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VK-2500P Engine for Russia’s Mi-28NM Helicopter Passes State Trials

October 23, 2020 @ 07:11 AM

The advanced VK-2500P engine developed for Russias latest Mil Mi-28NM combat helicopters successfully passed the tests. The certificate was delivered by representatives of Russias Defense Ministry

Russia develops "unified" Engine for Mi-38 helicopter, IL-112, IL-114 Aircraft

October 19, 2020 @ 10:59 AM

Russia's United Engine Corporation (UEC) has announced the development of a new engine- a single power plant that will power the MI-38 medium heavy lift helicopter besides the IL-112 and the IL-114 cargo and passenger aircraft is currently under development. According to the chief designer of UEC-Klimov JSC Vsevolod Eliseev, the...

GE9X engine achieves FAA certification

September 28, 2020 @ 02:19 PM

GE Aviation announced today that its GE9X engine has been certified by the U.S

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),” the company said in a statement on February 27

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

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