Aviation Cylinder Specialists

The name you can trust for General Aviation cylinder Repairs and Overhauls

Established in 2006, Nicholson McLaren Aviation Ltd has a team of dedicated engineers who’ve gained a reputation for providing a first-class service.

The engineering team at Nicholson McLaren is extremely experienced and between them have a collective wealth of over 100 years of experience in the aviation industry.

Do you need to speak to us?

To contact our expert team in Wokingham call +44 (0)118 973 8011 and ask us your questions.

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Aviation Cylinders
We have a state of the art Sunnen SV-15 fully automated cylinder honing machine
  • Full bore profile display projects a real-time display allowing you to dwell in the exact position where bore is visually smaller.
  • New larger 229 mm (9 inch) touch screen with easy-to-use controls
  • Tooling options include the new DH-Series diamond honing tool or existing CK/CV tooling.
  • Precision control – corrects taper and out-of-round, producing surface finish, size, roundness and straightness tolerances to meet OEM specifications.
  • More Accurate and better finish to cylinders that the typical ‘nodding Donkey’ honing machines that most Aviation companies use.
We can Overhaul, Repair and Test:
  • Textron Lycoming Cylinders
  • Continental Aerospace Technologies Cylinders
  • Hone
  • Re-bore over-size
  • Replace Exhaust and Inlet Valve Guides
  • Replace Exhaust and Inlet Valve Seats
  • replace Pulled/damaged Spark Plug Heli-Coils
  • Re-face eroded exhaust Port Faces
  • Replace Exhaust port Studs
  • EASA Part 145 approved
  • FAA release available
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Would you like to speak to an expert about your Cylinders?