warren.huisman

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About warren.huisman

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    Michigan
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    N2014U
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    M20J

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  1. warren.huisman

    Seat rails

    I'm 6'2" and had 3" rudder pedal extensions in my J and could not even get my legs under the panel with them installed. Took them out and it is perfect. Still on the last hole though. I do have long legs.
  2. warren.huisman

    I'm back!

    Just had a 530W and Garmin 345 Adsb installed. During the test flight parts of the engine monitor stopped working - it the primary (read only) engine gauges so they are required. So, the airplane is grounded until it gets back. A 2 week job into it’s 7 the week. Sorry. Just venting a little. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  3. warren.huisman

    I found my first airplane

    My first airplane crashed killing the student pilot onboard. Looked it up a few years after we sold it. I was pretty bummed that it had crashed, but was even more sad that a young student pilot lost her life in it - very tragic. She hit the top of a truck while landing at an unfamiliar airport. The highway passed pretty close to the end of the runway and she mis-judged her landing angle.
  4. warren.huisman

    ADS-B Resource Thread

    Labor to remove MX20, GX60 & annuciator, Install 530W, flight stream 210, and GTX 345 is $4000 (50 hrs).
  5. I have also booked the Sleep Inn and Suites. See you there.
  6. warren.huisman

    Cigarette lighter? M20s

    You need a 2 amp USB adapter to charge an iPad or even to keep it charged. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  7. warren.huisman

    Where am I?

    Men’s room in Coldwater Michigan has this notice. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  8. Where is everyone staying? The Hotel listed is full due to some other convention in town.
  9. warren.huisman

    Today's flight for 2018

    Flew to Marshall, MI for lunch with my daughter. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. warren.huisman

    Avionics upgrade

    You are correct, it is the AOPA give-a-way airplane from 2000. I like the avionics a lot less than I thought I would. I am comfortable with the 430/530 GPS's and have a 530 to put in. The MX20 has a lot of lines in it and I don't find it useful. I was looking at the PS7000 audio panel as it is supposed to be a drop in replacement for the SL15. This piece is more of a want than a need because after all it is only an audio panel, but I really don't like it that much, but it works. I was planning to pull the GX60 as I wouldn't need it but pulling it leaves empty panel space and if I can't get much resale for it, I might as well keep it for redundancy. The PS 7000 also has 3 com inputs so it should work for this scenario. Any idea how much the GX60 is worth if I pull it?
  11. warren.huisman

    Avionics upgrade

    I am planning a panel upgrade. Currently i have a whole stack of UPS avionics consisting of SL15 audio panel, MX20 display, SL30 nav/com, GX60 GPS, SL70 transponder. I am planning to replace the MX20 with a Garmin GNS 530W and replacing the transponder with a Garmin GTX 345 to comply with ADSB. I am considering replacing the audio panel with a PS Engineering 7000BT. Should i remove the GX60 GPS or keep it as a back up / 3rd com? Is there any value in the avionics i am removing?
  12. warren.huisman

    Reprinting "Those Remarkable Mooneys" book

    Hi Tracy - I am in the Detroit area and would be more than happy to fly over to meet you sometime. I can’t do it in the next couple of months though due to my schedule. Probably would be more fun for you when it is warmer anyway. A couple months ago, I purchased the Mooney refurbished and given away by AOPA in 2000. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  13. warren.huisman

    Today's flight for 2018

    That’s a lot of light houses! I believe there are more than 100[emoji848] Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  14. warren.huisman

    My Engine Heater

    I like it. How much do you have invested in it?
  15. warren.huisman

    **SOLD** Mooney AeroTow Tug for Sale

    Is this sold?