Today the only tools I haven’t confirmed working are the Marker Beacon receiver (not a big deal, but want to check it) and the Trio Autopilot. I have checked out, and fixed a configuration issue with, the output to the Trio. I have a switch on the panel the transfers control of the GPSS/GPSV from the GRT Hx to the GTN650W. Now that this is working, I just need to flight test this and configure the gains, etc. I have created and updated a couple of pages that might be of interest to folks building their own planes, one about what I consider quirks of the GTN650, and one on what I have hooked to my GRT Hx EFIS system, and how it’s configured. The Hx has a tremendous number of ports, and supported equipment. I’m using 2 ARINC 429 inputs, 1 ARINC output, 2 USB ports, and most of the 8 serial ports on my main (Display Unit, or DU, 1).
Now I just need to test fly and configure the Trio, and learn to fly the airplane precisely in the IFR system.
Posted By: Brett FerrellThursday June 4th, 2015 at 6:31 PM