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Locally-made PD-14 Engine for Russian MC-21 Airliner Enters Serial Production

March 31, 2020 @ 11:41 AM

Mass production of PD-14 engines for the MC-21 aircraft has begun signaling a major acceleration of the Russian project to product a medium-haul airliner to compete with the Boeing 737 and Airbus A320. “In January 2020, the first engine products for installation on the latest Russian aircraft MS-21 were already delivered...

Pentagon Taps General Electric to Supply 48 F/A-18 Engines

March 31, 2020 @ 07:41 AM

The Pentagon has awarded General Electric a contract valued $215 million to provide 48 F/A-18 engines.

Pratt & Whitney to Provide Engines for US, Japanese F-35 Fighters

March 17, 2020 @ 06:34 AM

The Pentagon has awarded Pratt & Whitney $320 million to supply 32 F135 engines to power F-35 stealth jets of the US Air Force, US Navy and Japan. “United Technologies Corp

China Replaces Russian Engine in J-10C Jet With Locally-made WS-10 Taihang

March 4, 2020 @ 07:28 AM

A newly built J-10C fighter has been fitted with a domestically developed WS-10 Taihang engine to replace the Russian-made AL-31 engine. The development could come as bad news for Russias United Engine Corporation which supplied engines for Chinas fighter jets for decades including for its showpiece aircraft, the J-20 stealth jet...

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 & Whitney (P&W)

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 to the Chinese

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

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