Posts Tagged “Pratt & Whitney”

Premium – Arkia selects LEAP

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Premium – Arkia selects LEAP






Yesterday Israel’s second largest airline, Arkia, selected the CFM LEAP engine for its A320neo order.  The airline only has four on order, so it is a small order.  But the implications of this are far bigger. Welcome to AirInsight Premium content. This page is only available to active members. Already a member? LOGIN HERE Interested in…

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GTF Update

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P&W provided us with this release on their GTF engine: “Pratt & Whitney’s carbon seal improvement package received certification April 12 and is being deployed to our customers. These changes are designed to improve the carbon seal’s durability for PW1100G-JM engines on the A320neo fleet. We are working closely with our customers to drive implementation…

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Premium – A320neo Ops update (dispelling neo nonsense)

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Premium – A320neo Ops update (dispelling neo nonsense)






In this article, we will dispel “neo nonsense” regarding difficulties with the new aircraft. The A320neo entry into service continues to settle in with variable results We show the latest flight ops data, through March 30, 2017 There is some “neo nonsense” to clarify with respect to engine performance Welcome to AirInsight Premium content. This page…

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Premium #315 – Technology: Are the next steps revolutionary or evolutionary?

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Aerospace is a technology-heavy business.  But the pace of technology change is accelerating.  Consider just 15 years ago that composites were too expensive and unproven for aircraft structural applications, large geared turbofans were a lab experiment, hybrid cars were new, flip phones were state of the art, and the hard drive on my computer had…

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An example of the disruption Additive Manufacturing drives

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An example of the disruption Additive Manufacturing drives






GE has been at the forefront of additive manufacturing for a while.  Though not alone in seeing the benfits from this technology, GE is touting an interesting example of what this means.  They explain that their new ATP has 855 parts eliminated because of additive manufacturing. To date Textron has been the only OEM to…

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The Big Squeeze

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The Big Squeeze






In the single aisle market the dominance of Airbus and Boeing is total.  Take a look at this chart. Related posts: Outlook for Aerospace in 2012 E2 and CSeries Reports published Premium #201 – An Outlook for 2016 Premium #300 – Looking out to 2035

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