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av·gas

 (ăv′găs′)
n.
Gasoline formulated for use in piston-driven airplanes.

[av(iation) gas(oline).]

avgas

(ˈævˌɡæs)
n
a type of aviation fuel, high in octane, used for aeroplanes and racing cars
Translations

avgas

n (inf: Aviat) → Flugbenzin nt
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Further, you assume that owners of aircraft requiring 100-octane--and they burn about 60 to 70 percent of all the avgas used--will convert to electronic ignition en masse.
Earthworks, civil engineering, roads and various networks for the construction of the future avgas self-service station.
For the last 20 years, Signature, the largest supplier of AvGas, has offered discounts on the weekends through their Weekend Takeoff program and loyalty rewards through their Signature BlueSky program, which offers 10X Signature TailWins rewards points for every gallon of AvGas purchased.
com, the AirBoss fuel card program offers discounts on avgas for a membership price of $39 per year--for an extra $40, it includes jet fuel.
Avgas currently includes lead in its formulation to meet fuel specifications and boost combustion performance (known as Motor Octane rating).
But unlike automobile gasoline, lead in avgas has remained unregulated.
A 2011 Duke University study found that kids living within 500 meters of an airport where leaded avgas is used have higher blood lead levels than other children, with elevated lead levels in blood found in kids as far as one kilometer away.
The advantage of utilizing the unleaded gasoline is very important: the unleaded fuel is available also in little villages, so it's possible to fly everywhere you need to be without the restriction to refuel the helicopter with AVGAS.
A decline was recorded only in the sales of avgas, probably caused by a decline in air transport activities especially in the second half of that year.
The notice helps explain why aircraft operating regularly with Lycoming engines in routine flight service using Swift Fuels' UL94 unleaded avgas will require less frequent oil changes.
M2 EQUITYBITES-May 26, 2017-Swift Fuels praises Lycoming Engines for doubling oil change intervals for users of unleaded avgas
As part of the agreement, Shell will operate the fuel storage facilities and into-plane services through its subsidiary, Avitair, and will be the sole provider of Jet A-1 and Avgas.