Category: Engine

Oil Pressure Test, Fuel Leaks and Arm Rests

Still plodding towards engine start, trying to make sure everything is just right before we risk setting the airport on fire. We were able to test the oil pressure sensor by attaching a battery to the starter and watching the…

Some Random Things

Lots of little things to take care of….. first up, I had ordered the missing washer thingie from the throttle attachment and it had arrived. This little thing cost $15!!! Aviation, is all I can say. and you know I’m…

Engines and Arm Rests

Today I wanted to check the oil pressure and fuel flow gauges since that is pretty much the only thing left holding up the first engine start. Scott joined in today, always fun to have him in the hangar, not…

More Engine Stuff

My battery charger finally arrived so I was quick to take it to the hangar and get the battery charged. Since it would take a while to charge, I worked on the throttle cables, making sure they hit the stops.…

Fuel Lines and Seats

After the problems with last week’s fuel fitting leaks, I took out the seat channel so that we could inspect the fittings. It was a good job that I did because one of the fittings in the tee that has…