Re: Throttle RPM Oddity
Jerry Marstall <jnmarstall@...>
That happened in a brand new RV-10 during a Sport Air Race at 500ft. Landed on a narrow farm country road in So IL and rolled up into a farmer's yard. No damage.toggle quoted message Show quoted text
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From: "hgflier via groups.io" <hgflier@...>
Date: 3/17/21 9:30 PM (GMT-05:00)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org, main@Q-List.groups.io
Subject: Re: [Q-List] Throttle RPM Oddity
Does your intake path have SCAT tubing? I had a clever avionics tech remove the steel wire from the SCAT tubing that connected the air filter to the fuel-flow controller. Runup was fine, but on rollout at full throttle, when I got to 50 knots on the ground, the engine faltered -- with increased suction and flow of air at full throttle, the tubing collapsed and blocked intake air.
This was in a Glasair, IO-360 with fuel injection.
On Wednesday, March 17, 2021, 02:03:55 PM PDT, Corbin via groups.io <c_geiser@...> wrote:
Very helpful information and greatly appreciated. I will be back out there in the next day or two.