India’s HAL Orders Tejas Jet Engines from GE Aviation for INR 5,375...

August 18, 2021 @ 08:15 AM

Americas GE Aviation won a contract valued INR 5,375 Crore (approximately $720 million) from Indian firm Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for the delivery of engines to power Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Mk-1A. Inked on August 17, the deal calls for the supply of 99 F404-GE-IN20 engines and support services

Bundeswehr to Repurpose Polaris’ Aurora Space Plane for Reconnaissance Missions

July 27, 2021 @ 08:20 AM

Polaris was awarded a contract worth $294,422 from the Bundeswehr to investigate the application of the Aurora spaceplane for reconnaissance missions. The project RDRS (Rapid Deployable Reconnaissance System) is scheduled for a duration of 4 months and covers technical and operational characteristics of vehicle and mission, as well as regulatory and...

Raytheon Wins $212M to Supply F-16 Jet Engines to Morocco

July 27, 2021 @ 05:23 AM

Raytheon won $212 million to deliver F-16 jet engines to Morocco. “Raytheon Technologies Corp

Chinese Y-20 Tansport Plane Could Be Powered by Domestic Engines

July 19, 2021 @ 07:16 AM

The state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), the maker of the Y-20 hinted at switching to domestically developed engines with a high bypass ratio Chinese state media reported that last week, the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) released a cartoon on its official Weibo account showing a Y-20 aircraft...

Russian Engines May Power Antares Rocket Tasked to Ferry Cargo to the...

July 17, 2021 @ 05:08 AM

Russia's Roscosmos state-owned space agency has received a nod from the government to kick start negotiations with a U.S

All-new Engine to Power Upcoming Russian Regional Aircraft to Replace An-24, Yak-40...

July 15, 2021 @ 02:11 PM

Russias Ural Civil Aviation Plant has initiated the development of an all-new regional turboprop aircraft "TVRS-44” together with TV7-117ST-02, a new engine, to replace obsolete An-24, An-26B-100, and Yak-40 aircraft that are plying on the countrys regional routes and also serve as military transports. The new engine will be created on the basis of the TV7-117ST-01 engine undergoing certification for the passenger Il-114-300, which made its maiden flight in December 2020, reported Rostec

TUSAS Agreement with Motor Sich to Supply 14 Engines for Turkish Heavy...

June 29, 2021 @ 07:45 AM

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TUSAS) signed an agreement with Ukraines Motor Sich for 14 engines to power Turkeys heavy gunship. The first two engines will be handed over to TUSAS in September 2022

Rostec to Test Gas Generator Components of PD-35 Ultra-High-Thrust Turbojet Engine in

June 22, 2021 @ 11:48 AM

United Engine Corporation (UEC), part of Russia's state-owned Rostec said it will begin testing gas generator components of the PD-35 ultra-high-thrust turbojet engine in autumn 2021. The new components are characterized by their increased size, and unique equipment for processing large-sized parts is used in their production

GE Aviation, Safran Launch Program to Lower Fuel Consumption & CO2 Emissions

June 14, 2021 @ 01:33 PM

GE Aviation and Safran launched CFM RISE (Revolutionary Innovation for Sustainable Engines) program that aims to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by more than 20% compared to today's engines. The program will demonstrate and mature a range of new, disruptive technologies for future engines that could enter service by the mid-2030s

India’s DRDO Develops Critical Near Isothermal Forging Technology for Aeroengines

May 28, 2021 @ 11:24 AM

Indias Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has established near isothermal forging technology to produce all the five stages of high-pressure compressors (HPC) discs out of difficult-to-deform titanium alloy using its 2000 MT isothermal forge press. The technology has been developed by Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL), a premier metallurgical laboratory of DRDO at Hyderabad

China’s J-10C Fighter jet with Domestic WS-10 Taihang Engine Enters Air Force...

May 14, 2021 @ 09:57 AM

Chinas J-10C fighter aircraft with indigenous WS-10 Taihang engines have entered operational service with the Peoples Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF). Images released by China National TV from a PLAAF live shooting exercise at an unspecified location show J-10C ‘Vigorous Dragons with distinctive WS-10B Taihang turbofan engine exhaust nozzles, marking the first time that the WS-10 has been officially seen in an operational J-10

Engine Transplant Problems Delaying Russian Su-30SM2 Aircraft Development

May 2, 2021 @ 03:26 PM

Problems encountered while transplanting the AL-41F-1S engine from the Su-35 fighter into the more popular Su-30SM aircraft could be delaying the development of Su-30SM2 jet dubbed ‘Super Sukhoi. The Russian ministry of defense (MoD) has already signed a contract for the supply of some 24 Su-30s in the SM2 version