News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.
Safran Helicopter Engines (Turbomeca) has found a way to keep the flow swirling in the combustor.
The company has been working with two manufacturers and is in early discussions with a third.
StandardAero is partnering with the Dutch defense ministry to create an F135 engine depot at the Royal Netherlands Air Force Base at Woensdrecht.
The UK opted to partner with the U.S. in developing an STOVL-capable Joint Strike Fighter instead of developing a replacement for the Harrier.
Pratt & Whitney says that with two necessary fixes now resolved on the PW1100G, the engine is achieving dispatch reliability as high as 99.7 percent.
The Low Rate of Initial Production Lot 10 contract is due to be finalized "relatively soon."
Since the new FJ33 engine has been selected to power the Cirrus SF50 Vision and Flaris LAR1, it also includes sensor suite redundancy.
Engine makers turn focus to small turboprops, large-cabin business jets.
The engine oil trial aims to detect potential engine deterioration before it begins.
The maintenance program is for Rolls-Royce 250-C47B engines.