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Forum: Electrical Systems 11-21-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,607
Posted By hpmicrowave
2 Infinity Aerospace stick grips in my RV8

1. Flaps (Spring Loaded to Center/Off from Down, or Up Hold (Front Seat Only), Momentary Down Flaps move to next position, Select Up Hold Flaps Retract, Momentary Up Flaps Retract 1 position)...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-19-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By hpmicrowave
Flap positioning System

The MGL SP-10 works as a good self contained multi position Flap positioning system.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-17-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,313
Posted By hpmicrowave
False ELT Alerts and Cosmic Rays

When weird unexplained electronic event's like this happened during the F35 development program I was involved in Lockheed would close out the issue by stating it was caused by Cosmic Rays, while I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-15-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,107
Posted By hpmicrowave
AOA as a Performance system

Check out our Fly ONSPEED web page at

https://www.flyonspeed.org/

for lots of discussion on using an AOA system for flight performance/energy management as well as Stall Warning.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-06-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By hpmicrowave
GRT VS MGL

I have a MGL 10" Challenger (front seat) and 8" Explorer (back seat) in my RV8 and 2 systems in our RV6, both integrated with MGL radios, autopilot and GNS430W and UAVAVONIX ADSB and an infinity...
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-30-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,764
Posted By hpmicrowave
Engine Size.

The one thing you can be sure of is that Leaded Avgas will be outlawed either soon or next year. The hand writing is on the wall. We've been living on borrowed time.
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-09-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,299
Posted By hpmicrowave
Another RV8 Gets Its Airworthiness Pink Slip

Vic Syrcause flew down from Atlanta to our little airport community near Eglin AFB (18FD) and after his careful inspection of RV8 N95CH presented me with the much sought after Pink Slip...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-01-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,566
Posted By hpmicrowave
RV8 POH

Charlie, I just finished my POH and have same engine, prop as yours. Will forward for your use and review (feedback is welcome).

Send PM with email.
Forum: RV-14 05-31-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,672
Posted By hpmicrowave
Infinity stick connector

I used 2 of these DB 25 breakout boards under the pilots seat of my RV8 to connect the various stick wires to their stick functions. eBay item below.

DB25-G2-01 Male 25-Pin Adapter Terminal Module...
Forum: Florida (North) 05-28-2020, 12:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,865
Posted By hpmicrowave
Go fishing!

Red snapper season opens up in early June 11-25!! Eglin armament museum should be open, at least the outdoor exhibits will be. You can come visit Baker Sky Park (18FD) and talk RV8 with me😀

Send...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,419
Posted By hpmicrowave
Hangar insurance

I had to get a commercial building policy on my hangar. Couldn't find a homeowners insurance that would touch it. Was actually cheaper than similar valued homeowners policy's. Call Drew Hargrave...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-19-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By hpmicrowave
Aera 660 Audio

If you are connecting the 660 with its separate XM Satt Weather and Radio the XM Audio only comes out of the XM reciever, no XM audio from the 660 at all, 660 Recieves WX and does the XM tuning and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-17-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,419
Posted By hpmicrowave
ELT

No aircraft system is perfect but I've spent many search hours through the years looking for missing planes back when ELT's were not required or just not installed, or evidently failed, and there are...
Forum: ADS-B 01-29-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,959
Posted By hpmicrowave
G430 and TISA TRAFFIC

I have only Recieved traffic on my G430W over ARINC from a NAVWORX ADSB unit. There are very few non Garmin ADSB units that will provide ARINC TIS-A traffic to a G430. Yes you need 2 ARINC wires to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-20-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 552
Posted By hpmicrowave
MGL ADSB display issue

Send me a PM with your phone number and I'll call and help you out. But do need to know which EFIS you have to start the trouble shooting.

Cecil.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 23,537
Posted By hpmicrowave
Vern, Join our AOA Team & Integrate your M5Stack AOA Display

Vern, our Flyonspeed.org team are very impressed with your AOA display design and would like to integrate your AOA display with our AOA system including adding your SW and hardware design to our...
Forum: ADS-B 12-09-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,145
Posted By hpmicrowave
Military ADSB

In the fighter development program I recently retired from Mode S ES (ADSB) was a late after thought but it was implemented. But there is no ADSB in? So the fighter aircraft gets no big traffic...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-28-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 24
MGL
Views: 3,491
Posted By hpmicrowave
MGL

I?ve been working with MGL and Rainier for some 12 years now and I?m a very satisfied MGL user. I first Installed the Odyssey and MGL autopilot and G430W and ADSB in our RV6 some 8 years ago, ran...
Forum: ADS-B 11-22-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,074
Posted By hpmicrowave
Navworx

Yes I do. Send me a PM with E-Mail and I'll dig it out and forward it to you.

Cecil
Forum: Florida (North) 11-22-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,984
Posted By hpmicrowave
New to Eglin

Hi bill. Welcome. I live on Okaloosa Island (Eglin) and I'm building an RV8 at Baker Sky Ranch (18FD) about 25 miles N of Eglin (almost ready to fly). Anyway there are about 10 RV's at our grass...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-05-2019, 11:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By hpmicrowave
iEfis Autopilot

Did you record the ARINC data during the approach? If not please refly and record the ARINC data during the approach and send it to me, I will forward it to Rainier with your explanation and video...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-11-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,680
Posted By hpmicrowave
You need a good lead computing Gunsight

Come join our HUD project to complete your project!

A good gunsight is pretty easy to do in our HUD software.

TRON
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-09-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,648
Posted By hpmicrowave
DIY. HUD FORUM at Oshkosh

The OnSpeed Team will have a DIY Open source HUD forum at Oshkosh this month where we will discuss the status of our team HUD project. The OnSpeed team will also have a HUD demo available in the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-08-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,614
Posted By hpmicrowave
Current GitHub HUD projects

Snowflake, using the Stratux as a data source for our HUD project seems to be a very doable thing. While were starting off focusing on using current main EFIS systems as the primary data source over...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-03-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,614
Posted By hpmicrowave
DIY HUD

The key to our project is that we are developing an open source HUD SW processor with an HDMI video output so it should be able to feed any HUD system with a HDMI input. One of our team does want...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-03-2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,614
Posted By hpmicrowave
MGL - Dynon DIY HUD Development Project

Along with many other pilots I?ve always wanted a HUD in my plane and have explored many possibilities through the years. After reading the previously mentioned kitplanes Magazine Article on HUD's...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-19-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,326
Posted By hpmicrowave
Alt Encoding Issue

My thoughts;

Possible issues
1) Efis is providing the Alt out data intermittently?
2) A loose gray code wire from Efis to Transponder?
3) Transponder is acting up?

Tracking down the problem

1) ...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-18-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 796
Posted By hpmicrowave
MGL Avionics Events at Oshkosh 2018

For those of you RV types using or interested in MGL avionics and making the pilgrimage to Oshkosh 2018 MGL has the following Events

1) MGL Display Booth!! Same place as previous years Hangar B...
Forum: Florida (North) 04-24-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,603
Posted By hpmicrowave
Visiting NW FL

Eric, sent you a PM, building RV8 about 8 miles west of Crestview.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-04-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,104
Posted By hpmicrowave
Amazon Echo

I also have an Amazon Echo connected into a Bose book shelf stereo Radio unit. Have to yell at Alexa sometimes to change the music or ask questions but overall works really neat. Now I need to...
Forum: GPS 07-17-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,049
Posted By hpmicrowave
GPS approaches

Hi Timberwolf, Along with the approved WAAS GPS for precision GPS approaches and an approved data base there are a whole bunch of additional Requirements on how the system presents the approach...
Forum: COMM 07-17-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,228
Posted By hpmicrowave
V6 issues

Larry, if the coax connections and antenna are good (might try using a handheld at 5 watts through the V6 coax to its antenna and TX to another radio) for a TX test, and recieve is clear it's either...
Forum: ADS-B 05-10-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 37,859
Posted By hpmicrowave
What is SW?

SW is my Acronym for Software.

Cecil
Forum: ADS-B 05-10-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 37,859
Posted By hpmicrowave
Big Issue with uAvionix when using a G430W for GPS position

The uAvionix echo UAT can only accept the G430W GPS position on its COM2 In Port, and the G430W only outputs at 9600 Baud. The echoUAT can then only TX on COM2 at 9600 Baud. COM2 TX is the only...
Forum: ADS-B 03-17-2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 247,788
Posted By hpmicrowave
Latest NAVWORX Mssg to Customers

Web site is back up and Bill posted this message

NavWorx Customers & Dealers
To All Our Valued Customers,

I want to thank everyone for their continued patience pertaining to this ongoing situation....
Forum: ADS-B 02-10-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 247,788
Posted By hpmicrowave
NAVWORX Update, Words From Bill Today

I had asked Bill several times to post an update on the Forum, but for reasons only he knows he has not done so, but he did respond to my request for an update several hours ago today and agreed that...
Forum: ADS-B 01-23-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 247,788
Posted By hpmicrowave
NAVWORX

I just got a text from Bill on this story and he said he has not talked to AOPA and that NAVWORX has not ceased business. Hopefully he will provide an update soon (if he can given the situation he's...
Forum: ADS-B 10-23-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 698
Views: 247,788
Posted By hpmicrowave
AF News GPS (without WAAS) provides 38 CM(14.9 inch) Accuracy

The NAVWORX certified units can use an external certified GPS source like a G430W Nav unit (SW Ver 5.0 or later). But give me a break, the AF said last April the GPS satellites are providing 15"...
Forum: Safety 10-06-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 91,431
Posted By hpmicrowave
Hangar/Room at 18FD near Crestview FL

I have room in my hangar for 1 RV at 18FD. About 2 miles North of CEW Vortac near Crestview FL. Also have bed and pickup available in the hangar. Let me know.
Cecil
850-496-0464
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-21-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,911
Posted By hpmicrowave
Maybe need a firmware update?

It looks like you have the latest Firmware, but a possible answer posted on the MGL forum recently.

PostPosted: Thu Aug 18, 2016 3:34 am Post subject: Reply with quote
Just a suggestion, are you...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-22-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,181
Posted By hpmicrowave
MGL OSHKOSH 2016, Screen Design Tutorial, New Products

MGL will be back at OSHKOSH next week at Booths 2139 & 2140.

Matt will be there (will miss Rainier) plus Les Manchip, Chris Jones and myself. Matt says there will be some surprises with several New...
Forum: Safety 07-09-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,649
Posted By hpmicrowave
EAA Founders Innovation

VAC didn't mention that Yes, we did apply for this innovation prize. We are a team of 4 RV builders/pilots involved in making this happen and as you might guess Vac is our inspiration, leader, and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-11-2016, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,508
Posted By hpmicrowave
NavWorx ADS600-EXP.

My NavWorx ADS600-EXP works fine with my iPad mini via its built in WiFi. I use IFly GPS on my iPad. Full traffic and weather.

Cecil
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-30-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,420
Posted By hpmicrowave
Odyssey

We have the Odyssey in our RV6A. Works great. Lots of Odyssey updates also through the years. For more info and to talk with some other New Zelanders with MGL products. Check out the MGL...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-24-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,873
Posted By hpmicrowave
ADSB issues

Yes I have seen the same intermittent fail light from my Navworx unit. I suspect some type of internal system test is causing the light to flash but everything seems to work fine. Also flights that...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-06-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,686
Posted By hpmicrowave
Simulator

John, if you want to sample glass with a full sim take a look at the MGL iEFIS, each SW release comes with a PC simulator release, the sim supports AHRS, engine instrumentation, etc, and also let's...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-07-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,859
Posted By hpmicrowave
Head mounted cockpit video display

Yes this is cutting edge technology. The F35 has a virtual video HUD displayed inside the pilots helmet along with other AIrcraft information and day/night camera images surrounding the aircraft can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-19-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,459
Posted By hpmicrowave
Vans Mobile App

This IPhone App lets you take take and share RV pictures (mostly planes but not all RV's) while on the road or should I say fly! It's free and is growing pretty fast.

Cecil
Forum: Florida (North) 02-17-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,909
Posted By hpmicrowave
Eglin Aero Club - Still Open for business!!!!

Interesting discussion but premature. Eglin Aero Club is still very much alive. I keep my Cherokee on base at Eglin and it has lived here on and off over the past 25 years. We had our family RV6...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-23-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 19,292
Posted By hpmicrowave
New iEFIS update integrates G400/500W and ADSB

In time for Christmas!! The latest iEFIS 1.0.0.9 release has now integrated the Garmin 400/500W avionics and the NavWorx ADSB systems into the iEFIS. I will be updating both the G400/500W and ADSB...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-12-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 36,999
Posted By hpmicrowave
Flying in the dark

No one has asked me yet about what I am wearing in my Avitar picture but it's called a helmet mounted display. Inside this helmet 2 smal video projectors send a video stream to each eye. A computer...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-05-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,341
Posted By hpmicrowave
Navworx TSO & USB issues

Last time I talked with Bill at NavWorx he told me he had completed all TSO requirements and FAA was satisfied with the unit and he was waiting on the approval paperwork. He said that hurdle was...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-04-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,341
Posted By hpmicrowave
Navworx Setup

Doug, I have a little HP netbook with USB only connections to configure the Navworx, but I have a $15 USB to serial connector, works like a charm to connect the Navworx Mntc port to the Mntc set up...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-30-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 19,292
Posted By hpmicrowave
My MGL support

I am also just a unPaid MGL customer helping as best I can. The iEFIS is a cutting edge product that I have the privlege of helping along at the HiTech edges. There is no doubt in my mind that...
Forum: ADS-B 06-11-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,795
Posted By hpmicrowave
Smile Navworx provides my unit

Navworx (Bill Moffitt) provided me my missing UAT today. So I should be back fully operational soon! So if anyone needs a little help with your UAT setup let me know and I will see if I can help. ...
Forum: ADS-B 06-08-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,795
Posted By hpmicrowave
Angry Navworx control and issues, Is Navworx still in business?

I have a Navworx unit working great in our RV6 operated by a MGL Odyssey Efis. The Odyssey will let you change your ADSB code to match the Transponder Code if like in our case we have a old KT76A...
Forum: ADS-B 01-29-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,454
Posted By hpmicrowave
Adsb Data Display?

Adsb data display is no trivial effort. First you need an adsb unit. TIS-B & FIS-B units are made by few companies and TIS units that recieve all traffic & Xmit your own info to other traffic and the...
Forum: COMM 12-14-2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,663
Posted By hpmicrowave
GMA240 IPhone Adapter

I can't find my previous post on this subject from several years ago but anyway I bought a Jupiter Jack phone adapter from the As seen on TV store and inside the kit is an IPhone 4-ring adapter plug...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-10-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,271
Posted By hpmicrowave
Did you get an answer?

Richard, did you get or find an answer for this question? If yes, can you say what you found out?
I have Dynon
Oil Pressure 0-150 PSI
Oil Temp Lycoming
Fuel Pressure 0-80 PSI

Thanks
Cecil Jones
Forum: ADS-B 04-09-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,036
Posted By hpmicrowave
NAVWORX ADSB

From all my work with NAVWORZ I have not read in their documentation or been told by Bill Moffitt that their equipment operates as a standard IFF or Mode-S IFF or has any Recv function on any IFF...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-08-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,375
Posted By hpmicrowave
Post Beware Of the New Garmin

:( At Sun-N-Fun I was talking to several of the ADSB vendors about integration of their equipment with the Garmin G430W and they said they were waiting on Garmin to support them due to Gamins...
Forum: ADS-B 01-05-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,989
Posted By hpmicrowave
Navworx external GPS not that simple

According to Bill Moffit at NavWorx the G430 does not have the Arinc Labels (messages) that provide vertical velocity which the FAA requires for Adsb operation. Bill is hoping Garmin will add those...
Forum: ADS-B 01-01-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 13,989
Posted By hpmicrowave
ADSB Wx Data Examples from 1 Jan2011

I posted this ADSB WX Info piece today on the MGL Forum and thought it kind of fit into this ADSB thread of why anybody might want ADSB including out! I do believe 100% in ADSB out, just wish the...
Forum: GPS 07-26-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,135
Posted By hpmicrowave
430 No GPS

This happened to me several months ago and I traced it down to a EMI issue from a old VHF radio I have. Next time it happens put 430'on satellite page and start turning off other aircraft avionics...
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