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CTS800  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2001
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: CTS800-4, CTS800-4N and CTS800N
Origin: United Kingdom and United States of America
Corporations: Honeywell and Rolls-Royce
Parent System: T800
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1993
Total Production: ?
Family Members: T800-LHT-800 and T800-LHT-801
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Description: The T800 is a family of turboshaft engines developed jointly between Honeywell and Rolls Royce under the Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company (LHTEC). These engines are rated between 1,300 - 1,800-shp featuring modular design and ease of maintenance. The T800 engine was developed to power high performance light/medium helicopters operating in the military range such as the US Army RAH-66 Comanche (now cancelled).

LHTEC CTS800 is a T800 turbine engine improved variant rated at 1,361-shp and introduced in September 2001 (CTS800-4). CTS800N model was awarded engine certification in November 2003. To date, CTS800 engine is powering AgustaWestland Super Lynx 300, A129 attack helicopter, Japan's ShinMaywa US-1A Kai and Sikorsky X2 Technology prototype.

In June 2006, following the United Kingdom MoD Future Lynx launch LHTEC received a £75 million contract from AgustaWestland to supply CTS800-4 turboshaft engines to power the latest Lynx variant. CTS800 engines give the aircraft greatly improved hot and high performance and single engine performance over existing Lynx helicopters. The CTS800 engines provide 36% greater power than the Gem engines used in current MoD Lynx helicopters for very similar fuel consumption. Future Lynx with its CTS800 engines will have an endurance of approximately 3 hours with standard fuel and 4.5 hours with auxiliary fuel.

CTS800 Applications


Combat Aircraft AW129 International Support Aircraft Battlefield Lynx Super Lynx TLUH Wildcat AH1 Wildcat HMA

CTS800 Specifications

Power
Max Power at TakeOff: 1,361 shp (1,015 kW)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
Meters (m)   Kilometers (km)   Nautic Miles (nm)   Inch (in)   Yard (yd)   Foot (ft)   Millimeter (mm)
Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
Liter (l)   Galon (gl)
Year (yr)   Minutes (min)   Second (sec)
Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

CTS800 News

There are 16 news between
22 Jun 2006 and 28 Sep 2017
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Thursday, September 28, 2017Upgraded Brazilian Navy Super Lynx Mk21B Helicopter Completes First Flight
Thursday, December 10, 2015TAI and LHTEC Sign Contract for CTS800 Engine
Tuesday, June 16, 2015TAI Selects LHTEC's CTS800 to Power Turkish Light Utility Helicopter
Wednesday, July 2, 2014Brazilian Navy Signs Contract with AgustaWestland for Lynx Mk21A Helicopter Upgrade
Wednesday, June 11, 2014Turkish Armed Forces Takes Delivery of T129 ATAK Helicopter
Tuesday, January 15, 2013Republic of Korea Orders Eight AgustaWestland AW159 for its Maritime Operational Helicopter Requirement
Thursday, December 15, 2011AgustaWestland Set to Complete Delivery of Lynx AH Mk9As to the British Army
Friday, October 15, 2010Second AW159 Lynx Wildcat Makes its First Flight
Friday, March 26, 2010British Army Orders Ten More Lynx Upgraded to Mk9A Standard with CTS800-4N Engines
Thursday, November 12, 2009AW159 Lynx Wildcat Multi-Role Helicopter Performs Maiden Flight

Operators & Related Equipment


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Turkey102
Engines powering T129 attack helicopters

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