Magnetos are frequently-neglected items, probably because they're so reliable and our engines have an "extra" one. But mags need regular maintenance, and the consequences of neglect can be devastating. AVweb's Mike Busch explains how mags work, what preventive maintenance they require, what can go wrong with them, and what to do about it.
By Mike Busch
, This article originally appeared in the May 1999 issue of CESSNA PILOTS ASSOCIATION MAGAZINE. | June 5, 1999