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Re:chip detector or mag plug

>Why doesn't civilian aviation use a chip detector or at least a mag plug in
>the engine oil sump???


for a start, get a Franklin 6A350C. It's got a magnetic plug in the sump.
But you're right, I look at it only every 25 hrs - when I change the oil.
Yet it is easy, there's a valve that doesn't let any oil escape. Maybe I
should look at it before any long legs in the future. (Still testing).


Simon Aegerter, Winterthur, Switzerland