The color of Aeroshell containers will be changing to a new vibrant red. Shell has not changed any of the formulas or product names. As this is a rolling change, the product you receive could be as seen in the picture to the left or the newer red container.
This product is a straight mineral oil used primarily during break-in of most four-stoke cycle certificated aviation piston engines. This premium oil is blended from selected high viscosity index base stocks and contain pour point depressants for improved fluidity at cold temperatures. It also has the following benefits:
Contain a pour point depressant for improved fluidity at cold temperatures
Compatible with most other aviation oils
Available in a full range of viscosity grades to meet your requirements
Four-stroke cycle certificated aircraft reciprocating piston engines when use of an ashless dispersant (AD) oil is not required
Used for break-in of most certificated four-stroke cycle aviation piston engines. The duration and lubrication for break-in vary, so aircraft owners should refer to the original engine manufacturer and/or overhaul facility for specific recommendations
antique aircraft, which operate with very low oil temperatures or in aircraft that, have previously been run exclusively on mineral oil for an extend period of time