GE Goes After Pratt With New Turboprop Engine »

Leveraging its expertise in military and commercial jet engines, GE's business aircraft engine division announced a new turboprop engine in the 850- to 1650-HP range that will compete with the market-dominating Pratt & Whitney PT6 series. The new engine, which GE calls the Advanced Turbo Prop engine, has already found a launch customer in Textron's just-announced single-engine turboprop, a 12-passenger aircraft that enters a market already crowded with choices. More

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