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Ardiden 3G, the new generation engine for Ka-62

Ardiden 3G

Ardiden 3G

Safran Helicopter Engines

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)

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.

Ardiden 3G

Product Helicopter engines

Safran Helicopter Engines

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

10,000
10,000 hours of tests, confirming high levels of maturity

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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