Exploring Aviation: Senator Yaw Tours Lycoming Engines in Williamsport

HARRISBURG – This month’s ‘Conversation with Senator Gene Yaw’ highlights Lycoming Engines, a Williamsport-based company, specializing in engineering, manufacture, service and support of piston aircraft engines.

Lycoming piston engines power more than half of the world’s general aviation fleet – both rotary-wing and fixed-wing and also provides engines for military training schools and other specialized applications.

“Having lived in Lycoming County all my life, and having been through the plant many times, it’s really a fantastic operation, which employs local residents,” Yaw said. “Lycoming Engines is famous worldwide and touring the operation has been a big plus in terms of understanding aviation and the industry as a whole.”

Senator Yaw’s television program will air on:

• Blue Ridge Communications/Mansfield – Channel 13
• Service Electric Cablevision- SECV Productions – Channel 8
• Time Warner, Sayre
• Adams Cable Service, Channel 7
• Comcast/Williamsport – Click On Demand/Get Local/Local Government/State Senate/A Conversation with Senator Gene Yaw

Please check local listings for air times.

A ‘Conversation with Senator Gene Yaw’ is intended to keep residents of the 23rd Senatorial District informed about state and local issues and to showcase the people, places and communities that make this region so unique.

Senator Yaw’s television report is also available online at www.senatorgeneyaw.com, click ‘Newsroom’ and a ‘Conversation with Senator Gene Yaw’.

For more information on Lycoming Engines visit http://www.lycoming.com/, or on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/user/LycomingEngines.

For more information, contact:
Rita Zielonis
(717) 787-3280

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