Maintenance Matters

May 2016 Issue

Super Legend HP: Another Titan Hot Rod

Continentalís stroked 180-HP Titan engine is proving a popular LSA and experimental choice. Itís a good match for whatís essentially a Super Cub airframe.

A decade ago, when the FAA and ASTM were dickering over what became the light sport aircraft rule, limitations on weight and performanceóbut not poweróbubbled to the top of the discussion. The airplanes were supposed to be less expensive, light and simple, but the rule didnít say they couldnít have neck-snapping power-to-weight ratios and thus the era of the 180-HP LSA is upon us.

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