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Safran and AECC introduce the WZ16

Safran and AECC introduce the WZ16

11-Oct-2019Source: Safran Helicopter Engines

Safran Helicopter Engines and Aero Engine Corporation of China (AECC) announce the issue of the Type Certificate for the WZ16 turboshaft from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). Installed in the AVIC AC352 helicopter, the WZ16 is the first jointly-developed aero engine to be entirely certified by Chinese authorities. Also known as the Ardiden... Read more

China’s AC352 completes first flight with WZ16 engine

China’s AC352 completes first flight with WZ16 engine

21-Dec-2016Source: Safran

The first flight of the Avicopter AC352, powered with WZ16 engine, took place today in Harbin. The AC352 is a new seven-ton, twin-engine, multi-purpose rotorcraft jointly developed by Avicopter and Airbus Helicopters. The WZ16 met all the performance targets set for this maiden flight.  Known in the west as the Ardiden 3C, the engine has... Read more

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