Stephen R. Smith's Blog – November 2010 Archive (1)

Keeping fuel costs down





I love to fly and have logged 892 hours in 3 and a half years. That’s a lot of fuel.



I have never liked the lead in aviation fuel. It trashes the spark plugs and the engine oil and of course it’s bad for the environment. My 601’s Jabiru 3300 engine does not need the lead.



A few months ago I started burning premium automotive fuel. I bought two plastic 14 gallon fuel tanks from Costco for about $80…

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Added by Stephen R. Smith on November 7, 2010 at 10:42pm — 8 Comments

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