Continental Diesel is in every respect, the leading brand for certified kerosene piston aircraft engines in general aviation. The longest experience, most engines in operation, best tracked reliability, most diesel flight hours and the largest service network for diesel aircraft engines. We have the necessary certifications and experience to provide retrofits, replacements, upgrades and maintenance services for the Continental Diesel engines.
The Continental Diesel engines are certified according to the requirements of FAA and EASA and are technically advanced diesel engines which can operate on auto-diesel (DIN 590) and on the standard aviation fuel kerosene (Jet Fuel, Jet-A). Continental Diesel engines can be used both as a retrofit and for factory new aircraft.
As far back as 2001, the manufacturer of Continental Diesel engines became the first company in the world to receive type certification for its kerosene piston aircraft engines. The company offers state-of-the-art, fuel efficient kerosene piston aircraft engines flight schools, charter companies, clubs, and every pilot who wants to enjoy lower operating costs for fuel and service.
Altogether, the some 3,500 plus Continental Diesel engines operated in General Aviation have to date successfully completed more than 3.5 million flight hours.