News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.
Airbus and Boeing have tasked the CFM International joint venture of GE and Safran with building 800 more engines over the next four years.
Move would expand OptiClimb offering to all phases of flight.
UK engine manufacturer has a massive development effort underway to establish the technology required for future airliner powerplants.
To provide flexible rotory shafts for Honeywell turbine starter
GE has developed or co-developed new engines for several commercial aircraft programs on display at Paris 2017.
Turbine OEM also marks 30th anniversary of PW4000-94, its first high-thrust engine, and 500,000 flight hours on the F119 that powers the F-22
Quick ETOPS approval sought as adoption of new engines gathers pace.
The gearbox for the UltraFan will allow a more efficent engine that can be optimised with slower fan and faster turbine.
The F135 improvement program would result in a new engine with a third airstream and adaptive-cycle compressor in the mid to late 2020s.
Having oversome issues with initial geared turbofan engines, the manufacturer believes it has a good plan for ramping up production.