News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.
A retainer ring issue that delayed the P&W engine’s progress towards flying on the neo has required a fix.
The XWB -84 has entered service so focus is shifting to -97 for the even bigger Airbus A350-1000.
Rolls-Royce is now targeting new evolution to increase efficiency and reach the ACARE goals.
CFM International is busily flight-testing its Leap 1A, 1B and 1C turbofans.
P&W improves processes and gets smart on manufacturing engines, getting the best out of suppliers.
The new GE90 for the Boeing 777X will be 10 percent more efficient than current models, thanks to new materials currently under test.
The improved demonstrator in the light aircraft program is part of the flying display here.
U.S. government investigations highlight cost and reliability issues with the F-35 powerplant.
Shipset for Comac C919 includes an inlet, fan cowl, O-Duct, inner fixed structure, electrical thrust reverser actuation system, exhaust and engine mounts.
Very light jet was originally fitted with a 1,460-pound-thrust Pratt & Whitney Canada PW610F.