Turbomeca Arrius 2G1 Gets EASA Nod

 - November 17, 2011, 4:35 PM

EASA certified the Turbomeca Arrius 2G1 turboshaft that powers the Kamov Ka-226T light twin, Kamov parent company Russian Helicopters announced this week. The Ka-226T is a coaxial-rotor helicopter that features a service ceiling of 24,000 feet, according to the manufacturer. It seats eight, including the pilot, and has an mtow of 7,900 pounds. Kamov did not indicate when it will start delivering Turbomeca-powered variants of the light utility rotorcraft.