This week's Tip provides a challenge for you: to consider if it is worth the cost and time of sending your oil in for scientific analysis each time you change your oil.
Is it not frustrating to worry about the condition of an aircraft engine that you wish to purchase from an owner you do not know? Does a compression check tell you enough about the engine's condition to make you feel confident?
When you go to sell your aircraft - how do you let a prospective buyer know how good your engine is? Does taking a quick flight or running it up on the ground satisfy the desire to feel confident about such an expensive purchase?
Spending a little time to purchase an inexpensive oil analysis kit may pay for itself in many ways. Periodic reports from an oil analysis regime can also warn you of impending engine failures before they happen