Question of the Week: Future Fuel, Part II — Where's Lead in the Equation?

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Last week, we asked AVweb readers which of the currently-proposed alternatives to 100LL (if any) will reign as the avgas of the future.

While none of the options topped 50% of the vote, the most popular single option (with 39% of the vote) was that leaded fuel will be history soon, but the main source of aviation fuel will still be petroleum. Not all of you were convinced, however another 31% of readers said that while petroleum is viable for the short term, we must keep working on alternatives.

Want to see a full breakdown of responses? Take a moment to answer the question yourself, and then you can view real-time results.


The AVweb Insider Blog has lit up with discussion over the importance of eliminating lead from avgas. This week, we'd like to put the question to readers in the form of a poll.

What stance should general aviation take toward the use of lead in avgas?
(click to answer)

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