GE Aviation is developing a new turboprop engine, the CPX38, for 70-90-seat turboprops. Because the engine is based on the GE38 core it could enter the market by the end of the decade—or within three years. GE is aiming for a 15% improvement in specific fuel consumption with 99.95% reliability for the new engine, which will like have eight-blades and a larger prop diameter. This engine will not be used to re-engine existing airframes and will perfect for a larger capacity turboprop than those on the market today, GE says. GE is also working on its next jet engine application,
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