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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,206
Posted By moosepileit
My only FlightAware hit via google N# search...

My only FlightAware hit via google N# search reports me OWNING a C525 Citation jet.
Forum: ADS-B 06-17-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 19,535
Posted By moosepileit
uAvionics website documents don't mention the...

uAvionics website documents don't mention the baro encoder on the pre-TSO experimental only Tailbeacon yet.

Current Tailbeacon manual Rev A does NOT mention an onboard encoder. I hope it's there,...
Forum: ADS-B 06-17-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 19,535
Posted By moosepileit
Beacon line reverts to non-anonymity after...

Beacon line reverts to non-anonymity after exactly 60 seconds without reading a 1200 squawk.

Turning off mode C with an experimental version without an onboard baro encoder should cause a baro alt...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-17-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By moosepileit
I think the B&C offerings have always been the...

I think the B&C offerings have always been the Odyssey brands, have they not?
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-17-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By moosepileit
Thanks, Bob, will save this for my next battery.

Thanks, Bob, will save this for my next battery.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 06-17-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By moosepileit
Location on plane? I have great results from the...

Location on plane?

I have great results from the 360 degree, red, "MSTRB" for under $50. Noiseless.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-16-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 858
Posted By moosepileit
4 years is about right for most SLAs. The 925 is...

4 years is about right for most SLAs.

The 925 is great, just make sure you get the matched post polarity. I find I always need an adapter stackup in a Concorde RG25XC box.

I like the Deka line,...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-16-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,257
Posted By moosepileit
Jets have them about 10% fuselage length, from...

Jets have them about 10% fuselage length, from the nose, more or less.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-16-2019, 04:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,257
Posted By moosepileit
There can be a touch of vacuum.

There can be a touch of vacuum.
Forum: Northeast 06-15-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By moosepileit
VanSant, cool old planes just off the Delaware....

VanSant, cool old planes just off the Delaware. Sky Manor- food and walk to a winery and Blairstown, cafe and gliders almost up along the Appalachian trail and water gap.

Old Rhinebeck, for a...
Forum: ADS-B 06-13-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 19,535
Posted By moosepileit
Skybeacon TSO Firmware 1.3.1 report

I see no difference in subject Anonymous mode.

After 1 minute of no ATC radar interrogation illuminating the Reply light, the Flight ID N# and ICAO number matching the registration reinsert. You...
Forum: ADS-B 06-09-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 19,535
Posted By moosepileit
1 June Skybeacon...

1 June Skybeacon update.

https://uavionix.com/support/skybeacon-software-upgrade-to-ads-b-1-3-1/

"skyBeacon Software Upgrade to ADS-B 1.3.1
Description:

SkyBeacon ADS-B Software v1.3.1 implements...
Forum: ADS-B 06-08-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By moosepileit
Why? Good question- I assume the main market...

Why? Good question- I assume the main market meets all 3 of these-

1-Mode C, especially non-serial wiring like a KT-76A, and no desire to do panel work.

2-Existing Grimes Nav or Nav strobe in...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-04-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,714
Posted By moosepileit
I assume you lost Arlington flight service and...

I assume you lost Arlington flight service and they likely got it from Nelson Petroleum.

Pure-Gas.org-
Arlington 92 Arlington Flight Services
360-435-5700 18810 59th Dr Ne
87 92 Nelson Petroleum...
Forum: ADS-B 05-29-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 19,535
Posted By moosepileit
Thanks for the info and it's nice seeing more...

Thanks for the info and it's nice seeing more data than just mine and Dan H's.

The concept under current software explained to me was the Beacon line needs to see 1200 coming off your transponder...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-19-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,212
Posted By moosepileit
Drift, but clarification questions- Brush...

Drift, but clarification questions-

Brush Research- 1/2"/12.7mm is right in the middle of the service limits.

Which compound and grit do you like?

silicon carbide 240 grit? $20

What about the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-17-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 23,080
Posted By moosepileit
FAA search by serial...

FAA search by serial number:

https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/Serial_Results.aspx?serialtxt=V7A1467&sort_option=1&PageNo=1
Forum: ADS-B 05-14-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 511
Posted By moosepileit
$500 FAA rebate ending

http://flash.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Times-Up-on-FAA-ADS-B-Rebate-232792-1.html

"If you’ve been waiting to place your reservation for the FAA’s $500 rebate to install ADS-B Out avionics,...
Forum: ADS-B 05-13-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By moosepileit
Flightaware does. I used their gear in part...

Flightaware does. I used their gear in part shaking down my Skybeacon Anonymous mode posts.

My SDR, Flightaware filter and basic +5dbi SMA antenna, same as you would find on a Stratux, records...
Forum: RV-4 05-10-2019, 02:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By moosepileit
Off topic, is the use of RTV, "cool" on the left...

Off topic, is the use of RTV, "cool" on the left brake cylinder input?
Forum: ADS-B 05-09-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,142
Posted By moosepileit
I have tested the skybeacon, I get interrogations...

I have tested the skybeacon, I get interrogations at my hangar. If you see your 1200 squawk on the uAvionix monitor, only then can you be anonymous, with a 60 second timeout once losing 1200, unless...
Forum: ADS-B 05-08-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,142
Posted By moosepileit
Skybeacon is not anonymous unless actively...

Skybeacon is not anonymous unless actively squawking 1200 with active replies coming off your transponder.
Forum: GPS 05-07-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 871
Posted By moosepileit
WAAS's selling point is that CFR benefit, but...

WAAS's selling point is that CFR benefit, but yes, not without outage and failure risk. Risk/Reward still favors WAAS. Outage NOTAMS, safe personal mins, enough fuel- all being a good pilot.
Forum: GPS 05-06-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 871
Posted By moosepileit
This regulation (91.167) applies to civil...

This regulation (91.167) applies to civil aircraft regardless of the equipment used for navigation (e.g. GPS/WAAS).

However, if your aircraft has a properly installed and operated GPS (see the TSO...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-30-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,523
Posted By moosepileit
It's for SAR as much as anything...

It's for SAR as much as anything else.

https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/atpubs/aim_html/chap4_section_5.html

Aircraft that is equipped with ADS-B avionics on the UAT datalink have a...
Forum: ADS-B 04-23-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 19,535
Posted By moosepileit
IF it did, you would need to do so every minute. ...

IF it did, you would need to do so every minute. There is a 60 second timeout to Anonmymous mode if the uAvioinix does not see your 1200 replying to ATC.

ATC interrogates on 1030mhz, replies are on...
Forum: ADS-B 04-23-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 19,535
Posted By moosepileit
Heard back from uAvionics. Your transponder MUST...

Heard back from uAvionics.

Your transponder MUST be transmitting 1200 code replies, seen by the Beacon product line to enter Anonymous mode.

Not just having selected the ON/transmit position of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By moosepileit
I did my GAIRS/ rule airspace flight in the NE...

I did my GAIRS/ rule airspace flight in the NE quadrant of the same SDF Class C all at 2300' msl/1800 ish AGL. Just stayed a few miles inside the outer ring flying arcs and reversals. LOU tower and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-23-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 618
Posted By moosepileit
The 3 nearest towers are SDF, Simpsonville to the...

The 3 nearest towers are SDF, Simpsonville to the east and Lanesville to the west. So far, no problems with coverage. Flew last night, good PAPR.
Forum: ADS-B 04-22-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 19,535
Posted By moosepileit
Switching is easy. If you are mild on being...

Switching is easy. If you are mild on being anonymous on the ground, just leave transmit enabled and Anonymous on. No need to ever touch a switch. In flight, no one sees your N# or your registered...
Forum: ADS-B 04-22-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 19,535
Posted By moosepileit
Solved for uAvionix Skybeacon TSO

I'm partially happy with the result.

The oddity is I am able to get my transponder replying to ATC just outside my current hangar on the ground. This skewed my test today. I wrote the below, then...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-18-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,523
Posted By moosepileit
Only if transponder puts out replies, not just...

Only if transponder puts out replies, not just set to 1200, will the uAvionix Beacons be able to act anonymous.





http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=1339819&postcount=183
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-18-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,523
Posted By moosepileit
[QUOTE=donaziza;1340373]Drift to the longer-term...

[QUOTE=donaziza;1340373]Drift to the longer-term test thread, I think I have a solution for the uAvionix UATs.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-18-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,523
Posted By moosepileit
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/report.php?p...

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/report.php?p=1339819
Forum: ADS-B 04-18-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 19,535
Posted By moosepileit
Really- totally counter to the regs? Google your...

Really- totally counter to the regs?
Google your N#....
Forum: ADS-B 04-18-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 19,535
Posted By moosepileit
No, it is not..

No, it is not..
Forum: ADS-B 04-18-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 19,535
Posted By moosepileit
Incorrect, sorry. That is counter- CFR and a...

Incorrect, sorry.

That is counter- CFR and a "violation". If installed, must be operating. Unless you get a ferry permit. Technically. Especially if you have or had an engine driven...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-17-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,523
Posted By moosepileit
Breaking your GPS position by inverting your...

Breaking your GPS position by inverting your antenna too long may kick you out of Anonymous mode. Reported by aeroabatic types.

Starting under a mode 3A code other than 1200 and later being code...
Forum: ADS-B 04-15-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 19,535
Posted By moosepileit
@alcladrv, yes to your questions. The UATs...

@alcladrv, yes to your questions. The UATs transmit from belly, wingtip, tail, most anywhere. They seem to range just fine around the surface of an airport from the ground. The wavelength is...
Forum: ADS-B 04-15-2019, 02:24 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 19,535
Posted By moosepileit
Upcoming. I switched to the TSO'd Skybeacon, not...

Upcoming. I switched to the TSO'd Skybeacon, not having an encoded altitude output when out of radar coverage, just gps, concerned me about the Experimental version. I then had to RMA exchange for a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By moosepileit
Circa 2016 there was an Android release that made...

Circa 2016 there was an Android release that made Butt dialing 911 far too simple.

Managed to do so preflighting for a breakfast flight with my wife.

Noticed a deputy in an odd place on the airport...
Forum: Safety 04-04-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,050
Posted By moosepileit
Never saw a hammerhead score an eleven, but...

Never saw a hammerhead score an eleven, but that's the story's grade!
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 04-04-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,385
Posted By moosepileit
Please post any suction screen findings when...

Please post any suction screen findings when removal starts. Sorry for the downtime and expense.

Thank you for weighing in, Mahlon!
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-03-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,409
Posted By moosepileit
No misleading. I'll get a Garmin 175 IF GRT is...

No misleading. I'll get a Garmin 175 IF GRT is not going for IFR actual WAAS approaches.

Dead serious question.

Glad I skipped a used or 400W, which was my current plan til GRT started with the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-03-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,409
Posted By moosepileit
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: RV-6/6A 04-03-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,766
Posted By moosepileit
Assuming counterwighted crank and angle valve, ...

Assuming counterwighted crank and angle valve, over 30# heavier engine.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-03-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,409
Posted By moosepileit
Forum: Safety 04-02-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,050
Posted By moosepileit
Speed is not your friend, here. Groundspeed of...

Speed is not your friend, here.

Groundspeed of zero is fine.

OP seemed to want to know what happens, not the what to do part.

I don't know if an A model could open before rotation. My taildragger...
Forum: Safety 04-02-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,050
Posted By moosepileit
Tested. Opens about 2-3 inches from takeoff...

Tested. Opens about 2-3 inches from takeoff unlatched at climb speed.

Very hard to move. Did NOT see what force further opening requires, but it would not close at full throttle and even just 80...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-02-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,389
Posted By moosepileit
Is there any benefit to direct compression...

Is there any benefit to direct compression baselining? The single recording gauge on one cylinder while the others are sparkplugs removed, powered by the starter.

Measures the entire stroke, not...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-31-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,469
Posted By moosepileit
Clean spark plugs?

Clean spark plugs?
Forum: ADS-B 03-24-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,255
Posted By moosepileit
2016 on, "We have recently released a feature to...

2016 on, "We have recently released a feature to allow you to view position-only flights (flights without a flight plan) such as a VFR flight with flight following or ADS-B positions; follow these...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-24-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,236
Posted By moosepileit
Googling photos, found one like I did on...

Googling photos, found one like I did on crossovers. What I can't see is the horizontal connection between the two pipes.

From...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 03-23-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,236
Posted By moosepileit
This one? It is for lateral support. The...

This one? It is for lateral support. The vertical is still tubes smashed on one end, attached at a sump bolt then tubing hose clamped and the other smashed tube connects to a tailpipe wraparound...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,753
Posted By moosepileit
The winner^^^^^^^^^

The winner^^^^^^^^^
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 03-23-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 24,761
Posted By moosepileit
Satisfied customer!

Just installed the SDS carb intake flange seal kit.

No leaks with paper, but it was time to upgrade from paper.

$15 updated channel locks were good for the tension clamps, but take a few minutes of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,784
Posted By moosepileit
Cool hearing there is an easy repurpose...

Cool hearing there is an easy repurpose solution.

Just installed the SDS carb intake flange seal kit.

No leaks with paper, but it was time to upgrade from paper.

$15 updated channel locks were...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-23-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,753
Posted By moosepileit
Latest and greatest gizmo, at half the price,...

Latest and greatest gizmo, at half the price, backwards compatible and zero install, slide in/bolt on, will release just as you complete an "upgrade".
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,247
Posted By moosepileit
There was one at South Jersey/KVAY circa 1996.

There was one at South Jersey/KVAY circa 1996.
Forum: RV-8/8A 03-22-2019, 05:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,023
Posted By moosepileit
Make sure they try tandem. Having their own...

Make sure they try tandem. Having their own "nest" works as well for some as a shoulder to nap on and eye contact without neck craning.
Forum: ADS-B 03-19-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 19,535
Posted By moosepileit
Short, geeky IEEE powerpoint tangentially on the...

Short, geeky IEEE powerpoint tangentially on the subject: ...
Forum: ADS-B 03-19-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 19,535
Posted By moosepileit
Question Big picture, for at least Garmin UATs in line...

Big picture, for at least Garmin UATs in line with Mode C transponders, one would hope the logic could suppress transmitting anything before the self-assigned ICAO code was generated. (Edit to add,...
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