Friday, October 17, 2014
EASA Certifies Turbomeca Arrius 2B2Plus
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued certification of the Arrius 2B2plus turboshaft engine. Designed for light single and twin engine helicopters, the first Arrius 2B2plus delivery from Airbus Helicopters is expected in "the coming weeks," according to Turbomeca. Arrius2B2plus has a Time Before Overhaul (TBO) of 4,000 hours and the same Direct Maintenance Cost (DMC) as the previous version of the 2B2 engine.