Aircraft Engine FAQ
Q: Can you provide a list of compatible aircraft?
A: Yes, full lists are available on our aircraft compatibility page.
Q: What are benefits of TRACE versus turbines?
Better climbing and takeoff performance, lower maintenance and fuel costs and lower initial purchase price. More info on our TRACE vs. Turbines page.
Q: What is the total engine cost with firewall forward kit?
A: Approximately $240,000.00 USD.
Q: Are the engines and kits currently available?
A: Yes, the OE600 is ready to install.
Q: Are TRACE engines FAA certified?
A: Yes, TRACE secured FAA certification in 2006. Click here for a full list of certifications.
Q: Who currently uses TRACE engines?
A: OEMs, Retrofit Market.
Q: What is the hourly fuel usage?
A: Approximately 35-40% more efficient than turbines (35 gallons per hour vs. 55 gallons on average).
Q: Does the engine include an electronic ignition system?
A: Yes, ignition and fuel supply are regulated by the FADEC. Click here to learn more.
Q: What is the timeframe for engine conversion?
A: About 3 weeks.
Q: How long is the warranty?
A: 2 years on the engine and firewall forward kit.
Q: How long does maintenance generally take?
A: Similar in scope to automotive piston engines.
2 Year Warranty
24/7 support and international travel. Additional maintenance services also available. View Warranty
Fits most general aviation aircraft rated between 600 and 750 horsepower. View Compatibility
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