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

Jun 14, 2015 - 1:15 PM
All of the Leap engine’s parts are doubled-source to avoid a break in the supply chain.
CFM’s Leap engine
Jun 14, 2015 - 12:40 PM
Talks with Airbus and Boeing over production increases continue
Jun 14, 2015 - 11:20 AM
Agreements support the development and production of outer guide vanes and bleed valve ducts for the CFM Leap 1-A and 1-B turbofans.
Jun 14, 2015 - 9:56 AM
A retainer ring issue that delayed the P&W engine’s progress towards flying on the neo has required a fix.
Jun 12, 2015 - 10:05 AM
The XWB -84 has entered service so focus is shifting to -97 for the even bigger Airbus A350-1000.
Jun 12, 2015 - 9:15 AM
Rolls-Royce is now targeting new evolution to increase efficiency and reach the ACARE goals.
Leap engine on test bed
Jun 12, 2015 - 8:50 AM
CFM International is busily flight-testing its Leap 1A, 1B and 1C turbofans.
A320neo in flight
Jun 11, 2015 - 1:10 PM
P&W improves processes and gets smart on manufacturing engines, getting the best out of suppliers.
Jun 11, 2015 - 10:30 AM
The new GE90 for the Boeing 777X will be 10 percent more efficient than current models, thanks to new materials currently under test.