Walter M601

The 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.

M601
Partially sectioned M601E
Type Turboprop
National origin Czech Republic
Manufacturer Walter Aircraft Engines
First run 1967
Major applications Let L-410 Turbolet
PAC FU-24 Fletcher
PZL-130 Orlik
Developed into GE Aviation Czech H80

Development

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

M601A
Initial production variant for early version of the Let L410.
M601B
Production variant for the Let L410UVP.
M601D
Developed for the Let L410UVP.
M601D-1
Agricultural variant for high-cycle operation, used on the PZL Kruk and Ayres Thrush.
M601D-2
Special variant for paradrop aircraft, used on the Do 28 and some Finist conversions.
M601D-11
Agricultural and paradrop variant with a higher Time Between Overhaul of up to 1800 hours.
M601D-11NZ
Downrated variant for use in the FU-24 Fletcher.
M601E
Developed for the Let L410UVP-E.
M601E-11
General use engine with sub-variants of differing TBO.
M601E-11A
Variant of the 11 for use at higher operating altitudes and modified with a low pressure bleed air system for pressurised aircraft.
M601E-21
Variant for the L410-UVP-E used for hot and high operations.
M601F
Variant intended for use on the L420.
M601FS
M601F-11
M601F-22
M601F-32
M601FS
M601T
Aerobatic variant for use on the PZL Orlik.
M601H-80
now the GE Aviation Czech H80
M601Z
Agricultural variant for use on the Z-37T.

Applications

Specification (M601D-1)

General characteristics

  • Type: Turboprop
  • Length: 1675 mm
  • Diameter: 590 mm
  • Dry weight: 197 kg

Components

Performance

See also

Related development

  • GE Aviation Czech H80

Comparable engines

Related lists

References

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