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Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-08-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,079
Posted By N402RH
What is a prop RPM Counter? Are you saying you...

What is a prop RPM Counter?

Are you saying you connected another RPM instrument and it did the same thing?

Did you try moving the tach signal wire to the other EMAG?

Rob Hickman
Advanced Flight...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-06-2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,079
Posted By N402RH
The best solution would be to send in the analog...

The best solution would be to send in the analog module and have it converted to a 12V Tach input. We should have some of our old 12V to 5V interface boards that should work with an AF-2500.


Try...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 02-15-2021, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By N402RH
The HDX flight plan and waypoint info will be...

The HDX flight plan and waypoint info will be coming from the GPS-175. Assuming the MGL NAV radio is sending data in Garmin SL30 or GNC255 data format the HDX CDI should show the ILS data.

The...
Forum: ADS-B 02-09-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,698
Posted By N402RH
I think people are confusing the TailBeacon and...

I think people are confusing the TailBeacon and the TailBeaconX ?

The TailBeacon is an ADS-B out only solution with a GPS.

The TailBeaconX is a Mode S-ES Transponder with a GPS. With the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-01-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,155
Posted By N402RH
No, The ignition key switch works just like...

No,

The ignition key switch works just like mags: Left position the EMAG only is running, Right position the Lightspeed is only running and in BOTH they both are working. The switch grounds the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 02-01-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,155
Posted By N402RH
EMAG Test Switch

I just installed one of the new 6 Cylinder EMAGS in my RV-10. I decided to use a round normally closed push button with green LED. The LED is wired in with the PMAG power so I can see if the PMAG...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-30-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,201
Posted By N402RH
In the past we provided a powder coated cover...

In the past we provided a powder coated cover plate that mounted on the screws that hold the radio stack mounting angles. Since the RV-14 radio stack trays mount to the airframe panel ribs it made...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-21-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 54,602
Posted By N402RH
AF-5000 with Avidyne IFD ILS Video

We just posted a new video from our RV-10 showing how to fly an ILS using an Advanced AF-5600 EFIS and Avidyne IFD550.

https://youtu.be/nOqXPYcfrBs

Rob Hickman
N402RH RV-10
Advanced Flight Systems
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-14-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By N402RH
What model RV? I had it mounted on the glare...

What model RV?
I had it mounted on the glare shield in my RV-10.

Rob Hickman
N402RH RV-10
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-13-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By N402RH
The Advanced/Dynon probes have a warranty and yes...

The Advanced/Dynon probes have a warranty and yes your probes are under warranty, I will be looking for the person that told you otherwise. I suspect your problem is with the connection to the probe...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-11-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,914
Posted By N402RH
When I finished my RV-10 I had a GNS430W and SL30...

When I finished my RV-10 I had a GNS430W and SL30 with dual NAV antennas connected to our first prototype AF-4500 EFIS screens. This is the setup that I used to get my instrument rating in the RV-10,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-11-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By N402RH
The Advanced-Dynon Advanced Control Module with...

The Advanced-Dynon Advanced Control Module with electronic circuit breakers has flap positioning control and makes all the avionics plug and play.

Rob Hickman
Advanced Flight Systems - Dynon Avionics
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-10-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,914
Posted By N402RH
Avidyne IFD Data Cost

I have an Avidyne IFD550 and a Garmin GTN650 in my RV-10 and this is what I pay for the databases per year:



IFD550 Full USA NAV Data $299

GTN650 Full USA NAV Data $299

AFS/Dynon Map...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-07-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,914
Posted By N402RH
and after all these years I thought I was the...

and after all these years I thought I was the Advanced Flight Expert :)

Dynon-Advanced have a number of employee's that have built and currently fly RV's. We are currently building a RV-12 at...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-05-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 772
Posted By N402RH
The FAA database got larger this month and we had...

The FAA database got larger this month and we had to rewrite some of our automated parsing tools to handle it. The Data was posted this morning on our web...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-16-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,815
Posted By N402RH
ACM-ECB

Since someone mentioned our Advanced Control Module with Electronic Circuit Breakers.....

If you have flown one of Van's demo planes chances are you have already used our ACM-ECB. Van's has our...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-16-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,815
Posted By N402RH
This is not correct, you can control the Dynon...

This is not correct, you can control the Dynon Autopilot from the EFIS screen or SV-AP-PANEL on a Skyview or an AF-5000 EFIS.

The Autotrim electronics are in the SV-AP-PANEL.

The AF-5000 EFIS can...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-19-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,873
Posted By N402RH
There is a very detailed step by step trouble...

There is a very detailed step by step trouble shooting procedure in the AF-4500 manual for the 430W interface starting on page...
Forum: RV-7/7A 09-02-2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,345
Posted By N402RH
Brompton now has an electric version of this...

Brompton now has an electric version of this bike.

Rob Hickman
N402RH RV-10
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-14-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 41
AOA
Views: 9,692
Posted By N402RH
We currently have a number of people flying our...

We currently have a number of people flying our latest beta version of AF-5000 V16 software that has the AOA tones. You have the option to select: Tones, Tones + Voice, or Voice only.



Rob...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-31-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 16,690
Posted By N402RH
I do not believe this is correct. The P-Lead...

I do not believe this is correct. The P-Lead (kill switch) was wired to a standard aircraft key switch, as long as the key switch was in the both position the P-Mags should have worked with enough...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-21-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,749
Posted By N402RH
Hopefully this will help with anyone else having...

Hopefully this will help with anyone else having problems in the future:

1. "I've tried to calibrate the fuel tank senders, but no luck there. The setup menu says I have 5 volts output which does...
Forum: RV-14 05-06-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 171,458
Posted By N402RH
Another new RV-14 IFR AdvancedPanel. AF-5600 EFIS...

Another new RV-14 IFR AdvancedPanel. AF-5600 EFIS PFD-MFD, Avidyne IFD440, PS Engineering PDA360 Remote Audio Panel and Dynon Com Radio.

Van's just finished upgrading their original RV-14A to a...
Forum: COMM 04-08-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,347
Posted By N402RH
The radio page on the AF-5000 EFIS works and...

The radio page on the AF-5000 EFIS works and looks just like the Dynon Com head. Turn the airport knob and the destination airport comes up first and then the nearest airports sorted by distance. ...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-07-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,771
Posted By N402RH
In the USA there is no requirement for a backup...

In the USA there is no requirement for a backup EFIS for IFR flight, not saying that is smart just not required.

In my RV-10 I have 4 separate AHRS units.

All three main EFIS screens are...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-07-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,771
Posted By N402RH
Overview The Advanced Panel system is based on...

Overview

The Advanced Panel system is based on our Advanced Control Module ?ACM-ECB?. The electronic circuit breaker ?ECB? version has internal circuit current monitoring and will shut off a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-05-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,771
Posted By N402RH
RV-7 Advanced Panel Video

Since we all did not get a chance to go to Sun-n-Fun this year we decided to post a new video showing how a RV-7 VFR panel can be upgraded to IFR. Stay safe during these difficult times and we look...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-07-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,422
Posted By N402RH
Jennifer is modeling one of our new Advanced...

Jennifer is modeling one of our new Advanced Jackets. We are getting so many fantastic panel pictures on Instagram, Facebook and VAF! Remember, you only have until February 29 to post a picture of a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-23-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,422
Posted By N402RH
Advanced Flight Systems Photo Contest

How would you like to win one of our new Advanced Flight Systems Jackets?

We are having an ADVANCED Photo contest and the winner will receive one of our awesome logo jackets. All you need to do...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-20-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,217
Posted By N402RH
The Skyview will not send fuel data to the IFD. ...

The Skyview will not send fuel data to the IFD. The Skyview will send all the required airdata that it needs using the SV-ARINC-429 module.

Rob Hickman
Advanced Flight Systems - Dynon Avionics
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-18-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,216
Posted By N402RH
I would use the PS Engineering PDA360R, it is...

I would use the PS Engineering PDA360R, it is available in a remote or panel mount version. Almost all of our AF-5000 panel customers use the remote model to save panel space. The EFIS will even...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-13-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,439
Posted By N402RH
The AF-5600 and AF-5600 EFIS screens are labeled...

The AF-5600 and AF-5600 EFIS screens are labeled with the model numbers, although it can be hard to read in the pictures. Almost all of the AFS panels use the AF-5600 10.4" EFIS, the only real...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-03-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 41
AOA
Views: 9,692
Posted By N402RH
It is near the top of the software list, before...

It is near the top of the software list, before Sun-n-Fun

Rob Hickman
Advanced Flight Systems / Dynon Avionics
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-02-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 41
AOA
Views: 9,692
Posted By N402RH
The AFS EFIS and our stand alone AOA Pro and AOA...

The AFS EFIS and our stand alone AOA Pro and AOA Sport are designed to have two separate AOA databases. When you put the flaps down you change the airfoil shape and that will change the stalling,...
Forum: Painting your RV 01-02-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,613
Posted By N402RH
This is what I used on my RV-10 and I am...

This is what I used on my RV-10 and I am currently painting my Cessna Aerobat with.

Aluminum Primer
PPG Variprime

Fiberglass Primer
PPG Prima K36
K201 Hardener
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-19-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,874
Posted By N402RH
I am confused, if the dog is in back who is...

I am confused, if the dog is in back who is Co-piloting the airplane?

LPV RWY18 approach into a snowy Sunriver Oregon, Truman is watching for other aircraft and Coyotes on the runway. ...
Forum: Autopilots 12-10-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By N402RH
Call me from the plane and we can figure it...

Call me from the plane and we can figure it out.

Rob Hickman
Advanced Flight Systems
(503) 263-0037 ext 2011
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By N402RH
And flying to CYRV SVN on...

And flying to CYRV

SVN on AF-5600
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49107595067_5cb47bf8e3_c.jpg

Map on AF-5700
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49106896033_63c05c950c_c.jpg

Rob...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-22-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By N402RH
These are screen captures from an AF-5700 running...

These are screen captures from an AF-5700 running the PocketFMS data in your...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-18-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,157
Posted By N402RH
Level the remote ADAHRS Rob Hickman Advanced...

Level the remote ADAHRS

Rob Hickman
Advanced Flight Systems
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-24-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,230
Posted By N402RH
The Skyview Warning Messages covering the slip...

The Skyview Warning Messages covering the slip ball have been fixed and will be in the next production software release.


Rob Hickman
N402RH RV-10
Advanced Flight Systems / Dynon Avionics
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-13-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,201
Posted By N402RH
Jennifer spent the week working at Dynon in...

Jennifer spent the week working at Dynon in Seattle and had a reservation to fly home on the 6:30 Alaska Airlines flight. The plan was for me to pick her up at the Portland airport at 7:30 and then...
Forum: RV-10 09-14-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,677
Posted By N402RH
AOPA Tullahoma Fly-In

Pictures of the AOPA Sweepstakes RV-10 front and center at the AOPA Tullahoma Fly-In. It is pretty awesome to see all the traditional certified aircraft pilots get so excited about a Van's RV-10 and...
Forum: ADS-B 08-27-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,420
Posted By N402RH
Upgrade to an AF-5000 with WiFi adapter and it...

Upgrade to an AF-5000 with WiFi adapter and it should work if the Stratus is now sending GDL90 data. The old CPU in the 3400s is really slow and can barely handle ADSB data.

Rob Hickman
N402RH...
Forum: Propellers 08-15-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,335
Posted By N402RH
Running a single Light Speed Plasma III , you...

Running a single Light Speed Plasma III , you can see the advance in the picture 36.5 deg and full throttle.

Rob Hickman
N402RH RV-10
Forum: Propellers 08-15-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,335
Posted By N402RH
Flew to Oshkosh with a Bonanza A36 and V35 and...

Flew to Oshkosh with a Bonanza A36 and V35 and had to make sure I left last and passed them both before every stop....
And to be fair I was hauling the same amount of people as both Bonanzas...
Forum: Propellers 08-15-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,335
Posted By N402RH
I have been flying it on my RV-10 for over 10...

I have been flying it on my RV-10 for over 10 years and have been extremely happy with it. The propeller is very smooth, looks amazing and is very rugged. I have flown my RV-10 side by side with a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-18-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,304
Posted By N402RH
Advanced Flight Systems - Airventure

The RV-10 is loaded and ready to depart to Oshkosh. There will be a number of booths at AirVenture where you can see an AF-5000 EFIS and our Advanced Control Module with Electron Circuit Breakers...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,538
Posted By N402RH
Our solution was to buy a Cessna 150 Aerobat, my...

Our solution was to buy a Cessna 150 Aerobat, my middle son passed his check ride in it last fall after about 2 months and my daughter is working on her pilots license. Insurance on it is $960 a...
Forum: Trip Write-ups 06-14-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,386
Posted By N402RH
There are a number of airplanes that make the...

There are a number of airplanes that make the trip from Oregon every year. I believe this will be my 20th year flying to Oshkosh in my RV-4 or RV-10. We usually leave on Friday morning and try to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-12-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 849
Posted By N402RH
The Avidyne IFD units have a separate pin for the...

The Avidyne IFD units have a separate pin for the standby monitor. If you want to monitor the standby you need to connect it to a spare audio input on the audio panel. There are a few ways to do...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-31-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,428
Posted By N402RH
We have tested the GPS-175 with an Advanced...

We have tested the GPS-175 with an Advanced AF-5600 and Dynon HDX and it works with both units.

ARINC
Skyview
EFIS/ADC HIGH GAMA Format 3

AFS
EFIS/ADC LOW GAMA Format 3

RS232
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-20-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,428
Posted By N402RH
We should have two Garmin GPS-175 units in the...

We should have two Garmin GPS-175 units in the office this week that we will test with our HDX and AF-5600 EFIS screens. We should have an update on compatibility in the next week or two.

Please...
Forum: Autopilots 03-31-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By N402RH
If you are using Skyview or AF-5000 you should...

If you are using Skyview or AF-5000 you should not connect them together. They are two separate driver and receiver circuits. The older D10A and D100 only used one set.

Rob Hickman
Advanced Flight...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-30-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,555
Posted By N402RH
Sun-N-Fun Special

Sun-N-Fun Package Special with ACM-ECB
I suspect you can't beat this deal, even if you do all the wiring.
You get to decide if you want HDX or...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,555
Posted By N402RH
Come see me at Sun-n-Fun Booth B-20 and you can...

Come see me at Sun-n-Fun Booth B-20 and you can try both systems. I just upgraded my Avidyne IFD540 to a IFD550 in my RV-10 and had to make a test flight last night. I have had both the Avidyne...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-25-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 918
Posted By N402RH
You should should not have both screens...

You should should not have both screens configured for ADSB 115K, is it wired to the PFD or MFD?

You can also send us the system logs and we can see what is going on.

Rob Hickman
Advanced Flight...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-14-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,070
Posted By N402RH
Your Echo is your ADS-B out source. I would...

Your Echo is your ADS-B out source. I would install an Avidyne IFD440, Audio panel and keep the SL40 as the Com 2 radio. A GTN650 or IFD440 does not need to connect to the GTX327. I have both a...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-13-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,470
Posted By N402RH
RV-8 IFR Panel with dual HDX and Avidyne...

RV-8 IFR Panel with dual HDX and Avidyne IFD440
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7909/47035163402_9a1f0a8f3e_b.jpg

With Electronic Circuit Breaker...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-11-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,470
Posted By N402RH
Yes, it clears. Rob Hickman Advanced Flight...

Yes, it clears.

Rob Hickman
Advanced Flight Systems
N402RH RV-10
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-10-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,470
Posted By N402RH
Here are some more IFR RV-8 panels that we have...

Here are some more IFR RV-8 panels that we have done, the second one is in Andy Manilas 2018 Bronze Lindy award winning RV-8.

How about a 12" EFIS in a...
Forum: RV-8/8A 02-09-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,470
Posted By N402RH
We are just finishing this panel for an RV-8. ...

We are just finishing this panel for an RV-8. Dual HDX EFIS, PDA360, ADS-B, Avidyne IFD440, ACM with Electronic Circuit Breakers. I will post some pictures next...
Forum: RV-10 01-18-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 518,243
Posted By N402RH
I built a bracket the screws to the lip of the...

I built a bracket the screws to the lip of the glare shield. It is connected to the Pitot, Static, has a backup battery and is also wired to our Advanced Control Module. Any of the EFIS screens can...
Forum: RV-10 01-16-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 518,243
Posted By N402RH
I just updated to the new Aerosport switches with...

I just updated to the new Aerosport switches with graphics in my RV-10. Photo taken last night about 50 miles east of Van's during a software test flight. ...
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