News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.
More extensive ground testing of its 100,000-pound-thrust GE9X engine appears to have cleared the way to a smoother certification process.
Its new composite five-blade propeller is now installed on more than 200 of the single-engine turboprops.
Pratt & Whitney confirmed plans to developed a new high-technology core for its PW1000G family of turbofans by 2020.
The Rolls-Royce worldwide authorized service center roster now numbers 72.
In service for more than two decades, the powerplant was the engine of choice for a generation of large-cabin business jets.
Farnborough-based company continues to grow, especially in the U.S., while in Europe it is eyeing single-engine turboprop business.
GE anticipates potential production possibilities following the study.
Acropolis Aviation, the ACJ320neo launch customer, has flown a CFM-powered ACJ319 for seven years.
Piaggio has been ramping up operations at its new production facility at Riviera Airport in Villanova d’Albenga, Italy.
The engine series, derived from the former Walter M601 engine family acquired in 2008, now has 16 applications and is certified in 12 countries.