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...

The Aero Engine Market

In a quick review of the market, we can see how the engine market has grown in sympathy with the demand for commercial aircraft.  In the first chart, we show the national origin of the engines.  The numbers for Canada jump in 2009 because our data source added...

More MC-21 progress

Today UEC (Russia’s United Engine Corporation) announced they are starting the second phase of the PD-14 engine flight tests.  UEC claims the PD-14 is a fifth generation engine being developed for powering the MC-21 airliner. They also claim using up-to-date...