Engines http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7418/more en ATR 42 still has place in line-up, manufacturer says http://atwonline.com/airframes/atr-42-still-has-place-line-manufacturer-says <div class="node-body article-body">The 50-seat ATR 42 turboprop remains a viable product despite almost 90% of the manufacturer’s order backlog comprising the larger ATR 72 version, ATR said.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airframes/atr-42-still-has-place-line-manufacturer-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airframes/atr-42-still-has-place-line-manufacturer-says#comments Airframes Engines Daily News Manufacturers ATR Pratt & Whitney PW127N Regional turboprop Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:24:00 +0000 153391 at http://atwonline.com <p>ATR 42-600</p> Courtesy, ATR MRJ powers up for first time http://atwonline.com/engines/mrj-powers-first-time <div class="node-body article-body">Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. has completed the first engine run of its Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ), another step toward first flight.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/mrj-powers-first-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/mrj-powers-first-time#comments Airframes Engines Daily News Komaki South Plant Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. Mitsubishi Regional Jet MRJ MRJ70 MRJ90 Nagoya Airport Wed, 14 Jan 2015 21:04:00 +0000 152121 at http://atwonline.com <p>MRJ first engine run</p> Courtesy, Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. COMAC ARJ21 receives type certificate from CAAC http://atwonline.com/daily-news/comac-arj21-receives-type-certificate-caac <div class="node-body article-body">The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has given a type certificate to the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) ARJ21 regional jet, likely clearing the way for the long-delayed aircraft to enter service in 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/daily-news/comac-arj21-receives-type-certificate-caac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/daily-news/comac-arj21-receives-type-certificate-caac#comments Airframes Engines Regulation Daily News ARJ21 ARJ21-700 CAAC CF34-10A Chengdu Airlines China COMAC GE Aviation Tue, 30 Dec 2014 16:58:00 +0000 150691 at http://atwonline.com P&W’s PurePower GTF engine receives FAA certification for A320neo http://atwonline.com/engines/pw-s-purepower-gtf-engine-receives-faa-certification-a320neo <div class="node-body article-body">Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower Geared Turbofan (GTF) engine—the PW1100G-JM—has received FAA type certification for the Airbus A320neo family of aircraft.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/pw-s-purepower-gtf-engine-receives-faa-certification-a320neo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/pw-s-purepower-gtf-engine-receives-faa-certification-a320neo#comments Airframes Engines Daily News Manufacturers Airbus A320neo ATW Plus FAA Pratt & Whitney PurePower GTF engine PW1100G-JM Type Certification Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:55:00 +0000 150271 at http://atwonline.com <p>A320neo takes off on its first flight Sept. 25 with PW1100G-JM engines</p> Courtesy, Airbus Flybe Bombardier Q400 has inflight engine fire; UK launches probe http://atwonline.com/daily-news/flybe-bombardier-q400-has-inflight-engine-fire-uk-launches-probe <div class="node-body article-body">The UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has opened an investigation into a “serious incident” in which a Flybe Bombardier Q400 had an inflight engine fire late Tuesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/daily-news/flybe-bombardier-q400-has-inflight-engine-fire-uk-launches-probe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/daily-news/flybe-bombardier-q400-has-inflight-engine-fire-uk-launches-probe#comments Airframes Airlines Engines Daily News AAIB ATW Plus BE130 Belfast International Bombardier Q400 engine fire Flybe incident UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:23:00 +0000 149801 at http://atwonline.com Chenevert departs in UTC leadership shift http://atwonline.com/engines/chenevert-departs-utc-leadership-shift <div class="node-body article-body">Louis Chenevert, the architect of the biggest aerospace and defense (A&D) acquisition ever and a driving force behind Pratt & Whitney’s geared turbofan (GTF) engine, has stepped down as chairman and CEO of United Technologies Corp. (UTC).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/chenevert-departs-utc-leadership-shift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/chenevert-departs-utc-leadership-shift#comments Engines Daily News Manufacturers People ATW Plus Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst Ronald Epstein Bombardier CSeries David Brantner Edward Kangas Gregory Hayes GTF engine Guy Hachey Louis Chenevert Mitsubishi Regional Jet Pratt & Whitney United Technologies Corp. UTC Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:48:00 +0000 147531 at http://atwonline.com <p>United Technologies Corp. CEO Louis Chenevert</p> Courtesy, UTC Zhejiang Loong Airlines selects LEAP-1A engines to power A320neos http://atwonline.com/engines/zhejiang-loong-airlines-selects-leap-1a-engines-power-a320neos <div class="node-body article-body">China’s Zhejiang Loong Airlines has signed an agreement with CFM International to purchase LEAP-1A engines to power its nine Airbus A320neos. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/engines/zhejiang-loong-airlines-selects-leap-1a-engines-power-a320neos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/engines/zhejiang-loong-airlines-selects-leap-1a-engines-power-a320neos#comments Airlines Engines Daily News A320neo ATW Plus CFM International LEAP-1A Liu Qihong Zhejiang Loong Airlines Tue, 11 Nov 2014 20:45:00 +0000 145641 at http://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of A320neo in Zhejiang Loong Airlines&rsquo; livery</p> Courtesy, Airbus GE opens new engine testing facility in Ohio http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/ge-opens-new-engine-testing-facility-ohio <div class="node-body article-body">GE Aviation has opened a new indoor jet engine test facility at its Peebles, Ohio site. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/ge-opens-new-engine-testing-facility-ohio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/ge-opens-new-engine-testing-facility-ohio#comments Engines Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus engines GE Aviation GE90 GE9X GEnx LEAP Ohio Peebles Wed, 05 Nov 2014 18:14:00 +0000 144751 at http://atwonline.com <p>GE Aviation indoor jet engine test facility in Peebles, Ohio</p> Courtesy, GE Aviation Rolls-Royce restructuring to include 2,600 job cuts; makes CFO change http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/rolls-royce-restructuring-include-2600-job-cuts-makes-cfo-change <div class="node-body article-body">Rolls-Royce, trying to regain investors’ confidence in the face of its declining revenue performance, has unveiled a cost-reduction plan that will include 2,600 job cuts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/rolls-royce-restructuring-include-2600-job-cuts-makes-cfo-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/manufacturers/rolls-royce-restructuring-include-2600-job-cuts-makes-cfo-change#comments Finance & Data Engines Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus civil aerospace engines job cuts restructuring Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 Trent XWB Tue, 04 Nov 2014 20:49:00 +0000 144711 at http://atwonline.com Added Value http://atwonline.com/technology/added-value <div class="field-deck"> Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is showing real promise in commercial turbofan production </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Greg Morris, head of additive manufacturing strategy for GE Aviation, likes to talk about his Angel Trumpet engine. This tiny gas turbine will never power an aircraft, but previews how 3D printing could be applied throughout a future full-size commercial turbofan.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/added-value" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/added-value#comments Engines Technology Additive Manufacturing ATW Plus CFM LEAP-1A GE Aviation Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:03:00 +0000 144221 at http://atwonline.com <p>GE announced it would introduce additive manufacturing to production aero-engines beginning with fuel nozzles in the CFM LEAP-1 engine, which will enter service in 2016 and will power the Airbus A320neo, Boeing 737 MAX and Comac C919.</p> Photo courtesy CFM