The Power of Choice for More than 80 Years. After more than 80 years and 325,000 piston aircraft engines, the Lycoming name continues to stand for reliable, durable power with unparalleled support and service. Building on a proud heritage, Lycoming remains the clear leader in the piston market, producing more piston engines for general aviation manufacturers than any other company in the world. Lycoming powers more of the world's general aviation fleet - both fixed wing and rotary - than all other power plants combined. At Lycoming, we're as proud of our future as we are of our heritage. Keep your eye on Lycoming for innovative and exciting new developments and designs. Now and into the 21st century, Lycoming engines are truly the Power of Choice.