AVIC International Holding Corp. (AVIC International), the Chinese-based company that purchased Continental Motors in 2011, has purchased the diesel aircraft engine and manufacturing assets of the former Thielert Aircraft Engines GmbH (Thielert).
iStart Partners has introduced the iStart system, an electronically controlled aircraft piston engine starting system that automates the delivery of fuel during engine startup.
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.
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.
“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 flying ultralights and working at a jewelry store.
GRANBURY, Texas — Plane-Power, Ltd. has received FAA approval of its newest lightweight, high-power aircraft alternator.
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 for commercial purposes, and has 2,420 TTAFE tach time.
The engine is the original H2AD and it has not been topped. [Read more…]
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 31 engines to the list of models approved for use on UL 91 unleaded avgas, bringing the total number approved to 63.