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Austro Engine’s 1,000th AE300 diesel

PUBLISHED: 14:03 14 January 2015 | UPDATED: 14:03 14 January 2015

Austro Engine’s 1,000th AE300 diesel

Austro Engine’s 1,000th AE300 diesel


Austro Engine passes the 1,000 mark for its 170hp AE300 turbocharged diesel

Austro Engine recently manufactured its 1,000th 170hp AE300 turbocharged diesel. Chief Executive Officer Jürgen Heinrich commented: “This AE300 symbolises a significant milestone, reflecting the engine series’ quality and reliability... For 2015 we are working on an extended power version delivering 180hp.” AE300s have logged more than 480,000 flight hours, returning a 45 % lower fuel burn than conventional piston aircraft engines running on Avgas, while producing significantly lower exhaust emissions and noise levels, Austro Engine claims.

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