This week Flightglobal publication Flight International looks at commercial engines in the great leap forward: rival camps step up a gear with their solutions to powering the future.
Thecover photo is from CFM international and is of a full-scale demonstration Leap X 3-D woven RTM (resin transfer molding) composite fan installed on a CFM 56 5-C engine. The fan is in ground testing.
Also featured are:
- JSF: More Delays – US government auditors wanr F-3 programme faces further parts shortages down line
- Light twin-aisle? P&W hints at high-thrust PW1000G for revival of McDonnell Douglas concept from 1990s
- India’s promise: Industry taps opportunities at Hyderabad:
*India unveils details of indigenous 70-seat turboprop
*Pawan Hans orders seven AS365s
*CFM opens Hyderabad maintenance training centre
*India needs 400 airports: aviation minister
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