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by smoss
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Garmin Pilot questions
Replies: 0
Views: 69

Garmin Pilot questions

I have used ForeFlight for many years, but due to some limitations related to the GTX345r, I have recently started using Garmin Pilot. While there are definitely some things that are nice, I have not figured out a few things, despite reading the poorly done manual from cover to cover. 1- How in the ...
by smoss
Sat Jun 08, 2019 2:45 am
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Aircraft grounding
Replies: 11
Views: 428

Re: Aircraft grounding

There is also a "placard" next to each fuel cap that shows a very cryptic picture of the grounding point behind the steps.
by smoss
Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Spare G1000 Range Knob?
Replies: 10
Views: 3330

Re: Spare G1000 Range Knob?

geeze, I'll take $100 range, I've only found 220+. Any names/links?
by smoss
Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Spare G1000 Range Knob?
Replies: 10
Views: 3330

Re: Spare G1000 Range Knob?

Has anyone found a distributor that sells the G1000 knob set for a reasonable price?
by smoss
Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: 12 Year Structural Inspection
Replies: 36
Views: 3871

Re: 12 Year Structural Inspection

Also, the spar AD is not due for 20 yrs or 2000 hours. I think it is 10 years at most. The exact due date seems to be based on the Time In Service hours at the end of August 27 2014, or max 114 months. 0-1,499: Before an additional 2,000 hrs or January 2024 1,500-1,999: Before an additional 500 hrs...
by smoss
Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: 12 Year Structural Inspection
Replies: 36
Views: 3871

Re: 12 Year Structural Inspection

The MSI was added to chapter 4 in a 2017 AMM adedndum, albeit it was a Canada addendum. The price quote you got seems high, as the MSI items are mostly things commonly looked at, with a few add ons. Just review the AMM checklists and look for the MSI items. Really not a huge deal. Also, the spar AD ...
by smoss
Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Wing Removal
Replies: 18
Views: 1452

Re: Wing Removal

Does anyone periodically lubricate the pushrod roller bearings? My mechanic is suggesting I do by spraying them with some LPS1, but I can find no reference for or against it in the AMM. Same also for the flap pivot pins.
by smoss
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: G1000 and 8.33 frequencies missing
Replies: 8
Views: 356

Re: G1000 and 8.33 frequencies missing

Forgive my ignorance, but are you talking about nav waypoint data or communication frequencies?
by smoss
Wed Feb 27, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Where is the ELT Antenna
Replies: 16
Views: 759

Re: Where is the ELT Antenna

VOR? What is a VOR??? :scratch: