John Marzulli's Blog – December 2012 Archive (1)

Need Rotax 912S Help To Get The 7-Oh-Fun Back Home

I need some Rotax advise as my plane is stranded at another airport.

The coolant overflow bottle failed in flight. The first sign was some red fluid in the cockpit a few minutes after take off. At first I thought it was brake fluid.

I noted the EGTs were high, but the CHTs were in range, and the oil temps were slightly high, but not in "the red zone"

A minute later I started smelling something in the cockpit and turned back to the field at reduced…


Added by John Marzulli on December 30, 2012 at 12:16pm — 6 Comments

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