Malibu

Operating Practices – Traffic Pattern Piston PA46

Operating Practices (OP’s) are recommended because they have proven to be successful under most circumstances with a normally operating PA46. OP’s provide a repeatable flow for a pilot in a critical phase of flight, creating a repeatable “normal observation”. 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… Read More…

Operating Practices – Vector Approach Piston PA46

Operating Practices (OP’s) are recommended because they have proven to be successful under most circumstances with a normally operating PA46. OP’s provide a repeatable flow for a pilot in a critical phase of flight, creating a repeatable “normal observation”. 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… Read More…

Shadin Miniflo-L Operating Manual

The is the manual for the Miniflow-L (Standard Equipment on many early Malibus) 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 THAT MMOPA OFFERS! ONCE YOU ARE REGISTERED AS… 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…

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…

Aviation Consumer Edition – Malibu/Mirage

For more than three decades, Aviation Consumer has provided aircraft owners and pilots answers to their most important buying questions. This September 2013 issue takes a look at the Malibu/Mirage. 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… Read More…

Malibu Windshield Heat Ombudsman Report

For some time now, there has been no replacement parts available for the electric acrylic hotplate in the original Malibu fleet. Owners been very inventive in finding resources to repair and refinish these panels, and functioning used hotplates are in great demand. But even with these efforts, the situation has become critical for some owners trying to preserve their FIKI certification. DOWNLOAD THE PDF   Please login or become a member to view this page! YOU’RE… Read More…

Malibu Return To Service Manual

Proper maintenance is essential to safety in aviation. As with all other high-performance aircraft, the PA46 requires close scrutiny and regular maintenance by a qualified, type-specific mechanic to ensure that all systems are functioning properly. Regardless of the timing or cause, the first flight after maintenance requires an extra dose of care and caution. The primary means of identifying any issues and correcting them before one becomes a problem is to follow carefully an extensive and…… Read More…

Malibu/Mirage Wgt & Bal Cal

Excel spreadsheet developed for Malibu/Mirage weight and balance calculations. All entries are made on “LOADING” page. 1) enter your aircraft empty weight and empty moment (empty arm will be calculated automatically) 2) compare the calculated empty ARM with your POH – must match to use – if not, verify your empty weight & empty moment entries. 3) ONCE VERIFIED, save and it is ready to use. Enter weights and fuel load in boxes provided. see results…… Read More…

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