‘Trial offer’ maintenance plan launched for Honeywell engines

Posted on July 13th, 2013 by

Propulsion International has introduced a trial offer introductory option coupled to a guaranteed “not-to-exceed CAM/Overhaul price” on its Honeywell-backed Group Maintenance Plan (GMP) for TPE-331-series turboprop engines. Continue Reading →


EPS progressing towards engine certification

Posted on July 9th, 2013 by

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. — Engineered Propulsion Systems reports “significant technical progress” in the development of its new water-cooled Vision 350 flat V, 350-hp diesel engine for general aviation. Continue Reading →

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The father of electric-powered flight

Posted on June 6th, 2013 by

“When I want something for myself, I make it a project.” That’s how Randall Fishman, a retired jeweler from New Jersey, explains his entry into the world of electric-powered flight. His journey began in the late 1970s when he was... Continue Reading →


Plane-Power debuts high-power alternator

Posted on May 27th, 2013 by

GRANBURY, Texas — Plane-Power, Ltd. has received FAA approval of its newest lightweight, high-power aircraft alternator. Continue Reading →

What are the best options for overhaul?

Posted on May 8th, 2013 by

Q: My question seeks your advice about an overhaul on our Lycoming O-320-H2AD. As background, we have a 1980 C172N that’s been owned since new. It’s always been hangared, never been a flying club or training airplane, is not used... Continue Reading →

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 →