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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-04-2021, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By hpmicrowave
NACA scoop

It turns out I have one. Will sell for 50% of Vans going rate. It's for an 8, not sure if different planes have different scoops?

Send PM if interested.
Forum: RV-8/8A 10-29-2021, 09:24 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 898,808
Posted By hpmicrowave
My RV8 Panel

Its taken a while but my RV8 panel is nearing completion.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-27-2021, 11:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,953
Posted By hpmicrowave
Video Cameras in your RV

I have 4 cameras in my 8 with separate video selector switchs for front or back seater camera selection into their EFIS. All are micro video cameras, 3 are micro backup type cameras that can reverse...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-27-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,969
Posted By hpmicrowave
Use of Military Airfields

The Air Force still allows active duty and retires to land at USAF airfields as long as you get the right insurance and fill out all the military paper work. I maintain my AF permit #'s for my RV8...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-18-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,528
Posted By hpmicrowave
Epic Optix HUD

What you can't really see is the Epic Optix HUD controls are below my line of sight over the cowl, and while the HUD combining glass sits directly in my forward line of sight you can see clearly...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-17-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,528
Posted By hpmicrowave
DIY HUD Installed in my RV8

After several years of our OnSpeed group working on our AOA system we have also been (on the side) developing our own custom HUD Software and using the software I finally have an operational HUD...
Forum: RV-8/8A 09-06-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By hpmicrowave
Rv8 POH

Bill. Send me a pm, I'll send you mine in several different editable formats.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-09-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,716
Posted By hpmicrowave
RV vs a Sling

I asked the same question several years ago and decided I wanted both a RV8 and a Sling 4 TSI. Different planes, different missions. My RV8 is flying and I love it, I was the 3rd builder (started...
Forum: RV-15 08-09-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,188
Posted By hpmicrowave
RV15 Engine

I can only add that this rumour or best guess didn't come from Rotax but I think from a Rotax dealer.
Forum: RV-15 08-08-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,188
Posted By hpmicrowave
RV15 Engine choice

After asking a few questions and listening to some interesting conversations at Oshkosh I got the clear feeling that Rotax is going to get a major new
customer for its 915iS engine around the first...
Forum: Safety 07-22-2021, 12:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,765
Posted By hpmicrowave
OnSpeed AOA system in my RV8

My onspeed AOA system works just as Vac described. There is no tone in normal cruise flight when AOA is below L/D max, which is the majority of my normal flying, but during takeoff and climb out the...
Forum: Safety 07-13-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,386
Posted By hpmicrowave
OnSpeed System in my RV8

Our total thanks to Vern for developing the M5 EM display as part of our OnSpeed team. We call the number 44 % lift and its goes from 0 to 99, it's used to indicate what the tone should be and where...
Forum: Safety 07-13-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,386
Posted By hpmicrowave
OnSpeed System in my RV8

I've been flying with our OnSpeed system in my RV8 for about 5 months (my RV8 first flew in Dec20). Works as advertised. Since I'm also part of the FlyOnSpeed team I understand AOA and the inner...
Forum: ADS-B 06-11-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,209
Posted By hpmicrowave
Non-Garmin ADSB on AERA 660 0r 560

I'm pretty sure you will find that these units will only display ADSB data sent from a Garmin ADSB receiver. This ensures there is No ADSB interoperability between your Garmin systems and the rest...
Forum: Engine Monitors 04-22-2021, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By hpmicrowave
NEMA is a standard

Actually the NEMA format has been the standard for some 30 years, what's really weird is that Garmin doesn't suport it anymore? But you can probably find an economical GPS system for under $50...
Forum: Electrical Systems 03-19-2021, 11:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,955
Posted By hpmicrowave
Molex

I've used Molex connectors for some 30 years and never had a failure, but I solider every wire to the Molex pin after I crimp it. It's a pain but it works.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-19-2021, 12:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,528
Posted By hpmicrowave
USB power for Hudly Classic or other HUD displays

Your welcome. And if you want to use the serial data output from a G3x, Dynon, or MGL EFIS to drive a HUD display send me a PM. Can fix you up using a Raspberry PI as the interface processor.
Forum: Reviews 03-16-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 755
Posted By hpmicrowave
RV15 Competition? EAA Webinar 17Mar Sling 4 High Wing Rotax 915iS

Sling Aircraft is giving an EAA Webinar tomorrow evening at 7PM (CDT). Discussion will include the new Sling 4 High Wing (Nose wheel & Taildragger versions) and what's happening with some Electric...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-01-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 18,528
Posted By hpmicrowave
Secret to HUDLY Classic Mini-B USB Power connector

I have finally figured our the secret to the HUDLY Classic Mini B Power connector. Overview is it uses a USB Mini B Male connector and cable powered by 12VDC (Not 5VDC) that must have its unique...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-18-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,209
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: 64
Views: 18,528
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: 5,495
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: 1,933
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: 894
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: 1,933
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: 2,922
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: 1,652
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: 2,922
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: 1,429
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: 1,429
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: 29,047
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: 6,425
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: 1,851
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: 3,187
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: 49
Views: 14,739
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: 1,776
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: 7,488
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: 2,690
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: 2,840
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: 2,982
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: 6,069
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: 1,842
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: 1,271
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: 3,238
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: 2,907
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: 738
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: 156
Views: 41,186
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: 4,437
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: 4,550
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: 1,550
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: 4,769
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: 1,206
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: 12,686
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: 12,489
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: 64
Views: 18,528
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: 64
Views: 18,528
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: 64
Views: 18,528
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: 1,498
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: 939
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: 2,860
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: 3,589
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: 1,205
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: 2,709
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: 44,200
Posted By hpmicrowave
What is SW?

SW is my Acronym for Software.

Cecil
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