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Cozy MKIV - Fifth Flight Test Protocol

Fifth Flight Plan - Engine Temperatures in Climb:

GPS: Set to FIT area - 12 mile range
Radio: Fitchburg traffic, Experimental N83M(ike)Z(ulu) departing runway 32 to the west - Fitchburg.
Throttle: Full - Check for 2300 - 2400 RPM static
Accellerate: To 75 - 80 mph and rotate
Climb: 100 mph straight out to 1000 ft.
Check: CHT / Oil Pressure
Climb: Climb checklist - 100 mph gentle turn to west area to 2500 ft.
Level: 2500 ft.
Throttle: 150 mph
Radio: Fitchburg traffic, Experimental N83M(ike)Z(ulu) maneuvering at 2500 ft. 3 miles west Fitchburg

 

Level: 2500 ft. for 10 minutes
Temps: Note Oil Temperatures and CHT's on all four cylinders
Oil Cylinder 1 Cylinder 2 Cylinder 3 Cylinder 4
220 deg. F 280 deg. F 310 deg. F 360 deg. F 350 deg. F

 

Throttle: Full
Climb: 120 mph for 3 minutes
Temps: Note Oil Temperatures and CHT's on all four cylinders
Oil Cylinder 1 Cylinder 2 Cylinder 3 Cylinder 4
230 deg. F 310 deg. F 310 deg. F 310 deg. F 340 deg. F
Throttle:

2000 rpm

Descend:

2500 ft. for 5 minutes - stabilize temperatures

Editorial comment - interestingly enough, the hottest cylinders cooled off, even though I was at a higher power setting.

Throttle: Full
Climb: 120 mph for 5 minutes
Temps: Note Oil Temperatures and CHT's on all four cylinders
Oil Cylinder 1 Cylinder 2 Cylinder 3 Cylinder 4
215 deg. F 280 deg. F 300 deg. F 350 deg. F 340 deg. F
Throttle:

2000 rpm

Descend:

2500 ft. for 5 minutes - stabilize temperatures

 

Level: 2500 ft. for 5 minutes
Temps: Note Oil Temperatures and CHT's on all four cylinders
Oil Cylinder 1 Cylinder 2 Cylinder 3 Cylinder 4
230 deg. F 320 deg. F 310 deg. F 310 deg. F 340 deg. F

 

Throttle: Full
Climb: 100 mph for 3 minutes
Temps: Note Oil Temperatures and CHT's on all four cylinders
Oil Cylinder 1 Cylinder 2 Cylinder 3 Cylinder 4
225 deg. F 330 deg. F 310 deg. F 310 deg. F 360 deg. F

 

Throttle: Full
Climb: 100 mph for 2 MORE minutes
Temps: Note Oil Temperatures and CHT's on all four cylinders
Oil Cylinder 1 Cylinder 2 Cylinder 3 Cylinder 4
230 deg. F 340 deg. F 310 deg. F 320 deg. F 350 deg. F
Throttle:

2000 rpm

Descend:

2500 ft. for 5 minutes - stabilize temperatures

 

Level: 2500 ft. for 5 minutes
Temps: Note Oil Temperatures and CHT's on all four cylinders
Oil Cylinder 1 Cylinder 2 Cylinder 3 Cylinder 4
210 deg. F 280 deg. F 300 deg. F 320 deg. F 320 deg. F

 

Throttle: Full
Climb: 80 mph for 3 minutes
Temps: Note Oil Temperatures and CHT's on all four cylinders
Oil Cylinder 1 Cylinder 2 Cylinder 3 Cylinder 4
230 deg. F 330 deg. F 320 deg. F 310 deg. F 385 deg. F

 

Throttle: Full
Climb: 80 mph for 2 MORE minutes
Temps: Note Oil Temperatures and CHT's on all four cylinders
Oil Cylinder 1 Cylinder 2 Cylinder 3 Cylinder 4
240 deg. F 350 deg. F 330 deg. F 325 deg. F 350 deg. F
Throttle:

2000 rpm

Descend:

2500 ft. for 5 minutes - stabilize temperatures

 

Throttle: 1500 RPM - descend to pattern altitude
Approach: Use landing checklist - maintain 100 mph downwind / base, 90 mph final, extend landing brake on final, touch down 70 - 75 mph.

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