HIGH ALTITUDE FLIGHT

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BUD
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HIGH ALTITUDE FLIGHT

Post by BUD » Fri May 15, 2015 11:26 pm

I can't get the 38 over 12,000 feet. I read the manual and could find nothing specific to it except for keeping the coolant flaps open. Also does the pilot's oxygen mask show?
Thanks,
HAROLD

Mudhen
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Re: HIGH ALTITUDE FLIGHT

Post by Mudhen » Sat May 16, 2015 3:32 am

I use aux fuel pumps leaving 10k...it climbs just fine.
Also keep auto lean/rich, power, and rpm within the "recommended region." (page 72)

bstolle
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Re: HIGH ALTITUDE FLIGHT

Post by bstolle » Sat May 16, 2015 5:25 am

BUD wrote:I can't get the 38 over 12,000 feet. I read the manual and could find nothing specific to it except for keeping the coolant flaps open.
There's nothing specific to do as the mixture is in AUTO and MCP is available to well over 30000ft. What's your IAS, RPM and MP? Are you in icing conditions?

BUD
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Re: HIGH ALTITUDE FLIGHT

Post by BUD » Sat May 16, 2015 8:02 pm

Thanks Mudhen the Aux Fuel Pumps was the answer. Got it working now.
HAROLD


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