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Old 02-22-2014, 12:03 PM
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I have the magnetometer for a Dynon D100 on the rear deck of my RV-6 with the thermometer mounted in the underside of the starboard HS tip fairing. It's a convenient installation.

However exercising the elevator through its full range swings the heading reading on the D100 by a couple of degrees, presumably due to the steel elevator horns moving near the magnetometer. In practice it isn't a problem since elevator movement when you are trying to hold heading is usually small and nowhere near full deflection in either direction.

Jim Sharkey
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