Rotax guru to present forums at upcoming shows

Rotax aircraft engine expert Phillip Lockwood will share his Rotax expertise in seminars at the Arlington Fly-In and Airventure next month.

lockwoodUsing his signature presentation, a computer slide show with dozens of detailed photos, Lockwod delivers his talk on Rotax engine operation, care, and maintenance.

“This is the perfect introduction to operating and maintaining the Rotax 912 series engines for pilots and mechanics,” explained Lockwood, president of Lockwood Aviation Supply, a Rotax service center in North America.

Lockwood will speak July 10 and 11 at 10:30 a.m. at the Arlington Fly-In in Washington state. His seminar at Oshkosh will be Tuesday, July 28, at 10 a.m.

In his talks, Lockwood answers such questions as:
• How will the use of auto fuel containing alcohol affect the 912?
• What kind of maintenance is the owner of an LSA legally allowed to perform?
• What qualifications & training are required to legally perform non-owner maintenance on SLSA?
• What is the best oil to use in the Rotax 912?

After hearing Lockwood’s presentation, A&P mechanics who wish to gain further engine training can contact Aero Technical Institute (ATI)  regarding classes to increase their ability to service Rotax engines. A set of sixteen-hour courses is offered by ATI at the Sebring Airport facilities of Lockwood Aviation. Contact ATI at 863-655-7373 for more information on the upcoming A&P courses.

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