The 149-12LS starter is an Aircraft Starter meant for Lycoming engines. This Aircraft Starter has some key features that differentiate it from other Aircraft Starters:
- Weight: 8.25 lbs
- Voltage: 12V
- RPM: ~160-180 RPM at 11V
- Gear Reduction: 4.3:1
- Motor: Permanent Magnet
Sky-Tec Flyweight Starters & Solenoids Aircraft Fit Guide:
O-235 to O-540
12/14 (for 149-tooth Ring Gears)
See Fit Guide in resource section for more information
Q: What are the dimensions of the 149-NL Sky-Tec Aircraft Starter?
A: The aircraft starter dimensions can be found in the installation instructions. Here is a link to that information: http://www.skytecair.com/images/Ins/25001_F.pdf
Q: What does the HT stand for on my Sky-Tec Aircraft Starter?
A: HT stands for High-Torque Aircraft Starter. These are ideally suited for piston helicopters and workhorse operations according to Sky-Tec.
Q: Is my Sky-Tec Aircraft Starter spinning too fast?
A: The short answer is no your Sky-Tec Aircraft Starter can’t outrun your engine. Here is a link to a more thorough explanation from Sky-Tec on their Aircraft Starters: http://www.skytecair.com/Too_Fast.htm