Engines

News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.

Jul 11, 2016 - 11:30 AM
The aerospace component maker wants to make your fuel tank safer.
engine
Jul 11, 2016 - 3:00 AM
Pratt & Whitney’s geared turbofans are still not ready for prime time.
plane
Jul 11, 2016 - 1:30 AM
New narrowbody’s rollout a source of prestige for Kremlin.
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Jul 11, 2016 - 1:30 AM
Gulf carrier is expected to decide if it will still go for A350 after cancelling its original order in 2014.
Jul 10, 2016 - 9:10 AM
Increasing time on wing means engines need a robust support network that can act fast. CFM is preparing to provide that for Leap engines.
Jul 10, 2016 - 4:15 AM
Feeding back technology into the Trent XWB-84 model will also create an improved “EP variant of that for future A350-900s.
Jul 10, 2016 - 3:15 AM
Ground testing has started of the first 100,000-pound-thrust GE9X turbofan, which is the largest-ever commercial aircraft engine.
plane being built
Jul 9, 2016 - 1:30 AM
Competing With Boeing’s 787 is one reason Airbus is looking at a larger A330neo, which it launched at the last Farnborough show in 2014.
engines
Jul 9, 2016 - 12:01 AM
The Trent 7000 powerplant for the Airbus A330 Neo represents “a pretty active program,” says Rolls-Royce customer marketing head Peter Johnston.
airplane taking off
Jul 9, 2016 - 12:01 AM
For the new longer, shorter-range 787, the UK engine maker will provide the TEN engine, a Trent 1000 using XWB tech.