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    ANA announces commitment for 15 GEnx-powered 787s

    2020-02-25T06:57:00Z

    All Nippon Airways has committed to placing firm orders for 15 Boeing 787s to be powered by the General Electric GEnx-1B, and not the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 that powers its existing fleet. The order will comprise 11 787-10s and four 787-9s, says ANA. In addition, ANA will obtain options ...

  • GE90
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    AMES extends Dubai site for GE90 fan module inspections

    2020-02-25T01:33:00Z

    Aerostructures Middle East Services (AMES) has formally opened an extension of its Dubai facility to accommodate mandated fan-stator module inspections on ageing GE Aviation GE90 engines. The composite repair provider – a joint venture between Safran Nacelles and Air France Industries KLM Engineering Maintenance – says it ...

  • IAE V2500 W445
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    ST Engineering engine leasing joint venture sells 30 engines

    2020-02-21T02:44:00Z

    ST Engineering’s engine leasing joint venture has entered a securitisation transaction for the sale of 30 aircraft engines. The sale — the first for ST Engineering — will “free up capital for future investments, including aircraft engines and reduce…capital employed”, the company says. Source: International Aero ...

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    Trump administration flip-flops on C919 de-engining idea

    2020-02-19T06:34:00Z

    The Trump administration may (or may not) be considering blocking the sale of CFM International Leap-1C engines and other technology for the developmental Comac C919. A Wall Street Journal report on 16 February surprised the aerospace community, with sources telling the newspaper that the administration was contemplating not ...

  • MC-21 PD-14
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    Engine pylons completed for first PD-14-powered MC-21

    2020-02-12T15:42:00Z

    Russian airframer VASO has completed the first engine pylons for the Irkut MC-21 intended for installation of Aviadvigatel PD-14 powerplants. The Voronezh-based manufacturer says the latest assemblies bring the total number of pylon sets to 12. While MC-21s so far assembled have all comprised Pratt Whitney ...

  • Tigerair Taiwan
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    Pratt & Whitney to power Tigerair Taiwan A320neo fleet

    2020-02-12T01:09:00Z

    Taiwanese low-cost carrier Tigerair Taiwan has selected Pratt Whitney PW1100G engines to power the 15 new Airbus A320neos it has on order. The new narrowbodies are a combination of new orders from Airbus, as well as leased aircraft. P W adds that it ...

  • Pratt & Whitney GTF
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    Pratt & Whitney looks to double GTF capabilities in Singapore

    2020-02-11T01:56:00Z

    A year after it began operations, Pratt Whitney’s PW1000G-series overhaul line in Singapore is looking to ramp up its output. Eagle Services Asia (ESA), a joint venture between P W and Singapore Airlines’ engineering arm, has recently undergone a $85 million refurbishment, which saw the addition of ...

  • UltraFan
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    Rolls-Royce starts building UltraFan blades

    2020-02-11T01:46:00Z

    Parts production for the Rolls-Royce UltraFan demonstrator engine is under way, with the propulsion specialist now manufacturing the powerplant’s composite fan blades.

  • A321neo Korean Air
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    Korean Air picks PW1100G to power future A321neo fleet

    2020-02-11T01:22:00Z

    Korean Air has selected Pratt Whitney PW1100G engines to power its fleet of up to 50 Airbus A321neos, the first of which is scheduled for delivery next year. The SkyTeam carrier is also in talks with the engine maker to become part of the geared turbofan’s maintenance ...

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    Boeing plays down short-term electric airliner viability

    2020-02-04T14:07:00Z

    An all-electric or hybrid-engined aircraft capable of carrying the same number of passengers as a Boeing 737 is still decades away, the airframer believes, with smaller regional types arriving as a precursor only at some point in the 2030s.

  • SIAEC
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    SIAEC incorporates engine overhaul joint venture with GE

    2020-02-04T06:07:00Z

    SIA Engineering and GE Aviation have incorporated their engine overhaul joint venture which will provide MRO services for the GE90 and GE9X engines. This comes about two years after the pari inked an agreement with the intention to set the joint venture up. Plans to form the joint venture ...

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    EasyJet ‘electric aircraft’ partner aims to fly engine in 2023

    2020-01-30T19:46:00Z

    US firm Wright Electric is aiming to conduct ground tests next year, and flight tests in three years’ time, of a motor intended to provide propulsion for an electric airliner. The company is constructing a 1.5MW electric motor and a 3kV inverter – a system to convert direct to ...

  • Delta A350
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    A350 engine shutdown incidents linked to cockpit drink spills

    2020-01-29T18:28:00Z

    Airbus and Rolls-Royce are investigating two incidents in which A350s experienced uncommanded in-flight engine shutdown after drinks were spilled on controls situated on the cockpit centre pedestal. FlightGlobal understands that the airframer is to discuss the matter with operators on 30 January, and will issue a transmission on recommended ...

  • PD-14s
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    Irkut receives first PD-14 engines for installation on MC-21

    2020-01-29T09:07:00Z

    Russian airframer Irkut has received the first Aviadvigatel PD-14 engines for the MC-21 at its assembly line in Irkutsk. The domestically-built engines, manufactured in Perm, have been transported by road over a distance of nearly 4,000km according to United Engine Corporation. Upon arrival at the assembly line earlier ...

  • Safran Arrano
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    Safran to introduce four turboshafts to market in 2020 to grab market share

    2020-01-28T23:09:00Z

    Safran plans to introduce four new turboshafts to the helicopter industry in 2020 as part of an effort to grab new market share.

  • Delta A350-900
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    Engine surge and roll-back preceded Delta A350 diversion

    2020-01-28T19:16:00Z

    Canadian investigators have disclosed that a Korea-bound Delta Air Lines Airbus A350-900 encountered engine surges and a thrust roll-back before the aircraft diverted to Alaska. The aircraft (N508DN) had been operating the DL159 service from Detroit to Seoul on 21 January. Transportation Safety Board of Canada says the ...

  • Indigo A321-1 c Indigo
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    Pratt & Whitney works to clear GTF retrofit backlog

    2020-01-28T16:57:00Z

    Pratt & Whitney is still working through a retrofit effort to fix the three major issues afflicting PW1000G-series engines, but expects the activity to be concluded this year.

  • Wizz A321neo
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    Wizz stays with P&W for another 166 Airbus jets

    2020-01-27T16:29:00Z

    Central European budget carrier Wizz Air is staying with Pratt Whitney for another 166 Airbus A320neo-family jets. The agreement to take the PW1100G engine covers 90 aircraft from a 2016 deal plus a further 56 A320neos. It also covers the 20 A321XLRs recently ordered by the ...

  • Trent 1000
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    Unexplained Trent 1000 surges spur de-pair order to 787 operators

    2020-01-24T20:34:00Z

    Rolls-Royce is investigating further operational issues with Trent 1000 engines, after instances of surges involving certain powerplants – a situation which has triggered a de-pairing order from European regulators. Trent 1000s, which are fitted to Boeing 787s, have already been the subject of several regulatory interventions, particularly as a ...

  • Trent 900
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    Trent-powered A380s to be checked for rotor shaft cracks

    2020-01-23T18:57:00Z

    Operators of Rolls-Royce-powered Airbus A380s are set to be ordered to inspect the type’s engines for cracking of spacers between intermediate-pressure compressor discs. The European Union Aviation Safety Agency says examination of a Trent 900 rotor shaft revealed a crack in an interstage spacer between the stage two and ...