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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-03-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,316
Posted By Wesael
This is a 7 wing tip. I don't think the 10 has...

This is a 7 wing tip. I don't think the 10 has big enough light fixtures for this size landing light.

No. It would be illegal for me to sell them provided I designed them with the student version...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,060
Posted By Wesael
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-HagtKibaiGc/TX-...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-HagtKibaiGc/TX-G10eUJcI/AAAAAAAAAOE/4TDlR5bCZ8k/s800/IMAG0685-722823.jpg

She is a lot of help!!!!!

Watch the inspection...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 02-08-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 26,189
Posted By Wesael
Some nice looking numbers right there.

Some nice looking numbers right there.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,366
Posted By Wesael
+1

Hehe:D:D:D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-05-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,622
Posted By Wesael
Synthetic Vision (Useful?)

I have had a Dynon Skyview EFIS in my airplane now with 230+ hrs of flight time and while it does look nice while flying I sometimes wonder if it really is useful or worth the extra money.


I have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 168,552
Posted By Wesael
NO. On the dynon you can just press the #2 and...

NO.

On the dynon you can just press the #2 and #7 buttons simultaneously and it will load a .jpeg screen shot onto the jump drive.
Forum: RV-10 02-03-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,676
Posted By Wesael
There are a few things that we did different very...

There are a few things that we did different very early in the build trying to get the most speed possible in a practical manner. I was not out to make an all out race plane but something that I can...
Forum: RV-10 02-01-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,676
Posted By Wesael
Normal operation is 2700 max but have it set for...

Normal operation is 2700 max but have it set for 2800 if needed.

DISCLAIMER: Never set your RPM to above max rated speed! You engine will probably blow up resulting in pieces flying everywhere, the...
Forum: RV-10 02-01-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,676
Posted By Wesael
Not a Lot

Maybe 1 knot....Maybe. It was not worth it other than I "had" to know.

If I had not done it I would always wonder :rolleyes:
Forum: RV-10 02-01-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,676
Posted By Wesael
Massaging the last Knots out of the "School Bus"

I have always wanted to tape all the joints and fairings up on this airplane and see what speeds it will make in a semi-race configuration.

Yesterday afternoon I found time to completely wax the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 168,552
Posted By Wesael
Just another entry

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-S35RadHkauk/UOGwfD3rI2I/AAAAAAAAB4Q/EiyjvI4j-KI/s800/screenshot-20121223-165403-429.jpg
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 01-31-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 180,138
Posted By Wesael
I find it much the same here

My private strip is by chance located exactly (within 1NM) below a Fix for an approach to an airport north of me.

I usually call them on the telephone (cant get them on the radio) and tell them I am...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-29-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 168,552
Posted By Wesael
Thats flat stroke n rite there:D

Thats flat stroke n rite there:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,712
Posted By Wesael
+1 :D:D:D I think you could do a good job at that!

+1 :D:D:D I think you could do a good job at that!
Forum: ADS-B 01-27-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,022
Posted By Wesael
I have skycharts pro and been using it for...

I have skycharts pro and been using it for several years. Do you anticipate ads-b integration?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-27-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 26,189
Posted By Wesael
+1

I officially +1 all of Dan and Ken's posts.

Also I like my plenum. By taking extreme measures of sealing and inlet trasition co struction to the plenum I feel we have gained speed without...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-24-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,218
Posted By Wesael
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-NjP6P0QzB6M/T3R...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-NjP6P0QzB6M/T3R-C7Z9juI/AAAAAAAAA-8/tOjCHUikyb4/s800/DSC01292.JPG

First Flight:D
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-17-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 204,844
Posted By Wesael
Mississippi VAF Hat Sighting

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-mbrYVCnFycw/UPgookFmmGI/AAAAAAAAB7E/NoOb6deoIhI/s800/IMG_20130117_094439.jpg

Showed up in my front yard just starring at us:eek::eek::eek: Run Run!!!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-15-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 778
Views: 535,747
Posted By Wesael
Thas Perdy

:)I kinna like that one:cool::cool:
Forum: RV-10 01-13-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,960
Posted By Wesael
Welcome

You can handle it.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,348
Posted By Wesael
Your a wise man. ...

Your a wise man.

http://legacy-cdn.smosh.com/smosh-pit/112010/umbridge-slap.gif
Forum: Trip Write-ups 01-13-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,315
Posted By Wesael
Nice!!!

Been there a time or so.:) Now I wanna go back :p
Forum: RV-10 01-12-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,472
Posted By Wesael
Go for it. Some people mistake it for a cirrus...

Go for it. Some people mistake it for a cirrus whether that's a good thing or bad I don't know but I just liked the way it flowed.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-09-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,385
Posted By Wesael
:D:D:D I find it the same David. We are getting...

:D:D:D I find it the same David. We are getting a lot better performance from these old lyc's than a lot of people realise. There may be improvements that can be made but they need to be backed by...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,114
Posted By Wesael
Welcome to VAF!!!!!

Welcome to VAF!!!!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,002
Posted By Wesael
Sorry Bob, That is due to me trying to cram all...

Sorry Bob, That is due to me trying to cram all that I like to monitor into the 20% engine monitor section of the screen.

The Skyview engine monitor section is fully costomizable to what ever you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,002
Posted By Wesael
Some good discussion here! Great to hear your...

Some good discussion here! Great to hear your ideas.


I think like some have said there is some variation in attitude due to atmospheric conditions that is changing TAS but will take some more...
Forum: RV-10 12-31-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,769
Posted By Wesael
Thanks for sharing. I have been collecting...

Thanks for sharing. I have been collecting ideas. Nice job!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-31-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,002
Posted By Wesael
Moisture Effects

On a trip not long ago I took some screenshots showing the the TAS speed change while flying through high moisture air (clouds) and dry air (clear).

The first one is after about 30min of flight...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-29-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,185
Posted By Wesael
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-plnlJ5SItnU/UN8...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-plnlJ5SItnU/UN8Utz-ZKdI/AAAAAAAAB1s/EeVfgYxBllg/s800/2012-12-26%252012.16.07.jpg
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-At7STsaZxGM/UN8VPA9hqQI/AAAAAAAAB10/btpQnslRUJ0/s...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-29-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,185
Posted By Wesael
Christmas trip

Had fun packing up and making the Chrismas trip to Virginia this...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-29-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,614
Posted By Wesael
Great Pictures!!!!!! Looks nice.:D

Great Pictures!!!!!! Looks nice.:D
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-21-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,064
Posted By Wesael
Exclamation Tailcone Rivets

I was working on a friends Rv-8 the other day and while cleaning the belly something scared me to...
Forum: RV-10 12-21-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 494,270
Posted By Wesael
Nice!

Nice looking airplane. Congratulations!!!:):)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-20-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,431
Posted By Wesael
I Wish......

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-tGc2uUuCZvA/T3R2d6e-sJI/AAAAAAAAA74/ptfpdFvEe5g/s800/DSC01268.JPG

Everyone has there differing wants.

I currently get XM on a garmin Aera. I wish there could be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-16-2012, 02:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 11,145
Posted By Wesael
Keep it up

Keep those Pics coming!!!! Great stuff.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 12-14-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,952
Posted By Wesael
200MPH Cheese ball express

Christmas only comes 1 time a year where I live so I have to take advantage of any chance I get.


It was definantly not the most practical way to deliver a cheese ball but it sure beats all of the...
Forum: Painting your RV 12-05-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 18,642
Posted By Wesael
Outside....

I have painted several auto's and about 4 airplanes and hated the work on every one of them.

Having said that I don't really see any other way to get the results I wanted.

The -10 was painted...
Forum: Acts of Charity (using your RV) 12-04-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 7,595
Posted By Wesael
Dialysis help

We had a reunion over Thanksgiving weekend and one of the family is on a dialysis machine for 2 hrs every day.

The family member is from Kokomo, IN and the reunion was in TN.

On Saturday afternoon...
Forum: RV-10 11-29-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,111
Posted By Wesael
I have one

Its not for sale but it can be bought.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-29-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,036
Posted By Wesael
In the RV-4 at night

Have been to MEM in the RV-4. Landed about 9:30pm local, NO ramp fees, FBO gave me a ride to pick up a pax at the terminal and back, firat time I ever taxied under a roof for parking, departed about...
Forum: Safety 11-25-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,398
Posted By Wesael
Auto Ignition

You need about 475 deg F. to auto ignite gas so the cyl-heads will not be enough alone to get it started.

The Exhaust temp. is enough though:eek::eek::eek: If you spray gas straight onto the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,529
Posted By Wesael
Slow / Fast cranking speed. The magneto...

Slow / Fast cranking speed.

The magneto impulse coupling lag angle varies with cranking speed of the engine. If the starter cranks the engine too slow or too fast, magneto firing could occur too...
Forum: GPS 11-19-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,294
Posted By Wesael
I have the bare wires conection per the manuel...

I have the bare wires conection per the manuel mentioned above connected to the entertainment #1 input on the PS 5000 and works fine.
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-15-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,679
Posted By Wesael
Like Bob said. It is fed from both ways,...

Like Bob said. It is fed from both ways, Alternator on one side, The Main buss from the other side.

What is the reason for it?

It will not prevent a fire (unless protected at both ends)

It will...
Forum: RV-10 11-15-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,732
Posted By Wesael
Yeh and bolt RV-14 wings on it. Harmon Rocket 10

Yeh and bolt RV-14 wings on it. Harmon Rocket 10
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-14-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,530
Posted By Wesael
I did it like this

I put the Ipad in the panel and hard wired it like you are wanting to do.

Used pin 2 for audio ground
pin 3 and 4 for the right and left audio to...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-12-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,695
Posted By Wesael
+1 for these guys. Very knowlegable and helpful.

+1 for these guys. Very knowlegable and helpful.
Forum: RV-4 11-07-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,952
Posted By Wesael
The -7 and -8 both have the option directly from...

The -7 and -8 both have the option directly from van.

It utlizes a fiberglass intake duct that brings filtered air in from the left engine cooling air inlet ramp.

Pros: Look nice (IMHO)

Cons:...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,543
Posted By Wesael
http://www.ranchoglenoaks.com/Images/Gopher_in_hol...

http://www.ranchoglenoaks.com/Images/Gopher_in_hole.gif
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,762
Posted By Wesael
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=91036&highlight=compression
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,543
Posted By Wesael
is it gonna have a turbo :confused:

is it gonna have a turbo :confused:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,787
Posted By Wesael
Start em young

Talya and Georgiana both were flying at 2 weeks max out of the hospital.

They were to little to take them off then and as they grew older they just think when you go in the airplane you are supposed...
Forum: RV-10 10-25-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,610
Posted By Wesael
very nice

I love to look back there on the long cross countrys and see them fast asleep.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-24-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,730
Posted By Wesael
Just did my last one with Silk thread and sealant...

Just did my last one with Silk thread and sealant with no leaks but I am open to better ways.

Whatchya got up your sleeve? or is it confidential?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-24-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,730
Posted By Wesael
I like to do it myself

Just built a IO-540 from a core.

Had the case inspected by Divco
Crank done by Aircraft Specialties
Rods by Divco
Gears magnifluxed
Lifters, plungers, and Cam re worked by Aircraft Specialties
All...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,074
Posted By Wesael
Hand starting on Lightspeed ignition

Over the last 7 months I have been pondering hand starting a lightspeed system if the need arises.

I understand the system is advertised to not fire untill TDC when hand starting but looking at the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-23-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,901
Posted By Wesael
try it sometime. its not that hard if you have...

try it sometime. its not that hard if you have the fuel right.
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 10-21-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 40,685
Posted By Wesael
My little list

Downtown Island, TN :D
Dauphin Island, AL
Forum: RV-10 10-17-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,032
Posted By Wesael
+1 FOR THE RV-10 I have never flown a...

+1 FOR THE RV-10

I have never flown a cirrus.

If I had to guess the sound level inside he cirrus may be quieter. That would be one benifit.

I insulated our -10 firewall, under all the floors and...
Forum: RV-10 10-17-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,031
Posted By Wesael
They look the same to me. Read them again. ...

They look the same to me. Read them again. The lycoming chart has CHT in Centegrade and EGT in F. dont know why but they do.

Both engine manufactures data showes that it is perfectly...
Forum: RV-10 10-16-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,031
Posted By Wesael
Thas rite. :)

Thas rite. :)
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-12-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,586
Posted By Wesael
This from Dynon

Percent power is calculated using everything you would find on a standard Lycoming or Continental power chart. MAP, RPM, OAT, Altitude, and fuel flow are all used. It looks it up just like you would...
Forum: RV-7/7A 10-11-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 13,586
Posted By Wesael
I did a test for you today. Here is a pic ROP...

I did a test for you today.

Here is a pic ROP followed by a pic LOP with the Skyview.

The first one is 16 gph
The second is at 11...
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