May 28, 2008
AOPA Pilot Information Center
Did you know how much the condition of the aircraft can contribute to its overall fuel efficiency?
AOPA Pilot Information Center Senior Technical Specialist Craig Brown, an experienced A&P, has developed a list of 16 maintenance-related tips that you can follow to improve your overall fuel economy.
“Although the benefit of each item individually may not be seen immediately, the cumulative savings that result from checking many or all of these items will be realized over time,” Brown said.
Aircraft Power and Fuel,
Aircraft Components and Gear,
NetJets has added a new safety feature to its long-range fleet: a doctor who is always in.
Shell announced Dec. 3 the development of an unleaded aviation fuel that will be submitted for certification as a "performance drop-in" avgas replacement.
The concept of implementing STCs on previously modified aircraft is known as "layering STCs," and doing it properly is paramount to safety.
AOPA thanks our members for their continued support in protecting the freedom to fly.