Engines

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

Pratt’s envisioned NGRT engine would feature an all-new compressor, a miniaturized version of P&W’s Talon combustor and possibly an eight-blade propeller.
Jul 14, 2014 - 6:25 AM
The powerplant will deliver a 20-percent fuel burn improvement over existing engines in the 5,000- to 7,000-shp range.
Pratt & Whitney expects to gain certification of the first version of the PW1100G for the Airbus A320neo during this year’s fourth quarter.
Jul 14, 2014 - 6:20 AM
Pratt & Whitney is working to maximize commonality and thus minimize risk with its various geared turbofan offerings.
Jul 14, 2014 - 3:09 AM
The engine company validates a fix for PW1500G.
Jul 14, 2014 - 1:45 AM
An engine failure with a Pratt & Whitney geared turbofan engine in May could has strained Bombardier’s CSeries testing and delivery schedule.
Jul 14, 2014 - 1:40 AM
GE names partners for Boeing 777X powerplant as testing proves performance goals.
Jul 14, 2014 - 1:15 AM
It seems to be a question not of if but of when Airbus will confirm that it will develop a new, updated version of the A330, with a new engine.
Jul 14, 2014 - 12:40 AM
Flight-testing of the new Leap turbofan is about to start.
Artist’s impression of Bloodhound SSC during a record run. The actual record attempts are planned to take place in South Africa in 2016.  The car is appearing at Farnborough before heading for South Africa.
Jul 13, 2014 - 6:00 AM
Richard Noble’s Bloodhound supersonic car is his most ambitious project yet, with a mere two years until the first attempts.
Jul 12, 2014 - 11:00 AM
Rolls-Royce has introduced new manufacturing techniques at Washington facility.
R-R claims the Trent XWB’s advanced compressor aerodynamics deliver module weight savings of 15 percent through blisk technology.
Jul 12, 2014 - 9:00 AM
Despite order cancellation by Emirates of A350XWBs, and moves away from A350-800, Rolls-Royce retains confidence in its Trent XWB engines and the program.