What do our customers say?
"I'm very happy with my Aerotherm Ryan, easy to use and silent. Hook it up, do my walk around and prep and in half an hour, 45 minutes it starts like a Summer day. Preparation and proper procedures are so important with a Radial Engine. Living in Canada with colder winters I feel confident I'm doing one of the best things I can do for my ship."
It is 2 degrees today. I checked on my plane in the unheated hangar. The aerotherm was working great. I had it set at 65 degrees. It was cycling the heat on and off, ever so slowly. I'm very pleased with the aerotherm.
I have an R44 Raven II that is based in Boston. While the helicopter is stored in a hangar, the hangar is not heated. In the winter the hangar is frequently down into the low 20’s F and it can be difficult to start at times, never mind the potential for excess wear and tear. I thought about a Tanis, but then came upon the Alien Turbo heater. I thought this would be a perfect solution with a quilted cover from Bruce’s as I could keep the entire engine and the drive train warm and avoid the issues with uneven heating of the engine. Last winter it worked out perfectly. I just place the heater inside the rear cowling and set it at 70 degrees. The entire back end of the helicopter (including the fuel) stays warm. Engine starts just like it does in the spring time. I highly recommend this solution.
The Deuce works better than I ever imagined! I threw a couple of moving blankets on top, positioned the hoses into the cowls, careful not to obstruct the oil cooler, and left it plugged in to cycle on and off as needed. After a couple of days I noticed the heater only comes on maybe once every 5 minutes, and stays on no more than a minute at a time, maybe less. The engine is toasty warm. Thanks for such a great product.
Got my Aerotherm heater a couple weeks ago and just in time. The weather here in upstate New York went into the lower twenties. I set up the heater on my Skylane and left it turned on overnight. I went back the next day expecting that the motor would be running continuously, but to my pleasant surprise it was not. I reached inside the cowl and could just feel the warmth and of course she started right off with no trouble. I am very pleased.