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Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 09-18-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,596
Posted By jeffkersey
Great articles!

Dan,

I enjoyed both articles. It helped fill in a lot of blanks in my ignorance about fuel injection. I will try to make it to one of the AFP classes.

Thanks for all you do,

Jeff
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-02-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,128
Posted By jeffkersey
VNAV?

Sam,

I took off and loaded an approach too. I put VNAV direct to the FAP and it did not climb to that altitude. I have to put the altitude into the Gemini AP. It did capture the glide slope for...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-02-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,128
Posted By jeffkersey
I like it...

Just did a test flight with V 6.5 in my GTN 650. Everything I tried seemed to work fine. The qwerty key entry is a real time saver.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-01-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,128
Posted By jeffkersey
Ver. 6.5 with Trutrak Gemini

Is there any reason the new 6.5 update would not work with my Trutrak Gemini AP? I get a little nervous with updates but would love to have some of the new features...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-31-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,128
Posted By jeffkersey
Good news

Sam, thanks for the response. Glad to here it seemed to all be working properly on the ground. Did you run it through all phases of flight? Approaches, etc?

Jeff
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-31-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,128
Posted By jeffkersey
Dynon compatibility?

I would like to move to version 6.5 but want to make sure it will jive with my old Dynon D100/D120 efis setup. Has anyone with this setup upgrade to 6.5?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-31-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 38,122
Posted By jeffkersey
Congrats!

What an amazing adventure and achievement. Glad you are home safe.
Forum: Southeast 08-29-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,497
Posted By jeffkersey
:)

Hoping for good weather....
Forum: Southeast 08-28-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,497
Posted By jeffkersey
Hoping to make it...

I went last year. Beautiful place. I hope to make it for an overnight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,238
Posted By jeffkersey
I like it...

For me, it made the most sense. The fact that it added a back efis in the same space of the Trio EZ-Pilot I was replacing was the deciding factor for me. It works well.

The negatives are: It...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-02-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 38,122
Posted By jeffkersey
Wow!

What an adventure. I am jealous. Will be following along. Blue Skies and Tailwinds... :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,195
Posted By jeffkersey
Thanks

Ron,

Thanks for your time. I enjoyed listening to the archive of the Webinar.

:)
Forum: Job Board 01-20-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,838
Posted By jeffkersey
PM sent

I sent you a private message.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,839
Posted By jeffkersey
Concorde RG-25XC

I just got a new one. I have owned the plane almost 2 years. I think I just took out the original battery. I did not build the plane. First flight was 2010. It was getting harder to turn things...
Forum: GPS 10-24-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,293
Posted By jeffkersey
Ipad

The Ipad GTN trainer app is great. And Free :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,039
Posted By jeffkersey
:)

He is top notch in my book...
Forum: Northwest 09-24-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,016
Posted By jeffkersey
RVer's in Anchorage?

I am in Anchorage for a few days with some time to kill. Wondering if there are any RV folks up here that would want to show off their plane and talk about the cultural experience living up here and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,039
Posted By jeffkersey
Thanks!!!!

Just wanted to say thanks to Doug Reeves for creating this forum and to Dan Horton for reading this thread helping me in a big way yesterday. Dan flew down to KJKA yesterday morning with a new brake...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-24-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 893
Posted By jeffkersey
Thanks Jesse

I appreciate your response. I was fortunate to have Dan Horton fly down from Montgomery, Al. yesterday morning. He had a seal, fluid, and a pump. The system held pressure and I was able to get...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-23-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 893
Posted By jeffkersey
Brake pads at KJKA? Stranded...

Anybody have a pair of brake linings and rivets for Cleveland 30-9
Brakes I could buy or replace in a few days. In a pickle and need to get back to Nashville asap...

Jeff Kersey
615-400-5333
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,039
Posted By jeffkersey
Exclamation URGENT: Need help at jack Edwards KJKA

Stuck at Jack Edwards in near Orange Beach, Al. On run up to head back to Nashville tonight My right brake went soft and lost all the cherry juice. I need brake seal. Liner pad, fluid and a punt...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 09-19-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,491
Posted By jeffkersey
Had to pee...

KFLY Near Colorado Springs, Co, to KUES, Just east of Millwaulee, WI. 780NM direct.
Just under 5 Hours. Leaned back to 7 gphish at 9500msl. Still had an hours + fuel onboard.
Was doing the Indian...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-31-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 738
Posted By jeffkersey
Another nod to Tom Berge

My experience with Tom was great....
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 08-28-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,727
Posted By jeffkersey
Beautiful Video!

That was quite an a venture! Thanks for sharing! :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By jeffkersey
come on down...

Any of the airports around Nashville are nice. All have a waiting list for hangars. Almost all are upgrading the facilities. The outer lying airports have cheaper hangars and fuel (as would be...
Forum: RV-10 08-07-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,018
Posted By jeffkersey
OX Mask?

Do you have a mask with a mic or do you just pull it away from your mouth to respond to ATC?
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-02-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,390
Posted By jeffkersey
Great meeting you Jerry!

Feel free to pop in here on your way through middle TN. I love talking airplanes and music... Tailwinds and Blue Skies to you!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-02-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,390
Posted By jeffkersey
My first trip to Airventure...

I don't have any previous Osh experiences to compare it to but I had a blast. I flew up in formation with a friend in another RV. Survived the swarm of bees. Landed on the green dot. (Did not...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-29-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,215
Posted By jeffkersey
Supertracks...

I have a tip up slider. It was installed before I bought the plane. It is nice. I think the super tracks are nicer. If mine did not already have the tip up slider, I would buy the super tracks. ...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-21-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 992
Posted By jeffkersey
Beautiful Video

It was a perfect day for me to fly over there. Just some popcorn clouds to dodge as I was looking for the airfield.

Beautiful video. Lancair? I have not flown one but love the way they look...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-20-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 992
Posted By jeffkersey
Mountain Air North Carolina!

I have been curious about this destination for a few years.

A student pilot in my town 13 years my senior is working on his private pilot license. I invited him to our EAA meeting and after the...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-20-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,071
Posted By jeffkersey
Awesome Trip!

So cool. What an adventure. Great pictures. Thanks for sharing. I hope to make a trip out west from Tennessee in September....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-17-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 100,540
Posted By jeffkersey
Beautiful!

I am loving following this adventure. One question? When lunch was served, it looked like you had a grip on the stick with your knees. Are you doing all these trips without any autopilot?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,128
Posted By jeffkersey
Thanks!

Jerry,

Thanks for all your effort. This will be my first trip to Oshkosh, weather and work allowing. I plan to camp in HBC and take it all in... :)
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-10-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,725
Posted By jeffkersey
Congrats!

Opens up more options to go...
Forum: RV-9/9A 07-10-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By jeffkersey
North TN

I live 18 miles north of Nashville and have an RV7a....
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-06-2017, 07:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,095
Posted By jeffkersey
Great Photos!

Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-27-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,095
Posted By jeffkersey
Awesome Adventure!

Been tracking you daily. Welcome to North America!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-22-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,095
Posted By jeffkersey
Yikes!

Could you tell what got bound up enough to rub and start a fire? Was it pulling to the left harder than usual when taxiing? Great pictures on Facebook!
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-21-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,095
Posted By jeffkersey
Everyone dry?

Hoping that all 3 planes have arrived. G BKMG is showing last location 34NM of the coast of Iceland in that cold water. Maybe the tracker battery went dead?

JK
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-14-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,095
Posted By jeffkersey
Wow!

Sounds like an awesome adventure. You have a place to lay down north of Nashville, TN if you need. I'll be following and dreaming of such adventures for myself. All the best!
Jeff
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-30-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,308
Posted By jeffkersey
Source button?

Make sure the CDI is on GPS and click through the inputs with the source button on the HSI control if you have not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,205
Posted By jeffkersey
Hoping to be there...

Weather permitting and no gigs I can't refuse, this will be my first trip to Oshkosh. I want to camp with my plane and take it all in...
Forum: Autopilots 05-16-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,122
Posted By jeffkersey
Copy

I have been using that method already. Sometimes in turbulence I accidentally toggle while I am rotating the knob. Also, it is sometimes hard to do fine tune heading adjustment (1 degree at a...
Forum: Autopilots 05-16-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,122
Posted By jeffkersey
Glad you got it working....

Glad that it was an easy fix. I have been happy with the way the autopilot flys but the negative about this unit is the interface. In turbulence, it is easy to make unwanted input changes. You...
Forum: Autopilots 05-16-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,122
Posted By jeffkersey
GPSS mode

I have a TT Gemini AP. I do not have an efis that is will communicate with. I do know that the auto-pilot must be in GPSS mode (toggle left to enter GPSS mode) to fly a flight plan.
Forum: RV-9/9A 05-12-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,622
Posted By jeffkersey
Tow bar

I used my tow bar and a bungy cord. The tow bar is already in the plane so no extra weight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,748
Posted By jeffkersey
I love that family!

Happy Birthday!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 04-25-2017, 04:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,694
Posted By jeffkersey
On my list!

Thanks for the tutorial. I have flown the Hudson River in a C310. Will fly the East River at my next chance. Hopefully in the RV!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-22-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,114
Posted By jeffkersey
Proper antenna

Make sure the proper coax are plugged into the proper device and antenna. Use a multi-meter and confirm which cable is which. If the com is plugged into the wrong antenna, it will work but not as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2017, 06:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,290
Posted By jeffkersey
I Sounds like fun... :)

This is the first year it looks like I should be able to attend Oshkosh. A beer tasting sounds like my kind of event. I hope to be there barring bad weather or a last minute gig I can't refuse...
Forum: Reviews 04-04-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 852
Posted By jeffkersey
Awesome...

Beautiful Panel. Nice folks down there at Saint Aviation :)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-20-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 22,238
Posted By jeffkersey
Nice work!

Way to handle an unpleasant situation!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,064
Posted By jeffkersey
thanks for the advice...

Thanks for the tips guys... I hope I can get this stopped without too much effort...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,064
Posted By jeffkersey
De-lamination Repair Suggestions Please...

I did not build this airplane. On the right side of the my RV7A. The skirt around the windshield is start to delaminate. Not sure if a passenger caught it with a foot and got it started or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-12-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,818
Posted By jeffkersey
mask or cannula?

Were you just using nasal cannula's or did you have a mask. Were you not getting enough oxygen?

I've only been to 13.5 in mine. But foresee needing to go higher out west.
Forum: ADS-B 03-10-2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 16,448
Posted By jeffkersey
For Sure ADS-B related...

Today I checked to make sure my noise was related to the 330es. System is quiet until the Transponder is turned on. Makes the clicking in ANR headphones and passive headphones...
Forum: ADS-B 03-07-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 16,448
Posted By jeffkersey
That might be my problem as well...

I recently upgraded to ADS-B out with a 330es. I also had a GMA 240 audio panel put in. I am getting static as well. Been too busy to try to trouble shoot but I bet it is the same thing you are...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-25-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,296
Posted By jeffkersey
Thanks for info!

I might give it a try. How far out of center was you ball with out it? Di that amount center it up at cruise?
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-25-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,296
Posted By jeffkersey
Any issues with it being attached to the plastic?

This looks like an easy, adjustable solution. How long has it been on? Any issues with it pulling the light loose and stripping out the plastic?

JK
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-19-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,104
Posted By jeffkersey
Field elevation and Obstructions?

With a good, smooth, turf field, low density alt, and no Obstructions. It is quite doable based on my experience with a 180hp and a fixed pitch cruise prop. That is not for beginners and you...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,798
Posted By jeffkersey
U-bold clamp

I use a U-Bolt clamp around the main gear let to make something for the jack to catch.
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