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1

Who is authorized to repair a fuel flow indicating system

only by an FAA approved repair station certificated for a certain instrument

2

Where can you find the electrical power requirements for a fuel flow indicating system

Aircraft maintenance manual

3

What type of instrument system is used for measuring cylinder head temperature and exhaust gas temperature

Thermocouple system

4

What should a thermocouple cylinder head temperature indicator read when the engine is cold

Same as the outside temperature

5

What should a ratiometer temperature indicator read when electrical power is off

Pointer should be off scale on the low side

6

What are the units in engine fuel flow system

A transmitter and indicator for each engine

7

What does a manifold pressure gauge indicate

Absolute pressure in the intake manifold

8

What would be the effect of a broken manifold pressure gauge line

Gauge will indicate atmospheric pressure

9

What does the engine tachometer indicate

Crankshaft speed RPM

10

What is the electric source for a cylinder head temperature gauge

Thermocouple attached to cylinder head

11

Where is a carburetor air temperature bulb located

In the air intake passage to the engine

12

What kind of indicator mechanism is used to measure oil pressure

Bourdon tube

13

What kind of indicator mechanism is used to measure manifold pressure

Differential bellows

14

What is used to fill the line between a fuel pressure gauge and the fuel metering system

Light oil such as kerosine

15

What is the range of pressure needed for a fuel pressure gage used with float carburetor

Normally between 1 to 25 psi

16

In what units is an electronic motorless mass flow meter system calibrated

Pounds per hour of fuel flow