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    Safran Ardiden 3C / WZ16

    The Safran Ardiden 3C to be produced in China for the AC352 (H175) by the Aero Engine Corporation of China (AECC) as the WZ16

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    Version of : Ardiden
    SHP: 1800
    Type: Turboshaft


    France and China Strengthen Cooperation on WZ16, 06-Nov-19 : #WZ16 During French President Emmanuel Macron’s State Visit to China, Safran and Aero Engine Corporation of China (AECC) signed memorandum of agreement (MoA) for more industrial cooperation on the WZ16 engine including possible development of a turboprop variant for fixed-wing aircraft

    WZ16 / Ardiden 3C Engine Certified in China, 10-Oct-19 : #Ardiden Safran in parternship with Aero Engine Corporation of China (AECC) achieved the Type Certificate for the WZ16 / Ardiden 3C turboshaft engine for the AVIC AC352 (Airbus H175) helicopter from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC)

    Ardiden 3C obtains EASA Certification, 20-Apr-18 : Safran Helicopter Engine Ardiden 3C received EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) type certification. Known in China as WZ16, was developed for the Avicopter AC352 (Airbus H175)

    Z-15 / AC352 Completes First Flight, 20-Dec-16 : Chinese Avicopter AC352 (ex Z-15) powered with WZ16 (Safran Ardiden 3C) engines performed first flight in Harbin. The seven-ton twin-engine is jointly developed with Airbus Helicopters as the H175

    Turbomeca at Airshow China, 10-Nov-14 : Turbomeca will display two mockups of Ardiden 3C and Arrius 2 turboshaft engines at the Safran booth, Airshow China 2014, from 11th to 16th November 2014

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    AVIC AC352