C-130 U.S. Air Force made its first flight with improved ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR

C-130 U.S. Air Force made its first flight with improved ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR
Rolls-Royce, the global favorite in the development of engines, and the U.S. Air Force to conduct flight tests improved motor T56 for transport aircraft
C-130H. Improved engine 3.5 series is designed to increase fuel economy and reliability that results in increased current cycle.
 
First test flight of the C-130H with improved engine took place not so long ago, the U.S. Air Force Base Edwards (Calif.). In a series of ground tests of the engine 3.5 has already shown more than 8 percent fuel savings.
 
Improved implementation of programs from series motor 3.5 will allow the U.S. Air Force to continue to use the park
C-130Hto 2040 and analysis of the U.S. Air Force showed that the programm can save 2 billion dollars.
 
Improved engines can be installed in the course of ordinary Polga repair the motor and do not require any configuration in the aircraft or engine control system. Remodeling can envelop approximately 220 aircraft
C-130H.
 
The program series motor 3.5 will help the Air Force achieve its goal to decrease the use of aviation fuel by 10 percent by 2015.

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