News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.
Delayed fan blade deliveries identified as primary culprit
Investigators yet to find missing piece of broken fan blade
The 2R was certified in December 2015 and is slated to power the Bell 505 JetRanger X light single.
Using additive “represents an elimination of thousands of machining features and inspections, and hundreds of quality plants and procure contracts."
Company acquires two additive manufacturing equipment suppliers
Bombardier cuts 2016 production projection from 15 to seven
Fatigue cracking leads to flight cancellations at Japan’s ANA
GE Aviation and the ATEC joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney will complete preliminary designs of a new 3,000 shp engine.
The formal agreement has not been signed, but the government-approved incentives would include investment in a new $385 million (U.S.) facility.
In service for half a century now, the turboprop engine's makers are looking ahead to its centennial.