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Sikorsky resolves engine issues

2nd February 2017 - 11:31 GMT | by Helen Haxell in London

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Sikorsky has confirmed it has resolved CH-53K engine overheating problems, which were revealed in a recent report.

The issues were outlined in the Director, Operational Test and Evaluation (DOT&E) FY2016 annual report with the report noting that hot temperature issues within the number two engine bay had caused delays to the programme.

However, in a statement to Shephard, Sikorsky said that measures had been put in place to overcome the reported number two engine bay issue in relation to hot temperatures and its overheating.

'The CH-53K team at Sikorsky's Development Flight Centre has implemented a technical solution to the

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Helen Haxell was Air Editor at Shephard Media, having joined in February 2016 as Editor …

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