Second Prototype of Turkey's TEI-TS1400 Helicopter Engine Gets Going

January 12, 2021 @ 11:22 AM

Production and assembly of second prototype (TS4) of Turkeys first domestic helicopter engine TEI-TS1400 has progressed following initial operation of the first prototype. The turboshaft engine for indigenous

Russia to Replace French Engine in KA-226T Helicopters with Locally-made Powerplant

December 30, 2020 @ 09:30 AM

Russias Rostec has commenced developing a new engine, VK-650V, to replace the Turbomeca (Safran) Arrius 2G1 in its KA-226T multi-purpose helicopter. Rostec, the holding company of Russian Helicopters announced today, “VK-650V engine, which will replace imported power plants for Ka-226T helicopters, has been assembled and installed on a test bench at...

Russia to Supply 100 Helicopter Engines to China

December 2, 2020 @ 10:43 AM

Russias United Engine Corporation announced today it has signed a contract with China to provide 100 VK-2500PS-03 turboshaft helicopter engines between 2021-22. The VK-2500PS-03 engine has been certified in India, China, Brazil and Colombia

EUROJET Signs Contract with NETMA for 56 New EJ200 Engines German Eurofighter

November 12, 2020 @ 11:56 AM

EUROJET Turbo GmbH (EUROJET), the consortium responsible for the EJ200 engine installed in the Eurofighter Typhoon, today signed a contract with the NATO Eurofighter & Tornado Management Agency (NETMA) to provide 56 new EJ200 engines for the German Air Force. The contract, signed in Munich, between Miguel Angel Martin Perez, General...

Kongsberg to Set Up F-35 Engine MRO&U Facility

November 9, 2020 @ 01:30 PM

Kongsberg Aviation Maintenance Services AS (KAMS) announced today that it has signed a contract with Pratt & Whitney, officially starting operations at Rygge, one of the five planned F135 (F-35 engine) Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul & Upgrade (MRO&U) facilities, or depots, worldwide. This contract marks the transition of the KAMS MRO&U facility...

Mitsubishi Opens Aero-engine Components Factory in Nagasaki

November 5, 2020 @ 07:58 AM

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has completed construction of a new factory for aircraft engine components at its Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works. The factory will mainly manufacture engine components for short and medium range commercial aircraft, with further expansion planned to grow as a new facility for the aero engine business once aircraft demand resumes following recovery from the coronavirus crisis

Turkey Develops Engine to Power UAVs

October 30, 2020 @ 04:50 AM

Turkeys TUSAS Engine Industries (TEI), subsidiary of Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), has produced a new engine to power locally-made drones such as the Bayraktar TB2 and Akinci. Selcuk Bayraktar, Baykars Chief Technology Officer, shared a video of the engines tests held last month

Russian New Engine for Su-57 Stealth Jet to be classified as 5+

October 25, 2020 @ 05:52 PM

The upcoming ‘Second Stage engine for the Russian Su-57 fighter jet could be classified as 5+ generation, due to its increased thrust over current fifth-generation fighter aircraft engines. “I would even say that this (Second stage engine) is the 5+ generation, slightly ahead of the 5th generation, because the specific characteristics of this engine correspond to this generation

Pratt & Whitney Awarded Contract for F-35 Engine Modernization Study

October 21, 2020 @ 10:37 AM

Pratt & Whitney, a division of Raytheon Technologies Corp., today announced that it has been awarded a $1

Honeywell Secures Repair and Overhaul Contract for U.S Army Chinook Fleet

October 13, 2020 @ 07:36 AM

Honeywell has won a five-year IDIQ (Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity) contract for the repair and overhaul of its T55-GA-714A engines that operate on the U.S

Israel Aerospace Employee Suspected to have Sold Jet Engine Parts to Civilians

September 26, 2020 @ 07:04 AM

Israeli authorities have apprehended an Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) employee on suspicion of trying to sell jet engine parts to civilians. The accused, hailing from the central Israeli city of Ness Ziona, was arrested by Defense Ministry Security Authority (Malmab) and police on September 25