Home > VansAirForceForums

-Advertise in here!
- Today's Posts | Insert Pics

Keep VAF Going
Donate methods

Point your
camera app here
to donate fast.

Old 12-21-2015, 07:33 PM
jwoolard jwoolard is offline
Join Date: Sep 2015
Location: Sevenoaks, UK
Posts: 20
Default VOR/LOC/GS Antenna

As we wait for UK LAA signoff on the RV-14, we're thinking about various customisations.

We will definitely be aiming for an IFR fit. From a practical perspective here in Europe that means WAAS GPS, VOR/ILS, DME and Mode S transponder (and maybe an ADF, but I think I can get away without one, fun as they are ).

Adding a DME antenna on the bottom will be easy (I'm thinking just behind the F-01407 bulkhead), but I'm less sure about the VOR/LOC/GS antenna. I keep reading that the wingtip antennas are OK but a whisker antenna is much better. As we plan to use the plane for real approaches in real north-European weather, we definitely want to go with the best option.

The two remaining options seem to be on top of or underneath the tail. Has anyone done this on a -14? Does anyone have pictures to share on how they mounted it?


Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:03 PM.

The VAFForums come to you courtesy Delta Romeo, LLC. By viewing and participating in them you agree to build your plane using standardized methods and practices and to fly it safely and in accordance with the laws governing the country you are located in.