Letters: September 2019

Building and Selling Two articles in the June edition really hit home for me: “How Long Will it Take to Build” and “How to Sell...

Kit Stuff: The Grandfather of the UAV

Drawing on experience: The Grandfather of the UAV

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In Search of Speed I read both articles from Dave Forster [“In Search of Speed,” March 2019 and “Still Searching for Speed,” April 2019] and was very disappointed that he never even mentioned a Velocity. Even a naturally aspirated IO-550-equipped XL-5RG outperforms the F1 Rocket in every category except landing on a grass runway and […]
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Adding an O2 Sensor Reinhard Metz’s article about adding an AFR gauge and O2 sensor is excellent [“Adding Direct Air/Fuel Ratio Monitoring,” March 2019]. I have been wondering why GA airplanes do not use these for a while. Do you know if there is a round gauge that uses the same sensor mentioned in the […]
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Air/Fuel Ratio Display Great article on air/fuel ratio monitoring in the March 2019 issue. Is there a smaller version of the display unit available? Like the author, my panel is crowded, but I need to fit the unit into the panel somewhere. —Jim Wright Reinhard Metz responds: Unfortunately, I don’t know of any smaller units. […]
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Big Brother Is My Copilot I appreciate the sentiments expressed by Tom Wilson in his February 2019 column. Any information transmitted via ADS-B beyond position...

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