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Learn About an Aircraft, Part 2

Aircraft controls we'll be covering in this part:

  • Throttle:
A black knob, When pushed forward, puts the engine at full power, when pulled full back, sets the engine at idle. Used for setting engine power for all phases of flight.

  • Fuel Mixture:
A red knob when pushed full inward sets full rich mixture, full back kills the engine. Used for setting fuel mixture to the engine at all altitudes for smoothest running engine. and for shutting down the engine at end of flight.

  • Carburetor Heat:
Used to warm the engine air intake in icing conditions and when long descents with engine at idle, will super cool the engine and could cause engine icing.

Flaps:
A flat handled switch used to select the wing flap positions. This will be used mostly when landing the aircraft. The flaps should be advanced in increments from flaps full up to flaps full down.

  • Fuel tank select:
Used to select and use one of the fuel tanks or "Both Tanks." (primarily to balance the aircraft), Or set both tanks to off (on the ground).

  • Control wheel (Yoke):
This sets the attitude, for climbing or descending, and/or making a turn, normally used in small pitch and/or roll adjustments
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  • Rudder Pedals:
These are operated by your feet. Press the top edge of the pedals, when on the ground, to apply the brakes. Pressing the lower part of the pedals Helps to keep the aircraft in line the runway in landing/takeoff and coordinated turns in the air.

  • Control trim:
There are two trim wheels below the panel, that, when adjusted properly, will release the pressure on the control wheel mostly in climbs and descents.

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Am I missing something simple? Read the manual and can't set the time or date on KDC MP628.


Step 1:

Hi there,

In standby mode:


Enter Menu mode:
Press the [MENU] button for at least 1 second.
"Menu" is displayed.

Step 2:


Select Clock Adjustment mode:
Push the Control knob to [FM] or [AM].
Select the "Clock Adjust" display.

Step 3:


Enter Clock Adjust mode:
Press the Control knob for at least 1 second.
The clock display blinks

Step 4:


Adjust the hours:
Push the Control knob to [FM] or [AM].


Adjust the minutes:
Push the Control knob to [Back Search] or [Forward Search].

Step 5:


Exit Clock adjustment mode
Press the [MENU] button.

Step 6:


Date Adjustment...

Select Date Adjust mode
Push the knob to [FM] or [AM].
Select the "Date Adjust" display

Step 7:


Enter Date Adjust mode
Press the Control knob for at least 1 second.
The date display blinks.

Step 8:


Selecting the item (day, month, or year) to
adjust

Push the Control knob to [Back Search] or [Forward Search].
The items that are blinking are items that can be
adjusted.

Step 9:


Adjust each item
Push the Control knob to [FM] or [AM].

Step 10:


Repeat step 8 and 9 operation and adjust the
date

Step 11:


Exit Date adjustment mode
Press the [MENU] button.

Step 12:


Setting the date format.

Select Date Mode
Push the Control knob to [FM] or [AM].
Select the "Date Mode" display.

Step 13:


Select the date format
Push the Control knob to [Back Search] or [Forward Search].

Step 14:


Exit Menu mode
Press the [MENU] button.


Hope this helps.


Cheers,

Scott

Jan 14, 2013 | Kenwood KDC-MP628 CD Player

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2003 sportster is havin a real hard time starting in the mornings, backfires sometimes while trying


not sure what you have tried but here are a few things that could be the cause

bad or fouled plugs
bad plug cables (sometimes you can't tell by just looking at them)
plug gap too close or too wide
bad battery
damaged wire or loose connection at battery or coils
water or dirt in fuel system
fuel vent system plugged. (best to see a dealer for this)

hope this helps

Aug 22, 2011 | Harley Davidson Bullet 500 Deluxe...

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how to change the thermostat on a 97 acura rl


I just changed a t-stat in a 96 last night. The location is in an "abnormal" location from normal domestic cars. The t-stat is at the engine block end of the lower radiator house. Follow it from the radiator up to the engine block. The one on my car the housing and the T-stat is located behind the throttle bottom. If you are not some what mechanically inclined stop reading this right now and head to a mechanic. If you choose to replace it yourself you have to remove the all covers (your intake and throttle cable cover). You will also have to remove any vaccum houses that are atteched to the air intake and throttle body assymbly. You'll have to remove your air intake house and the "sleeve" that is atteched to the air intake hose and the throttle body air intake opening. You'll also have to remove the cables from the flap control (engage them by pulling back the sprung rocker and removing the cable head through the slot that locks it into the rocker lever). Once both cables have been removed you'll have to remove the cable plate from the throttle body. Now you'll have to remove the throttle body itself from the intake. That is done by removing the four bolts securing it. (If you do not have a torque rench, borrow one and get the specs from your local automotive store). There is a gasket that needs to be replaced between the throttle body and the intake. Once that is all out of the way you'll see the T-stat covering, remove it and expose your therostat. When you remove the T-stat pay attention to the position of the T-stat. Put the O ring on the new T-stat and reverse above prossess in order to properly rebuild the throttle assembly. Be sure to regasket the throttle body and torque the four bolts to specs, also make sure you tighten in a cross pattern to prevent any warping or carcking. AGAIN

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