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Forum: Tools 02-22-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By RV10inOz
Don't muck around, buy a Snap On.

Don't muck around, buy a Snap On.
Forum: RV-10 02-22-2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By RV10inOz
We made our own adaptors from a bit of correctly...

We made our own adaptors from a bit of correctly sized tube.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-21-2021, 01:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,983
Posted By RV10inOz
After 18 months of watching results over several...

After 18 months of watching results over several RV's I can say that there is not normal here. Each plane is its own lab experiment.

My RV10, hardly ever see anything. Most I have seen is 5ppm and...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-20-2021, 12:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,983
Posted By RV10inOz
Hang on......correction, there was about 6-10 of...

Hang on......correction, there was about 6-10 of them late last year in stock and they were not selling real quick. Aithre asked me did I want them all which given I stock the newer and improved 2.0...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-18-2021, 11:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,983
Posted By RV10inOz
I am heavily invested in this topic, and have...

I am heavily invested in this topic, and have some viewpoints that I think make or break it for me.

I and a few others down here got the AITHRE Shield EX2.0 & 3.0 sensors installed after Oshkosh...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,215
Posted By RV10inOz
The FlyLeds Works package is the go. Price is...

The FlyLeds Works package is the go. Price is great but the performance is unbeatable.

Some funny dude in a red shirt in that video, with real world testing.

Wear sunglasses or welding goggles...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-07-2021, 11:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 974
Posted By RV10inOz
Brendon, At your elevation and with the MAP &...

Brendon,

At your elevation and with the MAP & RPM you quoted your takeoff fuel flow should be 24USG/Hr, or not far from it.

So first of all, get your FCU sent back and flowed correctly.

To add...
Forum: RV-6/6A 01-28-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By RV10inOz
Fit it to an inspection cover. Makes life much...

Fit it to an inspection cover. Makes life much easier.
Forum: RV-10 01-28-2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,820
Posted By RV10inOz
Having tested back to back RV10's with 2 blade...

Having tested back to back RV10's with 2 blade and three blade we found a 6-9 knot slower cruise with the 3 blade.

Another anomaly we found is higher CHT in the order of 40dF which we could not...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-07-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,785
Posted By RV10inOz
Dan, Sorry, no. Peak pressure is very...

Dan,

Sorry, no. Peak pressure is very relevant.

You are missing a very valuable point. Let me explain below, and hopefully this is not detracting from my earlier simplified post which explains...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-06-2020, 01:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,785
Posted By RV10inOz
Not at all true. The burn is a swirling mass,...

Not at all true.

The burn is a swirling mass, with two plugs firing it is kicking off a more effective flame propagation across a large diameter cylinder. Removing one spark event does mean it takes...
Forum: RV-10 11-06-2020, 12:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,719
Posted By RV10inOz
Probably a good idea to make a solid rudder lock...

Probably a good idea to make a solid rudder lock and avoid the problem. :)
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-05-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,785
Posted By RV10inOz
This is not a clogged injector when LOP, because...

This is not a clogged injector when LOP, because you would also see higher CHT on that cylinder if ROP.

The likely fault is one of the spark plugs on that cylinder is poor. Under the lean mixture...
Forum: Safety 11-02-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,564
Posted By RV10inOz
See and avoid is fine, when conditions are good...

See and avoid is fine, when conditions are good and everyone is flying a Cub or Tiger Moth. Otherwise........... :eek:
Forum: RV-10 11-01-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,156
Posted By RV10inOz
7A's seem to have more issues for some reason....

7A's seem to have more issues for some reason. The 10's not so much.
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-31-2020, 02:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,416
Posted By RV10inOz
Until G100UL is available, which is way overdue...

Until G100UL is available, which is way overdue to the market thanks to some obstruction within the FAA, and now sorted.


As for engines, the parallel valve IO360 or IO375 are a good fit. I have no...
Forum: RV-14 10-31-2020, 02:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,335
Posted By RV10inOz
Any time you get in any other plane and with...

Any time you get in any other plane and with someone very proficient in it is even better, but the 9 to the 14 is not a big deal. Besides a few knots faster in all segments of the approach phase, and...
Forum: RV-10 10-30-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 946
Posted By RV10inOz
In that case, go with the Vans supplied Hartzell...

In that case, go with the Vans supplied Hartzell blended airfoil prop. Best compromise for you. Three blades also make cowl removal hard so you have to do all manner of mods.

The aluminium prop is...
Forum: RV-10 10-30-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,156
Posted By RV10inOz
Bill, why on earth would you want to raise your...

Bill, why on earth would you want to raise your CHT's? I doubt they are anywhere near 200dF or less, and Lycoming publish a minimum well below 200.

A good RV10 setup will cruise LOP in the 310-345...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-29-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,643
Posted By RV10inOz
This is not an injector issue. Dont go pulling...

This is not an injector issue. Dont go pulling them out for the risk of creating a problem is greater.

If you are LOP, and its running smooth, its not a partially blocked injector with a higher EGT....
Forum: RV-10 10-29-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,971
Posted By RV10inOz
Just buy and make fit two sets of wheel pants. ;)

Just buy and make fit two sets of wheel pants. ;)
Forum: RV-10 10-29-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 946
Posted By RV10inOz
We have done back to back (side by side actually)...

We have done back to back (side by side actually) testing of several RV10's and the 3 blade Hartzell is not only the most expensive, but it is the slowest. In the order of 7 or so knots.

The...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-07-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,172
Posted By RV10inOz
For your lucky folk who have such luxuries :D

For your lucky folk who have such luxuries :D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-06-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,172
Posted By RV10inOz
Go into MENU > MAP LAYERS > and the TOPOG button...

Go into MENU > MAP LAYERS > and the TOPOG button needs to be turned on (green bar).
Forum: RV-3 10-02-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,964
Posted By RV10inOz
The Vans resistive senders are extremely accurate...

The Vans resistive senders are extremely accurate when used with a modern EMS such as the Skyview. The key here is to calibrate the tank with the aircraft in the flying attitude, not as it sits on...
Forum: Safety 09-28-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 868
Posted By RV10inOz
Dangers of Carbon Monoxide vs Good detection

After a recent sobering report on a 6 x fatal crash by the ATSB, I decided to not just install a few Aithre CO detectors, but to start stocking them in Australia, along with Aerox oxygen systems.

A...
Forum: RV-10 09-27-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,230
Posted By RV10inOz
Build it IFR....these things are meant for it. Do...

Build it IFR....these things are meant for it. Do your instrument rating too, so add that in.

If you get any builder assist, be it airframe or electrical add something for that. But you are pretty...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-26-2020, 02:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By RV10inOz
Jim, You do have a faulty AP panel. The only...

Jim,

You do have a faulty AP panel. The only thing you can do is send it back to Dynon. There is a known but random problem they had with some boards early on and it is easy for them to sort you...
Forum: RV-10 09-22-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,533
Posted By RV10inOz
I think many of us who have and do fly above...

I think many of us who have and do fly above 10,000' and with reasonable loads have found this to be true.

Ashley Miller down here uses trail for take off and climb all the time. I rarely do. But it...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-21-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By RV10inOz
What he said. Look at your fuel pressure to....

What he said.

Look at your fuel pressure to. Such low flow rate means boiling fuel.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-13-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,107
Posted By RV10inOz
Michael, You have a few variables going on...

Michael,

You have a few variables going on there, and not all your comparisons are going to be apples for apples so to speak. I will see if I can explain this well.

Avgas 100LL SG = 0.717kg/L
E10...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-12-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By RV10inOz
First of all, the fuels not burning when the...

First of all, the fuels not burning when the valve opens. Not true. It is the lower cylinder pressure being vented to atmosphere that gives less cooling of the gases. PV=nRT

Having said that you...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-12-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,024
Posted By RV10inOz
STATIC ERROR I had the slowest RV10 in the world...

STATIC ERROR

I had the slowest RV10 in the world once too.......Static error. Once corrected all was normal.

I test flew an RV9A with an IO320 and FP prop (Sensinich-Vans) and at 7-8000' it would...
Forum: Safety 09-09-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,233
Posted By RV10inOz
I am pretty darned sure that is in MPH not knots....

I am pretty darned sure that is in MPH not knots. It beats me why people use MPH when Knots is the industry standard.

And yes the Dynon Skyview / HDX allows you to select a IAS&TAS redline, so it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,472
Posted By RV10inOz
Actually let me help you out here, A full...

Actually let me help you out here,

A full shopping list of what I recommend for your 2 place RV.

AEROX 2 place with a C cylinder kit...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,472
Posted By RV10inOz
Depends on how high you are..... Aerox have data...

Depends on how high you are..... Aerox have data tables.

AEROX and AITHRE gear is what you need.

https://www.aerox.com/portables-s/153.htm

https://aithreaviation.com/collections/all


AITHRE have...
Forum: RV-10 09-08-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,736
Posted By RV10inOz
This outstanding aircraft was built by Andrew...

This outstanding aircraft was built by Andrew McIntosh in Melbourne.

The paint scheme was copied from an RV10 in the USA, so there is another example over there somewhere.

:)
Forum: RV-10 09-08-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By RV10inOz
You are done pretty much, just keep it going hard...

You are done pretty much, just keep it going hard for an hour or two more, change the oil and enjoy!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-01-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,653
Posted By RV10inOz
No Carl.......bad advice. If he was ROP, and a...

No Carl.......bad advice.

If he was ROP, and a fuel starvation the EGT would have risen also.


THIS IS WITHOUT DOUBT a timing error and I would suggest a lot more than the jumper wire difference....
Forum: RV-10 09-01-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,810
Posted By RV10inOz
You would not hear the normal whine you get...

You would not hear the normal whine you get taxiing from a plane overhead. That is a different air noise you are hearing from the ground, and that is normal too.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-23-2020, 12:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,090
Posted By RV10inOz
I would like to see you do a 4 way GPS box and...

I would like to see you do a 4 way GPS box and publish the TRK and GS as well as the displayed TAS.

Also do you have data at the same/similar flight conditions as a before comparison?

Just to...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-23-2020, 12:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,456
Posted By RV10inOz
Hardly any. The injection should help make a...

Hardly any.

The injection should help make a much smoother LOP machine.

Do not expect a power gain of much if any, and keep the timing in the 23-24 degree range for ROP ops and 28 for LOP ops if...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 07-23-2020, 12:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,367
Posted By RV10inOz
Ouch. I always recommend people fit them to the...

Ouch.

I always recommend people fit them to the inspection panel opposite the aileron pushrod. If you screw up it is easy to replace the panel.

New skin?

Patch it?

Someone might have a cunning...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-15-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,618
Posted By RV10inOz
In addition to the post above, it is all about...

In addition to the post above, it is all about Mean Effective Pressure.

a rule of thumb is 75-100% power, and to get the best of it, do it LOP. But some engines need injectors tuned to do it so they...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-06-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By RV10inOz
Hi Brian, Long time no see...... I hope you and...

Hi Brian,

Long time no see......

I hope you and your young family are doing well. seems only yesterday or 2012 we saw you last.

That 19 year old daughter is now almost 28 and an ED RN, and the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-03-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,149
Posted By RV10inOz
And there is a potential that with the engine...

And there is a potential that with the engine running, you might be getting some flex in the cable mounting bracket and the ICO stop is not being met firmly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-30-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 37,320
Posted By RV10inOz
Has anyone ever asked or investigated the...

Has anyone ever asked or investigated the previous days landing which was eye watering to watch?

I can only but wonder what damage that carried over to the next day?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-29-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,742
Posted By RV10inOz
You can run LOP happily well above 75%...

You can run LOP happily well above 75% power....no problem.

80% and above 60-80dF LOP
75% about 40dF LOP
70% about 25dF LOP
65% or less 10-15dF LOP

IMPORTANT NOTE: Do not use Lean Find functions as...
Forum: RV-9/9A 06-28-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,847
Posted By RV10inOz
Doug, if you are interested in efficiency of...

Doug, if you are interested in efficiency of flight, you might find a climb speed of 107-110 knots more useful. Say 110 for round numbers. Vz is where the value is.
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-28-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,197
Posted By RV10inOz
Yeah......You dont think I ran the numbers...

Yeah......You dont think I ran the numbers either? But that is making a big brave and foolish assumption that all the input data is correct.

Take 4 knots for temperature and say 10 knots for static...
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-27-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,197
Posted By RV10inOz
I am with Dan on the temp question. You should...

I am with Dan on the temp question. You should have been at or almost at the freezing level.

If your OAT probe is on the fuse anywhere, I bet it is getting heat from the exhaust. That will mean your...
Forum: COMM 06-22-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 882
Posted By RV10inOz
Replace it with a Trig, fits the same hole, much...

Replace it with a Trig, fits the same hole, much better radio by a long way.
Forum: Reviews 06-19-2020, 04:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,116
Posted By RV10inOz
Many of you will be firearm enthusiasts, and I...

Many of you will be firearm enthusiasts, and I will say that even us gun lovers down under appreciate the awesome service of firearm companies. No other industry comes close.

Even in aviation, where...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-17-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 941
Posted By RV10inOz
Last year (2019) the GPS rollover date caused...

Last year (2019) the GPS rollover date caused some funny clock issues.

Get the latest software update, and that bug should go away.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-16-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 32,062
Posted By RV10inOz
That has been a problem with some Lightspeed...

That has been a problem with some Lightspeed units too. And they were installed behind the firewall.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-15-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,485
Posted By RV10inOz
These sensors are very crude in terms of "they...

These sensors are very crude in terms of "they are all the same output" because near enough is good enough.

We see MAP in 1/10" increments and they have a +/- 0.3 - 0.5" accuracy out of the box. I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-14-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,875
Posted By RV10inOz
Must be your polarised glasses, I have two sets...

Must be your polarised glasses, I have two sets and the orientation of them is fine for my HDX screens.

I normally use non polarised aviation designed glasses from VoleroHD but my polarised are fine.
Forum: ADS-B 06-11-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,827
Posted By RV10inOz
RTFM read the factory manual. So in remote...

RTFM
read the factory manual.



So in remote areas of the USA where there is no uplink radar traffic available from the FAA, you will get this message. The rest of the world, like down here that is...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-11-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,388
Posted By RV10inOz
Lets clear this question up first. IF the spark...

Lets clear this question up first.

IF the spark timing is the same, then as lr72 has said it should be the same. But you are making an assumption that the actual spark timing is fixed and the same....
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 06-10-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,388
Posted By RV10inOz
The EI's generally, unless fixed to a set timing,...

The EI's generally, unless fixed to a set timing, are running very advanced at low MAP and RPM, so there is a considerable difference to the total effective timing compared to a fixed magneto.

It is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,547
Posted By RV10inOz
Did a night arrival in some gloomy Melbourne like...

Did a night arrival in some gloomy Melbourne like weather last night and the 7 spot wing lights each side of this particular RV10 turned night into day :D

FlyLeds = AWESOME

I have the works kit in...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-07-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,883
Posted By RV10inOz
Oklahoma the home of GAMI and the APS class...

Oklahoma the home of GAMI and the APS class (which I teach).

Simply, WOT for throttle. RPM....pick something smooth, 2350-2600, the appropriately LOP.

So how far you ask? Work out roughly what you...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-07-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,454
Posted By RV10inOz
These will have been the old Champion plugs. If...

These will have been the old Champion plugs. If you look in the hole where the plug lead goes, the old design have a screw driver slot in the base. New ones, or Tempest do not.

That high resistance...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-07-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,875
Posted By RV10inOz
They are both good, but the Dynon EMS, is by far,...

They are both good, but the Dynon EMS, is by far, the best on the market. This includes all certified gear.

Dual redundant device networks is a plus for Dynon, theirs is way better than the G3X...
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