Standby Alternators: Availability Increasing

When the primary source of electrical power fails, having a power source longer lasting than a battery can reduce the pucker factor dramatically.

When the single alternator in a single-engine airplane decides to take the day off in the middle of a flight, the resulting unpleasantness spans the spectrum from inconvenience to terror depending on the weather and the endurance of the aircraft battery—and individual batteries for instruments and portable devices that can help the pilot keep the […]
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