Maximize Aircraft Fuel Management with CiES Digital Fuel Sensors

In Larry Anglisano’s article on October 25, 2023, “Digital Fuel Sensors: Installation-Critical,” the importance of accurate fuel quantity measurements in aircraft is highlighted, especially during primary engine instrumentation system retrofits. While it may be tempting to save costs by using existing OEM analog fuel tank sensors, this often leads to compromised accuracy and reliability.

The article recommends CiES digital fuel senders for their proven accuracy and reliability over analog OEM senders. CiES sensors are endorsed by various OEMs and are compatible with popular avionics systems like Garmin and Dynon. Unlike traditional float-style senders, CiES sensors utilize magnetoresistive technology, offering improved performance in various conditions, including turbulence.

However, installing digital fuel sensors can be complex, especially in older aircraft models with diverse fuel systems. Proper calibration and wiring are essential for accurate readings. The article advises seeking experienced shops familiar with aircraft fuel systems and emphasizing the importance of calibration during installation.

Scott Philiben, the founder of CiES, emphasizes the uniqueness of each aircraft and the need for ongoing training for installers. Despite the challenges, CiES sensors offer OEM-quality performance, backed by rigorous quality control measures.

The article concludes with feedback from an aircraft owner who underwent a successful avionics upgrade with CiES fuel senders, highlighting the benefits of accurate fuel management for safety and confidence during flights. (Read other testimonials here.)

In summary, the article stresses the critical role of proper installation in maximizing the benefits of digital fuel sensors for aircraft fuel management. It recommends consulting with CiES for guidance and emphasizes the long-term safety and performance advantages of investing in digital fuel sensor technology.

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About CiES Inc.

Established in 2012, CiES is now the largest supplier of aviation fuel quantity probes and senders. They are the recognized leader in the design, development, certification, and manufacture of electronic sensor solutions for original equipment manufacturers, as well as direct-to-market consumer products. Through the creative application of cutting-edge technologies, CiES creates complex end-to-end solutions. This is a company that is changing the game in aviation technology and revolutionizing the way we navigate the skies. Aiming at future growth and innovation, CiES is pushing the boundaries of what is possible.​

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