NEW RICHMOND, Wis. — Engineered Propulsion Systems (EPS) mounted the first in a series of pre-production diesel engines on a test stand, and turned the key on Sept. 20.
“The engine started smoothly and ran great,” said Michael Fuchs, president and CEO. “We will begin the testing procedures tomorrow.” [Read more…]
As he sat in the hospital room with his wife and new son, he remembers getting an email that a project had posted to the new website, which helps aircraft owners find shops to overhaul their engines.
“Then another and another,” he recalls. “I checked my Analytics and it showed my website was loaded up with users all posting projects. By the time things settled, I had received 450 visitors from GeneralAviationNews.com and $1.2 million of overhaul projects in a day. This was the point that all my work over the last year came to life. The invention became real.”
“That was an emotional day for me — my son was born, and my business was born,” he added. [Read more…]
NEW RICHMOND, Wis. — With Phase One flight testing completed on its new engine, the folks at Engineered Propulsion Systems (EPS) continue analyzing the data collected from the two concept engines.
Company officials note that a number of refinements have already been incorporated in the group of pre-production engines currently in assembly. At the same time, the company has applied for a number of patents. [Read more…]
Lycoming’s Michael Kraft recently gave AVweb a briefing on the company’s diesel engine, the DEL120.
Overhaul Bids is similar in style to Angie’s List, but with pricing on engine repairs, overhauls and inspections.
He attributes this early success “to a long unsatisfied need for information about engine overhauls.” [Read more…]