Air Transport and Cargo Air Transport and Cargo Engines
News and issues relating to air transport and cargo engines.
Flight-testing of the new Leap turbofan is about to start.
Rolls-Royce has introduced new manufacturing techniques at Washington facility.
Despite order cancellation by Emirates of A350XWBs, and moves away from A350-800, Rolls-Royce retains confidence in its Trent XWB engines and the program.
Development go-ahead for 2030 entry into service will factor in noise, airframe integration.
Snecma and GE are multiplying test engines, while preparing for a sharp production ramp-up.
The Leap-1B is being prepared to enter service on Boeing's 737 Max airliners in 2017.
Rolls-Royce is looking to expand its engine component manufacturing activities in India.