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Forum: RV-8/8A 07-19-2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Foghorn
Thank you, #30 it is.

Thank you, #30 it is.
Forum: RV-8/8A 07-18-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Foghorn
Tailwheel Fuselage drain holes

I've searched here and google....no luck. Spefically the size of the holes.

1) Are drain holes necessary on TW aircraft?
2) Which bulkheads did you put them in front of?
3) What size holes did you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-31-2021, 07:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,723
Posted By Foghorn
True, it was a lion cub and not a tabby cat.

True, it was a lion cub and not a tabby cat.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2021, 05:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,000
Posted By Foghorn
OP SPECs are specific to part 121 and 135 flying....

OP SPECs are specific to part 121 and 135 flying. The POH is an information guide for you and the next owner. Part 91 is the regulatory rule book.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2021, 04:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,915
Posted By Foghorn
Found a bird in my left elevator on the 195....

Found a bird in my left elevator on the 195.

https://i.postimg.cc/HnRL8xPf/B894-E666-240-C-4429-8-B87-4-D5513-FA34-B1.jpg (https://postimg.cc/8fdGq1GH)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,933
Posted By Foghorn
Finished the rudder and elevator tips. Now itís...

Finished the rudder and elevator tips. Now itís time to do the HS SB. Then finish the VS/HS tips.

https://i.postimg.cc/KvnVmF9z/19-F4-F8-D8-7-C5-B-494-F-815-A-427-BF0-F90454.jpg...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-13-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,568
Posted By Foghorn
Here you go. I re-read these every few years....

Here you go. I re-read these every few years.

https://www.avweb.com/features_old/pelicans-perch-15manifold-pressure-sucks/ Manifold pressure...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-12-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By Foghorn
I decided to mount it to the lower aft baggage...

I decided to mount it to the lower aft baggage wall. Iíll have to secure the brake line to prevent rubbing. Thanks for the info again Mickey....
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-12-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By Foghorn
I like this idea. Thanks

I like this idea.

Thanks
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-12-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By Foghorn
IBBS Battery mounting location

Has anyone mounted their IBBS in this location? There is room below the floor to use rivnuts. The wiring can be moved left, right or above the battery. Trying to avoid mounting on the lower baggage...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-12-2021, 04:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,464
Posted By Foghorn
Shipping is all back up. I ordered some parts on...

Shipping is all back up. I ordered some parts on 28 April and yesterday I received an email telling me one part was out of stock (EA Exhst/cowl shield) and to expect delivery by 30 June. I called and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-06-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 849
Posted By Foghorn
The calibration info is in chapter 9....

The calibration info is in chapter 9.

https://grtavionics.com/media/Sport-Users-Rev-F.pdf
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-29-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,479
Posted By Foghorn
I made one big enough to easily get to the...

I made one big enough to easily get to the battery. Then I moved the battery to the firewall. Itís a nice opening in case I need to get back there outside the condition inspection. Itís held closed...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-28-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By Foghorn
You have to order 2 brackets. They only have a...

You have to order 2 brackets. They only have a few PP rivet holes.

Thanks
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-28-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 687
Posted By Foghorn
VS-410PP

Does anyone know if this part is sold as a set? Itís pre-punched but the upper and lower brackets have different hole patterns, as least they do on my vertical.

Vans sales wasnít sure and tech...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-26-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By Foghorn
Hey Mike, Thanks for the tip. I used...

Hey Mike,

Thanks for the tip. I used postimage.org before we could post images on site. When I used postimage the pics look just like the one you posted. When using the on site upload sometimes the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2021, 08:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,297
Posted By Foghorn
Welcome Mike! Having an airline schedule and a...

Welcome Mike! Having an airline schedule and a hangar out the back door certainly makes building more manageable. I have the schedule and a lot on an Airpark but my kit will be done before I build a...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-19-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,583
Posted By Foghorn
I agree that the turtle deck is the best place....

I agree that the turtle deck is the best place. Would there be an issue in trimming the antenna wire a few inches?
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-17-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 447
Posted By Foghorn
I didnít put my battery in the back and I donít...

I didnít put my battery in the back and I donít have a PPS, but I do have a VP-X. Iím thinking the master will be in the back with the battery and a #2 wire run to the PPS on the firewall. Then a...
Forum: RV-8/8A 04-17-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By Foghorn
I painted the inside of my fastback after it was...

I painted the inside of my fastback after it was finished. I used blue painters tape and plastic wrap to cover the inside and outside of the canopy. Then I painted the inside and epoxy primed the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-10-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,248
Posted By Foghorn
What exactly is the TOGA button doing? Are you...

What exactly is the TOGA button doing?

Are you getting command bars with track and climb for a missed or is it just sequencing the approach (RNAV APP)? Can you use it for takeoff?

I have a GRT...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-02-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,932
Posted By Foghorn
Iím a certified to experimental convert. I have 2...

Iím a certified to experimental convert. I have 2 x GRT Sport EXs and a remote EIS. Iím happy with the system and support Iíve received. I havenít flown it yet but it all powers up and looks great....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,412
Posted By Foghorn
When I travel cross country I always try to spend...

When I travel cross country I always try to spend the night parked at a class C airport. They usually have 24 hours security and some type of maintenance.

Weather - write down youíre weather...
Forum: RV-14 03-24-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By Foghorn
My elevator counter weights are epoxy...

My elevator counter weights are epoxy fiberglassed with micro for a smooth transition. The attachment hardware is embedded within the epoxy. Itís not coming loose. The rudder counter weight is not...
Forum: My RV Build Project 03-10-2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 268,169
Posted By Foghorn
That was awesome! Iím hoping to be right there...

That was awesome! Iím hoping to be right there with you later this year. Please keep the post coming through phase 1.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-10-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 885
Views: 1,169,408
Posted By Foghorn
We need a "like" button. :)

We need a "like" button. :)
Forum: My RV Build Project 02-25-2021, 04:20 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 268,169
Posted By Foghorn
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: Alternative Engines 02-06-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,820
Posted By Foghorn
There is an RV10 with a TP100 on YouTube. So it...

There is an RV10 with a TP100 on YouTube. So it can be done.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-04-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,748
Posted By Foghorn
Post...

Post 17
https://vansairforce.net/community/showthread.php?t=190589&page=2

https://grtavionics.com//media/ARINC-429-External-Module-Single-Board-Rev-A.pdf

The 175 has ARINC IN/OUT 1A/1B x2 and then...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-04-2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,748
Posted By Foghorn
I have 2 GRT Sports and a 175. Not flying yet but...

I have 2 GRT Sports and a 175. Not flying yet but everything works together nicely. I do have the GRT ARINC, which youíll need or they wonít play together.
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 01-31-2021, 03:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,211
Posted By Foghorn
Sorry for your loss Don.

Sorry for your loss Don.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-15-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,973
Posted By Foghorn
We normally have a rental car at OSH. My wife and...

We normally have a rental car at OSH. My wife and two of the kids fly into Milwaukee and drive up. We park the 195 in showplane parking, near the ultra light area. Outside the ultra light entrance...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-03-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 778,114
Posted By Foghorn
Working on the tail feathers. More...

Working on the tail feathers. More progress...

https://i.postimg.cc/sfHJ8fzf/1-B96939-D-3-F6-E-452-E-B956-BC2-DD837652-A.jpg...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-01-2021, 05:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,486
Posted By Foghorn
I just went through this with my GPS 175, GRT...

I just went through this with my GPS 175, GRT ARINC and Sport EX. This is what GRT sent me to get it working correctly.

GPS175 Settings:

ARINC RX Port 1:
Format: EFIS/ADC
Speed: Low

ARINC TX Port...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 12-22-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,455
Posted By Foghorn
That was awesome! Thanks for sharing.

That was awesome! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Safety 12-17-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,514
Posted By Foghorn
Iíve been looking at CO2 detectors to mount...

Iíve been looking at CO2 detectors to mount behind the panel. This looks pretty simple and I can take it with me. Thanks for the write up.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-11-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,384
Posted By Foghorn
Just so we're all on the same sheet of music it's...

Just so we're all on the same sheet of music it's Condition Inspection not conditional Inspection.

I'm about to have the fuselage complete, engine to tail feathers. Once done I'll invite my EAA...
Forum: COMM 12-10-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 997
Posted By Foghorn
Steve was 100% correct. The internal audio needs...

Steve was 100% correct. The internal audio needs to be turned off to work with an audio panel. Which turns off the bluetooth function. Lesson learned!

Thanks for all the help/info!
Forum: COMM 12-09-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 997
Posted By Foghorn
Steve, Thank you for that info. I'll check that...

Steve,

Thank you for that info. I'll check that out tomorrow. Might be a GMA 240 on the market soon.

Thanks,
Forum: COMM 12-09-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 997
Posted By Foghorn
The volume indication goes from 0-100% without...

The volume indication goes from 0-100% without sound to the ICS.

The rack pins are good. The 200 works perfectly in both racks and the 200B works but has no sound.
Forum: COMM 12-09-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 997
Posted By Foghorn
GTR200B issues

This is kind of like the thread from last month but different. :D

I have two GTR200s, one 200B and one 200. The 200B does not have any sound through the ICS (GMA240). I can see on the display where...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 110,068
Posted By Foghorn
The original builder was a 767 captain with UPS....

The original builder was a 767 captain with UPS. His name was Tom Swartzlander, RIP.
Forum: RV-8/8A 12-07-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 860,255
Posted By Foghorn
https://i.postimg.cc/6Q36GdgT/AF15-A25-F-FB39-41-C...

https://i.postimg.cc/6Q36GdgT/AF15-A25-F-FB39-41-CD-A6-A6-DA9-A7-CCBCC27.jpg (https://postimg.cc/sMkCkZVR)
Getting closer.....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,023
Posted By Foghorn
1. IFR - 2 radios, VFR - 1 radio (This is...

1. IFR - 2 radios, VFR - 1 radio (This is strictly my opinion)

2. If you search through the "show me your panel" in the RV8 section you'll see a few with dual Dynon and Garmin screens. I have dual...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-02-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By Foghorn
Snowshoe, WV is a nice ski area. Fly into...

Snowshoe, WV is a nice ski area. Fly into Lewisburg, WV (KLWB) and its about a 45 min drive to snowshoe. You could also stay at the Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs about 15 mins, it’s a big spa...
Forum: Primers 11-30-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,135
Posted By Foghorn
I have a 68 year old Cessna 195. No interior...

I have a 68 year old Cessna 195. No interior primer and no corrosion. It has lived most of its life in upstate NY, 15 years in Alaska, 10 years in Tulsa and the last 6 with me. I spray it with ACF-50...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,409
Posted By Foghorn
Appendix 7: Page A-16 is a good read for...

Appendix 7: Page A-16 is a good read for requirements.

https://www.faa.gov/training_testing/testing/acs/media/instrument_rating_acs_change_1.pdf
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,409
Posted By Foghorn
Sent you a PM

Sent you a PM
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-22-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,683
Posted By Foghorn
Drawing 48, upper right hand corner of drawing....

Drawing 48, upper right hand corner of drawing. P/N: Cowl, 8 inlet left/right.

I didn't see them in the store so you'll probably have to call. I put mine in with clecos and then epoxied in place.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-13-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,277
Posted By Foghorn
Personal best GS for me. This is a good TAS for...

Personal best GS for me. This is a good TAS for the 737. Normal is around 450 TAS.

https://i.postimg.cc/gc4STwgn/E9635-F9-A-76-E3-41-A6-9-BFA-E00-D5-A104-E69.jpg (https://postimg.cc/K4kDKYS2)
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-12-2020, 04:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,521
Posted By Foghorn
I have the same set up but havenít flown yet. Iíd...

I have the same set up but havenít flown yet. Iíd be happy with 725 hrs. Do you have a blast tube on the alternators? Iím not planning to have them but curious what others have done.

Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2020, 04:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,856
Posted By Foghorn
Super cute! Kids can really tug on your heart...

Super cute! Kids can really tug on your heart strings.
Forum: Safety 11-05-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,735
Posted By Foghorn
I have enjoyed reading your post as you build....

I have enjoyed reading your post as you build. This post hurt a bit but itís a great reminder for me to slow down and double check everything. Thank you for sharing.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,822
Posted By Foghorn
Iíve used these guys for certified and...

Iíve used these guys for certified and experimental aircraft.

https://www.engravers.net/
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-02-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 750
Posted By Foghorn
Here is how John Bright did it. I worked with him...

Here is how John Bright did it. I worked with him to modify mine with a VP-X and E bus. Dual alternator and single battery.

This info, plus more, is in johnís signature...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,953
Posted By Foghorn
Tach for me. Neither aircraft has a Hobbs meter...

Tach for me. Neither aircraft has a Hobbs meter so itís easy.
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 10-26-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,747
Posted By Foghorn
You could file from home airport to KXXX and make...

You could file from home airport to KXXX and make your home airport the alternate. In the remarks put "local IFR approaches". Once you're talking to ATC just asked them for numerous approaches at...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-24-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,413
Posted By Foghorn
I did the canopy first and then put it back into...

I did the canopy first and then put it back into the shipping box for safe storage. That didnít save me any room but I know itís finished, safe and out of the way in its box. Then I installed the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,079
Posted By Foghorn
My build will have both for a few reason. I...

My build will have both for a few reason. I bought this beacon (https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/elpages/aveoredbaronmini.php) from spruce. It's wired through a fuse and is on whenever the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-16-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,239
Posted By Foghorn
Just curious but did you reach out to GRT and did...

Just curious but did you reach out to GRT and did they have a solution? I have the same setup with the EIS-66R but havenít done any avionics testing yet.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-13-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,598
Posted By Foghorn
Thumbs up What Scroll said.

What Scroll said.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-05-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,401
Posted By Foghorn
Here is where I mounted my SDS equipment. All the...

Here is where I mounted my SDS equipment. All the cables I had from Ross fit but I had to run them a few times to get them right. Another foot would have made it much easier. I had to run the crank...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-27-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,910
Posted By Foghorn
I have a QB fuselage and did the showplanes FB....

I have a QB fuselage and did the showplanes FB. Youíll have to remove the canopy rails to install the FB rails. Iím pretty sure thatís all you remove to get started (itís been a few months). Iím not...
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-26-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,263
Posted By Foghorn
I was thinking it would be great for a 7/8.

I was thinking it would be great for a 7/8.
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