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Old 08-24-2019, 11:31 PM
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I topic- how well do these floats actually work in practice? I never trust the floats in my Mooney. I dip my tanks before every flight and use a fuel flow computer to monitor fuel burned.
If you use an EFIS to process the float data (I use a GRT HX) it can be amazingly accurate. You need to input a calibration table. Plus, the efis will do a little averaging so you donít see any sloshing. You canít measure the top few gallons due to wing dihedral but otherwise it compares really well with my fuel flow measurement.
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Old 08-25-2019, 07:10 AM
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this error was pointed out some time ago:

http://www.vansairforce.com/communit...d.php?t=159089
The post referenced above appeared in the thread that began 3/29/18; you can see that this thread started 5/5/16 when this error was first posted.
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