Mississippi State Senator Michael Watson has just introduced Senate Bill 2137, “An act to require retail dealers and distributors of gasoline to offer for sale or use nonethanol-blended unleaded premium grade gasoline.”
“More lead goes into the air here at Boeing Field than anywhere else in Washington state,” says KUOW’s John Ryan reporting from Ruby Chow Park under the flight path of Seattle’s Boeing Field (BFI).
In his story on KUOW titled, “Flying The Leaded Skies: Small Planes Still Pour Lead Into America’s Air,” Ryan takes us on a journey regarding leaded fuel.
Eighty-five FBOs formerly with Exxon have joined the Phillips 66 Aviation network of branded dealers.
TMA Group, the FBO at Cambridge Municipal Airport (CSB) in Nebraska, has joined the Avfuel network of branded FBOs.
Former Exxon FBOs, Greenbrier Valley Airport and Summit Aviation, have joined the Shell FBO network. There are currently over 400 Shell branded FBOs in the United States.
One of the most frequent questions we receive from pilots is why their local gas station can no longer supply them with ethanol-free autogas, an FAA-approved lead-free aviation fuel since 1982. Readers of this blog know the answers to this question, but there remain many who believe that gas stations are forbidden from selling anything but E10. Here is one recent inquiry from Idaho, [Read more...]