PMag for 6-Cylinder Engines

Brad of eMAg with a new 6-cylinder ignition on the left and a legacy 4-cylinder on the right.

Sun 'n Fun 2017 boasts a super selection of vendors with products for builders and owners of EAB aircraft. There are four large hangars in addition to acres of outdoor displays. If you were shopping for an electronic ignition to replace standard magnetos you were especially spoilt for choice with the manufacturers of four such systems on hand to answer questions and sell their wares. Continue reading "PMag for 6-Cylinder Engines"

E-Mag Delivering a Six Cylinder Unit for Experimentals

Six cylinder E-mag ignition system

Face it. The big bore, high compression engines of today are handicapped by the simple fact that they cannot adjust their ignition timing for varying flight conditions. Magnetos just don't do it. And because of that, our piston engines don't always develop power efficiently. An electronic engine ignition system can, as we all know, but the options for those desiring electronic ignition for their aircraft, until recently, have been slim. Continue reading "E-Mag Delivering a Six Cylinder Unit for Experimentals"

E-Mag Simplified Electronic Ignition Coming Soon

E-Mag, the maker of self-powered electronic ignitions, has announced the pending release of its six-cylinder model for the Lycoming (I)O-540. The six cylinder, self-powered electronic ignition will be available in the fourth quarter of 2010. Priced at $1600, this ignition boasts a significant weight savings over traditional magnetos. It provides all of the advantages of the four cylinder 114 P-mags, but with fewer moving parts. By using fewer moving parts, E-Mag has reduced the parts count of this ignition to one. Yes, you read that correctly: There is only one moving part in the new ignition. Continue reading "E-Mag Simplified Electronic Ignition Coming Soon"