October 2014 Issue

Electroair’s Affordable Electronic Ignition

Electroair’s STC’d electronic ignition system promises to reduce fuel consumption and increase power at a cost-effective price. Owners tell us it works.

There have been a number of attempts to bring electronic ignition to the piston general aviation world—with varying rates of success. One we have been following is Electroair, a Howell, Michigan, company that developed an electronic ignition system (EIS) originally for homebuilts, and went on to get an STC for production airplanes—four-cylinder engine models first, then six-cylinder machines. It’s in the application process for turbocharged engines and may have that approval soon after this article appears.

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