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Forum: California 12-03-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By Pdtofly
Check you PM

Check your PM.

Brian
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-30-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By Pdtofly
Dynon EMS-D10

What you need is the EMS-D10 for the engine instruments, not the EFIS D-10A. You can also go with the EMS-D120 if you want something a little bit bigger, but that won't fit into that 3 1/8 hole you...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-25-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By Pdtofly
I will take them

I will take both.

How do you want payment. I can do PayPal.

Email me back at hr2plt@yahoo.com

Thanks.

Brian
Forum: COMM 11-17-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,125
Posted By Pdtofly
Try this

■ Lock function
The lock function prevents accidental frequency changes and accidental function activation.
Hold down [DIAL] for 2 seconds to turn the lock function ON
D appears when DIAL lock mode...
Forum: RV-12 10-27-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,721
Posted By Pdtofly
Classic to Classic Touch

Tim,

Yes they do. It is a SkyView Classic to Classic Touch upgrade only, not to a SkyView HDX.

Call Tech support, tell them you want to do a screen upgrade and they will give you a RMA number and...
Forum: RV-12 10-26-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,721
Posted By Pdtofly
SkyView Touch

Another advantage to the touch screen upgrade, it is an new unit with a new 3 year warranty.

I had a 7 year classic, even though I had no problems with my unit, it was a no brainer for me.

Think...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-21-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By Pdtofly
Call Ly-Con

Call Ly-Con. Not only would they have the part numbers, but I would expect they would have the parts and would sell them to you at a fair price.

They are great guys and they try to help when they...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-16-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,427
Posted By Pdtofly
Yep

Rocket 6 had a bird try to catch a ride with him, but it went through his front canopy instead.

Jim is OK, but the bird didn't fair as well.

Heard it was a falcon, but not positive.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-10-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,578
Posted By Pdtofly
There you go, just what the doctor ordered

Another RV'r stepping up to the plate to help another Rv'r out. Just got to love this site.

If not, here is someone selling a SL-40 at a good price.



Brian
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-09-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,578
Posted By Pdtofly
Icom A-210 SL-40 replacement

You can get an Icom A-210 to slide directly into a SL-40 tray without any wiring changes if you have the Icom retrofit radio back plate. Easy to swap with the original radio back with the retrofit...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-08-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,944
Posted By Pdtofly
Dynon Skyview has it too.

The SkyView has fast/slow if you use the autopilot panel. It even has auto trim.

What more do you need.

Brian
Forum: Rocket 09-01-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,619
Posted By Pdtofly
Rocket vs RV-8

If you can take Mark up on his offer, do so. You won't regret it.

When I decided to take the plunge in 1997, I was deciding on the 4, 8, and the Rocket, and sat in all three. Had a friend who...
Forum: RV-10 08-14-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,551
Posted By Pdtofly
Flap actuator

Mark,

Try this place. They are 50% less in price and are the same as the other guy here sales. I have a friend who uses this same built unit in his 9. You can use a 4 inch throw with .5 inch per...
Forum: RV-7/7A 08-12-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,630
Posted By Pdtofly
VOR/LOC/GS Antenna

Alain,

The above Archer antenna does receive all. VOR/LOC/GS. They work well, some up to 100 miles if installed right, and do great on an ILS approach.

I have one in my plane feeding a SL30. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 975
Posted By Pdtofly
AOA Tone Gen

To all, if interested in what Mike is doing, below is a link to what they are doing.

You to can build your own unit.

https://github.com/dinglewanker/aoa-tone-efis-serial

Congrats to Mike and his...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,706
Posted By Pdtofly
FlyLEDS lights

Folks,

I visited Paul at FlyLEDS in Melbourne today. After meeting, we figured out we met years ago while he was working on a mutual friend's RV-10 down here. I ended up buying 2 of the dual and 2...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,553
Posted By Pdtofly
Flap Acuator for RV-7

Lynn,

Here is the same type of acuator for a 7. The cost is only $129.95. It also has limit switches, and a pot for position display in your EFIS.

https://www.pololu.com/product/2305

The mount is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,553
Posted By Pdtofly
Flapp Acuator for RV-7

Lynn,

Here is the same type of acuator for a 7. The cost is only $129.95. It also has limit switches, and a pot for position display in your EFIS.

https://www.pololu.com/product/2305

The mount is...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 04-15-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,050
Posted By Pdtofly
ATC requests.

There is a lot of sections of the FAR's that start with one or both of the following lines.

(a) Unless otherwise authorized by the Administrator, no person may operate an aircraft...........

(b)...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-01-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,900
Posted By Pdtofly
Gil, a note to your post.

Gil,

Maybe I will change the AP connectors to male instead of female, and that would prevent that from happening. Just another idea. That makes it one thousand and one. LOL

Brian
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-01-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,900
Posted By Pdtofly
Experimental

Gil,

As you have read on the many posts here, there is a thousand ways the hook all this stuff up. This was my first try at doing a simple single/dual screen setup. I really wish Dynon would sell...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-20-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,072
Posted By Pdtofly
Will do better tomorrow

Gil,

I will get everything updated and redo. I probably cannot get the guy to take his L29 up again, but probably can get someone else to help, unless it is raining or snowing here.

BTW, I am an...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-20-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,072
Posted By Pdtofly
I forgot to update

Sorry Gil, I forgot to update ForeFlight before I went to the airport. You don't have the hash lines when the charts are current.

I will try to do it again tomorrow with current charts. I will...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-20-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,072
Posted By Pdtofly
Follow up on ADSB-472 with Foreflight

Hello Everyone,

I thought I would give you an update on the new SkyView firmware, and firmware update for the ADSB-472 box.

I uploaded the final released firmware, and sat and waited for an...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-17-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,900
Posted By Pdtofly
My Dual Screen Dynon Board version 1

Below is a beta board that I designed to hook up a simple dual screen SkyView system. It is only 5" square.

Along the top left is 5 SV connector hub, with the Autopilot connectors to the right. ...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-15-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,072
Posted By Pdtofly
Foreflight

In my testing of the original beta firmware, it will send both weather and traffic to Foreflight. It always sent weather, but not traffic.

I have tested a couple of the beta versions and they all...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-15-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,072
Posted By Pdtofly
SkyView traffic and weather.

To give you an accurate update. I was the first to report this back in June through Seattle Avionics, and they took it downstairs to Dynon who did not know about this. I got a report back the next...
Forum: Rocket 01-20-2018, 12:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,439
Posted By Pdtofly
Red Rider

That sounds like the one I was referring to. He had Red Rider painted on it somewhere. Built by a friend of mine, and sold to someone downunder within two years of building it. When he built it,...
Forum: Rocket 01-19-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,439
Posted By Pdtofly
Rocket Canopy

My two cents worth. I have the standard tip over canopy on my Rocket II and I prefer it to a slider, only because it is so much easier to get in and out of it. No other reason than that.

Are you...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-16-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,092
Posted By Pdtofly
Safeair connectors

Cleveland tools has them. Go to

http://www.cleavelandtool.com/

Type safeair in the search box and it will show all they have. They also have the complete kits.

Good luck.

Brian
Forum: GPS 12-25-2017, 03:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,280
Posted By Pdtofly
GPS antenna splitter

I found these on eBay years a go and they work great.

Local shop has one hooked up running a Garmin 650 and 750 for demo purpose and both units works fine with one antenna.

Not bad for...
Forum: RV-10 12-23-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,885
Posted By Pdtofly
Here is a different idea for N numbers

This website will let you design your unique N numbers to your liking, and style, and are not to expensive, and you should have them in a few days.

https://doityourselflettering.com/create/

Brian
Forum: COMM 11-24-2017, 01:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By Pdtofly
DIY Audio Mixer

Try this DIY project. I built one and have been using for about 6 years, works fine. Maybe about $75 or less in parts.

http://www.aeroelectric.com/DIY/Audio_Iso_Amp_9009-700L.pdf

If not try one...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-13-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By Pdtofly
A-210 repair

You can send it directly to ICOM up in Washington. They will repair and return it back to you. If you have some place in LA to have it returned to, then they will send it there, and you can pick it...
Forum: COMM 07-30-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By Pdtofly
Go to Frys

Heinrich,

Go to Frys and pick up one of theses. They are pretty cheap. Put a speaker jack in that beautiful panel or out of view and plug it in when you need it. Unless you want something...
Forum: ADS-B 07-21-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,967
Posted By Pdtofly
Answer to a few previous posts.

Guess I must be doing something wrong. I got the SV-ADSB-470 and Foreflight and am not seeing the weather.... . Are there any settings I need to worry about?

Will try again when I am at the airport...
Forum: ADS-B 07-21-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,967
Posted By Pdtofly
Dynon and ADSB on iPad

Good morning folks. Update on Dynon and the iPad apps for displaying ADSB weather and traffic on the iPad.

There is at least 2 apps and maybe 3 that will display ADSB weather and traffic on their...
Forum: ADS-B 07-03-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,051
Posted By Pdtofly
How about FlyQ?

Has anyone gotten traffic with FlyQ using the new SkyView 472 box? I don't get it on FlyQ, and Foreflight. Weather is displayed fine on both, but no traffic while it is displayed on SkyView. I am...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-30-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,196
Posted By Pdtofly
D-Sub connector

Tom,

You have one part that you need. The shell that you need is Garmin Part no. 330-00220-50 and 330-00185-78. There is also a clamp that mounts on the first part that will hold your wire bundle...
Forum: Reviews 05-23-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,224
Posted By Pdtofly
Panel Cutouts

Will Stein just cut your panel so you can assemble yourself? Is there someone that will just do the cutouts given your list of components?


Yes, call Up North Aviation. Give him what you have,...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-28-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,130
Posted By Pdtofly
Better flap motor

Dave forget adding a separate limit switch, change the flap motor assembly.

Get one of...
Forum: COMM 04-25-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,635
Posted By Pdtofly
Another answer

Connect the audio output of each source to its own 150 ohm 1/4 watt resister, connected to a 10uf/16 volt DIP Tantum capacitor. Simply the resistors and capacitors are in series. Then connect all...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-14-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,763
Posted By Pdtofly
Auto dimming panel lights

I will give it a try. I already have made one with a panel mounted pot, but I will give it a try next week when I am home.

Brian
Forum: ADS-B 02-10-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,268
Posted By Pdtofly
327 hole cover

What I did when I removed my 327 and installed the 261, I just found an old Piper panel cover to plug up the hole until I redo my panel someday.

Brian
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,328
Posted By Pdtofly
Do It Yourself Lettering

First get your wife next to the computer, then go to the website below. Type your N number in the text box, pick your N number size in inches, change font(many to pick from), color, borders, and...
Forum: GPS 11-27-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,696
Posted By Pdtofly
Going to try and tackle it soon

Paige,

Thanks. I have an Ardunio around here somewhere. My son is pretty good at this type of programming, so I will get his help and see what we can do. If I need anymore help, I will...
Forum: GPS 11-27-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,696
Posted By Pdtofly
OK, I will bite, how?

Since I am not a programmer, if that can work, I would be willing to give it a try, providing it is not that expensive.

Would you want to give me a hand in trying this out. I would be able to try...
Forum: GPS 11-27-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,696
Posted By Pdtofly
Val K2R

Folks, the issues with the Val K2R is this. This information came from Val on a phone conversation with them a few months ago in regard to connecting the K2R with the SkyView.

Yes you can tune the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-24-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,757
Posted By Pdtofly
3D file storage and distribution

Load here and give out the link. Free and easy. I think you just set up a free account and load the file. Include a pic of what it is.

Made a couple of Raspberry Pi boxes with a couple of files I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,792
Posted By Pdtofly
Oz flying

Vlad,

First, you should not have a problem flying a N registrated aircraft as long as it is flown by a person with a US license. I needed to get a Oz license to fly an Australian registrated...
Forum: ADS-B 09-03-2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,327
Posted By Pdtofly
Green and yellow returns when weather clear

Years ago, when I was flying a lot of international flying, we ran into things like this all the time.

We flew into places like Malaysia and Indonisia, where the humidity was like 99.9 % on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-20-2016, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,707
Posted By Pdtofly
I got it as soon as I saw it.

Back in the late 80's, I flew for the Air Ambulance service in Hawaii, and landed there many times. It is where they had the Leppard Colony in the 1800's.

Since it has been almost 30 years ago,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-28-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,192
Posted By Pdtofly
Jason, Read the following AC, starting with page...

Jason,

Read the following AC, starting with page 28 using the page number on the bottom. Starting with paragraph 18. INSTALLATION ISSUES – STAND-ALONE NAVIGATION...
Forum: Midwest 03-14-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,044
Posted By Pdtofly
Questions to ask, and who to ask.

If you would like a straight answer about the airpark, drive up there on a weekend, find a hanger open, walk up and ask the current owners. They would probably give you a better answer than the...
Forum: Rocket 02-24-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,234
Posted By Pdtofly
Almost complete Harmon Rocket II for sale

I have a friend who has built many aircraft. He went and built a HR II for himself, minus engine, prop, panel and paint, but has now decided to restore a Stearman. He has done almost of the work on...
Forum: ADS-B 02-17-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 103,598
Posted By Pdtofly
GPS

Free shipping from China like the eBay ones, and the cost is $9.90 each.

http://www.aliexpress.com/item/VK-172-GMOUSE-USB-GPS-GLONASS-USB/32222460342.html#!

Getting cheaper.

Brian
Forum: ADS-B 02-16-2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 103,598
Posted By Pdtofly
Stratux GPS

John,

Thanks, that is what I was looking for. I have the GPS with ADHARS but looking for a simple GPS.

Brian
Forum: ADS-B 02-16-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 103,598
Posted By Pdtofly
Stratux

Thanks. Will download the new IMG file when I get home Friday.

Anyone know of a source for a cheap USB GPS that can plug into the Pi for position.

Thanks in advance.

Brian
Forum: ADS-B 02-15-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 103,598
Posted By Pdtofly
Raspberry Pi Stratux

Any new update on the Raspberry Pi Stratux? Looking at putting all my parts together. Is there a newer ISO file out there than the Aug 2015 one to download?

Thanks for your input.

Brian
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-14-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,525
Posted By Pdtofly
Relay Board

Kahuna,

Infinity Aerospace, the one who does the grips, sells a nice relay board.

http://www.infinityaerospace.com/Relay_Deck.jpg

Costs $138.50. The relays are more robust than the Ray Allen...
Forum: ADS-B 02-02-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,965
Posted By Pdtofly
GPS antenna for 600B

Funny thing. I just downloaded the install manual for the TSO'd 600B, and went to table 4-4 which states which antenna's can work with the 600B. I was surprised that the GA-35 WAAS GPS antenna was...
Forum: RV-4 01-31-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,016
Posted By Pdtofly
KISS 2

Another option, Dynon D-2. Unless you want maps.

Now if you happen to have a SkyView in your front panel, then mount an iPad, or iPad mini with Foreflight in the back, plug a wifi dongle to your...
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