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Old 06-15-2009, 09:09 AM
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Unhappy Blue Mountain Avionics Ceases Production

Has anyone heard from Greg @ Blue Mountain Avionics? I tried logging onto their website today and all I got was "This Account Has Been Suspended". My EFIS Lite Plus G4 is working fine, but a friend of mine has his original EFIS Lite in for repair and hasn't heard from them in awhile.

Has anyone got them on the telephone recently?

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Old 06-15-2009, 09:41 AM
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I am giving them a call right now, I paid for my autopilot over a year ago and they still have not shipped it. I asked for a refund a week and a half ago and haven't recieved it yet. Big surprise
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Old 06-15-2009, 09:48 AM
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Thumbs down Blue Mountain Avionics

Just message machine now, will try them again soon.
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Old 06-15-2009, 01:25 PM
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Default Tracing bi-polar A/P problem

Tried to get on the website and got the "suspended" notice.

I was going to re-read some of the postings on his discussion board about the software version 2.74 possibly being the cause of an errant A/P signal causing upwards of a 45 degree bank angle while in level flight.

I am also trying to track down a possible problem with the alt-hold going crazy on me. In level flight, initiating either alt-hold or assigning an altitude to climb or decend to, it suddenly causes the aircraft to pitch at such a high angle of attack that I'm concerned that she'll stall or come over on her back for a loop.

Otherwise, the EFIS is really nice.

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Old 06-15-2009, 02:01 PM
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Angry BM must have pulled the plug!

The toll free number has been disconnected, the web site has been suspended and the non-toll free number is just a voice mail (that they do not return call from). If they are permanantly gone it will make things hard for us w/ BM EFISs...! It's always something!

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Old 06-15-2009, 02:05 PM
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... a couple of serious sounding problems ...

Otherwise, the EFIS is really nice.
Boy, that's really damning with faint praise
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Old 06-15-2009, 02:27 PM
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Default I have one used if interested.

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I am giving them a call right now, I paid for my autopilot over a year ago and they still have not shipped it. I asked for a refund a week and a half ago and haven't recieved it yet. Big surprise
It is currently flying in my airplane but I will be doing an upgrade this winter. If you are interested in the AP, make me an offer. It would not take long for me to remove from the airplane.
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Old 06-15-2009, 02:30 PM
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I had a similar problem until I realized I had the AP tracking in Heading Bug mode and not GPS. Every time I activated the AP it would have a severe coarse correction.....45 degrees seems about right. Now that I've switched to the GPS track, it fly's a nice straight line.

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I was going to re-read some of the postings on his discussion board about the software version 2.74 possibly being the cause of an errant A/P signal causing upwards of a 45 degree bank angle while in level flight.
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Old 06-15-2009, 03:36 PM
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Default Blue Mountain Avionics fuel quantity set-up

Can anyone help me set up my BMI EFIS to show fuel quantity using Van's resistance senders? Having a little trouble getting Greg R. on the phone.....
Thanks.
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Old 06-15-2009, 04:10 PM
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I seem to recall a thread somewhere here or on another forum from a moth or two ago that said that BMA was downsizing, was pulling back from their web site and 800 number, etc. I think it was going to be a one-man show until the economy improves. I can't find the thread now....

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