As part of the total integrated logistics support for the Lockheed Martin C130 Hercules aircraft, Aerotest Limited have designed, developed and supplied an advanced open air Mobile Engine Test System (METS) which is capable of performance testing the following:
Hercules C-130H Allison T56-A15 power plant installed within a Quick Engine Change Unit and with a Hamilton-Standard 54H60-91 propeller installed.
Allison T56/ 501 bare power plant and with a Hamilton-Standard 54H60-91 propeller installed.
Hercules C130J AE2100D3 power plant installed within a Quick Engine Change Unit and with a Dowty Aerospace R391 six bladed composite propeller installed.
Adaptability to support the Lockheed Martin P3 Orion Allison T56-A14 power plant installed within a Quick Engine Change Unit and a Hamilton-Standard 54H60-77 propeller installed.
A METS Facility comprises of:
QECU Test Trailer & Mounting Frame
Acoustic control cabin
QECU Air Start System
QECU Fuel System
Slave Oil System for bare engine testing.
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