Unlike commercial jets, which use kerosene-based jet fuel, piston-engine aircraft still mostly run on leaded aviation gasoline, or avgas.
15) Those numbers have been slipping over the years: In 1981 there were nearly 200,000 piston-engine aircraft, and they burned twice the avgas they do today.
Nearly 100 miles per hour faster than its fastest piston-engine opponent, the Me 262 was vastly superior to any of the Allied machines, whose propellers acted as air brakes when they approached such high speeds in a dive.
Then war broke out, and the project was taken off the Ministry's priority list: What the country needed most now was to manufacture hundreds of piston-engine fighters to hold off the Nazi bombers.
We ve always respected Tim and Carol s commitment to the certified piston-engine
market and their high standards of quality and service.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on April 28 published an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) "on lead emissions from piston-engine aircraft using leaded aviation gasoline.
As one result, in 2008, the EPA initiated a lead study which will improve the ways EPA models emissions from piston-engine aircraft.
Taxes on biz jets are becoming a growing hot spot in the user-fee debate because they are taxed similarly to piston-engine
He wants to replace most of the 100 piston-engine
planes parked at his Million Air-Van Nuys with 13 hangars housing as many as 20 jets.
Because of their lack of true utility, few new airplanes have ever been sold - only 17,800 including everything from cropdusters to bizjets in 1978, the industry's record year, down to an annual pace of a piddling 1,300 piston-engine
has chosen Exxon Aviation Oil Elite 20W-50 as the recommended engine oil for its Husky A-1A and A-1B, and the Pitts Special S-2C high-performance piston-engine
As per Cessna, it would be supplying 29 of the single, piston-engine
airplanes to the university this year, with the 28 preserved, scheduled for delivery in 2015.
Northrop between 1942 and 1949, including the two-seat N-9, used to train pilots; the B-35, a three-man, piston-engine
aircraft; and the 15-man B-49, with eight jet engines.
Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (Marshall ADG)'s arm, Marshall Aviation Services, has announced that it will now serve as sole aircraft sales distributor for Beechcraft's range of commercial and Special Mission King Air turboprops and piston-engine
aircraft in Scandinavia, Ireland and Britain.
Over the last year, a team from the firm has identified every airplane data sheet on file with the EASA and F and expanded their approval model list by adding every remaining piston-engine
aircraft powered by a Continental, Curtiss-Wright, Franklin, Husoi, Jacobs, Kinner, Lycoming, Ranger, Warner or WSK PZL Kalisz engine.