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The certification “validates the engine’s compliance with the FAA’s strict airworthiness and safety standards,” according to company officials.
“Our extensive analysis has thus far demonstrated results that confirm our 4-cylinder Jet-A engines exhibit seamless performance equal to traditional Jet-A fuel,” said Dr. David Dörner, vice president of global research and development for Continental.
Continental reports two milestones for its Jet-A piston engine series: The jet-fuel burning piston engine family has accumulated more than 10 million flight hours, while the CD-170 engine has received a Time Between Replacement (TBR) extension from 1,200 to 1,800 hours from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
Karen Hong has been named president and CEO of Continental Aerospace Technologies.
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The CD-170 is the newest design and highest horsepower engine in the CD-100 series family of liquid-cooled, turbocharged, four-cylinder, fuel-injected, compression-ignition, four-stroke aircraft engine with Full Authority Digital Engine Control (FADEC) dual channel engine controls.
Stoppek was formerly CEO for Waukesha Engine.
Piper Aircraft has selected the Continental Motors Group new CD-170 compression ignition engine fueled with Jet-A to power the Piper PA-44 Seminole. The multi-engine training aircraft will also feature counter-rotating engines, giving flight schools and training organizations a single lever, FADEC training system, Piper officials said. After selecting the CD-155 Jet-A engine to power the […]