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Encyclopedia > Lycoming engine

The Lycoming engine was produced by Lycoming, one of the Errett Lobban Cord's companies and were used in his Cord and Auburn brands as well as by independent automobile manufacturers in the United States of America in 1920s and 1930s. Lycoming also made aircraft and tank engines. Lycoming Engines is a major aircraft engine company, known primarily for their smaller general aviation engines. ... Errett Lobban Cord on the cover of Time Magazine, January 18, 1932. ... A 1929 Cord L-29 Phaeton on display at the 2005 United States Grand Prix Cord L-29. ... Auburn was a brand name of United States automobiles from 1900 through 1937. ... The 1920s is a decade that is sometimes referred to as the Jazz Age or the Roaring Twenties, usually applied to America. ... Face The 1930s (years from 1930–1939) were described as an abrupt shift to more radical and conservative lifestyles, as countries were struggling to find a solution to the Great Depression, also known in Europe as the World Depression. ... Look up aircraft in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


Automobiles powered by Lycoming engines


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Lycoming - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (833 words)
Lycoming is a major aircraft engine company, known primarily for their smaller general aviation engines.
Lycoming first set up business in 1916 in Williamsport, Pa (in Lycoming County) as a sewing machine manufacturer, and soon branched out into bicycle manufacturing as well.
The hyper engine concept was a psychological target for engine designers in the 1930s; in order to make really long-distance flights routine, an engine of this sort of power-to-weight ratio would be needed to lift the required fuel and still have power left over to lift the cargo.
Textron Businesses: Bell: Lycoming: Lycoming Selected Products (697 words)
Lycoming has six families of engines: the 235, 320, 360, 540, 580 and 720 cubic inch series.
In addition, the engine is reassembled with all new cylinder assemblies, including barrels, heads, pistons, rings, piston pins and plugs, intake and exhaust valves, springs, guides, seats and gaskets plus automatic replacement of any and all parts not meeting new engine tolerances throughout the engine.
And a Lycoming factory overhauled engine is backed by a factory warranty for a full year from the time it is put back in service, regardless of the number of hours flown before overhaul.
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