421B Scooting Along

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  • #84726

    I’m happy to say that I flew my 421B today for the first time at 70% power. At FL170, burning 46gph, I was truing at 214-217 kts. That is about 10kts faster than at 65% and 42gph. That even occurred with a slight leading edge of rime. Not bad for a B model.

    #102496

    That’s not too bad, about 10% more fuel for 5% more speed.

    These planes aren’t slow. 🙂

    #102515

    What were your power settings?

    Robert

    #102516

    32.5 1900

    #102523

    Hey Sandy,

    Did you ever get your B running LOP?

    #102527

    Not yet, as soon as I can get up to see Ted I’m going to learn how to do it.

    #103472

    Don’t you mean 75% not 70% Sandy? I think 32.5 / 1900 is equal to 75% = factory recommended climb power ?

    #103488

    I don’t have the Ram card handy, but my memory is that at that oat I was about 1/2 inch mp off of 75%.

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