The Trent 900EP2 is the new-build standard for the engine that is to power the Airbus A380.
Jul 15, 2014 - 6:00 AM
Rolls’ engines gain valuable percents in fuel burn, while development of Trent 1000-TEN for Boeing 787-10 continues.
Farnborough 2014
Jul 15, 2014 - 1:20 AM
All the main airliner makers had a lucrative first day at this year’s Farnborough show.
Jul 14, 2014 - 7:55 AM
Aerostar’s growth through contracts with Airbus has placed it among leading third-tier suppliers.
Jul 14, 2014 - 7:20 AM
Lord is well known for bearings and assemblies especially for helicopters, but is now looking European fixed-wing work and high-tech acquisitions.
Jul 14, 2014 - 7:15 AM
The EC175’s main gearbox has no backup lubrication system
Airbus Helicopters’ planned production rate is now more than 30 EC175s a year.
Jul 14, 2014 - 7:10 AM
“Maturity” trials have taken place at a customer base. A raft of improvements are already planned for 2016.
Defense applications are now key programs for GKN. Here, a technician conducts an optical inspection of a canopy for the CTOL (conventional takeoff and landing) version of the Lockheed Martin F-35.
Jul 14, 2014 - 6:45 AM
GKN is focusing on technology insertion for various programs while further developing its additive manufacturing expertise.
 Gifas president Marwan Lahoud is happy with the French industry’s performance but wants to avoid complacency.
Jul 14, 2014 - 6:30 AM
Gifas predicts further revenue growth but has a hard time recruiting.
Pratt & Whitney expects to gain certification of the first version of the PW1100G for the Airbus A320neo during this year’s fourth quarter.
Jul 14, 2014 - 6:20 AM
Pratt & Whitney is working to maximize commonality and thus minimize risk with its various geared turbofan offerings.