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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-12-2021, 12:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,827
Posted By olegusan
Second VHF antenna

Hi all,

I'm going to install a second radio in my RV12 and trying to figure out the best place for the second antenna.

Can anyone share their experience with the subject?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-05-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,203
Posted By olegusan
Screw: AN526C832R8 Locknut: K1000-08 Page 38-07...

Screw: AN526C832R8
Locknut: K1000-08

Page 38-07 of the assembly manual
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-04-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,018
Posted By olegusan
I wonder why the drip tray installed between the...

I wonder why the drip tray installed between the rubber socket and the intake?

Wouldn't it be better to attach it on other side of the rubber socket keeping it in place with the same bolts as the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-02-2021, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,138
Posted By olegusan
I use 3-blade Bolly prop....

I use 3-blade Bolly prop. https://bollyaviation.com.au/bolly-optima-series-three/
Half the price of Sensenich option.

Only had a few hours flying with it. Like it so far.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-05-2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,388
Posted By olegusan
Had a similar problem with the engine not...

Had a similar problem with the engine not starting and not producing the spark at all on either of two ignition systems.

It turned out the the ignition unit grounding ring connector that is attached...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-05-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 511
Posted By olegusan
Sensenich hub thickness?

Hi All

I'm looking for information on Sensenich 2-blade prop hub thickness. (The standard 2-blade prop for RV-12)

I have installed a different prop and its hub seems to be thinner that Sensenich,...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-23-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,214
Posted By olegusan
I believe it is Lexan

I believe it is Lexan
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-23-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,214
Posted By olegusan
Tinting rear window

I'm contemplating of applying tinting film on the outside of the rear window.
It should provide some UV and petrol spill protection.

The window has not been installed yet, so it would be easy to...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-10-2021, 03:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,544
Posted By olegusan
Thank you for your reassuring replies! I guess,...

Thank you for your reassuring replies!

I guess, I need to remember to taxi this plane with control stick all the way aft. just in case :)

Cant wait to get the engine started for the first time!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-09-2021, 04:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,544
Posted By olegusan
Propeller clearance

I've tried on the propeller on my RV-12 today and the prop plane looks really close to the front of the nose gear - 90mm (3.5") and the tips are very close to the ground - 290mm (11.5")

Please tell...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-24-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,273
Posted By olegusan
Thanks Mike!

Thanks Mike!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-23-2020, 12:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,273
Posted By olegusan
Cooling duct - epoxy with flox or not

Hi all,

Bonding the cooling duct to the bottom cowling requires the mix of epoxy and flox.

Step 6 on page 49-14 says:
Install fiberglass strips 1 3/4 inch wide bridging the joint between the COWL...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-16-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 958
Posted By olegusan
Thanks Bobby! I completely forgot about the part...

Thanks Bobby!

I completely forgot about the part 4
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-15-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 958
Posted By olegusan
Engine kit parts list

Hi all,

Due to depleted budget I'm composing the firewall-forward kit myself from secondhand Rotax 912 ULS engine and whatever parts I can source locally.

So, I'm looking for a list of parts...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-07-2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,047
Posted By olegusan
Thank John. I have also received an email from...

Thank John.

I have also received an email from VANs, basically saying that if the legs powder-coated white, then it doesnt need to be painted, otherwise, whey should be painted.

My ones dont look...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-04-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,047
Posted By olegusan
Painting landing gear

It is probably a silly question

The construction manual for my RV-12 calls for priming and painting of the landing gear.

The landing gear in my kit appears to be powder-coated. Do I still need to...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-31-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,775
Posted By olegusan
Hi Thank you for your reply. Yes, the rivet...

Hi
Thank you for your reply.

Yes, the rivet next to the button is the LP4-3. I put it in the picture just for dimension reference.

The AB4-6 is MUCH longer. It is about 13mm long (0.525")
I do...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-30-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,775
Posted By olegusan
AB4-6 rivets losing their buttons (SB 14-12-06)

While attaching flaperon?s pushrods I found that all of the AB4-6 rivets used in the SERVICE BULLETIN 14-12-06 lost their buttons.

The rivets used to attach F-1206J Angles to the F-1206A...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-30-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,574
Posted By olegusan
Wow!

I'm impressed!!!

------------------------
Here is an idea: Lets establish a "Nobel Prize" for innovation in RV construction. Donate a few bucks into the pool, vote, and send the winner a gift card...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-30-2017, 08:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,597
Posted By olegusan
More Arduino avionics

It is great to see experimental aviation going beyond rivets!

Here is the stuff I've been working on if anyone interested

Arduino based EFIS:...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-23-2016, 12:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,410
Posted By olegusan
Hi, I didn't take it as a criticism. I actually...

Hi,

I didn't take it as a criticism. I actually think a set of alarm lights is a good idea.

I got carried away trying to replicate Dynon and Garmin and fit everything in one screen, so I completely...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-20-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,410
Posted By olegusan
Thanks JonJay, It is interesting though about...

Thanks JonJay,

It is interesting though about alarms and "all green". Thanks!

I can simply define a few checks and illuminate an LED light next to the display if these checks fail.
This way I can...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-19-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,410
Posted By olegusan
EGT/CHT display optimization

Hi All

I'm working on my DIY EMS and trying to optimize my display screen.

So here is a question - from practical standpoint would you prefer
1. to see all the individual temperatures on all...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-26-2016, 12:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,377
Posted By olegusan
Jabiru 3300

Hi,

I'm looking for information about installation of Jabiru 3300 on RV-12.

In particular, I'm interested to see engine attach point modifications.

There are a few flying RV-12 with Jab 3300. I...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-07-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,294
Posted By olegusan
Matco fittings for parking brake valve

Hi all,

I'm going to purchase Matco parking brake valve (Aircraft Spruce Part #: 06-17200 Mfr Part #: PV-D) and cant figure out which fittings I need to get to use it with PT-062X1/4 plastic...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-07-2016, 12:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,830
Posted By olegusan
Great timing!

Thanks mate!
I was going to attach these brackets this weekend.
Would it make sense to use Cherry rivets for all the holes on the brackets?

Cheers
Oleg
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-14-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,210
Posted By olegusan
NVFR in OZ

Here is the doc: https://www.casa.gov.au/sites/g/files/net351/f/_assets/main/download/caaps/ops/5_13_2.pdf

Equipment requirements start from page 41.

This is Australian reg.
US and Canada might be...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-19-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,405
Posted By olegusan
Thank Alex Edwards, This is exactly what I was...

Thank Alex Edwards,
This is exactly what I was looking for.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-16-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,405
Posted By olegusan
Thanks for your reply guys, I'm trying to...

Thanks for your reply guys,

I'm trying to compile a list of all avionics components required for the plane if I choose to go DIY path.
The list of parts included into the VANs package looks like a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-15-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,405
Posted By olegusan
List of items in the SkyView kit

Hi all,

Does anyone have a list of all the items included into the SkyView kit for RV-12?

I have attempted to put it together myself but ended up with about $3000 worth of unaccounted...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-01-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,739
Posted By olegusan
Thank you!

Thank everyone for your input.

I will order the fuselage next week. Once that is done I'll probably get wings and finishing kit together.

Hopefully the Aussie dollar will recover by that time a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-27-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,739
Posted By olegusan
Building fuselage before wings

Hi All,

To save some space in my garage and most importantly the money in my pocket I think it would be better for me to build the fuselage before I build wings.

The question is, do I need the wins...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-18-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,730
Posted By olegusan
Tailcone J-Stiffeners, to bend or cut

Try to cleco the skin to the frames in every hole.
Also cleco every second hole where skins come together.

Cheers
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-14-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,760
Posted By olegusan
Question Alternative to AeroLED lighting kit for RV-12

Hi All,

I'm about to order the wing kit and wonder whether I should consider alternatives to the Lighting kit that comes as an option with the wing kit.

The AeroLED kit is quite pricey.
With...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-31-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,891
Posted By olegusan
Thank you!

Thank you guys for the help!

Now I need to go and buy a piece of suitable aluminium.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-31-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,891
Posted By olegusan
Stabilator control horns too large

Hi all,

I come across a weird thing.
I've put together the spar box assembly and tried on the control horns. (Page 09-03). They turned out to be about 1.5mm larger than the spar box. (see the...
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