• Beta to expand New York facility into electric aircraft delivery centre

  • Embraer reveals first E190F as P2F conversion programme keeps pace

  • FAA orders airlines to inspect lightning protection features on all 747 variants

  • Electra secures deposits from Bristow for five short take-off and landing aircraft

  • Connectivity will contribute to 20-year doubling of global services market: Airbus

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Pratt & Whitney wins sole-source contract for F-35 engine upgrade

Although the Pentagon had already declared its intent to advance the Engine Core Upgrade programme for the F135 engine, the sole-source contract announcement solidifies Pratt & Whitney’s position as the F-35 propulsion supplier for another decade.



Rolls-Royce reiterates narrowbody ambitions with UltraFan technology and possible partner

Rolls-Royce has reiterated its intention to re-enter the market for narrowbody engines using technology from its UltraFan demonstrator in partnership with another supplier.

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Rolls-Royce pulls plug on electric propulsion plans

Rolls-Royce intends to divest its electrical powertrain business as it seeks to exit non-core operations.