News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.
Béchat, who graduated from France’s Ecole Polytechnique, started his career with Snecma as a production engineer in 1965.
Will allow max takeoff thrust of 11,450 pounds to be available up to ISA+20 for 10 minutes.
Reliability of indigenous fighter powerplants remains questionable.
Safran, Albany International host French president François Hollande
Ceremony marks the beginning of the shift in HondaJet engine production to Burlington, N.C., from Lynn, Mass.
China has issued type certificates covering the use of Hartzell props on the Beech King Air 200, the Piaggio Avanti Evo and the Daher-Socata TBM series.
Comac told its partners that the first full prototype will be completely assembled by the end of December 2014.
The U.S. Navy awarded Pratt & Whitney a contract modification on October 14 for a seventh low-rate initial production lot of F135 engines.
CFM's Leap series of turbofans will power the Airbus A320neo, the Boeing 737 Max and the Comac C919 narrowbodies.
In rankings for turboprop support, Honeywell retained the number-one position.