News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.
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.
Pratt & Whitney has devised an interim fix and F-35s are flying agan, with borescope inspections mandated every three flying hours.
Russian businessman Gennady Timchenko's G650 cannot be operated in the absence of product support that is blocked by U.S. government sanctions.
GE’s Passport engine for the Bombardier Global 7000 and 8000 remains on track for certification next year.
Rolls-Royce is preparing to flight test the new composite carbon/titanium fan system that form part of the Advance and UltraFan technology packages.
The use of fewer, lighter fan blades will reduce engine weight, contributing to reduced fuel burn.
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