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#1 ritz55

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Posted 06 September 2011 - 06:31 PM

Does anyone know what the mixture settings for this aircraft is? How hot do you set the ** or EGT for performance and economy?
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Posted 19 September 2011 - 09:50 AM

This article references 100 degrees Rich of Peak EGT for best performance and Peak EGT for best economy: http://americanaviat...ectsCessna.html Can anyone confirm this?
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Posted 06 October 2011 - 03:26 PM

I recently bought an "owner's manual" for a 1974 Cessna 340, which is the year this plane is modelled after. You can pick one up here if you like: http://www.aircraftm...il.asp?mID=4268 This manual states that the best power setting is 150o​ rich of Peak EGT and the recommended lean is 50o rich of peak EGD. The best power setting gives you an increase of 2 ktas.
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