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Old 08-28-2021, 08:39 PM
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Everything I've read leads to Classic Aero.

Yeah, 14 hours in the air, ducking and weaving around a front that extended from NC to AZ. Sometimes at 11,000, sometimes at 500. Lots of interesting moments, including a controller that was sure I had flown into terrain east of Phoenix (meanwhile I was having a lovely time hacking along in almost unlimited forward vis).

I slept 12 hours that night.
James-

In the motorcycle world they'd call that an ironbutt ride. Have done that sort of thing in my oh so distant dim memory past but couldn't countenance a journey like that anymore in my dotage- my hat is off to you.

As for seats, another vote for Classic Aero.
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Old 08-29-2021, 09:31 AM
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That was a fun trip report to read. Some day I'll go for a "fly-about" like that. Meanwhile, keep posting about your rv6 re-build.
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Old 03-21-2022, 04:08 PM
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Pulled my old radio setup and installed a new Garmin GTR200B. Long-term aim is to fit a GPS 175 and get the RV-6 IFR-equipped for LPV approaches.

So far I really like the GTR 200B. The 3D audio function is great, and the bluetooth music muting during intercom and radio transmit/receive is nicely controlled.

I also wired it to my GRT HXr for remote frequency selection, which is slightly pointless (given that they sit less than 12in from each other) but also kind of fancy.



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