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  #1151  
Old 12-29-2021, 09:33 AM
motodave motodave is offline
 
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It's alive and working! Love the ability to send a flight plan from ForeFlight via Bluetooth.... so easy. Can't wait to fly it!

G3X ranges updated with latest information by Dave Hock, on Flickr
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Old 01-19-2022, 04:38 PM
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Default Getting close to the initial “smoke test “.

Won’t be long now.
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Old 01-21-2022, 10:55 AM
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Default Panel mahogony look

Love that look of wood on your dash
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Old 01-30-2022, 06:30 AM
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Working on interconnections right now. It's not finished but I took the opportunity for a picture. Basic power-on is a few weeks away, and then we'll see about the avionics after that.

Think I'm going to have to redo some of the labels though. The HDX sticks out a bit more than I'd figured...
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Old 01-30-2022, 06:42 AM
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Wow, all of these panels are certainly impressive. My son and I wanted an economical glass VFR panel that provided full autopilot, ADS-B in and out, EMS and backup mechanical A/S and altimeter. We bought this 8 two years ago and the previous owner had just paid to have a TruTrack Gimini installed. It also had a hard wired (but mounted on a portable suction mount) Garmin 796 with a GDL-39 3D. We purchased a used EMS D-10 (thanks Walt at EXP), had a new panel designed and cut at UpNorth (thanks Bill) and a local machinist made the mount for the 796. We had already added a Tailbeacon for ADS-B. She's not high-dollar fancy but boy is it a giant leap in functionality!
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Old 02-20-2022, 05:11 AM
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Finalizing mine now...[ATTACH]22457[/Attachment 22457]
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Old 02-20-2022, 05:41 AM
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Old 02-20-2022, 08:23 AM
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Default Cutting panel

That's a big milestone!
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Old 04-03-2022, 07:00 PM
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Before with a Garmin 430 and after with an Avidyne

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1H-0...ew?usp=sharing

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Old 04-03-2022, 10:32 PM
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Finalizing mine now...[ATTACH]22457[/Attachment 22457]
I have nearly the same panel layout, except my second com (really com 1 to me) is remote mounted so it is not on the panel. Something to think about.

Also, what I learned is that the GPS (GNX375) wants to be nav 1, so this makes the GNC-255 (VOR) nav 2 and so, by default, com2. This also works out well when the co pilot is isolated and using com2 to talk, pilot would be on com1
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