Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2009
Maiden Flight: 28 August 2008
Total Production: ?
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: GE Aviation
Parent System: T700
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1978
Total Production: 20,100
Family Members: CT7, CT7-2, CT7-8, CT7-8C, CT7-8E, T700-GE-401, T700-GE-401C, T700-GE-700, T700-GE-701, T700-GE-701C, T700-GE-701D, T700-T6A, T700-T6A1, T700-T6E, T700-T6E1 and T706-GE-700
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Description: The T700 engine was designed for the US Army's UH-60A Black Hawk helicopter as a result of lessons learned in Vietnam. The key requirements of this engine were reliability, operation under adverse environmental conditions and low maintainability.

The T700-GE-701E is a derivative of the proven T700-GE-701D engine. The -701E model was selected to power the US Army's UH-60M helicopter in 2005 replacing the -701D as standard equipment. The first UH-60M helicopter took to the skies powered by -701E engines on August 28, 2008. Approximately 900 such helicopters will be produced for the US Army beginning in 2009.

The -701E engine incorporates an on-engine-mounted full authority digital engine control (FADEC), and includes fail-fixed control design that retains fixed engine power in the event both channels of the control should fail. The new engine has been designed to flawlessly integrate with the UH-60M's fly-by-wire flight control system to provide more precise handling as well as reduced maintenance requirements.

T700-GE-701E Applications

Support Aircraft UH-60M BlackHawk

T700-GE-701E News

There are 6 news between
29 Aug 2008 and 12 Dec 2019
Thursday, December 12, 2019GE Aviation to Produce 1,700 T700 Engines for US Army
Monday, November 25, 2019US Army Awards Contract to Support T700 Engine Through 2024
Thursday, November 5, 2015GE Aviation Delivers 20,000th T700/CT7 Turboshaft Engine
Thursday, April 9, 2009US Army Awards General Electric T700 Multi-year Production Contract Through 2014
Tuesday, September 9, 2008UH-60M Takes to the Skies Powered by T700-GE-701E Engines
Friday, August 29, 2008UH-60M Upgrade Black Hawk Helicopter Achieves First Flight

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