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by waynemcc999
Thu May 23, 2024 3:19 am
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Lemo conversion to GA
Replies: 12
Views: 472

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: 146

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: 564

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: 377

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: 277

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
by waynemcc999
Tue Apr 09, 2024 10:04 pm
Forum: Travel & Destinations
Topic: Flying Around Mexico 2024 (Part 5) - to Chetumal and Bacalar
Replies: 4
Views: 297

Re: Flying Around Mexico 2024 (Part 5) - to Chetumal and Bacalar

Jericho wrote: Tue Apr 09, 2024 9:46 pm Great video's Wayne! Thanks for sharing.
Rod, thanks for the kind words and glad you enjoyed the video.
Wayne
by waynemcc999
Mon Apr 08, 2024 9:48 pm
Forum: Travel & Destinations
Topic: Flying Around Mexico 2024 (Part 5) - to Chetumal and Bacalar
Replies: 4
Views: 297

Flying Around Mexico 2024 (Part 5) - to Chetumal and Bacalar


We’re nearing the midway point in this great adventure flying all around Mexico. Bill, Joe and I enjoyed two nights each in Mérida and Sisal, and today we have a short hop to Chetumal and Laguna Bacalar. Welcome aboard! Wayne, GeezerGeek Pilot
by waynemcc999
Thu Apr 04, 2024 9:53 pm
Forum: Travel & Destinations
Topic: Flying Around Mexico 2024 (Part 4) - to Mérida & Sisal
Replies: 0
Views: 240

Flying Around Mexico 2024 (Part 4) - to Mérida & Sisal


We’re making good progress on our circumnavigation, and today we’re caravaning with pilot friend Alberto… from Veracruz to Mérida, and thereafter by ground to Sisal for some beach time. Welcome aboard! Wayne, GeezerGeek Pilot
by waynemcc999
Wed Apr 03, 2024 8:58 pm
Forum: Travel & Destinations
Topic: Flying Around Mexico 2024 (Part 3) - to Veracruz
Replies: 6
Views: 382

Re: Flying Around Mexico 2024 (Part 3) - to Veracruz

I'm assuming you and/or someone in your group of 3 spoke Spanish. Could someone who only spoke English realistically make your same trip? Thanks, Dave. Our passenger, Joe, is quite fluent... and I'm somewhat "conversational". From an aviation standpoint -- including even the flight plan f...