News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.
Despite order cancellation by Emirates of A350XWBs, and moves away from A350-800, Rolls-Royce retains confidence in its Trent XWB engines and the program.
Development go-ahead for 2030 entry into service will factor in noise, airframe integration.
Snecma and GE are multiplying test engines, while preparing for a sharp production ramp-up.
The Leap-1B is being prepared to enter service on Boeing's 737 Max airliners in 2017.
Pratt & Whitney Canada continues development of the NGRT while airframe OEMs dither over the launch of a 90-seat turboprop.
The H75, H80 and H85 engines are challenging the ubiquitous Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A
The PW1135G turbofan provides 35,000 pounds of thrust for the Airbus A321.
Engine manufacturers Snecma, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Honeywell, GE and Rolls-Royce are focused on high-end bizjets
Rolls-Royce is probably the leading engine manufacturer for larger business jets, and as the fleet grows it is investing heavily in supporting operators.
Airframe integration will factor into development go-ahead for 2030 entry into service of Snecma's open-rotor engines.