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Rotorway launches new RW7 model at AirVenture 2015 in Oshkosh

Rotorway launches new RW7 model at AirVenture 2015 in Oshkosh

21-Jul-2015Source: Rotorway

RotorWay is proud to introduce the RW7 at this year’s Airventure in Oshkosh WI. The RW7 is a result of over 48 years of helicopter design and manufacturing and a commitment to providing quality well designed helicopters. The RW7 is proof of our commitment with more power, more range, more payload and more cabin room... Read more

Lycoming announces EAA AirVenture 2015 Activities

Lycoming announces EAA AirVenture 2015 Activities

13-Jul-2015Source: Lycoming

BACKGROUND: Lycoming produces more piston engines for general aviation manufacturers than any other company in the world. They’re the workhorses of flight schools. The confident choices for kit builders. The high-performance equipment of aerobatic stars. And the security blankets of bush pilots. Lycoming engines power a wide range of aircraft because they satisfy an increasing... Read more

Lycoming Engines Celebrates 85 Years of Aviation Innovation

Lycoming Engines Celebrates 85 Years of Aviation Innovation

2-Apr-2014Source: Lycoming

Lycoming Engines, an operating division of Avco Corporation, is pleased to announce that 2014 marks its 85th year of innovation in aviation technology. Over the years, Lycoming has earned a reputation as a market leader by focusing on innovative and reliable piston engine propulsion solutions for aviation. On April 3, 1929, a Beech-designed TravelAir biplane... Read more

Lycoming Eliminates “Frequent” Use Requirement on 2200 TBO for Robinson Helicopters

Lycoming Eliminates “Frequent” Use Requirement on 2200 TBO for Robinson Helicopters

10-Mar-2014Source: Robinson

Lycoming Service Instruction No. 1009AW (February 24, 2014) eliminates the previous 2200 time-between-overhaul (TBO) requirement that specified engines be used in “frequent” service, defined as 40 hours or more per month. The Service Instruction extends the engine overhaul period from 2000 to 2200 hours without restrictions, and applies only to Lycoming engines built to specifications... Read more

Scotts Bell 47 ensures long term supply of Lycoming VO-435 pistons

Scotts Bell 47 ensures long term supply of Lycoming VO-435 pistons

10-Dec-2013Source: Scotts Bell 47

Scott’s – Bell 47, Inc. (SB47) announced today that they have made an agreement with Lycoming Engines that will ensure supply of Lycoming VO-435 Engine “Hi-Dome” Pistons for at least the next 10 years. SB47 will become the sole distributor for factory-new, OEM-approved pistons, Lycoming part number 76172 used on the VO-435 engine, which is... Read more

EASA approves 31 more Lycoming engines for UL91 fuel

EASA approves 31 more Lycoming engines for UL91 fuel

24-Apr-2013Source: Lycoming

Lycoming Engines, a division of Avco Corporation, released Service Instruction SI-1070R in April of 2012, which approved a wide variety of engines for use with ASTM D7547 UL 91 unleaded avgas. European Aviation Safety Administration (EASA) Safety Information Bulletin (SIB) 2011-01 provided aircraft-level approval on the basis of engine approval. Today Lycoming is pleased to... Read more

Rotorcorp solves crankshaft replacement problem for R44 owners

Rotorcorp solves crankshaft replacement problem for R44 owners

18-Feb-2013Source: Rotorcorp

Airworthiness Directive 2012-19-01  has been issued by the FAA in September of 2012 for certain O540 and IO-540 engines installed in Robinson R44 helicopters. RotorCorp has arranged for priority pricing on Lycoming factory overhauled and rebuilt zero time engines that renders this new AD a non-issue for R44 helicopter owners around the world. The AD... Read more

R44 and R22 among types approved by EASA for UL91 unleaded fuel

R44 and R22 among types approved by EASA for UL91 unleaded fuel

19-Jul-2012Source: Lycoming

Lycoming Continues Call for ‘UL 100’ as a Fleetwide Solution Williamsport, PA – July 18th, 2012 – Lycoming Engines, a division of Avco Corporation, released Service Instruction SI-1070R on April 16th, 2012, which approved a wide variety of engines for use with ASTM D7547 UL 91 unleaded avgas. European Aviation Safety Administration (EASA) Safety Information... Read more

Lycoming releases first series of UL 91 unleaded avgas approvals

Lycoming releases first series of UL 91 unleaded avgas approvals

18-Apr-2012Source: Lycoming

Just weeks after Lycoming Engines, a division of Avco Corporation, announced it would seek Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval to operate certain engines on ASTM D7547 UL 91 unleaded avgas, it has received FAA approval to update its listing of approved fuels. Lycoming’s newly available Service Instruction SI-1070R lists 35 engine models approved to operate... Read more

Approval pending for UL91 unleaded avgas on Lycoming engines

Approval pending for UL91 unleaded avgas on Lycoming engines

22-Mar-2012Source: Lycoming

Lycoming Engines, a division of Avco Corporation, has submitted for ASTM D7547 UL 91 unleaded avgas approval on numerous engine models across the 233, 235, 320 and 360 engine families. Engines in the 540 family will follow as Lycoming completes additional validation. UL 91 has entered into distribution in Europe largely to serve engines approved... Read more

New UK training centre dedicated to Robinson helicopters and their engines

New UK training centre dedicated to Robinson helicopters and their engines

14-Feb-2012Source: Sloane Helicopters

Mornington Sanford Aviation and Sloane Helicopters have embarked on a joint venture to establish a training centre dedicated to supporting the Robinson Helicopter Company’s products and their associated power plants. This “centre of excellence” will be established at Sloane Helicopters’ facilities at Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton and will offer: EASA Part 147 type training and Robinson... Read more

Mornington Sanford Aviation expands in multiple directions

Mornington Sanford Aviation expands in multiple directions

14-Sep-2011Source: HeliHub.com

Mornington Sanford Aviation have recently received EASA Part 147 Approval to conduct Robinson R66 differences courses for those engineers who already have the R22/R44 types on their licences.  Additionally, the company is soon to set up an EASA Approved Part 147 training school in Kuala Lumpur for the R22, R44 with Lycoming engine and the... Read more

Lycoming adds Texas’s Air Power Inc as distributor

Lycoming adds Texas’s Air Power Inc as distributor

22-Feb-2011Source: Lycoming

Air Power Inc., located at Arlington, Texas, Municipal Airport in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area, has joined Lycoming’s worldwide distributor network. Founded in 1992, Air Power is an industry leader in the sale of factory engines and parts for general aviation, with over 27,000 factory engines sold worldwide. “Air Power is set-up to reach out to... Read more

Lycoming wins prestigious Shingo Prize

Lycoming wins prestigious Shingo Prize

4-Jan-2011Source: Lycoming

Lycoming Engines, a division of Avco Corp., has been awarded the prestigious Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence, making it one of only two in history to achieve the honor at the business-wide “enterprise” level. Dubbed the Nobel Prize for manufacturing by Business Week magazine, The Shingo Prize for Operational Excellence is awarded annually by the... Read more

Lycoming adds UK’s Airpart Supply as distributor

Lycoming adds UK’s Airpart Supply as distributor

8-Dec-2010Source: Lycoming

Lycoming Engines, a division of Avco Corporation, has added Airpart Supply Ltd., located at Wycombe Air Park near London’s Heathrow Airport, to its worldwide distributor network. Founded in 1984, Airpart Supply Ltd. is an independent, privately owned United Kingdom based company supplying parts, components and services to airline, regional, corporate and general aviation aircraft. Its... Read more

Lycoming offers up to $5,000 Off factory zero-timed engines

Lycoming offers up to $5,000 Off factory zero-timed engines

19-Mar-2010Source: Lycoming

Lycoming Engines, a Textron Inc. company, has announced a new program that provides significant discounts with the return of a select engine core. “We have many customers that have flown behind Lycoming Engines their entire flying careers,” said Todd Stoner, Lycoming vice president of marketing and sales. “This program is meant to reward the loyalty... Read more

Lycoming Extends Engine Offer

Lycoming Extends Engine Offer

9-Oct-2009Source: Vertical

Lycoming Engines has extended its offer to give customers a zero-time rebuilt engine for the price of a factory overhaul to December 4, 2009. The offer was originally scheduled to end August 31, 2009.... Read more

Michael Kraft to Head Lycoming Engines

Michael Kraft to Head Lycoming Engines

24-Sep-2009Source: Lycoming

Lycoming Engines, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced Michael Kraft as its new senior vice president and general manager, replacing Ian Walsh who was promoted to Chief Innovation Officer at Textron Systems. Lycoming is an operating unit of Textron Systems. As Lycoming’s senior vice president and general manager, Kraft will oversee all aspects of... Read more

Michael Kraft to Head Lycoming Engines

Michael Kraft to Head Lycoming Engines

28-Aug-2009Source: Lycoming

Lycoming Engines, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced Michael Kraft as its new senior vice president and general manager, replacing Ian Walsh who was promoted to Chief Innovation Officer at Textron Systems... Read more

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