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by ememic99
Sun Sep 09, 2018 1:40 am
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: fuel mystery
Replies: 3
Views: 251

Re: fuel mystery

You can confirm correct operating by checking fuel temperature. The fuel temperature, for the side which is set to crossfeed, will be considerably lower.
by ememic99
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: DA42 vs Fatal Accidents
Replies: 25
Views: 1111

Re: DA42 vs Fatal Accidents

Many of the accidents listed in the database seem to be just gear-up landings. Yes. And majority of them are pilot errors rather than mechanical failures. I find this is a fine and sometimes rather difficult line to be drawn. I like to think that some aircraft seem to invite certain piloting failur...
by ememic99
Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: DA42 vs Fatal Accidents
Replies: 25
Views: 1111

Re: DA42 vs Fatal Accidents

Many of the accidents listed in the database seem to be just gear-up landings. Yes. And majority of them are pilot errors rather than mechanical failures. I find it interesting that with hundreds of Diamond twins flying in North America -- probably about half the fleet -- there have been no fatalit...
by ememic99
Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: DA42 vs Fatal Accidents
Replies: 25
Views: 1111

Re: DA42 vs Fatal Accidents

Just to add that in these 13 accidents 30 people lost their lives. And relative majority of accidents are related to training which is quite surprising having one (or sometimes two) instructors on board not reacting to prevent the accident. True, but let‘s not forget that the overall numbers are to...
by ememic99
Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: DA42 vs Fatal Accidents
Replies: 25
Views: 1111

Re: DA42 vs Fatal Accidents

The search in this directory reveals 48 incidents/accidents involving DA42, 13 of them with fatalities: https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/dblist2.php?at=DA42&re=&pc=A&op=&lo=&co=&ph=&na=&submit=Submit Just to add that in these 13 accidents 30 people lost their liv...
by ememic99
Mon Aug 20, 2018 6:19 am
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: DA42 vs Fatal Accidents
Replies: 25
Views: 1111

Re: DA42 vs Fatal Accidents

Corsica: https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=199614 Thailand: https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=187802 The search in this directory reveals 48 incidents/accidents involving DA42, 13 of them with fatalities: https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/dblist2.php?at=DA42&re=&...
by ememic99
Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: DA42 vs Fatal Accidents
Replies: 25
Views: 1111

Re: DA42 vs Fatal Accidents

Sandy wrote:... and the second one was in Sweden in 2016 where a DA42 collided with terrain and was destroyed following loss of control during an instructional flight.

This one, in plane words, was total stupidity - AFAIR it was flat spin during night training after performing deep stall.
by ememic99
Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: DA62 Forum
Topic: Please advise on a da62 purchase.
Replies: 37
Views: 2232

Re: Please advise on a da62 purchase.

High time commercial pilots have proper process baked into their instinctive reactions. When the problem happens they react at a subconscious level. It is much more difficult for private pilots to achieve that level of competence, no matter how much they study. But in high stress situations, consci...
by ememic99
Sat Jul 21, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: Oil usage
Replies: 10
Views: 453

Re: Oil usage

My previous CD-135 engines were using a bit more oil than the new ones. Obviously newer engines have lower oil consumption.
by ememic99
Sat Jul 21, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: Oil usage
Replies: 10
Views: 453

Re: Oil usage

I have the same situation with new CD-155 engines.