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Sport Aviation Center Elearning Pilots Rotax Engine Introduction & Updates

Rotax Engine Introduction & Updates

With Phil Lockwood and Dean Vogel, this course provides tips and techniques for trouble-free operation of a Light-Sport Aircraft (LSA) with a ROTAX engine with an introduction to important aspects of maintaining the 912, 912S, and 912iS.


  • 7 Lessons
  • 7 Videos (81+ Minutes)
  • Lots of real world tips

NOTE: This course is included as Ground Lesson 3 in the Learn To Fly An Airplane LSA and Learn To Fly A Trike Weight-Shift Control LSA courses.

Rotax Introduction & Updates, Trailer

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Rotax Introduction & Updates, How To

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Paul Hamilton's Comments:

No getting around it, understanding the Rotax engine is a critical factor in your flying. Many engine problems seen in the field are preventable with proper operation and maintenance, and the 912 is no exception. Frequently asked questions are answered here based on years of operational and maintenance experience. It outlines typical procedures every owner, operator and mechanic should know.