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by TimS
Fri Jul 10, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: DA50 Forum
Topic: Finally the Launch??
Replies: 34
Views: 1955

Re: Finally the Launch??

Charles wrote:
Fri Jul 10, 2020 11:01 pm
Isn’t that the 3rd DA50 to be announced in the last 10-15 years? There was the DA50 Magnum, then the one with the Ukrainian turboprop, and now this one.

Yawn.
I that there was also one with the IE2 engine?

Tim
by TimS
Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: DA50 Forum
Topic: Finally the Launch??
Replies: 34
Views: 1955

Re: Finally the Launch??

I forgot to mention that the DA-50 has a short thread on COPA. Title DA 50 RG….looks like they are finally releasing their SR22 competitor So far, more questions than answers. Plus a lot of comments about wing size, and few other factors that do not make sense in the USA or in the market place. My t...
by TimS
Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: DA50 Forum
Topic: Finally the Launch??
Replies: 34
Views: 1955

Re: Finally the Launch??

I read on COPA today that apparently the cat is out of the bag and Cirrus are currently testing a SR22 with Autoland. Yeah, it will be interesting to see how that works. Either it is slightly disabled or they have a FADEC engine or have some crazy method to mechanically control the mixture and thro...
by TimS
Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: DA50 Forum
Topic: Finally the Launch??
Replies: 34
Views: 1955

Re: Finally the Launch??

And people are saying why no chute? Why yes chute? Diamond doesn’t have a chute because it doesn’t need one. You only spin a cirrus once after all. A not scientific survey of three pilot spouses and two moms of pilots. Only one did not care about the chute (my wife) until I turn about 60; then a ch...
by TimS
Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: NG vs XLS
Replies: 21
Views: 1239

Re: NG vs XLS

pietromarx wrote:
Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:38 pm
My numbers tend to be a bit less than half of this with a 2012 DA-40-180 (a.k.a. Lycoming).
Curious, what is the delta on fuel costs?
And does that delta in fuel costs make up enough for the difference in MX costs?

Tim
by TimS
Sun Jun 21, 2020 3:43 am
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: NG vs XLS
Replies: 21
Views: 1239

Re: NG vs XLS

@CFIDave,

No time in a DA-40 that I count. I just named the critical points that come up repeatedly in the comparison threads. Then I gave a couple links to some of the threads. I figured others would step in an elaborate the basic points I raised (which occurred).

Tim
by TimS
Fri Jun 19, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: NG vs XLS
Replies: 21
Views: 1239

Re: NG vs XLS

It boils down to a few items. 1. CG 2. Does it match mission. NG suffers in short range UL hauling, but is better at longer range. 3. Stall Speed A few previous threads: https://www.diamondaviators.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=6771&hilit=ng+xls https://www.diamondaviators.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=...
by TimS
Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Continental / Thielert
Topic: New CD170
Replies: 8
Views: 351

Re: New CD170

I don’t think DA42 would benefit from CD-170. CD-170 is heavier than CD-155, has lower critical altitude (6000 ft vs 8000 ft) and lower TBR (1200 vs 2100) while having practically same continuous power. That’s weird, I didn’t notice that. I wonder why that is. The TBR on the 155 started at 1200, I’...
by TimS
Fri Jun 05, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Why We Removed The Supercharger
Replies: 39
Views: 1467

Re: Why We Removed The Supercharger

Ian,

Curious, what is the max temp rise due to compression with your solution?

Tim
by TimS
Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Why We Removed The Supercharger
Replies: 39
Views: 1467

Re: Why We Removed The Supercharger

I am pretty sure it was discussed previously, the FAT solution helps those who fly in the teens. The scale of performance loss below ~5000' was unexpected, and AFAICT not discussed. Touted benefits were not exclusively limited to >12,000'. Otherwise we would not have been interested. With only 2-se...