News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.
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.
The engine that powers the A380 is able to deliver higher power at hot ambient temperatures for improved airline performance.
With the Bauhaus Luftfahrt, Rolls-Royce and MTU, two projects are targeting distributed thrust. The Quadcruiser combines rotary- and fixed-wing.