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by TimS
Fri Dec 07, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: What comes after a DA40?
Replies: 446
Views: 60578

Re: What comes after a DA40?

For the next four/five years: Weekend mission 500nm range, 150+ KTAS without wearing O2, carry 450lbs of people and bags. Day trip mission: 150nm, carry 700lbs of people and bags. I fly over glorified hills (called the White Mountains, Smoky Mountains, Appalachian Mountains...) on the east coast of ...
by TimS
Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Public forum
Topic: G1000 WAAS upgrade
Replies: 36
Views: 3050

Re: G1000 WAAS upgrade

I paid about $16k for the WAAS upgrade. I think it was over $20k last time someone mentioned it. But I don't think you can do it anymore. I know for the G1000 planes, WAAS upgrades are no longer generally available. Garmin does not sell the parts, they are keeping what inventory they have left to s...
by TimS
Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Outdated Garmin G1000 software - petition sign-up
Replies: 179
Views: 7155

Re: Outdated Garmin G1000 software - petition sign-up

Scott,

Pekka is suggesting this: https://www.google.com/forms/about/
You can actually then give out the form for data entry, and a read only access to the spreadsheet.

Tim
by TimS
Sat Nov 10, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: new, refurbished DA40 woes
Replies: 18
Views: 1117

Re: new, refurbished DA40 woes

Most of the items sound labor intensive, and will be a pain to resolve. However, with that said, the reality is most of them are fairly minor. For the data path issue, do not just try and replace parts parts. Go to an avionics shop that has a junior member on staff that can spend the hours checking ...
by TimS
Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Diamond Aircraft Sold!
Replies: 63
Views: 7062

Re: Diamond Aircraft Sold!

Does anyone know what the current disposition of Diamond Canada vs. Diamond Austria is? Will the Chinese parent eventually buy the whole thing? If they aren't going to buy the whole thing, and the Chinese already own Continental, doesn't it make more sense for them to return to Technify engines? Ar...
by TimS
Mon Nov 05, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Outdated Garmin G1000 software - petition sign-up
Replies: 179
Views: 7155

Re: TDI owners: outdated Garmin G1000 software (version 9.05)

Scott,

Sure go ahead and put me down as lost potential customer due to upgrade issue. I would put it under a separate list, so there is no overlap.

Tim
by TimS
Mon Nov 05, 2018 4:41 am
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Outdated Garmin G1000 software - petition sign-up
Replies: 179
Views: 7155

Re: TDI owners: outdated Garmin G1000 software (version 9.05)

Great Charles! Thank you. 14. Charles N5WU DA40 How about you Timothy – can we add your name to the list too? If talking to me, I do not own a Diamond. I have rented them, and almost bought a DA-42 twice. The last time was six months ago, I had the financing arranged, as about to engage a buyer age...
by TimS
Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Outdated Garmin G1000 software - petition sign-up
Replies: 179
Views: 7155

Re: TDI owners: outdated Garmin G1000 software (version 9.05)

It would be nice the have WAAS and the other Garmin goodies but basically I think the DA42 TDI is perfectly OK for all of the reasons I bought mine eight years ago. However I will happily sign any petitions to Garmin or to Diamond (or to the FTC if someone wants to claim that Diamond's unreasonable...
by TimS
Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Outdated Garmin G1000 software - petition sign-up
Replies: 179
Views: 7155

Re: TDI owners: outdated Garmin G1000 software (version 9.05)

Here is the answer from my Garmin contact: ------------------------------------------------------------- Hello Tim, since this is an OEM airframe under a type certification they really need to be directing their questions to Diamond on doing this. unless there is a larger number of owners (and I'm t...
by TimS
Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Outdated Garmin G1000 software - petition sign-up
Replies: 179
Views: 7155

Re: TDI owners: outdated Garmin G1000 software (version 9.05)

Totally agree with you both (Emir & Keith)! The only one counterpoint I would make to Emir's post is that potential buyers of new Diamond aircraft might think twice about their possible purchase if they foresee down the road their aircraft might too one day receive the same lack of avionics sup...