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by DiamondMike
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Airspeed Difference
Replies: 9
Views: 455

Re: Airspeed Difference

The 115 KIAS data point occurred while on an instrument approach, not cruise flight.

Thanks for responses.

I will have pitot system leak checked.
by DiamondMike
Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Airspeed Difference
Replies: 9
Views: 455

Re: Airspeed Difference

This was a DA40 and this is just one data point.

Hard for me to believe a blocked pitot since Garmin G1000 showed accurate airspeed. I think there is only one pitot source under the left wing.
by DiamondMike
Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Airspeed Difference
Replies: 9
Views: 455

Airspeed Difference

2007 DA40 with Garmin G1000 WAAS.

In cruising flight PFD indicates 115 KIAS. Standby airspeed indicator shows 95 KIAS.

Anyone seen this before?

What could be wrong?

Thanks.
by DiamondMike
Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Good news for Diamond?
Replies: 34
Views: 4359

Re: Good news for Diamond?

This may turn out to be a brilliant move by both Diamond and Republic, considering the goal of training airline pilots efficiently. Private and Instrument in the DA40. Commercial Multi-Engine in the DA42. Avionics are the same in both, so reduced cost for training. A very sophisticated suite similar...