Helicopter Engines

Safran (Turbomeca) Ardiden 3C / WZ16

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Version of : Ardiden
SHP: 1800
Type: Turboshaft


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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