharlie
I will second LiveATC. Stick with CRAFT. Don't...

I will second LiveATC. Stick with CRAFT.

Don't rely too much on expected route and what you think your clearance will be. It isn't always correct. I got surprised with a very lengthy clearance...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-05-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,205
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Great to see your progress Victor. I am very much...

Great to see your progress Victor. I am very much looking forward to following your progress for reasons we are both aware of.

Please do keep us posted as things progress.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-08-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,755
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Awesome shot! That is wallpaper worthy.

Awesome shot! That is wallpaper worthy.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-07-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,931
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Aren't the altitude encoder, altimeter, and...

Aren't the altitude encoder, altimeter, and static tests only required for aircraft that desire to be operated IFR?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-05-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,798
Posted By pilottangocharlie
I've been trying it out all day and think it is...

I've been trying it out all day and think it is fabulous. It is amazing what their team has brought to a relatively cheap portable electronic device.

I hooked it up to a friends PC (via the FSX...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-31-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,488
Posted By pilottangocharlie
I love those interior colors. Can't wait to see...

I love those interior colors. Can't wait to see it painted!
Forum: GPS 09-16-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,835
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Anyone have a link on what to expect in the GTN...

Anyone have a link on what to expect in the GTN update?

edit: Just saw the link Mark had in the original post.

A "banana bar" would be nice to show top of descent based on the vertical navigation...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-06-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,540
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-18-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 1,176,157
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Good looking panel! Very impressive and good...

Good looking panel! Very impressive and good lighting as well.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,506
Posted By pilottangocharlie
QT Halo. I've had mine for almost a month and...

QT Halo. I've had mine for almost a month and they really shine on longer flights. The microphone is of outstanding quality and the depth of sound you hear is amazing compared to conventional...
Forum: RV-10 01-22-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,071
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Very nice! Can't wait to be in your shoes. I'm...

Very nice! Can't wait to be in your shoes. I'm looking forward to seeing an online build log if you go that route.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-03-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,235
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Awesome trip! It encourages this young couple to...

Awesome trip! It encourages this young couple to see others enjoying their craftsmanship.
Forum: RV-10 12-15-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 677,688
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Very nice! What was the inspiration for the...

Very nice! What was the inspiration for the design?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-03-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 94,589
Posted By pilottangocharlie
I have dreamed of a hangar with a RV-10 and a...

I have dreamed of a hangar with a RV-10 and a RV-12. Those two would suit all my flying desires for many years.

For now it's a C182 and V35 Bo.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-25-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,148
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Welcome Craig! Don't leave out the RV-8 from your...

Welcome Craig! Don't leave out the RV-8 from your search. The 4 is arguably a single seat airplane with a seat in the baggage area. This site is the Mecca of all things Vans and beyond.

Best of luck...
Forum: RV-10 10-03-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,417
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Very clean looking 10. Congratulations on the...

Very clean looking 10. Congratulations on the first flight.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-26-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,459
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Fritz has one beautiful 12!

Fritz has one beautiful 12!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,063
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Sometimes you gotta put the pride aside and laugh...

Sometimes you gotta put the pride aside and laugh at yourself. Thanks for the interesting read!:D
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 03-27-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 23,202
Posted By pilottangocharlie
How much notice do they need to embroider the...

How much notice do they need to embroider the hats? I will be in town this weekend and would love to get my first VAF cap. I'd like to look through the colors and will likely get a couple.
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 03-27-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 23,202
Posted By pilottangocharlie
I'm liking the colors. It would be great for the...

I'm liking the colors. It would be great for the winter. Is the new embroider shop setup to put the little RV silhouette on the back of the cap?
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 03-25-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,032
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Awesome!! Emma was having too much fun narrating...

Awesome!! Emma was having too much fun narrating the flight and making silly faces. It is awesome to see the 10 being used as you do.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,009
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Is it safe to say that all AMEs have access to...

Is it safe to say that all AMEs have access to the database and are familiar with applicants using MedXpress? I have a medical due in a couple months and would like to use the online form to expedite...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-14-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 113,805
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Lovin' the eye candy! You've done a great job...

Lovin' the eye candy! You've done a great job with that panel.
Forum: Safety 02-27-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,240
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Any recommendations on make/model of pulse...

Any recommendations on make/model of pulse oximeter? Where can they be purchased?

The referenced thread was a great read and educational. Thanks guys for the push for safety.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-18-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,258
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Sent ya a PM. I might be able to help ya out.

Sent ya a PM. I might be able to help ya out.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-16-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,821
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Excellent write-up Pierre. The greatest...

Excellent write-up Pierre. The greatest attraction of aviating to me is the constant room to learn more and grow in knowledge. There are many lessons for us to learn of simply moving a craft through...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 02-13-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,625
Posted By pilottangocharlie
We loved it! Great watching the three of you...

We loved it! Great watching the three of you enjoy the flight. I would have been glued to the computer even if it was another twenty minutes in length.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,181
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Are you any good at mobile device code? While I...

Are you any good at mobile device code? While I haven't started banging my own rivets yet I would pay for something that I can post to with my iOS devices once I start building. Something that looks...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-06-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 113,805
Posted By pilottangocharlie
I bet opening the hangar door was a tease for the...

I bet opening the hangar door was a tease for the 7. It has been great following your progress thus far. Beautiful work!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,245
Posted By pilottangocharlie
I'm currently using a Sony ICD-UX523 voice...

I'm currently using a Sony ICD-UX523 voice recorder. It has a feature in which you can select how you want the wired input to be recorded (mic or line in). Using the "line in" setting the results are...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-25-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,356
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Congratulations Bob on fulfilling a dream! I...

Congratulations Bob on fulfilling a dream! I really enjoyed reading your post. Friends are a big part of our journey on earth and it is awesome to hear of the very unique one you have made. Posts...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,549
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Love it! Looks like the RV-12 is getting a good...

Love it! Looks like the RV-12 is getting a good reputation for these kinds of group builds.
Forum: RV-10 01-17-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,167
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Now that is looking like progress. Muy bueno

Now that is looking like progress. Muy bueno
Forum: RV-10 01-17-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,167
Posted By pilottangocharlie
I'm gonna guess the fuel supply line was...

I'm gonna guess the fuel supply line was rearranged before the airplane started flying.
Forum: RV-10 01-17-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,167
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Mr. Olson has a great picture on his site that...

Mr. Olson has a great picture on his site that shows how he defeated the attachment angle.

http://myrv10.com/N104CD/engine/20051127/RV200511260002.html
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-13-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,969
Posted By pilottangocharlie
This is likely the most build-inspiring video I...

This is likely the most build-inspiring video I have seen. Thank you for sharing Troy.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,483
Posted By pilottangocharlie
14

I heard a few months ago that there was one flying outta that hangar that builds all the nice autopilot stuff in AR. I could certainly be wrong.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-16-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,714
Posted By pilottangocharlie
I could be mistaken here, but I think this post...

I could be mistaken here, but I think this post is referring to the bayonnet style CHT probe.

In the spark plug ring type installations I've seen they have always been on the top spark plug.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-14-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,301
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Beautiful. I'm sure Mary will tell all her...

Beautiful. I'm sure Mary will tell all her friends of her experience with Dad. Not only did you get to enjoy treating her to the skies, but she will get to be the coolest girl in class.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-14-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 15,666
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Astonishing! Looks like my desktop will be...

Astonishing! Looks like my desktop will be getting a new paint job as well when I get to work. Excellent job in capturing something very inspirational. These photos are worth well over a "thousand...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-12-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 26,244
Posted By pilottangocharlie
$115k!!?? Is there something great about the...

$115k!!?? Is there something great about the S-LSA that E-LSA builders aren't getting?
Forum: RV-10 10-11-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 524,497
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Beautiful Phil! I've been anxious to see the end...

Beautiful Phil! I've been anxious to see the end product. I spend countless hours reading through the G3X manuals. Someday far far from now.
Forum: Texas (North) 10-07-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 763
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Hidden Valley (5TX0)

Any RVers that live/fly out of Hidden Valley (5TX0)? I'd be interested in checking the place out sometime. A transplant to TX should be in order for 2013.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,060
Posted By pilottangocharlie
There aren't many things in this world more...

There aren't many things in this world more glamorous than a nice safety wire application.

Okay maybe there are, but it's high on the list. Round two looks pretty good.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-07-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,498
Posted By pilottangocharlie
Great looking panel! You may consider changing...

Great looking panel! You may consider changing the "MKE" label of the headset input to "MIC". :)

Mike-male name
MIC-abbreviation for microphone

It's always the odd things I notice.

Have you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-07-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,854
Posted By pilottangocharlie
The flight school I did my primary training at...

The flight school I did my primary training at used Pledge exclusively. There was always a can in the little fuel truck we used and the windscreens on the four airplanes they had looked great. My pet...
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