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Aircraft takes off and changes...002:34, 4 October 2010

Aircraft takes off and changes...

Aircraft takes off and changes its attitude. Could undetectable water hiding in the fuel tank then change its attitude and leaves it's hiding place to make its way to the engine fuel pick-up? NTSB has written off engine failures in General Aviation Aircraft well over 6,418 times with the probable cause of UNDETERMINED. If the NTSB cannot get a handle on the complexities of air, spark, compression and UNCONTAMINATED FUEL, maybe we should ask a good old country boy. Do not believe blindly in the FAA certification where the pre-flight procedure is concerned. Do your own red dyed water in the fuel tank test as the aircraft sits in its normal ground attitude. Pour in 16 ounces of water then go to the sumps and see if you can positively detect and then eliminate the entire 16 ounces you just poured into the fuel tank. The test only requires a Dixie cup full of water dyed red with a few drops of food coloring...pour into any aircraft fuel tanks as it sits in its normal ground attitude. Then go to the sump drains to see if you can positively detect and then eliminate the same amount you just poured into the fuel tank. Good are gonna need it if you expect it to work. Of course you can perform this test on any like aircraft as they all are built on the same jig and dye. One plane crashed with a sputtering engine and burned and the evidence is gone...NO...try the test on an aircraft just like the one that problem...except for the NTSB and FAA. Try it on the Cessna and let me know of the results. When the engine is heard to sputter it is not rocket science it is just more of the same cover-up been going on for decades. Pending the discovery of a major engine malfunction I suggest looking for undetectable water in the fuel tanks any time a Cessna lands off airport. NTSB will remove your engine place it on a test stand where they give it clean fuel and it runs just fine. Was the engine attached to your wing fuel tank or the test stand when it crashed?— (talk) 02:15, 4 October 2010 (UTC)

02:29, 4 October 2010