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- gasoline fuel for piston-engined aircraft.
1988, Kas Thomas, Fuel and oil systems: basic and advanced light plane maintenance:
- Cylinder cracks are nothing new, however, and there is no reason to expect autogas-burning engines to have a higher incidence of head cracking than avgas-users
1994, Michael J. Kroes, Aircraft powerplants:
- In the area of autogas volatility, a Reid vapor pressure of 9.0 to 15 is very common, compared to the vapor pressure of avgas, which is 5.5 to 7
2006, The AOPA pilot: voice of general aviation, volume 49:
- Autogas can be obtained for a fraction of the cost of avgas, but its use is not without controversy.
Declension of avgas