Q: I’m finishing a Long-EZ and want to put a reliable high-horsepower Lycoming engine on the plane.
I’m leaning towards several things:
- CD Ignition;
- High compression (I will be doing a lot of high altitude and this seems to be the best bet in lieu of a turbo);
- Fuel injection;
- Cold air induction; and
- Ram air induction.
I have heard that people are taking the 320 series and beefing them up, opposed to doing the same with the 360 series as they are lighter. [Read more…]