"MTBF" is like "TBO in that it is somewhat mis-understood. MTBF is
Mean Time Between Failures which means that X hours is where 50% are
expected to have failed. How soon yours will fail is dependent on
the quality of the design, construction (including the components)
and some luck.


--- In musketeermail@yahoogroups.com, Martin Vanover <b024700@y...>
wrote:
>
> Their ad in January's Plane & Pilot quotes "7,500 Rated Service
Hrs. MTBF". Although rated service hours is a manufacture's target
and MTBF is actual in-service performance, it does sound like a
reliable unit. They also quote 60 minute back up for power and
lighting, 3.7 lbs, built-in self test and anti-refflective glass.
What more could you want at 2/3s the cost of most electric gyros?
>
> Marty Vanover
> Phoenix, Az.
>
> Paul Werbin <paulwerbin@y...> wrote:
> The Mid continent electric AI can be ordered with a
> self contained battery pack that recharges with normal
> use. This unit will switch over automatically at loss
> of power, and is internally lit. Additionally it has a
> mean time between failures of something like 4500
> hours. I have been using one for 10 months or so and I
> like it. It is simple to install and legal as backup
> or primary in any certified plane.
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