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  1. In reply to the earlier post I used a Samsung gear 360 camera (2017 edition) it cost about 160 bucks and added a 64gb card on top - quite easy to edit but to be honest you need a beefy kind of computer to produce the videos unless you have the patience of a saint - the software that comes with the camera is pretty good (for included software) - the phone app (ios and android) is pretty slick for managing the camera.
  2. The fun stuff starts at 7:30, and at the end there is the sweetest landing. Just to be clear - I was in a TMA and there was no other traffic within 30 miles of me I wonder if 2 of these videos would suffice instead of a swing test during an annual!
  3. 360 Degree Video Flying East River in NYC

    BTW Mike -- your baby needs some paint !!, part of the pain of the mileage you have put on her but a little love would go a long way
  4. 360 Degree Video Flying East River in NYC

    I just bought this camera (samsung gear 360 -2017) , I can see the shadow on the front cowling - can't wait to get some video, part of my slow process to get my wife excited about going flying, I am sure flying over countryside in central europe will not be as feature rich as this video but if the weather is nice this summer I might take some VFR flights through the alps!!.
  5. Dynon Certified thread

    Weeks away - I will commence holding my breath!!, I wonder how many people are holding off on this - the differential between this and the current market is huge, its got to be hurting the likes of Trio, Aspen etc who have standalone offerings and cannot hope to offer this sort of all in one package, which I suspect is one of the reasons the price differential is so high. If you have to test your autopilot with every DG and HSI combination out there is has got to add a lot of cost.
  6. WTB Wing Tips

    I got this answer below from Aveo a couple of days ago - seemingly the testing is happening in Kerrville - timeline unknown for the moment Re: Crystal Conforma for Mooney (No subject) CN Christian Nielsen <christian@aveoengin****.com> Reply| Thu 11/16, 1:04 PM You ...That is European release, we do not need to inspire much confidence other than the product specs for Europeans sir. When it will be released in USA it will be shown on Aveo Florida website (and the main European Aveo page with that announcement) with the MOD Approval as accepted by the FAA, in the meantime it is in testing at the Mooney factory in Texas. Christian On Nov 16, 2017, at 1:58 PM, aidan boyce <> wrote: Your website states that this product has been released however I cannot find information about pricing, where to buy, lead times etc - as a product announcement it does not inspire a lot of confidence. Aidan Boyce
  7. As I am based in Europe I had to swap my trusty bendix for a Trig radio for 8.33 compatibility - my radio and tray are now for sale - no issues or problems with this radio before it was pulled - PM me for details - I will put it up here first before selling it to a shop back in the States
  8. You know engineering is hard, and good engineering is even harder, thanks for the update and best of luck
  9. Its been a month !!! - where are the numbers - I would expect pitchforks and tar and feathering at this point:) Just joking, but with this much focus on this project and its potential benefits I am sure everybody wants to know
  10. Dual mag failure

    It was'nt me - thank goodness, as a fresh ppl I would probably not have been as smooth as this guy. I am currently negotiating on a M20J -- so as soon as I have details I will update my avatar
  11. For those of you who swear by your dual mags here is an excellent reminder of what can happen when you are flying behind a 40 year old single point of failure - great flying and recovery by the pilot BTW
  12. Digital engine analyzers under EASA-reg

    here are your EASA approvals
  13. Garmin G5 vs Aspen

    Given that the G5 can now provide everything that a autopilot needs can we expect to see a little bit more price flexibility from Aspen - which up to today were the only retrofittable glass cockpit substitutes capable of driving an autopilot ?
  14. Let me clarify a little - what are the structural differences in the 64-69 E and F models compared to the models after that allowed the green arc to go from 150mph to 175mph -
  15. If you have a snap or copy of the reference for the STC it would be great - SWTA are defunct and not likely to start offering cowl mods again, mooney mart cost a fortune and are only in Florida so if I wanted to get one done in Europe any other paperwork would be a great help. Sabremech's cowl solution is fantastic but the only way to get it on a european plane would be an STC - 337's are really difficult.