Posts Tagged “CFM International”

Premium #233 – Who Will be the Next to Play Technology Leapfrog

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Premium #233 – Who Will be the Next to Play Technology Leapfrog






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Premium #218 – Facing Difficulties: A look into the future for key industry players

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Premium #218 – Facing Difficulties:  A look into the future for key industry players






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Airbus neo news

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There has been a steady flow of news about A320neo program delivery delays.  So far, these have all been directed at the P&W GTF engine.  P&W has explained to us that the issue is minor and a fix is being implemented.  A number of GTF powered neos have been delivered and are, as far as…

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The Engine Score

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The Engine Score






The next generation engines are rapidly approaching competitive flight operations – what’s the engine score?  The Pratt & Whitney GTF is already flying for Lufthansa and IndiGo on their A320neos.   The CFM LEAP is rapidly building hours on the Airbus neo fleet and will soon also be operating in customer fleets – the first…

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Engine Wars update

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Engine Wars update






The two big engine makers in the single aisle market now are more easily compared as more data emerges.  Both firms have to file documents with the US FAA.  This information provides an insight we have not seen to date.  The CFM LEAP data can be seen here (E00089EN_Rev_1) and the P&W GTF data can…

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The Evolution of the Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan Engine

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The Evolution of the Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan Engine






As Pratt & Whitney’s new engine starts to operate it is interesting to review its long gestation.   The start of the GTF goes far back to an engine few recall, named the “SuperFan”.  This engine was sold to Airbus for the first A340.  It is rare to find an image of the original SuperFan engine. …

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