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Winter Repairs

First half of next week, N123AX will be serviceable again. Amongst others, the following has been done: Update of G4 Engine Monitor to latest software version Overhaul of the CSU Replacement of Mixture Cable New (gen) battery, which is supposed to be lasting far better and longer Right gear 'green' light repaired (wire was unsoldered) [...]

By |2018-01-20T14:46:57+02:00January 20th, 2018|Engine, Fuel & Oil, Maintenance|0 Comments

Annual/100hr Inspection

Following has been taken care of: OAT Probe on G4 Engine monitor has been replaced Oil leak in CSU has been fixed Heating system handle had been replaced New CO Detector has been fitted (good till may 2020) Refer to the Airworthiness Limitations document for further details

By |2017-06-30T14:40:37+02:00June 30th, 2017|Documentation, Engine, FAA|0 Comments

G4 OAT probe is U/S

Probably there is a problem with the connection from the OAT Probe to the G4 instrument. Will be looked at on 4 Oct. This probe does not affect vital systems, but is used to calculate the theoretical HP in the G4.

By |2016-09-15T09:37:54+02:00September 15th, 2016|Engine, 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

GasAlertClip Extreme CO Detector

A new CO detector is installed in the aircraft (BW Technologies GasAlertClip Extreme), to provide a far better protection than the chemical alternative. To ensure proper operation, it needs to be tested before each flight by pushing the button for 1 second. You can download the manual right here.

By |2016-12-08T22:44:33+02:00May 5th, 2014|Documentation, Engine|0 Comments