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      New plane takes flight in Albany

      The Federal Aviation Administration certified the aircraft yesterday after final flight tests were performed at the company plant in Albany.

      / Matt Prichard


      Thrush Aircraft held a celebration lunch Wednesday in honor of their new plane, the Thrust 510G.

      The design features the new GE H80 turboprop engine, which is a first for general aviation.

      The Federal Aviation Administration certified the aircraft yesterday after final flight tests were performed at the company plant in Albany.

      It marks the culmination of more than two year's work by both Thrust and GE aviation.

      Stay connected to MySouthWestGA.com as the story develops and the FOX 31 Newscast at 10 PM.

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