All Engines articles – Page 22

  • 737 Max Leap-1B

    CFM to build 10 737 Max engines weekly for 2020


    CFM International is expecting to produce an average of 10 Leap-1B engines – the powerplant for the Boeing 737 Max – per week over the course of 2020, out of a total annual Leap production of 1,400. The forecast has been disclosed by CFM partner Safran in its full-year ...

  • Aeromar ATR72

    Avation inks first engine lease with Aeromar Airlines


    Avation has leased one Pratt Whitney Canada PW127M engine to Mexican regional operator Aeromar Airlines . The Singapore-based lessor announced its entry into engine leasing last month, having added the powerplant to its inventory. This will support Aeromar ’s fleet of 10 ATR aircraft serving 25 ...

  • First Flight of First GTF Engine Produced in Japan_Engine Check

    First Japan-made PW1200G engine completes maiden sortie


    The first Japanese-made Pratt Whitney PW1200G geared turbofan completed its maiden flight on 14 February. Mitsubishi Heavy Industry’s (MHI) engines unit manufactured the powerplant, which was shipped last November from its Komaki facility in Japan to sister company Mitsubishi Aircraft’s flight test centre in Moses Lake. ...

  • Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 Boeing 787

    Can Rolls-Royce win back confidence in 787 engine market?


    Pressure builds on Trent 1000 as All Nippon becomes latest customer to flip to rival GE powerplant

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    ANA announces commitment for 15 GEnx-powered 787s


    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

    AMES extends Dubai site for GE90 fan module inspections


    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

    ST Engineering engine leasing joint venture sells 30 engines


    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 ...

  • Comac C919 roll out - by Comac

    Trump administration flip-flops on C919 de-engining idea


    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

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


    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

    Pratt & Whitney to power Tigerair Taiwan A320neo fleet


    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

    Pratt & Whitney looks to double GTF capabilities in Singapore


    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

    Rolls-Royce starts building UltraFan blades


    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

    Korean Air picks PW1100G to power future A321neo fleet


    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 ...

  • Enviro-c-Shutterstock

    Boeing plays down short-term electric airliner viability


    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 incorporates engine overhaul joint venture with GE


    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 ...

  • Wright 1

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


    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

    A350 engine shutdown incidents linked to cockpit drink spills


    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

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


    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

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


    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

    Engine surge and roll-back preceded Delta A350 diversion


    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 ...