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Staying charged. Keeping your aircraft batteries in good shape.
KITPLANES Apr 1996 (v.13#4) pg. 56

Trickle charging system for a 14-volt aircraft battery. Part 1. Installing the power connector on the instrument panel for easy access.
KITPLANES Jul 1999 (v.16#7) pg. 80

Trickle charging system for a 14-volt aircraft battery. Part 2. Build a circuit to convert a simple, unregulated plug-in 12-volt battery eliminator to a controlled 14-volt charger.
KITPLANES Aug 1999 (v.16#8) pg. 57

Trickle charging system for a 14-volt aircraft battery. Part 3. Battery tester and voltmeter accessory. Est. cost: $10.
KITPLANES Sep 1999 (v.16#9) pg. 89

Seven common mistakes when caring for aircraft batteries.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Jun 1987 (v.9#6) pg. 8

Tips for better cold-weather aircraft battery performance.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Oct 1988 (v.10#10) pg. 16

Improving cold weather starting. Tips on wiring connections, warming the battery, replacing battery cable, etc.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Feb 1989 (v.11#2) pg. 21

Replacing aluminum battery cables with copper. Includes instructions on making your own cables.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Aug 1989 (v.11#8) pg. 10

Summer maintenance tips for batteries.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Mar 1991 (v.13#3) pg. 9
Added Info LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE May 1991 (v.13#5) pg. 4

Getting your battery ready for winter operation.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Oct 1993 (v.15#10) pg. 12

Instructions for placing a new aircraft battery into service.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Nov 1994 (v.16#11) pg. 21

Battery basics. Everything you've ever wanted to know about the modern aircraft battery.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Mar 1996 (v.18#3) pg. 13

Battery box gasses. How to perform a close inspection and cleaning of the battery box and box vent system.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Jul 1998 (v.20#7) pg. 8

Minimizing your aircraft battery problems. Both Gel/Cell and lead-acid batteries are discussed.
SPORT AVIATION Jan 1987 (v.36#1) pg. 35

When your battery needs help. Advice on coping with a dead aircraft battery. Looks at hand propping, jump starting, and solar-powered battery chargers.
SPORT AVIATION Sep 1989 (v.38#9) pg. 27

Your alternate battery choice. Installing a gelled electrolyte battery.
SPORT AVIATION Jan 1992 (v.41#1) pg. 45

Advice on the selection and maintenance of aircraft batteries.
SPORT AVIATION Aug 1993 (v.42#8) pg. 90

Non-conductive tool for tightening or loosening battery terminal nuts is made from a piece of dowel.
SPORT AVIATION Jun 1994 (v.43#6) pg. 106
Added Info SPORT AVIATION Aug 1994 (v.43#8) pg. 4

Dealing with a flat battery by installing a remote charging socket. Wiring diagram included.
SPORT AVIATION Sep 1994 (v.43#9) pg. 100
Correction SPORT AVIATION Nov 1994 (v.43#11) pg. 7