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Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-18-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,305
Posted By hpmicrowave
G3x replacement

I'm sure when the G4x comes out (maybe by Oshkosh this year?) this magic functionality will be there as part of its upgraded selling points! Go through the G3x wish list to see what other upgrades...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-06-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,902
Posted By hpmicrowave
HUDly Classic Power cable.

If I remember correctly the Hudly Classic power supply cable has one of its internal USB wires connected I think to ground in a non standard way from a normal USB power cable and if the unit doesn't...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 02-01-2021, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,964
Posted By hpmicrowave
RV8 POH

I created my RV8 POH last fall (O-360) and figured out how to print it out in MS word booklet format. Not perfect but pretty good by my standards and I'll share either as a PDF or MS Word document. ...
Forum: GPS 01-20-2021, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,076
Posted By hpmicrowave
GA35 Antenna

Thanks Justin, I have contacted Garmin via e-Mail. The malfunction certainly seems to be what you discussed but I don't believe I over torqued the antenna install, this was the 5th GA35 I have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-20-2021, 11:08 PM
Replies: 6
AOA
Views: 506
Posted By hpmicrowave
ONSPEED AOA in my RV8

I have our ONSPEED Gen3 AOA system with audio and our little AOA EM (energy management) display installed in my RV8. The stereo audio is controlled via the red circled knob under the visual display....
Forum: GPS 01-19-2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,076
Posted By hpmicrowave
When All your GPS systems have No Signal?

Just before my 1st RV8 test flight at the start of a simple ground run all the GPS systems in my RV8 would not boot up (in total I think I have 5?). All the systems showed No GPS satellites and zero...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-09-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,539
Posted By hpmicrowave
Any Nellis pilots seen these targets?

There in the NW corner area of the 70 series ranges, might not recognize them for what they are (ship target outlines) when your whizzing by at 480 knots or more!

About 10 miles or so West of...
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-07-2021, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By hpmicrowave
SN9 Flight Slipped to Sunday?

Word this evening is a SN9 engine ground test fire only Friday and test flight slipped to Sunday?
Forum: Places To Fly...Things to See...Things to Eat 01-04-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,539
Posted By hpmicrowave
WW2 Nellis Bomber Ship Targets

This is one of my Favorite Spots as seen from Google Earth, I first saw these ship targets years ago while flying F4 training missions on the Nellis Range, then one day I went into Google earth to...
Forum: Job Board 12-24-2020, 12:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 903
Posted By hpmicrowave
TAF?

Yep, the folks are doing great, and with their new Rotax 4 seat high wing coming down the line (first flight last Friday!!!) the operation is expanding. I always promised them after I got my RV8...
Forum: Job Board 12-22-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 903
Posted By hpmicrowave
Aviation Job Opening Torrance CA

Looking for an experienced A&P or experienced aircraft builder that might be interested in running a home built Aircraft Builder support facility at the Torrance CA airport? Looking for a good...
Forum: ADS-B 12-02-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 21,948
Posted By hpmicrowave
GDL 51 & G3x?

Is the GDL 51 (Not R) model supported by the GDU 450/455/460/465/470 G3X Touch displays?
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-21-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,858
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: 1,143
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: 18
Views: 2,030
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: 45
Views: 10,325
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: 1,121
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: 5,424
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: 1,846
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: 1,956
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: 1,985
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: 5,182
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: 1,520
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: 692
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: 2,561
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: 2,231
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: 602
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: 97
Views: 26,187
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: 11
Views: 3,504
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: 3,744
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: 1,180
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: 4,185
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: 1,017
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: 11,019
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: 11,095
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: 51
Views: 11,902
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: 51
Views: 11,902
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: 51
Views: 11,902
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: 1,376
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: 837
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: 2,672
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: 3,207
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: 1,083
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: 2,341
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: 39,268
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: 39,268
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: 256,775
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: 256,775
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: 256,775
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: 256,775
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: 96,325
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: 1,989
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: 1,219
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: 2,702
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: 4,594
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: 2,507
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: 2,922
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: 22,663
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: 3,899
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: 12,623
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: 7,981
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: 19,686
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: 37,340
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: 2,431
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...
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