September 2013 Issue

Remote Heater Controls: Switchbox a Top Value

But there are other products to turn on pre-heating from afar if leaving heat plugged in all winter strains your budget and sensibilities.

In our March 2013 article on external engine heaters, we noted that there is disagreement among pilots regarding keeping a heater plugged in all the time versus using it only in preparation for a flight. While we do not take sides on the matter, we note that a lot of pilots are concerned about engine corrosion caused by running an engine heater constantly, so they only want to use the heater in preparation for flight.

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