Lycoming
2017 Apr 13 By admin 0 comment

Lycoming is a major American manufacturer of aircraft engines. Headquartered in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, Lycoming produces a line of horizontally opposed, air-cooled, four-, six- and eight-cylinder engines including the only FAA-certified aerobatic and helicopter piston engines on the market. The company has built more than 325,000 piston aircraft engines and powers more than half the world’s general aviation fleet, both rotary and fixed wing. The company is currently part of Textron’s Avco Corporation https://www.lycoming.com/

Powerplant
2017 Apr 13 By admin 0 comment

The Lycoming TEO-540-C1A Engine is a direct-drive six-cylinder, horizontally opposed, turbocharged, air-cooled engine. It has electronic fuel injection, electronic ignition, down exhaust. As equipment, the engine has an automotive type starter, one 28V alternator (140A) and a propeller governor pad. The EECS (Electronic Engine Control) is an electronic, microprocessor controlled system that which continuously monitors and adjusts ignition timing, fuel injection timing, and fuel mixture based on operating conditions. The EECS eliminates the need for magnetos and manual fuel/air mixture control lever.   The main advantages and features of the Lycoming TEO-540-C1A engine are listed in the table below: as…