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Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-11-2022, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By jamesrw2002
I used Garmin Pilot for 2 years. I just switched...

I used Garmin Pilot for 2 years. I just switched back to Foreflight. I don't think I can justify the cost of GP over Foreflight - One of the features I really love about foreflight is their online...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-09-2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,195
Posted By jamesrw2002
Show me your Wiring Diagrams

Let's see your schematics!

Complements of SteinAir. Guys did a bang up job and you get a diagram for future troubleshooting!


21983

21985
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-08-2022, 04:56 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 114,634
Posted By jamesrw2002
Most modern aircraft are outfitted with a system...

Most modern aircraft are outfitted with a system similar to this. My work airplane (a 78 million dollar business jet) is one such aircraft... it's almost exactly this system.

The boeing thing was...
Forum: Midwest 01-03-2022, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By jamesrw2002
Annual inspection near Chicago

Hello all,

It’s time for the annual on my RV-4… Does anyone have any leads on a RV-friendly A&P near the Chicagoland area? I have a great A&P in Texas but with winter weather and the work schedule...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-03-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,039
Posted By jamesrw2002
G3X/GMC507/GMU11 issues - G3Xpert please help.

Hello All,

I experienced something today that was a bit concerning, as I've never seen it before.

Took a 45 minute flight for breakfast with no issues. Beautiful day to fly!

After Breakfast,...
Forum: The RV Grin 06-03-2021, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,587
Posted By jamesrw2002
You’re right. I would give just about anything...

You’re right. I would give just about anything to see that airport open back up....
Forum: The RV Grin 06-02-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,587
Posted By jamesrw2002
RV-4 Grin in Chicago

Flying solo during a beautiful sunset flight around Chicago is one thing... sharing it with a cute girl is an entirely different thing all together. I am a lucky guy 1000-fold.
Forum: RV-4 01-19-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 307,533
Posted By jamesrw2002
Dude. This is a heck of an upgrade from last...

Dude. This is a heck of an upgrade from last time I saw it! Looks good!
Forum: Oregon 12-09-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,381
Posted By jamesrw2002
Free Rivet Smasher

Hello all,

I am a corporate pilot that spends a lot of time in KHIO for work. I'd love to lend a helping hand with a local builder if anyone needs a hand while I am on the road and estranged from...
Forum: Midwest 12-07-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,309
Posted By jamesrw2002
Hey Jim, I am in the new hangars south of 9/27. ...

Hey Jim,

I am in the new hangars south of 9/27. Would love to connect!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-30-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 924
Posted By jamesrw2002
Spot on gents, you do have to hold down the power...

Spot on gents, you do have to hold down the power button for what seems like way too long. Never seen this before. But that fixed it!

VAF to the rescue again!

Thanks!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-29-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 924
Posted By jamesrw2002
G5 not powering up - coincident with G3X update to 8.72

Hey all,

I have had the G5/G3X system in my aircraft for about 9 months now and haven't really had any major issues (save for a crazy CANBUS issue that Walt Aronow bailed me out of..)

This morning...
Forum: Midwest 11-28-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,309
Posted By jamesrw2002
New to Chicago

Hey all!

There's a new RV-4 in the area! I just got around to moving the airplane from it's old home at 52F to KIGQ yesterday!

Hoping to find a crowd half as awesome as guys like Doug, Randy,...
Forum: Midwest 07-05-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,160
Posted By jamesrw2002
Looks like everything firmed up.. My work...

Looks like everything firmed up.. My work airplane is based out of PWK and I checked with Atlantic there - $500 is a little steep for hangar rent, if I can get in to a smaller field with a good...
Forum: Midwest 06-24-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,160
Posted By jamesrw2002
I have a job offer in Wheeling that I am...

I have a job offer in Wheeling that I am considering, so Northern part of Chicago would be preferable I think. This is very preliminary but will happen quickly should I hit the "go" button. Just...
Forum: Midwest 06-23-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,160
Posted By jamesrw2002
North Chicago Hangar Leads

Hello!! I may be moving up to Chicago from Texas, I am looking for a place to park my RV-4 in the likely event that happens.

Any tips or leads on where to look would be greatly...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-10-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,082
Posted By jamesrw2002
I love the functionality and warm and fuzzy the...

I love the functionality and warm and fuzzy the G5 offers. Not only is it a backup display, it is also a backup gyro- It will feed your G3X should your primary AHRS fail. It's also got an optional...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-07-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,803
Posted By jamesrw2002
I was able to put mine in the tail just under the...

I was able to put mine in the tail just under the vertical stab and it works pretty well. I've had no issues whatsoever.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-01-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,854
Posted By jamesrw2002
G3Xpert hit the nail on the head, and it seems...

G3Xpert hit the nail on the head, and it seems like you came to the same conclusion that I did regarding GPS175/GNX375. My original plan was to go GPS175 and then a GTX35 transponder. Changing to...
Forum: GPS 03-27-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,681
Posted By jamesrw2002
I found it immediately after Brad pointed it out....

I found it immediately after Brad pointed it out. The error of my ways!

Thanks Justin, hope you guys are staying safe and healthy!!
Forum: GPS 03-27-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,681
Posted By jamesrw2002
Hello Brad, Thanks for that! It's my first...

Hello Brad,

Thanks for that! It's my first update and at first glance, I couldn't find the service bulletin.

I am so in love with this panel! Keep up the stellar work guys!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,230
Posted By jamesrw2002
Having issues as well at 1708CST

Having issues as well at 1708CST
Forum: GPS 03-26-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,681
Posted By jamesrw2002
Is there a change log? What are the changes?

Is there a change log? What are the changes?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-11-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,769
Posted By jamesrw2002
Hate to hijack the thread, but I have recently...

Hate to hijack the thread, but I have recently installed a similar setup (SL40 instead of the 30..) I cannot program my standby freq on the GDU460. It shows up fine when I change it on the SL40...
Forum: Job Board 02-16-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,909
Posted By jamesrw2002
bravo zulu

heck yes.

Mooooooooooooooore characters.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-15-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,457
Posted By jamesrw2002
https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/719027/pn/010-GI...

https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/p/719027/pn/010-GI275-00prayers answered. But pretty danged pricey (it?s certified..)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,226
Posted By jamesrw2002
Would love to know where I can get these as well!

Would love to know where I can get these as well!
Forum: My RV Build Project 01-03-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,700
Posted By jamesrw2002
Work continues...

So, ran in to a bit of an issue:

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-FtSZfGQ/0/b009d27b/X3/i-FtSZfGQ-X3.jpg

Luckily, Monk knew just the fix. I didn't really want to move the A/P panel. Seemed to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-02-2020, 01:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,024
Posted By jamesrw2002
cost?

What are these bad boys selling for?

Thanks,
James
Forum: RV-6/6A 12-28-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,910
Posted By jamesrw2002
Hey James, What you're doing and what I'm doing...

Hey James,

What you're doing and what I'm doing is somewhat similar. Are you doing the harness yourself or are you going to outsource it?
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-27-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,700
Posted By jamesrw2002
Battery relocation, G3X Wiring diagram

Monk found a brilliant fix to a possibly sticky scenario, the plan for the center radio stack pretty much hinged on relocating everything under the floor that would be affected. So the Battery and...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-21-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,700
Posted By jamesrw2002
Everything has arrived

Everything is here!

https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-ZhzJqQw/0/7e915ef9/XL/i-ZhzJqQw-XL.jpg
*photo credit Doug

I want to thank Stein again for all of the help! I am looking forward to getting...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-17-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,700
Posted By jamesrw2002
Future Considerations:

Future Considerations:



Cockpit Lighting
Thinking of blue/red LED strip lighting under the canopy rail on both sides running front to back (for the backseat too)
Labeling the panel
Thinking I may...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-17-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,700
Posted By jamesrw2002
Additional thoughts..

After looking over invoices of the various changes and asking Stein if he minds me sharing, abandoning the VFR (Phase I) then sometime next spring IFR (phase II) approach saved me over $3k in...
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-17-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,700
Posted By jamesrw2002
RV-4 N129MS

Avionics

So - I didn't build it. Like many buyers of these amazing aircraft, I wanted to put my mark on it.

I decided early on I wanted an IFR panel so I began researching the various...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-15-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,232
Posted By jamesrw2002
New Panel

Went up for a good 1.5 formation flying with Monk before dropping her off at Monk's shop for a few weeks. New Panel! (Doug's beat me to posting pictures)
Forum: RV-4 11-30-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,338
Posted By jamesrw2002
POH's

Hello all,

I did not build my RV-4 (although I am enjoying the heck out of it :)).. It occurs to me that my aircraft did not come with a POH per se.

I perused the POH section of this site and see...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,276
Posted By jamesrw2002
Did my very first trip to Petit Jean. Friday I...

Did my very first trip to Petit Jean.

Friday I waited for the wind and ceilings to go away and then hopped up to KSWI for cheap gas.

KSWI-KMPJ was awesome!!! Made 260mph GS on the way with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,208
Posted By jamesrw2002
Hey Mel, WOW! Thank you, that's great!

Hey Mel,

WOW! Thank you, that's great!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-30-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,208
Posted By jamesrw2002
Nav Light Lens

Hello All,

I've got to replace my right Nav Light Lens on my RV-4 (it's beyond faded, from green to yellow.....) Does anyone know a part number or where I may be able to find a replacement for this?...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,018
Posted By jamesrw2002
Tried a little crosswind practice for the first...

Tried a little crosswind practice for the first time at 52F. Discovered 52F's winds are a little crazier than I originally anticipated. :-|
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-29-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,806
Posted By jamesrw2002
Thanks Walt! I am wondering if the G5's is just...

Thanks Walt! I am wondering if the G5's is just sort of silly given the price of the G3X. This is really the only thing giving me pause at this point.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-29-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,806
Posted By jamesrw2002
Wow, thanks for the good insight... The mission...

Wow, thanks for the good insight... The mission is to make it an IFR Airplane. The truth is, I probably wont have to fly it in IMC too terribly much - but, having that option is never a bad thing. ...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-29-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,806
Posted By jamesrw2002
Not sure why my pictures aren't loading I will...

Not sure why my pictures aren't loading

I will try linking the album for those that can't see them:
Current Panel (https://photos.app.goo.gl/mWertN4mwPuMjNvt5)

Mock up proposed panel...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-29-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,806
Posted By jamesrw2002
New Panel Ideas

Hello All,

I recently bought an RV-4 with a fairly basic panel. I want to do a complete glass panel eventually but having just bought this - I dont have THAT kind of money to spend right now. ...
Forum: Texas (North) 08-14-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 679
Posted By jamesrw2002
RV-4 Transition

I am about a day from closing on my first RV, an RV-4. The insurance quotes I have gotten so far both require a CFI with time in type to give me 5 hours transition training. My experience is in a...
Forum: Texas (North) 08-06-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By jamesrw2002
Thank you very much for the input!

Thank you very much for the input!
Forum: Texas (North) 08-06-2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By jamesrw2002
PreBuy DF/W

Looking for someone to help with a potential PreBuy in the Dallas area. Any leads would be greatly appreciated!!
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