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by FlyingShrink
Mon Nov 07, 2022 2:54 am
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: Closing on a DA42 on 19 SEP!
Replies: 19
Views: 3963

Re: Closing on a DA42 on 19 SEP!

Congratulations! It is a great transition and you will enjoy it. Thanks for sharing the information. Mine is identical except for the GFC 700.

Veeru
by FlyingShrink
Mon Nov 07, 2022 2:49 am
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: Tug for 42-VI
Replies: 20
Views: 11459

Re: Tug for 42-VI

You will enjoy the practicality of Redline tug. I use it all the time and just love it. I keep it with me in the aircraft.

Veeru
by FlyingShrink
Mon Nov 07, 2022 2:42 am
Forum: DA62 Forum
Topic: Q: How do you fit a 48' wingspan into a 48' hangar opening?
Replies: 8
Views: 1852

Re: Q: How do you fit a 48' wingspan into a 48' hangar opening?

Very impressive !I tried something similar with my DA 42 but did not have your precision. Do you have plans for a DA 42 ?

Veeru
by FlyingShrink
Wed Apr 29, 2020 1:29 am
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: GFC 700 upgrade (from The G1000 project - "The next step")
Replies: 10
Views: 5332

Re: GFC 700 upgrade (from The G1000 project - "The next step")

I just got the GFC700 upgrade installed in my DA42. Diamond Quoted 350 hrs for the job. It took them longer. There is a lot more to changing the autopilot than we imagine. Not a simple upgrade. I have no regrets, no comparison to the KAP140 I believe that the resale value increased as much as I inv...
by FlyingShrink
Fri Apr 10, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: Weather radar upgrade on a DA42
Replies: 34
Views: 13086

Re: Weather radar upgrade on a DA42

That is a great upgrade and am sure will add a huge safety margin. Thanks for sharing,

Veeru
by FlyingShrink
Wed Mar 18, 2020 3:19 am
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: Diamond Owners Being Taken Advantage Of - Maintenance
Replies: 44
Views: 24387

Re: Diamond Owners Being Taken Advantage Of - Maintenance

Colin and Neema, I wrote several posts ago about my experience which is similar to yours in terms of maintenance.I am still dealing with an ADS-B issue that has not been resolved despite two trips. Now back in the shop after being "grounded" by the FAA for failure of the ADS-B in flight. J...
by FlyingShrink
Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: Rear Passenger Canopy latch opens in flight
Replies: 8
Views: 5711

Re: Rear Passenger Canopy latch opens in flight

I have a diamond Twin star and I am having the same issue.Just two weeks ago I was solo and the Annunciation came on. When I reached back, the latch was half open. We cannot lock the door due to safety reasons. So not sure if this is a design flaw. Wonder if there is an easy fix which will not compr...
by FlyingShrink
Mon Feb 03, 2020 4:37 am
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: Rear Passenger Canopy latch opens in flight
Replies: 8
Views: 5711

Rear Passenger Canopy latch opens in flight

Has anyone else had this problem? Periodically, my rear passenger canopy "door open annunciation " goes off and I or my copilot have to lean over and latch it back again. The placard states that for safety reasons you cannot lock the rear canopy. If this is an isolated incident, I will hav...
by FlyingShrink
Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: Diamond Owners Being Taken Advantage Of - Maintenance
Replies: 44
Views: 24387

Re: Diamond Owners Being Taken Advantage Of - Maintenance

Dear Forum friends, I am so glad this thread was started. I totally agree with you all that there should be a repository of resources and it is better for us to keep this information transparent. Knowledge sharing is important. We want our aircraft to be maintained to ensure our safety and we need t...
by FlyingShrink
Mon May 20, 2019 3:33 am
Forum: Continental / Thielert
Topic: John Weber
Replies: 15
Views: 18381

Re: John Weber

Colin wrote: Fri May 10, 2019 7:55 pm If you want to be on the group discussion about John Weber's knowledge about the engines send me an email at colin@mightycheese.com and I'll add you to the little list we created.
Please add me to the list Colin. Appreciate that
veerugoli23@gmail.com

Veeru