Question of the Week: Are Aircraft Engines Going Diesel?

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Last week, in the wake of DayJet's cutbacks, we asked AVweb readers whether air taxi services still have a bright future ahead.

A third of you said yes, but in a limited capacity, and nearly as many gave an unequivocal yes as your answer. It seems most of our audience still has high hopes for the air taxi industry ... .

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Between new designs, new fuels, and better engineering, aircraft engines can be the most dynamic segment of the aviation business. Diesels have garnered a lot of attention lately, and we'd like to know whether you think this is a genuine shift in thinking or just a fad.

Are diesel engines the wave of the future?
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