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Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 02-04-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By jwyatt
I mounted mine to a pair of aluminum angle rails...

I mounted mine to a pair of aluminum angle rails that run between the subpanel and the top horizontal angle of the firewall. It supports electrical distribution components on the top, and the EM-5...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-12-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,709
Posted By jwyatt
Been using a Flo Fast setup for about 6 months, I...

Been using a Flo Fast setup for about 6 months, I have 3x 10.5 gal cans, and the “pro” pump which is said to be more robust and leakfree than the standard. It pumps about 1 gal per 10 rotations. ...
Forum: ADS-B 08-06-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,149
Posted By jwyatt
I hope they use an obvious anonymous tail number...

I hope they use an obvious anonymous tail number (N1ANON, etc) if this is the case, rather than randomizing it. When using the received data for traffic identification purposes, I’d rather know it’s...
Forum: Propellers 08-03-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 446
Posted By jwyatt
Whirlwind GA200L drive lugs

For any of you who have installed the ground adjustable GA200L prop and used the Whirlwind spacer: are the counterbores on the engine side of the spacer compatible with the standard Lycoming drive...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-21-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,173
Posted By jwyatt
According to engine log data from a recent...

According to engine log data from a recent flight, my 160HP IO-320 runs 13-ish MP on the ground around 800MSL idling at 750 RPM.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-08-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By jwyatt
EFII sells a machined bung that accepts a -6 ORB...

EFII sells a machined bung that accepts a -6 ORB fitting. With some careful work I retrofitted them to my 9A tanks (tight wingroot space) while installed on the plane. A right-angle drill is...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-24-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,709
Posted By jwyatt
How long does it take to turn those 10 rotations...

How long does it take to turn those 10 rotations and pump the gallon? I picked up a few 10 gal FloFast jugs on sale, now trying to decide between the hand pump or a DC pump rig on a cart.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-22-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,054
Posted By jwyatt
I mounted my O2 sensor downstream of the muffler...

I mounted my O2 sensor downstream of the muffler on one side of my Vetterman crossover exhaust, so it's sampling two cylinders mixed. My peak 75% power EGT indication is ~1380*, but the exhaust...
Forum: Midwest 08-14-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By jwyatt
Thanks for the info! Planning to head to KAPA...

Thanks for the info! Planning to head to KAPA tomorrow morning assuming wx holds, with hopes of checking a few sights off the list and doing recon for the next trip. Seems like there is plenty to...
Forum: Midwest 08-13-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By jwyatt
Question Denver/COS recommendations

I’ve had my eye on a Wed-Sat trip to Colorado Springs for a change of scenery this week, but weather outlook now is trending stormy there, while Denver is looking better.
So...any intel from the VAF...
Forum: Safety 08-03-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 23,093
Posted By jwyatt
Perhaps the LiveATC crew would be willing to add...

Perhaps the LiveATC crew would be willing to add a channel for a simulcast of the arrival ATIS to provide an alternate means of access preflight.
Forum: Canada 07-02-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,434
Posted By jwyatt
Thanks, all. I think we’ll plan for Rockcliffe...

Thanks, all. I think we’ll plan for Rockcliffe if the morning weather checks ok. My planned route is pretty much right on what Tom suggested, staying near roads between towns; the airports are a...
Forum: Canada 07-02-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,434
Posted By jwyatt
Ottawa area PIREP?

Hi gang,

The weather looks like it may work for our planned holiday trip to the Ottawa area this week; I have all paperwork, customs sticker, passports etc in order, and I've mostly come to terms...
Forum: Midwest 06-25-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 658
Posted By jwyatt
We stopped at Bowling Green (KBWG) for an...

We stopped at Bowling Green (KBWG) for an overnight and tour of the cave on our way back from SC last summer. The FBO was pleasant, I don't believe we had any extra fees, and they got us a crew rate...
Forum: Web Site Development 05-22-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,338
Posted By jwyatt
If you just need to store and serve photos and...

If you just need to store and serve photos and other static files, not run server-based code (like Wordpress) or do any other processing, Amazon’s S3 storage can be configured to serve files directly...
Forum: ADS-B 11-23-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,682
Posted By jwyatt
If you're not seeing the counter increment on the...

If you're not seeing the counter increment on the 4500, it's not picking up any valid ADSB data on the serial input. That points to either a wiring issue (it sounds like your wiring is correct) or a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-10-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,463
Posted By jwyatt
If you can mount something on the maintenance...

If you can mount something on the maintenance shed and have reasonable line of sight, a pair of Ubiquiti radios (look at the Nanobeams) will easily make the hop. Microtik has similar gear, too. ...
Forum: ADS-B 09-24-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,303
Posted By jwyatt
Just checked my ForeFlight and stadium TFRs are...

Just checked my ForeFlight and stadium TFRs are showing on the map, both upcoming and active as I've seen in the past. The TFR layer does need to be on, and it does interlock with the sigmet/airmet...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 08-16-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 876
Posted By jwyatt
Thumbs up Excellent, thanks for the info. Planning BTF,...

Excellent, thanks for the info. Planning BTF, called the Hampton last night and got the airport discount rate of $99 instead of the advertised 149.

Mark, would be fun to meet up but we're...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 08-15-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 876
Posted By jwyatt
Salt Lake PIREPs?

It looks like the weather is going to cooperate for a planned getaway to the Salt Lake area later this week, stopping off to see the eclipse on the way back, so now it's time to finalize the plans. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By jwyatt
O2 tank size/valve for side-by-side

What size bottle are folks mounting to the flap cover area in the 6/7/9 baggage area? It looks like a D or JD would fit well; does an E fit, including the height of a regulator?

Are folks finding...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 06-18-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,086
Posted By jwyatt
Seconded

Great to see you post this write up! I did this process late last year in preparation for a Christmas visit to DC. It took six weeks to process & get the PIN, so we had alternate plans for arrival...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-02-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By jwyatt
Andair duplex selector to lend?

I have an Andair FS20-20-D2-6F (3/8 duplex with 1/4 NPT ports) on order from Andair since mid-April; they quoted delivery around May 26, but that's come and gone, and emails haven't been returned...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,057
Posted By jwyatt
Thanks, I'll give them a shout. So far I've been...

Thanks, I'll give them a shout. So far I've been quoted between $190 and $280 for one piece. It's a custom throttle cable bracket. If I want 5 or 10, they'll come down by 80%... but I can spend...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-25-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,057
Posted By jwyatt
Know a laser cutting service?

I'd like to have a bracket cut in 4130 steel from a CAD file, but the quotes from local shops for a simple piece of 5x9 overall size are silly high; I think they prefer volume work so they've priced...
Forum: Midwest 05-17-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,800
Posted By jwyatt
I think Signature is the only FBO at RST, I've...

I think Signature is the only FBO at RST, I've seen them come up before in discussions about operators taking advantage of people who need to go into that airport. AOPA lists these folks as another...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,001
Posted By jwyatt
You might consider leaving the return fitting as...

You might consider leaving the return fitting as a -6, and using a 4-to-6 adapter outside the tank; keeps your options open to swap to a fuel control requiring a high-flow return (SDS, EFII, ECI)...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-16-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,490
Posted By jwyatt
It's nifty indeed ......

It's nifty indeed ...

http://rv9a.pacificrimsound.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/foreflight-eclipse.jpg
click for bigger, posted Apr 19 2017 (https://twitter.com/KL1PV/status/854738308877996032)
Forum: RV-10 04-23-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,395
Posted By jwyatt
Is return to the first bay (ie, just a bulkhead...

Is return to the first bay (ie, just a bulkhead fitting through the end rib) good enough, or should the return be extended farther into the tank volume?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-18-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,688
Posted By jwyatt
Bill, you're running a Catto prop, right? Seeing...

Bill, you're running a Catto prop, right? Seeing those numbers, I'm thinking that I must be leaving power on the table somewhere. I was at 7500 yesterday, DA around 8k, and getting 145kt TAS on...
Forum: ADS-B 04-16-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 116,370
Posted By jwyatt
Check on either side of the metal USB portion of...

Check on either side of the metal USB portion of the SDR, mine were labeled in sharpie there.

Failing that, you can boot up with only one plugged in, and at the command prompt type:

service stratux...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-10-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,289
Posted By jwyatt
Perhaps EarthX would be interested to take a look...

Perhaps EarthX would be interested to take a look at the battery and report findings. From their manual:

Seems that if an overvoltage situation can be controlled, the battery should resume...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-10-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 159,497
Posted By jwyatt
A brisk wind aloft pushed us to 202kt GS on the...

A brisk wind aloft pushed us to 202kt GS on the way to dinner this weekend over Wisconsin.
This is rich cruise; typical 75% LOP config after this photo gave 187kt GS, about 32...
Forum: ADS-B 04-06-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,682
Posted By jwyatt
You could insert a diode on the line from the...

You could insert a diode on the line from the converter to the Pi, which would prevent backfeeding the device if powering from the USB port. I don't know if the converter would be damaged by the...
Forum: ADS-B 04-02-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,815
Posted By jwyatt
Just got mine in January, I feel ya! If it...

Just got mine in January, I feel ya!


If it helps, I swapped my 327 for the 335; I had to enlarge the existing subpanel hole by an inch or two inboard, but only to fit the connector shell &...
Forum: ADS-B 03-30-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,682
Posted By jwyatt
Running software V8.8.35-MV16 on both my 4500s...

Running software V8.8.35-MV16 on both my 4500s displays.

Yes, seeing the 1090 traffic along with the UAT we have here in the states. There's a toggle in the stratux settings page you can turn on...
Forum: ADS-B 03-29-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,682
Posted By jwyatt
The "Dmurray14" antennas seem to be the go-to in...

The "Dmurray14" antennas seem to be the go-to in the stratux community, though there are the NooElec ones for about $9 less.
http://a.co/5gfqB1X

There's also a bundle with the radios, you save a few...
Forum: ADS-B 03-29-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,682
Posted By jwyatt
Whoops, looks like Amazon Lists doesn't work...

Whoops, looks like Amazon Lists doesn't work quite the way I thought it did. It should show everything again now, just ignore that it says you need 1000 of everything! The vendor I ordered the...
Forum: ADS-B 03-29-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,682
Posted By jwyatt
I've seen NEXRAD, METAR, TAF. I'll remember to...

I've seen NEXRAD, METAR, TAF. I'll remember to check winds aloft and TFR's next time I get up; I doubt I'll get to see lightning for a few months here.


I think you may need to move a few pins on...
Forum: ADS-B 03-29-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,682
Posted By jwyatt
I'm definitely using the 4500 as primary traffic...

I'm definitely using the 4500 as primary traffic display, since it's right in front of me. I haven't heard it generate any audio alerts, however. I don't see a "traffic" audio file in the package...
Forum: ADS-B 03-28-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,682
Posted By jwyatt
No need for the RY835 if you don't want AHRS. ...

No need for the RY835 if you don't want AHRS. (And AHRS is sort of a work in progress, with some EFBs not compatible.). The USB gps pucks work well for basic position, which you'll want in order to...
Forum: ADS-B 03-27-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,682
Posted By jwyatt
Not sure what the 4500 will do with traffic info...

Not sure what the 4500 will do with traffic info from two sources. But the ADS-B traffic sent from the ground station should include everything you'd see via TIS-B on the 330 (If I understand it...
Forum: ADS-B 03-26-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,682
Posted By jwyatt
Lightbulb AF-4000: dual-band ADS-B In with stratux

I have put a few flights on this system now and it works as I hoped, so I wanted to share this with the community.

BACKGROUND
My requirements for an ADS-B system were:

traffic & weather on...
Forum: Painting your RV 03-22-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,476
Posted By jwyatt
Mine's no showplane for sure; if I could find a...

Mine's no showplane for sure; if I could find a shop for that rate I'd go for it. Still waiting for a few ballpark quotes to come back but one known good shop responded at $11-14k for a basic...
Forum: Painting your RV 03-22-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,476
Posted By jwyatt
Protecting raw exterior (on the cheap)

Lots of talk lately about polishing has got me thinking. My plane has been flying for 4+ years in its raw alclad glory. It's definitely dulled, and I fear it's showing some light surface corrosion....
Forum: GPS 03-15-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,782
Posted By jwyatt
My understanding of it is, no. The ELT is...

My understanding of it is, no. The ELT is processing each position received and storing it in it's memory. When your ELT goes off, it uses the last GPS position it received to transmit to the sats...
Forum: GPS 03-14-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,782
Posted By jwyatt
Like Tom said, just split it into your multiple...

Like Tom said, just split it into your multiple receivers. It's a send-only interface, the only time I ever needed to talk *to* the GPS18 was on initial config to set up the sentences and...
Forum: GPS 03-13-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,782
Posted By jwyatt
I have the GPS 18x as my primary gps. Feeds my...

I have the GPS 18x as my primary gps. Feeds my EFIS, Trutrak autopilot, APRS transmitter, and the ACK E04 ELT. It was five years ago, but no computer hookup or programming required.

You do need to...
Forum: ADS-B 02-24-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 15,278
Posted By jwyatt
My understanding of the "ground test" mode is...

My understanding of the "ground test" mode is that the thing being changed is separate from the STBY/ALT mode switching (mine is in ALT mode automatically also), but instead that there is another bit...
Forum: ADS-B 02-22-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 15,278
Posted By jwyatt
Thanks for the step-by-step, Chris. I printed...

Thanks for the step-by-step, Chris. I printed your writeup and took it on my verification flight this afternoon for a guide; the FAA report was all green on the first try, and all parameters had...
Forum: ADS-B 02-03-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 233,701
Posted By jwyatt
Not Sam, but I'm testing a Stratux with belly...

Not Sam, but I'm testing a Stratux with belly mount antenna in my 9A. Last night I got 6 towers at 1500agl and air to air traffic from 100+nm away. I have dual band receive, with a splitter cable...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-16-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,715
Posted By jwyatt
I have the same seats & heaters from Classic. I...

I have the same seats & heaters from Classic. I typically flip them on low unless it's a particularly frigid situation (eg. starting up after parking out on a cold ramp). I flew this week in single...
Forum: ADS-B 12-17-2016, 11:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,649
Posted By jwyatt
Nifty feature! Will using the wifi for this...

Nifty feature! Will using the wifi for this purpose prevent connecting Foreflight to the 5000 for flight plan transfer and AHRS data, or can both be connected at once? (And hopefully feed ADS-B to...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-14-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 31,505
Posted By jwyatt
The choice of which pairs to use sets up the...

The choice of which pairs to use sets up the desired operation of the device:

Connect heater between C and NC (normally closed) if you want the power to be ON to the output when the relay is...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-14-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 31,505
Posted By jwyatt
I have an older AC version of the same unit that...

I have an older AC version of the same unit that I wired up. The following assumes that your model is the same wiring (the manual link seems to indicate it is). There is no internal connection...
Forum: ADS-B 12-13-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,771
Posted By jwyatt
I thought I had a pretty good handle on ADS-B and...

I thought I had a pretty good handle on ADS-B and a couple different plans for equipment, but this was new info to me -- I'm certainly learning, thanks to you guys for sharing.

So for those of us...
Forum: ADS-B 12-12-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 13,771
Posted By jwyatt
This bit of info seems important. Does this also...

This bit of info seems important. Does this also apply to ADS-R (so my 978-only receiver can see 1090ES targets and vice-versa), or just TIS-B (sourced from radar)? I'm often dropped from radar...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 11-20-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,508
Posted By jwyatt
Show us your 6/7/9 duplex valve install

It seems there are plenty of photos showing installs of the duplex Andair valves in the -10 and -8, but not so many in the SBS models. With the rise of SDS and EFII installs, there must be folks out...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-15-2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,765
Posted By jwyatt
Any more detail on the issues you've seen? ...

Any more detail on the issues you've seen? There's little either way on other forums, aside from waiting for full support to be added by Foreflight.
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 11-01-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,040
Posted By jwyatt
Ross, is there any plan to verify your top mount...

Ross, is there any plan to verify your top mount injectors work for the ECI cylinders? I know the website says they're tested with Lycoming only. If it was a known working bolt in config for an ECI...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,626
Posted By jwyatt
Based on my conversations with AFS and Garmin, it...

Based on my conversations with AFS and Garmin, it is my understanding that the 345 will not provide ADS-B data to the AFS screens...there is no option for the combined GDL90 traffic/weather RS232...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-10-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,583
Posted By jwyatt
Yep. I found even just turning it on edge...

Yep. I found even just turning it on edge vertically on the glareshield went from 1 tower to 5+. Now that I'm flying with it on every flight, I bought the bits to make an external antenna cable and...
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