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Thursday 08 Oct 2009
0.4 air time
0.4 flt time

Inter-flight activities:

#. Temporarily installed rudder trim wedge using metal tape.

Purpose:

  1. Rudder trim check

Events:

  1. Checked rudder trim at the expected typical cruise condition of 2400 rpm, wide open throttle, 50 deg F lean of peak EGT.

Results:

  1. All three balls (EFIS, turn and bank, and wing leveler) were centred.

New Snags:

  1. None.

Existing Snags:

  1. Max rpm still decreases late in the flight.
  2. SD-8 Alternator - must run power wire to regulator.
  3. Pitch trim speed of movement is slow during a touch and go. Need to try it with the pitch trim speed governor removed.

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