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by Charbie
Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: G1000 Data Base Error
Replies: 7
Views: 1646

Re: G1000 Data Base Error

thanks Dave. Will check. I'm also getting the magnetic-field model needs update. The plane is in for annual and I'm hoping the shop knows what this is. Any idea from your end would be appreciated.
by Charbie
Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Hartzell Composite Prop Overhaul?
Replies: 3
Views: 825

Re: Hartzell Composite Prop Overhaul?

Mine is in as we speak. It is an MT Prop. I was advised today of a service letter SL22k requiring work on the blades. Here is the link: https://www.mt-propeller.com/pdf/sls/sl22k.pdf I am using Hope Aero in Canada however the blade work is being handled out of Florida by MT. Cost is roughly $4000 fo...
by Charbie
Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: DA42 Forum
Topic: What's the width of your hangar opening?
Replies: 36
Views: 7076

Re: What's the width of your hangar opening?

Mine is 45, never an issue.
Which one did you get Shawn?
by Charbie
Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Standby Alternator pre-flight check.
Replies: 14
Views: 1689

Re: Standby Alternator pre-flight check.

Does anyone have a definitive answer on alternator overhaul requirements? I have read in other threads it could be 1000 hours.
by Charbie
Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: First Aircraft and Post
Replies: 11
Views: 2951

Re: First Aircraft and Post

Congratulations again Shawn. Will meet up soon at Czba.
by Charbie
Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: DA40 Departs Runway on Landing - No fatalities
Replies: 16
Views: 2248

Re: DA40 Departs Runway on Landing - No fatalities

I have had one main pilot side tire/tube failure while returning from an instrument training session with my 40,000 plus hour twice retired ATP. He questioned why we were pulling slightly to the left when It dawned on me my real quick we must have lost air in the tire. Right break, take the weight o...
by Charbie
Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:35 am
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: AHRS1 SRVC - AHRS1 magnetic-field model needs update
Replies: 2
Views: 1039

AHRS1 SRVC - AHRS1 magnetic-field model needs update

I think I have the answer to this but wanted to double check. This alert occurred just the other day after being grounded for several months due to poor weather. What I have found in my searches is that I need to update the Garmin or Jepssen database in order to update the magnetic heading/drift whi...
by Charbie
Mon Sep 12, 2016 2:02 am
Forum: Travel & Destinations
Topic: London air show and Diamond Home coming
Replies: 1
Views: 732

London air show and Diamond Home coming

Wondering if anyone else is going out this weekend September 16/17
Diamond is hosting a VIP event Friday night. And factory tours Saturday and Sunday.
by Charbie
Wed Aug 31, 2016 12:59 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Main Battery Lasted Over 3.25 after Main Tie Trip
Replies: 28
Views: 5386

Re: Main Battery Lasted Over 3.25 after Main Tie Trip

Gentlemen, I experienced the same issues yesterday after a repeated hot start event. Eventually the engine started and I was able to return on a 40 minute flight but the main tie breaker tripped and the low voltage annunciation was on the entire trip. Repeated attempts to reset the breaker were inef...
by Charbie
Tue Mar 01, 2016 11:45 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: PIREP: Tempest Fine Wire Plugs
Replies: 38
Views: 8512

Re: PIREP: Tempest Fine Wire Plugs

FWIW, my right mag failed at 324 hours or so. had to be replaced. makes me wonder if the champion plugs had anything to do with it. I changed the plugs to Tempest after reading all the feedback on this site.