News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.
It seems to be a question not of if but of when Airbus will confirm that it will develop a new, updated version of the A330, with a new engine.
Flight-testing of the new Leap turbofan is about to start.
Richard Noble’s Bloodhound supersonic car is his most ambitious project yet, with a mere two years until the first attempts.
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.
Pratt & Whitney Canada continues development of the NGRT while airframe OEMs dither over the launch of a 90-seat turboprop.
The H75, H80 and H85 engines are challenging the ubiquitous Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A