January 4, 2010
By Alton K. Marsh
Sometimes no news is good news. Teledyne Continental Motors says 2010 prices for new and rebuilt engines will not increase.
Continental officials say they have concentrated during the economic downturn on improving several aspects of factory operations, resulting in lower production costs. The savings were used to invest in technology and to keep prices low.
AOPA Pilot Senior Editor Alton Marsh has been a pilot since 1970 and has an airline transport pilot certificate and instrument and multiengine flight instructor certificates, aerobatic training, and a commercial seaplane certificate.
Topping a list of Cessna Aircraft news released at EAA AirVenture is a 155-horsepower diesel-powered Cessna 172 Turbo Skyhawk JT-A.
A new single-output ELT from ACR Electronics features GPS integration that doesn’t require aircraft power.
Austrian Hannes Arch is well on his way to a Red Bull Air Race Championship following a victory in Gdynia, Poland, July 27.
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