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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 08-10-2022, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up RV4 in Canada

Hi Shawn

Please check your PM reference RV-4 in Canada

Cheers

Bruno
Forum: RV-4 08-08-2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 837
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, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,591
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, 06:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,915
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: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-19-2022, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up FS; Switchbox Control

Once Bob sale his, I will have one too that I'm willing to sell, same condition as Bob


Let me know if interested..

Paypal is fine.

Bruno
rv-4@hotmail.com
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 07-12-2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,659
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up RV-4 FOR SALE

That's General Patrick's RV-4...Nice airplane..

I like your '' Call Sign'' 091....I used to be one of those too..;-)

Good luck with the sale..


Bruno
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 06-23-2022, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
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, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
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, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up 480 to Skyview

Thanks John, I just replied to your e-mail

Bruno
Forum: GPS 05-31-2022, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
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, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
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, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
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, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
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, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 699
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, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
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, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
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, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
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, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,642
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, 10:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,642
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, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,272
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, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,272
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, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,272
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, 10:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,231
Posted By RV-4
Question FIS-B WEATHER

DerekS DerekS is offline

Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 53
Default UAT In Canada
Quote:
Originally Posted by Snowflake View Post
Nope. No Wx, NOTAM, etc. It's a one-way...
Forum: ADS-B 12-03-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,372
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, 08:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,372
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, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,546
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, 10:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,372
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, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 799
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, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 799
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, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,106
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, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 799
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, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
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, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
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, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,550
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, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
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, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,550
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, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,550
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, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,370
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, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,370
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, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,051
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, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
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, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 771
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, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 771
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, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 771
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, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,942
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, 09:59 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 985,149
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Harmon Rocket II Panel

Nice Brian, real nice..:):)
Forum: ADS-B 06-09-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,942
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, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,942
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, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,942
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, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,803
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...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-23-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,093
Posted By RV-4
Question Skyview Go-Around Button

''Yes it does pin 27''

Does this apply to the Skyview Classic too??

Thanks

Bruno
Forum: ADS-B 05-10-2021, 08:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,372
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Tailbeacon-X

Hi Bill

The beacon is mounted as UaVionix intended (with the antenna vertically) The only difference I used is that I mounted the mounting plate in the horizontal ( it can go either way )so that the...
Forum: ADS-B 05-09-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,372
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Tailbeacon-X Installation Update

Hello Listers

First, sorry for the long wait for an update..

I was finally able to get airborne today with the weather improving and the strip finally drying out.

The Tailbeacon-X is working just...
Forum: ADS-B 04-29-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,372
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Tailbeacon-X installation

Hi Pete

''Man, I wouldn't have used an ally rib!! Never bonds very well to glass and will blank the antennae.''
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I just used what I had handy at the moment just to get...
Forum: ADS-B 04-28-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,372
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Tailbeacon

Bonjour Michel

I simply used what I had handy and if I go by the GPS Nic & NACp which is 9 ( Uavionix says it is very good) I think it has no effect...

The Tailbeacon could be mounted on a rudder...
Forum: ADS-B 04-27-2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,372
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Tailbeacon-X Install

Bonsoir Michel

''Does the configuration software allow to keep the light turned off?''

No it doesn't, I asked Rebekah at Uavionix Support about this and she said '' NO'', there is no way to turn...
Forum: ADS-B 04-26-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,372
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Tailbeacon-X installation

Hello everyone

Just a quick update on my Tailbeacon-X installation in the wingtip of my RV-4..

I completed the install last week end and did a first power up and I'm glad to report that the smoke...
Forum: ADS-B 04-15-2021, 12:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,372
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Tailbeacon-X installation

Hi Dave

''Bruno, hopefully you will be able to post a picture or two of how you mounted it in the wingtip.''

Hopefully I'll be able to, if not I'm sure someone here on VAF who's more ''Computer...
Forum: ADS-B 04-13-2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,372
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up tailBeaconx Wingtip Mounting

Hi Bill

I got your e-mail and for the benefit of everyone here planning on doing the same, I'm in the process of doing just that and will report back here once everything is completed.

I should be...
Forum: ADS-B 04-10-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,140
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up ADS-B REPORT

Hi Glenn

''given to you when you got your registration''

I had a look and I didn't have it ( probably because I've owned the a/c for more than 20 years) but I found it following your direction so...
Forum: ADS-B 04-09-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,140
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up ADS-B REPORT

Hi Glen

Thanks a lot for the info and the link to the FAA web site.

Regarding the identity of the a/c, where do we get the ICAO Hex,Octal & decimal ??

I fairly close to the US Border so I should...
Forum: ADS-B 04-08-2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,140
Posted By RV-4
Question Flight following ADS-B Installation

Hi All

I'm in the process of installing ADS-B in my -4 and I have a question regarding the test flight that one has to do after the installation to verify that everything works with the FAA..

I'm a...
Forum: ADS-B 04-08-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,740
Posted By RV-4
Thumbs up Wiring

Hi Penguin

My thoughts exactly. My plan was/is to install a long plastic tube in the wing and run all cables thru it but I may have to install two instead.

I also need to look inside the wing and...
Forum: ADS-B 04-06-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,740
Posted By RV-4
Question Tailbeacon installation

Hello All

I started the installation of a Tailbeacon-X in the wingtip of my RV-4 and I would like to get your advise regarding my wiring routing.

Is there a potential problem in routing all the...
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