Powering Your Plane:
Lycoming-Type Engine in Your Experimental Amateur-Built Airplane (EAA
How-To Series) by David P. Prizio
Your Plane" by Dave Prizio is a book that will help readers correctly install a
Lycoming-type engine. It covers each step of the engine installation process,
including selecting an engine for your project, firewall construction, plumbing,
electrical, preparing for your first engine start, and more. By focusing just on
Lycoming and similar engines, such as those by Superior and Continental ECi, the
author is able to go into great detail about the types of engine installations
that most builders use.
book has numerous illustrations and photos to help builders maneuver through the
challenges and intricacies of engine installation. EAA member Dick Koehler, a
Tony Bingelis Award winner for his contributions to the homebuilding community,
assisted with the technical editing.
is an experienced aircraft builder, an FAA DAR, and member of EAA's Homebuilt
Aircraft Council. His book builds on EAA's easy-to-follow guides written by the
late Tony Bingelis 30 years ago, which became the definitive how-to manuals for
aircraft building and are still available through EAA.