June 27, 2012
GE Aviation’s H80 turboprop engine receives type certification in Brazil and Argentina
GE Aviation’s H80 turboprop engine has received type certification from the Brazilian Civil Aviation agency (ANAC) and the Argentine aviation authority (Administración Nacional de Aviación Civil). These certifications follow type certifications for the H80 engine from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. GE Aviation Czech will manufactured the H80 engine with plans to produce 70 H80 engines this year. GE Aviation is also taking steps to ensure a smooth entry into service. Line maintenance classes are already underway so customers can learn how to keep their engines remain in top operating condition. GE Aviation has also developed an extensive network of service and support centers around the world.