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pro­vides the HTS900 engine and con­fig­u­ra­tion while Ea­gle Copters pro­vides the air­craft, per­forms the engine in­stal­la­tion, and han­dles flight-test­ing and cer­ti­fi­ca­tion.

The Honey­well HTS900 is a new engine de­sign that pro­vides an ad­di­tional 500 pounds of pay­load, im­proved dash speed and 12 per­cent lower main­te­nance costs com­pared with the orig­i­nal Bell 407. These de­sign ad­van­tages con­trib­ute to a re­duced to­tal cost of own­er­ship. New tech­nolo­gies in­clude a dual cen­trifu­gal com­pres­sor, cooled sin­gle- crys­tal tur­bine blades, ef­fu­sion- cooled com­bus­tor liner and a du­alchan­nel, full au­thor­ity dig­i­tal engine con­trol.

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