Q: I am currently flying my Wag Aero Super Sport (essentially a short-wing Cub) with a Lycoming O-290-D2 engine. It is coming due for a major overhaul (by age, not hours.)
It appears that it is increasingly hard to get parts for this engine, so I have begun to consider replacing it with one that is currently supported by Lycoming. The O-320 is suggested, but there are many of them.
Is there an O-320 that would fit on my existing engine mount and within my existing cowling?[Read more…]