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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,191
Posted By emuyshondt
I connect my iPhone to make phone calls, such as...

I connect my iPhone to make phone calls, such as to clearance delivery (Iím at a non-towered airport) or calling home. I can also play music from my music library. I get audio warnings from...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,472
Posted By emuyshondt
If size is a big concern, a Plus iPhone could...

If size is a big concern, a Plus iPhone could work too. They’re as big or bigger than a Garmin 430W.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,472
Posted By emuyshondt
Getting an iPad with internal GPS is not much...

Getting an iPad with internal GPS is not much more than buying a separate external GPS, and it saves you from having yet another device to keep charged and another set of cables and charging...
Forum: Safety 04-26-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,219
Posted By emuyshondt
I got BasicMed last year as part of my normal...

I got BasicMed last year as part of my normal physical. My primary care physician just went through a normal physical and then looked at the form and checked off each item. He had done more than the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-20-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,715
Posted By emuyshondt
Also keep in mind what happens if for some reason...

Also keep in mind what happens if for some reason your batteries go out. This headset wonít have much passive noise attenuation should the electronics stop functioning for any reason.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By emuyshondt
The initial BT A20 only supported making phone...

The initial BT A20 only supported making phone calls over BT, not streaming music. You can upgrade the control box so you can now stream music too.
Forum: RV-14 03-11-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,396
Posted By emuyshondt
I have an Avidyne IFD-540 in my certified plane...

I have an Avidyne IFD-540 in my certified plane (Cessna 182), and really like it. It has both a touch interface and knobs and you can accomplish all functions using either interface. Touch is quicker...
Forum: GPS 02-06-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,760
Posted By emuyshondt
I paid $665 for 1 year all US IFR coverage for...

I paid $665 for 1 year all US IFR coverage for NavData and Obstacles. NavData alone is $480. I may not renew obstacles since they don’t change all that much. I may just get them every couple of years...
Forum: GPS 02-06-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,760
Posted By emuyshondt
Try just logging in with a blank username and...

Try just logging in with a blank username and password. You should be able to download an old database. Same for the simulator. To actually use the IFD-100 with an IFD-440 or -540, it will need to...
Forum: GPS 02-01-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,760
Posted By emuyshondt
I have an IFD540 in my plane. I would not go to a...

I have an IFD540 in my plane. I would not go to a Garmin product if I had a choice. I have used 430's and also G1000 and I don't know what the engineers were thinking with their control logic.

I...
Forum: ADS-B 11-03-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 191,725
Posted By emuyshondt
My new-to-me 182 came with one. Avidyne calls it...

My new-to-me 182 came with one. Avidyne calls it a SkyTrax 100 or MLB100. The paperwork says it is a Navworx ADS600 B 200-11. The STC is from Navworx.

Avidyne doesn't say much about it. They are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-28-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,010
Posted By emuyshondt
Hopefully your address is current in the FAA...

Hopefully your address is current in the FAA database. Remember you have 30 days to report an address change. If the address provided for the OPA course is different than the k e in the registry, it...
Forum: ADS-B 09-02-2017, 01:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By emuyshondt
I haven't bought a Stratus because I use both...

I haven't bought a Stratus because I use both Foreflight and WingX Pro. Instead, I built a Stratux and also got a FlightBox (https://www.openflightsolutions.com/flightbox/), a commercial version of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2017, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,805
Posted By emuyshondt
It has been some time since I tried FPG, but I...

It has been some time since I tried FPG, but I also had the slow and buggy problems reported above. I've also found WingX Pro to be by far the most frugal of all the EFB's with respect to memory...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,665
Posted By emuyshondt
I can also replay my flights with...

I can also replay my flights with flightradar24.com. Flights within the last 7 days are available for free. Different subscription levels, starting at $10/yr, let you go further back.

Their app on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-26-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,734
Posted By emuyshondt
In order to use the BasicMed process, you need to...

In order to use the BasicMed process, you need to have had a 3rd Class medical exam in the past 10 years. Since you've never had one, then you need to get one through the appointment you have made.
Forum: ADS-B 03-26-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 27,948
Posted By emuyshondt
Shane, Will there be a version of your equipment...

Shane,

Will there be a version of your equipment for certified aircraft? I live near Austin, not too far from Waxahachie, and would be glad to work on any testing using my Cessna 172E. I don't...
Forum: ADS-B 03-23-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,340
Posted By emuyshondt
I saw this in another forum: It is pretty much...

I saw this in another forum:



It is pretty much self-constrained (can't connect to FF or WingX Pro), but it is a great price..
Forum: Texas (South) 01-15-2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,397
Posted By emuyshondt
I've driven by the airport and it seems to be a...

I've driven by the airport and it seems to be a nice place. I also fly over it often, it have never landed there. I see them advertise locally, so the project must be going forward.

Their web site...
Forum: ADS-B 01-03-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 191,725
Posted By emuyshondt
The issue is not so much the accuracy when...

The issue is not so much the accuracy when everything is working, but rather the ability to detect that the satellites being used to calculate the position are all working properly and thus the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2016, 05:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 14,234
Posted By emuyshondt
I have an iPad Air 2 that I use in my C172. I...

I have an iPad Air 2 that I use in my C172. I have no visibility issues with it. I also used it in my friends RV-6A and it worked fine.

With earlier iPads I had to use an ant-glare screen...
Forum: ADS-B 11-22-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,418
Posted By emuyshondt
The GTX-335 does not have an internal AHRS. You...

The GTX-335 does not have an internal AHRS. You also have to buy the unit with the internal GPS if you don't already have an approved external position source. It costs about $800 more than the base...
Forum: ADS-B 08-21-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,200
Posted By emuyshondt
There is a Stratus ESGi that does include ADS-B...

There is a Stratus ESGi that does include ADS-B in. Essentially, they add a Stratus 2S to the base unit, but without the internal battery or antennas.

You cannot use the internal GPS signals from...
Forum: GPS 07-24-2016, 04:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 732
Posted By emuyshondt
Are you sure the GPS is turned on in Flightbox?...

Are you sure the GPS is turned on in Flightbox? There's a switch to turn it on and off in the main software interface. Type http://192.168.10.1/ in your browser's address bar when connected to the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 04-17-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,353
Posted By emuyshondt
Nice pictures! I'm headed to Venice in a couple...

Nice pictures!

I'm headed to Venice in a couple of weeks. Unfortunately, I'll be in a slightly bigger plane, operated by Air Berlin. it will be my first time there, and I'm really looking forward to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-05-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,777
Posted By emuyshondt
I like my Sproty's SP-400. My plane has an...

I like my Sproty's SP-400. My plane has an external antenna with a jack on the panel for the SP-400 so I get pretty good range even when flying. The rubber duck antenna is not very good for much more...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-01-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,417
Posted By emuyshondt
I'm based at Lago Vista (KRYW) and live in...

I'm based at Lago Vista (KRYW) and live in Leander. There are no rental car agencies there, but Enterpise might be willing to drive a car out to get you, or your brother in law can take you to a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-08-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By emuyshondt
Maybe someone traveling there could take it as...

Maybe someone traveling there could take it as checked luggage, then ship locally? Maybe the builder can pick up the part at FRA?

What part of Germany is it going?
Forum: ADS-B 10-23-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 99,528
Posted By emuyshondt
Are there any commercial J-Poles tuned to 978 MHz...

Are there any commercial J-Poles tuned to 978 MHz somewhere or are they strictly DIY? When I look online, it looks like they are mostly DIY jobs that don't look all that nice. I was hoping to find a...
Forum: ADS-B 10-22-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 99,528
Posted By emuyshondt
Has anyone done any research into the best...

Has anyone done any research into the best antenna setup for this project? It seems it should be possible to use a single antenna connected to both radio receivers.

The data sheet data sheet...
Forum: ADS-B 10-21-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 99,528
Posted By emuyshondt
Sorry if this is obvious to some, but also make...

Sorry if this is obvious to some, but also make sure you use the recommended utility to put the file on the card. You don't just copy it over with file explorer or finder. The utility makes the SD...
Forum: Safety 09-22-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,883
Posted By emuyshondt
PM sent, Bill.

PM sent, Bill.
Forum: Safety 09-22-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,883
Posted By emuyshondt
Too bad I didn't see the response earlier. I'd be...

Too bad I didn't see the response earlier. I'd be interested in getting some of these ties, but not 1000. Maybe 100 or less, preferably in assorted sizes. If anyone is interested in a group buy,...
Forum: ADS-B 09-13-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 99,528
Posted By emuyshondt
I ordered the stub antenna. I may also try the...

I ordered the stub antenna. I may also try the Linx Technology (Skyguard) later on. I actually ordered it from Skyguard, but they refunded my money yesterday and told me to go get it from DigiKey....
Forum: ADS-B 09-13-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 99,528
Posted By emuyshondt
The datasheet for the Skyguard antenna is at...

The datasheet for the Skyguard antenna is at https://www.linxtechnologies.com/resources/data-guides/ant-916-cw-hwr.pdf and says the antenna is recommended for 900 to 930 MHz. It has a pretty sharp...
Forum: ADS-B 09-12-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 99,528
Posted By emuyshondt
Anybody know how well this stub antenna...

Anybody know how well this stub antenna (http://www.mouser.com/Search/ProductDetail.aspx?R=TG.22.0111virtualkey57580000virtualkey960-TG220111) would work with the Raspberry Pi setup? The return loss...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,218
Posted By emuyshondt
I've been using it since it came out. I haven't...

I've been using it since it came out. I haven't had ny issues with it.
Forum: Safety 08-06-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,883
Posted By emuyshondt
The T&B ty-raps are about $0.07/ea for 1,000 at...

The T&B ty-raps are about $0.07/ea for 1,000 at Newark Electronics (http://www.newark.com/thomas-betts/ty24mx/ty-rap-self-locking-cable-ties/dp/99F3071)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-27-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,126
Posted By emuyshondt
It's supposed to become available in July. I...

It's supposed to become available in July. I expect the Android version will be limited, compared to iOS, with new features added over time. That seems to be the way most aviation apps are when they...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-27-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,126
Posted By emuyshondt
WingX Pro comes with geo-referenced taxi diagrams...

WingX Pro comes with geo-referenced taxi diagrams and an obstacle database in their basic subscription.

I like get-referenced approach plates for instrument work.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,243
Posted By emuyshondt
I like the leather Apple SmartCase that I have on...

I like the leather Apple SmartCase that I have on my iPad. Looks like Mike's from the front. It covers the front and back of the iPad, as opposed to the Apple SmartCover, that attaches magnetically...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,243
Posted By emuyshondt
I've been using my iPad Air 2 for car navigation,...

I've been using my iPad Air 2 for car navigation, and it does not need the anti glare film. I haven't had a chance to girly with it yet, but I am pretty sure it will be OK in my C172. It is much...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-11-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,611
Posted By emuyshondt
It says video is not available when I click on...

It says video is not available when I click on the link on my iPad...
Forum: RV-8/8A 08-11-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,024
Posted By emuyshondt
It seems like naming the plane something...

It seems like naming the plane something different could bring problems if you try to sell it. I'd be leery if the registration doesn't at least mention the actual model. Maybe call it so,etching...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 47,485
Posted By emuyshondt
The EAA seems to be in favor of this policy...

The EAA seems to be in favor of this policy clarification, asp cording to their web site (https://www.eaa.org/en/eaa/eaa-news-and-aviation-news/eaa/2014-07-24-faa-releases-new-hangar-use-policy)....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-11-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,938
Posted By emuyshondt
I think the iLevil AHRS has similar issues. I...

I think the iLevil AHRS has similar issues. I don't know if software could be used to account for the precession, or if these early AHRS units are just toys, and new hardware will be required to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,330
Posted By emuyshondt
Call the Texas State Comptroller's Office at...

Call the Texas State Comptroller's Office at (800) 252-5555 or (512) 463-4600, as suggested in the form you linked?

These things usually only work in favor of the state. I doubt they'll be wanting...
Forum: RV-12 06-30-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,092
Posted By emuyshondt
If you don't want to purchase Parallels or VMWare...

If you don't want to purchase Parallels or VMWare Fusion, you could give the free Open Source Virtual Box (https://www.virtualbox.org) a try. See if it gets you over the hump with what Seattle...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-03-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,222
Posted By emuyshondt
Can you wrap a certificated airplane (Cessna 172,...

Can you wrap a certificated airplane (Cessna 172, Mooney 201)?
Forum: Texas (South) 06-01-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,255
Posted By emuyshondt
Blast furnaces also provide "dry heat"...

Blast furnaces also provide "dry heat" ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-03-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,746
Posted By emuyshondt
AeroNav...

AeroNav (http://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/flight_info/aeronav/digital_products/vfr/) publishes the charts and just upgraded the format. Seattle Avionics makes it sound like they did something, but the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-12-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 74,311
Posted By emuyshondt
You can find your own legislators by going to...

You can find your own legislators by going to ContactingtheCongress.org (http://www.contactingthecongress.org)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 67,571
Posted By emuyshondt
When would a wrap not be advisable? I can't think...

When would a wrap not be advisable? I can't think off hand why you wouldn't wrap instead of paint.

You mentioned certified aircraft in passing. I have a Cessna 172 I might consider wrapping. What...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-01-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,247
Posted By emuyshondt
Who can fly a brand new RV?

I am trying to find out what the legalities are for flying a newly completed RV-6A. This is before the initial flight testing the plane.

I helped a friend with some of the building, though he did...
Forum: Steam Gauges 12-23-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,725
Posted By emuyshondt
Duh! I didn't think this through. The T&B...

Duh! I didn't think this through.

The T&B indicator had just come in the mail and was pretty cold when I noticed it. I went back to look at it after your answer, and the bubble is smaller.

Chalk...
Forum: Steam Gauges 12-23-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,725
Posted By emuyshondt
Bubble in Inclinometer of Turn and Bank Indicator

I recently got a Mid Continent electric Turn and Bank Indicator, PN 1394T100-7Z. It has a small (maybe 1/4") bubble of air in the inclinometer, and I would like to know if there is a simple way to...
Forum: Safety 12-19-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,186
Posted By emuyshondt
Note that Foreflight only supports the Stratus...

Note that Foreflight only supports the Stratus devices as an external AHRS. Startus devices also only support Foreflight. They seem to have some sort of exclusive arrangement between themselves. To...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,187
Posted By emuyshondt
I agree with your comments, Walt. I was not...

I agree with your comments, Walt. I was not bothered by the offer for the new transponder, and it is a reasonable option against repairing the old one. I didn't go that way, because I want to get to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,187
Posted By emuyshondt
While I may have the familial relationship of the...

While I may have the familial relationship of the two guys I spoke to wrong, it was most definitely ACS that I dealt with. I double checked the invoice and e-mail address I used.

There's two guys...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,187
Posted By emuyshondt
I am surprised by the great ratings ACS gets. I...

I am surprised by the great ratings ACS gets. I went there because of them. However, I rate my experience as bad.

My transponder had been working fine, it just needed a certification. It got flaky...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,187
Posted By emuyshondt
I use McKee Avionics, in San Marcos. Erik was...

I use McKee Avionics, in San Marcos. Erik was really good when I had a transponder problem and also did my IFR certification. I didn't have good luck with ACS. My transponder quit on my way from...
Forum: Texas (South) 11-09-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,320
Posted By emuyshondt
Glad to hear George is OK. I like him too. I...

Glad to hear George is OK. I like him too.

I have my own plane, and Burnet is a little closer than KAUS.

The last time I got a BFR with George, I picked him up at KAUS. We had to scoot out quickly...
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