Turkish-made Medium Range Anti-Ship Missile Engine Just Broke a World Record

April 17, 2021 @ 09:28 AM

Turkeys first homegrown Medium Range Anti-Ship Missile (MRASM) air-breathing engine TEI-TJ300 broke a world record by reaching 1,342 newtons of impulse force with a diameter of 240 mm. On Friday, Mustafa Varank, the countrys industry and technology minister, shared the

Ukrainian Motor Sich to Sell 50% Stake to Turkish Firm

April 15, 2021 @ 07:09 AM

Ukrainian jet engine maker Motor Sich wants to sell half of its stakes to a Turkish company. Motor Sichs engines power Antonov planes, besides “Mi” and “Ka” series of military helicopters used by nearly fifteen countries

Russia’s UEC Demos Pulse Detonation Engine

April 9, 2021 @ 01:51 PM

Russias United Engine Corporation (UEC) has completed the first stage of testing a a pulse detonation engine, which in the future can be used in advanced rocket and space systems, hypersonic aircraft and orbital space-planes. In some operating modes, the power plant demonstrated up to 50% increase in specific thrust when...

M88 Engine from Rafale to initially Power European Next Generation Fighter

April 7, 2021 @ 10:44 AM

Europes Next Generation Fighter (NGF) being built under the Future Combat Air System (FCAS) project could initially be powered by M88 engine that is currently used on Rafale jets. An agreement regarding the same was signed by French company Safran that produces M88s and Germanys MTU

Three Prototypes of Russian Engine for Ka-226T Helicopter by Year-end

April 5, 2021 @ 02:35 PM

Three prototypes of the VK-650V engine, meant to power the KA-226T helicopter, will be manufactured by Russias United Engine Corporation (UEC)-Klimov by the end of 2021. Rostec said in a

U.S. Army Procures Chinook Aircraft Engines

March 9, 2021 @ 04:57 AM

The U.S

F-35 Engine Issues Along With Turkey’s Removal from Project Could Cause Engine...

February 15, 2021 @ 05:02 AM

The F-35A fighter jet engines overheating problems that is “significantly” reducing its service life along with Turkeys removal from the project over its S-400 buy could cause acute engine shortages. The U

Russian Helicopters to set up Mi-17V5 Helo Engine Overhaul Facility in India...

February 12, 2021 @ 09:34 AM

Russias United Engine Corporation (UEC) will set up an overhaul center in India for VK-2500 engines that are equipped on the Mi-17V5 helicopters in use by the Indian Air Force (IAF). “UEC will locate its service center in India

Ground Tests of Superconducting Electric Aircraft Engine Begin in Russia

February 9, 2021 @ 10:35 AM

Ground tests of the worlds first electric hybrid aircraft engine based on a superconducting system has commenced in Chaplygin in Novosibirsk, Russia. Following the successful ground tests, a flying laboratory based on the Yak-40 aircraft will be created, according to the General Director of the Research Center Zhukovsky, Andrey Dutov

Safran, HAL sign MoU on Rafale Engine Manufacturing in India

February 8, 2021 @ 09:41 AM

Indias Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and French Safran Aircraft Engines, signed a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) to assemble and manufacture components for Smecma M88 engine that powers Rafale jets in India. Under the terms of the MoU, HAL and Safran Aircraft Engines intend to explore opportunities to assemble the Safran M88 engine and manufacture components for the engine with HAL for additional batch of Rafale Aircraft for India and for any aircraft manufactured in India by HAL fitted with M88, Safran said in a statement

GE Aviation, HAL Sign $15M Deal for Ring Forgings

February 4, 2021 @ 09:59 AM

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) today signed a $15 million (INR 100 Crore) contract with GE Aviation for the development and supply of ring forgings for GE Aviation military and commercial engine programs. Under the five-year contract, HAL will deliver both steel and nickel alloy forgings for shrouds, cases, rings and seals

Rostec Increases Service Life of Indian Trainer Aircraft’s Engine to 1200 Hours

February 3, 2021 @ 01:51 PM

Russias United Engine Corporation, part of state-run Rostec, said the service life of AL-55I engine for Indias HJT-36 Sitara trainer jet has been increased. Under the project undertaken by UEC-Saturn, service life of the engine was gradually increased from 100 hours to 1200 hours