Originally Posted by RV-4
First, sorry for the long wait for an update..
I was finally able to get airborne today with the weather improving and the strip finally drying out.
The Tailbeacon-X is working just fine in all phase of flight and today I was able to do a flight along the Canadian/US border so that I could get a compliance report from the FAA which I did and as far as I know it is good as there were no Red indications in the report.
For about an hour and a half I did step turns in both directions and all kind of manoeuvers as a way to shield the antenna but the Tailbeacon-X kept on trucking along just fine. So my use of an aluminum plate to mount the beacon doesn't seems to affect it in any way even tough a fiberglass plate will most likely be better.
I could see traffic and weather and the transponder worked as advertised.The GPS ''Nic & NACp'' were showing 10 most of the time which is the max you can get.
So for the ones of you thinking of doing the same I did, I think that the results are good and that you can go ahead with your installations.
Best of luck
Bruno, we are glad to hear that your efforts have been rewarded. Thank you for the update. Just to clarify, did you mount the tailBeacon X in a horizontal plane and not vertically as it was intended by uAvionics?