Who bought Continental Motors?
AVIC International completes purchase of Continental Motors from Teledyne. AVIC International Holding Corp. said Tuesday that it had completed its $186 million purchase of Continental Motors from Teledyne Technologies.
Where are Continental engines made?
MOBILE, Alabama – Continental Motors Group, a global maker of piston aircraft engines, announced plans today to build a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and corporate office at the Mobile Aeroplex as part of a three-year strategic growth plan.
Who made Continental engines?
Continental became part of Teledyne Technologies Inc., in the 1960s, becoming Teledyne Continental Motors. It is still a prominent manufacturer of aircraft engines.
Is Continental or Lycoming better?
Continentals normally have more valve trouble than Lycomings. Lycomings have better valves and guides. A Lycoming usually has its carb mounted to the oil sump, either the bottom or rear, and feeds the cylinders via tubes cast into the sump and connecting tubing from there to the intakes.
Who makes Continental diesel engines?
As far back as 2001, the manufacturer of Continental Diesel engines, then the former Thielert Aircraft Engines and now Continental Aerospace Technologies GmbH as member of the Continental Motors Group, became the first company in the world to receive type certification for its kerosene piston aircraft engines.
How do I know what Continental engine I have?
ALL CONTINENTAL ENGINES CAN BE IDENTIFIED AND ORDERED BY THE SPECIFICATION NUMBER ON THE IDENTIFICATION TAG LOCATED ON THE SIDE OF THE ENGINE BLOCK.