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Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-10-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,833
Posted By JackW794
Wentworth & IO360 B1E

I've never bought an engine and want advice from those more experienced.

Has anyone had recent experience getting a used engine from Wentworth?

I have photos from them of an engine (IO360 B1E) with...
Forum: Texas (North) 01-17-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,800
Posted By JackW794
I'm building an RV6 and about to start on...

I'm building an RV6 and about to start on electrical and instrumentation. No engine yet. I've thought about converting it to a tricycle gear version.
Forum: Texas (North) 01-17-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,800
Posted By JackW794
I am still building the RV so the training can't...

I am still building the RV so the training can't be done in mine.

I want to get the taildragger endorsement so I can decide whether to build it as a tricycle-gear or taildragger.

My first concern...
Forum: Texas (North) 01-16-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,800
Posted By JackW794
Taildrager training needed.

I live near Amarillo, but would consider training in the DFW and Tyler areas too. Any recommendations?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-12-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By JackW794
AN426AD3-3.5 Rivet Blind Equivalent

I bought a partially completed RV-6 kit with about 20 AN426AD3-3.5 rivets missing for attaching the rudder skin to the rudder spar. Holes are in place but they haven't been dimpled.

I can't think...
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-30-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,098
Posted By JackW794
Wing tip position lights extension kit

Van's had fiberglass wing tip nav light extensions at one time in their accessory catalog, but they don't seem to have them anymore. I want to mount Whelen nav/strobes to each wing tip so I will not...
Forum: RV-6/6A 08-15-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,568
Posted By JackW794
Convert RV6 to RV6A

Would it be difficult to convert a RV6 to a 6A? The fuselage is under construction with the front legs and tail-wheel attached. Nothing has been done on the empennage and no engine is attached.

If...
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-14-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,430
Posted By JackW794
Titan engine

Fit equivalency is very important as are weight and balance concerns. I am wondering if there are any significant issues using a Titan O360 versus using a Lycoming O360.
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-14-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,430
Posted By JackW794
Titan versus Lycoming

Are there any significant differences between Titan and Lycoming O360 engines in an RV6?
Forum: RV-6/6A 07-14-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,430
Posted By JackW794
Titan O360 Questons

I'm considering putting a Titan O360 into a 6A. I'm concerned about the weight, and weight and balance. I also wonder about using a fixed pitch propeller versus a variable pitch propeller. Any...
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