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Engines  The Company
Model Military Number Name
1951     Marboré
1968   F405 Adour
1977     Arriel
Founded in 1938, Société Turbomeca has been involved in compressors and turbines from its inception.  Today, Turbomeca is a leading manufacturer of low- to medium-power gas turbines for helicopters, light aircraft and missiles.


1938: Turbomeca is founded by Josef Szydlowski

1947: The company designs its first two gas turbines, the Orédon and the Artouste.

1952: The Marboré is licensed to Continental in the U.S. and Blackburn in the U.K.

1966: Rolls-Royce/Turbomeca Ltd is formed.

2001: Turbomeca becomes part of SNECMA

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