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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-24-2022, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Van's Gauges

Hi Chuck

Please check your PMs..

Thanks

Bruno
Forum: RV-4 10-29-2022, 09:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,245
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Congratulations

Hi Shawn

Glad that you found your new to you -4 and joined the club, you will love every minute.

Cheers

Bruno
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 10-23-2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 422
Posted By RV-4
Hi Micheal Please check your PM Thanks Bruno

Hi Micheal

Please check your PM

Thanks

Bruno
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-27-2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up 2 1/4'' Compatible CDI with a SL-30

Hi Bob

''I don’t know how stringent Canada is about TSO rules and such for ifr in Canada''..
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In Canada, to get your aircraft ( RV ) certified for IFR you have to have...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-26-2022, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up 2 1/4'' Compatible CDI with a SL-30

Hi Bob

The Mid Continent MD222-406 will be perfect but man are they expensive...:eek:I'll keep an eye out to see if I can find one at a decent price..

Bob T: I agree a small EFIS will be great but...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 09-26-2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By RV-4
2 1/4'' Compatible CDI with a SL-30

Hello All

Do you guys know of a compatible CDI ( Course Indicator) that will work with a Garmin SL-30 in a 2 1/4 '' size??

A GI-106A will be nice but they come in 3 1/8'' format only as far as I...
Forum: GPS 09-16-2022, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By RV-4
Question Garmin 796 and GNs 480

Hi Justin

Reference to the post above, will the 796 be able to do the same with a GNS 480??

Thanks

Bruno
rv-4@hotmail.com
Forum: GPS 09-06-2022, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Map source

Yes I did but I will check again tomorrow when practicing approaches..

Thanks

Bruno
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UPDATE: Well I did verified the Map Source on my last few...
Forum: GPS 09-05-2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up GNS 480 interface with Skyview

Hi Mark

Yes the 480 is connected to the Skyview through an ARINC 429 module?

It does work just fine but I just don't see the approach waypoints on the Skyview map when I load the approach in the...
Forum: GPS 09-04-2022, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By RV-4
Question GNS 480 interface with Skyview

Hello All

I just installed a GNS 480 in my RV-4 this summer which interface with my Skyview via Serial Port and I was wondering if someone else here having the same set up could help me out..

After...
Forum: COMM 08-26-2022, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up XMIT on oen Comm making RX on other light up?

Dan

I just installed a GNS480 as my primary COM with my SL-30 as my secondary COM and when I transmit on the SL-30, the RX light on the 480 lights up but when transmitting on the 480, the RX ( T )...
Forum: GPS 08-23-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Garmin 796 satellite acquisition

Hi Steve

My 796 is using the little Black antenna that came with it..

I will borrow my friend's 796 antenna and check to make sure that is or not an antenna issue next time I'm at the hangar...

I...
Forum: GPS 08-21-2022, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Garmin 796 satellite acquisition

Hi Steve

''are the date and time correct and what is the GPS receiver status?''

Yes the date and time are correct but the GPS Status takes a long time to acquire the satellites vs the other GPS I...
Forum: GPS 08-21-2022, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 548
Posted By RV-4
Question Garmin 796 satellite acquisition

Hello All

My 796 has been getting slower and slower in acquiring the satellite lately and I was wondering if there is an internal battery in it ( I will assume there is one ) that needs to be...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2022, 11:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,471
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Oxymeter

Thank you for the info Gents, I appreciate it..

Here's a model I'm considering for now..

https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B0B8GXSRNS/ref=ox_sc_act_title_3?smid=A3GJ115WXFQKXE&psc=1

Let me know...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2022, 03:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,471
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up OXYMETER

Thank you for the replies guys, it is appreciated

I just look at the Walmart Drugstore website and they have a few to choose from so I should be able to get one locally that will do the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,471
Posted By RV-4
Question OXYMETER

Hello All

A little while ago I bought an oxygen system just in case I needed to fly at a higher altitude but I didn't buy the oxymeter at that time..

For you guys flying with oxygen, is there a...
Forum: RV-4 08-08-2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,245
Posted By RV-4
Trying to be a new RV Owner

As an early # RV-4 owner I will try to answer some of your questions

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Lights....I would really like to have lights on whatever one I get, not that I am...
Forum: Job Board 07-29-2022, 02:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,340
Posted By RV-4
Wink Need first officers - 777 and 747

Too bad the job is not open for Canadian… I wouldn’t mind flying the triple again..

Flew that big Seattle RV for 11years and loved every min…Doug will love it I’m sure..;)

Bruno
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-24-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 14,394
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up VAF at its best

''Keith, tell your 14A guy Randy is boxing it up today and it’ll be shipped via UPS tomorrow. I’ll have more information down the road.''
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Absolutely amazing...4 hrs after the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-23-2022, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By RV-4
Dynon Intercom Issue

Carl,
When I switched radio using the installed switch, it works as it is supposed to so I would say that is wired properly.

I have checked all wires from both radios for a possible ground...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-23-2022, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By RV-4
Question DYNON INTERCOM ISSUE

Hello All

I’ve been in the process of installing ‘’a new to me ‘’ GNS-480 as a second COM with an SL-30 and a Dynon Intercom and due to space constrain I was planning to use a switch to select...
Forum: GPS 06-01-2022, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up 480 to Skyview

Thanks John, I just replied to your e-mail

Bruno
Forum: GPS 05-31-2022, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By RV-4
Question GNS 480 Connection to Skyview

Hello All

I'm in the process of installing a GNS 480 with interfacing with a Dynon Skyview and I was wondering if there is someone here who may have done the same and will have the right set up...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-02-2022, 11:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 840
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up GNS 480 & SL-30 DILEMMA

Hi Brian

Nice to hear from you, hoping all is well..

I just check on SteinAir and they have them for $85 ( With shipping, handling and exchange, it is almost double once it gets here..) but I'll...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 05-01-2022, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 840
Posted By RV-4
Unhappy GNS 480 & SL-30 DILEMMA

Hi Bob

Ok I'll tried to find one of the beast somewhere..:rolleyes:

I thought I was doing great..:eek:

Bruno
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-30-2022, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 840
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up GNS 480 & SL-30 DILEMMA

Great, thanks Mark, much appreciated..

Cheers

Bruno
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P.S:UPDATE

Mark
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-30-2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 840
Posted By RV-4
Cool GNS 480 & SL-30 DILEMMA

Hello Gents

I'm in the process of installing a GNS-480 in my RV-4 as a supplement to my already installed SL-30 and I've got a bit of a dilemma on my hands.

When reading the installation manual, it...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-25-2022, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,272
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up AV-30E CDI FUNCTION

Well, I was hoping it will work

I guess I will be on the lookout for a 2 1/4'' GI-106A...

Thanks a lot for the info, it's appreciated..

Bruno
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-25-2022, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,272
Posted By RV-4
Question AV-30E CDI FUNCTION

For the AV-30 experts here ,

Could you guys tell me if the AV-30E can be used as a CDI to track and display an approach ( ILS or LPV for example) like a GI-106A will do ??

Thanks

Bruno
Forum: Canada 04-21-2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By RV-4
Smile RV-7 SOON TO BE ''FOR SALE''

For potential buyers in Canada and the US...


A friend of a friend of mine will soon advertised his RV-7 for sale..

I haven't seen the aircraft yet ( will soon ) but I've been told that it is a...
Forum: Tools 04-19-2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,247
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up LABEL MAKERS

Hello Gents

I finally went with the Dyno Label Maker 160 which should foot the bill for what I'm planning on doing..

Thanks all for your recommendations, it is appreciated

Cheers

Bruno
Forum: Tools 04-15-2022, 11:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,247
Posted By RV-4
Question Label Printer

Hello Gents

I'm wanting to buy a label printer for my upcoming wiring job but I just don't know which one to buy..

One that can write on wire tubing will be very nice...

Someone here a little...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-13-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,575
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up IPAD MINI OR Nexus tablet

Hello Gents

Thank you all for your replies, it is appreciated.

The reason for the IPAD/TABLET is to display primarily the approach plates when required and also to have Foreflight features...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2022, 10:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,575
Posted By RV-4
Question IPAD MINI OR Nexus tablet

Thanks Dave

I guess it solve the problem. If I go with Foreflight it will have to be with an IPAD...

Is Garmin Pilot the same??

Bruno
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-12-2022, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,575
Posted By RV-4
Question IPAD MINI OR Nexus tablet

Hello Gents

I'm thinking about installing an IPAD Mini in my -4 so that I can used Foreflight for IFR Charts but as you know the -4 cockpit is very bright and the IPAD is not the best when it is...
Forum: Canada 03-11-2022, 11:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,234
Posted By RV-4
Question FIS-B WEATHER

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Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 53
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Nope. No Wx, NOTAM, etc. It's a one-way...
Forum: ADS-B 12-03-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,690
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Tailbeacon-X

Hi Paul

Yes I did and didn't get any interference whatsoever..no problem at all..


Bruno
Forum: ADS-B 11-29-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,690
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up AV-20 WIRNG

Hi Paul

I don't know about Michel's installation but for me it took I would say about 1 hr tops...really easy...

Good luck, you will like your tailbeacon..

Bruno
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-04-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,661
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up 1000 HRS

Congratulation...It took me 20 years to do that here in the frozen north..:p:p

Bruno
Forum: ADS-B 10-11-2021, 11:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,690
Posted By RV-4
Question TailbeaconX

Bonsoir Michel

I see that you mounted the Beacon Holding plate with the little screws at the 3 & 9 o'clock position, did you have any problem tightening the little screw on the other side of the...
Forum: COMM 08-19-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up dIPLEXER

Hi John

Yes, you're right, I just checked with an Avionic Shop and they confirm as I thought that the 480 has a Built-In Diplexer like the SL-30 so it will simplify the installation.

Thank you for...
Forum: COMM 08-18-2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up DIPLEXER OR COMBINER

Hi Bob

Thank you for the explanation, I will have to look into that.

The 480 ( haven't check yet ) probably has the same fonction as the SL-30 as they were produced by Apollo at the same time...
Forum: ADS-B 08-18-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,267
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up SQUAWKING 7500

Hi Julian

''Issue was resolved by updating beacon Firmware to 3.3.1 ''

Glad you got your issue fixed, I will get the update just in case to make sure I don't get our F/A-18s to burn their precious...
Forum: COMM 08-18-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By RV-4
Question DIPLEXER OR COMBINER

Hello Gents

With my future # 2 COM/NAV/GPS installation I will require to share one Nav/ILS antenna with two radio ( GNS 480/SL-30 ) and I was wondering what exactly do I need to share one antenna...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-13-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,060
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up TRIM CABLE

Thanks Matt, that is the link I was looking for and being able to get it via AC Spruce is even better,:D

That is exactly the same install as Randy that I'm planning

Thanks

Bruno
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-12-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,060
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Trim Cable

Thanks a lot for the info Bill, I'll have a look ..

My present set up is with the Trim Servo mounted in the front ( where the old manual trim handle used to be ) using the Van's trim cable.

It does...
Forum: COMM 08-11-2021, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,635
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up DELTAPOP

Gents

You're right about Don Pansier being a first class gentleman..

I already had a few of his antenna (TXPR,ADS-B) and my mind was 99.999% already set on buying his Com Antenna but I wanted some...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-10-2021, 10:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,060
Posted By RV-4
Trim Cables

Hello Gents

I will need to relocate my electric elevator trim servo to the back of my RV-4 under the vertical fin and I was wondering for the ones of you who did this, where did you buy your Trim...
Forum: COMM 08-09-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,635
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up DELTA POP COM ANTENNA

Thanks Raymo

I've got one on the way from DeltaPop..

Cheers

Bruno
Forum: COMM 08-09-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,635
Posted By RV-4
Question COM ANTENNA

Hello Gents

I will be requiring a second Com Antenna with my new GPS/COM/Nav radio I just purchased and I'll like to know if any of you have used the Delta Pop Com antenna and what is your...
Forum: GPS 08-03-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,520
Posted By RV-4
GNS 480 DATABASE UPDATE

Thanks John for the link, I'll have a look..


Sean(smt6) And I suppose a non-Wass GNS 430 is an IPhone 11...:rolleyes::rolleyes:


Bruno
Forum: GPS 08-03-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,520
Posted By RV-4
Question GNS 480 DATABASE UPDATE

Question for G3XPERT

I was looking today at the FlyGarmin website for an Database update for a GNS 480 ( I know it is no longer supported by Garmin) and I couldn't find one or a package available...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-01-2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,484
Posted By RV-4
Talking Budget Panel

ED
''1. If I recall correctly (fat chance...), when I passed a uAvionics display at Oshkosh, it indicated that their tail mounted unit satisfied the diversity requirement. This means that you could...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-30-2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,476
Posted By RV-4
Wink G LOAD DATA INFO

''Absolutely! Every landing I made in the B-777 was always a "greaser"
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This is the norm in a B-777 ;);)
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-25-2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Shear Screw replacement

Thank you Carl for the info, it's appreciated..

I checked the servo today and the shear screw appears to be fine.Tomorrow I will do the test as suggested by Carl and will also re-calibrate the servo...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-25-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Shear screw replacements

Thank you for the video as it shows the dos and don’ts ..

Strait forward process, now I just have to do it and see if the screw is actually broken..which might explain why the autopilot is unstable...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 07-24-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By RV-4
Question DYNON SERVO SHEAR PIN REPLACEMENT

Hi Gents

Is there anyone here who will have pictures on how to replace the shear pin on a Dynon Autopilot servo?

Dynon a while back published pictures and procedures on how to replace the shear...
Forum: ADS-B 06-15-2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,366
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up ADS-B OUT TRAFFIC

Hi Rob

''You will also see Mode S transponders.''

Those must be the one I see without the Ident been displayed?

Thanks

Bruno
Forum: RV-8/8A 06-14-2021, 10:59 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 1,015,511
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Harmon Rocket II Panel

Nice Brian, real nice..:):)
Forum: ADS-B 06-09-2021, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,366
Posted By RV-4
ADS-B Traffic

Well I was hoping to see all traffic by installing an ADS-B OUT DEVICE but I guess I'll have to rely on my thrusty Monroy ATD-300 and my eagle eyes ;) to fill the gap.

Thank you all gentlemen for...
Forum: ADS-B 06-09-2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,366
Posted By RV-4
ADS-B TRAFFIC

Ron

''ADS-B "IN" unit? I don't think so?''

I should have been more clear I guess by stating that my friend see me on his 796 via a GDL-39-3D ADS-B IN device...:o

Bruno
Forum: ADS-B 06-08-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,366
Posted By RV-4
Question ADS-B Traffic

Hello everyone

I just installed a Taibeacon-X in my -4 and as I'm new to this I was wondering what traffic should I see on my 796 ?

I know that I should see all ADS-B traffic around me ( which I...
Forum: RV-14 05-31-2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,316
Posted By RV-4
Question Aileron Trim Springs

Can you guys tell me where you bought these springs??

I've been looking for the proper springs forever and they are either too soft or too strong for my aileron trim system.

Is there a specific...
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