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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) Yesterday, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 872
Posted By Pilot135pd
I can guarantee that if you post pictures, specs,...

I can guarantee that if you post pictures, specs, and a price you'll sell it. This isn't rocket science.
Forum: RV-15 08-12-2022, 02:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,092
Posted By Pilot135pd
Are those the same thing the Ran's S21 has had...

Are those the same thing the Ran's S21 has had for a few years now instead of using 2 wing struts on each wing?
Forum: RV-15 08-10-2022, 07:43 AM
Replies: 53
Poll: Who's In?
Views: 4,470
Posted By Pilot135pd
Like for people who buy Range Rovers and live in...

Like for people who buy Range Rovers and live in the city and never get their tires even wet? :D
Forum: RV-15 08-10-2022, 07:25 AM
Replies: 53
Poll: Who's In?
Views: 4,470
Posted By Pilot135pd
I'll bite. Aside from a void in their lineup,...

I'll bite. Aside from a void in their lineup, what void do you think it's filling where there's not another plane that does the same thing?
Forum: RV-15 08-09-2022, 08:48 PM
Replies: 53
Poll: Who's In?
Views: 4,470
Posted By Pilot135pd
I'm sure brand loyalty due to great previous...

I'm sure brand loyalty due to great previous products has a lot to do with it. If it was tandem I'd buy one but to me it's just one more of the same, but most likely with better performance.
Forum: RV-15 08-09-2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 53
Poll: Who's In?
Views: 4,470
Posted By Pilot135pd
I'm glad they opened up the poll again so I could...

I'm glad they opened up the poll again so I could vote.

I've been waiting for the RV-15 since a few months after I sold my RV-8 but Van's decided to build another spam can for my taste so I'm going...
Forum: RV-15 08-09-2022, 05:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,092
Posted By Pilot135pd
I'm 60 and have been waiting for the RV-15 since...

I'm 60 and have been waiting for the RV-15 since a few months after I sold my RV-8 but Van's decided to build another spam can for my taste so I'm going to pass on it. Yes, it has some technical...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2022, 04:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,730
Posted By Pilot135pd
OnSpeed AOA on a C-177 automatically individually...

OnSpeed AOA on a C-177 automatically individually calibrated for each flap setting. You can see the display on the right side, but using the stereo tones in the headsets is easier plus it gives you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2022, 11:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,924
Posted By Pilot135pd
And this is what I mean about the honest vendors...

And this is what I mean about the honest vendors not having a problem with a forum group about vendors so we can all see what's going on and not be an additional victim of the ones who aren't being...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2022, 10:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,924
Posted By Pilot135pd
How does this explain the lying part?

How does this explain the lying part?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,924
Posted By Pilot135pd
But in his case they said they actually had it...

But in his case they said they actually had it and lied so it doesn't have anything to do with the supply chain issues.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2022, 06:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,924
Posted By Pilot135pd
Here's part of the problem as I see it. Companies...

Here's part of the problem as I see it. Companies will keep doing it until it hurts them in their pockets and if nobody mentions them by name others will fall victims of them too.

Yes we can't say...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-02-2022, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By Pilot135pd
Rotax not used often, when to pickle?

Recommendations are that Lycomings and Continentals need to be flown every 2 or 3 weeks so they don't start getting internal corrosion especially on camshafts so if you aren't going to fly for more...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-10-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,278
Posted By Pilot135pd
1- common ground - yes they do but I'll also add...

1- common ground - yes they do but I'll also add that wire you mentioned if it still doesn't work after the setting changes and other things you're suggesting.

2- shielded wires - yes my wires are...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-10-2022, 06:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,278
Posted By Pilot135pd
Looks like your installer did this to the upper...

Looks like your installer did this to the upper G5 :
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-10-2022, 06:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By Pilot135pd
I think I gave the middle one away when I sold...

I think I gave the middle one away when I sold the RV8 but I have the other one (I think it doesn't have the mic) and the one on the right is one of the helmets I use. If you like one of them PM me...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-09-2022, 09:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,278
Posted By Pilot135pd
Port 1 for the GDL39 and Port 2 for the G5s and...

Port 1 for the GDL39 and Port 2 for the G5s and the JPI830

I'm using that setting because it was the one that worked. I can change it tomorrow to see if it all still works.

*** I don't draw...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-09-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,278
Posted By Pilot135pd
I just checked the settings and they're like your...

I just checked the settings and they're like your pictures. Here I have the 660 to doing an ILS 04 approach at TYR. I also tried just direct to TYR.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-09-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,278
Posted By Pilot135pd
Then he's probably verifying the experimental...

Then he's probably verifying the experimental versus certified G5 software angle.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-09-2022, 01:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,278
Posted By Pilot135pd
That might be also only for the experimental G5....

That might be also only for the experimental G5. I have the certified G5s and they have a different software. Maybe the Garmin people can confirm that.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-09-2022, 09:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,278
Posted By Pilot135pd
I'm almost sure the pictures I posted above were...

I'm almost sure the pictures I posted above were with a flight plan activated because they're a screenshot of a video I took in flight but I can't say I'm 100% sure. I'll have to see this afternoon...
Forum: RV-15 07-09-2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,786
Posted By Pilot135pd
VANS designers are good but there's only so much...

VANS designers are good but there's only so much you can do to a plane. Maybe they'll make it cruise faster with a lower stall speed, and more fuel efficient, and all of this with a smaller engine,...
Forum: RV-15 07-09-2022, 03:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,786
Posted By Pilot135pd
Well if these pictures are real then Vans decided...

Well if these pictures are real then Vans decided to go side by side and I'll sadly have to look elsewhere for my next plane. I wish they would have made it tandem because then it would really stand...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-09-2022, 03:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,278
Posted By Pilot135pd
Thank you. Looks like I need to follow you down...

Thank you. Looks like I need to follow you down the Garmin rabbit hole and add more things if I want it to display like yours.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-08-2022, 10:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,278
Posted By Pilot135pd
Can someone post a picture of what it's supposed...

Can someone post a picture of what it's supposed to display? When I connected my GPS to pin 4 of the G5s this is all I see.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,700
Posted By Pilot135pd
This video says they have 2 sizes so if you have...

This video says they have 2 sizes so if you have a heavier plane then you use the bigger tire too. It mentions the bigger system has a tire the size between the Baby Bushwheel and a standard tire....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By Pilot135pd
Have you tried asking on...

Have you tried asking on https://www.facebook.com/groups/kcaviators ? They're not any competition for this website so hopefully I'm not breaking any rules and just helping a fellow pilot here get...
Forum: Autopilots 06-01-2022, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By Pilot135pd
I read that, thanks. Hopefully the Aspen is...

I read that, thanks. Hopefully the Aspen is reliable enough and I won't even look at the TT except for the autopilot functions, and if it turns out I can wire it to control it with the Aspen then I...
Forum: Autopilots 06-01-2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By Pilot135pd
Perfect, thank you !!

Perfect, thank you !!
Forum: Autopilots 06-01-2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By Pilot135pd
Which model TruTrak autopilot is this?

The plane I'm buying has this Trutrak autopilot installed connected to a Garmin530 and a Garmin430. I'm trying to find out what model autopilot it is and if anyone has the manual for it.

The...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-31-2022, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,014
Posted By Pilot135pd
Dealers will get paid to do it, that's great...

Dealers will get paid to do it, that's great news. My next plane (under contract already, YAY ! ) is experimental again so I won't have to wait until there's an opening in a dealer's schedule or fly...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-31-2022, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,014
Posted By Pilot135pd
Thank you for your reply regarding the can thing,...

Thank you for your reply regarding the can thing, I like to learn new things. Regarding the G5 battery draining issue, I'll wait until you can say "...WILL operate as expected..." instead of...
Forum: GPS 05-30-2022, 11:18 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 394,471
Posted By Pilot135pd
All you need is 1 wire from 39 to 660. If I can...

All you need is 1 wire from 39 to 660. If I can do it anyone can :D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-30-2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,014
Posted By Pilot135pd
Revision 29? No wonder :D Thanks.

Revision 29? No wonder :D

Thanks.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-30-2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,014
Posted By Pilot135pd
Maybe that's why I didn't find anything. I...

Maybe that's why I didn't find anything. I searched high and low on the certified installation manuals Revision 9 and Revision R21:

Garmin G5 Electronic Flight Instrument Part 23 AML STC...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-29-2022, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,014
Posted By Pilot135pd
Since you mention the pins that are wired...

Since you mention the pins that are wired together, I read something about that and at first thought maybe since you have to ground pin 3 to let it know to revert from HSI to AI but then that would...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-29-2022, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,014
Posted By Pilot135pd
Why only one "Garmin Can Terminator"

I was adding a pin 4 to each of my G5s today to finally connect them both to the AERA660 and I noticed that the top G5 (picture labeled G5 #1) has a "Garmin Can Terminator". The bottom G5 (picture...
Forum: GPS 05-29-2022, 10:32 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 394,471
Posted By Pilot135pd
I connected the GDL39 to the 660 by wire (rs232)...

I connected the GDL39 to the 660 by wire (rs232) and then to the iPad with Bluetooth. Could you do that with yours?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2022, 03:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,123
Posted By Pilot135pd
UPDATE: I sent me request by email on Saturday,...

UPDATE: I sent me request by email on Saturday, they don't open Sunday's and this morning Monday I got it signed by the FSDO in Little Rock, Arkansas.

So basically it's 1 form emailed 1 day...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 25,965
Posted By Pilot135pd
I remember putting over 1500 hours of mogas on a...

I remember putting over 1500 hours of mogas on a Robinson R22 helicopter back in the day. My next plane in a couple of months has a Lycoming TIO 540 TwinTurbo so sadly no more thoughts about any...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 25,965
Posted By Pilot135pd
It's the same thing in Wackytexas, non-ethanol 91...

It's the same thing in Wackytexas, non-ethanol 91 is more expensive than avgas in my area.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-14-2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,123
Posted By Pilot135pd
I sent mine to 9-AVS-AFG-LODA@faa.gov as per the...

I sent mine to 9-AVS-AFG-LODA@faa.gov as per the form. It must have changed.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-13-2022, 10:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,577
Posted By Pilot135pd
Correct and you'll see what seems to be a...

Correct and you'll see what seems to be a spelling error but it actually is done on purpose to look enough like if it were real but in actuality it's sending you to where they want or it's doing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2022, 01:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,751
Posted By Pilot135pd
Mel, what if it's a 1953 CESSNA 305A (L-19...

Mel, what if it's a 1953 CESSNA 305A (L-19 warbird). Would it come in as Experimental Exhibition or Standard?
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-28-2022, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By Pilot135pd
I'll call Cessna tomorrow. Thanks.

I'll call Cessna tomorrow. Thanks.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-28-2022, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By Pilot135pd
That's the info I'm looking for. I'll call the...

That's the info I'm looking for. I'll call the local company to see exactly what they have, they have to know what kind of metal they're selling, it's a big multi state company. If not then Aircraft...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-28-2022, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By Pilot135pd
Because I like to learn. If it were a landing...

Because I like to learn. If it were a landing gear I'd buy an original part but when a 1968 part costs over $2,500 you can bet I'm going to research a owner produced part as per the FAA Regulations....
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-28-2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By Pilot135pd
Yes I went there but they didn't have the correct...

Yes I went there but they didn't have the correct diameter. A local steel company has it, just $6 for a 20' long stick so I guess when it wears out again I'll have plenty to fabricate another one...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 04-28-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By Pilot135pd
4130 and other metals

So I'm rebuilding my carb heat box flap (closes off filtered air and allows exhaust heated air to the carb) and apparently it hadn't been maintained or inspected since 1968.

As you can see in the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-14-2022, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By Pilot135pd
Brian arrives to save the day !!!! Always helpful.

Brian arrives to save the day !!!! Always helpful.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-03-2022, 03:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,849
Posted By Pilot135pd
Garmin G5 Service Bulletin 22013: Battery Discharge

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https://support.garmin.com/en-US/?faq=b1ctwli6N08wSXVBu38c7A

So Garmin is still trying to figure out why some G5s discharge the battery.

They came out with a Version 2 battery, but that didn't...
Forum: GPS 02-20-2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 394,471
Posted By Pilot135pd
Caguas, donde estudie desde 5to y me gradue del...

Caguas, donde estudie desde 5to y me gradue del Colegio San Jose !
Forum: Job Board 02-08-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,920
Posted By Pilot135pd
Also Forestry Service qualifications to get...

Also Forestry Service qualifications to get carded.
Forum: Job Board 02-07-2022, 03:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,920
Posted By Pilot135pd
Depends, are you asking what the company gets per...

Depends, are you asking what the company gets per hour or how much you do? :D

Seriously, you do have to love it and don't think about that because I regularly did EMS flights where the company...
Forum: GPS 01-28-2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 394,471
Posted By Pilot135pd
Thank you. I'll check to see what my settings are...

Thank you. I'll check to see what my settings are on the 660 on that page (and if different I'll change them) because having the QNH from the nearest airport all the time on the 660 is faster than me...
Forum: GPS 01-28-2022, 12:25 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 394,471
Posted By Pilot135pd
Someone left this comment under a video...

Someone left this comment under a video explaining the Area 660 specs and functions:

"Also added a Dynon D100, .... and a GDL-39 3D.With the Aera 660 power/ data cable and a GDL-39 power data cable...
Forum: GPS 01-27-2022, 05:55 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 394,471
Posted By Pilot135pd
Awesome, yes please test it and let us know,...

Awesome, yes please test it and let us know, thank you ! That would be one less connection to the GDL39-3D since the tablet would be connected to the 660.
Forum: GPS 01-26-2022, 06:03 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 394,471
Posted By Pilot135pd
1- Does the 660 "connext" with an Android...

1- Does the 660 "connext" with an Android tablet?

2- Does the 660 "connext" with other Garmin apps like FltPlan Go?
Forum: GPS 01-13-2022, 10:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 22,246
Posted By Pilot135pd
Thank you. The data protocol issue was my main...

Thank you. The data protocol issue was my main concern. I'll know if it works next week, I finished wiring the connector (just have to finish installing the metal plates and plastic covers) but I...
Forum: GPS 01-13-2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 22,246
Posted By Pilot135pd
So this should work AND I still get the extra...

So this should work AND I still get the extra points where I could (I'm not going to) connect that "red line" to a VHF Com that allows for remote standby tuning via the SL-40 protocol, correct?
Forum: GPS 01-13-2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 22,246
Posted By Pilot135pd
I have a 39 not a 39R. The pin numbers are from...

I have a 39 not a 39R. The pin numbers are from the 39 connector that I bought at Mouser and I'm wiring up right now. $70 for a Garmin bare wire cable or $4 for a Mouser connector, I chose the...
Forum: GPS 01-13-2022, 04:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 22,246
Posted By Pilot135pd
My last hope and I'm pretty sure it does, if the...

My last hope and I'm pretty sure it does, if the JPI accepts the "AVIATION IN/NMEA & VHF OUT" then connect that port to both the JPI and the G5s.
Forum: GPS 01-13-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 22,246
Posted By Pilot135pd
Thanks, then I'm understanding correctly. Do the...

Thanks, then I'm understanding correctly. Do the rest of the connections seem correct? I'm not very familiar with RS232 except for what I've learned reading during the last couple of months while...
Forum: GPS 01-13-2022, 03:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 22,246
Posted By Pilot135pd
So if I want to hide my GDL39 can I install a...

So if I want to hide my GDL39 can I install a remote ADSB antenna and get GPS into it from the Aera 660 like in this wiring diagram or does the GDL39 need it's own GPS antenna? My drawing is very...
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