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...

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...

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

CH-47 Chinook With Powerful T408 Engines Takes to Skies

September 25, 2020 @ 05:20 AM

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Rolls-Royce, Reaction Engines to Develop High-Speed Jet Engines

August 21, 2020 @ 09:31 AM

Rolls-Royce and Reaction Engines today announced a new strategic partnership agreement to develop high-speed aircraft propulsion systems and explore applications for Reaction Engines thermal management technology within civil and defence aerospace gas turbine engines and hybrid-electric systems. “We have been working closely with Reaction Engines for the past two years, including exploring the potential of high-Mach systems for defence applications, and I am delighted that we are able to strengthen that relationship,” said Mark Thompson, Director of Global Strategy & Business Development, Rolls-Royce

All new Russian Turboprop Engine Cleared for Flight Tests aboard Il-114 Airliner

August 9, 2020 @ 08:55 AM

The first all-new Russian turboprop aircraft engine in decades, the TV7-117ST-01 power plant for the upcoming Il-114-300 passenger aircraft has successfully completed its test cycle mounted on the Il-76LL flying laboratory. The power plant is ready for testing on board the Il-114-300 airliner

Russia’s UEC Sets up Massive Helicopter Engine Plant

July 18, 2020 @ 08:41 AM

Russias United Engine Corporation (UEC) a division of Rostec has opened a new plant for the production of up to 350 helicopter engine assemblies per year. This is the first specialized production plant of this scale in Russia; 8

Russia Developing PD-8 Engine to Replace SaM146 Powerplant for SSJ100 Airliner

July 16, 2020 @ 09:01 AM

Rostec the parent company of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCAC) has revealed that work on a new engine for the Sukhoi SSJ100 regional airliner, the PD-8 has commenced to replace the SaM146 power plant currently produced by Powerjet, a 50:50 joint venture between Frances Safran and Russian NPO Saturn. “Based on the solutions used in the PD-14 gas generator for MC-21, we are developing the PD-8 engine

Russian UEC to Deploy AI Module in Yak-130 Engine Production

June 23, 2020 @ 12:11 PM

Russias United Engine Corporation (UEC) and Zyfra, a Finnish-Russian firm have begun testing the Zyfra Industrial Internet of Things Platform (ZIIoT) that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to manufacture Yak-130 engines. Testing is taking place at Russias Salyut production unit