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Survey on engine hours

Unread post by Swampdonkey » Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:30 pm

Hi fellow Jabinaughts,

Are there any members here that have 3300 engines that have flown past 1000 hrs?

The reason I'm asking is that the question has been raised that; "....it has been unheard of that any 3300 engine have reached 1000hrs without a top overhaul or some kind of major work......" the argument is that they are unreliable and don't make it to 1000 hrs. It is my view that not many engines (as a percentage of the total fleet average TT) have even reached 1000hrs TT, so his statement may be true to the extent that very few have actually flown to 1000hrs.

So what I'm asking here is whether there are any engines out there that have passed 1000 hrs with nothing but scheduled maintenance?
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Re: Survey on engine hours

Unread post by JoeyA » Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:40 pm

My Jabi J430 2007 has done 906hrs only with services and is running great with no problems.
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Re: Survey on engine hours

Unread post by Flooi » Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:40 pm

Very quiet here... I have no stats, but I can give an 'informed' guess that if well looked after,
most will reach at least 700 hrs without a hiccup...... and many will reach 1000 hrs in time
for top-end.
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Re: Survey on engine hours

Unread post by ZuluBen » Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:17 am

Many make 1000 hrs no problem.

But I follow the flight school protocol and do at 500hrs, as I fly over hours of "no place to land" area.

Cheap enough :wink:
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Re: Survey on engine hours

Unread post by Flooi » Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:41 pm

ZuluBen wrote:
Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:17 am
Many make 1000 hrs no problem.

But I follow the flight school protocol and do at 500hrs, as I fly over hours of "no place to land" area.

Cheap enough :wink:
Goeie idee.. =D>
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Re: Survey on engine hours

Unread post by stefan » Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:44 pm

I did my Safari with a 3300 top overhaul at 980 hr's and sold it with 1700 hrs on the clock and it flew another 200 before the new owner decided to replace the engine with a new one. The new one is also still going strong.
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Re: Survey on engine hours

Unread post by Flooi » Wed Nov 07, 2018 8:10 am

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stefan wrote:
Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:44 pm
I did my Safari with a 3300 top overhaul at 980 hr's and sold it with 1700 hrs on the clock and it flew another 200 before the new owner decided to replace the engine with a new one. The new one is also still going strong.
Because cooling was right and it worked hard..... used for training. I once nursed a newly overhauled 0200
and it lasted only 45 hours... #-o
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