Preheating engines for winter operations is at best a miserable chore and at worst can be a disaster for the plane, the pilot & flight operations - until the development of the E-Z Heat Aircraft Engine Heater. The E-Z Heat was designed to provide very efficient engine heating for virtually all propeller driven aircraft. The heaters consist of a flexible synthetic pad that easily conforms to the contours of the oil pan. This pad will heat 12 quarts of oil from -40° to +60°F in an hour while using approximately 300 watts of electricity. This is made possible by the space age material inherent in the design of the heater itself. FAA accepted: No STC or Form 337 required. Reduces engine wear and allows easy flow of engine oil to vital components in extreme sub-zero weather.
Power Consumption: 300 watts or less / Thermostatically Controlled
Power Requirement: 110/120 volts (models 441 and 540 are available in 220 volts).
Installation: The adhesive is already on the pad. All you need to do is peel and stick it on!
Preheat Time: 3 to 5 hours on cold soaked engine, although, since unit is thermostatically controlled, it may be left on overnight, or all the time. Cowl covers and prop covers are recommended for extreme cold weather, they also reduce preheat time.
Lite Brite Plug: With this new lighted plug, the owner simply has to look out the window or peek in the hangar to see if they remembered to plug in their E-Z Heat engine pre-heater!
Weight: Only 9 ounces!
Heat Transfer: Convection/conduction, the safest way of heat transfer available. No flames or glowing elements that are potential fire hazards.
E-ZHeat Models 540: 2 pads - 3" x 5 3/4" 1/32" and 3" x 4" x 1/32"
Applies to Continental Engines: O-470, IO 470, O-520, IO-520
Applies to Lycoming Engines: IO-540 A, B, E, G, K, M, S, P; TIO-540 (except C); IO 720