Industry News

March 2018 Issue

Used SE Turboprops: Engines Drive Value

They’re powerful, they’re reliable and suddenly they’re everywhere. Operating costs are near those of piston twins but an engine problem can cost a fortune.

The engine is the size of a large picnic basket, easily puts out more power than the biggest horizontally opposed piston pounder, has a TBO nearly twice as long, is more reliable and weighs less—so what’s not to like about turboprop engines?

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