Siri, which place in Russia has the lowest temperature ?
Oymyakon, Russia — already considered the world's coldest permanently inhabited town — sank to a mind-numbing 88 degrees below zero on Tuesday. That's even colder than the average temperature on Mars, which is 80 below zero, according to Space.com.Jan 17, 2018
Tough to match that kinda cold in the US.
And when it comes to Yak 52 flying in winter, don’t tolerate oil temperature needles in the low caution range when you fly - land and do something about it.
Remember, however chilly you feel on the ground, what matters is the temperature of colder air aloft, blasting across your Oil Radiator at 130 knots.
If you don’t already own a set of the factory Cold Weather blanking plates for the inlet to the Oil Cooler, TYC has a solution for you.
While the factory set included one full blank plate plus others with increasingly larger apertures (each printed with the design temperature for appropriate use), here at TYC, we wondered if perhaps just one would do for operations in more moderate climates ?
And here it is.
In combination with the radiator outlet door, this ground-adjustable Oil Radiator blanking plate will keep your Yak’s oil in the green in the coldest months of the South Western US winter.
Further East and into the Midwest, if your oil Temperature needle hasn’t moved into the green during the run up, you can shut down, remove the plate & flatten up to four of the flaps to block more cold air entering your Oil Radiator.
These plates do not appear to have been fitted to Yak 50’s...which is not to say you couldn’t fit one! (Need the catches and matching hinge halves that rivet to the radiator scoop? Give us a call.)
Just to get us all on the same page, this ground adjustable baffle plate is designed to be bent once - to find the sweet spot for your Winter conditions, rather than to be adjusted every flight.
How many times can you bend a flap before the material will crack?
And don’t forget to remove this baffle when warmer Springtime weather comes.
Offer not valid in Oymyakon.
Free shipping throughout the US during January. As usual, Customer satisfaction is guaranteed.
John flies out of KSEE whenever he can scrape together a few bucks to fill the tanks