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September 19, 2016, 3:37 PM

Pratt Cuts GTF Delivery Target as Output Lags

Delayed fan blade deliveries identified as primary culprit

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airplane
Jul 11, 2016 - 1:10 AM
Bombardier showcases the advantages of its new airliner during Farnborough demo flight.
airplane
Jul 11, 2016 - 12:30 AM
Boeing is preparing the 737 Max production line for a ramp-up in speed as flight testing continues towards certification.
Jul 11, 2016 - 12:01 AM
The manufacturer which has more than 2 million passenger cabin windows in service will supply Spirit AeroSystems for the next 10 years.
Jul 10, 2016 - 9:00 PM
A mix of airlines and leasing companies are set to sign new contracts with Boeing this week.
Jul 10, 2016 - 9:10 AM
Increasing time on wing means engines need a robust support network that can act fast. CFM is preparing to provide that for Leap engines.
Jul 10, 2016 - 3:15 AM
Ground testing has started of the first 100,000-pound-thrust GE9X turbofan, which is the largest-ever commercial aircraft engine.
airplane flying
Jul 10, 2016 - 2:15 AM
Japanese manufacturer’s long-delayed regional jet but flight testing is starting again in earnest this summer around the U.S and in Japan.
airplane taking off
Jul 10, 2016 - 2:00 AM
Demonstration tour takes turboprop to nine cities across North America
plane being built
Jul 9, 2016 - 1:30 AM
Competing With Boeing’s 787 is one reason Airbus is looking at a larger A330neo, which it launched at the last Farnborough show in 2014.
engines
Jul 9, 2016 - 12:01 AM
The Trent 7000 powerplant for the Airbus A330 Neo represents “a pretty active program,” says Rolls-Royce customer marketing head Peter Johnston.