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This is the story of owning and operating a 1993 Beech Bonanza A36 in the UK and some of its adventures and flights. I have owned this plane for over six years now.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

 

Engine using too much fuel

Since our new engine we have noticed a dramatic increase in fuel used according to the fuel flow meter.  Standard cruise is now more like 18.5 to 19 gallons per hour versus the book figures of 15.5 gallons per hour.

I complained the the engine fitters (Multiflight) in June and there has been considerable delay in getting a reply.  They have been emailing Continental who have also been very slow.

Finally two weeks ago Multiflight replied asking me to take the plane in to have the fuel flow reset.  Unfortunately due to a child in hospital I have not been able to take G-FOZZ in but I will be doing hopefully in the next week or so.

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