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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-08-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By jliltd
I missed Danny. Wish I could have talked to...

I missed Danny. Wish I could have talked to him.

Jason was just great. Knowledgeable and friendly. He really knew his airplane and did a textbook best methods install of his G3X. He does IFR...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-01-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 983
Posted By jliltd
A couple of years ago I did not agree with Walt. ...

A couple of years ago I did not agree with Walt. Today I do. :o Walt already knew what I subsequently found out on my own. And so it is as he explained above. Until I got into the details and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,943
Posted By jliltd
I bought a pair of the Unicorn Stainless eye...

I bought a pair of the Unicorn Stainless eye bolts (P/N S0316-0010) for my RV-3. During Oshkosh last week a fellow named Ken Wilson with a MO area code called me to find out where I got them and I...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-31-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 623
Posted By jliltd
I have grown to love the manual trim system in my...

I have grown to love the manual trim system in my 3. Once I got used to it I find it very intuitive with good haptic feel for trimming w/o being too sensitive. It also gives a good visible position...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-30-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By jliltd
G3X Touch shows traffic balloons without "in"!

I removed the GDL 52 ADS-B dual band in + SXM weather/music unit from my RV-8 equipped with G3X touch. I did this as I was taking an RV-3 to Oshkosh and wanted the GDL-52 in the RV-3 for the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 34,554
Posted By jliltd
I am surprised that your comments would have...

I am surprised that your comments would have anything to do with the ATC / pilot debacle this year and back in 2016. There have been two "blips" I can remember concerning the flavor of your...
Forum: ADS-B 07-25-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By jliltd
The 327 is NOT too old to work with the GDL82 as...

The 327 is NOT too old to work with the GDL82 as the 82 does not depend on the software. Only the embedded code found in the antenna lead. Your GTX 327 software level only matters if you plan on...
Forum: ADS-B 07-24-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By jliltd
Roger. Why not keep your nice functional GTX 327...

Roger. Why not keep your nice functional GTX 327 and just add a GDL-82 or a uAvionix echoUAT to your bird? The GDL-82 won't even require another bottom antenna. The echo will. If you don't have a...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-20-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,432
Posted By jliltd
FS: RV-3B $45K

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Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-20-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,021
Posted By jliltd
I have 9 airplanes. 5 of which have GTX 327's...

I have 9 airplanes. 5 of which have GTX 327's and 2 of which have GTX 32s. Would it seem rude to bring more than a couple to the tent? I don't want to be "that guy".

Jim
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 07-17-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,299
Posted By jliltd
So here we go again? Halie promising to host our...

So here we go again? Halie promising to host our images indefinitely and then having to take measures that disrupt their availability. Don't take that the wrong way. I applaud Halie's benevolence...
Forum: COMM 07-15-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By jliltd
Mickey, In the case of the TY-91 the auxiliary...

Mickey,

In the case of the TY-91 the auxiliary audio input is strictly a low-fidelity mono input designed for simple annunciators and nav radio idents and such and is not intended for use for music...
Forum: COMM 07-14-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By jliltd
It has an adapter included. And it is one...

It has an adapter included. And it is one awesome comm radio. As long as you dont try to use the built-in intercom. Also, if you need an adapter Trig has proven to be very customer friendly and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-14-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,439
Posted By jliltd
Yep. Modify your diagram to show the GMC 507...

Yep. Modify your diagram to show the GMC 507 using the CAN bus as it doesn't require the direct RS232 connection to a servo. That's the main advantage of the newer GMC 507. But that's an advantage...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 665
Posted By jliltd
MOAs SCHMOAs. Don't take that the wrong way. ...

MOAs SCHMOAs. Don't take that the wrong way. MOAs exist for good reason but are legally open to all air traffic. So no sweat. MOAs just put pressure on the military (and you) to keep your eyes...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 07-12-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,781
Posted By jliltd
Smile Alas there is hope for our future. Great post.

Alas there is hope for our future. Great post.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-12-2018, 04:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,206
Posted By jliltd
I am game. RV-3B. Email...

I am game. RV-3B. Email sent.

https://i.imgur.com/J5j7YOC.jpg

Jim
Forum: RV-10 07-09-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 832
Posted By jliltd
If you are set on connectors I woukd encourage...

If you are set on connectors I woukd encourage using Deutsch weatherproof DTM or DT connectors. They are awesome and sealed from the environment. More so than the round plastic type. Similar to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By jliltd
The old Narco Escort II was a digital Nav/Com...

The old Narco Escort II was a digital Nav/Com with built-in CDI. I had one in a VariEze and it was a great comm. Unfortunately I think it was 3 1/8" round. And it was either Nav or Com. But never...
Forum: RV-3 06-04-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,103
Posted By jliltd
Added Screaming Eagle Tailwheel to Original Small RV-3 Spring

Thanks to Blake and Vince at Flyboy Accessories. I talked them into making the option to have a tailwheel socket with a smaller inside diameter so the original RV-3/4 small diameter taper springs...
Forum: GPS 05-22-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By jliltd
Let's try photos...

Let's try photos again....

https://i.imgur.com/LMx3CYX.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/FjIIWwY.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/ZTaAOUW.jpg

Jim
Forum: GPS 05-22-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By jliltd
tried photo links. Oh well.

tried photo links. Oh well.
Forum: GPS 05-20-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By jliltd
I will try to take some photos. But here is more...

I will try to take some photos. But here is more description...

My G3X Touch system has the non-SXM GDU 460. Originally a GDL-39R was added for ADS-B in for the G3X. At that time a dedicated...
Forum: GPS 05-20-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By jliltd
Added a dedicated aera 660 in back seat of RV-8 with G3X Touch

The new wifi support on the aera 660 gave me confidence in Garmin's supporting this product very well and into the future. Enough so that I just added a aera 660 and a permanent bare data cable dock...
Forum: RV-12 05-16-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,145
Posted By jliltd
Russian anti-collision....

Russian anti-collision....
Forum: Safety 05-07-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,386
Posted By jliltd
I completely get why the AIM is written the way...

I completely get why the AIM is written the way it is. I fly NORDO at uncontrolled fields often (non-electrical aircraft) and haven't ever had a real problem as long as everyone flies the preferred...
Forum: ADS-B 05-06-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,433
Posted By jliltd
And an important note. The newer GDL 5XX series...

And an important note. The newer GDL 5XX series is not compatible with the GPSMAP 696. But the GDL 39 is. So if you use a 696 no 5 series for you. Thus far Garmin says the new ADS-B portable 5XX...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By jliltd
Table 3-1 in the Garmin GDL 82 installation...

Table 3-1 in the Garmin GDL 82 installation manual shows part numbers for the non-GPS version, unit only kit, unit with connector kit, and just unit (010-1560-00, 010-1560-01 and 011-03946-00,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-04-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By jliltd
Does Garmin sell a GDL 82 kit without the WAAS...

Does Garmin sell a GDL 82 kit without the WAAS GPS Antenna for use with an approved panel mount location source (GNS430W). Why buy the antenna unless you need it?
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-30-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,018
Posted By jliltd
I will try an analogy here. Using the cheap pin...

I will try an analogy here. Using the cheap pin crimper kind of works okay. It's like using a Harbor Freight air hammer to drive rivets. Using the Daniels AFM8 is like using a fine-tuned Sioux...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-30-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,943
Posted By jliltd
At Oshkosh 2017 we ordered an O-370 from...

At Oshkosh 2017 we ordered an O-370 from Continental Titan for a Javron Cub (also available in IO-370). We haven't flown yet but have been very impressed with the delivered engine and Continental...
Forum: RV-14 04-30-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,768
Posted By jliltd
My recently acquired RV-8 has the long cowl pins...

My recently acquired RV-8 has the long cowl pins that insert from the cockpit forward. Part of the run-up checklist is to reach down on each side and check the pins are engaged fully. They have a...
Forum: ADS-B 04-28-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,638
Posted By jliltd
You don't specify In or Out. UAT or 1090ES. For...

You don't specify In or Out. UAT or 1090ES.

For UAT "out" 2020 minimum compliance for an Experimental Amateur Built:

With TSO'd IFR WAAS Navigator in place (approved source like GNS430W/530W, GTN,...
Forum: ADS-B 04-28-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By jliltd
The GDL 39 (or 39 3D, GDL 51/52) can output GPS...

The GDL 39 (or 39 3D, GDL 51/52) can output GPS data to any Garmin portable device or Garmin Pilot app. I am not clear as to whether it works with any third party apps. It might.

This same concept...
Forum: GPS 04-26-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,700
Posted By jliltd
Wow, Garmin. Thanks for continuing internal...

Wow, Garmin. Thanks for continuing internal development and listening to your customers resulting in awesome updates to the aera 660. I own three and I feel like their value is enhanced every time...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-21-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,005
Posted By jliltd
I bought an RV-8 with lots of buttons on the...

I bought an RV-8 with lots of buttons on the stick grip. I haven't been impressed by switches on grips in the past but the new bird was set up this way. I have now grown to really like it. It...
Forum: Alternative Engines 04-10-2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,357
Posted By jliltd
Getting back to one of Walt's points. An RV with...

Getting back to one of Walt's points. An RV with a non-standard engine tends to be a turd on the used market. When I was shopping for an airplane if I saw one for sale with an automotive engine...
Forum: Electrical Systems 04-08-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By jliltd
As mentioned by others, try using a fully charged...

As mentioned by others, try using a fully charged battery for your power source. You could even run some jumpers from your automobile's battery. A battery provides a reservoir of power and can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,288
Posted By jliltd
I too was witness to a Saint Aviation NASCAR pit...

I too was witness to a Saint Aviation NASCAR pit crew style condition inspection. Very thorough with a well oiled professional crew. To be fair they had just finished a complete avionics...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,288
Posted By jliltd
One sticking point. I see a lot of language in...

One sticking point. I see a lot of language in this thread about "airworthiness". One person says the individual signing off a CI is assuring the airworthiness of the aicraft. That's an inaccurate...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-26-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,518
Posted By jliltd
Exactly. Follow AC 43.13 as Scott says. The...

Exactly. Follow AC 43.13 as Scott says. The strength can be maintained but only the weight will go up due to reinforcing and fasteners.

But I have to admit. Once you have one of those 10" + glass...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-21-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,303
Posted By jliltd
LOL. Yeah right. No question Bruce is a 3-point...

LOL. Yeah right. No question Bruce is a 3-point proponent. But I can almost guarantee his explanation of why nobody should do wheel landings was much more colorful than what you alluded to here. ...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-21-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,403
Posted By jliltd
I just installed v 5.90 in an aircraft that...

I just installed v 5.90 in an aircraft that previously had autopilot trouble with v 5.70. Everything seems okay. However, it took well over an hour just for the G5 update. The servo updates were...
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-18-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,069
Posted By jliltd
Now the velcro loop idea doesn't sound half bad. ...

Now the velcro loop idea doesn't sound half bad. The more I think about it the more I like it. It is kind of like a custom dash mat they sell for automobiles but with a true pupose.

Just when I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-16-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,183
Posted By jliltd
So. If a G3X Touch has an external GPS 20A...

So. If a G3X Touch has an external GPS 20A attached (approved WAAS GPS source) but no GNS or GTX WAAS navigator can the G3X be used for IFR approches?

Jim
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-16-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 13,403
Posted By jliltd
After the last go around I believe I will wait a...

After the last go around I believe I will wait a few weeks before updating....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By jliltd
I have quite a few cutouts available. Round. ...

I have quite a few cutouts available. Round. Round with provisions for kohlsman knobs or VSI. 3 ATI. And even versions for when using wedge lights (nulites etc...). I even have switch and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-13-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,245
Posted By jliltd
A couple of questions about a new GDL-5X hard...

A couple of questions about a new GDL-5X hard wired to an aera 796 and using Garmin Pilot on an iPad. I assume the iPad version of Pilot can connect via Bluetooth with either the GDL 5X or the 796. ...
Forum: ADS-B 03-11-2018, 04:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,343
Posted By jliltd
One small item that I find disappointing with the...

One small item that I find disappointing with the GDL 52 is that with respect to music out via Bluetooth, only one music device at a time is supported. So in the case of my Husky which has no audio...
Forum: Reviews 03-09-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,326
Posted By jliltd
This is another shout out to Sarasota. I have...

This is another shout out to Sarasota. I have purchased avionics from Kirk Fryar (President) at Oshkosh and Sun-N-Fun and can get some great show-special + negotiated deals at the booth. All the...
Forum: GPS 03-09-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,023
Posted By jliltd
I ended up not buying the RV-14 referenced in the...

I ended up not buying the RV-14 referenced in the OP equipped with the GTN 625.

Instead I later bought an RV-8 with a G3X touch w/o IFR Navigator. Just a GTR 200, GTR 20, GMA 240 and GMC 307. It...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-09-2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,644
Posted By jliltd
No. With GPS antennas they seem to just work fine...

No. With GPS antennas they seem to just work fine by themselves. The lower mounting star washers work great bonding gps antennas to aluminum skins. I think the rigor specified by TSO'd GPS antenna...
Forum: Texas (South) 03-07-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By jliltd
For an interim hold over while on a waiting list,...

For an interim hold over while on a waiting list, check out San Patricio County Airport (T69, now known as Bubba C. Thomas Airport) in Sinton. Been there many times. With a name like Bubba how...
Forum: Propellers 03-06-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 877
Posted By jliltd
If you ever get a chance to hang out with Pops...

If you ever get a chance to hang out with Pops Dory. Do it. He is super cool and unpretentious. Makes a fantastic neighbor sitting in a lawn chair on the flight line watching a STOL competition. ...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-06-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,889
Posted By jliltd
However, if you need a quick delivery I would be...

However, if you need a quick delivery I would be willing to help by flying out to T or C or San Carlos.and fetching one. T or C is closer to both you and I. Unless YellerDaisy can fly it out to you...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-06-2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,889
Posted By jliltd
Back again. No dice at the shops I know in El...

Back again. No dice at the shops I know in El Paso.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-06-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,889
Posted By jliltd
Let me check here in El Paso. I will advise.

Let me check here in El Paso. I will advise.
Forum: ADS-B 03-04-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,343
Posted By jliltd
Yep. The new portable units are completely plug...

Yep. The new portable units are completely plug and play with the GDL 39 connector and harness. I don't know about the R models but wouldn't be surprised if they have the same pin assignments in...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-02-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,598
Posted By jliltd
We fought a bad audio problem in an Air Tractor...

We fought a bad audio problem in an Air Tractor with Bose A20 upgrade in the helmet and the LEMO receptacle. No standard headset jacks in parallel. No audio panel or intercom (single seat). Just...
Forum: ADS-B 03-02-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,343
Posted By jliltd
Is this a fair understanding of the GDL 5X...

Is this a fair understanding of the GDL 5X units?

GDL 50 - ADS-B dual band in TIS-B & FIS-B receiver with attitude and battery
GDL 51 - SXM music and SXM weather receiver with attitude and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-26-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 810
Posted By jliltd
I had a great servo exchange experience with...

I had a great servo exchange experience with Garmin Experimental dept. They offer a no-cost exchange if you send yours back first. It's only if you don't want to wait when they offer advanced...
Forum: RV-14 02-24-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,319
Posted By jliltd
Yup. Terminology matters. There is no "toe...

Yup. Terminology matters. There is no "toe down". Toe in or toe out is strictly the view looking down or up at the axle from a level plane. So toe in is a condition where the front of the wheels...
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