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by Thomas
Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Public forum
Topic: DA40NG
Replies: 172
Views: 24498

Re: DA40NG

CFI Dave, what is the sinkrate in "parachute mode" and what is the apprx GPS GND speed.
by Thomas
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Horsepower debate (was DA40NG)
Replies: 30
Views: 4212

Re: Horsepower debate (was DA40NG)

Sandy`s vote is interesting, my question is … what is the role of the prop, performance means speed and T/O acceleration depending on the mass of air which the prop is moving. So more/less HP means different prop pitch at the same rpm.. If the governor regulates 2700 at T/O its 2700 with 180HP or 20...
by Thomas
Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: What are your dreams?
Replies: 20
Views: 3086

Re: What are your dreams?

Colin , dream +2 for you, commercial to ferry the PC12s out to the world, every week a new plane .... out of my home airport, we would meet then regularly
by Thomas
Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: Public forum
Topic: DA40NG
Replies: 172
Views: 24498

Re: DA40NG

Gentlemen, I love this forum. This thread is exactly how it should be, different opinions, different sights, but everybody with respect and decency. Hey, we all here are saying the same, Diamond planes are, or where our favourite’s aircraft, which make us proud. Tommy, I believe you have the best Ae...
by Thomas
Fri Jan 26, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Battry Minder for Aircraft Concorde Battery 24V
Replies: 0
Views: 2218

Battry Minder for Aircraft Concorde Battery 24V

For Sale ... new 120V - 24V Battery Minder - PM me for details.
by Thomas
Mon Dec 25, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: Diamond Aircraft Sold!
Replies: 63
Views: 11697

Re: Diamond Aircraft Sold!

China Nicks Another GA Property

PAUL BERTORELLI

https://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/ ... ail#230085

merry x-mas :P
by Thomas
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Lycoming Cylinder Work
Replies: 8
Views: 1380

Re: Lycoming Cylinder Work

Thanks to all for your advice, I will have a word with my A & P on Monday as we start the annual.
by Thomas
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Lycoming Cylinder Work
Replies: 8
Views: 1380

Re: Lycoming Cylinder Work

Hi Antoine,
thanks your advice.
I am only part time here in Buochs. Will soon be in FL again till April 18, so plan a LSZC visit with your bird spring/summer 18 (when you upgrade to a PC12 :)
by Thomas
Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: DA40 Forum
Topic: Lycoming Cylinder Work
Replies: 8
Views: 1380

Lycoming Cylinder Work

I have to make the decision to remove a cylinder to check the condition of the camshaft and the general state of the engine. My engine has 750hrs since new in 2003 means 14yrs … My A&P recommend to remove Cyl #1 or #4 to inspect the engine. I am a bit skeptical, to do this work with the engine “...
by Thomas
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: Hangar Talk
Topic: What does it take to become a certified A&P?
Replies: 5
Views: 1472

Re: What does it take to become a certified A&P?

I do have a EASA AML66 license (same as FAA A&P) rated from SEP to B747 , MD80/MD 11 and AI types to A340 with 35 yrs experience. There is no easy way I get the FAA A&P. Other with the Pilot license, easy conversion is possible vice versa. And you can get a commercial pilot license in 1.5 ye...