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Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 05-31-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,174
Posted By Brantel
I have been running my P-Mags in fixed timing...

I have been running my P-Mags in fixed timing mode ever since I discovered that both curves are too agressive for my taste. All it takes is to limit the max advance using EICAD to the advance...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-21-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,454
Posted By Brantel
Justin, Can we use the alternative part numbers...

Justin,

Can we use the alternative part numbers being referenced by AFS/Dynon with the G3X systems? Seems the new part numbers they are referencing have much higher burst pressure specs. Will the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-21-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 13
HUD
Views: 2,474
Posted By Brantel
RC1047. Got any pics of the EOEII mounted on...

RC1047.

Got any pics of the EOEII mounted on your 7A? Do you have a Tipup or Slider?

The On Speed team purchased a EOEII last year at Osh and after playing around with it, I have no idea how you...
Forum: Reviews 04-07-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By Brantel
Amen, what they said. Hard to find anyone that...

Amen, what they said. Hard to find anyone that can top Don!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By Brantel
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=84045&highlight=stream

This was quite a while ago when this was done so some of the pics are missing and some of the content is dated and not...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-19-2020, 04:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,983
Posted By Brantel
Your doing fine Mike!

Your doing fine Mike!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-16-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,345
Posted By Brantel
I too wonder what purpose it would serve to shut...

I too wonder what purpose it would serve to shut down our little part of GA.

:confused::confused::confused::confused::confused::confused:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 13,336
Posted By Brantel
https://i.imgur.com/ZYcxGaKl.png

https://i.imgur.com/ZYcxGaKl.png
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-04-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By Brantel
By default Flight Aware does not show "position...

By default Flight Aware does not show "position only" flights which most of the time are flights that are not on an IFR flight plan.

You may find you do have tracks on Flight Aware if you enable...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-04-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By Brantel
You have to add the GAD 29 ARINC adapter box to...

You have to add the GAD 29 ARINC adapter box to the mix to get that capability.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-04-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,501
Posted By Brantel
The Garmin AP in my RV7 produces modern airliner...

The Garmin AP in my RV7 produces modern airliner like performance. It did take some time and effort to zone in on the best tuning parameters. Every plane, even within the same models will be...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 02-18-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By Brantel
While Townsend is a beautiful town, be aware that...

While Townsend is a beautiful town, be aware that this race is not in the GSMNP as they insinuate. However, the park and all it has to offer is nearby. It is a rolling course with about 730ft of...
Forum: Safety 02-12-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,783
Posted By Brantel
It sounds like the engine was making partial...

It sounds like the engine was making partial power or at least at times it was? Is that true? Hard to tell from video. Glad you made it back around. These occasional examples of people making the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-09-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,225
Posted By Brantel
There are a few open source project teams working...

There are a few open source project teams working on HUDís that use off the shelf affordable projectors. The really cheap ones donít focus to infinity but there is at least one option that does for...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-09-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,225
Posted By Brantel
The MGF unit is basically a Hudly projector in a...

The MGF unit is basically a Hudly projector in a fancy case but with their a processing unit to drive the display.
Forum: Autopilots 01-25-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By Brantel
First, you should be able to find the sweet spot...

First, you should be able to find the sweet spot and when you do, it will be better than airliner performance.

That being said, sometimes it takes a ton of patience and a bit of testing to get it...
Forum: Safety 01-24-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 38,774
Posted By Brantel
The G3X AOA audio is a progressive beep as AOA...

The G3X AOA audio is a progressive beep as AOA increases until a solid tone slightly before the stall point. This can be somewhat manipulated/tweaked by various calibration techniques.

The Onspeed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,895
Posted By Brantel
G3X Touch AOA calibration starts on page 19-27 of...

G3X Touch AOA calibration starts on page 19-27 of this manual:

https://static.garmincdn.com/pumac/190-01115-01_0K.pdf

Proper calibration is critical to an accurate and usable display.

I find the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By Brantel
The strobe needs a strobe power supply but the...

The strobe needs a strobe power supply but the LED's that make up the position light do not require a constant current driver.

I have had one of these running on my 7 for over 10 years with no LED...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 01-16-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,720
Posted By Brantel
Amazing difference, thanks for putting this...

Amazing difference, thanks for putting this together and sharing!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-15-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,961
Posted By Brantel
These are certified replacement instruments. ...

These are certified replacement instruments. These are likely not targeted for our experimental market. Notice the lack of a big announcement thread by Garmin....
Forum: GPS 01-08-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,865
Posted By Brantel
Justin, Some of your images are not showing up...

Justin,

Some of your images are not showing up anymore. Google Photos strikes again!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2020, 04:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By Brantel
You might be able to use the GRT as a Nav source...

You might be able to use the GRT as a Nav source within the G3X but that is about it. The bugs will not sync between the two that I am aware of.

There is an open source HUD that can speak to the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-30-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 24
MGL
Views: 2,947
Posted By Brantel
Compared to most stuff in aviation, $149.00/yr...

Compared to most stuff in aviation, $149.00/yr seems insignificant. Just by observing the large number of new Garmin panels posted on FB by Stein and others, not sure that $149.00/yr is making much...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-30-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 24
MGL
Views: 2,947
Posted By Brantel
It's not and the Garmin experimental products are...

It's not and the Garmin experimental products are very competitive compared apples to apples with the rest of the offerings on the market. Leave out the expensive certified IFR navigators/radios and...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 11-28-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,422
Posted By Brantel
Yes.......

Yes.......
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,691
Posted By Brantel
If you use the stock setup and adjust as you have...

If you use the stock setup and adjust as you have mentioned, there should be no issue. Many many 7ís out there running full stock travel....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-18-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,863
Posted By Brantel
Welcome to the area! Hope to see you around KMOR...

Welcome to the area! Hope to see you around KMOR sometime!

Hensley's is a gem!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-16-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,835
Posted By Brantel
I used a fusible link a-la Bob Knuckles way back...

I used a fusible link a-la Bob Knuckles way back when I built the RV7. Still going strong with no issues.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-15-2019, 03:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,250
Posted By Brantel
When you clicked select photos, it was trying to...

When you clicked select photos, it was trying to add photos from your device to his album.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-30-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,178
Posted By Brantel
Are you using a migrated Picasa account? If you...

Are you using a migrated Picasa account? If you are that may add weight to the theory of why some Google accounts work long term while others don’t....

If not I guess the theory is busted.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-30-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,178
Posted By Brantel
Want to take dibs on how long it will...

Want to take dibs on how long it will last?

There are a few special accounts that Google does not randomly change links on. Nobody seems to be able to explain why. One theory is that migrated...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-30-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,178
Posted By Brantel
Google Photo's strikes again! Can't see the pic...

Google Photo's strikes again! Can't see the pic in the quoted link because Google Photos won't work reliably on this forum even if you do everything perfectly correct.
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-18-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,887
Posted By Brantel
Google photos strikes again. Canít see pic!

Google photos strikes again. Canít see pic!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,993
Posted By Brantel
Awesome!!!!!

Awesome!!!!!
Forum: RV-14 08-28-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By Brantel
The inspection cover is dimpled but the spar is...

The inspection cover is dimpled but the spar is definitely countersunk.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,992
Posted By Brantel
Just be aware that the D3 only provides GPS...

Just be aware that the D3 only provides GPS derived Ground Speed, Track, Vertical Speed and Altitude. It does not have any air data sensors or connections. If that is important to you you might...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,992
Posted By Brantel
Total marketing hype. GRT requires aiding too,...

Total marketing hype. GRT requires aiding too, they are just clever at hiding it.

The probability of having so many failures that this comes into play is ridiculous. This problem has been solved...
Forum: Autopilots 08-16-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By Brantel
Many have done it. Easy peasy!

Many have done it. Easy peasy!
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 08-13-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,614
Posted By Brantel
Thanks for organizing the tribute Scott! Sorry...

Thanks for organizing the tribute Scott! Sorry we missed the toast but we definitely found the tile and reflected on Jon and his friendship!
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 08-11-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By Brantel
As someone that has spent a bunch of time with...

As someone that has spent a bunch of time with the PMag serial stream, what you are seeing is typical.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-11-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,702
Posted By Brantel
Nope! https://www.eaa.org/eaa/aircraft-building/i...

Nope!

https://www.eaa.org/eaa/aircraft-building/intro-to-aircraft-building/frequently-asked-questions/how-to-get-your-repairman-certificate
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-09-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By Brantel
My idea is that you should contact TeamX here in...

My idea is that you should contact TeamX here in the USA.

g3xpert@garmin.com

Have you tried a new SD card with a fresh download of the firmware?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,995
Posted By Brantel
I think you would be correct if this applicant...

I think you would be correct if this applicant did not have a valid 3rd class medical in hand. He would not however be able to exercise the privileges of a second class medical until it is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,995
Posted By Brantel
"Will be" revoked or denied and "has been"...

"Will be" revoked or denied and "has been" revoked or denied are two different things.

Deferred is not revoked or denied. That will come in the form of a certified letter!

Some disqualifying...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,241
Posted By Brantel
Same here except ours did not leak much from the...

Same here except ours did not leak much from the bottom. It looked and felt like a water bed inside.

During the hard driving rain, water was pushing thru the rain fly occasionally.

All the water...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,995
Posted By Brantel
As for the 3rd class that is not expired, denied,...

As for the 3rd class that is not expired, denied, or revoked, it should still be valid.

BUT there is always this requirement:

Click the link for: FAR 61.53 - SELF-GROUND FOR MEDICAL...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,995
Posted By Brantel
Do you mean continue to fly under class 3?

Do you mean continue to fly under class 3?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,267
Posted By Brantel
Following....sad news!

Following....sad news!
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-06-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,049
Posted By Brantel
http://www.aeroelectric.com/ The more I think...

http://www.aeroelectric.com/

The more I think about it, I just remembered that the device Bob was selling also included the driver on the board in addition to the filter which is not what you will...
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-06-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,049
Posted By Brantel
It’s likely a noisy constant current driver...

It’s likely a noisy constant current driver inside the light.

Many moons ago I worked with Bob Knuckles to develop a filter for similar issues and he was selling them at one time.

I would call him...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-05-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,377
Posted By Brantel
Please Please Please don't use google photo's to...

Please Please Please don't use google photo's to host images on this forum.

Tons of examples of why it won't work for a solution here in the archives.

Google randomly changes their direct links to...
Forum: RV-10 08-02-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,096
Posted By Brantel
There are also some Phillips head screws on the...

There are also some Phillips head screws on the rear VS spar.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-30-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,346
Posted By Brantel
Same could be said of basically all the systems...

Same could be said of basically all the systems in GA aircraft.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-28-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,757
Posted By Brantel
EAA has really stepped up their photography,...

EAA has really stepped up their photography, videography, and production skills the last few years. They have uploaded some great short clips onto YouTube that are amazing.

Some of the footage that...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-28-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,757
Posted By Brantel
So my wife decided to try her hand at cell phone...

So my wife decided to try her hand at cell phone vlogging during Airventure at Osh this year. This is all new to her and she was just using her old and tiny iPhone 6 to put these together.

She...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,839
Posted By Brantel
Tier 1 and tier 2 ground stop? What the heck...

Tier 1 and tier 2 ground stop?

What the heck does that mean?

I did a search of the Notam and got zero hits.....

EAA, please don’t use terms where we have no idea what they mean!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,584
Posted By Brantel
Great event Dan, glad to reconnect with dozens of...

Great event Dan, glad to reconnect with dozens of folks and meet several new ones!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,799
Posted By Brantel
Same battery, different sticker, higher price.

Same battery, different sticker, higher price.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,219
Posted By Brantel
Congratulations Andrew!

Congratulations Andrew!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,411
Posted By Brantel
From the ground up? That was hosted by Joe...

From the ground up?

That was hosted by Joe Schumacher if I remember correctly.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-23-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 13,799
Posted By Brantel
I killed a few early on but my last one was still...

I killed a few early on but my last one was still going strong after 6 years when I proactively replaced it 2 weeks ago.
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