Airbus and SAS together will study the infrastructure requirements needed for operating hybrid and full-electric aircraft. A Memorandum of Understanding was announced on May 20 in Toulouse. It covers June until late 2020. Contrary to what the press release picture...
News Problems with High Pressure Turbine blades have emerged on the Trent 1000 TEN engine used on the 787-10 aircraft, and Singapore Airlines is performing engine changes on its 787-10 fleet. The Trent 1000 TEN is a derivative of the Trent 1000 program, and is likely...
News Both Pratt & Whitney and Rolls Royce have had problems introducing new technology engines on time. The GTF experienced substantial delays with the narrow-body A320 family, and the RR Trent series of engines is correcting problems across multiple variants,...
What engines will power our airliners in 10 to 30 years? In part 2 we investigate what engine makers, universities and research agencies have in store. As described in part 1 of this survey the Big 3 aero engine makers Pratt & Whitney, General Electric and...
What engines will power our airliners in 10 to 30 years? In two parts we investigate what engine makers, universities and research agencies have in store. This month is the third anniversary of the entry into service of Pratt & Whitney’s Geared Turbofan on the...
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