Continental Diesel engine overhaul now at 2,100 hours

Continental Motors today announced an increase in the overhaul times of the 135 hp and 155 hp engines to 2,100 hours, exceeding those of their competitors.

Gearbox inspection and timing chain replacement will be doubled to 1,200 hours as soon as the final paperwork is complete.

Costs for maintenance and fuel of the 155 hp Robin DR401 is thus reduced to approximately half that of a 180 hp petrol SEP aircraft for business use and to around two-thirds for personal use.

Read the full press release here.

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