Hidden Costs Behind the High Cost of Aviation
- Used Ebay Price is $1,800 each
- New Price from large Cessna Parts Jobber is $3,100
- Cessna List Price is $3,864.
|New Cessna 177 Cardinal Fuel Level Sensors|
|Old Cessna 177 Stewart Warner and Leigh Fuel Sensors|
|Cessna 177 Cardinal Fuel Tank - Internal Shot|
|Fuel Tank with Prototype Sensor Installed|
Note: All aircraft fuel tanks are built with expansion volume - Full fuel per the POH may or may not be to the neck on the filler plate. This is very important as the aircraft will probably be fueled in the future on a ramp -
Varying fuel tank angles caused by imbalanced fuel filling - filling one side before the otherorThe angle of the ramp typically created to drain water from the ramp surface.
Both of the above have an effect on apparent aircraft fuel level from simple visual observation.
|CiES Above - Competitor Below|