Tag: aircraft engine

Russia Creates Substitutes for Ukrainian Aircraft and Naval Engines

Reading Time: 1 minute Russia has coped with the task of import substitution in the field of aircraft and naval engine engineering, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said on Thursday. This reported by TASS. “I can say that there is no dependence on Ukrainian products any more. The situation with western supplies is changing cardinally. We’ve coped with the […]

Demand For Older Engine Types Picking Up

Reading Time: 2 minutes Engine MROs and leasing companies are seeing growing demand from customers for some of the older engine types in their portfolios as a result of lower fuel prices motivating airlines to fly aircraft for longer. “Having struggled before, airlines are now making a profit so can afford to keep aircraft in-service,” says Denise Mangan-Fahy, SVP, […]

Russia Produced 930 Aircraft Engines in 2017

Reading Time: 1 minute Russia’s defense and industrial sector has produced 1,200 engines in 2017, including 930 aircraft motors, Vice-Premier Dmitry Rogozin said in an interview with Rossiya-24 TV Channel on Wednesday. This reported by TASS. “We have produced 1,200 engines this year, including 930 for aviation. These are enormous figures,” the vice-premier said. Russia’s latest PD-14 engine is […]

Engine Market Weathers Turbulent 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s been a year of regeneration and regret in the aero-engine market, with new turbofans entering service, but not always to operators’ satisfaction. The first half of 2017 saw numerous unscheduled removals of the PW1100G engine for the A320neo, as well as knock-on delays to production of its host aircraft. Airbus and Pratt & Whitney […]

Lessors Welcome New Engine Entrants

Reading Time: 2 minutes With next generation engine types the CFM LEAP and the Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan having a combined order backlog of nearly 20,000 units, engine lessors are anticipating greater numbers being bought into their portfolios over the next decade. In a six person panel discussing the engine leasing market at Aviation Week Network’s Engine Leasing, […]

FACC Delivers the First Fan Cowls for the Airbus A330neo

Reading Time: 2 minutes FACC AG has handed over the first fan cowls for the new Airbus A330neo, the most recent addition to the well-established A330 long-haul family, to the customer, Safran Nacelles. The fan cowls score with advanced CFRP technology and make the aircraft significantly lighter as well as more efficient. The A330neo is now entering the test […]