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Old 06-13-2017, 09:35 AM
Icarus Icarus is online now
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mratzburg: Tried to send you a spreadsheet with the equipment breakdown, but it won't let me email you through VAF. Feel free to PM me your Email if you want it.

Paul M.
Savannah Ga Area
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RV-4 / PA28-180
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Old 06-13-2017, 10:07 AM
cguarino cguarino is offline
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Default Roll Servo

I have a Dyno with a pitch and roll servo. I installed the pitch servo using the Dynon install kit. No problem. I put the roll servo in the tunnel with an attachment to the stick bracket. Works perfectly. It is easy to get to and doesn't interfere with anything. The servo is mounted on a reinforcement plate to the left side of the center tunnel. Hope this helps.
Charlie "T.Bear" Guarino
Springtown, TX
RV-4 Not flying - plane and engine are one again
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Old 06-13-2017, 10:10 AM
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Originally Posted by ansonfogel View Post
I just want to add an older used GPS and 2 axis autopilot.
I did this in a flying RV-8 when it first became mine. The pitch servo went to the bell crank in the tail and the roll servo clamped onto the tube under the seat.

Like you, I just needed something basic for the GPS. For a year, I flew with a tiny hand-held hiking GPS that ran off 2 AA batteries

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Old 06-13-2017, 11:47 AM
Rstansley Rstansley is offline
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I did the A/P install when I did the panel upgrade to the GRT HX about a month ago. It was straight forward and an excellent addition. If there is someone in your area that has had experience with the servo installs, you could save a significant amount of time. It took about me about a week 25 to 30 hours to complete. A third f the time was thinking about where and how to do the roll servo install to keep it out of the way.
Richard Stansley
Sylvania, Ohio
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Old 06-14-2017, 09:45 AM
664781 664781 is offline
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Default Trio A/P

I put in a Trio Pro Pilot, roll servo in left wing tip and pitch on elevator bell crank. Trio mounting kit and it was a breeze. Hardest part was getting the wiring from the servos to the panel.
Kurt Lohmueller A&P
Powder Springs, Ga
RV6A "Kurt's Toy" - Flying
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