News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.
The XWB-97 will power the Airbus A350-1000
Flies aboard Pratt’s 747-SP test bed
Rolls-Royce has achieved the first test flight with its 97,000-pound thrust Trent XWB-97 turbofan.
Last summer in the UAE, the engine maker tested a system for sand particle rejection
Plans call for operations to start by mid-2018
When the 5X rolled out in June, its first flight was pegged for September, but the new twinjet has yet to fly.
The UK-based engine manufacturer will invest $584 million to renovate and upgrade its manufacturing and assembly operations.
Ardiden engine to power AC352 first flight in China.
The service will award 'up to two' contracts for a two-year preliminary design phase of the engine planned for Apache and Blackhawk helicopters.
Williams claimed the top spot among turbofan makers while Honeywell retained its leadership in the turboprop sector.