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Forum: Electrical Systems 04-02-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By GalinHdz
^^^ THIS ^^^ At least IMHO :cool:

^^^ THIS ^^^

At least IMHO :cool:
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 04-02-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By GalinHdz
http://www.sherv.net/cm/emo/laughing/laughing-smil...

http://www.sherv.net/cm/emo/laughing/laughing-smiley-face.gif (http://www.sherv.net/)
Forum: RV-10 04-01-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,472
Posted By GalinHdz
I personally have known Mark Kettering for more...

I personally have known Mark Kettering for more than 10yrs and if anybody can make this happen, it's him.

:cool:
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-01-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,388
Posted By GalinHdz
I did that exact thing but with an old riding...

I did that exact thing but with an old riding lawnmower.

http://www.puertoricoflyer.com/wpimages/b9dc.jpg

Here is a link to the VAF thread showing what I did....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-01-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,673
Posted By GalinHdz
NICE! Do you plan on having it receive and...

NICE! Do you plan on having it receive and display data via WIFI from a DYNON SkyView system?

:cool:
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 04-01-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,388
Posted By GalinHdz
I have a modified plane mover tug I rebuilt that...

I have a modified plane mover tug I rebuilt that was originally for a twin. It might be too big for your RV-7A but I am just south of you at St. Augustine (KSGJ) and at $250.00 the price is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-28-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By GalinHdz
FWIW I did mine this exact way back in 2013 with...

FWIW I did mine this exact way back in 2013 with a very small "fine tuning" adjustment in 2017. Now when I fill up, the fuel remaining indication is within 1gal of actual.

:cool:
Forum: RV-10 03-26-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,887
Posted By GalinHdz
AHA!!!! RTFM winds up being the answer to most...

AHA!!!! RTFM winds up being the answer to most of our questions. ;)
Forum: COMM 03-25-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,251
Posted By GalinHdz
Hence the saying "You get what you pay for. " ...

Hence the saying "You get what you pay for. " :cool:
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-22-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 184
Posted By GalinHdz
Carb Heat EFIS Indication

During certain times while flying I use Carburetor Heat to help prevent carb icing and a possible engine failure. But sometimes, especially during high workload situations, I forget to turn it off...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-21-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,334
Posted By GalinHdz
The registration number will be on the...

The registration number will be on the airworthiness certificate so IIRC the airplane must be registered in order to have a valid AWC.

:cool:
Forum: Florida (Central) 03-17-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By GalinHdz
I find Ocala is a nice airport for GA flying....

I find Ocala is a nice airport for GA flying. They just moved the FBO and operations to a new facility and it looks to be awesome. Willistons Airport (X60) (http://www.airnav.com/airport/X60) is...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-16-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By GalinHdz
SOLD pending payment. :cool:

SOLD pending payment.

:cool:
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 03-16-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By GalinHdz
FS Aithre Shield EX 1.0 Co2 Detector

New in box Aithre Shield EX 1.0 CO2 Detector (https://aithreaviation.com/products/aithre-shield-ex-1-0). Never installed since I decided to go a different...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-15-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,351
Posted By GalinHdz
7yrs and 550hrs later my dual 7" Skyviews (Sn...

7yrs and 550hrs later my dual 7" Skyviews (Sn 1516 & 2467) have been working great. Sent one display (#1516) and the engine monitor module back a few years ago for hardware upgrades but other than...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By GalinHdz
Now it had a dual exhaust...

Now it had a dual exhaust system.

http://www.puertoricoflyer.com/wpimages/cd55.jpg

Thanks to Bill I am seriously thinking about the chrome rims. :rolleyes:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By GalinHdz
OMG!!! I can hear my wife saying "You bought...

OMG!!! I can hear my wife saying "You bought WHAT???" :eek:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-13-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By GalinHdz
THANKS! It it has plenty of weight on the rear...

THANKS!

It it has plenty of weight on the rear axle when I sit my fat butt down. I have already towed several airplanes with it.

The beacon is required here (towered airport) if you are going to be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-12-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By GalinHdz
Montgomery Wards Airplane Tug

With a full tank of fuel it is difficult to push the airplane in to the hangar without help. Additionally, the airplane wash racks/fuel pumps are a good distance from our hangar and requires towing...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-29-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By GalinHdz
This is the method I use and it works very well...

This is the method I use and it works very well for me. :cool:
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-25-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,171
Posted By GalinHdz
If you mean to solder the wire, put heat shrink...

If you mean to solder the wire, put heat shrink over it then connect to a crimped Dsub via a short pigtail, that is how I did my headset jacks. I accepted the tiny increase of posible failure for...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,177
Posted By GalinHdz
I was going to say boat anchor. :rolleyes:

I was going to say boat anchor. :rolleyes:
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-25-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,171
Posted By GalinHdz
And now you know why the most common...

And now you know why the most common communication equipment failure is a broken wire at the headset jack.

When you solder a stranded wire, the soldered portion becomes solid while the rest of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-18-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,815
Posted By GalinHdz
If it has been this way since originally built...

If it has been this way since originally built and there are no leaks, the problem is in the static source installation. A common problem in home built aircraft. If it is a static source installation...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,815
Posted By GalinHdz
Based on this information it appears your static...

Based on this information it appears your static leak is inside your fuselage, the same place your alternate static source is vented to.


Because in both cases your ASI receives the same static...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-15-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,175
Posted By GalinHdz
+1 That is exactly what I did when I built my...

+1
That is exactly what I did when I built my panel back in 2012. They still look like I just installed them.

http://www.puertoricoflyer.com/wpimages/556.jpg

:cool:
Forum: ADS-B 02-05-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By GalinHdz
EXCELLENT words of wisdom. :cool:

EXCELLENT words of wisdom. :cool:
Forum: Autopilots 02-02-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,171
Posted By GalinHdz
Check you didn't have an "off-set" dialed into...

Check you didn't have an "off-set" dialed into the Avidine unit. I know you can put in an "off-set" into the Garmin units and the SkyView tracks it perfectly. BTDT! :o
Forum: Autopilots 02-02-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,180
Posted By GalinHdz
IMHO as long as the comm antenna isn't too close...

IMHO as long as the comm antenna isn't too close to the VOR/NAV antenna any of those options will work, just one will work slightly better than another. The problem is you may not figure out which...
Forum: Autopilots 01-31-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,180
Posted By GalinHdz
I believe you. How about an owner complaining...

I believe you.

How about an owner complaining that his radio didn't have much range. He had a BNC to F adapter on the radio, 30ft of RG59 coax to another BNC to F adapter on the antenna. He told me...
Forum: Autopilots 01-31-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,180
Posted By GalinHdz
You never know. :D :D :D

You never know. :D :D :D
Forum: Autopilots 01-30-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,180
Posted By GalinHdz
Your RV may be fast, but not so fast that...

Your RV may be fast, but not so fast that parasitic drag from this antenna will noticeably affect your speed. I don't think you are doing +300Ktas. :D


I am assuming you mean on the outside of the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-28-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 17,175
Posted By GalinHdz
You can also make one out of some aluminum like I...

You can also make one out of some aluminum like I did many years ago. I know of one person that used reinforced schedule 80 PVC.

They follow the design used in the Diamond DA-40 gust lock system and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-27-2020, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,049
Posted By GalinHdz
You are correct, you caught my error before I saw...

You are correct, you caught my error before I saw it.

:D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-26-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,049
Posted By GalinHdz
Hmmmmm am I wrong or isn't a stall dependent on...

Hmmmmm am I wrong or isn't a stall dependent on AOA which varies according to aircraft weight which depends on G's?

:rolleyes:
Forum: Reviews 01-24-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,617
Posted By GalinHdz
I just saw these posts asking for more...

I just saw these posts asking for more information. I am sorry I didn't answer sooner. :o


They just represent a MOLEX plug.


I used the SPOT version. The important thing in getting great...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-24-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,002
Posted By GalinHdz
So it did not give you an warning that it was...

So it did not give you an warning that it was using GPS for speed instead of airspeed?

:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,876
Posted By GalinHdz
Glad to hear the good results. FWIW, I would...

Glad to hear the good results. FWIW, I would still do the ILS altitude check just to be sure your displayed altitude is accurate and reliable.

:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,876
Posted By GalinHdz
Exactly. :cool:

Exactly. :cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,876
Posted By GalinHdz
If it is a dynamic static source error, which his...

If it is a dynamic static source error, which his appears to be, then it is very improbable for that to happen. Yes, these errors are non linear but the error becomes larger as airspeed increases and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-23-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,876
Posted By GalinHdz
If the TAS displayed by your EFIS and your GPS...

If the TAS displayed by your EFIS and your GPS spreadsheet calculated TAS is within 4kts, your system is fine so having it within 1Kt (156KTAS vs 157KTAS) is excellent. This error will change...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-21-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,553
Posted By GalinHdz
IMHO $392.00 is a lot to spend if you are only...

IMHO $392.00 is a lot to spend if you are only going to monitor a few aviation frequencies. :eek:
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-21-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,406
Posted By GalinHdz
+1 And the SV display is a lot easier (bigger)...

+1

And the SV display is a lot easier (bigger) to read than the 440 screen is.

:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,876
Posted By GalinHdz
If a couple of layers of tape behind the hole has...

If a couple of layers of tape behind the hole has made a difference, your static port is in an area of low pressure. That means your IAS, ATC altitude reporting and other EFIS calculated values are...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,334
Posted By GalinHdz
It depends on what your operating limitations...

It depends on what your operating limitations say. But here is an EAA article about Equipping a Homebuilt for IFR Operations....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,553
Posted By GalinHdz
As a receiver antenna, unless you have a metal...

As a receiver antenna, unless you have a metal roof, it should not be a problem. :cool:
Forum: ADS-B 01-20-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,781
Posted By GalinHdz
As Bob posted, no. But another option is, since...

As Bob posted, no.

But another option is, since you have a KT76, you can replace it with a KT 74 (https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/avpages/transponder11-12038.php) and use your G430W as the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,553
Posted By GalinHdz
I have one of those radios so I know it's...

I have one of those radios so I know it's capabilities. Hey, I told you I am cheap. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,553
Posted By GalinHdz
Each additional horizontal element makes slightly...

Each additional horizontal element makes slightly less of an impact than the previous one, so not really. Just make sure the horizontal elements are spaced about equal distance from each other and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,876
Posted By GalinHdz
IAS is used for many EFIS calculations so it will...

IAS is used for many EFIS calculations so it will throw off other displayed values to include wind direction, wind speed, tail/head wind, cross wind component among others.

Here is a link to an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,876
Posted By GalinHdz
This situation is not that uncommon with home...

This situation is not that uncommon with home built airplanes with even some Certificated airplanes having this issue. There was a LONG write up in the Dynon SkyView Forum...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,553
Posted By GalinHdz
For this application "cheap" RG58...

For this application "cheap" RG58 (https://www.ebay.com/itm/RG58A-U-50-Ohm-Quality-BNC-Antenna-Network-Coaxial-Cable/292648584219?hash=item442337041b:m:m642rbbaz71BSJkydY5BHag), or even RG59...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By GalinHdz
Other good places are: Flagler Executive (KFIN)...

Other good places are:

Flagler Executive (KFIN) (http://www.airnav.com/airport/Kfin) airport. Close to Daytona, easy access, rental cars at the airport and inexpensive fuel. Overnight tie-down fee...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-19-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,553
Posted By GalinHdz
As you can see in this photo, exact lengths and...

As you can see in this photo, exact lengths and the 45 degree bends are not super critical for a receiver.

http://www.hamtv.com/giffiles/GndPlane2.jpg

:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,553
Posted By GalinHdz
Or build one out of a 3"x3" piece of aluminum,...

Or build one out of a 3"x3" piece of aluminum, some 12ga solid copper wire...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,553
Posted By GalinHdz
FWIW I purchased a Sporty's Air Scan II Radio...

FWIW I purchased a Sporty's Air Scan II Radio (https://www.sportys.com/pilotshop/air-scan-ii-radio-with-aviation-interrupttm.html) and really like it. I have it connected to an antenna on the outside...
Forum: GPS 01-17-2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,238
Posted By GalinHdz
Because it is an EXCELLENT unit that people still...

Because it is an EXCELLENT unit that people still want. The law of supply & demand at work.

:cool:
Forum: ADS-B 01-13-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,365
Posted By GalinHdz
You must have two separate antennas if you have...

You must have two separate antennas if you have two separate pieces of equipment, ie a transponder and a separate ADS-B receiver. Do not use one antenna for a transponder and Separate ADS-B receiver,...
Forum: Safety 01-13-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,240
Posted By GalinHdz
Good catch dlloyd3. I didn't notice it had been...

Good catch dlloyd3. I didn't notice it had been sitting for 2yrs so it makes total sense what you describe.

:cool:
Forum: RV-9/9A 01-13-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,385
Posted By GalinHdz
Remember, the 9 is a superb TWO SEAT airplane....

Remember, the 9 is a superb TWO SEAT airplane. You can only squeeze so much out of a turnip.

If you want/need more, you have to go with a bigger airplane.

:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-13-2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,622
Posted By GalinHdz
^^^ THIS ^^^ I can tell you that getting an...

^^^ THIS ^^^

I can tell you that getting an FCC license for any commercial (this is considered commercial) transmitter is not a simple task. It isn't impossible, but not something you can do in a...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-12-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,972
Posted By GalinHdz
That issue was corrected YEARS ago. My dual...

That issue was corrected YEARS ago. My dual P-Mags (2013 installation, +500hrs) have never lost their timing.

mfshook62: your install looks great.

:cool:
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