FAA APPROVES GERMAN ENGINE THAT USES AUTOMOTIVE PARTS - The Federal Aviation Administration certificated "an innovative diesel aircraft engine that uses automotive parts and runs on jet fuel," the agency said. Last week's action by FAA validates the conclusion of the German airworthiness authority, which approved the new engine earlier. The four-cylinder, 135-horsepower TAE 125-01 engine is made by Thielert Aircraft Engines, a German company identified as an auto racing engine and ...
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