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Old 09-06-2018, 08:47 AM
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Default RV-10 Carb Heat

Any suggestions for adding a carb heat to an aspirated O540. The alternate air door intake source may provide adequate heat from the interior cowling where a carb heat box is not necessary.
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Old 09-06-2018, 09:18 AM
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Carb heat = YES
Alt. Air Door = Not necessary with carb heat installed.

The -10 is capable to fly at high altitude where you could need carb heat and cowling heat would not be hot enough.
My two cents.

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Old 09-06-2018, 09:45 AM
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Default Carb heat

You don't need to fly high to require carb heat...
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Old 09-06-2018, 09:57 AM
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You don't need to fly high to require carb heat...
Yep... straight from the AOPA -

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