Rotorcraft Update: Powers get power from new Turbomeca engines

 - May 29, 2008, 9:47 AM

Agusta has delivered the first A109E Power to be driven by Turbomeca’s newly FAA-certified Arrius 2K1 engines to Erie, Pa.-based aeromedical transport provider Life Star, which operates the aircraft under a lease with CJ Systems Aviation Group of Pittsburgh. A second Arrius 2K1-powered A109E is about to be delivered to Duke University’s aeromed network operating out of Durham, N.C. The Power was originally certified with Pratt & Whitney Canada PW206C engines.