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The Answer Column

The Answer Column

 

 

The Answer Column as seen in Private Pilot, AMT, Flying, AOPA Pilot and other industry magazines.

This column is brought to you by AeroShell. Please send your questions to  THE ANSWER COLUMN, 1001 Fannin, Suite 500, Houston, TX 77002.

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Our Technical Experts

  1. What is the recommendation for oil change intervals? 

         By Paul Royko (Shell Aviation) and Rick Roper (Ram Aircraft)

  2. What tips can you offer to help me keep my aircraft’s engine in top condition?

         By Paul Royko (Shell Aviation) and Wayne Hammermeister  

         (Customer Service Manager, Ram Aircraft)

  3. Is it necessary to change the oil filter at every oil change? 

         By Paul Royko (Shell Aviation)

  4. Single grade oil vs. multi-grade oil: Which one is right for my aircraft?

         By Paul Royko (Shell Aviation)

  5. How often should the oil be changed in aircraft turbine engines?

          By Brian Mitchell (Shell  AviationTurbine Oil and Grease Expert)

  6. Recently I have been seeing a new Shell grease, AeroShell Grease 33MS. Can you provide some information on this product?

         By Brian Mitchell (Shell Turbine Oil and Grease Expert)

  7. How can I reduce the amount of time it takes to clean up my aircraft?

         By Paul Royko (Shell Aviation) and Renny Doyle (Detailer &

         Owner, Attention to Details)

  8. Periodically, I notice a few oil drops coming from my greased aircraft components. Can you comment on this phenomenon?

         By Brian Mitchell (Shell Aviation Turbine Oil and Grease Expert)

  9. Winter is fast approaching. What product should I use to protect my aircraft engine during winter storage?

         By Paul Royko (Shell Aviation)

  10. Why does my mechanic recommend AeroShell Oil W 15W-50 and not one of the lower-priced mineral oil multi-grades?

           What's the difference?

         By Paul Royko (Shell Aviation)

  11. How much grease is enough grease?

         By Brian Mitchell (Shell AviationTurbine Oil and Grease Expert)

  12. Why did my engine rust, even though I fly often and at the correct oil temperature?

         By Paul Royko (Shell Aviation)

Mr Brian Mitchell, Shell Turbine Oil and Grease Expert

Mr Brian Mitchell, Shell Turbine Oil and Grease Expert

Mr Paul Royko, Technical Manager, US

Mr Paul Royko, Technical Manager, US