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State-of-the-Art Manufacturing and Engine Testing

Lycoming Engines maintains one of the world’s most complete piston engine test facilities to support flight test innovative from aircraft manufacturers, fuel companies, and engine owners. Our advanced technology center can simulate nearly all aspects of flight to ensure a high degree of flight readiness, while also dramatically reducing flight testing costs.

State-of-the-Art Manufacturing and Engine TestingTesting capabilities include:

  • Complete capability for aviation piston engine design, certification and durability testing
    • Six dynamometers (20 – 1,200 HP) and running rigs with altitude simulation capability to 25K-35K ft
    • Full scale fight stands with attitude adjustment and attitude capability
    • Cold start testing to -20 degrees Fahrenheit
    • Ability to simulate virtually every atmospheric conditions at altitude
  • 16 Automated production test cells data acquisition
    • Automated control
    • Automated performance checks
  • Advanced Technology Center sustains leading edge products, R&D of enhanced systems, materials, alternative fuel capabilities and heavy fuel engines (HFE)
  • Multiple coordinate measuring machines (CMMS) and non-destructive testing (NDT) capabilities

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Our mission is simple. We put tomorrow’s technology in the world’s hands today. If you are a courageous thinker who is inspired by the mission of our users, apply today.