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LX eos flight instrument

Post by Tim Wood » Thu Apr 18, 2019 1:51 pm

The DG500 and LS4 have an onboard LX eos flight instrument. The incoming ASK21 has a similar LX instrument. It is described as:
"Speed to fly variometer, flight recorder, final glide calculator
and simple navigation system". It is connected to the Flam system too.
I have been studying the user manual, and am glad to report that it is an easy read, unlike most manuals of comparable instruments. They are usually a painful exercise in obscureness.
For example SeeYou/Oudie manual causes a mental quagmire. It is zillions of pages long and might take you more time than you have got to digest.
Volkslogger manual is an exercise in unfathomable Teutonic logic. Forget it.


I recommend the LX eos manual. It is worth the time spent.

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Re: LX eos flight instrument

Post by Jock » Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:01 pm

LX EOS user manual LINK

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Re: LX eos flight instrument

Post by Stan Martin » Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:27 pm

Every pilot flying those aircraft or planning to fly those aircraft should have at least a basic understanding of the instrumentation, particularly the Flarm. I have heard many story's of close encounters with powered aircraft over the years and I have some of my own. That is why we have installed the Flarm. It does work to spot most power aircraft in advance of a problem, but it doesn't if you don't turn it on or know how to operate it.

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Re: LX eos flight instrument

Post by jwlemke » Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:00 am

Thanks Jock, for the link.

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Re: LX eos flight instrument

Post by jwlemke » Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:05 pm

I had a read through the manual. That's an amazing piece of hardware!

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Re: LX eos flight instrument

Post by Stan Martin » Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:15 pm

Yes. it is unfortunate more pilots don’t choose to learn lean more about what is available and how to use it. Mentoring is available by several. Please take advantage while it is possible.

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Re: LX eos flight instrument

Post by Charles Petersen » Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:26 pm

And can someone show me how to smoke a barograph :lol:
They will soar on wings like eagles - Isaiah 40:3`

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Re: LX eos flight instrument

Post by Tim Wood » Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:31 pm

Its been a long time Charles, but I can still remember. Glad to show you
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Re: LX eos flight instrument

Post by Charles Petersen » Mon Apr 22, 2019 4:37 pm

Well, I can't remember: what's a barograph?

Seriously, I think there's still one or two around the clubhouse.

Ah yes, the good ol days before GPS
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