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MTU MTR390


MTU MTR390



The MTR390 is a turboshaft engine featuring a free power turbine; it is the leading technology engine family in the 1,000-kW to 1,350-kW class. The MTR390 is the exclusive propulsion system for Airbus Tiger helicopter. The production engines of the MTR390-2C version (basic version) were delivered from 2002 to mid-2010, including 242 engines for the German-French-Spanish Tiger program and 52 for Australia's ARH program.

An enhanced engine version providing 14 percent more power, known as MTR390-E, was concluded in 2011.

As of August 2018, firm orders have been received for a total of 492 engines and the MTR390 has accumulated 200,000 flight hours.


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SHP: 1170
Type: Turboshaft


News


Tiger’ Engine MTR390 Maintenance at Bordeaux, 01-Aug-18 : Tiger engine MTR390 new maintenance and repair facility goes operational in Bordeaux, France. Another facility to be located at Albacete, Spain is scheduled for April 2019




Used by


ManufacturerModel
Eurocopter Tiger / Tigre


Versions


EngineSHP
MTR3901170



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