Airbus Requests Information On More Powerful Lakota Engine

Airbus Helicopters has asked engine manufacturers for information on higher-power turboshafts for the U.S. Army’s UH-72 Lakota light utility helicopter. The military version of Airbus’s EC145 commercial light twin is now powered by 700-shp Turbomeca Arriel 1E2s. Honeywell says it will respond to the...

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