Aircraft Power and Fuel

Aircraft Power and Fuel

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EPS diesel advances

Engineered Propulsion Systems reports no major issues with its clean-sheet, refined, pre-production Graflight V-8 diesel engine after 100-hours of ground testing. The engine is expected to surpass the 360 horsepower it has already produced in testing.

Feb 03, 2016

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Innovator makes maiden flight

A small team with a homegrown dream took to the skies over Cartersville, Georgia, having produced an aircraft as striking as it is unusual.

Jan 21, 2016 | comments

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Big issues, steady progress highlight 2015 advocacy

Addressing the big issues that will affect the way we fly for decades to come requires a big commitment, and 2015 has been a year marked by steady progress on some of the biggest issues of all.

Dec 29, 2015
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Alternative Fuels

Advocacy

Avgas replacement testing detailed

The FAA has released photos and details of the laboratory tests of new fuels vying to replace avgas.

Dec 02, 2015 | comments

Advocacy

Progress steady on avgas replacement search

One year after four fuels were selected for testing as potential replacements for leaded avgas, progress remains steady and the first phase of testing should be completed on schedule in late 2015.

Sep 21, 2015 | comments

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Briefing: News

Makes return crossing on two-hour flight

Sep 02, 2015
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Avgas

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Big issues, steady progress highlight 2015 advocacy

Addressing the big issues that will affect the way we fly for decades to come requires a big commitment, and 2015 has been a year marked by steady progress on some of the biggest issues of all.

Dec 29, 2015

Article

Indy car speed with Prius fuel consumption

Find out how Light Speed Engineering's Klaus Savier, a German-born engineer, has coaxed Toyota Prius fuel consumption from his Lycoming IO-360-equipped Long EZ while posting Indy car speeds.

Dec 14, 2015 | comments

Advocacy

Avgas replacement testing detailed

The FAA has released photos and details of the laboratory tests of new fuels vying to replace avgas.

Dec 02, 2015 | comments
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Diesel

Article

EPS diesel advances

Engineered Propulsion Systems reports no major issues with its clean-sheet, refined, pre-production Graflight V-8 diesel engine after 100-hours of ground testing. The engine is expected to surpass the 360 horsepower it has already produced in testing.

Feb 03, 2016

Article

New diesel engine gets first run

Engineered Propulsion Systems started a new Graflight V-8 on a test stand near its New Richmond development facility on Sept. 20.

Sep 24, 2015 | comments

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Briefing: News

Electrifying battle above the English Channel

Aug 06, 2015
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Electric

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Solar Impulse fully funded

Solar Impulse 2 has secured $20 million in new funding from corporate backers to complete its around-the-world journey promoting renewable energy.

Dec 02, 2015

Article

(Back to) the future aircraft battery

Electric aircraft will need new batteries to realize their potential, and current research is revisiting the use of elements other than lithium.

Oct 29, 2015 | comments

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Briefing: Products

Electric bike helps you get around

Sep 29, 2015
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Piston

Article

Mooney M10T trainer makes first flight

Mooney International has made the first flight of the M10T proof-of-concept trainer aircraft. Certification is expected in the next few years.

Dec 23, 2015

Advocacy

Avgas replacement testing detailed

The FAA has released photos and details of the laboratory tests of new fuels vying to replace avgas.

Dec 02, 2015 | comments

Article

Piston sales falter

Aircraft sales data released Nov. 6 by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association showed piston and turboprop sales in a continued slump.

Nov 09, 2015
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Propeller

Article

Innovator makes maiden flight

A small team with a homegrown dream took to the skies over Cartersville, Georgia, having produced an aircraft as striking as it is unusual.

Jan 21, 2016 | comments

Advocacy

AOPA, FAA host GA Engine Summit

AOPA and the FAA recently hosted a two-day GA Engine Summit to discuss ways for the industry and government to work more effectively together.

Dec 17, 2015

Article

Indy car speed with Prius fuel consumption

Find out how Light Speed Engineering's Klaus Savier, a German-born engineer, has coaxed Toyota Prius fuel consumption from his Lycoming IO-360-equipped Long EZ while posting Indy car speeds.

Dec 14, 2015 | comments
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Single-lever Power Control

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Mooney M10T trainer makes first flight

Mooney International has made the first flight of the M10T proof-of-concept trainer aircraft. Certification is expected in the next few years.

Dec 23, 2015

Article

Cessna turboprop powered by GE's answer to PT6

GE Aviation has searched for a way to conquer the market now held by rival Pratt & Whitney Canada ever since buying Walter Engines in 2008. Cessna's new turboprop may be the answer.

Nov 17, 2015 | comments

Pilot Magazine

This changes everything

After finally getting a chance to fly the first fully conforming Icon A5 in June, I can say with confidence that this airplane is for real.

Jul 07, 2015
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Solar

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Solar Impulse fully funded

Solar Impulse 2 has secured $20 million in new funding from corporate backers to complete its around-the-world journey promoting renewable energy.

Dec 02, 2015

Pilot Magazine

Pilot Briefing: News

Electrifying battle above the English Channel

Aug 06, 2015

Article

Solar Impulse airplane undergoing repairs in Hawaii

Round-the-world airplane Solar Impulse will sit grounded in Hawaii for several weeks to repair damage caused by battery overheating.

Jul 13, 2015 | comments
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Turbine

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Answers for Pilots

General aviation aircraft can fly across the Atlantic Ocean with the right equipment and significant planning.

Dec 14, 2015

Article

Gulfstream to trim 1,100 jobs

Business jet manufacturer Gulfstream will trim 1,100 jobs, but testing of its new 18-passenger G500 will proceed as planned.

Dec 03, 2015

Article

Cessna turboprop powered by GE's answer to PT6

GE Aviation has searched for a way to conquer the market now held by rival Pratt & Whitney Canada ever since buying Walter Engines in 2008. Cessna's new turboprop may be the answer.

Nov 17, 2015 | comments
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