An M601 mounted on an L-410 UVP in the Kbely museum, Prague
Walter M601 is a turboprop aircraft engine produced by Walter Aircraft Engines of the Czech Republic. The company's first turboprop, the M601 is used in business, agricultural and military training aircraft.
Development [ edit ]
The turboprop was designed for use on the Let L-410 and the M601 first ran in 1967. It was not suitable for the prototype L-410 and the company developed an upgraded version, the M601A, with a slightly wider diameter.
Variants [ edit ]
Initial production variant for early version of the Let L410.
Production variant for the Let L410UVP.
Developed for the Let L410UVP.
Agricultural variant for high-cycle operation, used on the PZL Kruk and Ayres Thrush.
Special variant for paradrop aircraft, used on the Do 28 and some Finist conversions.
Agricultural and paradrop variant with a higher Time Between Overhaul of up to 1800 hours.
Downrated variant for use in the FU-24 Fletcher.
Developed for the Let L410UVP-E.
General use engine with sub-variants of differing TBO.
Variant of the 11 for use at higher operating altitudes and modified with a low pressure bleed air system for pressurised aircraft.
Variant for the L410-UVP-E used for hot and high operations.
Variant intended for use on the L420-UVP.
Aerobatic variant for use on the PZL Orlik.
GE Aviation Czech H80 M601Z
Agricultural variant for use on the Z-37T.
Applications [ edit ]
Specification (M601D-1) [ edit ]
Length: 1675 mm
Diameter: 590 mm
Dry weight: 197 kg
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