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by Sandy
Wed Aug 05, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Confusing Clearance
Replies: 4
Views: 400

Re: Confusing Clearance

Leaving Appleton last summer after AirVenture, headed for KPDK (Atlanta) with an intermediate fuel/lunch stop at Bloomington, IN (KBMG), I filed my IFR flight plan, as set out in the NOTAM (which called for initially heading west toward DLL). My clearance, though, was Radar Vectors - DELLS - as file...
by Sandy
Wed Aug 05, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: New travel metric
Replies: 0
Views: 227

New travel metric

With the cancellations of airshows, conventions, and much business travel, other than quick, local trips, where is everyone going in their planes these days? A new metric, based on the observation that luggage prices are about 50% (or less) what they had been, while the prices of wine coolers are ab...
by Sandy
Sun May 03, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Using a hangar winch with a DA40
Replies: 37
Views: 4815

Re: Using a hangar winch with a DA40

@soarer20 I made a YouTube video showing the winch that I used and how it's installed. You can see it at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BShoqQG2G8 I responded there to a request for further information, as follows... In order to install the winch (a Harbor Freight 2500# 12v winch that comes with a...
by Sandy
Fri May 01, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: g1000 attitude indicator replacement
Replies: 31
Views: 3563

Re: g1000 attitude indicator replacement

@Davestation It doesn't matter whether or not Garmin "blackballs" Diamond, as that cannot really happen, as Diamond and Garmin deal with each other as any party deals with a supplier. The issue of "blackballing" only relates to the installation/service of Garmin equipment in customer-owned aircraft....
by Sandy
Thu Apr 16, 2020 11:56 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Sound familiar?
Replies: 2
Views: 724

Sound familiar?

I have already posted my dissatisfaction and dismay about Garmin’s outright refusal to test and recertify (if necessary) a pair of GIA63W LRUs that I had purchased, notwithstanding my expressed willingness to pay them. Accordingly, I could not help noting the similarity expressed in this online post...
by Sandy
Wed Apr 15, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: 29 DA20s, 7 DA42s, 5 DA 40s tragically for sale
Replies: 14
Views: 2411

Re: 29 DA20s, 7 DA42s, 5 DA 40s tragically for sale

Notwithstanding the abuse that these planes have obviously experienced, at the right price they can probably be given new paint, engines, and interiors, although they do all seem to have significant airframe times. I’m an attorney in Atlanta, so I am quite familiar with (what was) Falcon Aviation Ac...
by Sandy
Wed Apr 15, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: The G1000 project - "The next step"
Replies: 279
Views: 50752

Re: The G1000 project - "The next step"

A problem with assuming that Garmin has been totally cooperative and that all upgrade issues should be blamed on Diamond is that I have had first hand experience with Garmin’s outright refusal to test and overhaul/update GIA63Ws that I purchased, despite my expressed willingness to pay for Garmin’s ...
by Sandy
Mon Apr 13, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Bad transmit on pilot side, but co side okay?
Replies: 10
Views: 1643

Re: Bad transmit on pilot side, but co side okay?

I had a weird problem like that. It turned out to be an issue in the A20’s headset mike plug. Fortunately, Bose replaced it for free at their booth at Sun N Fun.

Try switching a different headset to the pilot’a side.

Sandy
by Sandy
Wed Apr 08, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: The G1000 project - "The next step"
Replies: 279
Views: 50752

Re: The G1000 project - "The next step"

Has anyone questioned Garmin about the decision to not make the GIA64 (all of which I understand to include WAAS) backwards compatible with the GIA63W? I’m sure that could have been done, even if it meant including an avionics shop programming a setting in installation.

Sandy
by Sandy
Mon Apr 06, 2020 2:25 am
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: The G1000 project - "The next step"
Replies: 279
Views: 50752

Re: The G1000 project - "The next step"

“Willingness to spend” is an absurd question, as Garmin is no longer making the GIA63W. In my case, I purchased two of them for a price that I was willing to spend. My willingness to spend even extended to paying Garmin to recertify them and pay to have them installed in my plane. Nevertheless, Garm...