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Forum: California 04-22-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,131
Posted By jeffk
I took my PPL in a clipped J-3 at Sunrise...

I took my PPL in a clipped J-3 at Sunrise Aviation at KSNA. I had a 757 holding for me one day as I zigged and zagged en route to the tie down. He asked ground if they could switch aircraft as it...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-21-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,538
Posted By jeffk
I used front panel express with great success....

I used front panel express with great success.

http://www.frontpanelexpress.com

Yes, you need to work with their proprietary CAD package, however the learning curve wasn't too bad and there are...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-19-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,105
Posted By jeffk
Just wanted to verify that the 51/52/51R/52R will...

Just wanted to verify that the 51/52/51R/52R will not connect to a GTN series GPS and that a GTX 45R or 345 for ADS-B in and a GDL 69/69A for SXM are the correct kit.
Forum: RV-9/9A 04-12-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 338,598
Posted By jeffk
Nice job. I like the orange paint.

Nice job. I like the orange paint.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-31-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,770
Posted By jeffk
You'll need a GTX 345 (remote or panel mount) if...

You'll need a GTX 345 (remote or panel mount) if you wish to control it with a GTN.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-29-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 23,822
Posted By jeffk
Thank you for the GMU 11! Any comments about CPU...

Thank you for the GMU 11!

Any comments about CPU or GPU performance on the GDU 470 vs 460? If you installed both units side by side, would you notice a difference panning, zooming, or switching to...
Forum: ADS-B 02-19-2017, 12:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 26,902
Posted By jeffk
The GTN 650 and the GTX 45R will communicate over...

The GTN 650 and the GTX 45R will communicate over a dedicated high speed link. The GTX 45R will be your ADS-B OUT transponder and ADS-B IN receiver.

The GAD 29 will interface your GTN 650 over ARINC...
Forum: GPS 12-12-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 210,182
Posted By jeffk
Consider posting in this G5 related...

Consider posting in this G5 related thread:

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=136282

My understanding is the software is similar between the certified and experimental...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-29-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 111,770
Posted By jeffk
G5 Wishlist

In the hopes there is a magnetometer in development (that is CAN bus capable?), I'd like to request an OAT option as well please. Coming from a GRT Mini AP, I really miss knowing locally where the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-06-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,624
Posted By jeffk
There is a Garmin updates page and I receive...

There is a Garmin updates page and I receive email updates of new software builds. I would like to request the changelog be sent in the email rather than having to click through however.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-26-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 111,770
Posted By jeffk
Hi, what happens if you have a G5, GMC 305/307...

Hi, what happens if you have a G5, GMC 305/307 driving a Trutrak Vizion 385 (either standalone or as part of a G3X Touch solution)?

Have you added support for configuring the GMU22 magnetometer in a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-19-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,590
Posted By jeffk
Hi Brian, wondering if the GNS-430 (non-waas) is...

Hi Brian, wondering if the GNS-430 (non-waas) is included in the reduced navigation database pricing as well?

Thank you.
Forum: ADS-B 06-09-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,867
Posted By jeffk
Why not? From the .pdf posted above, it states...

Why not? From the .pdf posted above, it states you have to reserve before install. No one has been able to clarify 'self installation' vs going to a shop, but I wouldn't count yourself out just...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-09-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 98,555
Posted By jeffk
2003 RV-7 700 hours no cracks

2003 RV-7
700 hours
no cracks
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 04-14-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,530
Posted By jeffk
I plan to be there as well

I plan to be there as well
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-01-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 111,770
Posted By jeffk
For those interested in using the G5 as a...

For those interested in using the G5 as a standalone HSI, are there provisions to use the GMU 22 Magnetometer in addition to the GAD 29 ARINC interface? Assuming there's support for a standalone GMU...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-28-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,087
Posted By jeffk
If the GRT is a USB host and the Pi is also a USB...

If the GRT is a USB host and the Pi is also a USB host, then you cannot simply plug them together. You'd have to use USB2GO or single or dual USB to serial converters to get them to talk to each...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-26-2016, 02:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,087
Posted By jeffk
I'm out of serial ports on my Mini. Has anyone...

I'm out of serial ports on my Mini. Has anyone tried USB to serial, null cable and serial to USB on a GRT?
Forum: GPS 03-01-2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 210,182
Posted By jeffk
On the buy.garmin page, you state comparability...

On the buy.garmin page, you state comparability with the 430W. Wanted to confirm that you still support the aviation format output by the 430? Also, can you shed any light on the ANT+ logo at the...
Forum: GPS 03-01-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 210,182
Posted By jeffk
Nice piece of kit. The mount and bare wire kit...

Nice piece of kit. The mount and bare wire kit looks strangely similar to the 510 mount. Are they mechanically the same?
Forum: California 02-29-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,279
Posted By jeffk
The Museum of Jurassic Technology in Culver City....

The Museum of Jurassic Technology in Culver City. See portraits of the dogs sent aloft in the Soviet space program.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-29-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,072
Posted By jeffk
Hi John, happy to answer any questions I can. I...

Hi John, happy to answer any questions I can.

I cross posted in this thread about using the Mini as a PFD:

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=134117

Sorry about the marginal...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-28-2016, 11:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,072
Posted By jeffk
My Mini-AP install is still new and I'm really...

My Mini-AP install is still new and I'm really enjoying flying behind it. I find myself considering adding a Mini-X to function as a MFD / HSI / Moving Map.

I have a six-pack with the Mini-AP in...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-28-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,953
Posted By jeffk
I installed a Mini-AP as my primary EFIS. Very...

I installed a Mini-AP as my primary EFIS. Very capable instrument and I'm looking forward to completing my install by wiring in the magnetometer, ARINC (connected to a GNS-430) and interfacing to the...
Forum: ADS-B 02-26-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,588
Posted By jeffk
Good point Bob. Any idea how much more A traffic...

Good point Bob. Any idea how much more A traffic there is?
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 11-24-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,288
Posted By jeffk
Hi Nicholas, yes I had the pleasure of taking...

Hi Nicholas, yes I had the pleasure of taking Steve up. Looking forward to flying with him again.

The RV-7 was based at OAR, but I've moved it back to LVK. Looking forward to seeing your RV-8 at...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-23-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,783
Posted By jeffk
I spent more than a year commuting from Marina,...

I spent more than a year commuting from Marina, KOAR to Palo Alto, KPAO. ~22 minute flight time and an hour door to door. I was able to fly three or more days a week (when I wasn't traveling farther...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-23-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,288
Posted By jeffk
RV-7 First Flight for Steve from "Flight Chops"

Steve from YouTube channel Flight Chops went for his first ride in an RV-7:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AkSxVNtm0l4
Forum: RV-3 07-16-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,828
Posted By jeffk
To quote Budd Davisson - RV-3: "I don't remember...

To quote Budd Davisson - RV-3:

"I don't remember when I've had more fun in an airplane. Everything about it is pure pleasure. You can be screaming along, nudging 200 mph, then slow down to 110 mph...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-22-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 18,705
Posted By jeffk
+1 ebook / .pdf I also just ordered a copy...

+1 ebook / .pdf

I also just ordered a copy (thanks for going to the effort to write this book). I would have loved the option for a digital copy as well. Perhaps a .pdf for use on an iPad or Android...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 11-30-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,778
Posted By jeffk
The 7 to 10 gph was the fluctuation I was...

The 7 to 10 gph was the fluctuation I was experiencing in cruise after leaning.


It turns out I was wrong about the fuel flow being accurate. I've gone on a number of long flights and made use of...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-17-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,778
Posted By jeffk
Hi Paul, thank you for your reply. I flew home at...

Hi Paul, thank you for your reply. I flew home at 7500 last evening and (over an airport just in case) I set the power to 19 inches of manifold and 2100 rpm. I worked the mixture back until the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-17-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,778
Posted By jeffk
O-360 Higher Than Normal Fuel Burn

In our RV-7 we have a O-360-A1A (carbureted and dual mags) with a constant speed Hartzell. Fuel flow in the climb has been 12-15 gph and in cruise at 4500 (e.g. 20.6 man, 2430 rpm, egt ~1470, ff...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-25-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,903
Posted By jeffk
Does anyone have any guidance as to accuracy of...

Does anyone have any guidance as to accuracy of an OAT probe mounted inside the wing near the aileron bell crank vs mounted on the bottom of the wing in the slipstream?

Thanks,

Jeff
Forum: ADS-B 05-07-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,340
Posted By jeffk
Thanks for your reply Chuck and for the links....

Thanks for your reply Chuck and for the links. 150+NM at 10K is appealing.

I came across an interesting video illustrating why one might have a different
experience when viewing XM weather from...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-07-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 60,891
Posted By jeffk
WTB GDU 375

Does anyone have a GDU 375 they're interested in parting with? I'm keen to have a MFD with XM in the cockpit and don't have space for a touch.

Thanks,

Jeff
Forum: ADS-B 05-06-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,340
Posted By jeffk
ADS-B Weather from US Stations near the border

Hi, just wondering if anyone has been successful in picking up ADS-B weather data near the Canadian / US border? Assuming the answer is yes, how far does the weather data extend into Canada or is it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,717
Posted By jeffk
From Table 3: "Displaying an N-number on a...

From Table 3:

"Displaying an N-number on a limited or restricted category aircraft or experimental or provisionally certificated aircraft

Unless you’ve included the aircraft’s category letter in...
Forum: Safety 03-29-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,165
Posted By jeffk
Hi would also like to recommend Ron for flight...

Hi would also like to recommend Ron for flight training. When my RV-7 was delivered, he spent the day getting me checked out and we flew from Livermore (NorCal) to John Wayne (SoCal). Great day....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-28-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 12,819
Posted By jeffk
How would you compare and contrast using the UWB...

How would you compare and contrast using the UWB Antenna (800 MHZ to 2000 MHZ Ultra Wide Band) vs the UAT Antenna (978 MHZ) for ADS-B reception?
Forum: RV-7/7A 06-10-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,194
Posted By jeffk
I can recommend Ron Rapp for RV transition...

I can recommend Ron Rapp for RV transition training. He's based out of John Wayne - KSNA.

http://www.rapp.org

I first flew with him years ago during my PPL (J-3 Clipwing and Citabria). He provided...
Forum: Northwest 05-09-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 911
Posted By jeffk
Found! Thank you for the referrals. (fingers...

Found! Thank you for the referrals.

(fingers crossed)
Forum: Northwest 05-09-2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 911
Posted By jeffk
May need a pre-buy in Eastern Washington

Hi, am looking at a RV-7 in Eastern Washington and wanted to see who might be available for a pre-buy inspection?

Feel free to pm me. Thanks,

Jeff
Forum: Midwest 04-04-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 615
Posted By jeffk
Pre-buy needed at OSH

No longer needed. Thanks.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-26-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,037
Posted By jeffk
Here's the MGL user forum I've been...

Here's the MGL user forum I've been visiting:

http://www.mglavionicsusers.org/forum/
Forum: RV-10 01-16-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,085
Posted By jeffk
There seems to be stated interest in a tailwheel...

There seems to be stated interest in a tailwheel RV-10 (as well as in other similar threads).

My question is how would Vans react to design drawings (professionally done) being released into the...
Forum: RV-10 01-15-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,085
Posted By jeffk
I've also been thinking about a RV-10 with a...

I've also been thinking about a RV-10 with a Tailwheel. I had the pleasure of meeting Martin twice. Once on a flight out of Osh and another time at his office in Monterey. He knows his stuff.

I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-23-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 42,026
Posted By jeffk
Here's the direct link to the...

Here's the direct link to the story:

http://www.macrumors.com/2011/08/23/united-airlines-deploying-11000-ipads-to-pilots-as-electronic-flight-bags/

Think we'll be able to have our iPads on during...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-07-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,769
Posted By jeffk
Hi Paul, thanks for the detailed posting and...

Hi Paul, thanks for the detailed posting and accompanying schematic. Which software do you use to draw your schematics?
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-04-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 895
Posted By jeffk
Response from Lycoming

I received a nice response this morning from the Lycoming OEM Domestic Sales Manager. He confirmed the "Y" designation identifies the engine as a non-certified engine for use in experimental category...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-02-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 895
Posted By jeffk
YO-235?

Hi, I'm potentially looking for a 235 or a 320 and have come across a low time 235 at a good price. It was sold for use in a LSA on an OEM basis and has a "Y" ahead of the O-235 in that data plate...
Forum: COMM 03-16-2011, 03:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 17,691
Posted By jeffk
Thanks for the news! Will the V20 NAV radio be...

Thanks for the news! Will the V20 NAV radio be VOR / localizer only or will it support glide slope as well? (asking for the moon here, but assuming no DME?).

Also curious about your ADS-B plans...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-10-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,218
Posted By jeffk
That's great news about the HSI. Yes, the engine...

That's great news about the HSI. Yes, the engine monitor (without GPS and pressure sensors) was the product I was referencing. Any idea what the time line will be? Will the engine monitor be able to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-04-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,218
Posted By jeffk
Xtreme with HSI

Is there an update on the HSI work you've been doing for the Xtreme?

Also wondering if you're still planning on releasing a lower cost second screen Xtreme (without pitot/static and GPS). One could...
Forum: GPS 11-30-2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,347
Posted By jeffk
serial data from 430 and 330 to 696

Sorry to resurrect an old thread. Just wondering how one would handle the situation of a mode s transponder with traffic information (Garmin 330 or Trig T21) as well as flight plan sharing (from a...
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