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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-15-2022, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By Pilot135pd
I'll take it if he doesn't want it.

I'll take it if he doesn't want it.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-15-2022, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By Pilot135pd
There are other ways to get the FAA's blessing on...

There are other ways to get the FAA's blessing on issues. I'm not an A&P but in my experience I know that you can write to the FAA with a question and they can send you a letter in response. Also you...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-15-2022, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By Pilot135pd
337s are for major alterations, not needed for...

337s are for major alterations, not needed for this. Paperwork went with the Cessna when I sold it.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-15-2022, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By Pilot135pd
That's my IA's job. Done it before and had the...

That's my IA's job. Done it before and had the FAA's blessing.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-15-2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By Pilot135pd
Agreed, thanks. Yep. Lots of misconceptions...

Agreed, thanks.




Yep. Lots of misconceptions out there of what can and can't be installed in a standard category aircraft.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-15-2022, 12:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By Pilot135pd
WTB audio panel like the Garmin GMA 240 or similar

Don't need anything fancy just something like the Garmin GMA 240 audio panel or similar will do. Must be complete with rack, backplate, and connectors. Stereo intercom is a must, and if it has...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-14-2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,633
Posted By Pilot135pd
Thanks. I bought a nice 4 place stereo intercom...

Thanks. I bought a nice 4 place stereo intercom but if I can install the audio panel with intercom for a price like that I'll sell the other 2 intercoms I have, 1 portable stereo currently in use and...
Forum: GPS 01-13-2022, 11:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,771
Posted By Pilot135pd
Thank you. The data protocol issue was my main...

Thank you. The data protocol issue was my main concern. I'll know if it works next week, I finished wiring the connector (just have to finish installing the metal plates and plastic covers) but I...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-13-2022, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,633
Posted By Pilot135pd
If you don't buy it I can use it. Carlos

If you don't buy it I can use it.
Carlos
Forum: GPS 01-13-2022, 05:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,771
Posted By Pilot135pd
So this should work AND I still get the extra...

So this should work AND I still get the extra points where I could (I'm not going to) connect that "red line" to a VHF Com that allows for remote standby tuning via the SL-40 protocol, correct?
Forum: GPS 01-13-2022, 05:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,771
Posted By Pilot135pd
I have a 39 not a 39R. The pin numbers are from...

I have a 39 not a 39R. The pin numbers are from the 39 connector that I bought at Mouser and I'm wiring up right now. $70 for a Garmin bare wire cable or $4 for a Mouser connector, I chose the...
Forum: GPS 01-13-2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,771
Posted By Pilot135pd
My last hope and I'm pretty sure it does, if the...

My last hope and I'm pretty sure it does, if the JPI accepts the "AVIATION IN/NMEA & VHF OUT" then connect that port to both the JPI and the G5s.
Forum: GPS 01-13-2022, 05:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,771
Posted By Pilot135pd
Thanks, then I'm understanding correctly. Do the...

Thanks, then I'm understanding correctly. Do the rest of the connections seem correct? I'm not very familiar with RS232 except for what I've learned reading during the last couple of months while...
Forum: GPS 01-13-2022, 04:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,771
Posted By Pilot135pd
So if I want to hide my GDL39 can I install a...

So if I want to hide my GDL39 can I install a remote ADSB antenna and get GPS into it from the Aera 660 like in this wiring diagram or does the GDL39 need it's own GPS antenna? My drawing is very...
Forum: GPS 01-11-2022, 09:48 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 360,178
Posted By Pilot135pd
Never did get an update on this did you?

Never did get an update on this did you?
Forum: GPS 01-11-2022, 03:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 684
Posted By Pilot135pd
I just read the description for the GDL52 and it...

I just read the description for the GDL52 and it reinforces me leaning to think that TargetTrend is in the display and not the ADSB receiver. Look closely at the words in this description of the...
Forum: GPS 01-11-2022, 02:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 684
Posted By Pilot135pd
Thanks. I really don't HAVE to do it because the...

Thanks. I really don't HAVE to do it because the seller, who's a member here on VAF, already offered to refund my money, but I'm going to do it to help him find out if the 39 is good or not. He...
Forum: GPS 01-11-2022, 11:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 684
Posted By Pilot135pd
I did call Garmin and after the music on hold for...

I did call Garmin and after the music on hold for an employee we then spent 13 minutes actual troubleshooting. I did learn something new for the 39 owners, more info not in the manual regarding...
Forum: GPS 01-10-2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 684
Posted By Pilot135pd
That would be great news for the Stratux project...

That would be great news for the Stratux project if they ever get it to connect with the 660 and it's available for everyone to use.
Forum: GPS 01-10-2022, 12:22 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 360,178
Posted By Pilot135pd
I thought it would be more complicated but it's...

I thought it would be more complicated but it's as easy as changing the Gizmo mount (pretty much the same size hole in the dash) then connecting power and ground then that 1 wire (Data Out) that goes...
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-09-2022, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,884
Posted By Pilot135pd
Yes, I was just trying to clarify a little more...

Yes, I was just trying to clarify a little more the connector and the data pinouts and I also updated info on the prices too.
Forum: Electrical Systems 01-09-2022, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,884
Posted By Pilot135pd
Bringing it back to life AGAIN :D I opened the...

Bringing it back to life AGAIN :D I opened the factory cigarette lighter plug cable that just powers the GDL39 ( and Aera 5xx series GPS and other NUVI GPS ) and found that Garmin has 4 wires coming...
Forum: GPS 01-09-2022, 12:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 684
Posted By Pilot135pd
Hard to tell because in this video the Garmin guy...

Hard to tell because in this video the Garmin guy says around 2:30 that it's in select Garmin displays (and mentions the portable and Pilot app) and all you need is a "compatible ADSB-IN receiver"....
Forum: GPS 01-08-2022, 04:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 684
Posted By Pilot135pd
You're full of great info and we also think on...

You're full of great info and we also think on the same lines :D I saw that 39R unit but they're also twice the price if I can get one. I was already planning on installing the -39 hidden away from...
Forum: GPS 01-08-2022, 01:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 684
Posted By Pilot135pd
I agree and saw that cable as an option so I...

I agree and saw that cable as an option so I contacted the seller before I went that route. He bought the 39 as a package deal with a Garmin 796 but since he only needed the 796, he just plugged in...
Forum: GPS 01-08-2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 684
Posted By Pilot135pd
I'll call them Monday. From what I'm reading, the...

I'll call them Monday. From what I'm reading, the 39 is in pairing mode as soon as you turn it on. If you can't find it to pair THEN you hard reset it by doing the process explained before. When you...
Forum: GPS 01-07-2022, 08:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 684
Posted By Pilot135pd
"...working fine but without Bluetooth, so it...

"...working fine but without Bluetooth, so it seems that could be a recurring issue..." as in everything works except their Bluetooth so it seems that the Bluetooth failing is a common problem with...
Forum: GPS 01-07-2022, 07:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 684
Posted By Pilot135pd
I wish I had thought of that earlier, that'll...

I wish I had thought of that earlier, that'll leave me all weekend until Monday now thinking about this :eek:

After looking on eBay there are a few GDL39s for sale that are advertised as working...
Forum: GPS 01-07-2022, 07:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 684
Posted By Pilot135pd
Yep, I turned off everything and also have tried...

Yep, I turned off everything and also have tried turning one on first, then the other one first, nothing changes.

I was powering it with a Garmin 120vac power cord but I switched to a 12vdc cord and...
Forum: GPS 01-07-2022, 06:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 684
Posted By Pilot135pd
Thank you for your offer. I'm not having any luck...

Thank you for your offer. I'm not having any luck getting things online lately !!

Ordered two LEDs for landing and taxi lights and one of them came broken to pieces because they mailed it in the...
Forum: GPS 01-07-2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 684
Posted By Pilot135pd
Don't have that cable so I thought I'd download...

Don't have that cable so I thought I'd download Garmin Pilot 30 day trial just to update the 39 if there isn't another way but it's not seeing my iPhone either so that's out too. I'm going to text...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-07-2022, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,076
Posted By Pilot135pd
I didn't know about that TargetTrend !! Now I'm...

I didn't know about that TargetTrend !! Now I'm keeping the 660 in the dash and once the JPI is getting the fuel info I'll switch it to the traffic page (unless it goes to that page automatically...
Forum: GPS 01-07-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 684
Posted By Pilot135pd
I also clicked on the 660 : Forget all devices...

I also clicked on the 660 :
Forget all devices
Restore Default

and then did a search and the iPhone and the TV DVR show up but no 39
Forum: GPS 01-07-2022, 05:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 684
Posted By Pilot135pd
Yes I did, a few times.

Yes I did, a few times.
Forum: GPS 01-07-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 684
Posted By Pilot135pd
Aera 660 & GDL39 - no BlueTooth connection

Can't get the GDL 39 to connect to my 660 or to my iPhone, although my 660 connected to my iphone (but I don't know why I would want that so I disconnected it again).

Anyway I held the 39's power...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-05-2022, 09:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,076
Posted By Pilot135pd
Thank you, I took a screenshot of your advice for...

Thank you, I took a screenshot of your advice for the future in case I install the 760 or an IFR GPS navigator. Regarding the GFC500, Garmin isn't interested in the 177 and only the later 177a,b, and...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-05-2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,076
Posted By Pilot135pd
Yes, I have dual Nav/Com radios for IFR...

Yes, I have dual Nav/Com radios for IFR navigation. My only navigation GPS is the VFR Aera 660. IFR GPS navigator or GAD 29B are not installed for now.

The other Garmin equipment I have installed...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-05-2022, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,076
Posted By Pilot135pd
Is this only in the experimental G5 or does it...

Is this only in the experimental G5 or does it also display it on the certified G5? I'm trying to decide if it's worth connecting the 660 to my dual G5 setup, and do I connect it to the top or bottom...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-05-2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By Pilot135pd
It has a full summer 2021 (all databases). I...

It has a full summer 2021 (all databases). I might update it before I get ready to sell it or I'll sell the 560, haven't decided yet. Waiting on my Samsung tablet to arrive to do some test flights...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-04-2022, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By Pilot135pd
Let us know if it sells quickly. I have one I'm...

Let us know if it sells quickly. I have one I'm thinking about selling and I was thinking it's worth a higher price, might have to adjust my thoughts.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-03-2022, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By Pilot135pd
Put the 296 on Craigslist and you'll probably get...

Put the 296 on Craigslist and you'll probably get a buyer in Alaska. They love that GPS for their "snowmachines". I sold 2 of them I had laying around, I thought it was a joke but he sent me the...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-03-2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,122
Posted By Pilot135pd
That's why I use Zelle.

That's why I use Zelle.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-02-2022, 09:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,122
Posted By Pilot135pd
Actually I agree with what someone else said too....

Actually I agree with what someone else said too. I've been in aviation for many decades and have owned close to a couple dozen aircraft in many categories and classes (experimental, standard,...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 01-02-2022, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By Pilot135pd
I just PM'd you.

I just PM'd you.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-31-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,955
Posted By Pilot135pd
Have you deleted Garmin Pilot to see how much it...

Have you deleted Garmin Pilot to see how much it accumulated? I also deleted WingX just to check and it does the same thing!
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-30-2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By Pilot135pd
Wow you bought it real quick without checking to...

Wow you bought it real quick without checking to see if it's a scam sale or not. :D:D:D:D:p:p:p:
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-30-2021, 11:19 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,955
Posted By Pilot135pd
OK, I called off the search party :D:D:D

OK, I called off the search party :D:D:D
Forum: GPS 12-30-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Pilot135pd
Bingo ! I'll keep the 660 until I've really put...

Bingo ! I'll keep the 660 until I've really put the Android tablet on the yoke and the 560 on the dash a good testing in flight and in as much sun as I can. If all goes well then I'll sell the 660...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-30-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,955
Posted By Pilot135pd
Thanks. I have my iPhone for all the other apps,...

Thanks. I have my iPhone for all the other apps, this tablet is going into the plane just for that and it won't come out except for maintenance.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-29-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,955
Posted By Pilot135pd
You're right ! Wow, look at how much memory it...

You're right ! Wow, look at how much memory it had accumulated and was using since I installed it a couple years ago. I deleted it and downloaded it again then downloaded all USA maps, procedures,...
Forum: GPS 12-29-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Pilot135pd
When I had my RV8 the panel was right there in...

When I had my RV8 the panel was right there in front so I would have left the 660 in the panel but in the Cardinal I have to stretch my right arm (and I'm left handed) so using it in the panel is...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-29-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,955
Posted By Pilot135pd
I've noticed that most have 32gb and add the big...

I've noticed that most have 32gb and add the big SD card. I don't know anything about Android yet but I have on my iPhone ALL charts and options on FltPlan Go and WingX and look how much space those...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-29-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,955
Posted By Pilot135pd
I think this is where I saw the T730. Still look...

I think this is where I saw the T730. Still look at how many T7xx there are. Either way I'm looking at a T713 right now and that's what you have so I guess it'll work.
Forum: GPS 12-29-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Pilot135pd
I could swap the 560 for the 660 on the dash but...

I could swap the 560 for the 660 on the dash but bouncing around flying I've noticed it's harder to use than on the yoke. That's why I left the 560 there just to feed the JPI830 fuel info.
Forum: GPS 12-28-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By Pilot135pd
Aera 660 or a Tablet with WingX or FltPlan?

So I'm kind of in a rut on what to do. I'm trying to decide what to sell to streamline my cockpit. I have dual certified G5s (both with batteries) so I'm not as interested in the synthetic vision...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-28-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,955
Posted By Pilot135pd
Galin, I know the GPS in the iPad isn't needed...

Galin, I know the GPS in the iPad isn't needed because it gets the GPS info with the ADS-B IN from Stratux (so the wifi only version works) but since I don't know about or use Android, is your Galaxy...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-28-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,207
Posted By Pilot135pd
UPDATE : Well it looks like the Version 2...

UPDATE :

Well it looks like the Version 2 battery was a flop too and didn't correct the G5 issue (yep I'm still dealing with it since June) so Garmin has just come up with a Version 3...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-28-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,359
Posted By Pilot135pd
Well it looks like the Version 2 was a flop too...

Well it looks like the Version 2 was a flop too and didn't correct the G5 issue (yep I'm still dealing with it since June) so Garmin has just come up with a Version 3 battery.

Version 1 (010-12493)...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-27-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By Pilot135pd
Man, we think so alike it's scary :D:D:D

Man, we think so alike it's scary :D:D:D
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-26-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,748
Posted By Pilot135pd
I agree more capacity is great, IF the future...

I agree more capacity is great, IF the future apps stayed the same size. The problem is future apps will use more space and need more processing speed to operated correctly, so even if you buy a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-26-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,748
Posted By Pilot135pd
I agree with capacity. I don't use FF but I do...

I agree with capacity. I don't use FF but I do have WingX and FltPlan both installed with all the maps and approaches and the kitchen sinks for the entire USA plus over a dozen other aviation apps...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-26-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,904
Posted By Pilot135pd
Here are a few options and one of them is a...

Here are a few options and one of them is a complete sim for less than the $1500 you wanted to spend. This way you know it's going to work...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,904
Posted By Pilot135pd
Agreed :D:D Just do what I do and look up each...

Agreed :D:D Just do what I do and look up each one individually and this way you learn about each. Helps when you go to put it together or you might find a teenager neighbor who can put it together...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 12-25-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,904
Posted By Pilot135pd
One of my tenants is a computer gamer and a few...

One of my tenants is a computer gamer and a few months ago built his own gaming computer that would put NASA in Houston to shame, yet only spent $1000, so I recommend getting info from someone who...
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