GE H85-powered L410NG premieres in Czech Republic

Jul 28, 2015

July 22, 2015

OSHKOSH, Wisconsin - A new version of Aircraft Industries’ L410 turboprop aircraft rolled out of its Czech Republic factory on July 15, sporting GE’s H85 engine. The Czech aircraft producer plans to begin L410NG production in 2017, following first flight of the aircraft later this year.

The H Series engine features an advanced reduction gearbox which lowers lower maximum propeller speed from 2,080 RMP to 1,950 RMP, resulting in external and internal noise reduction. The engine increases maximal cruise speed to 225 knots.

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