Fuel vents

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Fuel vents

Post by Jetlag » Sun Jan 01, 2017 16:14

Is the Aeronca chief fuel tanks vented through the fuel caps?

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Re: Fuel vents

Post by MikeB » Tue Jan 03, 2017 07:12

Yes and be sure they are open. We had an exciting incident once where someone had made a new fuel cap gasket and covered up the vent hole. Lucky we were only on the take off roll.

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