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STC in the works for G100UL

Posted on September 11th, 2014 by

While the government begins its testing of four potential 100LL replacements, George Braly and Tim Roehl of General Aviation Modifications Inc. in Oklahoma just finished up yet another test of their unleaded 100-octane avgas — G100UL — at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical... Continue Reading →

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Study seeks to answer why MoGas isn’t more available

Posted on September 11th, 2014 by

Brian Boeshart is completing his Masters of Aeronautical Sciences (MAS) degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Brian’s “Graduate capstone research project,” seeks to “determine why MoGas is not being offered at a majority of airfields across the United States.” If you are, “an... Continue Reading →

Four alternative fuels to undergo testing

Posted on September 8th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C – The FAA has selected four unleaded fuels for the first phase of testing at the FAA’s William J. Hughes Technical Center. The goal is for government and industry to work together to have a new unleaded fuel... Continue Reading →

FAA receives unleaded fuels proposals

Posted on July 10th, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The FAA reports it has received 10 replacement fuel proposals from producers Afton Chemical Company, Avgas LLC, Shell, Swift Fuels and a consortium of BP, TOTAL and Hjelmco, for further evaluation in the Piston Aviation Fuels Initiative (PAFI), an... Continue Reading →

24-hour fuel service now available at Alaska’s McGrath Airport

Posted on July 8th, 2014 by

Crowley’s Alaska fuel sales and distribution group has unveiled McGrath Airport’s first aviation fuel card lock system, offering pilots the convenience of 24-hour refueling services at one of the region’s busiest airfields. Continue Reading →

US House Committee fuels future of unleaded avgas

Posted on May 26th, 2014 by

The U.S. House Appropriations Committee last week approved funding to support continued research into the transition to unleaded avgas for piston-engine aircraft. Continue Reading →

Environmental groups want early release of EPA report on 100LL

Posted on May 13th, 2014 by

Less than one month after a U.S. District Court ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must have sufficient time to prepare a report on the public health effects of lead emissions from general aviation (GA) aircraft, environmental groups have... Continue Reading →

Environmental groups file yet another anti-avgas petition

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Three environmental groups filed a petition April 22 asking the Environmental Protection Agency to take action against the continued use of leaded aviation gasoline. Continue Reading →

100LL now available at MKBS

Posted on March 24th, 2014 by

100LL is now available at Ian Fleming International Airport (MKBS), Jamaica’s newest jetport, located in Boscobel. Continue Reading →

ASIG acquires Skytanking USA assets

Posted on March 8th, 2014 by

ASIG, a BBA Aviation company, has agreed to acquire the assets of Skytanking USA, an independent provider of aviation fuel services. Continue Reading →