Smyrna Air Center Testing GE H80 on King Air 90

 - November 30, 2011, 11:04 AM

Smyrna Air Center has begun a flight test/data recording program with the new GE H80, 800-shp engine on the King Air 90 series. The engine is the next step up in performance for the Power90 Conversion. According to the company, the GE H80, with 3-D aero design and advanced materials integrated into the compressor and turbine stages, will deliver enhanced performance throughout the King Air’s flight envelope and is capable of full power up to 107 degrees F at sea level. The program will gather performance data up to the King Air’s maximum service ceiling of FL300.