September 13, 2005
Another Way to Turbine Your Lancair IV-P
Advanced Aviation has developed a firewall-forward package for the Lancair IV-P kit using the Garrett TPE 331 turbine engine. (Lancair¡¯s own Propjet uses the Walter 701E.) According to the company, five aircraft are under construction, with one flying and another just about ready to fly at press time. Advanced¡¯s use of the TPE 331 provides more power than the Walter¡ª894 shaft horsepower compared to 750¡ªand is said to burn 20% less fuel. In addition, the company
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