Dietz #272 “Air Pilot” Rising Cone Burner

(1 customer review)

$19.95 USD

SKU: BNR-DHL-272 Category:


#2 Size “Cone-Less,” AKA “Rising-Cone” “Cold Blast” Burner whereas the “Cone” rises with the globe plate. Uses 7/8″ wick, included. Measures 2 7/8″ Across Wings. Fits: Dietz #8 Air Pilot, and older Dietz #2 lanterns that use a “Cone-Less” burner.

New production #272 burners are made in China
Vintage production #272 burners were made in the U.S.A. prior to 1970

NOTE: The Dietz #272 burner was originally used on Dietz #2 size lanterns, namely the #2 Blizzard and #2 Wizard, from 1913 until 1917 when World War 1 material shortages prompted a reversion back to the older style #262 “Wing-Lock Cone” burner. It was re-introduced in 1937 when Dietz started production of the Streamlined versions of the #2 Blizzard and #2 D-Lite, which were discontinued and replaced by the #8 Air Pilot in 1957, which continues to use the #272 burner.

This Burner DOES NOT Fit Embury Air Pilot #2 Lanterns, Include those marked with Hardware store names produced by Embury, Including, but not limited to: Blue Grass, Elgin, Gamble’s Artisan, Ward’s Better, Shapleigh Diamond, Hercules, Mastercaft, and Van Camp.

Additional information

Weight .5 lbs
Dimensions 2 × 4 × 2 in

Brass Plated, Steel, Vintage

1 review for Dietz #272 “Air Pilot” Rising Cone Burner

  1. derrick.hall (verified owner)

    Perfect fit for my No. 8 Air Pilot and works great. Very pleased.

    • Madison Kirkman

      Very Good. The Dietz #8 Air Pilot really has not changed since the 1950’s so it’s fairly easy to know which parts fit the lantern.

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