Rolls-Royce, March 02, 2016 - Rolls-Royce and Enstrom Helicopter Corporation have signed a new agreement to provide Rolls-Royce M250 engines for the versatile 480B helicopter.
The 480B is Enstrom’s flagship turbine helicopter, known for its combination of safety, stability, comfort and value. The five-seat aircraft serves as a military trainer, and is well suited for law enforcement, emergency medical and commercial, agricultural and private operations.
The Enstrom 480B helicopter is powered exclusively by a single Rolls-Royce M250-C20W engine, known for its power and dependability. More than 220 M250-powered 480B helicopters are in service throughout the world.
Jason Propes, Rolls-Royce, Senior Vice President, Helicopters, said, “The reliableRolls-Royce M250 engine is ideally suited for the Enstrom 480B helicopter, offering a unique and compact engine design. We are delighted to continue our relationship with Enstrom Helicopters.”
Tracy Biegler, President and CEO of Enstrom Helicopter, said, “We value our relationship with Rolls-Royce and our combined global service network provides our customers with the best support solution in the industry.”
The proven Rolls-Royce M250 engine has powered more than 235 million flight hours of dependable service. More than 31,000 M250 engines have been delivered to the marketplace. Whatever the altitude, whatever the mission, Rolls-Royce has the power and innovation you need.
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