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Lost gps mid flight

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Forum Name: IFD 5 Series & IFD 4 Series Touch Screen GPS/NAV/COM
Forum Description: Topics on Avidyne's IFD 5 Series and IFD 4 Series Touch Screen GPS/NAV/COM
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Topic: Lost gps mid flight
Posted By: dpcraig
Subject: Lost gps mid flight
Date Posted: 11 Jul 2018 at 8:02am
I have an IFD 540 and 440, Recently was flying on a hour flight, 1/2 into the flight i noticed I lost GPS signal on the 540 and consequently nav and shortly thereafter the remote transponder. the 440 is working fine. I am assuming the lost transponder was because of the lost GPS signal. This condition will rectify itself after shutdown/restart but soon after repeats the issue while taxiing . Yesterday while on the ground I hooked up to ground power and sat there for 30 minutes without it failing so it seems it has something to do with the plane running?  Anyone have any ideas? 

I did send the logs to Avi but have not heard anything back yet.. 


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dpcraig



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