Posts Tagged “CFM”

LEAP Progressing in Engine Test Program

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LEAP Progressing in Engine Test Program






The LEAP engine from CFM International is progressing in its initial ground testing, and will culminate in engine certification in 2015 and entry into commercial service in 2016.  The first leap engine was fired-up on September 4th, and the engine has now reached full power in ground testing at GE’s Peebes, Ohio outdoor test facility….

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Pratt & Whitney and Rolls Royce End Joint Venture for Narrow-Body Engines

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Pratt & Whitney and Rolls Royce End Joint Venture for Narrow-Body Engines






When Pratt & Whitney acquired Rolls Royce share of International Aero Engines in October, 2011, the two companies agreed to establish a joint venture to develop new engines for the next generation mid-sized aircraft in the 120-230 seat market, examining the GTF technology from PW and the open rotor technology from Rolls Royce.  This week,…

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PARIS AIR SHOW – IMPLICATIONS AND TRENDS

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The 2013 Paris Air Show has now concluded, and we can reflect on what the activities at the show will mean in the marketplace and the implications for the industry.  While the last two shows, Paris 2011 and Farnborough 2012, were dominated by the narrow-body neo and MAX, respectively, Paris 2013 is the year of…

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What to expect at the 2013 Paris Air Show

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AirInsight’s Ernie Arvai shares his thoughts on what he expects from next week’s Paris Air Show. Play to hear the voice and use this link PreParis 2013 for the PowerPoint. Related posts: Outlook for Aerospace in 2012 Yellow flags waving throughout Commercial Aviation PARIS AIR SHOW – IMPLICATIONS AND TRENDS Premium #201 – An Outlook…

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What Will be the Key Stories of 2013

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Looking ahead at this time of year, there are several key events and stories that we know will occur in 2013.  In this post, we’ll comment about them, along with our prognostication on how we expect they might turn out. American-US Airways merger An announcement is expected in January on the potential merger between American…

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Airbus A320 Family Engine Selections

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Airbus A320 Family Engine Selections






Selecting engines for an Airbus single aisle aircraft is highly competitive.  Both engine OEMs fight hard for each sale. So what does the score look like? First let’s look at in service aircraft. Related posts: Pricing a Key to Initial LEAP-GTF Narrow-Body Battles LEAP Progressing in Engine Test Program Airbus takes on MAX With Airbus…

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