Ten years after its debut flight, A350 widebody is flying high
With a decade having passed since the first flight of its A350 twinjet, Airbus is regaining production momentum after the pandemic ravaged demand for widebody capacity.
Rolls-Royce readies for first flight of Pearl 10X
Rolls-Royce is gearing up for the first flight later this year of its Pearl 10X engine for the Dassault Aviation Falcon 10X having racked up more than 1,500h of ground runs to date using a variety of test assets.
Rolls-Royce to pause UltraFan testing after first phase as it waits on airframer need
Rolls-Royce will put its UltraFan demonstrator programme on hold once the initial phase of testing is complete as it waits for customer interest in a new powerplant to materialise.
Rolls-Royce runs UltraFan for first time
Rolls-Royce has successfully completed the first tests of its new UltraFan technology demonstrator at its Derby, UK site, with the engine running on 100% sustainable aviation fuel.
United Aircraft aims to build MC-21 engine nacelle plant in Voronezh
Russia’s United Aircraft is looking to establish a new production centre in Voronezh, specialising in engine nacelles for the Aviadvigatel PD-14 and PD-8 powerplants.
Il-114-300 set for high-speed flight tests following engine certification
United Engine’s Klimov division aims to produce several powerplants this year for Ilyushin Il-114-300 high-speed flight testing.
Iraqi regulator confirms engine incidents behind A220 grounding
Iraq’s civil aviation regulator has clarified its measures to restrict Iraqi Airways Airbus A220 operations, citing engine damage to two airframes.
Large engine flying hours at over 80% of 2019 levels, says Rolls-Royce
Rolls-Royce says large commercial engine flying hours are tracking towards its goal of up to 90% of pre-pandemic levels for the full year, on the back of strong performance during the first four months of 2023.
Emirates creates $200m sustainability fund as chief warns on decarbonisation pace
Middle Eastern carrier Emirates is creating a $200 million fund to accelerate research into reducing commercial aviation’s carbon impact.
Textron Aviation delays Denali’s certification until 2025
Textron Aviation has again delayed certification of its clean-sheet single-prop Beechcraft Denali, saying slower-than-planned certification of the type’s GE Aerospace Catalyst engine forced another timeline push back.