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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…

Update on SB 1103E

On June 5, 2014 Piper issued revision E of their mandatory Service Bulletin 1103 which announced a new replacement engine mount (P/N 89137-043) for the Mirage and Matrix. This new mount design eliminates the previous recurring inspection. For prior revision engine mounts, this SB also reduces the time for the recurring 100-hour inspections to begin to 850 hours time in service. DOWNLOAD THE PDF   Please login or become a member to view this page! YOU’RE… 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…

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…

PA46-350T Checklist PDF

PDF version of Matrix checklist. 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 THAT MMOPA OFFERS! ONCE YOU ARE REGISTERED AS A MEMBER, YOU’LL HAVE… Read More…

Mirage/Matrix 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…

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