GE Receives EASA Nod for H-80 Turboprop

Aviation International News » January 2012
January 5, 2012, 1:40 AM

After a year-long flight test program powering the Thrush 510G agricultural airplane, GE Aviation received type certification from the EASA last month for its M601H-80 turboprop powerplant, an upgrade of the M601 engine the company inherited in 2008 when it purchased Czech-Republic-based Walter Engines. This marks the first occasion where a GE engine received its initial certification from the European agency.

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