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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-18-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By GalinHdz
If it has been this way since originally built...

If it has been this way since originally built and there are no leaks, the problem is in the static source installation. A common problem in home built aircraft. If it is a static source installation...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,497
Posted By GalinHdz
Based on this information it appears your static...

Based on this information it appears your static leak is inside your fuselage, the same place your alternate static source is vented to.


Because in both cases your ASI receives the same static...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 02-17-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By GalinHdz
Let me know if I can pick them up at your airport...

Let me know if I can pick them up at your airport and will pay right there.

:cool:
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-15-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,553
Posted By GalinHdz
+1 That is exactly what I did when I built my...

+1
That is exactly what I did when I built my panel back in 2012. They still look like I just installed them.

http://www.puertoricoflyer.com/wpimages/556.jpg

:cool:
Forum: ADS-B 02-05-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By GalinHdz
EXCELLENT words of wisdom. :cool:

EXCELLENT words of wisdom. :cool:
Forum: Autopilots 02-02-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By GalinHdz
Check you didn't have an "off-set" dialed into...

Check you didn't have an "off-set" dialed into the Avidine unit. I know you can put in an "off-set" into the Garmin units and the SkyView tracks it perfectly. BTDT! :o
Forum: Autopilots 02-02-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 920
Posted By GalinHdz
IMHO as long as the comm antenna isn't too close...

IMHO as long as the comm antenna isn't too close to the VOR/NAV antenna any of those options will work, just one will work slightly better than another. The problem is you may not figure out which...
Forum: Autopilots 01-31-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 920
Posted By GalinHdz
I believe you. How about an owner complaining...

I believe you.

How about an owner complaining that his radio didn't have much range. He had a BNC to F adapter on the radio, 30ft of RG59 coax to another BNC to F adapter on the antenna. He told me...
Forum: Autopilots 01-31-2020, 11:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 920
Posted By GalinHdz
You never know. :D :D :D

You never know. :D :D :D
Forum: Autopilots 01-30-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 920
Posted By GalinHdz
Your RV may be fast, but not so fast that...

Your RV may be fast, but not so fast that parasitic drag from this antenna will noticeably affect your speed. I don't think you are doing +300Ktas. :D


I am assuming you mean on the outside of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,804
Posted By GalinHdz
You can also make one out of some aluminum like I...

You can also make one out of some aluminum like I did many years ago. I know of one person that used reinforced schedule 80 PVC.

They follow the design used in the Diamond DA-40 gust lock system and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,905
Posted By GalinHdz
You are correct, you caught my error before I saw...

You are correct, you caught my error before I saw it.

:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,905
Posted By GalinHdz
Hmmmmm am I wrong or isn't a stall dependent on...

Hmmmmm am I wrong or isn't a stall dependent on AOA which varies according to aircraft weight which depends on G's?

:rolleyes:
Forum: Reviews 01-24-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,412
Posted By GalinHdz
I just saw these posts asking for more...

I just saw these posts asking for more information. I am sorry I didn't answer sooner. :o


They just represent a MOLEX plug.


I used the SPOT version. The important thing in getting great...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-24-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 856
Posted By GalinHdz
So it did not give you an warning that it was...

So it did not give you an warning that it was using GPS for speed instead of airspeed?

:cool:
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-24-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By GalinHdz
I will PM you since I am interested in the...

I will PM you since I am interested in the VAL-429, can fly there to pay and pick it up in person.

:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,743
Posted By GalinHdz
Glad to hear the good results. FWIW, I would...

Glad to hear the good results. FWIW, I would still do the ILS altitude check just to be sure your displayed altitude is accurate and reliable.

:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,743
Posted By GalinHdz
Exactly. :cool:

Exactly. :cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,743
Posted By GalinHdz
If it is a dynamic static source error, which his...

If it is a dynamic static source error, which his appears to be, then it is very improbable for that to happen. Yes, these errors are non linear but the error becomes larger as airspeed increases and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,743
Posted By GalinHdz
If the TAS displayed by your EFIS and your GPS...

If the TAS displayed by your EFIS and your GPS spreadsheet calculated TAS is within 4kts, your system is fine so having it within 1Kt (156KTAS vs 157KTAS) is excellent. This error will change...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,319
Posted By GalinHdz
IMHO $392.00 is a lot to spend if you are only...

IMHO $392.00 is a lot to spend if you are only going to monitor a few aviation frequencies. :eek:
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-21-2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By GalinHdz
+1 And the SV display is a lot easier (bigger)...

+1

And the SV display is a lot easier (bigger) to read than the 440 screen is.

:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,743
Posted By GalinHdz
If a couple of layers of tape behind the hole has...

If a couple of layers of tape behind the hole has made a difference, your static port is in an area of low pressure. That means your IAS, ATC altitude reporting and other EFIS calculated values are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By GalinHdz
It depends on what your operating limitations...

It depends on what your operating limitations say. But here is an EAA article about Equipping a Homebuilt for IFR Operations....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,319
Posted By GalinHdz
As a receiver antenna, unless you have a metal...

As a receiver antenna, unless you have a metal roof, it should not be a problem. :cool:
Forum: ADS-B 01-20-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,308
Posted By GalinHdz
As Bob posted, no. But another option is, since...

As Bob posted, no.

But another option is, since you have a KT76, you can replace it with a KT 74 (https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/avpages/transponder11-12038.php) and use your G430W as the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,319
Posted By GalinHdz
I have one of those radios so I know it's...

I have one of those radios so I know it's capabilities. Hey, I told you I am cheap. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,319
Posted By GalinHdz
Each additional horizontal element makes slightly...

Each additional horizontal element makes slightly less of an impact than the previous one, so not really. Just make sure the horizontal elements are spaced about equal distance from each other and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,743
Posted By GalinHdz
IAS is used for many EFIS calculations so it will...

IAS is used for many EFIS calculations so it will throw off other displayed values to include wind direction, wind speed, tail/head wind, cross wind component among others.

Here is a link to an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,743
Posted By GalinHdz
This situation is not that uncommon with home...

This situation is not that uncommon with home built airplanes with even some Certificated airplanes having this issue. There was a LONG write up in the Dynon SkyView Forum...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,319
Posted By GalinHdz
For this application "cheap" RG58...

For this application "cheap" RG58 (https://www.ebay.com/itm/RG58A-U-50-Ohm-Quality-BNC-Antenna-Network-Coaxial-Cable/292648584219?hash=item442337041b:m:m642rbbaz71BSJkydY5BHag), or even RG59...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By GalinHdz
Other good places are: Flagler Executive (KFIN)...

Other good places are:

Flagler Executive (KFIN) (http://www.airnav.com/airport/Kfin) airport. Close to Daytona, easy access, rental cars at the airport and inexpensive fuel. Overnight tie-down fee...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-19-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 714
Posted By GalinHdz
Are you selling "kits" to build these? If so, I...

Are you selling "kits" to build these? If so, I am interested.

:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,319
Posted By GalinHdz
As you can see in this photo, exact lengths and...

As you can see in this photo, exact lengths and the 45 degree bends are not super critical for a receiver.

http://www.hamtv.com/giffiles/GndPlane2.jpg

:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,319
Posted By GalinHdz
Or build one out of a 3"x3" piece of aluminum,...

Or build one out of a 3"x3" piece of aluminum, some 12ga solid copper wire...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,319
Posted By GalinHdz
FWIW I purchased a Sporty's Air Scan II Radio...

FWIW I purchased a Sporty's Air Scan II Radio (https://www.sportys.com/pilotshop/air-scan-ii-radio-with-aviation-interrupttm.html) and really like it. I have it connected to an antenna on the outside...
Forum: GPS 01-17-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,707
Posted By GalinHdz
Because it is an EXCELLENT unit that people still...

Because it is an EXCELLENT unit that people still want. The law of supply & demand at work.

:cool:
Forum: ADS-B 01-13-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,724
Posted By GalinHdz
You must have two separate antennas if you have...

You must have two separate antennas if you have two separate pieces of equipment, ie a transponder and a separate ADS-B receiver. Do not use one antenna for a transponder and Separate ADS-B receiver,...
Forum: Safety 01-13-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,908
Posted By GalinHdz
Good catch dlloyd3. I didn't notice it had been...

Good catch dlloyd3. I didn't notice it had been sitting for 2yrs so it makes total sense what you describe.

:cool:
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-13-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,715
Posted By GalinHdz
Remember, the 9 is a superb TWO SEAT airplane....

Remember, the 9 is a superb TWO SEAT airplane. You can only squeeze so much out of a turnip.

If you want/need more, you have to go with a bigger airplane.

:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,311
Posted By GalinHdz
^^^ THIS ^^^ I can tell you that getting an...

^^^ THIS ^^^

I can tell you that getting an FCC license for any commercial (this is considered commercial) transmitter is not a simple task. It isn't impossible, but not something you can do in a...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-12-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,740
Posted By GalinHdz
That issue was corrected YEARS ago. My dual...

That issue was corrected YEARS ago. My dual P-Mags (2013 installation, +500hrs) have never lost their timing.

mfshook62: your install looks great.

:cool:
Forum: Safety 01-12-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,908
Posted By GalinHdz
+1 Sounds like there is something wrong with...

+1

Sounds like there is something wrong with input power to the SkyView.

:cool:
Forum: Texas (North) 01-12-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By GalinHdz
I am a little far away but having worked with...

I am a little far away but having worked with SkyView systems since late 2012 I consider myself very good with it and can walk you through most issues. However the best route will still be to call...
Forum: Florida (South) 01-06-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By GalinHdz
Basado en MacDill por ahora, o te mudaste...

Basado en MacDill por ahora, o te mudaste permanente? ��
Forum: ADS-B 01-04-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,252
Posted By GalinHdz
You are exactly right. Most, probably all,...

You are exactly right. Most, probably all, internet polls are worthless.

:cool:
Forum: ADS-B 01-03-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,114
Posted By GalinHdz
I have no idea, but how would the computer know...

I have no idea, but how would the computer know you had already used the system, until you hit SEND?

Feliz 2020 at ti tambien hermano !! :D
Forum: ADS-B 01-03-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,114
Posted By GalinHdz
AFAIK only one time use. If you need to enter...

AFAIK only one time use. If you need to enter again, then another deviation request will be required. One deviation request per flight in to "rule airspace".

:cool:
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 01-02-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,900
Posted By GalinHdz
It is a 6 seat single engine jet with 1,500NM...

It is a 6 seat single engine jet with 1,500NM range, capable of supersonic cruise while burning 8gal/hr of 80octane regular gas.

;)
Forum: Reviews 01-01-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,037
Posted By GalinHdz
+1. You can get a nice working Icom A200 for...

+1. You can get a nice working Icom A200 for around $500 right here on VAF.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=177411

:cool:
Forum: ADS-B 12-31-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,114
Posted By GalinHdz
ADS-B Deviation Request Video

Now that ADS-B is required in many US airspaces, the FAA has provided a method to request entry to "rule" airspace under specific situations.

FAA ADAPT Tutorial Video...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-31-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By GalinHdz
Normally it is available the day before. I have...

Normally it is available the day before. I have had to do an update while on a trip and it isn't the most convenient thing to do. I hope if enough of us bring this up with FltPlanGo (I already have)...
Forum: ADS-B 12-29-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 799
Posted By GalinHdz
For a while I used the DYNON Transponder as my...

For a while I used the DYNON Transponder as my ADS-B "OUT" and a Stratux for my ADS-B "IN" displayed on my Android tablet running FltPlanGo. Now I have the DYNON ADSB-472 as my "IN" but still use...
Forum: ADS-B 12-28-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,960
Posted By GalinHdz
"SHOULD" do: 1. Replace the Garmin transponder...

"SHOULD" do:
1. Replace the Garmin transponder with Dynon's.
2. Replace your current SkyView GPS antenna.

May "WANT" to do:
3. Install the Dynon ADS-B box
4. Add the ADS-B antenna on the bottom of...
Forum: ADS-B 12-26-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,960
Posted By GalinHdz
This is all you need. Everything else you...

This is all you need. Everything else you mentioned has nothing to do with the ADS-B mandate.

:cool:
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-21-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 968
Posted By GalinHdz
Cool. Having done this exact thing many times I...

Cool. Having done this exact thing many times I look forward to reading about your trip.

:cool:
Forum: ADS-B 12-13-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,941
Posted By GalinHdz
That is very true, but also applies to the US. In...

That is very true, but also applies to the US. In Mexico, Canada and the US there are huge areas where ADS-B will not be required. However, ADS-B will be required in most areas where humans want to...
Forum: ADS-B 12-12-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,941
Posted By GalinHdz
So stereo typically biased I won't even begin to...

So stereo typically biased I won't even begin to answer, especially since your original post wrongly stated:

So if you want to fly in Mexico (or just about anywhere else in the world) don't listen...
Forum: ADS-B 12-10-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,941
Posted By GalinHdz
I don't know where you got this information but...

I don't know where you got this information but these are the current requirements, as published by the Mexican General Civilian Aviation Authority (DGAC)...
Forum: ADS-B 12-10-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,765
Posted By GalinHdz
Yup and these requirements go way beyond what...

Yup and these requirements go way beyond what even high $$$ civilian transponders do. No Mode 1,2,4,5 or other military modes that civilians (even the FAA) ever see.

:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,396
Posted By GalinHdz
Interesting information. It's worthy of some kind...

Interesting information. It's worthy of some kind of Aviation Trivia question. I wonder if 90Q is available? :D
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-08-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 984
Posted By GalinHdz
Not if you mount it on a good enough "heat sink"...

Not if you mount it on a good enough "heat sink" and are not drawing full rated power from it. The DROK unit I have goes from 12v down to 2.1v and it has worked for over 100hrs with with no problems....
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