Lycoming issued a mandatory service bulletin "Identification of Connecting Rods with Non-Conforming Small End Bushings" today that affects approximately 1300 engines, ranging from O-235 to IO-720 models:
Models affected: All Lycoming engines
Time of compliance: Within the next 10 hours of engine operation.
Continue reading "Lycoming Mandatory Service Bulletin No. 632"
Lycoming Engines and Van's Aircraft are partnering again on a show special for Van's customers. New this year, customers have the option to add an electronic ignition system on their Lycoming engine. In addition, Lycoming Engines and Van's Aircraft announced a new partnership that enables Van's customers to select performance and color options for their engines via Lycoming's Thunderbolt product line. Continue reading "Lycoming and Van's Show Special on Electronic Ignition and Thunderbolt Options"
Thunderbolt Engines are Lycoming's brand of high performance, built-to-order power plants for Experimental aircraft. Lycoming is excited to announce an interactive "Thunderbolt Engine Builder" tool, which will enable customers to configure a Thunderbolt engine of their choice. Continue reading "Interactive Thunderbolt Engine Builder Tool Launch at Sun ’n Fun"
Frank Lukachinsky, a Lycoming Field Service and Support Engineer, will lead two forums addressing the care, maintenance and troubleshooting of Lycoming engines. Lycoming will offer this forum twice during Sun 'n Fun. Continue reading "Lycoming Sun 'n Fun Forums"
If you own a Lycoming Engine, you probably think of it as a piece of tried and true technology that has been around for so long there is not much anyone can discover that is new. And... you'd be wrong!
Since I attended the factory service school last winter, I have been subscribed to their update service for Service Bulletins, Letters, and Notes – and I have been amazed at the volume of material I receive on a monthly basis. For those who think that Lycoming is just producing the same old engines and parts over and over, with little going on in the realm of engineering, the surprise is that they are spending a lot of time on upgrades and customer support. Continue reading "Up to Date?"
Attendees at AirVenture can participate in a variety of activities when they visit Lycoming throughout the week. Here are the times and locations for various events.
Lycoming Factory Tour
Since not all AirVenture attendees can visit Lycoming's factory in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, the Lycoming booth will feature an interactive, self-guided tour of the Lycoming factory. The tour offers aviation enthusiasts the opportunity to learn about the manufacturing processes and innovation that takes place at the factory to produce genuine Lycoming aircraft engines and parts. Continue reading "Lycoming Engines Announces AirVenture Activities"