Matt's RV-6 Project



Matt Dralle's RV-6 Project
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Date:  8-30-2011
Number of Hours:  1.00
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Brief Description:  New Fuel Flow Transducers

The new Dynon Skyview EFIS and Matronics FuelChec DX installations would each require a new FloScan 201b fuel flow transducer installation. This new fangled fuel flow function would be a new feature for 'ol N360EM as it previously had no fuel flow instrumentation at all. I don't know how you can even fly a plane without fuel flow readings!

There's not a whole lot of room to install flow transducers in the RV-6 and the space issue was compounded by the fact that I wanted to install them both on the cabin side of the firewall. I scratched my head for a couple of days and came up with a pretty slick arrangement that allowed me to simply replace a single piece of hard fuel tubing between the electric fuel pump and the firewall. It came out really cool and is nicely tucked out of the way. Later I added a piece of threaded rod and a 3" spacer between the transducer mounting flange and the upper longeron. It really stiffened up the installation and made the whole thing pretty rugged. If I were a Boy Scout, I think I would deserve my "Master Tube Bender" badge about now...
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New FloScan 201b Transducer Installation

New FloScan 201b Transducer Installation

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New FloScan 201b Transducer Installation

New FloScan 201b Transducer Installation

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