Engines

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

AW189K in flight
Dec 12, 2019 - 12:59 PM
EASA has granted type certificate approval for installation of the Safran Aneto 1K engine in the Leonardo AW189 super-medium twin helicopter.
Harbour Air electric DHC-2 Beaver
Dec 10, 2019 - 4:35 PM
Canadian airline Harbour Air aims to be operating electrically-powered scheduled flights within two years,
MC-21
Dec 10, 2019 - 10:09 AM
China has also expressed interest in the Aviadvigatel engines as an alternative to the Leap-1C.
Pratt & Whitney Bridgeport, West Virginia facility
Dec 5, 2019 - 4:47 PM
Pratt & Whitney's Bridgeport, West Virginia, facility will be the MRO site for its new PW800 series business jet engines.
Dec 5, 2019 - 12:20 PM
The NTSB vice chairman outlines ways he ensures his airplane's engines won't fail in flight at Wichita Aero Club luncheon.
Britten-Norman Islander
Nov 20, 2019 - 7:19 AM
A UK project is developing a hybrid-electric modification for the Britten-Norman Islander.
Eygyptair Maintenance & Engineering and GE Aviation
Nov 18, 2019 - 6:22 AM
Egyptair has signaled its intention to contract with GE Aviation for consultancy services to help it develop CFM56-7B engine support.
GE Aviation and Mubadala
Nov 18, 2019 - 12:05 AM
Under a new contract, Sanad Aerotech will provide GE with maintenance and overhaul services for next generation GE and CFM engines.
Air Race E
Nov 17, 2019 - 1:14 AM
Air Race E, the first electric air racing series, will debut next year as the organizer shows a prototype electric racer at the Dubai Airshow.
CFM delivered 861 Leap turbofans Photo: David McIntosh
Nov 17, 2019 - 1:01 AM
The Leap production ramp-up hasn’t really been affected by Boeing’s reduced 737 Max assembly rate, says CFM CEO Gaël Méheust.