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by Thomas
Mon Dec 28, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: DA20 Forum
Topic: nose gear rubber dampers
Replies: 10
Views: 802

Re: nose gear rubber dampers

bought last year in Germany REIFF Technische Produkte GmbH Werner-von-Siemens-Str. 25 78224 Singen/Hohentwiel Tel: +49 7121 323-5016 / Fax: +49 7121 323-330 E-Mail:e-services@reiff-gruppe.de Elastomerfeder 32 x 40 ID=13,5 Wkst.: CR ** Effbe 3240 CR ** - 1 ea price EUR 3.40 Elastomerfeder 63 x 50 ID=...
by Thomas
Fri Dec 04, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Donations
Replies: 15
Views: 6631

Re: Donations

:) my 2021 DAN share just took off - I love this forum - Thanks to all
by Thomas
Sat Nov 28, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Avionics upgrade
Replies: 40
Views: 2559

Re: Avionics upgrade

Chip,
have you thought about a GTN650xi, there is an offer from Garmin now, 2k USD cashback for the 430, free FS510 and a free annual subscription for the database
by Thomas
Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:51 am
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: RPM fluctuation on idle and engine choking
Replies: 22
Views: 2111

Re: RPM fluctuation on idle and engine choking

It seems normal to me with the hot engine (190 OIT and 300 CHT). How does it behave when started first time of the day, mine is absolutely stable when cold?
These phenomena I see since I have the DA40 (11 years), and it was the same with the previous, Maule MX7 with IO540.
by Thomas
Sat Jul 18, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Some Great Flying
Replies: 18
Views: 1726

Re: Some Great Flying

Same flight ... turning final LIMG Albenga Riviera Airport Italy
by Thomas
Sat Jul 18, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Some Great Flying
Replies: 18
Views: 1726

Re: Some Great Flying

Passing the mount Matterhorn at FL140. Thats why the famous Swiss Toblerone chocolate has it’s unique shape :)
by Thomas
Sat Jul 18, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: MSB for 2017-19 fuel tank connection hoses
Replies: 26
Views: 2915

Re: MSB for 2017-19 fuel tank connection hoses

Steven: On my aircraft, with 40 gallon tanks, there is an access panel directly under the interconnect hoses: DSCF0135.JPG DSCF0134.JPG We inspect these at each Annual. Not sure if the 50 gallon tank versions have inspection panels under the interconnect between the outer and middle tanks. Steve St...
by Thomas
Sat Jul 04, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Katana emergency landing in the Austrian alps
Replies: 4
Views: 859

Re: Katana emergency landing in the Austrian alps

The landing site is approx. 8000ft, it was a hot summer day, max. ROC acc. AFM for the Rotax 912 powered DV20 100hp shows 200-300 ft/min. Acc.to local police they flew into wrong valley. It looks very much like a CFIT due to poor climb performance in rising terrain. Then, emergency landing just unde...
by Thomas
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Katana emergency landing in the Austrian alps
Replies: 4
Views: 859

Katana emergency landing in the Austrian alps

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Emergency landing in the Austrian Alps. Thanks to the save Diamond design... both crew survived with minor brushes only. Landing spot approx. 8000ft
by Thomas
Sun Feb 02, 2020 1:17 am
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: DA40 vs. Cirrus SR20
Replies: 101
Views: 22109

Re: DA40 vs. Cirrus SR20

All true about the DA40 fun factor … hand it is flying fun, I was coming from gliders, Diamonds roots came from a (motor) glider, it kept the control sensitive well-balanced controls. On the shadow side is of course the long wingspan, in the bumpy air at lower altitude … and when bringing it into th...