China’s AECC Aims To Fly 1,000-kW Turboshaft In 2021

Credit: AES100 model: Bradley Perrett/AW&ST
TIANJIN, China—Aero Engine Corp. of China (AECC) has begun testing major components for a turboshaft engine of at least 1,000 kW (1,300 hp) takeoff power for a future civil helicopter. The engine, the AES100, is due to fly in 2021. The concept design is completed, components have met targets in rig...

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