Until recently, only 6RE was equipped with Flightstream. Now all three of our planes have this wonderful tool. I’ve resurrected and edited Tom’s previous “cheat sheet” and posted it here. It should be easy enough to download onto your tablet to use if you need a reminder. Flightstream Connection
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This PowerPoint was originally put together by an officer of the Civil Air Patrol (credits on last page). Tom found it and he and I have adapted/edited it for our use. It covers all the normal operating procedures with the KAP-140. If you’re not sure of all the details of this autopilot, the PPT should […]
Here’s a brief video on the use of the new battery-powered tug to move the DA-40. Similar to the pre-heater, the tug will live in the shed and its battery will remain charging with a small solar panel. The tug has a front end (the fork) and a rear end (the wheel frame, battery, and […]
Here’s a 1 minute video on a leaning technique with the VM-1000.
The fuel gauges in the Diamond are not very accurate. But the VM-1000 has a nice feature that, when properly initiated, will give you a very accurate reading. On a recent flight the difference between the fuel burn as computed by the VM-1000 and the fuel added from the pump was only about 1/2 gallon. The fuel […]