News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.
The U.S. Air Force is planning on keeping its B-52 strategic bombers for at least another 30 years, and beyond the retirement of the B-1 and B-2.
Two companies—CFM and Pratt & Whitney—remain in the mix for the propulsion contract for Boeing’s proposed midsize airliner.
The joint-venture engine maker sees its new-gen Leap surpass the CFM-56, as it works to resolves issues with the in-development Silvercrest.
Users of the parts account for an installed base of aircraft that include Boeing and Airbus airliners, and Pilatus and Beechcraft turboprops.
Honeywell Aerospace's turbogenerator will produce 30 to 50 percent fewer carbon emissions than a traditional HTS900 engine.
Design work on new Initium auxiliary power units has begun in San Diego.
The Franco-German SCAF/FCAS has received its first funding, while the nations' two propulsion powerhouses are joining forces to develop a new engine
Leap-1B supply deficit continues to hamper Max ramp-up effort.
Apart from requiring increased inspections, the India DGCA has barred operations to the Andaman Islands.
GE Aviation, Pratt & Whitney Canada, and Rolls-Royce all made significant strides with new engine families.