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by waynemcc999
Wed Jun 12, 2024 5:17 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: G1000 Subscriptions
Replies: 8
Views: 343

Re: G1000 Subscriptions

Another choice is to get Jeppesen approach plates in ForeFlight and see them on an iPad. The iPad is connected to the G1000 via the FS510/FS210 so the current position is displayed on the geo-referenced plates. Further to Russ's point... I don't subscribe to any Plates on the G1000; as I find Plate...
by waynemcc999
Sat Jun 08, 2024 6:00 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: GFC700 in DA40NG
Replies: 7
Views: 487

Re: GFC700 in DA40NG

The DA40NG does not have an in-flight rudder/yaw trim or a yaw servo, so there is no yaw damper. The autopilot cannot compensate for the left-turning tendencies, so the AFM does not allow enabling the AP below 800' AGL (except when flying a coupled approach to 200' AGL). The GFC700-equipped Diamond...
by waynemcc999
Sat Jun 08, 2024 4:20 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Bear spray
Replies: 3
Views: 175

Re: Bear spray

On a 2021 trip to Alaska in my best bud's C182 we carried a small canister of bear spray, double bagged. If I remember correctly we maxed out at about 12,000' MSL. I have no idea how smart that was or was not.
Wayne
by waynemcc999
Thu May 23, 2024 3:19 am
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Lemo conversion to GA
Replies: 12
Views: 1648

Re: Lemo conversion to GA

Never knew tip power was such a thing. Learn something new everyday! This was pointed out to me upon delivery in May 2002. After all these years I came to dig into the wiring diagrams and had the idea to take advantage of it. And I'm happy Rich took the initiative on this... no battery (and no hass...
by waynemcc999
Thu Apr 25, 2024 9:55 pm
Forum: Travel & Destinations
Topic: Flying Around Mexico 2024 (Part 8) - Recap & return Stateside
Replies: 0
Views: 199

Flying Around Mexico 2024 (Part 8) - Recap & return Stateside

Wow, we’re on the final stretch of this wonderful flying adventure! Flying day 7 has us departing Puerto Vallarta, with a tech stop in Los Mochis, and then to Puerto Peñasco… followed by our final flying day bringing us home to California. I realize that some viewers are eager for metrics and a summ...
by waynemcc999
Tue Apr 23, 2024 10:24 pm
Forum: Public forum
Topic: Grass or Gravel Runway
Replies: 5
Views: 691

Re: Grass or Gravel Runway

Derek, Hmmm... I've uploaded a bunch, albeit not all, of my G1000 datalogs to FlySto.net. For these flights, below is the data for "Distance to 50' AGL". screenshot50.png Summary: -- 845 of my DA40 flights in N211WP (2008 XLS)... most near max gross... all but a few takeoffs on asphalt/con...
by waynemcc999
Thu Apr 18, 2024 10:12 pm
Forum: Travel & Destinations
Topic: Flying Around Mexico 2024 (Part 7) - to Puerto Vallarta & San Pancho
Replies: 0
Views: 460

Flying Around Mexico 2024 (Part 7) - to Puerto Vallarta & San Pancho

After a scrumptious time in Oaxaca, we’re off today through the mountains and along the Pacific Coast to Puerto Vallarta and the charming surfing village of San Pancho. Welcome aboard! Wayne, GeezerGeek Pilot
by waynemcc999
Fri Apr 12, 2024 11:45 pm
Forum: Travel & Destinations
Topic: Flying Around Mexico 2024 (Part 6) - to Oaxaca
Replies: 0
Views: 305

Flying Around Mexico 2024 (Part 6) - to Oaxaca

We’re entering the second half of this glorious adventure flying all around Mexico. After 3 nights at the freshwater Laguna Bacalar, today we’re departing Chetumal and heading for the mountains of Oaxaca. Welcome aboard! Wayne, GeezerGeek Pilot