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Forum: COMM 06-05-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,063
Posted By N402RH
I use the Bluetooth music function of the...

I use the Bluetooth music function of the PDA360EX all the time in my RV-10. We have sold a lot of PDA360EX audio panels and they work great.

Rob Hickman
N402RH RV-10
Advanced Flight Systems
Forum: Oregon 05-09-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,829
Posted By N402RH
From the Oregon Department of Aviation: Landing...

From the Oregon Department of Aviation:

Landing on the beach, except in an emergency, is specifically prohibited by ORS 836.510. The coastal police departments are very aware of this and enforce it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-05-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,051
Posted By N402RH
We just purchased 8 of these to test and they...

We just purchased 8 of these to test and they work great. We will be buying more.

http://www.avlite.com/product/av-70-solar-aviation-light/

Rob Hickman
N402RH RV-10
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 14,746
Posted By N402RH
Once? As a long time vendor to Lancair I know of...

Once? As a long time vendor to Lancair I know of least 4 owners and if you count Evolution they are headed for 5.


Lance Neibauer
Joseph C. Bartels
Bob Wolstenholme
Mark and Conrad...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-12-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By N402RH
It will work behind the panel if you also install...

It will work behind the panel if you also install the Dynon remote Magnetometer.

Rob Hickman
Advanced Flight Systems / Dynon Avionics.
Forum: Job Board 02-07-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,350
Posted By N402RH
Want to work for Dynon in Oregon?

Want to work for Dynon in Oregon?

Our Quick Panel business has been rapidly growing over the last few years and we have openings for avionics wiring technicians and support people. We are located...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-22-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 998
Posted By N402RH
I don't think this is correct. It is my...

I don't think this is correct.

It is my understanding when a breaker is tripped in a VPX it does not get reset with a switch or power cycle. It needs to be reset from their PC software or...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-22-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By N402RH
Are you looking for the switch modules (Silk...

Are you looking for the switch modules (Silk screened Plate, Switch, PCB, Connector) or individual switches?

Part Number Description

70055 Switch module Master Switch pcb
70056 Switch Module...
Forum: RV-10 01-10-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,527
Posted By N402RH
Stainless steel kegs are rated for an internal...

Stainless steel kegs are rated for an internal pressure of at least 60 to 90 PSI without deformation, with a burst pressure of at least 300 PSI. I usually carb the kegs to 10-12 PSI on the ground. ...
Forum: RV-10 01-08-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,527
Posted By N402RH
We are not sure if Truman likes flying or just...

We are not sure if Truman likes flying or just hates being left at home. He has been flying in the RV-10 since he was 8 weeks old. We picked him up near Mt Shasta CA on the way home from Oshkosh...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-08-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By N402RH
You need to send the unit to Dynon to replace the...

You need to send the unit to Dynon to replace the battery, call support and they can give you a RMA number.

If you take it apart you will most likely damage the internal GPS Antenna and/or the...
Forum: RV-10 01-08-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,527
Posted By N402RH
Two people, Four full 7 1/2 gallon Kegs, a Dog...

Two people, Four full 7 1/2 gallon Kegs, a Dog and his birthday cake to a beer competition in Sisters Oregon.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4727/25709184028_3ab7d1af39_h.jpg

Rob Hickman
N402RH ...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-05-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,528
Posted By N402RH
Yes, you can configure the individual circuit...

Yes, you can configure the individual circuit breaker amperages. With an AF-5000 EFIS you can adjust it from the EFIS screen. With a Skyview HDX you will need to load a configuration file that you...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-04-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,528
Posted By N402RH
We will sell the module in a package with all the...

We will sell the module in a package with all the harnesses, we call it a panel-less panel.

Rob Hickman
Advanced Flight Systems Inc.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-03-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,528
Posted By N402RH
We have updated manuals on the web site: Quick...

We have updated manuals on the web site:

Quick Panel Manual with the new ACM-ECB
http://dynonavionics.com/downloads/advanced/Advanced%20Quick%20Panel%20Installation%20Manual%20V4.4.pdf


AF-5000...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-02-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,528
Posted By N402RH
All of these companies have extensive recent...

All of these companies have extensive recent experience with installing Quick Panels and Panels without using the ACM Module.

Bend Aircraft Builder's Assist and Maintenance Center
Mike Robertson ...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-02-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,312
Posted By N402RH
You should email your system and data logs to...

You should email your system and data logs to info@advanced-flight-systems.com

You have the older Crossbow AHRS and it sounds like the AHRS or Crossbow Magnetometer had a problem.

"My question...
Forum: ADS-B 11-27-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,616
Posted By N402RH
Are you using serial port #1 or #3 on the...

Are you using serial port #1 or #3 on the AF-4500?

Only serial port #1 and port #3 are high speed ports with buffering.


Rob Hickman
Advanced Flight Systems
Forum: ADS-B 11-02-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,076
Posted By N402RH
The AF-5000 and AF-4000 EFIS systems will work...

The AF-5000 and AF-4000 EFIS systems will work with the uAvionix stuff for OUT. The AF-5000 can even use a Stratux Wi-Fi to get the ADS-B data.

Rob Hickman
Advanced Flight Systems Inc.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-30-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,272
Posted By N402RH
The V15 software will do it, beta release in the...

The V15 software will do it, beta release in the next few weeks.

Rob Hickman
Advanced Flight Systems Inc.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-30-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,299
Posted By N402RH
The Trutrak AP does not directly support airspeed...

The Trutrak AP does not directly support airspeed climbs, the EFIS will convert the desired Airspeed climb to vertical speed and send it to the AP. It works ok for most airplanes. The Dynon AP...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-27-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,299
Posted By N402RH
It will be an upgrade option on the Quick Panels,...

It will be an upgrade option on the Quick Panels, should be available in the next few months.

Rob Hickman
Advanced Flight Systems Inc.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-26-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,299
Posted By N402RH
You can configure the ACM to not run the flaps...

You can configure the ACM to not run the flaps over a set speed.

The Autopilot power get wired to a separate power switch on the panel that you can shut off.

The trim has runaway protection

...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-26-2017, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,299
Posted By N402RH
We have been developing a new version of our...

We have been developing a new version of our Advanced Control Module that uses electronic circuit breakers in place of the fuses. We have been flying the new ACM-ECB version in our RV-10 for the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-25-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,299
Posted By N402RH
We have had the new V15 software flying in three...

We have had the new V15 software flying in three planes for the last few months. It has been flying in our RV-10 with our new Electronic circuit breaker module since the beginning of September. ...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-24-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,299
Posted By N402RH
New AF-5000 Pilots Guide Manual

We have posted an updated version of the AF-5000 Pilots Guide:

http://www.advanced-flight-systems.com/docs/AF-5000%20Pilot%20Guide%20Manual%20V15.0.pdf


Rob Hickman
Advanced Flight Systems Inc.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-22-2017, 08:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,272
Posted By N402RH
The latest AF-5000 Pilot Guide is available:...

The latest AF-5000 Pilot Guide is available:

advanced-flight-systems.com/docs/AF-5000%20Pilot%20Guide%20Manual%20V15.0.pdf...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-20-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,272
Posted By N402RH
1. I bought the WiFi module for my system to...

1. I bought the WiFi module for my system to "talk" with my ForeFlight/iPad. The discussion on page 64 of the Pilot's Guide says to set it up in accordance with the info in the "installation...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-20-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,313
Posted By N402RH
If your system is using WSI weather things are...

If your system is using WSI weather things are about to get worse.

It is my understanding that WSI, the weather services provider is dropping the subscription service at the end of 2017.

Rob...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-18-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,272
Posted By N402RH
The ADS-B data does not currently have lightning...

The ADS-B data does not currently have lightning data. We are working on displaying the Winds aloft data.

The EFIS will display lightning and winds aloft data if you have an XM receiver.

Rob...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-16-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,272
Posted By N402RH
1. How do I get the 5600 to display the VOR...

1. How do I get the 5600 to display the VOR course from my 530? I don't have an SL-30; the manual seems to discuss it as the only source for VOR guidance. If I plan a flight using VOR waypoints...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-15-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,272
Posted By N402RH
Have you tried setting the CDI to NAV1 and then...

Have you tried setting the CDI to NAV1 and then setting the Map Source to Internal Flight plan?

I will make sure it works in the new V15 software.

Rob Hickman
Advanced Flight Systems Inc.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,349
Posted By N402RH
It was 20 years ago and would go off for anything...

It was 20 years ago and would go off for anything within 100 miles, technology has improved. We ended up moving back to Portland where we really don't have any bad weather and you can drive to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-14-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,272
Posted By N402RH
I have been flying it for a few months and forget...

I have been flying it for a few months and forget what is new and what was in the old V13 software.

New menus and graphics, XM weather for Canada, Holds on the map, support for our new Electronic...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-14-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,272
Posted By N402RH
We are currently flight testing the new ver 15...

We are currently flight testing the new ver 15 software and should have it released in the next few weeks. We are also releasing a new v15 user manual to go with it.


Rob Hickman
Advanced Flight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,349
Posted By N402RH
We spent 5 years in Birmingham Alabama where they...

We spent 5 years in Birmingham Alabama where they have real thunderstorms and tornado's. When we first moved to Alabama we bought one of those fancy weather radios that would go off and save your...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,349
Posted By N402RH
All the cell phones in the office went off saying...

All the cell phones in the office went off saying tornado on the ground and to take cover, so naturally everyone ran outside to look for it.

Rob Hickman
Advanced Flight Systems
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,349
Posted By N402RH
I had the XM weather running on a demo EFIS when...

I had the XM weather running on a demo EFIS when the storm hit, this was taken after it moved through KUAO.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4510/37004526573_25e2a625b0_o.png

Rob Hickman
Advanced...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-13-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,272
Posted By N402RH
The OS version is the actual operating system. ...

The OS version is the actual operating system. The AF-5000 systems have only ever had two versions: OS: 1 is used with the old non touch screen CPU and all touch screen systems have OS: 5

There...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-12-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,272
Posted By N402RH
There is no resistor between the GTN and AF-ARINC...

There is no resistor between the GTN and AF-ARINC module, you need to do the following:

1. Finish Painting
2. Install current software
3. Have me come look at, you are only 10 minutes away.

We...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-11-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,272
Posted By N402RH
Mel, The IFD540 and GTN650 both work basically...

Mel,

The IFD540 and GTN650 both work basically the same way, I have both units in my RV-10 and we routinely fly GPS LPV approaches with both units.

When you get the plane back together make sure...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-10-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,272
Posted By N402RH
Email me a picture of what you are seeing and I...

Email me a picture of what you are seeing and I will tell you what is wrong.

Rob Hickman
Advanced Flight Systems
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-10-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,272
Posted By N402RH
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4491/37577344996_95...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4491/37577344996_95dcb993aa_o.png

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4501/36915436914_667ed1a75a_o.png

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4505/37593518162_b0d83ceaf5_o.png

ht...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-10-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,272
Posted By N402RH
Fundamentally nothing has changed in the last few...

Fundamentally nothing has changed in the last few years, we have added a new looking interface with the same autopilot modes and buttons. We have added a new TRK mode. In TRK mode the autopilot...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-10-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,272
Posted By N402RH
Do you have a AF-5600 with Touch screen? Latest...

Do you have a AF-5600 with Touch screen?

Latest Software:
http://dynonavionics.com/af-5000-software-updates.php

For a AF-5600 with Touch (OS5) should be running Vx13.04.11-MV16

Rob...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-09-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,272
Posted By N402RH
This can easily be done from the EFIS Flight Plan...

This can easily be done from the EFIS Flight Plan Menu:

CDI > GNAV1 Make sure you are displaying the Flight Plan from GPS Navigator
FPL > FILE > SAVE will save the current flight plan displayed on...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-09-2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,272
Posted By N402RH
If you have a AF-5000 system with touch screen...

If you have a AF-5000 system with touch screen and are running recent software you should have a CDI button on the fifth bottom button. With the older software and systems this was labeled CRS. ...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-09-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,272
Posted By N402RH
This is not correct, the GTN650 will not accept...

This is not correct, the GTN650 will not accept a flight plan from the EFIS. We are working with Avidyne to make the IFD440 and IFR540 accept a flight plan.

Rob Hickman
Advanced Flight Systems.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-06-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,272
Posted By N402RH
http://dynonavionics.com/includes/guides/advanced/...

http://dynonavionics.com/includes/guides/advanced/AF-5000%20Install%20Manual%20V5.4.pdf (http://dynonavionics.com/includes/guides/advanced/AF-5000%20Install%20Manual%20V5.4.pdf)

Page 95 has the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-06-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,272
Posted By N402RH
Give me a call to go over how it works, I am...

Give me a call to go over how it works, I am confused about you saying you are or are not transferring the flight plan from the 530W?

Your EFIS CDI source should be GNAV1 (GPS Navigator). When you...
Forum: Safety 09-15-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,848
Posted By N402RH
This is what we are using with runway edge white...

This is what we are using with runway edge white lenses.
They are not inexpensive, but they really work great:
http://www.flightlight.com/airportlighting/avlite_web/AVLITE_05_AV310/AV05.html

Rob...
Forum: RV-10 09-12-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,643
Posted By N402RH
How do you get it out once it melts the ice? I...

How do you get it out once it melts the ice?

I have dumped cold water on myself twice getting it out of the plane and into the car.

Rob Hickman
N402RH RV-10
Forum: RV-10 09-11-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,643
Posted By N402RH
I will test it, I doubt it. We put it in the...

I will test it, I doubt it. We put it in the back seat so the cool air is closer to the front seats.

Rob Hickman
N402RH RV-10
Forum: RV-10 09-11-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,643
Posted By N402RH
Thumbs up Icybreeze --Dogs best friend

My son bought one at Oshkosh for the Glasair Sportsman and it works awesome.

This summer has been really hot and we fly from Portland to Bend almost every weekend. Before we started taking the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-07-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By N402RH
It is a probe or more likely a loose probe crimp,...

It is a probe or more likely a loose probe crimp, check the probe terminals and terminal crimps.
If it was an injector getting plugged you would first see high EGT followed by high CHT.

Rob...
Forum: RV-10 08-28-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,411
Posted By N402RH
As of 22 February 2017 there have been 71 saves...

As of 22 February 2017 there have been 71 saves with 146 survivors in aircraft equipped with the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System...
Forum: ADS-B 08-04-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,616
Posted By N402RH
An AF-5000 will display weather and traffic using...

An AF-5000 will display weather and traffic using wifi from a Stratux.

Rob Hickman
N402RH RV-10
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-03-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,452
Posted By N402RH
We recommend that you place the amp meter shunt...

We recommend that you place the amp meter shunt in the alternator line so you can always see what the actual alternator output is. In normal operation the alternator output would be the panel power...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,452
Posted By N402RH
Set your EFIS Amps gauge so that it will warn you...

Set your EFIS Amps gauge so that it will warn you if you get below 10 amps.

Rob Hickman
N402RH RV-10
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By N402RH
Before you do anything send us the unit so we can...

Before you do anything send us the unit so we can see what is wrong with it.

We do have an upgrade program to an AF-5400 that will fit in the same cut-out with minimal wiring.



Rob...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-05-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,084
Posted By N402RH
All of the AFS Equipment and support documents...

All of the AFS Equipment and support documents should be available on the new web site.

If you go to the products page the left side has Skyview and the right side has AFS. If anything the new...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 06-14-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,260
Posted By N402RH
The Sunriver airport in Bend OR (S21) is taking...

The Sunriver airport in Bend OR (S21) is taking parking reservations.

Rob Hickman
N402RH RV-10
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