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by stanman
Sun Oct 26, 2014 7:25 am
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: Congratulations to Captain John on his first flight!
Replies: 52
Views: 24436

Capt John.s First Flight!

Cogratulations and very Well Done!!....Enjoy the flying!........rgds to all ..stanman
by stanman
Sun Sep 09, 2012 7:51 pm
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: Bail on the Tailwind and build another 7???
Replies: 55
Views: 21130

Re Chads comment...

"I want something I can fly out of my back yard"..?....SOo!... it.s a gyrocopter then??.....(just how big is your back yard?)...rgds stanman
by stanman
Fri Aug 31, 2012 3:38 pm
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: Bail on the Tailwind and build another 7???
Replies: 55
Views: 21130

Perfect Combination!

Chad...If you.re going ahead with the RV9...what about having a look at the ULPower latest release .engine...6cylinder....160...180...or 200 hp engine....light weight .(108kgs)..air cooled ..fadec etc..would produce a very brisk light weight a/c....love to do this with a 3 or 4.....rgds to all ...st...
by stanman
Sat Jul 14, 2012 1:48 am
Forum: RV 8/8A
Topic: 'lik lik baloos'...spreads her wings!!
Replies: 9
Views: 7091

re photos...

Firstly ...many thanks to spike for uploading my photos!....(i was having a devil of a time!! :bang: ...I will try to transmit the latest photos ..ie full livery...cockpit decals...signage ..wing/fuse fairings installed...empennage fairing installed..etc...they look better!...Yes C.J....I painted it...
by stanman
Thu Jul 12, 2012 10:04 pm
Forum: RV 8/8A
Topic: That didn.t work!!!...'baloos photos'..
Replies: 1
Views: 2624

That didn.t work!!!...'baloos photos'..

:? :bang: ...I have three photos uploaded to my gallery...can anyone assist ..by transmitting them across to the RV8 forums???....tks....stanman
by stanman
Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:56 pm
Forum: RV 8/8A
Topic: Photos..
Replies: 1
Views: 2901

Photos..

well here goes??.....Image[/img]
by stanman
Wed Jul 11, 2012 9:34 pm
Forum: RV 8/8A
Topic: 'lik lik baloos'...spreads her wings!!
Replies: 9
Views: 7091

re performance...lik lik baloos...

the 164 kts is IAS...an average of the ASI...GRT Efis....and Dynon...ie 3 sources(..they could be all wrong of course!)...@2500'....26map 2500rpm...full rich....I have a ram air induction system....plenum...and a pmag on r/h side...CHT.s ...are very good...ie 345...355....oil temp 175 ..180....I hav...
by stanman
Sat Jul 07, 2012 8:39 pm
Forum: RV 8/8A
Topic: 'lik lik baloos'...spreads her wings!!
Replies: 9
Views: 7091

'lik lik baloos'...spreads her wings!!

Well...my RV8...is finally airborne!....I flew first flight on July 1...and since then have been doing an hour at a time ...mainly concerning myself with engine run in...and generally getting to know the a/c...It flies very nicely!...seems quick!...temps and pressures all look good!...may be a rudde...
by stanman
Wed May 09, 2012 2:37 am
Forum: RV 8/8A
Topic: lik lik baloos..has left the house!(hanger)....
Replies: 3
Views: 3896

lik lik baloos

G.day Capt. John!...tks for your comments!.....will try to post photos in due course...have only done engine runs and taxys so far.....currently renewing medical..then licence renewal..probably train in a citabria...last flew a taildragger 38 yrs ago (DC3) so.. some work to do!...Re "lik lik ba...
by stanman
Tue May 08, 2012 2:42 am
Forum: RV 8/8A
Topic: lik lik baloos..has left the house!(hanger)....
Replies: 3
Views: 3896

lik lik baloos..has left the house!(hanger)....

well ...finally got the Cof A...now trying to convert 80 tons of jetflying..into 800 kgs of rv8...where has this extra foot come from???
by stanman
Wed Feb 09, 2011 4:52 am
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: I've gone and done it again...
Replies: 13
Views: 5702

G.day Chad......You.ve got the bug!....me!!....I.m still trying to cure it after 45 yrs!!......I am looking at an Aussie design called a Hornet.....can be LSA....sub600kg..with a Rotax or a Rotec Radial ..or normal register with a Lyc...a friend recently flew one into the paddock...loved it!!!...can...
by stanman
Fri Dec 10, 2010 11:42 pm
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: End of the year build/flying status updates!
Replies: 22
Views: 8378

re status

Had hoped for an engine start...but other things got in the way.....electric things....plenum...ram air induction...with subsequent cowl mods .etc ..etc..yu know how it is!...So...have pulled the a/c to pieces...and commenced painting..everythings primed except cowls...weather.s gone crappy....This ...
by stanman
Fri Sep 17, 2010 5:00 am
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: Help me name my plane
Replies: 28
Views: 10153

Lik Lik Baloos

I am thinking of naming my hopefully soon to be completed RV8..."Lik Lik Baloos"..which is Papua/New Guinean for.. 'little pidgeon'....I started my flying career over 40 yrs ago as bush pilot in the Territory of Papua/New Guinea.. (north of aussie)...where the natives call an aeroplane.......
by stanman
Wed Sep 01, 2010 3:44 am
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: Who's next???
Replies: 23
Views: 7948

Re ..Who.s next!

Mr. Hydroguy.....Thanks for promoting me to number 4 !!...wish it were true!...what I meant in my last post...was that I.m hoping for an engine start over the next month or so!!....rgds to all....stan
by stanman
Tue Aug 31, 2010 5:04 am
Forum: RV 8/8A
Topic: Wings mounted for good
Replies: 12
Views: 7958

RE..Final wing fitting..

Well done Mr. Stick!.....Waiting for your first flight!...I.m getting the feeling that there.s a whole lot of R.bangers getting close!....me!...I.m moving along too!....wiring complete.....cowls nearing completion.....wings going back on again....(maybe 2nd last time!).....hoping to make some noise ...
by stanman
Tue Jul 27, 2010 2:27 am
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: Man this thing sounds good in the air!!!
Replies: 31
Views: 12374

RE...First Flight

Chad....Absolutely fantastic!!.....Well done!......I.ve been following yu for the last four years!!.....more pictures...verbal account...etc etc etc please!....rgds stan
by stanman
Mon Jul 12, 2010 2:38 am
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: New Guy from Aussie
Replies: 5
Views: 3707

New Guy from Aussie

G.day Pete...welcome to the forum....I started building an RV8 ...at age 59 also......hope to finish this year.......If yu can ..cut your build time by getting quickbuild wings etc....rgds stan  On 12/07/2010, at 4:21 PM, RB Lists - The Hangar wrote: Hi all A great resource for Vans builders. Lookin...
by stanman
Thu Jul 08, 2010 4:06 am
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: Introducing...N755CB
Replies: 25
Views: 12214

Chad...Well done!....keep us posted on your test flying !....rgds stan... RV8..(getting closer...wiring/instrumentation/engine stuff....almost complete!!)
by stanman
Sat May 15, 2010 5:46 am
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: Plenum is painted!
Replies: 8
Views: 4057

re plenum

chad...your plenum looks great...i.m currently assemblying mine....please send your dad out to aussie to paint it for me...rgds stan
by stanman
Mon Apr 12, 2010 5:27 pm
Forum: The Hangar
Topic: Headed to the airport for the start...
Replies: 30
Views: 9154

First Start

Congrats Chad on first start!......your a/c looks great!...are yu going to polish it?...rgds ...stanman RV8 ...wiring...engine ..etc etc etc...

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