BRP-Rotax is proud to again be part of a leading innovation in aviation: the British Royal Air Force (RAF) recently announced the world’s first flight using 100% synthetic fuel which has been achieved on November 02nd, 2021 in Great Britain with a Rotax-powered Comco Ikarus C42 microlight aircraft.
Perfect weather conditions in Austria welcomed the first guests of the 2021’s Rotax Fly-In which took place from Aug 20th to 22nd 2021 at the Airfield in Wels. The perfect weather lasted the whole weekend and allowed for a comfortable get-together in the outside area of the airfield.
BRP-Rotax announced that it will stop the production of the legendary 2-stroke Rotax 582 UL aircraft engine by end of 2021. This decision has been taken considering the nearly full transition of the light and ultralight aircraft market towards 4-stroke aircraft engines.
The EAA Airventure in Oshkosh is a highlight of the international aircraft exhibitions and thanks to the lowered restrictions, the event is opening the doors again with the latest innovations of aircraft products and services as well as the air show performances of the world’s best aerobatic pilots.
Gunskirchen, Austria, June 16, 2021 – BRP-Rotax is very proud to announce that the Rotax 915 iS aircraft engine was awarded best powertrain by the readers of “Aerokurier”, the german based aviation magazine.
Gunskirchen, May 17, 2021 – BRP-Rotax is proud to announce the cooperation with LLS Ltd. from Israel, offering their application frontline.io for service, maintenance, training and sales activities for the worldwide network as well as the coding of a product configuration tool. This step opens up a multitude of advantages building a bridge between the physical world and a variety of possibilities of XR-technologies like AR and VR.
We are glad to announce that the Gyro-Tractor of ELA Aviation received all licences and is now ready for you.
The Blackwing BW 624 RG and BW 635 FG have received the DULV-approval and swedisch certificate.
The Messe Friedrichshafen announced the cancellation of the AERO 2021 due to the Corona crisis.
Alpi Aviation is presenting their first aircraft with the Rotax 915 iS Limited edition engine with the serial no 1/200 developed and launched for the celebration of the centenary of Rotax in 2020.
To travel around the world in a Trike is an adven-ture which is not for everyone. The two extreme adventurers from Germany are living their dream that became the philosophy of their life. Their Trike – equipped with a Rotax 912 ULS/S – gets them safely from one stage to the next. They have already crossed two continents in the last few years and the goal for the next years includes these continents – Africa, Asia and the ultimate goal, Australia.
On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Rotax, the magazine Aerokurier has published an article about the successful history from the free-wheel hub to the worldwide market leader.
Read the whole story here.
San Francisco, California and Gunskirchen, Austria – October 21, 2020 – ATP, a leading provider of information services and software solutions for the aviation industry, along with Austrian company BRP-Rotax GmbH & Co KG, is pleased to announce the addition of the Rotax 912 certified engine series to the growing catalog of technical publications offered through ATP Libraries™.
Check out the latest Rotax high quality merchandise in our brand new online shop.
Special deals available for a limited time!
Gunskirchen, July 13, 2020 – BRP-Rotax is annually honouring the top distributors of aircraft engines with the “Distributor of the Year” award which recognizes the exceptional performance of the best three aircraft distributors.
The sought-after German aviation aerokurier magazine Awards are presented every year in several categories at a special ceremony at the Aero expo in Friedrichshafen. As the Aero was cancelled due to the Corona crisis, the winners have been published on the magazine’s website.
Gunskirchen, Februar 18, 2020 – At the Aero in Friedrichshafen BRP-Rotax is presenting an anniversary edition for the 100th anniversary of the company that is celebrated in 2020, which is available as a limited edition. Beyond that are also shown latest technologies for more ease of Service- and Maintenance work in the future.
Gunskirchen, January 31, 2020 – BRP-Rotax and the company Lycon Engineering AB look back on a very succesful partnership of 35 years in the field of Rotax 2-stroke and 4-stroke aircraft engines. The cooperation will terminate by the end of January 2020 and the sales territory will be splitted to 2 longtime partners.
CFS Aeroproducts Ltd - Distribution Partner for BRP-Rotax aircraft products and services for UK and Ireland - has recently opened the new facility in Warwick which allows for the development of a major new employment site at Gateway South. The overhaul and repair facility now offers a modern and attractive working environment for its 40 employees and sets a new milestone in its company history.
Gunskirchen, Austria, September 03rd, 2019 – Perfect weather conditions and an exciting program awaited the guests of the Rotax Fly-In 2019 at the Aerodrome Wels from August 30th – September 01st, 2019. Pilots were flying into Wels not only from Austria but also from the neighbor countries France, Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Italy and Germany and enjoyed a relaxed weekend amongst like-minded.
ROTAX is pleased to invite you to the Fly-In in Wels and the company tour of the production site in Gunskirchen. Following please find a short schedule and description of the event.
From August 30 to September 1, 2019, the Rotax Fly-in 2019 will take place in Wels. The event offers a casual weekend at the airfield Wels in Upper Austria among numerous flight enthusiasts from all over Europe. A program with exciting activities and catering is planned. We are looking forward to welcoming you!
Gunskirchen, Austria, April 03, 2019 – At the AERO Friedrichshafen, the largest trade show for general aviation in Europe, also this year BRP-Rotax and FRANZ Aircraft Engines will offer information sessions on Rotax aircraft engines. During these Tech Talks the attendees will gain fascinating insights into the world of Rotax aircraft engines.
Germany-based Flight Design is now offering its CT Super Sport Injection in North America.
The model, which boasts a high cruising speed of 120 knots, a VNE of 146 knots, and a useful load of more than 600 pounds, is being reintroduced to the Americas, reported Tom Peghiny, president of Flight Design USA.
Oshkosh, U.S.A., July 31st, 2018 – The eye-catching One Week Wonder project, where a complete plane was built from start to finish within seven days, returned to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in Wis-consin, U.S.A., the world’s largest annual gathering of aviation enthusiasts, after 2014 and counted – according to first indications – more than 2.500 participants.
The Rotax Flying and Safety Club (RFSC) and BRP-Rotax network are offering information sessions conducted by experienced RFSC instructors during the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 in Wisconsin, U.S.A., the world’s largest annual gathering of aviation enthusiasts.
Who would have thought that in less than 8 years, an engine revolution will take place at Rotax. For decades, hardly anything happened on the engine sector, but then it went straightaway. The result, the Rotax 915 iS.
The eagerly anticipated Sling TSi test article recently made its public debut in South Africa and will be unveiledat the upcoming EAA Airventure at Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USA in July 2018.
The Sling TSi, like its predecessors, has reeived criticacl acclaim for its capabilities, effortless handling andall-round functionality. The name ‘TSi’ is a homage to its Rotax 915 iS engine and marks a new chapter in TAF’svision to build the world’s most loved light aircraft.
Yesterday evening at the AERO Friedrichshafen, the largest trade show for general aviation in Europe, BRP-Rotax aircraft engines have been awarded best powertrain by ‘aerokurier’, the German aviation magazine.
BRP-Rotax’s Distributor of the Year Awards are annually given to its top distributors. The annual award recognizes the exceptional performance of its three best aircraft distributors. Congratulations to:
1st place: Luciano Sorlini SPA
2nd place: Peiport Industries Ltd.
3rd place: Moteur Aéro Distribution
At the AERO Friedrichshafen, the largest trade show for generalaviation in Europe, Information Sessions on Rotax aircraft organized by BRP-Rotax and FRANZ AircraftEngines GmbH will take place.During these special trainings the attendees will gain fascinating insights into the world of Rotax aircraftengines.
Brandnew Rotax 915iS arrives in Russia for L45 development.
Even though currently frozen in a few feet of snow and lots of ice, the folks at SeaBear Aircraft in Samara Russia are excited to report the arrival of two brand spanking new 141 horsepower Rotax 915iS engines.
As the 2018 flying season launches, a long-awaited powerplant from Rotax Aircraft Engines is beginning to arrive in the USA and to be shipped on to customers for installation...
Full article by Dan Johnson
The BRP-Rotax Team celebrates the 915 iSc3 A Type Certificate from EASA
BRP receives the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Type Certificate (TC) for its new Rotax 915 iSc3 A aircraft engine.
SB-912 i-008 R1/ 912-070 R1/ 914-052 R1
SB-912 i-008iS/ 912-070UL/ 914-052UL
Inspection and/or replacement of the valve push-rod assy., rocker arm left and rocker arm right for ROTAX Engine Type 912i, 912 and 914 (Series)
Gunskirchen, April 14, 2017 – BRP-Rotax recently honoured its distributors with its 2016 Distributor of the Year Award. Congratulations to the winners of the annual award program.
1st place: FRANZ Aircraft Engines Vertrieb GmbH and Teveso S.R.O.
2nd place: Kodiak Research LTD. and Luciano Sorlini SPA
3rd place: CFS Aeroproducts Limited and Moteur Aero Distribution
by Dan Johnson
BRP-Rotax’ latest aircraft engine development, the Rotax 915 iS aircraft engine was awarded with the German aviation magazine aerokurier’s Innovation Award “powertrain of the future” during the AERO Friedrichshafen, the largest trade show for general aviation in Europe.
BRP-Rotax informed about the latest development steps on the Rotax 915 iS, a 4-stroke, 4-cylinder turbocharged aircraft engine with intercooler and redundant fuel injection system during the press conference at the AERO Friedrichshafen, the largest trade show for general aviation in Europe.
According to tradition, there will be Rotax Familiarization Training sessions at the AERO 2017 in Friedrichshafen.
During the Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In & Expo 2017 in Florida, U.S.A., the Rotax Flying and Safety Club (RFSC) and BRP-Rotax are offering information sessions conducted by experienced RFSC instructors at the 2017 Sun 'n Fun free of charge.
Extend your experience on the Rotax 912 iS and Rotax 915 iS aircraft engines at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016.
BRP-Rotax received the Type Acceptance for the ROTAX 912 S2 engine in India.
Last year, BRP and its Rotax brand celebrated 40 years of Rotax aircraft engines and launched a contest that ended on December 31, 2015 to find the oldest certified Rotax aircraft engine in operation.
The Rotax brand is successful on the market for 95 years, which since June 15, 2016 is also reflected in the company name! BRP-Powertrain GmbH & Co KG became BRP-Rotax GmbH & Co KG.
The 912 engine has become an industrial standard in experimental and light aviation and training ensures proper use and maintenance practices
By Marino Boric
With 606 companies from around the world and 30,800 visitors the AERO Friedrichshafen 2016 took place from April 20-23, 2016. It was the first time that BRP-Rotax presented the Rotax 915 iS aircraft engine in Europe.
AVweb - Mary Grady
AINonline - Amy Laboda
by Jean Michel Ozoux
BRP-Rotax certified by The Republic of Korea
BRP introduces a new turbocharged Rotax Aircraft Engine.
AOPA by Thomas A. Horne
The company celebrates this year 40 years of one of the most prestigious business segments in its history which dates back to 1920 were the company with the name ROTAX-WERK AG was founded.
Plane & Pilot
One year additional warranty for Rotax 912 iS/iSc Sport engines free of charge until December 31, 2015
Rotax aircraft engine awarded "Powertrain of the Future"
BRP launches a contest to find the oldest active certified Rotax aircraft engine
General Aviation News
Flyer / Skies / International Pilot
BRP continues flight school contest and will donate a brand new Rotax 912 iS Sport
News Avia / Aeromarkt.net / Dan Johnson
BRP donated a Rotax 912 iS Sport engine to Madiba Bay School of Flight, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa, the flight school that achieved the first time between overhauls (TBO) of 2,000 hours on their Sling 2equipped with a Rotax 912 iS engine.