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A very small EFIS

Postby abezzi » Mon Nov 12, 2012 1:12 pm

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Re: A very small EFIS

Postby nicow » Mon Nov 12, 2012 3:07 pm

Very nice (^^) .
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Re: A very small EFIS

Postby Bundy » Mon Nov 12, 2012 6:42 pm

Nice and neat....price prob "nice" too? :wink:
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Re: A very small EFIS

Postby justin.schoeman » Mon Nov 12, 2012 8:22 pm

Bundy wrote:Nice and neat....price prob "nice" too? :wink:
€1500 - which isn't bad, as it includes all gyros and magnetometers...
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Re: A very small EFIS

Postby ninelima » Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:11 pm

For the cheapskates, try this one:
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=21036&p=240726&hilit=efis#p240726

It works on most modern Android phones.
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Re: A very small EFIS

Postby whirly » Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:46 am

Rather go for the Garmin G5, very nice, I use one and what a great EFIS. There are two versions, a certified and a non certified one. The unit, stand-by battery, install kit and internal antenna will set you back $1 478. You then have to ship it and pay VAT, as with any import. It is a Garmin and works very well. Very user friendly and all you need in one instrument and it fits into a normal instrument hole. vhpy

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Re: A very small EFIS

Postby thys bas » Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:37 pm

Do try the "Kwik EFIS" offered for free by Ninelima. I have it on my phone and it works very well. There is a long discussion on AVCOM (Android in the cockpit) about it and SAFlyer mag also talks about it. And it is free, no strings attached, no hidden agenda.

Download it, try it, use it, loose it. You don't have to bet your life on it, but a nice to have if you get lost. Together with your GPS it will take you home, or at least let you have the answers on ATC questions. We do not have the luxury of large instrument panels and lots of battery power in our small aircraft, so let this app run on your mobile phone, which you have with you in any case.
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Re: A very small EFIS

Postby ninelima » Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:35 pm

whirly wrote:Rather go for the Garmin G5, very nice, I use one and what a great EFIS. There are two versions, a certified and a non certified one. The unit, stand-by battery, install kit and internal antenna will set you back $1 478. You then have to ship it and pay VAT, as with any import. It is a Garmin and works very well. Very user friendly and all you need in one instrument and it fits into a normal instrument hole. vhpy

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I can really recommend the Garmin equipment. We use a dual screen Garmin G3X at the moment with a Belite Radiant TSI as backup. If my budget and panel space allowed it, we would have gone with the G5. It looks like a fantastic piece of kit.

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You will notice that Kwik EFIS in portrait mode looks similar to the G3X :-) I primarily developed it as a cheap display for the GIB (Guy In Back).
Also thanks to Thys for the "plug" :-) To be totally accurate, it is not free, It is "BeerWare". If you run into me in this life or the next, you will need to buy me a beer!
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Re: A very small EFIS

Postby wackomedic911 » Thu Mar 23, 2017 12:50 pm

hell I would reccomend airnav pro then, it uses your ipad/iphone gps, can connect to external gps devices, actually uses aviation maps, has hazards etc and has a efis with topographical info on it, this however is not free.....
I have used this on a few flights and I love it. it just drains my ipad battery, so might need to fly with a power bank for longer flights.
http://airnavigation.aero/

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Re: A very small EFIS

Postby kloot piloot » Thu Mar 23, 2017 7:20 pm

ninelima, sounds like a great app. I also read the SA Flyer write-up.
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Re: A very small EFIS

Postby thys bas » Thu Mar 23, 2017 8:06 pm

ninelima wrote: To be totally accurate, it is not free, It is "BeerWare". If you run into me in this life or the next, you will need to buy me a beer!
Djerr, dis 'n bargain! Roel, maak die bier koud, Dawie, sien jou by Brits! :lol: (^^)
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Re: A very small EFIS

Postby ninelima » Sat Jun 10, 2017 6:02 pm

It has been a pretty eventful time in terms of Kwik EFIS development. The application now features much improved synthetic vision performance, much more coverage and also voice alerts.

And ... would you you believe it! We have gone international. In addition to our Ozies and Saffers, we now have American, German and even Russian (Спасибо, Юрий) users.

Kwik EFIS V3.2 has been flight tested and the stable (unsigned) release candidate can be downloaded from:
http://members.iinet.net.au/~ninelima/e ... nload.html under the Beta Releases.

Note:
This version of Kwik EFIS has also been released to F-Droid for signing and distribution. There is a unfortunately bit of a technical delay with the data pacs. Hopefully this will be resolved soon and signed app and data packages will be available from F-Droid as a signed and certified package.
(See https://gitlab.com/fdroid/admin/issues/31 for details)

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