News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.
Pratt & Whitney received US Federal Aviation Administration type certification of its PW1100G-JM PurePower geared turbofan engine.
Companies expect to close deal in first quarter of 2015
New turbofan to power Irkut MC-21 making steady progress
Certification brings AgustaWestland’s AW169 closer to entry into service.
Funds will be used to develop the “next generation of high-performance aircraft engines.”
Engine maker expands its affiliation with Textron-AirLand’s all-composite Surveillance/Light Attack Jet
The joint-venture company marked the launch of its first production engine at the Honda Aero headquarters in November.
Gregory Hayes, previously the company’s senior vice president and CFO, was subsequently elected president and CEO.
Béchat, who graduated from France’s Ecole Polytechnique, started his career with Snecma as a production engineer in 1965.
Will allow max takeoff thrust of 11,450 pounds to be available up to ISA+20 for 10 minutes.