This series was BRP’s first Rotax engine dedicated for aircraft application only. The Rotax 912 series is well regarded for its reliability and efficiency and is primarily targeted as the entry level motor in the light aviation industry. The 80 hp version of the Rotax 912 series offers a time between overhauls of 2.000 hours and is available as non-certified (Rotax 912 UL) as well as certified version according to FAR 33 (Rotax 912 F) and JAR 22 (Rotax 912 A). ROTAX 912 UL, ROTAX 912 A and ROTAX 912 F have no structural differences.
- 4-stroke liquid/air-cooled engine with opposed cylinders
- dry sump forced lubrication with separate oil tank
- 2 carburetors
- mechanical fuel pump
- dual electronic ignition
- electric starter
- propeller speed reduction unit
TBO — 2000 hours or 15 years of operation.
Warranty service life — 100 operating hours or 6 months after the first run, or 1 year from the date of purchase.
In the Russian Federation ROTAX 912 series engines are certified as a type (Type Certificate number ST313-AMD).
* Picture: 912 UL 3 DCDI with options.