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Forum: GPS 05-30-2022, 07:38 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 395,239
Posted By Pave Tim
Our current configuration will not allow that...

Our current configuration will not allow that without some serious rework.
Forum: GPS 05-29-2022, 10:17 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 395,239
Posted By Pave Tim
It would be nice if I could use my 660 while...

It would be nice if I could use my 660 while connected to both my GDL 50 and my iPad mini. That way, the back seater could make flight plan changes on the iPad and push them to the 660...while still...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 05-15-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By Pave Tim
I reached out. He is really busy because he is...

I reached out. He is really busy because he is good....and we have a runway length issue at FFZ.
Forum: West (and Southwest) 05-14-2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By Pave Tim
Avionics install assist in W. PHX

Not in a RV but something equally cool. Need someone experienced and competent to help with:

2x G5 (DG/HSI)

GPS-175 when itís finally ships.

Tim@aahg.org
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-03-2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 901
Posted By Pave Tim
For us, its form and function. In our...

For us, its form and function. In our application, using a G3X would require a major panel modification that we are not willing to do.

I agree that the G3X would be nicer though,
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-02-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 901
Posted By Pave Tim
Aspen....

I don't see much on the Aspen line. Anyone running them and if so, thoughts? Pretty straight forward install?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-30-2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,108
Posted By Pave Tim
SatNav -vs- Land based Nav

Here is my question. How much effort should one put into adding land based navigation capability to an airplane when nearly every airport has GPS approaches? How many times is a GPS approach NOTAMíed...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-27-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,247
Posted By Pave Tim
You can get one for the low-low price of around...

You can get one for the low-low price of around 75K.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-26-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,247
Posted By Pave Tim
GlowForge Laser Engraver

Has anyone used a GlowForge laser engraver for panel work? We bought one and its on the way. Have some ideas and will try out for a few small panels before getting brave. It can also cut limited...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-31-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,228
Posted By Pave Tim
G3X 7" single portrait display

Anyone using it and if so, thoughts on it?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,369
Posted By Pave Tim
Is the only way to get the FD function through...

Is the only way to get the FD function through use of a dedicated controller? I am looking at an install that does NOT include an autopilot but would like to have the FD functions. I use autopilot in...
Forum: GPS 12-25-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 395,239
Posted By Pave Tim
Area spelled backwards? Area...

Area spelled backwards? Area navigation....RNAV...just spitballing.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-22-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,443
Posted By Pave Tim
Quick off topic question...

G3Expert...is there a "mod" for the G5 to increase the max speed beyond the 300 kts? You can PM if you want.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-09-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 833
Posted By Pave Tim
The guy that started that is ALWAYS at his hangar...

The guy that started that is ALWAYS at his hangar on the north side of the field. He keeps a Duke in there. End hangar J row I think. Richard something...

Next time I see him I will ask him.

Maybe...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-07-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,837
Posted By Pave Tim
Thanks for all the replies. My personal needs...

Thanks for all the replies.

My personal needs for a door are 50x14 which is a stretch.

My immediate concerns are a challenge but I am also thinking about down the road when and if I sell the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,837
Posted By Pave Tim
The limitation is imposed by the control tower....

The limitation is imposed by the control tower. Anything higher than 15 feet will obstruct the view of one of the taxiways. I fly business jets for living And have been to airports with the tower...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,837
Posted By Pave Tim
I had a steel building guy look at it and even...

I had a steel building guy look at it and even with a mostly flat roof and hydro door of 60', he needs more headroom for support. Accordion doors are an option their hangar construction needs larger...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,837
Posted By Pave Tim
They want a 64x60... And there is only taxiway...

They want a 64x60...

And there is only taxiway access on two sides
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-06-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,837
Posted By Pave Tim
Hangar thoughts....

I am sure a lot of you have your won hangar either built, bought, or rented. I am looking for some opinions on building one with limitations.

A local airport has a 64x60 cement pad with a 15'...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-16-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,880
Posted By Pave Tim
Unrelated to the thread but Bob, your inbox is...

Unrelated to the thread but Bob, your inbox is full trying send a message about XCOM radios.

Drop me a PM with some contact info!

Back to your normally scheduled programing.
Forum: RV-3 01-21-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,091
Posted By Pave Tim
Probably out of my invest range. Nice airplane!!!

Probably out of my invest range. Nice airplane!!!
Forum: RV-3 01-18-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,091
Posted By Pave Tim
Thanks David. I mentioned the "B" word and got a...

Thanks David. I mentioned the "B" word and got a previous post removed. But yeah...I saw those and was curious if anyone had intel on them
Forum: RV-3 01-17-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,091
Posted By Pave Tim
Well played. Is the post included in the sale?

Well played. Is the post included in the sale?
Forum: RV-3 01-16-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,091
Posted By Pave Tim
RV-3 wanted..

Does anyone know of a nice SOLID RV-3 that they would recommend looking at. Not looking for a show winner since I would like to add some personal touches to it. Any you would recommend staying away...
Forum: GPS 10-21-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,977
Posted By Pave Tim
New Mac's have a USB 3.0 which is more than...

New Mac's have a USB 3.0 which is more than likely the issue. I had the same issue and then noticed the note on the update page saying USB 3.0 may not be compatible. (You need a 2.0) I ended up using...
Forum: Safety 01-01-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 20,604
Posted By Pave Tim
Not sure if it was mentioned, besides all that...

Not sure if it was mentioned, besides all that gear, you need some skills. All the **** will get you nowhere if you do not have the skill to use and effect your own rescue. That gear will help you...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 11-02-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,160
Posted By Pave Tim
I like DVT and have some friends there but it...

I like DVT and have some friends there but it about an hour away.
Forum: West (and Southwest) 11-02-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,160
Posted By Pave Tim
Hangars in the West Valley of Phoenix?

I might be losing my spot and will need a place to house my airplane. I live near Luke AFB.

Thanks,

Tim
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-28-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,415
Posted By Pave Tim
The new iMovie (11) can reduce that wobble a bit....

The new iMovie (11) can reduce that wobble a bit. It will do nothing to fix the prop blur though.
Forum: GPS 07-26-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,480
Posted By Pave Tim
Cool Google Earth plug-in

(Changed the title to more accurately reflect the content of the post)

Lately, I have been logging my flights with a GPS, using GPS Visualizer to convert them over to GPX files and then using...
Forum: GPS 07-23-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,532
Posted By Pave Tim
For an additional $99.00 a year. Plus it has been...

For an additional $99.00 a year. Plus it has been hinted this may only work with the iPad2 since it has more processing power.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-05-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,052
Posted By Pave Tim
Very nice anit-glare screen...it is pricey at...

Very nice anit-glare screen...it is pricey at nearly $30.00 but works well. One nice thing about it is that you do not have to be a freaking surgeon to put it on like the other ones. This one...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-04-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,744
Posted By Pave Tim
Canadians flying in the US

A friend is wanting to come down to do some flying here in the states...any "unique" requirements to do that? They would be flying a US registered airplane...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-25-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,482
Posted By Pave Tim
This is an AWESOME anitglare screen. Pricey but...

This is an AWESOME anitglare screen. Pricey but works well and does not require you to squeeze out all the bubbles.

VERY...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-15-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,547
Posted By Pave Tim
The examiner was correct. It was a business...

The examiner was correct. It was a business flight. Some examiners even consider flight time as "compensation"


61.113
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,460
Posted By Pave Tim
Its amazing how much exploration was done...

Its amazing how much exploration was done centuries ago with nothing more than a sextant and the stars...and a hand drawn map. Sometimes getting lost is the best part!!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,460
Posted By Pave Tim
I prefer to challenge myself as a pilot and not...

I prefer to challenge myself as a pilot and not always depend on technology to get me through. I am not advocating taking an IFR X-C without the benefit of equipment, but a day VFR flight around the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,460
Posted By Pave Tim
As pilots, we should use every tool available to...

As pilots, we should use every tool available to us to fly safely. I am sure when VOR's were new, people thought they too were gizmo's. GPS' are the same way. The have made flying safer AND...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,460
Posted By Pave Tim
Am I at altitude? Short final? What stage of the...

Am I at altitude? Short final? What stage of the game am I in? How many birds do I have left before we have to land? Am I struggling with a particularly difficult level?


(no..I would not...but I...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,460
Posted By Pave Tim
By the way....Angry Birds is an AWESOME game.

By the way....Angry Birds is an AWESOME game.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,460
Posted By Pave Tim
This is probably what was said when glass started...

This is probably what was said when glass started making its way into GA airplanes. The diehards refused to go to glass and stuck with steam gauges.

Glass is hear to stay and while iPad (or...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-12-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,482
Posted By Pave Tim
Polarized sunglasses can cause one not to be able...

Polarized sunglasses can cause one not to be able to read certain screens. I know in some EFIS equipped airplanes, polarized sunglasses make it nearly impossible to read the screen. I have found that...
Forum: GPS 03-12-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 15,067
Posted By Pave Tim
Oh..plus you can lock your phone and wipe its...

Oh..plus you can lock your phone and wipe its info remotely. So, someone steals your phone, you press a button and POW..phone wiped of information.
Forum: Safety 03-09-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,972
Posted By Pave Tim
The AIM is non-regulatory. Pattern entries are...

The AIM is non-regulatory.

Pattern entries are recommended only where the overhead is specifically mentioned in the FAR's..if I recall. I do not have the FAR's in front of me.

Again, operate in a...
Forum: Safety 03-09-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,972
Posted By Pave Tim
As both a "jet" pilot and GA pilot, I would...

As both a "jet" pilot and GA pilot, I would always start monitoring traffic pattern radio 20 miles out or so to get an ideal of what is going on. Once we got closer while still with ATC, I would make...
Forum: West (and Southwest) 03-08-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,249
Posted By Pave Tim
Waynesville!!! I have done a little flying out of...

Waynesville!!! I have done a little flying out of there! What a great place!! The Stewarts are good people!

We moved out here from the 'burbs of Cincinnati and it was THE BEST decision we have ever...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,789
Posted By Pave Tim
Eric, You are my hero!! I hope that you are made...

Eric,

You are my hero!! I hope that you are made whole from this and wish you the best. Your actions to make others aware are EPIC and are a testament that the "little guy" DOES HAVE POWER!!

I used...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 02-21-2011, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,119
Posted By Pave Tim
I met him once in Olney....nice guy and from what...

I met him once in Olney....nice guy and from what I hear, an insanely talented pilot.
Forum: Safety 02-05-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,883
Posted By Pave Tim
"remember if you are not wearing it, it's not...

"remember if you are not wearing it, it's not survival gear"

Outstanding point. When I had a Yak-50 and went "cross country", I would wear an old military issued survival vest with some items that...
Forum: Safety 02-03-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,883
Posted By Pave Tim
Uncle Sam covered the cost of my underwater...

Uncle Sam covered the cost of my underwater egress. I hated every second of it...EVERY second of it...BUT...I knew it might save my life some day and I hope to never have to put it to practical use....
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-23-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,913
Posted By Pave Tim
The new iPad is supposed to be released in April...

The new iPad is supposed to be released in April and will have more inputs to include a USB port.


I am waiting!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 108,152
Posted By Pave Tim
They have removed most dissenting post from their...

They have removed most dissenting post from their Facebook site. It was overwhelmingly negative.

The word seems to be spreading fast...and this is something they may not be able to stop.
Forum: RV-3 10-29-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,704
Posted By Pave Tim
Gross Weight

I have seen listed gross weights for both the -A and -B all over the map.

Can anyone explain why there would be differences from what Vans has published.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-26-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,121
Posted By Pave Tim
My dad was in the insurance business for 50...

My dad was in the insurance business for 50 years..not with airplanes though. For catastrophic losses, insurance companies have insurance companies. In other words, once a claim reaches a certain...
Forum: RV-3 10-23-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 982
Posted By Pave Tim
RV-3A Panel Template

Anyone have one they can share?
Forum: West (and Southwest) 10-19-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,109
Posted By Pave Tim
Tucson Area Builders

I need someone to look at an airplane for me (pre-buy)...prefer an RV builder with an A&P.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,249
Posted By Pave Tim
Just to throw this out there. A few months back,...

Just to throw this out there. A few months back, the military went nuts about people using thumb drives on gov't computers since most of them are from overseas..China....

Anyway, I hear they found...
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-26-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,294
Posted By Pave Tim
Thanks for the pics!! It makes me uber jealous...

Thanks for the pics!! It makes me uber jealous and reminds me of some great times!
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 09-26-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,294
Posted By Pave Tim
When I lived in Louisville, I spent a great deal...

When I lived in Louisville, I spent a great deal of time flying into Lee Bottom over the years. In fact, I flew a Citabria in on a gorgeous October afternoon and asked my wife to marry me. (She had...
Forum: RV-4 09-16-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,201
Posted By Pave Tim
Where are the guns?

Where are the guns?
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