News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.
The manufacturer claims best-in-class performance from the new powerplant.
Heavier titanium and pricier carbon fiber once presented the only options.
After following the flightplan of her famous namesake, Amelia Rose Earhardt, will be a featured guest at the EAA AirVenture.
Eaton will be responsible for the Trent XWB-97 low-pressure fuel system, starter air system, thermal anti-icing system, engine bleed air system and more.
The PurePower engine family has completed nearly 10,000 hours and 19,000 cycles of full engine testing, including 1,400 hours of flight time.
No major in-service issue so far, manufacturer of TP400 says.
The turbofan’s increased thrust is obtained by a combination of new high-temperature turbine technology, a larger core and advanced fan aerodynamics.
The Acclimate ignition system features solid-state electronics, with exciter performance that can vary depending on specific requirements.