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by blsewardjr
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Rudder cables - yet again
Replies: 6
Views: 352

Re: Rudder cables - yet again

How did you determine they were not stainless steel? Thanks.
by blsewardjr
Sat Dec 29, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: SureFly Electronic Ignition
Replies: 6
Views: 747

Re: SureFly Electronic Ignition

Done
by blsewardjr
Fri Dec 28, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Good maintenance shops in New England/Northeast US for annual/avionics?
Replies: 8
Views: 537

Re: Good maintenance shops in New England/Northeast US for annual/avionics?

The previous owner of my steam-gauge DA40 was an early adopter and went the upgrade the 530 to WAAS and Garmin GDL-88 ADSB route. It's worked well with the added benefit of being able to fly LPV approaches. I particularly like having a certified traffic display and aural call-out solution. (The weat...
by blsewardjr
Wed Nov 28, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Travel & Destinations
Topic: MYNN Nassau to Nassau: Around-the-World in a DA42, first half videos
Replies: 19
Views: 2086

Re: MYNN Nassau to Nassau: Around-the-World in a DA42, first half videos

Or you could just buy the rights to the song! :D Thanks for the explanation.
by blsewardjr
Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: Travel & Destinations
Topic: MYNN Nassau to Nassau: Around-the-World in a DA42, first half videos
Replies: 19
Views: 2086

Re: MYNN Nassau to Nassau: Around-the-World in a DA42, first half videos

Wolfgang- Really enjoy your video's. Unfortunately your latest one from Darwin to NZ won't play (at least in the U.S.). There's a message saying its because of some of the content.
by blsewardjr
Mon Nov 26, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: DA40NG GLIDE SPEED
Replies: 9
Views: 562

Re: DA40NG GLIDE SPEED

Best glide ratio for the DA40-180 is 8.8 with propeller windmilling and 10.3 with it stopped. See note to Section 3.4 in the AFM. I use 8.8 for my Foreflight.
by blsewardjr
Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Oil temp Probe
Replies: 15
Views: 615

Re: Oil temp Probe

Note that VM support is for experimental aircraft only according to their website.
by blsewardjr
Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Advanced leaning - Mike Busch
Replies: 16
Views: 820

Re: Advanced leaning - Mike Busch

Arnaud- I fly LOP in my 2003 DA. My understanding is that the POH best economy fuel flow setting is calculated on the basis of peak (maximum) EGT for a particular RPM/MP/altitude combination so LOP fuel flow for the same combination would be less than the POH (and the power would be less). Most of t...
by blsewardjr
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Starting without the boost pump
Replies: 13
Views: 760

Re: Starting without the boost pump

Same.
by blsewardjr
Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Oil Analysis - Blackstone
Replies: 7
Views: 363

Re: Oil Analysis - Blackstone

According to my latest Blackstone report, the universal average for silicon is 6 so 10 doesn't seem that high. My recent silicon was 44 (my previous was 3). Blackstone believes it was due to the sealer/lube used to fix my rocker cover leak. At my annual we replaced my cork gaskets with silicone ones...