ADEPT Airmotive identified the opportunity to satisfy the need for modern, fuel efficient engines to power existing and new light aircraft and has designed,developed and is now manufacturing a range of General Aviation engines specifically to address our customer requirements.
Our competitive advantage lies in considerable weight saving, robust and compact design, superior engine management, fuel efficiency and reduced maintenance costs.
Each engine model shares the following attributes:                                           
  • Advanced Internal Combustion Technology  
  • Light weight  
  • Fuel efficient
  • Smooth and responsive
  • Integrated PSRU
  • Compact and robust architecture 
  • Liquid cooled  
  • Compatible with Avgas, Mogas or Biofuel 
  • FADEC  
  • Advanced materials 
  • High power density
ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS                                                    280N          320T
Horsepower  280hp   320hp
Maximum Torque at Propeller   585ft-lbs  780ft-lbs
Maximum Engine RPM  5500rpm  5500rpm
Maximum Propeller RPM  2700RPM (2250RPM Option) 2700RPM (2250RPM Option)
Engine Layout  120 Degree V6  120 Degree V6
Valve train  24 Valve Quad Cam 24 Valve Quad Cam
Multi Fuel Compatibility  91 Unleaded / 100LL / E15  93 Unleaded / 100LL / E15
Cooling  Liquid and Oil Cooled  Liquid and Oil Cooled 
Bore / Stroke 98mm x 70mm (3.85” x 2.75”) 98mm x 70mm (3.85” x 2.75”)
Capacity  3.2 Litre (  3.2 Litre ( 
Fuel System Sequential Fuel Injection  Sequential Fuel Injection
Ignition  Electronic Control Electronic Control
Induction  Normally Aspirated   Turbo and Intercooled
Lubrication Dry Sump   Dry Sump 
Dry Weight  147kg (324lb  155kg (340lbs)
Projected TBO   2500 Hours 2500 Hours
Non Type Certified Price*   US $65,000  US $85,000

*Indicative list price quoted are as at January 2017 and subject to periodic adjustment in line with USA Inflation rates (CPI) at ADEPT's sole discretion.

ADEPT’s innovative approach to design and engineering is unique in GA, but would not be considered unusual by anyone familiar with the high tech world of Motor racing, Moto GP or the Aerospace and Defence industries. In industries that require innovative thinking, rapid but reliable product, robust testing and validation, and which are mission critical - dependent on achieving focussed and critical outcomes, there are common themes and practices that make the best stand out.
ADEPT’s use of the latest technology 3D CAD packages enables virtual design and prototyping to validate form, fit and function in a concurrent engineering environment, and the use of engine design and simulation software all mean that the design stage is stable, cost effective and rapid.
In addition, all design work is done in accordance with the certification requirements of an aviation regulatory approved Design Organisation. The use of Rapid Prototyping and Additive Manufacturing  has also led to shortened lead times in getting prototype engines built and tested, and advanced Finite Element Analysis, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Non Destructive Testing processes, and Casting Simulation programmes all play their part in ADEPT’s manufacturing and development programme.
The ADEPT engine range features a novel and unique (in GA) engine architecture.  The 120deg V6 engine layout gives the best solution to the requirements for a lightweight, compact engine with extremely high mechanical strength and integrity, as well as excellent balance, uniform cooling, and the optimum integration of the engine/Propeller Speed Reduction Unit. Fully sequential fuel injection, a unique lubrication system, anti-backlash and cush-drive mechanisms in the PSRU all contribute to the smoothest running piston engine in GA. Although in excess of 70% of the engine is produced in-house, all outsourced components and materials are premium quality items that come from approved sources, with full traceability and conformance with International standards.


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