News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.
Engine maker expands its affiliation with Textron-AirLand’s all-composite Surveillance/Light Attack Jet
The joint-venture company marked the launch of its first production engine at the Honda Aero headquarters in November.
Gregory Hayes, previously the company’s senior vice president and CFO, was subsequently elected president and CEO.
Béchat, who graduated from France’s Ecole Polytechnique, started his career with Snecma as a production engineer in 1965.
Will allow max takeoff thrust of 11,450 pounds to be available up to ISA+20 for 10 minutes.
Reliability of indigenous fighter powerplants remains questionable.
Safran, Albany International host French president François Hollande
Ceremony marks the beginning of the shift in HondaJet engine production to Burlington, N.C., from Lynn, Mass.
China has issued type certificates covering the use of Hartzell props on the Beech King Air 200, the Piaggio Avanti Evo and the Daher-Socata TBM series.
Comac told its partners that the first full prototype will be completely assembled by the end of December 2014.