Continental Motors Group now offers its CD-100 diesel series for the retrofit of existing aircraft in China.
The program will evaluate CamGuard in engines overhauled or repaired by Continental Motor Services at the former Mattituck facility in Fairhope, Ala.
While CamGuard has been on the market for quite a while, Continental officials said it was time to “demonstrate the merits of pairing the latest lubricant technology with current engine technology, resulting in less maintenance, lower overall operating cost and greater longevity.”
Continental Motors Services (CMS), a division of Continental Motors Group, has established a joint evaluation program with Aircraft Specialties Lubricants (ASL) to verify the benefits of CamGuard, an aviation oil additive manufactured by ASL.
This program will evaluate CamGuard in engines overhauled or repaired by CMS (formerly Mattituck).
Continental Motors Group reports that Aerodynamics Malaga S.L. (Aerodynamics), a Spanish flight training school, will retrofit 16 aircraft with the Continental Diesel jet fuel piston engine.
After a year and half of testing its dual site flight training approach, Zulu Flight Training is exporting its model to Europe.
Piper Aircraft and Continental Motors Group have collaborated to obtain a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certificate for Piper Archer aircraft powered by the Centurion 2.0S diesel engine.
Continental Motors has partnered with ASI Innovation of Reims, France, to acquire the Type Certificate, inventory and manufacturing rights for the F406 twin engine turboprop formerly produced by Reims Aviation of Reims, France.
OSHKOSH — With funding from its Chinese owner, Continental Motors is embarking on development of a line of diesel engines ranging from 160 hp to 350 hp.
Continental President Rhett Ross reported at AirVenture said that the company plans to certify its first diesel engine this year, and have it on the production line by the first quarter of 2013.
AVweb is reporting that Mattituck Services, one of the northeast’s longest-established engine shops, will close at the end of May, according to officials at Continental Motors, who said that some of the 23 affected employees will move to Continental’s facility in Fairhope, Alabama, which offers similar services on overhauls and factory service.