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Old 11-17-2012, 05:20 AM
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Originally Posted by RV10inOz View Post
Pierre, maybe you are running too far LOP? Or are you comparing MAX speed to your LOP speed? We can discuss by PM so not to corrupt this thread.

Great pics Conor!
Negative Oz, when I cruise ROP, I true 200 MPH or a little better, at 7,500'

Leaving the power exactly where it is, I turn the Dynon to "Lean" mode and watch the EGT's climb until peak, then the little boxes start appearing indicating degrees LOP. I stop at -50 and wait for the speed to stabilize, with the autopilot on and cruising perfectly level. I usually end up with 188 MPH TAS according to the Dynon 120, and now burning 11.7 GPH, instead of 15+

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