My CFI and I were stumped as to what the purpose of this metal piece is on the roof of a 182. I couldn't find anything from searching Cessna POHs/docs online... Any ideas? probe

Here is a close-up: probe_close_up


This appears to be an Outside Air Temperature probe.

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  • $\begingroup$ Yep. Definitely not an antenna. $\endgroup$ – JScarry Jun 27 at 17:02
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    $\begingroup$ @JScarry - Do not put a Jack-in-the-box, styrofoam, antennae ball on it. 😁 $\endgroup$ – Dean F. Jun 27 at 17:17
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    $\begingroup$ Correct, @DeanF., that goes on the larger antenna to the right in the 1st pic. $\endgroup$ – FreeMan Jun 27 at 23:49

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