PW500  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: PW530A, PW535A, PW535E, PW545A, PW545B and PW545C
Origin: Canada
Corporations: Pratt & Whitney Canada
Parent System: PW500
Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Total Production: 2,500
Family Members: PW535D
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Description: The Pratt & Whitney Canada (PWC) PW500 turbofan engine family has been developed to power corporate jets providing higher levels of reliability, durability and cost effectiveness. Moreover, PW500 offer low noise emission and low fuel consumption. This engine family delivers from 3,000 to 4,500 pounds of thrust. PW500 engines consist of an integrally bladed rotor; a common core compressor with a single centrifugal compressor; a reverse flow combustor; and thrust management governed by hydromechanical fuel control unit. An Electronic Engine Control (EEC) system is available as optional equipment.

The PW535E combines the heritage of PW500 with new technologies developed for other programs by PWC. It features FADEC (Full Authority Digital Electronic Control), provides 3,200 pounds of thrust and is expected to be certified in 2008. In May 2005, Embraer selected PW535E to power the Light Jet project.

PW500 Applications


Combat Aircraft Avenger ER Predator C Avenger Sea Avenger Private Aircraft Citation Encore Citation XL Phenom 300

PW500 Specifications

Weight
Thrust: 4,500 pound (2.04 ton)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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Pound (lb)   Kilogram (kg)   kN (KiloNewton)   Ton (t)
Meters per Second (mps)   Kilometers per Hour (kph)   Knot (kt)   Miles per Hour (mph)
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Shaft-Horse-Power (shp)

PW500 News

There are 5 news between
24 Sep 2007 and 14 Dec 2009
Monday, December 14, 2009Embraer Phenom 300 Jet Receives FAA Type Certificate
Thursday, December 3, 2009Embraer Phenom 300 Jet Achieves ANAC Certification
Monday, April 20, 2009Jet-Powered Predator C Avenger Successfully Executes First Flight
Tuesday, April 1, 2008Pratt & Whitney PW545C Engine Certified to Power Cessna Citation XLS+ Jet
Monday, September 24, 2007PW535E Engine Successfully Completes First Run on Phenom 300

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