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by Mdm0515
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: NG40 VS IO-360 real user pros and cons appreciated
Replies: 42
Views: 3226

Re: NG40 VS IO-360 real user pros and cons appreciated

I've flown three 40NG's as rentals or check outs. I have on eon order for delivery in May-ish time frame. Loved the 40 XLS which I learned to fly on and struggled as well with this decision. Ultimately I became comfortable with the Austro and love the FADEC simplicity and quieter ride. Easier to sta...
by Mdm0515
Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: DA40 NG Anomaly
Replies: 19
Views: 1603

DA40 NG Anomaly

Hi - first post here and this seemed like a good place to share this experience. I'm a relatively new PPL with about 160 total hours, 1/2 of which is post certificate. All of my flying has been in some version of a DA40. I think I've flown 5 of them. On a recent rental with a brand new (100 TT) DA40...
by Mdm0515
Tue Aug 21, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: DA40NG bubble canopy vs normal one
Replies: 5
Views: 604

Re: DA40NG bubble canopy vs normal one

I'm 6' 2" but all legs and broad shouldered. My torso/head/shoulders all fit fine in the DA40 XLT but the brake/rudder pedals are difficult. For visibility reasons i sometimes use a butt cushion for overall sight line lift. I sat in the NG last weekend and the seating is much improved in terms of si...