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While an essential item serving multiple purposes in the aircraft, batteries can fall into neglect because — yes, you got it — they’re out of sight and, until they fail, generally out of mind.
either their cumulative voltage or their collective amperage . You can see the cells in traditional lead-acid batteries with six or 12 caps for adding electrolyte to each of the individual seriesconnected cells — cells that add up to 14 or 28 volts . We use individual cells — increasingly rechargeable nickel metal hydride AAA, AA or D cells, for example — in our flashlights, portable radios and hand-held GPS navigators . Lead acid, NiCad; Li-ion and RG all employ different chemical technologies to produce their power . Why so many types? Because of the many different applications for which they’re needed — and because no single type suits all applications . Each holds out distinct advantages for its role . Lead-acid batteries, for example, are at the low end of the power-density scale — a measure of the wattage available from a volume of battery, usually expressed in watts per liter . They are stable over long periods without use . They can sustain high peaks and long discharge rates, recover quickly from the drain, and be recharged again and again . They work excellently as our electrical system’s ballasts . Nickel cadmium, or NiCad batteries, the first real breakthrough in rechargeable cells after lead acid, moved into the lead-acid role for some turbine aircraft, predominantly because they required less maintenance, delivered higher power and sufContinued on following page…

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A battery is at the heart of every electrical system . Beyond the electrical system, batteries specifically provide backup power to electronic flight-instrument systems, backup batteries for individual components and as standby, standalone power sources are proliferating . Credit for this proliferation belongs to an ongoing evolution in battery technologies that is influencing a wide swath of our lives . Many Needs, Many Types Electrical storage devices use chemical compounds to generate a reaction that produces direct current electricity — the stuff we need to run starter motors, power lights, radios and blower motors . The name “battery” overlooks one key aspect of these devices: a battery really is an assembly of individual power sources — cells — assembled to maximize

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Pilot's Guide to Avionics 2011-2012

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pilot's Guide to Avionics 2011-2012

From the Publisher
Interested in AEA Membership?
AEA Staff/Board of Directors
New Products for 2011
WAAS/GPS
Recreational Radios
Before & After
Avoiding the Bullies
Sound Advice on Headset Choices
Choosing an Airborne Broadband System for Your Business Aircraft
Class Retrofits for Type Certificated Aircraft
ADS-B: Learning the Ins and Outs
Going Glass
Cell Science
So What is Your Customer Really Paying For?
It's the FAA's Fault, Right?
Repair Stations
Manufacturers/Distributors
Affiliates/Index
AEA Member Company Index
Advertisers Index
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Pilot's Guide to Avionics 2011-2012 - Interested in AEA Membership?
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Pilot's Guide to Avionics 2011-2012 - AEA Staff/Board of Directors
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Pilot's Guide to Avionics 2011-2012 - New Products for 2011
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Pilot's Guide to Avionics 2011-2012 - WAAS/GPS
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Pilot's Guide to Avionics 2011-2012 - Recreational Radios
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Pilot's Guide to Avionics 2011-2012 - Before & After
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Pilot's Guide to Avionics 2011-2012 - Avoiding the Bullies
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Pilot's Guide to Avionics 2011-2012 - Sound Advice on Headset Choices
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Pilot's Guide to Avionics 2011-2012 - Choosing an Airborne Broadband System for Your Business Aircraft
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Pilot's Guide to Avionics 2011-2012 - Class Retrofits for Type Certificated Aircraft
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Pilot's Guide to Avionics 2011-2012 - ADS-B: Learning the Ins and Outs
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Pilot's Guide to Avionics 2011-2012 - Going Glass
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Pilot's Guide to Avionics 2011-2012 - Cell Science
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Pilot's Guide to Avionics 2011-2012 - So What is Your Customer Really Paying For?
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Pilot's Guide to Avionics 2011-2012 - It's the FAA's Fault, Right?
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Pilot's Guide to Avionics 2011-2012 - Repair Stations
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