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APR-MAY 2018

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GENERAL AVIATION GE HAS A STRONG (TURBOPROP) FOOTPRINT IN EUROPE GE Aviation's journey in Europe has gone a long way. Out of this journey comes the Advanced Turboprop now named the GE Catalyst By Marino Boric AMT VISITED GE AVIATION IN PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC this March. During the trip, the announcement of the name change of the ATP into the GE Catalyst was made. For all of us, AMT readers and specially for aviators and maintenance personnel, this visit was an excellent insight in GE Aviation activities in this entry engine (turboprop) field. Life can be unpredictable and surprising, like this GE Aviation tour. The tour gave AMT the chance to transmit the news of re-naming the high-tech Advanced TurboProp (ATP) which is now called GE Catalyst. Second, even more important, this tour gave me a chance to (finally) understand the GE Aviation activities in Europe, their work in this engine field, and to tell you this story. GE CATALYST GE AVIATION 36 APRIL/MAY 2018 AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY

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