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RV-12iS Safety Directives and Alerts

ID
Date Posted
Applies To
Descrip­tion
Details
ID
SD-00001
Date Posted
July 8, 2020
Applies To
RV-12 and RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Safety Directive: Covers the examination, modification and possible replacement of trim motor units installed for elevator trim control.
ID
SD 19-12-03
Date Posted
December 6, 2019
Applies To
RV-12iS with Rotax 912 iS Sport engines
Descrip­tion
Safety Directive: Directs owner to Rotax documentation covering mandatory replacement of affected fuel pumps on certain Rotax 912 iS aircraft engines. Note: Supersedes previously published Service Bulletin SB 19-10-11.

RV-12iS Service Bulletins

ID
Date Posted
Applies To
Descrip­tion
Details
ID
SB-00049
Date Posted
September 15, 2021
Applies To
RV-12 and RV-12iS with 912 ULS engines
Descrip­tion
This Van's Aircraft service bulleting references related Rotax service bulletin documentation for aircraft equipped with a carbureted Rotax 912 engine.
ID
SB-00045
Date Posted
August 30, 2021
Applies To
RV-12iS with 912iS Sport engines
Descrip­tion
Lock washer on Generator Wiring Clamp (refers to Rotax Service Bulletin)
ID
SB-00028
Date Posted
June 15, 2021
Applies To
RV-12 and RV-12iS with affected G3X avionics kits
Descrip­tion
Directs owners of aircraft with certain G3X avionics kits to assess ADAHRS performance and install isolators on aircraft where issues are observed.
ID
SB 19-10-10
Date Posted
June 2, 2021
Applies To
RV-12iS Powerplant kits delivered prior to Oct 10, 2019 and SLSA aircraft 12076-12080
Descrip­tion
RV-12iS Fuel system double banjo bolt; Rev 1 reflects change to crush washer part number used.
ID
SB-00013 Rev 1
Date Posted
May 6, 2021
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Inspection and remediation steps described related to potential cracking of exhaust tubes (Rev 1: Updated installation instructions)
ID
SB 19-08-26 Rev 2
Date Posted
February 24, 2021
Applies To
RV-12/RV-12iS with finish kits shipped before 06-10-19
Descrip­tion
WD-1201 Nose gear leg replacement - Revision 2 dated 02/24/2021 modifies required-action timeline to be based on parts availability.
ID
SB-00023
Date Posted
November 20, 2020
Applies To
RV-12 and RV-12iS aircraft specified in the service letter
Descrip­tion
Specifies inspection and replacement of WD-1221 Engine Mount Standoff
ID
SB-00006
Date Posted
May 6, 2020
Applies To
All RV models
Descrip­tion
Potential leaking of Kavlico pressure sensors
ID
SB 20-03-16
Date Posted
March 18, 2020
Applies To
ELSA RV-12iS aircraft with Garmin IFR Avionics Kits
Descrip­tion
Revision 1: Updated to clarify scope of applicability. Covers inspection of AV-60000 terminals on RV-12iS aircraft, references updated kit assembly instructions pages.
ID
SB 20-01-17
Date Posted
February 5, 2020
Applies To
RV-12 and RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Safety Wire Engine Plugs
ID
SB 19-08-16
Date Posted
January 13, 2020
Applies To
RV-12iS with AV-60000/60009 module production dates prior to 9/30/2019; SLSA S/N 12076-12081
Descrip­tion
Describes steps to inspect and photograph electronic modules on certain RV-12iS aircraft in order to determine whether the soldering of components is correct.
ID
SB 19-10-11
Date Posted
October 22, 2019
Applies To
Rotax 912 iS Sport engines listed in the Rotax service bulletin
Descrip­tion
Rotax Service Bulletin: Fuel Pump Replacement [Superseded by SD 19-12-03]
ID
SB 19-07-29
Date Posted
August 13, 2019
Applies To
RV-12 and RV-12iS aircraft with certain Rotax 912 ULS engine serial numbers
Descrip­tion
Notification to RV-12/12iS customers, with Rotax 912 ULS engines and specified ranges of engine serial numbers, of Rotax-issued service bulletin regarding replacement of a circlip on the engine installation.
ID
SB 18-02-03
Date Posted
February 3, 2018
Applies To
All RV-12 aircraft; RV-12iS with earlier tail kit may be affected depending on tail kit ship date
Descrip­tion
Anti-Servo Tab cracks
ID
SB 18-02-02
Date Posted
February 2, 2018
Applies To
All RV-12 aircraft; RV-12iS with earlier tail kit may be affected depending on tail kit ship date
Descrip­tion
Potential cracking in the horizontal stabilator front spar
ID
SB 16-08-01
Date Posted
August 1, 2016
Applies To
All RV-12 w/ Emp/Tailcone Kits delivered prior to August 1, 2016; All SLSA RV-12 aircraft delivered prior to August 1, 2016
Descrip­tion
Stabilator Bearing Inspection
ID
SB 14-11-03
Date Posted
November 3, 2014
Applies To
All flying RV-12 aircraft incorporating wing kits shipped prior to December 24, 2014.
Descrip­tion
RV-12 Wing Skin-to-Spar Rivet Wear

RV-12iS Notifications and Letters

ID
Date Posted
Applies To
Descrip­tion
Details
ID
SL-00034
Date Posted
January 21, 2021
Applies To
RV-12 and RV-12iS with 912 ULS engines
Descrip­tion
Service letter describing optional installation of available B&C voltage regulator for legacy RV-12 or RV-12iS with ULS engine only
ID
SL-00022
Date Posted
November 20, 2020
Applies To
RV-12iS aircraft specified in the service letter
Descrip­tion
Covers inspection and where applicable, the addition of a spacer washer to the RV-12iS flaperon torque tube assembly
ID
SL-00030
Date Posted
November 10, 2020
Applies To
RV-12 and RV-12iS (all, optional)
Descrip­tion
Covers installation of optional Grove wheels and brakes for RV-12 and RV-12iS
ID
SL-00024
Date Posted
October 30, 2020
Applies To
RV-12 and RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Revision 1: Modified and clarified time of compliance details; Clarified steps. Instructs owners/builders on the requirement to complete a dynamic balance of the propeller on the RV-12/RV-12iS.
ID
SL-00016
Date Posted
August 25, 2020
Applies To
RV-12 and RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Allows owners of Garmin-equipped aircraft to install the Garmin Autopilot Servo Option. Also allows optional installation of GMC 305, GMC 307, or GMC 507 Autopilot Control Modules.
ID
SL-00004
Date Posted
May 14, 2020
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Improved fuel system sealing washer
ID
SL-00012
Date Posted
May 5, 2020
Applies To
RV-12iS with Garmin Nav/Com (IFR) Avionics Kit
Descrip­tion
Connect Garmin GA 26 GPS Antenna to MFD
ID
SL-00011
Date Posted
May 5, 2020
Applies To
RV-12 and RV-12iS (all, optional)
Descrip­tion
Optional RV-12iS Cockpit Light Dimmer Kit installation in RV-12 or RV-12iS
ID
SL-00010
Date Posted
May 5, 2020
Applies To
RV-12 and RV-12iS (all, optional)
Descrip­tion
Optional Aithre Shield EX 3.0 Carbon Monoxide Detector
ID
SL-00009
Date Posted
May 5, 2020
Applies To
RV-12iS with WH-00133, WH-00134, or WH-00136 harnesses shipping prior to Jan. 6, 2020.
Descrip­tion
912iS Maintenance Port Wiring Update
ID
SL 19-12-31
Date Posted
February 3, 2020
Applies To
RV-12 and RV-12iS (all, optional)
Descrip­tion
Service Letter allowing installation of Sensenich three-blade propeller on RV-12 and RV-12iS aircraft.
ID
SL 19-10-30
Date Posted
January 15, 2020
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Allows installation of optional "blade style" throttle grip in RV-12iS aircraft
ID
N 19-02-28
Date Posted
December 24, 2019
Applies To
RV-12 and RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Gun drilled gear legs: Allows original style gear legs to be replaced or upgraded to gun-drilled legs used on current aircraft/kits.
ID
N 18-10-19
Date Posted
December 24, 2019
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Garmin G3X Touch Dual Display option - allows the installation of a second co-pilot EFIS screen. Originally published 10/19/2018.
ID
N 18-10-18
Date Posted
December 24, 2019
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
SkyView Dual Display option - allows the installation of a second co-pilot EFIS screen. Originally published 10/18/2018.
ID
N 18-11-15
Date Posted
December 24, 2019
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Dynon dual-axis autopilot - allows the installation of the Skyview Autopilot Servo option and the AP/Knobs Panel option. Originally released 10/15/2018.
ID
N 18-11-14
Date Posted
December 24, 2019
Applies To
RV-12 and RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Garmin dual-axis autopilot - allows the installation of the Garmin Autopilot Servo Option and GMC 305 or GMC 307 AP Control Heads. Originally released 10/14/2018.
ID
N 19-10-16
Date Posted
October 29, 2019
Applies To
RV-12 and RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Describes installation of optional RV-12/12iS step plugs
ID
N 19-09-03
Date Posted
October 21, 2019
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
New Item: Optional RV-12iS Oil Cooler Winterization Kit
ID
N 16-10-10
Date Posted
March 11, 2019
Applies To
RV-12, RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Wing Tip Light and Landing Light Option - Revised to include changes made for updated lighting kits/wire harnesses for RV-12 and RV-12iS March 2019.
ID
N 18-07-12
Date Posted
July 12, 2018
Applies To
RV-12, RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Change to higher pressure rating aux. fuel pump
ID
N 16-12-14
Date Posted
February 1, 2017
Applies To
RV-12, RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Angle-Of-Attack Installation

RV-12iS Revisions and Changes

Note: The date in a document’s title will not be the same as the date on which the document is posted. Drawing date represents the date the change was proposed/started. Date posted represents the completion/release date. Some revisions take longer than others to complete. Reasons include complexity, discovery of additional items needing revision, dependencies on other changes, validation/testing, parts fabrication, etc.

Document Key:
KAI = Kit Assembly Instructions (Number in title indicates the plans section number)
MM = Maintenance Manual
POH = Pilot Operating Handbook
PAP = Production Acceptance Procedures
FTS = Flight Training Supplement

ID
Date Posted
Applies To
Descrip­tion
Details
ID
10iS-U
Date Posted
November 24, 2021
Applies To
RV-12 and RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Reflects change to tie-down blocks, which are now shipped with the threads already tapped.
ID
13
Date Posted
November 24, 2021
Applies To
RV-12 and RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Reflects change to tie-down blocks, which are now shipped with the threads already tapped.
ID
38iS/U
Date Posted
November 24, 2021
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Changes Made related to the necessary installation of wing root gap seal before flight.
ID
48iS-U
Date Posted
May 6, 2021
Applies To
RV=12iS
Descrip­tion
Reflects improved design for the cylinder #1 & #2 exhaust assemblies. Updated instructions.
ID
50iS/U
Date Posted
May 6, 2021
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Added information to assembly instructions to help ensure exhaust clearance to coolant hoses; Improved instructions.
ID
42MiS/U
Date Posted
April 22, 2021
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Change to shorter wire pass-through snap bushings in center section
ID
46iS
Date Posted
March 17, 2021
Applies To
RV-12iS with Rotax 912 iS engine
Descrip­tion
Change to starter cable part number: WH-P158 replaces WH-P155.
ID
MM RV-12iS
Date Posted
February 26, 2021
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Updated to v3.7, revises inspection schedule for Fuel Tank Finger Strainer and AOA System testing information.
ID
42CiS/U
Date Posted
January 22, 2021
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Changes related to B&C voltage regulator
ID
46U
Date Posted
January 22, 2021
Applies To
RV-12iS with ULS engine
Descrip­tion
Changes related to B&C voltage regulator
ID
POH RV-12iS
Date Posted
January 22, 2021
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Rev 7
ID
37iS/U
Date Posted
December 22, 2020
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Changes related to new oil door bushing and parts
ID
36iS/U
Date Posted
November 10, 2020
Applies To
RV-12 and RV-12iS (all, optional)
Descrip­tion
Updated to reflect available Grove wheels and brakes option
ID
35iS/U
Date Posted
November 10, 2020
Applies To
RV-12 and RV-12iS (all, optional)
Descrip­tion
Updated to reflect available Grove wheels and brakes option
ID
04iS/U
Date Posted
November 6, 2020
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Section 4 for RV-12iS - Parts Index update
ID
PAP RV-12iS
Date Posted
October 30, 2020
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Updated to Rev 2.3
ID
49U
Date Posted
October 6, 2020
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Changes made related to new throttle return spring retainer part for ULS engine only
ID
44BiS
Date Posted
October 6, 2020
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Replaced Garmin GMC 307 with Garmin GMC 507 Autopilot Control Module (Garmin Automatic Flight Control System (AFCS) Mode Controller).
ID
42NiS
Date Posted
October 6, 2020
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Wiring harness change related to Garmin GMC 507 Autopilot Control Module
ID
11iS-U
Date Posted
October 6, 2020
Applies To
RV-12 and RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Added instructions to ensure threadlock fluid is properly applied and to test-run servo before installation.
ID
42PiS_12iS
Date Posted
October 6, 2020
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Updated with changes related to GTN 650 rev
ID
53BiS/U
Date Posted
October 6, 2020
Applies To
RV-12iS with Garmin ADS-B In not already installed
Descrip­tion
Updated with changes related to wiring harness callout
ID
FTS RV-12iS
Date Posted
October 6, 2020
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Revision 4.0
ID
27iS
Date Posted
May 14, 2020
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Changed fuel system sealing washer
ID
40iS-U
Date Posted
May 5, 2020
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Minor changes made to harness part number call-out
ID
47AiS/U
Date Posted
February 3, 2020
Applies To
RV-12 and RV-12iS (all, optional)
Descrip­tion
New section - covers the installation of an optional three-blade Sensenich propeller on RV-12 or RV-12iS. See also Service Letter SL 19-12-31.
ID
23iS/U
Date Posted
November 21, 2019
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Added drawings and instructions for installation of new vent knob (Order P/N 'BAG 3116' to receive components needed to add to existing vents)
ID
55iS/U
Date Posted
October 21, 2019
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
New section: Oil Cooler Winterization Kit for the RV-12iS (optional)
ID
12iS/U
Date Posted
October 1, 2019
Applies To
All RV-12/12iS aircraft with Finish Kits shipped on or after 02/05/2019
Descrip­tion
Update for Garmin IFR avionics kit option
ID
01iS/U
Date Posted
October 1, 2019
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Update for Garmin IFR avionics kit option
ID
53AiS/U
Date Posted
March 7, 2019
Applies To
RV-12iS with Dynon ADS-B In not already installed
Descrip­tion
Change to spacer and assembly instructions
ID
29iS/U
Date Posted
March 7, 2019
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Changes Made to order of egress handle assembly step, minor hardware adjustment.
ID
28iS/U
Date Posted
February 14, 2019
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Updated for gun-drilled gear legs
ID
51AiS/U
Date Posted
February 14, 2019
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Published
ID
03iS/U 02
Date Posted
February 14, 2019
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Changes Made, Page 02
ID
12
Date Posted
December 17, 2018
Applies To
All RV-12/12iS aircraft with Finish Kits shipped prior to 02/05/2019
Descrip­tion
Changes Made
ID
17
Date Posted
December 17, 2018
Applies To
All RV-12/12iS aircraft
Descrip­tion
Changes Made: Page 17-02
ID
24iS/U
Date Posted
December 17, 2018
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Changes Made
ID
22iS/U
Date Posted
December 17, 2018
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Changes Made
ID
26iS/U
Date Posted
December 12, 2018
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Changes Made
ID
32iS/U
Date Posted
December 12, 2018
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Changes Made
ID
28iS/U
Date Posted
August 28, 2018
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Changes Made
ID
Section 5
Date Posted
August 23, 2018
Applies To
All RV Aircraft
Descrip­tion
Changes Made
ID
03iS/U
Date Posted
August 23, 2018
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Changes Made
ID
02iS/U
Date Posted
August 23, 2018
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Changes Made
ID
01iS/U
Date Posted
August 23, 2018
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Changes Made
ID
27U
Date Posted
August 15, 2018
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Changes Made
ID
37iS/U
Date Posted
May 10, 2018
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Changes Made Superceded by version posted 12/17/2018
ID
25iS/U
Date Posted
March 19, 2018
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Changes Made
ID
21iS/U
Date Posted
March 19, 2018
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Changes Made
ID
20iS/U
Date Posted
March 19, 2018
Applies To
RV-12iS
Descrip­tion
Changes Made

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