Arriel 2L2 makes first ground run
The Arriel 2L2 engine is being co-developed by Safran Helicopter Engines and Hanwha Techwin, which will license-produce units in its Changwon plant, South-Korea. Hanwha Techwin will also be responsible for the engine’s maintenance, repair and overhaul.
The engine is developed from the Arriel 2N, with a higher take-off power rating of 1024 shp. The Arriel 2L2 will deliver improved reliability, power and performance.
Certification is planned for late 2020 and entry into service for 2022.
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