Tag: aircraft engines

Will Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 Engine Problems See the End?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rolls-Royce, one of the leading manufacturers of aircraft engines, said it is making steady progress with Trent 1000 engines to eliminate issues and make grounded aircraft airborne again. However, the progress appears to be slightly below the original plans, meaning that safe take-off of Boeing 787 planes powered by the Trent 1000 engines will be […]

CFM International Lands $20 Billion Deal with IndiGo

Reading Time: 1 minute CFM International and IndiGo, one of the largest Indian airlines, announced about the $20 billion deal for LEAP-1A engines to power 280 Airbus A320neo and A321neo aircraft. The contract also includes spare engines and an overhaul support agreement. IndiGo has been a CFM customer since 2016 and currently operates a fleet of 17 A320ceo aircraft […]

How Dangerous Might Bird Strikes Be?

Reading Time: 5 minutes In the world of aviation hardly a week passes without an aircraft being damaged, and, as strange as it may sound, in many cases the fault of such problems lie in birds. Perhaps, at first sight it does not seem to be a very weighty matter as it is thought that approximately 80% of bird […]

PD-14 Engine Tests For MC-21 Aircraft To Be Completed This Year

Reading Time: 1 minute Specialists will complete the final certification stage of flight tests of PD-14 perspective aircraft engine for the new Russian passenger jet MC-21 by the end of 2017, Managing Director of UEC-Aviadvigatel company Alexander Inozemtsev told TASS on Monday. US Pratt & Whitney PW 1400G engines are currently mounted on the airplane. “The second stage of […]

Top 10 Engine In-Service Fleet OEMs: 2021

Reading Time: 1 minute The top five engine OEMs will account for 79% of the overall market. Through the next five years, the worldwide engine in-service fleet will reach nearly 83,000. This fleet is projected to generate $130 billion in engine MRO demand.

WLFC Acquires Total Engine Support from TES Aviation

Reading Time: 1 minute Willis Lease Finance (WLFC) has confirmed that its Willis Asset Management subsidiary has acquired the business and assets of Total Engine Support (TES), the consulting and asset management business of the TES Aviation Group. TES’ parent group went into administration on October 26 but the asset management division of the Bridgend, Wales-based firm will now […]

China Launches State-Owned Aircraft Engine Maker

Reading Time: 1 minute China has set up a state-owned aircraft engine maker with registered capital of 50 billion yuan ($7.5 billion), state television said on Sunday, in the latest effort to develop home-grown, high-tech businesses to compete in international markets. The government’s overhaul of state-owned enterprises to push Chinese products and services up the value chain has prioritised […]