Category: Engine

Grounded

Over Friday night I read a lot of posts of people having trouble with their lamp indicator and I found a couple of forum posts and a web article with information on how to test. Scott offered to come help…

Lamp Re-Wiring

I took Friday off with the hope of having a four day weekend of flying some hours off but I decided I wanted to get a handle on my lamps first. Having done some more reading I had discovered that…

Propeller Adjustments and Battery Concerns

Last post I mentioned that the propeller pitch needed adjustment so this weekend I took the cowling off and redid the pitch. The blades were set to 16 degrees, measured 6″ from the tip, and now they are 14 degrees.…

A few more pre-inspection tasks

Friday afternoon I went to the hangar and put some gas back into the passenger wing so I could check for leaks on Saturday. I was pleased to open the hangar Saturday morning and not see any spills on the…

More Odds and Ends

It is a four day weekend for me but that isn’t as useful as it sounds as the high temps are in the low 110s (low 40s for my metric cousins) and the hangar is close to 100 by 11am……