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Forum: GPS 09-17-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By titanhank
I know that bird well.. i owned it before the...

I know that bird well.. i owned it before the current owner, did the paint and panel years ago. Good airplane, flies straight and fast. It had two new wing tanks built and installed when the cn-1 and...
Forum: Texas (South) 09-16-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By titanhank
Heading to under the wire this Saturday.

Heading to under the wire this Saturday.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-07-2020, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,044
Posted By titanhank
I had lycon do mine when they were port/polishing...

I had lycon do mine when they were port/polishing them. I highly recommend them.
Forum: GPS 07-21-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By titanhank
WARNING!!! The aera 760 will NOT send flight...

WARNING!!! The aera 760 will NOT send flight plan info to a garmin 430w/530w via serial cable. I have just spent a week on the phone with garmin tech support resolving this issue. They finally...
Forum: GPS 07-16-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By titanhank
Aera 760 to gns430w. HELP!!!

Hi guys. I hope this finds a garmin expert. I bought an aera 760 and bare wire kit. I am trying to get it to talk to my gns400w like all the advertising literature from garmin says. They advertise...
Forum: RV-6/6A 06-26-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By titanhank
The best upgrade i ever did to my -6 was electric...

The best upgrade i ever did to my -6 was electric flaps. I used the the manual flap weldment and welded the supplied bracket on after cutting it off extra length per the plans. I no longer catch a...
Forum: Texas (South) 06-18-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,219
Posted By titanhank
Can?t make it. Have to work. ☹️

Can?t make it. Have to work. ☹️
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-15-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,531
Posted By titanhank
Throw them in the trash and get a set of dlc...

Throw them in the trash and get a set of dlc coated lifters.
Forum: Texas (South) 06-10-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,219
Posted By titanhank
I will be there wx permitting.

I will be there wx permitting.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-04-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,201
Posted By titanhank
I have broken in two engines in rv6’s recently....

I have broken in two engines in rv6’s recently. Both were ground run 5 mins and leaked checked. Ground run 5 mins at max power and leaked checked. I then cowl them up, takeoff at WOT and never pull...
Forum: RV-4 06-02-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,967
Posted By titanhank
https://generalaviationnews.com/2020/06/01/pilot-f...

https://generalaviationnews.com/2020/06/01/pilot-flies-with-known-engine-problem/#more-135548

https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20180610X83955&key=1

Aircraft was...
Forum: RV-8/8A 05-23-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,900
Posted By titanhank
I overhauled my rv6 0320 engine with 10-1...

I overhauled my rv6 0320 engine with 10-1 pistons, port/polish cylinders, dual pmags, the works. Puts out 180+hp. The only reason i rebuilt the engine versus putting a 360 on was that my engine mount...
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-20-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,794
Posted By titanhank
Well what do you know, vans finally caught up...

Well what do you know, vans finally caught up with the reality of how the -6 is being flown. I still fly mine at 1750lbs gross and stand by my assumptions made in previous comments. I am really...
Forum: Autopilots 05-16-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,040
Posted By titanhank
I have the vizion 385 autopilot, it is rock solid...

I have the vizion 385 autopilot, it is rock solid and it flies a beautiful approach. The only way it will get removed is that i totally lose my mind and redo the panel with an all garmin g3x setup.
Forum: California 05-04-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,015
Posted By titanhank
https://www.summit-metal.com/ These guys build...

https://www.summit-metal.com/

These guys build the portable t hangar style buildings. We have 5 of them nearby and they all survive hurricanes just fine.
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-28-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,448
Posted By titanhank
I have the 200rv on my -6. I love the prop, but i...

I have the 200rv on my -6. I love the prop, but i am still very tail heavy. I wish i had went with the hartzell for the extra 20 lbs up front.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-28-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,314
Posted By titanhank
I have mine insured through geico underwriters as...

I have mine insured through geico underwriters as a storage building on my home policy. They did not care that they were 30 miles aprart. I gave them the building address and it was approved. The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By titanhank
Jpi edm 930 install question

Has anyone connected and edm unit to dual pmags? The hall effects sensor currently in the side of the bendix mags will not work. I was hoping somone has successfully gotten a tach signal from the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-08-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,307
Posted By titanhank
My -6, 0320, rv200 c/s prop, dual efis,...

My -6, 0320, rv200 c/s prop, dual efis, autopilot, ifr, flightline interior, earth x battery, lightweight starter and alternator, base/clear heavy paint plane weighs 1105lbs with a 1750lbs gross...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-04-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,588
Posted By titanhank
If the dataplate is defaced, the engine can never...

If the dataplate is defaced, the engine can never be installed in a certified aircraft again. By removing the dataplate and retaining it unmolested, the engine can be returned to a certified...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-03-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,588
Posted By titanhank
I have an 0320 b2b, originally 160hp. I...

I have an 0320 b2b, originally 160hp. I overhauled the engine last year with 10-1 combustion technologies pistons with no stc paperwork, new lycoming cylinder that were ported and polished by lycon,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-25-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,983
Posted By titanhank
My stinger was laser straight before bending. The...

My stinger was laser straight before bending. The 9deg bend was with a harbor freight pipe bender with the smallest die installed. I bent it cold. I used the tailwheel hanging weight on the end to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-24-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,983
Posted By titanhank
I have the jd air tailwheel. It had negative...

I have the jd air tailwheel. It had negative camber and was hard to steer. I pulled the tailwheel stinger, put a 9deg bend in it and stood the tailwheel pivot axle up straight. It is like power...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-15-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,140
Posted By titanhank
Might as well get a used vac pump to go along...

Might as well get a used vac pump to go along with it. 😜
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-09-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,233
Posted By titanhank
I have used sals cylinders for years. He is just...

I have used sals cylinders for years. He is just north of dallas, tx. He does great work at a reasonable price.

Contact: 214-630-7880

I have also used lycon on california for new cylinder...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 373,468
Posted By titanhank
I had hotel whiskey fix my right tank. It never...

I had hotel whiskey fix my right tank. It never stopped leaking. It is coming off next month again and is going to paul at weep no more.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-22-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,808
Posted By titanhank
Read chapter 5 of the d180 install manual. The...

Read chapter 5 of the d180 install manual. The procedure for calibrating the compass is very detailed and must be done correctly. After i got mine setup, it is very accurate and swings like it...
Forum: RV-3 01-21-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,768
Posted By titanhank
Rv6 with wood stiffners. I run 50lbs makes it...

Rv6 with wood stiffners. I run 50lbs makes it really easy to roll around. I have run all the way down to 20 lbs with no shimmy.
Forum: RV-7/7A 01-12-2020, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,191
Posted By titanhank
I have squeezed and bumped -3,-4 and -6 ailerons...

I have squeezed and bumped -3,-4 and -6 ailerons with great success. The -7 should be the same. I used a wood block with a radius to match the trailing edge. A firm bump with a rubber mallet will...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 163,879
Posted By titanhank
4500ft doing...

4500ft doing 174ktas

https://i.postimg.cc/RZR9cVc1/20-F1-F293-D46-B-4489-812-B-E14-B08-FA5294.jpg
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-06-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,926
Posted By titanhank
I measured two rv6 yesterday to verify engine...

I measured two rv6 yesterday to verify engine mounts and placement. Rv6 with 0360 measures 10.5” from firewall to acc case split line. My rv6 with 0320 measures 11 1/8” from firewall to acc case...
Forum: GPS 12-29-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,270
Posted By titanhank
I drive my trutrak vizion 385 autopilot with the...

I drive my trutrak vizion 385 autopilot with the ifly 740. Works great with nmea output.
Forum: RV-10 12-14-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,509
Posted By titanhank
I need to send him my right tank. Could you...

I need to send him my right tank. Could you elaborate on the cost?
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-16-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,529
Posted By titanhank
On the side of your carb is a small metal plate...

On the side of your carb is a small metal plate with three holes. This is the accelerator pump adjustment. Start in the middle hole and put it another hole until it runs smooth when advancing the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-15-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,529
Posted By titanhank
http://gikonfly.blogspot.com/2009/01/lean-carb-enl...

http://gikonfly.blogspot.com/2009/01/lean-carb-enlarge-that-jet.html

Here is a link to a carb jetting article that is specific the...
Forum: RV-6/6A 11-15-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 20,529
Posted By titanhank
After i rebuilt my engine with 10-1 pistons,...

After i rebuilt my engine with 10-1 pistons, port/polish cylinders, dual pmags and rv200 cs prop, i was way too lean. I drilled the main jet to #37. It was a #42. I can climb wot to 10000ft with no...
Forum: RV-6/6A 10-29-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,818
Posted By titanhank
Pm sent..............

Pm sent..............
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-22-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,794
Posted By titanhank
I understand scott and totally agree. This is...

I understand scott and totally agree. This is last time i will comment on this thread. I still personally believe the question of a higher gross weight for the -6 was never revisited because it would...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-21-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,794
Posted By titanhank
The -6 wing failed at well above -9g and the -8...

The -6 wing failed at well above -9g and the -8 wing failed at 9g according to the released document until it was redesigned.

Vans upped the gross weight by 50lbs when they installed the nose wheel....
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-20-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,794
Posted By titanhank
Directly from vans. The -6 wing is the strongest...

Directly from vans. The -6 wing is the strongest of the bunch and failed well over 9 G’s during testing. The rumor i have heard from reliable folks it was approximately 11 G’s. Another 100lbs of...
Forum: RV-6/6A 09-18-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,794
Posted By titanhank
More typical texas loading. 1105 lbs empty 500...

More typical texas loading.

1105 lbs empty
500 lbs pax (2-250lb bubbas)
144 lbsfuel (24 gals)

1749 lbs takeoff weight.
I trade gas for pax weight and with my cg, can carry pax or bags, but not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,793
Posted By titanhank
https://youtu.be/DEOIN6HTnOA They posted a video...

https://youtu.be/DEOIN6HTnOA

They posted a video of the autopilot interfacing with aspen amd g5.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 474
Posted By titanhank
Sent you a text. I have one. Always ask your...

Sent you a text. I have one. Always ask your friends first. 😜
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-20-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,666
Posted By titanhank
I have a mitsubishi alternator on mine for over...

I have a mitsubishi alternator on mine for over 500 hrs. Works great.
Forum: Autopilots 08-19-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,368
Posted By titanhank
Andrew. I am thinking about upgrading my dynon...

Andrew. I am thinking about upgrading my dynon d180 efis and have the vision 385. Can you tell me which efis system will give full functionality with the autopilot?

Thanks
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-19-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,883
Posted By titanhank
No problems at all. I flew it 13.4 hours round...

No problems at all. I flew it 13.4 hours round trip to oshkosh and it was very comfortable. I never noticed the rollover bar at all. I am 6’1” and 250lbs.
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-07-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,426
Posted By titanhank
Best speed, overall performance and value = 180hp...

Best speed, overall performance and value = 180hp c/s prop
Best mph per dollar = 160hp catto 2 blade prop

The only time you will ever want more performance than the 160hp fixed pitch prop offers is...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-06-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,687
Posted By titanhank
This is wx radar from this morning displayed on...

This is wx radar from this morning displayed on the 740 via stratux wifi.

https://i.postimg.cc/hG37pc61/F8-C36-D32-40-F8-4-F06-A87-C-4925-B12-B1-CA6.jpg
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-06-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,687
Posted By titanhank
yes, it will display them if selected as barbs...

yes, it will display them if selected as barbs and speeds.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-06-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,687
Posted By titanhank
My setup is as follows. The serial cable from the...

My setup is as follows. The serial cable from the 740 runs to serial breakout board sold by ifly. This runs to a on-on switch for the rs232 line from the 740 on one side and rs232 serial from the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-05-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,687
Posted By titanhank
I love my ifly 740. They make a panel mount....

I love my ifly 740. They make a panel mount. Remove your gizmo dock for the 496, make a blocker plate for the hole, paint the plate to match panel, rivet it to the panel, install the surface mount...
Forum: COMM 07-31-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By titanhank
Had the same problem with my gtr200. Turns lit i...

Had the same problem with my gtr200. Turns lit i had installed a usb port for running the adsb unit and had grounded it back at the unit. I ran a ground wire all the way to the forest of tabs and the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,793
Posted By titanhank
I love my trutrack and no one will pry my new...

I love my trutrack and no one will pry my new vizion 385 autopilot out of my rv6 until one of its components dies. As soon as it does, it will be a full garmin retrofit. Bendix/king has a horrible...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,593
Posted By titanhank
The ring gear is cyro fixed to the flywheel. The...

The ring gear is cyro fixed to the flywheel. The flywheel is normally dropped in a freezer overnight while the ring gear is heated in oil. When the ring gear is slipped over the flywheel and cools,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,593
Posted By titanhank
You need this spacer at whatever length you...

You need this spacer at whatever length you determine that will give you the correct spacing. Sam will make you one to your requirements. It will move the entire prop and back plate forward to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,593
Posted By titanhank
Call sam at sabre manufacturing and order a...

Call sam at sabre manufacturing and order a constant speed prop spacer at whatever thickness you want. I went from a catto to a whirlwind. My prop spacer went from the 4” long down to a 2” spacer....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-10-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,305
Posted By titanhank
There are two number 13’s on the right rear case....

There are two number 13’s on the right rear case. If you missed one, i bet that is the one. It goes in at a 45deg angle. Part number 14 is either a plug or prop control line. The two rear plugs are...
Forum: RV-3 06-10-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,660
Posted By titanhank
Here you go john....

Here you go john.

https://i.postimg.cc/85S73FrH/AC800-E44-FFFA-4-F2-E-902-C-3-CAB73588309.png

https://i.postimg.cc/Vk2rqZf2/8-C8917-F7-057-D-47-CF-80-A0-FDA0-F3509-DEE.jpg
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 06-10-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,305
Posted By titanhank
0360-a1d has five galley plugs. You will not...

0360-a1d has five galley plugs. You will not install them without pulling the accessory case. Watch this lycoming overhaul video. There are two plugs in the front and three in the back. I have...
Forum: Flight Testing 06-05-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,114
Posted By titanhank
Yeap. This is exactly what mine does. I have it...

Yeap. This is exactly what mine does. I have it wired to the audio input of my gtr200. The music input switch disables the alerts, but it is annoying.
Forum: Flight Testing 06-05-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,114
Posted By titanhank
How do you calibrate it for the taildragger on...

How do you calibrate it for the taildragger on the low end? Mine keeps screaming stall down to 20 kts. I have not had time to deal with it. I have a d180 setup.
Forum: RV-6/6A 05-27-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,719
Posted By titanhank
Climbs great, heavy in pitch, heavy empty weight....

Climbs great, heavy in pitch, heavy empty weight. I flew this combo from tul to hou and removed the engine. We are putting a narrow deck 360 a1d on. I did not like the way it flew compared to my 320...
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