Judge Denies Class Cert. In Lycoming Engines Suit

Law360, New York (February 10, 2011, 5:29 PM EST) -- A federal judge has denied certification of a proposed nationwide class in a suit accusing Avco Corp. unit Lycoming Engines of making plane engines with defective crankshafts that caused power loss and in-flight engine failure.

In an order Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Judge Timothy J. Savage said the plaintiff aircraft owners failed to meet predominance and superiority requirements for class certification, noting competing state standards on the remaining claim in the case of a breach of implied warranty...
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Case Title

POWERS v. LYCOMING ENGINES, A DIVISION OF AVCO CORPORATION et al


Case Number

2:06-cv-02993

Court

Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

Personal Property: Other

Judge

TIMOTHY J. SAVAGE

Date Filed

July 10, 2006

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