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Extra EA-500

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added ap overpower
There are a few special Extra500 shortcuts:
{{key press|CTRL}}+{{key press|Ee}} Connect / disconnect External power cart
{{key press|CTRL}}+{{key press|Ff}} Control pitch with pitch trim only
{{key press|CTRL}}+{{key press|Gg}} Put the aircraft on Jacks (for testing the gear on the ground)
{{key press|Ww}} Gear Warn Mute (you'll need it, alternatively press the switch on the throttle lever)
{{key press|Rr}} Put the propeller in reverse (beta range)
{{key press|Ss}} Condition lever fuel on/cut-off (alternatively click on the condition lever)
{{key press|Dd}} Autopilot disconnect (alternatively click on the red button on the yoke)
{{key press|Cc}} Engage Control Wheel Steering (CWS, see below) {{key press|o}} Over power autopilot servos. Need to keep {{key press|o}} pressed and be very careful!
[[File:Extra500 electicmains.png|thumb|400px|Extra500 side switch panel]]
* Parking Brake: Set ( {{key press|Shift|Bb}} or pull out middle Bowden cable in middle console AND press {{key press|Bb}} )
* Battery: Switch ON
* Fuel Pump 1 or 2: Switch ON
* Power lever: TRQ 111%
CAUTION: for Take-off (5 minutes) maximum TRQ limit is 111%, TOT 810degC
* Parking Brake: Release ( {{key press|Shift|Bb}} or push in middle Bowden cable in middle console )
NOTE: For strong side wind, turn the ailerons against the wind
* At 71KIAS: Rotate
* Gear: Retract ( {{key press|Gg}} or click the gear switch )
* Flaps: 0 degrees ( {{key press|[}} or use the flap switch )
CAUTION: Flaps need to be retracted before reaching 120KIAS, gear 140KIAS
Do not come in too high, too fast.
* At 140 KIAS, gear: Extend ({{key press|Shift|Gg}} or click the gear switch )
* At 120 KIAS, flaps: 15 degrees ( {{key press|]}} or use the flap switch )
* When you are sure you will land and below 109 KIAS, flaps: 30 degrees ( {{key press|]}} or use the flap switch )
* Power for a 3deg descent, 80KIAS and landing configuration is ~30% TRQ
* Dont forget to brake. For reverse press {{key press|Rr}}, will only toggle when power lever is in aft position!
===Engine shut-off===
* Parking Brake: Set ( {{key press|Shift|Bb}} or pull out middle Bowden cable in middle console AND press {{key press|Bb}} )
* Fuel Pump 1 and 2: Switch OFF
* Standby alternator: Switch OFF
bring the aircraft at your wished turn and climb rate. Release {{key press|c}} and the AP will engage and keep those rates.
You can overpower the servos by keeping {{key press|o}} pressed and use the normal controls. When {{key press|o}} is released the autopilot will resume its work. Be very careful and make only small movements.
The AP will disengage when:
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