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by Colin
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: DA62 Forum
Topic: New DA 62 Owners
Replies: 65
Views: 16384

Re: New DA 62 Owners

Welcome aboard, Scott. That's an amazing plane.
by Colin
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: top overhaul
Replies: 10
Views: 1039

Re: top overhaul

I think you're reading those warnings mostly because mechanics are trying to kill pilots all the time, and most pilots have become wise to it and try to stay out of wrench range.
by Colin
Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: DA62 Forum
Topic: Recommendations on where to get an annual
Replies: 4
Views: 421

Re: Recommendations on where to get an annual

Premiere is opening a shop there and I am sure that is where I will be taking my plane for its annual in May.
by Colin
Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: DA62 Forum
Topic: Recommendations on where to get an annual
Replies: 4
Views: 421

Re: Recommendations on where to get an annual

Ron, can you go directly south to the Dallas area?
by Colin
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: Exhaust glow visible from pilot seat ?
Replies: 6
Views: 652

Re: Exhaust glow visible from pilot seat ?

I have seen that.
by Colin
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Pitot Failure use Pitch & Power for TAS?
Replies: 9
Views: 612

Re: Pitot Failure use Pitch & Power for TAS?

The stall vane is separate from the pitot tube and that's what I am *really* concerned about. And the groundspeed is clearly displayed even without the pitot system operating.
by Colin
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: What are your weather limits in DA42?
Replies: 4
Views: 469

Re: What are your weather limits in DA42?

I am pretty much with Dave, just lower numbers. When I first moved up to the DA42 my crosswind limit was 16kts and it is current 19kts. Working my way up. And I'll launch if there is icing predicted, but only if there's a lot of VFR below and if the ceilings have been reported so I know what my clim...
by Colin
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: GA and aviation closures in the time of COVID-19
Replies: 9
Views: 672

Re: GA and aviation closures in the time of COVID-19

Which colleges? The half dozen I am tracking will not open back up until the fall.
by Colin
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Austro
Topic: Austro flywheel/TVD failure rate
Replies: 20
Views: 1497

Re: Austro flywheel/TVD failure rate

On Twin Bonanzas with the geared engines you do not descend without power to the engines. Otherwise you bite the backs off the teeth on the gears. I imagine we are going to see the same sort of best practices recommendation.
by Colin
Wed Mar 11, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Glue for canopy?
Replies: 18
Views: 1949

Re: Glue for canopy?

Something on the order of $5k.