glaciercub wrote:Published: February 15, 2010 08:30 am
GAMI formulates unleaded piston-engine aircraft fuel
Justin Lofton Staff Writer
Ada — George Braly and Tim Roehl may have solved a problem that’s been plaguing the aircraft industry ...
The new fuel is called G100UL. Roehl said they have filed for a patent and have applied for certification with the FAA. ...
hotrod150 wrote:A "100LL replacement" which does or would work for the majority of us is already being produced- it's called mogas. They just need to make a "clear" version widely available, 91 octane p[lease for the higher-compressioned amongst us.
Why do people always try to fix something which isn't broken?
180Marty wrote:Could it be that C-10 is what GAMI discovered would work? The RVP looks kind of low though---even less than pure ethanol so might have cold start issues???? Just went to this sight that has prices http://schmidtsgasngo.com/Racing%20Fuel%20Prices.html
The C10 is almost $11 a gallon and they have E98(98%) ethanol at high $5's---about double what the ethanol plant gets.
182 STOL driver wrote:And How about "Hold the corn alcohol" and let us have 100% pure fuel . I'd like to see a price to be LOW-LOW -LOW and folks will be flying again. $6.00 buck a gallon 100LL is ridiculous - lets get the oil from North Dakota or Oklahoma and tell the arabs to pound sand .
Stol wrote:182 STOL driver wrote:And How about "Hold the corn alcohol" and let us have 100% pure fuel . I'd like to see a price to be LOW-LOW -LOW and folks will be flying again. $6.00 buck a gallon 100LL is ridiculous - lets get the oil from North Dakota or Oklahoma and tell the arabs to pound sand .
Can I have a AMEN .......
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