Originally Posted by Kupde
I have about 100 hours on my RV-10 and almost all starts are immediate with the exception of the expected hot starts. Only twice on cold starts did I have a problem with the starts. Both times it’s been overnight outside in Pensacola in the summertime. Normally my plane is hangered in Tampa. The question is does anyone know why this would occur?
I would guess, assuming you use the same priming technique for each cold start, that the plane baking in the sun all afternoon evaporated more fuel out of the post servo, fuel lines than normal, requiring a bit longer priming time to fill them back up the next day.
N64LR - RV-6A / IO-320, Flying as of 8/2015
N11LR - RV-10, Flying as of 12/2019
Last edited by lr172 : 07-31-2019 at 03:51 PM.