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Reinhard Metz

Reinhard Metz
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Reinhard Metz built his Wheeler Express over an eight-year period and has been flying it for 16 years. He is a retired Bell Labs electrical engineer and has a second career in commercial food equipment. Reinhard lives in Wheaton, Illinois, and often flies out of DuPage Airport with his aviation enthusiastic daughter Ashley.

Adding Direct Air/Fuel Ratio Monitoring

An easy way to optimize engine operation.

Build a Calibrated Tensiometer

An accurate, inexpensive, cable gauge thats easy to make.

Static Port Location and Altitude Calibration

Often a challenge, accuracy depends on three things: location, location, location.

Lycoming IO-390 Upgrade

Replacing an IO-360 in a Wheeler Express.

Homemade Compressed Air Brake Bleeder

An inexpensive tool for quickly bleeding aircraft brakes.

Glass Panel Upgrade

Adding a Garmin G3X Touch to a Wheeler Express.

In Case You Missed it

Guest Editorial

In light of additional research and input from manufacturers, Dave Prizio revises some of his previous recommendations on testing your fuel system.

Letters

Augmenter TubesI read the article, "Exhaust—Expelling the Remains," in the January 2016 issue. I...

Maintenance Matters

Aircraft maintenance records.

Checkpoints

Maintenance.