Makila 2, the highest-performing and most reliable helicopter engine in its category
Intended for nine-to-twelve ton heavyweight helicopters, the Makila 2 engine spans a power range of between 1,800 and 2,100 shp. It powers all Airbus Helicopters H215 and H225 variants.
Power range 1,800 to 2,100 shp
TBO (Time Between Overhaul) Up to 4,000 hours
Dual channel FADEC to lighten pilot workload and improve mission safety
Low direct maintenance costs
Combat-proven and effective
Makila is a combat-proven engine, particularly effective when operating in military transport and rescue missions. It has earned a reputation as a safe and reliable partner for operators flying in challenging conditions, notably offshore and extreme military environments.
A proven engine
The Makila 1A1 and 1A2 engines are intended for the twin-engine SA330 Puma, AS332 and AS562 Super Puma helicopters manufactured by Airbus Helicopters. The Makila 1A1 powers the latest version of the Super Puma: the H215. The Makila 1K2 is installed in South Africa's Denel Aviation Rooivalk attack helicopter.
The Makila 2A / 2A1 is a Makila 1 evolution powering the H225 and H225M Caracal. The Makila 2A / 2A1 is fourteen per cent more powerful than the 1A. It delivers a take-off power of 2,101 shp and a cruising power of 1,970 shp. It was certified in 2004.
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