GAfuels author to speak at AirVenture

GAfuels blogger Kent Misegades will present a talk “Aviation Fuel Club and Sport Fuel” at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh on Wednesday, July 27, in the Forum Pavilion 01 Pacific Coast Avionics. The presentation will include an update on efforts to find alternatives to leaded avgas, and progress made in the past year on expanding the use of lead-free, ethanol-free autogas at airports across the country. Misegades will provide guidelines to pilots, FBOs and airport managers on how to locate suppliers of aviation-quality autogas and low-cost fuel storage solutions.

Other forums on the topic of aviation fuels planned for AirVenture include:

Swift Fuel 2011 Update on Development & Testing, Tuesday, July 26, 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM, Forum Pavilion 05

G100UL Unleaded AVgas, Tuesday, July 26, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM, Forum Pavilion 06

FAA Unleaded Avgas Transition ARC Report-Out, Wednesday, July 27, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM, Forum Pavilion 05

Operating Cessna Aircraft on Today and Tomorrow’s Fuels, Saturday, July 30, 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM, Forum Pavilion 06

The GAfuels Blog is written by two private pilots concerned about the future availability of fuels for piston-engine aircraft: Dean Billing, Sisters, Ore., an expert on autogas and ethanol, and Kent Misegades, Cary, N.C., an aerospace engineer, aviation sales rep for U-Fuel, and president of EAA1114.

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