GE Begins Certification Testing for H80 T-prop

Aviation International News » May 2010
April 30, 2010, 6:23 AM

The first GE H80 turboprop engine recently began testing in a test cell at the GE Aviation Czech facility in Prague. According to GE, the 800-shp engine has met or exceeded all power ratings in multiple runs. A hot-section demo engine has also accumulated more than 4,500 cycles of “flawless performance,” GE said. EASA certification is expected mid-year.

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