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Jul 14, 2014 - 1:40 AM
GE names partners for Boeing 777X powerplant as testing proves performance goals.
A mockup of an open-rotor engine has been tested in an Onera wind tunnel since 2010; a full demonstrator is due to run in 2016.
Jul 11, 2014 - 6:15 AM
Development go-ahead for 2030 entry into service will factor in noise, airframe integration.
Snecma is preparing a high-speed-test to demonstrate the open rotor’s fuel burn advantage.
Nov 15, 2013 - 2:30 AM
Nov 13, 2011 - 7:17 AM
The joint venture between Rolls-Royce and Pratt & Whitney on mid-sized engines secures their future in the mid-size engine market.
Aug 27, 2010 - 5:53 AM
Five aerospace companies have been awarded a total of $125 million in contracts as part of an environmental initiative to spur development of new aircraft
Aug 27, 2010 - 4:50 AM
Turbofan manufacturers are developing cleaner, quieter and more environmentally friendly engines that will meet current and future regulatory requirements.
Jul 19, 2010 - 11:31 AM
Pratt & Whitney believes open rotors are not the solution to powering future single-aisle aircraft and will offer developed versions of its PW1000G ser
Jul 17, 2010 - 12:49 AM
Clean Sky, the European Union’s ?1.6 billion ($1.9 billion) aeronautical research program, is aiming to have several demonstrators running on the ground or
Jul 5, 2010 - 8:58 AM
The FAA awarded five contracts worth a total of $125 million over five years to engine manufacturers and Boeing to “develop and demonstrate technologies th
Jun 26, 2010 - 5:40 AM
GE Aviation received an award from the FAA as part of the Continuous Lower Energy, Emissions and Noise (Cleen) program–a joint government-industry initiati