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Why do the Diamond DA-42 and DA-62 have a minimum fuel temperature requirement?

On the turbo diesel DA-42 and DA-62 aircraft there exists a minimum fuel temperature limitation where you may not start or operate the aircraft below that. Does anybody know why this is? It seems ...
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DA40 fuselage static ports / G1000 not in AFM

I’m a flight instructor who just switched from instructing in 172’s to flying the Diamond DA40 and am confused about a few things. Our DA40 has two static ports, one on either side of the fuselage. ...
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DA 40 NG - Diesel option OAM 40-370 [closed]

Diamond DA-40 NG Manual did say that to use Auto Diesel (EN590), OAM 40-370 must be installed. Does anybody know or have experience on this OAM 40-370 requirement? I cannot find this document on the ...
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Is right rudder always needed during go-around/touch and go with a Diamond DA-40?

Is application of right pedal always necessary in parallel with advancing power lever in diamond aircraft (DA-40) during go-around/touch and go?
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What is the name and purpose of this part on the flap at the DA40?

There is a part on DA40's and also DA42's flap. I cannot find the technical document and I couldn't decide what is the purpose of that part. Is it a mass balance part or what? You may see the part at ...
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What is considered “high altitude”?

The AFM for DA40 states in 4A.3.9 CRUISE checklist: Electrical fuel pump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ON at high altitudes CAUTION Operation at high altitudes with the electrical ...