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Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Total Production: 4,236
Unitary Cost: USD$2.0 million
Also Known As: 55-L-714A, 55-L-71X and T55-GA-714A
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Honeywell
Parent System: T55
Initial Operational Capability (IOC):
Total Production: 4,236
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Description: The Honeywell T55 is a family of reliable and durable turboshaft engines suitable for rotary-wing aircraft applications such as the Boeing CH-47 Chinook, MH-47 and Model 234 helicopters. The T55 engines provide power between 3,570 and 4,867 shaft horsepower. Since the T55 inception, Honeywell has delivered more than 4,200 engines to customers all over the world accumulating more than six million flight hours.

The T55-GA-714A is the current engine model provided to the US Army's aircraft while the 55-L-714A designation applies to engines being offered to international customers. T55 from -714A series offer 22 percent increased power and 7 percent fuel economy compared with is latest competitor in the T55 engine family. Honeywell is developing the 55-L-71X variant which would deliver more power than -714A models.

T55 Applications

Support Aircraft CH-47D Chinook CH-47F Chinook MH-47E Chinook MH-47G Chinook

T55 Specifications

Diameter: 616 millimeter (24.2 inch)
Length: 1,196 millimeter (47 inch)
Max Output Power: 4,867 shp
Dry Weight: 377 kilogram (831 pound)
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)

T55 News

There are 17 news between
27 Sep 2006 and 7 Nov 2019
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Thursday, November 7, 2019FMS: United Arab Emirates Requests 10 CH-47F Chinook Cargo Helicopters
Friday, October 19, 2018FMS: United Kingdom Wants 16 H-47 Chinook Extended Range Helicopters
Friday, April 28, 2017FMS: Greece Requests Sale of Five CH-47D Helicopters
Thursday, December 8, 2016FMS: Saudi Arabia Requests Sale of 48 CH-47F Chinook Cargo Helicopters
Monday, December 21, 2015FMS: Australia Seeks Three CH-47F Helicopters
Monday, March 23, 2015FMS: Netherlands Seeks 17 CH-47F Chinook Transport Helicopters
Thursday, December 11, 2014FMS: Greece Seeks 10 ex-US Army CH-47D Chinook Helicopters
Tuesday, December 3, 2013FMS: Republic of Korea Requests Sale of 14 ex-US Army CH-47D Helicopters
Friday, April 9, 2010FMS: Canada Requests Sale of 36 T55-GA-714A Engines
Tuesday, December 8, 2009FMS: Turkey Requests Sale of 14 CH-47F Chinook Helicopters

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