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Pre-Heating in Winter Weather

Blue Sky policy on pre-heating the Cessnas is to pre-heat the engine any time the temperature has been 20F or below within the two hours prior to flight. For the Diamond, the temperature threshold is 32F. Pre-heating is very important to the life of the engine; please protect your asset. The Pre-Heater lives in the shed […]

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Fuel monitoring on the Diamond

The fuel gauges in the Diamond are not very accurate.  But the VM-1000 has a nice feature that, when properly initiated, will give you a very accurate reading.  On a recent flight the difference between the fuel burn as computed by the VM-1000 and the fuel added from the pump was only about 1/2 gallon. The fuel […]

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