IAC AR Type Certificate will enable the new engine, derived from the TV-117SM turboprop engine developed for the Ilyushin IL-144 regional turboprop airliner to power the Russian Helicopters Mi-38 transport helicopter.
The engine has a take of power of 2850 hp and can provide 3750 hp during emergency. Weighting 360 kg, the engine consumes 220 g/hp/hr of fuel.
The engine features a new FADEC system based on the BARK-12 electronic engine control unit.
Two of theses TV7-117 engines enable the Mi-38 to achieve a cruise speed of 285 kmph, 660 km range with a 3000 kg payload and an operational ceiling of 5900 m.
The engine will replace the Canadian Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127/TS, earlier selected for the Mi-38.