UTC to Support Engines of F-15 & F-16 Jets Belonging to Taiwan,...

September 27, 2019 @ 06:01 AM

United Technologies Corp has won a $19.8 contract to provide engineering and technical services in support of the engines for the F-15 and F-16 aircraft belonging to Taiwan, South Korea, Pakistan and 7 other countries

P&W to test if Software Update to F-35B Engine Produces Extra Thrust...

September 27, 2019 @ 05:28 AM

Pratt & Whitney, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp, has been awarded $7.5 million to evaluate whether the software update to the F-35B engine produces a bump in thrust during emergency take-off situations

General Electric Wins $143M for Engines of US Navy’s CH-53K Choppers ...

September 5, 2019 @ 09:07 AM

General Electric has won $143 million modification contract for 24 low rate initial production Lot 3 T408-GE-400 turboshaft engines and three Lot 2 T408-GE-400 engines for the CH-53K helicopter. In addition, this modification provides for associated engine and programmatic support, logistics support, peculiar support equipment and spares

Mitsubishi Setting up Aero Engine Parts Factory

August 19, 2019 @ 09:50 AM

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) will establish a new factory within its Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works to manufacture aero engine parts along with launching new engine MRO service. MHI is anticipating continued growth of its aero engine business, and in establishing the new facility the Company looks to strengthen its global...

Rolls Royce Picks IFS To Provide Real-time Operational Data

August 7, 2019 @ 05:04 PM

Rolls Royce has selected IFS Maintenix to enable it to exchange engine data with airlines operating Rolls-Royce Trent engines, including the Trent 1000, Trent XWB and Trent 7000. The IFS Maintenix Aviation Analytics capability enables the automated provision of field data, which ensures that Rolls-Royce receives timely and accurate information

Russian AF to Receive Upgrade Su-30SM Jet with Engine from Su-35 Fighter...

August 5, 2019 @ 12:55 PM

The Russian Air Force will receive a batch of Su-30SM fighter jets upgraded with AL-41F-1S turbojet engine in 2021 taken from the current top line fighter, the Su-35. The upgraded aircraft will arrive for the air regiment stationed in the Tver Region in west Russia in 2021, the press office of Russias Western Military District reported on Monday as reported by TASS

Russia Commences Work on Supersonic Passenger Aircraft

July 19, 2019 @ 05:24 PM

Russia has kick-started work on its new supersonic passenger aircraft with the work on the engine to power the jet having begun. "Before we create the aircraft, we have to construct the engine, as no one in the world has a civilian propulsion system of this class

Chinese Firm Bids to Buy Ukrainian Aeroengine Company, Motor Sich

July 15, 2019 @ 05:50 PM

A Chinese aviation investment firm, Skyrizon, also known as Beijing Tianjiao Aviation Industry Investment Company has bid to buy a controlling stake in renowned Ukrainian aero-engine manufacturer, Motor Sich. "The Ukrainian company, which has built engines for the world's largest transport aircraft the An-225, could help China boost its aeroengine industry if the deal materializes," Chinese analysts were quoted as saying by Global Times on Sunday

Safran, Thai Aviation Industries To Support Thailand’s Helicopter Engines

July 3, 2019 @ 07:47 AM

Safran and Thai Aviation Industries (TAI) have signed an agreement with the government of Thailand to enhance the scope of support and services for the Arrius and the Arriel turboshaft engines, for the helicopters used by the countrys armed forces. This new agreement includes supporting helicopter engines used by Royal Thai Armed Forces and Thai parapublic operators

General Electric To Supply 72 Engines For US Navy, Kuwaiti Super Hornet

June 21, 2019 @ 10:27 AM

General Electric has won a $25 million modification contract to supply 72 F-414-GE-400 engines for Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet fighters belonging to Kuwait and the US Navy. “General Electric $24

First Ground Run of Safran’s Tech TP Turboprop Engine

June 18, 2019 @ 08:21 AM

Safran Helicopter Engines has made the first ground run of its Tech TP, a turboprop technological demonstrator aimed at 15% lower fuel consumption and CO2 emissions than current engines. It is based on an Ardiden 3 turboshaft and developed as part of the EU Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme

Nivokombank to provide $615 Million Finance to UEC, Russian Helicopters

June 7, 2019 @ 05:02 PM

Russian Novikombank will finance two key United Engine Corporation (UEC) projects; the PD-14 and VK-2500 aircraft engines and a number of civilian rotorcraft of Russian Helicopters such as the Ansat and Ka-226. Agreements to this effect were entered into at the St