News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.
UltraFan engine is a geared design based on technology that could be ready for service in 2025.
As larger parts can be made at lower cost through additive manufacturing, 3-D printing is making more sense for aerospace.
UK manufacturer continues to work toward the new –TEN version of the Trent 1000, which it hopes will be first to power the Boeing 787-10.
Officials signed a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday at the Paris Air Show.
All of the Leap engine’s parts are doubled-source to avoid a break in the supply chain.
Talks with Airbus and Boeing over production increases continue
Agreements support the development and production of outer guide vanes and bleed valve ducts for the CFM Leap 1-A and 1-B turbofans.
A retainer ring issue that delayed the P&W engine’s progress towards flying on the neo has required a fix.
The XWB -84 has entered service so focus is shifting to -97 for the even bigger Airbus A350-1000.