News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.
Rolls-Royce and Liebherr joint venture launches R&D program at Friedreichshafen
CFM Ebanga describes Middle East as “most demanding market”
Pratt & Whitney Canada increases PT6T-9 clutch inspection interval
The XWB-97 will power the Airbus A350-1000
Flies aboard Pratt’s 747-SP test bed
Rolls-Royce has achieved the first test flight with its 97,000-pound thrust Trent XWB-97 turbofan.
Last summer in the UAE, the engine maker tested a system for sand particle rejection
Plans call for operations to start by mid-2018
When the 5X rolled out in June, its first flight was pegged for September, but the new twinjet has yet to fly.
The UK-based engine manufacturer will invest $584 million to renovate and upgrade its manufacturing and assembly operations.