Engines

News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.

Nov 5, 2015 - 4:56 PM
Rolls-Royce has achieved the first test flight with its 97,000-pound thrust Trent XWB-97 turbofan.
Nov 4, 2015 - 8:20 AM
Last summer in the UAE, the engine maker tested a system for sand particle rejection
Oct 28, 2015 - 10:41 AM
Plans call for operations to start by mid-2018
Falcon 5X
Oct 22, 2015 - 12:37 PM
When the 5X rolled out in June, its first flight was pegged for September, but the new twinjet has yet to fly.
Rolls-Royce artist's rendering
Oct 6, 2015 - 4:38 PM
The UK-based engine manufacturer will invest $584 million to renovate and upgrade its manufacturing and assembly operations.
Oct 5, 2015 - 11:18 AM
Ardiden engine to power AC352 first flight in China.
GE Aviation GE3000 turboshaft engine
Oct 1, 2015 - 9:08 AM
The service will award 'up to two' contracts for a two-year preliminary design phase of the engine planned for Apache and Blackhawk helicopters.
Williams product support.
Oct 1, 2015 - 6:00 AM
Williams claimed the top spot among turbofan makers while Honeywell retained its leadership in the turboprop sector.
Sep 17, 2015 - 10:49 AM
GE Aviation plans to invest $400 million to develop a new turboprop operation in a European country where it could access export financing.
Bombardier Global 7000
Sep 15, 2015 - 10:05 AM
In addition to the new engines, installation of the wiring harnesses and functional test procedures have begun on FTV1.