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MaxAsks: (1) What is the “Black Caped Device with a Tail Fin” on the left wing tip of this TBM… What’s its function, what’s inside the unit?
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(2). What’s this unit used for:
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I looked this up a little while back:

This innovative fuel tester allows you to test multiple fuel sumps on an aircraft without having to empty the sample between checks. With the MultiSump you get a sample from each sump and inspect the fuel in the top container.

It’s really interesting!

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I’ve seen this picture somewhere before 🤔


I know it’s to test fuel for contamination and the such.

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I am a pilot in training and before every flight I have to go to five of those little holes with that tool to make sure the fuel is good. You can tell it’s good if the fuel is transparent with a slight blue haze. And then there are openings on top of the wings that you put the fuel back into the tank.

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The black capped dome on the wing is the radome… better known as the weather radar

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Hey Max,

That Black dome on the TBM wing is a weather radar/sensor that includes an antenna inside for getting accurate weather depictions!


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Everybody wins here, your BZ by my default LOL… “I screwed up a link “again””!!! The Mad Peanut, it’s for me!
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The mad peanut. That’s a new one for me. 😂

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