May 25 2015 Latest news:

Thanks to continued support from ultralight specialist Peter Funk, a new aircraft diesel has been certified in Germany.

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Tested over the course of 2,500hr on the ground and 2,000hr in an Fk9 MkIV, FlyEco’s engine is based on the engine used in the Smart car and uses a toothed-belt reduction drive. Astonishingly low ‘best economy’ fuel consumption of 7 li/hr is claimed. 80 and 102hp versions are available, and the unit is claimed to weigh 4kg less than the Rotax 912.

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