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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-21-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,607
Posted By rjtjrt
What is the difference between the new WD-01221-1...

What is the difference between the new WD-01221-1 and the original design?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-08-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 129,133
Posted By rjtjrt
As a work around, a required throttle visual...

As a work around, a required throttle visual guide on the EFIS screen to prompt pilot what power is needed would work if pilot not incapacitated.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-06-2020, 02:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 854
Posted By rjtjrt
Here in Australia, my Ipad Mini has overheated...

Here in Australia, my Ipad Mini has overheated shutdown on a number of occasions when flying after some time when sun is shining on it. Move it to hold it is airflow of a fresh air vent gets it cool...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-05-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,298
Posted By rjtjrt
Looks like the lawn chairs are set up to view the...

Looks like the lawn chairs are set up to view the runway.
Maybe the new neighbour likes watching planes and if he is talked to maybe he would like a flight and some info on homebuilding and basing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By rjtjrt
Tim Thanks for coming here to help with upcoming...

Tim
Thanks for coming here to help with upcoming fire season. Your and your colleague's skills are appreciated here.
John
Forum: Aircraft Camping 08-22-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 19,910
Posted By rjtjrt
I was wondering how the lodge got power, but just...

I was wondering how the lodge got power, but just found a link to a local Hydro Power that has been set...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2020, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,771
Posted By rjtjrt
Paul How did you adapt the bung adaptor to go in...

Paul
How did you adapt the bung adaptor to go in and seal it in the jerry can?
John
Forum: Aircraft Camping 08-13-2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 19,910
Posted By rjtjrt
Great writing, superb countryside, and a...

Great writing, superb countryside, and a beautiful dog.
You are a fortunate man.
Forum: Safety 07-26-2020, 02:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,170
Posted By rjtjrt
Partial engine failure is so hard to resist...

Partial engine failure is so hard to resist flying to a better landing spot, that is better than the nearest adequate field.
I hope I would have resisted the temptation to overfly the nearer “good...
Forum: COMM 06-22-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 730
Posted By rjtjrt
Duffmiester Maybe try Michael Coates. He is...

Duffmiester
Maybe try Michael Coates. He is at:

https://www.xair.com.au/

Their contact page:

https://www.xair.com.au/contact/contact.html
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-15-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,444
Posted By rjtjrt
Just wondering if there is an answer to the OP...

Just wondering if there is an answer to the OP question yet?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-07-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,444
Posted By rjtjrt
Seagull If no one her can answer this, perhaps an...

Seagull
If no one her can answer this, perhaps an email to Van?s Support would get a reply?
If so, please post the info here.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-19-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,873
Posted By rjtjrt
NDB approach with an RMI pointer and a heading...

NDB approach with an RMI pointer and a heading bug on a slaved compass makes NDB Approach so easy compared to raw data.
I only wish Garmin had that option on G3X Touch.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-11-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,048
Posted By rjtjrt
RV-12 is a rough ride in my experience, even in...

RV-12 is a rough ride in my experience, even in virtually no turbulence (by that I mean I rarely find a day that is not a rough ride unless up high). Get up high and it is ok, but getting up high is...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-04-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By rjtjrt
The problem that makes me reluctant to use a...

The problem that makes me reluctant to use a cover, is potential overheating.

Shutdown due heat is an intermittent but not infrequent issue for my iPad Mini 2, and not sure but I assume ipad pro has...
Forum: GPS 04-29-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,613
Posted By rjtjrt
Justin Re feeding traffic via wifi/bluetooth....

Justin
Re feeding traffic via wifi/bluetooth. Will it take a traffic feed from a GDL 39R, via wifi or bluetooth?
I note your info that it will take a feed from "... the GDL 52....", But no mention of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2020, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By rjtjrt
Not trying to be sanctimonious, but in this time...

Not trying to be sanctimonious, but in this time there are others that NEED N95/P2 respirators and filters more than builders, who want them rather than need them.
Please don't chase these and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,661
Posted By rjtjrt
Luca We are thinking of Italy, and her...

Luca
We are thinking of Italy, and her people.
Australia sends respect and solidarity. The Italian people are magnificent.

https://youtu.be/OPeLZhgmwCs
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-19-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,648
Posted By rjtjrt
Jeff Thanks for doing this. I would also like a...

Jeff
Thanks for doing this.
I would also like a photo with tape measure.
PM with my email sent.
Thanks
John
Forum: Safety 02-15-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 14,853
Posted By rjtjrt
In another thread in 2014 Cactusman referenced an...

In another thread in 2014 Cactusman referenced an article in RVator about this (use of Choke), but that article seems to no longer be available.
Post is...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-05-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 129,133
Posted By rjtjrt
Anthony. Very helpful. Thanks.

Anthony.
Very helpful. Thanks.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-04-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 129,133
Posted By rjtjrt
I would love to know how to do this setting.

I would love to know how to do this setting.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-26-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,789
Posted By rjtjrt
I have often wondered about making a tool with a...

I have often wondered about making a tool with a pointed end that fits permanently over the bottom end of a fire extinguisher (whilst in its mount). Probably need to modify mount to allow this.
It...
Forum: GPS 12-12-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 322,763
Posted By rjtjrt
I wonder how they came up with the name “Aera”?

I wonder how they came up with the name “Aera”?
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-08-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,640
Posted By rjtjrt
Suzanne sounds like such a terrific person. Very...

Suzanne sounds like such a terrific person.
Very sorry to hear of her passing. All the best to Tom and his family.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,564
Posted By rjtjrt
Bob, I am sure your mum/mom was grateful to have...

Bob,
I am sure your mum/mom was grateful to have you as her son, and proud of the man you became.
Terrible time when loved parents go.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-05-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By rjtjrt
Steve. Thanks.

Steve.
Thanks.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-05-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By rjtjrt
Can G3X Touch Display User Waypoints on Chart?

Can G3X Touch Display User Waypoints in Chart display?
They show on Map display, but not in Charts on my G3X Touch.
I did a search but nothing came up.
John
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,769
Posted By rjtjrt
Suzanne and Tom, Have a great holiday. You both...

Suzanne and Tom,
Have a great holiday. You both deserve it.
Don't worry or think about work, just enjoy the break you have both earned enduring the medical profession poking and proding!
John
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-28-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,591
Posted By rjtjrt
RV2002 posted about need to support/secure...

RV2002 posted about need to support/secure tailcone sometime ago. Van?s would be able to tell you their suggestion.
Forum: California 09-06-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,390
Posted By rjtjrt
God bless you Brian. I wish I were closer to help.

God bless you Brian. I wish I were closer to help.
Forum: Safety 07-31-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,497
Posted By rjtjrt
Salto, there are more photo’s here, but I can’t...

Salto, there are more photo’s here, but I can’t post pics.

https://www.pprune.org/pacific-general-aviation-questions/624016-plane-crash-william-creek-airfield-3.html#post10533527
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-30-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,654
Posted By rjtjrt
CAN Bus Can Be Hacked

Report CAN Bus is insecure to hacking.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/travel-troubles/114630732/us-issues-hacking-security-alert-for-small-planes
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-28-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,665
Posted By rjtjrt
This is the link to the SB...

This is the link to the SB instructions

https://legacy.rotaxowner.com/si_tb_info/serviceb/sb-912-073.pdf
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-26-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,777
Posted By rjtjrt
Chipmunk is the most lovely aircraft. A...

Chipmunk is the most lovely aircraft. A beautiful, graceful lady.
Iconic smell of the cockpit.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-18-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,319
Posted By rjtjrt
If and when anyone finds the section in...

If and when anyone finds the section in Installation Manual, could they kindly post it?
I can never find anything in those manuals. I will look as well and post iypt if I can find it.

Also, can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,093
Posted By rjtjrt
Randy It would be good if you can post what the...

Randy
It would be good if you can post what the 3M product is, when you get it.
Thanks.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-17-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,379
Posted By rjtjrt
I have not fitted the glareshield yet. Not sure...

I have not fitted the glareshield yet.
Not sure if it is an advantage over standard non glareshield panel.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-07-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,481
Posted By rjtjrt
I too welcome this from a Garmin, and thank them....

I too welcome this from a Garmin, and thank them. They probably now realise why so many of us in Australia have a low opinion of CASA (our equivalent of FAA).
I had become resigned to it never...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-06-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,481
Posted By rjtjrt
I just downloaded a VFR Chart database for the...

I just downloaded a VFR Chart database for the Aera 660.

As a one time download (not a yearly subscription), it was A$50-00.
VTC, VNC, and WAC's on my first look.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-06-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,481
Posted By rjtjrt
Brad Thanks, I was reading from the Garmin press...

Brad
Thanks, I was reading from the Garmin press release, which must had abbreviated info on pricing.
In your screenshot it says USD299.99 is the 69% discount price.
So regular price will be...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-06-2019, 03:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,481
Posted By rjtjrt
Garmin Australian Charts Available

https://newsroom.garmin.com/press-release/garminr-expands-aviation-database-coverage-and-capabilities-australia

If I am reading it correctly, it comes at an eye watering cost (subscription...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-13-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,198
Posted By rjtjrt
Plus 1.....

Plus 1.....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-16-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,797
Posted By rjtjrt
When I go to...

When I go to
https://www.vansaircraft.com/public/service-rv12.htm
And scroll down to ?Revisions and Changes?

most recent update is 08/23/2018 of Sect 5.
Not sure what I am doing wrong?
John
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-09-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 33,053
Posted By rjtjrt
Scott, This is a link to a post (post 119) from...

Scott,
This is a link to a post (post 119) from Sensenich about this in another...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-04-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By rjtjrt
Bill Have you asked Garmin about the time it...

Bill
Have you asked Garmin about the time it takes to change?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,215
Posted By rjtjrt
Agree about video on setting prop blade angle in...

Agree about video on setting prop blade angle in RV-12.

John
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,755
Posted By rjtjrt
Pierre, If you have no GPS on the iPad then above...

Pierre,
If you have no GPS on the iPad then above suggestions apply.
But always check first that Location Services are selected on for the application (in this case Ifly). A friend had same problem...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,554
Posted By rjtjrt
Ed PM, and email sent. John

Ed
PM, and email sent.
John
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,554
Posted By rjtjrt
I was referred by Van?s to a gentleman, Tom...

I was referred by Van?s to a gentleman, Tom Hinkley in Hubbard OR, not far from Van?s factory, who was absolutely excellent to deal with. Did a superb job.
If you PM me I can send you his contact...
Forum: GPS 09-17-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,434
Posted By rjtjrt
Had the dam problem when I recently tried to...

Had the dam problem when I recently tried to update both a 495, and a 296.
John
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-28-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 33,053
Posted By rjtjrt
Re F Hub covers availability, Thanks Steve. Could...

Re F Hub covers availability, Thanks Steve.
Could you come back to us in future, when the F hub covers become available?
John
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-25-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 33,053
Posted By rjtjrt
I agree. Hope others post their opinions here,...

I agree.
Hope others post their opinions here, so Sensenich can see the logic for RV-12 community.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-14-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,595
Posted By rjtjrt
Greg I have repeatedly tried to find the part...

Greg
I have repeatedly tried to find the part number for this prop as I was toying with ordering it recently.
I am only partially computer savy.
Could you put the Van?s part number on here for...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-13-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 33,053
Posted By rjtjrt
Jim, John and Rob Thanks for the help. Much...

Jim, John and Rob
Thanks for the help. Much appreciated.
And Rob, PM sent.
John
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-13-2018, 12:57 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 33,053
Posted By rjtjrt
Re Nord-Lock washers. Please excuse a stupid...

Re Nord-Lock washers.
Please excuse a stupid question, but how many of the Sensenich specific 85397-1 Nord-Lock washers are requred if I replace the hub front plate with a new D1 version hub cover...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-05-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 33,053
Posted By rjtjrt
Can anyone who has ordered a Rev E or later hub...

Can anyone who has ordered a Rev E or later hub from Sensenich let me know how they did it?
My current plan is to get the Rev E or later hub replacement and manually set pitch with protractor, rather...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-05-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,111
Posted By rjtjrt
Rob That is a speedy 12. Nice touring...

Rob
That is a speedy 12. Nice touring aircraft.
John
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-05-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,111
Posted By rjtjrt
No offence meant, but sad that the view of...

No offence meant, but sad that the view of Australia has been so distorted.
Vlad, Steve Irwin has distorted the situation in Australia for entertainment purposes to a ridiculous extent.
Australia is...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-05-2018, 04:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,111
Posted By rjtjrt
Rob Great info. I assume you plan/get 110knots...

Rob
Great info. I assume you plan/get 110knots TAS at that power and altitude?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-05-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,111
Posted By rjtjrt
Interesting flight - well done. What cruise speed...

Interesting flight - well done.
What cruise speed and power setting and altitude to do 45 hours on 770 litres?
Forum: RV-4 08-02-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,537
Posted By rjtjrt
I?m sort of hesitant to post on this thread, but...

I?m sort of hesitant to post on this thread, but just want to emphasise the importance of W&B in tandem seat RV.
This is an accident report from a few years ago that stuck in my...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-28-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 33,053
Posted By rjtjrt
Jack I am planning to send prop to US for the E...

Jack
I am planning to send prop to US for the E or F conversion to eliminate all 50hour tightening ofbolts requirement.
John
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-13-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 33,053
Posted By rjtjrt
Piper J3/Jim Thanks for all you are doing on...

Piper J3/Jim

Thanks for all you are doing on this issue. Much appreciate all the info.
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