SANDERSVILLE, Ga. — Kaolin Aviation has been tapped to design and produce firewall-forward (FWF) kits for kit-built aircraft to make the choice of ULPower engines easier, when the OEM airframer has not yet developed a FWF installation.
NEW RICHMOND, Wis. — Since introducing its diesel engine developed from a “clean sheet” design at AirVenture last summer, Engineered Propulsion Systems (EPS) has been busy. It recently completed Phase One of its flight testing program, added staff and production facilities, and will soon be launching advanced tests with pre-production engines. [Read more…]
Using technology acquired from Power Plant Developments late last year, the 100-horsepower engine already has 10 years and 10,000 flight hours of development, according to Tim Archer, Superior Aviation Group CEO. [Read more…]
A new website, OverhaulBids.com, has launched to help aircraft owners save time — and money — when it’s time for an overhaul.
Likened to an Angie’s List of engine shops — but with prices included — owners can search the site for information on engine shops, pricing and reviews for engine overhauls and inspections. And it’s free to use. [Read more…]
Last week Lycoming Engines hosted Stu Horn, president of Aviat Aircraft, who flew the company’s Aviat Husky CNG to Williamsport, Pa., which is powered by a Lycoming IO-360-A1D6. The engine was modified to be the world’s first dual-fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) aircraft, and can be powered by CNG or 100LL aviation gasoline with the flip of a switch. Members of the Lycoming engineering team gathered to examine the engine and its modifications during the visit.
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.