Lycoming Plans to Develop Family of Gas Turbines for Aircraft, Industrial Uses
Stratford, Conn.—Lycoming Division of Avco Corp. is developing its T53/T55 gas turbine series to increased ratings and expanded applications hopefully carrying a future price tag of $25 per horsepower. The division plans to stay with the “small” gas turbines, which range up to either 5,000 hp. or 5,000 lb. thrust and to develop in that range a family of engines for civil and military aircraft, industrial and marine powerplants.
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