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FAA Announces Finalists Working to Get the Lead out of General Aviation Fuel

Posted on March 31st, 2016

As part of its ongoing efforts to develop an acceptable unleaded fuel for small airplanes, the FAA announced that it has selected two unleaded fuels for PHASE 2. Fuel formulations from Shell and Swift Fuels were selected for Phase 2 engine and aircraft testing. Test data will help the companies obtain an ASTM International Production Specification for their fuels and allow the FAA to authorize the existing GA fleet to use the unleaded replacement fuels. Phase 2 testing will begin this summer and conclude in 2018.

Avgas Replacement Testing Detailed

Posted on March 31st, 2016

Fuels formulated to serve the general aviation piston fleet of the future are being put through a battery of tests in laboratories, and the FAA has released images and details as the first phase of the process draws to a close.

Pilots, town head to Swift fuel pumps

Posted on September 22nd, 2015

Pilots aren’t the only ones interested in Swift Fuels’ new replacement for auto fuel, the Unleaded 94 MON (motor octane number), now available at two Indiana airports and one in Michigan.

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