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  Topic: Indtalation of stoslpeed VG's RV6A (inst was done per instru
Charles Heathco

Replies: 0
Views: 621

PostForum: RV-List   Posted: Sun May 08, 2016 6:41 am   Subject: Indtalation of stoslpeed VG's RV6A (inst was done per instru
Here are stats; before/after, all speeds MPH
slow flt clean 61 56
slow flt ful flp 57 52
stall clean 60 56
stall ful flp 5 ...
  Topic: Vortex gen
Charles Heathco

Replies: 2
Views: 585

PostForum: RV-List   Posted: Sun Apr 10, 2016 8:10 am   Subject: Vortex Gen
Thanks for the info, I had found some of it on Google prior, but the very good writeup of Brian Parris was the real winner. I have ordered a set for both wing and horz stab from Spruce. I plan to po ...
  Topic: Vortex gen
Charles Heathco

Replies: 2
Views: 585

PostForum: RV-List   Posted: Sat Apr 09, 2016 10:13 am   Subject: Vortex gen
I thought Vans would have them, Nyet! If you have them on your 6 where did U get them and did they come with a diagram of how to install?
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  Topic: vortex generators
Charles Heathco

Replies: 1
Views: 509

PostForum: RV-List   Posted: Sat Apr 09, 2016 9:46 am   Subject: vortex generators
I have been thinking about installing a set on my 6A. Back in 05 I met a guy who had them on his plane, so long ago I cant be sure if plane was a 6 or a 6A. I would imagine it would not make a diff ...
  Topic: Flt reveiw/ GW/best glide
Charles Heathco

Replies: 1
Views: 410

PostForum: RV-List   Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 5:17 am   Subject: Flt reveiw/ GW/best glide
Thanks for all the usefull input to my inquiries. I did well on my FR, and we experimented with glide speeds and found 90 to 100 mph pretty much looked the same, yielding 500/600 FPM. Visually it se ...
  Topic: 6A gross wt
Charles Heathco

Replies: 10
Views: 1246

PostForum: RV-List   Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 3:46 pm   Subject: 6A gross wt
something I have wondered about but never asked. My plane builder listed the GW at 1650, empty is 1080, but I had seen other ones at 1750. I have been told the 6a has safely carried up to 1850, even ...
  Topic: Best gliud, 6A
Charles Heathco

Replies: 4
Views: 649

PostForum: RV-List   Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 2:24 pm   Subject: Best gliud, 6A
When I first got Tweetybird 11 yrs ago I experimented with various best glide speeds, prety much thought 80mph best. I have flight review coming up, need to know if that is number most use ? Thanks ...
  Topic: Re oil change
Charles Heathco

Replies: 1
Views: 526

PostForum: RV-List   Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2015 3:30 am   Subject: Re oil change
I have the inspection list, 3 pages If I recall. I got it from an RV driver at LZU. Yesterday Morn I decided to just go ahead with same full annual that I have always done. I shoot for 1st week of ...
  Topic: re anual C I
Charles Heathco

Replies: 1
Views: 420

PostForum: RV-List   Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2015 4:06 am   Subject: re anual C I
Thanks for all the replies, I anticipated the answer, but then again, maybe? I have been doing most of it, then my A&P finishes with me and does the logs. Now, re oil change with so little tim ...
  Topic: annual condition insp
Charles Heathco

Replies: 6
Views: 761

PostForum: RV-List   Posted: Tue Jun 09, 2015 4:38 am   Subject: annual condition insp
Due to shoulder injury, recent surgery, I have only flown my 6A around 15 hrs this past year, insp due in July. Hate to have to do it with such little time on her. Is there any kind of waver or some ...
  Topic: Best glide speed RV6A
Charles Heathco

Replies: 12
Views: 2070

PostForum: RV-List   Posted: Wed May 20, 2015 9:08 am   Subject: Best glide speed RV6A
Interesting article in Flying mag (may) re dead stick landings. I experimented with determining that quite bit when I first got my 6A, based at LZU at the time. That was in late 04/early 05. I n ...
  Topic: Lift reserve indicator
Charles Heathco

Replies: 0
Views: 527

PostForum: RV-List   Posted: Sat Jul 12, 2014 1:21 pm   Subject: Lift reserve indicator
I have run the tubing now for my Kelly Meiste unit, and have a tight fit where thr tubes hook to the probe. I have read that starting point is 50 deg, but kelly's says start at 60 deg. I have an RV6 ...
  Topic: running tubing for lift reserve indicator.
Charles Heathco

Replies: 1
Views: 1030

PostForum: RV-List   Posted: Mon Jul 07, 2014 6:57 am   Subject: running tubing for lift reserve indicator.
I have had this for a while, had the probe and gauge installed for a while. I am trying to run the tubbing while down for annual. I had planned to use a 3/4 in pvc pipe to put the two tubes thru, ca ...
  Topic: G 296 pwer cord
Charles Heathco

Replies: 0
Views: 422

PostForum: RV-List   Posted: Mon May 26, 2014 9:45 am   Subject: G 296 pwer cord
My 296 cig lighter power cord broke of at the plug in part into 296. I had an extra one but it has disapeared. Anyone have one they are not using that I could buy? Charlie RV6A Fayeteville, ar.
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  Topic: Horz stab and elv hinge SB's
Charles Heathco

Replies: 3
Views: 518

PostForum: RV-List   Posted: Mon Apr 07, 2014 7:30 am   Subject: Horz stab and elv hinge SB's
2 part question. I am not builder but think I can make these inspections and hopefully enter that no problems found. If problems found I should be able to make repairs, OR get help from my A&P w ...
  Topic: landing lights
Charles Heathco

Replies: 0
Views: 518

PostForum: RV-List   Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:08 am   Subject: landing lights
Last night I had a night flight out of an airport other than my base. (It was in rural area and I had planned to leave before dark.) No taxi or runway lights and no moon. I had to turn off my 696 as ...
  Topic: Lift reserve indicator
Charles Heathco

Replies: 3
Views: 430

PostForum: RV-List   Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:05 am   Subject: Lift reserve indicator
I have bought one and would like to see a pix of where anyone who has installed one, has put the pickup under the wing. I have a 6A, but Im thinking probably would be same for all models. First thou ...
  Topic: Ground adjustable composit prop for RV's
Charles Heathco

Replies: 1
Views: 278

PostForum: RV-List   Posted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 6:25 am   Subject: Ground adjustable composit prop for RV's
Sensenich will begin deliveries next month. Wondering if anyone with o-320 (which is what they are made for) is, or would consider installing one? Charlie H


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  Topic: AOA units
Charles Heathco

Replies: 3
Views: 399

PostForum: RV-List   Posted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 6:31 am   Subject: AOA units
I was reading about an AOA that seems easier to install and not terribly expensive. I would like to hear from those of you (if any) who have an AOA in your plane. How useful? Any Caveats? Thanks, C ...
  Topic: Power/data cble.
Charles Heathco

Replies: 1
Views: 546

PostForum: RV-List   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2012 11:11 am   Subject: Power/data cble.
I bought a used 696 yesterday. I don’t think it has a power/data cable accessory. I heard about someone cutting the end off the cig lighter power cable and splicing it in to ships power and drivi ...
 
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