Honeywell has started early testing of a significant new upgrade for the T55 turboshaft engine as a competition heats up with GE Aviation to improve the CH-47 and power the U.S. Army’s Future Long Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA).  Honeywell is preparing the upgraded T55-714C engine to enter flight testing in 2022 by starting optimization and risk reduction testing now, says David Marinick, vice president and general manager for Honeywell’s engines business.  The ...

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