Frank Turbine Engine Systems

Company History:

 

1992 first attempts with the help of the FMT construction plan by Dipl. Ing. Kurt Schreckling to produce an operational model engine

1992-1994- Construction of the fire box by Dipl. Ing. Kurt Schreckling. 1994 first successful flight with a turbo trainer

1995-According to Thomas Kamps' blueprint, the first TJ 66 was built using a turbocharger wheel and a self-made turbine wheel. 5 kg thrust

1997 Construction of the TJ 67 with an enlarged compressor wheel and Golden West turbine wheel

1998 Development of the TJ 70

2000 Foundation of the company Alfred Frank Modellturbinen

2000 development of the TJ 70/16 and the TJ 74. Start of sales of the TJ 70

2001 Sales start of the TJ-70/16

2002 Development of the TJ-67-mini and the TJ70 Raptor

2003 TJ-70 Raptor prototype is demonstrated for the first time with 19 kg thrust on the Jetpower

2005 Development of TBS 400 by Robert Sturtzkopf

2006 Development and sale of the TJ-74S

2007 Development of the FT300 Hercules

FT 180 Raptor with carbon fiber lid

 

2008 sales start of TJ-70 Raptor / FT300 Herkuless

2011 name change from TJ-70 Raptor to FT 180; TJ-70/16 and TJ-74S in FT 160

2012 further development of the FT 180 to FT 220 

2015 Development of the FT 250

2018 Takeover of the company by Ing.Mario Pasqualini, Innsbruck

2019 development of the FT 500; Extension of the push pipe production by Lorenz Bernreiter. Establishment of 2 new service stations. Acquisition of additional technicians and new suppliers for the expanded engine production

2020 Start of sales in the Middle East / Dubai and USA through cooperation with Ultimate Jets Dubai. Sales of commercial engines based on FT 500