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

October 20, 2021, 10:41 AM

Leasing Groups Tap Airline Interest in Electric Aircraft

Japan Airlines could take up to 100 of Vertical Aerospace's eVTOL aircraft, and Amedeo has committed to Aura Aero's 19-seat hybrid-electric commuter.

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Rolls-Royce support
Oct 10, 2021 - 1:56 AM
The latest Pearl turbofans are increasing Rolls-Royce's installed base as it introduces new monitoring systems and virtual reality training for mechanics.
Overair, which in August unveiled the design for its planned five-passenger Butterfly eVTOL
Oct 8, 2021 - 10:00 AM
New eVTOL aircraft could enter commercial service in less than three years, offering new opportunities for business aviation service providers.
Oct 7, 2021 - 5:50 PM
Duncan Aviation has bolstered its AOG, parts manufacturing, and engine services support through additional investment and other efforts.
Oct 1, 2021 - 9:04 AM
GE Aviation and MagniX win contracts to perform ground and flight demonstrations with $253.4 million in grants from NASA.
Catalyst first flight
Sep 30, 2021 - 3:00 PM
GE Aviation made the first flight with its new fadec-equipped Catalyst turboprop engine this afternoon in Berlin.
Ardiden 3TP
Sep 28, 2021 - 11:05 AM
Piaggio Aerospace and Safran Helicopter Engines have signed a letter of intent to cooperate on the production of the Ardiden 3 engine family.
Sep 27, 2021 - 10:52 AM
Franco-Italian airframer ATR will assess hydrogen to power its turboprops, but it cautions the fuel might not be a feasible solution for most customers.
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.