The installation of a full HeliGPS
package is straight forward.
Please don't hesitate to e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 780 990 4052
for any questions.
The software is installed with a Windows Installer package (msi)
and requires few clicks on "Next". Later software
updates are equally simple: Download a new installer package
and run it on your netbook. The very first install may require
the XNA library to be installed.
- The likely most demanding part of the installation is to
find or build a mount for your netbook. Western Helicopters
has build a simple to remove mount which slides in and out without
any extra tools required. The netbooks AC-power plugs into the
The EK-45 is wired for switches as well as boom lines and is then connected to the netbook via USB.
The GPS receiver is connected to the netbook via USB. In the case of a serial GPS output (Garmin 18X-5), a USB->RS232 converter cable may be required. The receiver itself must be in the left/right center of the aircraft and for better accuracy should have unobstructed view of the sky.