August 2002 Issue

Letters: 08/02

CO Sniffers
I enjoyed the article on the CO sensors in your July issue.† I have had a Senco low-level monitor for eight months and have found it easy to use in my PA 28-180.†

I have spoken to several other owners of† CO monitors and we all get low levels of CO on taxi/ground operations.† I have recently purchased one of the little air scoops that fold out of the pilotís storm window and I have found that if I use it, thereís enough clean air from the propeller slipstream to keep my reading at zero or actually < 10 PPM based on the limitations of the sensor.†

As an emergency physician, I realize that a short exposure to low-level CO is probably not a big issue, but it su...

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