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TEMPEST AND ELECTROAIR SPONSOR JULIE CLARK AT SUN-N-FUN

LAKELAND, FL – Tempest Plus Marketing Group and Electroair are pleased to announce that they will jointly support Julie Clark Air Shows for her performances at the 2015 Sun-n-Fun Fly-In.   Julie Clark Air Shows features Julie flying her beautifully restored and polished T-34 in a graceful and powerful aerial ballet as a patriotic tribute […]

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KIRBY CHAMBLISS ANNOUNCES TEMPEST AS TEAM PARTNER FOR 2015 RED BULL AIR RACE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

GIBSONVILLE, NC – Tempest Plus Marketing Group (TPMG) is pleased to commit once again to its partnership with world-renowned aerobatic pilot Kirby Chambliss. “Kirby is not only a championship aerobatic and Red Bull Air Race pilot, but he has been a good friend of Tempest for many years,” says John Herman, President of Tempest, “and we are proud […]

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Tempest announces Sun ‘n Fun Activities

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Tempest and Rower Airshows Team up for Sun-N-Fun 2014

GIBSONVILLE, NC – Tempest Plus Marketing Group (TPMG) is pleased to announce they have teamed up with Rower Airshows for Sun-n-Fun 2014. Gary Rower of Rower Airshows is the premier 450HP Stearman performer in North America. Gary combines the skill of 40 years and 20,000+ hours in the cockpit with the grace of a truly […]

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Kirby Chambliss announces Tempest as Team Partner for 2014 Red Bull Air Race World Championship

Eloy, AZ February 17, 2014 — Team Chambliss announces Tempest as a personal team partner for the 2014 Red Bull Air Race season which kicks off February 28th in Abu Dhabi, UAE. “Tempest is proud of our longstanding relationship with Kirby Chambliss and his team. We are extremely honored to be a part of Kirby’s team in the […]

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Tempest Tech-Tip 1113 Oil Filter ADB Valves

Background Many aircraft engine oil filters incorporate anti-drain-back valves (ADB valves). Most mechanics know about them, but there’s lots of misunderstanding about what they do and why. This Tempest Tech Tip takes the mystery out of the ADB valve. ADB valves help prevent engines from running without sufficient oil pressure immediately after a ‘hot start’. A hot start is when you land, shut […]

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Aviation Consumer Selects Tempest Best Oil Filter

Tempest is pleased to announce that Aviation Consumer has selected Tempest as the best oil filter. In their July 2013 issue, Aviation Consumer published their choices for best products of the year.  Among those products honored, Tempest was selected as the best oil filter.  Aviation Consumer chose Tempest for its unique by-pass valve design, filtering […]

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Tempest Introduces New Spark Plug Tray

Tempest is pleased to announce the immediate availability of our AA446 spark plug tray. The new Tempest spark plug tray is constructed of high quality metal protecting the spark plugs from damage.  Other trays can be prone to tipping and spilling the spark plugs onto the hangar floor rendering them unusable. The Tempest tray design […]

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Tempest Tech-Tip 0613: Alaska Cold Starts

What really happens in an oil filter during a cold start? First, by cold start, we’re talking about starting an engine in temperatures below about 20 degrees F. In places where it gets colder than a Montana well digger’s butt, many aircraft mechanics have seen oil filters burst by cold starts. But, why does it happen? What’s […]

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Tempest Named Supplier of Choice by Continental Motors

Tempest Plus Marketing Group (TPMG) is pleased to announce that Continental Motors, Inc. (CMI) has selected Tempest® as their supplier of choice for spark plugs and oil filters. Tempest introduced its line of oil filters in 2004, and in December 2009 completed the acquisition of the Autolite spark plug line from Unison Industries. Tempest oil filters and spark […]

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Tempest Original Oil Filter Chosen by Aviation Consumer

Tempest is pleased to announce that Aviation Consumer, in a side-by-side comparison published in their March 2013 issue, has chosen the Tempest Original Oil Filter above our competition. Tempest was chosen for its innovate product enhancements and value.  Aviation Consumer concluded that the magnet contained in every Tempest filter makes it easier to get a […]

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Tempest Announces Overhauled ®PowerFlite®Alternator Now Available for Cessna Aircraft!

Tempest is pleased to announce their popular PowerFlite alternator, eligible on Cessna aircraft, is now available in overhauled condition. The 28 volt, 60 amp alternator is the latest product innovation from Tempest.  The alternator, part number 9910591-11ACR is a collaborative effort from Tempest, Aerospace Components, & T&W Electrical, the designers and manufacturers of the popular Tempest PowerFlite starter.   […]

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Tempest Tech-Tip 0213 The “Right” Way to Check Spark Plug Resistors

Have you ever wondered, why all the talk about internal resistance in spark plugs? Are you curious about why 5000 ohms is the limit for internal resistance? Do you find the discussion about the “right” way to check spark plug resistors to be confusing? To answer these and other questions about the “right” way to […]

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Tempest Tech-Tip 1012 “Changing Spark Plugs”

Last month Tempest introduced its first in a series of helpful tips for the maintenance professional and pilot/owner.  Tempest Tech-Tips will be written periodically and focus on specific topics we believe are relevant to Tempest’s customers. The first Tech-Tip 0912 dealt with the subject of magnets in Tempest oil filters.  If you missed it, you […]

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Tempest® PowerFlite® Alternator Now Available!

Tempest is pleased to announce the immediate availability of their new PowerFlite alternator for the newer model Cessna aircraft. The 28 volt, 60 amp alternator is the latest product innovation from Tempest.  The alternator, part number 9910591-11AC is a collaborative effort from Tempest and Aerospace Components, the designers and manufacturers of the popular Tempest PowerFlite […]

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Cold Weather is Coming… Time to Prepare

Winter and cold weather are coming upon us very quickly.  Now is the time to check your de-ice and back-up pneumatic systems. It is a fact the majority of 400 series pump failures are attributed to de-ice regulators not functioning properly due to a lack of preventive maintenance. Preventive maintenance or replacement now will…             […]

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Tempest Product Information E-Letter: How Do I Preserve My Engine?

With winter rapidly approaching, aircraft owners are wondering how to preserve their engine during those idle months. The Tempest AA1000 EPS is a great tool to reduce corrosion in your engine by reducing the humidity level in your engine. Tempest has prepared a video that demonstrates the benefits of this system. All engines accumulate moisture […]

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