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PT6C-67E Engine for Eurocopter EC175 Certified, Moves into Production

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Pratt & Whitney Canada has received Transport Canada type certification for the PT6C-67E turboshaft engine that will power Eurocopter's EC175 helicopter. The Eurocopter EC175 is a new commercial multirole helicopter and the PT6C-67E is the latest turboshaft engine in the PT6C-67 family for the medium class helicopter segment.

The PT6C-67E builds on the experience of the PT6 family of turboprop and turboshaft engines, bringing unmatched reliability to a market where dispatch, availability and safety are paramount. The PT6C-67E incorporates Pratt & Whitney Canada's latest technological innovations for enhanced power and fuel efficiency, for longer range, increased payload and enhanced pilot experience to the EC175.

Click here to read Pratt & Whitney Canada’s press release.