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Continental begins evaluation of CamGuard

Posted on September 8th, 2014 by

Continental Motors Services (CMS), a division of Continental Motors Group, has established a joint evaluation program with Aircraft Specialties Lubricants (ASL) to verify the benefits of CamGuard, an aviation oil additive manufactured by ASL. This program will evaluate CamGuard in engines... Continue Reading →

Continental sells 16 diesel engines to Spanish flight school

Posted on September 4th, 2014 by

Continental Motors Group reports that Aerodynamics Malaga S.L. (Aerodynamics), a Spanish flight training school, will retrofit 16 aircraft with the Continental Diesel jet fuel piston engine. Continue Reading →

DeltaHawk unveils diesel engine for certified aircraft

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 by

If avgas, also known as 100LL, disappeared tomorrow, what would you use to power your airplane? The folks at DeltaHawk Engines have an answer to that: A diesel engine designed for aviation. Continue Reading →

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Blackhawk Modifications completes 500th engine upgrade

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Blackhawk Modifications, a provider of new engine Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) upgrades for single- and twin-engine turboprop aircraft, has reached a milestone: The installation of its 500th new engine upgrade. The historic upgrade included installation of two new Pratt & Whitney Canada... Continue Reading →

Superior Air Parts introduces Superior Skyhawk SV

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Superior Air Parts has entered into an agreement with Tulsa-based Christiansen Aviation to obtain an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) that will allow Superior’s FAA-certified 180-horsepower Vantage Engine to be used on Cessna 172 aircraft. Continue Reading →

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It’s Turbo Time at Oshkosh

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by

OSHKOSH — Sonex Aircraft began accepting orders on opening day of AirVenture for the AeroVee Turbo, with deliveries to commence in the fourth quarter of 2014. The AeroVee Turbo is rated as a 100-horsepower engine at sea level, and yields “significant performance enhancement” to the... Continue Reading →

Savvy Aviator introduces FEVA

Posted on July 12th, 2014 by

Savvy Aviator has introduced FEVA — Failing Exhaust Valve Analytics — which provides advance warning of failing exhaust valves in piston aircraft engines equipped with a digital engine monitor. Continue Reading →

Ask Paul: Does my engine need an oil filter?

Posted on June 15th, 2014 by

Q: I just purchased a 1978 Citabria 7ECA with a Lycoming O-235-C1. Just had my first oil change done — it has no oil filter! Just one, maybe two, screens.  Are these screens just as effective if I change my oil... Continue Reading →

Blackhawk hits milestone as company celebrates 15th anniversary

Posted on June 14th, 2014 by

Blackhawk Modifications is celebrating two milestones — the company’s 15-year anniversary and the upcoming completion of its 500th aircraft upgrade. Continue Reading →

Gross weight increases approved for Power90 conversion

Posted on June 11th, 2014 by

SMYRNA, Tenn. — Just three months after completion of its second Power90 conversion to the GE H80 Engines, Smyrna Air Center reports the STC has been amended to allow for an increase of the Max Gross Takeoff Weight (MGTW) for the King Air C90... Continue Reading →