Monthly Archives: October 2016

Bosch BNO055 disappointments

I have started testing EFIS 19264 flying at zero ft AGL 🙂 In other words I have set it up in my car and compare magnetic compass to GPS magnetic heading and altitude to GPS altitude. Good news is the

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Display: Colour vs Monochrome

Several people asked me why I chose monochrome LCD display for my EFIS. Why not the colour one? Here is why: My aircraft (RV-12) has bubble canopy, so the instrument panel is exposed to the sunlight to a great degree.

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EFIS compass testing

Started testing the EFIS 19264 ver 1.2 in the car. I was hoping the self-calibration function of magnetometer will align it relatively quickly. No dice. Driving  to work for 40 minutes each way didn’t align the compass. Plan for the

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