New engine for Superjet

New engine for Superjet

Rostec provided the following PR yesterday. “Rostec’s United Engine Corporation successfully completed the first stage of testing the PD-8 gas generator for SSJ-NEW planes. Specialists of UEC-Saturn (Rybinsk) tested its launch and operation in a slow mode and in...
Which is the quietest aircraft?

Which is the quietest aircraft?

As the commercial aviation industry increasingly embraces “green” issues including, for example, SAF, it is useful to consider another feature that is much more noticeable to people – noise. So which is the quietest aircraft? The latest generation of aircraft, from...
Boeing ecoDemonstrator Program Update

Boeing ecoDemonstrator Program Update

Boeing provided an update on their ecoDemonstrator program.  The program started in 2012 using an American Airline 737-800.  Since then they have utilized several other models: 2014 was the 787, 2015 was the 757; 2016 an Embraer E-170; 2018 used a FedEx 777F, 2019...