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NASA Asks GE Aviation to Develop New Compact Engine Core for Single-Aisle...

October 27, 2021 @ 04:11 PM

GE Aviations is partnering with NASA to research advanced engine cores for single-aisle aircraft. As part of NASAs Hybrid Thermally Efficient Core (HyTEC) project, GE Aviation has been awarded multiple cost-share contracts for engine core development valued at more than $20 million when including both NASA and GE investments

Safran Starts Assembly of Arriel 2E Helicopter Engine in U.S.

October 19, 2021 @ 09:48 AM

Safran has opened a second assembly line at their facility in Grand Prairie, Texas, for the Arriel 2E engine. The first assembled and tested Arriel 2E engines have been delivered to Airbus

Rostec Establishes First Yak-130 Engine Service Center

September 17, 2021 @ 06:46 AM

Russias United Engine Corporation (UEC), a company owned by Rostec, said it opened a new facility to service Al-222-25 engines that power Yak-130 trainer aircraft. “Maintenance of the engine in the place of its operation became possible thanks to the development of the technology of modular replacement of units...

Rostec to Test Engines that Power Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 Planes

September 17, 2021 @ 06:35 AM

Rostec-owned United Engine Corporation (UEC) has signed an agreement with S7 Technics on the testing of CFM56 engines that power Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 aircraft. The agreement to test the S7 Technics-repaired power plants from 2022 was signed at the MRO Russia 2021 exhibition

Aeralis and Rolls-Royce Sign Propulsion Agreement at DSEI 2021

September 15, 2021 @ 10:56 AM

Aeralis and Rolls-Royce signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) geared at meeting the propulsion needs of the former's modular jet aircraft at the DSEI exhibition in London. “Yesterday at DSEI 2021 we announced collaboration with Rolls-Royce, a significant step in our journey to redefine aircraft development

HAL, Rolls-Royce Sign Pact to Supply India-made Adour Engine Parts for Global...

September 14, 2021 @ 12:16 PM

Indias Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) signed an agreement with Rolls-Royce for Make-in-India Adour engine parts to support the latter's international defence customer base. “Through this partnership, Rolls-Royce aims to strengthen the ecosystem for Adour engines in India by building on HALs existing capabilities for manufacturing and supporting the Adour engines for Indian customers over several decades

Raytheon to Provide STOVL Support for F-35 Program

September 11, 2021 @ 05:06 AM

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Russian Su-24 Bomber Crashes, Pilots Safe

August 27, 2021 @ 06:51 PM

A Russian Su-24 bomber scheduled to undergo repairs crashed near the city of Perm in the Urals. "On August 27, a Su-24 plane crashed 95 km west of the city of Perm while making a flight to the Aircraft Repair Enterprise for scheduled repairs

India’s HAL Orders Tejas Jet Engines from GE Aviation for INR 5,375...

August 18, 2021 @ 08:15 AM

Americas GE Aviation won a contract valued INR 5,375 Crore (approximately $720 million) from Indian firm Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for the delivery of engines to power Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Mk-1A. Inked on August 17, the deal calls for the supply of 99 F404-GE-IN20 engines and support services

Bundeswehr to Repurpose Polaris’ Aurora Space Plane for Reconnaissance Missions

July 27, 2021 @ 08:20 AM

Polaris was awarded a contract worth $294,422 from the Bundeswehr to investigate the application of the Aurora spaceplane for reconnaissance missions. The project RDRS (Rapid Deployable Reconnaissance System) is scheduled for a duration of 4 months and covers technical and operational characteristics of vehicle and mission, as well as regulatory and certification aspects

Raytheon Wins $212M to Supply F-16 Jet Engines to Morocco

July 27, 2021 @ 05:23 AM

Raytheon won $212 million to deliver F-16 jet engines to Morocco. “Raytheon Technologies Corp

Chinese Y-20 Tansport Plane Could Be Powered by Domestic Engines

July 19, 2021 @ 07:16 AM

The state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), the maker of the Y-20 hinted at switching to domestically developed engines with a high bypass ratio Chinese state media reported that last week, the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) released a cartoon on its official Weibo account showing a Y-20 aircraft with four big wine barrels covering its engines. "In the future, the Y-20 will be produced in large numbers using Chinese-developed engines to serve as a platform that can be developed into different variants, like an aerial tanker or an early warning aircraft," Wei Dongxu, a Beijing-based military expert, told the...

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