Engines

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

Learjet 60 engine
Jun 29, 2016 - 7:45 AM
The company has plans to announce a similar program for other aircraft later this year.
Turbomeca combuster
Jun 26, 2016 - 4:34 PM
Safran Helicopter Engines (Turbomeca) has found a way to keep the flow swirling in the combustor.
Jun 24, 2016 - 11:57 AM
The company has been working with two manufacturers and is in early discussions with a third.
Jun 17, 2016 - 4:43 PM
StandardAero is partnering with the Dutch defense ministry to create an F135 engine depot at the Royal Netherlands Air Force Base at Woensdrecht.
Jun 16, 2016 - 12:36 PM
The UK opted to partner with the U.S. in developing an STOVL-capable Joint Strike Fighter instead of developing a replacement for the Harrier.
Jun 15, 2016 - 10:00 AM
Pratt & Whitney says that with two necessary fixes now resolved on the PW1100G, the engine is achieving dispatch reliability as high as 99.7 percent.
Jun 14, 2016 - 9:10 AM
The Low Rate of Initial Production Lot 10 contract is due to be finalized "relatively soon."
Jun 7, 2016 - 10:26 AM
Since the new FJ33 engine has been selected to power the Cirrus SF50 Vision and Flaris LAR1, it also includes sensor suite redundancy.
Jun 6, 2016 - 11:17 AM
Engine makers turn focus to small turboprops, large-cabin business jets.
May 26, 2016 - 10:40 AM
The engine oil trial aims to detect potential engine deterioration before it begins.