Engines

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

February 23, 2021, 10:08 AM

Investigators Find Metal Fatigue in UAL 777’s Failed Engine

NTSB chairman Robert Sumwalt said that a fan blade from the PW4000 that failed in-flight on February 20 showed so-called "beach" marks.

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Universal Hydrogen
Mar 3, 2021 - 11:50 AM
Universal Hydrogen is finalizing the design of its hydrogen powertrain and has forged a fuel supply agreement with new investors Plug Power.
Feb 26, 2021 - 12:07 PM
Deadline for submitting proposals to NASA for Electrified Aircraft Propulsion (EAP) technologies set for April 20.
Cessna Citation Ultra
Feb 25, 2021 - 11:34 AM
Data acquisition and recording systems from Latitude Technologies are helping operators of older Cessna Citations extend engine overhaul intervals.
Rolls-Royce BR725 engine on Gulfstream G650
Feb 24, 2021 - 9:52 AM
Rolls-Royce's customer support facility is adjacent to the new Gulfstream Service Center East.
Feb 24, 2021 - 8:32 AM
The interim order by U.S. authorities to inspect all Pratt & Whitney PW4000-112s applies to some 125 Boeing 777s.
Boeing 777
Feb 23, 2021 - 10:08 AM
NTSB chairman Robert Sumwalt said that a fan blade from the PW4000 that failed in-flight on February 20 showed so-called "beach" marks.
Feb 22, 2021 - 12:53 PM
An inflight engine failure suffered by a cargo 747-400 involved a smaller version of the PW4000 that failed over Colorado on February 20.
Feb 22, 2021 - 7:35 AM
Following the grounding of all 32 of the suspect 777s in operation in Japan, the FAA ordered immediate or “stepped up” inspection of 24 airplanes at UAL.
Feb 21, 2021 - 9:18 AM
The uncontained failure of a Pratt & Whitney PW4077 forces a United Airlines 777-200 to return to Denver.
Ampaire Electric EEL
Feb 18, 2021 - 4:30 PM
The company will offer its hybrid-electric retrofits to operators of existing aircraft such as the Twin Otter and Grand Caravan, as well as for new models.