Lycoming Engines announced a redesign of its Engine School and the 2019 training schedule. The training program is now a single class, 5-day course that blends content from both prior courses, which focused on engine theory and disassembly/reassembly. The intent of the redesign is to make it easier for individuals to attend the training in a single week format. Continue reading "Lycoming's 2019 Engine School Dates"
Lycoming Engines published its 2018 EAA AirVenture activities that will take place July 23-29 in Oshkosh, WI.
Attendees of this show can visit Lycoming at booth 277-282 throughout the week. Continue reading "Lycoming Engines EAA AirVenture 2018 Activities"
At Sun 'n Fun 2018 we interviewed Jeff Schans, Lycoming's Sales manager and we asked about the popular Thunderbolt Engines.
Watch the short Product Minute video as Jeff describes the benefits of the Thunderbolt product line and what it means for the aircraft homebuilder. Continue reading "Product Minute: Lycoming Thunderbolt Engines"
How many of you have replaced the front crankshaft seal on a Lycoming engine? Yeah....I see a lot of hands up, which is what I figured. These seals can last the life of an engine, or be problematic children that seal and leak and get replaced a bunch of times in a short number of hours. My hypothesis is that it all has to do with how clean you get the bore. Or what adhesive you use. Or how you hold your tongue when you apply the sealant. Or... well, you get the point - probably a lot of things. Continue reading "Front Seal Tool"
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.
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"