The AE 2100D3 engines of a USAF C-130J are ready for inspection at Ramstein Air Base
The Rolls-Royce AE 2100 is a turboprop developed by Allison Engine Company, now part of Rolls-Royce North America. A derivative of the Allison AE 1107C-Liberty (Rolls-Royce T406) turboshaft engine, the AE 2100 shares the same high-pressure core as that engine, as does the Rolls-Royce AE 3007. The engine is a two-shaft design, and was the first to use dual FADECs (full authority digital engine control) to control both engine and propeller. There are two versions of the engine: the civil AE2100A, and the AE2100D3 military variant.
The engine uses new six-bladed Dowty propellers for use on the 50-seat Saab 2000 and the Lockheed C-130J Hercules military transport. Each engine develops 4,591 shaft horsepower.
Specifications (AE 2100D2)
Data from Rolls-Royce product data sheet.
- Type: Turboprop
- Length: 118 in (3.0 m)
- Diameter: 28.7 in (0.73 m)
- Dry weight: 1,727 lb (783 kg)
- Compressor: 14-stage axial
- Turbine: 2-stage HP, 2-stage PT
- Related development
- Related lists
- Leyes II, Richard A.; William A. Fleming (1999). The History of North American Small Gas Turbine Aircraft Engines. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution. ISBN 1-56347-332-1.
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 03:37:30 -0800
The US military and global C-130J fleets are powered by the Rolls Royce AE 2100 turboprop engine. Rolls-Royce Customer Business senior vice-president Tom Hartmann said: "Rolls-Royce AE 2100 engines provide the dependable, efficient power required ...
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:27:39 -0800
"Rolls-Royce AE 2100 engines provide the dependable, efficient power required by the U.S. Air Force and our allies to complete their transport missions with the C-130J fleet," said Tom Hartmann, Rolls-Royce's senior vice president of Customer Business.
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:00:00 -0800
Rolls-Royce AE 2100 Becomes C-130 Standard. [Aviation Today February 12, 2014] Lockheed Martin has a new long term agreement with Rolls-Royce worth up to $1 billion for development of 600 engines to power future C-130J Super Hercules military ...
Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:07:30 -0700
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 13:26:15 -0700
PARIS, France - Rolls-Royce has received services contracts valued at up to $224 million to support US military branches and global air forces supplied by the US Department of Defense. The contracts will support Rolls-Royce AE 2100, Adour (F405) and ...
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:49:55 -0800
Law360, Los Angeles (February 21, 2014, 4:40 PM ET) -- British engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC announced Friday that it has been awarded a $182 million contract to expand its support services for the U.S. Air Force's fleet of C-130J ...
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 00:30:00 -0700
The contracts will support Rolls-Royce AE 2100, Adour (F405) and T56 engines across a variety of fleets. Services to be supplied by Rolls-Royce include logistics support, engineering, parts, repairs, field services and design modifications. Tags: Derby ...
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:29:30 -0800
Law360, New York (December 1, 2014, 12:27 PM ET) -- The Obama administration has approved a proposed five-year, $800 million deal for Lockheed Martin Corp. to provide sustainment of the company's C-130 cargo aircraft for the Iraqi military, the U.S. ...
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