Avco/Pratt & Whitney T800

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APW T800
Type Turboshaft
National origin United States
Manufacturer Avco Lycoming/Pratt & Whitney
Major applications Boeing-Sikorsky RAH-66 Comanche (intended)

The Avco/Pratt & Whitney T800 (company designation APW34) was a turboshaft engine for rotary wing applications, and was produced by Avco/Pratt & Whitney (APW), a joint venture between Avco Lycoming and Pratt & Whitney. The engine was developed for the United States Army's LHX armed reconnaissance helicopter competition to develop the Boeing-Sikorsky RAH-66 Comanche, but lost to the competing LHTEC T800 in 1988.[1]

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Comparable engines


  1. ^ Leyes, p. 213-216
  • Leyes II, Richard A.; William A. Fleming (1999). "5". The History of North American Small Gas Turbine Aircraft Engines. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution. ISBN 1-56347-332-1.