News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.
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.
Ardiden engine to power AC352 first flight in China.
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 claimed the top spot among turbofan makers while Honeywell retained its leadership in the turboprop sector.
GE Aviation plans to invest $400 million to develop a new turboprop operation in a European country where it could access export financing.
In addition to the new engines, installation of the wiring harnesses and functional test procedures have begun on FTV1.