Ardiden 3G, the new generation engine for Ka-62
Intended for Russian Helicopters Ka-62, Ardiden 3G is a new generation engine certified by EASA in 2017. It is a member of the Ardiden 3 range, the only new-generation 1,700 to 2,000 shaft horse-power engine range designed for the six to nine ton helicopter.
Power range 1,700 to 2,000 shp
Twinspool centrifugal compressor State-of-the-art design
Engine monitoring New generation FADEC (full authority digital engine control)
Low operating cost
At least 10 % better fuel consumption than engines operating in the same power range
Certified by EASA
High level of design maturity
The Ardiden 3G is a new-generation turboshaft in the 1,700-2,000 shp range. The Ardiden 3 family has completed over 10,000 hours of tests, confirming high levels of design maturity and competitive operating and maintenance costs. It features a remarkably compact modular architecture, a best-in-class power-to-weight ratio and low cost-of-ownership. It also delivers at least 10 % better fuel consumption than engines operating in the same power range.
The Ardiden 3G flight test campaign started in May 2017 with the Kamov Ka-62 maiden flight.
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