Why I love my DA40

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Lou
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Why I love my DA40

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These photos were taken today as I flew back after getting my annual: 150kts, peak EGT, 9.9 gph. Awesome. I get this pretty consistently.We often post about ownership challenges, so it’s good to remember the good parts.

It’s a late spring up here, as you can see.
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Excellent!

Flying at peak EGT with 15xx EGT, WOT and 2450 RPM is not harmful fut the engine, especially this EGT? Even at this altitude?
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I watch the CHT’s. They actually cool off at peak EGT. I can run a hair on the LOP side sometimes, just not today. The famous “hotbox” is quite evident in the 0-75 ROP environment.
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