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by PeterK
Tue Nov 05, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: DA20 Forum
Topic: DA-20 prices high, no inventory????
Replies: 5
Views: 2878

Re: DA-20 prices high, no inventory????

I asked a similar question a while back about DA40s. I think it's all supply and demand -- I saw one D20 for CAD ~150K/USD $113K, but the latest DA20 bunch on controller (all seem form the same seller) baffles me.
by PeterK
Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: DA50 Forum
Topic: What should Colin's next plane be?
Replies: 28
Views: 6563

Re: What should Colin's next plane be?

Really? That's bearable, quick initial research pointed at ~$200K. $20k-$30k is very comparable with piston overhaul.
by PeterK
Fri Oct 04, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: DA50 Forum
Topic: What should Colin's next plane be?
Replies: 28
Views: 6563

Re: What should Colin's next plane be?

Paul wrote:
Thu Oct 03, 2019 5:00 am
...that’s pretty much all there is to it until 1,800 hours.
And at 1800 hours it is either HSI or a decent used DA40, correct?
by PeterK
Thu Sep 26, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: DA50 Forum
Topic: DA50 base MSRP Guesstimate
Replies: 30
Views: 10244

Re: DA50 base MSRP Guesstimate

What's "full FADEC"? ;)
by PeterK
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: DA62 Forum
Topic: The 1,000 Pound 1,000 Mile Challenge
Replies: 16
Views: 4477

Re: The 1,000 Pound 1,000 Mile Challenge

I have not run the numbers, but I suspect any airliner can do better in gallons per pound per mile. Also I think that a cargo ship can do even betterer.
by PeterK
Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: The G1000 project - "The next step"
Replies: 279
Views: 49713

Re: The G1000 project - "The next step"

I believe they focus now on the huge trainer market. The private GA owner is no business case anymore for diamond. Well, then this begs a question for me: what are my options for the first airplane? Except Cessna 172. I'd like 4 passengers , but can live with 2, 500-600nm range and low (comparative...
by PeterK
Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Ruh-Roh
Replies: 31
Views: 4205

Re: Ruh-Roh

That didn't reset the TBO count, did it?
by PeterK
Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Just got my DA40! What should I do??
Replies: 31
Views: 2862

Re: Just got my DA40! What should I do??

As in I was eyeing it, too, not owned it. Congratulations.
by PeterK
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Just got my DA40! What should I do??
Replies: 31
Views: 2862

Re: Just got my DA40! What should I do??

I think you bought my plane. :)
by PeterK
Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Diamond DA40 pricing
Replies: 21
Views: 2648

Re: Diamond DA40 pricing

Don wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:03 pm
(Just to add to my above post but past editing time). I was considering ordering a 2020 Lycoming DA-40 model and was expecting some type announcement from Diamond at Oshkosh.
What kind of announcement would motivate you to switch to a new DA40?