M08 adds mogas

Posted on November 20th, 2013 by

BOLIVAR, Tenn. — Mogas has been added as a new product line at the Hardeman County Airport (M08) in west Tennessee, otherwise known as Whitehurst Field in Bolivar. Continue Reading →

Swift Fuels wins ASTM approval

Posted on November 18th, 2013 by

100SF, an unleaded fuel created as a replacement for 100LL, has received ASTM approval. Swift Fuels, the Indiana firm that has worked for years developing an unleaded alternative to 100LL, is ready to ramp up production of 100SF, CEO Chris... Continue Reading →

Our expert’s take on the future of fuel

Posted on November 17th, 2013 by

Every fall I help local farmers haul grain to the elevator. This year we had a very good harvest and the lines at the elevator were long. To pass the time, I brought along magazines from this summer to read... Continue Reading →

Avfuel establishes scholarship to honor longtime customer

Posted on October 31st, 2013 by

In celebration of long-time customer Jeff Baum of Wisconsin Aviation’s recent induction into the Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame (WAHF), Avfuel Corp. has established the Jeff Baum Scholarship, which will be geared toward candidates interested in pursuing a career in... Continue Reading →

#NBAA13: Sheltair joins Avfuel FBO network

Posted on October 22nd, 2013 by

LAS VEGAS — Sheltair has partnered with Avfuel FBO network, a global supplier of aviation fuel and services. As part of the Avfuel FBO Fuel Network, Sheltair customers will be able to receive AVTRIP rewards points and benefit from Avfuel’s... Continue Reading →

#NBAA13: World Fuel Services debuts Alliance Card

Posted on October 22nd, 2013 by

LAS VEGAS — World Fuel Services, which provides contract fuel to the global business and general aviation industry, now offers the Alliance contract fuel card. Continue Reading →

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$1 avgas experiment to end early

Posted on October 9th, 2013 by

SAN MARCOS, Texas — The $1 a gallon avgas experiment at Redbird Skyport at San Marcos Airport will end Oct. 15, not Oct. 31 as originally planned. That’s because demand for the discounted fuel far exceeded projections. Continue Reading →

The mogas debate

Posted on September 30th, 2013 by

By MICHAEL G. MOONEY The debate about using mogas in aircraft has been around my entire aviation career. I’m a pilot and love all things aviation, but after 25 years working as an aviation fuel supplier, I have some real... Continue Reading →

The future of fuel

Posted on September 29th, 2013 by

“We have to stop loving the problem and just fix it.” Those words, spoken by Lycoming’s Michael Kraft at the 2010 AirVenture, may sum up best the quest to find an unleaded replacement for 100LL. Ostensibly, the industry has been working... Continue Reading →

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Is CNG a realistic fuel option for GA?

Posted on September 22nd, 2013 by

Is your home, or hangar, hot water tank gas fired? If so, you might have a plentiful, and affordable, supply of fuel for your airplane. At least that’s what Aviat Aircraft owner Stu Horn is trying to see come to... Continue Reading →