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Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-29-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 143,562
Posted By rjtjrt
It is easily switchable in G3X Touch. Built in to...

It is easily switchable in G3X Touch. Built in to the G3X by Garmin.
You can switch back and forwards at will.
Edit: As answered above by MED (post 398).
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-04-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 983
Posted By rjtjrt
Jim I bet he was very proud of you that day you...

Jim
I bet he was very proud of you that day you flew first solo.
Forum: GPS 03-29-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By rjtjrt
I would love to have such a course...

I would love to have such a course available.
Great need to be able to practice use of G3X Touch at home.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-10-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,678
Posted By rjtjrt
Tough to loose them. Hope Pablo is not too bereft...

Tough to loose them. Hope Pablo is not too bereft loosing his friend.
Forum: Trip Write-ups 02-09-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,787
Posted By rjtjrt
Great trip to get a fantastic pup. Love...

Great trip to get a fantastic pup.
Love Ridgebacks.
For Suri it must have been a big, strange day - look where her tail is in the family photo on the ground.
I know she will settle in when she gets...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,218
Posted By rjtjrt
Barb You are a truly good human being. As the...

Barb
You are a truly good human being.
As the voice of Van's, it always lifted my spirits when you came on the phone.
Please know, you made a difference to many thousands of people, all over the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-18-2021, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,437
Posted By rjtjrt
Michael Thanks for the reply. I just re read my...

Michael
Thanks for the reply.
I just re read my post.
It reads like I am trying to hijack your thread.
My apologies.
John
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-18-2021, 04:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,437
Posted By rjtjrt
I would like to canvas opinions as to whether...

I would like to canvas opinions as to whether people have found the glareshield to be a worthwhile addition to the 12.

If someone could post a couple of photo's of the finished glareshield in an...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-08-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By rjtjrt
Dave. Looking forward to reading it. Will it be...

Dave.
Looking forward to reading it.
Will it be in an Ebook as well as the paperback?
John
Forum: My RV Build Project 12-27-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 69,511
Posted By rjtjrt
Ed That is a beautiful aircraft. You must be very...

Ed
That is a beautiful aircraft. You must be very proud.
Well done that man!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-30-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,540
Posted By rjtjrt
Many thanks John.

Many thanks John.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-30-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,836
Posted By rjtjrt
I would be interested in some update on this as...

I would be interested in some update on this as well. Any info would assist in planning.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-24-2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,540
Posted By rjtjrt
What is the difference between the new WD-01221-1...

What is the difference between the new WD-01221-1 and the original design?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 11-21-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,540
Posted By rjtjrt
What is the difference between the new WD-01221-1...

What is the difference between the new WD-01221-1 and the original design?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-08-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 143,562
Posted By rjtjrt
As a work around, a required throttle visual...

As a work around, a required throttle visual guide on the EFIS screen to prompt pilot what power is needed would work if pilot not incapacitated.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-06-2020, 01:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,305
Posted By rjtjrt
Here in Australia, my Ipad Mini has overheated...

Here in Australia, my Ipad Mini has overheated shutdown on a number of occasions when flying after some time when sun is shining on it. Move it to hold it is airflow of a fresh air vent gets it cool...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-05-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,316
Posted By rjtjrt
Looks like the lawn chairs are set up to view the...

Looks like the lawn chairs are set up to view the runway.
Maybe the new neighbour likes watching planes and if he is talked to maybe he would like a flight and some info on homebuilding and basing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-30-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,100
Posted By rjtjrt
Tim Thanks for coming here to help with upcoming...

Tim
Thanks for coming here to help with upcoming fire season. Your and your colleague's skills are appreciated here.
John
Forum: Aircraft Camping 08-22-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 25,672
Posted By rjtjrt
I was wondering how the lodge got power, but just...

I was wondering how the lodge got power, but just found a link to a local Hydro Power that has been set...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-19-2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,752
Posted By rjtjrt
Paul How did you adapt the bung adaptor to go in...

Paul
How did you adapt the bung adaptor to go in and seal it in the jerry can?
John
Forum: Aircraft Camping 08-13-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 25,672
Posted By rjtjrt
Great writing, superb countryside, and a...

Great writing, superb countryside, and a beautiful dog.
You are a fortunate man.
Forum: Safety 07-26-2020, 01:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,885
Posted By rjtjrt
Partial engine failure is so hard to resist...

Partial engine failure is so hard to resist flying to a better landing spot, that is better than the nearest adequate field.
I hope I would have resisted the temptation to overfly the nearer “good...
Forum: COMM 06-22-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 990
Posted By rjtjrt
Duffmiester Maybe try Michael Coates. He is...

Duffmiester
Maybe try Michael Coates. He is at:

https://www.xair.com.au/

Their contact page:

https://www.xair.com.au/contact/contact.html
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-15-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,838
Posted By rjtjrt
Just wondering if there is an answer to the OP...

Just wondering if there is an answer to the OP question yet?
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-07-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,838
Posted By rjtjrt
Seagull If no one her can answer this, perhaps an...

Seagull
If no one her can answer this, perhaps an email to Van?s Support would get a reply?
If so, please post the info here.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-19-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,107
Posted By rjtjrt
NDB approach with an RMI pointer and a heading...

NDB approach with an RMI pointer and a heading bug on a slaved compass makes NDB Approach so easy compared to raw data.
I only wish Garmin had that option on G3X Touch.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-11-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,949
Posted By rjtjrt
RV-12 is a rough ride in my experience, even in...

RV-12 is a rough ride in my experience, even in virtually no turbulence (by that I mean I rarely find a day that is not a rough ride unless up high). Get up high and it is ok, but getting up high is...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-04-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,110
Posted By rjtjrt
The problem that makes me reluctant to use a...

The problem that makes me reluctant to use a cover, is potential overheating.

Shutdown due heat is an intermittent but not infrequent issue for my iPad Mini 2, and not sure but I assume ipad pro has...
Forum: GPS 04-29-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,295
Posted By rjtjrt
Justin Re feeding traffic via wifi/bluetooth....

Justin
Re feeding traffic via wifi/bluetooth. Will it take a traffic feed from a GDL 39R, via wifi or bluetooth?
I note your info that it will take a feed from "... the GDL 52....", But no mention of...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-01-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,118
Posted By rjtjrt
Not trying to be sanctimonious, but in this time...

Not trying to be sanctimonious, but in this time there are others that NEED N95/P2 respirators and filters more than builders, who want them rather than need them.
Please don't chase these and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2020, 10:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,929
Posted By rjtjrt
Luca We are thinking of Italy, and her...

Luca
We are thinking of Italy, and her people.
Australia sends respect and solidarity. The Italian people are magnificent.

https://youtu.be/OPeLZhgmwCs
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-19-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,747
Posted By rjtjrt
Jeff Thanks for doing this. I would also like a...

Jeff
Thanks for doing this.
I would also like a photo with tape measure.
PM with my email sent.
Thanks
John
Forum: Safety 02-15-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 15,849
Posted By rjtjrt
In another thread in 2014 Cactusman referenced an...

In another thread in 2014 Cactusman referenced an article in RVator about this (use of Choke), but that article seems to no longer be available.
Post is...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-05-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 143,562
Posted By rjtjrt
Anthony. Very helpful. Thanks.

Anthony.
Very helpful. Thanks.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-04-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 143,562
Posted By rjtjrt
I would love to know how to do this setting.

I would love to know how to do this setting.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-26-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,298
Posted By rjtjrt
I have often wondered about making a tool with a...

I have often wondered about making a tool with a pointed end that fits permanently over the bottom end of a fire extinguisher (whilst in its mount). Probably need to modify mount to allow this.
It...
Forum: GPS 12-12-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 337,469
Posted By rjtjrt
I wonder how they came up with the name “Aera”?

I wonder how they came up with the name “Aera”?
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 12-08-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,960
Posted By rjtjrt
Suzanne sounds like such a terrific person. Very...

Suzanne sounds like such a terrific person.
Very sorry to hear of her passing. All the best to Tom and his family.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-20-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,857
Posted By rjtjrt
Bob, I am sure your mum/mom was grateful to have...

Bob,
I am sure your mum/mom was grateful to have you as her son, and proud of the man you became.
Terrible time when loved parents go.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-05-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By rjtjrt
Steve. Thanks.

Steve.
Thanks.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-05-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By rjtjrt
Can G3X Touch Display User Waypoints on Chart?

Can G3X Touch Display User Waypoints in Chart display?
They show on Map display, but not in Charts on my G3X Touch.
I did a search but nothing came up.
John
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,395
Posted By rjtjrt
Suzanne and Tom, Have a great holiday. You both...

Suzanne and Tom,
Have a great holiday. You both deserve it.
Don't worry or think about work, just enjoy the break you have both earned enduring the medical profession poking and proding!
John
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-28-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,722
Posted By rjtjrt
RV2002 posted about need to support/secure...

RV2002 posted about need to support/secure tailcone sometime ago. Van?s would be able to tell you their suggestion.
Forum: California 09-06-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,578
Posted By rjtjrt
God bless you Brian. I wish I were closer to help.

God bless you Brian. I wish I were closer to help.
Forum: Safety 07-31-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,662
Posted By rjtjrt
Salto, there are more photo’s here, but I can’t...

Salto, there are more photo’s here, but I can’t post pics.

https://www.pprune.org/pacific-general-aviation-questions/624016-plane-crash-william-creek-airfield-3.html#post10533527
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-30-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,903
Posted By rjtjrt
CAN Bus Can Be Hacked

Report CAN Bus is insecure to hacking.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/travel-troubles/114630732/us-issues-hacking-security-alert-for-small-planes
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 07-28-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,924
Posted By rjtjrt
This is the link to the SB...

This is the link to the SB instructions

https://legacy.rotaxowner.com/si_tb_info/serviceb/sb-912-073.pdf
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 06-26-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,950
Posted By rjtjrt
Chipmunk is the most lovely aircraft. A...

Chipmunk is the most lovely aircraft. A beautiful, graceful lady.
Iconic smell of the cockpit.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-18-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,417
Posted By rjtjrt
If and when anyone finds the section in...

If and when anyone finds the section in Installation Manual, could they kindly post it?
I can never find anything in those manuals. I will look as well and post iypt if I can find it.

Also, can...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,181
Posted By rjtjrt
Randy It would be good if you can post what the...

Randy
It would be good if you can post what the 3M product is, when you get it.
Thanks.
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-17-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,485
Posted By rjtjrt
I have not fitted the glareshield yet. Not sure...

I have not fitted the glareshield yet.
Not sure if it is an advantage over standard non glareshield panel.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-07-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,709
Posted By rjtjrt
I too welcome this from a Garmin, and thank them....

I too welcome this from a Garmin, and thank them. They probably now realise why so many of us in Australia have a low opinion of CASA (our equivalent of FAA).
I had become resigned to it never...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-06-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,709
Posted By rjtjrt
I just downloaded a VFR Chart database for the...

I just downloaded a VFR Chart database for the Aera 660.

As a one time download (not a yearly subscription), it was A$50-00.
VTC, VNC, and WAC's on my first look.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-06-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,709
Posted By rjtjrt
Brad Thanks, I was reading from the Garmin press...

Brad
Thanks, I was reading from the Garmin press release, which must had abbreviated info on pricing.
In your screenshot it says USD299.99 is the 69% discount price.
So regular price will be...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-06-2019, 02:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,709
Posted By rjtjrt
Garmin Australian Charts Available

https://newsroom.garmin.com/press-release/garminr-expands-aviation-database-coverage-and-capabilities-australia

If I am reading it correctly, it comes at an eye watering cost (subscription...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-13-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,127
Posted By rjtjrt
Plus 1.....

Plus 1.....
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-16-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,857
Posted By rjtjrt
When I go to...

When I go to
https://www.vansaircraft.com/public/service-rv12.htm
And scroll down to ?Revisions and Changes?

most recent update is 08/23/2018 of Sect 5.
Not sure what I am doing wrong?
John
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 12-09-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 34,423
Posted By rjtjrt
Scott, This is a link to a post (post 119) from...

Scott,
This is a link to a post (post 119) from Sensenich about this in another...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-04-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,200
Posted By rjtjrt
Bill Have you asked Garmin about the time it...

Bill
Have you asked Garmin about the time it takes to change?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-09-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,569
Posted By rjtjrt
Agree about video on setting prop blade angle in...

Agree about video on setting prop blade angle in RV-12.

John
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-05-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,905
Posted By rjtjrt
Pierre, If you have no GPS on the iPad then above...

Pierre,
If you have no GPS on the iPad then above suggestions apply.
But always check first that Location Services are selected on for the application (in this case Ifly). A friend had same problem...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,694
Posted By rjtjrt
Ed PM, and email sent. John

Ed
PM, and email sent.
John
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-26-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,694
Posted By rjtjrt
I was referred by Van?s to a gentleman, Tom...

I was referred by Van?s to a gentleman, Tom Hinkley in Hubbard OR, not far from Van?s factory, who was absolutely excellent to deal with. Did a superb job.
If you PM me I can send you his contact...
Forum: GPS 09-17-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,590
Posted By rjtjrt
Had the dam problem when I recently tried to...

Had the dam problem when I recently tried to update both a 495, and a 296.
John
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