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Forum: ADS-B 07-02-2020, 04:38 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 29,447
Posted By h&jeuropa
Keith, as Bob noted, the GRT GPS will not work. ...

Keith, as Bob noted, the GRT GPS will not work. Connect the GPS that came with the Appareo. But the altitude encoding from the GRT should work as described in my earlier post (that you included in...
Forum: ADS-B 07-01-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 29,447
Posted By h&jeuropa
I just saw your PM. I'm guessing you have a...

I just saw your PM. I'm guessing you have a Garmin 6XX or 7XX that you are trying to use for GPS. It must output ADSB+ format. Can yours do this?

Jim Butcher
Forum: ADS-B 07-01-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 29,447
Posted By h&jeuropa
You must have an Appareo ES (not ESG) which needs...

You must have an Appareo ES (not ESG) which needs a GPS source. The manual shows the acceptable GPS sources in paragraph 1.11.1. GRT HXr is not listed. Do you have a Garmin navigator like GNS430W?...
Forum: Engine Monitors 06-23-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By h&jeuropa
Vans fuel sender for two inputs

I'm trying to help a friend with a RV8. It has the Van's fuel level gauges installed and the float senders. He is adding a GRT EIS and EFIS and would like to display fuel level on the EIS & EFIS as...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-29-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By h&jeuropa
Another way to explain the operation is; The top...

Another way to explain the operation is;

The top row of buttons (COM 1, COM 2, COM 3) controls which com you hear in your headphones. The bottom row of buttons (COM1 MIC, COM 2 MIC, COM 3 MIC)...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 728
Posted By h&jeuropa
From the GMA340 Install manual 3.1.4 ...

From the GMA340 Install manual

3.1.4 Transceivers

Selection of either COM 1, COM 2, or COM 3 for both MIC and audio source is accomplished by pressing either COM 1 MIC, COM 2 MIC or COM 3 MIC. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-28-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,213
Posted By h&jeuropa
I struggled with this very question too. ...

I struggled with this very question too. Hopefully, given the title of your post, you will find the following helpful. If you already understand the difference, just go to the next post!

Before...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-27-2020, 04:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By h&jeuropa
Hi John, We have a similar sight gauge in our...

Hi John,

We have a similar sight gauge in our Europa. Over the years we have tried several different hoses. What works best is Tygon SE200. This is a clear hose with a teflon liner. You must be...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-15-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,865
Posted By h&jeuropa
Keith, I wired my Europa back in early 2000's in...

Keith,

I wired my Europa back in early 2000's in a very similar manner to what you have drawn.

Today I really question having independent Main Bus and Endurance Bus. Back then some avionics drew...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-13-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,111
Posted By h&jeuropa
Jay, Be sure the expansion tank on the top of the...

Jay,
Be sure the expansion tank on the top of the engine is the highest point in the system.

You should also have a coolant overflow bottle connected to the expansion tank. The connection from...
Forum: Engine Monitors 05-12-2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By h&jeuropa
Tom, I forgot to suggest, take out the sensor...

Tom,

I forgot to suggest, take out the sensor and use a ohmmeter to see how the resistance changes while you heat the sensor in water on the stove.

Jim Butcher
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-11-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,955
Posted By h&jeuropa
When I authorize Marcos as instructed I get a...

When I authorize Marcos as instructed I get a Compile Error. I'm using Excel 2007 but it's a Visual Basic error.

I've tried your contact thru the blog and I get a 404 error when I enter my email...
Forum: Engine Monitors 05-11-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By h&jeuropa
I'm not so sure. You state you are in Phase 1 so...

I'm not so sure. You state you are in Phase 1 so I assume the sensor is pretty new. The sensor is just a resistor that changes with temp. It depends on a connection of the threads for the...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 05-11-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,269
Posted By h&jeuropa
While pitot heat is nice, it is not as necessary...

While pitot heat is nice, it is not as necessary today as it was 20-30 years ago because today we have GPS which will provide a "ball park" airspeed (and altitude) even if the pitot is iced over. ...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 05-11-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,955
Posted By h&jeuropa
I have older GRT EFIS that do not create .csv...

I have older GRT EFIS that do not create .csv files only .log files. I take it that the latest version uses these to plot all the data contained in .csv and more?

Thanks

Jim Butcher
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-28-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 518
Posted By h&jeuropa
Are you aware that you can fit GRT servos...

Are you aware that you can fit GRT servos (currently on sale) and use the autopilot features of the EFIS and eliminate the TruTrak?

Jim Butcher
Forum: Engine Monitors 04-22-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By h&jeuropa
Terry, Check your PM. Jim Butcher

Terry,

Check your PM.

Jim Butcher
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 04-18-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,270
Posted By h&jeuropa
Section 8.1 of the Operator's Manual addresses...

Section 8.1 of the Operator's Manual addresses Engine Preservation.

Basically it says the cylinder walls won't corrode. The other suggestions are for "long out of service periods" to "protect the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-18-2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By h&jeuropa
To add to Bob's post. Your Sport EX will perform...

To add to Bob's post.

Your Sport EX will perform lateral functions as is. Without the AP software the only vertical function it will provide is altitude hold.

In my GRT system (old Sport HS),...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-30-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By h&jeuropa
Jim, Here is the link that answers your first...

Jim,

Here is the link that answers your first question: http://grtavionics.com/home/compatible-equipment/radio-audio-panel-options/

You can tune frequencies using a serial port using the waypoint...
Forum: Autopilots 03-30-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By h&jeuropa
Jonathan, Are you replacing a DigiFlight II VSG...

Jonathan,

Are you replacing a DigiFlight II VSG with a Vizion PMA?

From the Vizion troubleshooting guide, no GPS is most likely because the baud rate of the Vizion is not the same as the baud rate...
Forum: GPS 03-06-2020, 09:20 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 61,637
Posted By h&jeuropa
Tankerpilot, Like you, I've thought about...

Tankerpilot,

Like you, I've thought about upgrading my single 430 to a GNC355 because of maybe needing LPV capability and concern about future support. I finally decided not to upgrade.

Here's...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-18-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By h&jeuropa
Robb, Your GRT Horizon EFIS will display ADSB...

Robb,

Your GRT Horizon EFIS will display ADSB weather and traffic, but it will only accept that data in GDL90 format as a serial input (RS232). It will not accept USB (the USB port on the EFIS is...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 01-08-2020, 04:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,246
Posted By h&jeuropa
We have a 914 in a Europa, now with over 1000...

We have a 914 in a Europa, now with over 1000 hours. Early on we ran some 100LL and at the oil change we were surprised at the amount of lead sludge in the bottom of the oil tank. That convinced us...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-25-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,037
Posted By h&jeuropa
The GNX 375 operates very much like a GTN 650. ...

The GNX 375 operates very much like a GTN 650. Garmin has several videos about using a GTN. If you?re not familiar with basic Garmin GPS operation, the original GNS 430 video is on the Garmin...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-21-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,081
Posted By h&jeuropa
Kenny, Try Don Ivener for data cards. Email...

Kenny,

Try Don Ivener for data cards. Email ivener@gmail.com

BTW, Garmin still repairs all 430?s except very early 28 volt only GNS430 (non WAAS). Update of 430 to 430W is also still...
Forum: Southeast 11-11-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,034
Posted By h&jeuropa
Snow and cold made trip from Michigan out of the...

Snow and cold made trip from Michigan out of the question. We've looked at Blackwater for a couple years from the RAF website. Be sure to post the next fly-in here. We want to join you!

Jim...
Forum: GPS 11-05-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By h&jeuropa
As Bob says, just leave the VOR/ILS inputs to...

As Bob says, just leave the VOR/ILS inputs to your ARINC module disconnected. The vertical guidance for GPS is contained in the GPS ARINC sentence. See the 430W Install manual rev E, page 5-4 for...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 10-04-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,846
Posted By h&jeuropa
I'm trying to determine if a GNC355 will fit in...

I'm trying to determine if a GNC355 will fit in my installation. I really need more detail than just the dimensions. I'm looking for a mechanical drawing with dimensions similar to those provided...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-16-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,846
Posted By h&jeuropa
I'm beginning to think a GPS 175 and GTR 200 make...

I'm beginning to think a GPS 175 and GTR 200 make a better solution than a GNC 355 for me. I really need a comm and an intercom. The combination is less expensive and provides the intercom. Am I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 09-16-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,462
Posted By h&jeuropa
Can you explain what you mean by Version 2 flight...

Can you explain what you mean by Version 2 flight logging?

I have an old GRT Sport HS EFIS and the flight logging I get is DEMO files which I use DeCode to analyze.

Thanks

Jim Butcher
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-09-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,029
Posted By h&jeuropa
I was looking at the new Garmin GPS at OSH to...

I was looking at the new Garmin GPS at OSH to replace my old GNS 430 (non WAAS) when the Garmin rep said they will give a big trade in for my old GPS towards a new GTN. I asked what they do with...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-18-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,846
Posted By h&jeuropa
Is there an intercom in the GNC 355 or do you...

Is there an intercom in the GNC 355 or do you need an audio panel?

Thanks

Jim Butcher
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 06-07-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,783
Posted By h&jeuropa
Reno ILS 16R

I'm hoping some one based at RNO or who flies there can answer this.

Last month's IMC meeting had a discussion about lettered ILS approaches and included RNO ILS X 16R and ILS Z 16R. When I...
Forum: Engine Monitors 05-27-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By h&jeuropa
As Larry stated, the oil pressure is dedicated to...

As Larry stated, the oil pressure is dedicated to use a VDO resistive sensor.

All the aux inputs can be customized to your application. In the EIS manual there is discussion of Transfer functions. ...
Forum: GPS 03-30-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 61,637
Posted By h&jeuropa
Thanks Steve. Vertical guidance, VNAV vs...

Thanks Steve.

Vertical guidance, VNAV vs VCALC.

Does GPS 175 have the same ARINC outputs as my 430 to drive my GRT EFIS?

Is my understanding of 430 repair/ upgrade correct?

Thanks
Forum: GPS 03-30-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 61,637
Posted By h&jeuropa
I have a GNS 430 non WAAS. I understand the cost...

I have a GNS 430 non WAAS. I understand the cost to convert to WAAS is now about $4000 and just repair is no longer offfered, upgrade is required. So I?m thinking a GPS 175 and GNC255 might be a...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 03-17-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 24,733
Posted By h&jeuropa
Mike Miller put together a nice replacement for...

Mike Miller put together a nice replacement for the Ducatti. Here is the thread
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?p=1296750&highlight=regulator#post1296750

Post 45 has the...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 03-13-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By h&jeuropa
Sent you a PM. Thanks Jim Butcher

Sent you a PM.

Thanks

Jim Butcher
Forum: Canada 03-04-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,552
Posted By h&jeuropa
As Tom says, just your receipt is fine. That's...

As Tom says, just your receipt is fine. That's what we did last summer.

Port Huron is a good place to clear customs. The agents come from the nearby bridge, so you may have to wait in your plane. ...
Forum: Instrument Flight Rules 02-28-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 788
Posted By h&jeuropa
Mark, There is a new video on Pilotworkshop.com...

Mark,

There is a new video on Pilotworkshop.com that explains what speeds you need to know and how to derive them. It?s in the Missing Lessons series.

I use an old textbook from Pilot Instrument...
Forum: Canada 02-28-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,552
Posted By h&jeuropa
Claude, When you are transferred to a US...

Claude,
When you are transferred to a US controller ask them for flight following. That should be all that is necessary. If you just enter US airspace, call the nearest facility and ask. Look on...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-25-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 566
Posted By h&jeuropa
Steve, I plan to rent DynaVibe early this summer...

Steve,

I plan to rent DynaVibe early this summer to balance my prop. I?m in Kalamazoo so we could share. Otherwise Conrad Aero in Three Rivers or the shop at Marshall have the equipment.

Jim...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 02-09-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,561
Posted By h&jeuropa
Blake, Have a look at the Horizon HX HS WS User...

Blake,

Have a look at the Horizon HX HS WS User Manual Rev D on the GRT website. Page 2-7 tells about AOA and page 9-7 explains how to set it up. The calculated AOA works pretty well and the price...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-08-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,056
Posted By h&jeuropa
That is VDO # 360043, 30 psi 1/8 NPT. Looks like...

That is VDO # 360043, 30 psi 1/8 NPT. Looks like they are available from several sources for $50.

Jim Butcher
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 02-02-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,056
Posted By h&jeuropa
Pokey, Many of the VDO senders look alike. ...

Pokey,

Many of the VDO senders look alike. There should be numbers stamped on the wrench flats near the threads. They should be of the form X/X or XX/XX or something similar. Google VDO -catalog...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 01-24-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By h&jeuropa
Check that you don't have an ILS frequency...

Check that you don't have an ILS frequency selected in the Nav of your GNS430.

I did a practice ILS and couldn't figure out why the bars stayed up until I realized the 430 Nav was still trying to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-27-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By h&jeuropa
The GDL39 is not listed on the GRT website as...

The GDL39 is not listed on the GRT website as compatible. To display on a Horizon WS you must have a RS232 interface. Garmin only appears to have Bluetooth. There is no Bluetooth on older GRT...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 10-20-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 18,751
Posted By h&jeuropa
Mike, Will the board manufacturer sell just one...

Mike,

Will the board manufacturer sell just one board? Or do you have a suggestion for those of us who just want to build one unit? I sure don't need 4 boards!

Jim Butcher
Forum: ADS-B 09-19-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,235
Posted By h&jeuropa
Mike, The Stratux serial adapter is not...

Mike,

The Stratux serial adapter is not available. You can try contacting Chris directly from the Github page to see if he is getting more.

You can use the one from Open Source Solutions or one...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 09-07-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,325
Posted By h&jeuropa
Boiling in the carb bowl has been a problem in...

Boiling in the carb bowl has been a problem in the past. My 914 has carb drip trays whose main purpose is to keep fuel off the exhaust in case of a carb bowl leak. A secondary purpose is to act as...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-28-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,762
Posted By h&jeuropa
Here is a link to the gas bags: ...

Here is a link to the gas bags:
http://www.airframesalaska.com/Liquid-Containment-Bag-p/5.2bag.htm

They work pretty well. I keep mine inside a large ZipLock style bag to contain gas fumes. I...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 08-28-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,762
Posted By h&jeuropa
Paul, Great post and nice experience. With...

Paul,

Great post and nice experience. With nearly 1000 hours on my Rotax 914 in my Europa, two comments come to mind:

After using 100LL, change not only oil and filter, but open the oil tank and...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-16-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,222
Posted By h&jeuropa
Simon, Sorry you missed the Europa forum at...

Simon,

Sorry you missed the Europa forum at Oshkosh. There were about 20 of us you could have chatted with. With the weather, only one managed to fly in.

The LAA rally starts Friday August 31. ...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-06-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,547
Posted By h&jeuropa
Is everyone using welding oxygen? I understand...

Is everyone using welding oxygen? I understand that all the oxygen is the same, but how the cylinder is cleaned prior to filling is the difference. Last I checked, my supplier did not want to sell...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-20-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By h&jeuropa
Larry, I usually file IFR to West Bend ETB to...

Larry,

I usually file IFR to West Bend ETB to get following across Lake Michigan. When close to ETB,the controller usually asks if I want to cancel and continue VFR.

Jim Butcher
Forum: Electrical Systems 07-07-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 21,345
Posted By h&jeuropa
Hi All, I purchased a EarthX ETX36C at OSH in...

Hi All,

I purchased a EarthX ETX36C at OSH in 2014, before they had the improved aircraft models. I upgraded that to a ETX680C in March 2017.

That battery failed June 14, 2018 after 110 hours. ...
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 06-20-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By h&jeuropa
We try to use Mogas and have found Whitfords, B16...

We try to use Mogas and have found Whitfords, B16 near Syracuse NY easy to get into. There are no facilities except fuel and restroom.

Further west, Marshall, MI KRMY has Swift 94 fuel. There is a...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-10-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,097
Posted By h&jeuropa
Gary, As I read the GRT website, control of Trig...

Gary,

As I read the GRT website, control of Trig or Sandia remote transponders is only available on HXr, not SX. See the Trig supplement,

http://grtavionics.com/media/TrigTransponderA2.pdf

Even...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-21-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,773
Posted By h&jeuropa
In the other thread on this project, it is stated...

In the other thread on this project, it is stated that you have a EIS4000. That being the case, the diagram above is correct.

The white/red and white/black are the power to the servo. The others...
Forum: Midwest 05-15-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,597
Posted By h&jeuropa
Tim, I expect to arrive at Petit Jean Thursday...

Tim,

I expect to arrive at Petit Jean Thursday afternoon. I'm attempting to lead a Europa aircraft flyin, but it looks like only 2 or 3 planes are planning to attend.

Be sure to read the comments...
Forum: GPS 03-25-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,270
Posted By h&jeuropa
I purchase one or two updates a year from Don, ...

I purchase one or two updates a year from Don, cirruspilot@yahoo.com

$50 last time.

Jim Butcher
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