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by Diamond13
Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: Ice Protection!
Replies: 27
Views: 2337

Re: Ice Protection!

If I was you I would contact Diamond Austria, they are the design holder for your airplane, this may be just a case of missing flight supplement from your handbook, and corresponding placards.............
by Diamond13
Mon Oct 23, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: DA20 Forum
Topic: Leaning the DA20 C1 IO240 engine
Replies: 12
Views: 1205

Re: Leaning the DA20 C1 IO240 engine

You actually can run that engine all day long at max 2800 rpm, naturally burning more fuel. I have flown from London Ontario Canada to Vero Beach Florida, 2800 rpm or slightly below. Also to Calgary and back, same thing. If you are doing proper maintenance/oil changes etc, no harm done except to you...
by Diamond13
Tue Oct 10, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Canopy locking mechanism
Replies: 1
Views: 380

Re: Canopy locking mechanism

Barry, here is a link to a maintenance manual revision, your issue may be related to the gas strut, which holds the over-center mechanism from unlocking. Over time the gas can leak from the strut, hence a 3000 hour/6 year time limitation has been added. http://support.diamond-air.at/fileadmin/upload...
by Diamond13
Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: DA20 Forum
Topic: My sincere apologies for the past DA-20 thread
Replies: 9
Views: 2222

Re: My sincere apologies for the past DA-20 thread

you will find that information in the Maintenance Manual for your aircraft, chapter 4, page 4, Limitations
by Diamond13
Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: DA50 Forum
Topic: DA50 News?
Replies: 5
Views: 2793

Re: DA50 News?

Hello Michael, with the transfer of DA40 & DA62 type certificates to Diamond Canada, Diamond Austria is now able to concentrate their certification efforts on the DA50, I think you will see this one soon! Best of luck with your choices, and congrats to you & your wife on the PPL!! rob in Can...
by Diamond13
Thu Jun 22, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: DA20 Forum
Topic: Tachometer going crazy
Replies: 4
Views: 659

Re: Tachometer going crazy

A small point, but important, ensure the cable fitting is not too tight on either end, if over-tightened, tachometer will give erratic readings....
by Diamond13
Fri Jun 16, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: DA20 Forum
Topic: Max altitude in DA20-C1
Replies: 6
Views: 1210

Re: Max altitude in DA20-C1

Nice aircraft, I think I flew that one......had the DA40 up to 20,000', chilly there too.....
by Diamond13
Thu Jun 15, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: DA20 Forum
Topic: Max altitude in DA20-C1
Replies: 6
Views: 1210

Re: Max altitude in DA20-C1

Craig, you're correct. The service ceiling is a 'performance-based' limitation. Not an Operating limitation. When your rate-of-climb is down to approx 100'/minute, you have reached the service ceiling, and Normal operation of the aircraft above that altitude may not be reached.
by Diamond13
Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Nose Wheel Fairing Tape ( help! )
Replies: 1
Views: 536

Re: Nose Wheel Fairing Tape ( help! )

They don't use tape on that seam at the factory.
by Diamond13
Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Travel & Destinations
Topic: Flight police
Replies: 1
Views: 4190

Re: Flight police

That looks like Mr. Antonov in the cockpit!