Tag: engine

Another Approach To Monitoring Engine Health?

High-tech sensors and systems may not be the only way to monitor engine health. Pratt & Whitney Canada has embarked on a project called Oil Analysis Technology, applying it first to the PT6A engine. But Program Manager Frederique Richard says the approach may have much wider applications. “P&WC’s Oil Analysis Technology is in the final […]

Irkut MC-21’s PD-14 Engine Begins Second Stage of Testing

Russia’s United Engine Corp. (UEC) has started the second stage of PD-14 engine testing for the Irkut MC-21 aircraft. The tests are conducted at Flight Research Institute at Zhukovsky near Moscow. Irkut is a subsidiary of Russia’s United Aircraft Corp. During the second stage, UEC said “the performance of the PD-14 engine will be tested […]

Magnetic MRO, Kuehne + Nagel Team Up for Engine Logistics Cooperation

Estonia-based Magnetic MRO has signed a cooperation with logistics firm Kuehne + Nagel to offer a mutual engine stand management and logistics support solution to their MRO, OEM, airline and leasing customers. The deal will see both firms’ offerings being combined: Magnetic MRO’s EngineStands24.com and Kuehne + Nagel’s KN EngineChain solution, which they said will […]

China Airlines Becomes New Operator of the A350 XWB

China Airlines (CAL) has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the ninth airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin engine widebody airliner. CAL’s A350-900 is configured with a premium three class layout with a total of 306 seats, comprising 32 in Premium Business class, convertible to fully lie-flat beds, 31 in […]

Malaysia Airlines Finalizes US$630m CFM LEAP-1B Engine Order

Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) finalized its order with CFM International for LEAP-1B engines to power 25 firm Boeing 737 MAX aircraft scheduled to begin delivery in 2019. The order is valued at more than US$630m at list price. The airplane order was announced in late July. Malaysia Airlines also has purchase rights for 25 additional […]

Cebu Pacific Selects Rolls-Royce to Power Further A330 Aircraft

Cebu Pacific has ordered Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines, with TotalCare® long-term engine services, to power two new Airbus A330 aircraft. The Philippines-based airline already operates six of the aircraft, all powered by the Trent 700. The Trent 700 delivers the best fuel burn, emissions and noise performance, resulting in market leadership on the aircraft. The […]

The Best-Selling Aircraft Engine in the World

The 30 000th world‘s best-selling engine was produced near Paris, France at Safran Aircraft Engines a few days ago. The engine was designed by CFM International, a joint company with the French engine maker, Safran Aircraft Engines and the American General Electric. The American side brought its know-how on the hot parts of the engine […]

EASA Certifies Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN Engine

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) officially certified on 11 July 2016 the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN engine, which will power the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. This certification confirms that the engine has fulfilled EASA’s most stringent safety requirements; it is the major engine milestone prior to the engine powering the 787 Dreamliner into service in […]

Pratt & Whitney’s Testing Issues For A320neo Engine

UTC’s Pratt & Whitney has suffered a fresh problem during testing of new aircraft engines for the Airbus A320neo, but flight trials of the latest version of Europe’s best-selling airliner are continuing, people familiar with the matter said. The problem occurred when an oil pump failed after an engine had been deliberately shut down in […]

Russian Jet Fighters in Asia: Why Politics Still Matters

Moscow faces competition in attempting to sell its most modern jet in Asia. Its best selling point is still politics. Russia is known for exporting combat aircraft throughout the world. From the beginning of the Cold War onward, Soviet and Russian MiGs, Sukhois and Yaks have formed the backbone of many air forces throughout the […]