DA40 TDI COMING TO FLIGHTWISE!

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alphaLaura wrote:Flyer1 doesn't have his PPL. But has more hours experience than the lot of us - because of the knack for talking / being in the right place.


With all this experience....why no PPL ?.......Ive been in 777,747, F14, F4 does this count ? :wink:
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Angels-high an F14 and F4 now thats an experience!

Although you have been in a wide variety of aircraft Flyer 1 I think there is a slight difference between being a passenger going for a ride than being the commander flying the aircraft from A to B and making crucial decisions when the sh*t hits the fan, that would be what I would consider experience. In saying that though im sure being in them and picking up a few tips from the the guy or girl flying, or even taking controll yourself for a while will do no harm at all.

Hope everything works out with the DA40 up in flightwise sounds like an impressive machine, at that speed though im not sure it would make a great training aircraft but i understand its for licence holders to fly. I know my heart would be in my mouth if a student was about to do his first solo in it :shock: .

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Yeah, I'm not sure if Flyer 1 means aircraft he has flown in or aircraft he has actually flown, if he has controlled them himself it's a very impressive list for a non P.P.L. holder, a cessna310 flies like a fighter plane, scary stuff.

As for the rape seed oil Squigs, I'd pee in it if I thought it would make it cheaper to run.

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The 310 is an amazing machine, the sound from the engines on a touch and go is brilliant!! Looking at it from the ground it looks like a fighter...
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Bring me flying Laura, this instant.

Yessir.

No, Flyer1 -has- actually flown those aircraft. It's not just 'passenger' experience - it's hands on.

The 310 is my favourite aircraft in Waterford. Seriously. Wow, the noise!
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As laura states, it's hands on time. Hands on time in an F14 and an F4. Now thats impressive. But sitting there just watching whats going on. Thats a different story. :D

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My experiance "in type" is quite long...every ride is always a learning tool even if your a pilot, as they say your always learning. I have all the luck in the world to fly in this L59 as ground crew, with lots of stick time. You could say I'm Flyer 2 "in the right place at the right time." I've learned so much being in the right seat, or rear. Things happen in this thing real quick, not much time to learn, but its all experiance. When I was a student I flew in the back seat any time I could and learned alot. in fact I would recommend it for any student. Anybody in the Philadelphia area is welcome to take a ride, the only thing is you pay for fuel.....@ $5 a gallon...think you can handle that. A couple of my Irish friends have gone in it.....

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Now there's a nice machine. $5 a gallon. What harm, you only live once.

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hey guys and gals, my story and pics on the da40 tdi are appearing in the september issue of the magazine, let me know what you think. i'd love to hear your comments.

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Hi guys, just wondering who has read my story in the September edition of the magazine regarding the flight test of the DA 40. I would really appreciate feedback and comments about my story, we are planning a follow up flight test on a Cirrus, both aircraft are in the same price bracket so we'll try to evaluate both. your comments and sugestions will help me to write the next story,

cheers Thomas Finlass.

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