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by Rich
Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:19 am
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Those wiring diagrams in the AMM
Replies: 4
Views: 115

Re: Those wiring diagrams in the AMM

I am currently going through the same exercise. I am getting ready to install a Garmin GDL-88 and Flightstream 210 to my legacy DA40. Complicating the issue I have a TAS-600 and Aspen EFD-1000 installed and have to integrate those too. It's giving me a pretty big headache. I'll be doing the Flights...
by Rich
Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Using a hangar winch with a DA40
Replies: 33
Views: 944

Re: Using a hangar winch with a DA40

I'm thinking the only risk of using the tail fin as a tow point would be to the fin itself - particularly at the attach points. I can't see it causing the empennage to fail.
by Rich
Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Those wiring diagrams in the AMM
Replies: 4
Views: 115

Re: Those wiring diagrams in the AMM

Here’s my approach: Using the listing at the front as a guide, I listed the entire set of pages (page numbers as depicted in Acrobat reader) that I figured applied and printed them out. Then I did a sweep through those paper pages, realizing some of those were not applicable or redundant I tossed th...
by Rich
Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:25 am
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Those wiring diagrams in the AMM
Replies: 4
Views: 115

Those wiring diagrams in the AMM

I sometimes need to refer to these diagrams for some basic information. Today I was trying to figure out how it is, if the essential bus tie breaker trips (we've discussed that problem interminably), that you don't get a low voltage warning popping up. I still don't have a good answer to that questi...
by Rich
Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: SureFly Electronic Ignition
Replies: 34
Views: 2937

Re: SureFly Electronic Ignition

I replaced my right mag with the Surefly. By doing so i could keep my Slick Start. If you want to use the Surefly on the left side then you need to remove the Slick Start system. I'm giving some thought to this approach, also. I just need to be sure that it's compatible with the VM1000 tach input.
by Rich
Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: SureFly Electronic Ignition
Replies: 34
Views: 2937

Re: SureFly Electronic Ignition

I was so close to having a a SureFly mag installed. I thought the left mag had an impulse coupler so I bought the SureFly mag to replace a left mag with an impulse coupler. It turns out my DA 40 does have any impulse couplers. I have to return the unit I have and wait for a different SureFly mag to...
by Rich
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: SureFly Electronic Ignition
Replies: 34
Views: 2937

Re: SureFly Electronic Ignition

I was so close to having a a SureFly mag installed. I thought the left mag had an impulse coupler so I bought the SureFly mag to replace a left mag with an impulse coupler. It turns out my DA 40 does have any impulse couplers. I have to return the unit I have and wait for a different SureFly mag to...
by Rich
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Using a hangar winch with a DA40
Replies: 33
Views: 944

Re: Using a hangar winch with a DA40

To elaborate more on my thread drift about the use of jacks, the manual shows support at the tail, the nose and the wingtip tiedowns. I could see doing this if you're lifting it up outdoors but I've never seen it done. I ran some calculations to see what the tail tiedown downforce actually is when t...
by Rich
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Using a hangar winch with a DA40
Replies: 33
Views: 944

Re: Using a hangar winch with a DA40

I don’t have my AMM handy but in the lifting and shoring section I thought the front of the airplane is supposed to be supported. I don’t remember seeing a tail tie down method in the manual. Consider also the stress you occasionally put on the tail tie down when the plane is put on jacks, necessit...
by Rich
Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Using a hangar winch with a DA40
Replies: 33
Views: 944

Re: Using a hangar winch with a DA40

Consider also the stress you occasionally put on the tail tie down when the plane is put on jacks, necessitating installation of a tail-stand. A different kind of streets, of course, but considerable.