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The Spanish government selects the Brad & Whitney Canada PW206B3 engines

Brad & Whitney Canada Press Release | March 9, 2022

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Brad & Whitney Canada, the business arm of Brad & Whitney, has announced that the PW206B3 helicopter engine has been selected by the Spanish government to operate 36 Airbus H135 helicopters. The new order is part of a multi-agency acquisition plan to equip the Air Force, Navy, Civil Defense and National Police with state-of-the-art light helicopters.

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“The PW206B3 is the third variant of the PW206B engine developed to operate successive models of the H135 helicopter, making it one of the most popular light twin-engine helicopters on the market, having been in military and civilian use for over 25 years.” Said Nicholas. Chabée, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Helicopters, Brad & Whitney Canada. “We hope that this combination of helicopter and engine will meet the needs of the Spanish Army, Civil Defense and the National Police Corps for many years to come.”

The PW200 engine family delivers proven power plant with exceptional performance and working flexibility, low fuel consumption, light weight and compact architecture. With reliability levels that exceed industry standards, the helicopter industry’s select engine and its durable design allow for low maintenance, helping to reduce operating costs.

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