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Forum: RV General Discussion/News Today, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
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 bend are not super critical for a receiver.

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

:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By GalinHdz
Or build one out of a piece of aluminum, some...

Or build one out of a piece of aluminum, some 12ga solid copper wire...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News Yesterday, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
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, 08:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,112
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: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-17-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By GalinHdz
PM sent. :cool:

PM sent.

:cool:
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-16-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By GalinHdz
I gave him your e-Mail address so you guys can...

I gave him your e-Mail address so you guys can talk directly and come to an agreement. His name is Paul.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-15-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By GalinHdz
I will ask if he wants it. I see you are in...

I will ask if he wants it. I see you are in Thompson, GA. We are in St. Augustine so we can fly there, pay and pick it up in person.

:cool:
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-15-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By GalinHdz
WTB Garmin 430 Non-Waas

A friend is looking for a G430 non-WAAS. If you have one you want to get rid of, let me know.

:cool:
Forum: ADS-B 01-13-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,148
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, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 832
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, 08:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,593
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, 08:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,590
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, 09:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,993
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:
Forum: Safety 01-12-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By GalinHdz
+1 Sounds like there is something wrong with...

+1

Sounds like there is something wrong with input power to the SkyView.

:cool:
Forum: Texas (North) 01-12-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By GalinHdz
I am a little far away but having worked with...

I am a little far away but having worked with SkyView systems since late 2012 I consider myself very good with it and can walk you through most issues. However the best route will still be to call...
Forum: Florida (South) 01-06-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By GalinHdz
Basado en MacDill por ahora, o te mudaste...

Basado en MacDill por ahora, o te mudaste permanente? ��
Forum: ADS-B 01-04-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 924
Posted By GalinHdz
You are exactly right. Most, probably all,...

You are exactly right. Most, probably all, internet polls are worthless.

:cool:
Forum: ADS-B 01-03-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By GalinHdz
I have no idea, but how would the computer know...

I have no idea, but how would the computer know you had already used the system, until you hit SEND?

Feliz 2020 at ti tambien hermano !! :D
Forum: ADS-B 01-03-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By GalinHdz
AFAIK only one time use. If you need to enter...

AFAIK only one time use. If you need to enter again, then another deviation request will be required. One deviation request per flight in to "rule airspace".

:cool:
Forum: RV models of the future (RV-??) 01-02-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,507
Posted By GalinHdz
It is a 6 seat single engine jet with 1,500NM...

It is a 6 seat single engine jet with 1,500NM range, capable of supersonic cruise while burning 8gal/hr of 80octane regular gas.

;)
Forum: Reviews 01-01-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 829
Posted By GalinHdz
+1. You can get a nice working Icom A200 for...

+1. You can get a nice working Icom A200 for around $500 right here on VAF.

http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=177411

:cool:
Forum: ADS-B 12-31-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By GalinHdz
ADS-B Deviation Request Video

Now that ADS-B is required in many US airspaces, the FAA has provided a method to request entry to "rule" airspace under specific situations.

FAA ADAPT Tutorial Video...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-31-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 309
Posted By GalinHdz
Normally it is available the day before. I have...

Normally it is available the day before. I have had to do an update while on a trip and it isn't the most convenient thing to do. I hope if enough of us bring this up with FltPlanGo (I already have)...
Forum: ADS-B 12-29-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By GalinHdz
For a while I used the DYNON Transponder as my...

For a while I used the DYNON Transponder as my ADS-B "OUT" and a Stratux for my ADS-B "IN" displayed on my Android tablet running FltPlanGo. Now I have the DYNON ADSB-472 as my "IN" but still use...
Forum: ADS-B 12-28-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,241
Posted By GalinHdz
"SHOULD" do: 1. Replace the Garmin transponder...

"SHOULD" do:
1. Replace the Garmin transponder with Dynon's.
2. Replace your current SkyView GPS antenna.

May "WANT" to do:
3. Install the Dynon ADS-B box
4. Add the ADS-B antenna on the bottom of...
Forum: ADS-B 12-26-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,241
Posted By GalinHdz
This is all you need. Everything else you...

This is all you need. Everything else you mentioned has nothing to do with the ADS-B mandate.

:cool:
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 12-21-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By GalinHdz
Cool. Having done this exact thing many times I...

Cool. Having done this exact thing many times I look forward to reading about your trip.

:cool:
Forum: ADS-B 12-13-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,595
Posted By GalinHdz
That is very true, but also applies to the US. In...

That is very true, but also applies to the US. In Mexico, Canada and the US there are huge areas where ADS-B will not be required. However, ADS-B will be required in most areas where humans want to...
Forum: ADS-B 12-12-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,595
Posted By GalinHdz
So stereo typically biased I won't even begin to...

So stereo typically biased I won't even begin to answer, especially since your original post wrongly stated:

So if you want to fly in Mexico (or just about anywhere else in the world) don't listen...
Forum: ADS-B 12-10-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,595
Posted By GalinHdz
I don't know where you got this information but...

I don't know where you got this information but these are the current requirements, as published by the Mexican General Civilian Aviation Authority (DGAC)...
Forum: ADS-B 12-10-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,062
Posted By GalinHdz
Yup and these requirements go way beyond what...

Yup and these requirements go way beyond what even high $$$ civilian transponders do. No Mode 1,2,4,5 or other military modes that civilians (even the FAA) ever see.

:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-08-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,163
Posted By GalinHdz
Interesting information. It's worthy of some kind...

Interesting information. It's worthy of some kind of Aviation Trivia question. I wonder if 90Q is available? :D
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-08-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By GalinHdz
Not if you mount it on a good enough "heat sink"...

Not if you mount it on a good enough "heat sink" and are not drawing full rated power from it. The DROK unit I have goes from 12v down to 2.1v and it has worked for over 100hrs with with no problems....
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-04-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By GalinHdz
If you decide to go this route make sure you have...

If you decide to go this route make sure you have it mounted on an an excellent heat sink.

"Be advised, though, that though this voltage regulator can accept an input voltage of 36 volts, it is...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-03-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By GalinHdz
It is also a "Drok" brand just like the one in...

It is also a "Drok" brand just like the one in the image you posted. I use it to drive a series of LED's in my panel. You can read about it in the maintenance section of our webpage (...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-02-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 916
Posted By GalinHdz
I don't know about that particular one but I have...

I don't know about that particular one but I have the variable output version (1v - 15v) in my airplane and it works great with no radio noise.

:cool:
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-25-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,241
Posted By GalinHdz
IMHO, If it's worth doing, it's worth doing...

IMHO, If it's worth doing, it's worth doing right. Actual IMC, for a short or long periods of time, is serious business. No need to splurge, but not something to scrimp on.

FWIW: I have the VAL-429...
Forum: Propellers 11-25-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,249
Posted By GalinHdz
Isn't that what we all try to do? :D

Isn't that what we all try to do? :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,174
Posted By GalinHdz
EXACTLY!! One airport may have a long waiting...

EXACTLY!! One airport may have a long waiting list while a close by airport has immediate openings.

Excellent advice. At the time, the airport I wanted to be at (KSGJ) had a 3-4yr waiting list so I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-21-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,319
Posted By GalinHdz
I went with DYNON back in late 2012 and with 500+...

I went with DYNON back in late 2012 and with 500+ flying with it, I would do it again without hesitation.

http://www.puertoricoflyer.com/wpimages/23f2.jpg

As somebody commented on another forum, it...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-18-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,851
Posted By GalinHdz
This change to the rules is more probable than...

This change to the rules is more probable than any other "convoluted" change. Otherwise someone will find a way to get around whatever the new rule becomes.

Be careful of what you ask for, you might...
Forum: ADS-B 11-16-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,153
Posted By GalinHdz
http://www.sherv.net/cm/emoticons/yes/giving-thumb...

http://www.sherv.net/cm/emoticons/yes/giving-thumbs-up-winking-smiley-emoticon.gif (http://www.sherv.net/)
Forum: ADS-B 11-15-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,153
Posted By GalinHdz
14CFR §91.225 (f)...

14CFR §91.225 (f) (https://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?node=14:2.0.1.3.10#se14.2.91_1225)

"(f) Each person operating an aircraft equipped with ADS-B Out must operate this equipment in the transmit...
Forum: ADS-B 11-15-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,153
Posted By GalinHdz
Yes. But those long range search radars are owned...

Yes. But those long range search radars are owned and completely funded by the DOD, not the FAA. The FAA just has access and uses that DOD radar data. The DOD is not interested in data from the FAA...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-07-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,401
Posted By GalinHdz
And if you add #2 and #3 you get #1. At least...

And if you add #2 and #3 you get #1. At least for me, adding is easier than subtracting.

:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,810
Posted By GalinHdz
Correct. Your verbiage is better than mine. ;)

Correct. Your verbiage is better than mine. ;)
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,810
Posted By GalinHdz
Yes, Garmin does NavData subscriptions at a lower...

Yes, Garmin does NavData subscriptions at a lower price than Jepp. I currently have a Garmin Nav Data (https://fly.garmin.com/fly-garmin/support/pricing) subscription which is $399.00/yr for the...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-22-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,953
Posted By GalinHdz
Yup, but we were looking to see if there was an...

Yup, but we were looking to see if there was an equivalent temp trend between the P-Mags and Oil Temp once cooling air stopped flowing. At least with this one data point there doesn't seem to be...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-22-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,953
Posted By GalinHdz
FWIW: I flew today and kept my SkyView display on...

FWIW: I flew today and kept my SkyView display on for 30min after engine shutdown. This is what the oil temps were:

Cruise Flight 208
Shutdown 196
5 Min 191
10 Min 187
15 Min ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By GalinHdz
Dynon Heated AOA Pitot Cover

Which cover fits the Dynon heated AOA Pitot tube? Any recommendations on a particular one? :confused:
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-19-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,953
Posted By GalinHdz
Cool. We don't need exact numbers only the trend....

Cool. We don't need exact numbers only the trend. It would be very interesting if the oil temps also showed the same 15min trend.

That is why I asked if you could record the temps "After Shutdown"....
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-19-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,953
Posted By GalinHdz
Bill; Do you have a way of recording your oil...

Bill; Do you have a way of recording your oil temp after shutdown? If so, it would be interesting to correlate this with the P-mag temps you have recorded.

:cool:
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-17-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,953
Posted By GalinHdz
INTERESTING data set. It looks like with...

INTERESTING data set. It looks like with everything else being equal, max temperature (whatever the max is) will be around 15min after shutdown. A few more tests runs should verify/de-bunk this 15min...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-15-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By GalinHdz
DYNON doesn't list the ARINC-429 labels in their...

DYNON doesn't list the ARINC-429 labels in their documentation. But if you follow the LINK (http://wiki.dynonavionics.com/SV-ARINC-429_Labels) ploucandco provided you can read the list as published...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-15-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,633
Posted By GalinHdz
1 - The generator have internal diodes that can...

1 - The generator have internal diodes that can fail if exposed to very high temperatures.

2 - If you have both magnetos feeding the SkyView and one fails, then the SkyView will switch the RPM...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-15-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By GalinHdz
As ploucandco noted, it is in the list of...

As ploucandco noted, it is in the list of ARINC429 data along with a lot of other "stuff".

I have my SkyView/G430W wired this exact way, via the ARINC-429 module, and it works perfectly.

:cool:
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 10-13-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,097
Posted By GalinHdz
TnMike; can you post more pics of your setup?...

TnMike; can you post more pics of your setup? Maybe a pic of the entire side of the engine showing cylinders #1 & #3. I am not smart enough to make out how or where it is attached with the one...
Forum: ADS-B 10-08-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,945
Posted By GalinHdz
If you look at the FAA chart that RV8JD posted...

If you look at the FAA chart that RV8JD posted (post #23) you will see ADS-B is required inside and above class "C" airspace. It's not required below class "C" airspace but is required everywhere...
Forum: ADS-B 10-06-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,945
Posted By GalinHdz
FWIW: Flight follow has always been, and always...

FWIW: Flight follow has always been, and always will be, available only if the controller's workload permits it. If a controller is busy and you dont have ADSB the odds of being denied Flight follow...
Forum: Alternative Engines 09-28-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 802
Posted By GalinHdz
I personally know Mark and his capabilities so if...

I personally know Mark and his capabilities so if it is anything like he says it is, it will be a game changer.

:cool:
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-23-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,018
Posted By GalinHdz
Located in Florida and I highly recommend Zephyr...

Located in Florida and I highly recommend Zephyr Engines (http://www.zephyrengines.com/).

:cool:
Forum: ADS-B 09-22-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,062
Posted By GalinHdz
Cool. I LOVE them RV-9's :D

Cool. I LOVE them RV-9's :D
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