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TWOZEROFOUR
04-25-2008, 12:05 AM
any one know where i can get some airplane fuel around the okanagan-kamloops area ???

FINGERS
04-25-2008, 12:06 AM
the airport :confused0006:

TWOZEROFOUR
04-25-2008, 12:11 AM
the airport :confused0006:

i bet if i roll in there with jerry cans they tell me to fuck right off:dontknow:

FINGERS
04-25-2008, 12:13 AM
what the fuck man,

give it a try

norm
04-25-2008, 07:25 AM
One of the docks downtown should have it,Float planes need fuel too.
Might be a hassle to buy at kelowna airport but maybe penticton or vernon?

bakelite
04-25-2008, 11:04 AM
The smaller airports will sell it, the one in 100 Mile sold me lots, usually you have to get ahold of one of the airplane club members but yeah just drive in and ask. What do you need it for? It's leaded still I think and higher octane??

nightcrawler
04-25-2008, 11:18 AM
what about that heli place next to your work

TWOZEROFOUR
04-25-2008, 07:56 PM
what about that heli place next to your work

thats av diesel

jonny6door
04-25-2008, 09:03 PM
if you want high octane race gas go to VMS.
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Trooper
04-25-2008, 09:26 PM
They wont let you put it in your car. They are Really strict with it now. You cant get leaded av gas anymore either its been banned compleatly...You can get av gas at most airports. 90% I been to have had card locks. Dont put it in your tank. the highest you can get is 100LL (low lead) I beleave its pushing 2 dollers a liter... 99% of piston air crafy run on 87 octane. Old ones with out harded valve guides can still use 100LL but its getting really hard to find. Av gas is so expensive that most small aircrafts are switching over to gas-turbine a-1 is much cheaper.

Josh_M
04-25-2008, 09:38 PM
I dont really see the point of even using Plane fuel. Octane ratings so high it burns into the exhaust stroke

Taxidermy
04-26-2008, 12:12 AM
I like to put that gas in my Pathfinder - ZZZZZoom!!!

You go exploring in the mountain - find old wrecked cabin - find hand pump gas container - pump gas - drive down the mountain - zoom! Ha Ha !

Roy
04-26-2008, 10:23 AM
Actually, many light aircraft are being certified to run on automotive fuel. Av gas is too expensive and getting harder and harder to get. Another big thing in aviation are diesel engines that run on jp-4 jet fuel. Easier to get and cheaper too plus more efficient. A friend of mine converted a Cessna 172 to a diesel and is in the process of changing another one. Less parts to go wrong, full FADEC controls. Basically start the engine, set the throttle and forget. No mixture control, no carb heat, etc. Like Howard Hughes said "It's the way of the future!"

Trooper
04-26-2008, 01:07 PM
They jp-4 is just 50% gasoline 50% kerosene with anti static.. It will not work with a compression fired engine. way way more than road diesel. jp-4 is nearly impossible to find. Hasnt been made since 1998...... Jet-a is what every one uses way cheaper and a hell of allot safer. We have had cleints asking about retrofits but Transport canada wont allow anyone to do it with out written engineer stamped maintence procedures. Unless your a homebuilt then you dont needto be FAA/TC approved. Good luck finding jp-4

Roy
04-27-2008, 11:46 PM
you're right, the Diesel 172 runs on jet-a. I'm old school with jp-4! The fellow who's doing the conversions is an ame and owns a couple of shops. He's offered me a flight in the diesel. I'll let you know what it's like. Hope to do it before the Abby and Chilliwack airshows so I can talk about it during the shows.