This engine is intended for Mi-8T helicopters.
Compared with helicopters powered by TV2-117 engines, TV3-117VMA-SBM1V engines can keep their power up to high environment temperatures and high altitudes of location and flight.
2.5-minute power setting provides safe helicopter take off and landing with one engine inoperative (OEI).
Main advantages of the engine:
- high reliability;
- increased power maintained in hot and high conditions;
- low SFC;
- long service life;
- easy in-service maintenance;
- high repairability;
- stable operation under conditions of heavy smoke and dust;
- low cost of life cycle.