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Re: Screw Terminals

Rick Hall
 

I have several of a similar design in my bucket. The terminals, not the completed fuse block. +300 hours, none have loosened up or failed. +5, +12, GND at my EMS module. 'quick' disconnects at the wing root for the NAV/Strobe cables. Pmag uses them too.

As to the fuse block design, it's quite elegant :) Unsure I'd want to push more than 10-15 maps total through it though. That said, you can get ATO fuses with a built in LED. A bit pricey at about $.60/fuse vs .12/unlit fuse, in bulk.

The plain terminal blocks are available from various sources, most common in a through hole configuration. Digi-Key, Mouser, and Jameco all sell them. The ones I have are flush mount (free hanging?) so need some sort of a mount. VHB tape has worked for me. I have a few in the parts bin, can bring one to RR if interested.

Rick

On 9/21/2019 2:34 PM, Saro Marcarian sarodude@yahoo.com [canard-aviators] wrote:
That's not a suggestion.  It's not a special area in a far off airport.  It's also not a semi vulgar expression.

I'm curious about the use of Screw Terminals - the kind where the terminal block directly clamps your stripped and otherwise unterminated wire.  I've come across an interesting solution to handle power distribution / fuse protection for the instrument panel which utilizes these terminals.  Just wondering about folks' thoughts on this type of terminal in an aircraft environment.


Re: Not happy with ACS orders

Tom Smith <TRCSmith@...>
 

There are other places that sell that. Shop around I do and get my alum in Sacramento 30 miles away.


Tom Smith  A&P/IA
Long-EZ N12TS
Cell-707-592-0869
KVCB
KJ6PZN


-----Original Message-----
From: CozyGirrrl@... [canard-aviators]
To: canard-aviators ; cozy_builders
Sent: Sat, Sep 21, 2019 9:04 am
Subject: Re: [c-a] Not happy with ACS orders



That's not a good thing to be shorted any material, if it is raw goods a vendor should always give excess. I think if Jim were aware of this he'd get it sorted.


-----Original Message-----
From: Robert Asis lezdreamer@... [canard-aviators]
To: Canard Aviators ; Cozy Builders
Sent: Fri, Sep 20, 2019 10:29 pm
Subject: [c-a] Not happy with ACS orders

 
Fellow Canardians,

I never though I would do this but I need to e-mail Jim Irwin at Aircraft Spruce if you have it so I can make him aware of this. Please e-mail it to me privately.

Twice now I ordered 2 feet of aluminum channel and they come up short. The first time it happened I said ok and they sent me a replacement. Today, I received another order, aluminum was cut short. However, the 4130 tubing I got were cut to exacting length. I’m sure their replace it but it’s the wasted time I have to wait .

Thanks,
Robert
Long EZ




Re: COZY: Screw Terminals

Izzy
 

I installed a VPX in my Varieze. It works pretty well. Depends on a third party efis however and you have to switch pages to get to the controls. I don’t have a zillion breakers on the panel and the wiring is a bit simpler. 

There are alerts when something g pops and some additional circuit load data not available with a traditional system.

Pricey though. If you have the money and are comfortable with EFIS displays it adds enough value its worth looking into. 

I put one in my Cozy 4.

Izzy


On Sep 21, 2019, at 17:14, Michael Arndt <mike.arndt.ie@...> wrote:

What does everyone think about the digital fuse systems that allow for resets though the efis as well as realtime current monitoring? Tesla uses this tech in there cars, anyone tried one of the aircraft variants in their plane?

On Sat, Sep 21, 2019, 4:34 PM 'Saro Marcarian' via COZY Builders Mailing List <cozy_builders@...> wrote:
That's not a suggestion.  It's not a special area in a far off airport.  It's also not a semi vulgar expression.

I'm curious about the use of Screw Terminals - the kind where the terminal block directly clamps your stripped and otherwise unterminated wire.  I've come across an interesting solution to handle power distribution / fuse protection for the instrument panel which utilizes these terminals.  Just wondering about folks' thoughts on this type of terminal in an aircraft environment.

I have a simple audio mixing circuit (http://www.fdatasystems.com/ap-60-audio-mixerthat happens to use this type of terminal for audio signals and it fared well after a couple of hundred hours - albeit in a low current, signal capacity.

The specific fuse / power block I was thinking of is https://czh-labs.com/czh-labs-din-rail-mount-ac-dc-532v-10-position-power-distribution-fuse-module-board-p0445-p0445.html.  Has LED blown fuse indicators, handles 40 amps total, up to 10 amps per circuit.

-Saro

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Screw Terminals

Saro Marcarian
 

That's not a suggestion.  It's not a special area in a far off airport.  It's also not a semi vulgar expression.

I'm curious about the use of Screw Terminals - the kind where the terminal block directly clamps your stripped and otherwise unterminated wire.  I've come across an interesting solution to handle power distribution / fuse protection for the instrument panel which utilizes these terminals.  Just wondering about folks' thoughts on this type of terminal in an aircraft environment.

I have a simple audio mixing circuit (http://www.fdatasystems.com/ap-60-audio-mixerthat happens to use this type of terminal for audio signals and it fared well after a couple of hundred hours - albeit in a low current, signal capacity.

The specific fuse / power block I was thinking of is https://czh-labs.com/czh-labs-din-rail-mount-ac-dc-532v-10-position-power-distribution-fuse-module-board-p0445-p0445.html.  Has LED blown fuse indicators, handles 40 amps total, up to 10 amps per circuit.

-Saro


Re: Not happy with ACS orders

cozygirrrl
 

That's not a good thing to be shorted any material, if it is raw goods a vendor should always give excess. I think if Jim were aware of this he'd get it sorted.


-----Original Message-----
From: Robert Asis lezdreamer@... [canard-aviators]
To: Canard Aviators ; Cozy Builders
Sent: Fri, Sep 20, 2019 10:29 pm
Subject: [c-a] Not happy with ACS orders

 
Fellow Canardians,

I never though I would do this but I need to e-mail Jim Irwin at Aircraft Spruce if you have it so I can make him aware of this. Please e-mail it to me privately.

Twice now I ordered 2 feet of aluminum channel and they come up short. The first time it happened I said ok and they sent me a replacement. Today, I received another order, aluminum was cut short. However, the 4130 tubing I got were cut to exacting length. I’m sure their replace it but it’s the wasted time I have to wait .

Thanks,
Robert
Long EZ


Not happy with ACS orders

lezdreamer
 

Fellow Canardians,

I never though I would do this but I need to e-mail Jim Irwin at Aircraft Spruce if you have it so I can make him aware of this. Please e-mail it to me privately.

Twice now I ordered 2 feet of aluminum channel and they come up short. The first time it happened I said ok and they sent me a replacement. Today, I received another order, aluminum was cut short. However, the 4130 tubing I got were cut to exacting length. I’m sure their replace it but it’s the wasted time I have to wait .

Thanks,
Robert
Long EZ


Re: Auto pilots

Bruce Hughes
 

I need to clarify what I said before:

1. The Trio Avionics ProPilot is excellent
    as far as I know but I have been too busy
    to give it a fair trial.

2. The price is OK but I thought the hookup
    cable was a bit expensive so I complained to
    them.   THEY MADE A SPECIAL CABLE
    just for me at a reduced cost.  
   THAT WAS SERVICE !

3. The special cable had 3 power lines (normal in all the cables),
    One ground (normal), 5 for each actuator (normal),
    and a pair for the twisted pair to the GPS (normal).
    16 lines.

4. I screwed up (and they did too) because I don't have
    lines 14, 17, and 33 which are needed for the fuel
    sensor.    So I cannot read the fuel flow until Olympia
    Avionics gets around to putting those 3 lines in.
    It has been 4 months, now.

5. The cable that I thought was so expensive has
     FOURTEEN MORE lines that I (and you) would not
     need.

6. YES, the two actuators are a bit hard to get in place
     due to their size.   You will have a little trouble
    attaching the elevator actuator to the elevator tube.
    Each time you take the canard off, you will find it
    difficult due to the actuator.

    I was lucky as the company that I found locally
   (2 blocks from the airport and the owner is a pilot)
   charged me VERY little for their work.    It is not a
   big job to make you own aluminum part if you are
   good with metal work.   I few layers of bid can do
   the job but I think my part is the best possible.

7.Their CUSTOMER SERVICE IS THE BEST YOU
     WILL FIND ANYWHERE.

Bruce Hughes


----- Original Message -----
From: 'Del Schier' cozypilot@... [canard-aviators]
To: canard-aviators@...
Sent: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 19:01:03 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: RE: [c-a] Auto pilots







Hi EJ and all,

 

I just called Trio about my problem with a Navaid I am using with my Trio EZ Pilot. They answered the phone right away and were very helpful, and knowledgable, even though it was not their servo, but one that was compatible with Trio.

 

As far as the Trio controlling pitch trim: I went to great trouble to hook my Trio EZ 123, pitch AP, to my electric trim but I don’t think you need it. At any normal trim condition for my Cozy the Trio gold servo is more than strong enough to fly the airplane; no matter what the trim setting.

 

Del Schier

Cozy IV N197DL

Cannon Creek Airpark 15FL

 

 

 

From: canard-aviators@...
Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:25 PM
To: canard-aviators@...
Subject: Re: [c-a] Auto pilots

 

 

How does the Trio work with the Strong pitch trim? Any issues?

Greg Norman


On Sep 18, 2019, at 1:57 PM, EJ Johnson ejandlinda@... [canard-aviators] <canard-aviators@...> wrote:

 

I flew about 2000 hours with. Trio 2 axis.  It is very good and easy to install.  If I where in the market for a stand alone autopilot I would buy a Trio period.  Good service and good unit.  

Long-EZ N36EJ my own little F16.

Elwood 'EJ' Johnson


On Sep 18, 2019, at 8:18 AM, Richard Hughes richardhughes260@... [canard-aviators] <canard-aviators@...> wrote:

 

Trio is a GREAT autopilot! Their support is even better!!

 

I made my own cables. 

 

I'm not sure what you are saying is expensive or too large.

 

I have the aileron servo on the firewall. No Problem.

 

Personally I like a discrete component for the Autopilot, as opposed to a baked into the EFIS unit. 

 

When the crap hits the fan, you want to be able to reach out and touch it immediately! 

 

 







Re: COZY: Getting ready for RR, A glass question for CHT balancing. What's a good mold release?

Izzy
 

I’ve used a $2 squirt bottle with PVA before. Not as good as a spray gun but it can work if you don’t have the gun.

Izzy


On Sep 19, 2019, at 19:41, Bob Holliston bob.holliston@... [canard-aviators] <canard-aviators@...> wrote:

 

Axle grease? The standard is (I think) 3 coats of mold release wax (cheap) followed by 3 coats of PVA (less cheap). I have the best luck applying the PVA with a paint spray gun. I even wax duct tape when I use it, one quick coat. 

On Thu, Sep 19, 2019 at 4:35 PM 'Kevin R. Walsh' krwalsh@... [canard-aviators] <canard-aviators@...> wrote:
 


On Thu, Sep 19, 2019 at 4:33 PM Del Schier <cozypilot@...> wrote:

What is a good household mold release?


Duct tape.
 



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Re: Prog Chart for Next Wednesday

John Lambert
 

We will see what the next 7 days does to move the stuff on the prog charts to smiles, tears or a mix of both! J J

 

John Lambert

 

From: canard-aviators@... [mailto:canard-aviators@...]
Sent: Thursday, September 19, 2019 9:40 PM
To: canard-aviators@...
Subject: [c-a] Prog Chart for Next Wednesday

 

 

It looks like pretty good high pressure ares predicated for the RR area next Wednesday and Thursday. Might have to skirt around North Texas and the Panhandle if your coming from the west (West seems to mean mostly AZ, and Southern California for this crowd)

This is Wednesday...


Prog Chart for Next Wednesday

Izzy
 

It looks like pretty good high pressure ares predicated for the RR area next Wednesday and Thursday. Might have to skirt around North Texas and the Panhandle if your coming from the west (West seems to mean mostly AZ, and Southern California for this crowd)

This is Wednesday...



This is Thursday.....




Izzy


Re: Getting ready for RR, A glass question for CHT balancing. What's a good mold release?

Rick Hall
 

Unsure of your build.

Release tape a 5 gallon bucket. Lay up 3-4 plies of BID approximately 1/3 way around the bucket. "Pop" off, trim sections out for your deflectors/ramps. Sand to fit cowls, flox in. Trim narrower to balance cooling.

Rick

On 9/19/2019 5:33 PM, 'Del Schier' cozypilot@comcast.net [canard-aviators] wrote:

The last cowl deflector was made with pour foam, this time I would like to use aluminum flashing to make it a faster and easier project. What is a good household mold release?


Re: COZY: Getting ready for RR, A glass question for CHT balancing. What's a good mold release?

Bob Holliston
 

Axle grease? The standard is (I think) 3 coats of mold release wax (cheap) followed by 3 coats of PVA (less cheap). I have the best luck applying the PVA with a paint spray gun. I even wax duct tape when I use it, one quick coat. 


On Thu, Sep 19, 2019 at 4:35 PM 'Kevin R. Walsh' krwalsh@... [canard-aviators] <canard-aviators@...> wrote:
 


On Thu, Sep 19, 2019 at 4:33 PM Del Schier <cozypilot@...> wrote:

What is a good household mold release?


Duct tape.
 



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Re: COZY: Getting ready for RR, A glass question for CHT balancing. What's a good mold release?

Kevin R. Walsh
 


On Thu, Sep 19, 2019 at 4:33 PM Del Schier <cozypilot@...> wrote:

What is a good household mold release?


Duct tape.
 


Getting ready for RR, A glass question for CHT balancing. What's a good mold release?

Del Schier
 

Hi all,

 

You may have followed some of my recent posts about a Dynon EFIS and my autopilot; both to get ready for RR and another trip planned up North.

 

The EFIS D-10A is installed and working great with the new display thanks to someone here.  I also got lots of help from the guys on my Navaid autopilot servo; especially from Chuck at Trio. The servo is working quieter and smoother but probably not the problem. I think the autopilot will work again with careful little setup and flight testing. It may have been me pushing the wrong buttons with inflight adjustments, we will see.

 

The last thing is to get my CHT’s balanced better.  I put a deflector in the left side of the bottom cowl to balance 1 and 3 which worked great.  Now my imbalance is between 2 and 4 with 2 running about 80 deg cooler than 4.

 

The last cowl deflector was made with pour foam, this time I would like to use aluminum flashing to make it a faster and easier project. What is a good household mold release?

 

Del Schier

Cozy IV N197DL

Cannon Creek Airpark 15FL

 

 


Corection - Navaid Servo needed or help me fix mine.

Mike Tooze
 

Dell,
I may have spoken too soon as re-reading your email I see that you are not flying in that you are not flying zigzagging like bouncing off the walls of an imaginary corridor. That is the symptom of the limit cycle I mentioned.

It seems your problem is on the ground, testing the servo.
I assume that you have gone through all the setup procedures, gain, damping, etc.
It is a digital system driving the servo via PWM so a certain amount of movement/judder can be expected.
If you have done the best you can with the adjustments then when you fly you should find that the air loads tend to reduce the vibration but will not eliminate it.
It is a good thing that it tends to overcome any (small) friction and indicates that your a/p is alive. ;^)
If I lightly hold my stick I can feel the vibration as the servo works - I believe this is quite normal.

Coming back to my original point. Any backlash in the aileron channel will exacerbate the limit cycle effect. On a VE this can be virtually negligible. I don't know how it is with a Cozy with its different aileron arrangement.

Apologies for any confusion.

Best regards,

Mike T




----- Forwarded message -----
From: Mike Tooze miketooze@... [canard-aviators] <canard-aviators@...>
To: 'Del Schier' cozypilot@... [canard-aviators]
Sent: Thursday, 19 September 2019, 09:12:54 BST
Subject: Re: [c-a] Navaid Servo needed or help me fix mine.



Dell,

What you describe is probably a 'limit cycle'.

The output shaft on the Navaid is staked with a roll pin.
This part of the train is after the servo pot/shaft which accurately positions the shaft but any slop in the roll-pin to shaft causes slight relative movement in the arm causing the servo to hunt between backlash positions.

All you need do is to disassemble the output arm from the shaft by removing the roll pin and seal it back into position with, what I used, some flox so that there is zero play in the shaft to output arm.

Mine needed this and still works well after xx yrs.

Many of these units suffered the same prob. Few seem to do the ez thing and fix them.

Nothing wrong with the Navaid single axis a/p! Excellent fail safe design. With our aircraft pitch trim is no problem thus a pitch a/p would be needed only if solid IFR is contemplated.

OMV My 2d

Mike Tooze
O-235 VE G-EMMY

On Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 19:43:15 BST, 'Del Schier' cozypilot@... [canard-aviators] wrote:




Hi all,

 

It appears that my Trio EZ pilot is working fine but the Navaid S-2 servo it is hooked to has a bad position potentiometer or gears. 

 

In the Trio test mode it will move the stick full left and full right but near the center, where it operates all the time, it is jumpy and erratic.

 

I have not pulled it out of the Hell hole, where it is located, and inspected it or tried to fix it; yet.

 

Anyone fixed this problem or does someone have one in their spare parts they would like to part with? 

 

Del Schier

Cozy IV N197DL

Cannon Creek Airpark 15FL

 

 






Re: Navaid Servo needed or help me fix mine.

Mike Tooze
 

Dell,

What you describe is probably a 'limit cycle'.

The output shaft on the Navaid is staked with a roll pin.
This part of the train is after the servo pot/shaft which accurately positions the shaft but any slop in the roll-pin to shaft causes slight relative movement in the arm causing the servo to hunt between backlash positions.

All you need do is to disassemble the output arm from the shaft by removing the roll pin and seal it back into position with, what I used, some flox so that there is zero play in the shaft to output arm.

Mine needed this and still works well after xx yrs.

Many of these units suffered the same prob. Few seem to do the ez thing and fix them.

Nothing wrong with the Navaid single axis a/p! Excellent fail safe design. With our aircraft pitch trim is no problem thus a pitch a/p would be needed only if solid IFR is contemplated.

OMV My 2d

Mike Tooze
O-235 VE G-EMMY

On Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 19:43:15 BST, 'Del Schier' cozypilot@... [canard-aviators] wrote:




Hi all,

 

It appears that my Trio EZ pilot is working fine but the Navaid S-2 servo it is hooked to has a bad position potentiometer or gears. 

 

In the Trio test mode it will move the stick full left and full right but near the center, where it operates all the time, it is jumpy and erratic.

 

I have not pulled it out of the Hell hole, where it is located, and inspected it or tried to fix it; yet.

 

Anyone fixed this problem or does someone have one in their spare parts they would like to part with? 

 

Del Schier

Cozy IV N197DL

Cannon Creek Airpark 15FL

 

 




Re: Was: Navaid Servo needed or help me fix mine. Now: more to the story.

Chuck Busch
 

Hi Del,

 

On the Navaid servo that gap is used to allow the solenoid plunger to lift before actuating the pivot arm.  I’ve “tuned” a pile of these here at Trio and know that if you decrease that gap significantly the solenoid will not actuate properly.  What I see in that picture looks about right based on my experience.

 

What exactly is not working correctly on that servo? 

 

Best Regards,

 

Chuck

 

 

From: canard-aviators@...
Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 4:01 PM
To: canard-aviators@...; 'COZY Builders'
Subject: [c-a] Was: Navaid Servo needed or help me fix mine. Now: more to the story.

 

 

Hi all,

 

I got the servo out of the Hell hole and on the bench.  The potentiometer is a very high quality one and it tests well for no dead spot near the middle, at least best I can tell with a digital VOM, wish I still had my analog one.

 

There is something fishy with the solenoid mechanism that meshes the gears when you engage the AP.  I think a nut came loose but the position of the nut may be some kind of gear mesh adjustment. I am pretty sure Navaid is out of business and there is no way to ask them so I will ask the group.

 

In the attached picture you can see the locknut that attaches the solenoid armature to a pivoting bracket that pulls in the gears for the motor.  It appears that maybe all I have to do is tighten the nut but what do you all think?

 

Del Schier

Cozy IV N197DL

Cannon Creek Airpark 15FL

 

From: canard-aviators@... <canard-aviators@...>
Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:41 PM
To: 'COZY Builders' <cozy_builders@...>; canard-aviators@...
Subject: [c-a] Navaid Servo needed or help me fix mine.

 

 

Hi all,

 

It appears that my Trio EZ pilot is working fine but the Navaid S-2 servo it is hooked to has a bad position potentiometer or gears.. 

 

In the Trio test mode it will move the stick full left and full right but near the center, where it operates all the time, it is jumpy and erratic.

 

I have not pulled it out of the Hell hole, where it is located, and inspected it or tried to fix it; yet.

 

Anyone fixed this problem or does someone have one in their spare parts they would like to part with? 

 

Del Schier

Cozy IV N197DL

Cannon Creek Airpark 15FL

 

 


Was: Navaid Servo needed or help me fix mine. Now: more to the story.

Del Schier
 

Hi all,

 

I got the servo out of the Hell hole and on the bench.  The potentiometer is a very high quality one and it tests well for no dead spot near the middle, at least best I can tell with a digital VOM, wish I still had my analog one.

 

There is something fishy with the solenoid mechanism that meshes the gears when you engage the AP.  I think a nut came loose but the position of the nut may be some kind of gear mesh adjustment. I am pretty sure Navaid is out of business and there is no way to ask them so I will ask the group.

 

In the attached picture you can see the locknut that attaches the solenoid armature to a pivoting bracket that pulls in the gears for the motor.  It appears that maybe all I have to do is tighten the nut but what do you all think?

 

Del Schier

Cozy IV N197DL

Cannon Creek Airpark 15FL

 

From: canard-aviators@...
Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:41 PM
To: 'COZY Builders' ; canard-aviators@...
Subject: [c-a] Navaid Servo needed or help me fix mine.

 

 

Hi all,

 

It appears that my Trio EZ pilot is working fine but the Navaid S-2 servo it is hooked to has a bad position potentiometer or gears. 

 

In the Trio test mode it will move the stick full left and full right but near the center, where it operates all the time, it is jumpy and erratic.

 

I have not pulled it out of the Hell hole, where it is located, and inspected it or tried to fix it; yet.

 

Anyone fixed this problem or does someone have one in their spare parts they would like to part with? 

 

Del Schier

Cozy IV N197DL

Cannon Creek Airpark 15FL

 

 


Re: Auto pilots

Del Schier
 

Hi EJ and all,

 

I just called Trio about my problem with a Navaid I am using with my Trio EZ Pilot. They answered the phone right away and were very helpful, and knowledgable, even though it was not their servo, but one that was compatible with Trio.

 

As far as the Trio controlling pitch trim: I went to great trouble to hook my Trio EZ 123, pitch AP, to my electric trim but I don’t think you need it. At any normal trim condition for my Cozy the Trio gold servo is more than strong enough to fly the airplane; no matter what the trim setting.

 

Del Schier

Cozy IV N197DL

Cannon Creek Airpark 15FL

 

 

 

From: canard-aviators@...
Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 2:25 PM
To: canard-aviators@...
Subject: Re: [c-a] Auto pilots

 

 

How does the Trio work with the Strong pitch trim? Any issues?

Greg Norman


On Sep 18, 2019, at 1:57 PM, EJ Johnson ejandlinda@... [canard-aviators] <canard-aviators@...> wrote:

 

I flew about 2000 hours with. Trio 2 axis.  It is very good and easy to install.  If I where in the market for a stand alone autopilot I would buy a Trio period.  Good service and good unit.  

Long-EZ N36EJ my own little F16.

Elwood 'EJ' Johnson


On Sep 18, 2019, at 8:18 AM, Richard Hughes richardhughes260@... [canard-aviators] <canard-aviators@...> wrote:

 

Trio is a GREAT autopilot! Their support is even better!!

 

I made my own cables. 

 

I'm not sure what you are saying is expensive or too large.

 

I have the aileron servo on the firewall. No Problem.

 

Personally I like a discrete component for the Autopilot, as opposed to a baked into the EFIS unit. 

 

When the crap hits the fan, you want to be able to reach out and touch it immediately! 

 

 


Re: Auto pilots

Del Schier
 

Hi Rich,

 

Actually with the Trio controlling the trim I have had the reverse problem. It had set the trim and when I turned off the autopilot I was way out of trim. It may have been the setup on the Trio but I am sure the trim direction was right.  Either way you don’t want a surprise with trim settings.

Del

 

From: canard-aviators@...
Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 6:35 PM
To: canard-aviators@...
Subject: Re: [c-a] Auto pilots

 

 

Dell

it might be a little more complex than the servos strength. Assume that you are merrily tooling along with the servo happily handling the trim. Unfortunately the plane is out of trim in either a nose up or down condition of which you are not aware because the servo is doing its thing. Under many circumstances no problem. However. If fore some reason the a/p goes off line (whatever the reason) the aircraft will be suddenly and potentially dangerously out of trim

Y’all will feel the snap

Good judgement is based on experience and experience is, many times, based on bad judgement

Rich



> On Sep 18, 2019, at 3:27 PM, 'Del Schier' cozypilot@... [canard-aviators] <canard-aviators@...> wrote:
>
> Schier

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