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Leonardo’s upgraded Super Lynx Makes Successful Maiden Flight

Leonardo’s upgraded Super Lynx Makes Successful Maiden Flight

Leonardo is pleased to announce the successful maiden flight of the first of eight upgraded Brazilian Navy Super Lynx Mk21B helicopters at its Yeovil facility, in southwest England, on 28th September 2017. The upgraded Lynx helicopters will give Brazil’s Naval Aviation a significant improvement in its capabilities, with much increased aircraft performance and mission effectiveness…. Read more »

Source: Leonardo, 02-Oct-17

Turkish Aerospace signs CTS800 contract

Turkish Aerospace signs CTS800 contract

Turkish Aerospace Industries and the Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company, a 50-50 partnership between Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) and Rolls-Royce, have signed an agreement to supply CTS800 turboshaft engines for the Turkish Light Utility Helicopter, a program of the Undersecretary for Defense Industry since September 2013. The agreement, which confirms a memorandum of understanding… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 11-Dec-15

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LHTEC CTS800 to power Turkish Light Utility Helicopter

LHTEC CTS800 to power Turkish Light Utility Helicopter

The Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company (LHTEC), a 50-50 partnership between Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) and Rolls-Royce, has been selected by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) to provide propulsion engines for the Turkish Light Utility Helicopter (TLUH) programme. TAI and LHTEC officials today signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Paris Air Show and will… Read more »

Source: Honeywell, 18-Jun-15

CTS800 engine receives FAA Type Certificate for T129

CTS800 engine receives FAA Type Certificate for T129

The CTS800-4A engine powering the T129 attack helicopter has received a type certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration, expanding the CTS800 product line. The CTS800 is designed and produced by the Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company (LHTEC), a 50:50 partnership between Rolls-Royce and Honeywell. The new type certificate for the CTS800-4A brings a high-speed output… Read more »

Source: LHTEC, 01-Aug-12

LHTEC CTS800 reaches 50,000 in-service hours powering trio of first flights in 2009

LHTEC CTS800 reaches 50,000 in-service hours powering trio of first flights in 2009

The CTS800 engine, produced by Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company (LHTEC), a 50:50 joint venture between Honeywell and Rolls-Royce, has surpassed 50,000 in-service flight hours primarily powering the AgustaWestland Super Lynx 300 and ShinMaywa US-2 aircraft.  This significant milestone also includes time achieved while powering first flights on three different helicopter types in 2009. The… Read more »

Source: Rolls-Royce, 22-Feb-10

LHTEC Expands Global CTS800 Reach Through Exclusive Distributor Agreement with API

The Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company (LHTEC), a 50:50 joint venture between Honeywell and Rolls-Royce, has signed a ten-year agreement with Aerospace Products International, Inc. (API), naming API as the exclusive distributor of CTS800 spare parts globally. The Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company (LHTEC), a 50:50 joint venture between Honeywell and Rolls-Royce, has signed a… Read more »

Source: Reuters, 15-Oct-09

First Upgraded British Army Lynx Flies With New Engines

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the successful first flight of the British Army’s first Lynx AH Mk.9A fitted with more powerful CTS800 engines, just 10 months after contract award. The maiden flight, lasting 60 minutes, took place today at AgustaWestland’s Yeovil facility with the aircraft handling as expected.

Source: AgustaWestland, 17-Sep-09