Hill Helicopters Details In-House Turbine Development

Artist's concept of HX50.
Credit: Hill Helicopters

LONDON–British start-up rotary-wing OEM Hill Helicopters has unveiled a turbine engine developed in-house that will go on to power the company’s HX50 light helicopter. Hill’s 500-shp GT50 uses a modular design with two-spool turboshaft, comprising a single-stage centrifugal compressor driven by a...

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