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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:

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Gunskirchen, Austria, February 14, 2014 – ROTAX celebrates the 25th Anniversary of its 912 engine. The company started the production of aircraft engines in the year 1973. The first certified aircraft engine was delivered in 1975.


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Monday, 05 March 2012 11:31

Manuals; Do YOU Really Need Them?

The prudent answer is YES  and absolutely !

At the same time you pick up a screwdriver or wrench and get ready to  perform some work on your trusty Rotax engine, be it a 2 or 4 stroke, you should also be reaching for your engine manual. Let’s face it a manual is as important as your wrench. Your neighbor is not a walking Wikipedia and won’t always provide the correct advice or at least perhaps not in correct sequence.

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Thursday, 13 October 2011 12:20

This Happened to Me!

Engine Stumbles on Takeoff!

In my many years of flying I always like to think I’m prepared for a pilots worst nightmare, engine failure on take-off. Until it happens to you, one never knows just how prepared you really are! In this particular case, the engine came back and the pilot made a successful landing, but that momentary sputter really got his heart beating. The real question was, why did the engine stumble, then come back to life?

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