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by Colin
Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Diamond Gadgets & Extras
Topic: NXi and Flightstream 510
Replies: 8
Views: 958

Re: NXi and Flightstream 510

Nigel, I am so excited for you. Man. So cool to have one on the way.
by Colin
Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Public forum
Topic: G1000 WAAS upgrade
Replies: 36
Views: 2965

Re: G1000 WAAS upgrade

I paid about $16k for the WAAS upgrade. I think it was over $20k last time someone mentioned it. But I don't think you can do it anymore.
by Colin
Thu Nov 22, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: Ceramic coating and stripes
Replies: 21
Views: 874

Re: Ceramic coating and stripes

I *love* expensive. That's why I'm in aviation and not bicycling.

My funds are limited, though, which is why it is planes and not boats.
by Colin
Wed Nov 21, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: Ceramic coating and stripes
Replies: 21
Views: 874

Re: Ceramic coating and stripes

I still can't see the original images of the ceramic finish. Can anyone else?
by Colin
Wed Nov 21, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: R44 piece and discussion on safety culture
Replies: 16
Views: 674

Re: R44 piece and discussion on safety culture

You can train someone all day in the Cirrus but having spring-loaded controls for roll means that they feel the actual forces on the control surfaces incorrectly and, therefore, not develop the correct instincts for the various situations one finds in the first 500 hours of flying. If there are comp...
by Colin
Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Fuel sensor contamination?
Replies: 6
Views: 459

Re: Fuel sensor contamination?

It's the baffles, I bet. One of the first long flights in our DA40 was after a long night of rain. I might have had 15hrs in the plane at that point. I moved it to a field further south, flying down on the left tank. In the morning sumping the fuel we got pink stuff instead of blue stuff from the ri...
by Colin
Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Rubber for air intake or glareshield
Replies: 8
Views: 431

Re: Rubber for air intake or glareshield

I do not have that on my DA42 and it was not on our DA40. On several occasions my mechanic has put a piece following the front (forward) edge of the shield, since sometimes the light leak bothers me. I wonder if the application you have is better for defrosting.
by Colin
Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: CD-155 Temporary power loss
Replies: 8
Views: 452

Re: CD-155 Temporary power loss

C'mon, Don, 3 to 6 seconds is a good amount of time to practice your checklist, think about the things that are important to you, contemplate whether you put on clean underwear that morning... I barely survive when a SINGLE cylinder misses a beat. I had a hiccup on one of TWO engines the other day a...
by Colin
Sat Nov 17, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Panel update with iPad.
Replies: 7
Views: 332

Re: Panel update with iPad.

Is a GPS *required* in Europe for IFR certification?
by Colin
Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Outdated Garmin G1000 software - petition sign-up
Replies: 175
Views: 6411

Re: Outdated Garmin G1000 software - petition sign-up

Angel City (and Bay City) Flyers will be adding their entire fleet to the list.