All Engines articles – Page 19

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    P&W names new commercial engines head


    Pratt Whitney has appointed Carroll Lane as the president of its commercial engines business. He succeeds Christopher Calio, who had been at the helm of the unit since January 2017. Calio was in June promoted to president of the company, succeeding outgoing P W head Robert Leduc. ...

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    Rolls-Royce electric speed record bid ‘on track’


    Rolls-Royce is “on track” to go to the 2020 Farnborough air show touting a world speed record for electric flight – and to be a leader in electrification – after unveiling the airframe it hopes to push to 260kt (480kmh) in the second quarter

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    PW blade issue spurs A320neo engine de-pairing order


    Operators of certain Airbus A320neo-family aircraft are being instructed to de-pair Pratt Whitney PW1100G engines over low-pressure turbine blade damage. The European Union Aviation Safety Agency says the engine manufacturer has developed an improved third-stage disc turbine blade. Examination of damaged blades has shown that they ...

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    Safran picks SIAEC for Leap engine maintenance


    Safran Aircraft Engines and SIA Engineering (SIAEC) have signed a maintenance services agreement that will see the latter provide engine maintenance services for CFM Leap engines. The 10-year agreement will cover engine quick-turn and modification embodiment services for the Leap-1A and Leap-1B engine variants. CFM is a joint venture ...

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    UAV Turbines unveils hybrid-electric ‘microturbine’ for drones


    UAV Turbines unveiled to the market on 10 December a demonstrator hybrid-electric “microturbine” for small unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) that it says allows drones to harness the efficiency of a turbine, but also the instant power of an electric motor.

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    Fuselage mated for first PD-14-powered MC-21


    Russian airframer Irkut has completed fuselage assembly of the first MC-21 to be fitted with the domestically-built Aviadvigatel PD-14 engine.

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    Rolls-Royce chief ties mini-reactors to synthetic fuel


    Rolls-Royce is advocating the use of small nuclear reactors to assist with the future production of synthetic fuels.

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    EASA approves P&W-powered A319neo


    Airbus has gained European Union Aviation Safety Agency type certification for the Pratt Whitney PW1100G-powered version of the A319neo.

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    ​Sanad boosts engine business with new GE deals


    With deals announced at the recent Dubai Airshow, Sanad Aerotech is on track to expand its engine overhaul output from the 125 expected in 2019 to 175-200 units by 2021, says Mansoor Janahi, chief executive of the Abu Dhabi-based MRO specialist.

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    Japan Transocean Air picks ST Engineering for 737 engine support


    Japan Airlines subsidiary Japan Transocean Air has signed a long-term engine maintenance deal with ST Engineering’s aerospace unit.

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    ​FAA orders PW1100G low-pressure turbine blade replacement


    US safety regulators are set to order airlines to replace low-pressure turbine (LPT) blades on some Pratt Whitney PW1100G engines within as little as 90 days, according to a new US airworthiness directive.

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    Hybrid-electric Islander would have 'three-year payback'


    A new hybrid-electric powertrain for the Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander could be ready for service entry by 2024, with savings on fuel expenditure enabling operators to pay off the conversion cost in around three years.

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    Boeing communications head to resign


    Boeing’s senior vice president of communications, Anne Toulouse, will be retiring from her post in 2020, the Chicago-based aircraft manufacturer says in a statement on 22 November.

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    Hanwha, R-R expand engine component partnership


    Korean company Hanwha Aerospace will now produce engine turbine components for Rolls-Royce’s Trent engine family, as part of an expanded long-term partnership.

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    A330neo included in latest Trent engine inspection order


    Airbus A330neo operators have been included in a new European directive ordering inspections of intermediate pressure compressor shaft assemblies on Rolls-Royce Trent engines for the Boeing 787.

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    GoAir picks P&W for new A320neos


    Indian low-cost carrier GoAir has selected Pratt Whitney’s PW1100G engines to power the 72 new Airbus A320neos that it will be taking from 2021.

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    P&W to open new composites R&D facility


    Pratt Whitney will open a new ceramic matrix composites research and development facility focused on aerospace applications.

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    UK project to install hybrid-electric power in BN-2 Islander


    Rolls-Royce has unveiled its involvement in an aircraft electrification project that could ultimately deliver a 19-seat passenger type powered by a hybrid-electric powertrain.

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    Airbus and EasyJet to jointly study electric aircraft


    EasyJet and Airbus have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly assess the potential of hybrid- and full-electric aircraft for short-haul flights across Europe.

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    Emirates meets with FAA over 777X certification


    Emirates Airline president Tim Clark has met today with the head of the US FAA Steve Dickson at the Dubai air show to discuss the certification process of the Boeing 777X.