Jose P M Almeida left a comment for Jose P M Almeida
"Hi Heliano. Send me your email."
Nov 2, 2017
Jose P M Almeida and Heliano Machado cabral are now friends
Nov 2, 2017
Jose P M Almeida replied to Jose P M Almeida's discussion Viking 110 RV-9A Phase 1 completed: 47 hrs
"Hi Ken. I just sent you an email."
Jun 23, 2017
Jose P M Almeida replied to Jose P M Almeida's discussion Viking 110 Muffler crack
"Thanks for the advice. I will cut the long pipe, add gussets and prepare for later this year get the new muffler."
May 31, 2017
Jose P M Almeida posted a discussion
Hi folks.
I had a cracked muffler on my 110 engine after 50 hours of operation and soldered it back over the crack. Anyone else of the Viking 110 guys had this issue?
May 29, 2017
Jose P M Almeida left a comment for Jose P M Almeida
"Hi Idrise. Congratulations for your choice of building a Vans RV-9. It is a great airplane. As you can see, it accepts a wide margin of engines: from 118hp (prototype) up to 160hp according to Vans website. I am in the lowest side of the power range…"
Mar 8, 2017
Jose P M Almeida replied to Jose P M Almeida's discussion Viking 110 RV-9A Phase 1 completed: 47 hrs
"Great idea. Saving some $ for upgrade."
Feb 27, 2017
Jose P M Almeida posted a discussion
This is a Viking 110 RV-9A  with Phase 1 completed. First flight was little more than a year ago: Feb. 4, 2016.
Charts show max TAS of 146 mph so far. 400 miles leg takes 1/2 tank of mogas with 25% of ethanol (this is Brazil...).

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Feb 24, 2017
Jose P M Almeida replied to Jose P M Almeida's discussion Help needed: oil tank leaking
"Hi Tom & Jim. I have only 40 minutes of flight after the new Right Stuff sealant applied between the tank upper edge and the top plate. So far I did not have any leaking. In my knowledge, the Right Stuff replaces any o-ring or gasket, so you use one…"
Nov 2, 2016
Jose P M Almeida replied to Jose P M Almeida's discussion Help needed: oil tank leaking
"Hi folks. Below is a link for the video I made with the procedure to solve the leaking from the oil tank. To Max: I did not have any problem with the Right Stuff can. I rotated the nozzle to position the trigger and the product was applied normally.…"
Sep 17, 2016
Jose P M Almeida replied to Jose P M Almeida's discussion Help needed: oil tank leaking
"Hi Greg. At this moment I drained the oil and began to do what Jan recommended at the post "Removing the Old Style Oil Tank". I am waiting for the McMaster Carr parts to continue with the tank removal / reinstall. I have an unused can of "The Right…"
Aug 23, 2016
Jose P M Almeida posted discussions
Aug 4, 2016
Jose P M Almeida replied to John Salak's discussion Flywheel upgrade weight
"Hi John. I purchased the Viking 110 steel Flywheel upgrade kit and did not install yet. As it is in my shelf: the flywheel itself weights 1,550 grams, the gearbox side spider, 630 g, the flywheel side spider, 500 g, the bolts and washers: 240g. Tota…"
Aug 3, 2016
Jose P M Almeida replied to DS's discussion RV-9a interest
"Thank you DS. My airport is at 3,300 ft elevation. My static rpm is 4,800. Takeoff run 0 to 60 mph is in 13 seconds. Initial climb rate at 80 mph is 950 ft/min. From 3,300 to 12,000ft it took 18 minutes."
Jul 24, 2016
Jose P M Almeida replied to DS's discussion RV-9a interest
Jul 23, 2016
Jose P M Almeida and Witen Dias are now friends
Feb 10, 2016
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