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by MTJ
Tue Jan 19, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Sling TSi
Topic: Improved/updated KAI?
Replies: 8
Views: 1824

Re: Improved/updated KAI?

Hello all.. I had a conversation with TAF about the Apple app and the manuals. I have had problems figuring out some differences between the app and PDF manuals and here is the answer "The App was created in USA and is out of R&D’s hands. We will look into it and may be part of the App in t...
by MTJ
Mon Jan 04, 2021 4:30 pm
Forum: Sling TSi
Topic: Static Lines
Replies: 2
Views: 157

Re: Static Lines

Yup I wasn't going to hook them separately to instruments,,, Just wondering were others have spliced them together. I ended up doing it further aft with equal lengths of line to the "Y" from the static ports. I am also installing an ALT static in the panel as well. If I get bored down the ...
by MTJ
Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:09 am
Forum: Sling TSi
Topic: Static Lines
Replies: 2
Views: 157

Static Lines

Just curious. My QB has two static ports and TAF has run both lines to the rear seat area. I have noticed some builders connecting the tubes together in the aft section. A question For you way smart people.... is there any advantage to continue to run both lines to the cockpit or connect them and do...
by MTJ
Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: Avionics & Electrical Systems
Topic: GNX375
Replies: 7
Views: 275

Re: GNX375

Agreed. Most of my approaches are ever increasing GPS approaches. More than adequate for most airport operations. I can see a not to distant future of only CAT II/III ground based systems being around for airports that really need it (SEA,ATL, DEN etc.) After all, if a GPS is more than adequate why ...
by MTJ
Mon Dec 21, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Firewall forward
Topic: Rotax Electric pump failures
Replies: 4
Views: 294

Re: Rotax Electric pump failures

escalantea wrote: Sun Dec 20, 2020 2:56 pm
Not isolated, new pumps have failed 5 times in less than 15 hours engine time.
So far no Root Cause Analysis from Lockwood Aviation, the South Florida Rotax Service center.
:shock:

Just got my engine kit. hmmm.
by MTJ
Mon Dec 21, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Future TSi Builder in Iowa
Replies: 4
Views: 277

Re: Future TSi Builder in Iowa

Hello and Welcome :) You could probably reach out to the folks at Midwest Sky Sports in Michigan. I know they are doing build assists there, so they might be able to show you around. -Philip Highly recommend. I took an extra trip to Torrance to take a load of pics of aircraft in various stages of b...
by MTJ
Thu Dec 17, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: Sling TSi
Topic: Known building "Gotchas" for the Sling TSi
Replies: 28
Views: 6215

Re: Known building "Gotchas" for the Sling TSi

Nose Gear & Powder Coat I have noticed many builders removing the powder coating on the strut for smooth turning. I asked TAF Technical exactly where and what range of powder coating to remove. Here is the reply... The nose gear is E-coated. The dimension of the part remain the same once it has ...
by MTJ
Tue Dec 15, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Avionics & Electrical Systems
Topic: Amp Draw? Enough Juice For Oxygen Concentrator?
Replies: 7
Views: 350

Re: Amp Draw? Enough Juice For Oxygen Concentrator?

From the website.. “Having essentially inexhaustible supply of O2 on board changes you're thinking. Flying at 10,000 feet, you don’t hesitate to use it. Cruising about 5000 feet at night? You won’t give O2 use a second thought.” - Marc Cook, KITPLANES Magazine I guess I need one for my truck at nigh...
by MTJ
Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: Sling TSi
Topic: Tsi Extra Parts available
Replies: 5
Views: 506

Re: Tsi Extra Parts available

Thanks! Yes, the whole floor assembly was in place.

I'm guessing TAF still deciding what's QB or Full Build
by MTJ
Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Sling TSi
Topic: Tsi Extra Parts available
Replies: 5
Views: 506

Re: Tsi Extra Parts available

I also have an extra rudder pedal mounting panel! I actual wished they had not installed it for me, it would have made the pedal installation easier.

These guys have to talk to each other. :D