Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Rolls-Royce/Honeywell CTS800 Forges Ahead
Honeywell and Rolls-Royce joint venture Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company (LHTEC) is reporting that the CTS800 engine recently topped 100,000 hours in service. That figure covers a fleet of more than 500 CTS800 powerplants that serve a number of helicopters, including the Sikorsky X2 and AgustaWestland T129, with the engine also set to power the AgustaWestland AW159 when it enters service in the late 2012/2013 timeframe.
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