Lycoming & TCM Continental engine overhaul & Ready to Go Engines

Norvic has continuity of highly-trained engineers with over 150 years’ collective experience in engine overhaul and repair, working to Norvic’s clear procedures and quality control in our modern engine shop in Cambridgeshire.

You’ll find we deliver unparalleled customer service—doing exactly what we promised, and making every effort to meet your special requirements. Turn to us for all your needs in GA (general aviation) & light aircraft engine overhaul and repair including…

  • Lycoming
  • TCM Teledyne Continental
  • Franklin
  • Experimental

Our advanced engine shop with experienced EASA Part 145-authorised engineers are the hub of our service-overhauling and repairing light aircraft engines such as Lycoming, TCM Teledyne Continental, Franklin and others for UK and international customers. The engine shop is fully equipped with sophisticated inspection tools and systems, including spraywash and ultrasonic cleaning tanks, and test bed facilities.

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To request a quotation or make an enquiry about a specific engine, please use our engine selector by clicking below...

Fast turnaround

High-quality people with continuity and experience are the basis for our confidence in Norvic quality and turnaround timings. Even our procedures are designed from the outset with quality and speed in mind-including a prompt, comprehensive engine collection and delivery service covering the UK, Europe, Middle East and worldwide.

Can’t wait 4-6 weeks to get your engine back? We keep our own range of engines fully overhauled and ready for Fast Exchange, which can cut turnaround down to a couple of weeks. If your engine is out of stock our Exchange To Order service may have what you need. The only condition is that your return core engine must be in good condition for us to overhaul.

With smart procedures and quality control systems, we’re dedicated to providing the UK’s fastest turnaround in our field. These are not empty words. We have the experience and in-house capability to quote fast-but-realistic completion dates, coupled with the clever ideas set out here that shave days and weeks off turnaround times.

Our collection and delivery facilities, close links with the on-airport maintenance shop, and good relationships with suppliers also contribute to a smooth operation.

Shock load repair kits

You know your engine must come out and have mandatory parts replaced, as specified by the engine manufacturer. But Norvic has an innovative way to cut your downtime, because we stock sets of parts we call ‘shock load kits’ for various engines. For commercial customers, this means in many cases that we can turn your engine around in a maximum of 2 weeks instead of 4.

Your parts are ready

If we know your engine is coming, we can pre-order parts for you. This way, they can be ready and waiting when your engine arrives for overhaul, which means a big saving in overall turnaround time.

We are dedicated to providing the fastest turnaround in our field in the UK, and this is one of the ways in which we work to minimise your aircraft’s time on the ground.

Ready to Go Engines

Subject to availability and payment, shipment within 5 working days.

Second to none, our Ready to Go Engine service will take your expired core and provide an overhauled exchange in the shortest time possible.  Minimise ground time with Norvic Ready to Go Engines.

Why wait for an overhaul? Our current stock of Ready to Go engines includes:

  • Lycoming O-235-L2A
  • Lycoming O-235-L2C
    • Both Cessna 152 and Piper Tomahawk versions
  • Lycoming O-235-L2C (Part Life)
  • Lycoming O-320-D2A
  • Lycoming O-320-D3G (Part Life)
  • Lycoming O-320-D3G
  • Lycoming O-320-E2A
  • Lycoming O-320-E2D
  • Lycoming O-320-E3D
  • Lycoming O-320-D2J
  • Lycoming O-320-H2AD
  • Lycoming O-360-A4M
  • Lycoming O-360-A1AD
  • Lycoming O-360-A3A
  • Lycoming IO-360-L2A
  • Lycoming IO-360-CIC6
  • TCM O-200-A

Exchange to Order

Why be grounded while your own engine is overhauled?
We have engine cores ready to overhaul with a typical 4-6 week’s notice. Call us to discuss your timescales.
Our current Exchange To Order core stock includes:

  • Lycoming O-320-D1D
  • Lycoming O-320- B2C
  • Lycoming O-360-J2A
  • Lycoming IO-360-C1E6
  • Lycoming IO-360-BIE
  • Lycoming LIO-360-C1E6
  • Lycoming HIO-360-D1A
  • Lycoming O-540-F1B5
  • Lycoming O-540-E4C5
  • Lycoming O-540-BC5D
  • Lycoming O-540-T4B5D
  • Lycoming TIO-540-J2BD
  • TCM O-240-A
  • TCM IO-240-B
  • TCM O-300-D
  • TCM TSIO-360-KB
  • TCM TSIO-360-EB
  • TCM LTSIO-360-EB

In-house capability

With our broad set of skills under one roof, we can cut the time it takes to rebuild and repair your engine for optimal performance and reliability. It also gives us the flexibility to meet your particular requirements.

As part of your engine overhaul or repair, we can overhaul injectors, carburettors, magnetos, CSUs, and cylinders (including non-destructive testing-NDT), each in its own facility within the engine shop. We also have the capability to repair and overhaul crankcases and crankshafts, and have CAA approval for TIG welding of aluminium-including crankcases and cylinder heads-all to Norvic’s high standards.

Harnessing technology

Complementing our core people skills, we regularly invest in the latest technology to minimise costs and hassle for our customers and further enhance the quality and reliability of our engines. Recent developments include our MPI (Magnetic Particle Inspection) crack test technology and new dynamometer test bed display system.

In-house Froude GB4 water brake dynamometer test rig

Engine-shop-tm-dscf0057After an engine has received a complete overhaul, we make our pass-off tests with the engine mounted on our advanced Froude GB4 water brake dynamometer, which enables the engine output to be determined in terms of brake power.

This is an important part of our process of checking and recording all parameters in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications.

See the CAA publication CAP562 for a full description of the test requirements:

Our dynamometer test bed digital display:


Lycoming & TCM Continental engine overhauls adhere to strict quality procedures

All engines are subject to our strict procedures ensuring a high quality overhaul or repair that will return years of dependable flight under the best warranty in the business. Lower your cost of ownership by maximising TBO with a Norvic overhaul.

Each incoming engine is allocated an individual cart to eliminate the risk of parts cross-contamination and ensure a smooth transit through our rigorously monitored programme of works. Our engineers conduct a full inventory and engine strip to identify parts needing repair, replacement or overhaul, then carry out exhaustive tests and upgrades to the highest professional standards. Replacement parts are then installed and the engine sent for testing on our own test-bed facility. The final step is a series of in-depth checks to ensure the engine is flawless and ready for delivery. See our quality control procedures in detail.

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To request a quotation or make an enquiry about a specific engine, please use our engine selector by clicking below...

Experimental engines

The Norvic team also handles experimental engines, for overhaul, repair, assembly or sale.

Various options are available, including the well-proven ECI and your own, purpose-built Norvic experimental engine. Please check out our Experimental page for more information.

Bespoke aircraft engine services

Ask us about your specific requirements—we have a broad set of skills under one roof, so you can turn to us for one-off jobs or special needs. Our advanced engine shop with experienced EASA Part 145-approved engineers is the hub of our service—and is fully equipped with sophisticated machine tools and systems, including spraywash and ultrasonic cleaning tanks, and test bed facilities.

The total company service of our staff comes to nearly 150 years, with senior managers and engineers all having been in the business for over 20 years. This continuity means our people operate as a highly trained team—which translates into quality work you can rely on.

Ask about our experimental or bespoke engine services…

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