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Forum: RV-7/7A Today, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By Brantel
Google photos strikes again. Canít see pic!

Google photos strikes again. Canít see pic!
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 09-12-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 968
Posted By Brantel
Just pick a brand/model that does not use an...

Just pick a brand/model that does not use an HDD/SSD.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-29-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,997
Posted By Brantel
Awesome!!!!!

Awesome!!!!!
Forum: RV-14 08-28-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
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: 1,042
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: 1,042
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: 475
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: 1,814
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: 520
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: 1,547
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: 416
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: 1,385
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: 1,385
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: 2,123
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: 1,385
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: 1,385
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: 929
Posted By Brantel
Following....sad news!

Following....sad news!
Forum: Electrical Systems 08-06-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
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: 702
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: 882
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: 631
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: 2,427
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: 5,846
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: 5,846
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: 11,063
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: 7,373
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: 18
Views: 2,197
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: 42
Views: 6,028
Posted By Brantel
Congratulations Andrew!

Congratulations Andrew!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-24-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,658
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: 18
Views: 2,197
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.
Forum: Autopilots 07-21-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By Brantel
If installing new I would follow the...

If installing new I would follow the guidance.

That being said, my plane was retrofitted a few times and none of my trim servo or position sensor wires are shielded and I have had zero issues.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,154
Posted By Brantel
We are dry tonight which is amazing considering...

We are dry tonight which is amazing considering what our tent site looked like this afternoon!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,154
Posted By Brantel
Annual arrived at Osh safe thread!

Shantel and I arrived around 14:45. Blasted off from KMOR around 09:30 with a stop for fuel in Danville Illinois.

Amazed at how many planes are here in HBC already considering it is Friday!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,941
Posted By Brantel
Second that!

Second that!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 47,752
Posted By Brantel
I misunderstood your post. I only fed the DPDT...

I misunderstood your post. I only fed the DPDT switch (similar to a flap or trim switch) with power from one of the VPX circuits. I do not ďcontrolĒ the cowl flaps with it. Again, sorry for the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-17-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 47,752
Posted By Brantel
Both of mine are connected to one port of my...

Both of mine are connected to one port of my VPX-Pro, works fine.
Forum: RV-10 07-16-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By Brantel
I know these issues can end up being very...

I know these issues can end up being very specific on what components are installed and the critical specific details but as one data point:

I have a dual screen G3X Touch System.
PFD - Uses a GSU73...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,087
Posted By Brantel
To fully appreciate what these companies like...

To fully appreciate what these companies like Dynon, TT, and Garmin are going thru to earn these certifications, can someone explain what the hoops are that they have to jump thru in order to add...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,218
Posted By Brantel
I know it looks temporary but those wires/tubes...

I know it looks temporary but those wires/tubes zip tied to the flight control mechanism makes me cringe for some reason.

The white stuff is typical of what happens when condensation from galvanized...
Forum: Aircraft Camping 07-16-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,221
Posted By Brantel
Shipped the "survival kit" to Osh yesterday. ...

Shipped the "survival kit" to Osh yesterday. Came in at 49lbs. :eek:

I guess we are committed now! :p


One thing I noticed was that the UPS Store will replace the absent FEDEX tent that was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-16-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,434
Posted By Brantel
Practice Practice Practice

Last evening after finishing up my annual CI and other airplane maintenance I went up for a post maintenance test flight which included a bunch of slow flight, slow flight turns, slow flight with 10°...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 07-14-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,388
Posted By Brantel
Itís coming soon! Bahahahahaa!

Itís coming soon!

Bahahahahaa!
Forum: RV-14 07-11-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,226
Posted By Brantel
Thanks, I am trying to steal ideas on how to...

Thanks, I am trying to steal ideas on how to improve my RV7 TU front seal.
Forum: RV-14 07-11-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,226
Posted By Brantel
Bill, Can you tell me what drawing number this...

Bill,

Can you tell me what drawing number this clip came from?
Forum: RV-10 07-11-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 21,543
Posted By Brantel
Yes, they are much different than the caps that...

Yes, they are much different than the caps that came with my RV7.

They are really light weight compared to the older style.

Are they an upgrade from the original style? Time will tell..... hope...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-11-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By Brantel
I think he was referring to the mounting hardware.

I think he was referring to the mounting hardware.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-11-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By Brantel
You only connect the AOA port to the static if...

You only connect the AOA port to the static if you don't have an AOA probe connected.

This is to protect the sensors inside the AHRS from damage during static system checks. Too much differential...
Forum: RV-10 07-11-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 21,543
Posted By Brantel
Smile So the wings finally arrived. Vans missed their...

So the wings finally arrived. Vans missed their lead time and projection a little bit and it took a few extra days for ABF to decide to deliver my kit so this added up to about 2-3 extra weeks I was...
Forum: Virtual Hangar 07-10-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,481
Posted By Brantel
Sorry for your loss. Hope you find a solution!

Sorry for your loss. Hope you find a solution!
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 21,543
Posted By Brantel
It took 12 for mine to ship. Another 9 days (so...

It took 12 for mine to ship. Another 9 days (so far) to travel to East TN.
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 21,543
Posted By Brantel
He is about 14 weeks too late. :p

He is about 14 weeks too late.
:p
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 21,543
Posted By Brantel
https://www.rivetbangers.com/forums/images/smilies...

https://www.rivetbangers.com/forums/images/smilies/lol.gif https://www.rivetbangers.com/forums/images/smilies/lol.gif https://www.rivetbangers.com/forums/images/smilies/lol.gif...
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 21,543
Posted By Brantel
Still waiting on wings.......

An update since I have not posted one in a while. Emp/Tail cone are basically done less the fiberglass work. I am pretty much out of parts so I am waiting on my wing kit.

As for the wing kit I...
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-09-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 28,262
Posted By Brantel
An update to this thread..... Early in my RV's...

An update to this thread.....

Early in my RV's life I was having issues with premature failure of the PC-680 batteries.

I just replaced my now 6 year old PC-680 not because it failed but just...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By Brantel
No fee for just parking in the HBP area.

No fee for just parking in the HBP area.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-06-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By Brantel
Mine had two.

Mine had two.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-04-2019, 05:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 941
Posted By Brantel
I also got a windows defender warning about the...

I also got a windows defender warning about the unknown nature of this file. First time this has ever happened. I scanned it with other software and it had no problem with it.

Ran it anyway and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-02-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,716
Posted By Brantel
It works as advertised. I just flew with it on...

It works as advertised. I just flew with it on Saturday and it loaded and displayed all the new products on my Bluetooth connected MFD.

As expected the hardwired PFD did not.

It did take a while...
Forum: RV-10 07-01-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,266
Posted By Brantel
It can be done but it will take a while in...

It can be done but it will take a while in calendar time. Things can change drastically in 10 or more years of time. Think about how this might impact your situation.

If I had waited till...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-30-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,716
Posted By Brantel
Thanks for the clarification Steve. Had no idea...

Thanks for the clarification Steve. Had no idea since I could not test it myself (no Jepp database on my setup). I upgraded and flew the new features yesterday, it all works beautifully giving many...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-30-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,716
Posted By Brantel
In the past the Garmin VFR database for the G3X...

In the past the Garmin VFR database for the G3X tough did not include approaches and when I switched to this database vs the Jepp database, I lost the ability to load approaches on the G3X Touch. ...
Forum: Reviews 06-28-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,216
Posted By Brantel
Way back when these were released, someone found...

Way back when these were released, someone found the OEM specs on the servos and the recommended operating temp was fairly low for the environment that they are to be used in. That being said, when...
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