Here’s picture of my new fuel lever. I found it offered on VAF last month and decided it was a quick upgrade without re-plumbing for an Andair valve. It’s interesting that after flying with this new valve a bit, it’s actually much easier to turn the lever as the new handle has some material on
As the years go by, I’m always looking for small upgrades to make the plane safer. If you do a bit of research on the internet forums you can find much information about brake problems and even some brake fires. Of course there are also thousands of planes that have had no problems at all.
Well here is the latest upgrade to the plane. I replaced the basic turn coordinator I had in the panel with a new ADI from TruTrak. It is a solid state (no moving gyro) AH. It shows pitch, roll, and gps direction and comes with a backlight. So far I have about 10 hours of