Lycoming Engines to Display at SUN ‘n FUN 2015


Lakeland, FL – April 20, 2015Lycoming Engines, an operating division of Avco Corporation, will feature numerous activities during the SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In and Expo April 21-26, 2015 in Lakeland, FL. Attendees of this show can visit Lycoming at booth D39-42.

The Lycoming booth will feature an interactive, self-guided tour of the factory that will allow visitors to experience Lycoming in a new way. “Not everyone can come and visit our factory in Williamsport, PA, to see first-hand how Lycoming manufactures engines. This unique interactive tour provides us with the opportunity to bring the Lycoming Experience to our customers at general aviation shows this year,” stated Kristen Samson, Vice President of Marketing and Product Management.

Aviation engines that will be on display at Lycoming’s booth include:

  •  iE2 – Our Integrated Electronic Engine, known as the iE2 engine, is Lycoming’s “flagship” innovation. The iE2 is an engine and engine control concept that is designed from the ground up to be electronically controlled, coupling reliability with state-of-the-art aviation technology to reduce life cycle costs, increase availability and reduce pilot workload.
  •  Thunderbolt 390 Series Engine: Thunderbolt Engines are Lycoming’s brand of high performance, built-to-order power plants. Built in Lycoming’s Advanced Technology Center, Thunderbolt engines involve the pilot as part of the design and build team. With Thunderbolt engines, you get a genuine Lycoming factory engineered engine, custom factory built, factory tested and supported – with your choice of fuel systems, ignition systems, and performance enhancements.

Lycoming Technical Forum
Lycoming Engines Field Technical Representative Frank Lukachinsky will be presenting “Lycoming Engine Care and Maintenance” on Tuesday, April 21, at 9:00 a.m. in Room 2 at the Central Florida Aerospace Academy (CFAA). During the presentation Lukachinsky will be talking about oil changes, dry tappet clearance, flat and roller lifters and more. This forum qualifies for the FAA/IA renewal program.

Lycoming Engine Specials with Van’s Aircraft
Lycoming has partnered with Van’s Aircraft to provide show special pricing on genuine Lycoming factory new experimental engines during SUN ‘n FUN 2015. Visit the Van’s Aircraft display at NE012/013 for more information.

Autograph Sessions with Aerobatic Legends
Aerobatic performers Mike Goulian and Sean Tucker will visit Lycoming’s booth (D39-42) during the show to sign autographs. Mike Goulian flies an Extra 330SC, powered by a Lycoming Thunderbolt AEIO-580 engine. Sean Tucker flies the Oracle Challenger III biplane, powered by a Lycoming AEIO 540.

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Additional questions regarding Lycoming’s SUN ‘n FUN activities can be directed to Katie Bell, Communications Manager, at or 570.327.7001.

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 and also provides engines for 44 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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