BRP introduces a more powerful 135-hp Rotax aircraft engine at the EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin – the Rotax 915 iS.

Friday, 26 June 2015 09:14

Connecting ROTAX TLR software to the 914 TCU.

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 In our technical articles library and a recent video, we have examined the process of connecting a notebook computer to the 914 Turbocharger Control Unit so that you may calibrate or monitor it using the appropriate TLR software packages. This is not a difficult task, and connection is generally painless when using a computer that is equipped with a "standard" DB9 RS-232 serial port.
Thursday, 30 April 2015 11:55

912iS Sport: 2015 bonus offer!

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To celebrate 40 years of Rotax aircraft engines, ROTAX is offering a free year of the Rotax Extended Service Terms (R.E.S.T.) program for all 912iS Sport and 912iSc Sport purchases until the end of 2015.

Gunskirchen, Austria, April 14, 2015 – BRP launches a contest to find the oldest active certified Rotax aircraft engine in operation to celebrate 40 years of Rotax aircraft engines. “We are proud of 40 successful years of Rotax aircraft engines, which lead the ultra-light and light sport aircraft market worldwide. Our customers are brand ambassadors and an important part of our success story,” said Thomas Uhr, vice-president BRP-Powertrain and general manager BRP-Powertrain GmbH & Co KG.

Shell Aviation has introduced the new AeroShell Oil Sport Plus 4, the second generation of its piston engine oil, specifically designed for light sport and very light/ultralight aircraft 4-stroke engines. Shell Aviation has collaborated with major engine manufacturer, BRP-Rotax, in designing the new product, which is the result of three years of development and testing in both companies’ Research and Development facilities.

Friday, 20 March 2015 08:42

LOG BOOK ENTRIES: recent float bulletins

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 Here are some examples of how to properly record the recent "Float Buoyancy Test" and "Float Exchange" service bulletins in your ROTAX engine log book.

Many people have been asking, “How do I get my new upgraded carb floats?”. That’s a good question so we’ll try to clarify the correct steps in the following:

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 10:23


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Congratulations to the winner of our 2014 prize giveaway:
Wayne Johnson of Washington, USA.

Here he is with his Rotax-powered VAN's RV-12...


Rotax releases a Mandatory Bulletin requiring periodic check of the carburetor floats
on certain Rotax 912/914 series engines and carbs.

SB-912-065 / SB-914-046
SB-912-065UL / SB-914-046UL

We all enjoy flying or we wouldn’t have aircraft or be on aircraft forums. We read or hear from friends about how to save money on maintenance - which we all surely care about. After all, money is money and for most of us it doesn’t grow on trees. Performing proper maintenance and using the proper parts seems to be a big debate and major struggle for some...

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