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Lycoming EL-60
#11
Your welcome Jean and Michael, thank Fred for the original info. If it's able to be mounted and run vertical then it would be worth looking into for the Mosquito.

Jim
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#12
Thank you Jim !  Hope to see this becomes reality...
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#13
Can run on jet-A???
That's worth a lot!
Dave
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#14
(09-23-2016, 03:36 PM)Frederic Moreau Wrote: On the documentation they says there are 2 pulleys for an optional alternator and/or other accessory drives and it's also said mounth position can be varied ;-)

which would indicate there is additional weight requirement for a total package weight - the radiator, water x gallons, starter, water pump, hoses etc --
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#15
(09-30-2016, 07:07 PM)marcher07 Wrote:
(09-23-2016, 03:36 PM)Frederic Moreau Wrote: On the documentation they says there are 2 pulleys for an optional alternator and/or other accessory drives and it's also said mounth position can be varied ;-)

which would indicate there is additional weight requirement for a total package weight - the radiator, water x gallons, starter, water pump, hoses etc --

Yes may be... but the overall caracteristics has some appeals... But anyway as for now, unfortunatly, Lycoming still wants to keep this engine away from general avaition...
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#16
So now... i finally decide to go with the 285 instead of the 202
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#17
This is clearly not a production engine, just an attempt to get in on the upcoming UAV market. As Mike pointed out, 60 lb is the base engine weight. By the time we add exhaust, radiator, water, alternator, regulator, cooling fan, drive pulleys, shroud etc we will be approaching 85+ lb, well over the ultralight limit.
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#18
Still, if it can run on jet-a that would really be nice. I'm not sure, but that 60hp at 6k is continuos? That good too. Oh, and the bold "Lycoming" on the thing, priceless! Having said all that, I'm loving my 285, power at your slightest wish.
Dave.
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#19
Did anything ever come of this research?
Sounds like it might be too heavy for the Ultralight after all the necessary add-ons.
It also has an oil sump which may mean that its not adaptible for vertical mounting.

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Lycoming EL-060 Engine Released
2nd March 2013 Avalon International Airshow - Australia
High Performance Multi-Fuel Engine

Based in Williamsport, PA, Lycoming is the world's premier manufacturer of piston aviation engines. For more than 80 years, Lycoming has designed, manufactured, tested and provided worldwide support for products of legendary reliability.

It is with great pleasure we announce the latest release to the Lycoming aircraft engine range. Primarily designed for the military in UAV applications, we hope to see the new three cylinder two stroke Lycoming EL-060 engine find it's way to the sports aircraft and rotorcraft arena. It basically is a two stroke set up similar to a diesel where the sump provides seperate lubrication avoiding the need for pre-mix fuel that has many draw backs such as fowling plugs and accelerated fuel degredation.

Lycoming Engines reliability

Multi-Fuel - Operates on JP4, JP5, JP8, AVGAS, MOGAS

Low parts count

Two accessory drive pulleys

Computer-controlled fueling and oiling

Electronic control unit (ECU)

Lycoming developed the multi-fuel EL-060 in response to specific customer design and performance requirements for a UAV application. The inline 3-cylinder liquid cooled two-stroke engine provides a well balanced propulsion system with excellent power-to-weight ratio and flexibility in mounting and prop drive configuration. The design also allows for optimized cooling drag and acoustic signiture.

Engine Specifications
Performance: Power - 63 hp @ 6,000 rpm (HF operation)

Configuration: Inline 3 - cylinder liquid cooled two stroke.
Fuel: JP4, JP5, JP8, AVGAS or MOGAS. Can operate with carburetor (gasoline only) or with direct-injection systems.

Engine Mount: Mount position can be varied - Engine can be supplied with custom mounts.

Weight: 60lbs. (includes manifold and injection system)

Optional Equipment: Engine has two drive pulleys for alternator and accessory drives.

Approximate costing $6,000 AUD

Designed for 72 hour continuous operation - no TBO information currently available

Contact your local Lycoming dealer for further information or Lycoming direct
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Ray
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