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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-19-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By Jesse
I would replace it.

I would replace it.
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 01-18-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By Jesse
Hangar in Dallas area

I am helping a guy get his plane from Louisiana to San Diego. I am hoping to be able to get it to Dallas on Saturday, possibly, but need a place to tuck it inside for as much as a week until I can...
Forum: ADS-B 01-16-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,015
Posted By Jesse
Dunno is still working through some issues with...

Dunno is still working through some issues with Uavionix, who seems to be having filtering problems across the board with their products where there is a high density of towers.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 01-16-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,780
Posted By Jesse
Two points that have not been discussed are: 1....

Two points that have not been discussed are:

1. Our typical aircraft engine, air cooled (runs a lot hotter), boxer style and huge displacement engines running high power at relatively low rpm have a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-15-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,392
Posted By Jesse
Itís funny to hear all of the different opinions....

Itís funny to hear all of the different opinions. Basically, there is really only a few wrong ways to do this, but many ways that work fine. Itís really a matter of what you are comfortable with. The...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-15-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,566
Posted By Jesse
Looks remotely familiar. Old picture?

Looks remotely familiar. Old picture?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-15-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By Jesse
Congratulations. Never stop learning. Itís a...

Congratulations. Never stop learning. Itís a great journey.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-14-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,523
Posted By Jesse
If it has an airworthiness certificate then it...

If it has an airworthiness certificate then it has value, no matter whether it claims to be professionally built or not. The builder has to sign a form claiming that they built it for their own...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-14-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,523
Posted By Jesse
Oops, duplicate post removed.

Oops, duplicate post removed.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-12-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,101
Posted By Jesse
I used this course.

I used this course.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-09-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,494
Posted By Jesse
Leeward Air Ranch is a great aircraft community...

Leeward Air Ranch is a great aircraft community with a fantastic grass runway, about 6000í long and firm and smooth enough for jets to operate on. Roads in He community are also taxiways. Itís...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 01-07-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 26,727
Posted By Jesse
My practice on my personal plane(s) is to change...

My practice on my personal plane(s) is to change the oil every 25 hours and the filter every other oil change. Oil is cheap (relatively). Engines are expensive. This is what I recommend to my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-02-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,141
Posted By Jesse
The angled panel at the bottom is really nice,...

The angled panel at the bottom is really nice, IMHO. Especially in the bumps, itís nice to be able to grab onto it. The buttons and knobs themselves are a nice improvement too. They are backlit too,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-01-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,856
Posted By Jesse
In internal mode the auto pilot would not have...

In internal mode the auto pilot would not have been affected. In EFIS mode it is getting GPS Steering commands so if the EFIS goes crazy, so will the auto pilot. The AHRS failing would cause the AFS...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-31-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By Jesse
I had an RV-6A with this setup and have installed...

I had an RV-6A with this setup and have installed quite a few in other Rvís. Give me a call and I can make some recommendations.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-29-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,178
Posted By Jesse
Very cool. Great detail. That must have taken a...

Very cool. Great detail. That must have taken a long time.

What is that rear antenna on the bottom?

Interesting rivet lines on the fiberglass cabin top. :D
Forum: RV-10 12-29-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By Jesse
We have ours chromed and that holds up really...

We have ours chromed and that holds up really well. Powder coat is another good option.
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-28-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By Jesse
I use a 5A circuit for the Nav lights, but you...

I use a 5A circuit for the Nav lights, but you can use smaller. Yesterday I was checking and saw a <.5Amp draw when on (VP-X).
The Strobes draw about 4.6, but not a steady draw. A 7.5-10A breaker is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By Jesse
I did that on both installations with the same...

I did that on both installations with the same result. The roll auto trim works fine on both. Iím just wondering if there is something between the VP-X and the G3X that is a known issue.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-24-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By Jesse
GSA28 pitch Servo wonít auto trim with VP-X

I am working on my second install of a G3X system with a VP-X and I get a short circuit on my pitch trim when it runs through the auto pilot Servo. The trim from the Servo works, but not the trim...
Forum: RV-10 12-24-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By Jesse
We have always used the spacers exactly as called...

We have always used the spacers exactly as called for in the plans and the spar always fits just fine. Follow the plans & build on.
Forum: RV-10 12-20-2017, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,055
Posted By Jesse
What Scott said.

What Scott said.
Forum: RV-12 12-16-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,380
Posted By Jesse
Perhaps quicker, perhaps easier, but...

Perhaps quicker, perhaps easier, but realistically the same cost, because you can just dimple the nutplate. We have been doing this since the beginning on other kits, and removing material removes...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-16-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,948
Posted By Jesse
I understand that the equation gives you an...

I understand that the equation gives you an approximation, but Manifold Pressure plays a bigger part in power than does RPM, does it not? For example, to get 75% power, the number 48 assumes 24...
Forum: ADS-B 12-12-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,211
Posted By Jesse
Iím waiting as well. Iím surprised itís taking so...

Iím waiting as well. Iím surprised itís taking so long.
Forum: RV-10 12-12-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By Jesse
Tell Tim he can use my lengths for CHT & EGT...

Tell Tim he can use my lengths for CHT & EGT probes. All 3 pressures can be 18-24” after passing through the left side of the firewall. Amps can be the same if put FWF. The oil temp can be 24-30”....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-11-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By Jesse
You can just connect the other lead to ground so...

You can just connect the other lead to ground so it stays quiet. The light and the beep/buz come on at the same time, which should happen at base timing on cylinder 1. Slipping 2 degrees isnít...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By Jesse
The ADS-B+ our is what is needed, and it is...

The ADS-B+ our is what is needed, and it is RS232, not ARINC429. Most ADS-B transmitters donít require the Time Mark wires. I think the Navworx is the only one asking for that signal. They should...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,414
Posted By Jesse
I would do the same thing with the power wire as...

I would do the same thing with the power wire as you did with the ground wire. Getting voltage is a good test, but making sure the voltage will provide the amperage needed is the more important part.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-03-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,494
Posted By Jesse
Legally the only thing you cannot do is sign off...

Legally the only thing you cannot do is sign off the condition inspection. Everything else you can do without any supervision at all. That is legally. As Mike said, it may be wise to get some help...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,160
Posted By Jesse
I would definitely look at axhaust valves as well...

I would definitely look at axhaust valves as well as the venture in the carb.
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-29-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By Jesse
I do ground the shielding at the engine end.

I do ground the shielding at the engine end.
Forum: RV-8/8A 11-29-2017, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By Jesse
You can do it either way, but I run that terminal...

You can do it either way, but I run that terminal to airframe ground. I do not connect the plead shield there. That wire is used to ground the pleads when the switch is either off or in the single...
Forum: RV-14 11-22-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,274
Posted By Jesse
A wise man once said, ďIf you find a kid stealing...

A wise man once said, ďIf you find a kid stealing railroad spikes, send him to school and heíll come back and steal the whole railroad.Ē School education is not the solution to problems like this,...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-11-2017, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By Jesse
You might just try removing the screws one at a...

You might just try removing the screws one at a time and adding proseal to the threads and reinstalling. It looks like it is leaking through the screw holes. Use a screw that you will be able to get...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By Jesse
Stein sells them.

Stein sells them.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-08-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,170
Posted By Jesse
GTN625 is the perfect option for the widest...

GTN625 is the perfect option for the widest usability and cost. Call me and Iíll explain.
Forum: ADS-B 11-07-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,074
Posted By Jesse
I know how to get the report online. My point was...

I know how to get the report online. My point was that ATC doesn't even know what ADS-B is in some cases, much less do they use it for flight tracking.
Forum: Southeast 11-06-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,774
Posted By Jesse
I was thinking of being part of the fly-in part,...

I was thinking of being part of the fly-in part, not the racing part. I've got a 1956 Cessna 182.
Forum: GPS 11-05-2017, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By Jesse
It’s on the main maps page. It’s an icon that...

It’s on the main maps page. It’s an icon that shows up at the top of the page when you are connected to something that allows this.

You can see it right at he top of the page on this screenshot....
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-05-2017, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 573
Posted By Jesse
It should work fine. Iíd be surprised if the AOA...

It should work fine. Iíd be surprised if the AOA doesnít work too.
Forum: ADS-B 11-05-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,074
Posted By Jesse
Our ATC doesnít even care. I called Approach the...

Our ATC doesnít even care. I called Approach the other day for an ADS-B Check. They didnít have a way to check & sent me to center. Called center and asked for an ADS-B check and got, ďWhatís that.Ē
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-05-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,367
Posted By Jesse
PC925L drops right in.

PC925L drops right in.
Forum: Southeast 11-05-2017, 07:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,774
Posted By Jesse
A couple of maybes here.

A couple of maybes here.
Forum: GPS 11-05-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By Jesse
There is a little icon on the top that looks like...

There is a little icon on the top that looks like a plane with 2-3 sets of parentheses. ((T)) tap this and it will give you an option to send to GTN.
Forum: GPS 11-01-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By Jesse
In my opinion, the only issue is the fact that...

In my opinion, the only issue is the fact that they are jamming GPS frequently. I have a 650 just because we use my plane for training, but in real life I havenít tuned an ILS or VOR for actual use...
Forum: ADS-B 11-01-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,048
Posted By Jesse
Airspeed, altimeter and compass are required...

Airspeed, altimeter and compass are required equipments. For VFR, nothing else is required except some engine gauges. Not all stratus clones or alternatives have AHRS. Neither does the Stratus 1....
Forum: RV-10 10-31-2017, 07:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,058
Posted By Jesse
For what you pay for the quickbuild kit versus...

For what you pay for the quickbuild kit versus the standard kit, Iím not surprised by the issues you all are seeing. Itís a cost-benefit thing. They could be much more accurate and professional, but...
Forum: RV-10 10-31-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,320
Posted By Jesse
There is plenty of room on the subpanel for all...

There is plenty of room on the subpanel for all of the Dynon components. They are all very small and easy to install there. As you said, pop out a screen and you have full access to everything behind...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-31-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,141
Posted By Jesse
We just gutted an RV-10 and installed a 3-Screen...

We just gutted an RV-10 and installed a 3-Screen HDX System including all optional components and wiring in 5 days. This also included the engine monitor and all sensors. The documentation is very...
Forum: ADS-B 10-31-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 168,721
Posted By Jesse
Donít assume that it will be compliant just...

Donít assume that it will be compliant just because it says Garmin on it. Ask the people who forked out huge dollars for the GDL90. People were trying to hit a moving target regarding ads-b for...
Forum: RV-10 10-31-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,320
Posted By Jesse
We are just installing a G3X system with the...

We are just installing a G3X system with the GTX35R and everything is on the subpanel. Send me your email or cell phone number & Iíll send a few pics.
Forum: RV-4 10-31-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,609
Posted By Jesse
The Dynon intercom is not required. It doesnít...

The Dynon intercom is not required. It doesnít even talk to the Skyview system. It just looks the same for aesthetics. You can use any intercom with the Dynon radio.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-30-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,141
Posted By Jesse
I do t know what he is used to, but of all of the...

I do t know what he is used to, but of all of the new systems, the Skyview is by FAR the easiest to install and wire.
Forum: Autopilots 10-25-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By Jesse
Lucas isn’t there anymore. Zach should be able to...

Lucas isn’t there anymore. Zach should be able to help. It may need to go back, but I have seen that before.
Forum: Propellers 10-25-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By Jesse
Propeller Works www.aircraftpropellerworks.com

Propeller Works
www.aircraftpropellerworks.com
Forum: ADS-B 10-22-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,624
Posted By Jesse
I donít have much experience with the other...

I donít have much experience with the other experimental units out there. I do have a lot of good experience with the Stratus ES(G), the Garmin units and the TT22. The best In option would probably...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 828
Posted By Jesse
You could also check the inline fuse.

You could also check the inline fuse.
Forum: ADS-B 10-21-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,624
Posted By Jesse
Hereís my take on the Navworx issue. The fact...

Hereís my take on the Navworx issue. The fact that an ADS-B unit gets a passing report has nothing to do with meeting the requirements. The report shows that it is reporting an SIL of 3 and an SDA of...
Forum: RV-10 10-18-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,264
Posted By Jesse
Almost certainly the nose gear as long as all of...

Almost certainly the nose gear as long as all of the other fairings are tight.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By Jesse
IIRC, The magnetometer is the same size as the...

IIRC, The magnetometer is the same size as the adahrs.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By Jesse
The remote mag can coexist with the D180 mag....

The remote mag can coexist with the D180 mag. Your setup actually is nice for redundancy and no interdependency. You will have to pick which one drives the servos, but the Skyview wins that choice...
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