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
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