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
1952: The Marboré is licensed to Continental in the U.S. and Blackburn in
1966: Rolls-Royce-Turbomeca Ltd is formed.
2001: Turbomeca becomes part of SNECMA