ASTM WK27848

    Revision of D6227 - 04a Standard Specification for Grade 82 Unleaded Aviation Gasoline

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    Active Standard: D6227 - 14

    Developed by Subcommittee: D02.J0.02 | Committee D02 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Rationale

    In December 2006 ASTM Committee meetings a request was made by Industry members to include a higher octane unleaded aviation gasoline Grade of 87 Motor Octane Number (MON, ASTM D2700) minimum (UL87) in ASTM D6227. The premise was to broaden the applicability of the specification to cover engines designed to operate on mid/high octane unleaded automotive gasoline. Following a Task Force program to verify the position, appropriate changes to the ASTM D6227 specification were proposed at the December 2009 ASTM Committee meeting. This Ballot seeks approval of those proposals.


    aviation gasoline; ether; fuel; gasoline/alcohol blends; gasoline/ether blends; gasoline/oxygenate blends; octane requirement; unleaded aviation gasoline;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Roger Gaughan


    D02 (10-04)

    Ballot Item Approved as D6227-2010 and Pending Publication