Video: Airplains' Inpulse Anti Detonation Injection

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Although a lot of aircraft engines are approved to burn mogas, that doesn't include many high-compression, high-horspower engines like the Continental IO-520.  That's where the Airplains ADI system comes in.  It injects a water/methanol mixture into the induction system to allow the burning of lower-octane auto gas.  Here's a video tour of the system.