Just introduced is a new ashless dispersant, multi-viscosity engine oil.
I would strongly recommend that if you do not own the particular Operator's Manual for your engine that you make the small investment and buy one.
Our engines expert reveals how to tell the difference between a narrow deck and wide deck engine.
Engine expert Paul McBride gives some advice on how to take care of a rebuilt Lycoming IO-360-A1A.
In certain specific circumstances, this model Lycoming may enjoy an extra 200 hours to TBO time.
A deHavilliand Dove driver reaches out to our expert to get help identifying the serial number on his engine.
Q: I pulled cylinders #1 and #2 to replace the base “O” rings due to oil leaks. The engine is a Lycoming O-360 A3B6D with 650 hours and is a factory reman from 1994 due to Chevron Oil fuel contamination. I would like to know if it is acceptable to use a Flex-Hone to deglaze […]
Q: Is it possible to increase the horsepower of this engine to 260? or even 300? I’m a relatively new to all things airplanes as I have just been flying rental planes, but I just picked up a Velocity XL-RG and an O-540 from a Piper Cherokee. The Velocity requires at least 260 hp, but […]
Q: I fly a Cessna 182S registered HP1401. It has a Lycoming IO-540-AB1A5, 3 blade prop. Sea level OAT is 90°F or so year round. It had a single probe analog CHT display connected to cylinder #1, which always remained around 320°F. I then installed a digital engine monitor, which showed the rest of the […]