Nicholson McLaren Aviation holds UK CAA, EASA Third Country & FAA Approvals


UK Aviation Engine Specialists

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. configurations for both private clients and race teams who run some very special cars, the most famous of which is probably the Silk Cut liveried XJR 12 Sports Proto Type famous for winning the 1990 24 hours of Le Mans race.
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The name you can trust in aviation
The experts at Nicholson McLaren apply the highest standards of care and precision to your engine for optimum performance and reliability. Our aim is to be competitive and reliably the best in the Europe and beyond.

Our capability list enables us to offer the full range of rebuild (zero time) and overhaul facilities, including shock load inspection, examination and dynamic testing.

We can

Overhaul / Repair / Repair

  • Textron Lycoming engines
  • Continental Motors engines
  • Constant Speed units (Propeller Governors)
  • Fuel Servos
  • Carburettors
  • Fuel pumps
  • Flow Dividers
  • Turbo control systems
  • Magnetos
  • Engine Dynamometer testing
  • Cylinders
  • NDT: Dye Penetrant & Magnaflux crack detection (D1 Rating)
  • Crankshaft ultrasonic Inspection IAW MSB96-10B
  • Counterweights
  • EASA Part 145 approved
  • FAA release available