V ital Link Europe has extensive experience in the design, installation and commissioning of turboshaft and turboprop engine test cells at locations worldwide. Vital Link Europe has the products and personnel to support you.

Now joining Atec’s team, we are teamed with best in class turboshaft experts. Atec has been the Prime contractor on many large-scale turboshaft engine test facilities, and Celtech provides tarmac-based intermediate systems for turboshaft/prop testing. Turboprop engines, APUs, ADGs, Helicopter engines, Tank engines, Shipboard engines, Water dynos, Electric dynos, Air dynos, Shafting, Alignment, Balancing, Cooling, Vibration, DAS and Engine Handling are all well understood by our newly combined teams. VLE has now completed new test cell for Heli One in Norway testing Makila and other helicopter engines. A T700 cell is nearing completion by VLE in the Gulf Region.

Design and Construct Turnkey Turboshaft & Turboprop Test Cells

Configurable for Multiple Engines:

  • Rolls Royce
  • Pratt & Whitney Canada
  • Safran
  • General Electric
  • Honeywell
  • UTAS

Sample Projects:

  • Multi-bay turboshaft complex with DAS for Heli-One in Norway
  • PW200 test facility with FADAS ™ system for Piaggio-Aero in Italy
  • Rolls-Royce GEM test facility with FADAS ™ system for the Danish Navy
  • Rolls-Royce GEM test facility mods for the Norwegian Navy
  • Rolls-Royce Gnome (T58) test facility for the HEIPT at RNAS Yeoviliton
  • Throttle system for the GE T700 and T64 engines for FMS Customer


  • Full Turnkey Design
  • FADAS™, ADAQ™ or SETI/TPTI data acquisition and control systems
  • Engine throttle systems
  • Dynamometer, flywheel, torque measurement and test stand
  • Engine handling systems
  • Fuel storage, metering and distribution
  • Engine starter systems
  • Air systems
  • Cross-calibration and certification services
  • Acoustics – intake, exhaust and silencing systems
  • Civil engineering design