Rich returned the plug-welded pitot tube, so we got it installed and tested today. Works perfectly now. We applied pressure, sealed it off and it still held the indicated speed one-hour later! Thanks again Rich!
Got my hands on the engine manuals I wanted today! These are for the Lycoming O-290-D that came in the airplane. It only had 80hrs since overhaul, so it should have a lifetime of service ahead of it 🙂 Operator’s … Continue reading
On the flight home from Indus, I mounted the GPS on top of the dash with one of the mounts it came with, but it was designed to be a flight-yoke clamp, and stuck pretty much right in my face … Continue reading
I had a nice new fuel stick from the seller, but he only put a single calibration mark on it, so the grand plan today was to drain the fuel and as we re-filled the tanks, mark off the fuel … Continue reading
We got to the airport early enough to start our trip before the sun got too high, and did a final inspection of the plane. It took a bit longer than planned getting all the extras into the jeep, say … Continue reading