Lycoming Announces AERO 2018 Activities

April 17, 2018

Williamsport, PA – 17 April 2018 – Lycoming Engines, an operating division of Avco Corporation, announces its AERO Friedrichshafen 2018 activities. With its portfolio of over 700 certificated piston aviation engines, Lycoming has been powering aircraft worldwide since 1929. Visit Lycoming’s booth in Hall/Stand No. A3-115 during the trade show to learn the latest Lycoming news, view display engines, and meet the Lycoming team.

Lycoming Engines Forum
Join Michael Kraft, Lycoming Engines Senior Vice President and General Manager, for a forum titled, “Lycoming’s iE2 Applied.” Mr. Kraft will discuss what the most advanced piston powerplant means for the Tecnam P2012 Traveller and other modern aircraft.

Date: 19 April 2018, Time: 14:00 hrs., Location: Foyer East, Vienna / Wien Room

Lycoming Approves Fuels for Additional Engine Models Through Service Instruction 1070 Revision Z
Lycoming has taken a leadership role in bringing unleaded fuel options to the general aviation industry. Service Instruction 1070 identifies approved fuels for Lycoming spark-ignited gasoline aircraft engines. With the release of Service Instruction 1070 Z, Lycoming adds several models of aerobatic engines to the list of engines approved for UL 91 unleaded avgas. In addition, DEF-STAN 91-090 100LL and DEF-STAN 91-090 UL 91 categories have been added to help fuel producers and customers identify approved fuels for their Lycoming engines.

“The types of fuels available for aircraft varies around the globe. Lycoming remains committed to offering fuels flexibility for our customers and supporting the existing installed base. As the availability of unleaded fuels expands, Lycoming is keeping pace with the approvals necessary to utilize unleaded avgas on our engines,” said Michael Kraft, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Lycoming Engines.

Lycoming will post social media updates during the show at Facebook: @LycomingEngines; Twitter: @LycomingEngines; and Instagram: Lycoming_Engines.

Point of Contact:
Aubrey Hood
Marketing and Communications Specialist

About Lycoming
Lycoming Engines specializes in engineering, manufacture, service and support of piston aircraft engines. With a factory in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, Lycoming piston engines power more than half of the world's general aviation fleet – both rotary-wing and fixed-wing. Lycoming also provides engines for military training schools and other specialized applications. Lycoming Engines is an operating division of Avco Corporation. More information is available at

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