Rotax 100 years

fara

AR-1 gyro manufacturer
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Rotax as a company has committed itself to small aircraft engines. That's the reason OEMs generally go with a company that itself wants to do what they need and its part of their mission. Just as Lycoming and Continental are dedicated to GA piston engines. However. given the small volume involved in aircraft, everything specific to aircraft is always going to be more expensive because its purpose built for aircraft use

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Centennial Anniversary — 100 Years of Rotax Engines - ByDanJohnson.com
It started with a seemingly simple product. Since long before recreational aircraft arrived, the invention that launched the Rotax brand was a “rotary axle,” a freewheeling hub that advanced the then-state-of-the-art in bicycles. Get it? ROTary AXle. This goes way back; a patent was issued in...
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