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by waynemcc999
Thu May 13, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: Travel & Destinations
Topic: Flying the Baja (Part 1 of 2) - Crossing at San Felipe and on to La Paz
Replies: 0
Views: 18

Flying the Baja (Part 1 of 2) - Crossing at San Felipe and on to La Paz

F5Qg95jLnWE With good friend and Cirrus pilot Jack, we’re off on a 5-day adventure… to the Baja! As background, we overview the planning for the trip, review the weather forecasts, and provide details on the logistics of cross-border GA flying. Our first leg is to San Felipe for clearing customs an...
by waynemcc999
Mon May 10, 2021 12:27 am
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Cockpit Organization & Kneeboards
Replies: 25
Views: 878

Re: Cockpit Organization & Kneeboards

Google Sheets (Personal edition) runs as an App on an iPad/iPhone... syncs to the cloud, provides realtime collaboration, and is free. Here's an example (my recent Baja May2021 trip).
by waynemcc999
Fri Apr 30, 2021 1:56 pm
Forum: Travel & Destinations
Topic: Flying Small GA to Cuba - Three Amigos & Music
Replies: 2
Views: 258

Re: Flying Small GA to Cuba - Three Amigos & Music

Derek, thanks for watching!
Wayne
by waynemcc999
Fri Apr 30, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Cockpit Organization & Kneeboards
Replies: 25
Views: 878

Re: Cockpit Organization & Kneeboards

David, just to suggest a different angle to things, how 'bout "kicking the kneeboard"?...
by waynemcc999
Thu Apr 29, 2021 10:37 pm
Forum: Travel & Destinations
Topic: Flying Small GA to Cuba - Three Amigos & Music
Replies: 2
Views: 258

Flying Small GA to Cuba - Three Amigos & Music

FJ-zHglpKsw Rolling back the calendar to 2016, with best buds Bill and Joe, we flew from California, to Cuba, and then onward to Guatemala, and returned up the Mexican Pacific coast. Our 5 days in Cuba were absolutely amazing, the people very kind, and the days music-filled. In this video we overvi...
by waynemcc999
Mon Apr 26, 2021 10:08 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Alternate Air cable screw
Replies: 4
Views: 195

Re: Alternate Air cable screw

Steve and Steve... thanks for the solid info!
Wayne
by waynemcc999
Mon Apr 26, 2021 7:20 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Alternate Air cable screw
Replies: 4
Views: 195

Alternate Air cable screw

Hi, it looks like I'm missing the screw that secures the Alternate Air cable on the engine side. Anyone know the part number, or even better the screw designator (metric or imperial)?
Thanks,
Wayne
by waynemcc999
Thu Apr 22, 2021 3:08 pm
Forum: Travel & Destinations
Topic: Bahamas PIREP
Replies: 11
Views: 3522

Re: Bahamas PIREP

Matt, with two buddies in my DA40 XLS we transited Exuma to and from our Jan2020 Caribbean flying tour. We had a very good experience departing/arriving via KFPR, and regarding the raft: -- APP Jet Center -- $25 per day 4-6 person with canopy 18 lbs Here's a video series on our full Caribbean trip (...
by waynemcc999
Mon Apr 19, 2021 11:20 pm
Forum: Travel & Destinations
Topic: Family Flying Adventure - Santa Barbara to Dallas
Replies: 6
Views: 306

Re: Family Flying Adventure - Santa Barbara to Dallas

That’s a really fun flight. Great Video! My girlfriend and I did: Tulsa to El Paso 1 night El Paso to Sedona Lunch Sedona to Las Vegas 3 nights Las Vegas to Santa Barbara 4 nights Santa Barbara to Grand Canyon 1 night Grand Canyon to Scottsdale 3 nights Scottsdale to Albuquerque Albuquerque to Tuls...
by waynemcc999
Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:04 pm
Forum: Travel & Destinations
Topic: Family Flying Adventure - Santa Barbara to Dallas
Replies: 6
Views: 306

Re: Family Flying Adventure - Santa Barbara to Dallas

Hi, Don, thanks for checking out the video. Here's the W&B strategy I use: -- in the footwells of the back seat goes the personal luggage for my wife and me (<15# each; many years of ultra-lite backpacking 8) ) plus any other heavy items (spare quarts of oil) -- then the back seats are folded do...