Wednesday, November 21, 2012
GE Aviation’s H75, H85 Turboprop Engines Receive EASA Certification
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has granted engine type certification for GE Aviation’s new H75 and H85 turboprop engines.
The new engines are variant’s of GE’s H80 engine, designed for the agricultural, commuter, utility, and business turboprop aircraft.
China Aviation Industry General Aircraft Co. recently selected the H85 engine to power its new five-seat Primus 150 business jet.
GE expects to receive FAA type certification for its two new engines in 2013.