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1
Q

How many tanks do we have?

A

Two 55 - gallon tanks. Stored in each nacelle.

2
Q

How many usable gallons do we have?

A

108 usable gallons. Total of 110 gallons.

3
Q

What type of fuel do we use?

A

100 LL AVGAS

4
Q

How many fuel tank vents do we have?

A

Two fuel tank Vents. One under each wing. Special anti-icing feature.

5
Q

How many fuel pumps do we have? And what functions do they have?

A

We have 4 pumps. 2 electrically driven and 2 engine driven.

6
Q

The fuel Primer switch does what?

A

Provides fuel to the cylinders prior to start up. Only go to cylinders 1, 2, and 4.

7
Q

Fuel gauges are located where? And what is their function?

A

They are located to the left of the control yoke. They display the amount of fuel in each nacelle.

8
Q

Where are the fuel drains located?

A

On the right side of the aircraft and are the lowest point of the fuel system.

9
Q

Where are the fuel controls located?

A

In between the seats.

10
Q

What are the different positions of the fuel control?

A

On, Off, and X-Feed (in that order).

11
Q

What is the cross feed useful for?

A

For single engine operation, in order to maintain fuel balance and avoid imbalance.

12
Q

Do not operate with both fuel selectors in the off position.

A

Because the POH says so.