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Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 02-08-2020, 04:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,932
Posted By Tooch
No Nav

That's exactly what I did 2 years ago. I have no nav radio in my plane except a Sportys hand held
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 02-06-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,932
Posted By Tooch
Yes

I trained in my RV with no NAV radio. Only WAAS gps. I did find a DPE that was willing to do my check ride. He said the LPV down to 200 feet would be fine for the "precision" approach
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-25-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 35,591
Posted By Tooch
no pics

Yeah,
No pics for me either.
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-17-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,905
Posted By Tooch
[QUOTE, so you just pulled out the little...

[QUOTE, so you just pulled out the little antenna in the back and hooked it up with an extension/adapter cable to the transponder antenna?

Yes, But I had 2 transponder antennas on the belly of my...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-17-2020, 04:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,905
Posted By Tooch
Glare Shield

I hated mine on the glare shield. The instructions for the GDL 50 also warn of being in excessive heat. Mine was definitely hot on the glare shield. I mounted mine under the panel and use the...
Forum: GPS 01-08-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,416
Posted By Tooch
Flightstream

You would think that they would have built the flight stream into the unit.
Forum: COMM 12-22-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By Tooch
I have had that radio installed for a few years...

I have had that radio installed for a few years now. It is my main radio and intercom with the 3D audio. Has worked flawless. Strong radio. I highly recommend
Forum: Reviews 12-11-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By Tooch
Iron Man

Does Iron Man own it? :D
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-08-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,385
Posted By Tooch
Very sorry. You may or may not remember me but I...

Very sorry. You may or may not remember me but I ordered a small custom fuel line from you and you treated me as if I was spending thousands of dollars.

Matt
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 11-26-2019, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By Tooch
Fuel Transducer

Where do you have your fuel transducer? It is supposed to be after the mechanical fuel pump. My neighbor installed his in his RV-7 before and when the auxiliary pump is turned on at take off, his...
Forum: RV-14 11-25-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,162
Posted By Tooch
Dauntless Aviation

I used 2 apps from Dauntless aviation. IFR Groundschool and Ride ready.
I passed my written at 96%. I also called around and found an examiner that was willing to do my checkride in my RV
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-19-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By Tooch
pictures

Still would love to see the pictures
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-15-2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 953
Posted By Tooch
Pictures aren't showing up in my browser

Pictures aren't showing up in my browser
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-22-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 24,795
Posted By Tooch
bearings

I am not a high time user but I did the mod on all my wheels about a year ago. I love it. No more packing bearings and the plane rolls so smooth.
Forum: ADS-B 09-04-2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 27,143
Posted By Tooch
cable

Minimum 10 feet on the coax cable. I installed the same unit in my plane over a year ago and am very satisfied
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-23-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By Tooch
Discontinued

Garmin guy at Oshkosh told me the same thing. They are going to stop making the 796. I love mine because of the size but maybe itís got the iPad mini as itís competition. I have both and I love the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-20-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,123
Posted By Tooch
All wheels

I had them do all my wheels. Very smooth. No more greasing bearings!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-09-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,605
Posted By Tooch
No Nav

As I have mentioned before on this forum, I trained and took my IFR checkride in my RV. It has only a GTN 625. No Nav. The DPE said that the LPV approach down to to 200ft was good for him.

He was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-26-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,099
Posted By Tooch
It is great in sunlight, I donít have it hooked...

It is great in sunlight, I donít have it hooked to pitot static so canít comment on airspeed. I use it as a AH backup
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-25-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,099
Posted By Tooch
Efis

I have the 2 inch EFIS for backup. Pretty slick
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-10-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 30,533
Posted By Tooch
Old charger

The Ultimizer did toast batteries. I have had this new one https://www.batterymart.com/p-obc-6a-odyssey-portable-charger.html for at least 4 years with no problem. I keep it plugged in most of the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-07-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Tooch
No stations

Hey Steve,
I was with Paul when we tested out the gdl -39 on his GP app and mine. The air to air icon is lit so it seems to get that traffic but is not connecting to any ground stations. So no...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-27-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By Tooch
on side

What happens if you mount it on it's side?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By Tooch
Attitude

The GDL-50 is supposed to have a faster processor that gives improved attitude information but I never really noticed the differance from my old GDL-39-3D
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-20-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,390
Posted By Tooch
sensor

I had the same problem. It was my pressure sensor.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,141
Posted By Tooch
DPE

Find a different DPE. The only difference in flying an ILS verses an LPV approach down to 200 feet is the color of the line you follow.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-16-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,141
Posted By Tooch
Check Ride

I did all my IFR training and checkride in my RV. Equipped with only with the 625. If I was installing equipment now, I would go with the 175. Less expensive than the G3X 625 deal that Garmin was...
Forum: Safety 04-13-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,759
Posted By Tooch
Training

So here is a situation that I believe is common. My neighbor built a 7-A. It took him 15 yrs to complete. He did very little PIC in those 15 yrs and by the time his plane was ready for first flight,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,092
Posted By Tooch
Your going to have to change your name to Flight...

Your going to have to change your name to Flight and Build Chops. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,282
Posted By Tooch
GPS Fails

I heard all this when I decided to only have GPS IFR capability in my plane. How come nobody ever talks about radar vectors? And always have plenty of fuel so you can get to somewhere where they can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By Tooch
Ceilings

Where are you seeing 300ft ceilings? I'm flying down from Va today and the lowest ceiling I see on the route at present is 2400ft. Hope you delayed your drive.

I agree with the being uneasy flying...
Forum: GPS 03-30-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,355
Posted By Tooch
RS-232

Hi Steve,
Are there plans to make the new weather products available over the hardwired connection from my GDL-50 to my 796 in the future?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-29-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 665
Posted By Tooch
696

I would keep the 696 or get a 796. I have the 796 mounted right in front of me. I like having a dedicated gps and it is much more sunlight readable than my Ipad which I also take along for charts and...
Forum: RV-6/6A 03-20-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,427
Posted By Tooch
side picture

Hey Anthony "Planecrazy232" Can you post a side picture of your stick installation? And do you have an issue with glare at that angle?
Forum: RV-10 03-20-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,469
Posted By Tooch
breather tube

Just a thought but why do breather tubes have to terminate in the front of the plane. Why can't a tube run through the fuselage and exit oil out the tail? Is it a fire hazard? Just thinking out loud.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-04-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,924
Posted By Tooch
internal timing

Yeah, I had the bad mags. I didn't know about the service bulletin either. for 2 years I had the hardest time starting the engine. It wasn't until I was at the Champion booth at SnF asking about...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-06-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,294
Posted By Tooch
Heater

I Think that restriction is for the radiant heaters or the big tube heaters. Here is the heater I installed in my hanger on the back...
Forum: RV-7/7A 02-01-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By Tooch
Climb prop

Just curious, How much cruse speed did your buddy with the 6 loose with his climb prop?
Forum: GPS 02-01-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,939
Posted By Tooch
796

Any plans to add these features to the 796?
Forum: COMM 01-18-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,708
Posted By Tooch
Bluetooth

Question for Steve

I wonder, would the bluetooth interfere with the bluetooth channel that I already have that my GDL-50, flightstream and 796 are on?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-17-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,863
Posted By Tooch
Safety pilot

So If you are in an accident while you are under the hood in VMC with a basic med safety pilot, It would be best to leave out that detail. In other words, "you were just taking a friend for a ride"
Forum: GPS 01-13-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By Tooch
Nav Data

I only by the Nav data for the my GTN625. This keeps me IFR legal and saves me 200 bucks a year. I don't need safe taxi or obstacles. I have them on my Ipad and other gps.
Forum: ADS-B 12-14-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,502
Posted By Tooch
ADSB In

My old Terra transponder bit the dust so I just decided if I need a new transponder anyways, might as well get one with ADSB out. So I got the Stratus ESG.

Wow!! Now I get all the Fis-B traffic....
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 12-12-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,929
Posted By Tooch
Approaches

I only have a GTN 625 in my plane. I do have multiple portable back ups. So no Nav. I did all my training in my plane and took a check ride in it also. Examiner had me do 2 gps LPV approaches and one...
Forum: COMM 12-11-2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,354
Posted By Tooch
Hard wired

I have one of the receivers that you are interested in and it works fine. The only thing I don't like is that I have to take it out of the plane to recharge it. I was thinking about installing...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-29-2018, 04:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,339
Posted By Tooch
GPS Antenna

Just wondering. If the GTN650 is connected to the G5, won't it get gps info from the 650? so not needing it's own external antenna?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,793
Posted By Tooch
grass

I live on a grass strip, and not the smoothest, and have hundreds of grass landings. I think there may be more to the story.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-15-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,473
Posted By Tooch
no seat

I have been looking at these
https://www.microkickboard.com/micropedalflow

Only 1 speed though.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-12-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,402
Posted By Tooch
Step on seats

"Can installing this bar eliminate stepping on the seats? That would be huge for me, with my nice fresh Classic Aero leather seats."

I installed one a few weeks ago. You still have to step on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-06-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,402
Posted By Tooch
Winner

It's a winner for me. Installed mine last week. Took 10 mins because I took my time. I have an older neighbor who has a hard time getting out of my plane. He always toasts the carpet on the way out....
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-29-2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,985
Posted By Tooch
Van's pitot

I took the original Van's pitot off my plane when I replaced it with a heated one.
If you want it, make me an offer.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-25-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,780
Posted By Tooch
Charger

After 1 year, my battery died. I had an older model Odyssey charger that was defective. Apparently ruined the battery. I kept it on the battery all the time I wasen't flying the plane. I called...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-06-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,040
Posted By Tooch
No VOR

I did my check ride in May in my RV-7a with just a GPS. The Garmin GTN 625. My examiner said 2 precision approaches and one LNAV would be ok. The LPV approaches had a 200 agl minimum. Basically the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-24-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,515
Posted By Tooch
Checkride

I did all my IFR training and checkride in my RV-7A. I had an instructor willing to teach me in my plane and an FAA examiner that was willing to do the checkride in my plane also.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-15-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 23,292
Posted By Tooch
Vectors

Before you load and activate the approach, press the vectors button and select the fix
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-15-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 23,292
Posted By Tooch
?

Didnít I just say that I loaded and activated the approach? I think we are in agreement. And I have tried it in my plane but I went to the simulator to check before I posted. The simulator works...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-15-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 23,292
Posted By Tooch
wierd

Thats weird but it dosen't happen that way. I just tried it on the new software simulator. I put in a flight plan with the destination airport then put in and activated the approach with vector to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-04-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 23,292
Posted By Tooch
Settings

For those of you who have already done the update. Did you have to enter all your settings again?
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-04-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,507
Posted By Tooch
Pitch

I have had this problem since I put in the Pro Pilot about 4 years ago. Tried everything. Trio says my RV-7A may be out of CG but is is not. They said to try to put 30 pounds in the front passenger...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-30-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 23,292
Posted By Tooch
loader card

When I bought my GTN 625, it came with 2 cards that I have been using to update the databases. Do I use one of those cards of do i need to get a new and different card?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-25-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,081
Posted By Tooch
Night IMC

Other countries require an IFR rating to fly at night. Probably not a bad idea.
Forum: RV-4 08-24-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 216,881
Posted By Tooch
2 inch

I just bought the 2" version at Oshkosh. Guys came from Italy. First time showing at Oshkosh. I am very happy with the unit and it was only 500 bucks
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