cosync
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Strange Looking Gauges

Thu Nov 08, 2001 4:43 pm

on small high wing cessna i notice that in the cokpit near the top of the windw attached to the wing , there ias a auge . anyone know what it is??
 
erj-145mech
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RE: Strange Looking Gauges

Thu Nov 08, 2001 4:52 pm

I believe what you are describing is the wing flap position indicator. Farthest forward would be flaps up, and farthest rearward would be 40 deg flap deflection.

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RE: Strange Looking Gauges

Thu Nov 08, 2001 5:34 pm

If it's stuck in the vent tube that comes in from the wing leading edge, at the upper corner of the windshield, then it is the Outside Air Temp guage.
 
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RE: Strange Looking Gauges

Thu Nov 08, 2001 8:46 pm

ok well i would think it would be the OAT gauge more than the flap gauge cause the flap gasuge is on the flap lever!!!


isnt it?


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RE: Strange Looking Gauges

Fri Nov 09, 2001 12:38 am

I think Twotterwrench is right.
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RE: Strange Looking Gauges

Fri Nov 09, 2001 2:21 am

Twotterwrench is right.

Older C150's had their flap indicator on the post next to the pilot, you had to lean around to see it.

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RE: Strange Looking Gauges

Fri Nov 09, 2001 5:38 am

Yep, the O.A.T. it is!
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