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Lycoming’s 540 Series six-cylinder engines are powerful and durable, producing 235 to 360 hp at up to 2,700 RPM.

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Find Trusted Lycoming 540 for Sale at Air Power Inc.

For over six decades, Lycoming 540 engines have earned an illustrious reputation as the go-to choice for general aviation aircraft worldwide, standing as a beacon of reliability, efficiency and durability. As the largest global distributor of Lycoming engines, Air Power Inc. takes great pride in offering original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Lycoming 540 engines that instill unwavering confidence in powering your flights.

Our close collaboration with the esteemed team at Lycoming ensures that every new, rebuilt and overhauled Lycoming 540 for sale in our catalog is available at a price you won't find anywhere else. When you choose Air Power Inc., you get the quality you expect at a price you can afford. The Lycoming 540 has been increasing power performance for pilots since 1957 – browse the entire selection today.

Make Air Power, Inc. Your Lycoming 540 Supplier Today

We aim to help you find the best OEM Lycoming 540 for sale at the best price on the market. With a highly skilled team of professionals ready to help every step of the way, we strive to ensure the engine buying process is as seamless as possible from start to finish. We even integrate low-cost shipping, core return management, warranty management and financing on every Lycoming 540 for sale in our stock.

When you're ready to purchase a Lycoming 540 engine at Air Power Inc., know that our in-house expert team is always ready to help. Whether you want more information about Lycoming 540 specs or are unsure which series build will be the best for your aircraft, you can count on our team for assistance.

Find the Perfect Lycoming 540 Engine for Your Aircraft

The Lycoming 540 engine is a masterclass of engineering designed to give you the power performance you need at a moment's notice. Every Lycoming 540 for sale at Air Power Inc. is distinctive based on your needs and aircraft model type. Choose from the following Lycoming 540 engines available in our catalog:

  • O-540 Engines: Standard, direct-drive, normally aspirated, opposed-piston engines equipped with a carburetor. t, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et
  • IO-540 Engines: Normally aspirated engines equipped with fuel injection.
  • TIO-540 Engines: Turbocharged and fuel-injected engines.
  • LTIO-540 Engines: Left-hand (opposed direction) rotation, turbocharged and fuel-injected engines to be used as the right-hand or left-hand engine on specific aircraft models to prevent critical control issues.
  • AEIO-540 Engines: Normally aspirated engines with fuel injection and inverted lubrication for aerobatic use.

Frequently Asked Questions: Lycoming 540 Engines

If you have questions about Lycoming 540 engines, or need more details before you buy, check out the answers to our frequently asked questions below.

What Should My Lycoming 540 Fuel Pressure Be?

To determine your Lycoming 540 fuel pressure, please refer to the Lycoming Operators Manual for your unique series build.


Which Spark Plug Wires Fit a Lycoming 540?

Lycoming 540 engines commonly use shielded ignition harnesses with 7- or 8-mm diameter spark plug wires. However, to ensure the correct fitment and compatibility, it is essential to consult the Lycoming 540 engine manual.


What Can I Expect for Lycoming 540 Fuel Consumption?

On average, Lycoming 540 fuel consumption sits at about 14 gallons of fuel per hour.

How Much Does a Lycoming 540 Overhaul Cost?

Overhauled Lycoming 540 engine prices vary from engine to engine. Your Lycoming 540 overhaul cost will be specific to your unique series build.


How Much Does a Lycoming 540 Engine Weigh?

The dry weight of a Lycoming 540 engine is 438 lbs.

What Is the TBO for a Lycoming 540 Engine?

Standard TBO (time between overhaul) for a Lycoming 540 engine is about 1,800 hours. Regarding the Lycoming 540, increasing power performance and TBO is possible with adequate maintenance and care.


Which Oil Filter Fits a Lycoming 540?

Champion and Tempest oil filters are the typical go-to's when searching for a Lycoming engine oil filter. However, we recommended referring to your Lycoming 540 engine manual or seeking guidance from a qualified Air Power Inc. specialist to ensure the correct oil filter selection for your Lycoming 540 engine. This can provide the most accurate and up-to-date information based on your engine's specific configuration.

How Many Series Builds Are In the Lycoming 540 Line of Engines?

The Lycoming 540 line of engines is available in five series builds. Each series type is available in multiple configurations or a total of over 90 distinct Lycoming 540 engine types.


How Can I Avoid My Lycoming 540 Tapping When It's Cold?

For Lycoming 540 engines, preheat should be applied anytime temperatures are 10˚ F or lower.


Shop the Full Selection of Lycoming 540 Engines for Sale Today

If you're ready to get your aircraft back in the sky, Air Power Inc. and Lycoming 540 engines can help. When you shop with us, you'll find high-quality engines and aircraft parts for the lowest possible price. Browse our entire selection of Lycoming 540 engines for sale today. If you need some assistance, don't hesitate to get in touch with our sales experts. We're always happy to help.

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