uAvionics SkyBeacon functional?

Discussion in 'Avionics and Upgrades' started by Lachlan, Oct 11, 2018.

  1. CC268

    CC268 Final Approach

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    We got ours a few weeks ago. Not thrilled about having to keep the nav lights on, but it wasn’t my decision anyways lol
     
  2. MGS402

    MGS402 Filing Flight Plan

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    Also not excited about leaving Nav lights on, but for the price (significantly lower than other ADS-B out solutions), there are sacrifices to make.
     
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    Eric Lehto Filing Flight Plan

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    Mine will be going in during annual in March.

    Not sure what everybody’s heartburn with nav lights is. I always fly with mine on. (Strobes too, when appropriate).


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  4. Paulie

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    Since the skybeacon piggy backs on a existing transponder what does the power output have to do with it?
     
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    Paulie Line Up and Wait

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    You can run another wire, you do realize that don't you? Jeez.
     
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    dell30rb Final Approach

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    Replace all Nav lights with LED's and don't worry about leaving them on.

    Question for those who have installed these, how do the strobes look? Are they as bright and intense as traditional strobes? I have not seen one in person.
     
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    My Cessna is now in the shop for annual inspection & will come out with the SkyBeacon installed. Will provide PIREP after install.
     
  8. timwinters

    timwinters Touchdown! Greaser! PoA Supporter

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    I'm still waiting on the tailbeacon.