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Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-27-2021, 05:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By Maverick972
Good question, I am guessing MFD / back up...

Good question, I am guessing MFD / back up function.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-26-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By Maverick972
Adding second GRT display

I am considering adding a second GRT unit to my RV7, currently I have a single HXr.

Looking at the current line up what GRT unit makes the most sense to add seeing as the HXr is discontinued
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 02-20-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,022
Posted By Maverick972
Condition inspection supplies

I have used the search function and still cannot find the thread where someone listed all the hardware (screws and such) they order for the conditional...

Can someone point me in the right...
Forum: Texas (South) 01-19-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,542
Posted By Maverick972
Flying into Houston for the first time

Hello! I have a business meeting on Sat the 30th of Jan and wanted to fly my 7 down if the weather looks good Friday afternoon. The meeting is in Kingwood but I am not concerned about the proximity...
Forum: GPS 12-07-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By Maverick972
Spoke with Garmin and suggested one test I will...

Spoke with Garmin and suggested one test I will do at the hanger and more then likely I will have to find a Garmin dealer to do a firmware update....
Forum: GPS 12-07-2020, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By Maverick972
I did, but the connect menu is grayed out on my...

I did, but the connect menu is grayed out on my GTN650xi and wonít allow me to select it so that I can go into pairing mode.
Forum: GPS 12-06-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 740
Posted By Maverick972
Garmin 650xi and Flightstream 210

I upgraded my 430W to the new 650XI, its very impressive. I so added a flight stream 210 to work with my IPAD ect.

I have everything installed and the flightstream will not work... checked power...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-23-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,796
Posted By Maverick972
Good looking 6, congratulations. I did my...

Good looking 6, congratulations.

I did my transition training with Roy and I mirror your sentiments.

Have fun, be safe.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-14-2020, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By Maverick972
There is no way (that I know of) to send air data...

There is no way (that I know of) to send air data from G3X to an iPad. It has to be done through an app.

I tied all mine together recently when I upgraded to the GTN650xi by installing a flight...
Forum: Autopilots 08-27-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By Maverick972
Ok, currently the RS232 goes direct to the auto...

Ok, currently the RS232 goes direct to the auto pilot.
The ARINC data is going to the switch and I suspect never makes it to the autopilot...

Thank you
Forum: Autopilots 08-27-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By Maverick972
GRT HXr Garmin 430W Both units send 429 signal...

GRT HXr
Garmin 430W

Both units send 429 signal to auto pilot and the auto pilot does not get the signal from either switch positions. They may be crossed and just wanted to see if itís triple pole...
Forum: Autopilots 08-27-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By Maverick972
Auto pilot source switch

As it seems the switch is not allowing for the ARINC 429 signal to travel to the auto pilot. I believe I have seen a few threads on this issue previously.

What is the preferred switch for the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-27-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,878
Posted By Maverick972
I think I will flip the wires at the switch and...

I think I will flip the wires at the switch and see what happens.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-27-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,878
Posted By Maverick972
Repl

Here is what I got from Jeff at GRT, I am posting to show the kind of super response from these folks we get and how they support us:

According to your diagram it is connected properly for GPSS data...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-26-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,878
Posted By Maverick972
GOOD NEWS, Jeff from GRT identified the issue and...

GOOD NEWS, Jeff from GRT identified the issue and we have a few solutions that I have to work on but my settings are good and i see some light at the end of the tunnel.

Thatís customer service,...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-26-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,878
Posted By Maverick972
100% I bought it and am trying to figure it...

100% I bought it and am trying to figure it out.

I took pictures of my setting screens, so I might give Jeff a call at GRT.
Forum: Texas (North) 08-26-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,980
Posted By Maverick972
I am based at T31 also and have and RV7 that I...

I am based at T31 also and have and RV7 that I would be happy to show off... Not much different from the 6.

I can always find an excuse to fly out to the ďboatĒ Shreveport downtown.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-26-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,878
Posted By Maverick972
One more thing... Gnav is not illuminated while...

One more thing...

Gnav is not illuminated while on the ground, do I have to have a GPS signal from satellites for that to be a selective option. No skylights in the hanger so the GPS will not find...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-25-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,878
Posted By Maverick972
Iím still learning the equipment, but GRT is...

Iím still learning the equipment, but GRT is growing in me. I just want to have everything working to the best of its ability.

Yes, I have a auto pilot source switch, GPS / EFIS.

I also...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-25-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,878
Posted By Maverick972
Thank you, I am using a Garmin 430W and the out...

Thank you, I am using a Garmin 430W and the out is wired into the in on the GRT unit.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-25-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,878
Posted By Maverick972
The HXr has the ARINC 429 mod installed in the...

The HXr has the ARINC 429 mod installed in the unit.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-25-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,878
Posted By Maverick972
GRT HXr autopilot config setting

In my never ending quest for my GRT to work with my Tru Trak vision 385 and use the GPSS function I am asking our GRT experts for any help.

I have confirmed the unit is wired correctly for ARINC 429...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-04-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By Maverick972
Jeff at GRT, suggested replacing the Trig T-22...

Jeff at GRT, suggested replacing the Trig T-22 transponder with the new Garmin GTX-345.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-04-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By Maverick972
Question GRT Hxr PFD / Garmin G3X GDU375 MFD = Can it be done.

Good evening fellow RVerís

I am looking for your opinions, feedback, solutions.... if you will.

I am just trying to increase the capability of my RV7 without a major overhaul.
I invite your...
Forum: Engine Monitors 07-26-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,367
Posted By Maverick972
GRT EIS 4000 data to Garmin G3X

Can the GRT EIS 4000 send engine data to a Garmin EFIS? G3X for example...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-20-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 894
Posted By Maverick972
Question Will these work together... GRT / Garmin question

I am updating my panel due to my 430W misbehaving and came across a great deal on a Garmin G3X GDU-370.

Does anyone have any experience with the following working together.

1. I have a a GRT HXr...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-03-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,430
Posted By Maverick972
I have the Koger super shade for my 7 and I...

I have the Koger super shade for my 7 and I highly recommend it.

If you have to replace the fabric part of the shade (say when you doing a run up with the canopy open and blow it out the back) they...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-17-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 421
Posted By Maverick972
GRT HXr / Stratus 3

Can we use a Stratus 3 to send ADSB traffic to the GRT HXr?
Forum: RV-7/7A 05-16-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By Maverick972
I am running the 74 on my 7 taildragger with no...

I am running the 74 on my 7 taildragger with no issues as well as no performance difference between the 72 and 74
Forum: GPS 05-07-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,776
Posted By Maverick972
I guess I should have clarified in that I welcome...

I guess I should have clarified in that I welcome the opinions of the group.

I am probably going to go with the 650.
Forum: GPS 05-06-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,776
Posted By Maverick972
Repair starts at 1550... If you can still find a...

Repair starts at 1550... If you can still find a IDF trade in deal, the condition matters.
Forum: GPS 05-06-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,776
Posted By Maverick972
My Garmin 430W needs repair

Have been having some trouble with Garmin 430W, so I used a nice weather day to fly to my favorite avionics shop in north Texas. They pulled the 430w, tested it and checked the airplane. It was...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,873
Posted By Maverick972
I have used Zaino for years on my cars and my...

I have used Zaino for years on my cars and my RV7. I did not want a ceramic coating as I want the ability if need be to remove everything with a good dawn wash.

I typically give the entire airplane...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-14-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,129
Posted By Maverick972
Glad, I was not the only one who noticed this, it...

Glad, I was not the only one who noticed this, it is troubling. While I am not displeased with the performance of the GRT equipment (HXr / EIS 4000) I would like more continuity.

If the HXr is...
Forum: ADS-B 12-24-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,485
Posted By Maverick972
Well... I went out to the hanger today and ran...

Well... I went out to the hanger today and ran ForeFlight on my phone. I connected to the sky raider WiFi net work and it showed on ForeFlight. The airplane was in the hanger so no signal but it did...
Forum: ADS-B 12-24-2019, 03:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,485
Posted By Maverick972
SkyRadar D2 and Foreflight

Now that Foreflight supports GDL 90 for sending data has anyone tried hooking up an existing SkyRadar to Foreflight?

I have a SkyRadar D2 and would like a little better integration in the panel....
Forum: Autopilots 12-17-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,529
Posted By Maverick972
Thanks Bob, yes it?s a 430W. Look forward to...

Thanks Bob, yes it?s a 430W. Look forward to getting this working
Forum: Autopilots 12-17-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,529
Posted By Maverick972
That is how I was told my system should function....

That is how I was told my system should function. The altimeter does not sync.

The 365 man states that if ARINC data is present then GPSS will be automatic select. When I press MODE only GPS nav is...
Forum: Autopilots 12-17-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,529
Posted By Maverick972
TRU TRAK Vision 385 Garmin 430 GRT HXr

I upgraded to the vision 385 this year and it is wired up to the Garmin 430 and the GRT HXr.

I also have a switch that is GPS or EFIS.

According to the drawing. RS232 data drives the auto pilot...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-28-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 527
Posted By Maverick972
GRT HXr and GDL 52r

Have anyone paired a Garmin GDL-52 / 52r with a GRT HXr?

I think it will work but can?t find any specific info. Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By Maverick972
Talking Thanks Bob, here is what I have come up with...

Thanks Bob, here is what I have come up with based on search as well as o w of your posts from August.

I can upgrade from my Stratus 2s to the Stratus 3 and it will talk to the GRT HXr with the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-24-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By Maverick972
ADSB IN / GPS / intergraded solution. Opinions please

Quick question,

I am looking for a more intergraded solution for ADSB=IN for my RV7.

Currently, I have a SKYRADAR D2 with feeds ADSB in to my GRT HXr as well I have a stratus S2 that feeds my dash...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-17-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By Maverick972
Question Manifold pressure issues / sensor issue?

I got up early to fly Saturday, did a very complete preflight as I have not flow in 10 days. Aircraft started up without an issue and I allowed it to warm up very well as it was cold day in North...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 933
Posted By Maverick972
I will ask around for you, check your PM?s.

I will ask around for you, check your PM?s.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-29-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 933
Posted By Maverick972
I have been told, how accurate the info is at...

I have been told, how accurate the info is at this time is a deal for like $5000 on a 430W to the Av440...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-28-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 933
Posted By Maverick972
Opinion wanted: what to do with my Garmin flight stream 210

This may be a more broad discussion than just about the Garmin 210.

I have a Garmin 430W, I wanted to have it talk to my iPad and foreflight so I purchased the flight stream 210 so they would...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 977
Posted By Maverick972
Well said, the ?human factor? is why I am...

Well said, the ?human factor? is why I am updating or thinking about updating my panel layout.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-19-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,464
Posted By Maverick972
Question Replacing RV7 panel

I purchased my RV7 18 months ago and I love it, best thing I have done for myself ever...

First I love the avionics in the panel, GRT HXr, TruTrack vision, GRT EIS, Garmin 430w, PS audio panel and...
Forum: Safety 05-06-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,975
Posted By Maverick972
I agree, I would love to see a YouTube of the...

I agree, I would love to see a YouTube of the presentation.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-22-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 719
Posted By Maverick972
GRT HxR and Avidyn 440

Anyone have any experience with this pairing? I have an older 430w that I am thinking about updating and just looking at options and opinions.

Thank you.
Forum: Texas (North) 04-22-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By Maverick972
I am based at Aerocontry and although I did not...

I am based at Aerocontry and although I did not build my RV7 I did a great deal of transition training by flying out to Commerce 2F7. Very little traffic, nice long run way and cheap gas. I still go...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-22-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By Maverick972
Question Avionics heat issues.

My RV7 slider avionics area is generating enough heat that the warm air rising is causing dash pad to puff up.

I don?t want to vent from the top and cut the panel and doing a search I have seen...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-08-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,052
Posted By Maverick972
GRT HXr AOA set up

Has anyone gone through this process and has any helpful hints?

I have some training set up for tomorrow and while I have an extra set of eyes wants to set it up. Thanks
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-27-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 434
Posted By Maverick972
Question First avionics project / Garmin Flight Stream 210

I just received my Flight Stream 210 and I would like to attempt to install it myself to my 430W. Yes, I have used the search function... that did not give me much.

Can someone point me in the...
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-24-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,191
Posted By Maverick972
Maybe bubbling up is the wrong term, warm air...

Maybe bubbling up is the wrong term, warm air causing the dash fabric to rise. Warm yes, hot no.
Forum: RV-7/7A 03-22-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,191
Posted By Maverick972
Yesterday while flying I noticed that the dash...

Yesterday while flying I noticed that the dash pad was bubbling up with the avionics heat, I am thinking about adding fans also.
Forum: Formation Flying 01-15-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,704
Posted By Maverick972
Thanks for the reply, I may just go for the...

Thanks for the reply, I may just go for the ground school and take the ride that way I can learn and not burn up a flying spot.
Forum: Formation Flying 01-15-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,704
Posted By Maverick972
I have a quick question if I may. I would love...

I have a quick question if I may.

I would love to participate it?s why I purchased my 7. My concern is I have only owned my RV7 for 8 months and have low time over all. 200 hours and 20 in my 7....
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 12-30-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,040
Posted By Maverick972
I also just stumbled across this and it looks...

I also just stumbled across this and it looks like a very useful tool. Especially at CI time.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 12-30-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,694
Posted By Maverick972
Yes please, I?ll take two. With a black cowling...

Yes please, I?ll take two. With a black cowling I?ll do anything to keep the temps down.

Please let us know how to get a pair. Thanks
Forum: Autopilots 12-27-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,119
Posted By Maverick972
I had one of the best customer service...

I had one of the best customer service experiences with Corey (If I got the name wrong my apologies.) today when I called TruTrak. He answered my questions discussed my upgrade options and boom it?s...
Forum: Autopilots 12-26-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,119
Posted By Maverick972
Auto pilot upgrade

I have an old Trutrak Digi flight II in my RV7. It works ?ok? it?s a little finicky but for the most part is fine.

I really would like the auto wing leveling / unusual attitude recovery feature and...
Forum: Texas (North) 12-16-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,532
Posted By Maverick972
Hey! There is Roy, he did my transition training....

Hey! There is Roy, he did my transition training. Awesome group!
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 12-16-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,421
Posted By Maverick972
You are correct, the screw is backed out fairly...

You are correct, the screw is backed out fairly far. I think I will remove, clean and inspect.
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