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Re: REFLECTOR: Pitot / static accuracy

Andrew L. Judge wrote:
> Has anyone placed a "bump" in front of their static source to prevent
> icing?  I have a bump in front of mine about a popsicle stick's thickness
> and 3/8 of an inch before the static source.  My altimeter is about 150'
> too high and my ASI is about 7 knots fast.  Has anyone experienced this?
> I've seen the factory put a piece of adhesive tape in front of the static
> source on the elite and I've seen another elite do the same with a fixed
> bump.  I assumed it was for icing.
> Andy Judge
> N55AJ  FGE
Do you have static sources with fences on both sides of you fuseloge? 
Remember a Velocity is shaped like a banana. The center line is not a
line, but a curve. Is you aircraft in a slight YAW?

Carl Hoffman