Engines

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

June 29, 2020, 6:24 AM

Airliner Deliveries Hit New Low as ADS Predicts Slow Recovery

The order backlog for airliners as of the end of May stood at 13,779, with relatively few cancellations recorded to date.

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Pipistrel Velis Electro
Jun 11, 2020 - 7:40 AM
EASA this week completed what it says is the world's first type certification for a fully electric aircraft, indicating it will pave the way for others.
Magnix Grand Caravan
May 29, 2020 - 6:38 AM
Magnix is partnering with AeroTec to re-engine the Cessna 208B Grand Caravan single turboprop with an electric propulsion system.
Archer eVTOL aircraft
May 21, 2020 - 9:22 AM
The backing for the startup from a leading technology entrepreneur has provided a boost for the eVTOL sector at a time of concern over investment rates.
VoltAero
May 8, 2020 - 9:37 AM
The reworked design for the hybrid-electric Cassio pusherprop will offer range of up to 920 nm, seating between four and six passengers.
May 7, 2020 - 2:00 PM
UK engine maker Rolls-Royce cites a 40-percent decline in engine flying hours during this year’s first four months.
May 4, 2020 - 11:11 AM
Some 13,000 GE employees will lose their job as the company "resizes" to address Covid-19-related business distress.
Cougar Helicopters S92A+
Apr 27, 2020 - 9:00 AM
The Sikorsky S-92A+ upgrade kit provides added safety redundancy if primary lubrication fails and extends the overhaul interval by up to 25 percent.
Apr 16, 2020 - 11:52 AM
GE Aviation also announces availability of its TrueChoice Commercial Services maintenance plan for the T700.
Apr 14, 2020 - 10:22 AM
After several engine incidents traced to the sometimes improper use of jet fuel biocides, the FAA has issued an SAIB regarding their usage.
Apr 8, 2020 - 10:43 AM
Honeywell has temporarily reduced MSP program's minimum flight hours on engines and APUs and extended return times for rental engines and spares exchanges.