DA40 Engine Operations

I have heard a lot of questions about the safe and efficient operation of the Lycoming IO-360 in our DA40.  I consulted the manufacturer and discovered that I have been passing along old wives tales.  I apologize.


You can read the full article from the Lycoming Flyer here.


Yes, you can run the engine with manifold pressure (in inches) higher than RPM (in hundreds).  After a review of the POH and this article, I now recommend it.