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

Oct 1, 2021 - 9:04 AM
GE Aviation and MagniX win contracts to perform ground and flight demonstrations with $253.4 million in grants from NASA.
Catalyst first flight
Sep 30, 2021 - 3:00 PM
GE Aviation made the first flight with its new fadec-equipped Catalyst turboprop engine this afternoon in Berlin.
Ardiden 3TP
Sep 28, 2021 - 11:05 AM
Piaggio Aerospace and Safran Helicopter Engines have signed a letter of intent to cooperate on the production of the Ardiden 3 engine family.
Sep 27, 2021 - 10:52 AM
Franco-Italian airframer ATR will assess hydrogen to power its turboprops, but it cautions the fuel might not be a feasible solution for most customers.
B-52 re-engining
Sep 25, 2021 - 4:55 AM
The long-running saga of re-engining the venerable B-52 bomber has now become reality with the award of a major new engine contract to Rolls-Royce.
Ilyushin Il-96
Sep 23, 2021 - 4:25 AM
Under a new government funding plan, the Il-96 airliner would be fitted with new PD-35 turbofans to provide an improved alternative to Western aircraft.
Airbus H130 Flightlab
Sep 21, 2021 - 10:27 AM
Airbus Helicopters says experimental electric engine backup system could eventually lead to serial production hybrid engine models.
Sep 15, 2021 - 12:10 PM
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics surveyed 1,000 professionals from 38 countries about the current and future state of the industry.
Sep 10, 2021 - 11:19 AM
GE Aviation and the FAA are partnering on the development of noise- and emission-reducing technologies for aircraft engines.
Sep 8, 2021 - 12:21 PM
Safran has successfully test run one of its Makila 2 helicopter engines on 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel .