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Good day.

I am no engine expert.
My question is...
What happens to your engine if you run it at 5800rpm for more than 5 minutes? A friend of mine has accidently done it for about 15 minutes once only.

Thank you
  • Re: Rotax 914 Engine at 5800rpm in excess of 5 minutes

    by » 6 years ago


    Hi Danie,

    Hopefully nothing happened. There is some safety margin there and the engine is quite durable so he should be okay (hopefully) and there is a special check in the manual if you exceed rpm limits.

    Why did he exceed the limit for so long?

    Roger Lee
    LSRM-A & Rotax Instructor & Rotax IRC
    Tucson, AZ Ryan Airfield (KRYN)
    520-349-7056 Cell


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