Mitsubishi Successfully Tests First Made-in-Japan P&W Aero Engine

February 29, 2020 @ 10:16 AM

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation has announced the completion of maiden flight with the first Pratt & Whitney GTF PW1200G engine assembled in Japan. “The flight was completed in the United States at the companys Flight Test Center in Moses Lake, WA, and was performed by the companys Flight Test Aircraft 1 (FTA1),”...

HAL to Export Su-30MKI, MiG-29 Engine Parts

February 10, 2020 @ 11:16 AM

Indias state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Russias Rosoboronexport to export spares and accessories of engines of the Su-30MKI and MiG-29 fighter jets. “The MoU envisages export of spares and services to friendly countries for which license has been given to HAL

Kawasaki Delivers First Fan Drive Gear for Airbus A220's Engine

January 24, 2020 @ 09:22 AM

Kawasaki Heavy Industries has delivered the first Fan Drive Gear System (FDGS) to be fitted in the engine of Airbus A220 narrow-body, twin-engine, medium-range jet airliners. Kawasaki participates in the PW1500G and PW1900G Geared Turbofan engine (GTF) programs for regional jet aircraft as a Risk & Revenue Sharing Partner with Pratt...

China Boasts it Snatched Motor Sich from US, Russia

December 19, 2019 @ 12:19 PM

Following China's purchase of 50% of shares in Ukrainian engine maker Motor Sich, the Asian country has boasted it laid hands on the firm snatching the deal away from the US and Russia. Ukrainian state-owned defense conglomerate UkrOboronProm has now confirmed the sale of more than 50% of Motor Sichs shares...

GE To Supply 5 Engines for Presidential Helicopters

December 18, 2019 @ 07:23 AM

General Electric has won a $11.1 million modification contract involving procurement of five engines to be equipped on Presidential helicopters

Russia To Soon Test MC-21 Jet Powered By PD-14 Engine

December 10, 2019 @ 09:37 AM

Russia is soon to test its MC-21-300 airliner equipped with domestically developed PD-14 engines, following US sanctions that prevented Moscow from using Pratt &Whitney engines in its aircraft. "The assembly of the MC-21-300 fuselage to be tested with the Russian PD-14 engine was completed

Su-57 Performs 16 Flights with New, Powerful Engine

December 7, 2019 @ 04:44 AM

Russia's Su-57 stealth fighter has completed 16 flights equipped with its new, powerful engine dubbed "Item 30." "Currently, the engineering bench tests of the advanced engine continue and the item is being tested on a flying laboratory

P&W Bags $522M F-35 Engines Logistics Support Contract

November 28, 2019 @ 02:03 AM

The Pentagon has awarded Pratt and Whitney a contract valued $522 million to provide logistics support to the F-135 engines of the F-35 fighters belonging to the United States military, non-Department of Defense (DoD) participants and foreign military sales (FMS) customers. "United Technologies Corp

Rolls-Royce Bags $1.2B US V-22 Aircraft Engines Contract

November 27, 2019 @ 10:44 AM

Rolls-Royce has secured a five-year MissionCare contract valued at $1.2 Billion to maintain AE 1107C engines on US Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force V-22 aircraft

US Awards General Electric $1.34B Helicopter Engines Contract

November 26, 2019 @ 05:24 AM

The United States has awarded General Electric a contract valued $1.34 billion for T700 engines used in AH-64 and H-60 helicopters

P&W Wins $763M for 48 F-35 Engines

November 22, 2019 @ 08:37 AM

The Pentagon has awarded Pratt and Whitney, a subsidiary of United Technologies a contract worth $763 million for the supply of 48 additional engines to power the F-35 fighter jet. “This modification exercises options for the Lot 14 production and delivery of 48 F135-PW-100 propulsion systems for the Air Force and 10 F135-PW-600 propulsion systems for the Marine Corps

Indian Navy’s MiG-29K Suffers Engine Fire, Crashes

November 16, 2019 @ 08:06 AM

The engine powering an Indian Navy MiG-29K fighter caught fire, following which the plane reportedly crashed soon after taking off from Dabolim air base, Goa state, on Saturday. "At about noon on 16 Nov 2019, a MiG-29K twin seater aircraft, on a routine training sortie, encountered a flock of birds after take off from the naval Air Base at Dabolim Goa," the Indian Ministry of Defense said in a statement