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  1. Paul, Great work helping pilots to navigate a...

    Paul,

    Great work helping pilots to navigate a sometimes very confusing system of open, closed and dunno waters!

    This is something SPA should have been doing years ago.

    MTV
  2. Pilots have been gaming the aviation medical...

    Pilots have been gaming the aviation medical program for decades. Maybe not a lot, but they’re out there. So, frankly, the system has always relied on the honesty of its participants. I recall a...
  3. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    I would point out that the anti collision light...

    I would point out that the anti collision light on the SkyBeacon is NOT a strobe. It is an LED . It’s bright as hell, but doesn’t look quite like a strobe.

    Seaworthy, this unit is a legal...
  4. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    If you order one of the uAvionix units, either...

    If you order one of the uAvionix units, either the tail beacon or the sky beacon, you want to ensure that the unit has 1.4.0 software installed. If not, go to uAvionix web site, and look for the...
  5. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    Yes, Pete, the verbiage for ADS-B is different...

    Yes, Pete, the verbiage for ADS-B is different from the transponder rule.

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  6. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    Better map....maybe. This one suggests there is...

    Better map....maybe. This one suggests there is a GBT near BZN:

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  7. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    T Dan, i dont know. The available maps...

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    Dan,

    i dont know. The available maps aren’t very specific. I assume that they can also receive ADS-B via ATC radars.

    heres a map:

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    Camels can work, but don’t offer very good...

    Camels can work, but don’t offer very good options for protecting the plane in conditions like Pete noted. And, those things get slicker than deer guts on a doorknob, so getting to and from can get...
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    Sticky: Steve, Do you want Aviation events other than...

    Steve,

    Do you want Aviation events other than fly ins?

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  10. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    I just received another call from the FAA...

    I just received another call from the FAA Inspector in DC about my latest flight. Short story: There were lapses in the signal, but they were associated with my being out of coverage. The period...
  11. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    Actually, I asked the FAA guy about this issue,...

    Actually, I asked the FAA guy about this issue, since some of the flights they tagged were low level......and there IS NO GBT anywhere near here. So all the data they were getting was coming from...
  12. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    Yep, you got it. Maybe that's the reason I'm...

    Yep, you got it. Maybe that's the reason I'm having issues with this ADS-B thingie????

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  13. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    Yeah, shoot! That’s prolly why Tower was pissed...

    Yeah, shoot! That’s prolly why Tower was pissed at me yesterday after I landed nordo

    Xponder is actually a KX 176A.

    MTV
  14. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    Yes, Pete, I noted that to the FAA gent, and he...

    Yes, Pete, I noted that to the FAA gent, and he didn’t comment. Of course, to do so would violate the ADS-B rule: If installed, it must be energized at all times. Not like a transponder, which can...
  15. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    Steve, i agree on that point, BUT one has to...

    Steve,

    i agree on that point, BUT one has to understand that ADS-B was and is intended to provide traffic information to ATC. So, this equipment MUST function properly AT ALL TIMES. I can’t...
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    So, is he supposed to carry those around in his...

    So, is he supposed to carry those around in his 12? Maybe talk to some of the owners/operators and try to get them to do so.....

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    I have no idea how you’d dock at something like...

    I have no idea how you’d dock at something like that. Looks like damage ready to happen.

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  18. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    The FAA gent told me to try to get the situation...

    The FAA gent told me to try to get the situation resolved. Didn’t offer a time line, but certainly dupidnt come across as pushy. He did say that worst case, he’d have to effectively “blank out” (my...
  19. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    Doug, i have a King KX 175 transponder. I...

    Doug,

    i have a King KX 175 transponder. I passed the initial certification flight just fine. Other flights have passed. uAvionix did tell me that some older transponders were returning error...
  20. Thread: ADS-B Issues

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    ADS-B Issues

    Well, I received the dreaded phone call from the FAA in Washington DC recently, letting me know that my newly installed ADS-B unit was intermittently transmitting error messages. Perfect......
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  21. Thread: Draco

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    When you are cleared for takeoff, it is your...

  22. Thread: Draco

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    The centerline of a runway is merely a...

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    Was a little toasty in Tennessee! MTV

    Was a little toasty in Tennessee!

    MTV
  24. Likewise, it was great catching up with you, Cam....

    Likewise, it was great catching up with you, Cam. Hope your flight home went well.

    MTV
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    Had VGs on my PA 11. Worth doing on these light...

    Had VGs on my PA 11. Worth doing on these light Cubs

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