The most common suggestion I have received concerning the future of unleaded avgas is that there is a need for two grades of fuels, not just one.
An update on the Eliminate Aviation Gasoline Lead Emissions (EAGLE) initiative shows that even with years of research, there is still so much we don’t know about how general aviation piston airplanes will fly with the new fuel — or even when it will be available for widespread testing by aircraft manufacturers and engine makers.
If the FAA stood up and told my state, and all states, that an approved fuel is on the books and will be making its way to all states as soon as possible, I believe that would go a long way toward calming the anti-lead crowd and encouraging those in the business of making and delivering fuel.
An unleaded fuel has been approved for the entire general aviation aircraft fleet after more than a dozen years of testing by the FAA.
Clay Lacy expects to sell at least 100,000 gallons of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in 2021 at its FBOs at Van Nuys Airport and John Wayne Orange County Airport in Southern California.
The flight is the first step towards moving from fossil fuels to zero-emission hydrogen as the primary energy source for aviation.
Belite Aircraft’s Radiant Technology company has recently rolled out a new fuel probe, engine temperature gauge an Bingo fluid detector to make monitoring and managing your aircraft easy and affordable.
South St. Paul Municipal Airport – Richard E. Fleming Field has become the first airport in Minnesota to sell Swift Fuels unleaded avgas.
Free cookies and hotdogs are just some of the “specials” offered for those flying to AirVenture Oshkosh.