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Re: REFLECTOR: oil temp

Simon Aegerter wrote:

> On the ground, you are right. The plenum prevents convective cooling. In
> flight, the static pressure from the buoyant hot air is probably many
> orders of magnitude smaller than the dynamic pressure from scoops and prop.

Ground operations are my greatest concern with the plenum cooling system. As
best I can tell, the engine is pretty much prevented from cooling at all. May
not be  a problem at a small strip. But what happens when you're #17 to take
off at LAX?

Dave Black
SW RG TopDoor