Honeywell engine to power Chinese helicopter

  • 10-Mar-2009 11:23 EDT
Honeywell’s LTS101-700D-2 engine has been selected by Changhe Aircraft Industries of Jingdezhen, China, to power the Z-11 helicopter. The new engines will mark a restart of LTS101 production in Honeywell’s Greer, SC, facility. The Z-11 was designed by Changhe, which holds all intellectual property rights and has obtained type certificate and production certificate awarded by the Civil Aviation Administration of China.  The engine has most recently been part of a retrofit program replacing the existing engine on the ASTAR 350 model B2.
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