Shell develops lead-free Avgas

Shell logoThe Shell petrol company announced yesterday that it has developed a 100-octane lead-free aviation fuel destined to replace the 100LL fuel commonly used for piston-engined aircraft. This new fuel, designated D-910, will be sold worldwide at a price comparable to that of the 100LL fuel. The new fuel is to be submitted to the FAA for testing and certification and should be available in two or three years.


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