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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-18-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up FlyLeds Wig Wag Module

Hi Paul

Thanks a lot for the info,I must have miss it during the installation.

I'll give it a go next time I'm at the hangar...

ATC mentioned today that it was a lot easier for them to spot the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-17-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By RV-4
Question FlyLeds Wig Wag Module

Hello All

Today I installed my Flyleds Wig Wags module that I bought last summer in Oshkosh ( Yep I know I'm slow ) and when I tested them they worked on all 8 flashing modes but that is it...They...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-16-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By RV-4
AP-60

Thanks Carlos, really appreciated.

Bruno
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-16-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By RV-4
FS:AP-60 AUDIO MIXER

If you guys know of someone looking for an Audio Mixer, I've got two that I will let go for $50/each..They normally retail for $80+..

Let me know if anyone is...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-16-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Audio Mixer

Good idea Carlos, I'll do that.

Thanks

Bruno
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 05-16-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up AP-60 AUDIO MIXER

If you guys know of someone else looking for an Audio Mixer, I've got two that I will let go at the same price..

Let me know if anyone is interested.

Thanks

Bruno
rv4@videotron.ca
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-08-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Dynon Intercom

Hi Brian

Thanks for the reply.

Ok I'll check the connection again but here how it is connected right now..

Pilot PTT is connected to Pin 10 of the Intercom

Pilot Audio Mic to Pin: 23
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-08-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By RV-4
Question Dynon Intercom Installation

Good day All

I'm in the process of installing a Dynon Intercom and so far after a first power up it is working as advertise except for a minor point and I'm wondering if any of you guys had this...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-27-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,187
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up RAY ALLEN RP-4

Hi Josh

I'll take the RP-4 LED Indicator if you wanna ship it to Canada

I could Paypal the money asap

Please let me know

Thanks
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-24-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,321
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Fuel Drains O'rings

Thanks a lot for all the info Gentlemen, I'll try to find some here locally ( I'm in Canada after all :D ) if not I'll get some frome the USA.

Chers

Bruno
Forum: ADS-B 04-23-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,962
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up GDL-39 UPDATE

Dave

If you download the Garmin web updater and connect your 796 to it, it will download the 4.9.1 update and install it on your 796 which will update the GDL-39 once plugged in..

I just did mine...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-23-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,321
Posted By RV-4
Question FUEL DRAINS O'RING REPLACEMENTS

Hello All

I will need to remove the fuel drains on my -4 in the next week or so and I was wondering where I could buy replacements O'rings just in case I need one or two..

Any idea where I can get...
Forum: ADS-B 02-21-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,681
Posted By RV-4
Tailbeacon X vs DYNON SKYVIEW

As a Dynon Skyview user, I was wondering if the Tailbeacon X will work with the Skyview so I e-mailed Dynon Tech Support and here's the answer I got...not the one I wanted mind...
Forum: ADS-B 02-19-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,681
Posted By RV-4
Question Uavionics TailbeaconX

Hello All

Reference the Uavionix new ADS-B OUT Tailbeacon X, any of you Beta testers know if it will integrate with a Dynon Skyview via one of the serial port...?

If yes, I'll be buying one very...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-10-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 893
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Capacitive Filters

Hi Gerry

Thanks a lot for the parts numbers..That was really useful :)

I found them on the L-Com website...

Cheers

Bruno
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-08-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 893
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up SKYVIEW NOISE FILTERS

Hi Brian

Thanks for the offer..I didn't check with Dynon yet but it was my next move..

Mine is missing a pin at position # 1..It came out when I removed the connector...I will try to re-insert a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-07-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 893
Posted By RV-4
Question SKYVIEW NOISE FILTERS

Hello everyone

A few years back, Dynon provided a 3 noise filters set to help in suppressing noise from Skyview.
I got one of these kit but my DB37 filter has loss a Pin ( Pin # 1 ) and I would like...
Forum: Propellers 11-24-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,726
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Catto Prop

SH
As part of your crusade toward getting the optimum prop for your -4, you may want to check that your RPM gauge is reading properly before going thru all the hassles of getting a new prop..

For...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-25-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 805
Posted By RV-4
Unhappy Hinge Pin

If you have a little bit of access to your old pin, you may try tapping on it with another piece of PIN just enough to make it move a little and then try to pull on it from the other end if room...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 10-25-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,969
Posted By RV-4
Unhappy RED CUPE READINGS

Well I guess that I'm now part of the erratic Red Cube Readings club...:)

I had the same symtoms over the last couples of months but was too busy flying to have a look at it..

Well 2 days ago, I...
Forum: RV-4 09-17-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up RV-4 STICK GRIP

Hi Brian

Mine were only install really tight on the stick with no glue or anything holding them in place but when I removed them to be replaced with Infinity Grip I really had to pull to get them...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-09-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,538
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up RV-4 ROUND GEAR

Hello Gents.

Donnie (AvengerBoss ): I responded to your e-mail, thanks

Vince: I'm off overseas tomorrow for work but will try to take pictures of my gears over the week end and will send them to...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-07-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,538
Posted By RV-4
Question ROUND GEAR (RV-4,6 ) Jacking Kit

Hello All

This year at Oshkosh I bought the Round Gear Jacking Kit that had been advertised here on VAF from Flyboys Accessories as I thought that it was a fine little gadget that could save a lot...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-04-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,184
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up St-Georges RV's Gathering 2019

Salut Simon

The gang from Montreal will be there weather permitting...

A la prochaine

Bruno
RV-4 C-GDBH
Forum: Safety 08-15-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,946
Posted By RV-4
C-130 AND SAR COST

gmcjetpilot

In Canada, all SAR Cost are free, if you go down, we will search for you for as long as there is a very very small chance that we will find you.

While in the Air Force ( SAR ) I've...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-08-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,894
Posted By RV-4
430 Support

As far as I know Garmin no longer support the GNS 430 '' 28 Volts'' unit..Don't know about the other models..

Bruno
Forum: COMM 08-08-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,167
Posted By RV-4
Question Bose A-20 Sounds Quality

While we're on the subject of the A-20 Sound Quality,

A friend and I had our A-20 Bose overhaul by Bose in Oshkosh where they replaced the control module with the new Bluetooth one that has the...
Forum: Reviews 08-08-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,568
Posted By RV-4
SPOT vs Tracking time

Rob (Snowflake)

''the tracks I get back after a flight look great to me (5 minute tracking - more than adequate).''

You gotta remember than you are moving at about 2.5NM/ Min in an RV X 5 = 12.5...
Forum: RV-4 08-08-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,854
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up 40 Years of RV-4s

Thank you Devin for organizing this gathering of Eagles ( Flying an RV-4 ,you feel like an Eagle ) it was nice meeting you and the other RV-4's pilots..

As you said, we should make it a yearly...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-30-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 56,789
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Hello Herman It was a pleasure meeting you in...

Hello Herman

It was a pleasure meeting you in Oshkosh and Im glad that your flight home went flawlessly ..

Thank you for sharing with us.

Cheers

Bruno
RV-4 C-GDBH
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,528
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up OSH EARLY ARRIVALS

Thanks Jeff

Should be there around noon weather permitting...

i'm not worry about the traffic for myself but more for my 2 flying partners who are not as used to high traffic loads as I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,528
Posted By RV-4
Early Arrival

Bill

Please read this again''any potential procedures other then a standard'':rolleyes:

I've read the Notam multiple times already ....It was just an honest question just in case there was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-08-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,528
Posted By RV-4
Early Arrival

Ok now....

For Joker and the likes: If you had read my post correctly instead of getting your cajones in a knot you will have notice that I mentioned the D%?&m Notam which means that I read the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,528
Posted By RV-4
Question OSHKOSH ARRIVAL EARLY

Hello Gents

A couple of friends and I are planning on arriving in Oshkosh on Thursday July 18th and I was wondering if the special arrival procedure ( Notam ) will be in effect on the 18th or will...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-17-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,257
Posted By RV-4
Question RV-4 40th Anniversary

Hi Devin

Reference: The 40th Anniversary T-Shirts

I did registed already but I'm not sure if I put in a preference for my T-Shirts and I sure would like one or more of those..

Is there a way I can...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-09-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 458
Posted By RV-4
Question Garmin GTX 327 ISSUE

Hello All

Due to weather issue I flew my RV-4 for the first time this year only last week and while in contact with Center, I was told that they could no longer see my Transponder ( never happened...
Forum: GPS 05-28-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 59,171
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Transponder Diversity

Mark ( Canadian Joy )

Thank you for the info..I, like yourself hope that a single antenna will do the work on our RVs but the only way to be sure will be to try one and it's gonna be a while before...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 776
Posted By RV-4
Question Florida Airparks

Hello All

I have a friend with an RV-6 who contemplating renting a house on an Airpark in the Fort Lauderdale area for about 5-6 monts /year upon his retirement and we were wondering if there are,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-20-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Posted By RV-4
Question G696 Battery

Hello ALL

Will anyone of you here on VAF know of a good source to purchase a Garmin 696's battery other than Garmin??

I just purchased a 696 for a friend and the battery is no longer holding a...
Forum: GPS 05-16-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up 480 group

Thanks Greg

I'll pass the info to my friend

Bruno
Forum: GPS 05-16-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up GNS 480 BATTERY

Hi Ryan

Would you have a link to that video??

A friend of mine could use it.

Thanks

Bruno
Forum: GPS 05-12-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 59,171
Posted By RV-4
GNX-375 TXPR

'' the GNX 375 is not a dual diversity unit'':(

Well that's a bummer.... But I'm wondering if with only an antenna at the bottom if the unit could still receive the signal coming from the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-12-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Encoder

Thanks for the info Walt, I'll pass it along to my friend

Greg, Yes we're aware of the Ameri-King saga and replacing the encoder is an option my friend is looking atif he can't make to work...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-11-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 756
Posted By RV-4
Question Altitude Encoder Adjustments

Hello All

I have a friend with an RV-6 with an Ameri-King Encoder (ACK-350)installed that is reading 200 feet high ...

Anyone knows how to adjust the Alt pots( Hi or Low ) and how much of a...
Forum: GPS 05-10-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 59,171
Posted By RV-4
Question Garmin GNX 375

Hi Steve ( g3xpert)

Can you tell me if the 375 Transponder have dual diversity?? With the upcoming Canadian ADS-B mandate which will be Space based we might have to install 2 antennas ( Top and...
Forum: RV-4 04-18-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,622
Posted By RV-4
RV-4 Emergency landing on LA Freeway

Good job on the pilot side but looking at that Police Officer pushing the aircraft when using the canopy frame as a holding point almost make me cry...:eek:

Lucky they didn't break it ..

Bruno
Forum: ADS-B 04-16-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 30,402
Posted By RV-4
Anonymous Mode

Gentlemen

I obviously have offended some people with my question and as such I apologies ..Post have been deleted..

I will be anonymous for a while.:)

Have a good evening all

Bruno
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-31-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,529
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Strange Lights

Yes that is exactly what we saw ...

I knew that someone on VAF will have the answer ..:)

Thanks again Gents for your knowledge..

Cheers

Bruno
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 03-26-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,529
Posted By RV-4
Question Strange Lights

Hello Gents

Last Sunday on our way to KLAX from Toronto at FL380 just south west of Las Vegas where they have all the Sun Panels, we saw 3 very bright lights on the ground and were wondering what...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,720
Posted By RV-4
Question OIL ADDITIVES

Hello All

I've been running my engine with either Shell 15W50 or Philipps 20W50 oil for as long as I can remember..

I've been using AvBlend for many years and been told by Lycon when I got my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,673
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up RV-4 OSHKOSH 2019

Well to make it an international affair, I will be there from Canada ;-)

Bruno
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-09-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,594
Posted By RV-4
Question Space Based vs US Ground Based ADS-B

Hello Gents

I just read the previous posts and it was very informative but just to make it clear, if I wanna operate in Canada and the US, what type of Transponder do I need...

I was planning to...
Forum: ADS-B 02-05-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 955
Posted By RV-4
Smile GDL-39-3D Remote Mount

Hi Oly

I mounted mine on the same shelf as my Skyview Adhars in the tail of my RV-4..
With no adverse effect on either one..

Also installed a lighter outlet to connect the GDL to aircraft power so...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-31-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,075
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up ACS MILITARY DISCOUNT

Hi Richard

Well good to know but here's what I received from a Janette Barber ( Marketing Coordinator) and in my e-mail I specified that I was a Retired RCAF member but she probably still thought...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,075
Posted By RV-4
Smile ACS MILITARY DISCOUNT

Update;

For Canadians Veterans and active members of the Canadian Armed Forces,

I just send an e-mail to AC Spruce regarding their Military Discounts so I should get a reply fairly soon..

The...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,075
Posted By RV-4
Veteran Discount

''A shame it doesnt apply in Canada.''

Well since ACS now have a store in Canada I don't see why they wouldn't apply the same discount to Canadians in all due respect..:cool:

I will try to find...
Forum: ADS-B 01-26-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,361
Posted By RV-4
Question GDL-82 vs GTX-335

To G3XPERT and all

''Might be worth noting that the "rest of North America" isn't just "America". Canada's ADS-B system will only use 1090ES at this point...''

I was thinking of installing a GDL-82...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up GDL-82 in RV4

Hi Bob

I'm planning the same install in my -4 in the spring so if you can post pictures of your install, it will be appreciated.

Thanks

Bruno
rv4@videotron.ca
Forum: COMM 12-27-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Garmin 155XL GPS/COM

''Bruno, the unit is a GPS/COM and sorry, but I already gave it away. The COM change is mandated by our EU Regs 8.33 ''

No worries, thank you for the reply.

Cheers

Bruno
Forum: COMM 12-22-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By RV-4
Question Garmin 155XL GPS/COM

''Garmin 155XL GPS/COM''

Isn't the 155XL an IFR GPS only without the Com ????

If so, any idea how much you're looking for it if still in good working order??

Thanks

Bruno
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,153
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up ENGINE PREHEAT

I have a SwitchBox with a T-Mobil service and it is working great even here in Canada with the aircraft parked on a farm strip away from everything...

Nice to have the engine already warm by the...
Forum: GPS 10-12-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 994
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up KLN-90B TROUBLESHOOTING ISSUE

Hi Larry

I checked today and the Date& Time were accurate so as you say, the internal battery appears to be out of the equation..

I will put a battery charger on the a/c and turn the GPS ON and let...
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