All publications may be ordered through authorized Textron Lycoming distributors, or direct from Textron Lycoming. If ordered by mail direct from Textron Lycoming, payment in the form of check or money order must be submitted with the request as outlined in the latest revision of Textron Lycoming Service Letter No. 114. Fax or telephone orders will be accepted if payment is made with a credit card: American Express, Visa, and Master Card are accepted.
The available maintenance publications for Textron Lycoming engines and accessories consist of the following:
The Operator's Manual contains information of use to pilots and maintenance personnel. It contains engine specifications, inspection procedures, operational information, and is used in conjunction with the Pilots Operating Handbook for the aircraft.
The Overhaul Manual is a guide for major repair of the engine. It contains complete disassembly, inspection, repair, reassembly and test procedures for the various Textron Lycoming reciprocating engines. When used in conjunction with the applicable parts catalog and service bulletins, service instructions, and service letters, this manual provides an authoritative text for complete overhaul of the engine. Overhaul Manuals for current Textron Lycoming engines are published in loose-leaf format so that revisions may be easily inserted.
Textron Lycoming Parts Catalogs are illustrated to permit identification of parts; they are kept up-to-date by revision and supplemental listings. A referenced numerical index is also included.
SERVICE BULLETINS, INSTRUCTIONS, LETTERS
These publications are issued as required. Service Bulletins are mandatory, and require some modification or inspection to be accomplished on the engine within a specified time. Service Instructions cover a variety of subjects; such as repair processes, modification procedures, inspection procedures and overhaul methods. Service Letters are of an informative nature, usually pertaining to service policy or vendor products.
SPECIAL SERVICE PUBLICATIONS.
These publications are concerned with topics of general interest or subjects that are too lengthy for inclusion in maintenance manuals.
ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS AND INSTALLATION DRAWINGS
These materials are needed by those who are planning to install a particular engine model in their aircraft.
This notification will be sent without charge to all applicable aircraft owners listed in the FAA database when a mandatory Service Bulletin is issued and it appears that it may affect the engine in your aircraft.