AIRSHOW SEMINAR: Info on Newest Rotax Aircraft Engine

April 2, 2013
“Everything You Need to Know About the New Rotax 912 iS” Presented by Leading American Rotax Expert, Phil Lockwood

Sebring, FLORIDA / April 1, 2012 — Phil Lockwood’s Rotax Aircraft Engine Forum is always one of the most attended talks at major airshows. For Sun ‘n Fun, Phil is pleased to announce the forums for this season-opening event.

            Hear Phil Lockwood speak about the Rotax two-stroke engine on Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 at 10:00 AM to 11:15. The forum will be held in the new Paradise City area on the southeast of Sun ‘n Fun. Phil will inform listeners about fuels, specifically about the use of 100 LL avgas or ethanol mogas plus he will cover which oil products have proven well in company evaluations.

            Phil will speak about the Rotax 9-series of four-stroke engine on Thursday, April 11th, 2013 at 10:00 AM to 11:15. The forum will be held in the new Paradise City area on the southeast of Sun ‘n Fun. Phil will discuss the comparison test his company has been running on the AirCam where they installed a carburetor 912 ULS on one side and a fuel-injected Rotax 912 iS on the other. No one else has this info.

            “So many improvements come with the Rotax 912 iS engine that pilots and mechanics alike will want to come and increase their awareness,” explained Lockwood, who is president of Lockwood Aviation Supply, the number one Rotax service center in North America. All Rotax owners or aircraft mechanics may benefit by attending. For ultralight or kit-built aircraft, Phil will also speak about two-stroke engines.


The 9-series engines from Rotax power an overwhelming majority of Light-Sport Aircraft (LSA) ( Since 1973 Rotax has delivered more than 125,000 aircraft engines — including more than 40,000 9-series engines — and the company can produce more than 200,000 powerplants annually. Over its history, Rotax has delivered more than 3 million engines of all types.


Phillip Lockwood has been an active pilot since 1978 with over 2,500 hours accumulated in more than 100 different types of aircraft. He serves as president and CEO of Lockwood Aviation Supply, a company he founded in 1989, now the largest Service Center for Rotax Aircraft engines in North America and a major source for all types of Light Sport Aircraft parts and accessories. Another company, Lockwood Aviation Repair, is the only FAA licensed repair station (L2DR339H) that specializes, specifically, in the repair and overhaul of Rotax Aircraft engines. Located in the same Sebring, Florida facility is Phil’s Flight school, Lockwood Aviation which specializes in LSA flight training.

To learn more about Lockwood aviation companies, visit their headquarters at the Sebring, Florida airport; call 863-655-5100; or send e-mail to [email protected].