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TP400 engine for military transport aircraft


TP400 - A new-generation turboprop engine


TP400 engine for military transport aircraft

Safran Aircraft Engines

Developed, produced and marketed by Europrop International, the TP400-D6 powers the Airbus A400M new-generation military transport aircraft, designed for tactical and strategic airlift missions, as well as in-flight refueling.

TP400 engine for military transport aircraft

Safran Aircraft Engines

Its dual civil/military certification means it can quickly reach theaters of operations.

The highest standards of dispatch reliability, operational availability and versatility.

Low fuel consumption, which gives the A400M extended range.

Most powerful turboprop in the West
11,600 shp
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A European partnership

The TP400 is developed and produced by Europrop International (EPI), a European consortium between Safran Aircraft Engines, ITP Aero, MTU Aero Engines and Rolls-Royce. Safran Aircraft Engines is the lead partner, with a 32% workshare, and is responsible for the combustor, high-pressure turbine, FADEC engine control system and accessory gearbox.


Support services for maximum availability

As part of Europrop International, Safran Aircraft Engines is in charge of maintenance for components under its responsibility, along with engine removal and module disassembly for certain customers. The company supplies parts and provides online technical assistance and logistics support. It also dispatches special tech reps to air force bases.

Key figures
The A400M’s payload capacity, made possible by the TP400
40 t
total flight hours
200,000 h
Safran Aircraft Engines’ workshare within Europrop International
32 %
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