Defence Helicopter

NAVAIR and Sikorsky put engine issues to bed (updated)

18th December 2019 - 12:13 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


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A joint collaboration between NAVAIR and Sikorsky has led to the pair solving CH-53K King Stallion engine problems that have long been troubling the programme.

One of the most significant technical hurdles, first identified by NAVAIR in 2018, was exhaust gas re-ingestion (EGR) which can cause excessive life cycle costs ...

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