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07:40 AM, March 7, 2019
Airbus to Power H135 helicopter By Pratt & Whitney Engine for US Navy trainer Replacement Proposal
Airbus' H135 helicopter

Airbus helicopters selected Pratt & Whitney PW206B3 engine to power the H135 light utility helicopter at the ongoing Heli-Expo 2019 in Georgia, USA for US Navy trainer replacement proposal.

The H135 aircraft is IFR certified by the Federal Aviation Administration. It allows for training of new pilots in environments and scenarios similar to the Navy’s warfighting rotorcraft fleet, the company said in a statement Wednesday.

The helicopter has an advanced Helionix avionics system, with color digital multi-function displays, a four-axis autopilot, Integrated Flight Management System, and engines with Full Authority Digital Engine Control and one engine inoperative (OEI) training mode.