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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS Yesterday, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By WJaviation
Iím at this exact stage. I contacted Vans support...

Iím at this exact stage. I contacted Vans support to discuss options. I plan to remove the window for painting after the phase 1 fly off is complete. With that in mind, the builder support folks...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-19-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,430
Posted By WJaviation
Hi Scott. I did everything I could think of to...

Hi Scott. I did everything I could think of to verify to correct start procedures. I checked the FADEC page to verify my throttle position for each start. Checked my battery voltage to confirm that I...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-19-2021, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,430
Posted By WJaviation
Yes, I always started at 50% +- 5%. When I...

Yes, I always started at 50% +- 5%. When I finally got it started, I had to advance the throttle past 50% during cranking to get it to fire up.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-17-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,430
Posted By WJaviation
First Engine Start Trouble (Solved!)

Hi everyone,

I finally got my engine started after 10 unsuccessful starts. I thought id give a quick write up of what I saw so that maybe another builder might not stress as much as I did.

Master...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-29-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By WJaviation
Most folks including myself waited until section...

Most folks including myself waited until section 38 to assemble the Emp. I just put my stabilitor and Vstab on a shelf for safe keeping. I stored my tailcone I'm the house for a time and then kept it...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-11-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,376
Posted By WJaviation
Timming Canopy help. (Pics)

]Iím curious how much trimming if any was required to trim your canopy.

Ive got my canopy up on the frame and aligned as absolutely as well as i can get it and it appears that i will have to trim at...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-06-2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,957
Posted By WJaviation
So i also found that the kits have been best...

So i also found that the kits have been best assembled in the order laid out by Vans.

I guess i was more asking about the order of the specific sections within those kits?

Certain Sections have...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-29-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,957
Posted By WJaviation
Section Completion Sequence -12iS (Lessons learned?)

Im looking on suggestions of what sequence to move forward. My biggest concern is jumping around from section to section and missing something major.

Im fuselage Kit complete and have the landing...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-29-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,070
Posted By WJaviation
Thanks for the replies all. I think I'll prime...

Thanks for the replies all. I think I'll prime and paint the fork.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-20-2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,070
Posted By WJaviation
Have you noticed any sort of corrosion forming? I...

Have you noticed any sort of corrosion forming? I plan on using wheel pants as well.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-19-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,070
Posted By WJaviation
Roger that!

Roger that!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-19-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,070
Posted By WJaviation
Leaving Nose Gear Fork Unpainted?

Is this a bad idea? Ive seen some folks priming, but I've never seen a painted version?

If you all did prime/paint, do you have any regrets/ things youd change if you had to do it again?

Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By WJaviation
Anyone lend me some Pro Seal in Pensacola or surrounding Area?

Just need a very small amount. I ordered the small 1.5oz pro seal kit form Vans 2 weeks ago and they haven't even shipped it out yet. I've called twice about it and they say they're delayed. This...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-12-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By WJaviation
Thanks for the tips John, Ive been following your...

Thanks for the tips John, Ive been following your build log religiously thus far. Im thinking I may need to go ahead and buy the dies just so that I can be sure.

I guess my ultimate question...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-12-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By WJaviation
Pensacola Longeron Bending Help

Is there anyone in the Pensacola area that can help me bend the longerons. I feel like im losing my mind trying to get them to bend the correct ways. Ive read every post and every kitlog about the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-08-2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,062
Posted By WJaviation
"Now I finally received my 912IS (after waiting...

"Now I finally received my 912IS (after waiting almost 6 months)"

Im getting ready to place my 912is engine order through Vans. Was the 6 month delivery time what you were expecting? Where you given...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-22-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,052
Posted By WJaviation
Interesting, I'm curious to see how yours turns...

Interesting, I'm curious to see how yours turns out with the spacer.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-22-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,052
Posted By WJaviation
Im seeing the EXACT same issue on my build. Even...

Im seeing the EXACT same issue on my build. Even down to the same measurements. Id love to get an answer on how to proceed.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-24-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,101
Posted By WJaviation
Excited to Start

Hey all, thanks for the welcome responses. Cool to see fellow Navy folks on the site, but yeah i did my squid time on the boat as well as a lowly deck ape....when they asked me what i wanted to fly I...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-23-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,101
Posted By WJaviation
First time Builder Introduction

Hello everyone,

First time poster but long time reader. Ive been following the forums for about 6 months and finally committed to the RV12is build. My Emp kit arrived recently and is sitting in my...
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