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  Topic: PA-32 Loading Ramp
David Shelton

Replies: 0
Views: 1725

PostForum: Piper-List   Posted: Sat Dec 17, 2011 10:46 am   Subject: PA-32 Loading Ramp
I'm designing a welded aluminum loading ramp for the PA-32 and I need to know the rear door height (door frame to ground). Apparently, this varies a little depending on the ramp weight, tire pressure ...
  Topic: Very cool turboprop for RV10
David Shelton

Replies: 2
Views: 1651

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Tue Aug 02, 2011 10:00 am   Subject: Re: Very cool turboprop for RV10
Outside the US, avgas is terribly expensive and often hard to find. One of my foreign customers pays around $16 USD/Gallon. Over the life of the airplane, he'll burn around 50,000 gallons of fuel. I'm ...
  Topic: RV-10 Sensor Platform
David Shelton

Replies: 3
Views: 2109

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 6:23 pm   Subject: Re: RV-10 Sensor Platform
Section 91.319 makes it clear that we can't "carrying persons or property for compensation or hire." This would clearly prevent us from carrying a paying photographer but it doesn't necessar ...
  Topic: RV-10 Sensor Platform
David Shelton

Replies: 3
Views: 2109

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 10:01 am   Subject: RV-10 Sensor Platform
Is anyone interested in using their RV-10 for aerial photography or remote sensing? We’re now customizing our cargo pods with camera holes, equipment racks and other features to accommodate a variet ...
  Topic: Belly Pod / Optional Motorcycle
David Shelton

Replies: 0
Views: 2484

PostForum: MurphyMoose-List   Posted: Tue Oct 26, 2010 2:42 pm   Subject: Belly Pod / Optional Motorcycle
I've heard from several Moose owners who were interested in our removable belly pods. The pods may be attached/removed from the airplane in 30 seconds... attach one for additional cargo space near the ...
  Topic: Air Access on Wheel Farings
David Shelton

Replies: 8
Views: 4038

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2010 9:08 pm   Subject: Re: Air Access on Wheel Farings
Hey Grumpy, thanks for the tip on the remote pressure sensors. What is the range on them?

I would imagine the castoring nose-wheel makes a flat or blown tire very serious. On a typical Cessna, you ...
  Topic: problems with new factory
David Shelton

Replies: 12
Views: 4405

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2010 8:57 pm   Subject: Re: problems with new factory
Setting up production of an airplane kit in another country is a very challenging task. I would imagine Vans will continue to improve the quality but it sure sounds like a good deal... even if there a ...
  Topic: Bubbles in windshield fairing
David Shelton

Replies: 11
Views: 4508

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2010 8:41 pm   Subject: Re: Bubbles in windshield fairing
Rob,

You mentioned that it was cold there. Many resins get more viscous at lower temperatures, making it more difficult to wet out the cloth. Make sure you are working at the recommended temperatur ...
  Topic: fiberglass tips
David Shelton

Replies: 10
Views: 3985

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Mon Feb 08, 2010 9:47 pm   Subject: Re: fiberglass tips
Hi Russell, I'm from your neck of the woods. We're thinking about having an RV-10 gathering at Poplar Grove. I'll send you an E-mail after we do some more planning.

I think everyone said it already ...
  Topic: ramp check
David Shelton

Replies: 12
Views: 4406

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2010 8:30 pm   Subject: Re: ramp check
While it is advisable to carry a POH, it is not legally required for all aircraft. With the exception of some older airplanes, the type certificate for a certified airplane usually requires a POH to b ...
  Topic: Confirmed: Enterprise Rent-A-Car Reservation
David Shelton

Replies: 15
Views: 10659

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Thu Jan 07, 2010 3:11 pm   Subject: Re: Confirmed: Enterprise Rent-A-Car Reservation
Scott is correct that motorcycle and GA have similar fatality rates. I checked statistics from the NTSB and NHTSA and found that motorcycles are actually a little safer than GA on an hourly basis.

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  Topic: Confirmed: Enterprise Rent-A-Car Reservation
David Shelton

Replies: 15
Views: 10659

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 3:41 pm   Subject: Re: Confirmed: Enterprise Rent-A-Car Reservation
Reservations? Rental Cars? I usually just bring my motorcycle. The RV-10 is a nice airplane but it only takes me to other airports. RV-10 + Motorcycle lets me go anywhere I want without any hassles. : ...
  Topic: Antenna Location
David Shelton

Replies: 6
Views: 6039

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2009 8:31 pm   Subject: Re: Antenna Location
We relocated my bent whip antennas to make room for my belly pod. The avionics shop installed doublers and mounted them immediately behind the wing plates. The particular doubler design was not easy t ...
  Topic: RV-10 Video
David Shelton

Replies: 2
Views: 2062

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 6:02 pm   Subject: Re: RV-10 Video
Thanks. Yes, it flies every weekend. There's no impact on trim or handling and the effect on cruise is under 9 knots. It's a small price to pay for the convenience and the time saved on the ground.
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  Topic: Motorcycle Loading System
David Shelton

Replies: 1
Views: 3059

PostForum: Piper-List   Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 11:41 am   Subject: Re: Motorcycle Loading System
Here is a video of the system that we developed for the Vans RV-10:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dpoSsKZ8T4

-David
  Topic: Motorcycle Loading System
David Shelton

Replies: 1
Views: 3488

PostForum: Cessna-List   Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 11:40 am   Subject: Re: Motorcycle Loading System
Here is a video of the system we developed for the Vans RV-10:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dpoSsKZ8T4

-David
  Topic: RV-10 Video
David Shelton

Replies: 2
Views: 2062

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2009 11:39 am   Subject: RV-10 Video
I just posted a new video of our modified RV-10 on youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dpoSsKZ8T4

Please let me know what you think. -David
  Topic: Motorcycle Loading System
David Shelton

Replies: 1
Views: 3059

PostForum: Piper-List   Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2009 11:12 am   Subject: Motorcycle Loading System
Our company provides pilots with ground transportation solutions and we have received a few requests to develop a system for the Cherokee 6. If you have a moment, I’d greatly appreciate your feedbac ...
  Topic: Motorcycle Loading System
David Shelton

Replies: 1
Views: 3488

PostForum: Cessna-List   Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2009 11:10 am   Subject: Motorcycle Loading System
Our company provides pilots with ground transportation solutions and we have received a few requests to develop a system for the Cessna 206. If you have a moment, I’d greatly appreciate your feedbac ...
  Topic: Door locks
David Shelton

Replies: 22
Views: 9292

PostForum: RV10-List   Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2009 10:08 am   Subject: Re: Door locks
Geoff,

I just sold my RV-10 so I can't take a picture. In the locked position, the locking arm swung downwards in front of the lower gear rack. In theory... this would provide a stop and prevent th ...
 
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