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Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-04-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By deej
Check out page 14: ...

Check out page 14: http://grtavionics.com/media/TrigTransponderA2.pdf

Looks like the sequence is:
Press any soft key.
Press the XPDR soft key.

Then to IDENT
Press IDENT soft key.

or for squawks:
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-04-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By deej
Hi Mark, I've been using the Mini to control a...

Hi Mark,
I've been using the Mini to control a TT22 for a few years now. It seems to work fine. Bear in mind I'm VFR and rarely have to change squawk codes, so in my case it is literally a "power...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-23-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By deej
I have a GRT HX connected to an Avidyne 540, and...

I have a GRT HX connected to an Avidyne 540, and it works very well.
Forum: GPS 10-08-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,473
Posted By deej
https://trig-avionics.com/support/u-s-ads-b-stc-pr...

https://trig-avionics.com/support/u-s-ads-b-stc-program/

You'll have to verify the software version.

-Dj
Forum: GPS 10-08-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,473
Posted By deej
You can connect your 430W to the Trig to make it...

You can connect your 430W to the Trig to make it legal for ADS-B.

-Dj
Forum: Propellers 07-19-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,243
Posted By deej
My application may be slightly different. I...

My application may be slightly different. I agree with the "in-flight adjustable" comment, and I'm really looking for two settings, take off and cruise. I intend on putting my Glastar on floats and...
Forum: Propellers 07-16-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,243
Posted By deej
Is #646 the Whisper Aircraft booth in the North...

Is #646 the Whisper Aircraft booth in the North Aircraft Display area?
Forum: Propellers 07-16-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,243
Posted By deej
I didn't think they were selling them yet since...

I didn't think they were selling them yet since they are still in the testing phase. Or is your home airfield the one where they are testing?

-Dj
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 04-10-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,039
Posted By deej
The Lightspeed and the Slick mag already have...

The Lightspeed and the Slick mag already have mismatched timing curves.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-25-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,337
Posted By deej
Nice kudos to GRT support! Did they indicate...

Nice kudos to GRT support!

Did they indicate what had failed in them? Mine is getting to be about that age.
Forum: GPS 02-11-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,861
Posted By deej
Jeppesen still sells the data, so that shouldn't...

Jeppesen still sells the data, so that shouldn't be a problem.

http://ww1.jeppesen.com/main/corporate/eSearch/products.jsp?N=0&Ntk=All&Ntt=gx60&Nty=1&D=gx60&Ntx=mode+matchall&Dx=mode+matchall
Forum: GPS 02-11-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,861
Posted By deej
If I recall correctly, those use the old PCMCIA...

If I recall correctly, those use the old PCMCIA cards. You should be able to find something on Amazon that will work with those cards.

Here is one from a quick search: ...
Forum: GPS 02-06-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,813
Posted By deej
Scroll to near the bottom and look at the "IFD...

Scroll to near the bottom and look at the "IFD Model Features" table:

http://www.avidyne.com/products/ifd/index.html

Wifi/Bluetooth is optional on the 440, built into the 540 and 550. They all...
Forum: GPS 02-06-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,813
Posted By deej
HA! I upgraded my iPad a bit ago, and still had...

HA! I upgraded my iPad a bit ago, and still had the old one kicking around. :-)

Most "normal" folk could probably borrow one from a friend or family member to try it out. :-)




Rico, leave the...
Forum: GPS 02-05-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,813
Posted By deej
I discovered something this weekend that just...

I discovered something this weekend that just blew me away. If you have two iPads, you can run the IFD Trainer (their simulator) software on one iPad, and set it to mimic an IFD440 (you can choose...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-10-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,874
Posted By deej
Hi Bill, The goal is simply to satisfy curiousity...

Hi Bill,
The goal is simply to satisfy curiousity and education. The Avweb article started us thinking, and led to asking questions.

-Dj
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-10-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,874
Posted By deej
FWIW, Continental replied with "The propeller...

FWIW, Continental replied with "The propeller doesn't heat up during engine operation, unless you have de-icing boots installed."
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-09-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,874
Posted By deej
Here are my thoughts, fwiw. Thermodynamics class...

Here are my thoughts, fwiw.

Thermodynamics class was a long time ago, but I think I recall that the larger the temperature difference, the better the rate of heat transfer.

We know that a fin...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-08-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,874
Posted By deej
That article was what prompted the discussion, in...

That article was what prompted the discussion, in particular this paragraph:

"Let?s look at the numbers involved in engine cooling, starting with the small role that the cylinder fins play. Only...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-08-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,874
Posted By deej
No actual data, but this is what I received back...

No actual data, but this is what I received back from Lycoming:

?Lycoming does not factor in the propeller for cooling, so there would more than likely be no noticeable change in engine temperature...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 01-07-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,874
Posted By deej
Heat dissipation through prop?

Hi all,
I am having a discussion with an acquaintance about the role that a metal prop plays in the cooling of a traditional aircraft engine, like a Lycoming O-320/360, specifically in heat being...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-03-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By deej
Thanks Ross. Thinning the slipring is my...

Thanks Ross. Thinning the slipring is my preferred option I think. I haven't purchased a prop yet so maybe the manufacturer will work with me on this.

-Dj
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-03-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By deej
Hi Tim, There is definitely a conflict. If there...

Hi Tim,
There is definitely a conflict. If there were a way to shrink the thickness of the plastic ring behind the slipring, it might be possible to make it work, but I'm not quite sure how to...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 01-03-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By deej
Electric prop and EI combo

I have a solid crank 150 hp O-320, and am using an older FlyEFII/SDS electronic ignition that replaced the right mag. The EI system is using magnets embedded in the flywheel for timing info.

I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-02-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 19,652
Posted By deej
You can display anything, including Google Maps...

You can display anything, including Google Maps if you wanted to. :-)

I have the original Hudly in my truck, and it simply displays whatever is on the iPhone screen.

-Dj
Forum: Alternative Engines 11-26-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 27,365
Posted By deej
Hi Ralph, Thanks for sharing this data. The...

Hi Ralph,
Thanks for sharing this data.

The issue, as I see it, is that these are two different aircraft (even if the same model) and probably built by two different people. We have absolutely no...
Forum: Alternative Engines 11-26-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 27,365
Posted By deej
If you ask them, they almost always made other...

If you ask them, they almost always made other changes to the aircraft when making the engine swap, so they don't know *exactly* what the difference is, that is another reason why I actually weighed...
Forum: Alternative Engines 11-25-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 27,365
Posted By deej
Seriously? *sigh* How much more substantiated...

Seriously? *sigh*

How much more substantiated would you like my data to be? I'm not going to go do the work, but I am curious just exactly what it would take.

A lot of builders use bathroom...
Forum: Alternative Engines 11-25-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 27,365
Posted By deej
https://www.campbells.com/v8/ :-)

https://www.campbells.com/v8/

:-)
Forum: Alternative Engines 11-25-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 27,365
Posted By deej
There are MANY reasons why two similarly equipped...

There are MANY reasons why two similarly equipped aircraft weigh differently, as we can see even with aircraft that have the same engine installed. Even primer versus alodine versus nothing can be 5...
Forum: Alternative Engines 11-22-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 27,365
Posted By deej
According to Lycoming, the IO-360-A series of...

According to Lycoming, the IO-360-A series of engines have dry weights not including accessories from 324 to 335 lbs:

https://deej.net/sportsman/reference/Lycoming-360-Engine-Insert.pdf

Note that...
Forum: Alternative Engines 11-22-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 27,365
Posted By deej
As stated on the web page, I measured everything...

As stated on the web page, I measured everything from the firewall forward (not including the actual firewall, and I didn't include a nosewheel if there was one).

Is there anything aft of the...
Forum: Alternative Engines 11-22-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 27,365
Posted By deej
To clarify, I used actual weight data, not...

To clarify, I used actual weight data, not theoretical data. If you or anyone can find an error with the data I posted, I can look into it.

The weights I used for the individual parts came from...
Forum: Alternative Engines 11-22-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 27,365
Posted By deej
I'm not an expert engine designer, but my own...

I'm not an expert engine designer, but my own research data shows this isn't necessarily true. Bear in mind I only did one engine comparison, but it seems Jack's analysis only examined one...
Forum: Alternative Engines 10-19-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,347
Posted By deej
It is not open to the world, that is true. ...

It is not open to the world, that is true. However, it is open to anyone that wants to join. When you sign up you can select not to get emails and just read the info on the web site if that is your...
Forum: Alternative Engines 10-19-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,347
Posted By deej
Pete and I were co-owners of the Subenews group...

Pete and I were co-owners of the Subenews group for several years before he passed, now I'm watching over it.

As Ross mentioned, the Subenews group is restricted to owners of Eggenfellner engine...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,670
Posted By deej
To echo Ross's comments, there are hundreds of...

To echo Ross's comments, there are hundreds of successful Subarus flying so a successful FWF certainly can be done.

The biggest issue, IMHO, was a few companies selling Subaru packages and...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 10-06-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,106
Posted By deej
Excellent idea, thank you for doing this! I'd...

Excellent idea, thank you for doing this!

I'd love to see a video showing the proper way to determine and program the correct fuel map for a Subaru engine.

Hypothetical example, taking the default...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-28-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 19,652
Posted By deej
A friend showed me the HUD in his new Prius last...

A friend showed me the HUD in his new Prius last weekend, and after seeing Greg's announcement and the 30 day return policy from Hudly, I decided to order one for my truck (2011 Ford Ranger). I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-14-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,983
Posted By deej
I think the point that is trying to be made is...

I think the point that is trying to be made is that the GPS units that you can get with most of the EFIS units today are as capable as the $10k TSO'd units from a hardware perspective (accuracy,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-28-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,267
Posted By deej
Biggest is no vertical guidance. Non-WAAS GPS...

Biggest is no vertical guidance. Non-WAAS GPS approaches are a series of "step down", as in X distance away you drop to a specific altitude, then at Y distance, you drop more, etc.

WAAS gives you...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-28-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,267
Posted By deej
When I was looking into this, cheapest way I...

When I was looking into this, cheapest way I could figure to do it:

Apollo GX-50 GPS - can be found for $500-$800, or alternatively a KLN89B for slightly more. Not WAAS, but both are perfectly...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-17-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 37,341
Posted By deej
Impressive! -Dj

Impressive!

-Dj
Forum: Propellers 02-17-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,243
Posted By deej
Feedback from AXSport Aviation, located in South...

Feedback from AXSport Aviation, located in South Africa http://www.axsport.co.za/

We are still busy doing the final testing on the Lycoming propeller, we should be finished in about 2 months.

It...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-16-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 37,341
Posted By deej
I think he meant, how are you getting the flight...

I think he meant, how are you getting the flight data embedded in the video, as in the airspeed in the lower left, and your flight path in the lower right.

I'm curious too! :-)

-Dj
Forum: Propellers 02-12-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,243
Posted By deej
Swapping engines would cost me way north of the...

Swapping engines would cost me way north of the $14k to buy an MT! :-) If I pull the engine, it would only make sense to put in an IO-360, or at the very least an O-340 stroker to replace the...
Forum: Propellers 02-09-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,243
Posted By deej
Electric variable pitch prop?

I have a solid crank Lyc O-320, so I can't use a hydraulic prop. I've been looking around for electric variable pitch props, but at $14k the MT is just ridiculously expensive.

I've found GT...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-08-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,060
Posted By deej
FWIW I did try one of those batteries (that same...

FWIW I did try one of those batteries (that same exact model in the picture), and it had poor performance turning over my O-320 in the summertime. Changed to a 680 and the increase in speed cranking...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-18-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,318
Posted By deej
Very nice! Please thank Tony for creating this...

Very nice! Please thank Tony for creating this and sharing it!

-Dj
Forum: APRS Tracking 09-13-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,040
Posted By deej
Are you sure about that? If the public is...

Are you sure about that? If the public is collecting it, it would not be unreasonable to assume the gov't is as well.

"A strange game. The only winning move is not to play. How about a nice game of...
Forum: ADS-B 09-04-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,227
Posted By deej
Ground based radar installations are used to feed...

Ground based radar installations are used to feed info to the ADS-B system. If the radar is picking up the false echoes due to the humidity (or smog, etc), it will show up on the ADS-B system.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-14-2016, 12:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,390
Posted By deej
Here is an incredibly expensive iPad cooling...

Here is an incredibly expensive iPad cooling option:

https://x-naut.com/

I suspect you could make something similar for 1/3 of the cost using a RAM mount if you were in the mood for a weekend...
Forum: ADS-B 08-11-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,595
Posted By deej
One possible benefit of having a UAT versus using...

One possible benefit of having a UAT versus using an ES transponder is that the ADS-B rules allow for a UAT to offer an "anonymous" mode similar to using "1200" on a Mode C transponder. The ADS-B...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 06-10-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 54,552
Posted By deej
Phil, after all that, I don't blame you. I'm...

Phil, after all that, I don't blame you.

I'm going on three+ years with my Rotec TBI setup and no issues so far.

If I ever do have issues I'll likely just go to fuel injection.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-27-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 24,801
Posted By deej
I have a dual buss system, and all of my critical...

I have a dual buss system, and all of my critical avionics, including the EMS, get powered on and are up and running before I crank the engine. Only one of the two battery buses cranks the engine,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-26-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,559
Posted By deej
Why not just use a long USB cable? I have a...

Why not just use a long USB cable?

I have a SkyRadar unit mounted in the tail section of my Glastar, with a long USB cable that plugs into the back of a GRT HX. Works fine.

You can get 15-25 foot...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-01-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,344
Posted By deej
Hi James, I am also very interested in this. I...

Hi James,
I am also very interested in this. I was unable to get your image to load. I have a GNS480 coupled to an HX, with a serial link from the HX to a Mini-X (DU data link). I'd love to be...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-01-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,344
Posted By deej
The Mini description page on their website and...

The Mini description page on their website and the manual mention using it for IFR in several locations.

Just one example from the web page:
"A Primary and A Backup
The Mini is not a compromised...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 02-29-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,193
Posted By deej
http://rotectbi.com/Installation.html Is that...

http://rotectbi.com/Installation.html

Is that what you are looking for?
Forum: Alternative Engines 02-14-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,714
Posted By deej
It looks like most of their props are only rated...

It looks like most of their props are only rated for 115 hp, with a single prop, the AP431CTF-WWR66U rated for 160 hp.

Would this be suitable for an EZ30 or EZ33 that could potentially offer more...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-21-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,452
Posted By deej
Ditto what he said. You'll pay more for the...

Ditto what he said. You'll pay more for the Nexus but you receive much better value.

I bought one of the cheap Android tablets and had trouble running one of the aviation apps due to OS level...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 12-09-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 54,552
Posted By deej
Neil, thank you for sharing. That is very good...

Neil, thank you for sharing. That is very good information to know. Did you happen to take any pictures when you had the fuel regulator apart?
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 10-29-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 54,552
Posted By deej
I feel bad that your friend has had such a bad...

I feel bad that your friend has had such a bad experience. I can sympathize that his experience sure sounds frustrating.

Things certainly may have changed since I installed mine 3 years ago, but...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 10-29-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 54,552
Posted By deej
Hi Bentlr, I can't say as I have a lot of...

Hi Bentlr,
I can't say as I have a lot of experience with the Rotec TBI, but I did install one on my O-320 and have been running with it for about 3 years with no issues.

There wasn't any crud in...
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