Engines

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

Jul 17, 2014 - 6:37 AM
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.
Jul 17, 2014 - 6:34 AM
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.
Jul 17, 2014 - 6:25 AM
No major in-service issue so far, manufacturer of TP400 says.
Jul 17, 2014 - 5:45 AM
The turbofan’s increased thrust is obtained by a combination of new high-temperature turbine technology, a larger core and advanced fan aerodynamics.
Jul 17, 2014 - 5:20 AM
The Acclimate ignition system features solid-state electronics, with exciter performance that can vary depending on specific requirements.
Jul 17, 2014 - 2:10 AM
The engine that powers the A380 is able to deliver higher power at hot ambient temperatures for improved airline performance.
Jul 16, 2014 - 1:00 AM
With the Bauhaus Luftfahrt, Rolls-Royce and MTU, two projects are targeting distributed thrust. The Quadcruiser combines rotary- and fixed-wing.