Pilots want mogas support from AOPA, EAA

Posted on October 14th, 2013 by

There is a surprising gem among the results of the AVweb Avgas Survey published on Oct. 6.  This statement really caught my attention: “Nearly two thirds of respondents told us they think AOPA and EAA should get more involved in... Continue Reading →

Georgetown adds mogas

Posted on September 1st, 2013 by

Aviation Fuel Club member Charles McKinney sent us the news this week that the Brown County Airport (KGEO) in Georgetown, Ohio, now has 91 AKI mogas for sale. Continue Reading →

Oil and gas boom great news for airports

Posted on August 29th, 2013 by

As reported last year in this blog, the expansion of oil and gas exploration in the U.S. and Canada in recent years is having a noticeable impact on the activity at general aviation airports located in or near the fields. Continue Reading →

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Remembering Paul Poberezny

Posted on August 25th, 2013 by

A fellow EAA chapter 1114 member once said, “Everyone in the EAA is greater than you’d think.” That certainly pertains to the organization’s founder. Among homebuilders, the name Poberezny has always evoked awe, and my respect for this gentle giant... Continue Reading →

Mogas and the myth of liability

Posted on August 25th, 2013 by

Recently a GAfuels reader sent us the following message: “Yesterday I had some work done by a Rotax maintenance facility near me. During our chat, we recounted his experience and training as an A&P, IA, pilot and FBO owner. With Rotax-powered... Continue Reading →

Why gas prices aren’t dropping

Posted on August 19th, 2013 by

Your bloggers have frequently reported that our country is now the largest producer of natural gas. We’re a net exporter of refined gasoline and it’s estimated that we will be the world’s largest producer of crude oil by 2020.  As a... Continue Reading →

Arlington adds mogas

Posted on August 15th, 2013 by

Pilots in the Pacific Northwest are enjoying lower-cost fuel and reduced lead problems ever since Arlington Flight Services at the Arlington Municipal Airport (AWO) added aviation-grade, 92 AKI mogas earlier this month. As many know, this airport hosts the annual Arlington... Continue Reading →

DIY fuel trailers

Posted on August 1st, 2013 by

GAfuels blogger Dean Billing is nearing completion of his RANS S-7S, which will be powered by a mogas-burning Jabiru engine. With the fuel not being available at his airport in central Oregon, he decided to construct a fuel trailer to... Continue Reading →

Continental: Jet-A and mogas fuel the future

Posted on July 29th, 2013 by

In AVweb’s recent article on the acquisition of Thielert by AVIC, the parent company of Continental Motors, Rhett Ross, CEO of Continental, expressed the reality that your bloggers have reported on for the past several years: ” … Continental said... Continue Reading →

Fly unleaded to EAA AirVenture 2013

Posted on July 28th, 2013 by

Despite the positive reaction to our ‘Unleaded to Oshkosh‘ event from 2012, lower-cost, lead-free mogas will still not be available at AirVenture 2013. As we reported in 2011, there are multiple nearby options for those who prefer the fuel. Below... Continue Reading →