This shot, taken from the floor looking up behind the instrument panel, shows the back of the engine gauge cluster. The line that I was working on was the blue fitting seen in the center of the photo. What's not shown is the amount of stuff that had to be removed just so it could be seen at all.
Friday, June 12, 2009
Why I hate working on airplanes
We're taking a break from the Guess Who quiz today while I grumble about other things. The quiz will continue next week once I get the next group assembled. Meanwhile, on my one day off this week I spent some time piddling with the Baron. A nice flying airplane that I've grown to despise every time I have to work on it. The latest annoyance was a lack of oil pressure indication on the right engine. I traced the problem to air in the line to the gauge, which was remedied by bleeding the line. Not such a hard thing to do, but what a pain: