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Articles & Checklists

ForeFlight Checklist M500

All of the major Normal and Emergency checklists have been recreated within the ForeFlight Checklist App for the M500/Meridian. The attached file can be opened on an iPad into Foreflight and it will populate the Checklist section. Turbine owners can customize to their unique aircraft and SOP. After downloading, you must first unzip the file before uploading into ForeFlight. Courtesy of David Kidd. DOWNLOAD THE FILE   Please login or become a member to view this… Read More…

520 Malibu Operating Analysis Spreadsheet

This 520 Malibu WITHOUT radar pod spreadsheet was developed by Chad Menne to give insight into conservative operating practices and is designed to be used in flight on your iPad. In general, the color of the field will indicate its level of good/bad value for the engine, or in some cases, the “bang for the buck” in wear and tear vs performance (most people would like to evaluate whether their operation is good for the given…… Read More…

Mirage iPad Operating Analysis Spreadsheets

This Mirage spreadsheet were developed by Chad Menne to give insight into conservative operating practices and is designed to be used in flight on your iPad. In general, the color of the field will indicate its level of good/bad value for the engine, or in some cases, the “bang for the buck” in wear and tear vs performance (most people would like to evaluate whether their operation is good for the given performance). Often times just…… Read More…

550 Malibu w/radar pod Operating Analysis Spreadsheet

This 550 Malibu with radar pod spreadsheet was developed by me (Chad Menne) to give insight into conservative operating practices and is designed to be used in flight on your iPad. In general, the color of the field will indicate its level of good/bad value for the engine, or in some cases, the “bang for the buck” in wear and tear vs performance (most people would like to evaluate whether their operation is good for the…… Read More…

550 Malibu w/o radar pod Operating Analysis Spreadsheet

This 550 Malibu WITHOUT radar pod spreadsheet was developed by me Chad Menne to give insight into conservative operating practices and is designed to be used in flight on your iPad. In general, the color of the field will indicate its level of good/bad value for the engine, or in some cases, the “bang for the buck” in wear and tear vs performance (most people would like to evaluate whether their operation is good for the…… Read More…

A46 Passenger Briefing Card

Passenger briefing information, including emergency instructions. MS Word format. Edit to suit. Print letter size, landscape, fold to 5.5 x 8.5. Laminate. Compiled by J Sisk DOWNLOAD THE CARD   Please login or become a member to view this page! YOU’RE INVITED TO BE A PART OF THE MALIBU M-CLASS OWNERS PILOTS ASSOCIATION!   IT’S OFFICIAL, MMOPA’S MEMBERS TELL US OUR FORUM, MAGAZINE AND RESOURCE CENTER ARE THE GREATEST ASSETS TO AN MMOPA MEMBERSHIP…BECOMING A MEMBER… Read More…

Lycoming SSP400 (Mirage/Matrix Engine Op Recommendations)

This document was published by Lycoming (around 1998 I think) to recommend more conservative operating procedures than what is officially published in their PO (and mirrored in Pipers POH). It has become common knowledge in our fleet that if you operating their TIO-540-AE2A engine to cruise at peak TIT (their official guidance and limitations) it will be at the expense of longevity. These recommendations are more reasonable. MMOPA recommends that you print this guidance and save…… Read More…

Garmin 796 – Mirage Electronic Checklist

Attached is a Garmin 796 extensive electronic checklist I’ve compliled for the Mirage. It is kind of geared for my 2011 model but can easily be modified for any model. I use the 796 for backup and additional info in the cockpit. You can modify/add/subtract to the list by downloading the free Garmin “Aviation Checklist Editor” (ACE). I find it better than paper list as I can modify as items/priorities change. NOTE: You can download ‘ACE’…… Read More…

PA46 Matrix Checklist – Normal & Emerg.

Normal and Emergency checklists in editable Word format. Enter your airplanes custom configuration information and personal preferences. Provided by David McVinnie. DOWNLOAD THE PDF   Please login or become a member to view this page! YOU’RE INVITED TO BE A PART OF THE MALIBU M-CLASS OWNERS PILOTS ASSOCIATION!   IT’S OFFICIAL, MMOPA’S MEMBERS TELL US OUR FORUM, MAGAZINE AND RESOURCE CENTER ARE THE GREATEST ASSETS TO AN MMOPA MEMBERSHIP…BECOMING A MEMBER GRANTS YOU ACCESS TO ALL… Read More…

PA46 Matrix Checklist – Preflight & Reference

Preflight and Reference Checklist. Enter your own Weight and Balance data. Provided by David McVinnie. DOWNLOAD THE DOC   Please login or become a member to view this page! YOU’RE INVITED TO BE A PART OF THE MALIBU M-CLASS OWNERS PILOTS ASSOCIATION!   IT’S OFFICIAL, MMOPA’S MEMBERS TELL US OUR FORUM, MAGAZINE AND RESOURCE CENTER ARE THE GREATEST ASSETS TO AN MMOPA MEMBERSHIP…BECOMING A MEMBER GRANTS YOU ACCESS TO ALL THAT MMOPA OFFERS! ONCE YOU ARE… Read More…

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