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Worst fuel that worked in PT-6

Sam Snead

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You can run a PT-6 on AvGas with limitations on altitude and engine life... but I heard that if push comes to shove, they will run on almost anything.

Any PT-6 weird fuel stories out there?
 

FN FAL

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Sam Snead said:
You can run a PT-6 on AvGas with limitations on altitude and engine life... but I heard that if push comes to shove, they will run on almost anything.

Any PT-6 weird fuel stories out there?
Yea, I heard that the PT-6 can run on chocolate syrup, but you have to log it in the maintainences manual as a deviate control number, which requires some calculation with an E-6B slash charley.
 

Diesel

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the worse i've run it on is 100LL. I know some guys who've run them on diesel and home heating oil.
 

Cardinal

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Pratt & Whitney had one running on coal dust for some project, one would think that ethanol, biodeisel, and Mexican dirtwater would all work.
 
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