Catalyst Wins Eurodrone Engine Competition

The first flight of the Catalyst on a Beechcraft King Air test bed took place in September 2021.
Credit: GE Aviation
Airbus has selected GE Aviation’s Catalyst turboprop engine as the powerplant for the Eurodrone medium-altitude long-endurance uncrewed air system. The Catalyst, developed in the Czech Republic in conjunction with GE Aviation Italian subsidiary Avio Aero, beat Safran Helicopter Engines’ Ardiden TP...

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