Several thousand hours of exhaustive trials should mean fewer problems in service
Honeywell is conducting an extensive test program and applying experience gained in developing ETOPS-ready auxiliary power units to ensure a trouble-free service introduction for the company's 6,000-8,000-lb.-thrust AS907, the engine certificated by the FAA in June 2002, for Bombardier's Challenger 300 business jet. "By the time entry-into-service occurs later this year, we will have accumulated over 30,000 test hours and more than 6,000 flight hours with this engine. Twenty years ago it ...
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