Engines

News and developments about aircraft engines, including turbofan, turboprop, turboshaft and piston.

September 25, 2021, 4:55 AM

Rolls-Royce Selected for B-52 Re-engining Program

The long-running saga of re-engining the venerable B-52 bomber has now become reality with the award of a major new engine contract to Rolls-Royce.

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B-52 re-engining
Sep 25, 2021 - 4:55 AM
The long-running saga of re-engining the venerable B-52 bomber has now become reality with the award of a major new engine contract to Rolls-Royce.
Ilyushin Il-96
Sep 23, 2021 - 4:25 AM
Under a new government funding plan, the Il-96 airliner would be fitted with new PD-35 turbofans to provide an improved alternative to Western aircraft.
Airbus H130 Flightlab
Sep 21, 2021 - 10:27 AM
Airbus Helicopters says experimental electric engine backup system could eventually lead to serial production hybrid engine models.
Sep 15, 2021 - 12:10 PM
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics surveyed 1,000 professionals from 38 countries about the current and future state of the industry.
Sep 10, 2021 - 11:19 AM
GE Aviation and the FAA are partnering on the development of noise- and emission-reducing technologies for aircraft engines.
Sep 8, 2021 - 12:21 PM
Safran has successfully test run one of its Makila 2 helicopter engines on 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel .
Ampaire EEL testbed
Aug 24, 2021 - 11:54 AM
Ampaire has begun demo flights of its hybrid-electric EEL in the UK as part of government-backed trials to advance sustainable aviation technologies.
Russian SST
Aug 23, 2021 - 10:52 AM
With Russian government funding, the country's aerospace sector wants to take supersonic technologies to new levels to make a new generation SST viable.
Rolls-Royce Indianapolis
Aug 17, 2021 - 12:09 PM
Rolls-Royce North America has completed a $500 million modernization program at its Indianapolis campus, where it manufacturers aircraft engines.
Bombardier Global 6000 and BR710 Nacelle
Aug 16, 2021 - 11:06 AM
Under a new agreement with Rolls-Royce, Bombardier will have leased BR710 engine pools at select service centers.