TruTrak Vision $7,250 Installed

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  1. Sep 27, 2018 #21

    cappy48

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    I believe the PA-32s were originally approved with the PA-28s...

    But Corey and Zach, in their words, "did not like the way it flew the airplane". I believe the pitch servo torque and linkage was not up to the task of handling the heavier aircraft in the programmed turns.

    This is the issue with the Trio in 182s, and some have been removed.

    I imagine it was an unpopular decision to modify the pitch control and cause the resultant delay in getting it "reapproved" , but I think most appreciate their efforts to "get it right" .

    The modified pitch servo/system now flies the 32s like the 28s and that is very well...

    My Warrior in a programmed turn (20 Deg. bank) asks for a lot of "up" trim. I don't give it because the servo has the authority to "tough it out" for the turn, then rolls out and everything is back to normal. The 32s need almost double the pitch force in the same turn, so I suspect that is where the issue was...

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  2. Sep 27, 2018 #22

    Jesse Saint

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    TruTrak just had some setbacks with regard to the FAA office they have been working with. Let’s all cross our fingers and hope they can make progress with another office.
     
  3. Oct 3, 2018 #23

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    Dang, let's hope it's not a major setback, really need an affordable autopilot for my T-tail Lance and have been waiting on the TruTrak like a kid waiting for XMAS.
     
  4. Oct 6, 2018 #24

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    I can vouch for them. I made a post last week giving a shout out to Sanjeev for installing the TruTrak on my Turbo Arrow 3. Customer service was great, were always very communicative during the install process, and honored their price when my install hit a few snags. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for an experienced shop to install the TruTrak. The autopilot is fantastic as well.
     
  5. Oct 6, 2018 #25

    Jesse Saint

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    I talked to TruTrak again yesterday. Still bad news on the Cessna guys, but apparently the PA32 has already made it through the Chicago office to OKC. Could happen soon for guys on this list.
     
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  6. Dec 22, 2018 #26

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    Hey Jesse, If I already have dual G5's, do you think Garmin will beat TruTrak to the punch with the GFC 500 for my PA-32?

    If so, would the cost be a toss up or would the TruTrak still be significantly less installed?
     
  7. Dec 22, 2018 #27

    Jesse Saint

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    I think the Trutrak will be ready much sooner. It should be approved any day. I would expect the GFC500 to be double the cost of the TruTrak with installation.
     
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  8. Dec 22, 2018 #28

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    It was a pleasure working with you and your aircraft. I hope you are flying a ton and enjoying the new autopilot. I really appreciate the kind shout out!

    Sanjeev
     
  9. Dec 22, 2018 #29

    Jeev

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    I agree on both fronts, Trutrak guys are expecting the approval soon. I will be visiting them at the factory on 1/18/19 with about 12 other aircraft for a fly in factory tour and will get a first hand report when there if it’s not approved by then. If any of you are interested in joining us on the 18th shoot me an email at sanjeev@wolfaviationsales.com to rsvp. We are planning on Lunch, factory tour and Q&A seasson plus a good time meeting other pilots!
     
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  10. Dec 23, 2018 #30

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    Where is the fly in factory tour at? I see an AR address on their website, but didn't know if this event was closer.
     

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