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Safran Ardiden 3 Series

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Variants:   WZ16

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Safran helicopter engine drives progress in China
November 12, 2019
Also known as the Ardiden 3C, the French-Chinese WZ16 is a new-generation turboshaft in the 1,700-2,000 shp range. It has been jointly developed and built by Safran Helicopter Engines and AECC.
Engine approved for China's H175 variant
October 21, 2019
WZ16 type certification from the Chinese authorities marks a major milestone for Safran Helicopter Engines and AECC. The turboshaft is being installed in China's AVIC AC352 helicopter.
First turboprop demo ground run completed by Safran
June 24, 2019
In a move towards validation of a new turboprop engine, Safran has performed a ground run of its Tech TP technological demonstrator. It has lightweight architecture with lower fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.
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