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) [...]
In the next days, The G4 will be upgraded to vs204. Take a look at some nifty new features: Some of the changes in going from G4 version 182, 202, 203 and 204 are... Previously there was no standard color scheme in the configuration screens. Now the selected line is yellow and the inactive lines [...]
A minor oil leak exists at the CSU. Since the unit needs to be sent for repair (10 days), this will be performed during winter season. Please monitor oil level carefully.
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
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.
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 [...]
N123AX Airw Lim Annual JAN-14-2015
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.
See the document here.