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  1. bnt83 replied to the thread GTX-345 with internal GPS.

    Isn't about me. Dad will need ADS-B out, my brother, and a whole bunch of people who won't have a WAAS navigator at that time.

    Jan 22, 2017 at 1:54 PM
  2. bnt83 replied to the thread GTX-345 with internal GPS.

    For the experimental amature built airplane crowd, Assuming you have the GTX-3X5 and later installed a WAAS navigator and wire the...

    Jan 22, 2017 at 9:20 AM
  3. bnt83 replied to the thread GTX-345 with internal GPS.

    I find it wonky that a guy can't move the gps antenna coax from the GTX-3X5 to a WAAS navigator later down the road, and feed the...

    Jan 22, 2017 at 8:59 AM
  4. bnt83 posted a new thread.

    GTX-345 with internal GPS

    This only applies to GTX-345 (and 335) with internal GPS, there is no way to ween these off the external GPS antenna. This might not...

    Forum: Avionics and Upgrades

    Jan 21, 2017 at 8:41 AM
  5. bnt83 replied to the thread Help me understand autopilot compatibility with the Garmin G5 and/or Dynon d10a..

    The G5/D10A are not only independent gyros but are required to have their own standby batteries in case of electrical power loss....

    Jan 20, 2017 at 12:03 AM
  6. bnt83 replied to the thread Help me understand autopilot compatibility with the Garmin G5 and/or Dynon d10a..

    I suggested keeping it if there was room in post #5, didn't mean to imply that wasn't an option in #13. That additional info is...

    Jan 19, 2017 at 9:43 PM
  7. bnt83 replied to the thread Cessna 177 -B.

    I was looking at MT propellers for kicks and didn't find what I was expecting, no two blades for 180 horse 177 only three blade, which...

    Jan 19, 2017 at 9:38 PM
  8. bnt83 replied to the thread G5 HSI w/ GTN-650.

    I don't think you can ditch the HSI under any circumstance as it is an integral part of your autopilot, century 41

    Jan 19, 2017 at 5:28 PM
  9. bnt83 replied to the thread G5 HSI w/ GTN-650.

    What all is the HSI hooked to? You said 530W, in an experimental airplane a G5 could act as an HSI with the GAD29 adapter and a...

    Jan 19, 2017 at 5:21 PM
  10. bnt83 liked arkvet's post in the thread Are we going to see significant cost reductions in Avionics?.

    Not alone at all. As a matter of fact my Saratoga with all vacuum gauges will be going to the shop in just a few weeks to have this...

    Jan 19, 2017 at 5:04 PM
  11. bnt83 replied to the thread Help me understand autopilot compatibility with the Garmin G5 and/or Dynon d10a..

    The STCs allows replacement of existing primary attitude indicator or turn coordinator, none can be autopilot gyros. There is no other...

    Jan 19, 2017 at 5:03 PM
  12. bnt83 replied to the thread Cessna 177 -B.

    Not much different. Typically the B is loaded with junk and of course the CS prop is heavy. I weighed a 76 177B which just had leather...

    Jan 19, 2017 at 4:44 PM
  13. bnt83 replied to the thread Are we going to see significant cost reductions in Avionics?.

    I think its a decent deal too. Read the STC install manual for it if you haven't already. There are a lot of optional things that you...

    Jan 19, 2017 at 3:02 PM
  14. bnt83 replied to the thread Any way around this?.

    So what's busted on the plane?

    Jan 19, 2017 at 11:37 AM
  15. bnt83 replied to the thread Are we going to see significant cost reductions in Avionics?.

    Everyone wants a WAAS/LPV GPS navigator, they aren't going to budge in price. They will all remain TSOed and installed in everything...

    Jan 19, 2017 at 9:38 AM