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Avoiding cooling problems when using an 1835cc VW engine on the Pober Pixie.

Tip on installing a "lip" all around the cowl exit to lower engine temperature 30- to 50-degrees F.

Adding "bean doors" to a cowling to improve cooling after the engine is shut down.

Drag reduction. Internal airflow and cooling systems.
KITPLANES Jul 1997 (v.14#7) pg. 6

Drag reduction. Reducing the drag penalty from internal airflow systems and ducts.
KITPLANES Aug 1997 (v.14#8) pg. 6

Drag reduction. Interior baffles, plenums, and cooling fins.
KITPLANES Sep 1997 (v.14#9) pg. 6

Drag reduction. Air outlets, cowl flaps, and engine cooling flow.
KITPLANES Oct 1997 (v.14#10) pg. 6

Good installation procedures for engine radiators and oil coolers described.
KITPLANES Oct 1999 (v.16#10) pg. 89

How to fix old cooling baffles.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Jul 1987 (v.9#7) pg. 17

Facts and myths surrounding the concept of "shock cooling" an engine.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Sep 1988 (v.10#9) pg. 7

Pros and cons of installing an intercooler on an aircraft engine are noted.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Jan 1989 (v.11#1) pg. 22

Normal situations which might cause shock cooling of aircraft engines are discussed.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Jun 1989 (v.11#6) pg. 8

Cooling baffle rejuvenation. How to inspect your engine baffling. Tips on replacing rubberized baffle strips.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Sep 1989 (v.11#9) pg. 15

Shock cooling. A look at causes and possible cures.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Sep 1996 (v.18#9) pg. 9
Added Info LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Jan 1997 (v.19#1) pg. 19

Baffling understood. Controlling the cooling air flow through your engine compartment can be a daunting job. Advice on repairing or replacing metal baffling and/or seal material.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Oct 1996 (v.18#10) pg. 10

Silicone sealing. Overcome engine cooling problems by plugging the gaps that can't be covered with a seal material and may even seem too small to make a difference.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Oct 1999 (v.21#10) pg. 10

The effects of engine compartment heat.
SPORT AVIATION Dec 1984 (v.33#12) pg. 12

Baffling your Lycoming engine. Part 1.
SPORT AVIATION Oct 1986 (v.35#10) pg. 27

Baffling your Lycoming engine. Part 2.
SPORT AVIATION Nov 1986 (v.35#11) pg. 35

Cool it. Using fans to cool aircraft engines. Four designs shown.
SPORT AVIATION Apr 1988 (v.37#4) pg. 40

Introduction to cooling system design.
SPORT AVIATION Aug 1989 (v.38#8) pg. 39

Engine cooling tips. Looks at seals, baffling, and cowl design.
SPORT AVIATION Aug 1989 (v.38#8) pg. 59

Basic diffuser design concepts for aircraft engine cooling systems.
SPORT AVIATION Sep 1989 (v.38#9) pg. 59

Making better baffles for obtaining and maintaining normal aircraft engine operating temperatures.
SPORT AVIATION Feb 1990 (v.39#2) pg. 29

Thermostatically-controlled vent prevents a closely-cowled aircraft engine from causing fuel vapor lock.
SPORT AVIATION Jul 1990 (v.39#7) pg. 43

Engine compartment tips. (1) Oil breather/separator installation. (2) Coping with a fuel system vapor problem. (3) Preventing exhaust system failures. (4) Engine breather installation. (5) Cooling magnetos and alternators.
SPORT AVIATION Dec 1990 (v.39#12) pg. 29

NACA inlets. Instructions for drawing a correctly-shaped profile.
SPORT AVIATION Dec 1991 (v.40#12) pg. 72

Engine cooling tips. Troubleshooting the causes for high engine temperatures. Looks at oil cooler, cowl flaps, baffling, etc.
SPORT AVIATION Aug 1993 (v.42#8) pg. 38

Engine break-in on new homebuilt airplanes makes use of a sheet metal shroud to improve cooling during ground operations and taxi tests.
SPORT AVIATION Sep 1995 (v.44#9) pg. 102

Engine cooling problems. Diagnosis technique for homebuilt aircraft.
SPORT AVIATION Sep 1996 (v.45#9) pg. 92

Improving engine cooling by painting the engine white and the inside of the cowling black.
SPORT AVIATION Oct 1998 (v.47#10) pg. 116

Air inlet covers help raise the oil temperature for winter flying. Tips on fabricating covers for an Aeronca 7AC.
VINTAGE AIRPLANE Sep 1994 (v.22#9) pg. 23

Tip on making a set of winter baffles for a Bellanca 7ACA Champ which reduce the airflow through the cowl.
VINTAGE AIRPLANE Jan 1995 (v.23#1) pg. 11