Leonardo Test Flight Proves PT6’s SAF Credentials

SAF-fueled Leonardo AW139
Credit: Leonardo
LONDON—Leonardo Helicopters has completed its first flight with a helicopter fueled with 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The 75-min. flight using a Leonardo’s AW139 twin-engine medium helicopter marks the first time the ubiquitous Pratt & Whitney PT6 engine had been flown with 100% SAF. One of...

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