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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-15-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By joedallas
SB up Dates

Thanks Deene

This page will be updated as I have time.
Now I need to do the Nose Fork & Nose gear replacement when I get the parts.
I am working on my POH and all info needed for DAR

Thanks...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-15-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By joedallas
Tony I started a page do do just that I have all...

Tony
I started a page do do just that
I have all bulletins listed and started pages form the photos of my build
I am building EAB so I have modified them to my liking.
The link to the Vans PDFs are...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-13-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 34,958
Posted By joedallas
Sorry Scott

Sorry Scott

I did not take it that way.

The fact that you said I could wait to do the SB until I have some time in the aircraft and would not have to wait until the gear was available helped me a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-13-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 34,958
Posted By joedallas
Thanks Scott Yes, I am EAB however I will comply...

Thanks Scott

Yes, I am EAB however I will comply with all safety bulletins for the safety of my passengers and myself.

It would be foolish to ignore service bulletins by some sort of loophole.

My...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-13-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 34,958
Posted By joedallas
Can you please clarify time of compliance?

Scott
Can you please clarify time of compliance?

A RV 12 with 30 hours has his annual inspection due today and he cannot fly until the new landing is available and installed.

A RV 12 with 1400...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-10-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 34,958
Posted By joedallas
Questions and Conclusions

A little reverse engineering gives me some questions and conclusions.

How much stiffer is the new front landing gear.

The larger footprint on the firewall.

Higher loads on the firewall, tunnel...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-08-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 34,958
Posted By joedallas
Back to Back

Back to Back The left and right holes are reversed and the distance from the bottom flange would be hard to match precisely.

And if the holes are oversized the bolts don’t go into shear at the same...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-04-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 34,958
Posted By joedallas
Wall thickness

I also think the wall thickness is thinner on the outside radius at the point of most tension

My view
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-02-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 34,958
Posted By joedallas
Can I wait until my first annual condition inspection

Jim
I built EAB so I don’t think I need to comply with this SB
However I also agree with Tony T



I want to do the SB when the weather is cool in the hard Florida winters and until I can master the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-01-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 34,958
Posted By joedallas
At or before the next annual condition inspection ?

At or before the next annual condition inspection ?

I just finished the build of my RV12 and about to schedule a DAR for my airworthiness inspection.
Can I wait until my first annual condition...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-17-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,118
Posted By joedallas
Use two good quality bath scales

Use two good quality bath scales


Put blocks of the same height of the scales on a level surface under the main wheels and one scale under the nose wheel and record the weight, then remove the first...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-13-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,645
Posted By joedallas
Yes Jim your statement is correct I was trying...

Yes Jim your statement is correct

I was trying to clear up the 4.4° difference of his longerons and keeping the level with the proper end not to add or subtract from the angle.

When you zero the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-12-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,645
Posted By joedallas
Steve I think your you aircraft may have a 2.2°...

Steve

I think your you aircraft may have a 2.2° slope on the deck rail

You need to calibrate on a known level surface.

There should be instructions on how to calibrate your level.

Joe
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-12-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,645
Posted By joedallas
Maybe you level is of by 2?

Steve

Rotate your level 180° ( the same end of the level forward )

Maybe you level is off by 2°

if so recalibrate your level

It is hard to believe longerons are 4° different. Your readings may be...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-17-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,194
Posted By joedallas
56606

The drop of brake fluid I used to install the insert was all that I had at hand at that time.

I used 5606 from Aircraft Spruce to fill the brake system...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-16-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,194
Posted By joedallas
No Side Skins

I agree

Take a Look no side skins

http://joesrv12.com/Builder%20Log/bl_32_02.htm


Joe Dallas
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-26-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,143
Posted By joedallas
The link

The Link
https://www.vansaircraft.com/service-information-and-revisions/sa-03-17-11/

Joe Dallas
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-13-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,182
Posted By joedallas
Heat

Try This

After removing the rivets from one rib back
Get some help to push the new sheet under the existing sheet
keep the new sheet cold and have a friend warm the front of the existing sheet
with...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-21-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,823
Posted By joedallas
Thanks Charlie Great Data

Thanks Charlie

Great Data

Joe
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-21-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,823
Posted By joedallas
Wheel Weights

Jim

My wings are in the shop getting ready to vinyl and there in no driveway by my shop.

If I could get the wheel weights it would save me a lot of time and would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-21-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,823
Posted By joedallas
RV12 wheel weight

Jim

I plan to do my final W&B at the airport with the wings on.
If I can get the numbers of what a wings off RV12 wheel weight is then I can determine if my wheel weight is in range.
Also my wings...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-21-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,823
Posted By joedallas
RV12 Fuselage Weight no wings.

Thanks guys

Do you know the front wheel weight with the wings off.
I have a Jabiru 3300 engine and have made some changes to move the CG back.
We have some good aircraft scales at our EAA Chapter ( ...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-20-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,823
Posted By joedallas
RV12 Fuselage Weight

RV12 Fuselage Weight no wings.

Can anyone please tell me the finished weight of a standard RV12 with
the wings off.

I can't put my wings on in my shop and I would like to compare the weight to my...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-04-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,569
Posted By joedallas
Level

Set the level on any close to level surface and mark the location of the level.
Rotate the level 90? in the same location and the bubble should be in the exact location it was in the first test, if...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-20-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,125
Posted By joedallas
A very professional job

Mike

A very professional job

I would like to know the changes you made to the circuit and why

I have wanted to do this and you saved me a lot of research

Thanks for sharing this design
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-20-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,125
Posted By joedallas
2 Each

Jim

If you buy 4 boards, I will buy 2 of them from you.

If interested call or Email

Joe Dallas

727-857-9812
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-22-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,709
Posted By joedallas
Participation

This would be nice if it had a full reply of all RV12.
Three replies after 374 views.

Maybe a poll
> 100 , >200, >300, >400, >500, >600, >700, >800, >900, >1000, <1000


My view

Joe Dallas
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-18-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,910
Posted By joedallas
Scott I am not sure however I am hoping that it...

Scott
I am not sure however I am hoping that it will be about 30 to 35 lbs
The Extra HP should make up for that extra weight
I tried to keep the weight down on every alteration
I will post the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-18-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,910
Posted By joedallas
Aluminum one piece

Aluminum one piece


http://joesrv12.com/Photo/A_07_01_09.jpg

http://joesrv12.com/Builder%20Log/al_07_01.htm


Joe Dallas
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-18-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,910
Posted By joedallas
Tom Even my webs is not up to date, I don't...

Tom
Even my webs is not up to date, I don't really know the number of changes I have made
I have even made changes to my changes, I have photos and notes in my build log of all the changes and need...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-15-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,910
Posted By joedallas
electrically actuated

Thanks Tony

The ability to set the canopy at any angle is a benefit that I really like.

There is also the ability to open by hand the same as Vans design.

The vinyl wrap by my wife and I was not...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-14-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,910
Posted By joedallas
Jabiru 3300 Fitst Engine Start

N7944A Jabiru first Engine Start

[All went well

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDfkDtIhJ8I

Thanks Phil, Merle, Dennis, Lynn and Marcia for your help

Joe Dallas
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-25-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,297
Posted By joedallas
CS4-4 Rivets

These Photos show the Process for using CS4-4 Rivets

http://joesrv12.com/Builder%20Log/bl_12A_01.htm
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-03-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,586
Posted By joedallas
Tie Down

With the angle less than 60° and the bolt is in a counter bore I can't see the loads needed to shear the 3/8" 2024 T3 Aluminum with a shock load from a tie down rope.
Also my aircraft is in a hanger...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-02-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,586
Posted By joedallas
Details not in first post

There is a 1/4" at the end of the thread that is .374" and the hole in Vans bracket is taped to 1.5" deep using a 3/8" 16 Pulley tap and then Counter bored to 3.75 inches about 5/16" deep for the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-02-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,586
Posted By joedallas
Custom Parts

Thank Dave

My focus is finishing my aircraft and testing all the changes I have made to my 12.

I enjoy working on my Lathe and Milling machine.

I have had request for custom parts and I will...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-01-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,586
Posted By joedallas
Aluminum Tie Down Rings

I will fly with my tie down rings

http://joesrv12.com/Photo/A_20_01.jpg

http://joesrv12.com/Photo/A_20_02.jpg

http://joesrv12.com/Photo/A_20_03.jpg

http://joesrv12.com/Builder%20Log/al_20_01.htm
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-18-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 32,682
Posted By joedallas
Sorry Scott I thought it was clear From my...

Sorry Scott

I thought it was clear

From my Post

With four moves of level and the built in error of .2 in the level how is this possible ?

Joe Dallas
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-18-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 32,682
Posted By joedallas
Not The Point

Scott
I also believe you can set the blades within .1 to .15 degrees to each other,
with proper use of a Digital Inclinometer, same end up, rotation from the same direction and the same place on...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-18-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 32,682
Posted By joedallas
Not With my Inclinometer

SPI

0.10 dg Resolution Digital Combination Protractor and Inclinometer

SPI Tronic Price $243.97


0.10 dg Resolution Digital Combination Protractor and Inclinometer
Accuracy (Degrees) 0.1 (Level...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-17-2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 32,682
Posted By joedallas
Sorry for the confusion

Sorry for the confusion

I posted the photos that Bob Lindell sent me with his permission.

This page is posted to help notify builders of the seriousness of SB 18-07-05

I added a few notes to the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-16-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 32,682
Posted By joedallas
I'm using a WhirlWind GA_J2B

I install the new Jabiru 3300 Generation 4 Engine in my 12

http://joesrv12.com/Photo/45_02_01.jpg


I'm using a WhirlWind...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-16-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 32,682
Posted By joedallas
A few more Photos

A few more Photos

http://joesrv12.com/Photo/RV12_Sensenich_001.jpg


http://joesrv12.com/Builder%20Log/RV12_Service_Bullitens.htm

I think the type of prop in the photo is the only one of...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-15-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 32,682
Posted By joedallas
The throttle

I have also been thinking about this for the last few days and It has me puzzled
Not knowing if the crack started at the base or the hole in the front .

If the crack started at the hole it would...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-19-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 45,972
Posted By joedallas
This is Silly

http://hhh.gavilan.edu/hspenner/iLearnInfo/AMT110/Metal%20Structural%20Repair/AircraftMetalStructuralRepair.pdf

See page 140


The doubler is not a patch there in no damage under it.

It is just a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-19-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 45,972
Posted By joedallas
My View

Scott
I made it perfectly clear that this is not a recommendation.

We have different views on what a patch looks like.

I can install vinyl over LP4 Rivets and with a lot of finger time they look...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-19-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 45,972
Posted By joedallas
I did not want the HS-01231C on top of the skin...

I did not want the HS-01231C on top of the skin of the Stabilator.
I am doing a vinyl wrap and I have all CS4-X Rivets to keep the vinyl as flat as possible.

This is not a recommendation

Also...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-15-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,387
Posted By joedallas
Vans Stabilator Fairings

Vans Fairings are very well designed and fit the Stabilator perfectly.

Now the Stabilator looks Finished

This is a easy...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-29-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,992
Posted By joedallas
Best digital leval

Ric

I would like to know what digital level you used to get them that close.

Thanks

Joe Dallas
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-27-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,900
Posted By joedallas
Longer Cable Adjustment

Yes on the reinstall.
I believe the cable adjustment needs to be a little longer due to the spacer behind the hinge moves the Stabilator back a little ?

Your RV12 is now a little longer.
Unless Vans...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-26-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,900
Posted By joedallas
Still in the dark

Steve

The six HS-1204 Ribs are symmetrical and they fit either way, I spent a lot of time to try to see why Vans reversed these ribs.

The center line of the rivets is the same each way.

The only...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-25-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,900
Posted By joedallas
Steve The only reason I could come up with is...

Steve

The only reason I could come up with is that it would allow better access of your hand to install the Stabilator.

I installed them with the hard side out to better support the skin...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-24-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,900
Posted By joedallas
Yes the front ribs My bad A long day Joe Dallas

Yes the front ribs
My bad
A long day

Joe Dallas
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-24-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,900
Posted By joedallas
Hard Side

I installed the two front ribs the same way for a reason.
I wanted the hard side of the rib closer to the cantilever skin.

Was there a reason you did the same thing

Joe Dallas
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-24-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 45,972
Posted By joedallas
Thanks John for the photos. Your crack is...

Thanks John for the photos.

Your crack is consistent with my view.

Note: the nut plate rivets are at about a 20? angle to the top of the spar.

The photo in the service bullion the rivets are...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-23-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 45,972
Posted By joedallas
This connection is needed

Scott
I was talking about the shear connection of the HS-0123C , HS-0123B and the HS-1202 Flange.

This connection is needed. ( it is taking the load to the top and bottom spar flange )

The crack...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-23-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 45,972
Posted By joedallas
HS-1224

Taking a look at page 09.04, the four HS-1224 doublers ending at the bend of the flange of the HS-1202.

In my view this is the cause of the crack starting on the hard point at the end of the of the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-19-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 45,972
Posted By joedallas
Yes it is a doubler

Scott
Yes it is a doubler
I call it a patch because you have to paint the whole stabilator if I don't want to make it look like a patch
Joe Dallas
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-19-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 45,972
Posted By joedallas
Scott Figure shows the patch on the top adding...

Scott

Figure shows the patch on the top adding as shear connection to the hinge bracket , in my view

Joe Dallas
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-19-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 45,972
Posted By joedallas
Before further flight ??

Before further flight ??

If you have less than 100 hours why would you need to check before further flight if it is OK to fly it for 100 hours after you check it ?

Unless Vans thinks that the crack...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-03-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,582
Posted By joedallas
Question I don't understand ?

I don't understand why Vans routed the wires over the Rudder Pedal System ?

I thought maybe to allow removal of the torque tubes ?

I routed the wires in front of the Pedal Torque Tubes and I can...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-01-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,598
Posted By joedallas
Cold in Florida

It is also cold here in Florida
It is only 48 degrees today


Joe Dallas
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