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Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-18-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 500
Posted By Pdtofly
Interested in selling your SL-40

Richard,

Are you interested in selling your failed SL-40?

If the price is right, I would be interested in helping you pay for that new GTR200B.

I am going to be in St Pete for the month of April,...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-18-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By Pdtofly
I said I will take it first.

Email your account number to hr2plt@yahoo.com and will promptly pay.

Brian
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-17-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 829
Posted By Pdtofly
I will take it

I will take it.

Email me at hr2plt@yahoo.com

Do you take PayPal?

Brian
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-16-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,750
Posted By Pdtofly
Nope

Randy,

Dynon does not sell the touch anymore. The classic and classic SE screens are the only classic screens available. The few around are for warranty exchanges. They really want you to upgrade...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-15-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By Pdtofly
Price lowered

OK, where I would like to get this out of my hanger, I wont give it away.

How about $450 plus shipping.

Email me at hr2plt@yahoo.com

Brian
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-14-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By Pdtofly
JR set

CW,

For what it is worth, my JR set is the best of the cheap sets. I am happy with it.

Brian
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-13-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By Pdtofly
The aviation aisle on eBay

CW,

All the ones I bought, I got off of eBay. I paid from $30 to $160 each, and around $30 for each DMC positioner. You need a K13-1 for the standard male and female pins, and K41 and K42 for the...
Forum: California 03-13-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By Pdtofly
National Park Fees

I drove through there a few years ago, and they charged me $20. With 1.6 million visitors each year, at that rate, they should have that $3 million in no time.

I bet, if it was the road into or out...
Forum: GPS 03-13-2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By Pdtofly
GPS-20A

Jonathan,

First, my wife went to med school at Otago Uni in the 80’s. Someday, she hope to return there for a visit, and me, see it for the first time. She keeps showing me photos of the Uni, and...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-05-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By Pdtofly
Photos deleted but unit still FS

No problem. Photo links remove, but will be happy to email photos to anyone who is interested.

Email is hr2plt@yahoo.com

Brian
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-04-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By Pdtofly
FS: PS PMA5000EX Lowered price

For sale is a PS PMA5000EX audio panel. Included is the tray, backplate, and new connectors. Also included is a pack of 100 new pins and the install manual.

This unit is the PS equivalent to the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-11-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By Pdtofly
Exact encoder model

Les,

They might have had it going to two transponders, or to a GPS also.

What is the exact model number, and if you want a nice wiring interconnect for it and the GTX 327 email me.

Email me at...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-07-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By Pdtofly
1 day to late

Bruno,

I head back to work Saturday morning, and I have a set in my hanger and not using them anymore. If you donít get any help before I get back in 2 1/2 weeks, let my know via email, and we can...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-25-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By Pdtofly
Here is a post of someone who replaced the batteries in his.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=152596&highlight=SkyView+battery

Good luck.

Brian
Forum: GPS 01-23-2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 810
Posted By Pdtofly
GNX 375

I just did an install on a friends RV6 and he loves it. It is very easy to use.

Since you already have the 300XL, it fits in the same hole in you panel, but will go deeper than the 300XL. Since...
Forum: GPS 01-23-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,212
Posted By Pdtofly
650 to 650xi

My local shop says that there is a trade in option for like 45 to 90 days on a new unit Garmin updates. Not sure which it is, but contact Stein and see if they will upgrade your new in the box 650...
Forum: COMM 01-21-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,430
Posted By Pdtofly
Another DIY audio mixer

I built one of these, and used it for awhile. After awhile I installed an audio panel and disconnected it.

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

If you donít want to build...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-21-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By Pdtofly
Answer to question.

A D-10A or D-100 would be perfect for what you want. With either one of those, you can have lateral autopilot commands to continue running your autopilot. No other thing required.

Now, if you want...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-19-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,386
Posted By Pdtofly
Dynon tech support

Just to let you know, but do to the snow storm over the last week, a lot of the guys could not get into the office.

With that in mind, when they returned to the office, I would guess they had a lot...
Forum: GPS 01-16-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 769
Posted By Pdtofly
GNX 375 to AK-350 interconnect

John,

If you donít get an answer, I will have something for you in a couple of days.

Email at hr2plt@yahoo.com and I will email it to you.

Brian
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-12-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,933
Posted By Pdtofly
+3, Joe and Bob have the best answers. Good...

+3, Joe and Bob have the best answers.

Good luck.

Brian
Forum: GPS 01-11-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 55,037
Posted By Pdtofly
GNX375 manual

Did you ever get the GNX375 install manual? I can help.

Email at hr2plt@yahoo.com

Brian
Forum: Texas (North) 01-11-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By Pdtofly
Dynon help

Tom,

Email me at hr2plt@yahoo.com, and I should be able to help.

Brian
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-08-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,475
Posted By Pdtofly
Dynon SkyView and GPS 175 settings

Hello Everyone, who is thinking about installing one of the above units, or the GNC 355, here is what I have learned installing the above units over the last few days.

Settings in the Garmin...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-08-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 795
Posted By Pdtofly
TNC pin crimper

It depends on who makes the crimper. I used a cheaper crimper die that was for the RG-58 and it crushed the the center pin for a RG-58 BNC and damaged it beyond using it.

As I am doing a lot more...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-07-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,130
Posted By Pdtofly
AFS 5000 Interconnect board

Looking at the wiring diagram for the AFS 5000 series system. Today, I made a few minor changes to my SkyView board to work with both systems, and now I just need to make a new harness for the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,130
Posted By Pdtofly
SkyView Hub

Where this hub is designed for the SkyView system, I have considered making one for the AFS 5000 series if there is a interest, and looking into the Garmin G3X. The Garmn is a little hard, but I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,130
Posted By Pdtofly
Scroll, What I have done works perfectly for...

Scroll,

What I have done works perfectly for what Dynon has out now. Who knows in the future. The board has 5 Hubs, which covers the two screens, EMS, ADHARS, and ARINC module. The three...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-04-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By Pdtofly
GNX 375 Install manual

Send me your email to hr2plt@yahoo.com and I will email it to you.


Brian
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-03-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,130
Posted By Pdtofly
Simple plug and play interconnect board for SkyView

Folks,

I have been working on this for awhile, and I think I about have it done. What it is, is a simple plug and play interconnect board to connect two SkyView screens, and using simple harnesses...
Forum: Reviews 01-01-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,131
Posted By Pdtofly
A-200

Don,

Be sure it has the SL-40 backplate. There is another backplate on the radio that can be changed out to make it compatible with the SL-40 tray. If it has the ICOM backplate it will not be a...
Forum: Reviews 12-30-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,131
Posted By Pdtofly
New

Either find a nice clean SL-40 or ICOM 200 or 210 to slide into your existing tray, which should be equal or less than the flat rate of $800, or pay a little more and get a new GTR-200 or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-30-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By Pdtofly
Garmin GPS 175 and GNX 375 Install

Hello Everyone, who is thinking about installing one of the above units, or the GNC 355, here is what I have learned installing the above units over the last few days.

Settings in the Garmin...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-24-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,475
Posted By Pdtofly
Garmin 175, 355, 375, 430W

All the above integrate well with the Dynon. I have installed two 430W with two SkyView installs, and I am presently installing a 175 on my system. Yes, you will need the the ARINC 429 for full...
Forum: RV-10 12-08-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,721
Posted By Pdtofly
Hole plugs

http://rvbits.mybigcommerce.com/products/RV10-CARBON-FIBER-ENGINE-MOUNT-COVERS..html

$40 for the set plus $15 fixed shipping from So Africa.

They will work on anyplane, not just RV-10ís.

Brian
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By Pdtofly
Grounds

Lynn,

Yes you can. On the Dynon system, everything that you activate is just connecting the signal wire to ground, so attaching both of those common wires to ground will work.

Brian
Forum: GPS 11-04-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 593
Posted By Pdtofly
GNX 375 pinout

Mike,

Send me your email address to hr2plt@yahoo.com, and I will send you a copy the GNX 375 pinout.

Brian
Forum: COMM 10-09-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By Pdtofly
Install

Brant,

I did two installs in Lansairs 360's with the 430W, SV-COM and the SV Intercom and both just have a switch to select which comm to transmit on. It would be better to use an audio panel than...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-24-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,749
Posted By Pdtofly
Try this

Ted,

If the SkyView screen was checked out by Dynon, you need to look at something else in the system. Where Dynon says check out the wiring, you can do a simple check. Since both the ADHARS and...
Forum: Rocket 09-15-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 942
Posted By Pdtofly
HR2 prop and blades

I had the original rounded blades on mine years ago, but replaced them with the blended airfoil ones. I think they run a little smoother. These are what I have on mine now. DHC-M2YR-1...
Forum: Rocket 09-14-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By Pdtofly
HR2 Weight and Balance

Email me at hr2plt@yahoo.com, and tomorrow while I am out at the races, I will send you a copy of mine if you want it. My S/N is not a low one, but it is a round number........S/N 100.
Forum: GPS 09-04-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 55,037
Posted By Pdtofly
ARINC 429

Bob,

From what I know about the connection of a IFR GPS receiver to a EFIS system, you need to use the ARINC 429 box when you need autopilot steering commands.

ARINC Label 121 is the Horizontal...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-03-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,154
Posted By Pdtofly
Just ask Aircraft Spruce directly

Question: What is the orange tape that Aircraft Spruce uses to protect the wire bundle as it exits the connector? I would like to get some.

Did you try to ask them directly? If you would like to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By Pdtofly
FlyLED

I would also recommend FlyLED's. Get the Works kit, which will include Nav/Strobe and LED landing/taxi lights. They are very bright lights and draw limited current. Paul is a great guy and has...
Forum: Engine Monitors 08-17-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By Pdtofly
EGT/CHT connectors

Call Dynon, they might have some and if they do, can ship some to you.

Brian
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-09-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,569
Posted By Pdtofly
Dynon ARINC-429 input/output

Bruce,

The Dynon ARINC-429 box is connected to the SkyView serial bus, not any of the the RS-232 ports. Any of the Garmin GPS navigators will connect to the ARINC-429 box directly so it will be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By Pdtofly
Dynon SkyView upgrade

The easiest way is to swap out the D180 and replace with one of the SkyView displays. Add the EMS module, and ADHARS module, then add either the GPS 250 or GPS 2020 receiver. That would depend if...
Forum: RV-14 08-02-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,694
Posted By Pdtofly
Just another point of view

This is my input in regards to my installation of a Bob Archer VOR wingtip antenna. After all said and done, I added a separate wire from the short side of the antenna and connected it directly to...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 07-06-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 54,282
Posted By Pdtofly
The mirror thing

They are power generating plants.

That plant that you passed over is a $2.2 billion complex of three generating units, owned by NRG Energy Inc., Google Inc. and BrightSource Energy, and can produce...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-04-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,080
Posted By Pdtofly
Red Cube mounting

Where you did a nice job of mounting your cube, you have done a few things not recommended in your install.

General Placement Recommendations for Fuel Flow Transducer

1. Do not install the fuel...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-28-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By Pdtofly
Throttle quad

Yes, they are manufactured by Dayton Murdock. He is here on the forum under his name, Dayton Murdock

A previous post from Dayton listed his contact. I cut and pasted it here for you.

Hi All

just...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-24-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By Pdtofly
Change them

A few months ago, I too, changed both the fuel and oil pressure sensors to the Kavlico's and never looked back. I had the VDO's, and when I shut down the engine, it kept showing oil pressure and my...
Forum: COMM 06-22-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 625
Posted By Pdtofly
KY97A replacement

A direct slide in replacement for the KY97A is the ICOM A-210 with the proper back plate, or the A-220 with the card edge connector (For optional MBA-3). No wiring changes needed. The A-210 comes...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-06-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By Pdtofly
GTX 327 install manual

Here is a link for the GTX 327 install manual.

http://expaircraft.com/PDF/GTX327-IM.pdf

Brian
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-06-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By Pdtofly
Dynon SkyView New Firmware Released

Dynon just released the new 15.4.7 firmware today for all the SkyView products. You can download it from their website. There is also a sensor file that needs to be updated too.

It will fix the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-03-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,112
Posted By Pdtofly
GPS 250 Date/Time fix

Yes, that is the main problem with the earlier GPS 250 receivers. You lost the date and time last month. SkyView firmware 15.3.5 will fix the GPS 250 date/time problem by just updating the SkyView...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-03-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,112
Posted By Pdtofly
How to tell if you need to update the Dynon GPS 2020

You can find the version number of your Dynon GPS 2020 by going to the serial port 5 setup, SETUP MENU> SYSTEM SETUP> SERIAL PORT 5 SETUP>NAVIGATION DATA. Click on Navigation Data to open the file...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-03-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,112
Posted By Pdtofly
Dynon Firmware 15.3.5 and 15.4.4

The SkyView firmware 15.3.5 fixed the GPS 250 date/time bug issue for the original GPS 250 with the old chip.

In firmware update 15.4.4, there is also a update to the GPS 2020 Receiver. The update...
Forum: GPS 05-27-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 55,037
Posted By Pdtofly
Dynon settings

Waterboy2110,

What are you Dynon and GPS 175 settings?

Brian
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By Pdtofly
HDX and SL40

Steve,

Contact me at hr2plt@yahoo.com so we can try a few things.

Brian
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-03-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,786
Posted By Pdtofly
AOA Audio Setup

Go to SETUP MENU > SYSTEM SETUP > AUDIO SETUP to configure audio output settings. Most of the items in this menu control whether the audio output for a particular alert or alert category is played or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-24-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By Pdtofly
Heated pitot tube

I updated mine to the Dynon one, so don't need my old one anymore.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=170398

If interested, drop me an email at hr2plt@yahoo.com

Brian
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