LONG BEACH, California – Dec. 5, 2016 – GE Aviation is offering a $25,000 discount on the next 15 H80 engines purchased for Thrush Aircraft, Inc.’s 510G aircraft. This limited-time offer makes it the best time ever for prospective customers to put a new 510G in their hangar. The savings are significant but offer is limited so interested buyers are encouraged to act quickly.
“Since Thrush selected the H80 back in 2009 to power an improved version of the 510G, we’ve partnered together to deliver game-changing performance and reliability at an affordable cost,” said Norman Baker, President & Managing Executive of GE Aviation Czech, GE’s Business & General Aviation Turboprops. “We support NAAA’s mission to help small businesses and pilots aid farmers in producing a safe, affordable and abundant supply of food, fiber and biofuel, in addition to protecting forestry and controlling health-threatening pests. We hope that the $25,000 discount provides an extra incentive for buyers to continue to support this vital industry.”
The H Series turboprop family incorporates GE’s 3-D aerodynamic design techniques and advanced materials to create a powerful, fuel-efficient, durable engine with no recurrent fuel nozzle inspections and no hot section inspection.
With a hopper capacity of 510 gallons, a gross weight of 10,500 pounds, and GE’s H Series engines up front, the Thrush 510G is designed for superior performance for agricultural operations. The Thrush 510G features a 60,000-hour wing spar life. Additional features include a tubular steel fuselage and cockpit roll cage, removable fuselage skins, and chromate-treated aluminum surfaces for corrosion prevention; all designed to maximize pilot safety, reduce maintenance times and enhance aircraft productivity.
Headquartered in Albany, Georgia, Thrush Aircraft manufactures a full range of aerial application aircraft used in agriculture, forestry and fire fighting roles worldwide. Thrush is well-known for building the most durable aircraft in the aerial application industry, as well as the best flying – from both pilot and operator perspectives. All Thrush models provide superb visibility, light control response, and a high degree of maneuverability and speed, along with superior efficiency and low direct operating costs. Today there are more than 2,200 Thrush aircraft operating in some 80 countries around the world.
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