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T800 / CTS800
AgustaWestland AW-159 Lynx Wildcat AH1 - Chris Lofting.jpg
An AgustaWestland AW159 Lynx Wildcat illustrating the installation of the LHTEC T800 turboshaft engines.
Type Turboshaft
National origin United States
Manufacturer LHTEC
Major applications AgustaWestland AW159
RAH-66 Comanche
TAI/AgustaWestland T-129

The Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company T800 is a turboshaft engine for rotary wing applications. It is produced by the LHTEC, a joint venture between Rolls-Royce and Honeywell. The commercial and export version is the CTS800. The engine was primarily developed for the United States Army's cancelled RAH-66 Comanche armed reconnaissance helicopter, but has found use in other applications.



Engine Power (shp) SFC (lb/hr/shp) Overall Pressure Ratio Mass Flow (lb/s) Basic Engine Weight (lb) Length (in)
T800-LHT-801 1563 ~0.459 15 10 315 31.5
CTS800-4N 1362 ? 15 7.2 374 48


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General characteristics

  • Type: turboshaft
  • Length: 31.5 inches (0.80 m)
  • Diameter:
  • Dry weight: 315 pounds (143 kg)


  • Compressor: 2CFHP
  • Turbine: 2HP, 2PT


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