Mechanics: 50hr maintenance: done Slick magneto impuls coupling inspection: done Heater switch: repaired. Should be lifted and operated with care. Also not put it in the full right position to prevent over-centering it. Because it might get stuck again in that position (cf picture) Fuel gauges: NOT repaired. Care should be taken of readout in flight. Better [...]

By |2016-12-08T22:44:33+01:00May 8th, 2015|Maintenance|0 Comments

Minor Fixes

The third lock (back door) has been replaced. No need for the old key anymore. Bonding cables between wing and aileron have been replaced (cf picture of old one) The CO Detector has been (re-)attached above the Transponder Oil filled up to 9 quarts. 5 quarts reserve in front bagage compartment. Still needs to be [...]

By |2015-04-10T16:32:20+02:00April 10th, 2015|Maintenance|0 Comments

The Oil Myth

Further to Tom's research and our discussion, the following applies: filling over 9 quarts is useless because the oil will be ejected you can still start a journey at 6 quarts or above (following the logic that after a 'full-tank-flight' flight you will still be above the required minima) absolute minimum for the engine's health [...]

By |2015-04-07T16:08:18+02:00April 7th, 2015|Engine, Fuel & Oil|0 Comments

Tips when Hangaring

Please take care of the following, when putting the aircraft in the hangar: Place the nose wheel at least 30cm BEHIND the 'T' on the ground to have enough clearance for the prop dome vs the sliding hangar-doors Put the Cowl in place to prevent Birds from nesting in the engine compartiment Put the Pitot [...]

By |2015-03-16T18:28:08+01:00March 16th, 2015|Travel|0 Comments
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