The U.S. Army will soon invite proposals to design and build competitive prototypes for the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA), but the search for the production version’s heavy turboshaft engines is only now coming into focus.   The outcome of the search could depend as much on the Army’s fielding schedule and available budget for FLRAA as on propulsion requirements for thrust and fuel consumption. It is already clear that the Future Affordable Turbine Engine ...

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