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Re: REFLECTOR: Fuel level sensor
Title: Fuel level sensor
I guess my posting wasn't very clear. The 'head' of the unit mounts
inside the fuselage with the probe entering the tank horizontally near the upper
strake. The bendable probe bends up just slightly to be very near the top,
then down to near the bottom of the tank.
I have also used the probes from
It was not easy to find
a good place to install the probe in Velocity.
If the probe
enters top of the tank as you did, the head of
the probe must locate on the wing.
I thought it would look ugly and obstruct
the air flow on the wing.
So I put the probe entering the side of the
Since I worry about the fuel leakage, I bonded it by
I used bendable probes and bended it in two places such
that it could measure the fuel at the top of the tank.
Woudl I be the only one who installed the
capacity type probe inside the fuselage?
Eung T Kim
I got my sender unit from Skysport (810-735-9433). $85
including mounting flange. I got the 12" probe; unit mounts
in fuselage, prob entering top of tank, then bending down (1"
radius) angling outward to near the bottom.