Detonation in Light Aircraft (Part 1)

In the January 2018 issue of Sport Aviation / Experimenter magazine we tackle the topic of detonation, preignition, and normal combustion as it relates to the light sport type aircraft. This is part 1 of a 2-part article on the subject. The conditions of preignition and detonation in light sport aircraft, and in particular Rotax powered aircraft with the Bing carburetor, have an entirely different series of issues compared to the typical air cooled Continental and Lycoming engine powered aircraft.

January 2018


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