Engines

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

Dec 12, 2018 - 12:27 PM
The initial Japanese-build geared turbofan has passed Pratt & Whitney’s production acceptance test.
Start Pac touts auxiliary power units
Dec 8, 2018 - 4:00 AM
In harsh climates like the Middle East, external power reduces wear on engines and batteries.
GE's former testbed 747
Nov 20, 2018 - 10:32 AM
In service with for 49 years, first as an airliner, then as a flying engine testbed, the four-engine jumbo was the world's oldest active 747.
Nov 9, 2018 - 3:15 AM
Among the new systems that were unveiled at the Zhuhai show is a J-10B demonstrator equipped with a thrust-vectoring nozzle
VoltAero iron bird test rig
Nov 6, 2018 - 3:54 AM
Team led by ex-Airbus tech boss is taking a conservative approach, developing redundant-propulsion technology using a Cessna 337 testbed.
Eviation Alice
Nov 5, 2018 - 11:32 AM
Under the partnership, Hartzell will provide customized and optimized propellers and support systems.
Oct 26, 2018 - 1:42 PM
UK manufacturer expects to ship 50 fewer large engines than originally planned
Oct 24, 2018 - 11:44 AM
The company revealed the first of a planned family of electric motors that could power electric or hybrid aircraft.
Oct 18, 2018 - 10:47 AM
Engineers hope to test indigenous PD-14 on narrowbody prototype by year-end
Rolls-Royce engine
Oct 17, 2018 - 5:18 AM
UK engine maker highlights developments from fixed-cost engine care programs to its newest Pearl turbofans that will power the Global 5500/6500.