GE Challenges Pratt’s PT6 Hegemony With the ATP

Credit: Flying Magazine
It is a footnote in business aviation history, but the Falcon 20, nee Mystere 20, was supposed to feature JT12A turbojets. Indeed, the model’s first flight in May 1963 was powered by a pair of those ear-piercing Pratts.However, at the urging of Pan Am founder Juan Trippe, whose company was then the...

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