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Forum: RV-10 09-02-2017, 12:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,127
Posted By The Swede
Grattis!!!

Grattis!!!
Forum: My RV Build Project 07-01-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
First flight

Recently got the paperwork from local EAA and Transport Agency as well as the radio license after approved inspection of EAA/TA Surveyor:)

First flight took place june 30th at local airport Visby,...
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-11-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
em'cy...

Yes well it kind of just made sense to name actions after how switches and levers are named but I agree it looks somewhat unordinary:D

Intensions were to make the checklist work for me and to be...
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-11-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Preparations

Checking and double checking equipment before inspection, here's pics of static/dynamic, nice and...
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-05-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
First taxi...

Thanks everyone, feels great:)

Ok will get some "steering chain fasteners", don't want to scratch that new paint...

Put up a video of first taxi scuffing in brakes, testing engine, compass...
Forum: My RV Build Project 06-01-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Big day today

Thanks again for the cheers:)

After weighing in at 445,4kg/982lb on 180,73cm/71,2inches time has come to start up the engine:D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--0-9SNctUo
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-30-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Ready for the scales...

Thanks Brian, but there are many many papers to be handled before flying:rolleyes:

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/VAF6/IMG_3334_zpszbnodpvv.jpg...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-29-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Closer than ever...

Near completion now, waiting for calibrated scales/weighing.

Canopy is on:)

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/VAF6/IMG_3329_zps0osstvg7.jpg...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-28-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Bolts and more

Got the reluctant spar bolts in after they spent the night in the freezer.

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/VAF6/IMG_3323_zpstepqx0x5.jpg...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-28-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 23,024
Posted By The Swede
Nice, really nice:)

Nice, really nice:)
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-24-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
paint or no paint..

Thanks for the cheers although the mood isn't the best after sad information recently.

About paint:
Well I know myself and think like this; the more I get done now before flying status the less to...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-24-2016, 12:00 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Hi Fredrik. Really sorry to hear about your...

Hi Fredrik. Really sorry to hear about your father, please call me when convenient// Calle
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-19-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Major happening on the island of Gotland...

Wings are on, hopefully for the last time. Spars greased up they went in quite easily, next is to secure all of them spar...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-19-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
firewall passthrough

Thanks for the heads up Steve, firewall passthroughs will be filled with high temp RTV and then clamped on the engine side. This will straighten the cables/MAP-hose out a bit and the radious of the...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-18-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Good enough...

Thanks Steve, I used to live in the southern province myself. Nice part of the country:)

Tied the electrical and DYNON system up today to an hopefully acceptable standard. Please advice if you see...
Forum: My RV Build Project 05-17-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Rudder is on...

Mostly electric work done recently, nearly finished with the DYNON installation. Just got rudder back from painter:)

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/VAF5/IMG_3281_zpsyeftsrfr.jpg...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-30-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Hangar finished and more...

Hangar floor rubber rolled in Swedish april weather:
http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/VAF5/IMG_3179_zpsb62riizu.jpg...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-15-2016, 02:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Baby steps

HS and pitot tube mounted:
http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/VAF4/IMG_3155_zpssmjqnegt.jpg (http://s44.photobucket.com/user/RV4Carl/media/VAF4/IMG_3155_zpssmjqnegt.jpg.html)

And...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-12-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Wings are home

Wings, HS, flaps and ailerons at hangar. Time to do some assembly:)
http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/VAF4/IMG_3144_zpsluxc6g0p.jpg...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-11-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Emergency procedures

Haha, I can see the resemblance... But doubt bullets will come out of mine:D

Fredrik I guess it's just to keep keeping on with the Kitfox, finally it happens:)

Magnus I still have assembly,...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-04-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Night transport...

Thanks Smokey, nice looking RV4. Really committed to get this project in the air, went to EAA "phase 1"-seminar last weekend to get a grip on documentation...
Forum: My RV Build Project 04-01-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Hangar doors

Thanks, well kind of like the Volvo Amazon but don't think that door would make a good fit on the RV:D
Finally got the hangar doors welded and in place. Sorry no plans of hangar just copied other...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-31-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Paint, seats and hangar...

Visited painter today, only some small anomalies to be corrected on fuse before transport to hangar. I think it turned out quite well regarding paint scheme and...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-09-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
spinner artfulness and more

Proceeding with spinner installation as I'm waiting for the painter. The WW prop hub gives this 1990:s RV4 kit (12" spinner) a challenge due to it's thickness. Had to modify the front plate quite a...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-23-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Spinner work

Thanks Fredrik, happy you like the progress:)

Now back from vacation, working on spinner and buiding hangar.

Maybe this isn't standard procedure for spinner centering and sanding but it worked...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-09-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Electrics progress

Firewall forward all connected, only flat thread remains to be applied here. Waiting for some 3x22AWG shielded wire to arrive with the return of the programmed ELT, then I can proceed with connecting...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-09-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Interior preparation

Made ramps for leg support and cut some foam for the seats.

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/VAF/IMG_2899_zpsiydakrg7.jpg...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-09-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Cleaning and preparing before leaving for paint

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/VAF/IMG_2886_zpswz9tls4h.jpg...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-09-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Roll servo bracket

Here's some pics of the roll servo bracket, not showing is angle on back side full length for support vertically.

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/VAF/IMG_2889_zpsdhcjykrw.jpg...
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-05-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Thumbs up SE-XZT

Hi Fredrik! Ok very welcome over. Mostly work here but managed to find proffesional painter, plan is to have all paint work done by easter:)
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-01-2016, 05:58 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Ok they are DYNON servos as recommended by DYNON...

Ok they are DYNON servos as recommended by DYNON in their servo application guide on their website. They are SV 42&32 with generic mount for roll and RV4/8 mount for pitch.
Roll servo mount is home...
Forum: RV-4 01-31-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,590
Posted By The Swede
I've done some research and came up with...

I've done some research and came up with this:

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/VAF/06A75D89-190C-4A56-BA17-F5CA739CEA24_zpsw3nuo526.jpg...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-31-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Thanks, yes the oil cooler shutter will come in...

Thanks, yes the oil cooler shutter will come in handy with the Gothic weather:D
Tanks were built and tested leak free by previous owner, but better safe than sorry I guess. And much easier fixing a...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-30-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
Thanks, hope to be finished for the summer...

Thanks, hope to be finished for the summer season. Just have to find some space for final assembly at local airport ESSV.

Found some more...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-30-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/VAF/...

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/VAF/IMG_1998_zpsecigccrx.jpg (http://s44.photobucket.com/user/RV4Carl/media/VAF/IMG_1998_zpsecigccrx.jpg.html)
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-30-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
and more...

and more pics...

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/VAF/IMG_2082_zpse455xxln.jpg...
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-30-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 45,314
Posted By The Swede
RV-4 #2784

Here's project progress in random pictures since late 2014. Soldering headset plugs now and have just ordered upholstery. Searching for someone that can do the paint is...
Forum: RV-4 01-23-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 393,997
Posted By The Swede
Got the preliminary registration number, the...

Got the preliminary registration number, the project is now named SE-XZT:) ELT is shipped for programming and I'm half way through wireing and terminal connecting. EFIS component...
Forum: RV-4 01-22-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 393,997
Posted By The Swede
Smile Yes, all DYNON but will only be day VFR for now....

Yes, all DYNON but will only be day VFR for now. Struggling with photobucket but here's the electrical system, simple drawing in powerpoint but it makes sense to me:) Will try to make the EFIS...
Forum: RV-4 01-21-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 393,997
Posted By The Swede
http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/IMG_...

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/IMG_2807_zpsikfvdgmt.jpg (http://s44.photobucket.com/user/RV4Carl/media/IMG_2807_zpsikfvdgmt.jpg.html)

Making progress, just have to connect some wires...
Forum: RV-4 01-31-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 393,997
Posted By The Swede
http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/IMG_...

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/IMG_1190_zpscbc783be.jpg

Making progress:D
Forum: RV-4 12-16-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,332
Posted By The Swede
Of cource I trust a country neighbour, used to...

Of cource I trust a country neighbour, used to live in Bergen:-)
And thanks for info, I like things like this to be tight and nice so I just change to the bearing then.

/ Carl
Forum: RV-4 12-13-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,332
Posted By The Swede
Question HS411

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/IMG_0953_zpsbe8ba90b.jpg

Been trying to find a thread to answer the following dilemma with limited success.
Found some note on the drawing regarding...
Forum: RV-4 12-03-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,664
Posted By The Swede
Short gear legs

Measured my gear legs, they are the short ones. 102 cm from the top to where the wheel axle bend begin.
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-03-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 22,962
Posted By The Swede
Thumbs up Nice, really like that paint job!

Nice, really like that paint job!
Forum: RV-4 11-26-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 393,997
Posted By The Swede
http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/c914...

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/c9148085-f67a-4df9-baf4-6b26b1fa97e1_zps89faedd4.png

Had the fortune to buy this project a couple of months ago, status as in picture.

After completing...
Forum: RV-4 11-26-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 303,666
Posted By The Swede
http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/d201...

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f20/RV4Carl/d201d27c-d0a2-4661-ad20-5b453532b2f5_zps08e32664.png

First picture upload, hope it works!?!

Just moving around pieces of paper for now, maybe this...
Forum: RV-4 11-12-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,664
Posted By The Swede
Ok thanks for info, will check next time in...

Ok thanks for info, will check next time in workshop.

/ Carl
Forum: RV-4 11-10-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,664
Posted By The Swede
Hi again, Thanks for info. My cowling has the...

Hi again,

Thanks for info.

My cowling has the scoop so I guess it's the "new" one then, even if I'm pretty sure it's from 1990?! Will take more cowl measurements tomorrow, I measured the spinner...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-10-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,850
Posted By The Swede
Ok, thanks for the help. I'll give Bob a...

Ok, thanks for the help. I'll give Bob a call!

/Carl
Forum: RV-4 11-09-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,664
Posted By The Swede
Thanks. Ok, yes a lot to figure out! Intentions...

Thanks.

Ok, yes a lot to figure out!

Intentions are to have baught an engine by the end of this year, guess I will see what extension will be apropriate when the engine has been hung.


/ Carl
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-09-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,850
Posted By The Swede
Question Ok, so LED it will be. I found this from...

Ok, so LED it will be.

I found this from PSA;
http://psaenterprises.com/Anti-Collision-Beacon-Assembly-Clear-LED-12-Volt-DC.html.

Anyone that could recommend what cable yo use? Do I need a screen...
Forum: RV-4 11-06-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,664
Posted By The Swede
Gear legs and engine cowling

Hello, great forum you guys have here!

Just baught a partially finished RV4 kit (from 1990) and plans are to install an O-320 with ground adjustable composite prop.

After reading some threads here...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-06-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,850
Posted By The Swede
Question RV-4 Strobe

Hello, great forum you guys have here!

Just baught a partially finished RV4 kit.

Plans are to keep it simple and the aim for now is building for day VFR use only. Will have one strobe on top of the...
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