The Skylane’s powerplant features a McCauley three-bladed constant-speed propeller with different power settings, which boosts performance. The Lycoming IO-540-AB1A5 engine serves up to 230 horsepower for a climb rate of 924 fpm (282 mpm), speeds of up to 145 knots (269 km/h), and a range of up to 937 nautical miles (1,722 km).
Specifications for the Skylane
• Manufacturer: Textron Lycoming
o Model: (1) IO-540-AB1A5
o Power Output: 230 hp
o Manufacturer: McCauley
o Description: 3-blade metal, constant speed