Next series of UL 91 unleaded avgas approvals revealed by Lycoming

Posted on April 24th, 2013 by

Lycoming Engines released Service Instruction SI-1070R in April 2012, which approved a wide variety of engines for use with ASTM D7547 UL 91 unleaded avgas. This week, the company reports that Service Instruction SI-1070S has been approved for release, adding... Continue Reading →

Barrett Precision Engines named first XP-400 engine builder

Posted on April 8th, 2013 by

Barrett Precision Engines has been appointed the first authorized engine build facility for Superior Air Parts 215-horsepower, XP-400 Engine. Continue Reading →

Electroair lets electronic ignition kit do the talking

Posted on March 17th, 2013 by

“Our Cessna 152 fuel burn dropped from 5.8 to 4.2 gph after installing Electroair’s Electronic Ignition (EI) Kit,” said Hillsboro Aviation‘s Director of Fleet Maintenance Ben Plummer. Continue Reading →

Overhauling, and more, for 35 years

Posted on February 26th, 2013 by

TULSA, Okla. – Aircraft Specialties Services is celebrating 35 years in business in 2013. Continue Reading →

ECi aims to raise operator awareness

Posted on February 7th, 2013 by

San Antonio, Texas – ECi’s Engine Safety Initiative seeks to “raise operator awareness of the increased risk of operating engines over-temperature and  and with high piston blow-by.” ECi’s goal is to give operators the tools to recognize unsafe conditions. More information is available online or via ECmail. Continue Reading →


Blue skies ahead for Cessna’s diesel 182

Posted on December 30th, 2012 by

One of the interesting technical stories from this summer’s AirVenture in Oshkosh was that Cessna has completed certification and introduced into the market a diesel cycle 182 aircraft, known as the Turbo Skylane JT-A. Continue Reading →


Celebrating a decade of diesel aircraft engines

Posted on December 25th, 2012 by

Lichtenstein, Saxony (Germany) — Thielert Aircraft Engines GmbH (TAE) is celebrating a series of anniversaries at the end of this year. Centurion series engines for general aviation aircraft have been manufactured in serial production for 10 years. More than 3,500... Continue Reading →