News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.
C919 narrowbody on track for rollout by year-end
The company recently finalized its purchase of Danbury Aerospace, marking the fourth acquisition in the last 24 months.
The composite five-blade propellers will be lighter and stronger.
Blackhawk Modifications' XP140 engine upgrade for the Cessna 208A and 208B Caravans will deliver up to 44 percent more horsepower.
The engine should deliver performance similar to the avgas Continental O-200-powered Legend Cub, but with 20 percent lower fuel burn and lower emissions.
CFM racked up $14 billion in sales during the Paris show week, with Rolls-Royce and IAE also doing new business.
Flexible rotary shafts are part of the CFM Leap-1C engine's thrust reversers.
Snecma plans for contra-rotating open rotor demonstrator.
New joint venture involves fuel systems for GE commercial aircraft engine lines.
The planned upgrade kit for the GP7200 will further improve mission fuel burn