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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 895
Posted By 330drvr
I put in the ACK unit 2 or 3 years ago for peace...

I put in the ACK unit 2 or 3 years ago for peace of mind. However, with the advent of ADS B out, the "system" will know where you are anyway!
Forum: Reviews 10-30-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By 330drvr
GRT Tech Support

Just wanted to give a thumbs up to GRT tech support. I shipped an HX to them Friday. They got it Monday at 0830 and it was repaired before noon. I also called them yesterday with an issue (self...
Forum: ADS-B 10-20-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,374
Posted By 330drvr
I don't know the software ins and outs, but the...

I don't know the software ins and outs, but the Navworx install had no disappearing targets and it only received the 978 signal. Echo gets both 978 and 1090 traffic directly. I still am hopeful...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-16-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By 330drvr
I don't do as much as I should in the aerobatic...

I don't do as much as I should in the aerobatic arena to be sure, but I like knowing the airplane is a +6/-3 machine. Makes me feel secure. Easy to fly and probably a better sales market if you...
Forum: GPS 10-07-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By 330drvr
For Sean: I am confused. If you have a 430W and...

For Sean:

I am confused. If you have a 430W and an HXr you can already do every approach. Add the Seattle Avionics approach plates to display on the HXr and you are perfect.
I added the Mini to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By 330drvr
I have the standard and they work well. You can...

I have the standard and they work well. You can ask them to leave off the CROW label on the pads if you prefer a cleaner look.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-04-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,418
Posted By 330drvr
One comment I will make about GRT. Their EFIS...

One comment I will make about GRT. Their EFIS systems will work with virtually any make of avionics. So you can have your choice of autopilot, nav systems, ADS B, intercoms, etc. Some of the other...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-26-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,144
Posted By 330drvr
I just sent mine via email

I just sent mine via email
Forum: ADS-B 06-14-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,374
Posted By 330drvr
New software is out for GRT that will filter by...

New software is out for GRT that will filter by range the traffic target display. Already had the ability to filter by altitude. Will be fun to see if any of this helps with the occasional...
Forum: ADS-B 06-11-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,374
Posted By 330drvr
For Kurt, thanks for working on this. I don't...

For Kurt, thanks for working on this. I don't use Foreflight so I can't send logs. I do use my GRT to filter traffic by altitude, but I would wish that either the Echo or GRT filter by range. I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-11-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,572
Posted By 330drvr
I want to echo the positive points above. I have...

I want to echo the positive points above. I have been working with GRT for 9 years and still love the equipment. You will never have an AHARS tumble by the way. I have always received all the...
Forum: RV-14 04-19-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 877
Posted By 330drvr
I have a MTV 9 on an RV-7A. Very happy with it. ...

I have a MTV 9 on an RV-7A. Very happy with it. Much less vibration than the 2 blade that was on before.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-20-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,070
Posted By 330drvr
I don't know what style pant I had on my 10 year...

I don't know what style pant I had on my 10 year old RV-7A. I discarded the old style brackets and went with the new style bracket. Much superior! Easy to install and much easier to work with. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-05-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,016
Posted By 330drvr
Jan 1, 2018

Jan 1, 2018
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-04-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,526
Posted By 330drvr
www.grtavionics.com/forum/ Not sure why they...

www.grtavionics.com/forum/

Not sure why they don't have a button for it on the home page.
Forum: ADS-B 12-30-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 34,932
Posted By 330drvr
I wanted to comment on my Uavionix experience. I...

I wanted to comment on my Uavionix experience. I too replaced a Navworx ADS600B (that worked beautifully). I installed the Uavionix Echo and GPS SkyFY-EXT with no problem. I ran the GPS into port...
Forum: ADS-B 11-17-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,718
Posted By 330drvr
If my memory is correct, 2.06 is the minimum...

If my memory is correct, 2.06 is the minimum software to remotely control the ADSB. My 327 in my RV had that when I bought it back in 2009 so I know that it is not a recent software version.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,091
Posted By 330drvr
I would call Peter Marshall at MT Propeller...

I would call Peter Marshall at MT Propeller USA.

386-736-7762
Forum: Visual Flight Rules 01-28-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,209
Posted By 330drvr
I check in as "Romeo Victor 174MR" on initial...

I check in as "Romeo Victor 174MR" on initial contact. Seems to work well. I add the experimental on inital contact to ground control/tower. When I think of it I add "Call sign RV174MR" in the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-04-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,772
Posted By 330drvr
I have dual 6.5 HX with dual adaptive AHRS. Love...

I have dual 6.5 HX with dual adaptive AHRS. Love my GRT's. One advantage to adding an HX to your 8.5 would be the virtually unlimited supply of high speed serial ports. I have 16 available and...
Forum: ADS-B 10-24-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 703
Views: 207,002
Posted By 330drvr
I wouldn't worry too much about that. Bill is...

I wouldn't worry too much about that. Bill is probably pretty busy right now. I have had the 600B for years and love it. I always thought that eventually I would pay for a certified GPS to go in...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-09-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,506
Posted By 330drvr
Mine is on each control stick. I have the...

Mine is on each control stick. I have the military style Infinity grips. Good location for the flap switch.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-25-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,927
Posted By 330drvr
Mine is behind the bulkhead. I read the "in" data...

Mine is behind the bulkhead. I read the "in" data on both my GRT EFIS screens as well as my IPAD via wifi from the 600B and FlyQ.

You won't believe how much you will love having traffic and weather...
Forum: Propellers 08-09-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,392
Posted By 330drvr
Yes I have been happy with the 3 blade. Very...

Yes I have been happy with the 3 blade. Very smooth and I don't believe it impacts top end speed very much. Looks very nice as well!

MT wanted me to take the 3 blade because there are no RPM...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,604
Posted By 330drvr
From my experience with Florida, be more...

From my experience with Florida, be more proactive. When I bought my preowned RV back in 2009, I waited for Tallahassee to send me a bill. They did 4 months later with a 10% per month penalty for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2016, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,711
Posted By 330drvr
I have the large one on a 7 slider. Highly...

I have the large one on a 7 slider. Highly recommend the bigger one.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-01-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,017
Posted By 330drvr
I think the 3 blade MT does not have any speed...

I think the 3 blade MT does not have any speed restriction. Call MT USA at Deland to verify.
Forum: Florida (Central) 03-20-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,865
Posted By 330drvr
$422 is for the "tear down in the next couple of...

$422 is for the "tear down in the next couple of years" hangar. The better ones are $512. Ouch!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-04-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,702
Posted By 330drvr
Torchstar MR16 LED

I ordered two Torchstar MR16 bulbs for the wingtips of my 7A to replace the haolgens (75 watt) out there already. They are very bright and after install, they produced no radio interference and very...
Forum: ADS-B 01-13-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,588
Posted By 330drvr
Just to clarify, a recall if you are having a...

Just to clarify, a recall if you are having a problem? Or a general recall of every 600-b? As of yet, I see no notice on the Navworx website.

Thanks in any event for the heads up.
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-05-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,225
Posted By 330drvr
I'd be amazed that Klaus would not be all over...

I'd be amazed that Klaus would not be all over that. Have you talked to him?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,291
Posted By 330drvr
2020 Compliance

To update my earlier posts, I finally sent for the FAA compliance report yesterday. Report came back this morning. Outstanding report. Everything is perfect and my Navworx 600B is good to go for...
Forum: Florida (Central) 10-30-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,754
Posted By 330drvr
Welcome to CLW and the taxiway between B and C. ...

Welcome to CLW and the taxiway between B and C. We are going to call it "RV Alley." CLW will now have 2 7A's, 1 7, 2 6A's and a 6 as well.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,291
Posted By 330drvr
Received my 600B back from the shop earlier this...

Received my 600B back from the shop earlier this week. Software is updated to 4.0.7 and working just fine. Have not done the FAA check yet. Installed the Wifi add on to the 600B easily and it is...
Forum: Propellers 10-06-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,704
Posted By 330drvr
Call Peter Marshall at MT Propeller USA in Deland...

Call Peter Marshall at MT Propeller USA in Deland FL. 386-736-7762. This is potentially very serious. I would not fly the aircraft until you talk to them!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-18-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,291
Posted By 330drvr
600B to 4.0.7

Sorry to report that the upgrade to 4.0.7 was a failure. The unit is not operative (receiver/transmitter failure) and FedEx already has it for the trip back to Texas. Oh well. I have been told it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-17-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,291
Posted By 330drvr
Navworx 600B Software

Navworx software 4.0.7 for the 600B is now on the Navworx website. This is the software that is suppose to make me 2020 (and 2016) compliant. Will install this morning.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-24-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 34,251
Posted By 330drvr
I have had an ADS 600B for several years and do...

I have had an ADS 600B for several years and do love it. I have a question however for those in the know. The normal situation is to have the barometric altitude input to the Navworx unit. Now...
Forum: RV-7/7A 07-18-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,374
Posted By 330drvr
If you find yourself stuck somewhere, you can use...

If you find yourself stuck somewhere, you can use a 9 volt battery at the motor to fair the trim tab. I know that a 7A can fly from Wisconsin to Florida with just a faired trim tab and no operating...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-02-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 888
Posted By 330drvr
I use Seattle Avionics as well, but the FlyQ...

I use Seattle Avionics as well, but the FlyQ system (computer, Ipad & Iphone) that AOPA sponsored originally. Seattle Avionics is close to releasing their new ATLAS computer based that I believe...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,607
Posted By 330drvr
Halon. Only choice.

Halon. Only choice.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-17-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 63,629
Posted By 330drvr
ADS B

Mike:

Have had the 600B for since 2011 I believe. Hate to fly without it. (It is back in Texas this week for service and hardware upgrade.) Followed the wiring diagram in the Navworx manual to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-17-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 63,629
Posted By 330drvr
WS to HX

Mike:

You will love the switch to the HX. You will wonder why you waited so long! Much faster processor, engine instruments across the bottom of the screen and much better graphics (including the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-12-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,294
Posted By 330drvr
Pilot n Paws

Good job. Can you give me details about how you secured the dog and provided for his/her comfort and needs?

I am going to look into doing this myself. Thanks for the motivation.
Forum: ADS-B 02-12-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,883
Posted By 330drvr
Just to clarify, the EFIS sends pressure altitude...

Just to clarify, the EFIS sends pressure altitude to both the transponder and the Navworx through separate wires. IE: different serial ports but same info. The connection from 327 to Navworx sends...
Forum: ADS-B 02-12-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,883
Posted By 330drvr
Navworx

Mike:
I am out of town and cannot reference my documents, but the back of the install manual for the Navworx shows all the required connections. I made no changes to the original 327 wiring but did...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 11-30-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,579
Posted By 330drvr
Thanks for the comments. It was just SO much...

Thanks for the comments. It was just SO much fuel (like a major fire hazard) that caught me off guard. If I can fix with 4 new manifold gaskets, that sounds great! (And inexpensive)
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 11-30-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,579
Posted By 330drvr
Fuel from manifold HELP!

We were doing a leak check at the end of the annual condition inspection. With the throttle open, fuel pump on and mixture full rich, I had fuel coming out of the #4 intake manifold (at the gasket)...
Forum: ADS-B 10-21-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,816
Posted By 330drvr
TFR

Worth noting that you can "select" the TFR and get the relevant altitudes as well.
Forum: ADS-B 10-11-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,816
Posted By 330drvr
GPS Backup

To expand on my previous post, I did designate the ADS GPS signal as GPS2 on the right hand HX. I flew this morning and shut down the Garmin 480. The right hand HX switched to the backup GPS map by...
Forum: ADS-B 10-10-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,816
Posted By 330drvr
GPS Backup

The new software also allows use of the GPS signal from my Navworx ADS to serve as a navigation backup to my Garmin 480. With "failure" of the 480, the HX connected to the ADS automatically switches...
Forum: Florida (Central) 05-25-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 12,758
Posted By 330drvr
Count me in as well. I fly out of Clearwater. I...

Count me in as well. I fly out of Clearwater. I can recruit a spotter for my RV-7A.

Bruce Brock
crimbo@tampabay.rr.com
Forum: Propellers 04-19-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,072
Posted By 330drvr
Call Peter Marshall at MT Propeller USA. ...

Call Peter Marshall at MT Propeller USA. 386-736-7762
Forum: Propellers 04-11-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,392
Posted By 330drvr
Alf: I have an IO-360, standard compression...

Alf:

I have an IO-360, standard compression pistons and dual Lightspeed electronic ignition.

I think you should email Gerd directly at the factory. They should offer you a better price than that I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,671
Posted By 330drvr
Their show Saturday night was just wonderful. ...

Their show Saturday night was just wonderful. Thank you.
Forum: Propellers 04-05-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,392
Posted By 330drvr
I am the RV-7A owner referred to by Capflyer...

I am the RV-7A owner referred to by Capflyer above. Subsequent to that posting, my prop did develop serious issues last fall. I removed the prop and took it to the service center in Deland FL. The...
Forum: Propellers 04-05-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 853
Posted By 330drvr
I assume you didn't buy this prop from MT. They...

I assume you didn't buy this prop from MT. They want these aluminum props out of service. I would contact MT at Deland to arrange a swap. Don't use the aluminum one.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 32,013
Posted By 330drvr
NASA report

It is nice in the interest of safety to file a NASA report, but the immunity portion of that program does not apply to accidents.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-06-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,582
Posted By 330drvr
I also had dual WS. Upgraded a year ago to dual...

I also had dual WS. Upgraded a year ago to dual HX. Love the units. Display with ADS is great. They are in the process of adding approach plates, sectionals and ifr enroute charts. Frequent...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-15-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 264,016
Posted By 330drvr
Inspection results

RV-7A
500 hours
Notches yes
Cracks no

IO-360
2 blade aluminum C/S MT (now replaced by 3 blade MT)
mild aero
paved runways
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 786
Posted By 330drvr
MT Propeller USA in Deland FL is the company...

MT Propeller USA in Deland FL is the company owned rep in the USA. I am sure they can order you one. Your old one (if you have one) has the spinner model number marked on the inside of the...
Forum: ADS-B 09-09-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,533
Posted By 330drvr
Bulkhead

I also did behind the bulkhead. My suggestion would be to put more wires than you think you need. You always need more.
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