Engines


Fly Higher, Farther and Faster for Less

Discover a new way of flying. Retrofit your general aviation aircraft with the DeltaHawk Multi-Fuel family of engines.
Created to run longer, fly farther and climb higher all with the reliability you’ve come to expect from DeltaHawk.

The multi-fuel DeltaHawk engines are designed to be compact, lightweight, fuel-efficient, reliable, and, most importantly compliant with EPA standards going into effect January 2017. As a retrofit or new general aviation engine, DeltaHawk engines will go faster and farther while reducing fuel and maintenance costs.

Compared to other engines on the market, the DeltaHawk multi-fuel engines have:

  • 8% LOWER fuel burn
  • 11% LESS full fuel payload
  • 18% FASTER maximum cruise speed
  • 45% LONGER range

Compare – Early tests indicate the DeltaHawk engine outperforms even the company’s own current industry-leading engines.

 

RV7/7A (1)
DeltaHawk TD

RV 7/7A
IO-360

RV 10 (1)
DeltaHawk TD

RV 10
IO-390

RV 10
IO-540

Engine HP

200 200 200 210 260

Empty Weight lbs.

1134 1114 1480 1520 1600

Gross Weight lbs.

1800 1800 2700 2700 2700

Useful Load lbs.

666 686 1220 1180 1100

Full Fuel Payload lbs.

385 434 860 820 740

Fuel Capacity gals

42 42 60 60 60

Fuel Burn gph @ 75% (3)

8.51 10.5 8.51 11.75 14.5

Range sm

1024 704 1336 807 693

Climb Rate @ S/L

2,000+ fpm (2)
24,000 

1900 fpm
22,500

1,150+ fpm (2)
24,000

1,150 fpm
13,678

1,450 fpm
20,000

Max Cruise Speed sm@75%

244 207 223 186 197
  1. All numbers are estimated and are subject to change
  2. Can maintain max climb rate to 18,000 ft.
  3. Best power

DeltaHawk plans to test and certify their multi-fuel (Diesel or Jet-A) 160-200 horsepower engine family for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) standards and begin production in December 2015. Watch this space for more details and specifications as they become available.