Heavy fuels compatibility for application flexibility.
As a heavy-fuel compatible engine, the EL-005 gives aircraft the flexibility to operate around the world with commonly-accessible fuel types.
Single-cylinder, air-cooled engine configuration.
An Electronic Control Unit controls Lycoming's EL-005 aircraft engine for direct drive and spark ignition. The air-cooled, two-stroke engine is loop scavenged with reed valve technology to control the fuel-air mixture admitted to the cylinder. As a high-performance engine option, it's equipped with air assist electronic fuel injection, an electronically controlled throttle and an integrated permanent magnet alternator.
AEROSONDE MK 4.7G
One configuration of Lycoming's EL-005 powers Textron Systems Unmanned Systems Aerosonde Mk 4.7G and supports industry-leading mission readiness rates.