Posted on September 1, 2009 at 10:38pm
Unfortunately, I am not talking about my beer gut...
I fly a CH601XL with a Jabiru 3300 in front.
I was having problems with my 25.5 lbs. battery going dead too frequently, so I switched it out for a 13.5 lbs. Odyssey 680 last weekend.
WOW! what a difference 12 lbs. makes forward of the firewall. I immediately noticed a difference on take off. Less trim was needed for the plane to fly off the ground. It just felt lighter on climb out.
I can now set… Continue