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13 Advantages of Magnetic Fuel Senders Versus Capacitive Fuel Senders

Aircraft rely on precise and accurate measurement of fuel quantity to ensure safe and efficient operation. In the aviation industry, there are several types of fuel senders used for this purpose. Here we will compare magnetic and capacitive fuel senders. While both types serve the same purpose, there are significant differences between them which can…

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New CiES senders and Dynon glass in a Bonanza F33A

Follow along as JR Aviation installs new Dynon and Avidyne glass (and CiES fuel senders) in their Beechcraft Bonanza F33A. In this video, they go for a first flight to learn about all the new upgrades and systems. They review the avionics and give their first impressions on Avidyne IFD550, IFD440, audio panel, twin Dynon…

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Aero-News TV at OshKosh 2021 Fuel Monitoring

At AirVenture 2021 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Aero-News Correspondent Maria Morrison spoke with CiES Inc. President Scott Philiben about their fuel monitoring systems for small aircraft. “Working with industry partner Cirrus to revamp the fuel reading accuracy, CiES was able to create a safer, more modern fuel quantity sender suited to nearly all general aviation aircraft,…

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CIES fuel senders on 182T G1000 – rock steady fuel level

The following testimonial on rock steady fuel level was originally posted here: by Petit Cessna Voyageur My 182 was initially equipped with resistive fuel senders (Rochester) as they can be found on old Ford. Resistive fuel senders work pretty well, but they get old early. They stay in 100LL all the time, and the…

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CiES fuel senders on AOPA Sweepstakes Grumman Tiger

The circa-1978 Grumman Tiger now sports new fuel senders courtesy of CiES Corp. The modernizing of this AOPA sweepstakes giveaway is a fantastic project to follow. You can read more about this beautiful airplane and its transformation on the AOPA website. The AOPA also has nine videos on their YouTube channel detailing some of the…

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2021 Polar Flight & Adrian Eichhorn Sponsor

When Adrian Eichhorn, an airline transport-rated pilot, first flew around the world in 2016 in his P35, it whet his appetite for another aeronautical adventure. Although he didn’t want to fly around the world again, he decided to target shorter adventures that would be just as challenging. Two years ago he set his sights on…

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AOPA Pilot – December 2020 – Fuel Quantity

Thomas B. Haines, Editor in Chief of the AOPA Pilot magazines briefly discusses the accuracy of CiES digital fuel senders in his article Check Notams. Save Yourself Some Grief. Below is an excerpt of the article: “With an IFR flight plan filed for the short trip, we climbed away from Johnstown as I carefully watched…

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Garmin G500(H)/G600/G700 TXi – CiES probes

The 2020 version of Garmin’s G500(H)/G600/G700 TXi Software v3.10 documentation reveals specified support for CiES probes (fuel senders). This is specified on page 10 of the report. Most common resistive fuel senders are supported as well as CiES probes. Select capacitive fuel senders and fuel conditioners are also approved. Most common resistive fuel senders are…

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SportAviation – October 2019 – CiES Sensors

Actually AccurateCiES sensors provide reliable fuel level readingsBy Beth E. Stanton “It’s very strange,” said Scott Philiben, EAA 1148835, CEO and founder of CiES. “This issue has been around for a very long time. Practically every movie featuring a stressed-out pilot includes the obligatory tapping of the fuel gauge.” In airplanes, fuel sloshes around in…

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AOPA Pilot – November 2018 – CiES Fuel Senders

AOPA PilotNovember 2018 Thomas Haines, former Editor in Chief of AOPA, offers a glowing review of the accuracy and consistency of the CiES fuel senders. Here is a short excerpt: HOPE DOESN’T POWER OUR AIRPLANES, as much as we sometimes might wish it did. Too often we take off and hope we have enough fuel.…

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For Immediate Release 10-22-2018 – FAA approved

CiES Inc. fuel quantity senders are now FAA approved for STC installation in Cessna 310, 320, 340, 401, 402, 406, 411 414, 421, T303 and the 208 Caravan. DeHavilland DHC-2 Beaver, Twin Commander 500, 600 and 700 Series, Beech Duchess and Twin Bonanza, Piper PA 18 Super Cub, Stinson 108 and V-77, Marchetti SF260 &…

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Avionics News – June 2018 – Fuel Quantity Systems

We are a featured member in the June 2018 edition of Avionics News. Here is an excerpt of the article: During the last eight years, CiES has grown slowly and organically to be the largest supplier of fuel quantity systems in the world, according to Philiben. Some 18,000 of the company’s fuel senders are operational…

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Next Generation Can Trust Their Fuel Gauges.

We’re committed to providing an accurate, safe and reliable fuel level reading, as well as providing you with the highest level of service. Once you have installed magnetic field fuel sensing, your fuel level sensing problems will be solved. When you see the difference, you’ll always choose us for your fuel and liquid level sending needs.