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Arrius 2R, the Bell 505 engine

Arrius 2R

Arrius 2R

Safran Helicopter Engines

Maximum continuous power 467 shp

Max take-off power 505 shp

Engine monitoring Dual-channel FADEC (Full Authority Digital Engine Control)

The Arrius 2R is designed to deliver performance and power within the 500 shp range, while improving safety and lowering pilot workload via the dual-channel FADEC (Full Authority Digital Engine Control). It is the only turbine in the power range with this feature.

Arrius 2R

Product Helicopter engines

Safran Helicopter Engines

Maximum continuous power 467 shp

Max take-off power 505 shp

Engine monitoring Dual-channel FADEC (Full Authority Digital Engine Control)

Unmatched level of maturity

Built around a proven core engine

Twin-module configuration delivers high reliability, with low maintenance and operating costs

200
More than 200 units in service

Assembled in the US

Arrius 2R is assembled at the Safran Helicopter Engines USA facility in Grand Prairie, Texas. It has been certified on December 2015 and became operational in 2016. Built around a proven core engine, the twin-module configuration grants high reliability and offers low maintenance and operating costs.

The most competitive engine in its category

With more than 3,800 units delivered to 430 customers in 60 countries and over 10 million operating hours, the Arrius family covers a power range of 450-750 shp and flies in both single and twin-engine light helicopters.

Over the years, the Arrius range has maintained its status as the most competitive and robust engine solution for the light helicopter market, and it continues to be selected for new models.

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