Airwolf Filter Corp Earns STC Approval for Remote-mounted Oil Filter Systems for All Piston-Engine Aircraft Worldwide
Industry leader Airwolf Filter Corp, specialists in remote-mounted oil filter systems for piston aero-engines, has scored a market first. In the past 12 months the Airwolf team identified every aircraft data sheet on file with the FAA and EASA and added to their Approved Model List [AML] every remaining piston-engine aircraft powered by a Lycoming, Continental, Jacobs, Curtiss-Wright, Franklin, Pratt & Whitney, Husoi, Kinner, Warner, Ranger, or WSK PZL Kalisz engine.
These new approvals complete the Airwolf catalog, providing operators and pilots a one-stop shop for piston engine oil filter systems.
Jonny Quest, Airwolf operations director, said this new schedule is unique in aviation. â€œNow, every piston aero-engine is approved for our life-prolonging oil filter system without the need for local field approval from the FAA, EASA or Transport Canada. We take all the regulatory work off the shoulders of owners and operators. All they have to do is install it.â€
Further to the list of benefits of Airwolfâ€™s engine life-extending kits, the company is offering a $50 trade-in on ADC oil â€˜screenâ€™ filter systems. The offer is limited to one per customer and trade in must have been removed from a certified aircraft and must be accompanied by the original 337 form.
Airwolf has been at the forefront of added-value systems and components to the general aviation market for over 20 years, and today the company produces â€“ in addition to its certified remote filter systems for engines up to 3,000 hp â€“ air-oil separators, wet vacuum pumps, oil filter cutters and its new Oil Chillerâ„¢ cooler system.
â€œWe recognized early on that engines fitted only with oil screens were prone to early failure because fine particulate matter â€“ sand, metal shards, etc, remained in the oil system, easily bypassing the screenâ€, Quest added. â€œContaminated oil was, in fact, grinding the engines to premature overhaul (TBO). Oil screens simply donâ€™t do the job. Spin-on filters legally allow time between oil changes to double (50 hours versus 25).
â€œToday, with our across the board STCs for filter systems, we have become the single-source manufacturer, and truly a one-stop shop for of firewall-forward engine products,â€ Quest said. â€œFor all piston engines, we make flying safer.â€
Airwolf Filter Corp. is the worldâ€™s leading manufacturer of remote-mounted oil filters for horizontally-opposed and radial piston engines on general aviation aircraft. It also manufactures FAA-certified wet vacuum pumps, air oil separators, oil filter cutters and, through sister company, Airwolf Aerospace, Robinson helicopter rotor blade tape, and TT Straps for Bell 206 helicopters.