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GE Aviation, Safran Launch Program to Lower Fuel Consumption & CO2 Emissions

June 14, 2021 @ 01:33 PM

GE Aviation and Safran launched CFM RISE (Revolutionary Innovation for Sustainable Engines) program that aims to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by more than 20% compared to today's engines. The program will demonstrate and mature a range of new, disruptive technologies for future engines that could enter service by the...

India’s DRDO Develops Critical Near Isothermal Forging Technology for Aeroengines

May 28, 2021 @ 11:24 AM

Indias Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has established near isothermal forging technology to produce all the five stages of high-pressure compressors (HPC) discs out of difficult-to-deform titanium alloy using its 2000 MT isothermal forge press. The technology has been developed by Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL), a premier metallurgical laboratory...

China’s J-10C Fighter jet with Domestic WS-10 Taihang Engine Enters Air Force...

May 14, 2021 @ 09:57 AM

Chinas J-10C fighter aircraft with indigenous WS-10 Taihang engines have entered operational service with the Peoples Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF). Images released by China National TV from a PLAAF live shooting exercise at an unspecified location show J-10C ‘Vigorous Dragons with distinctive WS-10B Taihang turbofan engine exhaust nozzles, marking the...

Engine Transplant Problems Delaying Russian Su-30SM2 Aircraft Development

May 2, 2021 @ 03:26 PM

Problems encountered while transplanting the AL-41F-1S engine from the Su-35 fighter into the more popular Su-30SM aircraft could be delaying the development of Su-30SM2 jet dubbed ‘Super Sukhoi. The Russian ministry of defense (MoD) has already signed a contract for the supply of some 24 Su-30s in the SM2 version...

Turkish-made Medium Range Anti-Ship Missile Engine Just Broke a World Record

April 17, 2021 @ 09:28 AM

Turkeys first homegrown Medium Range Anti-Ship Missile (MRASM) air-breathing engine TEI-TJ300 broke a world record by reaching 1,342 newtons of impulse force with a diameter of 240 mm. On Friday, Mustafa Varank, the countrys industry and technology minister, shared the

Ukrainian Motor Sich to Sell 50% Stake to Turkish Firm

April 15, 2021 @ 07:09 AM

Ukrainian jet engine maker Motor Sich wants to sell half of its stakes to a Turkish company. Motor Sichs engines power Antonov planes, besides “Mi” and “Ka” series of military helicopters used by nearly fifteen countries

Russia’s UEC Demos Pulse Detonation Engine

April 9, 2021 @ 01:51 PM

Russias United Engine Corporation (UEC) has completed the first stage of testing a a pulse detonation engine, which in the future can be used in advanced rocket and space systems, hypersonic aircraft and orbital space-planes. In some operating modes, the power plant demonstrated up to 50% increase in specific thrust when compared to conventional engines

M88 Engine from Rafale to initially Power European Next Generation Fighter

April 7, 2021 @ 10:44 AM

Europes Next Generation Fighter (NGF) being built under the Future Combat Air System (FCAS) project could initially be powered by M88 engine that is currently used on Rafale jets. An agreement regarding the same was signed by French company Safran that produces M88s and Germanys MTU

Three Prototypes of Russian Engine for Ka-226T Helicopter by Year-end

April 5, 2021 @ 02:35 PM

Three prototypes of the VK-650V engine, meant to power the KA-226T helicopter, will be manufactured by Russias United Engine Corporation (UEC)-Klimov by the end of 2021. Rostec said in a

U.S. Army Procures Chinook Aircraft Engines

March 9, 2021 @ 04:57 AM

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F-35 Engine Issues Along With Turkey’s Removal from Project Could Cause Engine...

February 15, 2021 @ 05:02 AM

The F-35A fighter jet engines overheating problems that is “significantly” reducing its service life along with Turkeys removal from the project over its S-400 buy could cause acute engine shortages. The U

Russian Helicopters to set up Mi-17V5 Helo Engine Overhaul Facility in India...

February 12, 2021 @ 09:34 AM

Russias United Engine Corporation (UEC) will set up an overhaul center in India for VK-2500 engines that are equipped on the Mi-17V5 helicopters in use by the Indian Air Force (IAF). “UEC will locate its service center in India

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