The first launch of a turboprop engine AI-450S.
Use of general aviation (GA) gets a more and more greater extension across the world.
SE Ivchenko Progress taking part in a number of international projects for creating engines for general aviation has developed a whole series of engines for airplanes of that class.
In 20.12.2013 the first start of the AI-450S engine rated at 465…495 h.p. took place. The engine is designated for powering multi-role GA aircrafts.